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Friday, September 30

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, September 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Saturday, October 1

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, October 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
| UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Find out which diseases ail your plants at the free monthly Sick Plant Clinic at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden happening from 9 am to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please cover plants ...

Wednesday, October 5

East Bay Science Cafe | Albany
Wednesday, October 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cafe Valparaiso
East Bay Science Cafe | Albany

The East Bay Science Cafe is an informal forum for discussing interesting and relevant scientific issues and is held on the first Wednesday of every month at Cafe Valparaiso in Albany. Join a casual evening of conversation with members of the scientific community presenting different ...

Thursday, October 6

Win Tix: “Design Night” Maker Showcase & Open Bar Happening | Autodesk
Thursday, October 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Autodesk Gallery
When you think “high-tech,” what comes to mind? Computers and microchips, sure. But how about art and athletics, robots and fashion? > Get Tickets – $25 At the monthly Design Nights in the Autodesk Gallery (the first Thursday of the month from 6-10p), they take a theme—both new ...
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Thursday, October 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Saturday, October 8

The Cactus & Succulent Society 11th Annual Fall Show & Sale | Sunnyvale
Saturday, October 8 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Peterson Middle School
The Cactus & Succulent Society 11th Annual Fall Show & Sale | Sunnyvale

The show and sale will feature rare and unusual cacti and succulents, pottery, planting mixes, and other related merchandise for sale. Checks, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover cards accepted. Experienced and knowledgeable society members will be available to answer your questions.

Sunday, October 9

The Cactus & Succulent Society 11th Annual Fall Show & Sale | Sunnyvale
Sunday, October 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Peterson Middle School
The Cactus & Succulent Society 11th Annual Fall Show & Sale | Sunnyvale

The show and sale will feature rare and unusual cacti and succulents, pottery, planting mixes, and other related merchandise for sale. Checks, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover cards accepted. Experienced and knowledgeable society members will be available to answer your questions.

Monday, October 10

“The Golden Age Of Baseball” Two-Day Live Auction Event | SF
Monday, October 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jules Maeght Gallery
Christie’s is honored to present one of the most important and comprehensive collections of baseball memorabilia and photography ever offered at auction with The Golden Age of Baseball, Selections from the National Pastime Museum, a two-day auction on October 19-20 in New York. The sale is ...
Autotech Council Science Fair | Mountain View
Monday, October 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Computer History Museum
Autotech Council Science Fair | Mountain View
Innovation is not limited to startups. Come shopping for autotech innovation at our Science Fair. Autotech Council’s Annual Science Fair is where the automotive and transportation industries discover innovation. Car makers and their vendors and suppliers will push their virtual shopping carts through rows of demo ...

Wednesday, October 12

“The Science of Star Wars: The Lowdown on Space Travel, Aliens & The Force” | Los Altos
Wednesday, October 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Foothill College
As part of the 17th annual Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series, Seth Shostak, Ph.D., of the SETI Institute, will discuss “The Science of Star Wars: The Lowdown on Space Travel, Aliens & The Force,” an illustrated, non-technical lecture in the Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College. Many ...

Saturday, October 15

Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF
Saturday, October 15 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Park Branch Library
Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF

Come join at the Park Branch Library, every 3rd Saturday of the month, for an afternoon of anime, manga, discussion, art, and lots of fun. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. This club is for teens ages 12-18 years old. Free, but an RSVP is requested.

Tuesday, October 18

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, October 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio - Observation Post
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Presidio, Observation Post / Building 211 on the third Tuesday ...

Wednesday, October 19

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, October 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...

Saturday, October 22

2016 Superhero Street Fair | SF
2016 Superhero Street Fair | SF
Create your own SuperHero persona for the 2016 SuperHero Street Fair, an electronic music festival dedicated to bringing out the superhero in everyone – interactive challenges, out-of-this-world lighting displays, Tesla Coils and more. Please note the date change and location change for 2016. The fair is ...

Friday, October 28

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, October 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Monday, October 31

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...

Wednesday, November 2

East Bay Science Cafe | Albany
Wednesday, November 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cafe Valparaiso
East Bay Science Cafe | Albany

The East Bay Science Cafe is an informal forum for discussing interesting and relevant scientific issues and is held on the first Wednesday of every month at Cafe Valparaiso in Albany. Join a casual evening of conversation with members of the scientific community presenting different ...

Saturday, November 5

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, November 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
| UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Find out which diseases ail your plants at the free monthly Sick Plant Clinic at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden happening from 9 am to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please cover plants ...

2016 Bay Area Science Festival Extravaganza | AT&T Park
2016 Bay Area Science Festival Extravaganza | AT&T Park
AT&T Park is transformed into a science wonderland for the concluding event of the Bay Area Science Festival – a free science extravaganza. Last year, more than 30,000 people enjoyed a non-stop program chock-full of interactive exhibits, experiments, games, and shows, all meant to entertain and inspire. ...
San Francisco City Star Party | Pier 17
Saturday, November 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 17
San Francisco City Star Party | Pier 17

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Tuesday, November 15

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, November 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio - Observation Post
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Presidio, Observation Post / Building 211 on the third Tuesday ...

Wednesday, November 16

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, November 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...

Saturday, November 19

Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF
Saturday, November 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Park Branch Library
Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF

Come join at the Park Branch Library, every 3rd Saturday of the month, for an afternoon of anime, manga, discussion, art, and lots of fun. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. This club is for teens ages 12-18 years old. Free, but an RSVP is requested.

Friday, November 25

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, November 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Thursday, December 8

2nd Annual Timmy Awards Gala: Best of SF Startup Workplaces | SF
Thursday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Autodesk Gallery
2nd Annual Timmy Awards Gala: Best of SF Startup Workplaces | SF
San Francisco’s 2nd Annual Timmy Awards will recognize the winners and nominees for the best places for technology professionals to work at a gala event on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Hotel Whitcomb. Free, but an RSVP is required. The evening will begin with cocktails, hor d’oeuvres, music and product demos from ...