CitiesAlive NightLife

Thu Oct 24, 2013
California Academy of Sciences
6:00-10:00 pm
$10 - $12
Arts Supply Store, Bars, City, Museums, Music, Science Museum, Shopping
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Presented by CitiesAlive Green Roof and Wall Conference and swissnex San Francisco.

Under the Academy’s living, breathing roof, NightLife teams up with CitiesAlive to celebrate the benefits and beauty of living green architecture.

Explore the tasty world of edible flowers with Vegetable Uprising blogger and rooftop gardener Kristin McArdle. Learn how to turn a stoop or windowsill into a flourishing vegetable garden with Gudrun Ongania and Wanda Keller of VEG and the City.

Plus, taste fresh and local honey from urban bee keeper Terry Oxford of Urban Bee SF. Scout living roofs throughout the city (even the secret ones) and get a microscopic look at the diverse insects that call them home, then take a virtual tour of green buildings around the country with the pros at Virtually Green.

Explore the greenest museum on the planet with a scavenger hunt and win great, green prizes from eco-friendly organizations. Academy botanist Frank Almeda will discuss how the museum’s 2.5-acre living roof serves as an important ecosystem for birds, bees and the building itself.

In the Piazza, dance to a soundscape of dub-step, roots and dancehall by DJ Sep (Dub Mission).

21+ Event. ID required for entry.

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NightLife takes place Thursday nights (6-10pm) at the California Academy of Sciences. Music, Creatures and Cocktails. 21+

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415.379.8000 (Box Office)
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  1. California Academy of Sciences
    55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA