Events for January 26, 2013
Saturday, January 26
Enjoy the majestic redwoods while helping to restore and preserve this spectacular national park on Muir Woods Earth Day 2013.
Projects include deck flossing, habitat restoration and weed removal, mulching, planting, tending the forest floor, and trail maintenance throughout the Redwood Creek Watershed. All participants are …
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 …
In honor of National Puzzle Day (who knew?) here comes the great Jigsaw Puzzle Competition on Saturday, January 26, 2013.
Free to watch. $15 registration fee per participant to enter the puzzle competition.
The challenge: Teams of 4 people will compete to build a 1,000 piece puzzle the fastest. The …
In honor of Living History Day 2013, join the American Civil War Association in commemoration of the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War 2011-2015.
Stop by and watch Fort Point come to life with infantry and artillery drill, music, marching, and colorful Civil War soldier uniforms.
Talks and demonstrations will be …
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.
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, …
The East Bay-based craft beer radio company, The Brewing Network, is back for its 4th Annual Winter Brews Festival on January 26, 2013.
Enjoy unlimited tastings from breweries such as the 21st Amendment, Drake’s, Heretic, Lagunitas, and Triple Rock as you check out live music from Purple …
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 …
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.
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 …
Friday, January 25, 2013 & Saturday, January 26, 2013:
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 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Lines Ballet Studio | …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
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, …
Saturday, January 26th, 2013 features:
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 …
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 …
Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting and melting into the ground. Join us on weekends for a rejuvinating 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 the …
Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a Scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
Many of the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur gallery scene are extending their First Friday festivities to include Saturday …
Thee Parkside hosts “Free Saturday Happy Hour Shows” on most Saturday afternoons – a free concert featuring rock and punk bands from all over the Bay Area. But make sure you check Thee Parkside schedule to confirm for any given week; they sometimes skip weeks.
Sure, Lucky 13′s always loaded with free popcorn and goldfish – but, if you’re looking for something more sustainable with your rockabilly and punk on the jukebox, be sure to drop by their outdoor patio on Saturdays between 4 pm and 7 pm.
The menu each …