Saturday, Nov 2, 2-4pm
Visitacion Valley Branch
Make a Quilt Square: Building Community Block by Block
Show what living in Visitacion Valley means to you by creating a 10 x 10 square to incorporate into our community quilt. Bring a picture of your favorite spot
and learn to make a quilt square around it. No sewing experience necessary.
Children are welcome with an adult. Co-sponsored by Quiltworks, a local
nonprofit quilting studio. For more info, contact Shawna at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Nov 4, 7-8pm
Mission Branch Library
Your Life, Your
City: A Creative Writing Workshop
Explore and write about your daily life in an urban environment. Pireeni Sundaralingam will
engage the group with a range of different exercises for boosting both observational skills and creative writing. Also Tuesday 11/19 at Richmond and Monday
11/25 at Sunset
Wed, Nov 6, 6-7pm
Glen Park Branch
History of Glen
Canyon: Part 2 of 2
Glen Canyon,located in the heart of the City and County of San Francisco, is 70 acres of what appears to be virgin open space. However, the wilderness setting we enjoy
today is actually the result of centuries of land use and development. This
program will review the history of the Mission Park and Zoological Gardens in
Glen Canyon, as well as other activities into the mid-20th century.
Sat, Nov 16, 12-2pm
High Times in
African Americans in San Francisco, 1960-1990
Participate in scholarly research of African Americans in San Francisco by helping identify and catalog several
collections of photographs covering the neighborhoods of the Western Addition,
and Bayview/Hunters Point. These photos provide a unique glimpse of black San
Francisco in the period before the events of
Jonestown/People's Temple and the crack and AIDS epidemics.
Wed, Nov 20, 7pm
Landmarks of San
Accardi, a local historian, author and native San Franciscan, presents historic
images from her new book San Francisco Landmarks.