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Friday, November 16

Free Brooklyn Bagel Friday | SF
Free Brooklyn Bagel Friday | SF
Schmendricks, a Brooklyn-style bagel shop recently named the best in the Bay Area by the SF Chronicle, will be giving away free bagels from 8-9:30am at the ING Direct Cafe in the Financial District. Supplies are limited, so get there early to get your authentic bagel. Source: SF ...
2012 San Francisco Mayan Festival: Friday | Mission Dist.
Friday, November 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| City College of SF (Mission Campus)
2012 San Francisco Mayan Festival: Friday | Mission Dist.
The 2nd day of the Mayan Festival will be held at the City College of San Francisco – Mission Campus. From 9:30 am-6 pm, there will be workshops dedicated to educating all on Mayan Culture as well as Social Justice.

Twilio CEO/Co-Founder Jeff Lawson Talk & Lunch | Campbell
Friday, November 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| ZURB HQ
Twilio CEO/Co-Founder Jeff Lawson Talk & Lunch | Campbell
Spend your lunch hour learning about cloud communications and listen to a talk by the co-founder and CEO of Twilio from noon-1 pm at the ZURB headquarters in Campbell. Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson will get on his soapbox to talk to us about the challenges in taking telecom ...
Friday Nights at the de Young: Jazz & Native American Poetry | GG Park
Friday Nights at the de Young: Jazz & Native American Poetry | GG Park
6:30pm Wilsey Court – Live Music by the Sarah Wilson Ensemble Featuring new, innovative, beautiful music written for Wilson’s 2011–2012 Artist Fellowship at de Young Museum, along with earlier compositions commissioned by the de Young and Intersection for the Arts. The concert includes selections from her Artist ...
Book Launch Party: Readings, Magik*Magik Orchestra & Free Drinks | SF
Friday, November 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Southern Exposure
Book Launch Party: Readings, Magik*Magik Orchestra & Free Drinks | SF
Come celebrate Brian McMullen & Jason Jagel’s first picture book, Hang Glider & Mud Mask with book readings at 6:30pm and 7:30pm — with live music composed especially for the book by members of Magik*Magik Orchestra, who will be dressed as the title characters. Complimentary beer, ...
Art Attack Gallery Opening: Live Music & Free Wine | North Beach
Friday, November 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Art Attack SF
Art Attack Gallery Opening: Live Music & Free Wine | North Beach
Art Attack SF is an art gallery in North Beach, San Francisco, featuring local artists and their works. Free but RSVP is required. The Grand Opening event will be held on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 6PM-9PM. There will be live music and complimentary refreshments, including wine.
Free “Silent Disco” Night | Grand Hyatt SF
Friday, November 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring a few bucks for the food truck.
| Grand Hyatt San Francisco
Free
The Grand Hyatt near Union Square is celebrating the re-opening of their newly redesigned restaurant, bar & lounge and they’re celebrating with a silent dance party. The musical magic will be performed by DJ Dave Paul, who you may know from his themed DJ parties including ...
Get Weird Or Go Home Zine Release Bash: Live Music & Art Show | Haight
Friday, November 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | RVCA Clothing
Get Weird Or Go Home Zine Release Bash: Live Music & Art Show | Haight
  RVCA is throwing a two year anniversary zine release party and art show for Get Weird Or Go Home with live music, DJs, and beer on Friday, November 16, 2012. There will be live sets by Grandma’s Boyfriend and Warm Soda, and DJ sets by DJ My D and ...
Art Clothing Pop-Up Shop Party: Free Beer, Giveaways & DJ | Lower Haight
Friday, November 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | DSF Clothing Company & Art Gallery
Art Clothing Pop-Up Shop Party: Free Beer, Giveaways & DJ | Lower Haight
This Friday is the opening party for Thread Council’s Pop Up Shop at DSF Clothing Company (formerly D-Structure). Come check out and preview their exclusive graphic apparel created in partnership with several artists. Meet artists Jeff Boozer and Josh Elowsky, including TC curator, Fermin Mata. There ...
Toro Y Moi Art Show & Album Sneak Peak | Public Works
Friday, November 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Public Works
Toro Y Moi Art Show & Album Sneak Peak | Public Works

Toro Y Moi and Red Bull Music Academy have teamed up to give fans the opportunity to hear his upcoming third album, Anything In Return, more than two months in advance of release through a unique experience that will take place at Public Works in ...

Malderor of Bootie SF: Music to Drink To | Mission
Friday, November 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but bring money for drinks.
| Eric Quezada Center
Malderor of Bootie SF: Music to Drink To | Mission
Malderor (Bootie/Radio Valencia/Fandango) and Bishop (Jeff Ross from SF IndieFest) play Music to Drink To (i.e. songs with words and guitars) at the Mission’s Bad Art Gallery. ‘Have a drink, check out the art, enjoy some tunes, rinse and repeat.
Beer Olympics: Fun, Games & $1 Beer | SF
Friday, November 16 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks (they'll be cheap)
| The Cosmo Bar & Lounge
Beer Olympics: Fun, Games & $1 Beer | SF

Join the San Francisco Beer Olympics every Friday night for free entry and free games all night, and the drinks are cheap to boot.  Win prizes by playing games including Flip Cup, Beer Pong, and relays, and you can get 5 beers for $10, plus they have a ...

Every Friday

“Pause Play Connect” Fridays: Hang-Out Space & Free-Play Pianos | UN Plaza
Every Friday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

Relaxing, fun, and free every Friday, Pause Play Connect brings the tables, chairs, free wi-fi and free-play pianos. You bring a smile.
This fun event happens at the UN Plaza every Friday from 11 am to 2 pm until September 4, 2015.
Pause Play Connect is brought …

Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF
Every Friday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay View Room, San Francisco Aquatic Park Center
Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF

Dolci by the Bay are free weekly concerts of chamber music at 1 pm on select Fridays.
Viva Knight and Ted Rust regard Dolci, their piano-oboe duo, as their after-careers dessert course (dolci) of their lives.
All concerts take place in the Bay View Room at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park …

New Presidio Parklands Project Site Tour | SF
Every Friday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Trust Headquarters
New Presidio Parklands Project Site Tour | SF

Learn more about the New Presidio Parklands Project, a new gateway to the visitor experience at the Presidio of San Francisco, a new kind of national park site located at the center of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, one of the largest urban national parks in …

Cool Cars, Music & Farmers Market | Downtown Martinez
Every Friday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Street Martinez
Cool Cars, Music & Farmers Market | Downtown Martinez

Every Friday from May 15 through September 11, 2015 is Fridays on the Main & Market in Downtown Martinez featuring:

Farmers Market on the 800 block of Main St. 4-8 pm
Cool Cars & Music on the 600 & 700 blocks of Main St. 6-8 pm

Every …

Computer History Museum Geeky Block Party | 1/2 Off Admission & Off The Grid
Every Friday – 5:00 pm | Cost: $7.50*
*Museum admission is $7.50. Meals from food trucks varies.
| Computer History Museum
Computer History Museum Geeky Block Party | 1/2 Off Admission & Off The Grid

Every Friday night the Computer History Museum will be extending its hours so you can enjoy a fun block party offering 50% off museum admission price, a variety of food trucks and special museum programs.
The museum has partnered with Off the Grid, the Bay Area’s network of street food …

Free Wine & Beer Tasting | Pleasanton
Every Friday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | New Leaf Market (Pleasanton)
Free Wine & Beer Tasting | Pleasanton

New Leaf Community Market in Pleasanton invites you to start your weekend off right with free weekly wine and beer tastings happening every Friday from 5-7 pm.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
A different vendor is featured each week. Must be 21+ to sample alcohol.

Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland
Every Friday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bites Off Broadway
Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland

Bites Off Broadway will again bring the vibe of a neighborhood block party and picnic to the front of Studio One Art Center (465 45th Street) on Friday nights from 5:30-8:30 pm from May to October.
Neighbors in The Temescal meet and greet on blankets and folks from …

Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio
Free

El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast.
And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm …

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
Every Friday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with Facebook RSVP
| Monroe
$1 Drink Fridays:

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks and $2 tacos?
Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with …

Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Free for first time, and $5 charge regularly. RSVP Required
| Circus Center
Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Friday.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Summer 2015: Fridays | 7-9 pm
Free first time, and $5 after that, with an RSVP is required; class has a 25 person maximum. Please make sure to check-in …

Free Circus Class Friday: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Circus Center
Free Circus Class Friday: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Friday and Wednesday.
Wednesday Class Summer 2015 Hiatus: Wednesday classes are on hold during Summer 2015. Wednesday classes will be back on September 9, 2015.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Most Fridays …

Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar

Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm.
Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free weekly burlesque and variety show. Come early to purchase your beverage and toast to these Barbary Coast Beauties.

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio is a free comedy show every Friday from 8-11 pm at Mutiny Radio on the corner of 21st and Florida in the deep Mission District.
Over 25 of San Francisco’s underground comics entertain your cheap asses every week until the …

Friday Movie Night | Berkeley
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hotel Durant
Friday Movie Night | Berkeley

Hotel Durant in Berkeley hosts a Movie Night every Friday night at 8 pm.
Complimentary sodas and popcorn will be served in the setting of this unique hotel. Opened in 1928, Hotel Durant has undergone a recent renovation and also houses Henry’s Restaurant & Bar.

“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF

San Francisco has long been home to an electric comedy scene and has spawned some of the biggest names in stand-up from Margaret Cho to Patton Oswalt, in addition to current up and coming stars like Vahé Hove and Chris Schiappacasse. Check out a fresh …

SF Beer Olympics: Drinking Games & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Drinking Games & $2 Beers | North Beach

Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because.
They have a great 5-for-$10 beer special until 9:30 pm. After …

Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Every Friday – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Plaza
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party:

Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party.
This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers …

Queer Fridays Live Music Series | El Rio
Every Friday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | El Rio
Queer Fridays Live Music Series | El Rio

Get an earful of live music from queer artists, every Friday night at 10 pm at the free “Friday Live” series at El Rio in San Francisco’s Mission District.
DJ Emotions gets the party started with hip hop, salsa, house and world tunes at 10 pm sharp.
Begin …

F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF

EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.”
“YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own …

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