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19 Fun Things to Do This Week (6.1.20)


Need to escape? Explore the reopened San Francisco Botanical Garden or catch a stoop cello concert on pedestrian-only Page Street.

Just make sure you're wearing a mask any time you venture outdoors! Plus, snag a brew or two from the new Lower Haight Woods Beer & Wine Company; tune in to Litquake on Lockdown; skip the loaf this week and make your own Tartine flower crispbread; and order a feast from Wise Sons' new delivery-only concept, Lev.

Check out Ivan Navarro's 10 story neon ladder installed on the 50 Jones Apartments. // Instagram

Explore the reopened San Francisco Botanical Garden. In order to ensure social distancing, the number of visitors will be limited to 25 percent of the garden's normal capacity and face masks will be required, daily from 7:30am to 7pm. // 1199 9th Ave. (Golden Gate Park); reserve tickets on

Celebrate Global Running Day on Wednesday—and challenge a friend to do the same—by running one mile for someone who inspires you and tagging #Run1Tag1. //

Tune in to IG Live at 6pm on Wednesday to see Black Lives Matter cofounder Alicia Garza and Nse Ufot, of The New Georgia Project, in conversation about democracy reform, COVID and making Black people powerful in politics. //

Color in Bay Area scenes in Meg Adler's free, downloadable coloring book, Outside the Lines: A Coloring Books for Rebels'. //

Catch Litquake on Lockdown: The Sequel, featuring programming with authors and poets including Nico Amador, Daniel Mallory Ortberg, Alka Joshi, and more. // Events on

Get sweaty with a beat-based bootcamp class taught by Bay Area Barry's Bootcamp and SoulCycle instructor Rachael Brooke Hoppock, Wednesdays at 5:30pm, Thursdays at 7am, and Saturdays at 9:30am PST weekly. // Access Zoom links and purchase classes ($15) via

Watch the virtual premiere of Dear Homeland, a documentary by award-winning filmmaker Claudia Escobar about formerly undocumented singer-songwriter, Diana Gameros, followed by a livestream conversation, Wednesday at 6pm PST. // Tickets on

Enjoy a chicken shawarma, impossible kofta, and tahini chocolate cookie filled feast from Lev, Wise Sons' new delivery only concept, available Friday to Sunday. //

Pick up beer, wine, and El Porteño empanadas to go from Woods Beer & Wine Company's sixth outpost, opening on Friday in Mad Dog's former Lower Haight spot at 530 Haight St. //

Kick off SF Pride Month with a livestream with London Breed on Friday. //

Listen to local cellist Saul Richmond-Rakerd play from his front porch in real life on closed to cars Page Street, almost every day for two hours. // Check for updates on

Ogle at Lemos Farm's baby goats during virtual goat yoga, Saturday from 11:30am to 12pm PST. // Register for free or donate on Eventbrite

Purchase a mask designed by artist and activist Ai Weiwei, inspired by his in the works documentary about COVID-19. All proceeds benefit Human Rights Watch, Refugees International, and Doctors Without Borders. //

Purchase a cup of Ritual Coffee and a croissant from Firebrand Artisan Breads for a Bay Area frontline worker. //

Bake your own flower crispbread with Tartine's head of bread, Jennifer Latham, Saturday at 1pm PST. //

Learn the basics of faux modern calligraphy with Rachel Jacques of Bright Line Studio, Saturday from 1 to 2:30pm PST. // Register ($35) on

Tune in to Babylon Salon's Summer 2020 reading performance via Zoom featuring authors Bonnie Tsui, Meng Jin, Alia Volz, and Tomas Moniz, Saturday from 5 to 6:30pm PST. // Register and find details on Facebook

LOL with archived SF Sketchfest event videos, available to rent for 48-hour periods for $5. //

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