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Thursday, February 21

Wildfires and Climate Change: What We Know And What’s Next | SF
Thursday, February 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP via Eventbrite (limited seats)
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Wildfires and Climate Change: What We Know And What’s Next | SF
The presentation delves into the scientific links between climate change and wildfires and offers solutions to reduce the devastation and frequency of these events. The presenter and specialist in Economics and Climate Policy, Jerry Hinkle, joined forces with Dana Nuticelli, environmental scientist and climate journalist, ...

Saturday, February 23

Northwestern Loop: From “Inside” to Outside Lands & Back Bike Tour | SF
Saturday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Northwestern Loop: From "Inside" to Outside Lands & Back Bike Tour | SF
Led by Shaping San Francisco, all rides visit at least a half dozen branch libraries and their displays of the San Francisco Model. To reach these various parts of the City requires crossing ridges and valleys—sometimes more steep, sometimes less so. Difficulty Level: Moderate Main, 100 Larkin ...

80th Anniversary Celebration of the Golden Gate International Exposition | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
80th Anniversary Celebration of the Golden Gate International Exposition | SF
Join Christie Nelson, author of Beautiful Illusion, Treasure Island, 1939, and Patricia Araujo, luminous painter of the forgotten treasures of The Magic City. Together, their illustrated presentation will pay tribute to the art and history of the Golden Gate International Exposition.

Tuesday, March 12

Hands on History: WPA in the Archives & a Trip to the Fair | SF
Tuesday, March 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Hands on History: WPA in the Archives & a Trip to the Fair | SF
Join for a close-up show-and-tell with San Francisco history through original documents and photographs which document San Francisco’s New Deal. Collections on view will include the original hand-drawn block profiles used to create the WPA San Francisco wood model.

Thursday, March 14

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, March 14 – 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

Monday, March 25

1930s 1,000 Sqft San Francisco Scale Model: Final Day | SF
Monday, March 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
1930s 1,000 Sqft San Francisco Scale Model: Final Day | SF

Ever wondered what your neighborhood looked like in the 1930s, or how you can help to reimagine where you live today? Portions of a rediscovered scale model of San Francisco from 1938 with 6,000 city blocks, are coming to a branch near you. Each neighborhood will ...

Sunday, April 14

Awesöme Orchestra Collective: Open Session 66 | SF
Sunday, April 14 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
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Awesöme Orchestra Collective: Open Session 66 | SF

Awesöme Orchestra brings people together for musical adventures. Their free sessions are part performance, part open rehearsal. They provide the sheet music, and anyone is welcome to play or to listen. The Awesöme Orchestra Collective is the Bay Area’s most adventurous reading orchestra, dedicated to playing excellent orchestral ...


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