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Friday, October 13

Free Movies in the Park: Goosebumps | Oakland
Friday, October 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Free Movies in the Park: Goosebumps | Oakland

Movies in the Park is back with family friendly films in the park by the Redwood Heights Recreation Center in Oakland. Popcorn, hot chocolate, drinks and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Dress warm and bring a lawn chair and or blanket. You will want to ...

Saturday, October 14

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Outer Mission & Glen Park Residents
Saturday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Outer Mission & Glen Park 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 ...

“Area 51 & UFO Themed” Halloween Haunted House Free Tour | SF
Saturday, October 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission and there's also a free gift if you mention FUNCHEAP
| Area 51 Halloween Haunted House Alien UFO Themed

Come and explore for free a UFO themed & Area 51 haunted house that’s run by a guy who says he’s “former CIA, FSB and ALF spy to protect humans and animals, prevent World War III and New World Order that follows. Save Mother Earth ...

“Pier 39” Birthday Bash & Fireworks | SF
Saturday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Pier 39’s 39-week celebration culminates on Saturday, October 14 with the 39th Birthday Bash. Join for an evening of fun, music, discounts and more. The night will be topped off with a dazzling fireworks display over San Francisco Bay. This is a party you won’t want ...
Pizzafest 2017: Fresh Pizza Samples & Local Beer | Berkeley
Saturday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: $20*
*$1.69 service fee; free for children under 12.
| The Companion Group
Pizzafest 2017: Fresh Pizza Samples & Local Beer | Berkeley
Celebrating all things pizza. 2017 marks the fourth year for this popular northern California event. Come and sample fresh pizzas cooked on site from over 13 competing teams and vote for your favorite on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Complete the meal with beer from Lagunitas Brewery ...
Creative Family Fun Crafts: Make Your Own Fabulous Funghi | The Presidio
Saturday, October 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is preferred.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Creative Family Fun Crafts: Make Your Own Fabulous Funghi | The Presidio
October 15th is National Mushroom Day! You can find many different types of mushrooms growing here in the Presidio. Learn about some of the special types you might see around the park and create your own out of paper. Free, an RSVP is preferred.
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, October 14 – 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, ...

“Ignite!” Innovation: Lighted Drones, Digital Paintings & Robot Demos | Pleasanton
Saturday, October 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Arts Center (Pleasanton)
The inaugural “Ignite!” is a free family event slated to fill the Firehouse Arts Center and the surrounding streets between Division and Railroad. The evening event will feature: Jeremy Sutton, Digital Artist (Performed live digital painting for Cirque du Soleil) Hot Club of San Francisco Innovative Illuminated Decor Ignite! Talks Illuminated Drones Eden ...

Sunday, October 15

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Sunday, October 15 – 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 ...

San Francisco Bluegrass and Old-Time Festival | McLaren Park
Sunday, October 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
San Francisco Bluegrass and Old-Time Festival | McLaren Park
The San Francisco Bluegrass and Old-Time Festival.showcases several of our local troubadours at a non-stop afternoon of new and traditional tunes sung and played by The Beauty Operators String Band, and several well-known bluegrass bands.
Live in the Castro: The Castro Flaggers | Jane Warner Plaza
Sunday, October 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro: The Castro Flaggers | Jane Warner Plaza
Enjoy the bright, beautiful movements of the Castro Flaggers. Watch and learn how to spin. If you have silks- bring them. The Castro Flaggers will share their awesomeness multiple times this season.

Thursday, October 19

New Moon Ceremony: Defend Mother Earth | Berkeley
Thursday, October 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 11 Spinnaker Way
New Moon Ceremony: Defend Mother Earth | Berkeley

You are invited to join them in this prayer from wherever you are on Mother Earth’s belly. In the San Francisco Bay Area, they will be meeting on the shoreline of Berkeley, California at Cesar Chavez Park, right at the end of the road where ...

Friday, October 20

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Dogpatch & Visitacion Valley Residents
Friday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Dogpatch & Visitacion Valley 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 ...

Saturday, October 21

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Bernal Heights & Potrero Hill Residents
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Bernal Heights & Potrero Hill 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 ...

Corgi Con Fall 2017: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty | Ocean Beach
Saturday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Below Cliff House)
Corgi Con Fall 2017: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty | Ocean Beach
The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and wannabes too on Ocean Beach in San FranCorgsco, between Stairwell 2 and 5 near the Cliff House, from 10 am to 2 ...
“Area 51 & UFO Themed” Halloween Haunted House Free Tour | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission and there's also a free gift if you mention FUNCHEAP
| Area 51 Halloween Haunted House Alien UFO Themed

Come and explore for free a UFO themed & Area 51 haunted house that’s run by a guy who says he’s “former CIA, FSB and ALF spy to protect humans and animals, prevent World War III and New World Order that follows. Save Mother Earth ...

International Archaeology Day | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Presidio Officers' Club
International Archaeology Day | The Presidio
Have you ever wondered what an archaeologist actually does? Did you know that there are archaeologists working and studying right here in San Francisco? To find out more, come join Presidio archaeologists at International Archaeology Day. See archaeology in action as Presidio Trust archaeologists uncover the ...
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View

Come get your bike fixed and learn a few things from professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy who will be available for advice and help with you bike at the Mountain View Library every third Saturday from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Use their tools to work ...

Presidio Pumpkin Carving Workshop | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Main Parade Ground
Presidio Pumpkin Carving Workshop | The Presidio
Create your own Halloween Jack O’ Lantern in this favorite annual event. Tools and pumpkins are provided while supplies last. Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
McLaren Park Metal Music Festival | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
McLaren Park Metal Music Festival | SF
Saturday in the Park Presents the McLaren Park Metal Music Festival Saturday, Oct. 21, 12pm – Featuring old school metal bands Ancient Mariner, Hammerdown & AC/DZ
Illumination: “Summer of Love” Light Art in the Park | Final Day
Saturday, October 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers
Illumination:

Flowers power the night this summer as the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park becomes the canvas for an elegant light art installation to honor San Francisco’s city-wide celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love. Illumination: Summer of Love Light Art ...

Sunday, October 22

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Bayview-Hunters Point & Mission Residents
Sunday, October 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Bayview-Hunters Point & Mission 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 ...

Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF
Sunday, October 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all. ...

Live in the Castro: The Man Dance Company | Jane Warner Plaza
Sunday, October 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro: The Man Dance Company | Jane Warner Plaza
Man Dance Company is the first ballet company of its kind in America, and it prides itself on bringing audiences more than just the experience of great male dancing. Founded in San Francisco, Artistic Director Bryon Heinrich designed MDC for dancers who can express their athleticism, ...

Wednesday, October 25

Final $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library
Wednesday, October 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
Final $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library

Starting this April, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. ...

Thursday, October 26

Sunset Cinema: “Girls Trip” Outdoor Movie Night | Emeryville
Thursday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Greenway 31
Sunset Cinema:

Come and enjoy Sunset Cinema at Greenway 31, starting on Thursday, August 31 until October 26. Come early to enjoy a pre-movie happy hour with Novel Brewing plus the Bay Area Roller Derby team will be providing skate up beer service starting at 6 pm. Movies begin ...

Saturday, October 28

“Area 51 & UFO Themed” Halloween Haunted House Free Tour | SF
Saturday, October 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission and there's also a free gift if you mention FUNCHEAP
| Area 51 Halloween Haunted House Alien UFO Themed

Come and explore for free a UFO themed & Area 51 haunted house that’s run by a guy who says he’s “former CIA, FSB and ALF spy to protect humans and animals, prevent World War III and New World Order that follows. Save Mother Earth ...

Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Party | Menlo Park
Saturday, October 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Party | Menlo Park
Celebrate Halloween, Dia de los Muertos and the Harvest Season. This is sure to be fun for the whole family. Bring the kids in costume for parade, trick-or-treating, and free pumpkin (1 per children – while supplies last). Shop for fall produce, decor & crafts. What to expect: Farmers ...
Live in the Castro: Dirty Cello | Jane Warner Plaza
Saturday, October 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro: Dirty Cello | Jane Warner Plaza
Get down & dirty with the down home blues of Dirty Cello. Starting with a bang and never stopping, Dirty Cello features the virtuosic cello stylings of Rebecca Roudman, one of the San Francisco bay area’s most exciting cross-over cellists. Dirty Cello takes you on ...

Sunday, October 29

17th Annual “Halloween Hoopla” Festival & Costume Parade | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, October 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
17th Annual
Their 17th annual Halloween Hoopla features interactive performances and games for kids under 10 and their adults and the return of the Yerba Buena Pumpkin Patch. The program culminates in the eagerly awaited Halloween Costume Parade, where everyone shows off their Halloween finery.