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Thursday, August 7

Free Food & Smoothie Day | SF
Thursday, August 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Free Food & Smoothie Day | SF
Phone case company OtterBox is coming out to San Francisco on August 7, 2014 with their “OtterBox #RechargeYourDay” Truck. They’ll be making three different stops throughout the day and will have coffee, smoothies, snacks and more. They’ll be offering discount cards and free food and the event is ...
Win: Lonely Planet’s “Great Adventures” Photography Book
Enter by: Thursday, August 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $17.49
Ancient trails. Underwater chasms. Ice-clad peaks. Lonely Planet’s gorgeous, photo-filled Great Adventures is a showcase of the world’s most thrilling adventures that takes you by boot, pedal or paddle to awe-inspiring natural spectacles and on adrenalin-charged feats of endeavour. Enter to win a free copy of Great Adventures ...

Sneak Peak at New Central Subway Chinatown Station Artwork | SF
Thursday, August 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinese Culture Center
Sneak Peak at New Central Subway Chinatown Station Artwork | SF
Meet artist Tomie Arai and provide input as she develops her artwork for the new Chinatown Central Subway Station at the corner of Stockton and Washington. Thursday, August 7th, 4 – 5 pm Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA New York-based artist Tomie ...
Pre-Burning Man DJ Party & Night Market | SoMa
Thursday, August 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Pre-Burning Man DJ Party & Night Market | SoMa
Kick back on a special Thursday night, SOMA StrEat Food Park welcomes SOMA SOundMAtters – a resident DJ collective spinning Deep House with a pre-Burning Man DJ party. Trying to create the atmosphere of  a Paris or Berlin night market, there will be several vendors, a ...
“My Gorgeous Fetish” Night: Asian Art Museum $5 Thursdays | SF
Thursday, August 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm; admission to special galleries may be extra.
| Asian Art Museum
Get tied up exploring the meanings and possibilities of the word “fetish” in Evoco, a performance artwork by Midori. Evoco will erode and generate boundaries in equal measure, combining flowers, Japanese rope bondage, flesh (yes, there may be a bit of nudity) and sumi ink to ...
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

Do you love fresh, organic, homemade food? Please come out and celebrate with other veggie lovers and enjoy some great food with amazing company. All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in ...

“Illuminate” NightLife Live | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Live performance by Typhoon & Yesway presented by Outside Lands! Art exhibited by Ardent Heavy Industries. DJ set by Push the Feeling. Schedule 7:00-10:00 pm: Step outside of reality and into a Glow Cathedral, a dreamy, inflatable forest, by O Yeah Toys Experience the Lightmobile, a Volkswagen beetle covered ...
Upper TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Upper TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Here’s what’s happening on 8/7: INFINITUM at ATAK Gallery SF – 1038 Larkin Street (at Sutter St.) As a Painter, Illustrator, & Tattooist Thomas Hooper aims to mix orthodox / unorthodox drawing & painting techniques, organic textures, computer-enhanced patterns, accidental stains, & geometrical entities to further intertwine the ...
Win Tix: Glowing Plants, Flight Simulation & Robot History | Exploratorium After Dark
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Exploratorium
Enter the alternate worlds of science fiction and encounter scientific realities converging with our own at Exploartorium’s After Dark. August 7, 2014 Highlights: Explore racially inclusive futurisms with Jamaican-born novelist Nalo Hopkinson, and join an irreverent tour of robot history with robotics engineer Dave Grossman Soar with Birdly, ...
SF Mime Troupe: Free Lake Merritt Performance | Oakland
Thursday, August 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Lakeside Park
SF Mime Troupe: Free Lake Merritt Performance | Oakland

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 58th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2017 production “Walls.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2017 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay Area ...

Win Tix: Conversation on Art & War: “Conflict/Combat/Craft” | Museum of Craft & Design
Thursday, August 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $10 GA, $5 students, free for members of MCD
| Museum of Craft and Design
How can the act of making inform our understanding of the consequences of conflict and war? Potter Ehren Tool and papermaker Drew Cameron, each a veteran of the US Armed Services, use their wartime experience to inform their participatory art practices. Tool has made and given ...
Free Mohawk Haircut Night | Lower Polk
Free Mohawk Haircut Night | Lower Polk

On the first Thursday of each month, in conjunction with the Lower Polk / TL Art Walk, Salana Salon offers free haircuts to gentlemen, as long as they are okay with it being Barber’s Choice. They’re planning on having a different theme cut every month, ...

Book & Art Talk w/ Betsy & Tom Franco (James Franco’s Mom & Bro) | South Bay
Thursday, August 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Mountain View Public Library
Book & Art Talk w/ Betsy & Tom Franco (James Franco's Mom & Bro) | South Bay
Enjoy a multimedia presentation by author Betsy Franco and artist Tom Franco. Betsy will talk about her first adult novel, Naked, which her son Tom illustrated. Betsy Franco has written over eighty books for children, young adults, and adults. She is the recipient of a number of ...
Win Tix: Circus Vargas: Big Top Daredevil Artistry | Newark
Thursday, August 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular prices start at $20
| Newpark Mall
Get ready for the ultimate entertainment extravaganza for all ages. Come see where the magic begins and the heart-pounding, death-defying action takes place under the Circus Vargas big top in Hayward. It’s a brand new production for 2014 called, “Magikaria Extreme,” filled with daredevil acts, illusionists, ...
Win Tix: Queer Ladies Lube Wrestling: VIP Ringside Seats | Supperclub Supperclub is hosting Red Hots Burlesque SF’s Go Deep, an insane all-girl lube wrestling party. Plus, they’ll have the ladies of Red Hots Burlesque with a circus sideshow, striptease, singing, dancing, drag and debauchery, as DJ Ruby White spins bubble gum, garage rock, girl groups and more. Enter below ...
Win Tix: Irish Folk-Rock Glen Hansard Live in Concert | Fox Theater
Thursday, August 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater
Drive All Night, the latest recording from acclaimed singer-songwriter Glen Hansard, was released December 3 on Anti- Records. Following the release of his first ever solo album, Rhythm and Repose, the four-song EP includes three original tracks and a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s classic song “Drive ...

Every Thursday

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 …

’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Raven Bar
'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.
’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999
Every Thursday at 9 pm
Raven BAr & Lounge, 1151 Folsom St., SF, CA
FREE

Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF

Join them every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show by local Bay Area musicians.
Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website.

HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar
HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar

Come out to #HellaFunny at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best rising comedic talent.
The lineup changes every week, but expect to see comics that have performed at Cobbs, SF Sketchfest, the Punchline and featured on …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Normally $10 use code FUNCHEAP for $5 tickets. 21+
| Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

“Class of ’84” Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9:30 pm. $7 after
| The Cat Club

Every Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am at the Cat Club, it’s the best of the ’80s in two rooms with the coolest music and the best crowd in town. DJs Damon and Mr Washington spin ’80s pop, rock, and one hit wonders in the …

“GrooveWell” Thursdays | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

The GrooveWell squad specializes in creating a genuinely fun, eclectic atmosphere for those who like to dance and meet cool like-minded people. Their sound is as diverse as the crowd, mixing a signature blend of House, Disco, Funk, Boogie and beyond. MC Feel Woods will be …

Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight

PianoFight’s house team, Original Jokes takes the stage to improvise based off a Craigslist missed connection that is picked by the audience. Combine that with a PianoFight selected improv team opening the show for double the hilarity and you have one hilarious show.
Craiglist Missed Connections: …

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