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Saturday, December 20

2014 Holiday Toy Giveaway Day | SF
Saturday, December 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. 18+ only.
| Glide
2014 Holiday Toy Giveaway Day | SF

Glide’s annual Toy Sort and Giveaway is here, so hurry up and join a Toy Sort Monday to get ready for the Giveaway Day. Toy Sort Shifts St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1111 Gough Street, SF Check the shift calendar before coming Monday, December 15, 2014 | ...

Free Parking Day | Oakland
Saturday, December 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free parking, but stated time limits will still be enforced.
| All Over Oakland
Free Parking Day | Oakland

Leave your quarters at home (but bring your watch) and go shopping in Oakland during the holiday season every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, plus Plaid Friday. The city of Oakland will offer free parking at meters and parking kiosks to encourage holiday shoppers ...

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, December 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...

Free Parking in Downtown SF for Carpools | Saturdays in December
Saturday, December 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Cars with three people - 1 hour of free parking
| Sutter/Stockton Garage
Free Parking in Downtown SF for Carpools | Saturdays in December

The SFMTA wants you to bring your friends and family to Union Square and save on parking. Cars with 3 or more people will get 1 hour of free parking and cars of 4 or more people will get 2 hours of free parking at ...

Family Holiday Musical: “Jack & Jill…and the Wolf” | SF
Saturday, December 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin Children's Playground
Family Holiday Musical:

Take your favorite little ones to a free family holiday musical, Jack & Jill…and the Wolf,  at the Tenderloin Children’s Playground on Saturday, December 20, 2014.
Doors open at 9:30 am. Stage seating is reserved for children ages 6-11. There will be a free gift giveaway for children …

49ers vs. Chargers Game Watch: Food Trucks & Bottomless Sangria | SoMa
Saturday, December 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
49ers vs. Chargers Game Watch: Food Trucks & Bottomless Sangria | SoMa

Watch the 49ers beat down the San Diego Chargers at a Funcheap Food Truck Tailgating Party. We’ve got food trucks, lots of big screen TVs, Anchor draft specials, and bottomless sangria.
Join up with hundreds of other Niners fans at SF’s biggest weekly game watch.
Funcheap 49ers …

“You Are Hear” Airport Winter Music Festival | SFO

Enjoy free live music while you wait for your flight, or just drop by to hear some great local musicians at the annual You Are Hear music festival at SFO Int’l Airport. Different live performers for each session will perform at various locations throughout the airport. You ...

2014 Christmas Carol Stroll | Union Street
Saturday, December 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Mary Episcopal Church
2014 Christmas Carol Stroll | Union Street

Holiday caroling returns to Union Street when the public is invited to meet in the courtyard of St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church (2325 Union Street at Steiner Street) at 1 pm to join in the Caroling Stroll.
Afterwards, they’ll return to the church for refreshments.

Free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides for the Holidays | Oakland
Saturday, December 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lakeshore Drive
Free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides for the Holidays | Oakland

Enjoy free horse-drawn carriage rides and face painting, Santa and with many merchants offering holiday specials, refreshments and fun for everyone. Holidays on Lakeshore Avenue December 19 & 20, 2014 - Friday 4-6pm - Saturday 2-4pm Lakeshore Ave. between LakePark and Trestle Glen FREE

2014 Children’s Day Celebration, Shrine Building & Potluck | SF
2014 Children's Day Celebration, Shrine Building & Potluck | SF

Children’s Day is a celebration of brilliance, light, and the children of the world. There will be practice time for adults, and all will join in decorating the shrine, being host at the court by the Children’s Day King and Queen, and coming together for a …

Winter Solstice Eve 2014: Beach Celebration | Ocean Beach
Saturday, December 20 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Taraval St)
Winter Solstice Eve 2014: Beach Celebration | Ocean Beach

Join the Reclaiming Collective on the Solstice Eve—the longest night of the year—for their annual, traditional ritual and celebration at Ocean Beach on Saturday, December 20, 2014.
Gather at 3:30 pm; the ritual will start at 4 pm. There’ll be dancing, singing and drumming.
Please note, this is a …

Sennheiser Pop-Up Bash & 3AM Devices DJ Showcase | SF
Saturday, December 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested
| FFDG
Sennheiser Pop-Up Bash & 3AM Devices DJ Showcase | SF

Boogie down at the Sennheiser Pop Up SF Store for a free in-store DJ showcase hosted by San Francisco record label 3AM Devices from 5-9 pm on Saturday, December 20, 2104. Proper Tech House, Techno, and Deep House are on the agenda.
Free, but an RSVP is requested.
Arrive …

2014 Winter Solstice Night Hike & Campfire | Presidio
Saturday, December 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required
| Rob Hill Campground
2014 Winter Solstice Night Hike & Campfire | Presidio

Celebrate Winter Solstice with a family-friendly evening walk that starts at Rob Hill and ends with a campfire in the Rob Hill Campground on Saturday, December 20, 2014.
2014 Winter Solstice Night Hike & Campfire
Saturday, December 20, 2014 | 5 to 6:30 pm
Rob Hill Campground | Washington Blvd. …

Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay
Saturday, December 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Joseph D. Grant County Park
Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay

Please note, sunset is at 4:53 pm and the gates close at 6:30 pm.
The winter star parties will be held at Telescope Row.
From the Grant Park entrance station, follow the main park road for 0.5 miles to a turning circle. Telescope Row is located to …

GIF the Halls: Send a 100-foot Tall Animated Xmas Card | SF
Saturday, December 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Market and 3rd Street
GIF the Halls: Send a 100-foot Tall Animated Xmas Card | SF

Blow away your loved ones by lighting up the walls of San Francisco with your xmas wishes, rather than sending a boring and impersonal traditional greeting card. GIF the Halls is a creative spin on the greeting cards of the future. WP Engine commissioned 7 ...

2014 Hanukkah Festival & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: Fifth Candle | Union Square
Saturday, December 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2014 Hanukkah Festival & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: Fifth Candle | Union Square

Celebrate Hanukkah 2014 with the 40th annual lighting of the 25 foot tall mahogany Bill Graham Menorah in Union Square. Lighting ceremonies take place from Tuesday, December 16-23, 2014, at approximately 5 pm on most days (Friday is at 3 pm and Saturday is at 7 pm). This ...

2014 Holiday Flask Mob, DJ Party & Toy Drive | SF
2014 Holiday Flask Mob, DJ Party & Toy Drive | SF

Flask Mob is presenting its first annual Toy Drive including a DJ party with Bigwavecouchsurfer at 7 pm on Saturday, December 20, 2014. Meet at Polk and Olive Streets in San Francisco.
The San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program believes that no child should be without a toy …

Vice Principals of Comedy & Free Pizza | SF
Saturday, December 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza while supplies last; free admission to the 10 pm show included
| 50 Mason Social House
Vice Principals of Comedy & Free Pizza | SF

The Vice Principals Of Comedy return to 50 Mason Social House with another stellar lineup of the Bay Area’s best local comedians.
Come see the comic talents of:

Headliner Jesse Fernandez (San Francisco Punch Line, SF Sketchfest)
Keith D’Souza (SF Sketchfest)
Irene Tu (Limestone Comedy Festival, Cape Fear Comedy …

The Comedy Roast of a Santa Claus | East Bay
The Comedy Roast of a Santa Claus | East Bay

What says “Holiday Season” more then a degrading, mean-spirited, hate-filled, hilariously funny, live Comedy Roast? Grab your wish list, your worst Christmas sweater, and get ready to take some awkward instagram shots on an old man’s lap. RoastSF’s back with another heart stopping, fall-to-the-floor laughing, no ...

The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF
Saturday, December 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door.
| Milk Bar
The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF

It’s the death of a disco dancer with Milk Bar’s “The Queen is Dead” dance party featuring the music of The Smiths, Morrissey, and other brit pop, new wave, and post punk heavy-hitters. “The Queen is Dead” Dance Party Third Saturday of the month  | 9 pm-2 ...

Win Tix: The Smiths & Morrissey Tribute: New Wave Dance Party | SoMa
Saturday, December 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
| The Cat Club
The Smiths & Morrissey Tribute: New Wave Dance Party | SoMa

Every third Saturday, join New Wave City at The Cat Club to dance to the best of New Wave music, videos, lights, and go-go cages with your hosts and DJs since 1992, Skip and Shindog. Expect a cool crowd of knowledgeable New Wave music fans from ...

San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF
Saturday, December 20 – 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 ...

Sunday, December 21

2014 “Sing Up the Sun” Solstice Sing-Along | Tilden Park
Sunday, December 21 – 6:40 am | Cost: FREE | Tilden Park
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Sing in the East Bay hills to greet the sun on solstice morning. Wear layers and bring drums, shakers, tambourines, flutes, tubas, etc., and maybe a thermos of your favorite hot beverage. If you have a favorite sun-song, bring lyrics to share; they usually do …

“Escape the Holiday Madness” Naturalist Hike to Winery | Cupertino
Sunday, December 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Picchetti Ranch Preserve

Opt out of holiday crowds and last-minute mall madness and escape the holiday madness with a hike in beautiful Picchetti Ranch Preserve in Cupertino.
Docents Martin Manley and Linda Smith will lead a moderately-paced, 4.5-mile hike. You’ll discuss the varieties of plant communities found along the Orchard …

Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive Moving Party | Final Day until 2016
Sunday, December 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Art Museum/ Pacific Film Archive
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive Moving Party | Final Day until 2016

Come celebrate the final day of programs in BAM/PFA’s current building at 2626 Bancroft Way during ”Let’s Go – A Farewell Revel” featuring dance battles, live music, performance art, sound art, a performance on 100 metronomes, and art-making for kids of all ages.
The event will culminate …