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Saturday, September 16

2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day
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, ...
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, ...

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 ...
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 Bark in the Park | San Jose
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*$5 donation per dog encouraged
| William Street Park
2017 Bark in the Park | San Jose
Bark in the Park San Jose, the largest dog festival in the United States, is 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 Park, S. 16th ...
Facebook’s “Bacon, Blues & Brews” Festival | Menlo Park
Saturday, September 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Facebook's
Join them for Battle-of-the-Bacon with Facebook’s own culinary team and enjoy sizzling bacon-inspired dishes prepared for public tasting and voting. Proceeds will be donated to local art & music programs. Celebrate this epic battle with dozens of craft beers, plus enjoy Blues, Jazz & Funk tunes from many talented ...
2017 “El Grito” Mexican Independence Day Fest | San Jose
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Guadalupe River Park
2017
The outdoor Fiestas Patrias “El Grito” Festival brings families and friends together to enjoy a fun-filled day in San Jose celebrating Mexican Independence Day from 12:30-10 pm on Saturday, September 16, 2017.  The Festival features live music and entertainment, multi-cultural food vendors, as well as cultural, local community service ...
Brooklyn Raga Massive with Classical Revolutional Music | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, September 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Brooklyn Raga Massive with Classical Revolutional Music | Yerba Buena Gardens
The composer Terry Riley is a patriarch of minimalism, and his seminal commandment is “In C,” a supremely pliable work conceived for any instrumental combination, with 53 musical cells and a set of directions that allow every performer to move through the music at their ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Saturday, September 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Sumo Champions Kids Meet & Greet | Japantown
Saturday, September 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
Sumo Champions Kids Meet & Greet | Japantown

Sumo is an ancient Japanese tradition and martial art and it’s coming to San Francisco at this one-of-a-kind annual event in Japantown. Watch demonstrations, meet real sumo wrestlers, learn about sumo wrestling and watch actual matches  from Sumo champions, weighing up to 600 lbs, outdoors in the Japantown Peace ...

Art Trax: Free Monthly Pop-Up Art Galleries | Pittsburg
Saturday, September 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money if you want to take home awesome local art.
| Old Town Pittsburg
Art Trax: Free Monthly Pop-Up Art Galleries | Pittsburg

Pittsburg’s creative community brings artisans and Old Town merchants together via free monthly pop-up art galleries. Pittsburg and neighboring community residents are invited to attend the monthly ArtTrax event, and walk historic charming Old Town Pittsburg to view artisan works in pop-up displays at over ...

“E.T.” Free Mission Bay Outdoor Summer Movie Night | 2017 Finale

Say hello to San Francisco’s newest outdoor film series – Free Mission Bay Movie Nights. Come early to grab a blanket spot on the astroturf, toss a few bean bags at the community cornhole, and pick up your gourmet picnic from 10+ of SF’s favorite ...

Every Saturday

Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | See Jane Run
Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland

Let them surprise you with some fun, always different, always entertaining fitness adventures to shake up your routine.
Come join them every Saturday morning for a random workout led by a different local trainer each week. It will be open to all genders, ages, and fitness levels …

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 …

Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons.
Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel Woods …

“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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