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Friday, November 30

Free Family Portraits | JCPenney
Friday, November 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Appointments recommended
| JCPenney (Hayward)
Free Family Portraits | JCPenney

Get a head start on the holidays with a free family family portrait throughout the month of November 2012 at participating JCPenney locations. The free offer includes sitting fees, a traditional printed 8×10 portrait, as well as a digital copy of the same pose to share ...

Lomography 20th Anniversary Party: Free Cocktails, Cupcakes & ’90s Music | SF
Friday, November 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Lomography Store
Lomography 20th Anniversary Party: Free Cocktails, Cupcakes & '90s Music | SF
Come celebrate two decades of analog love at the San Francisco Lomography Store with a truly radical 90s-themed birthday party, complete with neon and tubular activities on November 30, 2012. Free, but RSVP is required. Here’s a taste of what you can expect at the party: Cupcakes provided by ...

Muni Diaries SF Commute Photography Opening: Games & Prizes | SF
Friday, November 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Harvey Milk Photography Center
Muni Diaries SF Commute Photography Opening: Games & Prizes | SF
Come celebrate one of the most essential parts of San Francisco living: our daily commute. Muni Diaries has partnered up with Harvey Milk Photo Center for a photo exhibit called “In Transit.” In celebration of Muni’s centennial, this exhibit will feature photographs of your daily commute ...
SCRAP Art: Reception & Fashion Show | SF
Friday, November 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Arc Studios & Gallery
SCRAP Art: Reception & Fashion Show | SF
Opening Preview Reception: Fri, Nov 30th, 6:30 – 9:00pm 8:30pm: mini fashion show by artist & designer Tuan Tran
Samurai Movie Night: The Twilight Samurai | Japantown
Friday, November 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japanese Cultural Center (JCCCNC)
Samurai Movie Night: The Twilight Samurai | Japantown
Veteran filmmaker Yoji Yamada — who is perhaps most famous for cranking out most of the 48 films of the Tora-san series — directs this good-natured drama set in the waning years of the Edo period (1600-1867). The Twilight Samurai plot Seibei (Hiroyuki Sanada) is a low-level ...
Win Tix: $5 Classic Movie Night: Miracle on 34th Street | Paramount Theater
Friday, November 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $5
| Paramount Theatre
Could a department store Santa Claus actually be the real Santa Claus? Could this film be the best Christmas movie ever? The only way to find out for certain is to not miss seeing this perennial favorite on the Paramount Theatre’s big screen. The film’s marvelous ...
Beer Olympics: Fun, Games & $1 Beer | SF
Friday, November 30 – 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 ...

Win Tix: DRMS: Soulful Afro Folk Pop | Rickshaw Stop
Friday, November 30 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $10 adv, $12 door
| Rickshaw Stop
DRMS melds multiple genres into a pulsating rhythmic psychedelic pop juggernaut – what would happen if Billie Holiday was selected to perform in an electro-afro-pop infused band curated by David Lynch. San Francisco’s songster Ash Reiter and indie rockers Cannons and Clouds open the show.
Pangea: One World, One Dance | East Bay
Friday, November 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 in advance, $10 at the door
| Craneway Pavilion
Pangea: One World, One Dance | East Bay
Pangea is all about dance – whether it’s Latin, hip hop, ballet, bhangra, jazz, Irish, ballroom and whatever strikes your fancy, a live band & DJ will cover it so you can take over the huge dance floor of the Craneway. Live dance performances, live painting, local artisan crafts, ...
Win Tix: Hysterical Historical San Francisco: Holiday Edition | SF
Friday, November 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $15 with a printout of this Funcheap page, $25 without.
| Alcove Theater
In “Hysterical, Historical San Francisco – the Holiday Edition” – acclaimed comic Kurt Weitzmann takes us on a refreshingly “incorrect” 60-minute journey around the City by the Bay – from the Barbary Coast to the Haight Ashbury. Get in for $15 (regularly $25) when you print out this Funcheap event page ...
Win Tix: Moodymann: Classic Soul Meets Techno | Public Works
Friday, November 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $20
| Public Works
Moodymann is a hybrid form of techno/house dance music arrived at via reworked riffs, samples and grooves that remind people of the genre’s origins with classic soul and jazz samples and low-slung bass lines. UK’s Untold is in the Loft with support by DJs Galen, J-Bird, Solar and Deron (Stompy).

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 …

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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