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Tuesday, January 1

150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation Celebration | Bayview
Tuesday, January 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House
150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation Celebration | Bayview

Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, 150 years ago on New Year’s Day, January 1, 1863.  Appreciate how far we’ve come at the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation celebration at Bayview Opera House on January 1, 2013.
150 Years Emancipation Proclamation & Kwanzaa Activities:

Musical performance by Awon Ohun Omnira …

Dial M for Music: Free SF Chamber Orchestra Concert | Palo Alto
Tuesday, January 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Palo Alto United Methodist Church
Dial M for Music: Free SF Chamber Orchestra Concert | Palo Alto

The three Ms begin with one of Mendelssohn’s precociously brilliant string sinfonias, written at the tender age of 13. Harold Meltzer is an award-winning composer based in NYC, whose own inspiration was Mozart’s singular Sinfonia Concertante. Meltzer’s double concerto is paired with Mozart’s, one of …

Final Day of Kwanzaa: Soul & Gospel Singing | SF
Tuesday, January 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House
Final Day of Kwanzaa: Soul & Gospel Singing | SF

January 1, 2014 - Imani (faith): “to believe with our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.”

2 pm – Bayview Opera House – Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 Third Street @ Oakdale
7 pm – A night …

New Year’s Day Comedy Special | Upper Haight
Tuesday, January 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
New Year's Day Comedy Special | Upper Haight

If you’re like the Town Criers, your New Year’s resolution will be to give up drinking on January 2. So shake off that hangover with some hair of the dog comedy with headliner Joe Gorman.
Also featured are Rich Dreyling, Loren Kraut, Spencer Devine, Josh Marcus, …

Every Tuesday

Free Nepalese Food “Curry Without Worry” | Civic Center
Every Tuesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but if you can afford it you should donate at least $2
| Civic Center
Free Nepalese Food

Rain or shine, Curry Without Worry will always be stationed at Hyde and Fulton in SF’s Civic Center serving free Nepalese food to drum beats and singing every Tuesday at 5:30 pm.
What is Nepalese Food? Curry Without Worry generally will serve up plates with five …

Tuesday Game Night: Huge Projectors, Ping Pong & BYO Games | SoMa
Every Tuesday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Folsom Street Foundry
Tuesday Game Night: Huge Projectors, Ping Pong & BYO Games | SoMa

SF Game Nights are weekly happenings at the hangar-like space of the Folsom Street Foundry featuring huge projectors and TVs dedicated to gaming presented by Showdown eSport every Tuesday from 6 pm to midnight.
Every Tuesday you can expect:

Live gaming broadcasts and VODs shown
Casual and competitive playable gaming (Hearthstone, …

Burner Body Pre-Playa Fitness Bootcamp | Embarcadero
Every Tuesday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Embarcadero, San Francisco, California
Burner Body Pre-Playa Fitness Bootcamp | Embarcadero

Every Tuesday and Thursday from now until Burning Man (and maybe through the fall of 2014), come on down to Cupid’s Span on the Embarcadero for a free bootcamp fitness class to prepare you for the playa.
You’ll be cranking up the metabolism to crank down …

Troubled Comedy Night w/ Rajeev Dhar | Amnesia
Every Tuesday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Amnesia
Troubled Comedy Night w/ Rajeev Dhar | Amnesia

Every Tuesday night from 6:30-9 pm, Amnesia Music Hall presents Troubled Comedy Night, a free stand-up comedy show with Raj. Dhar and friends.
Comedian Rajeev Dhar mixes Bay Area comics with nationally recognized visiting performers on tour in the US. They have hosted performers from Punchline, Cobb’s, …

French Film, Wine & Conversation
Every Tuesday – 6:45 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation includes movie and wine.
| Alliance Française of San Francisco
French Film, Wine & Conversation

To help non-French speakers discover French cinema, The Alliance Française of San Francisco is offering a weekly Tuesday night class centered around a French film and conversation.
The class will take place in their cozy theater with free wine all for a $5 donation at the door.
Don’t know French? …

Tuesday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Every Tuesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food & drinks
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Tuesday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Join SoMa StrEat Food Park and Brainstormer Pub Quiz every Tuesday at 7 pm for Trivia Night inside the barn.
Pre-game beforehand with happy hour from 4-7 pm with $3 local draft beers and $13 pitchers, plus up to 12 of the city’s most delicious food trucks.
Trivia …

Pub Trivia Nerd Night | Alameda
Every Tuesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Churchward Pub
Pub Trivia Nerd Night | Alameda

Make your evening friggin’ awesome with this weekly nerd trivia at Alameda’s trivia night at the Churchward Pub located on Park Street.
Grab some friends, some beers, and answer trivia ranging from Potpurri, to The Simpsons, to Men on the Moon, to that band who you thought you …

Tuesday Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Inner Richmond
Every Tuesday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Rockit Room
Tuesday Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Inner Richmond

Every Tuesday, get some laughs in at a free comedy showcase, hosted by Danny Dechi, a make-you-laugh-professional and world’s only No. 2 pencil musician (you’ll have to figure out what that means yourself). Various Bay Area comedians round out the lineup each week.
Come early for happy …

The People’s Painting Party: Live Art & DJs | Temple
Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Temple SF, 540 Howard St.
The People's Painting Party: Live Art & DJs | Temple

Come and make works of art with your friends. Temple will provide the paints, brushes and canvases; all you need is your creativity for The People’s Painting Party.
Designed to abolish the midweek doldrums, they seek to bring painting to the proletariat with co-creative canvases, The People’s …

Trivia Night at the Fox: Win Concert Tix | Oakland
Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Den at the Fox
Trivia Night at the Fox: Win Concert Tix | Oakland

The Den at the Fox, a rather comfortable and stylish bar that’s attached to the Fox Theatre in Oakland, hosts a free trivia night on Tuesdays at 8 pm.
Like most pub quizes, the rounds include subjects like Current Events, Sports & Entertainment, Science, History, Geography, …

Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa
Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa

Check out Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 with Bay Area’s most eclectic DJs breaking barriers of genre and culture with live Bhangra and belly dancing performances, plus tribal and bass DJ sets.
Underground Nomads
Most Tuesdays at 8 pm
1192 Folsom, SF
Free until 9:30 pm, when you mention it …

“Brass Magic” Free Hip-Swinging Big Band Concert | Madrone
Every Tuesday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+

Brass Magic is an eight-piece ensemble featuring a robust horn section that hugs the listener and drums that drive like a Harley Davidson. Founded by musicians from Berkeley, California, Brass Magic developed and honed their sound in the clubs and parks of New York City.
Brass …

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