Get in the mood for Queen Bey: Oakland's Social Life Productions has been presenting the nightlife event "MOOD" for a year. They plan to celebrate their anniversary with a dance party dedicated to the music of the one and only Beyonce. Hive fans should head to Au Lounge in Oakland on Thursday from 9pm to 2am PT. There is no mention of a cover charge in the event's promotional materials.
Say goodbye to getting in touch: SOMArts is hosting a closing reception for their exhibit, "Touch On: Aesthetics in the Art, Politics and Ontology of Touch." To celebrate the end of this touching and touchable show, SOMArts will present an exhibit of mixed media, experimental films, and digital art in the venue's Main Gallery. Afterwards, exhibit artists will participate in a discussion on their work and the nature of touch. The free reception will be held Thursday from 6pm to 9pm PT.
Get a whiff of magnolias by the moonlight: Allow a San Francisco Botanical Garden naturalist to guide you and fellow guests through "Magnolias by Moonlight." Tea and cookies will be served at the Moon Viewing Pond, and tour attendees are advised to bring a flashlight from home. This scent-filled event takes place on Thursday from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Tickets cost $23 for members of the garden, and $28 for everyone else.