In Paso Robles, Sensorio's "Field of Dreams" has reopened with safety precautions in place. Go, and be mystified. (Courtesy of @g.e.r.m.s)

19 Fun Things to Do This Week (6.8.20)


If you need to safely get out and about before June 15th, allow yourself to be mystified at Sensorio's Field of Light or go on a run to raise money for People's Breakfast Oakland.

Still staying indoors? Order delivery from SF's first black-woman-owned cannabis dispensary, immerse yourself in yoga workshops, check out 25 days of the San Francisco Symphony, pick up new cookbooks from Wise Sons and Dominique Crenn, and celebrate Pride.

Consider the struggle for freedom and equality in a globalized world by viewing "Isaac Julien's America," featuring photographic works by Isaac Julien inspired by Frederick Douglass, Matthew Henson, and Angela Davis. //

Learn all about sea life on World Oceans Day via livestream discussions and films. Pick up some knowledge about life in a drop of seawater, ocean drones, and sounds in the sea, Monday at 1pm and 7pm PST. //

Participate in two evenings of virtual yoga immersion with world-renowned teacher Tias Little. On Tuesday, practice movements and reflect on feminine and masculine forces; on Thursday, use meditation to support the feelings of the heart and increase its vibrational power, 4:30 to 6:30pm PST. //

Master the art of bubble tea making with Boba Guy's at home kit. In addition to instructions you'll receive 10 servings of tapioca balls, Tea People organic matcha, homemade sweetener, and more. // $50,

Stream original and archival content to celebrate each year of SF Symphony Director Michael Tilson Thomas' 25-year tenure—and catch a live event on June 28th—with MTT25, daily through June 28. //

Safely explore the Russian River Valley with La Crema's brand new outdoor experience at Saralee's Vinyard. First, take a walking tour of the vineyards and historic estate, then enjoy a cheese and charcuterie picnic box—plus an estate wine—on the property, daily at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm PST. // $100 for two people ($80 for members),

Order delivery from San Francisco's first black woman-owned dispensary, Posh Green Collective—and stay tuned for its retail opening later this month—Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 7pm PST. //

Chat with Evan Bloom, owner of Wise Sons Jewish Deli, and SF-based journalist Rachel Levin about their book, Eat Something: A Wise Sons Cookbook for Jews Who Like Food and Food Lovers Who Like Jews. While they chat (on Zoom), make The Goldie—a gin and prune-filled drink from their book, Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30pm PST. // Free, register at

Support black lives and community in the Bay Area by shopping from local black-owned restaurants and businesses, donating to and getting involved with black-run initiatives, getting educated, and more. //

While its not NightLife IRL, tune into Cal Academy's free NightLife livestream to learn about the cosmos—preferably while drinking a cosmo—from home, Thursday at 7pm PST. //

Join KC Turner Presents and Santa Cruz–based guitarist and songwriter Dan Bern for a live conversation and some tunes, Thursday from 5 to 6pm PST. // Facebook

Celebrate Pride every Friday this month with New Conservatory Theatre Center. This week, hear playwright, activist, essayist, and poet Jewelle Gomez discuss the power of the writer's voice with NCTC artistic director Ed Decker and, next week, tune in for "Quarantine Is a Drag" trivia night, Fridays at 5pm PST. // Facebook

Pick up a copy of Dominique Crenn's new book, Rebel Chef: In Search of What Matters, available Tuesday. // $28,

Go on a run and support People's Breakfast Oakland while you're at it. For every mile you walk, run, or bike, $1 will be donated to the organization. //

Explore 15 acres of fiber-optic light art at the reopened Bruce Munro: Field of Light at Sensorio. Rest assured that safety precautions are in place, including timed tickets, a one-way path through the exhibit, and mask requirements; open Fridays and Saturdays from 7 to 10pm beginning June 12. // $30 and up for adults, purchase tickets on

Celebrate 50 years of SF Pride with SF Ballet's virtual Nite Out. Tune in for an artist interview and Instagram takeover, stream Björk Ballet, make your own cocktail, and bump a DJ-curated playlist, Friday at 1:30pm. //

Learn about the history of indigenous peoples in the Bay Area via a three-part webinar series with California State Parks archaeologist Mark Hylkema. The series commences this week with an overview based on archaeological studies and oral histories, Friday at 1noon PST. // Free, register on Eventbrite

Give Salt & Straw's new Cereal-sly Delicious Series a try. Pick up or order pints filled with Lucky Charms, Cap'n Crunch, and more, open daily. //

In just one hour, learn all about Chabot Space & Science Center's 137 years of rich history with staff astronomer Benjamin Burress, Friday at 8pm PST. // Virtual event details on

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