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Monday, September 1

2014 Pan African Family Reunion: Dancing, Music, Live Art & Free Food | Oakland
Monday, September 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mosswood Park
2014 Pan African Family Reunion: Dancing, Music, Live Art & Free Food | Oakland

The Afrocentric Oakland Crew invites all citizens of the African Diaspora to Mosswood Park for the annual Pan African Family Reunion, a free day of sunshine in the park with a great variety of music, live art, dancing, and games for adults and kids alike from 10 am to …

“Attack of the Typewriters” Old School Letter-Writing Party | Make Out Room
Monday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room

“Vent your political angst with others at Attack of the Typewriters, a free monthly old-school letter-writing party that provides free typewriters, stamps, envelopes, and paper — everything you need to get your voice heard in the halls of power.”   SFIst Grab a drink and tell ...

Wednesday, September 3

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, September 3 – 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, September 3 – 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, September 4

Win Tix: Exploratorium After Dark: Piano Parade & Whimsical Exhibits | Pier 15
Thursday, September 4 – 6:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Exploratorium
Exploratorium After Dark: Piano Parade & Whimsical Exhibits | Pier 15

In September, Exploratorium After Dark invites you to ponder the following: How would you improve our city’s public spaces? Contribute your vision at After Dark. Play in a parade of pianos, design a miniature Market Street, and test whimsical exhibits in preparation for next year’s …

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, September 4 – 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 ...

Win Tix: Design Night Gone Good: Social Solutions & Cocktails | Autodesk Gallery
Thursday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price, $25 each ($20 for students w/ID)
| Autodesk Gallery
Design Night Gone Good: Social Solutions & Cocktails | Autodesk Gallery

Design isn’t just streamlined furniture, shiny gadgets, and sleek cars. It also has the capacity to have a deep and profound impact on peoples’ lives. From cleaner portable stoves in Africa to low-cost housing in rural America, impact design aims to tackle and solve social, environmental, …

Friday, September 5

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, September 5 – 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 ...

Saturday, September 6

Win Tix: CitySolve: Fun Urban Scavenger Hunt | SF
Saturday, September 6 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Win a pair of tickets, or use code FCCSURSF for $20/ person tickets (typically $40-$60)
| Secret Location (SF)
CitySolve: Fun Urban Scavenger Hunt | SF

Like The Amazing Race? You’ll love this unique scavenger hunt where teams of 2-4 people solve clever clues and face fun challenges all while navigating the urban landscape via foot or Muni.
It’s a scavenger hunt mixed in with trivial pursuit, throw in a mini …

“Under the Sea” Tea Party in the Park | Panhandle

Come in your pirate hat or mermaid tail and with your own personal tea cup, and get ready for  ”Under the Sea” Tea Time in the Panhandle.
Tea and treats will be provided, but please bring a dish, drink, or treat to share. This events is BYOB, …

Win Tix: Hip Hop & Ping Pong: ’90s Dance Party & Bootie Shake Contest | Rickshaw Stop
Saturday, September 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $6 before 9 pm / $8 after. 21+
| Rickshaw Stop
Hip Hop & Ping Pong: '90s Dance Party & Bootie Shake Contest | Rickshaw Stop

American Tripps is doing the German-style ping pong thing while DJ Beauregard spins ’90s hip hop.
Body Party Dance Crew will be shakin’ booties onstage and you can join in the action during the bootie shakin’ contest.

Sunday, September 7

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Wednesday, September 10

Destiny’s Child Flash Mob Dance Class | SF
Wednesday, September 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
Destiny's Child Flash Mob Dance Class | SF

You might not be ready for this jelly, but The Girl Groups Flash Mob is coming. Seven girl groups will be repping in one glorious, bootylicious hit-filled medley including En Vogue, Spice Girls, TLC, Salt-N-Pepa, Destiny’s Child, Pussycat Dolls and Danity Kane. The Flash Mob is ...

Friday, September 12

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, September 12 – 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, September 13

Come Out and Play: Games Workshop | UN Plaza
Saturday, September 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Come Out and Play: Games Workshop | UN Plaza

Bring the kids and work together in a series of weekend afternoon classes/activities for children and families to play and learn about making their own games, together. Saturday, August 30th, noon to 1:30 Saturday, September 13th, noon to 1:30 Saturday, September 20th, noon to 1:30 ...

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, September 13 – 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 ...

Sunday, September 14

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Tuesday, September 16

Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Mission Dist.

The Sandbox playtesting bash will now take place on the third Tuesday night of the month, rather than Thursdays.

Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, September 16 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.
| The Showdown
Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF

Bring that big hair and those big laughs down to Showdown every third Tuesday for a few rounds of bingo, guest bands, hosts, and bartenders every month with your resident DJ Mike Apocalypse. Partake in complimentary PB&J sandwiches, $5 PBR tall boys, and $6 shlitz and Jamesons. ...

Friday, September 19

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Free A’s Post-Game Star Wars Fireworks Show | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 9:35 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A's Post-Game Star Wars Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game ends, whether the A’s win or lose. There’s no need to pay ...

Saturday, September 20

Come Out and Play: Games Workshop | UN Plaza
Saturday, September 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Come Out and Play: Games Workshop | UN Plaza

Bring the kids and work together in a series of weekend afternoon classes/activities for children and families to play and learn about making their own games, together. Saturday, August 30th, noon to 1:30 Saturday, September 13th, noon to 1:30 Saturday, September 20th, noon to 1:30 ...

Sunday, September 21

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Destiny’s Child Flash Mob Dance Class | SF
Sunday, September 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
Destiny's Child Flash Mob Dance Class | SF

You might not be ready for this jelly, but The Girl Groups Flash Mob is coming. Seven girl groups will be repping in one glorious, bootylicious hit-filled medley including En Vogue, Spice Girls, TLC, Salt-N-Pepa, Destiny’s Child, Pussycat Dolls and Danity Kane. The Flash Mob is ...

Tuesday, September 23

Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight
Tuesday, September 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight

Where Eagles Dare is a punk rock themed stand-up comedy show and podcast where hosts Ryan Papazian, Jeff Anaya, and Matt Lieb invite three guest comedians to do stand-up, do feats of strength, play improv games and mosh. The show takes place on the fourth ...