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Thursday, January 24

2-for-1 Hot Chocolate & Hot Butterscotch | The Ice Cream Bar
Thursday, January 24 – All Day | Cost: 2-for-1*
*2-for-1 hot chocolate or hot butterscotch only, on January 24, 2013.
| The Ice Cream Bar
2-for-1 Hot Chocolate & Hot Butterscotch | The Ice Cream Bar

The Ice Cream Bar, an 1930s-style soda fountain and diner in Cole Valley, is celebrating its first year in San Francisco with a week of specials.
On Thursday, January 24, 2013, you can warm up and treat yourself and a friend with a 2-for-1 deal on …

Win: Death Race 3: Inferno DVD
Enter by: Thursday, January 24 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $22
Death Race 3: Inferno DVD

Death Race 3: Inferno is set to be released on DVD on January 22 and is the action packed story of a repentant convict Carl Lucas (Luke Goss) — aka Frankenstein— a legendary driver in the brutal prison blood sport known as Death Race.
Only one victory away …

Brilliant Science Micro NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, January 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12 | California Academy of Sciences
Brilliant Science Micro NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Play scientist for a night and learn about infectious viruses from Microbiologist Shannon Bennet; meet and try hands-on activities with scientists from the Academy and Gladstone Institutes; and compare the hearts and brains of animals to those of humans.
Music by Grown Kids Radio. Micro NightLife, …

Squeezebox Stories: Accordion Music & Immigration Discussion | SF
Thursday, January 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| California Historical Society
Squeezebox Stories: Accordion Music & Immigration Discussion | SF

When Carlos Mendoza immigrated to California from Oaxaca in the 1980s to work in the fields outside Madera, he brought his beloved Chilena music along with him.
Free, but RSVP is required.
Now a full-time musician, Mendoza will play some of these traditional Oaxacan songs and talk …

Art Beat Acoustic Salon Happy Hour: Rock Crooner, The Plastic Arts | Oakland
Thursday, January 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 25th Street Collective
Art Beat Acoustic Salon Happy Hour: Rock Crooner, The Plastic Arts | Oakland

Join an early evening exhibition of gritty and emotional songs played with intensity by two engaging storytellers: The Plastic Arts and River Shiver.

7:45 pm: The Plastic Arts is the musical efforts of San Francisco Bay Area songwriter, Kyle M. Terrizzi. From the gut-punch brawn of Jeff …

Thursdays At Readers Poetry Series | Fort Mason
Thursday, January 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Readers Bookstore
Thursdays At Readers Poetry Series | Fort Mason

Mahnaz Badihian & Tony Gali

Obsolete Californias Free Movie Night: Sneakers (1992) | SF
Thursday, January 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | StoreFrontLab
Obsolete Californias Free Movie Night: Sneakers (1992) | SF

Screening and conversation featuring Sneakers (1992), the legendary computer caper set in the Bay Area, from the early days of the interwebs.
Free, but RSVP is required.
Complex but lighthearted thriller about computers and cryptography, government and espionage, secrets and deception and betrayal starring Robert Redford, Dan …

Storking Comedy: Homecoming | Oakland
Thursday, January 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stork Club
Storking Comedy: Homecoming | Oakland

Comedy Lineup: January 24, 2013

Scott Capurro (Globetrotter, Brilliant, Class Act)
Stuart Thompson (Budding Buddy, Jubilant, National Lampoon)
Imran G (Exuberant, Debonair, Walk the Plank 2011 Champion)

Cup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF
Thursday, January 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emma's Coffee House
Cup 'o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF

Comedy Lineup: January 24, 2013

Bob Sarlatte
Rebecca Ward
James McDaniel
Johnny Corn
C. Habit
Eddy Jayson

Gin Tasting Night at Elixir’s “Cocktail Club” | Mission Dist.
Thursday, January 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tasting is included with the purchase of any beverage from the bar.
| Elixir
Gin Tasting Night at Elixir's

January 24th: Attention all gin fans, join us in welcoming Plymouth Gin’s and Beefeater’s Trevor Easter.

Jericho 3 Year Anniversary: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF
Thursday, January 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP via Meetup.com
| Union Square Park
Jericho 3 Year Anniversary: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF

Jericho is celebrating three years of monthly Jericho games.
Well over 1,000 people have been trained in the stealthy art of foam espionage over the last 36 months, and there are definitely stories to tell. They’ll kick off the night with a bit of weapon …

Free Movie Tickets: Oscar Nominated Documentary “Chasing Ice” | Oakland
Thursday, January 24 – 7:00 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 …

Internet Archive’s Memorial Service for Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz | SF
Thursday, January 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Internet Archive
Internet Archive's Memorial Service for Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz | SF

Celebrate the life of Aaron Swartz, computer programmer, co-founder of Reddit and internet activist who passed away on January 11, 2013, at the Internet Archive in San Francisco on January 24, 2013.
Free, but RSVP is required.
All are welcome to a reception at 7pm and memorial service at …

Bicycle Bingo Night | Oakland
Thursday, January 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bingo cards require a donation ($3 each, 2/$5, 5/$10)
| Actual Cafe
Bicycle Bingo Night | Oakland

Want to play a little bingo and win some prizes while breaking a sweat? Play “Bicycle Bingo” a monthly series at Oakland’s Actual Cafe where the bingo machine is actually a hacked-together bicycle contraption built by Monkey Likes Shiny that shuffles and dispenses the bingo ...

Free Sneak Preview: Jason Statham Crime Thriller “Parker”
Thursday, January 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Code required, arrive early as admission not guaranteed
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview: Jason Statham Crime Thriller

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Parker”, the brand new crime thriller starring Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez.
Free Film Screening: Parker
Thursday, January 24, 2013 (7:30p)
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
- RSVP Code: FUNSFAS77

Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp
Tickets are free, but subject to …

Poetry Flash: Francisco X. Alarcón & Melinda Palacio | Berkeley
Thursday, January 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moe's Books
Poetry Flash: Francisco X. Alarcón & Melinda Palacio | Berkeley

Poetry Flash presents a reading by Francisco X. Alarcón and Melinda Palacio.

Francisco X. Alarcón‘s new book of poems is Ce Uno One: Poemas para el Nuevo Sol/Poems for the New Sun. His book poetically announces the New Sun—which the Mayans believe arrives in 2012—and he …

Free Sneak Preview: Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters | SF
Thursday, January 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Code required, arrive early as admission not guaranteed
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview: Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters | SF

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters”, a dark spin on the classic fairy tale starring Jeremy Renner.
Free Film Screening: Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters
Thursday, January 24, 2013 (8pm)
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
- RSVP Code: FUNSFGLT1

Tickets …

Free Tickled Pink Comedy | SF
Thursday, January 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free - tips accepted at the end of the evening.
| The Royale
Free Tickled Pink Comedy | SF

Comedy Lineup: January 24, 2013

Chris Riggins
Justin Scales
Shanti Charan
Duat Mai
and Jason Dove

Hosted and produced by Stefani Silverman.

Get Free Tix: Trans Comedian, Ian Harvie | The Punchline
Get Free Tix: Trans Comedian, Ian Harvie | The Punchline

“Quite possibly the most unique stand up comic in the country.” – Frontiers Magazine
Ian Harvie is a transgendered comic who makes anyone in the audience feel like family and he’s performing a show at the Punchline in San Francisco. 
Get a pair of free tickets by …

’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Thursday, January 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Raven Bar
'90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It's 1999 | SF

Every Thursday night, Raven Bar & Lounge is partying like it’s 1999 with DJ Mark Andrus bringing you back in time, but not too far back. There is no cover charge and the fun starts at 8 pm.

The Bay Lights: Demo/Test Night | SF
Thursday, January 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| Embarcadero
The Bay Lights: Demo/Test Night | SF

On January 24-25, 2013 you’ll get a sneak peak at watching the art of The Bay Lights during its testing phase. The artist, Leo Villareal has flown into SF and be testing/sequencing Thursday and Friday nights
The testing will start at approximately 8pm each night (subject …

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Thursday, January 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

Comedy Lineup: January 24, 2013

Tamra Brown
Matt Morales 
Kevin O’Shea
Zach Ames
Jeff Reitman
Ben Feldman

Free Underground Comedy Night | Nightlife on Mars
Thursday, January 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub
Free Underground Comedy Night | Nightlife on Mars

January 24, 2013 Lineup includes:

Joe Gorman – He has performed at San Franciso’s Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club, the Purple Onion, as well as the San Jose Improv. Most recently he was a part of SF Sketchfest 2012. He is also a stage actor, portraying Luke …

Janet Jackson Flash Mob Dance Class: Together Again Part 3/8 | SF
Janet Jackson Flash Mob Dance Class: Together Again Part 3/8 | SF

Join Bay Area Flash Mob for a Janet Jackson Birthday Celebration Flash Mob on May 18, 2013 when dancers will gather in several location in San Francisco and perform Together Again and a medley including five of her number one hits (Nasty, If, All For You, ...

Project Runway Premiere Viewing Party | Castro
Thursday, January 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Midnight Sun
Project Runway Premiere Viewing Party | Castro

The Emmy-winning series Project Runway is back for its 11th season. Watch the season premiere at The Midnight Sun on the largest mega-screens in the Castro on Thursday, January 24, 2013.
See Tim Gun say his infamous words “Make it work” as the new group of Project Runway hopefuls …

Every Thursday

Mission Community Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
Mission Community Market | SF

The Mission Community Market is a weekly, outdoor marketplace that celebrates the Mission’s diversity with fresh fruits and vegetables, street food, live music, arts, local businesses, and after-school activities.
They promote family health and are creating a fun, beautiful public space for the Mission District: the …

Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF
Every Thursday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harlot
Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF

Every Thursday from 5-10 pm is Flask Mob Happy Hour at Harlot where you’ll get a free shot if you mention Flask Mob at the door.
Please note, the flaskmob happy hour is on hiatus as of June 5, 2014.
They also feature free food and a live DJ.  These Happy …

Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF

Break up the weekday rut and get out of the house for an hour with your dog at the K9 Scrub Club weekly social hour, happening every Thursday from 6-7 pm.
K9 Scrub Club
1734 Church Street, SF (Noe Valley)
Indulge in their free refreshments and sweets for humans, …

Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fiddler's Green
Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

Twang Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree is your San Francisco HQ for The PBR, Stagecoach and NASCAR. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow country music fans, dancin’ to contemporary country music all night with classic, outlaw and swing thrown in.
Expect to get your Twang …

Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.  
This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous …

Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Legionnaire Saloon
Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland

Laugh your booty off at the Barbary Coast Comedy night at the Legionnaire Saloon (2272 Telegraph Avenue) in uptown Oakland every Thursday at 7 pm. 
The show is produced by Barry Katzman (Comedy Day) and often features performers who’ve appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Showtime, Comedy …

Free Classic Movie Night at The Magick Lantern | East Bay
Every Thursday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Magik Lantern
Free Classic Movie Night at The Magick Lantern | East Bay

The Magick Lantern is a small movie theater is the cute little town of Point Richmond in the East Bay. They show many independent new movies, as well as some vintage picks hand-chosen by its proprietor.
Thursday is Classics Night when they show quirky old movies …

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced and hosted by Ryan Cronin. It’s a free weekly showcase of local (and sometimes national) comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

Drink Special: $1 off draft beers during the show
Nightlife …

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

Comet Club Comedy is a weekly free comedy showcase at the Comet Club in the Marina district of San Francisco, featuring local Bay Area comedians and special guests hosted by Ben Feldman.
Comet Club Comedy
Every Thursday | 8:30-10 pm
Comet Club, 3111 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
FREE

Free “Deep East” House DJ Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free

Deep East is a weekly dance party held on Thursday nights at Lounge 3411 in Oakland. Each crew member is an accomplished DJ in their own right, and all are East Bay residents.
They came together out of mutual respect, love of deep beats, and a …

Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley

Every Thursday night, The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a live funk, soul, hip hop and Latin dance party from 9 pm to midnight.
Come on down to shake it to some funky live music with Anthony Ant and his house band, plus great food and drinks available …

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