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Saturday, January 19

Mobile Park Day: Rockclimbing, BMX, Skateboarding | Marina
Saturday, January 19 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Moscone Park
Mobile Park Day: Rockclimbing, BMX, Skateboarding | Marina

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 ...

Folger Stable Open House: Free Snacks & Cheap Horse Rides | Woodside
Saturday, January 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free stable tours and refreshments. Pony Rides $5, Trail Rides $20.
| Folger Stable
Folger Stable Open House: Free Snacks & Cheap Horse Rides | Woodside

Join the Community Day Open House at Folger Stable and take a free tour, grab a beverage or hop on a horse for a fraction of the regular price.
For the past two years, Bay Area Equestrian Connection (BAEC) has been working hard to improve this …

Attack of the Robots: Custom Kidrobot Toy Artmaking Event | SF
Saturday, January 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Art Attack SF
Attack of the Robots: Custom Kidrobot Toy Artmaking Event | SF

Who says toys are just for kids? On Saturday, January 19, 2013, a panel of vinyl toy artists are drop-kicking Art Attack SF in the face with some custom artwork.
Artists will showcase their talent and creativity by customizing a series of Kidrobot vinyl toys during a live all-day …

2013 Edwardian Vendor Bazaar & Piano Saloon | SF
Saturday, January 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Regency Ballroom
2013 Edwardian Vendor Bazaar & Piano Saloon | SF

Peruse the world of Edwardian Ball vendors without the craziness of the nighttime events and find that perfect sexy Edwardian undergarment, scarf, hat or corest for The Ball on January 19, 2013.
For $5, you can get a glimpse at the splendor of Edwardian wares without having …

Free Movie Tickets: Oscar Nominated Documentary “Chasing Ice” | Oakland
Saturday, January 19 – 12:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tickets are only free with confirmation. Otherwise, admission is $6.00.
| The New Parkway
Free Movie Tickets: Oscar Nominated Documentary

Oscar nominated (Best Original Song) and Sundance award-winning film, Chasing Ice, is opening at The New Parkway and you can get in to see it for free. 
Free, but RSVP and confirmation are required. Otherwise tickets are $6.
A limited number of complimentary tickets are available and seats …

Hippies and Black Panthers Photo Exhibit | SF
Saturday, January 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harvey Milk Photography Center
Hippies and Black Panthers Photo Exhibit | SF

Come down to the Milk Harvey Photography Center for the opening reception of the iconic Black Power / Flower Power photographs by Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marian Baruch.
The show will feature photos from the Summer of Love in 1967 and the Black Panther Movement in 1968.The …

Free Opera Screening: Carmen for Families | SoMa
Saturday, January 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Free Opera Screening: Carmen for Families | SoMa

Created from San Francisco Opera’s performance of Carmen for Families, this one hour movie may be a great first opera experience for families and people of all ages.
Free, but RSVP is required.
Please note, seating will be first-come, first-served from the RSVP list.
Carmen is the story of an alluring Gypsy girl named …

Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | Union Square
Saturday, January 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP via Meetup.com
| Union Square Park
Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | Union Square

Jericho is an urban spy game with Nerf guns played sneaky in public settings all over SF like malls and parks, where everyone assumes the role of a spy like a giant secret game of Capture the Flag. Each team of “agents” will carry out ...

Exotic Tree Tour at the Egyptian Museum Gardens | San Jose
Saturday, January 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required, donations accepted. Museum admission is not included.
| Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
Exotic Tree Tour at the Egyptian Museum Gardens | San Jose

Join Our City Forest for an exotic afternoon tree tour where you’ll discover unusual trees, flora and historical trivia in the beautiful Rosicrucian Museum gardens. Free, but RSVP is required. Email treetours@ourcityforest.org or call 408-998-7337 ext. 117. Reserve your spot for any Saturday between January 19 ...

49ers Legends Meet & Greet: Free Food, Drinks & Giveaways | Palo Alto
Saturday, January 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sony Store (Palo Alto)
49ers Legends Meet & Greet: Free Food, Drinks & Giveaways | Palo Alto

Before the big NFC Championship game on Sunday, meet the 49ers legends who came before, mingle with the 49ers cheerleaders and enjoy free food, drinks and giveaways.
Meet 49ers legends Dwight Clark and Roger Craig at the Sony Store in the Stanford Shopping Center from 2-4 pm …

Yo La Tengo: Amoeba Free In-Store Concert | SF
Saturday, January 19 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Yo La Tengo: Amoeba Free In-Store Concert | SF

Yo La Tengo celebrate the release of their new album, Fade (out 1/15), with a live set and signing at Amoeba Music.
The band will sign copies of the new album after the in-store performance. Purchase the new album Fade at Amoeba Music to get in …

Create Your Own Recycled T-shirt Totes | Chinatown
Saturday, January 19 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring an old t-shirt
| Chinatown/Him Mark Lai Library
Create Your Own Recycled T-shirt Totes | Chinatown

Does the new San Francisco shopping bag fee got you down? Cheer up and turn old t-shirts into handy tote bags at the Chinatown/Him Mark Lai Library on Saturday, January 19, 2013.
Bring in an old t-shirt and learn how to transform it into a bag …

Barista Nation Launch: Food Trucks & Games | SF
Barista Nation Launch: Food Trucks & Games | SF

The launch event is now sold out, but you can email baristanation@gmail.com to be put on the waiting list.
Barista Nation will launch the Bay Area Latte Art Competition Season with a party with food trucks, beer (these may be for sale) and DJ Sprudge on January 19, 2013. Baristas will compete …

Bitchez Brew Review: Spoken Word, Music & Multi-Media | Oakland
Saturday, January 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| The Layover
Bitchez Brew Review: Spoken Word, Music & Multi-Media | Oakland

Join the next Bitchez Brew, Oakland’s showcase of poetry and music, hosted by Paul Corman-Roberts and featuring J De Salvo, Caitlin Myer, Daniel Suarez, Jezebel Delilah X, Joyce Lee, John Swain and musical guest Jonathan Hirsch.
Paul Corman-Roberts, along with his production partner Lynn Alexander are …

Naked Cartoon Art Opening: “Curves & Curls” | SF
Saturday, January 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission: Comics & Art
Naked Cartoon Art Opening:

“Curves and Curls” is a collection of figure paintings and drawings by animation artist Hanna S. Abi-Hanna.
In his playful renditions of curvy nudes, Hanna experiments with exaggerated proportions and elegantly contorted figures to produce emotionally provoking compositions.
Hanna S. Abi-Hanna is a character animator and designer …

Star Party: Jazz & Telescopes | San Mateo
Saturday, January 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | College of San Mateo
Star Party: Jazz & Telescopes | San Mateo

Set the mood and listen to jazz under the stars. Head up to roof top observatory and see the moon and Jupiter through the telescopes while listening to KCSM Jazz 91 FM.
Dress warmly and come by anytime between 7-10 pm to the rooftop observatory in bldg. 36.
There’s …

Burns Night 2013: Scottish Haggis Ceremony | SF
Saturday, January 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Includes free buffet.
| Edinburgh Castle Pub
Burns Night 2013: Scottish Haggis Ceremony | SF

It’s time for Burns Night 2013 at Edinburgh Castle Pub on January 19, 2013.
Celebrate with the Scots on Burns Night with bagpipes, the haggis ceremony, whisky lashings and the poems and songs of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet.
Cover is $10, but once you’re in you’ll …

Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF
Saturday, January 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF

January 19, 2013 Theme: Milestones: New Beginnings and New Loves
Are you ready to fall in love again? Or perhaps it’s time to let go and move on. Either way, let Opera On Tap guide you through your favorite Puccini and Mozart operas. Who knows where …

Tennessee Williams Play “Something Cloudy, Something Clear” | SF
Tennessee Williams Play

Enjoy a night out at the theater on the cheap. See Something Cloudy, Something Clear, an autobiographical play by Tennessee Williams, at the Eureka Theatre on Saturday, January 19, 2013.
In this little known Tennessee Williams play, a young playwright plays a game of love and death with two drifters as his brain …

“The Queen Is Dead”2 Year Anniversary Morrissey Party | SF

It’s the death of a disco dancer with Milk Bar’s “The Queen is Dead” dance party featuring the music of the Smiths, Morrissey and other brit pop, new wave and post punk heavy-hitters.
The Queen Is Dead – 2 Year Anniversary Party
Saturday, January 19, 2013 (9p)
Milk Bar, Upper …

Win Tix: Rapper Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic & DJ Big Wiz | Oakland
Saturday, January 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Ticket value, $18 each.
| The New Parish
Rapper Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic & DJ Big Wiz | Oakland

Iconic New York-born, San Francisco-based rapper and producer, Aesop Rock’s upcoming album Skelethon not only sees the rapper back waxing poetically on his own but also marks his first wholly self-produced effort.
The new album follows in the wake of several deep personal losses and highlights subject …

Free Comedy: eBaum’s World’s Jesse Fernandez | Richmond Dist.
Saturday, January 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dirty Trix Saloon
Free Comedy: eBaum's World's Jesse Fernandez | Richmond Dist.

Comedy Lineup: January 19, 2013

Jesse Fernandez headlining
Jesse Fernandez shoots collages of ideas into that ether like shotgun blasts into the air. He rearranges half thoughts and feelings like a 4-dimensional jigsaw puzzle and puts the visual representations into his PowerPoint presentations. Then his boss scolds …

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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