Wednesday, September 12, 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Beats for Lunch
Monarch | 101 6th St.
Beats for Lunch, the new midday dance party brought to you by the merry pranksters at SunsetSF (Sea of Dreams, Silent Frisco, SF Funk Fest), aims squarely at the lethargic routines of round-bellied office workers and delirious dot-commers, prompting them to get ready to get sweaty...during the lunch hour. Be there or be stuck in your chair. Info.
Wednesday, September 12, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friend Me Meetup
Rio Grande | 1108 Market St.
Writer Allie Pape put the experience of many into words for her piece on friendship, or lack thereof, in SF. Now, friends in need are invited to mix and mingle with other awesome people in the hopes of finding that spark (no, not thatspark. The spark of eternal friendship. Info.
Wednesday, September 12th, 8:00PM-10:00PM
Pickling 101: Preserving the Perishables
Workshop | 1798 McAllister St.
Ah, pickling... the wonderful food preservation technique that transforms plain old veggies into tart little treasures. In this class, you'll learn how to pickle different types of vegetables at home, pickling safety tips, and tricks for creating the best flavors in your pickled goodies. Each student will leave class with one jar of pickled cucumbers, a second jar of a pickled seasonal vegetable (changes based on what’s in season), and a list of resources, places to buy pickling supplies, pickling tips, and recipes to ensure that you can repeat this process at home. Info.
Thursday, September 13, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Luck of the Draw Nightlife
Academy of Sciences | 55 Music Concourse Dr.
Take your chances, roll the dice, or just trust in the luck of the draw—any way you slice it, we’re all subject to the laws of probability. Learn about the role chance and probability play in the natural world, scientific exploration, love, and of course—poker at our favorite adults-only science night. Info.