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Friday, November 8, 2013

All Aboard: Greenpeace Ship, Rainbow Warrior, Docks in San Francisco

Posted By on Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 3:00 PM

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Greenpeace is sailing into the bay today, and will dock Rainbow Warrior III (the first ship was bombed in 1985, and the second retired after 22 years on the sea), at Pier 15. And if you want to climb aboard, you'll have the opportunity to do so this weekend and next -- and it's free.

An example of sustainable ship building, the public can tour the Rainbow Warrior (Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.) and partake in (what we assume are green-themed) activities aboard the ship on Sundays, Nov. 10 and Nov. 17. While docked, Greenpeace is also hosting an art exhibition and screening a film.

The Art of the Resistance exhibition on Nov. 11 (12:30 p.m.-5 p.m.) will feature over 70 works by social justice artists, and on Nov. 14 they'll screen Postcards from Climate Change, which features a look at how individuals across the U.S. are viewing and reacting to climate change; showings are at 6 and 8 p.m. and an RSVP is required.

If you attend any events don't forget your ID, the Port of San Francisco requires it!

For events in San Francisco this week and beyond, check out our calendar section. Follow us on Twitter at @ExhibitionistSF, Mollie at @MollieM10, and like us on Facebook.

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