Community Calendar : June 2022

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Now through 6/11 Saturday
Art: The Mail Art Club Exhibition
At the beginning of the pandemic Creativity Explored artists mailed one another handmade postcards to stay connected, an experimental exchange of art and ideas initiated through a virtual class taught by Michael Napper. Over the past two years CE artists, teachers, staff and volunteers created and mailed hundreds of postcard-sized artworks. The Mail Art Club exhibition showcases dozens of original drawings, collaborative multimedia collages, and text-based work mailed and exchanged between participants of the ongoing class. Free. Creativity Explored, 3245 16th Street. For more information

Now through 7/9 Saturday
Photography: Matter in the Hothouse
Chicago-based artist and winner of SF Camerawork’s 2020 Exhibition Award, Aimée Beaubien, presents Aimée Beaubien: Matter in the Hothouse, a psychedelic jungle of cut and woven photographs of plants, organic plant material, and other mixed media hung from the ceiling in strips and waves that visitors enter and walk around in, taking up the entire gallery. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Minnesota Street Project, 1275 Minnesota Street, Gallery 106. For more information and to make a reservation (encouraged)

6/3 Friday
History: Hidden San Francisco Walking Tour 
Hidden stories, surprises, and live performances abound in a 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood. Activism, music, and pirating are brought to life as actors portray the larger-than-life historical figures that gave this City its quirky, unique reputation. Brought to you by the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free. For meeting location and more info, please email info [at] ybcbd [dot] org

6/7 Tuesday and 6/18 Saturday
Art: Robyn Horn and Iris Eichenberg
Mobile MakeArt programs are back at the Potrero Branch Library, where the space will be transformed to welcome the works of artists Robyn Horn and Iris Eichenberg. Free. San Francisco Public Library, Potrero Branch, 1616 20th Street. Tuesday 6/7, 4 to 6 p.m.; Saturday 6/18 1 to 3 p.m. For more information

6/8 Wed
Community: Potrero Women’s Club
The 114-year-old Potrero Women’s Club will meet at the Potrero Branch Library, 1616 20th Street, at 1:30 p.m. Come learn about the club; be a part of histroy. For more information: 415.282.8209.

6/11 & 6/12 Saturday and Sunday
Art: The Box Shop Mural Festival
The Box Shop celebrates more than 80 colorful, beautiful mural installations covering the Box Shop’s exterior and inner yard, with artmaking, performances, mural tours, and more. Meet the muralists and Box Shop creators. Saturday 12 to 6 p.m. Sunday 12 to 4 p.m. Free. The Box Shop, 951 Hudson Avenue. For more information

6/12 Sunday
Film: Roman Holiday
Roman Holiday (G, 118 minutes, 1953). 2 to 4:15 p.m. Free. Potrero Meeting Room, San Francisco Public Library, 1616 20th Street. For more information

6/19 Sunday
Juneteenth: Festival
San Francisco Black Wallstreet hosts this year’s Juneteenth celebration to honor Black freedom, resilience and contributions to America., with food vendors, the Black Millionaire Marketplace, live performances, amusement park, and more. Gilman Park, 903 Gilman Avenue. For more information

6/22 Wednesday
Film: Cruella
Cruella (PG-13, 134 minutes, 2021). 5 to 7:30 p.m. Free. Potrero Meeting Room, San Francisco Public Library, 1616 20th Street. For more information

6/26 Sunday
Pride: Everyone Loves a Corgi
March with your corgi. 10 a.m. Free. Spear and Market streets. For more information and to register