November 29, 2021

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San Francisco Area Weekday Events: Check Out What’s Happening

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Looking for things to do in the San Francisco area? Your San Francisco Patch community calendar is a great way to keep tabs on what’s happening near you and discover local events that fit your interests. Here are some events taking place in town this week.

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Here are all of this week’s events throughout San Francisco:


Teacher Professional Development Days

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Mission High
  • What: Event listing from Mission High: Tuesday, August 10 through Thursday, August 12 Learn More

Summer ’21 R2|R3|R4 Grades Due by Faculty

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: San Francisco State University
  • What: Event listing from San Francisco State University: Tuesday, August 10 (all day)R2|R3|R4: Tuesday, August 10, and 2021 Learn More

Paid Advertising Tactics Every Business Owner Should Know

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 1:00 p.m.
  • What: Learn the basics of successful paid advertising strategies and how to drive new leads for your business.About this event This workshop is hosted by the Small Business Program at the SF LGBT Center and RevLocal and a digital marketing agency. Learn the basics of successful paid ad… Learn More

Paid Advertising Tactics Every Business Owner Should Know

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
  • What: Event listing from San Francisco Chamber of Commerce: Tuesday, August 10 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Learn the basics of successful paid advertising strategies and how to drive new leads for your business. About this event This workshop is hosted by the Small Business … Learn More

Ambassadors Club Meeting – August 10, 2021

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
  • What: Event listing from San Francisco Chamber of Commerce: Tuesday, August 10 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM ​San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors are member volunteers who help engage new and prospective members, while actively extending their own business contacts and the … Learn More

West of Jim Crow: The Fight Against California’s Color Line

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: California Historical Society
  • What: Event listing from California Historical Society: Tuesday, August 10 at 5:30 PMDetails African Americans who moved to California in hopes of finding freedom and full citizenship instead faced all-too-familiar racial… More https://www.facebook.com/events/237595934477411 Learn More

Fall ’21 Payment Due Date – San Francisco State University

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: San Francisco State University
  • What: Event listing from San Francisco State University: Wednesday, August 11 (all day)Wednesday, August 11, 2021 In-Person: 4 PM Online: 11:59 PM Learn More

Interview with Mei-Ying – San Francisco Community Alternative

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: San Francisco Community Alternative
  • What: Event listing from San Francisco Community Alternative: Wednesday, August 11 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Learn More

Merchant Mentor Series – Salivation Snackfoods

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
  • What: Event listing from San Francisco Chamber of Commerce: Wednesday, August 11 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM About the event Join us virtually on Wednesday, August 11th at 2:00 pm Pacific for the next installment in our Merchant Mentor Series, where Shopify me… Learn More

Parent/Guardian Orientation on Zoom – Gateway High

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gateway High
  • What: Event listing from Gateway High: Wednesday, August 11 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM5-5:30: 9th Grade Parents/Guardians5:30-6: All Parents/Guardians6-6:30: Optional ParentSquare helpJoin Zoom Meetinghttps://gatewayps-org.zoom.us/j/84743166840?pwd=dktEbzVoaEk2VHRTWGs0bit4ZFBiQT09 (ID:… Learn More

The Job Forum – Free, Virtual, Personalized Job Search Advice

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
  • What: Event listing from San Francisco Chamber of Commerce: Wednesday, August 11 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Job Forum wants to help you land your next job. About this Event Every Wednesday night from 6:00 to 8:00pm, a panel of managers from a variety of Bay Area compani… Learn More

Back To The Future

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Vogue Theatre
  • What: BACK TO THE FUTURE Wednesday August 11th At 7:30pm In this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is thrown back into the ’50s when an experiment by his eccentric scientist friend Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) goes awry. Traveling through… Learn More

Summer ’21 Grades Available on SF State Gateway

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: San Francisco State University
  • What: Event listing from San Francisco State University: Thursday, August 12 (all day)All Sessions: Thursday, August 12, 2021 Learn More

Symposium: Adapting Comics for Blind and Low-Vision Readers

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: San Francisco State University
  • What: Event listing from San Francisco State University: Thursday, August 12 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PMEmail – [email protected] in access, blindness and comics explore creative and technological approaches to open this historically visual medium to blind and low-vision readers. Learn More

Small Business Help Desk: Legalities of Vaccinations and Mask Wearing in the Workplace


Christian Robinson for Target Interactive Art Installation

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Jack London Square
  • What: Christian Robinson for Target Interactive Art Installation Target is offering Oakland-area families the chance to explore the imaginative world of children’s book illustrator Christian Robinson and experience a free outdoor, family-friendly art installation at Jack London Squa… Learn More

Orientación para Kinder y Primer grado // Orientation for Kinder/First Grade

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Huerta (Dolores) Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Huerta (Dolores) Elementary: Thursday, August 12 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PMOrientación para Kinder y Primer gradoLos educadores de la escuela primaria de Dolores Huerta invitan a todas los estudiantes y familias de Kinder y Primer grado a una orientación. Los e… Learn More

New Family Orientation/K Night | ����

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Lakeshore Alternative Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Lakeshore Alternative Elementary: Thursday, August 12 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PMIncoming families are invited!Kinder teachers will meet with new students and parents/guardians. Families of students in older grades will be offered a tour. (Teachers in older grad… Learn More

After Dark: Seeing the Unseen

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Exploratorium, Pier 15 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, California, 94111, United States
  • What: How can tools and technologies help us “see” aspects of the environment, both natural and built, that are otherwise hidden to the human eye? And how are these new visions of landscapes-from cities to forests to oceans-supporting a new understanding of the world around us? Toni… Learn More

Back to School Family Information Meeting (Sunset)

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Sunset Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Sunset Elementary: Thursday, August 12 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMBack to School Family Information Meeting (for ALL families): Some of you may have questions for returning to school.  We will host a Back to School Information Zoom meeting onThursday,  August 12… Learn More

Careers in Finance and Accounting – San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
  • What: Event listing from San Francisco Chamber of Commerce: Thursday, August 12 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Job Forum welcomes you to join in a free career and job search panel discussion with experts focused upon corporate finance & accounting About this Event Thu… Learn More

SFC Town Hall for families – San Francisco Community Alternative

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: San Francisco Community Alternative
  • What: Event listing from San Francisco Community Alternative: Thursday, August 12 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM──────────Elizabeth Iwaszewicz (she her, hers) is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.Join Zoom Meetinghttps://sfusd.zoom.us/j/84115675175Meeting ID: 841 1567 5175One tap mo… Learn More

Virtual Back to School Family Information Meeting

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Key (Francis Scott) Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Key (Francis Scott) Elementary: Thursday, August 12 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PMZoom link shared via email by Mrs. Kasner (Monday 8/2/21). Learn More

Featured Event: Kabir Singh at the Alameda Comedy Club

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Alameda Comedy Club
  • What: Kabir “Kabeezy” Singh is fresh off his appearance on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. Kabir is a high-energy, crowd-pleasing comic with an in-your-face attitude and razor-sharp wit. Learn More
Featured Event: Kabir Singh at the Alameda Comedy Club (Patrick Ford)

Teacher Work Day – Mission High

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Mission High
  • What: Event listing from Mission High: Friday, August 13 (all day) Learn More

9th Grade Student Orientations by House

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Gateway High
  • What: Event listing from Gateway High: Friday, August 13 (all day) Learn More

Step up to Kindergarten and New Family Orientation

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Key (Francis Scott) Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Key (Francis Scott) Elementary: Friday, August 13 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AMNew and incoming families only. Please meet in the school yard at 8:30am. Learn More

Blood drive at St. Anne of the Sunset Friday, 8/13

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: St. Anne of the Sunset, 1367 Funston (inside Moriarty Hall)
  • What: Click here to schedule an appointment Please join us for a community blood drive at St. Anne of the Sunset, inside Moriarty Hall on Friday, 8/13 from 10 am – 3 pm. Moriarty Hall is located at 1367 Funston. To schedule an appointment please click here: https://donors.vitalant.o… Learn More

Freshmen Orientation – Galileo High

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Galileo High
  • What: Event listing from Galileo High: Friday, August 13 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Learn More

Christian Robinson for Target Interactive Art Installation

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Jack London Square
  • What: Target is offering Oakland-area families the chance to explore the imaginative world of children’s book illustrator Christian Robinson and experience a free outdoor, family-friendly art installation at Jack London Square in celebration of Christian Robinson for Target. Open t… Learn More

Top Pitfalls to Avoid When Recruiting For Diversity with ModelExpand

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: Online
  • What: About This Event In order to see a less homogenous talent pool, recruiters and hiring managers are recognizing the urgent need to evolve current hiring methods to bring in broader talent pools. Join our panel as they discuss strategies and tactical ways you can begin to audit … Learn More

Sophomore Orientation – Galileo High

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Galileo High
  • What: Event listing from Galileo High: Friday, August 13 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Learn More

Incoming Student and Family Meet & Greet | Encuentro y saludo de estudiantes y familiares entrantes

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Glen Park Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Glen Park Elementary: Friday, August 13 from 2:30 PM to 4:45 PMCome to school to get a feel for our outside space and to learn more about the first day of school logistics. 2:30-3:30: Kindergarten students and families are invited to the kindergarten play ya… Learn More

Desi Comedy Fest – Fri Aug 13 SF

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gasser Garden, 176 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • What: Fri Aug 13, 7pm & 8:45pm Desi Comedy Fest is back with 3 nights, 5 shows, featuring 16 comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan descent. We also have comedians from various minority groups and the LGBTQ community. The comedians are raw, hilarious and som… Learn More

Desi Comedy Fest – Fri Aug 13 SF

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gasser Garden, 176 2nd Street, San Francisco, California, 94105, United States
  • What: Desi Comedy Fest is back with 3 nights, 5 shows, featuring 16 comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan descent. We also have comedians from various minority groups and the LGBTQ community. The comedians are raw, hilarious and some of the best in the business…. Learn More

Lady in Red Singles Dance Party!

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Sonesta San Jose
  • What: Bay Area bachelors are invited to meet that very special Lady in Red at this fun party! Gifts for the best-dressed ladies in red. $20/advance (by Aug 12) or $25/door includes dancing to your favorite hits, with DJ Mike. Dressy attire requested. Adults of all ages welcome. Luck… Learn More

Featured Event: “Summer Swing Nights” Outdoor Concert under the Stars: Swing Tones, Guest Antonia Bennett, Dancing

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Automobile Driving Museum
  • What: Live entertainment is back! Outdoors and under the stars, the “Summer Swing Nights” concert and benefit series features the jazzy vocal stylings of The Swing Tones spotlighting special guest singer Antonia Bennett accompanied by our live 7-piece big band. Also performing on th… Learn More
Featured Event: “Summer Swing Nights” Outdoor Concert under the Stars: Swing Tones, Guest Antonia Bennett, Dancing (Ellen Lutwak)

8/14 Volunteer Build Day – Sisterhood Gardens

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 7:00 a.m.
  • Where: Sisterhood Gardens
  • What: Event listing from Sisterhood Gardens: Saturday, August 14 at 7:00 AMDetails Join us for our upcoming Volunteer Build Day on Saturday, August 14th from 10AM -1PM. Priorities: – TBD ————————-… More https://www.facebook.com/events/1345403745918895 Learn More

Virtual Meditation: Reflections on Generosity, Impermanence, and Change

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 7:30 a.m.
  • Where: Asian Art Museum
  • What: Event listing from Asian Art Museum: Saturday, August 14 at 7:30 AMDetails Join meditation teacher Arisika Razak for this dharma talk, or lecture on Buddhism, and meditation session. To be tied to earthly existence… More https://www.facebook.com/events/174165941301377 Learn More

Pituitary Disorders: Advances in Diagnosis and Management

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Online, United States
  • What: This course provides endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, and other providers who care for patients with pituitary disorders with a review and update of the more commonly encountered problems in the realm of pituitary medicine. Our speakers are recognized experts in the field and … Learn More

Phoenix Family Day – Marshall (Thurgood) High

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Marshall (Thurgood) High
  • What: Event listing from Marshall (Thurgood) High: Saturday, August 14 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM Learn More

Rodeo Lagoon Birding – Golden Gate National Park

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Golden Gate National Park
  • What: Event listing from Golden Gate National Park: Saturday, August 14 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AMJoin a Ranger to explore birdlife around Rodeo Lagoon and on Rodeo Beach.  The varied landscape surrounding Rodeo Lagoon makes for a great diversity of songbirds, shorebirds, seabirds, an… Learn More

O’C New Student Orientation – O’Connell (John) High

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: O’Connell (John) High
  • What: Event listing from O’Connell (John) High: Saturday, August 14 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM Learn More

Summer playdate 3 of 3 – Lakeshore Alternative Elementary

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Lakeshore Alternative Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Lakeshore Alternative Elementary: Saturday, August 14 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PMThe Lakeshore PTA would like to welcome all our incoming Lakeshore Leopard families with a meet-and-greet to learn some new names, get familiar with some new faces, talk about wha… Learn More

Storytellers – Gayle Donahue, Toni Hamel, Ana Monteiro and Inez Storer

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: CK Contemporary
  • What: How do you capture the essence of your own identity? How do you tell the story of an extraordinary, yet fleeting moment? How do you paint serendipity? In our upcoming exhibition, Storytellers, Gayle Donahue, Toni Hamel, Ana Monteiro, and Inez Storer create complex narratives i… Learn More

Christian Robinson for Target Interactive Art Installation

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Jack London Square
  • What: Target is offering Oakland-area families the chance to explore the imaginative world of children’s book illustrator Christian Robinson and experience a free outdoor, family-friendly art installation at Jack London Square in celebration of Christian Robinson for Target. Open t… Learn More

HVAW Gallery presents ‘OH MY’: Works by Eric Broers

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: HVAW Gallery, 295 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
  • What: Wine and cheese reception Saturday, August 14, 2-5 pm; Exhibition runs August 7 – September 12, 2021 Artist and muralist Eric Broers (instagram @hiericbro) completed new series of murals on all four exterior sides of the gallery, titled “Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My!”      … Learn More

‘I Am…’ 2nd Saturday Opening & Closing Receptions

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Root Division, 1131 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103
  • What: July 9 –  August 14, 2021, by appointment. July 10 & August 14, 2021, 7-9 pm Join Root Division this July and August for “I AM…”, curated by Adrianne Ramsey. This group exhibition features 15 artists who question and challenge established definitions and historical narr… Learn More

Live Comedy at Manny’s

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Manny’s, 3092 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
  • What: 8/14 8-9:30 PM, 9/11 8-9:30 PM, 10/9 8-9:30 PM At long last, stand-up comedy returns to Manny’s in the heart of the Mission District. Come to one of San Francisco’s hottest venues to see the Bay’s best comedians, featured on late night TV, Comedy Central, Netflix, SF Sketchfe… Learn More

Richmond District Back to School Cleanup and Chalk Art Festival

  • When: Sunday, August 15th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: Argonne Elementary School
  • What: Help us cleanup the Richmond District from 9:30am-11am, followed by a sidewalk chalk drawing festival where you can create your own art, and enjoy refreshments and snacks. Meet at the Cabrillo St entrance at Argonne Elementary (680 18th Ave). All cleaning and chalk art supplie… Learn More

Manny’s Monthly Neighborhood Trash Pick Up

  • When: Sunday, August 15th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Manny’s
  • What: Sign up on this Eventbrite Page. We love San Francisco and want to provide a time to help keep our city looking beautiful. This is a great chance to volunteer, meet some new friends in the neighborhood, and make a positive change in your community. All the tools necessary (pic… Learn More

Christian Robinson for Target Interactive Art Installation

  • When: Sunday, August 15th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Jack London Square
  • What: Target is offering Oakland-area families the chance to explore the imaginative world of children’s book illustrator Christian Robinson and experience a free outdoor, family-friendly art installation at Jack London Square in celebration of Christian Robinson for Target. Open t… Learn More

Check out more local events posted by your neighbors, or add your own, on the San Francisco Patch community calendar.

Editor’s note: This article was automatically generated based on event information mainly provided by community members. Patch has not independently verified most of this information, always check with organizers to confirm posted events are proceeding as planned. Click on any event in the list for more details. You can also reach out to [email protected] with any questions or other feedback about this article.