Calendar of Events

October Calendar of Events – Richmond District

Heart/Mind Meditation:

A 45-minute break, with periods of silence interspersed with words of encouragement,

a basic class led by Don Narin,

Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Tuesdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31,

12:15-1 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5600.

 

Coffee with a Cop:

The public is invited to talk to Richmond Police Station officers about

concerns and questions,

Starbucks, 3595 California St., Wednesday, Oct. 4, 9-11 a.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 666-8000.

 

SAT Intensive Workshop:

A workshop that covers everything needed to know to improve SAT scores, including:

basic test strategy, time management, process of elimination, the essay, vocabulary,

critical reading and math, each 10-hour course starts and ends with an assessment

to show you how participants are likely to do on a real SAT,

Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave.,

Thursdays, Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26, 4-6:30 p.m., free.

For more information or to register, go to the website at www.edupath.org/sf.

 

Fleet Week in the Richmond:

The public is invited on Friday, Oct. 6, in welcoming back members of the United States

Marines Band, which will perform a special one-hour concert at the

Argonne Elementary  School playground, 440 19th Ave.,

Friday, Oct. 6, 3-4 p.m., free.

For more information, go to the website at http://www.fleetweeksf.org.

 

LEGOs and Magnatiles Play:

The Sunset Branch Library provide LEGOs and Magnatiles for youth ages five and older

to make unique creations, reservations recommended,

1305 18th Ave., Friday, Oct. 6, 3:30- 4:30 p.m., free.

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

 

Old-time Sing-A-Long:

The group sings familiar songs, including from musicals like

“The Sound of Music,” “My Fair Lady” and music by the Beatles, Carpenters,

John Denver, Frank Sinatra and more,

Anza Branch Library, 550 37th Ave., Saturday, Oct. 7, 1- 2:30 p.m., free.

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

 

Tricycle Music Fest:

Red Yarn in Concert will have parents and children alike stomping their feet and

clapping their hands, a family concert for children and one tricycle will go to

a lucky concert goer,

Presidio Branch Library, 3150 Sacramento St.,

Saturday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-noon, free. For more information, call (415) 355-2880.

 

Fake News and Real Politics:

Understanding Media in the Age of Trump with political writer and editor Tim Redmond,

a political reporter in San Francisco for more than 30 years and founder and

editor of  48 Hills,

Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Saturday, Oct. 7, 2–4 p.m., free.

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

 

Women’s Celebration of the Arts and Music:

An event to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims features lunch, bake sale,

silent auction and more,

Zion Lutheran Church, Ninth Avenue and Anza Street,

Saturday, Oct. 7, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free.

For more information, call Janet at (415) 221-7500.

 

Tie-Dyed Trick-or-Treat Bag:

Personalize a “goodie bag” with an alternative tie-dyeing method that uses permanent

markers and rubbing alcohol, materials provided, perfect for ages 8 and up,

Anza Branch Library, 550 37th Ave.,

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4-5 p.m., free.

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

 

George Washington High School Class of ’47 Luncheon:

A 70th reunion for graduates of the Richmond District high school,

Basque Cultural Center, 599 Railroad Ave., South San Francisco,

Wednesday, Oct. 11, noon, $42.

For more information, call (650) 583-0762 or email mgoodynuff@me.com.

 

Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards in Concert:

The musicians bring their NOLA flavor of music for this street event, bring an umbrella,

beads and noise makers, Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave.,

Friday, Oct. 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m., free.

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

 

Snack Trials for Teens:

Diwali Diwali is an important festival for Hindus, celebrated by millions around the

world as a time dedicated to new beginnings, the Richmond Branch Library will

celebrate by sampling traditional foods, for ages 13-18, no sign-up necessary,

351 Ninth Ave., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 4-5 p.m., free.

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

 

Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights in Concert:

Straight from New York, the band combines fun music, lead vocals and guitar and drums

to make feet tap and sway,

Parkside Branch Library, 1200 Taraval St., Saturday, Oct. 21, 3-4 p.m., free.

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

 

Poetry Reading:

Sally Love Saunders will be hosting a poetry festival, public invited to listen,

Cultural Integration Fellowship, 2650 Fulton St.,

Sunday, Oct. 22, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free.

 

Halloween Headgear:

Design and construct a decorative headband to accentuate a Halloween costume,

best for ages 10-18, Anza Branch Library, 550 37th Ave.,

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4:30-5:30 p.m., free.

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

 

New Play Program:

A new monthly program for children, making crafts, educational games

and toys to help youth ages 3-7, Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St.,

Thursday, Oct. 26, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free.

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

 

Celebrate Diwali with Indian Dancing:

To celebrate the Hindu Festival of Lights, or Diwali, dancers from

SF Kala Kendra will perform,

Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Saturday, Oct. 28, 2-3 p.m., free.

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

 

“Co-op Day:”

Other Avenues Food Co-op will celebrate with free food, beverages, children’s

activities, local artists and belly dancing, 3930 Judah St., Sunday, Oct. 29, 1-4 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 661-7475.

 

Not-So-Spooky Halloween Extravaganza:

Features games, small craft activities and a photo booth for youth ages 10 and younger,

Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3:30-5:30 p.m., free.

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

 

Monster Cupcakes:

Scare yourself hungry decorating monstrous cupcakes for Halloween,

for ages eight and up, all materials provided,

Parkside Branch Library, 1200 Taraval St., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m., free.

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

 

Halloween Treats:

Police officers at the Richmond Station will be handing out candy to

trick or treaters, 461 Sixth Ave., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m., free.

For more information, call (415) 666-8000.

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