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Weekend Update


You work hard, and you deserve a fun and relaxing weekend before heading back to the office on Monday. Luckily, this is the San Francisco Bay Area, and there is always something going on!

Welcome to Weekend Planner. Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you.

Friday, Mar. 13


Charles Chocolate Shop & Factory, San Francisco, CA

11AM, All Ages


We are now offering a chocolate talk and guided tasting with our chocolatiers on Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 am.

You will be able to watch as our chocolatiers are in production in our kitchen, observe various chocolates being made and learn how hand-crafted, artisan chocolates and confections are made at Charles Chocolates–all while sampling 5 different chocolates and the hot chocolate that we make. The tour will end with an interactive question and answer session.

While you won’t be able to walk through our kitchen (for health and safety reasons), you will gain a much more comprehensive view of all the different processes that occur to make one piece of chocolate.

We look forward to hosting you and answering your questions!


Roll Up Theatre, San Francisco, CA

6PM, 21+


Roll up gallery brings together 3 Women Artists. Zara Kand

Gillian Keller!neonclassical/ccew

Sandra CIFO

Inspirations from the the forests & greenhouse of the botanical gardens, the fields transformed into feminine mystique beautiful unique artworks. The exhibit will feature works in a variety of media: oil painting, collage & photography. A collective experience of freshness and talent.

Saturday, Mar. 14


California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA

12PM-4PM, All Ages


Join is for the return of our monthly Family program, History for Half Pints: Arts and Crafts!

Help us celebrate a year of World’s Fair events by making PPIE (Panama-Pacific International Exposition) Admisison badges with our button maker, stickers, and more! try out a Ukelele in our CHS Reading Area and send out a PPIE  Postcard to a friend or family member.

So come on by and dive into 1915 San Francisco with us!


Miele Gallery, San Francisco, CA

21+ or adult accompaniment


Come Join Chef Kaz Matsune for fun, educational and the most delicious Sushi Class.

Great for sushi lovers, couples, families and first-time sushi cooks.

Since 2011, Kaz Matsune has quietly teaching sushi classes to over 2,000 people, bringing over 14 years of professional culinary experience. His class and private dinner events have been receiving perfect five-star yelp reviews. Kaz uses sustainable fish from Monterey Fish Market, who caters to Alice Waters’ Chez Paniese and Thomas Keller of French Laundry.

Chef Kaz will share all his sushi secrets, techniques and behind the stories on being a sushi chef and how he learned the art of sushi making.

Bring your friends. Bring your wine and enjoy a Saturday afternoon at the beautiful Miele kitchen featuring their state of the art appliances.

These classed do sell out, so register quickly!

Class Outline

  1. Knife Handling

  2. How to make cucumber seaweed salad

  3. Where to get sushi Ingredients and fish

  4. How to make sushi rice

  5. How to make Blue Crab California Roll

  6. How to Rainbow Roll (Tuna, Salmon, Shrimp)

  7. How to make Hand Roll

  8. How to make Temari Sushi

  9. Communal Dinner

  10. Plenty of sushi to eat

  11. Knife, apron and all the equipment will be provided

  12. Digital Recipes

Other Details

  1. Organic and Sustainable Ingredients.

  2. Ticket is good only for the date of the class. If you miss the class, there will be no refund.

  3. 7-day cancellation policy.

  4. 10 participants minimum.

  5. Participants must be at least 21 years old or be accompanied by an adult.


Soma StrEat Food Park, San Francisco, CA

11AM, All Ages


What doesn’t go together better than St. Patrick’s Day and Whiskey!

Get ready for a big 11-hour St. Patrick’s Day celebration sponsored by Jameson with music all day, Irish whiskey cocktails, exclusive Irish food truck specials, Irish beer, free swag and SF’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day toast with a complimentary Jameson tasting at 6pm!

ST. PATRICK’S DAY AT THE PARK – sponsored by Jameson

Saturday, March 14, 2015 | 11am to 10pm SoMa StrEat Food Park, 428 11th St., SF —————————- Free before noon for early birdies

EVENT DETAILS SF’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day toast with complimentary Jameson tasting at 6pm – Exclusive Irish Food Truck specials – Live music from rockers Eagle Wolf Snake, Kid Dynamite & Jet Trash – Large stage and premier sound – Jameson drink specials – Irish beer specials: $4 Stout – Jameson swag giveaways – All ages until 4 pm: (12 and under free if accompanied by an adult) – Event is 21+ starting at 4pm.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY FOOD TRUCK SPECIALS ERITREA (Irish Fusion) – Corned beef and cabbage wrap – Irish curry chicken (Irish curry is a thing) – Irish chips and curry sauce – Bangers and chips FIRETRAIL PIZZA: The Big Green Pie- Pesto pizza with sausage, caramelized onion topped with arugula OUI CHEF: Irish Stout Marinated Bulgogi Burger BACON BACON: “The Irish Fry”- French fries, cheese sauce, bacon, green onion RASOI INDIAN KITCHEN: Green Kabobs LIL BURMA: Green Tomato and Cabbage Salad CRAZY DAISY: Jameson Pecan Pie FROZEN KUHSTERD – Irish Boba Sundae – scoop of choice topped with Jameson soaked boba and finished with Guinness Milk sauce – Guinness Pear Dynamo Donut Sandwich – Grasshopper Pie (GREEN): mint with Oreos and chocolate syrup – Spiked Cereal Milk: Cornflakes and Jameson COUNTRY GRILL: Beer braised Brussels sprouts and Celtic kale salad ME SO HUNGRY TOO: Corned beef sliders SEOUL OF TAPEI: Corned beef and cabbage over fries and more…

Vendor lineup of course subject to change.

MUSIC LINEUP 11am-Noon Irish Radio Dance Party Noon-2pm Kid Dynamite 2pm-4pm DJ Disco 4pm-6pm Jet Trash 6pm-8pm Eagle Wolf Snake 8pm-10pm DJ Rufio DRINK LINEUP – Jameson Shots – The Irish Mule: Jameson and Ginger Beer – Black and Tans – Shandys – Absolut Moscow Mule

Sunday, Mar. 15


The San Francisco Bike Kitchen, San Francisco, CA

10AM, All Ages

Varied Pay Scale

Over three weeks we will cover installing and removing tubes and tires (i.e. fixing a flat), installing brake and shift cables, adjusting brakes and gears, chain maintenance and truing wheels.

No previous bike knowledge is required or expected, but a willingness to learn and have fun is a must!

Class will be hands-on, so bring a bike and get ready to get greasy.

The fee for this class is a sliding scale: $55-95 for Bike Kitchen members or $95-135 for non-members. Enrolling in the class as a non-member also buys you a year-long membership at the Bike Kitchen. Class size is limited to ten. If you do not currently have a membership you MUST select a ticket price that has “Non-Member” in the description.

Refund Policy: we offer refunds up to 96 hours before the start of the class. Cancellation after that point involves forfeiting the class payment.  If you are unable to attend a paid class, your new membership is still valid and you are welcome to visit us during regular shop hours and speak to our staff mechanics.

The class takes place over three Sundays, March 15th, 22nd, and 29th, all from 10:00AM to 12:30PM.


JFCS Holocaust Center, San Francisco, CA

2PM, All Ages


Join 3gSF for an introductory look at the psychological effects of the Holocaust on the 3rd generation. This is an opportunity to explore through experientials and discussion how trauma is experienced, processed and passed on.

We will discuss texts on transgenerational trauma in addition to understanding it through various exercises. (coffee and sweet snacks provided) While psychological concepts will be studied this is not a clinical therapy group.

About the facilitator: Batya Ross holds a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies and is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapy Intern seeing individuals, couples and children at the Marina Counseling Center in San Francisco. Her background includes work with youth and adults experiencing distress, trauma, anxiety, depression and PTSD.

Want more options? Eventbrite is a great place to start. Know about 
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