May is the month to celebrate the arts in Bayview, with opportunities to enjoy everything from painting and youth dance to local cooking demonstrations. There are perfect activities for family fun or an evening out. Make the most out of these opportunities, and get your creative expression on!
Now through May 3, Daily from 9 a.m.-7 p.m
Community mural project
Corner of Third and Hudson
Artists—or anyone who enjoys holding a paintbrush—are invited to join muralists Libre Gutierrez and Sirron Norris in creating a new work of art for the Bayview community. Gutierrez, an internationally known muralist from Mexico, is partnering with local organizations to paint a mural on a building near the bus stops on the corner of Third and Hudson. People of all ages, including children, are welcome. Click here to sign up.
Now through May 19; contact the box office at (415) 388-5208 or email@example.com for showtimes
Marin Theater Company
397 Miller Ave. in Mill Valley
In collaboration with Zaccho Theater, a local Bayview theatre, Bayview dancers will be performing in North Bay. Support our local organization at they branch out, and be one of the first to see “Jazz,” a theatrical composition musically underscored by Bay-Area jazz musician Marcus Shelby and based on Toni Morrison’s book of the same name. The story is set in Harlem in 1926 and follows the story of a middle-age women out for revenge after her husband has an affair. Featuring choreography by Joanna Haigood, the characters in this West Coast premiere of “Jazz” move to a rhythm of their own.
May 4, Dinner service begins at 6 p.m.; music 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.;
Word. A Café
5114 3rd St.
What could be more relaxing than an intimate Saturday evening of tapas, wine and classical music? Word. A Café is hosting San Francisco opera singer Erin Neff and classical guitarist Jennifer Trowbridge, as they perform works by Barrios, Duarte, Villa-Lobos and more. The café will provide a full bar and tapas menu. Get tickets here.
May 5 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday Streets 2019 street festival and block party
San Francisco’s roving block party is coming to Bayview this month, reserving an afternoon for pedestrians, bicyclists, roller skaters and yogis to take over car-free streets. The Bayview edition of Sunday Streets 2019 will feature three miles of community space on Carroll Street, Oakdale, Galvez, Cargo Way and 22nd Street filled with fun, family friendly activities provided by local community groups and businesses. You’ll find everything from live music to food demos along this hopping street festival!
May 11 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bayview Makers Mashup Market
1750 Armstrong Ave.
Free, items for purchase
Bayview collaborates! More than 30 local vendors will converge at the interactive Bayview Makers Mashup Market, which will bring SF Small Business Week to a close. Bayview makers, chefs, restaurateurs, artists, producers and craftspeople will combine their talents to make unique collaborations available only at this mashup. They will sell their creations, as well as offer unique demonstrations. Local café pop-ups will offer samples of wine, beer and spirits at this free gathering open to the public.
May 22-23 at 7 p.m.
Food for Thought: Dances about Nutrition, Health and the Choices We Make
1777 Yosemite Ave., Studio 330
This two-night event will feature 85 students who are part of local organizations, including the Zaccho Youth Company. The program is choreographed by Joanna Haigood, Jo Kreiter and Shakiri and presented in partnership with groups such as The Kimball Foundation and The San Francisco Foundation.