“Butterfly Walk” welcomes children and adults to visit the UC Botanical Garden in search of butterflies. Docent led tours happen on Tuesday June 27th, and every fourth Tuesday, from 3-4pm at 200 Centennial Drive, in Berkeley. For details, call: 510-643-2755
The San Francisco Public Library hosts “Ladies Knight,” at which women of all levels meet in a supportive, fun environment to learn chess. Instruction and play takes place on Wednesday, June 28 from 6 to 7:30pm at the Main Library, 4th Floor, 100 Larkin Street, in San Francisco. For details call: 415-557-4533
The City of Concord presents The 25th Annual Music & Market Series, featuring the band, “David Martin’s House Party.” The event takes place on Thursday, June 29, starting at 6:30pm at the corner of Willow Pass Road and Grant Street in downtown Concord. For details, call 707.869.9403.
The opening reception for 2017’s Art + Process + Ideas Exhibition, featuring Sofía Córdova, Sanaz Mazanini and Genevieve Quick, takes place on Thursday, June 29, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at The Mills College Art Museum, 5000 MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland. For details, call 510.430.3340.
Axis Dance Company will hold three (3) complimentary performances of “Occupy: A Site-Specific Journey Through An Urban Garden” at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival on Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2, at 12:00pm and 2:30pm, at 760 Howard Street in San Francisco. For details, call 415.543.1718.
The Annual People’s World July 4th Barbecue features eyewitness report-backs from Viet Nam and Havana. Good people, good food and good discussion, on July 4 at the Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library, 6501 Telegraph Avenue, in Oakland. For details, call 415.845.9492.
Actors Ensemble of Berkeley presents “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” with a special 4pm performance on Tuesday, July 4th . You are welcome to picnic on the grounds at John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre, 41 Somerset Place, Berkeley. For Details call (510) 649-5999.