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Tuesday, July 29

Lunchtime Outdoor Twister Party & Classic ’60s Board Games | SoMa
Tuesday, July 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free (admission to the CJM is not included).
| Contemporary Jewish Museum
Lunchtime Outdoor Twister Party & Classic '60s Board Games | SoMa

Take a mid-day break and visit the Contemporary Jewish Museum’s game cart on Jessie Square Plaza from noon to 1 pm on Tuesdays, July 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2014. Bring your friends and coworkers and play classic mid-century games from Twister to Trouble to Operation, ...

Wednesday, July 30

Back to School Night: Pizza, Spiked Juice Boxes & Science Fair | General Assembly
Wednesday, July 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free - RSVP Required
| General Assembly
Back to School Night: Pizza, Spiked Juice Boxes & Science Fair | General Assembly

Funcheap is teaming up with General Assembly, San Francisco’s tech, business and design education hub, to present a jam-packed evening with all your school time favorites.
Back to School Night at General Assembly
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
General Assembly | 414 Brannan …

Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Wednesday, July 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Circus Center
Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Wednesday. Circus Skills Jam Class Most Wednesdays | 7 to 9 pm Free, but an RSVP is required; class has a 25 person maximum. Please make sure to check-in before ...

Friday, August 1

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, August 1 – 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 ...

Win Tix: Can You Keanu? “Point Break” Live on Stage| SF
Friday, August 1 – 11:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $25 each.
| DNA Lounge
Can You Keanu?

Jaime Keeling’s “Point Break, Live,” the internationally lauded, absurdist stage adaptation of the 1992 Keanu Reeves/Patrick Swayze extreme-sports blockbuster, is at DNA Lounge for a limited engagement.
With armed robbery, big-wave surfing, explosions, skydiving and an indoor monsoon, “’Point Break LIVE!’ turns out to be a wild ride,” says SFWeekly.

The best …

Sunday, August 3

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 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 ...

Massive Messy Twister & Water Fight | Dolores Park
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $5
| Dolores Park
Massive Messy Twister & Water Fight | Dolores Park

Remember playing Twister with your friends? Being caught in strange positions. Pushing over your friends? Well, it’s time to bring it back on Sunday, August 3, 2014.
A massive game of Twister will be set up in Dolores Park. It’s no ordinary game. They’ll have paint …

Monday, August 4

Pyramid Brewery Beer Bingo | Berkeley
Monday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.
| Pyramid Alehouse (Berkeley)
Pyramid Brewery Beer Bingo | Berkeley

Come by Pyramid Brewery in Berkeley on the first Monday of the month to drink beer, play bingo and win prizes. It’s free to play, but it is first come, first serve, so grab your friends and get there early to get a seat and ...

“Attack of the Typewriters” Old School Letter-Writing Party | Make Out Room
Monday, August 4 – 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, August 6

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, August 6 – 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, August 6 – 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 ...

TLC “Creep” Dance Class: Girl Groups Flash Mob | SF
Wednesday, August 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
TLC

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 ...

Thursday, August 7

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, August 7 – 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 ...

Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Man of Steel” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night:

Cozy up at Jack London Square this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies on Thursdays at sundown from June to August in 2014, including newer releases like Gravity and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and classics like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Arrive early with blankets in-hand ...

Friday, August 8

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, August 8 – 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, August 9

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, August 9 – 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, August 10

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 10 – 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 ...

Monday, August 11

“Corazón Under the Dome” 3D Light Show | Westfield Centre
Monday, August 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre

Corazón Under the Dome is a short, fun, animated 3D light spectacular that’s a celebration of the heart of San Francisco. Showcasing iconic San Francisco images and songs, this dazzling show rocks through the city’s history from the Gold Rush to the Summer of Love and ...

Thursday, August 14

2014 Hot Summer Nights: Hot Rod Show & 1950s DJ | Danville
Thursday, August 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hartz Ave (Danville)
2014 Hot Summer Nights: Hot Rod Show & 1950s DJ | Danville

In its 20th year, Danville’s Hot Summer Nights features hundreds of hot rods and classic cars along Hartz Avenue along with a disc jockey spinning nostalgic 1950s and ’60s music, vendor booths and awards for the favorite collector vehicles. Expect to see rare one-of-a-kind collector ...

Friday, August 15

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, August 15 – 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 ...

Sunday, August 17

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 17 – 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 ...

Spice Girls “Wannabe” Dance Class | SF
Sunday, August 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
Spice Girls

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 ...

Final Day: “Corazón Under the Dome” 3D Light Show | Westfield Centre
Sunday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Final Day:

Corazón Under the Dome is a short, fun, animated 3D light spectacular that’s a celebration of the heart of San Francisco. Showcasing iconic San Francisco images and songs, this dazzling show rocks through the city’s history from the Gold Rush to the Summer of Love and ...

Tuesday, August 19

Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, August 19 – 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. ...

Thursday, August 21

Bicycle Bingo Night | Oakland
Thursday, August 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bingo cards require a donation ($3 each, 2/$5, 5/$10)
| Actual Cafe
Bicycle Bingo Night | Oakland

Want to play a little bingo and win some prizes while breaking a sweat? Play “Bicycle Bingo” a monthly series at Oakland’s Actual Cafe where the bingo machine is actually a hacked-together bicycle contraption built by Monkey Likes Shiny that shuffles and dispenses the bingo ...