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Saturday, March 16

The World Savvy Challenge Bay Area Competition 2013: Sustainable Communities | SFSU
Saturday, March 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco State University (Main)
The World Savvy Challenge Bay Area Competition 2013: Sustainable Communities | SFSU

On March 16, 2013, see hundreds of students from across the Bay Area share their research and solutions for sustainable communities at The World Savvy Challenge Bay Area Competition.
The World Savvy Challenge is an academic program that engages middle and high school students in project-based learning …

Great Egret Nesting: Martin Griffin Preserve Public Opening | Marin
Saturday, March 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Martin Griffin Preserve
Great Egret Nesting: Martin Griffin Preserve Public Opening | Marin

Martin Griffin Preserve (formerly called Bolinas Lagoon Preserve) hosts one of the most studied Great Egret nesting sites on the West Coast and the public season opens on March 16, 2013.
Each year visitors can enjoy viewing approximately 100 active nests in a grove of redwoods …

Year of the Snake Storytelling & Tea | Bloomingdale’s
Saturday, March 16 – 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 ...

Free Sneak Preview: The Croods | SF
Saturday, March 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Code required, arrive early as admission not guaranteed
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview: The Croods | SF

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “The Croods”, The Croods is the new 3D computer-animated adventure!.
Free Film Screening: The Croods
Saturday, March 16, 2013 (11am)
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
– RSVP Code: FUNSFGMXZ

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

Anarchist Alter-Bookfair, Workshops, DIY & Hacking | Mission Dist
Saturday, March 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*We think all events are free, but with anarchists you never can tell.
| Station 40
Anarchist Alter-Bookfair, Workshops, DIY & Hacking  | Mission Dist

On March 16, 2013 visit the Mission district and join a day of autonomously organized events with books, speakers, workshops, skillshares and hacking. Several locations. Many types of events. Decentralized.
Locations announced so far:

(A) Subversive Book Event | Station 40 (3030b 16th Street). 11am-6pm
A Day of (A) …

Ferry Plaza Famers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, March 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Famers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

Seasonal Cooking Demo: Pooja Mottl
Saturday, March 16, 2013 – 11:00am – 11:45am
Pooja Mottl is a professionally trained natural foods chef based in New York. As a graduate of the Chef’s Training Program at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Healthy and Culinary Arts (NGI), Pooja is …

San Francisco’s 2013 St. Patrick’s Day Festival
Saturday, March 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
San Francisco's 2013 St. Patrick's Day Festival

2014 Update: Please note that there is no Civic Center Festival for 2014. The parade, however, will still take place on March 15, 2014.
The all day festival before, during and after the 162nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade provides a great opportunity for attendees to …

Lake Merritt Newest Project Tour & Walk | Oakland
Saturday, March 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Chalet
Lake Merritt Newest Project Tour & Walk | Oakland

Tour the newest Measure DD project at the south end of Lake Merritt, learning about the effort underway to reverse the long history of urban encroachment upon this tidal lagoon.
You’ll visit the newly-opened channel, tidal marsh, and stormwater treatment features. Learn how the water flow …

G.I. Joe Cosplay & Comics Party | Cartoon Art Museum
Saturday, March 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cartoon Art Museum
G.I. Joe Cosplay & Comics Party | Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum celebrates the upcoming release of G.I. Joe: Retaliation with a full day of special events on Saturday, March 16, 2013.
The internationally renowned cosplay charity group Cobra 1st Legion will be in attendance, dressed as popular G.I. Joe and Cobra characters to …

New Taste Spring Marketplace & Beer Garden | SF
Saturday, March 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Gregory's Church (De Haro)
New Taste Spring Marketplace & Beer Garden | SF

For the first time, the market will feature a beer and wine garden sponsored by Almanac Beer Co. and featuring wine from Bluxome Street Winery. Also on-site will be food crafts for kids and cookbook signings.
Partial list of vendors:

Sous Beurre Kitchen
Tango and Stache
Christopher Books
Bernal Cutlery
Slow …

Humans vs. Zombies Nerf War | Dolores Park
Humans vs. Zombies Nerf War | Dolores Park

This is a family-friendly, free game of Humans vs. Zombies, starting out at the Dolores Park playground and bringing both human and zombie alike into the surrounding neighborhood.
Free, but RSVP is required. Bring your own weaponry, and either a bandanna, scarf or strip of cloth. …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Saturday, March 16 – 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 ...

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour: Fact & Fiction | Oakland
Saturday, March 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art on 25th
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour: Fact & Fiction | Oakland

March 16, 2013 theme: Fact & Fiction
Led by Mary Muszynski 
of Read the City.
Meet at 2pm at Art on 25th Street (473 25th St.)

Green Living Workshop: Living Wall Demo | San Jose
Saturday, March 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP required 408-998-7337 ext 108 or email green@ourcityforest.org
| Rose Garden Library
Green Living Workshop: Living Wall Demo | San Jose

Want to add some green to your walls? Are you short on space, but want a garden? Turn your ideas from the “Green the City” presentation into action and participate in a wood pallet living wall demo. They’ll discuss various designs to find the best option …

Learn to Make Farallon’s Rhubarb Grapefruit Gallette | Macy’s
Saturday, March 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Macy's (Union Square)
Learn to Make Farallon's Rhubarb Grapefruit Gallette | Macy's

Get a sneak peak at the recipe Terri Wu, Pastry Chef at Farallon Restaurant, plans to prepare at Dessert First: her signature Rhubarb Grapefruit Gallette with Grapefruit Hibiscus Curd and Saint Benoit Milk Ricotta.
Free, but RSVP is required. This event is now SOLD OUT.
The chef …

Shakespeare on Tour: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” | Noe Valley
Saturday, March 16 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Branch Library
Shakespeare on Tour:

Performance is at 3 pm. Post-show Q&A with the cast is at 4 pm.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade After Party & Free Irish Grub | Tenderloin
Saturday, March 16 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free while supplies last
| 800 Larkin
St. Patrick's Day Parade After Party & Free Irish Grub | Tenderloin

Saint Paddy’s Parade After Party at 800 Larkin noon to 2am. Free Corned beef and Cabbage, Pot of Gold Cupcakes served from 3pm until it’s all gone.
Drink Specials : 12 oz Draft Guinness & Shot of Powers Irish Whiskey $6.
 

Art Opening: Dr. Seuss’ Never-Before-Seen Hat Collection | SF
Saturday, March 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dennis Rae Fine Art
Art Opening: Dr. Seuss' Never-Before-Seen Hat Collection | SF

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’s second book, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, Dr. Seuss’s never-before-seen hat collection will be exhibited from 5-8pm on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Dennis Rae Fine Art gallery.
The Art of Dr. Seuss curator will be on hand to …

Psychedelic Art & Fashion Collaboration Bash: Live Music, DJ & Free Beer | Mission Dist.
Saturday, March 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Nooworks
Psychedelic Art & Fashion Collaboration Bash: Live Music, DJ & Free Beer | Mission Dist.

In honor of  illustrator Ana Benaroya becoming the newest collaborator in Noowork’s artist line, they’re throwing a party on Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Join the party for Ana’s Nooworks debut, where her high-contrast paintings and kaleidoscopic textile will be on full display.
Singer-songwriter Ela J and DJ Phil Manley will be …

“Carrotmob” $1 Sake Hour at Yuubi Sushi | SF

Join the Carrotmob Sake Hour at Yuubi Sushi. $1.00 sakes if you like Yuubi’s Facebook page.
We’re Carrotmobbing Yuubi Sushi in the Richmond to get them to start serving sustainable seafood. We’ll be joined by leading expert Maggie Ostdahl from SF Seafood Watch Alliance who will …

Cottage Food Market: Artisan Food, Live Music & Free Drinks | Berkeley
Cottage Food Market: Artisan Food, Live Music & Free Drinks | Berkeley

Celebrate the new Cottage Food Law with an open to the public event curated by Alex Stone featuring local safely handmade delicacies under the new law, live music and a free drink with your sliding scale door fee ($0-5).
“Thanks to the Cottage Food Act, foodies …

Saturday Night Bingo, Jell-O Shots & Pyschedelic Rock Show | The Riptide
Saturday, March 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
| The Riptide
Saturday Night Bingo, Jell-O Shots & Pyschedelic Rock Show | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a Saturday night bingo party every Saturday about 6pm over just after 8pm. There are 3 rounds, you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round is a $50 bar tab.
When O69 gets called everyone playing bingo gets a free Jell-O …

78 Person Art Show: Tarot: Art of Fortune | Fisherman’s Wharf
Saturday, March 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Modern Eden Gallery
78 Person Art Show: Tarot: Art of Fortune | Fisherman’s Wharf

Explore the opening reception of a 78 person art show spanning every card in a standard Rider-Waite Tarot deck, reimagined by top contemporary artists from around the United States.
The show is curated by Warholian’s Michael Cuffe and hosted by Bradley Platz and Kim Larson of San …

Soirée de la Francophonie: Live Music, Dance & Drumming | SF
Saturday, March 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*One free drink included. $7 for non-members, $5 for Alliance Française members.
| Alliance Française of San Francisco
Soirée de la Francophonie: Live Music, Dance & Drumming | SF

Do you know that the French language is shared by 220 millions of people over the five continents? Senegal, Mali, Morocco, Canada, Haïti… Come discover and celebrate the French Speaking Countries, Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Alliance Française de San Francisco from 6-10pm
Cover: $7 for non-members, with …

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End
Saturday, March 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Lands End (Pt. Lobos)
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End

Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other fantastic view points like the Randall Museum, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Join the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers for their next City Star Party, preceded by ...

Star Party: Comet Viewing & Hands-on Astronomy Activities | Mt. Diablo
Saturday, March 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $6*
*Event is free, but it's $6 per vehicle for parking inside Mount Diablo State Park
| Mount Diablo - Lower Summit Parking Lot
Star Party: Comet Viewing & Hands-on Astronomy Activities | Mt. Diablo

Watch for Comet Pan-STARRS in the western sky on Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Participate in hands-on astronomy activities followed by supervised observing through the many different telescopes of MDAS members.
Bring snacks, water, binoculars, and warm clothes. If you bring a flashlight, please cover it with red …

Win Tix: Umphrey’s McGee: Epic Improvisation | Fox Theater
Saturday, March 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $25.00 + $9.50 fee
| Fox Theater

Fans who have followed Umphrey’s McGee for any period of time know that there are only two guarantees: you never know what you’re going to get, and Umphrey’s always delivers.
The band’s stellar reputation is based on marathon concerts that mix original, technically demanding tunes with …

Oakland Nights…Live: Late Night Talk Show: “The Human Body” | Oakland
Saturday, March 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 2141 Broadway
Oakland Nights...Live: Late Night Talk Show:

Spring is coming and after four months of hibernation, Oakland Nights…Live is awake and ready to roar. They have a new location, a new night of the month and a newly reinvigorated joie de vivre.
The March 2013 theme is “The Human Body.” Like a phoenix, a …

Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF
Saturday, March 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF

On March 16, 2013 Opera on Tap will feature:

Christa Durand – soprano
Sara Hagenbuch – soprano
Alix Jerenic – mezzo-soprano
Ben Kazez- bass-baritone
Joachim Luis- tenor
Hayden Muhl – tenor
Madison Smith – soprano
Jessica Winn – mezzo-soprano
Adina Dorband – soprano & Public Liaison
Katherine Gerber-Biswas – soprano & Co-Managing Diva
Indre Viskontas – …

Free “Get Yucked Up” Comedy Night: Dave Clay | Inner Richmond
Saturday, March 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dirty Trix Saloon
Free

Comedy Lineup: March 16, 2013

Dave Clay headlining
Xander Deveaux
Clare O’kane
Andre Parker
Andrew Holmgren hosting

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. Get lubricated with $3 Blue Moons
When …

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.

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

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