Bookmark these noteworthy events going down in San Francisco this week.
Monday: Free Sandwiches @ Ike's
When: June 12th, 10am to 10pm
Where: 901 Polk St. (Tendernob), ilikeikesplace.com
Why: To celebrate its new location, Bay Area's favorite sandwich shop is giving out one free mouthwatering sandwiches under $13 (one per person) today for lunch and dinner.
Tuesday: Smell the Flowers @ SF Botanical Garden
When: Tuesday, June 13th, 7:30-9am
Where: 1199 9th Ave. (Golden Gate Park), sfbotanicalgarden.com
Why: Come the second Tuesday of every month, the San Francisco Botanical Gardens waives its admission fee in the wee hours of the morning. If you've ever wanted to see the gardens swept in morning dew, now's your chance.
Wednesday: Make Your Own Terrarium @ Covet
When: Wednesday, June 14th, 6:30-7:30pm
Where: 391 Arguello Blvd. (Inner Richmond), covetsf.com
Why: If you haven't yet noticed, terrariums are the new pet rocks. Swing by Covet boutique on Wednesday night to build your own potted world. All LEDs and other needed materials are included with your ticket ($49 at Eventbrite).
Thursday: Humane Modernism Talk @ SF Design Week
When: Thursday, June 15th, 6-8pm
Where: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, 49 Geary St., Suite 300 (Union Square), bcj.com
Why: Learn how an architectural designer aims to shape a more sustainable, level-headed world through environmental and socio-circumstantial blueprints. After a tour of his downtown studio, attendees will be treated to a bevy of cocktails and conversations on what it means to be a "humane modernist." Tickets $10 at Eventbrite.
Friday: Dad's Day @ Aquarium of the Bay
When: Friday, June 15th, 10am to 7pm
Where: Embarcadero and Beach Street (Embarcadero), aquariumofthebay.org
Why: In celebration of both Father's Day weekend and Pier 39's 39th birthday, dads are invited to enjoy the many faunal splendors at The Aquarium by The Bay—free of charge. Download your coupons here for fun at the aquarium and various other Pier 39 attractions.
Saturday: Corgi Con @ Ocean Beach
When: Saturday, June 16th, from 10am to 2pm
Where: Ocean Beach, between stairwell 21 and Fulton St. (Outer Sunset), corgicon.com
Why: Cute corgis, cute costumes, cute corgis wearing cute costumes. Join a gaggle of corgis and their people for an afternoon of puppy playdates, photo opps, and the always-much-anticipated corgi race. RSVP via Facebook.
Sunday: Rainbow Lighting @ City Hall
When: Sunday, June 17th, 8pm
Where: 1 Drive Carlton B Goodlett Place (Civic Center), sfgov.org
Why: Kick off the official start of Pride Week with the ceremonial rainbow lighting at City Hall. Free for all to attend, the formal lighting will begin at 8pm and continue to shine throughout the week. (On Friday, however, City Hall will be lit blue, pink, and white lights to honor the Trans March.)