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Saturday, November 10

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, November 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

Motorcycle & Scooter Party: Discounts, BBQ & Drinks | Mission
Saturday, November 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Scuderia West
Motorcycle & Scooter Party: Discounts, BBQ & Drinks | Mission

If motorcycles and scooters are your thing, or if you’re just interested in getting around on 2 motorized wheels, then check out Scuderia West’s 21st Annual Fall Open House from 10 am-6 pm on Saturday, November 10, 2012.
Scuderia West will be offering discounts, drinks and …

Whole Foods’ Free Thanksgiving Tasting Party | San Ramon
Saturday, November 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Whole Foods (San Ramon)
Whole Foods' Free Thanksgiving Tasting Party | San Ramon

Whole Foods Market in San Ramon will be dishing out a mini Thanksgiving dinner to give you a taste of their holiday menu.
We confirmed the event will be from 10 am-12 pm on Saturday, November 10, 2012.

DIY Reflective Clothing Workshop w/ Snacks | Mission
Saturday, November 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required. Donations appreciated.
| StoreFrontLab
DIY Reflective Clothing Workshop w/ Snacks | Mission

Free, but an RSVP is required.

Red Bull Flugtag 2012: Human-Powered Airshow | McCovey Cove
Saturday, November 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | McCovey Cove
Red Bull Flugtag 2012: Human-Powered Airshow | McCovey Cove

Watch test pilots redefine air travel when they launch their homemade, human-powered flying machines off a 30-foot ramp into the chilly McCovey Cove waters in “hopes” of achieving flight at the 2012 Red Bull Flugtag on November 10, 2012.
This is the 10th anniversary of the …

OaklandWiki Mural Bikeabout | Oakland
Saturday, November 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Tech Liminal
OaklandWiki Mural Bikeabout | Oakland

Ride your bike around Oakland and discover and record murals to help build the OaklandWiki Page.
Bring a mode of transportation, a camera, and a way to take notes.
Free, but an RSVP is required.

Free Sneak Preview: Rise of the Guardians
Saturday, November 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Code required, arrive early as admission not guaranteed
| Century at Tanforan
Free Sneak Preview: Rise of the Guardians

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Rise of the Guardians”, the brand new animated tale.
Free Film Screening: Rise of the Guardians
Saturday, November 10, 2012 (11:00am)
Where: Century Tanforan in San Bruno
- RSVP Code: FUNSFPWFP

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

2012 Holidays on the Home Front: Saturday | Angel Island
Saturday, November 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but you gotta get yourself to Angel Island.
| Angel Island
2012 Holidays on the Home Front: Saturday | Angel Island

Angel Island State Park will host Holidays on the Home Front at Fort McDowell (East Garrison) on Saturday and Sunday, November 10 and 11, 2012 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Learn how the Army helped soldiers and their families celebrate the holidays while on the ...

2012 Kinetic Steam Works Festival | Oakland
Saturday, November 10 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*Sliding scale donation: $10-100. Children under 10 are free.
| Kinetic Steam Works
2012 Kinetic Steam Works Festival | Oakland

Kinetic Steam Works, Oakland’s very own steam headquarters, is celebrating with an all day festival of steam-powered contraptions, live music, and circus performances.
Meet “Hortense,” the 15-ton Case steam tractor, “Wilhemina,” the 46-foot stern wheel paddle boat, and plenty other vintage steam equipment to geek out on like Little …

Lake Merritt Guided Bird Walk | Oakland
Saturday, November 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required. RSVP to: info@WildOakland.org
| Rotary Nature Center
Lake Merritt Guided Bird Walk | Oakland

Meet up with fellow birdwatchers for Wild Oakland’s walk at Lake Merritt in Oakland.
Come see what’s flying in for the winter, learn how to identify them, and hear about how the nation’s first wildlife refuge continues to provide habitat for thousands of birds. Join in the …

Life Size Mousetrap Board Game & Live Music | Oakland
Saturday, November 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Peralta Junction Pop-Up
Life Size Mousetrap Board Game & Live Music | Oakland

Photo credit: Cory & Catska Ench
The world’s largest Mousetrap board game uses the tools of wonder and excitement to plant the seeds of curiosity with a 25 ton Rube Goldberg-type machine.
Come join Peralta Junction for the Grand Opening of The Life Size Game of Mousetrap, a visually …

Green Spa Grand Opening: Spa Treatments, Refreshments & Samples | Mill Valley
Saturday, November 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | EO Exchange Store
Green Spa Grand Opening: Spa Treatments, Refreshments & Samples | Mill Valley

Pamper yourself with free hand and spa treatments, samples and refreshments at the Green Spa Community Grand Opening for EO Exchange Store in downtown Mill Valley from 12-4 pm on Saturday, November 10, 2012.

Comic Book Creator Birthday Bash: Cupcakes, Food & Drinks | Lake Merced
Saturday, November 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Comic Outpost
Comic Book Creator Birthday Bash: Cupcakes, Food & Drinks | Lake Merced

Comic book illustrator Darick Robertson is celebrating his birthday with a party at the newly remodeled Comic Outpost from 2-4 pm on Saturday, November 10, 2012 in SF.
There will be cupcakes, food and drinks provided.
Darick Robertson is the co-creator and artist of Happy!, The Boys, and Transmetropolitan.
We aren’t sure …

Romantic String Quartet Performance | Oakland
Saturday, November 10 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Romantic String Quartet Performance | Oakland

The Town Quartet will perform classical and romantic period pieces from 4-6 pm on Saturday, November 10, 2012.
The performance is part of a special honorary reception for artist William Harsh from 2-6 pm at Vessel Gallery in Oakland.

Ragtime Piano-bike Performance, Screenings & Free Drinks | Mission
Saturday, November 10 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| StoreFrontLab
Ragtime Piano-bike Performance, Screenings & Free Drinks | Mission

StoreFrontLab is pleased to present an evening of screenings of Unwieldy Beast, an award-winning short documentary by San Francisco-based director Brandon Looper, plus complimentary coffee and cocktails.
RSVP to attend.
Brandon will be on hand to discuss Unwieldy Beast and share a sneak peek of his next …

Win Tix: Art Closing: Día de los Muertos Altars, Performances & Music | SoMa
Saturday, November 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $6.09 in advance. $7–10 sliding scale at the door.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Art Closing: Día de los Muertos Altars, Performances & Music | SoMa

This is your final opportunity to view and interact with the altars and installations created by more than 80 Bay Area artists for SOMArts’ annual Day of the Dead exhibition, Calling on the Spirits to Face the Future.
The closing party features live music and performances, a …

Free Concert: Japonize Elephants & The Bodice Rippers | Oakland
Saturday, November 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Junction Pop-Up
Free Concert: Japonize Elephants & The Bodice Rippers | Oakland

Japonize Elephants
With haunting melodies, surf guitar, spy soundtracks, Appalachian fiddling, lush string arrangements, knee-slapping banjo, country ballads, eastern modes, 4-part vocal harmonies, Mariachi flair and a heavy jazz influence, the new Japonize Elephants album is an inimitable take on the modern American experience. Songs about …

Pyramid’s Beer Release Party: 1¢ Pints | Walnut Creek
Saturday, November 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donate a winter coat for a penny pint
| Pyramid Alehouse (Walnut Creek)
Pyramid's Beer Release Party: 1¢ Pints | Walnut Creek

Bundle up and head down to Pyramid Alehouse in Walnut Creek to celebrate the release of their latest winter brew, Snow Cap.
There will be a photo booth, a DJ, specials on winter gear, and $3.50 pints.
>> Bring along a winter coat to donate and your first …

Bad Art Gallery Trivia Night | Mission Dist.
Saturday, November 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but bring money for drinks.
| Eric Quezada Center
Bad Art Gallery Trivia Night | Mission Dist.

Exercise (and exorcise) your brains along with your throat and liver at Total Trivia Meltdown at 518 Valencia – the only place in the Mission where Errol Morris, Morrissey, the Maysles and Morris Day co-exist. They will lob trivia questions at you with tremendous speed.
Either …

Non Stop Bhangra Indian Dance Flash Mob | Mission
Saturday, November 10 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 16th and Valencia
Non Stop Bhangra Indian Dance Flash Mob | Mission

Bring a light, your smile and your most vibrant, colorful Indian style and get down with Non Stop Bhangra for an Indian dance flash mob in the Mission on Saturday, November 10, 2012.
Non Stop Bhangra is celebrating Diwali, India’s Festival of Lights, with live dhols, horns, fun tunes, and …

Win Tix: All-Night, All-Vinyl Dance Party: DJ Garth | Public Works
Saturday, November 10 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $5 at the door before 11pm and $10 after. $7 presales.
| Public Works
All-Night, All-Vinyl Dance Party: DJ Garth | Public Works

Party all night long with SF/LA DJ Garth (Wicked/Grayhound)who is back in the Loft at Public Works spinning all vinyl for a 5+ hour set of Cosmic Disco Acid Rock & House.

Every Saturday

Free Drop-in Zumba Fitness Class | Potrero Hill
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Potrero Hill Recreation Center
Free Drop-in Zumba Fitness Class | Potrero Hill

Zumba is a 60-minute cardio workout featuring a playlist full of hot Latin/international/pop songs that will have you twirling, shimmying, and forgetting that you’re working out.
If you’re a non-dancer, you’ll find that there’s enough repetition to make it easy to catch on; if you’re a …

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13
Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13

Sure, Lucky 13′s always loaded with free popcorn and goldfish – but, if you’re looking for something more sustainable with your rockabilly and punk on the jukebox, be sure to drop by their free BBQ on the outdoor patio from 4-7 pm every Saturday from June …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab.
When O-69 gets called, everyone playing bingo …

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