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Randall Museum 199 Museum map San Francisco Castro/ Noe Valley
Saturdays, 10:15 a.m.
Many of us remember coming home from our elementary schools with freshly glazed pinchpots, cups, or whatever else our young imaginations could conjure up. Saturday mornings at the Randall Museum can bring that memory back, or create a new one for the youngsters. Ceramics make great gifts — especially on More
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse map San Francisco Richmond (Inner)
Ongoing
In ancient Rome, the god of fertility was honored in February, with ceremonial love lotteries and mock-floggings with a bloody goatskin. Even those are a pale reflection of truly bizarre courtships that unfold in the natural world. For example, the common garden snail is a hermaphrodite that carries both sets More
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse map San Francisco Richmond (Inner)
Thursdays, 6-10 p.m.
It doesn't get more sophisticated than a cocktail in one hand and no children in sight. Add some jellyfish, dim lights, and a second cocktail in the other hand and you've got NightLife at the Academy of Sciences held every Thursday night from 6-10 p.m. The evening caters specifically to More
Exploratorium Pier 15 map San Francisco Embarcadero
Fourth Thursday of every month, 8 p.m. and Fourth Sunday of every month, 11 a.m., 2 & 3:30 p.m.
The Full-Spectrum Science series with Ron Hipschman blasts visitors into an interactive learning experience on the fourth Thursday and Sunday of every month. The Exploratorium has received praise for its "eccentrically original" exhibits since its 1969 inception, emphasizing a playful approach that makes learning a lot less scary, a little More
Haas-Lilienthal House 2007 Franklin St. map San Francisco Japantown/Pacific Heights
Thu., Nov. 9, 6-8 p.m.
*limited seating, advance registration required. Historian and author Fred Rosenbaum shares his new research about the three generations of German-Jewish immigrants and their descendants who lived in the Haas-Lilienthal House from 1886 until 1972, and how they helped transform San Francisco from a coarse boomtown into a world-class metropolis. More
Charles M. Schulz Museum 2301 Hardies Lane map Santa Rosa Santa Rosa
July 27-Jan. 14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
In spite of his popularity with fans, Pigpen was featured in just over 100 of the 17,897 Peanuts comic strips that Schulz created. Generating new storylines suited to Pigpen’s messiness proved challenging for Schulz. From his 1954 debut, to his last appearance in 1999, Pigpen evolved in the way that More
Tuesdays-Saturdays
This bilingual exhibit follows the course of Chinese-American immigration from the 19th century to today via photographs, artifacts, and historical narratives. More
San Francisco Botanical Garden Martin Luther King Jr. map San Francisco Sunset (Inner)
First and Third Sunday of every month, 10:30 a.m.
Kids aged 4 to 8 are encouraged to sit back and hear stories about nature and science. More
Asian Art Museum 200 Larkin map San Francisco Hayes Valley/ Tenderloin
Tuesdays-Sundays
More than 2,500 objects from the museum's permanent collection explore the major cultures of Asia. More
Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Letters selected from the center's archives that detail the harrowing danger of living in Nazi-occupied Europe. More
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse map San Francisco Richmond (Inner)
Ongoing, 10:30 a.m. & 3 p.m.
Watch as the Academy's flightless friends are offered their breakfast and lunch. More
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse map San Francisco Richmond (Inner)
Ongoing, 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Scientists dive into the Academy's live coral tank and offer live explanations of its denizens. More
Contemporary Jewish Museum 736 Mission map San Francisco South of Market
Sundays, 1-3 p.m.
Weekly art workshops for kids and families. More
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse map San Francisco Richmond (Inner)
Ongoing, 3:30 p.m.
Get up close and personal with some of the Academy's scaly, slithering inhabitants. More
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse map San Francisco Richmond (Inner)
Sundays, 10 a.m.
Nature-themed craftmaking for kids 5-11. More
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