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Free Public Talks are postponed until 2022, instead . . .

Urban Forums: Walk & Talk

Satudays at 12 noon unless otherwise noted.

At various locations (see below)

A new kind of outdoor gathering to replace our normal schedule of indoor public talks. These will be shorter urban walks with a guest speaker or two, ending in a place where we can sit (safely) and have an open conversation about history, public space, and the themes that come up along the way.

(Due to pandemic restrictions, we have limited capacity on our tours. If you RSVP in the last week, you may be put on a waiting list.)


Our Public Talks are partly underwritten by the City Lights Foundation


Download the Fall 2021 calendar as a pdf

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Archive of past talks

Online audio archive of past talks, listed by type:

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Saturday, September 18

Eureka Valley

Discover a half dozen stairways, open spaces, and incredible views and gardens all across the upper slopes of Eureka Valley, above the Castro, and below Twin Peaks.

RSVP required: shaping@foundsf.org

Saturday, October 9

Bayview Hill & Candlestick Point State Recreation Area

To the top of a rarely visited hill with incredible views, and down and around to the only urban-located State Park.

RSVP required: shaping@foundsf.org

Saturday, November 6

Glen Canyon to Sutro Forest

Starting with Glen Canyon, follow parts of the Crosstown Trail and then visit Sutro Forest.

RSVP required: shaping@foundsf.org