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Sunday, June 2

SFMOMA Final Day Until 2016: Free Farewell Celebration | Sunday
Sunday, June 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required for each day.
| SFMOMA
SFMOMA Final Day Until 2016: Free Farewell Celebration | Sunday

Sunday, June 2, 2013
Midnight to 5:45 pm (yes, you can attend at midnight if you like!)

Midnight to 5:45 pm: The Clock 24-Hour Screening
Clock-watching has never been so mesmerizing.
Christian Marclay’s celebrated video installation The Clock (2010) is composed of thousands of film clips referencing the time of day, …

Million Dog March: Guinness World Record Attempt | McLaren Park
Million Dog March: Guinness World Record Attempt | McLaren Park

Everyone knows San Francisco loves its dogs, so SF dog lovers are coming together to break the Guinness World Record for largest dog walk in McLaren Park on Sunday, June 2, 2013.
Free to watch, but $25 to register your dog for the march and after-party.
The …

2013 Sunset Magazine Weekend Celebration | Menlo Park
Sunday, June 2 – All Day | Cost: $18*
*$18 General Admission. $16 Seniors. Kids are Free.
| Sunset Magazine HQ
2013 Sunset Magazine Weekend Celebration | Menlo Park

The pages of Sunset Magazine have long been a favorite of West Coast homemakers looking for cooking tips, gardening advice, home decorating and travel destinations. Now you can come inside the pages of Sunset during their 16th annual Celebration Weekend on June 1-2, 2013. Over ...

California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day
Sunday, June 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day

The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium a natural history museum and a four-story rainforest all under a living roof. The Academy hosts four free ...

2013 Israel in the Gardens Festival | SoMa
Sunday, June 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
2013 Israel in the Gardens Festival | SoMa

Join thousands of members of the Jewish and Israeli community to celebrate Israel’s 65th birthday on June 2, 2013 in Yerba Buena Gardens.
Israeli star Mosh Ben Ari is headlining this free day-long event and the largest Jewish gathering in the Pacific Northwest. Mosh Ben Ari’s …

Free Rooftop Yoga Sundays | Lombardi Sports
Sunday, June 2 – 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 ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, June 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall of 2014 at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local farms and retailers. Plus ...

OMCA Free First Sunday: Gallery Reopening, Gold Panning & Art Cars | Oakland
Sunday, June 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
OMCA Free First Sunday: Gallery Reopening, Gold Panning & Art Cars | Oakland

Experience the entire Oakland Museum of California for the first time since its transformation for free on June 2, 2013.
Explore the just-reopened Gallery of California Natural Sciences, and enjoy special exhibitions. With Gold Panning and Garden Investigations from 12-3 pm, the entire Museum is open …

Kundalini Yoga, Meditation & Sound Therapy | Dolores Park
Sunday, June 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Kundalini Yoga, Meditation & Sound Therapy | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...

26th Annual Multicultural Children’s Art Fair | Richmond Dist.
Sunday, June 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Richmond District Neighborhood Center
26th Annual Multicultural Children's Art Fair | Richmond Dist.

The 26th annual Multicultural Children’s Art Fair will be held from noon to 4 pm on Sunday, June 2, 2013.
Many ethnic youth groups will be performing and there will be hands on arts and crafts, carnival games and a bake sale.
Admission is free, so join …

Free Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond
Sunday, June 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free veggie or beef hot dog
| Frankenart Mart
Free Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond

 The Frankenart Mart is a quirky “only in San Francisco” type of art gallery in the Inner Richmond. Not only do they have curious one-of-a-kind participatory art projects, but once a month there’s free hot dogs. Cat hair toppings are available. Keep in mind, this is ...

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, June 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

Marcus Shelby Orchestra: Green & Blues | Union Square Live
Sunday, June 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Marcus Shelby Orchestra: Green & Blues | Union Square Live

Composer/bassist Marcus Shelby keeps the tradition of the big band jazz orchestra alive with the Marcus Shelby Orchestra. Green and Blues, a new musical suite by Shelby, will celebrate and honor the virtues of a sustainable and green environment with instrumentals, vocals, and spoken word.
The Abolitionist movement, the Women’s …

Acoustic Concert: Singer-Songwriter, Claire Plumb | Westfield Centre
Sunday, June 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Acoustic Concert: Singer-Songwriter, Claire Plumb | Westfield Centre

Claire Plumb first came to the music scene in Baltimore with a group called Spoke Ensemble.
Classically trained, she composes all of her own music. Since then she has been working as a solo artist in San Francisco for over two years. Her first solo album …

Free Twang Sundays: Country, Bluegrass & Rockabilly | North Beach
Sunday, June 2 – 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 Counterculture Cult Film: “Freaks” (1932) 16mm/Sound | Berkeley
Sunday, June 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations Accepted
| The Tannery
Underground Counterculture Cult Film:

A beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.
Director Tod Browning took the exceptional step of casting real people with deformities as the eponymous sideshow “freaks,” rather than using …

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 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 …

Sunday Night Free 17-Piece Big Band Concert | North Beach
Every Sunday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. Bring cash for food/drinks
Sunday Night Free 17-Piece Big Band Concert | North Beach

Doc’s Lab (formerly The Purple Onion) hosts a free residency in October and November of 2014 with the mighty 17-piece ensemble, The Bay Area Composer’s Big Band . Expect a full brass section (trumpets, trombones, sax, flutes and clarinet.
The band is a workout in modern jazz …

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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