Member Benefits & Events

Member Events

We invite our KQED Members to periodic free or discounted cultural events in the Bay Area. Please sign up for On KQED to get on the events mailing list. If you need a new Member Card, please email Member Services or call 415-553-2150.

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Upcoming

Music, Community & Nature Converge at SF Botanical Garden’s Flower Piano

Flower-Piano
July 11 – 22, 2019 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
plus additional ticketed events
San Francisco Botanical Garden
1199 9th Ave SF CA 94122

Grab friends and head to one of the Bay Area’s most anticipated musical events of the summer, as Flower Piano tucks twelve pianos throughout the Garden and invites the public to play and listen! The 5th anniversary brings more opportunities to play plus performances by professional musicians, special events for families, weekday lunchtime concerts, free piano lessons, and three evenings of Flower Piano at Night, a magical, after dark ticketed event with food trucks and outdoor bars.

More information at sfbg.org/flowerpiano

KQED Members receive discounts on Flower Piano special event tickets with code: kqedmember19.

Midtown Social Performs Outdoors

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Saturday, July 13, 2019 7:00 PM
Kanbar Center at the Osher Marin JCC
200 No San Pedro Rd. San Rafael Ca 94903

Their freshly squeezed blend of California soul, funk, and rock is downright irresistible. With Midtown Social it’s time to stretch, hydrate, and double‐knot your dancing shoes, because San Francisco’s favorite soul party band is here to quench your thirst. Their freshly squeezed blend of California soul, funk, and rock is downright irresistible. Midtown Social is a tour‐de‐ force, but it’s more than just a band. Ages 17 & under Free.

More information at marinjcc.org/summernights.

KQED Members save $5 with discount code: KQED

KQED Member Discount to SF Jewish Film Festival

SFJFF
July 18 – August 4
Screenings in San Francisco, the East Bay, Palo Alto and San Rafael

The Jewish Film Institute proudly presents the 39th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF), returning July 18 through August 4 at venues in San Francisco, the East Bay, Palo Alto, and San Rafael. SFJFF celebrates excellence in Jewish and independent cinema with 18 days of groundbreaking films, memorable guests, engaging content, and exciting special events!

More information at sfjff.org

KQED members receive 15% discount on tickets to any regularly priced screening through July 19 with code: KQED39.

Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca

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Saturday, July 20, 2019 7:00 PM
Kanbar Center at the Osher Marin JCC
200 No San Pedro Rd. San Rafael Ca 94903

Afro Cuban live music turns this outdoor concert into a dance party connecting back to Mother Africa via the Cuban clave rhythm, Lemvo is equally at home singing in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Lingala and Kikongo. He has refined his vision, raising his joyous voice with strength, singing songs that celebrate life, and most importantly, inspiring his audiences to let loose and dance away their worries. The evening offers bright horns, fat bass lines, amazing percussion and melodies that linger for days. Includes a pre‐concert salsa instruction from Salsa Marin. Ages 17 &under Free.

More information at marinjcc.org/summernights.

KQED Members save $5 with discount code: KQED

Danny Click & The Hell Yeahs!

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Saturday, July 27, 2019 7:00 PM
Kanbar Center at the Osher Marin JCC
200 No San Pedro Rd. San Rafael Ca 94903

Original Americana/Rock n Roll/Texas Blues with hard driving guitar outdoors under the stars. Danny brings and his 6 piece band lean heavy on the faster tunes for an evening of great outdoor fun. The Hell Yeahs feature a round‐robin roster of top‐shelf musicians and with Danny at the lead, have played more than 200 sold‐out shows over the past two years, and opened for legends Taj Mahal, Cake, Robert Plant, Mavis Staples, Sonny Landreth and JJ Cale. Ages 17 & under Free.

More information at marinjcc.org/summernights.

KQED Members save $5 with discount code: KQED

Pacific Mambo Orchestra

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Saturday, August 3, 2019, 7:00 PM
Kanbar Center at the Osher Marin JCC
200 No San Pedro Rd. San Rafael Ca 94903

The Grammy® Award winning 19-piece Latin Big Band plays Salsa & Latin Jazz, with an amazing fusion of sounds that incorporate more modern genres. Get ready of a breathtaking live act that combines the sounds of Stevie Wonder, Duke Ellington and Tito Puente from an orchestra born in the core of America’s most innovative city, San Francisco, and created by the talented artists of our very own Bay Area. Pre-concert dance instruction from Santa Rosa Salsa will set you evening with all the moves you need.

More information at marinjcc.org/summernights.

KQED Members save $5 with discount code: KQED

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KQED Donor Event

Major Donor Benefits

As a member of one of our major donor societies, you get an insider look at the programming and services of KQED, including tours of our studios and chances to meet public media personalities like David Greene, Jacques Pépin, Dina Temple Raston, Michael Krasny and others. View All Major Donor Benefits.

KQED Member Tours

Go behind the scenes and sounds of KQED during a tour of our digital television and radio studios. To reserve your guided tour, call 415-553-2849 or e-mail docent@kqed.org

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KQED Member Help

Need to check the status of your KQED Membership, make changes to your profile, or find out when your thank-you gift will arrive? Our membership staff is available Monday-Friday, 9am-4:45pm, at (415) 553-2150 or member@kqed.org.

Answers to many of your questions can also be found in Membership FAQ

Passport

KQED Passport

KQED Passport is a new member benefit that gives eligible donors and supporters extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming online. The KQED Passport library currently offers members more than 1,000 episodes to watch, with new PBS and KQED programs being added weekly.

The library features episodes from popular programs like American Experience, American Masters, Antiques Roadshow, Nature, NOVA, and Masterpiece — including all five seasons of Downton Abbey. In addition to these signature series, the library is full of public television’s acclaimed arts, science, history, and lifestyle programs; including How We Got to Now, Earth a New Wild, Austin City Limits, and a rotating selection of films from Ken Burns — currently Jazz and Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson are available.

Look for the blue compass icon next to programs that are Passport-eligible.

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