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Saturday, February 4

Grown Up Gaming: All-Ages Board Game Day | South SF
Saturday, February 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Grown Up Gaming: All-Ages Board Game Day | South SF

Join them each month at 2 pm for an adult, millennial, and teen game day. Some games will be provided, and they welcome you to bring you own. Invite your friends and family to come enjoy the library space and have a great afternoon of ...

Sunday, February 5

Technicolor Multi-Sensory Zen Garden | SF
Sunday, February 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
Technicolor Multi-Sensory Zen Garden | SF
Please note, due to non-heavy, non-stormy, but persistent and consistent rains the event has been postponed. It has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 5, 2017 from January 8th as originally posted. Come celebrate the passage of the new year at the Technicolor Zen Garden. Stationed outside the Asian Art Museum at the ...

Monday, February 6

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, February 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, February 7

Monthly Game Night at the Library | Napa
Tuesday, February 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. ...

Thursday, February 9

“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF
Thursday, February 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Secret Location (SF)

Sandbox is a monthly open mic, held every second Thursday, for playtesting live games and participatory experiences. Work presented is generally embodied play–unlike video games or board games, the experiences at Sandbox generally involve players moving around and exploring space and interacting with other players. ...

Saturday, February 11

Valentine’s Haunted House | Oakland
Saturday, February 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Oakland.Secret
Valentine's Haunted House | Oakland
Some haunted houses hold a lot of spirits; some hold just a few stray souls. Perhaps you’re familiar with The House of Secrets. It’s charming Victorian features and bustle of activity serve to distract the visitor, but someone has seen it’s shadows and have heard moaning ...

Tuesday, February 14

Pillow Fight 2017 | San Francisco
Tuesday, February 14 – 5:50 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Pillow Fight 2017 | San Francisco
Feathers will fly at this fun, flash-mob type event which takes place annually on Valentine’s Day. It’s Pillow Fight. In the past, nearly 1,000 San Franciscans descended on Justin Herman Plaza with feather-stuffed pillows to run Braveheart-like at full speed at one another to lovingly beat ...
Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland
Tuesday, February 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Independent Brewing Company
Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland

Form a band (guitar, bass, drums, vocals) and rock the world. Rockband 4 will be projected on the wall and connected to a large amp so you can rock out loud. With over 2000 songs to choose from you will surely find an anthem. This ...

Wednesday, February 15

Lego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View
Wednesday, February 15 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Lego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View

Build awesome things with Legos. It’s drop-in event with no registration required. The library provides the Legos, you provide the imagination. 12:30-1:30 pm: It’s a Lego fest for all ages. Everyone is welcome to have fun building. They also have Duplos for toddlers. This event takes ...

Thursday, February 16

Game Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF
Game Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF

Game Night brings a night of games, drinks, food and fun on the third Thursday of every month from 5-10 pm at Coffee Bar’s Bryant Street location. They will have discounted beer and wine, exclusive food menu, board games like giant Jenga, corn hole and more. Each event will ...

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, February 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Concord)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Concord Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when ...

Live StorySlam Show: Open-Mic True Tales | Oakland
Thursday, February 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Sliding scale donation requested, $5-$20
| Sweet Bar Bakery
Live StorySlam Show: Open-Mic True Tales | Oakland

StorySlam Oakland is a monthly open-mic and featured storytelling event where people tell true personal stories on a different theme each month, held every third Thursday at Sweet Bar Bakery. Put your name in the hat to tell a true story from your life on ...

Friday, February 17

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, February 17 – 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 ...

Thursday, February 23

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Thursday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Campbell)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 4th Thursday of the month at the Campbell Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts ...

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

Haight Street Comedy Night is an evening of jokes, games, booze located in the historic Haight Ashbury that takes place on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Milk Bar. This free show features comedians and entertainers that have been seen on Comedy Central, Funny or ...

Wednesday, March 1

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 ...

Adventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Thursday, March 2 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Berkeley)
Adventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden happening on the 1st Thursday of the month at the Berkeley Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure ...

Friday, March 3

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 ...

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 ...

Saturday, March 4

Grown Up Gaming: All-Ages Board Game Day | South SF
Saturday, March 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Grown Up Gaming: All-Ages Board Game Day | South SF

Join them each month at 2 pm for an adult, millennial, and teen game day. Some games will be provided, and they welcome you to bring you own. Invite your friends and family to come enjoy the library space and have a great afternoon of ...

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. ...

Thursday, March 9

“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF
Thursday, March 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Secret Location (SF)

Sandbox is a monthly open mic, held every second Thursday, for playtesting live games and participatory experiences. Work presented is generally embodied play–unlike video games or board games, the experiences at Sandbox generally involve players moving around and exploring space and interacting with other players. ...

Tuesday, March 14

Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland
Tuesday, March 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Independent Brewing Company
Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland

Form a band (guitar, bass, drums, vocals) and rock the world. Rockband 4 will be projected on the wall and connected to a large amp so you can rock out loud. With over 2000 songs to choose from you will surely find an anthem. This ...

Thursday, March 16

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, March 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Concord)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Concord Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when ...

Saturday, March 18

“Brides of March” 2017 Wedding Dress Pub Crawl | SF
Saturday, March 18 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
Grab a wedding dress and join the brides as more than a hundred people in wedding dress (men, women and in-betweeners) parade through the heart of San Francisco, strolling through Union Square, shopping at fancy stores, and drinking in local bars. All you need for this ...

Thursday, March 23

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Thursday, March 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Campbell)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 4th Thursday of the month at the Campbell Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts ...

Tuesday, March 28

Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, March 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF

Haight Street Comedy Night is an evening of jokes, games, booze located in the historic Haight Ashbury that takes place on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Milk Bar. This free show features comedians and entertainers that have been seen on Comedy Central, Funny or ...

Friday, April 7

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, April 7 – 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 ...