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Sunday, January 27

Crissy Field Birding Workshop | SF
Crissy Field Birding Workshop | SF

This Sunday, January 27, 2013, come out to Crissy Field to for a birding workshop with Kelly who will guide you as you watch and count birds while learning how to identify different species.
Free, but RSVP is requested to (415) 561-2370 or nature@presidiotrust.gov.
Family friendly activities include:

Seeing …

Urban Hike Tree Tour | Balboa Park
Sunday, January 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Tasty Coffee
Urban Hike Tree Tour | Balboa Park

Who says you have to get out of the city for a hike? With all the hills in SF, enjoy an urban hike right at home on Sunday, January 27, 2013.
Join certified arborist Christopher Campbell for an easy urban hike through the Balboa Park area. Learn about the …

Free Family Opera Movie: Girl of the Golden West | San Rafael
Sunday, January 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Smith Rafael Film Center
Free Family Opera Movie: Girl of the Golden West | San Rafael

Puccini’s The Girl of the Golden West is the opera version of a classic Western, complete with a crafty criminal, a suspicious sheriff and a frontier woman with an iron resolve and a heart of gold.
Sung in Italian with English subtitles, this free one-hour movie …

Free Chamber Orchestra Concert: Mediterranean Music | Oakland
Sunday, January 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
| Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Free Chamber Orchestra Concert: Mediterranean Music | Oakland

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 San Francisco Chamber Orchestra …

Youth Orchestra Free Winter Concert: Russian Romance | Oakland
Sunday, January 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Holy Names University
Youth Orchestra Free Winter Concert: Russian Romance | Oakland

The Oakland youth Orchestra free Winter Concert will take place on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 3pm at Holy Names University (3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland)
Russian Romance

Dimitri Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 with Marta Lledo, on …

Poetry Flash: White Pine Press 40th Anniv. Reading | Oakland
Sunday, January 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Diesel, A Bookstore
Poetry Flash: White Pine Press 40th Anniv. Reading | Oakland

Poetry Flash celebrates the fortieth anniversary of White Pine Press with readings by poets and translators Dennis Maloney, Carlota Caulfield, Mojdeh Marashi, Andrew Schelling, Richard Silberg, and Gary Young from their White Pine Press books.

Dennis Maloney, editor and publisher of White Pine Press, is also …

Free Chamber Orchestra Concert: Mediterranean Music | San Mateo
Sunday, January 27 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
| College of San Mateo
Free Chamber Orchestra Concert: Mediterranean Music | San Mateo

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 San Francisco Chamber Orchestra …

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, ...

Free Lit Slam: Book Release Party & Poetry Reading | Mission Dist.
Sunday, January 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alley Cat Books
Free Lit Slam: Book Release Party & Poetry Reading | Mission Dist.

The Lit Slam just completed their first season, and as such, are celebrating the release of Tandem, Volume I, their first book with a free party and reading featuring some of the poets of Tandem.
Listen to some of the poems in the book, schmooze with writers, and …

Secret Nightlife Forest Hike | Muir Woods
Sunday, January 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required. Call 415.388.2596 to RSVP.
| Muir Woods National Monument
Secret Nightlife Forest Hike | Muir Woods

Explore the evening magic of Muir Woods, learning about the secret nightlife of an old-growth redwood forest on Sunday, January 27, 2013. Listen for owls, look for bats, and use your senses to guide you along the trails.
This special walk begins one hour before sunset and …

Theater Premiere & Community Potluck | Mission
Sunday, January 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based admission and/or bring a bottle of wine
| Red Poppy Art House
Theater Premiere & Community Potluck | Mission

Get a dose of theater and a bite to eat at the premiere staged reading of Where it Feels on Sunday, January 27, 2013. See the first ever staged reading of a full-length never-before-produced work and enjoy a community potluck.
In “Where it Feels,” Hana is feeling dangerously …

Future Sound DJ/Mixer Beat Battle | SF
Future Sound DJ/Mixer Beat Battle | SF

Listen to over 25 of the Bay Area’s most ambitious beatmakers who will mix it up to be king of the flips and beats.
Get in for $5 when you RSVP by 4pm on Sunday January 27, or at the door when you bring in a …

Underground Films: The Iron Mask (1929) 16mm/Sound | Berkeley
Sunday, January 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations Accepted
| The Tannery
Underground Films: The Iron Mask (1929) 16mm/Sound | Berkeley

The 1929 part-talkie version, titled The Iron Mask, was the first talking picture starring Douglas Fairbanks, though until recently it was usually shown in a silent version.
The film stars Fairbanks as d’Artagnan, Marguerite De La Motte as his beloved Constance, Nigel De Brulier as the …

2013 San Francisco Tape Music Festival: Day 3 | Mission Dist.
Sunday, January 27 – 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 3 | Mission Dist.

Sunday, 8 pm
For the festival’s Sunday concert, we will present a retrospective of Bernard Parmegiani’s works spanning from 1967 to 2004.

L’Instant mobile, Capture éphémère (1967-1968)
Espèces d’espace (2004)
:: intermission ::
De Natura Sonorum (1975)

1 Incidences / Résonances2 Accidents / Harmoniques3 Géologie Sonore4 Dynamique De La Résonance5 Étude Élastique6 …

Win Tix: SF Sketchfest: “Dr. Brown” Absurd Comedy Night | The Independent
Sunday, January 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets
| The Independent
SF Sketchfest:

Dr. Brown is the absurd comedy character of Philip Burgers – a world-renowned clowning skills instructor and actor who trained with the infamous Philippe Gaullier, another of whose pupils, Sacha Baron Cohen, called him “the greatest living teacher of clown”.
Sunday, January 27th, 8pm, The Independent

Win Tix: SF Sketchfest: “The Tobolowsky Files” with Litquake | Yoshi’s
Sunday, January 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets
| Yoshi's Jazz Club (SF)
SF Sketchfest:

Best known for playing Ned Ryerson in Groundhog Day and character rolls in Memento, Sneakers, Seinfeld, Deadwood, Heroes, Glree and Californication, actor Stephen Tobolowsky has appeared in over 200 movies and TV shows as well as appearing in the HBO Comedy Festival in Aspen
Stephen Tobolowsky: …

“Deep Fried” Soul Dance Party | Fillmore
Sunday, January 27 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Every Sunday night in January check out funky James Brown vs. Old-Skool House at the Sunday Night Soul Dance party for an evening of booty shaking, body movin’ old-skool funky, soul-greasy, dance-charged soul.  DJ Boombostic Throwin down soul-disco-R&B, old sKool vs. house disco DJ Soulsauce ...

Every Sunday

The Free Book Store | East Bay
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Free Book Exchange
The Free Book Store | East Bay

Visit the Bay Area Free Book Exchange (open every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm in El Cerrito) and take home up to 100 books for free.
Yes, all 10,000+ books on all the shelves are available to the public, free of charge. …

Sunday Yoga in the Park | Dolores Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based Yoga, pay whatever you can - Rain may cancel
| Dolores Park
Sunday Yoga in the Park | Dolores Park

Enjoy Yoga on Sundays in Dolores Park at 11 am, provided by the teachers of the Purusha Yoga community.
Come and play outdoors in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting and melting into the ground. Join up for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| Golden Gate Park
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Meet at 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll learn about Victorian lifestyles and San Francisco’s illustrious history. You’ll see some steep streets and …

Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Bring your friends and play with their juggling …

Free Dive Bar BBQ | Bender’s Bar & Grill
Every Sunday – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your drinks.
Free Dive Bar BBQ | Bender's Bar & Grill

Since Sundays are the only day of the week that their kitchen’s closed, consider this Bender’s gift to you. Every Sunday from 3 till 7 pm, they’ll treat the public to a free BBQ with burgers, veggie options, or whatever else the bar’s in the …

Free Sunday BBQ | Lower Haight
Free Sunday BBQ | Lower Haight

Finish off the weekend at Molotov’s and enjoy an afternoon of free food (usually around 3 pm) every Sunday between games of pool, retro pinball, and some serious punk rock ‘tude. While it’s usually burgers and hot dogs, occasionally the bar mixes it up with …

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Jamming happens from 4-7 pm every Sunday at 453 Corland Avenue.
Yodelai-hee-hoooooo…
Photo credit: Bernalwood

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

Honky Tonk Sundays: Americana & Old Crusty Vinyl DJ Night | Comstock
Every Sunday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bring cash for drinks & food
| Comstock Saloon
Honky Tonk Sundays: Americana & Old Crusty Vinyl DJ Night | Comstock

Comstock Saloon, SF’s throwback saloon on the edge of the Financial District hosts Honky Tonk Sundays.
In the spirit of the wild west, get your cocktails shaken with tunes from DJ Blaze Orange’s old- crusty vinyl collection of 20th century American country music, plus Western Swing and …

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