Weekend roundup

April 22-25


Exploratorium’s After Dark Online: Earth Day

April 22. Celebrate Earth Day by joining this virtual event and listening to the voices at the forefront of the environmental justice movement. You’ll hear from youth leaders at Youth vs. Apocalypse and enjoy the short film My 25: The Ocean Between Us—a diverse group of young climate justice activists working together to lift the voices of youth, introduced by filmmaker Inka Cresswell. Ages 18+. 7 p.m. Free. exploratorium.edu

Spring “Mini Mart” at Mission Bowling Club

April 24. Head over to Mission Bowling Club to experience its second Mini Mart of the month. Enjoy some shopping from local vendors such as Ford Hand Made, Panacea Apothecary, d.digglesworth and Alex Beck Ceramics on the patio. For those who get hungry, dine on the back patio for brunch. The bowling lanes will also be open but highly recommend reserving a lane on the website. Mission Bowling Club will be following the city’s COIVD guidelines and screening upon arrival. Noon-4 p.m. Free. 3176 17th St., 415.863.2698. More info

West Coast Craft Market

April 24. The West Coast Craft Market returns to San Francisco’s Fort Mason. The popular single-day show is held once a month to provide space for those who have been underrepresented in other craft shows. More than 60 Bay Area vendors will be participating including Bay Bast of California, CULK, Doop, Gravel & Gold, Mud Witch, People I’ve Loved and The Great Escape Studio. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 2 Marina Blvd. westcoastcraft.com

Food + Drink

Lazy Susan

Open. Get your grub on at this new traditional Chinese eatery in Hayes Valley. Lazy Susan aspires to be the “Domino’s” of Chinese-American food, which its founders say should be recognized as a unique regional Chinese cuisine. Chef Eric Ehler, also known for Luke’s Local and Fort Point Beer, has developed a 25-item menu of “greatest hits” like orange chicken or pepper steak. Open daily 5-9:30 p.m. 208 Fell St., 415.858.7858. lazysusanchinese.com

SAJJ Kitchen

Now Open. The rapidly expanding Mediterranean fast-casual concept SAJJ Mediterranean, known for its fresh and customizable eats, has partnered with digital food hall concept Local Kitchens to launch its first SAJJ Kitchen in Cupertino. Pick from menu options such as the falafel wrap (pictured), chicken shwarma freekeh bowl, lamb kabob rice bowl and more. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. 21666 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, 650.459.4764. sajjstreeteats.com

Z & Y Restaurant

Open. This weekend, enjoy authentic Szechuan cuisine at the award-winning and Michelin recommended restaurant Z & Y Restaurant. Located in Chinatown, its owner-chef Han has served a Chinese president and was executive chef at the city’s Chinese consulate. Chef Han recommends the fish poached in spicy sauce, tea-smoked duck, salt-and-pepper crab, tan tan noodles, and the sweet and spicy Couple’s Delight. Vegetarian options available. Dining available indoors and outdoors. Open W-M 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. 655 Jackson St., 415.981.8988. zandyrestaurant.com

Arts + Culture

The Walt Disney Family Museum’s Main Galleries

Reopens April 22. Get the family together to check out the newly reopened The Walt Disney Family Museum, welcoming guests back to the main museum. Experience Walt Disney’s uplifting life story showcased through state-of-the-art galleries, memorable artifacts, original artworks and a spectacular model of Disneyland. Open Th-Su 10 a.m.-5 p.m., last gallery entry at 4 p.m. Pre-purchased, timed tickets required for entry. $25 adults, $20 students/seniors, $15 youth. 104 Montgomery St., 415.345.6800. waltdisney.org

Poolside Comedy at Chambers eat + drink

April 24. Bring a date, bring the pod, bring your mom, bring a mask and bring an appetite to enjoy Poolside Comedy at Chambers eat + drink. This hit comedy series has been selling out and bringing headlining comedians from across the country who’ve appeared on Netflix, Late Night, HBO, and more, to the intimate setting of the Phoenix Hotel courtyard on a regular basis. All social distancing guidelines will be enforced, so you can be free to enjoy live entertainment and premier food and drink. 5-9:30 p.m. $40. 601 Eddy St., 415.496.5178. Tickets


April 25. We could all use a little levity these days, and the Vault Garden brings it with a hilarious (and delicious) evening of stand-up comedy. The show is taking over the garden for another night of laughter and libations paired with a three-course dinner designed by chef Jason Halverson. Hosts Murahd Shawki and Kelly Evans bring two nationally recognized comedians—Bay Area native, Filipino American Andrew Orolfo and L.A.-based comedian/writer Logan Guntzelman—co-headlining the show. Showings: 5 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Prepaid parties of 2-6 for $89/person + $4 in SF Mandates. Tickets

Photo credits: Exploratorium’s, Facebook. Chambers eat + drink, website. Mission Bowling Club, Facebook. Lazy Susan, Facebook. All other images are courtesy of the venues.

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