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Saturday, January 31

Bodysurf at Ocean Beach: Catch Waves & Learn Tips| SF
Saturday, January 31 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | : Northside of Ocean Beach near Kelly's Cove. Park in the lot where Balboa St. hits the beach. We'll have some chairs setup with something on a stick (like an extra flipper) that signifies the group. Someone will probably be at the beach. Feel free to leave your stuff at the group area and then if the waves are pumping join us in the water!
Bodysurf at Ocean Beach: Catch Waves & Learn Tips| SF

Brrrrr… this freezingly awesome event comes from Julian, one of our fantastic Funcheap readers:
Come join us for a bodysurfing meet up. We’ll catch some waves, talk technique and try out gear (I’ll bring the wide collection of handplanes I’ve collected).
If people are into this idea we …

“Hands on Tam” Winter Workday & Chili Celebration | Mt. Tamalpais
Saturday, January 31 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Muir Woods Entrance and Visitor Centerr

Grab your friends and family for a day of service on our beloved mountain - work to improve trails, care for natural landscapes, and improve habitat for birds and other wildlife. The projects provide a wonderful opportunity for hands-on learning and many are family-friendly and open to …

2015 National Puzzle Day Competition | Redwood City
Saturday, January 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; $20 per person to compete
| Jigsaw Java
2015 National Puzzle Day Competition | Redwood City

In honor of National Puzzle Day (who knew?), here comes the great Jigsaw Puzzle Competition where teams of four people will compete to build a 1,000 piece puzzle the fastest. The winning team earns $500, with prizes for 2nd and 3rd place as well. A free puzzle …

Geocache Scavenger Hunt w/ Prizes | San Carlos
Saturday, January 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Museum of History
Geocache Scavenger Hunt w/ Prizes | San Carlos

Take a tour of San Carlos on a Geocache scavenger hunt on January 31, 2015.
Starting at 10 am, meet at the San Carlos Museum of History. Armed with a mobile phone or device that displays longitude and latitude, hunt for prizes throughout town. Geocache rules will …

BootCampSF Mind, Body & Wellness Talk | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement Bryant Store
BootCampSF Mind, Body & Wellness Talk | SF
Y.U.M. Chefs: Free Seasonal Cooking Demo | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, January 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Y.U.M. Chefs: Free Seasonal Cooking Demo | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Leah Brooks is the founder of Young Urban Modern Chefs (Y.U.M. Chefs), a San Francisco cooking school for kids. Y.U.M. Chefs holds classes, summer camps,  and birthday parties for hundreds of children a year in its kitchen/classroom in  the Mission District. Their focus is on …

DIY Morse Code Messages & Jewelry | Presidio
Saturday, January 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
DIY Morse Code Messages & Jewelry | Presidio

The Army communicated through Morse code during the 1906 earthquake.
Learn how to send your own message by making some Morse code jewelry.
Free, but an RSVP is required.

“Silent” Yoga & Tea Party in the Park | Dolores Park
Saturday, January 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Mission Dolores Park

Start off the year with great energy and meet other professional women at Sound Off Yoga organized by Femfessionals San Francisco.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
The event will start with brief registration, mingling and tea, followed by an outdoor Sound Off™ yoga session and a …

Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Richmond Dist.
Saturday, January 31 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Richmond Dist.
$100 Treasure Hunt | Union Square
Saturday, January 31 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free game, but Indiegogo contributions are welcome
| Union Square
$100 Treasure Hunt | Union Square

If you remember @hiddencash this past summer, then this will be the mobile app for you. If you are ready to compete against and/or with others to discover the location of the hidden cash, then come on down to Union Square on January 31, 2015 and …

Urban Hike Day: 2 Peaks, 2 Parks & Some Pints | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for drinks.
| 301 parnassus
Urban Hike Day: 2 Peaks, 2 Parks & Some Pints | SF

Jill Katz leads you on a fun urban hike beginning in Cole Valley on the corner of Parnassus and Willard Street and ending with a well deserved beer.
Urban Hike Day: 2 Peaks, 2 Parks & Some Pints
Saturday, January 31, 2015 – 1:00 pm to 4:00 …

POSTPONED – Amazing Giant Sand Art Creation | Stinson Beach
Saturday, January 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
POSTPONED - Amazing Giant Sand Art Creation | Stinson Beach

Event Update: We are told this event has unfortunately been postponed. Please follow Andres Amador on Facebook for updates for future events and workshops.

Artist Andres Amador is working on a humanitarian campaign for Walk Free, an organization that works towards ending slavery around the world. His team …

Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Bernal Heights
Saturday, January 31 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Bernal Heights
Raspy Garage Punk Concert: Singer-Songwriter Tess Dunn | San Jose
Saturday, January 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Raspy Garage Punk Concert: Singer-Songwriter Tess Dunn | San Jose

Please note, the time has been changed to 3 pm.

War on Drugs Documentary Screening: “The House I Live In” | Oakland
Saturday, January 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, no RSVP. but doors will close after 150 people arrive.
| The New Parkway
War on Drugs Documentary Screening:

For the past 40 years, the war on drugs has resulted in more than 45 million arrests, 1 trillion dollars in government spending, and America’s role as the world’s largest jailer. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available than ever. The …

“Saturday Unplugged”: Cocktails & Campfire Songs | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California Street, San Francisco

Meet up and unplug for a family playdate remixed to spark memories of summer camp. Leave behind your bug spray and bring your camp cheer. Tie dye optional. Unplug and meet up with family and friends for a screen-free afternoon of fun activities and celebratory cocktails.
Live …

SF Sketchfest $8.50 Tickets: “Harland Highway” Twisted Comedy Live Podcast | SF SF Sketchfest $8.50 Tickets:

The Harland Highway delves into the twisted mind. A library of insane characters frequent the show, voiced by Harland Williams.
Expect variety, laughter and interesting interviews with actors and comedians at the first live version of The Harland Highway Podcast.
> Funcheap Hookup – Get $8.50 tickets …

“Game of Thrones” Board Game Night & Free Pizza | Berkeley

Win or die. Or just come eat pizza. Immerse yourself in the conflicts and intrigues of Westeros in A Game of Thrones – The Board Game (2nd Ed.)
Command a powerful House as you struggle for control of the seven kingdoms. Forge alliances and plot your …

CODAME “Art by Code” Closing Night Bash | SoMa
Saturday, January 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
CODAME

For the closing reception, enjoy music from IDMX, play the LeapyBird arcade game, go deep in the Organic VR Lounge, be captured by the IOIO plotter and customize Pixel Art LED displays with your phone.

“Zoovie” Movie Night | Oakland Zoo

Put on your jammies and enjoy an evening of animal close-ups and a Zoovie movie with the whole family. Bring your pillows, blankets, and chairs and snuggle up in our auditorium as Roosevelt, our costumed alligator mascot, introduces you to some of our nocturnal Education …

Gene Kelly Story: Evening w/ the Dancer’s Wife & Biographer | Presidio
Saturday, January 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers' Club
Gene Kelly Story: Evening w/ the Dancer's Wife & Biographer | Presidio

Legendary dancer, director, and choreographer Gene Kelly brought astonishing grace and athleticism to his movies. In this unique and very personal evening, Patricia Ward Kelly — his wife and biographer — brings you his story.
Free. Reservations are not required but please help plan for space by registering …