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Sunday, April 23

Earth Day 2017: Shoreline Clean-Up & Free Snacks | Emeryville
Sunday, April 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chevy's (Emeryville)
Earth Day 2017: Shoreline Clean-Up & Free Snacks | Emeryville
In honor of Earth Day, join the Emeryville Community Services Department and help give back to the community by participating in Earth Day in Action on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Meet in the Chevys’ Parking lot (1890 Powell St, Emeryville, CA 94608) at 9 am for a brief ...
2017 Montclair Community Work Day | Oakland
Sunday, April 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Montclair Park
2017 Montclair Community Work Day | Oakland
Clearing overgrowth and brush from Mountain Blvd., along the highway 13 fence and repairs and clean up of Montclair Park. Afterward please join them to show their appreciation for all the hard work Oakland Police Department, Oakland Firefighters, County Sheriff’s, Oakland Housing Authority Police and ...

Surfrider Earth Day Beach Clean Up & Block Party | Ocean Beach
Sunday, April 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach, Stairway 17
Surfrider Earth Day Beach Clean Up & Block Party | Ocean Beach
The Surfrider Foundation is hosting its annual Earth Day cleanup at Ocean Beach followed by a celebratory block party on 45th Ave. on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Ocean Beach Cleanup Sunday, April 23, 2017 | 10am to Noon Stairwell 17 Noriega/Great Hwy Sloat/Greay Hwy This event is free and group walk-ins are highly ...

Tuesday, April 25

“The Macallan” Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class | SF
Tuesday, April 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. 21+ Only.
| Innovation Hangar at Palace of Fine Arts

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to Innovation Hangar with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the celebrated whiskies in the world. ...

Wednesday, April 26

“The Macallan” Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class | SF
Wednesday, April 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. 21+ Only.
| Innovation Hangar at Palace of Fine Arts

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to Innovation Hangar with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the celebrated whiskies in the world. ...

Thursday, April 27

“The Macallan” Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. 21+ Only.
| Innovation Hangar at Palace of Fine Arts

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to Innovation Hangar with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the celebrated whiskies in the world. ...

Listen for A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | SF
Listen for A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | SF
In 2015, a community gathered over a novel idea. Throw a fancy “fundraiser” to raise awareness instead of money. They listened to powerful stories and promised to advocate for these issues by standing up to hate, ignorance, and misinformation. Join them as they listen to three ...

Friday, April 28

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, April 28 – 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 ...

“The Macallan” Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class | SF
Friday, April 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. 21+ Only.
| Innovation Hangar at Palace of Fine Arts

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to Innovation Hangar with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the celebrated whiskies in the world. ...

Saturday, April 29

People’s Climate Movement: Fight For A Clean Environment | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is encouraged.
| Lake Merritt Amphitheater
People’s Climate Movement: Fight For A Clean Environment | Oakland
Supporting the People’s Climate Movement in D.C., on April 29 there will be a resistance and renewal convergence at Lake Merritt in Oakland. This is a chance for all of you in the Bay Area to come together, hit the streets and raise your voices for ...

Thursday, May 11

Bike to Work Day 2017 | SF
Thursday, May 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Bike to Work Day 2017 | SF
It’s the 22nd annual Bike to Work Day so grab your bike and join tens of thousands of people pedaling to the office on Thursday, May 11, 2017. The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition hosts a robust Bike to Work Day event with 25 Energizer Stations with snacks and bike ...

Friday, May 12

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, May 12 – 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, May 13

SF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 13 – 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, May 13 – 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, May 21

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, May 21 – 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, May 26

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, May 26 – 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, June 10

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, June 10 – 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, June 18

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, June 18 – 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 ...

Saturday, July 8

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, July 8 – 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, July 16

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, July 16 – 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 ...

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 ...

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. ...