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Saturday, August 25

2018 Zine Picnic: Trade Zines & Meet Zinesters | SF
Saturday, August 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
2018 Zine Picnic: Trade Zines & Meet Zinesters | SF

Come hang out with the SF Zine Fest and meet other zine- and comics-makers at the third annual zine picnic.
This is a great time to get to know other makers, meet the organizing team, and maybe even find out how you can volunteer to help …

Sunday, September 2

2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF
Sunday, September 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF

Join first Sundays of the month for a block party in Civic Center Commons. This family-friendly event will feature recreational activities for all ages, brunchy food and drinks from Off the Grid, a DJ, an open-air bazaar with one-of-a-kind goods created by local SF Etsy ...

Friday, September 7

Rotunda Dance Series: Jubilee American Dance Theatre | SF City Hall
Friday, September 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Jubilee American Dance Theatre | SF City Hall

Jubilee American Dance Theatre performs dance, song, and music of the American Folk Tradition.

Tuesday, September 11

SF Green Film Festival Free Screening: “Silas” | Main Library
Tuesday, September 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF Green Film Festival Free Screening: "Silas" | Main Library

Liberian activist Silas Siakor is a tireless crusader against illegal logging and corruption. Silas depicts a new generation of resistance, warns of the power of politics, features the role of technology in our rapidly-changing world, and highlights the impact one person can make to change …

Wednesday, September 12

State-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office
State-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office

Take a guided tour of one of the nation’s greenest office buildings – the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters (SFPUC), at 2 pm on every second Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 20 guests. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tour ...

SF Green Film Festival Free Film Night: “Spirit of Discovery” | Main Library
Wednesday, September 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF Green Film Festival Free Film Night: "Spirit of Discovery" | Main Library

Walter Munk’s brilliant scientific “failures” and pursuit of daring exploration have changed the way we understand our Blue Planet and literally helped save western civilization. His work in oceanography pioneered our modern understanding of tides, ocean circulation, and surf forecasting. Now, at age 96, Walter …

Thursday, September 13

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, September 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...

Sunday, September 16

Win Tix: Miniature Tigers 10th Anniversary Tour | Great American Music Hall
Sunday, September 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall

For Phoenix-based Miniature Tigers, there is not a more appropriate band name. Their songs are small-scale epics, tiny but powerful, fragile but ferocious. They are miniature tigers. Miniature Tigers combine influences ranging from The Beatles to The Beach Boys, from Pinkerton to Indiana Jones, creating …

Wednesday, September 19

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, September 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Biblio Bistro" Farmers' Market Cooking School | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...

Thursday, September 20

Civic Center’s 2018 Third Thursday “Commons Block Party” | SF
Thursday, September 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's 2018 Third Thursday "Commons Block Party" | SF

The Commons on Third Thursdays will activate UN Plaza, Fulton Street and Civic Center Plaza with three stages of music, food trucks, bars, bocce ball and other activities held on four nights, once a month through October, from 5 to 9 pm. “The Commons” is the ...

Thursday, September 27

The Final $10 Thursday Night of 2018 | Asian Art Museum
The Final $10 Thursday Night of 2018 | Asian Art Museum

From February 8 through September 27, 2018, the Asian Art Museum will be open until 9pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively gatherings and intimate hangs with artists.  Except ...

Sunday, October 7

2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF
Sunday, October 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF

Join first Sundays of the month for a block party in Civic Center Commons. This family-friendly event will feature recreational activities for all ages, brunchy food and drinks from Off the Grid, a DJ, an open-air bazaar with one-of-a-kind goods created by local SF Etsy ...

Thursday, October 11

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, October 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...

Wednesday, October 17

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, October 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Biblio Bistro" Farmers' Market Cooking School | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...

Thursday, October 18

Civic Center’s 2018 Third Thursday “Commons Block Party” | SF
Thursday, October 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's 2018 Third Thursday "Commons Block Party" | SF

The Commons on Third Thursdays will activate UN Plaza, Fulton Street and Civic Center Plaza with three stages of music, food trucks, bars, bocce ball and other activities held on four nights, once a month through October, from 5 to 9 pm. “The Commons” is the ...

Sunday, November 4

2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF
Sunday, November 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF

Join first Sundays of the month for a block party in Civic Center Commons. This family-friendly event will feature recreational activities for all ages, brunchy food and drinks from Off the Grid, a DJ, an open-air bazaar with one-of-a-kind goods created by local SF Etsy ...

Friday, May 10

“Westward” All-Female Photography Exhibit | Final Day
Friday, May 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Open to the public.
| San Francisco City Hall
"Westward" All-Female Photography Exhibit | Final Day

The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) is excited to present Westward, an exhibition that features Ten female photographers documenting and depicting the West from May 11, 2018 – May 10, 2019. Curated by independent curator Ann Jastrab, Westward presents an opportunity to break away ...

Friday, August 17

2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF
Wednesday, December 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF

Come see student-created visual, literary, media, and performing arts at the Asian Art Museum from March 14-21, 2018 in the Annual San Francisco Unified School District Arts Festival. For the past 32 years this unique San Francisco event has been a point of destination for ...