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Friday, January 30

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, January 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

2015 Russian Festival: Friday | Pacific Heights
Friday, January 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 adults, $6 Seniors/Students, free for kids 12 and under
| Russian Center
2015 Russian Festival: Friday | Pacific Heights

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 27th Annual Russian Festival January 30, 31 and February 1, 2015 - Friday: 5-9:30 pm; Dance Party: 10 ...

Groovy Funk Jazz & Food Trucks | Friday Nights at OMCA
Groovy Funk Jazz & Food Trucks | Friday Nights at OMCA

What to expect on January 30:

5–9 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under
5–9 pm: Local beer and wine specials
5–9 pm: All Museum galleries open late
5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: get the weekly list here
5–9 pm: OMCA & SFMOMA Member Mixer with …

Family Game Night with Prizes | San Carlos
Friday, January 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Middle School - Mustang Hall
Family Game Night with Prizes | San Carlos

Bring on the competition for family game night. Bring your friends and family to play a variety of board and card games that are fun, competitive and educational on Friday, January 30, 2015.
Learn new games; local board game players will loan their personal games for play, …

5th Annual Rock Paper Scissors (Roshambo) Finals | Peninsula
Friday, January 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Middle School - Mustang Hall
5th Annual Rock Paper Scissors (Roshambo) Finals | Peninsula

San Carlos hosts its 5th Annual City-Wide Roshambo (Rock, Paper, Scissors) Contest during the Week of the Family with finals during Family Game Night at the Central Middle School’s Mustang Hall.
Both “at-large” finalists and school champions will participate in the finals. Prizes will be awarded. If …

SF High School All-Stars: An Evening of Poetry, Readings and Music | The Booksmith
Friday, January 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Booksmith
SF High School All-Stars: An Evening of Poetry, Readings and Music | The Booksmith

Celebrate the upcoming Winter 2015 release of Portal, the San Francisco Waldorf High School’s bi-annual literary magazine. The evening will include poetry, prose, and live music from student writers of different ages.
Featuring student writers Arianna Adabachi, Marie Calhoun, Emma Stearns, Sahara Ndiaye, Haley Grey, and …

Saturday, January 31

Geocache Scavenger Hunt w/ Prizes | San Carlos
Saturday, January 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Museum of History
Geocache Scavenger Hunt w/ Prizes | San Carlos

Take a tour of San Carlos on a Geocache scavenger hunt on January 31, 2015.
Starting at 10 am, meet at the San Carlos Museum of History. Armed with a mobile phone or device that displays longitude and latitude, hunt for prizes throughout town. Geocache rules will …

Peace Corp Festival of Cultures: Global Food, Fashion & Storytelling | Palo Alto
Saturday, January 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ohlone Elementary School
Peace Corp Festival of Cultures: Global Food, Fashion & Storytelling | Palo Alto

Join returned Peace Corps Volunteers from around Northern California and the Ohlone Elementary School Global Awareness team for a free festival to celebrate, learn, and share experiences from over 100 countries.
Come and experience:

Exciting presentations from returned volunteers on a dozen exotic, far off places including Namibia, …

2015 Russian Festival: Saturday | Pacific Heights
Saturday, January 31 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 adults, $6 Seniors/Students, free for kids 12 and under
| Russian Center
2015 Russian Festival: Saturday | Pacific Heights

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 27th Annual Russian Festival January 30, 31 and February 1, 2015 - Friday: 5-9:30 pm; Dance Party: 10 ...

DIY Morse Code Messages & Jewelry | Presidio
Saturday, January 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
DIY Morse Code Messages & Jewelry | Presidio

The Army communicated through Morse code during the 1906 earthquake.
Learn how to send your own message by making some Morse code jewelry.
Free, but an RSVP is required.

Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Bernal Heights
Saturday, January 31 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bernal Heights Branch Library
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Bernal Heights

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with free lion dancing performances at several San Francisco Public Library branches on select dates in January and February of 2015. 2015 is the Year of the Ram. Lion Dancing Lunar New Year Celebrations Saturday, January 24, 2015 | 2-3 pm | ...

“Saturday Unplugged”: Cocktails & Campfire Songs | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | JCCSF Jewish Community Center

Meet up and unplug for a family playdate remixed to spark memories of summer camp. Leave behind your bug spray and bring your camp cheer. Tie dye optional. Unplug and meet up with family and friends for a screen-free afternoon of fun activities and celebratory cocktails.
Live …

“Zoovie” Movie Night | Oakland Zoo

Put on your jammies and enjoy an evening of animal close-ups and a Zoovie movie with the whole family. Bring your pillows, blankets, and chairs and snuggle up in our auditorium as Roosevelt, our costumed alligator mascot, introduces you to some of our nocturnal Education …

Sunday, February 1

Exploratorium Free Day: Groundhog Day 2015 | SF
Sunday, February 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Groundhog Day 2015 | SF

The Exploratorium will celebrate Groundhog Day on February 1, 2015 by offering free admission to all visitors.
Please note: Entry is subject to capacity; admission is not guaranteed. They don’t accept group or field trip reservations; group entry is discouraged due to large crowds. Finally, please note that food and drinks …

2015 Russian Festival: Sunday | Pacific Heights
Sunday, February 1 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 adults, $6 Seniors/Students, free for kids 12 and under
| Russian Center
2015 Russian Festival: Sunday | Pacific Heights

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 27th Annual Russian Festival January 30, 31 and February 1, 2015 - Friday: 5-9:30 pm; Dance Party: 10 ...

Super Bowl XLIX: Bowling, 12-ft Screen & Free Food | Albany
Sunday, February 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Albany Bowl
Super Bowl XLIX: Bowling, 12-ft Screen & Free Food | Albany

How about dragging your football crazy friends out to a bowling alley to watch none other than the Super Bowl. Get it? Super Bowl… bowling? Ha.
The big screens will be on and there will be beer specials in the bar (in past years they had $2.50 …

Tuesday, February 3

Cartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day
Tuesday, February 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
Cartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day

The Cartoon Art Museum is the only museum in the U.S. dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of cartoon art in all its forms. This unique institution houses approximately 6,000 original pieces in its permanent collection; a complete volume research/library facility is located on the ...

Wednesday, February 4

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, February 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...

Thursday, February 5

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, February 5 – 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 ...

Friday, February 6

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, February 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, February 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...

Live Jazz & Sweater Funk DJ | Friday Nights at OMCA
Live Jazz & Sweater Funk DJ | Friday Nights at OMCA

What to expect on January 30:

5–9 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under
5–9 pm: Local beer and wine specials
5–9 pm: All Museum galleries open late
5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: get the weekly list here
5–9 pm: OMCA & SFMOMA Member Mixer with …

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, February 6 – 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, February 7

KNBR Giants FanFest 2015 | AT&T Park
Saturday, February 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | AT&T Park
KNBR Giants FanFest 2015 | AT&T Park

KNBR’s 22nd Giants FanFest takes place at AT&T Park, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. The day typically includes live KNBR broadcasts on the field, player Q&As, viewing of the World Series trophies, free player autographs, places to take photos, a kids zone and more.
Expect a chance to roam …

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, February 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...