The Free List
Free Events for Tuesday, January 11, 2000
This page lists free events taking place in San Francisco. It is
broken down into several categories. You can receive a
weekly e-mail listing
of free events as well. You can also have your event
Ribbons the Clown
Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library, 451 Jersey St.
Ribbons the Clown presents stories and magic for children ages 3 to
5. Encore performance at 11:00am.
Susan Orlean: The Orchid Thief
Clean Well-Lighted, 601 Van Ness Avenue
After he was caught in the act of stealing rare orchids from a wild
swamp in Florida, John Laroche, a toothless, renegade plant dealer,
sets off one of the oddest legal controversies in recent memory.
The Orchid Thief is a bizarre, compelling and hilarious true tale
that brings together environmentalists, Native Americans, and
devoted orchid collectors.
Judy Yung: Unbound Voices
Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St.
Judy Yung discusses her book Unbound Voices: A Documentary History
of Chinese Women in San Francisco. Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Rhoda Huffey: The Hallelujah Side
Stacey's Bookstore, 581 Market St.
Stacey's presents Rhoda Huffey and "The Hallelujah Side" as part of
our Evolution of a Writer program, a series for writers and all
interested in the creative process. In addition to reading from
her novel, Huffey will discuss her writing and publishing process.
In her book, Huffey introduces us to the midwestern bible-quoting,
tongues-speaking family of Roxanne Fish. "The Hallelujah Side" is
an unforgettable story of the conflict between a woman's desire to
be saved and her yearning to experience the beauty and variety of
the world. The daughter of two Pentecostal preachers, Huffey is a
magazine writer, a dancer, and a backup screamer to a retro-punk
High School and Beyond
Park Branch Library, 1833 Page St.
A Job Preparedness Workshop featuring skills assessment, resume
writing, interviewing, and discussion about work environments.
Spanish translation is available.
06:00pm - 09:00pm
Bayview/Anna E. Waden Branch Library, 5075 3rd St.
Come and perfect your mancala strategies. Our giant Mancala
competition will be December 6-10!
03:30pm - 04:30pm