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Friday, February 24

Comic Arts Fest 2017: Online Comic Making | SSF
Friday, February 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Comic Arts Fest 2017: Online Comic Making | SSF

During the whole month of February, there will be an extravaganza of author visits, workshops, and comics-related programs. The goal is to enable aspiring artists and readers of all ages and to celebrate the importance of comics both as an art form and as valid ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
5–9 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under 5–9 pm: Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden 5–9 pm: All Museum galleries open late 5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: ...

Saturday, February 25

Annual “Give Kids a Smile” Day: Free Dental Check-up, Screening & Goodies | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
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University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry will offer free dental check-ups and oral health screenings for children as part of a Give Kids A Smile event. The screenings will take place at the Dugoni School of Dentistry’s Pediatric Clinic on the San Francisco campus ...
Presidio Community Day & Grand Opening Celebration | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Presidio Visitor Center
Presidio Community Day & Grand Opening Celebration | SF
Come out with your family, friends, and neighbors for a community day to celebrate the free Grand Opening of the Presidio Visitor Center, your new gateway to the 1,500-acre park. Be among the first to discover the center’s dynamic exhibits, inspiring videos, and high-tech tools – all ...
The Mix: A Teen Performance & Musical Workshop | SF Main Library
Saturday, February 25 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
The Mix: A Teen Performance & Musical Workshop | SF Main Library
Come to “The Mix” and hear the youth-led house band for the San Francisco Rock Project. Enjoy a musical performance, meet the band for a Q&A session, and participate in a short musical workshop where the youth of SFRP give participants a quick lesson in ...
African & African American Storytelling For All Ages | South SF
Saturday, February 25 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
African & African American Storytelling For All Ages | South SF
In celebration of National Black History Month, join them for a storytelling session unlike any other with music, movement and mythical tales. With a lifelong love of stories, literature and the performing arts, Kirk Waller has been sharing these art forms with children and adults  for ...

Sunday, February 26

Shared Schoolyard Event: Games, Activities, Rock Climbing & Soccer | SF
Sunday, February 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | James Denman Middle School
Shared Schoolyard Event: Games, Activities, Rock Climbing & Soccer | SF
Join the Shared Schoolyard Project at Denman Middle School on Sunday, February 26th from 11am-1pm for an exciting kick-off event marking the grand re-opening of the schoolyard for public use on the weekends. The event will include games and activities including rock climbing and soccer. They ...
Youth Orchestra Winter Classical Concert | East Bay
Sunday, February 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Performing Arts Center
Youth Orchestra Winter Classical Concert | East Bay
2017 Program: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15 Aaron Copland Saturday Night Waltz Hoe-Down (Side-by-side with MUSE VIVO Orchestra) Alex Conde Concierto para piano flamenco y orquesta Alexander Glazunov

Wednesday, March 1

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, March 1 – All Day | 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 ...

First Day to RSVP: Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge
First Day to RSVP: Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge

Come to Fort Point at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge to try your hand at Pier Crabbing in the San Francisco Bay on alternating Saturdays from March through October. In this semi-weekly free class, National Park Service workers will teach you how to use ...

SF Zoo Free Admission Day
SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, ...

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 ...

Friday, March 3

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Friday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Final Day: 2017 SF Middle School Science Fair | Randall Museum
Friday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Final Day: 2017 SF Middle School Science Fair | Randall Museum

The Randall Museum once again hosts the 35th Annual San Francisco Middle School Science Fair; the projects will be on view for the public from 10 am to 5 pm from February 20 through March 3, 2017. All public and private middle schools (grades 6 to 8) ...

Last Day to RSVP for Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge
Last Day to RSVP for Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge

Come to Fort Point at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge to try your hand at Pier Crabbing in the San Francisco Bay on alternating Saturdays from March through October. In this semi-weekly free class, National Park Service workers will teach you how to use ...

Free Caricature Day at Pier 39 | SF
Friday, March 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Free Caricature Day at Pier 39 | SF
The first 39 people to stop by the Caricatures cart near the Carousel will receive a free unique cartoon portrait drawing. *Offer only valid for first 39 people on a first-come, first-served basis. One per person. No cash value. Non-transferable. Only valid during regular business hours ...
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, March 3 – 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 ...

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, March 3 – All Day | 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: ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regularly admission is $18 ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, March 3 – 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, March 4

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Saturday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

37th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Saturday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Davis Senior Center
37th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
As Bayview Hunters Point’s longest-running annual event, the Black Cuisine Festival, was created to highlight culinary talents passed through generations. Black Cuisine shares delectable food rooted in African American tradition bringing people together for a little taste of soul. 2017 Black Cuisine Festival Saturday, March 4, 2017 | ...
Creative Family Fun: Dazzling Damselfly | The Presidio
Saturday, March 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Creative Family Fun: Dazzling Damselfly | The Presidio
The forktail damselfly was reintroduced to Mountain Lake in October. This month, the larvae will finally emerge from the water as adults. Welcome these rare damselflies back to the Presidio by making a damselfly craft. Free but an RSVP is required.
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, March 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF 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 ...

Sunday, March 5

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Sunday, March 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

CHCP Lunar New Year Celebration at History Park | San Jose
Sunday, March 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
CHCP Lunar New Year Celebration at History Park | San Jose
Celebrate the Lunar New Year Celebration at History Park. The Lunar New Year Celebration is a fun, family-friendly event. Best of all, it’s free to attend. Activities include an exciting Martial Arts demonstration, crafts such as making red envelope, Chinese lanterns, ribbon, fan dances and finally a children’s ...

Wednesday, March 8

International Women’s Day Sunset Beach Walk | Pacifica
Wednesday, March 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 donation is highly encouraged.
| Pacifica StateBeach
International Women's Day Sunset Beach Walk | Pacifica
Come and celebrate International Women’s Day with a Sunset Beach Walk from Linda Mar Beach to Rockaway Beach. They will be passing out battery operated candles, and there will be pink pussy hats for sale. Bring the whole family. International Women’s Day Sunset Beach Walk Wednesday, March 8, ...

Thursday, March 9

2017 San Francisco Int’l Ocean Film Festival: Opening Night | Fort Mason
Thursday, March 9 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $16 | Fort Mason Center
2017 San Francisco Int'l Ocean Film Festival: Opening Night | Fort Mason

The San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival (SFIOFF) inspires people to appreciate and care for the ocean by revealing its wonders through independent films at the Fort Mason Center from March 9 – March 12, 2017.  Come view the beauty and mysteries of the ocean, experience the thrill of ...

Friday, March 10

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents
Friday, March 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...