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Saturday, November 24

2012 Winter Wonderland & Parade of Lights | San Rafael
Saturday, November 24 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Rafael
2012 Winter Wonderland & Parade of Lights | San Rafael

Saturday, November 24th, 2012
Snow sledding & kids’ activities, 9am to Noon

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, November 24 – 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.

Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tastings | Ferry Plaza
Saturday, November 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tastings | Ferry Plaza

A native of Huntington Beach, John Ledbetter’s affinity for great cuisine and cooking, along with the personal satisfaction he gets from working hard, made a career in the culinary arts a natural and organic progression.
He is currently the executive chef at Bocanova in Oakland.

Holiday Sketch-a-Thon: Free Comic Sketch | Cartoon Art Museum
Saturday, November 24 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cartoon Art Museum
Holiday Sketch-a-Thon: Free Comic Sketch | Cartoon Art Museum

Guests of all ages can kick off the winter holiday season at the Cartoon Art Museum Bookstore and receive a free festive holiday sketch from a local cartoonist or comic artist when they visit on Saturday, November 24, 2012 from 11:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Visitors …

SFMOMA Families Block Print Workshop | Oakland
Saturday, November 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Junction Pop-Up
SFMOMA Families Block Print Workshop | Oakland

Join SFMOMA’s Families program at Peralta Junction as they take a block, draw on it, and print, print, print with it. This workshop is for kids ages 4 and up.
Think about Jasper Johns’ quote, “Take an object, do something to it. Do something else to …

2012 Holidays on Fourth Street: Puppet Show | Berkeley
Saturday, November 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fourth Street (Berkeley)
2012 Holidays on Fourth Street: Puppet Show | Berkeley

Caterpillar Puppet Show – 12-4pm in front of Peet’s Coffee

“God, Hitler, and Life-Extension” One-Man Comedy Show & Talk | Berkeley
Saturday, November 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Public Library (Central Branch)
“God, Hitler, and Life-Extension” One-Man Comedy Show & Talk | Berkeley

Professional comedian Ira Brightman will perform his solo show “God, Hitler, and Life-Extension.” Topics  include a talking fetus, how revived frozen people will react, and two spirits new to the afterlife. See how everything fits together.
Afterwards participate in an audience discussion.
The performance will be held in …

Daydream Nation Alternative Local Music Showcase | San Jose
Saturday, November 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Daydream Nation Alternative Local Music Showcase | San Jose

Daydream Nation Vol. 8 features musical performances by Good Hustle, Natural Bridges, and Piranha Party.
November 24, 2012 Line-up:
Good Hustle – afro-beat funk jazz from San Jose
Natural Bridges – folk psychedelic soul from Berkeley
Piranha Party – surf pop from Fremont

The Dirty Hand Family Band: Old Time Gospel & Blues | Oakland
Saturday, November 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Junction Pop-Up
The Dirty Hand Family Band: Old Time Gospel & Blues | Oakland

The Dirty Hand Family Band came together with one common idea – that their songs should sound good on stage or around a front porch. They tell of their lives and how they came together, pulling from old time gospel, country and blues, making light …

Win Tix: Tom Petty & The Police Tribute Night | Cafe du Nord
Saturday, November 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $15
| Cafe Du Nord
Tom Petty & The Police Tribute Night | Cafe du Nord

If you love great songs and rock n’ roll music, then you will love Petty Theft who play Tom Petty’s revered classics to his most current hits.
Stung play everything from early Police hits like “So Lonely”, to chart toppers like “Every Little Thing She Does Is …

Win Tix: Tiefschwarz: Deep House & Techno | Public Works
Saturday, November 24 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $10-20
| Public Works
Tiefschwarz: Deep House & Techno | Public Works

Tiefschwarz, brothers Ali and Basti Schwarz from Stuggart, Germany, have a passion for techno and deep house and have never allowed themselves to be tied down to a certain sound, staying true to their love of melody.
Rooz and Bo (Deep Blue) support in the main room, and Sunshine Jones …

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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