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Tuesday, August 13

2013 Perseids Meteor Shower Watching Party | Coyote Lake
Tuesday, August 13 – 2:00 am | Cost: $6*
*Free event, but there is a $6 car entrance fee to get into the park. An RSVP is requested, but not required.
| Coyote Lake / Harvey Bear Ranch County Park
2013 Perseids Meteor Shower Watching Party | Coyote Lake

Join Park Ranger Chris Crockett from 2-6 am on August 13, 2013 to witness the Perseids, the most active meteor shower of the year, in a relatively dark, almost moon-free sky.
Free event, but there is a $6 park entrance fee, and an RSVP is appreciated to chris.crockett@prk.sccgov.org.
Ranger …

FoodWise Farmers Market Tour & Tasting | Ferry Building
Tuesday, August 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
FoodWise Farmers Market Tour & Tasting | Ferry Building

Get a chef’s-eye view of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market as CUESA’s market chef, Elianna Friedman, gives you the inside scoop on the season’s best offerings and shares pointers for enjoying the harvest at home. Perfect for novice cooks and seasoned foodies alike, the lunchtime ...

Summer of Art 2013 Season Finale: Bengali Jazz & Dance Class | UN Plaza
Tuesday, August 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Summer of Art 2013 Season Finale: Bengali Jazz & Dance Class | UN Plaza

The Summer of Art 2013 season finale features Bishu Chatterjee (Bengali Jazz) from noon to 1 pm followed by LINES Ballet’s Summer Program with choreography by Julia Stiefel, Robert Moses, and Sandrine Cassini. The afternoon performance will culminate into a participatory Theater Jazz class with …

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: Free Film & Wine Night | Top of the Mark
Tuesday, August 13 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, free wine tasting at 5:30p. 21+ First come first served
| Top of the Mark Lounge
Breakfast at Tiffany's: Free Film & Wine Night | Top of the Mark

Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a 1961 American romantic comedy film starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, and featuring Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, Martin Balsam, and Mickey Rooney.

Free Gritty Rock ‘n Roll: Jamie N Commons | Amoeba SF
Tuesday, August 13 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Free Gritty Rock 'n Roll: Jamie N Commons | Amoeba SF

With his rich, rasping vocals and penchant for darkly passionate songwriting, British singer/guitarist Jamie N Commons delivers a gritty brand of rock and roll that instantly transports any listener to another era.
Commons latest release, the EP Rumble And Sway (out now on Interscope), serves up a selection of …

Free Movie Night: “Madagascar 3″ & Clown Performance | SF
Tuesday, August 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stonestown Galleria
Free Movie Night:

See the computer-animated comedy film Madagascar 3 on Tuesday, August 13, 2013.
Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent – Madagascar …

French Film, Wine & Conversation: “Love Me If You Dare” | Polk Gulch
Tuesday, August 13 – 6:45 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation includes movie, wine & popcorn.
| Alliance Française of San Francisco
French Film, Wine & Conversation:

As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children — a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another’s pain, their game might be a way to …

Funkytown: Pre-Burning Man Roller Disco Party | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, August 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Regular price, $10. Includes free soda, juices & water while supplies last and a $5 skate rental fee.
| Inner Mission (formerly CellSpace)
Funkytown: Pre-Burning Man Roller Disco Party | Mission Dist.

August 13, 2013 is the final “Funkytown” roller skating disco party before the crew heads out to Burning Man.
So this is your last chance for a while to groove and learn disco moves on a Tuesday night. Otherwise you’ll have to wait until September 10th …

Film Trivia Tuesday Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Film Trivia Tuesday 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, ...

Win Tix: Jonas Brothers Live | America’s Cup Pavilion
Tuesday, August 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $40-$114
| America's Cup Pavilion
Jonas Brothers Live | America's Cup Pavilion

One of the most popular teenaged groups of the 2000s, the Jonas Brothers crafted hook-filled power pop anthems in the vein of McFly, Hanson, and the Modern Lovers. While readying their 2006 debut, brothers Joseph, Kevin, and Nicholas Jonas topped out at 16, 17, and 13, …

Win Tix: “Thinking Fast and Slow”: Talk with Daniel Kahneman | SF
Tuesday, August 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Tickets are now SOLD OUT. Regular cost, $15.
| Marines' Memorial Theatre

Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman has figured out how we can notice when we are not thinking rationally. That knowledge gives us the choice to think “slow” and ignore brisk intuition and notional risks when we decide we really need to get something right.
His book, Thinking, …

The Eric Show: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, August 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted
| Milk Bar
The Eric Show: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Comedy Lineup | August 12, 2013

Matt Lieb – headliner
Natasha Muse
Cameron Vannini
Red Scott
Griffin Daley
Loren Kraut
Kimberly Rose Wendt
Hosted by Eric Barry

Free Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, August 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but please bring your darn tips for the performers.
| The Layover
Free Women's Comedy Night | Oakland

Come check out a monthly comedy event at The Layover in Oakland for Women’s Comedy Night sponsored by Feelmore510 and hosted by Lydia Popovich. This event happens on the second Tuesday of every month. There is no cover, but there is a two drink minimum ...

The People’s Painting Party: Live Art & DJs | Temple
Tuesday, August 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Temple Nightclub
The People's Painting Party: Live Art & DJs | Temple

Come and make works of art with your friends. Temple will provide the paints, brushes and canvases; all you need is your creativity for The People’s Painting Party. Designed to abolish the midweek doldrums, they seek to bring painting to the proletariat with co-creative canvases, The ...

Oakland Active Music Series: Free Improv Jazz Concerts | The Uptown
Tuesday, August 13 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
| The Uptown Nightclub
Oakland Active Music Series: Free Improv Jazz Concerts | The Uptown

Active Music Series presents Ava Mendoza’s Order of Animals, Beauty School, and Staiano Guarino Duo on August 13, 2013.
Ava Mendoza’s Order of Animals with Ava Mendoza, guitar; Aram Shelton, saxes; Michael Coleman, synths; Ellie Erickson, bass; Marshall Trammell, drums. This group features five players as …

John Colins Anniversary Bash: Free In-N-Out, DJ & Live Music | SoMa
Tuesday, August 13 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Colins
John Colins Anniversary Bash: Free In-N-Out, DJ & Live Music | SoMa

John Colins is celebrating eight years of good times, hard drinks and dope beats starting at 9 pm on the night of Tuesday, August 13, 2013.
Enjoy complimentary In-N-Out burgers, $6 cerveza, tequila specials, no cover and live music provided by Bayonics (hip hop reggae) and The …

$3 Movie Nights: Oblivion | AMC Theatres
Tuesday, August 13 – 10:00 pm | Cost: $3 | AMC Metreon 16
$3 Movie Nights: Oblivion | AMC Theatres

Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman star in this 2013 fantasy film. A veteran assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.

Every Tuesday

Free Nepalese Food “Curry Without Worry” | Civic Center
Every Tuesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but if you can afford it you should donate at least $2
| Civic Center
Free Nepalese Food

Rain or shine, Curry Without Worry will always be stationed at Hyde and Fulton in SF’s Civic Center serving free Nepalese food to drum beats and singing every Tuesday at 5:30 pm.
What is Nepalese Food? Curry Without Worry generally will serve up plates with five …

Tuesday Game Night: Huge Projectors, Ping Pong & BYO Games | SoMa
Every Tuesday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Folsom Street Foundry
Tuesday Game Night: Huge Projectors, Ping Pong & BYO Games | SoMa

SF Game Nights are weekly happenings at the hangar-like space of the Folsom Street Foundry featuring huge projectors and TVs dedicated to gaming presented by Showdown eSport every Tuesday from 6 pm to midnight.
Every Tuesday you can expect:

Live gaming broadcasts and VODs shown
Casual and competitive playable gaming (Hearthstone, …

Burner Body Pre-Playa Fitness Bootcamp | Embarcadero
Every Tuesday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Embarcadero, San Francisco, California
Burner Body Pre-Playa Fitness Bootcamp | Embarcadero

Every Tuesday and Thursday from now until Burning Man (and maybe through the fall of 2014), come on down to Cupid’s Span on the Embarcadero for a free bootcamp fitness class to prepare you for the playa.
You’ll be cranking up the metabolism to crank down …

Troubled Comedy Night w/ Rajeev Dhar | Amnesia
Every Tuesday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Amnesia
Troubled Comedy Night w/ Rajeev Dhar | Amnesia

Every Tuesday night from 6:30-9 pm, Amnesia Music Hall presents Troubled Comedy Night, a free stand-up comedy show with Raj. Dhar and friends.
Comedian Rajeev Dhar mixes Bay Area comics with nationally recognized visiting performers on tour in the US. They have hosted performers from Punchline, Cobb’s, …

French Film, Wine & Conversation
Every Tuesday – 6:45 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation includes movie and wine.
| Alliance Française of San Francisco
French Film, Wine & Conversation

To help non-French speakers discover French cinema, The Alliance Française of San Francisco is offering a weekly Tuesday night class centered around a French film and conversation.
The class will take place in their cozy theater with free wine all for a $5 donation at the door.
Don’t know French? …

Tuesday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Every Tuesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food & drinks
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Tuesday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Join SoMa StrEat Food Park and Brainstormer Pub Quiz every Tuesday at 7 pm for Trivia Night inside the barn.
Pre-game beforehand with happy hour from 4-7 pm with $3 local draft beers and $13 pitchers, plus up to 12 of the city’s most delicious food trucks.
Trivia …

Pub Trivia Nerd Night | Alameda
Every Tuesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Churchward Pub
Pub Trivia Nerd Night | Alameda

Make your evening friggin’ awesome with this weekly nerd trivia at Alameda’s trivia night at the Churchward Pub located on Park Street.
Grab some friends, some beers, and answer trivia ranging from Potpurri, to The Simpsons, to Men on the Moon, to that band who you thought you …

Tuesday Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Inner Richmond
Every Tuesday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Rockit Room
Tuesday Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Inner Richmond

Every Tuesday, get some laughs in at a free comedy showcase, hosted by Danny Dechi, a make-you-laugh-professional and world’s only No. 2 pencil musician (you’ll have to figure out what that means yourself). Various Bay Area comedians round out the lineup each week.
Come early for happy …

The People’s Painting Party: Live Art & DJs | Temple
Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Temple SF, 540 Howard St.
The People's Painting Party: Live Art & DJs | Temple

Come and make works of art with your friends. Temple will provide the paints, brushes and canvases; all you need is your creativity for The People’s Painting Party.
Designed to abolish the midweek doldrums, they seek to bring painting to the proletariat with co-creative canvases, The People’s …

Trivia Night at the Fox: Win Concert Tix | Oakland
Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Den at the Fox
Trivia Night at the Fox: Win Concert Tix | Oakland

The Den at the Fox, a rather comfortable and stylish bar that’s attached to the Fox Theatre in Oakland, hosts a free trivia night on Tuesdays at 8 pm.
Like most pub quizes, the rounds include subjects like Current Events, Sports & Entertainment, Science, History, Geography, …

Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa
Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa

Check out Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 with Bay Area’s most eclectic DJs breaking barriers of genre and culture with live Bhangra and belly dancing performances, plus tribal and bass DJ sets.
Underground Nomads
Most Tuesdays at 8 pm
1192 Folsom, SF
Free until 9:30 pm, when you mention it …

“Brass Magic” Free Hip-Swinging Big Band Concert | Madrone
Every Tuesday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+

Brass Magic is an eight-piece ensemble featuring a robust horn section that hugs the listener and drums that drive like a Harley Davidson. Founded by musicians from Berkeley, California, Brass Magic developed and honed their sound in the clubs and parks of New York City.
Brass …

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