The best family and learning events in San Francisco this week

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By Hoodline - Published on April 02, 2019.

Whether you are caretaker, teacher or child, maybe it's time for something different? From film screenings to a glassmaking workshop, there's something for everyone, from children to educators.

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SFUSD's Screening - Tre Maison Dasan

First up is a free screening of "Tre Maison Dasan" sponsored by SFUSD's Office of Counseling and Post Secondary Success. The documentary film shows the world from the point of view of three children, each growing up with a parent in prison. Following the film will be a light meal and a panel discussion with local students who can speak firsthand to the movie's themes. 

When: Thursday, April 4, 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: James Denman Middle School - Auditorium, 241 Oneida Ave.
Price: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

Arts Education Policy Roundtable : Principles for Equity with the Human Rights Commission

Next, the Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area will host its bi-monthly roundtable on Friday. The forum aims to provide arts educators with updated information and hear from the executive director of the San Francisco Human Rights Council about how arts programming can promote equity in the community. 

When: Friday, April 5, 10-11:30 a.m.
Where: San Francisco Arts Commission, Veteran's Building, Room 302, 401 Van Ness Ave.
Price: Free
Click here for more details, and to RSVP

90-Second Newbery Film Festival 2019

Next, the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival kicks off its San Francisco screening on Sunday at the main San Francisco Public Library. The annual video contest showcases kid filmmakers, who "create short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery award-winning books in about 90 seconds," according to the organizers. 

When: Sunday, April 7, 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St.
Price: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

Public Glass Workshop

Finally, pediatric cancer patients and their families are invited to this free workshop at Public Glass, a non-profit organization that's expanding access to the art of glassmaking. Participants will create a glass frame to take home, leading the entire process from design, to arranging glass, to finishing it in the hot kiln.

When: Sunday, April 7, 2-5 p.m.
Where: Public Glass, 1750 Armstrong Ave.
Price: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

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