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Thursday, July 24

Classic SF Film Day: “The House on Telegraph Hill” | Main Library
Thursday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Classic SF Film Day:

Enjoy free movies all summer long at your neighborhood library during the 3rd Annual San Francisco Library Film Festival. Every movie being screened is either set in San Francisco or was filmed here. The 2014 edition of this free film festival features San Francisco classics ...

Free Ice Cream Day: Humphry Slocombe Tastings | Ferry Building
Thursday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Ice Cream Day: Humphry Slocombe Tastings | Ferry Building

Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream is trying to determine their special Outside Lands flavor by public vote – and they need your help.
Come by the Ferry Building at noon on Thursday, July 24, 2014 to sample and vote on three flavors:

Chocolate Gold Rush - dark chocolate with …

The Magic 1975 School Bus: Chill Mobile Party Space | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, July 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
The Magic 1975 School Bus: Chill Mobile Party Space | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Bringing together local artists, craft food vendors and mobile chill space in the form of a decked out 1975 school bus. Check out the interesting local artisans and taste the delicious food and wine from top SF food trucks.
THE MAGIC 1975 SCHOOL BUS
Come cozy up …

“Summer of Evel”: Evel Knievel Exhibit & Film | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Thing

This summer marks the 40th anniversary of Evel Knievel‘s famous attempt to jump Idaho’s Snake River Canyon. Come to The Thing Quarterly office to see a collection of Evel ephemera, belonging to SF’s Gallery 16 owner, artist, and racountour Griff Williams who was a cousin of the …

Collectible NightLife: Artifacts, DJ Battle & Rare Gems | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Collectible NightLife: Artifacts, DJ Battle & Rare Gems  | California Academy of Sciences

Collectible NightLife | July 24, 2014
Music by DJs Tanoa & Tom LG
Show us yours and we’ll show you ours—collections that is.
This week, NightLife salutes the time-tested art and science of collecting. From life forms discovered at the darkest depths of the ocean to space objects …

25% Off: “Hops & History” San Francisco Beer Party | The Old Mint
25% Off:

The second annual Hops and History event will feature Bay Area craft beer tasting, historical talks, a panel discussion, home brewing demos, local food vendors, and an expanded exhibit of rarely seen historical West Coast brewing memorabilia.
Enjoy tastings from Anchor Steam, Magnolia, Triple Voodoo, Speakeasy, …

Jell-O Edible Art Contest & Talk | Ominvore Books on Food
Thursday, July 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Jell-O Edible Art Contest & Talk | Ominvore Books on Food

Pam Elder, longtime member of the Culinary Historians of Northern California, finds the jiggling art of Jell-O fascinating, especially as reflected in its advertising over the ages. Come hear the story, view some of photographer Pat Monaco’s wondrous collection of beautiful Jell-O ephemera, and check …

Cheese Taste-Off & Goat Milking Demos | Berkeley
Cheese Taste-Off & Goat Milking Demos | Berkeley

Local author and homesteader K. Ruby Blume presents an evening of local cheese in celebration of the release of her new book, Everyday Cheesemaking: How to Succeed Making Dairy & Nut Cheese at Home.
There will be goat milking and cheesemaking demonstrations, a Q & A …

Weedfest: 6 Punk Bands, Free Weed (?) & Prizes | East Bay
Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $6*
*Includes free weed alegedly, special prizes and a raffle. 21+
| Eli's Mile High Club
Weedfest: 6 Punk Bands, Free Weed (?) & Prizes | East Bay

Eli’s Mile High Club invites you to a random July Weedfest featuring six bands and… free weed.
Cover is $6, but they promise free weed, an Agnostic Blunt education session, plus other surprises in celebration the birthday of their hype man Fresh Daily aka Scourgeon Cruz …

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “The Fluffy Movie” | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “The Fluffy Movie” about comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias.
Free Film Screening: The Fluffy Movie
July 24, 2014 | 7 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP Code: FUNSFHJZW

Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp
Tickets are free, but subject to availability.
Exact screening location revealed once …

Win Tix: Cobb’s Comedy Club: Thursday Night Showcase | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*All shows are 18 & over and there is a two drink minimum per person.
| Cobb's Comedy Club
Cobb's Comedy Club: Thursday Night Showcase | SF

Some of our favorite local comedians are going to take over the stage at Cobb’s for a special Thursday night local showcase.
Hosted by Ray Molina (Comedy Central, Freddie Rainbow) and featuring standouts Nato Green (The Iron Comic), Stroy Moyd (opened for Dave Chappelle),  Matt Lieb …

Temescal Street Cinema: “Women Art Revolution” | Oakland
Thursday, July 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 49th and Telegraph
Temescal Street Cinema:

Women Art Revolution by Lynn Hershman Leeson
Through intimate interviews, art, and rarely seen archival film and video footage, reveals how the Feminist Art Movement fused free speech and politics into an art that radically transformed the art and culture of our times.
Opening Short: Jen Cohen, …

Friday, July 25

Take the 2014 Funcheap Survey!
Friday, July 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE
Take the 2014 Funcheap Survey!

We’re about to embark on a big site redesign and we’d love to hear what you think.
We’d love it if you could take 3 minutes and fill out our anonymous survey to give us your feedback about Funcheap.

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A few quick questions and a chance …

Free Summer Circus in the Park w/ Circus Bella | Marin
Friday, July 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bridge The Gap
Free Summer Circus in the Park w/ Circus Bella | Marin

Circus Bella is an open air, one-ring circus featuring amazing circus artists performing tricks like the static trapeze, rope walking, juggling, contortion, unicycle, clowning, acrobatics, and more set to an original score performed by live musicians. The 2014 show, Here We Go!, is a completely new 60-minute, one-ring circus showcasing ...

NBA Nation: Trampoline & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square
Friday, July 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
NBA Nation: Trampoline & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square

The NBA’s largest mobile basketball experience, NBA Nation is on its eighth summer tour; check it out as it comes to San Francisco’s Union Square from noon to 8 pm on July 25-26, 2014. NBA Nation is 20,000 square feet of basketball action, including a ...

2014 Japanese Yo-Yo “Kendama” Trick Tournament & Jam | San Jose
Friday, July 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2014 Japanese Yo-Yo

The 11th Annual Loopkicks Camp will be holding the second annual Damalife Gathering during which the tricking community hones in on Kendama, a Japanese wooden toy reminiscent of the yo-yo, with infinite trick possibilities.
Come jam, battle, and join their dama rallies in San Jose’s Cesar …

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. And it’s California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm ...

“Mex I Am” Festival: Fair Trade Bazaar, Live Music & Art Bar | Friday Nights at the de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young: “MEX I AM: live it to believe it”
July 25, 2014 | 6 – 8:30 pm
In partnership with the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco and LAM, Friday Nights at the de Young joins in launching MEX I AM: …

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

Please Note: This evening is now being held at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church at 110 Julian Street, near 16tth & Mission in San Francisco, and not at St. Cyprian’s.

Plastic Bag Monster Battle: “The Lunchbox Project” | Oakland
Friday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bites Off Broadway
Plastic Bag Monster Battle:

Get in on a fun tug-of-war battle between the Plastic Bag Monster vs. the indomitable Reusable Lunchbox (both are real and life sized), plus hear inspiring speeches by local leaders and a raffle.
This flash-mob style event highlights the fact that 67% of litter entering the San …

“The Bike Design Project” Reveal Party | SF
Friday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| PCH Lime Lab

On July 25th, San Francisco will host the reveal party for the Huge Design x 4130 Cycle Works bike design.
The reveal party is the culmination of the Oregon Manifest and Levi’s® “The Bike Design Project,” a pioneering bike design competition which partners five high-level design …

Sunset Photo Walk | SF
Friday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 2
Sunset Photo Walk | SF

Join 500px’s co-founder Evgeny Tchebotarev on a photo walk through evening San Francisco (yes, sunset is in order).
You will start at the Pier 2, at the intersection of the Embarcadero and Mission St. and will be walking to Pier 39. You’ll end the photo walk around …

“Under the Influence” Reading Performance Series | North Beach
Friday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation to support the venue. Nobody turned away for lack of funds
| The Emerald Tablet

The Emerald Tablet in North Beach hosts a homegrown reading performance series, Under the Influence, co-created and hosted with Quiet Lightning‘s Evan Karp. Four artists read works by some of their major influences, followed by original work performances created for the show that channels that ...

Movie in the Park: “Walking with Dinosaurs” | Oakland
Friday, July 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Movie in the Park:

Friday July 25 – Walking with Dinosaurs (PG 87 minutes)
See and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, in a story where an underdog dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages.
 

American Tripps Berlin-Style Ping Pong 3-Year Anniversary Party | SF
Friday, July 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | DSF Clothing Company & Art Gallery
American Tripps Berlin-Style Ping Pong 3-Year Anniversary Party | SF

Holy hell, can you believe it’s been three whole years already? American Tripps have decided to celebrate their anniversary at DSF, the jewel of the Lower Haight, where they’ve done tons of awesome parties these last three years.
Here’s the deal:

DJ Nutzeffekt and pals
Berlin-style ping pong …