Rebecca’s Weeklies: December 13

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Dec 14 Guess Who?

Yes, it’s that time of year again- the time when, for one night only, San Francisco Theater Pub brings us all together, to celebrate the Great American Tradition of singing songs about the holidays.
This year’s special selection of carols comes from a song-book renowned for its catchy pop tunes and ability to corrupt the Baby Boomer generation. It’s got everything you want at the holidays: child molestation, murder, insanity, prostitution, disaffected youth, repressed family tragedy, denial, adultery, regret, and hey, did we mention child molestation? Oh, hey, there are some miracles too. And forgiveness. So, it’s like, actually kind of Christmasy. In a really screwed up, pushing the envelope sort of way.

Dec 13-15 Geminids Meteor Shower

Stargazers look directly up tonight (away from city lights) to see a spectacular meteor light show originating from the Comet 3200 Phaethon in the constellation Gemini (looking south, almost overhead). The peak nights of the 2015 Geminid meteor shower are expected to be on December 13-14 (night of December 13 till dawn December 14) and 14-15 (night of December 14 till dawn December 15). Geminid meteors tend to be few and far between at early evening, but intensify in number as evening deepens into late night. Your best bet is to watch on December 13-14 and 14-15, from mid-evening (9 to 10 pm) until dawn.

Dec 15 Volunteer: GLIDE’s Grocery Bag Giveaway 2015

GLIDE will give away a record 6,000 bags full of groceries to individuals and families on Tuesday-Wednesday, December 15-16, 2015. Join hundreds of volunteers, including Gap Inc., Central Payment, and Spot On employees who have already committed to help fill the bags and distribute them to those in need.

Dec 15 “#ImpactShopping” PopUp Holiday Marketplace

The PopUp Holiday Market welcomes you to an exciting evening where you can mix and mingle with unique Bay Area small business owners from 6:30-9 pm on Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

Dec 16 Free Skate Rental & Bank of the West Wednesdays | Union Square Ice Skating Rink

Every Wednesday this holiday season at the Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square is “Bank of the West Wednesday” featuring free skate rentals to all ($5 value), or if you’re a Bank of the West customer, you get an extra special treat with not only free skate rentals for free admission to the ice rink as well ($11 value).

Dec 17 24 Holidays on 24th Street: Santa & Live Reindeer

Each day between December 1-24, 2015 will highlight merchant events & specials along with with live entertainment and more to create a festive atmosphere for shoppers visiting 24th Street. Holiday events and performances on 24th Street include visits with Santa, hayrides, live reindeer, carolers, dancers, a holiday wine walk and live local music.

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