Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Book Sale: The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation’s annual book sale features fiction, non-fiction, mystery, art, biography, cookbooks and romance, plus DVDs, CDs and videos. Food will be available for purchase. June 7 and 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1750 29th Ave. For more information, email comebefed@aol.com, visit http://www.IncarnationSF.org or call (415) 564-2324.

Rigamajig: Build your own moving contraptions with pulleys, ropes and other wooden parts with our large-scale building kit, Rigamajig. For children ages 5 and up. Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Saturday, June 8, 2-4 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

Native Plant Sale: Purchase San Francisco native plants grown on Mt. Sutro. California native plants are drought tolerant once established and create habitat for local birds, bees and butterflies. Parking available. Sutro Stewards Native Plant Nursery, 476 Johnstone Dr., Saturday, June 8 . 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.sutrostewards.org.

Succulent Show and Sale: The San Francisco Succulent and Cactus Society (SFSCS) will hold its annual Succulent Show and Plant Sale on at the San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way. Admission is free. June 8 and 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Artists Meet-up: Artists are invited to bring a piece of art to exhibit for the month. Art lovers are invited to a reception on Saturday, June 8, 5-7 p.m. Free wine and snacks as well as open mic poetry. Artisans of San Francisco, 2549 Irving St. For more information, call (415) 921-0456.

Bay Area BikeMobile: The BikeMobile can fix flat tires, adjust brakes and gears and even replace broken or worn out parts, like brake pads, chains, seats, grips and tires. They can usually replace shifters, brake calipers and brake levers, as well. The Bay Area BikeMobile will engage participants in a hands-on repair process so that they may be more confident making future repairs on their own. Anza Branch Library, 550 37th Ave., Monday, June 10, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5717.

Sunset Beacon Meet and Greet: Meet Michael Durand, the new editor and publisher of the Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon newspapers and the RichmondSunsetNews.com website. Bring your story ideas, feedback, suggestions, questions, calendar items and advertising inquiries. We are also welcoming new writers and photographers interested in freelance opportunities. One Richmond storefront, 802 Clement St. Every second Tuesday of the month, starting June 11, 1-2:30 p.m. RSVP on our Facebook page: SFRichmondReview.

Great Books Discussion Group: Discuss short works of fiction and non-fiction by famous authors.  Every month we will alternate between two books. To obtain a copy of the reading(s), contact Cliff at (415) 750-1786 or Clifford.louie@sbcglobal.net, or Jim at (415) 387-2125 or jimsrhall@earthlink.net. Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Tuesday, June 11, 6:15-8:15 p.m., free. 

Sunset Flea Market: Every second Sunday, April to November. The family-friendly monthly flea market features vintage finds, local crafts, live entertainment, family fun and food all surrounded by the unique shops and eateries of the Inner Sunset. Irving Street between Ninth and 10th avenues, June 9, 10 a.m.-4.p.m. For more information, visit http://www.isflea.com or call (415) 465-2475. 

Movie Night – “Mary Poppins Returns:” Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives. Directed by Rob Marshall, starring Emily Blunt and Lin Manuel Miranda. Rated PG, 130 minutes, 2018. Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Wednesday, June 12, 6-8 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

Steam-Up 2019: The San Francisco Model Yacht Club (SFMYC) revisits a time when boats of wooden hulls and brass and iron steam engines plied the waters of Spreckels Lake in Golden Gate Park. Members of the  SFMYC will display and demonstrate their models powered by live miniature steam engines. Spreckels Lake, Golden Gate Park, Saturday, June 15, The best time for viewing is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.sfmyc.org. 

 

Anza Branch Library’s Annual Open House: Celebrate the eighth anniversary of the Anza Branch’s re-opening in 2011 and the 87th anniversary of the original opening in 1932. Light refreshments, live music and activities. Connect with community partners and learn more about their programs and services. Activities for all ages, including an adult sing along, balloon twisting, coloring and other activities for youth and children. Anza Branch Library, 550 37th Ave., Saturday, June 15, 1-4 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5717.

LED Paper Circuits: Make some cool LED art to light up photos, books, notebooks, paintings and more. You imagination is the only limit. Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Tuesday, June 18, 3:30-5 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

Psychedelic Photosynthesis and Surrealistic Summer Solstice Jam 3: 2019 Conservatory Lighting and Summer Solstice Concert at the Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park. Wednesday, June 19, 6-10 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.sfrecpark.org.

Brain Games Café: The weekly café will feature a rotating list of STEM-based and ‘thinking’ games. Ages 8 and up. Sunset Branch Library, 1305 18th Ave., Wednesday, June 19, 2-4 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-2818.

Jimbo the Clown: Jimbo the Clown delights audiences of all ages with his accordion music from around the world, circus skills, hat tricks, juggling, dance pantomime and skits with audience participation. Anza Branch Library, 550 37th Ave., Friday, June 21, 3-3:45 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5717.

Rock the Bike: Make a delicious fruit smoothie. We’ll supply the fruit and juice and you supply the pedal power. All ages welcome. West Portal Branch Library, 190 Lenox Way, Sunday, June 23, 2-3:30 p.m., free. For more information, call  (415) 355-2886.

Russian Poems and Verses: Join the group of writers writing in Russian every fourth Tuesday of the month. Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Tuesday, June 25, 6-8 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5600.

Tie-Dye Caps: Turn a plain cap into art with an alternative tie-dyeing method. Space is limited, register by calling (415) 355 5717 starting June 1st. Anza Branch Library, 550 37th Ave., Wednesday, June 26, 4-5 p.m., free. 

Gerald Joseph’s Magic: Magician Gerald Joseph will wow you with amazing sleights of hand and magic. For ages 4 and up. Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Thursday, June 27, 1-1:45 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

Movie Night – “Milk:” The film examines the life and assassination of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to political office in California. Rated R, 129 minutes, 2008. Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Thursday, June 27, 5-7:30 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

Book Swap: The fourth annual Richmond District Book Swap takes place on Saturday, June 29, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Writing Salon, 2042 Balboa St. For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/y5xc3m4r.

Traveling Reptiles: See live reptiles, amphibians and arachnids. Hear stories told with humor and fun and learn the wonder of these creatures. Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Saturday, June 29, 2-3 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

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