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Friday, September 22

Trail Restoration Weekend: Volunteering & Camping | SF
Friday, September 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| McLaren Park
Trail Restoration Weekend: Volunteering & Camping | SF

Join V-O-Cal for its annual San Francisco project at McLaren Park, one of the largest parks in SF. They will work with the SF Rec and Park’s Natural Areas Program to reroute trails, decommission trails and cut a new trail. All with beautiful vistas on ...

Saturday, September 23

Trail Restoration Weekend: Volunteering Clean-Up Day | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free food & beer on Saturday evening
| McLaren Park
Trail Restoration Weekend: Volunteering Clean-Up Day | SF

Join V-O-Cal for its annual San Francisco project at McLaren Park, one of the largest parks in SF. They will work with the SF Rec and Park’s Natural Areas Program to reroute trails, decommission trails and cut a new trail. All with beautiful vistas on ...

2017 Open Gardens Day & Garden Tours | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2017 Open Gardens Day & Garden Tours | SF
On September 23, 2017, 13 community gardens will be open to the public for enjoyment, education and to celebrate these unique green spaces. Listed are the community gardens that will be open that day with each featuring various educational, recreational and social activities They will also be a Garden ...
Fillmore Community Clean Team Day | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required to be included in the lunch count.
| Gene Suttle Plaza
Fillmore Community Clean Team Day | SF
Join the Lower Fillmore Merchant Association on Sept. 23 to help make the historic Fillmore District cleaner and meet members of your community. Bring your family and friends; everyone is welcome. Volunteers will sweep up litter, plant and tend to neighborhood trees, paint out graffiti ...
No Hate in the Bay: March Against White Supremacy | Berkeley
Saturday, September 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 63rd St. & Adeline
No Hate in the Bay: March Against White Supremacy | Berkeley
Join fellow community members to let fascists, the alt-right and all white supremacists know that they are not are not welcome in the Bay Area. Stay for a festival of resistance to celebrate the multiracial, multicultural, queer, trans, disabled, and interfaith communities.
World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment 2017 | Oakland
Saturday, September 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Pergola
World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment 2017 | Oakland
Come and share a minute of eye contact with strangers in public to rebuild our sense of shared humanity in Oakland. This is part of “The World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment 2017“, coordinated by “The Liberators International” in cities all over the world and your participation ...
Trail Restoration Weekend: Volunteering, Camping, Free Food & Beer | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| McLaren Park
Trail Restoration Weekend: Volunteering, Camping, Free Food & Beer | SF

Join V-O-Cal for its annual San Francisco project at McLaren Park, one of the largest parks in SF. They will work with the SF Rec and Park’s Natural Areas Program to reroute trails, decommission trails and cut a new trail. All with beautiful vistas on ...

Win Tix: “NightHowl” Epic Celebration in SF’s National Park | Presidio
Saturday, September 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Includes all food, drink, entertainment and games at event
| Observation Post at the Presidio
Ahhwoooo….Calling all night owls, park lovers and partygoers. This is the night to impress your friends. Break out your trail chic outfits and experience one howl-of-a-night under the stars. Lead your pack to a night out in your national park with views of the Golden Gate Bridge ...

Sunday, September 24

Trail Restoration Weekend: Sunday Work Day | SF
Sunday, September 24 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free food & beer on Saturday evening
| McLaren Park
Trail Restoration Weekend: Sunday Work Day | SF

Join V-O-Cal for its annual San Francisco project at McLaren Park, one of the largest parks in SF. They will work with the SF Rec and Park’s Natural Areas Program to reroute trails, decommission trails and cut a new trail. All with beautiful vistas on ...

Saturday, September 30

Free National Parks Day: National Public Lands Day | 2017
Saturday, September 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Free National Parks Day: National Public Lands Day | 2017

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park. Yosemite park waves their ...

Sunday, October 1

2nd Italian Street Food Fest | Alameda
2nd Italian Street Food Fest | Alameda
The time has come to have some Gnocco Fritto again at the 2nd edition of Italian Street Food Fest – this time in charming Alameda. Come join them for a day full of authentic Italian street food, live music, and fun. They have created this event with ...

Friday, October 13

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, October 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye ...

Saturday, October 14

SF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, October 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
| The Book Donation Center
SF Public Library's $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.

The 2nd Saturday of each month, rain or shine, the San Francisco Public Library opens the doors to their Book Donation Center for a massive $1 sale. Selection changes each month, and random treasures abound. Come by and pick up choice books and media at ...

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, October 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...

Sunday, October 15

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, October 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...

Wednesday, October 25

Final $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library
Wednesday, October 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
Final $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library

Starting this April, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. ...

Friday, October 27

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, October 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

Friday, November 10

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, November 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye ...

Saturday, November 11

SF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, November 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
| The Book Donation Center
SF Public Library's $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.

The 2nd Saturday of each month, rain or shine, the San Francisco Public Library opens the doors to their Book Donation Center for a massive $1 sale. Selection changes each month, and random treasures abound. Come by and pick up choice books and media at ...

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, November 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...

Sunday, November 19

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, November 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...

Friday, November 24

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, November 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

Saturday, December 9

SF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, December 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
| The Book Donation Center
SF Public Library's $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.

The 2nd Saturday of each month, rain or shine, the San Francisco Public Library opens the doors to their Book Donation Center for a massive $1 sale. Selection changes each month, and random treasures abound. Come by and pick up choice books and media at ...