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Sunday, January 15

2017 Free Yoga Weekend: The Yoga Journal Conference | SF
Sunday, January 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Special events highlighted on this page are free. Full conference passes start at $125.
| Hyatt Regency San Francisco
2017 Free Yoga Weekend: The Yoga Journal Conference | SF

Yoga Journal Conference San Francisco is back for four days of classes and workshops, many of which are special free events open to the public. Join the yoga community in the Sangha Space for free events, including meditations to start and end your day, yoga classes in ...

January Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, January 15 – 7:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
| Muir Woods National Monument
January Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

MLK Weekend San Francisco History Walks | 17 Free Tours
Sunday, January 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Weekend San Francisco History Walks | 17 Free Tours

San Francisco City Guides offer free guided walking tours of many different neighborhoods in the city and will be offering a full slate of free tours on MLK weekend Saturday through Monday. Tour starting times range from 9:30 am to 2 pm and there are ...

43rd Annual Fungus Fair: Shroom Science & Cooking Demos | Santa Cruz
Sunday, January 15 – All Day | Cost: $10*
* Saturday and Sunday events are $10. $5 on Friday.
| Louden Nelson Community Center
43rd Annual Fungus Fair: Shroom Science & Cooking Demos | Santa Cruz

Did you know that without fungus, we’d have no bread, cheese, beer, or wine? Or that anti-cholesterol medicine was developed from mushrooms? Come to the Santa Cruz Fungus Fair to learn all there is to know about the fascinating world of mushrooms. The three-day event ...

Final Day: 13th Annual Holiday LEGO Show | Palo Alto
Sunday, January 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: $3*
*$3 per person, and free for BayLUG and MOAH members.
| Museum of American Heritage
Final Day: 13th Annual Holiday LEGO Show | Palo Alto

The Museum of American Heritage (MOAH), the Bay Area LEGO User Group (BayLUG), and the Bay Area LEGO Train Club (BayLTC) will once again co-host the Annual Holiday LEGO Extravaganza at MOAH. Visitors will enjoy a variety of LEGO creations made by members of the ...

Winter Open House: Free Yoga, Salsa & Strength Classes All Afternoon | Oakland
Sunday, January 15 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The Working Body
Winter Open House: Free Yoga, Salsa & Strength Classes All Afternoon | Oakland
Meet their new teachers & try their new winter classes for free. They will be opening their doors to you on Sunday 1/15 in the afternoon. Yoga Flow with Bekah: 11:30am-12pm Move with Dianna: 12:15-1pm Athletic Fitness with Mark: 1-1:45pm Body Positive Restorative Yoga with Misia: 2-2:30 Beginner Salsa with Ruth: ...
2017 Black Comix Arts Festival | SF
Sunday, January 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
2017 Black Comix Arts Festival | SF

The Black Comix Arts Festival (BCAF) celebrates African Americans’ creativity in the comic arts and popular visual culture and is dedicated to the notion that all audiences deserve to be subject in the culture in which we participate. The two-day event includes a grand expo, ...

$5 All-You-Can-Dance Class Day | SF
Sunday, January 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Alonzo King Lines Ballet
$5 All-You-Can-Dance Class Day | SF
Sample bite-size bits from a range of dance classes for just $5 at All You Can Dance Day on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Try a selection of 30-minute sample classes reflecting the best of local dance including ballet, modern/contemporary, hip-hop, jazz and more. All You Can Dance for Just $5 Sunday, January ...
Annual Magnolia Bloom 2017 | SF Botanical Garden
Annual Magnolia Bloom 2017 | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias with trees reaching 80 feet, is at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF Botanical Garden. Velvety silver buds on the often bare branches of these elegant trees, ...

Peace & Music: Interfaith Service Honoring Dr. MLK Jr. | Grace Cathedral
Sunday, January 15 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
Peace & Music: Interfaith Service Honoring Dr. MLK Jr. | Grace Cathedral
Join Garce Cathedral for an interfaith Evensong in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr featuring music by The Passages Singers. Evensong will be followed by the first of their King & Faith Lectures: Justice in the Beloved Community,  a panel conversation in partnership with the ...
Non-stop Mugs of Chai + Chocolates w/ Live Indian Music | Mill Valley
Sunday, January 15 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Throckmorton Theatre
Non-stop Mugs of Chai + Chocolates w/ Live Indian Music | Mill Valley
Come for a few hours of respite and enjoy mugs of non-stop chai, organic local chocolates from Alter Eco and the inspiration of exotic music and good friends. They are proud to welcome musician Steve Oda, master of the sarode, to the gathering on that afternoon.
The King & Faith Lectures | Grace Cathedral
Sunday, January 15 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
The King & Faith Lectures | Grace Cathedral
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s final manuscript, “Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?” In this prophetic work, he lays out his thoughts, plans and dreams for America’s future, with a universal message of hope that continues to resonate. In ...
“TV Guidance Counselor” Live Podcast | SF Sketchfest
Sunday, January 15 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must register for a ticket
| PianoFight
Each week Ken Reid and his guest discuss the difficult viewing choices of our collective past using issues from Ken’s extensive TV Guide Magazine archives. Stories of growing up, nostalgic memories of television, and occasional forays into academic discussions on media are known to appear ...
Bay Area Writers Resist: A Night of Readings to Democracy | Oakland
Sunday, January 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Starline Social Club
Bay Area Writers Resist: A Night of Readings to Democracy | Oakland
A night of readings and recommitment to Democracy. This event is a benefit for International Institute of the Bay Area, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Transgender Law Center. Join us for readings by Bay Area writers that share a commitment to fighting injustice and inspire us to ...

Every Sunday

“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | United Nations Plaza (about Civic Center BART)

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| Golden Gate Park
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Meet at 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll learn about Victorian lifestyles and San Francisco’s illustrious history. You’ll see some steep streets and …

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Jamming happens from 4-7 pm every Sunday at 453 Corland Avenue.
Yodelai-hee-hoooooo…
Photo credit: Bernalwood

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

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