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Saturday, July 26

World Naked Bike Ride 2014: Part II | SF
Saturday, July 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
World Naked Bike Ride 2014: Part II | SF

This is the big one… well, the second big one. Hell, just call it the Second Annual World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) – San Francisco 2014 Northern Hemisphere Ride – Part II starting in Justin Herman Plaza at 11 am on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Many …

Bike Ride, Free BBQ & Kickball | SoMa to GG Park
Saturday, July 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | American Giant
Bike Ride, Free BBQ & Kickball | SoMa to GG Park

In the spirit of summer, American Giant, a local clothing company, is organizing a bike ride from SoMa to Golden Gate Park, where they’re throwing a free BBQ with food, drinks, music, kickball, and some giveaways from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, July …

Hoop & Poi Spinning Jam | South Bay
Saturday, July 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Campbell Park
Hoop & Poi Spinning Jam | South Bay

It’s time to spin and flow again with hoops, poi, staff, flags – you name it.  Whatever props you want to spin, balance, contact – come join the monthly Hoop  & Poi Spinning Jam. Bring a picnic lunch and your flow. They’ll have plenty of extra ...

Free Saturday Power Yoga & Juice Tasting | Dolores Park
Free Saturday Power Yoga & Juice Tasting | Dolores Park

Thistle (who make juices) and  Broke-Ass Stuart present a free daytime yoga session and juice tasting at Dolores Park. Small juice tastings are free, and they’ll be selling 8oz and 17oz juices if you want to go large.
They’ll be at the southeast corner of Dolores …

Free Boat Rental Day: Lake Merritt | Oakland
Free Boat Rental Day: Lake Merritt | Oakland

The Lake Merritt Boating Center invites you to Splash Into Summer 2014 with free boat rentals and an open house from 1-3 pm on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
If past years are any indication, you can get ½ hour of free time floating around picturesque Lake Merritt. 
What can you rent?

Paddle Boats
Canoes
Single …

End-to-End Golden Gate Park Hike Day: Lakes, Buffalo, Windmills & Beer | SF
Saturday, July 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Hike is free, but bring cash for beer.
| Stanyan & Haight
End-to-End Golden Gate Park Hike Day: Lakes, Buffalo, Windmills & Beer | SF

Fun hike leader Jill Katz will lead you through Golden Gate Park on what we hope is an amazingly sunny Saturday with beer as the reward at the end of hiking the park end-to-end.
We will meet at the Golden Gate Park entrance Haight/Stanyan (right across …

NBA Nation: Trampoline Hoops & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
NBA Nation: Trampoline Hoops & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square

The NBA’s largest mobile basketball experience, NBA Nation is on its eighth summer tour; check it out as it comes to San Francisco’s Union Square from noon to 8 pm on July 25-26, 2014. NBA Nation is 20,000 square feet of basketball action, including a ...

Sunday, July 27

The 2014 San Francisco Marathon | Best Viewing Locations
Sunday, July 27 – 5:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch and cheer
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
The 2014 San Francisco Marathon | Best Viewing Locations

See your favorite runner or cheer all of them on as they get closer to the finish line of the San Francisco Marathon on Sunday, July 27, 2014 which starts at (gulp) 5:30 am.
The starting line for the First Half Marathon and Full Marathon is …

2014 Obtainium Cup: Human-Powered Mutant Vehicle Rally | SF
Sunday, July 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; $25 registration fee required to race
| Mare Island
2014 Obtainium Cup: Human-Powered Mutant Vehicle Rally | SF

Experience the adventure as dozens of mutant human-powered vehicles race down and up Vallejo’s Mare Island during the third annual Obtainium Cup from 3-9 pm on July 27, 2014.
The road rally is fraught with challenges: Zombies, Flying Monkeys, Mad Hatters, Robots… Can these intrepid heroes survive? …

Monday, July 28

Free Monday Workout: Cardio & Strength | Fort Mason
Monday, July 28 – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Green
Free Monday Workout: Cardio & Strength | Fort Mason

Every Monday, November Project San Francisco meets in Fort Mason for a combination of cardio and strength exercises that are sure to leave you stronger than the day before. Come at 6:30 am for hugs, sweat and cheers.  The workouts are always free and they encourage all ...

Monday Night Raw: WWE Wrestling Watch Meetup & Costume Party | SF
Monday, July 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, costumes and belts win prizes.
| Zeke's Sports Bar & Grill
Monday Night Raw: WWE Wrestling Watch Meetup & Costume Party | SF

The San Francisco Wrestling Watching Club invites you to come out every Monday at 5 pm to watch WWE Monday Night Raw. The event is with sound and subtitles so you don’t miss any action. Be sure to arrive early so you can get a …

Wednesday, July 30

Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Wednesday, July 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Circus Center
Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Wednesday. Circus Skills Jam Class Most Wednesdays | 7 to 9 pm Free, but an RSVP is required; class has a 25 person maximum. Please make sure to check-in before ...

Friday, August 1

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, August 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

Sunday, August 3

Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant
Sunday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant

Join Ariel Mihic and Shawn T. Wilson of the YogaSlackers for an AcroYoga playshop from 11 am to noon on the first Sunday of every month in the Grotto at Sports Basement Bryant in San Francisco. Free, but an RSVP is required. AcroYoga is a combination of ...

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, August 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...

Ninja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Yoga
Ninja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.

Learn how to dive, survive, and return quickly to your feet (like the ninja you are) if you are ever unlucky enough to eat it while biking around town. This free two-hour workshop will teach you to do just that every first Sunday of the month at ...

Monday, August 4

Free Slackline Yoga Class: Focus, Balance & Strength | SF
Monday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Free Slackline Yoga Class: Focus, Balance & Strength | SF

Join Ariel Mihic of the YogaSlackers for a beginner’s slackline adventure on the first Monday of the month from 6-7 pm on the 5th floor of Sports Basement Bryant. Free, but an RSVP is required. By bringing balance onto a 1” piece of webbing, slackline yoga develops focus, dynamic stillness, ...

Thursday, August 7

Free Rock Wall Climbing Class | Lombardi Sports
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required to climb@outdooradventureclub.com
| Lombardi Sports
Free Rock Wall Climbing Class | Lombardi Sports

Come to Lombardi Sports on any first Thursday of the month for a free intro to rock climbing, taught by the professional guides of the Outdoor Adventure Club. Free, but RSVP is required. Lombardi Sports has a 25′ high indoor climbing wall inside their store. The Outdoor ...

Friday, August 8

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, August 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...

Sunday, August 10

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, August 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides with Cal Sailing Club , a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. At this Open House, get a free introductory sail and get a fun first-hand experience on a sailboat in the San Francisco Bay. Sign ...

Friday, August 15

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, August 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Saturday, August 16

San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF
Saturday, August 16 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF

Every third Saturday, you are invited to bicycle with the San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride as they set out to a new mystery location in SF. Where to meet? They’ll post ride start locations on their website and Facebook page, the day of the ride only; there’s ...

Tuesday, August 19

Burner Body Pre-Playa Fitness Bootcamp | Embarcadero
Tuesday, August 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cupid's Span
Burner Body Pre-Playa Fitness Bootcamp | Embarcadero

Every Tuesday and Thursday from now until Burning Man (and maybe through the fall of 2014), come on down to Cupid’s Span on the Embarcadero for a free bootcamp fitness class to prepare you for the playa. You’ll be cranking up the metabolism to crank ...

Yoga on the Labyrinth: Meditation & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Tuesday, August 19 – 6:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted.
| Grace Cathedral
Yoga on the Labyrinth: Meditation & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

Work your core with a cat or crane pose at an all-levels hatha yoga session on Grace Cathedral’s  indoor labyrinth with live music which changes every week, but is likely to be either Indian chanting, singing bowls, harp music, tribal instruments or acoustic guitar. Yoga on the Labyrinth ...

Free Salsa Dance Class | Campbell
Tuesday, August 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Campbell)
Free Salsa Dance Class | Campbell

Learn some new dance moves at a free weekly salsa class, on most 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at Sports Basement in Campbell. Free, but an RSVP is required. Amy and Darwin teach a fast-paced, energetic salsa class that will get you moving and dancing right away. They ...