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Saturday, June 8

2013 Citywide Yard Sale | Palo Alto
2013 Citywide Yard Sale | Palo Alto

Palo Alto’s Citywide Yard Sale is back with over 300 Palo Alto families hosting their yard sale on the same day on June 8, 2013.
Check out their giant list of locations and merchandise to find just what you need.
Part citywide block party, part scavenger hunt and …

Roaring Camp Railroads 50th Birthday Bash | Santa Cruz
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission and most activities are free, but some will have fees.
| Roaring Camp
Roaring Camp Railroads 50th Birthday Bash | Santa Cruz

Roaring Camp Railroads in the Santa Cruz mountains celebrates 50 years in 2013 and they’re throwing a Birthday Party on June 8-9, 2013 with heritage events for all ages, including the old town printing press, blacksmith and snake oil salesman shows, live music and panning for gold. ...

Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tours | Outer Sunset
Saturday, June 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for San Francisco residents. You must fill out a tour request form ahead of time to join.
| Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant
Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tours | Outer Sunset

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission invites you to take a free tour of the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant to find out how your sewer system works. Free, but an RSVP is required at least two days in advance. You’ll learn about the history of wastewater treatment ...

Jack London Square Waterfront: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2013
Jack London Square Waterfront: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2013

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October for 2014. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour ...

Lafayette Park Grand Re-Opening Party & Picnic | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lafayette Park
Lafayette Park Grand Re-Opening Party & Picnic | SF

Join District 2 Supervisor Mark Farrell, Friends of Lafayette Park, the Department of Public Works and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department for the grand reopening of Lafayette Park, which has recently undergone a $10 million renovation under the 2008 Clean and Safe Neighborhood …

Reinvention Party: Free Concert & Giveaways | Lombardi Sports
Saturday, June 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Lombardi Sports
Reinvention Party: Free Concert & Giveaways | Lombardi Sports

SF born and bred shop, Lombardi Sports is celebrating 65 years of supplying San Franciscans with their favorite sporting goods with a free concert and party on June 8, 2013.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
The free party features a concert by pop star Lauren Ona at 1 …

Win Tix: Travesia: Grey Whale Exhibit | San Francisco Zoo
Travesia: Grey Whale Exhibit | San Francisco Zoo

Enter to win a pair of tickets to the San Francisco Zoo and check out Travesia, a special North American traveling multi-media show making its only U.S. stop in SF.
The exhibit explores the amazing migratory world of gray whales, from the Arctic seas to the Mexican …

Treasure Island History Day: Naval History | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Treasure Island Historic Building One
Treasure Island History Day: Naval History | SF

June 8: Naval Gateway to the Pacific:
In its heyday, Naval Station Treasure Island sent off thousands of sailors and marines per day to help win World War II in the Pacific. But the Navy’s presence here spanned a century, starting in 1898 on adjoining Yerba …

Doggie Fun Faire: Costume Contest & Dog Sign Language Class | Brisbane
Saturday, June 8 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Brisbane Dog Park
Doggie Fun Faire: Costume Contest & Dog Sign Language Class | Brisbane

Dress up your doggie and come play, fetch, and mingle at the Doggie Fun Faire on Saturday, June 8, 2013.
Bring your family (2-legged and 4-legged), friends, and neighbors to share in this community event. There will be vendors, games, and prizes.
The theme for the costume …

Electric Car Festival & Street Fair | Civic Center
Saturday, June 8 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Main Library
Electric Car Festival & Street Fair | Civic Center

Join the California Center for Sustainable Energy and SF Environment to learn everything you need to know about life with a plug-in electric vehicle. Stay late to experience some of the plug-in electric vehicles hitting the road in 2013.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Free lunch by …

2nd Saturday Kundalini Yoga, Hooping & Kirtan | Dolores Park
2nd Saturday Kundalini Yoga, Hooping & Kirtan | Dolores Park

Hoop the Flow, Invited SF, and Dharam Deep Yoga join forces to present a fun-filled day of hooping, Kundalini yoga, Kirtan, and acoustic jamming in Dolores Park, every second Saturday of the month. This is a free gathering, but donations are accepted to help out ...

Ferry Plaza Famers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Famers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

KOFY TV’s 80s Dance Party & Special 90s Salute | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 11:45 am | Cost: FREE | KOFY TV Studio
KOFY TV's 80s Dance Party & Special 90s Salute | SF

There will be three tapings:

First episode: Be at the station no later than 11:45 am (80s theme)
Second episode:  Arrive before 2 pm (80s theme)
Third episode: Arrive no later than 3:45 pm (90s theme)

The third taping at 3:45 pm is going to be a salute to …

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...

Classic Cars, Food, Beer, Ping Pong & Art Fest | Oakland
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Classic Cars West
Classic Cars, Food, Beer, Ping Pong & Art Fest | Oakland

Classic Cars West invites you back to The Yard for a weekly daytime food, beer, ping pong, art and classic car party in Oakland.  Every Saturday from noon ’til dusk, the event will feature a rotating pop-up food menu from local purveyors and craft beer by Oakland’s ...

Win Tix: Beer & Wine Tasting at The Reinvention Party | Lombardi Sports
Saturday, June 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of wristbands for unlimited beer and wine tastings ($30 value).
| Lombardi Sports
Beer & Wine Tasting at The Reinvention Party | Lombardi Sports

SF born and bred shop, Lombardi Sports is celebrating 65 years of supplying San Franciscans with their favorite sporting goods with a free concert and party on June 8, 2013.
The party is free with an RSVP, but two lucky Funcheapers will win a pair wristbands for …

Food Truck Photo Show & DJ Party | SoMa
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Food Truck Photo Show & DJ Party | SoMa

Come dance, eat and check out art at SoMa StrEatfood Park where seven local photographers will be showing off some of their finest work in a creative gallery opening at 7 pm. Music will start at noon and go ’til midnight on Saturday, June 8, 2013.
Bring …

Free Downton Abbey Edwardian Dance Class | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Presidio Middle School
Free Downton Abbey Edwardian Dance Class | SF

Join us for a blissful hour of Edwardian waltzing, as danced both Upstairs and Downstairs at Downton Abbey. The class will focus on the whirling romantic rotary waltz, still popular in 1910-1920; the new and easy Hesitation Waltz; and the Valse Veleta, the beautiful Edwardian …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Saturday, June 8 – 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 ...

Tom Rigney & Flambeau: Cajun & Zydeco | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, June 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Tom Rigney & Flambeau: Cajun & Zydeco | Yerba Buena Gardens

Passionate fiddler Tom Rigney lays down infectious Cajun and zydeco style music with the backing of his fabulous, sizzling band Flambeau.
Flambeau features Danny Caron (electric guitar), Caroline Dahl (piano), Brent Rampone (drums), and Steve Parks (electric bass).

Humans v. Zombies Nerf War: Triage | SF
Humans v. Zombies Nerf War: Triage | SF

The theme of this game of Humans vs. Zombies will be a Human search team scouting a recently infected zone of the city. The game play will be balanced between the sandbox/open style missions you may be used to, as well as missions where the …

Film Screening: Golden Globe Best Foreign Film Winner: “Ma Vie en Rose” | Castro
Saturday, June 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Eureka Valley Branch Library
Film Screening: Golden Globe Best Foreign Film Winner:

Ma Vie en Rose: Ludovic is waiting for a miracle. With six-year-old certainty, he believes he was meant to be a little girl and that the mistake will soon be corrected.
But where he expects the miraculous, Ludo finds only rejection, isolation and guilt–as the intense reactions …

San Francisco Storyteller Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, June 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Rincon Park
San Francisco Storyteller Scavenger Hunt

Have fun discovering the city with a unique “storyteller” scavenger hunt on June 8, 2013, when 150 people will descend upon the city, ‘dare’ their way to checkpoint after checkpoint, and enjoy many prizes and surprises along the way.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Secret after party? The first teams to finish …

Free “Barbershop Quartet” Harmony Singing Class | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Middle School
Free

Learn to Sing Barbershop Harmony with Charles Feltman at this SF Free Folk Festival workshop. Learn to harmonize by ear, listening to the music and filling in where needed in the style of the southern and Appalachian barbershops of old.
The event is part of the 2013 SF Free …

Yodeling Day: Free Yodel-le-he-hoo Showcase & Yodeling Tips | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Presidio Middle School
Yodeling Day: Free Yodel-le-he-hoo Showcase & Yodeling Tips | SF

Be treated to mini-sets by our posse of local yodeling luminaries. And while this is not a “learn to yodel” workshop, we may glean some tips from our panel of experts. We should have time for a few yodel-alongs, as well.
So come prepared to just …

Every Saturday

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 …

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