Calendar of Events

March Calendar of Events

Sing-A-Long: Sing songs on the first Saturday of the month that the public knows, loves

and grew up with, including “The Sound of Music” and “My Fair Lady,” Anza Branch

Library, 550 37th Ave., Saturday, March 3, 1-3 p.m., free. For more information,

call (415) 355-5717.

 

Sunday Sewing: Wee Scotty will host a sewing session, materials provided, 609 Clement

St., Sundays, noon-2 p.m., free. For more information, go to the website at

http://www.weescotty.com.

 

Elder Abuse Prevention: The Institute on Aging will show the public how to identify,

prevent and report elder abuse and protect loved ones against scams, Park Branch

Library, 1833 Page St., Wednesday, March 7, 6-7:30 p.m., free. For more information, call

(415) 355-5656.

 

Basic Bookbinding and Journaling: Learn bookbinding fundamentals, make a journal

and practice common journaling methods, for ages 13-18, first come, first served,

supplies are limited, Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Thursday, March 8, 4-5:30

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

 

Women and Politics: In observance of Women’s History Month, contributors

Robert Cherny, Cameron Binkley, Susan Englander, Mark Hopkins and Mary Ann Irwin

discuss their book, “California Women and Politics: From the Gold Rush to the Great

Depression,” Sunset Branch Library, 1305 18th Ave., Thursday, March 8, 7-8 p.m., free.

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

 

Sister District San Francisco Avenues Meeting: The Sister District Project is a

grassroots political organization that harnesses the volunteer and economic resources of

progressives and channels them toward strategic state races across the country,

Richmond Branch Library, Thursday, March 8, 7-8 p.m., free. For more information,

go to the website at http://www.sisterdistrict.com.

 

Summer Resource Fair for Youth: The Summer Resource Fair will feature 150 summer

programs, camps, classes and other services for children and youth aged 3-18, many

programs are free or low cost, SF County Fair Building, 1199 Ninth Ave., Saturday, March

10, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. For more information, contact Emily Davis at (415) 554-8991 or

Emily.Davis@dcyf.org.

 

Family Dance Party: A monthly family dance party with a D.J., records, scarves, shakers

and bubbles, Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Saturday, March 10,

11 a.m.-noon, free. For more information, call (415) 355-5600.

 

Legal History of Asian-American Women: To celebrate National Women’s History

Month, Dr. Chang C. Chen, historian, lawyer and writer, will introduce the cases fought

by Chinese-American women in the U.S. Supreme Court and the supreme courts of

various states, 1852 to present, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., Saturday, March 10, 1-4 p.m.,

free. For more information, call (415) 557-4400.

 

Russian Writer Presentation: Nikolay Alexeyevich Zabolotsky (1903-1958) was a

Russian poet, children’s writer, translator and Modernist who was one of the founders of

the Russian avant-garde absurdist group Oberiu, Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth

Ave., Saturday, March 10, 3-5 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5600.

 

Buffalo Soldiers, Gone But Not Forgotten: Join ranger Alejandra for a 1.5-mile tour

through the Main Post of the Presidio and explore the story of the African-American

“buffalo soldiers,” Presidio Visitor’s Center, 210 Lincoln Blvd., Sunday, March 11,

10:30 a.m.-noon, free, registration required. For more information, contact the Presidio

Visitor’s Center at (415) 561-4323 or go to the website at http://www.presidio.gov/events.

 

Poetry in Motion: In celebration of Muni Art 2018, hear a reading by participating poet

Kay Ryan, the 16th poet laureate of the United States, includes raffle to win a Muni Art

2018 print, Presidio Branch Library, 3150 Sacramento St., Tuesday, March 13, 6:30-8 p.m.,

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

 

Richmond Clean-up: The SF Department of Public Works is hosting the District 1

Community Clean Team at George Washington High School (600 32nd Ave.) to help clean

the community, Saturday, March 17, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free. For more information or to

register, call (415) 641-2600.

 

Richmond Branch Library Open House Celebration: Enjoy a bayan musical

performance from Dina Gutkina, laugh with Boswick the Clown, learn about community

organizations, power a bike smoothie and enter a raffle for prizes donated by local

merchants, Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Saturday, March 17, 1-5 p.m., free.

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

 

Make A Simple Kaleidoscope: Make a kaleidoscope using simple household items, all

supplies provided, for families with children aged five and up, Parkside Branch Library,

1200 Taraval St., Sunday, March 18, 2-3 p.m., free. For more information,

call (415) 355-5770.

 

Create Treasure Boxes: Create a box to hold treasures using duct tape, markers and

more, for children of all ages. Sunset Branch Library, 1305 18th Ave., Tuesday, March 20,

3:30-4:30 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-2808.

 

Be a Better Consumer: Learn how to access valuable resources, such as Consumer

Reports and Bay Area Consumer Checkbook, to help buy a car or computer or to find

other useful services, Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Friday, March 23, 1:30-2:30

p.m., all resources free with a San Francisco Public Library card. For more information,

call (415) 355-5700.

 

Teen Book Swap: Youth ages 12-18 are welcome to choose a free book to read, review

and keep, and to make magnetic bookmarks, materials provided, Anza Branch Library,

550 37th Ave., Sunday, March 25, 2–3:30 p.m., free. For more information,

call (415) 355-5717.

 

Retirement Planning: MassMutual representatives Anna Gandamana and Justyna

discuss retirement planning, including income, Social Security, retirement products, tax

applications and the accumulation and distribution of wealth, Presidio Branch Library,

3150 Sacramento St., Tuesday, March 27, 7-8:30 p.m., free. For more information,

call (415) 355-2880.

 

Remembering Playland at the Beach: A full-length documentary film about San

Francisco’s seaside amusement park, Playland at the Beach, will be shown, followed by a

talk with the film’s co-producer, Strephon Taylor, Presidio Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Ave.,

Thursday, March 29, 7-8:30 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 561-4323 or

go to the website at www.presidio.gov/events.

 

Test That Hack: A test of hacks, ways of doing a task better, shown on YouTube,

Instagram, etc., Parkside Branch Library, 1200 Taraval St., Friday, March 30, 4-5 p.m.,

free. For more information, contact Dorcas at dorcas.wong@sfpl.org.

 

Origami for Kids: Children learn and share the art and fun of paper folding, paper

provided, all skill levels welcome, Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Friday,

March 30, 3:30-5 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

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