'Girl Fry', who describe themselves as a queer, all-girl Latin and Fringe Punk band perform a very intimate acoustic set at Bird and Beckett Books & Records on Tuesday, August 22nd from 7:30 to 10:30pm. The bookstore is at 653 Chenery Street in San Francisco. For details call 415-586-3733.
The Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County holds a “Big Night Out.” It includes an evening of dinner, music and dancing on Tuesday, August 22nd, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, at the Lagunitas Brewing Company, 1280 North McDowell Boulevard in Petaluma. For details, call 707.544.3077, extension 144.
The City of Concord presents “The Sun Kings,” a Beatles tribute band. The concert happens on Thursday, August 24th, at 6:30pm, at Todos Santos Plaza, at Willow Pass Road and Grant Street in Concord. For details, call 707.869.9403.
Author and photographer Dan Niccoletta talks about his new book, “LGBT: San Francisco,” on Thursday, August 24th. Doors open at 5:30pm at the San Francisco Main Library’s Koret Auditorium on 100 Larkin Street in San Francisco. For details, call 415.557.4400
A public screening of the short documentary film, “The Hate Man, Street Philosopher.” takes place on Saturday, August 26th, at 2pm. The event happens at the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive outside screen at 2155 Center Street in Berkeley. For details, call 323.842.8615
The Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists hosts a “Better World Festival,” featuring music, theatre, spoken word and dance, plus opportunities to share your ideas for a better world. The event happens on Saturday, August 26th, from 3pm to 9pm, at 1924 Cedar Street in Berkeley. For details, call 510.841.4824.
The Commonwealth Club hosts a talk on free speech by attorney Floyd Abrams, author of “The Soul of the First Amendment.” This event takes place on Monday, August 28th, at 6:30pm, at 555 Post Street in San Francisco. For details, call 415.597.6705.
In honor of Diversity Awareness Month, the Danville Library hosts a Community Conversation on “Perspectives on Islam from a Muslim,” lead by local peace activist, Moina Shaiq. The event happens on Monday, August 28th, from 6:30pm to 8pm, at 400 Front Street in Danville. For details, call 925.314.3750.