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Wednesday, July 24

Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Kezar Stadium
Wednesday, July 24 – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Kezar Stadium
Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Kezar Stadium

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city. The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of  boot camp style workouts like running hills, ...

Oakland Chinatown: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2013
Oakland Chinatown: 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. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches, and high-rises. Oakland Chinatown Tour: Learn about the contributions of Chinese and other Asian immigrants to ...

$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Fairfield
Wednesday, July 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10:00 am.
| Fairfield Stadium 16 & IMAX
$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Fairfield

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to August 2014. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 ...

Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero
Wednesday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero

The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality. With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the ...

Lunchtime Zydeco Concert: Tom Rigney & Flambeau | Oakland
Wednesday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center
Lunchtime Zydeco Concert: Tom Rigney & Flambeau | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from rock and folk to Latin and jazz bands and they typically take place ...

Free Jazz Wednesdays: People in Plazas Music Festival | SF
Wednesday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Crocker Galleria
Free Jazz Wednesdays: People in Plazas Music Festival | SF

This free annual outdoor music festival puts on nearly 140 free lunchtime concerts of all styles from July to October in 15 different public plazas stretched from the Embarcadero through the Castro. Funcheap is proud to be a media sponsor of the 2014 festival. 2014 ...

New BART Train Full Size Mock-Up: First Public Viewing | Oakland
New BART Train Full Size Mock-Up: First Public Viewing | Oakland

Check out BART’s “Fleet of the Future” when a full scale plywood mock up of two-thirds of a train car interior will be set up for free public viewing at MacArthur Station in Oakland from 2-7 pm on July 23-26, 2013. You can kick the tires ...

Color Me Badd Wednesdays: Cheap Drinks, Free Snacks & Coloring Books | Union Sq.
Wednesday, July 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, bring cash for drinks and tips.
| The Cellar
Color Me Badd Wednesdays: Cheap Drinks, Free Snacks & Coloring Books | Union Sq.

That local deadbeat-of-love, Broke Ass Stuart, is throwing his own ’90s R&B jam happy hour at Monarch on Wednesdays from 5:30-9:30 pm. Broke Ass Stuart will be the guest bartender. Plus, there will be coloring books and crayons at the bar, so you can get your ...

Whimsadoodles Adult Coloring Club | SoMa
Wednesday, July 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0
Whimsadoodles Adult Coloring Club | SoMa

Who says coloring is for children? Coloring is for all ages.
Whimsadoodles was born from the belief that coloring is an awesome activity that should grow up with us, rather than get left behind with childhood. To fuel your imagination and clear your mind, grab some …

Classic SF Film Night: Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” | Portola
Wednesday, July 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Portola Branch Library
Classic SF Film Night: Hitchcock's

To say Vertigo finds Hitchcock at his most obsessive, his most perverse, and his sexual best, doesn’t even begin to convey how haunting this film is, or how bizarre.
Nor does it convey Hitchcock’s passionate style and the way he defies logic working in a much …

Human Rights Happy Hour & Free Snacks: Update On Haiti | SF
Wednesday, July 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Main Library
Human Rights Happy Hour & Free Snacks: Update On Haiti | SF

Join in a Human Rights Happy Hour on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, featuring Nicole Phillips, a staff attorney with the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH).
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Phillips will provide a timely update on efforts to seek justice and accountability …

Swing In The Square: Free Concert & Dance Lessons | Union Square
Wednesday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing In The Square: Free Concert & Dance Lessons | Union Square

Swing in the Square is a swinging live concert and dance series taking place every fourth Wednesday from May to September from 6-8 pm. Arrive early for free introductory dance lessons by professional dance instructors and stay for the open dance floor during the band’s live ...

Music in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Music in the Park | Redwood City

Enjoy free Wednesday concerts all summer long in Stafford Park in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June to August. Music in the Park features bands playing a variety of music styles from Motown to Salsa to Americana. Music in the Park 2014 Wednesdays 6-8 pm June ...

“Battle of the Decades” DJ Party: ’70s vs. ’80s vs. ’90s + $1 Drinks | North Beach
Wednesday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, bring cash for drinks
| Monroe

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks and $2 tacos? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – ...

Synth-Pop Concert: Majical Cloudz | Aquarius Records
Wednesday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Aquarius Records
Synth-Pop Concert: Majical Cloudz | Aquarius Records

See a free in-store performance by Majical Cloudz at Aquarius Records.
The Canadian duo’s performance is deeply expressive — strong vocals sit on top of washes of white noise, filtered synths and sparse thuds. The songs are intensely lyrical, oriented around themes of death, patience, family, and desire.
The …

Guerrilla Theatre Film Screening: “Ant Farm” | Oakland
Wednesday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mills College Art Museum
Guerrilla Theatre Film Screening:

Join Mills College for a screening of Space, Land and Time: Underground Adventures with Ant Farm (2011), followed by a Q&A with original Ant Farm members, Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier.
Before Burning Man, before The Yes Men, before South Park, before flash mobs, there was Ant …

2013 LaborFest: Human Trafficking Talk | SF
Wednesday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Branch Library
2013 LaborFest: Human Trafficking Talk | SF

It is essential to understand the labor rights approach to prostitution in addressing human trafficking, as the only way law enforcement identifies victims is to conduct costly multilateral anti-prostitution sting operation. This workshop will employ a true/false worksheet for participants to gauge their knowledge against …

Win Tix: VIP Tasting Party: 2013 San Francisco Street Food Festival | Fort Mason
Wednesday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets can't be bought, they can only be won.
| Fort Mason Center
VIP Tasting Party: 2013 San Francisco Street Food Festival | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Street Food Festival may be a few weeks away, but you’re invited to an exclusive sneak peek of many of the culinary delights they will be presenting at the main festival which takes place August 17, 2013.
Join on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Fort …

Summer Concert Series: “The Hot Rods” Rock ‘n Roll | Menlo Park
Wednesday, July 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park
Summer Concert Series:

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June 18 to August 13, 2014. Bring your picnic blanket and dinner, and of course there is ...

Guided Mindfulness Meditation Practice | Oakland
Wednesday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Heartfelt donations are welcome.
| Ruach Center
Guided Mindfulness Meditation Practice | Oakland

Join a guided Mindfulness Meditation practice at 7 pm every fourth Wednesday of the month for a beautiful way to pause during your busy week. For thirty minutes, you’ll gather to collect yourselves and re-connect with your experience. There will be no sharing or talking, only a simple ...

Free Starlight Outdoor Movie: “Back to the Future” | San Jose
Wednesday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Free Starlight Outdoor Movie:

See Back to the Future at Circle of Palms, a new location in front of the San Jose Museum of Art.
Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film. The film tells the story of Marty McFly, a teenager who is accidentally sent back in …

“The Awkward Sex Show” Comedy Podcast Recording | Oakland
Wednesday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The White Horse Bar

The Awkward Sex Show, the podcast AfterEllen.com calls “a heartfelt gift to comedy,” is recording its first East Bay episode July 24, 2013 at the White Horse Bar in Oakland.
Hosted by comedians Carey Callahan and Jennifer Dronsky, you’ll hear real sex, love, and dating stories from …

Free Sneak Preview Movie Night: “Drinking Buddies” | SF
Wednesday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required. Arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie Night:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of “Drinking Buddies,” a comedy film about co-workers at a craft brewery who struggle with romantic feelings for one another despite both being in a relationship with someone else.
The screening takes place at 7 pm on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at a movie …

The History of Graffiti at Freespace | SoMa
Wednesday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0
The History of Graffiti at Freespace | SoMa

Learn about the history of modern day graffiti with author Jim Prigoff, author of Spray Can Art.

Silent Disco Night at Freespace | SoMa
Wednesday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0
Silent Disco Night at Freespace | SoMa

Boogie down at a silent disco. They’ll have 70 headsets, so arrive early to ensure you can rock out quietly.

Every Wednesday

Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Kezar Stadium
Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of  boot camp style workouts like running hills, core …

$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library

From April – October in 2014, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library.
All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco …

Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero

The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality.
With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role …

Castro Farmers’ Market | SF
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Castro Farmers' Market | SF

Every Wednesday night throughout the season, March 12 to December 17, 2014, Noe Street is abloom with fresh fruits and vegetables as the Castro Farmers’ Market brings California’s best to the neighborhood.
The farmers’ market is open 4-8 pm, rain or shine, but it doesn’t hurt to be …

Color Me Badd Wednesdays: ’90s Jams & Coloring Contests | SoMa
Every Wednesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bring cash for drinks and tips.
Color Me Badd Wednesdays: '90s Jams & Coloring Contests | SoMa

That local deadbeat-of-love, Broke Ass Stuart, is throwing his own ’90s R&B jam happy hour at Monarch on Wednesdays from 5:30-9:30 pm.
Broke Ass Stuart will be the guest bartender.
Plus, there will be coloring books and crayons at the bar, so you can get your color me …

Karma Cinema: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
Karma Cinema: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway

Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night.
Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if …

Queeraoke: Rock Star Stage & Prizes | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pandora karaoke & bar
Queeraoke: Rock Star Stage & Prizes | SF

Queeraoke takes place every Wednesday from 6 pm to 2 am at the Pandora Karaoke & Bar, which features a stage that will make you feel like a rock star, 50″ plasma TVs, wireless mics, and an excellent sound system.
There is never a cover and you can win prizes …

Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Circus Center
Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Wednesday.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Most Wednesdays | 7 to 9 pm
Free, but an RSVP is required; class has a 25 person maximum. Please make sure to check-in before 7:45 pm.
Age limits: Everyone …

The Muffin Men Comedy Show & Sketch Videos | SF
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | the sip bar 787 broadway. san francisco, ca
The Muffin Men Comedy Show & Sketch Videos | SF

The Muffin Men present the only Bay Area show that combines sketch videos with live stand up comedy in one hilarious night.
Feel Woods and Papp Johnson are part of the #HellaFunny comedy group and bring their unique brand of comedy to the swanked out Sip …

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a drink special purchase.
| Monroe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF

Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach. Get lubricated on $3.50 drink specials, win prizes (like best athletic wear… ’cause you need great threads to show your RPS moves) and the tournament champ wins a $50 bar tab …

Free Wednesday Concert Night | Haight
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP on Eventbrite or $5 at the door
| The Milk Bar
Free Wednesday Concert Night | Haight

The Milk Bar hosts their favorite bands on their weekly series, Milk Was A Bad Choice.
Each show is free with an RSVP on Eventbrite, or $5 at the door.
All shows will include live bands and a themed pop-up kitchen.

“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa

Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne.
Free, but an RSVP is required and you must arrive before 11 pm. Otherwise, it’s $5 before 11 pm or $10 after.
Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality …

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