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Thursday, December 13

Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale: Thursday | 80% Off
Thursday, December 13 – All Day | Cost: 80% Off | Chronicle Books HQ
Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale: Thursday | 80% Off

Need some last minute gifts but don’t want to pay outrageous last minute shipping costs?  Stock up on holiday gifts and save 80% off hundreds of selected titles at the Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale on December 12-14, 2012. Choose from cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle + ...

Free Candy Gram Week | Dec 17-21
Free Candy Gram Week | Dec 17-21
Want to make a sweet and simple gesture to your BFF for the Holidays? Wheelz, an app-based car-sharing company (think Zipcar, but where your neighbor owns the car and lends it to you instead of a company) is sending free candy gram the week of ...

2012 Union-Fillmore Streets Holiday Boutique Crawl | SF
Thursday, December 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fillmore-Union
2012 Union-Fillmore Streets Holiday Boutique Crawl | SF
Boutiika and Union-Fillmore Streets boutiques have come together to offer you an evening of stress free, fabulous and discounted local holiday shopping at the 2nd annual Union-Fillmore Streets Holiday Boutique Crawl on Thursday December 13, 2012. Sip bubbly while you meet and mingle with boutique owners who will ...
Analog Holiday Party: Typewriters, Massages, Dreidel Competition, & Hand-drawn Portraits | SF
Thursday, December 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP requested
| ATO | FoodLab
Analog Holiday Party: Typewriters, Massages, Dreidel Competition, & Hand-drawn Portraits | SF
Drop the phone and disconnect from technology for a night of Device Free Drinks with an analog zone with holiday card making, dreidel spinning competitions, typewriters, arts and crafts, hand-drawn portraits, and board games on Thursday, December 13, 2012. Participate in a free sharing gift exchange hosted by Yerdle. Bring something ...
Bazaar Bizarre NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, December 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12 | California Academy of Sciences
Bazaar Bizarre NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
This week, Bazaar Bizarre fills the Academy with more than 40 independent artists and designers from across the country, featuring handbags, pottery, letterpress stationary, silk-screened t-shirts, baby clothes, zines, posters, body products, and more on December 13, 2012. In the forum, an astronomer from the NASA-funded ...
RitLab: Schmooze, Nosh & Kvell | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Thursday, December 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Advance tickets encouraged. $5 extra for the Conspiracy of Beards performance.
| Contemporary Jewish Museum
RitLab: Schmooze, Nosh & Kvell | Contemporary Jewish Museum
The Contemporary Jewish Museum comes to life for the holiday edition of Ritlab featuring a tour the exhibition The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League 1936–1951 in an Art Flash Gallery Chat with a CJM curator. Next, take a Polaroid with Photobooth’s Vince Donovan and then ...
Nerd Nite East Bay: Black Holes, A/V & KQED Quest | New Parkway Theater
Thursday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | The New Parkway
Nerd Nite East Bay: Black Holes, A/V & KQED Quest | New Parkway Theater
December holidays mean an early edition of Nerd Nite East Bay and they’re taking it to the big screen at The New Parkway theater, a much beloved and anticipated brew-and-view in Oakland, before they officially open on December 14. The New Parkways will provide the screen, ...
Clean Water Benefit: Folk & Electronic Concert, Free Drinks & Bites | SF
Thursday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Optical Underground
Clean Water Benefit: Folk & Electronic Concert, Free Drinks & Bites | SF
Want to party for a good cause? Join Groundwork Opportunities for a party and livestream concert as they raise money to bring clean water wells to Cambodia. The evening’s show will feature performances by Meaningless Emphasis and Wheels and Tracks. MeaningLess Emphasis is a one woman experimental ...
Indoor/Outdoor Movie Night: Free Popcorn & Faux Grass | Oakland
Thursday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Loakal Art Gallery & Boutique
Indoor/Outdoor Movie Night: Free Popcorn & Faux Grass | Oakland
Loakal Art Gallery is bringing a bit of the outdoors inside for an Indoor Outdoor Movie Night, screening the Christmas classic It’s A Wonderful Life on Thursday, December 13, 2012. In addition to the 1946 Frank Capra/Jimmy Stewart classic, they’re setting faux grass to recreate the outdoor movie viewing experience in their ...
Hot Jazz & Dancing at a ’20s Art Deco Supper Club | Oakland
Thursday, December 13 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free live music & dancing; dance lessons at 6:30p are $15; dinner is extra
| Terrace Room
Hot Jazz & Dancing at a '20s Art Deco Supper Club | Oakland
Come kick up your heels every 2nd Thursday with Hot Jazz and Hokum Stomp at the Terrace Room, Oakland’s lake front restaurant, set in a 1920s art deco supper club with panoramic view of Lake Merritt. Live music with The Frisky Frolics trio and their brand of ...
Free Bar Food: Broke Ass Stuart’s “Mission Frito Pie” | Potrero Hill
Thursday, December 13 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Mission Frito Pie with any drink purchase.
| The Unresolved Love Life of Evelyn Lee
Free Bar Food: Broke Ass Stuart's
San Francisco’s cheap darling Broke Ass Stuart has invented a new guilty pleasure bar food that he’ll be giving out for free on Thursday night when he’s bartending at Evelyn Lee. It’s called the Mission Frito Pie. Mission Frito Pies will be free with any drink ...
Win Tix: Popscene: UK’s Willy Moon | SF
Thursday, December 13 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $13
| Rickshaw Stop
Willy Moon is a New Zealand-born musician, singer and producer based in London. His music has been described as “a brilliantly odd fusion of 50s rock’n’roll and modern production” using “hip-hop production techniques.” Popscene DJs Omar and Aaron Axelsen get the party started.

Every Thursday

Mission Community Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
Mission Community Market | SF

The Mission Community Market is a weekly, outdoor marketplace that celebrates the Mission’s diversity with fresh fruits and vegetables, street food, live music, arts, local businesses, and after-school activities.
They promote family health and are creating a fun, beautiful public space for the Mission District: the …

Storking Comedy: Stand-Up at a Dive Bar | Oakland
Every Thursday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Storking Comedy: Stand-Up at a Dive Bar | Oakland

Storking Comedy showcases the funniest up and coming Bay Area comedians. Taking place at infamous Oakland dive bar, The Stork Club, the show also features hilarious interviews with each performer.
Need other reasons to come out? How do free pizza and cheap booze sound? Live music often follows the …

The North Face: Mountain Athletics Free Training | SF
Every Thursday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
The North Face: Mountain Athletics Free Training | SF

Join Mountain Athletics: A free, goal oriented workout program training in the outdoors to prepare you for your outdoor pursuits like skiing, snowboarding, camping and hiking. They’re a fun community helping each other achieve #itrainfor goals.
Check them out every Thursday at The Yard at Mission Rock …

Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.  
This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous …

’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
'90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It's 1999 | SF

Every Thursday night, Raven Bar & Lounge is partying like it’s 1999 with DJ Mark Andrus bringing you back in time, but not too far back.
There is no cover charge and the fun starts at 9 pm.

The Outlaw Order: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fiddler's Green
The Outlaw Order: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

The Outlaw Order: Dirty Roots & Dirty Boots is your San Francisco HQ for country music disk jockeys, line dancing lessons, beer guzzlin’, boot scootin’, shit kickin’, 2 steppin’, whiskey sippin’, rump shakin’ and hell raisin’. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow …

Night School: Laugh Harder, Get Smarter | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre
Night School: Laugh Harder, Get Smarter | SF

EndGames Improv brings you Night School, an improv show happening every Thursday night at 8 pm.
Nerd out with a special guest lecturer as they distill a master’s degree worth of material into a mini-Ted talk that inspires improvised comedy. Previous guests include an Oscar nominated filmmaker, Mega-Robot …

Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF

Join them every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show by local Bay Area musicians.
Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website.

FUNgeon: Stand Up Comedy at the Armory Club | Mission
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission - Donations via tip jar appreciated
| Armory Club
FUNgeon: Stand Up Comedy at the Armory Club | Mission

Every Thursday, the Kink.com owned Armory Club hosts FUNgeon, a night of stand up comedy from comedians Andrew Holmgren (Viceland), Connor Marshall (Dr. Fart Comic) and also staring Andrew Holmgren’s beard (Hopefully Washed Recently).
Each week they are joined by a fresh line up of top local …

Eclectic Comedy Showcase at Hyde St. | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement
Eclectic Comedy Showcase at Hyde St. | SF

The Beer Basement on Hyde St. the best of San Francisco Comedy drops into their favorite underground club for a free show.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
From local favorites to Comedy Central veterans an eclectic show in a family room basement environment is guaranteed. This …

HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar
HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar

Come out to #HellaFunny at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best rising comedic talent.
The lineup changes every week, but expect to see comics that have performed at Cobbs, SF Sketchfest, the Punchline and featured on …

“Class of ’84” Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9:30 pm. $7 after
| The Cat Club

Every Thursday at the Cat Club it’s the best of the ’80s in two rooms. The coolest music and the best crowd in town with DJs Damon and Mr Washington spin ’80s pop, rock, and one hit wonders in the front room:, along with DJ …

Free Laughs On Thursday Nights | San Carlos
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Carlos Club
Free Laughs On Thursday Nights | San Carlos

Join Kevin Wong, host and Bay Area comic, for Comedians at Rail every Thursday at 9 pm for free comedy at the Rail Club in San Carlos, CA.
Featured performers have appeared at The Punch Line, Cobbs, San Jose Improv, Tommy T’s, and all around the Bay Area.
Stop …

“The Best of ’80s” Thursday Dance Nights | Cat Club
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sign-up for free entry before 10 pm and $7 after.
| The Cat Club

Come and indulge yourself and be around other fans and see and listen to all the great music.
The event happens every Thursday. Sign-up for free entry before 10 pm and $7 after.

“Throwback Thursdays”: Music Video Dance Party & Free Pizza | Milk Bar

TLC had some of the best music videos. The ’90s era of music was amazing. Come to Milk Bar to watch some throw backs.
Do you remember when MTV used to play music videos? Remember getting out of school or work and heading home to watch …

Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight

PianoFight’s house team, Original Jokes takes the stage to improvise based off a Craigslist missed connection that is picked by the audience. Combine that with a PianoFight selected improv team opening the show for double the hilarity and you have one hilarious show.
This show is …

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