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Tuesday, August 20

Four Barrel’s 5th Birthday: Free Coffee, Cake, Brass Band & Skee Ball | SF
Tuesday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Four Barrel Coffee
Four Barrel's 5th Birthday: Free Coffee, Cake, Brass Band & Skee Ball | SF

It’s time to toast to one of the city’s best roasts at Four Barrel Coffee’s 5th Birthday Bash from 7 am to 4 pm on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at their Valencia storefront.
From 7 am to 4 pm, all Four Barrel drinks will be free – that includes …

Litquake Poetry Tuesday & Reggae Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens
Tuesday, August 20 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Litquake Poetry Tuesday & Reggae Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens

Poetry Tuesday will feature readings by four poets curated by Litquake’s Robin Ekiss. Plus there will be music by La Gente, a Bay Area-based international recording group led by Colombian/Nicaraguan San Francisco born singer-songwriter Rafael Sarria. The group has created its own unique multi-lingual blend of reggae, cumbia, …

Free Elvis Movie Night: City Views & Free Wine | Top of the Mark
Tuesday, August 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, free wine tasting at 5:30p. 21+ First come first served
| Top of the Mark Lounge
Free Elvis Movie Night: City Views & Free Wine | Top of the Mark

Blue Hawaii is a 1961 American musical romantic comedy film set in the state of Hawaii and starring Elvis Presley. The screenplay by Hal Kanter was nominated by the Writers Guild of America in 1962 in the category of Best Written American Musical

French Film, Wine & Conversation
Tuesday, August 20 – 6:45 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation includes movie, wine & popcorn.
| 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 ...

Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck | SF
Tuesday, August 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are $10 advance, $5 with a potluck dish, and $12 at the door
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck | SF

Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck is an intimate monthly dinner party where writers and foodies come together to eat, write, and share. Head to Feast of Words on the third Tuesday of each month to discover local chefs and writers, bring a dish on ...

Canceled: Funkytown: Tuesday Night Roller Disco Party | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, August 20 – 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)
Canceled: Funkytown: Tuesday Night Roller Disco Party | Mission Dist.

Due to the organizers being at Burning Man, Funkytown will not take place from August 18-September 4, 2013.
But don’t worry, we’re told they’ll be back with batteries recharged and back up and running September 10, 2013.

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, ...

Full Moon Neon Party & Free Cocktails | SF
Full Moon Neon Party & Free Cocktails | SF

You and two friends are invited to the Full Moon Neon Party at Vessel with free cocktails before 8 pm, endless neon swag, sweet prizes, cocktails, a legendary photo booth, and more from 7-11 pm on Tuesday, August 20, 2013.
Free, but an RSVP is required and you …

Free Sneak Preview Movie Night: “You’re Next” | SF
Tuesday, August 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie Night:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “You’re Next,” an upcoming horror-thriller film.
Free Film Screening: You’re Next
August 20, 2013 | 7 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
- RSVP Code: FUNSF1H0F

Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp
Tickets are free, but subject to availability.
Exact screening location revealed once you …

English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley
Tuesday, August 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Morris Dance Practice Hall
English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley

Feeling a little sluggish? Need to get that blood pumping? Secretly enjoy live fiddle and accordion music? Come join the basics of Morris dancing at the annual free workshop series in Berkeley starting on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 and continuing for four weeks (with a one-week break ...

The Holy Sh*t Free Comedy Show: Sean Keane | Upper Haight
Tuesday, August 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
The Holy Sh*t Free Comedy Show: Sean Keane | Upper Haight

Comedy Lineup | August 20, 2013

Sean Keane (headliner)
Sean Keane is a writer and comic from San Francisco, a former editor of UC Berkeley’s humor magazine, and and a founder of “The Business,” a weekly comedy showcase that was named “Best of SF” vy multiple publications. …

The People’s Painting Party: Live Art & DJs | Temple
Tuesday, August 20 – 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 ...

Haightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF
Tuesday, August 20 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Danny Coyle's
Haightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF

Please note, the August edition of Haightian Democracy has been postponed to August 20, 2013. Haightian Democracy will also now begin at 9 pm.

Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, August 20 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Showdown
Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF

Bring that big hair and those big laughs down to Showdown every third Tuesday for a few rounds of bingo, guest bands, hosts, and bartenders every month with your resident DJ Mike Apocalypse. Partake in complimentary PB&J sandwiches, $5 PBR tall boys, and $6 shlitz and Jamesons. ...

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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