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Saturday, February 23

Bird Survey, Wetland Restoration & BBQ at Yosemite Slough | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free BBQ only for volunteers.
| Candlestick Park Native Plant Nursery
Bird Survey, Wetland Restoration & BBQ at Yosemite Slough | SF

Join Planet Drum Foundation staff, friends, and family for the start of their monthly 2013 Workshop-Workday events and then stick around because participants will be treated to a free BBQ.
Free, but RSVP is required. Email Ben at planetdrum@yahoo.com
This month, they will be at the Candlestick State …

Win: VIP Package: Shopping, Food Trucks & Wine | Treasure Island Flea
Enter by: Saturday, February 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost of VIP package, $54
VIP Package: Shopping, Food Trucks & Wine | Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors and makers, plus food trucks, DIY workshops & live music.
Win a VIP package from Funcheap that includes two free admissions, two meals from any food truck, two glasses …

Free Admission: Charles M. Schulz Museum | Santa Rosa
Saturday, February 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Charles M. Schulz Museum
Free Admission: Charles M. Schulz Museum | Santa Rosa

Enjoy free admission to the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa all day on February 23, 2013.
The Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center was designed to reflect the modest, low key, and comfortable personality and style of the internationally-famous cartoonist.
The museum illustrate the …

2nd Annual “Blood History, Our History” Blood Drive & Concert | Oakland
2nd Annual

In celebration of Black History Month in February, Blood Centers of the Pacific is hosting its second annual “Blood History, Our History” blood drive to encourage at least 87 people to give blood on Saturday, February 23rd, from 10am to 3pm, near Oakland’s Jack London …

Crunch Fitness Bootcamp Challenge | San Mateo
Saturday, February 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free workout, but RSVP is required. Bring money for breakfast.
| Whole Foods (San Mateo)
Crunch Fitness Bootcamp Challenge | San Mateo

Join the 28 day Engine 2 Fitness & Breakfast for an hour of fitness with a Crunch Fitness trainer who will lead you through a boot camp-styled body-weight training class tailored to your fitness level. Free, but RSVP for each class by email to: Mike.Hegazy@crunch.com Space is limited ...

Tulipmania 2013: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39
Saturday, February 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Tulipmania 2013: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 transforms into a bayside floral wonderland during the annual Tulipmania flower festival from February 15-23, 2014 PIER 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of thousands of blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites throughout both levels of PIER 39. ...

Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SoMa
Saturday, February 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | One Stop Career Center (Goodwill)
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SoMa

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The kind folks at Goodwill will help you file your tax return, so long ...

Free Ukulele Lesson Day | Guitar Center
Saturday, February 23 – 10:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with registration
| Guitar Center (SF)
Free Ukulele Lesson Day | Guitar Center

Ever want to learn to play the Uke? 
On Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 10:15am Guitar Center’s SF, Emeryville, Concord and San Jose locations hostsa free ukulele class designed to teach beginners the basics of the instrument, including tuning, chords and techniques—as well as provide players …

Mobile Park Day: Rockclimbing, BMX, Skateboarding | Potrero Hill
Saturday, February 23 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Potrero Hill Playground
Mobile Park Day: Rockclimbing, BMX, Skateboarding | Potrero Hill

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 ...

2013 Lunar New Year Celebration | Redwood City
Saturday, February 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2013 Lunar New Year Celebration | Redwood City

Celebrate the Year of the Snake on Saturday, February 23, 2013 (11a-4p) and see Lion Dancers, Red Panda Acrobats, Martial Arts, Kids Arts & Zodiac Themed Crafts, Food, Inflatable Playland & more.
3rd Annual Lunar New Year Schedule
Saturday, February 23, 2013 (11a-4p)

11:00am Opening Lion Dance
11:15am Opening …

Year of the Snake Storytelling & Tea | Bloomingdale’s
Saturday, February 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bloomingdale's
Year of the Snake Storytelling & Tea | Bloomingdale’s

The Asian Art Museum’s mesmerizing storytellers will enliven Westfield San Francisco Centre with enchanting, family-friendly myths and folktales about gods, demons, ghosts, and animals, sparking the imaginations of both young and old. The recently opened David’s Tea will provide complimentary refreshments during story time. Storytelling ...

Bayview Branch Library Grand Opening | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bayview Branch Library
Bayview Branch Library Grand Opening | SF

The San Francisco Public Library will celebrate the grand opening of the new Bayview Branch Library located at 5075 Third St. at Revere Avenue on February 23, 2013.
The celebration will kick off with a musical procession starting at Mendell Plaza near the Bayview Opera House …

Free Admission Day | Museum of the African Diaspora
Saturday, February 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of the African Diaspora
Free Admission Day | Museum of the African Diaspora

Please join the Museum of the African Diaspora on Saturday, February 23, 2013 for a free admission day where you’ll discover the origins, history and our connectivity of the African diaspora.
Join MoAD and the One Million Bones Project to take the Students Rebuild Challenge: Make …

Free Sneak Preview: Jack the Giant Slayer | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Code required, arrive early as admission not guaranteed
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview: Jack the Giant Slayer | SF

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Jack the Giant Slayer” a fantasy—adventure film based on the “Jack the Giant Killer” and “Jack and the Beanstalk” fairy tales.
Free Film Screening: Jack the Giant Slayer
Saturday, February 23, 2013 (11:00a)
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
- …

Year of the Snake Spring Festival: Dance, Calligraphy & Tai Chi | Chinatown
Saturday, February 23 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Chinese Culture Center
Year of the Snake Spring Festival: Dance, Calligraphy & Tai Chi | Chinatown

The Year of the Snake Spring Festival celebrates the new year with performance, music, art workshops, fortune telling and giveaways.
2013 Spring Festival
Saturday, February 23, 2013, 11:30am to 4pm
Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny Street, SF
FREE

11:30am to 2pm: Calligraphy art workshop with Justin Hoover and Gold Mountain …

MakeArt Workshop: DIY Rubber Band Books | Bayview
Saturday, February 23 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Branch Library
MakeArt Workshop: DIY Rubber Band Books | Bayview

Learn a simple book-making technique using only two materials: paper and colorful rubber bands. Use your book as a journal, photo album, sticker book or planner
Drop-in, no registration required. Free and open to the public.

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Saturday, February 23 – 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 ...

Roots & Rhythm Series: Soul Legend DJ Otis Clay | Amoeba SF
Saturday, February 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Roots & Rhythm Series: Soul Legend DJ Otis Clay | Amoeba SF

Join Amoeba SF from 2-5pm on Saturday, February 23 as Amoeba and DJ Harry Duncan kick off this year’s Roots & Rhythm Series with a special guest DJ appearance from soul legend Otis Clay, plus some great ticket, vinyl, and cd giveaways.
Duncan’s award-winning In The …

Moholy Ground Magazine Release Party: Art Show, DJ & Free Drinks | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Photobooth SF
Moholy Ground Magazine Release Party: Art Show, DJ & Free Drinks | SF

Join us to celebrate the official launch of Moholy Ground Magazine’s online journal (live on February 15) and MOH Issue #005.
This one-night exhibition and party presents works by: Margo Moritz, Sonja Och, Noah Wilson, Calvin Lee, Kanoa Zimmerman, Ian Martin, Todd Sanchioni, McNair Evans, Heimo Schmidt, …

Speakeasy Brewery’s Old-Timey 1920s Prohibition Carnival | SF
Speakeasy Brewery's Old-Timey 1920s Prohibition Carnival | SF

Speakeasy Brewery is helping throw you back to swamp jugs and old timey magic throughout Speakeasy’s Brewery with a 1920s Prohibition-style party with food trucks, shopping, carnie games, DJs, bands, an old-timey beauty parlor and of course – beer.
This party is a fundraiser for Kelly Malone, …

Yoshi’s Free Jazz Concert Night: Bassist Edo Castro | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yoshi's Jazz Club (SF)
Yoshi's Free Jazz Concert Night: Bassist Edo Castro | SF

Saturday, February 23, 2013: Edo Castro – Bassist
SF Bay Area bassist Edo Castro initially was a self-taught bassist but later moved to Chicago and attended The American Conservatory of Music in Chicago.
Edo released his first solo effort of original music entitled simply “Edo.” Edo’s 2nd …

Humans vs. Zombies: Urban Battle Game | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required. Bring your own weaponry and head covering.
| Malcolm X Plaza (SFSU)
Humans vs. Zombies: Urban Battle Game | SF

Humans vs. Zombies: SFSU is an adrenaline-pumping, Zombie-slaying horror fest sprawling all over the San Francisco State University campus.
- February 23, 2013 | 7-11:30 pm
- Meet at Malcolm X Plaza, near the Student Center and Quad at SFSU
- FREE, but an RSVP  is required

Daydream Nation Alternative Local Music Showcase | San Jose
Saturday, February 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Daydream Nation Alternative Local Music Showcase | San Jose

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 features:

Ugly Winner
Dinners
San Francesca

Adobe Books Party: Readings, DJ, Beer & Frybead | MIssion Dist.
Adobe Books Party: Readings, DJ, Beer & Frybead | MIssion Dist.

Tip of our cap to Mission Mission for letting us know that this cool bookstore in the Mission is trying to keep their doors open, so come and celebrate Adobe’s past, present, and future with us this Saturday, Feb 23, 2013.
We “think” the event is free (there’s no …

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party: Gary Anderson | Berkeley
Saturday, February 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pappy's
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party: Gary Anderson | Berkeley

Berkeley’s only free standup comedy night, features five comedians including headliner Gary Anderson (SF Punchline)
Comedy Lineup: February 23, 2013

Gary Anderson (SF Punchline)
Greg Asdourian (Creepy KOFY Movie Time)
James Fluty (2013 SF Sketchfest)
Joe Gorman (2012 San Francisco Comedy & Burrito Festival)
Stefani Silverman (Comikaze Lounge)

Venue and Time Update: …

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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