Dance Palace Kids Musical Theatre: "The Universe and Other Stuff"

The Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station presents The Universe and Other Stuff, performed by the center's Kids Musical Theater Group.

The Universe and Other Stuff
is a "hip-hop, happenin' history lesson, presenting a fresh perspective as to who, what, where, when, and how this crazy planet and its people came to be."

Where 

Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station

Cost 
$8 / $5 Seniors / $4 Teens and kids
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the Point Reyes Hostel in Point Reyes National Seashore.

Dance Palace Kids Musical Theatre Program presents "The Universe and Other Stuff"

The Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station presents The Universe and Other Stuff, performed by the center's Kids Musical Theater Group.

The Universe and Other Stuff
is a "hip-hop, happenin' history lesson, presenting a fresh perspective as to who, what, where, when, and how this crazy planet and its people came to be."

Where 

Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station

Cost 
$8 / $5 Seniors / $4 Teens and kids
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the Point Reyes Hostel in Point Reyes National Seashore.

Dance Palace Day of the Dead Celebration

Come out to the Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station for a community Day of the Dead celebration.

Festivities include participatory art workshops, food, and music. For those who have lost a loved one, a grief support session with Hospice of Petaluma will also be available at the event.

Where 

Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station

Cost 
$5 / $10 per family
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the Point Reyes Hostel in Point Reyes National Seashore.

Ocean Film and Lecture Series: A Conversation on Sharks

Come spend an evening with locals Ron Elliot -- an independent urchin diver -- and Scot Anderson -- a published white shark researcher -- as they share stories of their experiences with great white sharks at Point Reyes and the Farallon Islands.

Elliot will share his short film, Man in a Grey Suit, as well as screen other shorts relating to sharks.

This program is part of the "Ocean Film and Lecture Series," presented by the Pacific Coast Science and Learning Center at Point Reyes National Seashore.

Where 

Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the Point Reyes Hostel in Point Reyes National Seashore.

Haight-Ashbury Walking Tour: High on the Haight

Join San Francisco Historical Society docent Monika Trobits on a walk through one of San Francisco's most iconic neighborhoods, the Haight-Asbury.

The Haight-Ashbury experienced a cycle of growth and rebirth during the 20th century, and continues to offer a fascinating variety of Victorian-era architectural styles. Monika explains how this historic neighborhood originated and transitioned and discusses how and why, by the 1960s, this area had become a mecca for the hippies and the counterculture.

This tour begins in front of 231 Frederick Street (between Ashbury and Downey Streets), winds through the Haight-Ashbury, ending at Stanyan and Haight.

Where 

Meet in front of 231 Frederick Street, between Ashbury and Downey Streets.

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at one of our three hostels in San Francisco.

Financial District Walking Tour: Big Money and Tall Towers

Meet Jerry Dodson, former president of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, for a 2.5-hour tour of the Financial District that will give participants an understanding of both the architecture of the area and the financial history of San Francisco.

The tour includes a visit to the 16th floor of the Steuart Tower at One Market Street for one of the best views of the city and the waterfront. The tour ends at Market and Montgomery streets.

Where 

Meet in front of the Ferry Building, intersection of Market and Embarcadero Streets.

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at one of our three hostels in San Francisco.

Barbary Coast Trail Walking Tour: Stevedores, Feluccas, and Windjammers

Take a free walking tour with the San Francisco Historical Society, and explore San Francisco's past as a port city, and the waterfront from the days of sail to the era of the longshoremen.

Begin at the Great Seawall, San Francisco's largest public works project, and follow the waterfront to Fisherman's Wharf, past two WWII vessels and the Hyde Street Pier. The tour ends at the Maritime Museum at Aquatic Park.

Where 

Meet at the intersection of The Embarcadero and Kearny Street, on the bay side of Embarcadero.

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at one of our three hostels in San Francisco.

San Francisco Historical Society program: The Celluloid Era

Come hear Stephen Salmons, co-founder of The San Francisco Silent Film Festival, talk about the early history of filmmaking in the San Francisco Bay Area.

See clips from some of the first films produced in the Bay Area, and learn about the production company in Niles Canyon -- located on the edge of Fremont -- that alone made 315 films in the Bay Area between 1912 and 1916, and boosted the early careers of Charlie Chaplin, Marie Dressler, and other silent-era stars.

"The Celluloid Era" is part of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society's monthly program series, which this quarter focuses on "the golden age of entertainment" in San Francisco.

Where 

Kanbar Hall in the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Cost 
Free for SFMHS members / $5 general admission
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at one of our three hostels in San Francisco.

Concerts in the Park with the Golden Gate Park Band

The Golden Gate Park Band has been playing free Sunday concerts in Golden Gate Park since 1882.

Their 2008 concert season (April 20 - October 12) runs the gamut from classical to swing, opera to Sousa marches, plus a wide range of ethnic music. The band collaborates regularly with various San Francisco ethnic and arts groups, who bring to the park their colorful costumes, dance groups, singers, and musicians.

Bring a blanket or lawn chair, pack a picnic, and enjoy one of America's oldest professional concert bands in the magnificent surroundings of Golden Gate Park.

Where 

Spreckles Temple of Music, in the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park.

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at one of our three hostels in San Francisco.

Tea Tasting with David Lee Hoffman

Join David Lee Hoffman at the Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station for an afternoon tea tasting.

The subject of the documentary "All in This Tea," Hoffman has been traveling the remote backcountry of Asia for more than 40 years seeking out the world's finest rare, organic, and wild pure leaf teas. He is the first American to work directly with tea farmers in China and to engage in joint ventures with old, established gardens.

Where 

Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station

Cost 
$15
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the Point Reyes Hostel in Point Reyes National Seashore.

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