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Sunday, March 17

“Go” Expo 2013: Free Game Sets & Lessons | Oakland
Sunday, March 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center

The Bay Area Go Players Association will offer free go lessons, game sets, and instruction booklets for the ancient Chinese game of Go at the annual Go Expo Day event on March 17, 2013 at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center.
The Go sets, go booklets, watching the game and …

St. Patrick’s Day Funky Irish Swag Giveaways | SF
Sunday, March 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Polo Grounds
St. Patrick’s Day Funky Irish Swag Giveaways | SF

This year, take home more than just a hangover after St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2013 at Polo Grounds.
In addition to $1 off on Harp, Car Bombs and Irish Whiskey shots, from 11-4 pm Polo Grounds will be giving away door prizes of Irish …

2013 Anarchist Book Fair: Sunday | Mission Dist.
Sunday, March 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Armory
2013 Anarchist Book Fair: Sunday | Mission Dist.

Sunday
Main speakers room

12pm – UnReal Estate – A Late 20th Century History of Squatting in the Lower East Side (Fly): UnReal Estate is an archive project founded by squatter artist Fly in 1995 – this slideshow presentation will focus on the 80s & 90s & …

Win: Get Lucky with The Ultimate Guide to Kink | Cleis Press
Enter by: Sunday, March 17 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*A copy of The Ultimate Guide to Kink, value $19.95.
Get Lucky with The Ultimate Guide to Kink | Cleis Press

Not getting lucky this St. Patrick’s Day? Maybe it’s time to expand your erotic horizons beyond the ordinary with The Ultimate Guide to Kink.
“This is more than just a guide to kink, it’s more than a sex manual… the players, thinkers and rock stars of …

$1 Eyebrow Waxing | Mission
Sunday, March 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 brow waxes from noon to 3pm only. Regular prices after 3pm.
| Dear Mom
$1 Eyebrow Waxing | Mission

Pretty Parlor a GoGo is teaming up with the brunch side of Dear Mom this Sunday, March 17 and offering $1 eyebrow waxing. That’s crazy, isn’t it?
Get pretty before you get sloshed for St. Patrick’s day. They will be parked outside of Dear Mom from noon …

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, March 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides with Cal Sailing Club , a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. At this Open House, get a free introductory sail and get a fun first-hand experience on a sailboat in the San Francisco Bay. Sign ...

St. Patrick’s Day Lush Green Forest & Pub Hike | Mt. Sutro Forest
Sunday, March 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parnassus and Willard
St. Patrick's Day Lush Green Forest & Pub Hike | Mt. Sutro Forest

Enjoy a little green before we get green: Mt Sutro Forest and Golden Gate Park then St. Pat’s celebration.
Meeting Point: We begin in Cole Valley on the corner of Parnassus and Willard Street.
Hike into Mt Sutro Forest (find the fairy gates) cross Claredon Avenue and …

Canceled: Robot Dance Party: St. Patrick’s Day | Dolores Park
Sunday, March 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Canceled: Robot Dance Party: St. Patrick's Day | Dolores Park

sorry, weve been notified that the robot dace party is canceled for march 17.
Robot Dance Party comes to Dolores Park for a glorious Sunday 2013 St. Patrick’s Day afternoon with a healthy amount of Irish & Celtic songs programmed into his musical belly. Expect to …

Presidio Bird Watching Day: March 2013 | SF
Sunday, March 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required
| Fort Scott
Presidio Bird Watching Day: March 2013 | SF

Join natural resources staff Steve and Esperanza to find birds in the Fort Scott area of the Presdio. The walk will be at a moderate pace through multiple habitat types. The walk will be catered to beginner and intermediate skill levels, but advanced birders are ...

Spring Equinox Kundalini Yoga Celebration & Potluck | SF
Sunday, March 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring a vegetarian dish for the potluck.
| Kundalini Yoga Co-op
Spring Equinox Kundalini Yoga Celebration & Potluck | SF

Join your Bay Area brothers and sisters to celebrate the Spring Equinox with the first gathering at the home of the Kundalini Yoga Co-op, The Center SF on March 17, 2013.
This is a great opportunity to meet, meditate, connect and reconnect with the growing Kundalini …

St. Patrick’s Day “Make Your Own Corned Beef Sandwich” Day | 800 Larkin
Sunday, March 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*while supplies last
| 800 Larkin
St. Patrick's Day

St. Paddy’s Day Fun at 800 Larkin at this Irish owned and operated bar.
The bar opens at noon and you can make your own free Corned Beef sandwiches served from 3pm plus cabbage and cupcakes until they’re all gone.
Drink Specials : 12 oz Draft Guinness & …

Bay Area Premiere Play of the Love Story: “A Lady And A Woman” | SF
Bay Area Premiere Play of the Love Story:

See a performance of the Bay Area premiere of the play “A Lady and a Woman” at 3 pm on Sunday, March 17, 2013.
At a time long before it was “ok,” in the last place you’d think it was permissible, two African-American women forge a bond …

Janet Jackson Flash Mob Dance Class: Escapade Part 1/2 | SF
Janet Jackson Flash Mob Dance Class: Escapade Part 1/2 | 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 Improv Performances: Personal, Political, Comical | Berkeley
Sunday, March 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Wildcat Studio
Free Improv Performances: Personal, Political, Comical | Berkeley

Enjoy a lively free performance of Full Spectrum Improvisation performed by Joya Cory’s advanced students, who will create original, spontaneous theatre pieces ranging in tone from the fiercely comic to the surprisingly personal to the poignantly political.
Performers include: Judith Basler, Benjamin Bossi, Dana (Dasha) Jakobson, …

16th Annual “Luck of the Irish” St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl | SF
Sunday, March 17 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 per day, $25 for 3-day pass
| The Brick Yard
16th Annual

Why spend this St. Paddy’s weekend holed up in a single bar, when you can hit up some of the best watering holes in SF with $2 beers, $3 well drinks and $4 whiskey shots. Last year 3,000 people joined this three-day pub crawl and ...

Underground Films: The Trial (1962) 16mm/Sound | Berkeley
Sunday, March 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations Accepted
| The Tannery
Underground Films: The Trial (1962) 16mm/Sound | Berkeley

Welles stated in a 1962 interview with the BBC that “The Trial is the best film I have ever made.” The film begins with Welles narrating Kafka’s parable “Before the Law” to pinscreen scenes created by the artist Alexandre Alexeieff.
Anthony Perkins stars as Josef K., a …

Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band: Lord of the Rings Symphony | East Bay
Sunday, March 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Temple Isaiah
Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band: Lord of the Rings Symphony | East Bay

Join the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band on a musical quest through J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth, as Dr. Martin H. Seggelke conducts them in a performance of Johan de Meij’s Symphony No. 1 Lord of the Rings.
Conducting is Dr. Martin Seggelke, a candidate for Artistic …

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. …

Free Rooftop Yoga Sundays | Lombardi Sports
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Rooftop Yoga Sundays | Lombardi Sports

Under the beautiful skies of San Francisco, join the Lombardi Sports for a Rooftop Yoga Class, a 60-minute all-levels yoga class designed to promote a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle.
During Rooftop Yoga, you’ll do standing, seated, and balancing postures, as well as inversions. The classes are designed …

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 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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