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Thursday, January 29

“Anti-New Year” Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | SF
Thursday, January 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 706 Mission St

This month’s theme, in keeping with the holiday, is “Anti-New Year;” expect games that harp on your bad habits, repetition, and tendencies to drink alone.
Please note, Sandbox has been rescheduled from January 20th to January 29, 2015.

Friday, January 30

5th Annual Rock Paper Scissors (Roshambo) Finals | Peninsula
Friday, January 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Middle School - Mustang Hall
5th Annual Rock Paper Scissors (Roshambo) Finals | Peninsula

San Carlos hosts its 5th Annual City-Wide Roshambo (Rock, Paper, Scissors) Contest during the Week of the Family with finals during Family Game Night at the Central Middle School’s Mustang Hall.
Both “at-large” finalists and school champions will participate in the finals. Prizes will be awarded. If …

Saturday, January 31

SF Power Pop Concert & Free 7″: Cocktails | Amoeba SF
Saturday, January 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
SF Power Pop Concert & Free 7

Amoeba and Converse Rubber Tracks are proud to present local power-pop rockers Cocktails. Join Amoeba for a live set and signing of their debut album, Adult Life. Get a free split 7″ of Cocktails and Windham Flat at this very special in-store performance, only while supplies …

World’s Most Dangerous Flavor: Bitter Recipes | Omnivore Books on Food
Saturday, January 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
World's Most Dangerous Flavor: Bitter Recipes | Omnivore Books on Food

Jennifer McLagan presents recipes from Bitter: A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor.
What do coffee, IPA beer, dark chocolate, and radicchio all have in common?  They’re bitter. While some culinary cultures, such as in Italy and parts of Asia, have an inherent appreciation for bitter …

Sunday, February 1

Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, February 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California
Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant
Sunday, February 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant

Please Note: This class starts at 10 am, and not at 11 am as was previously posted.

Super Bowl Pizza Party: Drink Specials All Game Long | Berkeley
Sunday, February 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Super Bowl Pizza Party: Drink Specials All Game Long | Berkeley

Build Pizzeria in Berkeley is hosting their “Big Game 2015 Viewing Party” on Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, 2015.
Buy some pizza and settle in. They’ll be offering drink specials all game long as you watch on their giant screen.
If you want to guarantee your spot, …

Speakeasy Superbowl Watch: $4 Food Menu & Drinks Specials | Alameda
Sunday, February 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Speakeasy Superbowl Watch: $4 Food Menu & Drinks Specials | Alameda

Capone’s Speakeasy in Alameda is throwing a Super Bowl party with drink specials, a special game-day menu, and of course, the big game on their large screen TVs.
Get there early because their food and drink specials begin at 1 pm. The special $4 game day menu …

Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide
Sunday, February 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide

Monday, February 2

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, February 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob

Tuesday, February 3

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays

Wednesday, February 4

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, February 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, February 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro
Wednesday, February 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro

Thursday, February 5

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, February 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Free First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society
Thursday, February 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society

Friday, February 6

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, February 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City