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Saturday, January 5

Jeffrey’s Pet Food Grand Opening: Champagne & Treats | Castro
Saturday, January 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jeffrey's Natural Pet Food (Duboce Triangle)
Jeffrey's Pet Food Grand Opening: Champagne & Treats | Castro

Jeffrey’s Natural Pet Foods opens their new shop on Noe and Market on Saturday, January 5, 2013. Come by on opening day from 10am to 5pm and humans get champagne, cake and cookies, and doggies can get free treats.
It’s the grand opening of Jeffrey’s Duboce …

Mobile Park Day: Rockclimbing, BMX, Skateboarding | SF
Saturday, January 5 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Crocker Amazon Park
Mobile Park Day: Rockclimbing, BMX, Skateboarding | SF

Mobile Rec is coming to a park near you with free rock climbing, BMX Biking and skateboarding for youth. Tips, tricks and equipment will be provided by San Francisco Rec and Park, but participants may bring their own. Helmets will be required for actions sports ...

Guided History Walk: The Last Gun | Presidio
Saturday, January 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Baker Beach
Guided History Walk: The Last Gun | Presidio

How can a 50-ton gun simply disappear? Learn this and other factoids while helping load and aim the last operational gun of its kind. Photos of the century-old Endicott system batteries in action are on display in an underground cartridge room.

In case of rain, call …

MLK Jr. Pool Party: Synchro Swimmers & Free Food | SF
Saturday, January 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Martin Luther King Jr. Pool
MLK Jr. Pool Party: Synchro Swimmers & Free Food | SF

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., pack your swimsuit and enjoy a complimentary lunch, music performances, synchronized swimming, water performances and a dip in the pool for free.
SF Rec and Park hosts its annual celebration at MLK Swimming Pool featuring performances by the Young and Gifted Choir, Echoes of …

“Philosopher’s Way” Public Art Walk Grand Opening | SF
Saturday, January 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | McLaren Park

Be the first to see the brand new trail loop and artwork at the grand opening of Philosopher’s Way at McLaren Park from 11 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday, January 5, 2013.
Philosopher’s Way is a new 2.7 mile trail loop and public artwork by artists Susan Schwartzenberg and Peter …

Free Screening: Nureyev Ballet in “The Muppet Show” & “Swan Lake” | de Young
Free Screening: Nureyev Ballet in

See one of the world’s top ballet dancers ham it up with The Muppets at this free film screening in the Koret Auditorium of the de Young Museum.
Following the muppets, watch a screening of Swan Lake (1967) with Rudolf Nureyev in a Vienna Stage Ballet …

$1 Ping Pong Social | Alameda
Saturday, January 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*RSVP required
| Alameda Table Tennis Club
$1 Ping Pong Social | Alameda

Play some fun old-school ping pong  (not the crazy Berlin-style) with 30 other table tennis lovers at the East Bay Ping-Pong Meetups’ Social #10 in Alameda. Play on 14 Butterfly Centrfold tournament tables and work your way up to the winners table.
Normally $5, the January …

Win Tix: U2 & Tom Petty Tributes: Full Album Performances | Slim’s
Saturday, January 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $15
| Slim's
U2 & Tom Petty Tributes: Full Album Performances | Slim's

Zoo Station (The Complete U2 Experience) and Petty Theft (The Ultimate Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) perform two of the most influential rock albums of all time, “The Joshua Tree” and “Damn the Torpedoes.” Both bands will also play extended sets featuring hits from both …

$5 Concert Night: French Cassettes with Coast Jumper | Brick & Mortar
$5 Concert Night: French Cassettes with Coast Jumper | Brick & Mortar

French Cassettes are a four-piece indie pop band whose recent release, “Summer Darling”, is not only easy on the ears but also serves as a clear statement of their upbeat intentions.
They were also voted into the final four of a nation-wide Myspace contest competing against …

Win Tix: Rocky Horror Picture Show Live | San Jose
Saturday, January 5 – 11:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $10
| Camera 3 Cinema
Rocky Horror Picture Show Live | San Jose

Don’t miss your first opportunity to Time Warp in 2013 at the Rocky Horror Picture Show with the live cast Barely Legal in downtown San Jose with a riotous preshow, ridiculous games, music, dancing & mingling.

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab.
When O-69 gets called, everyone playing bingo …

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Comedian Johan Miranda presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every Saturday night at Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley.
This free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm followed by a DJ dance party.

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