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Thursday, July 25

Jump & Jive Downtown Outdoor Lunch Concert: Stompy Jones | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 333 Market St.
Jump & Jive Downtown Outdoor Lunch Concert: Stompy Jones | SF

Stompy Jones is a San Francisco based sextet, renowned for their jumpin’ rhythm, wailing improvisations, hip charm, retro style, and explosive stage show.

2013 Market Street Music Festival: Dirty Cello | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 303 Second Street
2013 Market Street Music Festival: Dirty Cello | SF

Led by cellist Rebecca Roudman, who has shared the stage with everyone from Elvis Costello to Carlos Santana and Ry Cooder and Joan Baez, Dirty Cello presents unique and dynamic music that mixes virtuosic classical playing with the soul of blues, and the fire of …

Sila Concert: Afro-Beat Dance Party | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, July 25 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sila Concert: Afro-Beat Dance Party | Yerba Buena Gardens

A Native of Kenya, Sila is known for spearheading a polyrhythmic renaissance and establishing a reputation for dynamic live performances. With lyrics in both English and Swahili, Sila’s sound is a funky fusion of African rhythm, funk, soukous, afrobeat, and reggae, influenced by artists like …

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 ...

Bardot at The Clift “Re-think Happy Hour” | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP required via Eventbrite
| Clift Hotel
Bardot at The Clift

The glamorous Redwood Room housed in the Clift Hotel is entirely paneled with redwood and features Art Deco sconces and chandeliers sitting among avant-garde video installations and Philippe Starck-designed furniture.  The last Thursday of every month is “Bardot” (bar-daux), a happy hour in this gorgeous space with drink specials (though they’ll still be ...

Asian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$5 for admission after 5pm - admission to special galleries may be extra.
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF

Want to see the Asian Art Museum’s latest exhibits without the weekend crowds and for less than half of the price? Try Thursday nights. The Asian Art Museum is open late on Thursday nights (5-9 pm) and tickets are just $5 (normally it’s $12) to see the ...

Amazing 3D Chalk Art, Free SoBe Drinks & Swag | Oakland
Thursday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Coliseum
Amazing 3D Chalk Art, Free SoBe Drinks & Swag | Oakland

Activities are free and will take place outside the coliseum at the BART Plaza two hours before, and one hour after the A’s v. Angels game which starts at 7:05 pm on Thursday, July 25, 2013.

Figure Drawing with a Live Model | Bayview
Thursday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mendell Plaza
Figure Drawing with a Live Model | Bayview

Bring your sketch pad and pencils and join a free figure drawing session on in Bayview on Thursday evenings from 5-7 pm. There will be a live model and everyone from beginner to master artists are welcome. If you don’t have your own supplies, newsprint and ...

“Be Healthy” Open House: Mini Massages & Yoga Classes | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Chiro-Health, Inc

Chiro-Health, Inc invites you to their free annual “Be Healthy” Open House event from 5-8 pm on Thursday July 25, 2013.
Enjoy an evening of healthy activities, while enjoying free appetizers and refreshments.
Free activities include:

Foam roller workshop
Mini chair massages
Posture and injury evaluation
Community acupuncture treatments
Mini yoga …

Rethinking Sunset Boulevard: Community Open House | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sunset Recreation Center
Rethinking Sunset Boulevard: Community Open House | SF

Share your ideas and hear from others about how Sunset Blvd. can be improved while managing stormwater for the area at an open house held at Sunset Recreation Center from 5-8 pm on Thursday, July 25, 2013.
Learn more about green infrastructure technologies, give us your …

SFJAZZ Summerfest 2013: Gaucho’s Gypsy Swing | Stanford
Thursday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summerfest 2013: Gaucho's Gypsy Swing | Stanford

Gaucho began as a gypsy jazz trio in 2002 and have now happily grown to a sextet. Bringing together the styles of Klezmer, Brazialian Choros, Swing, New Orleans and Roots styles as well as modern day melodies of relevance.

Central Park Concert: Solsa’s R&B Dance Party | San Mateo
Thursday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Central Park Concert: Solsa's R&B Dance Party | San Mateo

Solsa performs popular R&B, rock, dance music and “Solsa-fies” it with Latin percussion to create the Sol-Sound that everybody is talking about.
This hand-picked group of great musicians has been entertaining crowds in California and Nevada since 2004 and has become a dance show band for Latin …

Beer Brewing NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Beer Brewing NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Delve into the art and science of brewing beer with talks and tastes from some of the Bay Area’s best.
Taste your way through a beer hall featuring 21st Amendment Brewery, Almanac Beer Co., Anchor Brewing Company, Calicraft Brewing Company, Drake’s Brewing, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Mad …

Fine Chocolate Day: Future Talk & Free Tasting | Noe Valley
Thursday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Fine Chocolate Day: Future Talk & Free Tasting | Noe Valley

Enjoy a talk on chocolate and free samples from Sweetriot on Thursday, July 25, 2013.
Told in four parts covering everything from before the bean to after the bar—genetics, farming, manufacturing, and bonbons—this book features interviews with dozens of international stakeholders across the fine flavor industry …

Bay Area Backroads: Environmental History of SF | SoMa
Thursday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| California Historical Society
Bay Area Backroads: Environmental History of SF | SoMa

Doug McConnell, environmental advocate and former host of Bay Area Backroads, will lead a discussion about the Bay Area’s environmental legacy and the uncertainties ahead.
He will put the spotlight on the two crown jewel trails that ring the Bay. The Bay and Ridge trails have been growing …

Good Swimming Techniques Lecture | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Southern Exposure
Good Swimming Techniques Lecture | SF

The SoEx Swim Team dispels the myth that artists are bad at sports; come and learn more and no Speedo or experience is required (at least not at first).
The first session on July 25, 2013, is open to all, so come try a dry land …

Faces of Burma: Outdoor Art Showing | SoMa
Thursday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0
 Faces of Burma: Outdoor Art Showing | SoMa

Explore the Faces of Burma, an outdoor art showing displaying photography of Michael Margolis in the freespace art lot.
Come prepared to journey through Burma, as there are some moving images of Michael’s travels.
As usual, there will be art, music, couches, drinks (sans-alcohol), and good times to …

Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland
Thursday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stork Club
Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland

Storking Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase with a twist; the show features some of the Bay’s best comedians whom are subsequently interviewed after their performance. The results are akin to an irreverent Inside the Actor’s Studio as host, OJ Patterson, alternates between goofy rapport and intrusive investigation. Additional questions are fielded ...

Strange Cult-Like “Day Out of Time” 2013 Festival & Bonfire | Ocean Beach
Thursday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Stairwell 17)
Strange Cult-Like

Join the Foundation for the Law of Time in creating a prayerful ceremony in reverence and gratitude to the Creator, Earth, all ancestors, prophets, sages, messengers, and seers who have walked before you from 7-10 pm on July 25, 2013.
Please note, this event could  be fun, …

Twang: Country DJs, Line Dancing & $1 Tacos | Polk Gulch
Thursday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McTeague's Saloon
Twang: Country DJs, Line Dancing & $1 Tacos | Polk Gulch

Twang Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree is your San Francisco HQ for The PBR, Stagecoach and NASCAR. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow country music fans, dancin’ to contemporary country music all night with classic, outlaw and swing thrown in. Expect to get your ...

Vegan Hacker Workshop: Vegan Sushi | SF
Vegan Hacker Workshop: Vegan Sushi | SF

On Thursday, July 25, 2013, Vegan Hacker wants to make the easiest and most summer-friendly meal that has ever existed: vegan sushi.
They know that there are people who have devoted their careers to making perfect, fancy sushi. That’s totally amazing, but July’s Vegan Hacker isn’t …

The Colors of Tequila: Pop-Up Art / Music / Street Food Tour | Public Works
Thursday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Public Works
The Colors of Tequila: Pop-Up Art / Music / Street Food Tour | Public Works

THE COLORS OF TEQUILA : SAN FRANCISCO II
Thursday July 25, 2013
Music: Samo Sound Boy, Myrryrs, Joaquin Bartra
Food: Rice Paper Scissors
Public Works, 161 Erie Street, San Francisco, CA
Free with RSVP
 

Vaudeville Night: $5 Comedy & Music Variety Show | Red Devil Lounge
Thursday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Red Devil Lounge
Vaudeville Night: $5 Comedy & Music Variety Show | Red Devil Lounge

W*A*S*H* is an experimental weekly variety show at the Red Devil Lounge which promises to blur the line between performers and audience. W*A*S*H* will happen most Thursdays from 7-8:45 pm with guest stars, stand-up comedians, music, and audience members performing with the East Bay 3 as ...

Film Buff Night: Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs” | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome at the door.
| Goforaloop Gallery & Studios
Film Buff Night: Tarantino's

On Thursday, July 25, 2013 Goforaloop Gallery & Studios will feature Quentin Tarantino’s first feature film, Reservoir Dogs.
Released in 1992, Reservoir Dogs appeared at the Sundance Film Festival by the first-time writer-director. The film was critically acclaimed and Tarantino became a legend immediately.
Also being featured this …

2013 LaborFest Film & Panel: “Roadmap to Apartheid” | July 2-31
Thursday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Unitarian Universalist Chuch (SF)
2013 LaborFest Film & Panel:

The film Roadmap to Apartheid, by Eron Davidson (Israel), Ana Nogueira (South Africa), and narrated by Alice Walker, tells the story of how apartheid was developed in South Africa and compares those policies to Israel and Palestine. There will be a discussion on the film …

Every Thursday

Mission Community Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
Mission Community Market | SF

The Mission Community Market is a weekly, outdoor marketplace that celebrates the Mission’s diversity with fresh fruits and vegetables, street food, live music, arts, local businesses, and after-school activities.
They promote family health and are creating a fun, beautiful public space for the Mission District: the …

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Every Thursday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups?
SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and some artists …

Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF

Break up the weekday rut and get out of the house for an hour with your dog at the K9 Scrub Club weekly social hour, happening every Thursday from 6-7 pm.
K9 Scrub Club
1734 Church Street, SF (Noe Valley)
Indulge in their free refreshments and sweets for humans, …

Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland
Every Thursday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland

Storking Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase with a twist; the show features some of the Bay’s best comedians whom are subsequently interviewed after their performance.
The results are akin to an irreverent Inside the Actor’s Studio as host, OJ Patterson, alternates between goofy rapport and intrusive investigation. Additional questions are fielded from …

Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fiddler's Green
Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

Twang Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree is your San Francisco HQ for The PBR, Stagecoach and NASCAR. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow country music fans, dancin’ to contemporary country music all night with classic, outlaw and swing thrown in.
Expect to get your Twang …

Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.  
This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous …

Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Legionnaire Saloon
Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland

Laugh your booty off at the Barbary Coast Comedy night at the Legionnaire Saloon (2272 Telegraph Avenue) in uptown Oakland every Thursday at 7 pm. 
The show is produced by Barry Katzman (Comedy Day) and often features performers who’ve appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Showtime, Comedy …

’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
'90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It's 1999 | SF

Every Thursday night, Raven Bar & Lounge is partying like it’s 1999 with DJ Mark Andrus bringing you back in time, but not too far back.
There is no cover charge and the fun starts at 9 pm.

“Rock and Roll Comedy Jam” Night | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Milk Bar

Music and standup comedy collide every Thursday at Milk Bar on Haight Street.
Hilarious comedians from all over the country are joined on stage by the band Medicine Bug who provide an improvised musical accompaniment.

The Mission Position Comedy Showcase | SF
The Mission Position Comedy Showcase | SF

The Mission Position is an independent comedy showcase, hosted by four of San Francisco’s most acclaimed comedians – Matt Lieb, Kate Willett, Trevor Hill and Jessica Sele.
Get $5 tickets with Eventbrite discount code: FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $10.
Every Thursday, audiences fill Lost Weekend Video’s famous CineCave …

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced and hosted by Ryan Cronin. It’s a free weekly showcase of local (and sometimes national) comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

Drink Special: $1 off draft beers during the show
Nightlife …

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

Comet Club Comedy is a weekly free comedy showcase at the Comet Club in the Marina district of San Francisco, featuring local Bay Area comedians and special guests hosted by Ben Feldman.
Comet Club Comedy
Every Thursday | 8:30-10 pm
Comet Club, 3111 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
FREE

Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley

Every Thursday night, The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a live funk, soul, hip hop and Latin dance party from 9 pm to midnight.
Come on down to shake it to some funky live music with Anthony Ant and his house band, plus great food and drinks available …

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