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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, November 25

Elixir 14th Anniversary Party & Fire Benefit | Mission Dist.
Elixir 14th Anniversary Party & Fire Benefit | Mission Dist.
Elixir is celebrating their 14th year running this 159 year old saloon and doing it with charity… there will be drink specials, food (typically it’s a free BBQ but details change each year) a raffle and donations to charity The Golden Hydrant saved much of our ...

“Leftovers Party” Canned Food Drive for Free Drinks | Marina
It’s almost that time of year to gobble gobble and shake it shake it at The Dorian’s annual “Leftovers” Party. This year they’ll have great music, signature cocktails and a couple other surprises are in store for one of their favorite evenings of the year. In the spirit ...

Sunday, November 26

Decorate the Holiday Tree at the City Hall | SF
Sunday, November 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Rainbow World Fund
Decorate the Holiday Tree at the City Hall | SF

Help decorate the Rainbow World Fund (RWF) World Tree of Hope for San Francisco City Hall – the most unique holiday tree in the world. The RWF World Tree of Hope is a global holiday project promoting peace, love and humanitarianism for our community of ...

Monday, November 27

Decorate the Holiday Tree at the City Hall | SF
Monday, November 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Rainbow World Fund
Decorate the Holiday Tree at the City Hall | SF

Help decorate the Rainbow World Fund (RWF) World Tree of Hope for San Francisco City Hall – the most unique holiday tree in the world. The RWF World Tree of Hope is a global holiday project promoting peace, love and humanitarianism for our community of ...

Tuesday, November 28

Decorate the Holiday Tree at the City Hall | SF
Tuesday, November 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Rainbow World Fund
Decorate the Holiday Tree at the City Hall | SF

Help decorate the Rainbow World Fund (RWF) World Tree of Hope for San Francisco City Hall – the most unique holiday tree in the world. The RWF World Tree of Hope is a global holiday project promoting peace, love and humanitarianism for our community of ...

Volunteer for “Light in the Grove” on World AIDS Day | Golden Gate Park
Tuesday, November 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free an RSVP is required.
| National AIDS Memorial Grove
Volunteer for

The National AIDS Memorial Grove’s Annual Light in the Grove fundraising gala and World AIDS Day National Observance is quickly approaching, and they would love to have your support as a volunteer. Completely unique, Light in the Grove draws national media attention and is attended by over 700 guests. ...

Wednesday, November 29

Decorate the Holiday Tree at the City Hall | SF
Wednesday, November 29 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rainbow World Fund
Decorate the Holiday Tree at the City Hall | SF

Help decorate the Rainbow World Fund (RWF) World Tree of Hope for San Francisco City Hall – the most unique holiday tree in the world. The RWF World Tree of Hope is a global holiday project promoting peace, love and humanitarianism for our community of ...

“Food For Fines” at San Mateo County Libraries | South SF
Wednesday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Do you have overdue fines or fees on your library account? You can clear them by bringing non-perishable food items to the library for donation to Second Harvest Food Bank. Any amount of food will clear your fines and fees from the following San Mateo ...
Volunteer for “Light in the Grove” on World AIDS Day | Golden Gate Park
Wednesday, November 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free an RSVP is required.
| National AIDS Memorial Grove
Volunteer for

The National AIDS Memorial Grove’s Annual Light in the Grove fundraising gala and World AIDS Day National Observance is quickly approaching, and they would love to have your support as a volunteer. Completely unique, Light in the Grove draws national media attention and is attended by over 700 guests. ...

Thursday, November 30

Decorate the Holiday Tree at the City Hall | SF
Thursday, November 30 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rainbow World Fund
Decorate the Holiday Tree at the City Hall | SF

Help decorate the Rainbow World Fund (RWF) World Tree of Hope for San Francisco City Hall – the most unique holiday tree in the world. The RWF World Tree of Hope is a global holiday project promoting peace, love and humanitarianism for our community of ...

Volunteer for “Light in the Grove” on World AIDS Day | Golden Gate Park
Thursday, November 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free an RSVP is required.
| National AIDS Memorial Grove
Volunteer for

The National AIDS Memorial Grove’s Annual Light in the Grove fundraising gala and World AIDS Day National Observance is quickly approaching, and they would love to have your support as a volunteer. Completely unique, Light in the Grove draws national media attention and is attended by over 700 guests. ...

Friday, December 1

Volunteer for “Light in the Grove” on World AIDS Day | Golden Gate Park
Friday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free an RSVP is required.
| National AIDS Memorial Grove
Volunteer for

The National AIDS Memorial Grove’s Annual Light in the Grove fundraising gala and World AIDS Day National Observance is quickly approaching, and they would love to have your support as a volunteer. Completely unique, Light in the Grove draws national media attention and is attended by over 700 guests. ...

Saturday, December 2

Free Ice Skating All Day & Free Snacks | Embarcadero Center
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is encouraged but not required. Pls bring cash for possible skate rental
| Four Embarcadero Center
Free Ice Skating All Day & Free Snacks | Embarcadero Center
Cool Effect is taking over the Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center and invites you to join them for a complimentary skate session on Saturday, December 2nd. In addition to free ice skating, there will also be a ‘Bosco Lite’ photo booth, complimentary snacks, and beverages courtesy of KIND, Health-Ade and ...
Volunteer for “Light in the Grove” on World AIDS Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, December 2 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free an RSVP is required.
| National AIDS Memorial Grove
Volunteer for

The National AIDS Memorial Grove’s Annual Light in the Grove fundraising gala and World AIDS Day National Observance is quickly approaching, and they would love to have your support as a volunteer. Completely unique, Light in the Grove draws national media attention and is attended by over 700 guests. ...

Friday, December 8

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, December 8 – 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 9

Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Laguna Honda Hospital
Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda's Lost Trails | SF

Did you know that there’s another trail system in San Francisco? The trails have been off the radar for some time. SF Urban Riders is proud to announce that they’re working with the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in improving the historic multi­ use ...

Palestinian Holiday Crafts Bazaar: Embroidery, Henna & Calligraphy | Berkeley
Saturday, December 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Middle East Children's Alliance
Palestinian Holiday Crafts Bazaar: Embroidery, Henna & Calligraphy | Berkeley

This event will feature a stunning array of unique items from Palestine – plus Arabic food. The best part is 100% of every purchase aids Palestinian children & their families. A stunning array of items from Palestine: Olive Oil, Embroidery, Hand-woven Rugs, Jewelry, Olive Oil Soap & ...

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 ...

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 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, December 10

Palestinian Holiday Crafts Bazaar: Embroidery, Henna & Calligraphy | Berkeley
Sunday, December 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Middle East Children's Alliance
Palestinian Holiday Crafts Bazaar: Embroidery, Henna & Calligraphy | Berkeley

This event will feature a stunning array of unique items from Palestine – plus Arabic food. The best part is 100% of every purchase aids Palestinian children & their families. A stunning array of items from Palestine: Olive Oil, Embroidery, Hand-woven Rugs, Jewelry, Olive Oil Soap & ...

Sunday, December 17

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, December 17 – 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 ...

Monday, January 1

Macy’s Holiday Windows & Pet Adoptions: Final Day | Union Square
Monday, January 1 – 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 1, 2018.

Friday, January 12

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

Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF
Saturday, January 13 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Laguna Honda Hospital
Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda's Lost Trails | SF

Did you know that there’s another trail system in San Francisco? The trails have been off the radar for some time. SF Urban Riders is proud to announce that they’re working with the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in improving the historic multi­ use ...

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, January 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, January 21

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, January 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 ...