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Friday, January 27

Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Friday, January 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club from 7 pm to 9 pm and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club. Free, but an RSVP is required. Bring your friends ...

Saturday, January 28

2017 Fort Point Civil War Days | Presidio
Saturday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Point
2017 Fort Point Civil War Days | Presidio
In honor of Living History Day 2016, experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War with live re-enactors, infantry and artillery demonstrations, music, Victorian dance, and exhibits displaying medicine in the 1800’s, and the lives of men, women, and children of days past. Talks and demonstrations will be ...

Family Geochaching Adventure | San Carlos
Saturday, January 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Museum of History
Family Geochaching Adventure | San Carlos
Meet at the San Carlos Museum to start a geocaching adventure around San Carlos.
Family Scavenger Hunt | San Carlos
Saturday, January 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Museum of History
Family Scavenger Hunt | San Carlos
Enjoy a leisurely walk through the downtown area as you search for items in the windows of local merchants listed on the Scavenger Hunt Sheet. Your entire family will share in the fun as you scan windows seeking the hunt objects. The hunt begins at the ...
WWII In The Shadow Of Mount Tam Walking Tour | Sausalito
Saturday, January 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
WWII In The Shadow Of Mount Tam Walking Tour | Sausalito
2017 is the 75th anniversary of the establishment of a bustling wartime shipyard called Marinship in Sausalito.Innovations, ingenuity, and inspiration all played a part in the day-to-day routine. Join Ranger Joanne on a 2-mile walking tour of the area surrounding the Bay Model to experience what ...
2.5 Mile Presidio Hiking Tour with Urban Hiker | SF
Saturday, January 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
2.5 Mile Presidio Hiking Tour with Urban Hiker | SF
Join Urban Hiker and Sports Basement for a 2.5-mile hike in the Presidio with Alexandra Kenin, founder of Urban Hiker SF and author of Urban Trails: San Francisco, the first and only guidebook to the city’s 70 miles of hiking trails. In just under an hour, ...
Free Lunar New Year Celebration: Art-making & Lion Dance | San Jose Museum of Art
Saturday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reservations are highly recommended.
| San Jose Museum of Art
Free Lunar New Year Celebration: Art-making & Lion Dance | San Jose Museum of Art
Enjoy free admission to the San Jose Museum of Art and celebrate the Lunar New Year all day from 11 am to 5 pm on January 28, 2017. Welcome the Year of the Rooster with interactive art-making activities and live performances. Free, but reservations are highly recommended. This contemporary celebration honors ...
Free Zoo Admission for Roosters: Chinese New Year Celebration & Dance Performances | SF Zoo
Free Zoo Admission for Roosters: Chinese New Year Celebration & Dance Performances | SF Zoo
Get into the San Francisco Zoo for free if you were born in the Year of the Rooster (1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017) will receive free Zoo admission on that day to enjoy a day of Chinese New Year performances and activities at the ...

Sunday, January 29

2016 Sausalito Herring Festival: Live Music & Fishery History | North Bay
Sunday, January 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
2016 Sausalito Herring Festival: Live Music & Fishery History | North Bay
Celebrate the little silvery fish that comes to Richardson Bay by the thousands each year and sustains the last commercial fishery in San Francisco Bay at the Sausalito Herring Festival which will showcase food, beverages, information, and entertainment from the surrounding Richardson Bay. 2016 Sausalito Herring Festival Sunday, January ...
Youth Center Open House: Dance, Crafts & Prizes | San Carlos
Sunday, January 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Youth Center
Youth Center Open House: Dance, Crafts & Prizes | San Carlos
The San Carlos Youth Center Foundation invites you to join for an Open house. Come find out more about the Youth Center. Meet the great Staff. Learn about The Youth Center Foundation. They have all the rooms open, so come check them out. The Lobby: Spin the ...

Monday, January 30

Stargazing Party: View Mars, Venus & The Deep Space | South SF
Monday, January 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Stargazing Party: View Mars, Venus & The Deep Space | South SF
Come and join a stargazing party with the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers. It’s a starry starry night for everyone. Explore the winter night sky with the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers.  Three telescopes will be available to view Mars, Venus, the Moon and deep space.

Wednesday, February 1

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, February 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 ...

Thursday, February 2

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, February 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, February 3

“Pier 39 is 39” Anniversary: 39-Week Celebration
Friday, February 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and their famous sea lions. Each week, they’ll be serving up ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, February 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, February 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, February 4

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, February 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 ...

Friday, February 10

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

“Pier 39 is 39” Anniversary: 39-Week Celebration
Friday, February 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and their famous sea lions. Each week, they’ll be serving up ...

Saturday, February 11

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Bernal Heights Residents
Saturday, February 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Bernal Heights 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 ...

KNBR Giants FanFest 2017 | AT&T Park
Saturday, February 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but parking might be an additional charge
| AT&T Park
KNBR Giants FanFest 2017 | AT&T Park
KNBR’s 24th Giants FanFest takes place at AT&T Park, Saturday, February 11, 2017. The day typically includes live KNBR broadcasts on the field, player Q&As, free player autographs, places to take photos, a kids zone and more. Expect a chance to roam the field and meet players like Madison Bumgarner, ...
Tulipmania 2017: Opening Day | Pier 39
Saturday, February 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Tulipmania 2017: Opening Day | Pier 39

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during the annual Tulipmania flower festival. Tulipmania 2017 February 11-19, 2017 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE Enjoy ...

History Play Date: Vintage Valentines | SF
Saturday, February 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| California Historical Society
History Play Date: Vintage Valentines | SF
The theme for this event is Vintage Valentines. Inspired by CHS collections they will be designing their own valentines inspired by their vintage ones. Use decorative paper, stickers, and vintage inspired images to make a crafty card for friends and family. Share what you love about California ...
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, February 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food
Saturday, February 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Campbell
Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays feature live entertainment, art and artists, shopping, and food from 2-6 pm on the second Saturday of every month. Come down to East Campbell Avenue and Central for an afternoon of live music and entertainment for the whole family.

2017 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | SF
Saturday, February 11 – 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2017 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | SF
Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. Typically over 100 groups will participate in the parade and many of the floats and specialty groups will be featuring ...

Sunday, February 12

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Haight Residents
Sunday, February 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Haight 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 ...

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, February 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marine Mammal Center
Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito

Join the Marine Mammal Center for Marine Science Sunday – a free engaging ocean-inspired classroom series for kids and adults from the center’s education experts taking place from 10 am to 5 pm on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. The center offers educational programs ...

Monday, February 13

Presidio Stargazing Party: Unveiling Astronomical Beauties | SF
Monday, February 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Main Parade Ground
Presidio Stargazing Party: Unveiling Astronomical Beauties | SF
Presidio Stargazing Parties are perfect for families and people of all ages interested in seeing the universe through a telescope. The SFAA brings telescopes and amateur astronomers to guide you, unveiling some of the night sky’s most interesting astronomical beauties. See the moon, planets, nebulae ...

Tuesday, February 14

Valentine’s Tulipmania 2017: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39
Tuesday, February 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Valentine's Tulipmania 2017: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during the annual Tulipmania flower festival. Tulipmania 2017 February 11-19, 2017 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE Enjoy ...