COME TO THE WATER: TEACHING SAN FRANCISCO BLACK HISTORY
Saturday, January 26, 11am-1pm. Meet in the Visitor Center. Free.
A discussion about African-Americans in Calif. focusing on groups that had important roles in the events leading up to the Civil War. More at www.californiablackhistory.com
The Saga of Captain William Shorey
Saturdays, February 9 and 23, 3pm. Meet in the Visitor Center. Free.
A series of slides will introduce you to the extraordinary life and accomplishments of the only black whaling ship captain on the West Coast.
Chanteys: The African American and Caribbean Connection
Saturday, February 23, 1-1:45pm. Aboard Balclutha at Hyde Street Pier. Vessel admission.
Discover African American and Caribbean work songs of sailors, oarsmen, longshoremen and fishermen. Join Ranger Peter Kasin and Volunteer Richard Adrianowicz and join in on the choruses to these compelling chanteys.
EXHIBIT: AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE MARITIME TRADES
Daily, throughout February. In the Visitor Center.
Photo exhibit about the contributions of African Americans in maritime industries.
For more information please call 415-447-5000.