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Saturday, February 3

First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland
Saturday, February 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland
2018 American Indian Two-Spirit Powwow: Dance & Drum Festival | SF
Saturday, February 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
2018 American Indian Two-Spirit Powwow: Dance & Drum Festival | SF

Dancers and drummers (and spectators) are invited to join the 7th Annual Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits Powwow.
Two-spirit people is a modern umbrella term used by some indigenous North Americans for gender variant individuals in their communities. The organizers of the powwow say they are, “the first …

Lunar New Year Celebration & Lantern Making | Oakland
Saturday, February 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Language of the Birds Plaza, Broadway and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Lunar New Year Celebration & Lantern Making | Oakland
SF Conservatory of Music: New Music Ensemble Concert | SF
Saturday, February 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Music
SF Conservatory of Music: New Music Ensemble Concert | SF

Come and witness San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s ensemble concert on Saturday, February 3, 2018.
Program:

Schoenberg – Chamber Symphony No. 1
John Adams – Chamber Symphony

Performers:

SFCM New Music Ensemble
Nicole Paiement, conductor

Sunday, February 4

San Francisco Walking Tour Day: 15 Free History Walks | Super Bowl Sunday
Sunday, February 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Walking Tour Day: 15 Free History Walks | Super Bowl Sunday

If you’re not in prep-mode for football’s biggest night of the year, take some time to explore the city you love with a knowledgeable guide to show you around.
Learn about the history of our great city from the hippies of Haight, to the billionaires of …

Super Bowl Party: 7-ft HD Projector & Beer Specials | Novela
Sunday, February 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP does not include table reservation.
| Novela Bar
Super Bowl Party: 7-ft HD Projector & Beer Specials | Novela

Will Tom Brady get his 6th Super Bowl ring? Will Matt Ryan and Julio Jones bring home their first championship title?
Watch the Super Bowl on 5 HD large format flat screens and two 7 foot HD digital projection displays at Novela Bar on Sunday, February …

Sue-Per Bowl Sunday: Oscars Straight Version | Oasis
Sunday, February 4 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
Sue-Per Bowl Sunday: Oscars Straight Version | Oasis

Watch the 2018 Super Bowl straight version of the Oscars with commentary hosts Sue Casa (Miss Star Search 2013). Your promised beer specials all night and all the dip your chip can handle.
Doors at 2:30 and Kick Off At 3:30.
 

Men In Tights: Super Bowl 2018 Comedy Show | Roxie Theater
Sunday, February 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $13*
*IndieFest Advanced Tickets $13
| The Roxie Theater
Men In Tights: Super Bowl 2018 Comedy Show | Roxie Theater

SF IndieFest gives the Super Bowl the Mystery Science Theater treatment by a bunch of smart-asses, err, we mean, serious sports commentators at the annual Men In Tights Super Bowl Show.
Come watch the game on the Roxie’s big screen and grab an armload of beers & …

Super Bowl 2018 at The New Parkway Theater | Oakland
Sunday, February 4 – 3:30 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 general admission / $13 for students & seniors
| The New Parkway
Super Bowl 2018 at The New Parkway Theater | Oakland

Come on out to enjoy the Super Bowl on the big, big screen in Oakland’s second living room.
$15 reserves you a seat. Food and more drinks will be available for purchase from the kitchen. Have all the blood, sweat, and cheers on the giant silver screen …

Historic Balboa Theatre: Super Bowl On The Big Screen | Richmond Dist.
Sunday, February 4 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*First Come. First Serve.
| Balboa Theatre
Historic Balboa Theatre: Super Bowl On The Big Screen | Richmond Dist.

Come watch the Super Bowl on the big movie screen (26 feet across) with 220 of your closest friends at the Balboa Theatre in the Richmond District.
Admission is free and there’ll be popcorn and the usual movie theater grub for sale. 

Monday, February 5

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, February 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

Tuesday, February 6

Free Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery
Tuesday, February 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery

Wednesday, February 7

Mission Street Puzzles | SF Logic Puzzles
Wednesday, February 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Mission Street Puzzles | SF Logic Puzzles
“Party Like It’s 200”: Emperor Norton’s 200th Birthday Party | SF
Wednesday, February 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Emperor Norton's Boozeland, 510 Larkin Street (at Turk), San Francisco

Join the Emperor’s Bridge Campaign, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that works to honor the life and advance the legacy of the 19th-century eccentric and visionary, Emperor Norton, as they host his annual birthday party.
Based on their research, they’re 99.9% certain that Joshua Abraham Norton — …

Thursday, February 8

Dušan Bogdanović A Guitar and Composition Concert | SF
Thursday, February 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Dušan Bogdanović A Guitar and Composition Concert | SF

Bogdanovic’s playing simply acts as a vehicle for his luminous, multicultural compositions. But what playing. Wielding a solo classical guitar, Dusan handles tricky polymeters, Balkan melodies, star.

Friday, February 9

The Bad Art Gallery: An Olympic Level Bad Art Show | Mission Dist.
Friday, February 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 518 Valencia
The Bad Art Gallery: An Olympic Level Bad Art Show  | Mission Dist.

The Mission Bad Art Gallery, an art show curated from the finest dumpsters and flea markets, is back for 2018, as part of the San Francisco Independent Film Festival. Check out this art show at 518 Valencia on February 9, 2018.
You can expect that there will …

Saturday, February 10

16th Annual KZSU Stanford “Day of Noise” | 24 Hour Concert
Saturday, February 10 – 12:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Listen online for 24 hours straight
16th Annual KZSU Stanford

On Friday Midnight February 10, 2018, KZSU Stanford 90.1FM will be broadcasting its thirteenth Day Of Noise,  24 hours straight of live experimentation and improvisation, featuring experimental/noise/drone bands and artists from the Bay Area and beyond.
The lineup transcends genre. You will hear all sounds strange and …

Volunteer: Elderly Valentine Visits | Little Brothers
Saturday, February 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but volunteer registration is required.
| Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly San Francisco Bay Area
Volunteer: Elderly Valentine Visits | Little Brothers

Join the Little Brothers crew for the first home visit event of 2018. Sign up to visit an elder and share the Valentine spirit of love through friendship. Bring along a friend, partner or family member and share the love with an isolated elder. The more …

2018 Chinese New Year Flower Fair | Chinatown
Saturday, February 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
2018 Chinese New Year Flower Fair | Chinatown