Calendar of Events

July Calendar of Events

Art Exhibition:

An exhibit, Fox in the Fog, features sculptures by artist Stephen Fox,

Far Out Gallery, 3004 Taraval St., through July 30,

open Saturdays and Sundays, noon-6 p.m., free admission (opening reception July 8).

For more information, go to the website at www.faroutgallery.com.

 

Healthy Aging and Healthy Brain Presentation:

Findings from the Institute for Health and Aging at UCSF will feature ways

to keep the brain healthy, Richmond Senior Center, 6221 Geary Blvd, third floor,

Thursday, July 6, 1 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 405-4675.

 

Knitting and Crocheting Circle:

Knitters and crocheters share their current projects in a fun and friendly atmosphere,

all levels welcome, Anza Branch Library, 550 37th Ave.,

Friday, July 7, 3:30–5:30 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-5717.

 

Old Prescriptions Collected:

A free way to dispose of expired or unwanted medicines,

Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St.,

Monday, July 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

 

Scientific Facts About Chocolate:

An expert will discuss chocolate, with free samplings provided,

Sunset Branch Library, 1305 18th Ave., Tuesday, July 11, 6:30-8 p.m., free.

For more information or to RSVP, call (415) 355-2808.

 

Author’s Lecture:

Andrew Carroll will discuss his new book,

“My Fellow Soldiers: Gen. John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped

Win the Great War,”

Presidio Branch Library, 3150 Sacramento St., Tuesday, July 11, 7-8 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-2880.

 

Detecting Early Signs of Alzheimer’s:

A workshop addressing 10 warning signs and the benefits of early detection,

Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Wednesday, July 12, 1-2:30 p.m., free

(Cantonese and Mandarin workshop from 2:30-4 p.m.).

For more information, call (415) 355-5600.

 

Fiery Fermentable Edibles:

The authors of “Fermented Vegetables” host a meeting featuring

60 recipes for hot sauces, mustards, pickles and more,

Presidio Branch Library, 3150 Sacramento St., Wednesday, July 12, 6-8 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-2880.

 

Science for Preschoolers:

A preschool science, technology, engineering and mathematics

(STEM) storytime featuring digestion,

Sunset Branch Library, 1305 18th Ave., Thursday, July 13, 10:30-11 a.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-2818.

 

Hip Hop Rockers for Youth:

The Alphabet Rockers hip hop concert gets children ages 3-9 speaking up and

singing to lyrics like “gonna be the change in the world, we all gotta see,”

Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Thursday, July 13, 2-3 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

 

Ozobots:

Youth can “make a robot dance” with Ozobots, which is an easy way to introduce

youth to computer programming and coding,

Presidio Branch Library, 3150 Sacramento St., Saturday, July 15, 2-3 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-2880.

 

Makey Makey:

Construct a banana piano or pencil drawing game controller using Makey Makey,

a simple invention kit that can turn everyday objects into touchpads to

use with the  Internet,

Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Saturday, July 15, 3-4 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-5600.

 

Beach Clean-Up:

Hosted by the Other Avenues Food Co-op, which will provide bags

and disposable gloves and serve hot beverages and bagels,

meet at 3930 Judah St. before trekking to Ocean Beach,

Sunday, July 16, 11:30 a.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 682-9104.

 

Literature from Latin America:

A group discussion of literature that is translated from Latin American authors,

facilitated by SFSU professor Francisco Cardona,

Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Wednesday, July 19, 7-8 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-5600.

 

Gentle Exercises:

Circular Swing-Flowing Ocean is a gentle exercise resembling Qigong and meditation,

reduces stress and improves wellness of the body, mind and spirit,

Presidio Branch Library, 3150 Sacramento St., Saturday, July 22, 2-4 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-2880.

 

Geology – It Starts with Rocks:

Robert Kozak of the SF Gem and Mineral Society presents a program on the geology of

the Bay Area and where cut and polished stones can be found to make jewelry,

Sunset Branch Library, 1305 18th Ave., Saturday, July 22, 1-2:30 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-2808.

 

Red Cross Disaster Education:

Learn how to become Red Cross ready and the importance of being well-prepared

before a disaster strikes, the 45-minute presentation will show how to

build a kit, make a plan and be informed,

Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Saturday, July 22, 10-11:30 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

 

Duct Tape Workshop:

Sophie Maletsky will demonstrate how to make a wallet, phone case,

pen holder,or anything else that can be thought of, supplies provided, ages 7 and up,

Sunset Branch Library, 1305 18th Ave., Wednesday, July 26, 2-3 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-2818.

 

Meet a National Park Service Ranger:

Learn about the flora, fauna, and tales of San Francisco through storytelling from a local

National Park Service ranger,

Presidio Branch Library, 3150 Sacramento St., Thursday, July 27, 2-3 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-2880.

 

Kite Making:

Create a unique kite and test run it at the park next to the library, for ages five and older,

Parkside Branch Library, 1200 Taraval St., Friday, July 28, 2-3:30 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 355-5770.

 

High School 10-Year Reunion:

For graduates of George Washington High School,

GoldenGate Park (site to be determined), Saturday, July 29, 2-6 p.m.

For more information, go to www.facebook.com/groups/gwhs.sf2007.

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