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Friday, November 21

Grumpy Cat Unveils 2014 Macy’s Holiday Windows | Union Square
Friday, November 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Grumpy Cat Unveils 2014 Macy's Holiday Windows | Union Square

The SF SPCA and Macy’s unveil the adorable puppies and kittens of the 2014 Holiday Windows, with a very special guest, internet sensation, Grumpy Cat, from Lifetime’s new holiday movie, Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, at 5 pm on Friday, November 21, 2014.
Press your nose up against …

Penthouse Dancers’ Toy Drive, Free Drinks & Snacks | North Beach
Friday, November 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Penthouse Club
Penthouse Dancers' Toy Drive, Free Drinks & Snacks | North Beach

You get to watch, enjoy complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, as the dancing ladies of The Penthouse Club raise money (and collect toys) for the San Francisco Fire Fighters Local 798 Toy Drive from 8-10 pm on Friday, November 21, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Until December 18, …

Saturday, November 22

The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF
Saturday, November 22 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Laguna Honda Hospital
The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF

Take a sad song and make it better as The Beatles Choir brings cheer to the residents and staff of Laguna Honda Hospital through music, joy, laughter and the timeless songs of the Fab Four. Laguna Honda Hospital is a long-term, skilled nursing and rehabilitation ...

Mt. Tam “Day of Thanks” Volunteering Party | North Bay
Mt. Tam

Join up with other green do-gooders for the inaugural One Tam work day celebration.
On Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 10 am-1 pm (2 pm for one of the projects), the One Tam initiative of the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative will be hosting “Mt. Tam Day of …

Sunday, November 23

Volunteer at 2014 Macy’s Holiday Windows & Pet Adoptions | Union Square
Sunday, November 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Volunteer at 2014 Macy's Holiday Windows & Pet Adoptions | Union Square

Volunteer with the SPCA to help spread the holiday cheer at Macy’s Holiday Windows by greeting the public, collecting donations, and directing visitors to the SF SPCA pop-up adoption center inside Macy’s.
Sign up online to volunteer at Holiday Windows. Please note that many shifts are already …

Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing, Talk & Potluck | East Bay
Sunday, November 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Humanist Hall
Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing, Talk & Potluck | East Bay

Come together to sing, listen, think, laugh, learn… and eat with a few likeminded, progressive folks.
The November Sunday Assembly is also a potluck, so please bring a dish to share and they’ll all linger longer after the talk by Saundra Hodges, CEO of East Bay …

Friday, November 28

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, November 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. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out on ...

Friday, December 12

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, December 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, December 13

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, December 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, December 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 ...

Tuesday, December 23

2014 Macy’s Holiday Windows: Adorable Puppies & Kittens | Union Square
Tuesday, December 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
2014 Macy's Holiday Windows: Adorable Puppies & Kittens | Union Square

Macy’s in Union Square unveils their 28th Annual “Holiday Windows” (November 21, 2014 to January 4, 2015) with elaborately-decorated holiday window displays all along the outside of the building featuring some adorable (and adoptable) cats and dogs to help benefit the SPCA and find these furry friends ...

Friday, December 26

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, December 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. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out on ...

Saturday, December 27

The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF
Saturday, December 27 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Laguna Honda Hospital
The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF

Take a sad song and make it better as The Beatles Choir brings cheer to the residents and staff of Laguna Honda Hospital through music, joy, laughter and the timeless songs of the Fab Four. Laguna Honda Hospital is a long-term, skilled nursing and rehabilitation ...

Sunday, December 28

Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Meetup | East Bay
Sunday, December 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Humanist Hall
Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Meetup | East Bay

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 fourth Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, ...

Sunday, January 4

Macy’s Holiday Windows & Pet Adoptions: Final Day | Union Square
Sunday, January 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Macy's Holiday Windows & Pet Adoptions: Final Day | Union Square

It’s your last chance to see Macy’s decorated Holiday Windows and perhaps start the new year with a new furry friend from 11 am to 7 pm on January 4, 2015.

Saturday, January 10

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, January 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, January 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 ...

Friday, January 23

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, January 23 – 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. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out on ...

Saturday, January 24

The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF
Saturday, January 24 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Laguna Honda Hospital
The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF

Take a sad song and make it better as The Beatles Choir brings cheer to the residents and staff of Laguna Honda Hospital through music, joy, laughter and the timeless songs of the Fab Four. Laguna Honda Hospital is a long-term, skilled nursing and rehabilitation ...

Sunday, January 25

Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Meetup | East Bay
Sunday, January 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Humanist Hall
Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Meetup | East Bay

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 fourth Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, ...

Saturday, February 14

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, February 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.