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Wednesday, August 9

Test the New Caltrain Cars: Try Out Bike Storage & Vote | SF
Wednesday, August 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Caltrain Station
Test the New Caltrain Cars: Try Out Bike Storage & Vote | SF

Caltrain is upgrading its overall bike capacity with the new electric trains. Your input is important to help inform the design of the new bike cars. Vote for your preferred onboard bike storage option. The poll closes at midnight on September 1, 2017. Caltrain staff ...

2017 Hiroshima Day Commemoration | Livermore National Lab
Wednesday, August 9 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Livermore National Laboratory
2017 Hiroshima Day Commemoration | Livermore National Lab
Each year, to commemorate the anniversaries of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Tri Valley CAREs (Communities Against a Radioactive Environment) hold an event at Livermore National Laboratory, one of the two facilities in the country that design every U.S. nuclear weapon. 2017 Hiroshima Day ...

The Final “$1 Movie Day” of 2017 | Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse
Wednesday, August 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire
The Final

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

2017 $1 Summer Family Movie Festival Season Finale | Regal Theaters
Wednesday, August 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
2017 $1 Summer Family Movie Festival Season Finale | Regal Theaters

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to August. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am. Participating ...

Haight-Ashbury & the Free Love Movement Tour | SF
Wednesday, August 9 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Oak & Ashbury (Panhandle)
Haight-Ashbury & the Free Love Movement Tour | SF
The Haight-Ashbury tour is a musical tour, with songs about the Free Love Movement and the hippies of the 60s. The tour explores: The Grateful Dead’s hallowed psychedelic home Rock goddess Janis Joplin’s pink apartment Panhandle Park, hippie haven and concert grounds Famed Haight and Ashbury intersection Tie-dyed street art of ...
“The Matrix” Grand Opening: Free Food & Drinks | Marina
Wednesday, August 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required on Eventbrite
| MatrixFillmore
The PlumpJack Group announces the Grand Opening celebration of the reimagined Matrix – August 9th (5-9pm) Friends, neighbors, and colleagues are invited to get acquainted with the new space and the new team. Enjoy food and drinks from 5-9pm for all guests who RSVP. After more than ...
Win Tix: Jay Prince (Rapper / Producer) “Late Summer Tour” | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, August 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
The 22-year-old rapper and producer, who’s sound has been described as “honeyed hip-hop, recalling the dawn of US sunshine rap” (PRS for Music), bares all on the EP, showcasing he’s an artist with both style and substance. > Get Tickets – $12 Adv / $18 Door Fusing ...
“Laser Talks”: Bay Area Art & Science Night | UC Berkeley
Wednesday, August 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley
The LASERs (Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous) are a national program of evening gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversations with an audience. The LASER series was started by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi in January 2008 as a local forum for presenting art and ...

Every Wednesday

Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of  boot camp style workouts like running hills, core …

“Heart of the City” Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

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, …

$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library

Starting this April, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library.
All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library.
Please be …

Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF

These free events give you the opportunity to stitch in an inspiring environment with fellow enthusiasts. Bring along your projects, embroidery, knitting or even darning, and enjoy the company of others and their vast needlework library at your leisure.
Free Stitch Ins meet every Wednesday from …

Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero

The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality.
With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role …

“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway

Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night.
Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if …

Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:10 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 and reservations are required
| Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF

Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $5 factory tours (with tastings) and they’ll send you off with a hot chocolate gift card so you can end your experience on an extra chocolatey note. These tours can book up months in advance (especially for …

“Musical Wednesdays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge

Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every …

Free Comedy Improv Fun Time Class | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
Free Comedy Improv Fun Time Class | Oakland

Hankering for a dose of joy? Ready to tap into the magic of your imagination? Research shows that laughter and play are good for you and your relationships – so treat yo’self.
Free Comedy Improv Fun Time Class
Every Wednesday | 7 pm to 8:20 pm
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist …

“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 7 Mile Sports Bar & Grill
“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula

The Historic 7 Mile House will be hosts a weekly Wednesday reggae night appropriately called “Roots Rum & Reggae”, and will feature the Bay Area’s best reggae bands on a rotating schedule.
Check out the 7 Mile House calendar for details on this week’s band.
The event …

Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights | Cigar Bar
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights |  Cigar Bar

Join the Cigar Bar & Grill every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show (both traditional jazz and latin jazz) 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.
Live …

“Comedy Cellar” Free Stand-Up Showcase | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*When you use the promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, it's $5.
| Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement

Every Wednesday, the newest stand-up showcase in San Francisco comes to the legendary basement of 222 Hyde. Your hosts, Christian Reyes, Joey Avery & Torio Van Grol present you with a fresh lineup of the best local acts mixed with touring headliners from out of …

Classical Underground: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Monroe
Classical Underground: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe

Every Wednesday night at Monroe, come experience live classical music in an unconventional space.
The program changes weekly, and will always highlight live chamber music.

Hear and experience the sounds of exciting arrangements without the pretense of a concert hall.
Sip on cocktails, or enjoy a cold beer …

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a drink special purchase.
| Northstar Cafe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF

Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach.
Get lubricated on $3 – $3.50 drink specials, and compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament qualifying rounds while moving from bar to bar. The tournament champ wins abar tab. Meet new people while earning points to compete …

“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa

Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne.
Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount). The RSVP list closes at 6 pm on the day of the show.
Housepitality DJ Night
Every Wednesday …

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