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Friday, January 18

JCCSF Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day & Free Lunch | Daly City
Friday, January 18 – 8:15 am | Cost: FREE | Colma BART
JCCSF Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day & Free Lunch | Daly City

Give a hand to families in need of improved living conditions by joining the JCCSF group and assisting in dry walling, roofing, siding, interior painting and hardware installation for a 36-unit condominium development in Daly City. You’ll even get a free lunch.
The JCCSF group will …

Free In-Store Punk Concert: LA’s Fidlar | Amoeba SF
Friday, January 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Free In-Store Punk Concert: LA's Fidlar | Amoeba SF

In celebration of their debut self-titled LP L.A. punks Fidlar will play a free show at Amoeba SF on January 18, 2013.
Listening to them, you can tell that the band did their homework on punk rock and seem dead set on inflicting lessons on anyone willing to …

Hijinks Happy Hour: DJs & Comedian Alex Koll | SF
Friday, January 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Hijinks Happy Hour: DJs & Comedian Alex Koll | SF

Hosts and DJs Emdee and Rantz & Roll serve up a few happy hours of vinyl and other assorted musical weirdness, plus surprise acts and drink specials.
Special guest comedian Alex Koll will entertain at 8:30pm.

Bay Area Film Mixer: Local Reels & Live Music | SoMa
Friday, January 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free if you buy in advance. $5 at the door. RSVP is required. Drinks may be for sale.
| Yetizen Innovation Loft
Bay Area Film Mixer: Local Reels & Live Music | SoMa

At the Bay Area Film Mixer you can ”Meet & Greet” with drinks, a roving photographer, live music and your reels. Their goal is promoting the San Francisco Bay Area’s successful, continuous, and sustainable film renaissance by connecting film professionals.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Tickets are free if …

Berlin-Style Ping Pong Party & Hip Hop DJ | Lower Haight
Friday, January 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | DSF Clothing Company & Art Gallery
Berlin-Style Ping Pong Party & Hip Hop DJ | Lower Haight

Come to American Tripps’ first Berlin-style ping pong party of 2013 and their only party in January. They’re at their fave spot in the Lower Haight, and they’ll get it started a little early so everybody has a chance to get their fill.
For this auspicious …

Win Tix: $5 Classic Movie Night: Singin’ in the Rain (1952) | Paramount Theater
Friday, January 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $5
| Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night: Singin' in the Rain (1952) | Paramount Theater

Stanley Donen directs and Gene Kelly choreographs what fans and critics agree is the best Hollywood musical of all time.
The three stars – Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and a 19-year-old Debbie Reynolds – have so much fun singing and dancing through their joyfully acrobatic parts …

Beer Olympics: Fun, Games & Cheap Beer | SF
Friday, January 18 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks (they'll be cheap)
| Horizon
Beer Olympics: Fun, Games & Cheap 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 ...

Experimental Jazz and Live Looping: Cyril Guiraud | Cafe Royale
Friday, January 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Experimental Jazz and Live Looping: Cyril Guiraud  | Cafe Royale

Keep your eyes on Cyril Guiraud, a remarkable sax player, in a Coltrane style, but with less tense lyricism, more tender, bewitching us with a nocturnal charm, which arises thoughout the song.
Every show is a different diverse music exhibition of jazz, sometimes with electronica elements and …

Diatribe Art Show: Women in Art & Live Music | SF
Friday, January 18 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 50 Mason Social House
Diatribe Art Show: Women in Art & Live Music | SF

Join us for the Diatribe Art Show, celebrating women in the arts, media and social activism with live music from the bluesy Frankie Boots and southern rock / alt country from The County Line (Louisville)
 

Win Tix: FDR, American Badass: Midnight Cult Movie & Actor Q&A | San Jose
Friday, January 18 – 11:45 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Ticket value, $7.50 each.
| Camera 3 Cinema
FDR, American Badass: Midnight Cult Movie & Actor Q&A | San Jose

You’ve heard of FDR — 32nd President of a bunch of American states — but did you know he was also a werewolf hunting, dictator smashing, hardcore American badass?
Laugh hysterically as FDR uses his “Wheelchair of Death” to save the world in this hilarious cult …

Win Tix: Midnight Movie Night: The Princess Bride | Clay Theatre
Friday, January 18 – 11:58 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$10 General Admission / $9 Student with Valid ID
| Landmark's Clay Theatre
Midnight Movie Night: The Princess Bride | Clay Theatre

Scaling the Cliffs of Insanity, battling Rodents of Unusual Size, facing torture in the Pit of Despair — The Princess Bride is director Rob Reiner’s comic fantasy of a perpetually kidnapped and rescued princess featuring an all-star cast including Christopher Guest, Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, …

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 …

The Business: Alternative Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
The Business: Alternative Comedy Night | Mission Dist.

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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