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Sunday, February 11

5th Annual East Bay Comic Con | Concord
Sunday, February 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: $6*
*$6 in adv, and $8 at the door
| East Bay Comic Con
5th Annual East Bay Comic Con | Concord
A full day of fun and excitement. Meet Special Comic Guests/Creators, Celebrity guests. See fun panels, Great Costumes and see over 100 exhibitor tables with everything and anything you could possibly want to “Get Your Geek On.” All for one low price of only $8 ...
2018 Russian Festival: Sunday | Pacific Heights
Sunday, February 11 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 adults; $8 Seniors/Students(25 & under); free for kids 12 and under
| Russian Center
2018 Russian Festival: Sunday | Pacific Heights

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 30th Annual Russian Festival February 9, 10 and 11, 2018 – Friday: 5 pm-9:30 pm; Dance Party: 9:45 ...

Pillow Fight 2018 “Feathers of Fury” | San Jose
Sunday, February 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Camera 12 Cinema
Pillow Fight 2018
Arm yourself and get ready for the fifth annual weekend pillow fight at a secret location in downtown San Jose. “Feathers of Fury” is back for its 8th year and this year is special. Feathers of Fury: Weekend Pillow Fight Sunday, February 11, 2018 | Noon Camera 12 Cinema, Downtown San Jose FREE Dress up ...
Youth Orchestra Winter Classical Concert | East Bay
Sunday, February 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Performing Arts Center
Youth Orchestra Winter Classical Concert | East Bay
2018 Program: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Symphony No. 2, Op. 9 (Antar) Ludwig van Beethoven Overture to Egmont, Op. 84 George Walker Lyric for Strings Franz Liszt   Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C minor (arr. Müller-Berghaus)

Tuesday, February 13

2018 Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party & Free Blues Concert | Fillmore Dist.
Tuesday, February 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Fillmore Street
2018 Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party & Free Blues Concert | Fillmore Dist.
Fillmore Street comes alive with a neighborhood-wide Mardi Gras party during the annual Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore with a free blues concert. Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore – Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 5 pm Fillmore & O’Farrell Street, San Francisco FREE, but an RSVP is required. Join the celebration of “Fat ...
Mardi Gras 2018 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF
Tuesday, February 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free parade. The Mardi Gras Ball at Brick & Mortar requires tickets.
| Patricia's Green
Mardi Gras 2018 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF
Celebrate Mardi Gras with a festive parade that will kick off with a Second Line featuring several fantastic local brass bands and other musicians.  2018 Mardi Gras Parade Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 5 pm Starts at Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley near Biergarten, SF FREE The 2018 parade starts at ...
2018 Mardi Gras: SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, February 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cha Cha Cha (Mission)
2018 Mardi Gras: SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party | Mission Dist.
Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at the annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration in the Mission from 6-10 pm on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party Tuesday, February 13, 2018 – 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm Cha Cha Cha, 2327 Mission St, San ...
Carnaval SF’s Mardi Gras & Fat Tuesday Party | The Mission
Tuesday, February 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
Carnaval SF's Mardi Gras & Fat Tuesday Party | The Mission
Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at the Annual Carnaval San Francisco Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration at 18 venues (and counting) in the Mission District. There will be live samba drummers and dancers winding their way through the party, salsa, soca, cumbia, rumba ...

Wednesday, February 14

Valentine’s Day City Walks: 9 Different Tours | SF
Wednesday, February 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Guided tours are free, but tips are always appreciated.
| All Over San Francisco
Valentine's Day City Walks: 9 Different Tours | SF
Add a romantic walk to your Valentine’s Day with free walking tours all over San Francisco on February 14, 2018. It’s a great date that’s easy on the wallet, and a fantastic way to learn something new about the city you love. Walking tours are free of charge, ...
Pillow Fight 2018 | San Francisco
Wednesday, February 14 – 5:50 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Pillow Fight 2018 | San Francisco
Feathers fly at this fun, flash-mob type event which takes place annually on Valentine’s Day. It’s Pillow Fight. In the past, nearly 1,000 San Franciscans descended on Justin Herman Plaza with feather-stuffed pillows to run Braveheart-like at full speed at one another to lovingly beat the ...
One Billion Rising 2018: “Journey To Belonging” Flashmob | Oakland
Wednesday, February 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Destiny Arts Center
One Billion Rising 2018:
For the 5th community performance ritual dedicated to ending violence against women and girls, Bay Area Rising presents an evening of deepening connections, raising collective consciousness, and healing generational and personal wounds with art, spirituality, and activism. In conjunction with One Billion Rising Solidarity Against ...

Saturday, February 17

Free Lunar New Year Celebration: Art-making & Lion Dance | San Jose Museum of Art
Saturday, February 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reservations are highly recommended.
| San Jose Museum of Art
Free Lunar New Year Celebration: Art-making & Lion Dance | San Jose Museum of Art
Enjoy free admission to the San Jose Museum of Art and celebrate the Lunar New Year all day from 11 am to 5 pm onFebruary 17, 2018. Welcome the Year of the Dog with art-making activities, cultural demonstrations, and live performances.  Free, but reservations are highly recommended. This contemporary celebration honors the ...
2018 Chinese Spring Festival | Chinatown
Saturday, February 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chinese Culture Center
2018 Chinese Spring Festival | Chinatown

The Chinese Cultural Center hosts their annual Spring Festival to help celebrate Lunar New Year from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, February 17, 2018. 2018 Chinese Spring Festival Saturday, February 17, 2018 | 11 am to 3 pm Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny St, 3 ...

Sunday, February 18

38th Annual Day of Remembrance & Taiko Show | San Jose
Sunday, February 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin
38th Annual Day of Remembrance & Taiko Show | San Jose
The annual San Jose Day of Remembrance brings different communities together in order to build trust, respect, and understanding among all people and to renew the pledge to fight for equality, justice, and peace. The event commemorates the signing of the  Executive Order 9066, which led to what is ...

Monday, February 19

10 Free Guided Walking Tours on President’s Day 2018 | SF
Monday, February 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
10 Free Guided Walking Tours on President's Day 2018 | SF
Got the day off? Take a guided walk around San Francisco and learn something new about the city you love on President’s Day. 2018 President’s Day Walking Tours Monday, February 19, 2018 All Over San Francisco FREE, but donations are greatly appreciated San Francisco City Guides Schedule 9:30 am – Japanese Tea Garden 10:00 am ...

Friday, February 23

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents
Friday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

2018 “Dre Day” DJ Bash | Oakland
Friday, February 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 early bird tickets / $20 general admission
| The Uptown Nightclub
2018
It’s “Dre Day” (aka Dr. Dre’s birthday), so come party at The Uptown Nightclub for the official Bay Area Dre Day celebration with a selection of DJs to keep the party bumping. 2018 Dre Day Friday, February 23, 2018 | 9 pm to 2 am The Uptown Nightclub, 1928 Telegraph ...

Saturday, February 24

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Cow Hollow Residents
Saturday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Cow Hollow Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF
Saturday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade and is an opportunity to experience Chinese cultural arts such as Chinese folk dancing, opera, drumming and much more at the entertainment ...

Free Lunar New Year Celebration | San Mateo County History Museum
Saturday, February 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
Free Lunar New Year Celebration | San Mateo County History Museum
The San Mateo County History Museum will join Redwood City in celebrating its 8th Annual Lunar New Year with free admission and special activities on Saturday, February 24, 2018. This free event will include performances on Courthouse Square just outside the Museum and craft activities for children within ...
Annual “Give Kids a Smile” Day: Free Dental Check-up, Screening & Goodies | SF
Saturday, February 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
Annual
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry will offer free dental check-ups and oral health screenings for children as part of a Give Kids A Smile event. The screenings will take place at the Dugoni School of Dentistry’s Pediatric Clinic on the San Francisco campus ...
2018 Lunar New Year Celebration | Redwood City
Saturday, February 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2018 Lunar New Year Celebration | Redwood City
Come to the 8th annual Lunar New Year Celebration in Redwood City featuring lion dancers, red panda acrobats, martial artists, taiko drummers, and other live performances for this celebration. Plus, there will be a free Kids Arts and Crafts Area on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The Lunar ...
Free Zoo Admission for Dogs: Chinese New Year Celebration & Dance Performances | SF Zoo
Free Zoo Admission for Dogs: Chinese New Year Celebration & Dance Performances | SF Zoo
Get into the San Francisco Zoo for free if you were born in the Year of the Dog (1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018)will receive free Zoo admission on that day to enjoy a day of Chinese New Year performances and activities at the zoo. 2018 ...
2018 Chinese New Year Parade | SF
Saturday, February 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2018 Chinese New Year Parade | SF
Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. Typically, over 100 groups will participate in the parade and many of the floats and specialty groups will be featuring ...
Chinese New Year Celebration: Performances & Potluck Dinner | Oakland
Saturday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring a dish to share.
| The Taoist Center
Chinese New Year Celebration: Performances & Potluck Dinner | Oakland
Gong Hay Fat Choy. Celebrate Chinese New Year with a potluck dinner. The Taoist Center is hosting a Chinese New Year’s Potluck Dinner & Celebration featuring poetry, song, dance and more. Bring a dish to share and red packages for children who can wish you Happy New Year ...
Thrillhouse Records Winter Formal & 11th year Anniversary Party | SF
Thrillhouse Records Winter Formal & 11th year Anniversary Party | SF
Thrillhouse Records is turning 11 years old and they are celebrating with a huge party. This year their annual winter formal will be held at the Knockout. Bands this year will include: Fleshies The Bananas Midnite Snaxxx Robocop 3 Mabs Just like years previous, “dressing up” is required if you wanna get in for ...

Sunday, February 25

2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF
Sunday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade and is an opportunity to experience Chinese cultural arts such as Chinese folk dancing, opera, drumming and much more at the entertainment ...

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Presidio & Western Addition Residents
Sunday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Presidio & Western Addition Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Monday, February 26

Free Drop-In Tax Help | Oakland
Monday, February 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Free Drop-In Tax Help | Oakland

Oakland Public Libraries will be offering free tax preparation help with trained volunteers from the AARP Tax-Aide program who will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns between February 5, 2018, and March 19, 2018. The Main Library is a drop-in site ...

Friday, March 2

California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Nob Hill & Tenderloin
Friday, March 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Nob Hill & Tenderloin

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...