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February 1

Tour: Anchor Brewing Company

For the first time ever, Anchor Brewing Company opens its doors to the public for a self-guided facility tour, which will take visitors through the taproom and brew house, showcasing several beers along the way. Tourists will view the traditional all-copper brew system and unique open-fermentation techniques. There’ll be educational stations along the way where questions can be answered. Included in the admission price are five 5 ounce tastings. This is a 21+ only event. 4 p.m., Anchor Brewing Company, 1705 Mariposa Street. $15 pre-order tickets; $20 at the door (limited quantity). Tickets and information: www.brownpaper

February 2nd through 23rd

Culture: From These Roots, 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

An art exhibit focusing on the history of U.S. slavery, featuring photographs, paintings and posters from President Barak Obama’s 2008 campaign. Live performances of drama, dance and jazz, spiritual and world music on weekends. Exhibit free; varying ticket prices for performances. Bayview Opera House, 4705 Third Street. Information:

February 4 to 6

Music:  Superbowl 50 events at Pier 70

Traffic will be congested, and alcohol is likely to flow, making for a potentially irritating ball of energy in Dogpatch, though if you’re lucky enough to have tickets there’ll be lots of fun to be had. Dave Matthews Band, February 4, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. (public event); February 5, Pharrell, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. (public event); February 6, Guest TBD, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. (private event)

February 5th through April 8th

Community: Tax Preparation

The Potrero Hill Neighborhood House has partnered with United Way of the Bay Area to offer free tax prep for families with household incomes of less than $54,000. Walk-in only, Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro Street. Information: 415.822.1022.

February 6th

Family: MakeArt Glass Bubbles & Baubles

Design a piece of jewelry, a magnet, or other object d’art from bits of glass and images inspired by Silvia Levenson’s work in Without Camouflage.  All supplies provided; feel free to bring small images to incorporate into creations. 1 to 4 p.m., Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 Third Street. Free with general admission. Information:

February 10th

Music: Daniel Berkman

Live Music by Potrero Hill resident Daniel Berkman, a composer, multi-instrumentalist and innovator of the kora, a 21-stringed harp/lute from West Africa. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Farley’s, 1315 18th Street.

February 16th

Community: Minnesota Street Properties Design Planning Workshop

University of California, San Francisco offers an opportunity to influence the design process for three adjacent properties located at 566, 590 and 600 Minnesota Street.  UCSF has made the development of critically-needed, affordable housing for graduate students and trainees one of its top priorities. Perkins+Will, a design firm retained by UCSF, will share their observations and information received during previous tours led by neighbors, group discussions and community meetings. At this gathering, community members can offer more detailed advice on the future design of the Minnesota Street project as it relates to neighborhood guidelines and within the context of ongoing change in Dogpatch. 7 p.m., Dogpatch Studios, 991 Tennessee Street, Second Floor. Information: Michele Davis, 415.476.3024.

February 17th

Music: Soul Delights

The ever popular group offers a live performance. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Farley’s, 1315 18th Street.

February 25th

Music: John Lewis and Gary Schoofs

This duo performs covers of the Beatles, Eagles, Everly Brothers, Simon & Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Farley’s, 1315 18th Street.

February 27th

Community: Black History Month Program

The Potrero Hill Neighborhood House will present a Black History Month program. Dinner provided. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro Street. Information: 415.826.8080

Music: An Evening of Community & Celebration with Homeless Prenatal Program

The Homeless Prenatal Program presents a benefit concert by MacArthur “Genius” and former SF Jazz artistic director, Regina Carter. Carter is a jazz violinist, lauded for her clear, original sound and exploration of the American musical heritage. All proceeds benefit HPP’s programs, services and its recipients. 8 p.m. The Nourse Auditorium, 275 Hayes Street. Tickets available through City Box Office. Tickets and Information: