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JUNE 1 & 2: Nikolas Weinstein Studios OPEN STUDIO and seconds sale of glassworks features a glassblowing demonstration. 10 am 5 pm. 1649 Valencia St. 643-5418.
JUNE 1 9: "The Psychopathology of Everyday Life" features new DANCE works by Mary Armentrout. Fri. and Sat., 8 pm. Dance Mission Theater, 3316 Mission St. 510-845-8604.
JUNE 1 15: An overdue book AMNESTY at the San Francisco Public Library is your chance to clear your conscience...and win a prize for the longest time overdue, the greatest distance traveled to return the item, or the most creative or poignant excuse. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
JUNE 1 JULY 4: The national Queer Arts Festival's opening gala features a reading and discussion by ALICE WALKER, Dorothy Allison, and Jewelle Gomez at the S.F. Women's Building. For information, call 552-7709.
JUNE 2: The MARK LENO for Assembly Campaign kicks off at noon. Plumbers' Union Hall, 1621 Market St.
JUNE 2: The vocal duo BOX SET performs at 8:15 pm. Noe Valley Music Series at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.
JUNE 2 10: The California Travel Troupe performs Russ Duffy's retelling of ROBIN HOOD, which features a 675-year-old Maid Marian, who doesn't look a day over 500. Sat. and Sun., 11 am and 1 pm. Black Box Theater for Kids at City College, Bungalow 215, Phelan and Judson. 285-8476.
JUNE 2 30: ASTRONAUT TRAINING CAMP features an opportunity to experience weightlessness and wearing an actual space suit, on a drop-in basis. 12:30 4 pm. Chabot Space and Science Center, 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland. 510-336-7300.
JUNE 2 JULY 14: "Directions," ARTWORK by Tracy Stroder, is on display at Noe Art Space. Reception June 2, 6 to 10 pm. Value Vacation, 3901 23rd St. 824-2550, www.valuevacation.com.
JUNE 3: The PENTECOST celebration at the Noe Valley Ministry features choral music and liturgical dancing. 10:30 am. 1021 Sanchez St. 282-2317.
JUNE 4: Your input is requested at a LIBRARY PLANNING meeting to discuss improving services and space usage in the branches. 7 pm. Eureka Valley Branch, 3555 16th St. 554-9445.
JUNE 4 25: A CHILDBIRTH preparation class meets Mondays from 7 to 9:30 pm, or as a one-day intensive on June 10, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. Natural Resources, 1307 Castro St. 550-2611.
JUNE 4 JULY 3: Tasmanian PHOTOGRAPHER Tony Ryan exhibits recent work in "My Beautiful Sister," a contemplation of being male "in the age of Girl Power." Mon. Sat., 2 10 pm; reception Thursday, June 28, 7:30 11:30 pm. Artists' Television Access, 992 Valencia St. 824-3890.
JUNE 5: A mom and baby MUSIC workshop runs 10 to 10:30 am. Natural Resources, 1307 Castro St. 550-2611.
JUNE 5 26: Lauren Coleman's JAZZ STRETCH class meets on Tuesdays, from 6 to 7:15 pm. Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 282-2782.
JUNE 5 26: An INFANT MASSAGE class for parents with pre-crawling babies meets Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. Natural Resources, 1307 Castro St. 550-2611.
JUNE 6: ArtSpan hosts an ART AUCTION in conjunction with Open Studios 2001. 7 10 pm. Canvas Cafe and Gallery, 9th Ave. at Lincoln. 861-9838.
JUNE 6: Bian Tan of Strybing Arboretum gives a slide lecture on the rare and endangered plants of northern VIETNAM. 7 9 pm. Suma, 1224 Ninth Ave. 661-1316, ext. 354.
JUNE 7: The Youth Employment Services JOB FAIR offers opportunities with nonprofits, community organizations, and retail stores for young adults, ages 16 to 24. 4 7 pm. Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, 515 Cortland Ave. 206-2140, ext. 146.
JUNE 7: Mary Petrilli discusses the San Bruno Mountain stewardship program at a meeting of the California NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY. 7:30 pm. A plant identification workshop is offered from 6 to 7:15 pm. Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way. 752-7031.
JUNE 9, 16 & 23: The city holds CLEANUP DAYS in Noe Valley and other District 8 neighborhoods. On June 9, join the mayor, Supervisor Leno, and other volunteers at the top of Twin Peaks. June 16: Dolores Park. June 23: James Lick Middle School, 1220 Noe St. 9 11:30 am. Free pizza at noon. 554-5447 or www.sfcleancity.com.
JUNE 9: DeVoine Entertainment's third annual BLACK MUSIC month celebration includes speakers, food, and a show by local independent record labels and artists. Noon 6 pm. Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park. 292-5157.
JUNE 9: A SING-ALONG screening of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz features a costume contest and backup vocals by the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus. 2 5 pm. Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St. 557-4500.
JUNE 9: "Synesthesia," Southern Exposure Gallery's annual AUCTION, features refreshments, music, butoh dancers, and interactive exhibits from the Exploratorium. 6 11 pm. 401 Alabama St. 863-2141.
JUNE 9: Learn ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCING to live music; no partners needed. 7:30 9:30 pm. Bethany United Methodist Church, 1268 Sanchez St. 282-7374 or www.bacds.org.
JUNE 9: VIOLINIST Vagif Kuliyev and the Community Music Center Orchestra perform Carmina Burana and Vivaldi's Violin Concerto in A minor. 8 pm. Mission Dolores, 16th & Dolores. 647-6015.
JUNE 9: "Old-time" bluegrass quintet the CROOKED JADES and acoustic band Pig Iron perform at 8:15 pm. Noe Valley Music Series at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.
JUNE 9 & 10: Butoh dancer AKIRA KASAI performs "Pollen (Kafun)." 8 pm. Theater Artaud, 450 Florida St. 621-7797.
JUNE 910, 1617 & 2324: See the work of 30 Bay Area dance companies at the three-weekend ETHNIC DANCE Festival, at the Palace of Fine Arts. Sat., 2 and 8 pm; Sun., 2 pm. Bay & Laguna. 392-4400, www.tickets.com.
JUNE 10: "It Takes a Village..." is the theme of the 11 am Sunday service at BETHANY United Methodist Church, 1268 Sanchez St. 647-8393.
JUNE 10: The ACLU's Nancy Otto discusses students' rights at the PFLAG support group. 2 4 pm. St. Francis Church, 152 Church St. 921-8850.
JUNE 10: Gallery Sanchez hosts the 12th annual HOMESCHOOLERS' Art Show, featuring paintings, sculpture, and ceramics by home-schooled students, 3 to 18. 2 4 pm. Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 647-1331.
JUNE 10: A student ART EXHIBIT and silent auction of staff artwork at Sharon Art Studio includes paintings, Chinese brush paintings, ceramics, metal jewelry, and stained glass. 2 5 pm. Golden Gate Park. 753-7004.
JUNE 12: Singer/songwriter Lisa Atkinson leads a family SING-ALONG for all ages. 10 and 11 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
JUNE 13: "MEDICATION ERRORS: It Can Happen to You," a UCSF Brown Bag Lecture, runs from 12:10 to 1 pm. Room 300, Health Sciences West Bldg., 500 Parnassus Ave. 476-4394.
JUNE 13: Lori and RJ from the KIDS WB20 CLUB perform Cotton Candy Express Music. 3 pm. Mission Library, 300 Bartlett St. 695-5090.
JUNE 13: A Noe Valley BOOK GROUP discusses Catfish and Mandala by Andrew X. Pham; new members welcome. 7 pm. Cover to Cover, 3812 24th St. 282-8080.
JUNE 13: To celebrate BLOOMSDAY, Michael Rosenthal will discuss James Joyce's Ulysses and launch a reading group that will meet June 20 to Aug. 22 (two chapters a week; preregistration required). 7:30 pm. Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia St. 282-9246.
JUNE 13, 20 & 27: The LAPSITS at the Noe Valley Library feature songs, stories, and fingerplays for infants, toddlers, and their parents. Wednesdays at 7 pm. 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
JUNE 14 JULY 3: Five Bay Area women exhibit ARTWORKS in various media in "Embodiment," at the Crucible Steel Gallery. Reception June 14, 6 9 pm. 2050 Bryant St. 648-7562.
JUNE 14 24: More than 350 FILMS will be shown at the S.F. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, at the Castro Theater and other venues. Call 370-0673 or visit www.frameline.org for complete scoop.
JUNE 15 17: "QUEER DANCE: Sex and Comedy" begins the fifth annual Lesbian and Gay Dance Festival at Dance Mission Theater. 8 pm. 3316 24th St. 273-4633.
JUNE 16: An OPEN HOUSE at the S.F. Zoo goes behind the scenes at the expanded Children's Zoo. 10 am 5 pm. 1 Zoo Drive. 753-7080; www.sfzoo.org.
JUNE 16: The 30th BIRTHDAY BASH of Friends of Recreation and Parks features clowns, jugglers, arts and crafts, games, storytelling, and tours of Golden Gate Park. 11 am 3 pm. Sharon Meadow. 750-5105.
JUNE 16: Architect Shirl Buss leads a FAMILY BRIDGE WALK (ages 8 and over) across the Golden Gate Bridge. 1 3:30 pm. 561-7752.
JUNE 16: Geri Handa leads an ORIGAMI class for ages 8 and older. 2 pm. Glen Park Library, 653 Chenery St. 337-4340.
JUNE 17: New Orleans blues and jazz musician DR. JOHN kicks off the 64th season of the Stern Grove Festival. 2 pm. 19th Ave. at Sloat Blvd. 252-6252.
JUNE 19: Preschool STORY TIME, a read-aloud program for children ages 3 to 5, begins at 10 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
JUNE 19: A class in yoga for ASTHMATICS can help breathing and reduce stress. 6 9 pm. Integral Yoga Institute, 770 Dolores St. 821-1117.
JUNE 20: The LIZARD LADY visits the Mission Library with a boa constrictor.... 3 pm. 300 Bartlett St. 695-5090.
JUNE 20 22 & 27 30: LISI DEHAAS performs her musical comedy Studly. 8 pm. Venue 9, 252 9th St. 289-2000.
JUNE 21: The first SOLAR ECLIPSE of the new millennium can be seen via satellite at the Exploratorium, starting at 4:30 am (eclipse at 6:12 am). Advance tickets required; 561-0308.
JUNE 21: The SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE Summer Solstice party shows off lively jigs and reels to fiddle music; spectators free. 7:45 pm. Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 333-9372.
JUNE 22 24: Carla Lucero's original opera WUORNOS tells the tale of a Florida female serial killer. Fri. and Sat., 8 pm; Sun., 4 pm. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. 978-2787.
JUNE 23: Inner Flow YOGA offers a free Hatha Yoga class. 3:30 5 pm. Center for Healing and Expression, 1739 O'Farrell St. 210-YOGA.
JUNE 23: "Around a CALIFORNIA PIANO" features a group of musician friends playing classical, jazz, pop, and rock piano. 8 pm. Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 282-2317.
JUNE 26: FILMS for preschoolers 3 to 5 are shown at 10 and 11 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
JUNE 26: The S.F. League of Urban Gardeners (SLUG) offers a class on "HEALTHY HOUSEPLANTS." 6:30 8:30 pm. SLUG's office, 2088 Oakdale Ave. Reserve a space at 285-7584.
JUNE 27: POETS Peter Kane and Lisa Gluskin read from their work at 7:30 pm. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
JUNE 27 AUG. 1: A PREGNANCY SUPPORT GROUP at Natural Resources meets on Wednesdays from 7 to 9 pm. 1307 Castro St. 550-2611.
JUNE 28: Allen Pastron, Ph.D., gives an ARCHAEOLOGICAL perspective of San Francisco in a slide show, "Beneath Our Feet," hosted by the S.F. History Association. 7 pm. Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 678 Portola Drive. 750-9986.
JUNE 28: The UPPER NOE NEIGHBORS' monthly meeting begins at 7:30 pm. Upper Noe Rec Center, Day & Sanchez. 285-0473.
JUNE 29: "Radical" FOLK group Rebecca Riots plays with the Vagabond Lovers at the Noe Valley Ministry. 8 pm. 1021 Sanchez St. 377-8588.
JUNE 30: Valarie Revels discusses GARDENING for city kids. 1:30 pm. Glen Park Library, 653 Chenery St. 337-4340.
JUNE 30: Saxophonist STEVE LACY flies in from Paris to perform with his European quintet. 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Noe Valley Music Series at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.
JUNE 30: WATER PLAY DAY at the Randall Museum features experiments, art projects, and games, including water balloon tossing. 11 am 3 pm. 199 Museum Way. 752-7031.