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Sunday, April 21

2013 Fly Casting Championship Finals | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP requested.
| Angler's Lodge & Casting Pools
2013 Fly Casting Championship Finals | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club will be presenting the Annual Jimmy Green Spey-O-Rama, the World Championship of Spey Casting, April 19-21, 2013, from 9 am to 5 pm at the casting ponds located in Golden Gate Park. Local and international casting masters will be offering free ...

Aquarium of the Bay’s Earth Day Beach Cleanup | SF
Aquarium of the Bay's Earth Day Beach Cleanup | SF

Earth Day is a great reminder to show some love for Mother Earth.
On Sunday, April 21, 2013, Aquarium of the Bay will be hosting a beach clean-up at Aquatic Park.
Join them to scour the beach and surrounding areas, picking up everything from discarded bottles to …

Earth Day Festival: Free Popsicles & Yoga | Jack London Square
Sunday, April 21 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Earth Day Festival: Free Popsicles & Yoga | Jack London Square

A special Earth Day Festival produced by the Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association will fill Jack London Square with green-themed activities, exhibits and free tasty treats on April 21, 2013, in honor of Earth Day.
Festival-goers looking to go green will enjoy free popsicles from a solar …

2013 Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival | Menlo Park
Sunday, April 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2013 Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival | Menlo Park

The 31st Annual Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival will celebrate spring in downtown Menlo Park on Friday and Saturday, April 19-20, 2013 from 10am to 6pm, and Sunday, April 21, 2013 from 10am to 5pm. This free family festival features an array of original works by ...

Free Rooftop Yoga Sundays | Lombardi Sports
Sunday, April 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting
| Lombardi Sports
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 ...

‘Ruby Gloom’ Creator’s Open Studio: Free Wine & Japanese Snacks | Mission
Sunday, April 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
'Ruby Gloom' Creator's Open Studio: Free Wine & Japanese Snacks | Mission

During Spring Open Studios in the Mission, visit the artist studio of the original creator of the cartoon character Rudy Gloom, Martin Hsu, at ActivSpace Studio #420 for complimentary wine and Japanese snacks, while supplies last, of course.
Ruby Gloom is an animated television show based on …

Free Family Opera Movie: Girl of the Golden West | Los Gatos
Sunday, April 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Addison-Penzak JCC (Los Gatos)
Free Family Opera Movie: Girl of the Golden West | Los Gatos

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 …

“Pedaling the Presidio” Free Guided Bike Tour | SF
Sunday, April 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Reservations required; call 561-4323.
| Beach Hut Cafe

Cycle through time. Explore history and scenery on this six-mile, moderately strenuous bicycle ride through the Presidio. Helmet required.
Meet Ranger James Osborne at the Beach Hut/CFC at 1199 East Beach, Presidio of San Francisco.
Reservations required; call 561-4323.
 

Union Square Live 2013 Kick-Off Concert: Sila & Afrofunk | SF
Sunday, April 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Union Square Live 2013 Kick-Off Concert: Sila & Afrofunk | SF

A native of Kenya, Sila is known for spearheading a polyrhythmic renaissance and will put on another dynamic live performance at the Union Square Live kick-off show on April 21, 2013.
With lyrics in both English and Swahili, the Sila’s sound is a funky fusion of …

Roller Skating Disco Festival in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 6th & Kennedy (Golden Gate Park)
Roller Skating Disco Festival in the Park | Golden Gate Park

On Sunday, April 21, 2013, the skaters at The Church of 8 Wheels will showcase the roller disco and roll bounce groove moves that the skaters have developed over the years in Golden Gate Park.
Whether you’re skating or on the hillside watching, spend a Sunday …

“The Spy Game” in the Park | Palo Alto
Sunday, April 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on eventbrite
| Lytton Plaza

James Bond. Jason Bourne. Austin Powers. You.
Live a bit of the spy life by playing a specially written Go Game . Work together as a team to solve ciphers and puzzles, talk to shady characters, and find the tools necessary to convince the evil crime …

$3 Classic Movie Day: 2001: A Space Odyssey | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, April 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $3 | CinéArts at Pleasant Hill
$3 Classic Movie Day: 2001: A Space Odyssey | Pleasant Hill

2001: A Space Odyssey: Screenings at 2 pm and 7 pm
An imposing black structure provides a connection between the past and the future in this enigmatic adaptation of a short story by revered sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke.
When Dr. Dave Bowman (Keir Dullea) and other …

Janet Jackson Flash Mob Dance Class: All For You Part 2/2 | SF
Janet Jackson Flash Mob Dance Class: All For You Part 2/2 | 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 Twang Sundays: Country, Bluegrass & Rockabilly | North Beach
Sunday, April 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tupelo
Free Twang Sundays: Country, Bluegrass & Rockabilly | North Beach

Free Twang Sundays is on hold during the 2013-14 pro football season. Tupelo hosts Free Twang Sundays on most Sunday afternoons featuring a free concert with Bay Area bands playing Country, Western, Bluegrass, Americana, Y’All-ternative and Rockabilly. Admission is free and they have soul food for purchase.

Underground Film: Earth (1930) Super 8mm /Music | Berkeley
Sunday, April 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations Accepted
| Community Access @ The Tannery
Underground Film: Earth (1930) Super 8mm /Music | Berkeley

In the peaceful countryside, Vassily opposes the rich kulaks over the coming of collective farming.
This is usually considered Dovzhenko’s best film, and is often cited alongside Eisenstein’s The Battleship Potemkin (1925) as one of the most important films of the Soviet era.
Director: Aleksandr Dovzhenko
Writer: Aleksandr …

Win Tix: 30th Anniversary Tribute to R.E.M.’s Murmur | SF
Sunday, April 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of ticket. Regular price, $8. 21+
| Make-Out Room
30th Anniversary Tribute to R.E.M.'s Murmur | SF

To celebrate 30 years since R.E.M.’s landmark full-length record, R.E.M. tribute band Chronic Town will play R.E.M.’s album Murmur in its entirety.
Gang of Four tribute band Gang of Forty kick things off, and The Cure tribute band Japanese Baby closes the night with a near …

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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