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Sunday, January 21

Fort Point History Tour | The Presidio
Sunday, January 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
Fort Point History Tour | The Presidio

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Join us near the front entrance of the Fort for a history tour. Learn about the soldiers’ lives at Fort Point, the Fort’s unique architecture, the defenses of the Golden Gate, and lots more. Tours typically last 30-minutes. Scheduled tour times …

Sea Lion 28th Anniversary Walking Tours: Final Day | Pier 39
Sunday, January 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Sea Lion 28th Anniversary Walking Tours: Final Day | Pier 39
J-Camp Registration Kick-Off, Overnight Camps Fair & Kosher BBQ | Palo Alto
Sunday, January 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
J-Camp Registration Kick-Off, Overnight Camps Fair & Kosher BBQ | Palo Alto

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn about and start planning for summer. You and your children will have the chance to meet and ask questions of vendors and camp staff while they showcase various activities and programs for the …

Free San Francisco “World of Percussion” Family Concerts | Oakland
Sunday, January 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free San Francisco

The oldest musical instrument is the rock; even Paleolithic Man couldn’t resist the urge to tap them together and start getting a groove on. Meet three of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra’s team of crack percussionists, those versatile musicians in the back of the orchestra …

$5 All-You-Can-Dance Class Day | SF
Sunday, January 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*For just $5, take 30 minute sample classes all afternoon.
| Alonzo King Lines Ballet
$5 All-You-Can-Dance Class Day | SF

Come enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of dancing at All You Can Dance for Just $5. On Sunday, January 21, 2018; 1-5pm. Classes in a range of styles and levels.
Join them for an afternoon of classes and styles for every interest – ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip …

Salon Series Reading: The Family Trick | SF
Sunday, January 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Phoenix Theatre
Salon Series Reading: The Family Trick | SF

Submitted by the Event Organizer
3 GIRLS THEATRE presents the first reading of the NEW YEAR! Join 3GT for the 3rd Salon Series Reading of the 2017-2018 Season, Sunday, January 21 at 2PM. THE FAMILY TRICK by resident playwright Elizabeth Appell. You’re invited to share a …

Design The Business You Want | SF
Sunday, January 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Heath Ceramics
Design The Business You Want | SF

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Heath Newsstand Presents: Ari Weinzweig, in conversation with Simone Silverstein, speaking on inspired business, life, visioning, anarchy, and Heath’s journey mapping their future, using Zingerman’s as guides.
Join us, inside the Tile Factory, for an energetic and inspiring conversation between friends. Enjoy …

Free San Francisco “World of Percussion” Family Concerts | Burlingame
Sunday, January 21 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Free San Francisco

The oldest musical instrument is the rock; even Paleolithic Man couldn’t resist the urge to tap them together and start getting a groove on. Meet three of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra’s team of crack percussionists, those versatile musicians in the back of the orchestra …

Third Sunday Concert Series: “Amaranth Quartet” | Presidio Interfaith Chapel
Sunday, January 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio CHapel
Third Sunday Concert Series:

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Join the Presidio Interfaith Center for their “3rd Sunday Concert Series.” This event features the Amaranth Quartet.
With a love of tackling the string quartet canon and as fierce a passion for discovering newly composed works, the Amaranth Quartet was founded in …

Bag O’Cuntz Podcast | SF Sketchfest 2018
Sunday, January 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
Bag O'Cuntz Podcast | SF Sketchfest 2018

Hosted by comedians Nicole Calasich and Dominique Gelin, the Bag O’Cuntz podcast (or bocpodcast on iTunes) is a woman-of-color run pod that features comedians, creative women, and women creative enough to survive male-dominated fields. We alternate between comedian guests and doctors/lawyers/actual adults to make that …

“What are the Odds?” Live Jazz Music at the Harbor | Richmond
Sunday, January 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is requested
| Point San Pablo Harbor

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Join us on Sunday, January 21st at 6 pm for an evening of jazz featuring the quartet “What are the Odds?” at the San Pablo Bay Sportsmen’s Club at Point San Pablo Harbor.
This is an event of the San Pablo Bay …

“Donde Esta Mi Comedy” Free Comedy & Wine Night | SF
Sunday, January 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Strut 470 Castro San Francisco CA 94114

Join them for a night of free Comedy at Strut featuring the amazingness of:

Eloisa Bravo
Jesús U. BettaWork
Molly Sanchez
Jennifer Dronsky
Veronica Porras
Kay Nilsson
and a very special appearance from Grace Towers

Hosted by Baruch Porras-Hernandez. Free wine will be provided. If you have any questions about the show, feel free to …

Monday, January 22

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Crash Course | SF
Monday, January 22 – 6:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| WeWork 600 California Street
Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Crash Course | SF

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are a pretty confusing topic and requires an entirely new way of thinking. This crash course is for those of you who are new to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. They will talk about the underlying technology and how to get involved in an …

Tuesday, January 23

Disrupt Cybersecurity Status Quo | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*An RSVP is recommended.
| The Regency Ballroom
Disrupt Cybersecurity Status Quo | SF

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Keynotes Featuring Mark Anderson, President, and Nir Zuk, Founder and CTO at Palo Alto Networks, and a special guest speaker from the USSS.
Break out of the cybersecurity status quo. Meet subject matter experts and industry executives in a half day summit …

Palo Alto Networks: Cybersecurity Summit | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The Regency Ballroom
Palo Alto Networks: Cybersecurity Summit | SF

Join them for a cybersecurity summit, sponsored by Microsoft, with technology leaders, cloud providers, and Palo Alto Networks executives.

Featuring a special guest keynote from the United States Secret Service (USSS).
Break out of the cybersecurity status quo.  Meet subject matter experts and industry executives in a half day …

Free Pilates Mat Class | Oakland
Tuesday, January 23 – 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The Working Body
Free Pilates Mat Class | Oakland

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Pilates is a system of controlled exercises that engage the mind and condition the total body. The blend of strength and flexibility training improves posture, reduces stress and creates long, lean muscles without bulking up. Pilates takes a balanced approach so …

“I Am Not your Negro” Film Screening | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Bayview Opera House

Bayview Opera House and NOW Hunters Point present a free Screening of I Am Not your Negro with performances by Youth Speaks + 826 Valencia youth poets and writers.
One of the most acclaimed films of the year and an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, I Am …

“I Am Not Your Negro” Film Screening | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Join us for a Free Screening of
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
with performances by Youth Speaks + 826 Valencia youth poets and writers.
One of the most acclaimed films of the year and an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, I Am Not Your Negro envisions the …

The 2018 San Francisco Volunteer Fair | Tenderloin
Tuesday, January 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin Museum
The 2018 San Francisco Volunteer Fair | Tenderloin

Find the perfect match at the 2018 Volunteer Fair at the Tenderloin Museum. On Tuesday January 23, 2018, potential volunteers (that’s you) can learn about nonprofit service organizations in the community.
A 6:30 pm reception will be followed by brief presentations from a selection of local service …

Demystifying the Path to Publication | Oakland
Tuesday, January 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Dimond Branch Library
Demystifying the Path to Publication | Oakland

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Three widely published writers—Laurie Ann Doyle, Lily Iona MacKenzie, and Lori Ostlund—will take on questions large and small related to the sometimes mystifying topic of how writers find venues for their work The three will talk first about their own writing …

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF

The line up for this month:

Lyall Behrens (SF Punchline)
Sureni Weerasekera( SF Sketchfest)
Red Scott(SF Sketchfest)
Sean Mckenize(Vice)

Free pizza from their friends at Capos (while supplies last, first come first serve) This months raffle prizes come from the good folks at Heineken. They are running a keep the glass …

Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game: 8th Year Anniversary | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game: 8th Year Anniversary | SF

Jericho Urban Spy Game has been going on for eight years. They’ve decided to commemorate this event with another awesome game.
They’d like to celebrate their 8th anniversary of spy game-foolery and they’d love for you to come.
Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com

“The Largesse of the Sea Maiden” Book Discussion | City Lights
Tuesday, January 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden is the long-awaited new story collection from Denis Johnson. Written in the luminous prose that made him one of the most beloved and important writers of his generation, this collection finds Johnson in new territory, contemplating the ghosts of …

No Sports Trivia: Food Truck Pubquiz | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Trivia is free to play. Funcheap Readers get a free bonus prize! Just let the hosts know
| Barebottle Brewing Company
No Sports Trivia: Food Truck Pubquiz | SF

Play No Sports Trivia at Bare Bottle Brewing Company on Tuesday nights in 2018.
Come out to Bare Bottle on Tuesday, January 23rd for Food Truck Trivia. Grab a taco from San Pancho’s tacos conveniently located right outside to fuel you through five rounds of brain …