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Saturday, September 16

2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day | How to Sign Up
Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day | How to Sign Up
Help keep San Francisco’s stretch of the coastline clean at the 2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day on the third Saturday of September. 2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 9 am to noon All Over California FREE Cleanup and restoration activities will be happening in San Francisco, Marin, ...
Oakland “Creek to Bay” Volunteer Day | 2017
Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over Oakland
Oakland
Oakland Creek to Bay Day is part of California Coastal Cleanup Day, the largest volunteer day in California and the world – when thousands of volunteers beautify and clean trash from shorelines and waterways across California, the nation and in about 100 countries. 2017 Oakland Creek to Bay ...

2017 Tour de Coop: Cute Chicks, Beehives & Homesteads | Silicon Valley
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Tickets are limited.
| Silicon Valley
2017 Tour de Coop: Cute Chicks, Beehives & Homesteads | Silicon Valley
Check out all the cute chicks and get some exercise at the annual Silicon Valley Tour de Coop, a self-guided bicycle tour of chicken coops, gardens, bee hives, hoop houses, and cool Silicon Valley urban homesteads, taking place from 9 am to 4 pm on Saturday, September 16, ...
2017 Coastal Cleanup Day | Aquarium of the Bay
Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Aquarium of the Bay
2017 Coastal Cleanup Day | Aquarium of the Bay
The Aquarium of the Bay will once again host an annual beach cleanup at Aquatic Park near Fisherman’s Wharf on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Free, but an RSVP is required. Make sure to bring your own reusable supplies – bucket, work gloves, reusable water bottle – if you have them. This ...
Coastal Cleanup Day & Free BBQ at Shimada Friendship Park | Richmond
Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*For groups of 10 people or more, an RSVP is encouraged.
| Shimada Friendship Park
Coastal Cleanup Day & Free BBQ at Shimada Friendship Park | Richmond
Come join The Watershed Project staff for Coastal Cleanup Day, the state’s largest shoreline cleanup project. On this international day of action, volunteers are needed to remove massive debris that accumulates on the beaches and inland shorelines. Together, you can help protect marine habitat. Bring ...
2017 Point Bonita Coastal Cleanup & Free BBQ | Sausalito
Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required. Registration starts at 8:30 am.
| Point Bonita YMCA
2017 Point Bonita Coastal Cleanup & Free BBQ | Sausalito
Let’s make trash extinct. Join Point Bonita YMCA as we care for the coast from 9 am-12 pm (registration starts at 8:30 am) ON Saturday, September 16, 2017. Naturalists will guide you to South Rodeo Beach to show your appreciation of California’s fabulous coast. Cleanup the ...
California Coastal Cleanup Day & Sand Globes Workshop | Stinson Beach
Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stinson Beach
California Coastal Cleanup Day & Sand Globes Workshop | Stinson Beach
Join in California Coastal Cleanup Day, and show your love and care for Stinson Beach. Everything you need for the cleanup will be provided, but if possible you’re encouraged to bring your own gardening gloves and waste containers, as part of the effort to reduce waste. All participants ...
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Cow Hollow Residents
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Cow Hollow Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

22nd Annual Anarchist Book Fair | Oakland
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Oakland Metro Opera House
22nd Annual Anarchist Book Fair | Oakland

Anarchists, socialists, card-carrying members of the ACLU, radicals and assorted ne’erdowells will descend on the Oakland Omni Commons for the 22nd Annual Anarchist Book Fair. The Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair is one of the largest annual radical gatherings in the world with thousands of ...

2017 Luna Park Chalk Art Festival | San Jose
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Backesto Park
2017 Luna Park Chalk Art Festival | San Jose
At the annual Luna Park Chalk Art Festival artists of all ages and disciplines will be chalking up the pathways of Backesto Park in San Jose. Enjoy live art, music, dance, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, a children’s area, and more. 10th Annual Luna Park Chalk ...
2017 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon for Hurricane Doggies | Pleasanton
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Alameda County Fair
2017 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon for Hurricane Doggies | Pleasanton

The Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet Fair features more than 70 California pet rescues and shelters in attendance, with over 1,500 adoptable dogs, cats & small animals. It is the largest pet adoption fair in the state. Hurricane Harvey Dogs Need Homes And very ...

45th Annual Electric Vehicle (EV) Rally & Show | Cupertino
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | De Anza College
45th Annual Electric Vehicle (EV) Rally & Show | Cupertino
Come celebrate the weekend of National Drive Electric Week with the nation’s largest electric vehicle event on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm. Free, but an RSVP and a short survey can get you a chance to win $250. See an unmatched variety of plug-in cars, motorcycles, scooters, and ...
2017 “Bark in the Park”: Largest Dog Fest in USA | San Jose
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*$5 donation per dog encouraged
| William Street Park
2017
Bark in the Park San Jose, the largest dog festival in the United States, will be on held at William Street Park in downtown San Jose on Saturday, September 16, 2017. 2017 Bark in the Park Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 10 am to 5 pm William Street ...
Hello Kitty Truck Comes Back to SF | Stonestown
Saturday, September 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for treats
| Stonestown Galleria
Hello Kitty Truck Comes Back to SF | Stonestown
Hello San Francisco. The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming to Stonestown Galleria on Saturday, 9/16. Come visit them near the Olive Garden between 10am-8pm and pick up some super cute treats and merch, while supplies last.
2017 San Francisco Map Fair | SF
Saturday, September 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Regency Center
2017 San Francisco Map Fair | SF

The San Francisco Map Fair will be held at The Lodge in the Regency Center on 1290 Sutter St. The fair consists of over 20 antique map, print, and book dealers from all across North America and parts of Europe. Thousands of maps, prints, and ...

“Area 51 & UFO Themed” Halloween Haunted House Free Tour | SF
Saturday, September 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission and there's also a free gift if you mention FUNCHEAP
| Area 51 Halloween Haunted House Alien UFO Themed

Come and explore a free, completely DIY UFO themed & Area 51 haunted house that’s run by a guy who says he’s “former CIA, FSB and ALF spy to protect humans and animals, prevent World War III and New World Order that follows: Save Mother Earth ...

Fall Forest Festival | Sunnyvale
Saturday, September 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Washington park
Fall Forest Festival | Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale Urban Forest Advocates presents a free festival about trees for individuals and families. Activities will include tree lift and tree climbing demonstrations, tree walks, a story time by the trees and more.
2017 “How-To” Festival: 20 Workshops in 6 Hours | Napa
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Napa County Library
2017
Napa County Library presents its third annual How-To Festival on Saturday, September 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This interactive festival features more than 20 hands-on workshops throughout multiple areas within the library. Learn a new skill, or sharpen up the ones you have ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Batter Bakery | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, September 16 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Batter Bakery | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. This demo will highlight an artisan producer who sells in the market. Jen Musty is the founder of Batter Bakery, a unique bakery that specializes in artisan-crafted ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF

Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks.
Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The 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 …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, this event is BYOB.
All this goodness is brought to you …

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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