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Events for December 19, 2012

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Wednesday, December 19

Volunteer: Salvation Army Toy & Joy Personal Shopper 2012 | SF
Wednesday, December 19 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required and space for volunteers is limited
| Salvation Army
Volunteer: Salvation Army Toy & Joy Personal Shopper 2012 | SF

Escort parents through the toy shop as they choose gifts for their children, plus many other opportunities to volunteer with the Salvation Army for the Christmas 2012 season.
Preparation: Toy & Joy Sort and Restock and Food Bags
Help sort and stock toys and create food bags …

Win: Ike’s Place $50 Gift Card
Wednesday, December 19 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Ike's Place
Win: Ike's Place $50 Gift Card

The 7 Days of Cheapmas | 2012
Each day from December 17-23, 2012 Funcheap will highlight one of our favorite companies and well-loved local SF businesses and running exclusive contests for free $50 gift cards for you and your BFF just in time for Xmas. Sign …

You Are Hear Music Festival: Jazz, Soul & Classical | SFO
You Are Hear Music Festival: Jazz, Soul & Classical | SFO

Terminal 1 Mezzanine: Smith Dobson and John Wiitala (Jazz)
Terminal 3 (Post-Security): Meklit Hadero (East African soul)
International Terminal: Quartet San Francisco (Classical)

Come Out and Play Festival 2012: Final Day | SF
Wednesday, December 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SOMArts Cultural Center
Come Out and Play Festival 2012: Final Day | SF

If you still haven’t come out to play at SOMArts’ 2012 Come Out and Play exhibition, here is your last chance to check out the exhibit and play games. The gallery is free and open to the public Tuesdays through Fridays, noon to 7pm through …

Final Day: Undercover Art Thief Game & Lazer Maze | SF
Wednesday, December 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SOMArts Cultural Center
Final Day: Undercover Art Thief Game & Lazer Maze | SF

If you still haven’t come out to play at SOMArts’ 2012 Come Out and Play exhibition, here is your last chance to check out the exhibit and play games. The gallery is free and open to the public Tuesdays through Fridays, noon to 7pm through …

Meet the Brewers: San Francisco Craft Beer
Wednesday, December 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for drinks
| 21st Amendment Brewery & Restaurant
Meet the Brewers: San Francisco Craft Beer

Meet the brewers behind San Francisco’s 21st Amendment Brewery.
We aren’t sure if there will be drinks specials or a talk from the brewer, but we will update the site if we find out.

My Ideal Bookshelf Launch Party and Art Show | Civic Center
Wednesday, December 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*With registration
| The Makeshift Society
My Ideal Bookshelf Launch Party and Art Show | Civic Center

Join Jane Mount and Thessaly La Force to celebrate the publication of My Ideal Bookshelf which is making its rounds in the press circuit.
Original paintings from Jane Mount will be on display while Makeshift Society will be serving drinks and selling copies of the …

Santa’s Milk and Cookies Run 2012 | Berkeley
Wednesday, December 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lululemon Athletica Berkeley
Santa's Milk and Cookies Run 2012 | Berkeley

Lululemon Ahtletica Berkeley hosts a fun Santa run for all levels on Wednesday evening with milk and cookies as fuel.
Don’t be naughty, be nice. Then, after your run, be naughty again with cookies. The last run of 2012 is here. Santa will be giving gifts to …

Independent Arts Holiday Party for Indie Artists | SF
Wednesday, December 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required and donations are appreciated. Email joshua@artsandmedia.net.
| Independent Arts & Media
Independent Arts Holiday Party for Indie Artists | SF

Independent Arts & Media is throwing a Year-End Housewarming Party with free entry, food and beverages on December 19, 2012.
Free, but RSVP is required. Email joshua@artsandmedia.net.
Connect with our Board of Directors, partners and representatives of our sponsored affiliated projects. You’ll find yourself in the company of …

Danny Dechi Stand-up Comedy Showcase| Bazaar Café
Wednesday, December 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bazaar Cafe
Danny Dechi Stand-up Comedy Showcase| Bazaar Café

Stand-up Comedy Showcase at Bazaar Cafe  Hosted by Danny Dechi – Comedian and world’s only pencil musician
Featuring Top Bay Area Comedians: headliner: the wacky Rolly Moe  with Bobby Salem, Charlie Ballard, Jill Bourque, Kurt Weitzmann, Mike Capozzola, Mr. Mystic

White Elephant Gift Exchange | SOMA
Wednesday, December 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register and bring an inexpensive gift to participate
| Qi Ultra Lounge
White Elephant Gift Exchange | SOMA

 
Part of the holiday fun is unwrapping presents so what better way than to get together for drinks and exchange some gifts. Bring an inexpensive gift (max $10 – or re-gift an unwanted item that has not been used) to participate in the fun.
The objective …

R.E.M. Tribute Band Chronic Town ’80s-only Set List | Mission
Wednesday, December 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5 | Make-Out Room
R.E.M. Tribute Band Chronic Town '80s-only Set List | Mission

R.E.M. tribute band Chronic Town have channeled Athens, GA’s favorite sons since 2004, playing hits and album favorites to fans all over the Bay Area. Faithfully reproducing both their look and sound, they are as close to the real thing you’ll get.
Chronic Town plays an …

Nerd Nite: Schizophrenia, Blood & Sewers | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, December 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Schizophrenia, Blood & Sewers | Rickshaw Stop

“The Slow Death of the Muse: A History of Schizophrenia & Hearing Voices” by Patrick House
Did humans 10,000 years ago stub their toes? Did they break their arms? Of course. But did they have schizophrenia? That’s trickier. Are some mental illnesses a necessary disease of …

Free Comikaze Lounge Comedy: Sean Keane | SF
Wednesday, December 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Free Comikaze Lounge Comedy: Sean Keane | SF

The Comikaze Lounge lineup for December 2012 is:

Sean Keane (headliner)
Eloisa Bravo
Greg Asdorian
Cara Tramantano
Nick Palm
Kate Willett
Stefani Silverman

Free Rock Concert: Picture Atlantic | San Jose
Wednesday, December 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Blank Club
Free Rock Concert: Picture Atlantic | San Jose

Indie band Picture Atlantic will take the stage for a free hometown show.
Joining them will be rock and roll band Dogcatcher and progressive rock band Ghost Parade.

Tricycle Records $5 Holiday Concert & Open Bar | SF
Wednesday, December 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 presale tickets
| Public Works
Tricycle Records $5 Holiday Concert & Open Bar | SF

See one of the Bay Area’s coolest all-girl bands, listen to an all vinyl DJs set and help your self to a super-short 30 minute open vodka bar all for just 5 bucks at Tricycle Records’ 2012 Holiday Party at Public Works on December 19, 2012.
Tricycle …

Every Wednesday

Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Kezar Stadium
Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of  boot camp style workouts like running hills, core …

Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero

The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality.
With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role …

Color Me Badd Wednesdays: ’90s Jams & Coloring Contests | SoMa
Every Wednesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bring cash for drinks and tips.
Color Me Badd Wednesdays: '90s Jams & Coloring Contests | SoMa

That local deadbeat-of-love, Broke Ass Stuart, is throwing his own ’90s R&B jam happy hour at Monarch on Wednesdays from 5:30-9:30 pm.
Broke Ass Stuart will be the guest bartender.
Plus, there will be coloring books and crayons at the bar, so you can get your color me …

Karma Cinema: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
Karma Cinema: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway

Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night.
Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if …

Queeraoke: Rock Star Stage & Prizes | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pandora karaoke & bar
Queeraoke: Rock Star Stage & Prizes | SF

Queeraoke takes place every Wednesday from 6 pm to 2 am at the Pandora Karaoke & Bar, which features a stage that will make you feel like a rock star, 50″ plasma TVs, wireless mics, and an excellent sound system.
There is never a cover and you can win prizes …

Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*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 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 …

The Muffin Men Comedy Show & Sketch Videos | SF
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | the sip bar 787 broadway. san francisco, ca
The Muffin Men Comedy Show & Sketch Videos | SF

The Muffin Men present the only Bay Area show that combines sketch videos with live stand up comedy in one hilarious night.
Feel Woods and Papp Johnson are part of the #HellaFunny comedy group and bring their unique brand of comedy to the swanked out Sip …

“The Tabernacle” Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Dark Room Theater

The Dark Room and Back Alley Comedy Present: The Tabernacle, a weekly comedy show hosted by Matt Lieb, Steve Post and Torio Van Grol.
The Tabernacle takes place every Wednesday night and features favorite local comedians for $5 bucks.

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a drink special purchase.
| Monroe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF

Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach. Get lubricated on $3.50 drink specials, win prizes (like best athletic wear… ’cause you need great threads to show your RPS moves) and the tournament champ wins a $50 bar tab …

Free Wednesday Concert Night | Haight
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP on Eventbrite or $5 at the door
| The Milk Bar
Free Wednesday Concert Night | Haight

The Milk Bar hosts their favorite bands on their weekly series, Milk Was A Bad Choice.
Each show is free with an RSVP on Eventbrite, or $5 at the door.
All shows will include live bands and a themed pop-up kitchen.

“Bromance” $2 Beer Pong Pitchers, $1 Shots & DJ Night | Castro
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Beaux

Wednesday nights at Beaux in the Castro are “Bromance” nights where you can booze, cruise, check out boys in briefs, and play some beer pong too.
Enjoy $1 shots by Boys in Briefs and $2 Bud Light Pitchers for beer pong from 8:30-10 pm.
You’ll be playing on …

“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa

Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne.
Free, but an RSVP is required and you must arrive before 11 pm. Otherwise, it’s $5 before 11 pm or $10 after.
Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality …

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