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Thursday, October 12

Free California Academy of Sciences Week: October 10-15 | North Bay Fire Relief
Thursday, October 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission for anyone "affected" by the fires.
| California Academy of Sciences
Free California Academy of Sciences Week: October 10-15 | North Bay Fire Relief

The California Academy of Sciences is opening their doors this week with free admission through Sunday, October 15th to try to do something nice for people affected by the fires to give a free, safe place for families to get out of the smoke during ...

Literary Lunch: Jane Eyre Turns 170 | SF
Thursday, October 12 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mechanics' Institute Library
Literary Lunch: Jane Eyre Turns 170 | SF
This brown bag lunch features Mallory Ortberg (The Toast, Texts From Jane Eyre), speaking on the continued popularity and relevance of Charlotte Brontë’s classic Gothic-Victorian novel. First published in 1847 under the byline “Currer Bell,” Jane Eyre revolutionized the art of fiction, and although criticized ...

October NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, October 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
October NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
The NightLife Live season comes to a close with a dreamy shoegaze performance from DIIV and Black Marble in the West Garden. Schedule of events: The Music (West Garden) 7:45 Local Opener, Black Marble, start the night off with an atmospheric sound of haze to match the foggy night. 8:45 ...
“Exploratorium After Dark” Poetic Virtual Reality Journey | Pier 15
Join the Exploratorium for Lynette Wallworth’s poetic virtual reality journey—Collisions—to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian Pilbara desert. Explore the ways perceptions can be expanded and transformed at Field of View: Perception. And enjoy a refreshing ...
Litquake 2017: Poetry World Series | SF
Thursday, October 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*The tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door.
| Make-Out Room
Litquake 2017: Poetry World Series | SF
Seattle’s John Roderick emcees this rowdy, fast-paced reading. Two teams of award-winning poets take turns batting at topics pitched by the audience. Fastballs, curveballs, knuckleballs: these poets won’t know what’s coming next. Judges Lee Herrick and Ayelet Waldman will score each performance, and the winning team ...
Free Movie Night: A Nightmare On Elm Street | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, October 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night: A Nightmare On Elm Street | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 6:30 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and ...

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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