Juin

I'm out of the country for a bit in a French speaking place. So now I know how to spell the month we are in, at least. I'll try to update this ol' blarg, but not sure it'll be as detailed as when I'm in SF. Happy summer; enjoy the fog for me. And look to my favorites, SeaweedSway and FunCheapSF for quality events.
Every Saturday in June: free iced tea lattes 12-1pm Roger's 20th/San Carlos.
And now for some oil spill parodies.....kittens....coffee Wed, June 2:
  • Lessons in Adventureneering 8pm Dog Eared Books 900 Valencia/20th. Authors and spectacles and music and volcano

Thurs, June 3:

  • Divisadero Art Walk 5pm-late Divis/Haight-Turk
  • Museum of Craft and Folk Art + Etsy Labs = fun creative night 6-8pm 51 Yerba Buena Lane/Mission/3rd $5. Lots of projects, plus Giant Robot pop-up store
  • Jihad for Love and Breakfast on Pluto screen 8.30pm Station 40 3030B 16th/Mission

Fri, June 4:

  • CA Academy of Sciences be free for Mission residents w/proof of address
  • Underground Market 11am-late SomArts 934 Brannan/8th. Music, workshops, food vendors. Sign up online. $2 admission includes raffle ticket
  • Secrets of Sleep: Science and Philosophy 6.30pm SwissNex. Gotta RSVP

Sat, June 5:

Sun, June 6:

  • Asian Art Museum be free Larkin/McAllister
  • CA Academy of Sciences be free for Mission residents w/proof of address
  • IndieMart 12-6pm Thee Parkside 17th/Wisconsin $3. Vendors, bands, DJs, cheap food and drinks, workshops, fun
  • Glama-Rama salon opening 6-10pm 304 Valencia/14th. "DJs, food, drinks, art, glamour!"
Tues, June 8:
  • VOTE
Wed, June 9:
  • SF Made launch party 5.30-11pm 1050 Howard $35, but cool local initiative and you get to hang with the almighty Newsom
  • Emperor Norton's Jazz Ensemble 8pm Hotel Utah 4th/Bryant $10. Good old-timey Louisiana/SF music
Thurs, June 10:
  • Tenderloin National Forest benefit 6-8pm ShowDogs 1020 Market/6th $20 for unlimited good beer, corn dogs, and onion rings!
  • StoryCorps: Music and Memory discussion 7-9pm Contemporary Jewish Museum 734 Mission/3rd
  • Beetlejuice screens dusk Dolores Park Movie Night. Bring blankets blankets blankets
Fri, June 11:
  • Bike-in rally ARCO station Fell/Divis. Bring plants, bikes, and your frustration with oil companies and unsafe bike routes
  • "OUTBOUND" opening 6.30-9.30pm Secession Art & Design 3361 Mission/30th. Wine and design and Muni themed art
  • Lyrics & Lace: Music & Fashion show 7pm Swedish American Hall Market/Sanchez $12/$14
Sat 6/12 and Sun 6/13:
Sat, June 12:
Sun, June 13:
  • Grand Opening of North Beach farmers' market 9am-1pm Mason/Columbus-Lombard
Mon, June 14:
  • Make It: How to DIY 6pm Commonwealth Club 595 Market/2nd $0/$7/$20. Make Magazine folks, Adam Savage from Mythbusters, and a mini-Maker Faire
Wed, June 16 (traverse one street all night:
  • HIV Story Project opening night 6-8pm Under One Roof 518A Castro. Tell your tales, share some stories, celebrate life with food and drink
  • Gold Bar Wednesday meets up to support an after school skateboarding program! 6-11.30pm Fishbowl 1854 Divis. Just show up and the bar gives $5 to the week's nonprofit
  • Women Rock Anniversary concert w/Conspiracy of Venus and more 7.30pm Independent 628 Divis/Hayes $14
Thurs, June 17:
  • 1/2 price tix, plus free wine and beer and films 6-8pm SFMoMA 3rd/Mission
Fri, June 18:
  • Etsy Anniversary and craft night 5.30-7.30pm Workshop McAllister/Baker $5 for drinks and supplies
  • Art-B-Q 6-9pm Art 94124 3rd/Fairfax. Art, youth entrepreneurship, grills, neighbors
Sat, June 19:
  • Lots of great stuff listed on SF Fun Cheap
  • Upcycle your clothes workshop 12pm Main Library Grove/Larkin. BYOSewing supplies, plus gotta RSVP
  • New weekly artist market 12-6pm Blue Macaw Mission/22nd
  • Local Flavor SF 4-9pm Laskie Alley 7th/Mission. Lots and lots of street food vendors
Sun, June 20:
  • Sunday Streets: Mission edition 10am-2pm. Ride/walk/skip car-free and care-free
  • SeaweedSway showcase 8pm show Makeout Room 3225 22nd/Mission $8. Thorny Brocky, NoHow On, Little Wings
Tues, June 22:
  • Medium Reality trunk show and garment rehab 6-9pm 916 Natoma/Howard/10th. Coffee, wine, and snacks, I believe for free
Thurs, June 24:
  • Free Pisco cocktails 6-7pm and tapas til 10pm Pisco Lounge 1817 Market/Octavia
  • Proceed and Be Bold screens doors 6pm film 7pm Center for the Book 300 De Haro/16th free
  • "Spectrum" group show opening 7-9pm Creativity Explored 3245 16th/Guerrero
  • Ten Fingers storytelling contest 8.30-10pm Cafe Royale 800 Post/Leavenworth
Fri, June 25:
  • Jewelry show and reception 6-9pm Lemon Twist 537 Octavia/Hayes
Sat, June 26:
  • SF Environment Green Energy Fair 10am-3pm GG Park Concourse. Alternative energy info, workshops, tours
  • Music Store's 12th Anniversary party 2-6pm 66 Portal Ave. Free show by Slow Motion Cowboys and more
  • Suzie Cakes has free sweets and a sock hop 2-5pm 2109 Chestnut/Steiner. Bike on over to....
  • Chasing The Moon presents Flora and Fauna outdoor concerts and movies 3pm-11pm. Baker Beach party 3pm, film house soiree 6pm
  • Outside In food bank benefit Dogpatch food/bar crawl and outdoor film 5-11pm
Tues, June 29:
  • Designers and Artists vintage soiree 6-9.30pm SubMission 2183 Mission/18th. Free bites 6-7pm. Dress up and RSVP
  • INFORUM's Visionary Award goes to Van Jones 6pm Commonwealth Club 595 Market/2nd $7/12/20. Afterparty at Temple
Wed, June 30:
  • Gold Bar meets 5.30-10pm Triple Crown 1760 Market/Valencia. Show up and the bar gives $5/person to the profound Produce to the People!
  • Independent Arts & Media shout outs and fundraiser 8-11pm CounterPulse 1310 Mission/9th $10-20 sliding scale for music, treats, and non-Clear Channel
Thurs, July 1:
  • Art Crawl downtown. Check FecalFace link at right for details
  • Etsy Craft Bar goes felt 6-9pm Museum of Craft and Folk Art 51 Yerba Buena Lane/Market/3rd $5 for materials and Mexican nibbles
Fri, July 2:
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