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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 …

New York Times’ CookFight | Omnivore Books on Food
Friday, November 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
New York Times' CookFight | Omnivore Books on Food

Join Kim Severson and Julia Moskin for a reading from their new book CookFight: 2 Cooks, 12 Challenges, an Epic Battle for Kitchen Dominance at 6 pm at Omnivore Books on Food on Friday, November 30, 2012.
New York Times writers Julia Moskin and Kim Severson were …

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 & Community 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
$5 Classic Movie Night: Miracle on 34th Street | Paramount Theater

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 …

Mission Local 4th Anniversary Party | SF
Friday, November 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 door. You can participate in our raffle for $10
| 780 Cafe
Mission Local 4th Anniversary Party | SF

Mission Local is turning four years old and is throwing an anniversary party a fundraiser for your favorite community news website.
Live music from Latin singer/songwriter Diana Gameros (who opened for Bebel Gilberto), DJs plus $1 of drinks all night.
 

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: Soulful Afro Folk Pop | 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
Hysterical Historical San Francisco: Holiday Edition | SF

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: Classic Soul Meets Techno | 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).

East Bay Anarchist Bookfair Pre-Party | Oakland
Friday, November 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation for the bookfair taken at the door $5-10
| East Bay Rats MC
East Bay Anarchist Bookfair Pre-Party | Oakland

Come rage before the storm with a full bar, dance music featuring local DJs and VJs and rage, rage, rage. Sliding scale donations for of $5-10 to benefit the Bookfair will be taken at the door.
With DJs Heathurzzz, DJ Maldita, The Neverending Story and VJ Greggawatt.

Every Friday

Alisha’s Free Home Cookin’ Fridays | The Riptide
Alisha's Free Home Cookin' Fridays | The Riptide

Follow the L until it ends, on Fridays after work and get rewarded with grubbing on free home cookin’ from Alisha.
Each week, she whips up home-style food that ranges from blushin bunnies, chili con carne, chicken pot pie, and, if you’re lucky, even tater tot …

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: New Park Construction | Presidio Gateway
Every Friday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to rmenezes@presidiotrust.gov.
| Presidio Trust Headquarters
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: New Park Construction | Presidio Gateway

The Presidio Gateway project will create 13 acres of new parkland in the Presidio, re-connecting Crissy Field with the Main Post. Site tours are available every Friday afternoon from 4-5 pm from May 30 through September 26, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required to rmenezes@presidiotrust.gov.
Participants will learn about …

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 …

Fashion Studio Happy Hour Shopping Party | SoMa
Every Friday – 4:40 pm | Cost: FREE | 440 Brannan Studio Showroom
Fashion Studio Happy Hour Shopping Party | SoMa

440 Brannan Studio Showroom hosts a fashion happy hour every Friday from 4:40-7 pm. Sip on wine and beer while browsing their collection of unique styles by local designers.
440 Brannan Studio Showroom is a 5,000 square foot retail store and studio factory where prominent and emerging Bay Area designers …

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 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 Wednesday and Friday.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Most Wednesdays & Fridays | 7 to 9 pm
Free, but an RSVP is required; class has a 25 person maximum. Please make sure to check-in …

Red Hots $5 Friday Night Burlesque Show | Mission Dist.
Every Friday – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5-10 sliding scale
| El Rio
Red Hots $5 Friday Night Burlesque Show | Mission Dist.

It’s saucy dancing with a sense of humor at the Red Hots Burlesque show on Fridays at El Rio, where you can see some of the bawdiest burlesque babes in the Bay,  for a sliding scale price starting at $5.
Come with your sense of humor and get …

$5 Tix for “The Business” Alt-Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
$5 Tix for

The Business is one of the best alternative comedy shows in SF and features comedians from Comedy Central, SXSW, and the Comedians of Comedy tour.
This edgy comedy gig has moved to Fridays at the Hemlock Tavern, and features a rotating cast of comedians, currently including Nato Green, Bucky …

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 Comedy Night | SoMa Streat Food Park
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Friday Comedy Night | SoMa Streat Food Park

Come get your yaks out at the weekly comedy night at SoMa Streat Food Park  every Friday night at 8 pm.
It’s a weird, wiggly, and hilarious party organized by two of the Bay’s most notorious ringmasters, Justin Gomes and Andrew Holmgren of Sylvan Productions. Every week …

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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