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Saturday, January 26

Military History Boot Camp Workout | Presidio
Saturday, January 26 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Military History Boot Camp Workout | Presidio

Atten-hut…Get fit during a military-style boot camp workout; learn soldier drills and other fascinating details about Presidio military life while burning some calories on Saturday, January 26, 2013.
Meet the rangers at the Main Post Parade Ground in front of the visitor center on 105 Montgomery Street. Boot …

40 Years of Roe v. Wade: Celebration of Women, Life & Liberty | SF
Saturday, January 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome.
| Justin Herman Plaza
40 Years of Roe v. Wade: Celebration of Women, Life & Liberty | SF

Join the celebration marking the 40th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision in the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized abortion on January 22, 1973.
Celebrate with inspiring speakers including Sandra Fluke, SF Supervisors Chiu, Cohen, Campos and Mar, plus Silver Ribbon co-founders Ellen Shaffer and Sophia Yen.
Trapdoor …

Mobile Park Day: Rockclimbing, BMX, Skateboarding | SF
Saturday, January 26 – 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 ...

One Billion Rising Flash Mob | Justin Herman Plaza
Saturday, January 26 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch, but RSVP is required to participate along with suggested donation
| Justin Herman Plaza
One Billion Rising Flash Mob | Justin Herman Plaza

Come watch a flash mob performed in Justin Herman Plaza in solidarity with Eve Ensler’s Global initiative One Billion Rising. The flash mob will be professionaly filmed.
Free to watch, but RSVP is required to participate.
The flash mob performance on January 26, 2013 takes place at at 11:30am, …

“Girl with a Pearl Earring” Opening Day Festival | de Young

Join the free opening day festivities for de Young’s newest exhibition, “Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis” and “Rembrandt’s Century” on January 26, 2013.
Public programs are free and open to the public.
The entertainment  lectures and music are completely free (they take place in the public …

Close-up Magic Class: Card Tricks | San Francisco Free School
Saturday, January 26 – 12:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required on meetup.com
| The Creamery
Close-up Magic Class: Card Tricks | San Francisco Free School

Bring a deck a cards and learn sleight of hand and magic for beginners at this San Francisco Free School workshop.
>> Please note the venue, date and time may change. Visit meetup.com for any last minute updates before attending.

J.Lo Flash Mob: 2013 Sports & Wellness Expo | Santa Clara
J.Lo Flash Mob: 2013 Sports & Wellness Expo | Santa Clara

Join the YMCA of Silicon Valley for a flash mob to J.Lo’s Papi that will be performed at the Santa Clara Convention Center during the 2013 Sports, Health & Wellness Expo.
Free, but RSVP is required.
Want to join? Practice at home to the YouTube video. 
Or, learn the moves …

All You Can Dance for Just $5 | SoMa
Saturday, January 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Alonzo King Lines Ballet
All You Can Dance for Just $5 | SoMa

On January 26, 2013, enjoy an afternoon of unlimited dance classes for $5 and try out a variety of dance styles from 1 – 5 PM at Alonzo King LINES Dance Center in SF
“All You Can Dance” Day
Saturday, January 26, 2013 | 1 to 5 pm
Lines Ballet …

City Hike: Glen Canyon Park & Mt Davidson | SF
Saturday, January 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required. Bring money for drinks after the hike.
| Glen Park BART
City Hike: Glen Canyon Park & Mt Davidson | SF

Take a scenic hike across San Francisco with Jill Katz, an experienced guide and city hiker. You’ll start in Glen Park and climb some hills and end up in West Portal for a much deserved beverage with the group.
Free, but RSVP is required. Bring money …

Exotic Tree Tour at the Egyptian Museum Gardens | San Jose
Saturday, January 26 – 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 ...

Free Chamber Orchestra Concert: Mediterranean Music | SF
Saturday, January 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
| Randall Museum
Free Chamber Orchestra Concert: Mediterranean Music | SF

Come to the cradle of civilization to explore the lively, lilting music of Turkey and Greece and to hear new music inspired by these traditions.
Your guides, Kaila Flexer (fiddle) and Gari Hegedus (oud, saz, and other stringed instruments) of the musical duo Teslim, join the …

OddRocket Lit Night: Readings, Live Music & Free Snacks | SOMA
Saturday, January 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Coffee and snacks will be served.
| Wicked Grounds
OddRocket Lit Night: Readings, Live Music & Free Snacks | SOMA

Book lovers, escape artists, and Bay Area residents, join OddRocket for a night of books, music, and free snacks at Wicked Grounds on Saturday, January, 26, 2013.
Hear readings from stories that will that surprise you, disturb you, and make you want to pee with glee, followed by …

Sunset & Full Moon Walk to Point Bonita Lighthouse | Sausalito
Saturday, January 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required. Call (415) 331-1540.
| Point Bonita Trailhead
Sunset & Full Moon Walk to Point Bonita Lighthouse | Sausalito

Watch the setting sun and greet the rising moon at this wild edge of the continent and see the still active Point Bonita Lighthouse on Saturday, January 26, 2013.
Dress warmly and bring a flashlight. Meet park staff and docents at the Point Bonita Lighthouse trailhead.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 331-1540. Limited …

SciFi in SF: ’60s Doctor Who & Free Popcorn | SF
Saturday, January 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5-$10 suggested donation at the door and includes free popcorn.
| The Variety Preview Room / The Hobart Building
SciFi in SF: '60s Doctor Who & Free Popcorn | SF

Saturday January 26, 2013 SF in SF will show Doctor Who, the William Hartnell episodes from 1963–66 at The Variety Preview Room.
Doors open at 4pm, the film starts at 5pm and as always there’s free popcorn.

Free Pajama Movie Night: The Goonies | San Jose
Saturday, January 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Black Cat Vintage
Free Pajama Movie Night: The Goonies | San Jose

This week the Black Cat Collective is screening the ’80s cult classic The Goonies. 
The theme of the evening is “slumber party” so bring your sleeping bags and rock your furry PJs for this free event.
They will have a concession stand for all of your snacking …

Feast of Jewish Learning: History, Dance, Song & Film | Palo Alto
Saturday, January 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for all adults Bar/Bat Mitzvah age and up. Food may be for sale.
| Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
Feast of Jewish Learning: History, Dance, Song & Film | Palo Alto

Join Feast of Jewish Learning, a unique night of Jewish community, connection and learning on January 26, 2013.
Starting with Havdalah, the day will continue with dozens of thought-provoking classes and interactive workshops on an array of Jewish topics – history, literature, traditional text, spirituality, dance, song, …

Daydream Nation Alternative Local Music Showcase | San Jose
Saturday, January 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Daydream Nation Alternative Local Music Showcase | San Jose

Saturday, January 26th, 2013 features:

Northern Son
Brolly
Dream House

Free Game Night: Giant Jenga, Bocce & 75+ Board Games | Mission
Saturday, January 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coffee Bar
Free Game Night: Giant Jenga, Bocce & 75+ Board Games | Mission

Homefrys takes over Coffee Bar in the Mission with giant games (like a huge Jenga that people crowd around) plus Super Nintendo on a projector, 75+ board games, 4 ft Tumble Tower, giant chess, giant 4 in a Row, Corn Hole, and Bocce Ball. Win tokens and the top three token holders …

2013 San Francisco Tape Music Festival: Day 2 | Mission Dist.
Saturday, January 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$15 per night. $8 if you're underemployed. $35 3-day festival pass
| ODC Theater
2013 San Francisco Tape Music Festival: Day 2 | Mission Dist.

Saturday, 8 pm (order tbd)

Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012) – Mortuos Plango, Vovos Voco (1980)
Ryoji Ikeda (Japan/Paris) – C (1997)
Tom Erbe (San Diego) – a realization of John Cage’s Williams Mix (1953/2012)
Jullian Hoff (France) – Scratch (2012)
Raúl Minsburg (Argentina) – Paisajes Ocultos (2009)
Sam Salem (UK) – The …

Win Tix: Gaucho & Kally Price: Old Time Gypsy Jazz & Blues | Noe Valley
Saturday, January 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular ticket price: $12 in advance and $15 at the door.
| Cyprian’s
Gaucho & Kally Price: Old Time Gypsy Jazz & Blues | Noe Valley

Gaucho recently celebrated their first decade at the forefront of the Bay Area gypsy jazz scene adding New Orleans flavored rhythms to stylish originals, and SF Weekly readers voted them #1 jazz band in the Bay Area.
Kally Price possesses a rich, emotive old time jazz voice, …

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, January 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bec's Bar & Bistro
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.

Throwback Dance Party: 90′s House Music & Open Bar | Mighty
Saturday, January 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mighty
Throwback Dance Party: 90′s House Music & Open Bar | Mighty

Kick it old school with a ’90s house music throwback at Mighty on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Dance and experience the classics, rare white labels, and acid house tracks that spawned and continue to inspire today’s producers and remixers.
The party is free all night and …

Conspiracy of Beards: 30 Men Sing Leonard Cohen A Cappella | SF
Saturday, January 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Riptide
Conspiracy of Beards: 30 Men Sing Leonard Cohen A Cappella | SF

Join San Francisco’s Conspiracy of Beards for an evening of Leonard Cohen‘s poetic music performed a cappella with spirit and emotion at The Riptide on January 26, 2013.
Conspiracy of Beards is a 30 member male choir that performs dynamic, original, a cappella arrangements of the poetic songs of Leonard …

Win Tix: Midnight Grease Sing-A-Long & Live Cast | The New Parkway
Saturday, January 26 – 11:45 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $6
| The New Parkway
Midnight Grease Sing-A-Long & Live Cast | The New Parkway

Join live cast Barely Legal for the Grease Sing-A-Long at The New Parkway in Oakland for a pre-show with costume contest, games & prizes.
Barely Legal will be performing some of the scenes live and you get to sing along from the New Parkway’s comfy couches with a full …

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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