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July 2014

 

Clown Show: Enjoy the juggling, magic and hilarious antics of former Ringling Brothers Circus clown Boswick the Clown, Sunset Branch Library, 1305 18th Ave., Thursday, July 3, 10:30 a.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-2808.

Knitting Circle: The knitting circle at the Sunset Branch Library welcomes knitters and crocheters of all ages and all levels, bring your own supplies, 1305 18th Ave., Saturday, July 5 and 19, 10:15 a.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-2808.

Hula Hoop Show: Award-winning hooper Cherry Hoops returns, bringing her enthusiasm and sound system to teach some "super-cool hooping moves," Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Saturday, July 5, 11 a.m., free. (Also at Parkside Branch Library at 1 p.m.) For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

Yoga: "It's Yoga, Kids" provides yoga as a healthy, fun activity for mind and body development for all ages and abilities (space is limited), Sunset Branch Library, 1305 18th Ave., Tuesday, July 8, 10:30 a.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-2808.

Movie: "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" will be shown on the big screen, Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Friday, July 11, 3 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

Ballet Performance: Alonzo King LINES Ballet summer program students perform a wide variety of new works in their culminating performance, McKenna Theater at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., Friday, July 11, 8 p.m., $22. For more information, call (415) 863-3040 or go to the website at http://summer.linesballet.org.

Author Book Reading and Art Show: Meet local author Tony Gilbert as he reads from his book "Hannah and the Secret Mermaids of San Francisco Bay," with original art from the story painted by local artist Gail Weissman, Green Apple Books, 506 Clement St., Saturday, July 12, noon, free. For more information, call (415) 387-2272.

Teen Gaming: Bring a friend to challenge in a movie-theater-type gaming environment, Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Saturday, July 12, 1 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

Unique Derique Show: Beloved performer Unique Derique delights by clowning, dancing and turning his body into a drum set, Anza Branch Library, 550 37th Ave., Saturday, July 12, 3 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5717.

Mt. Lake History: Join Presidio Trust archaeologist Kari Jones to learn about ongoing research into the cultural and natural history of Mountain Lake, Saturday, July 12, 2 – 3 p.m., free. For more information, send an e-mail to Jason at jlisenby@presidiotrust.gov.

Summer Teen Book Trailers: Find out what's hot this summer, the latest teen book trailers, author interviews and more are shown, with giveaways and snacks provided (ages 12-18), Parkside Branch Library, 1200 Taraval St., Tuesday, July 15, 2 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5770.

History of Entertainment and Amusement: San Francisco City Guide Rory O'Connor takes the public on a trip back in time through the Outer Richmond and nearby neighborhoods to see how San Francisco played in the generations before the Golden Gate Bridge and the automobile, Anza Branch Library, 550 37th Ave., Tuesday, July 15, 7 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5717.

"Everything In Pen" Concert: "Everything In Pen" combines the pop sensibility of Big Star and the off-beat narrative observations of Jonathan Richman to bring a "delightful" concert to the Richmond, Anza Branch Library, 550 37th Ave., Wednesday, July 16, 6:30 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5717.

Magic Show: Heather Rogers will amaze with her magic, juggling and comedy, lots of audience participation with free magic tricks for every child, Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Wednesday, July 23, 3:30 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

Movie Showing: "Dark Passage" will be shown on the big screen, Presidio Branch Library, 3150 Sacramento St., Saturday, July 26, 3 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-2880.

Teen Jewelry Making: Local designer Chelsee Robinson will help teens create a bracelet, necklace or earrings (ages 8-18, registration required), Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St., Monday, July 28, 3 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5700.

Origami: A special program with origami artist Shinta Arifin (ages 4-12), Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Tuesday, July 29, 3:30 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5600.

Write Your Will Seminar: Stuart Bronstein, estate planning and probate lawyer, will be available to help the public (registration required), Richmond Branch Library, 351 Ninth Ave., Wednesday, July 30, 6:30 p.m., free. For more information, call (415) 355-5600.

State Assemblyman's Meet and Greet: The public is invited to meet Assemblymember Phil Ting to discuss state government and California's future, County Fair Building, recreation room, Golden Gate Park near Ninth Avenue and Lincoln Way, Wednesday, July 30, 6:30 p.m., free.For more information, send an e-mail to admin@goldengateheights.org.

Fun Day Benefit: The Bay Area Knights of Columbus Foundation invites the public to a fun day of bowling, food and dancing, free for children and adults with developmental disabilities, Classic Bowling Center, 900 King Dr., Daly City, Wednesday, Aug. 6. For more information, contact Cindy at cblackstone@prresf.org.