WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15
Solidarity Against Racism
If you're angry at the revived campaign of racism being unleashed by the Tea Party and other right-wingers, fight back by attending this public forum. The discussion should be lively and serious and will focus on why racism still exists and what all we can do to combat it in the midst of a deepening economic crisis.
7 p.m., free
Red Stone Building
Luna Sea Room, second floor
2940 16th St., SF
FRIDAY, SEPT. 17
Call attention to the need for more urban open space and help generate debate around how public space is created and allocated by transforming a metered parking space into a park-like space. Stay aware of local regulations and stay within the law . For more information on how to be arty and legal at the same time, go to www.parkingday.org.
All day, free
All around the Bay Area
SATURDAY, SEPT. 18
Spend the weekend learning about climate change and how we got here at the series of films, talks, and workshops presented by 3rd i Films. Saturday, Ami and Amar Puri demonstrate the basics of bike maintenance, followed by a group bike ride through the city, ending at a fun food destination. On Sunday there will be screenings of Climate of Change, followed by the multimedia presentation Around the World Without Flying.
10 a.m., $20
The Bike Kitchen
650 H Florida, SF
Group Bike Ride
11:30 a.m., free
Meet at The Bike Kitchen
650 H Florida, SF
3:30 p.m., $10
Artists Television Access
992 Valencia, SF
Attend Manifesto Bicycles final bike church of the year, and event designed to bring the local community together and promote riding. Featuring live music by Winifred E. Eye, the Heated, and Anna Ash; half-price coffee from Subrosa; and gourmet brunch from Jon's Street Eats.
11 a.m.1 p.m., free
421 40th St., SF
Sunday Streets Western Addition
Take over some of the streets of the Western Addition with healthy and family friendly activities at this month's Sunday Streets celebration. Open streets include Fillmore between Post and Golden Gate, Golden Gate between Laguna and Baker, Grove between Divisadero and Central, and more.
10 a.m.3 p.m., free
Western Addition, SF
TUESDAY, SEPT. 21
Oakland Peace Day
Celebrate an International Day of Peace at this free music festival happening at three different Oakland locations.
5 p.m., free
Preservation Park Bandstand
13th Street at Martin Luther King Jr., Oakl.
6 p.m., free
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
114 Montecito, Oakl.
7 p.m., free
St. Augustine's Church
400 Alcatraz, Oakl.
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