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Friday, February 24

Comic Arts Fest 2017: Online Comic Making | SSF
Friday, February 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Comic Arts Fest 2017: Online Comic Making | SSF

During the whole month of February, there will be an extravaganza of author visits, workshops, and comics-related programs. The goal is to enable aspiring artists and readers of all ages and to celebrate the importance of comics both as an art form and as valid ...

Fauxtest 2017: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Friday, February 24 – 5:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; bring along a flashlight and your Fauxtest sign
| Dolores Park
Fauxtest 2017: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Join San Francisco’s fifth annual Fauxtest (pronounced foe-test), a fake protest, rally and march to demonstrate for/against Dada (fake or nonsense) news. Originally conceived as a fake protest in response to complacency and arm chair activism, Fauxtest has evolved into a response to the fake ...

Generations: Black LGBTIQQ History Experiences 2017 | SF
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Generations: Black LGBTIQQ History Experiences 2017 | SF
Come and join a free community event celebrating the lives of black LGBTIQQ people. There will be raffle prizes, entertainment, an art gallery, food, music and free HIV/STD testing. Free but an RSVP is required.
As I Lay Laughing: Comedy & Snacks | Oakland
Friday, February 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore
As I Lay Laughing: Comedy & Snacks | Oakland
Lineup includes: Tyler Hinz Emily Catalano Chris John They will also be offering free drinks for the night. Sounds awesome right?

Saturday, February 25

Annual “Give Kids a Smile” Day: Free Dental Check-up, Screening & Goodies | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
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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 ...
Presidio Community Day & Grand Opening Celebration | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Presidio Visitor Center
Presidio Community Day & Grand Opening Celebration | SF
Come out with your family, friends, and neighbors for a community day to celebrate the free Grand Opening of the Presidio Visitor Center, your new gateway to the 1,500-acre park. Be among the first to discover the center’s dynamic exhibits, inspiring videos, and high-tech tools – all ...
Bowlero’s Grand Opening Bash w/ Jerry Rice: Free Bowling & Arcade Play | Milpitas
Saturday, February 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Bowlero Milpitas
Bowlero's Grand Opening Bash w/ Jerry Rice: Free Bowling & Arcade Play | Milpitas
Bowlmor AMF is proud to announce the transformation of AMF Mission Lanes into the all new Bowlero Milpitas. Join in on February 25 for their grand opening bash with free bowling, arcade play, giveaways, and more. Free, but an RSVP is required to guarantee your spot. Please note, an RSVP does not ...
2017 World Sword Swallower’s Day: Free Show | Ripley’s SF
Saturday, February 25 – 1:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free outdoor show. Admission to Ripley's is not included (and not required).
| Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium
2017 World Sword Swallower's Day: Free Show | Ripley's SF
Ripley’s Believe It or Not San Francisco Odditorium celebrates the 10th annual World Sword Swallower’s Day. This will be the tenth year that Ripley’s has hosted the event, which celebrates the 4,000 year old art and honors the few people in the world who risk their ...

Sunday, February 26

Phat Sunday: Hardly Strictly New Orleans Mardi Gras | SF
Sunday, February 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5*
*Covers the general admission.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Phat Sunday: Hardly Strictly New Orleans Mardi Gras | SF
Join them at the biggest, easiest Mardi Gras food festival in San Francisco, where a parade of food trucks and pop-up vendors will serve up zesty Creole and Cajun fare with a side of live music and a lineup of craft beers and other peppy potations. Eat ...
Love Letters To The Left: Writing Workshop | SF
Sunday, February 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*There is a suggested donation of $5.
| Mission Dolores Park
Love Letters To The Left: Writing Workshop | SF
A creative day in the park that’ll be part writing workshop, part resistance, and all loveliness. Come write haikus for Planned Parenthood or love sonnets for Bernie Sanders. There will be fun & creative writing prompts so you can write to your heroes from the ...
Oscar Party 2017: Academy Awards Live | Balboa Theater
Sunday, February 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $11*
*$11 general admission; $8 children and seniors
| Balboa Theatre
Oscar Party 2017: Academy Awards Live | Balboa Theater
Once again, the Balboa Theatre celebrates the Academy Awards with a live broadcast on the big screen. Dress up or down as your favorite nominated movie title (literal translation and bad puns allowed), or as a movie star to add to the celebrities on their runway. There ...
Free Segway Polo Demo Day | Redwood City
Sunday, February 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SportsHouse
Free Segway Polo Demo Day | Redwood City

An epic new sports league, Segway Polo SF is the brain child of Tyler’s Mystery Tours and Segway of Oakland. They took traditional polo, and turned it into a fast paced, 3 dimensional game that has only received stellar reactions. Come and join the free ...

Tuesday, February 28

Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, February 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
This month we are joined by some wonderful comics gracing the stage: Julie Ash (Comedy Vs Nerds) Shanti Charan (Desi Comedy Festival) & Torio Van Grohl (SF Sketchfest) Welcomed, as always, by your intrepid hosts: Jeff Anaya, Joey Avery, and Andrew Orolfo

Wednesday, March 1

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, March 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, March 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...

Thursday, March 2

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, March 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

Fun Night Full of Sex Trivia | SF
Thursday, March 2 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Virgil's Sea Room
Fun Night Full of Sex Trivia | SF
Gather your friends and head down to Virgil’s Sea Room for a fun night of sex trivia to benefit Planned Parenthood Northern California on March 2nd. Show off your knowledge to win fun and sexy prizes. They’ll share lots of exclusive Planned Parenthood swag too. There ...

Friday, March 3

Free Caricature Day at Pier 39 | SF
Friday, March 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Free Caricature Day at Pier 39 | SF
The first 39 people to stop by the Caricatures cart near the Carousel will receive a free unique cartoon portrait drawing. *Offer only valid for first 39 people on a first-come, first-served basis. One per person. No cash value. Non-transferable. Only valid during regular business hours ...
First Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 23rd & Telegraph
First Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland

Get your roller boogie on to some good music at the next First Friday street party in Oakland on the corner of 23rd and Telegraph. Bring your skates and come dance. It’s First Friday, and that means you’ll also get to enjoy lots of food ...

Classic Cars On Display: Schultz & The Machinery of the Absurd | Oakland
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Classic Cars West
Classic Cars On Display: Schultz & The Machinery of the Absurd | Oakland
Celebrated Oakland artist Schultz, the “Grandfather of Steampunk” known for his fantastical salvaged vehicles and absurdist sense of visual humor, will bring eleven of his storied creations to the Classic Cars West Gallery from March 3 to April 28th. An energetic, experimental tinkerer, Schultz’ work plays ...
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, March 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, March 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Saturday, March 4

Ballin Outta Control: Massive Ball Pit Dance Party | SF
Saturday, March 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10 | The Great Northern
Ballin Outta Control: Massive Ball Pit Dance Party | SF
Forward Motion San Francisco have ordered 80,000 Mcdonald’s style balls. Finally a ball pit that adults can enjoy. This will be one of the most legendary dance party’s of all time. Partnered with The Great Northern, they’re bringing the biggest ball pit dance party San Francisco ...

Sunday, March 5

CHCP Lunar New Year Celebration at History Park | San Jose
Sunday, March 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
CHCP Lunar New Year Celebration at History Park | San Jose
Celebrate the Lunar New Year Celebration at History Park. The Lunar New Year Celebration is a fun, family-friendly event. Best of all, it’s free to attend. Activities include an exciting Martial Arts demonstration, crafts such as making red envelope, Chinese lanterns, ribbon, fan dances and finally a children’s ...

Monday, March 6

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, March 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Soda Popinski's
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at a super rad bar in San Francisco, Soda Popinski’s. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new ...

Tuesday, March 7

Monthly Game Night at the Library | Napa
Tuesday, March 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Napa County Library
Monthly Game Night at the Library | Napa

Local millennials no longer have to swipe right to meet new people. The Napa County Library’s new Un/shelved program connects 20 to 30 year olds through nontraditional library events. It’s your move with Un/Shelved Gaming if you want to discover new games or socialize with other gamers. ...

Friday, March 10

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, March 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...

Saturday, March 11

2017 Purim Party: Costume Dancing & Megilla Reading | Berkeley
Saturday, March 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 for advanced tickets, $20 at the door. Children under 13 are free.
| JCC East Bay
2017 Purim Party: Costume Dancing & Megilla Reading | Berkeley
Come dressed in costume for the community-wide celebration featuring Megilla reading, Purim-with-a-twist theatrics and Middle Eastern and Klezmer fusion for your dancing pleasures.
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, March 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

Finally, a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this brand-new, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to get to know each other as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a ...

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, March 11 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...