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Friday in SF: Free ice cream sundaes at Ghirardelli Chocolate Experience

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By Sri Ravipati

Happy Friday San Francisco. Here's your roundup of local stories for May 19.

Ghirardelli Chocolate Experience to pass out free ice cream sundaes Friday

The newly renovated Ghirardelli Chocolate Experience Store at San Francisco's Ghirardelli Square is opening up to the public on Friday and giving visitors a special treat.

Per Hoodline, the first 170 customers at the grand opening Friday at 11:30 a.m. will receive a free hot fudge sundae. Mayor London Breed will be attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Outdoor movies coming to San Francisco at Alamo Square Park, Dolores Park, the Presidio, Union Square

SF Parks Alliance and Do the Bay's Sundown Cinema is bringing back outdoor movies to San Francisco in time for summer, SFGATE reports.

Dolores Park will screen a sing-along showing of "Sister Act 2," which is filmed in San Francisco. The '90s action classic "The Rock" will be screened in the Presidio. "Star Trek IV" is coming to Union Square. "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" will be at Crane Cove Park.

The free movie series will screen eight films in different parks from May 27 and through Oct. 21. Reserved seating is available with membership.

Learn how to make a traditional Chinese dish in San Francisco this Saturday

In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, this Saturday in San Francisco’s Chinatown, you can learn how to make your own sticky rice dumpling, NBC Bay Area reports.

More than half a dozen restaurants will be teaching people for free how to make the dish. The event is hosted by the local nonprofit BE Chinatown.

More SF news:

  • Classical music concert series opens at SF's Botanical Gardens [NBC Bay Area]
  • SF District Attorney announces indictment for embezzlement from nonprofit [KPIX5]
  • Listen: Exploring S.F.'s new waterfront park (with a seal named Klay) [S.F. Chronicle]

Thanks for reading today's S.F. news roundup! Did any of these stories hit home for you? Let me know in the comments.

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