Catastrophic storms. Migrating viruses. Population displacement. Over the past years, the mass consumption of fossil fuels, especially in America, has contributed to a dangerous warming of the earth that has adversely impacted the way we live. The cautionary documentary Too Hot Not to Handle offers a guide to the effects of global warming in the United States.
For more information visit www. Sponsored by Sempra Energy. Get ready to explore the wild and wacky worlds of mysterious creatures, fascinating habitats, and phenomenal hands-on science! FREE with. Museum admission. Call the Frizzle hotline On this car-camping trip, explore the geology, archaeology, and natural history of two palm oases. Visit rock art sites and a garnet mine. For more information or to register, visit www.
Come enjoy an imaginative journey into nature through dynamic readings and visits to exhibitions. Storytime is held every second Thursday of the month.
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FREE with Museum admission. Photograph breathtaking Half Dome and El Capitan, watch for animals, look for wildflowers, and see yourself in a reflecting pool. Spend the day in the garden of a beautiful Baja California restaurant and witness the preparation of this delicious meal. After lunch, learn about the agave plant, its uses, and the history of tequila.
Then taste varieties of tequila to distinguish flavors and qualities. An uphill walk will take us through a mix of pines and oaks. This is an easy walk along the lagoon, except for a few steep steps down a small hill at the trailhead. Search for water birds at this marsh habitat and estuary.
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Garnet Peak offers dramatic views of the desert and the Laguna Mountain Range. On a clear day, the eastern view may include the Salton Sea. This trail takes you through Jeffrey pines to high chaparral. For more inform ation or directions, visit www. Revel in one of the few remaining salt marshes in southern California.
Endangered bird species, including the Clapper Rail, Belding's Savannah Sparrow, and the California Least Tern, may be seen during this walk on level terrain. Enjoy the shade of oaks on this switchback trail to the ft.
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Take in views of the lake and forested peaks of the Cuyamaca Mountains. Join us on this easy walk through chaparral among a variety of plants, birds, reptiles, and butterflies.
This loop has excellent views along the trail at Boucher Hill. Two species of wild orchids and ripening berry plants make this hike a winner! Palomar Mountain is known for Sierra Nevada-like growth with the large pine, fir, and cedar trees. In June, berries are ripe and we will look for the coralroot orchids under the oak trees. An easy 1. Take time out this fall to enjoy a stay at a charming hotel located from San Francisco to San Diego.
Within the last 15 years much of San Francisco's waterfront has gotten a new point of view. With the removal of the Embarcadero Freeway starting in , the transformation of the Ferry Building into a bustling marketplace in , and the restoration of Piers 7 and 14, the public was given unprecedented access to more and more port property. As of Nov.
When combined with the Bayside History Walk and PortWalk stretching along the entire bayside perimeter of the project, nearly an acre of public access has been added. Pier 1?
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Berths for water taxi service and private yachts for up to two weeks will also be available. For more information, check web site www. Learn how sailors adapted to harsh conditions, dangerous storms, poor food and little pay. After the guided tour, descend below deck to experience the sights and sounds of "Cargo is King," a new exhibit that tells how the Balclutha, an square-rigged ship once known as the Star of Alaska, contributed to the social and economic development of the Bay Area, California and the world packing coal, lumber, wool, wheat, rice, Scotch whisky and the mineral nitrate.
For more information, telephone or check web site www. Attractions and Events News. Baseball's midsummer classic is coming to San Francisco and will bring exciting activities for fans of all ages. Moscone West Convention Center will be the site of a five-day celebration of the national pastime with an unparalleled interactive baseball festival known as Major League Baseball All-Star FanFest.
There will be exhibits and attractions, Major League clinics and seminars, free autograph sessions, live entertainment, memorabilia and much more. Tours and Activities. Featuring professional actors portraying historical characters, San Franciscans telling their own stories, city historians bringing the past to life, music, sound effects and a lively narrator, Stroll San Francisco has 33 different tours of major San Francisco landmarks and neighborhoods. For more information and to sample a tour, call or check web site www.
After a morning sampling olive oil varieties, chocolate confections, delicious cheeses and gathering goodies for home and garden, the culinary adventurers are then treated to a sumptuous lunch at a restaurant known for high quality food and the use of local and seasonal ingredients or can opt for a hands-on cooking class and sit-down lunch in a private home. Designed in by Willis Polk, also the designer of Filoli, it is one of the country's first glass-curtain-wall buildings.
The organization's new home is one of the city's premier LEED-certified spaces open to the public. Throughout the month of September, AIA San Francisco will be celebrating the fifth annual Architecture and the City festival with a series of architectural tours, film screenings, exhibitions, design lectures, home shows and more. For complete details, including information on a podcast "walking tour" of the new facility, call or check web site www.
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For more information on tours and other personae in Webber's repertoire including Luigi, the singing Italian chef; Professor Vine, Wild West Willie and Fred, the step-on guide, call or check web site www. Teams are given recipe guidelines, a pantry of ingredients and one hour to meet, create, prepare and make a plated presentation to a panel of judges.
Available for corporate groups and private celebrations, the Kitchen Challenge offers "exercises in the kitchen that can be taken right back to the office," notes Bibby Gignilliat, founder of Parties That Cook. For more information, call COOK or check web site www. Museum News. In following President Franklin D. Roosevelt's signing of Executive Order , some , Japanese Americans from the West Coast were interned in detention camps for the balance of the war. The remembrances of those internees, the art they created and their reactions to returning to San Francisco after World War II form the basis for several new exhibitions and a new play produced by the American Conservatory Theatre.
Among the exhibits:.
Opened on Jan. On view through March 18 , the multimedia exhibition organized by Community Works and students from three local schools, draws on oral histories of internees or the children of internees. A special program on Jan. Described as a "powerful valentine to San Francisco," the world premiere coincides with the th anniversary of San Francisco's Japantown.
Directed by Carey Perfloff, the drama portrays an unexpected grouping of characters trying to restore balance to a community that went from being almost a ghost town with the forced evacuation of Japanese Americans to an area with a burgeoning African American population. SF Cameraworks, the Bay Area's only non-profit photography gallery focusing on emerging artists, was founded in In addition to a 3, sf gallery, the site is home to an education center and 3,volume library which includes many rare and out-of-print publications.
The Museum of the African Diaspora www. The landmark exhibit, shown at the New York Historical Society in , features images of the history of slavery in New York and the fight for freedom.