1906--Are We There Yet? Walking Tour

Walking through the Presidio, explore the role of the Army in this extraordinary time. Learn about the more than 200,000 San Franciscans left suddenly homeless by the Great Quake and Fire, and their struggle to return to a normal life.

Where 

Meet at the Officers' Club and visitor center in the Presidio

Cost 
Free (donations appreciated)
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at one of our San Francisco hostels.

1906--Are We There Yet? Walking Tour

Walking through the Presidio, explore the role of the Army in this extraordinary time. Learn about the more than 200,000 San Franciscans left suddenly homeless by the Great Quake and Fire, and their struggle to return to a normal life.

Where 

Meet at the Officers' Club and visitor center in the Presidio

Cost 
Free (donations appreciated)
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at one of our San Francisco hostels.

Legendary Light Shows

Flashback to the 60s and trip out on a program of rarely seen light shows by artists from San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, and London, originally performed live at rock concerts with the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Pink Floyd, and others.

Where 

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts screening room

Cost 
$8 / $5 students, seniors, and teachers
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at one of our San Francisco hostels.

Joy Luck Club

Based on the novel by Amy Tan and screening as part of the San Francisco Public Library's Asian in America film series, "Joy Luck Club" (1994) weaves together the stories of four Chinese-born women and their American-born daughters.

Where 

San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, Koret Auditorium

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the San Francisco City Center hostel, just a few blocks away from the San Francisco Public Library.

Better Luck Tomorrow

In "Better Luck Tomorrow" (2002), part of the San Francisco Public Library's Asian in America film series, Asian American honor roll students act out in defiance against the forces that control their lives.

Where 

San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, Koret Auditorium

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the San Francisco City Center hostel, just a few blocks away from the San Francisco Public Library.

Snow Falling on Cedars

In "Snow Falling on Cedars" (1999), part of the San Francisco Public Library's Asian in America film series, the murder of a fisherman and the subsequent trial of a suspect in Washington state causes tension between whites and Japanese Americans.

Where 

San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, Koret Auditorium

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the San Francisco City Center hostel, just a few blocks away from the San Francisco Public Library.

The Wedding Banquet

In Ang Lee's "The Wedding Banquet" (1994), part of the San Francisco Public Library's Asian in America film series, a gay Chinese man living in New York enters into a sham wedding to keep his parents happy.

Where 

San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, Koret Auditorium

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the San Francisco City Center hostel, just a few blocks away from the San Francisco Public Library.

The Real Dirt on Farmer John

Screening as part of the ITVS Community Cinema series, "The Real Dirt on Farmer John" is the epic tale of a maverick Midwestern farmer who, in spite of condemnation from his community, a failing economy, vicious rumors, and arson, bravely transforms his farm into an organic farm and a progressive farm community. In doing so, he creates a bastion of free expression and a revolutionary form of agriculture in rural America.

Where 

San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, Koret Auditorium

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the San Francisco City Center hostel, just a few blocks away from the San Francisco Public Library.

Y Fest

Y Fest welcomes young people ages 21 and under to a free rally and festival in San Francisco, celebrating the power of youth, as individuals and collectively, to make a difference in local, national, and global issues.
Join Bay Area youth for a day of activism, art making, and music and spoken word performances that highlight the positive contributions that young people make in the world, and inspire others to do the same.

Where 

Justin Herman Plaza

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at one of our San Francisco hostels.

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