Travelers Conference

The Traveler's Conference is an annual event that provides Traveling Healthcare Professionals an opportunity to network with other travelers and top industry insiders. You will earn CEU's for classes specific to the industry, and meet agency representatives in a relaxed, low-pressure setting. This event has grown into the largest gathering of healthcare travelers in the United States. The Traveler's Conference is organized by volunteers who are themselves current or former travelers, and hosted in conjunction with PanTravelers - the Traveler's Association.

Jun 25, 2016

"Rum, Rhum, Ron! A History of Rum in New Orleans" Symposium

Historic New Orleans Collection. Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., 504.523.4662; hnoc.org

Jun 11-12, 2016

North Beach Festival

One of SF’s oldest street fairs returns with live music, Italian street painting, 125 arts and crafts booths, food and drink. See the Blessing of the Animals ceremony and the Shrine of St. Francis of Assisi both days from 2-3 pm. sresproductions.com

Jun 09, 2016

Summer Wine Pour at Pier 39

Stroll Pier 39 and enjoy live music and entertainment while participating businesses pour wine tastings and serve up small bites. Tickets get you discounts at participating businesses as well as 30 percent off Lyft rides to and from the event. pier39.com

Jun 03-19, 2016

Ethnic Dance Festival

The 38th annual festival returns to the Palace of Fine Arts with an eclectic lineup of performances from more than 20 world cultures ranging from the United States to Tajikistan. Each weekend brings a different program from 9-10 Bay Area dance companies. 3301 Lyon St., 415.474.3914, worldartswest.org

Jun 02-16, 2016

SF Documentary Festival

Now in its 15th year, this two-week festival showcases a variety of documentary films at San Francisco’s Roxie, Vogue and Great Star theaters. Several early-confirmed highlights include “Silicon Cowboys,” which explores the PC industry in the 1980s, and “The Summer Help,” which follows the experiences of European students working summer jobs in America. sfindie.com

Jun 12, 2016

Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon

World champions, Olympic medalists and the best amateur triathletes from 50 states and over 40 countries take on San Francisco’s bay, steep hills and rugged terrain. Don’t miss the all-weekend Fitness Festival and Expo, featuring product giveaways, displays, food and a beer garden. Marina Green, escapefromalcatraztriathlon.com

May 10 - Jun 25, 2016

“Red Velvet” at SF Playhouse

Set in London in 1833, “Red Velvet” is the story of Ira Aldridge, the first black man to star on a British stage. Written by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by Margo Hall, the play follows Aldridge’s rise to fame in the face of adversity. 450 Post St., 415.677.9596, sfplayhouse.org

 

May 25 - Jun 19, 2016

Cal Shakes presents “Much Ado about Nothing”

One of Shakespeare’s most famous comedies is reimagined through the eyes of Dogberry and his men in this production from director Jackson Gay, named one of the “power players of Off-Broadway” by the New York Times. Bruns Amphitheater, 100 California Shakespeare Theater Way, Orinda, 510.548,9666, calshakes.org

May 19 - Jul 14, 2016

“Close Enough for the Angels,” a Paul Madonna Solo Show at The Dryansky Gallery

Paul Madonna is a local illustrator best known for the comic strip “All Over Coffee,” which features his signature loose-form sketches of San Francisco cityscapes. This solo show features original drawings from his latest book, an illustrated novel inspired by Raymond Chandler and Haruki Murakami. 2120 Union St., 415.932.9302, thedryansky.com

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