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Friday, July 25

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Friday, July 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE
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Free Summer Circus in the Park w/ Circus Bella | Marin
Friday, July 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bridge The Gap
Free Summer Circus in the Park w/ Circus Bella | Marin

Circus Bella is an open air, one-ring circus featuring amazing circus artists performing tricks like the static trapeze, rope walking, juggling, contortion, unicycle, clowning, acrobatics, and more set to an original score performed by live musicians. The 2014 show, Here We Go!, is a completely new 60-minute, one-ring circus showcasing ...

2014 Japanese Yo-Yo “Kendama” Trick Tournament & Jam | San Jose
Friday, July 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2014 Japanese Yo-Yo

The 11th Annual Loopkicks Camp will be holding the second annual Damalife Gathering during which the tricking community hones in on Kendama, a Japanese wooden toy reminiscent of the yo-yo, with infinite trick possibilities.
Come jam, battle, and join their dama rallies in San Jose’s Cesar …

NBA Nation: Trampoline Slam Dunk Showcase | Union Square
Friday, July 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
NBA Nation: Trampoline Slam Dunk Showcase | 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 ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. And it’s California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm ...

“Mex I Am” Festival: Fair Trade Bazaar, Live Music & Art Bar | Friday Nights at the de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young: “MEX I AM: live it to believe it”
July 25, 2014 | 6 – 8:30 pm
In partnership with the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco and LAM, Friday Nights at the de Young joins in launching MEX I AM: …

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

Please Note: This evening is now being held at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church at 110 Julian Street, near 16tth & Mission in San Francisco, and not at St. Cyprian’s.

Plastic Bag Monster Battle: “The Lunchbox Project” | Oakland
Friday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bites Off Broadway
Plastic Bag Monster Battle:

Get in on a fun tug-of-war battle between the Plastic Bag Monster vs. the indomitable Reusable Lunchbox (both are real and life sized), plus hear inspiring speeches by local leaders and a raffle.
This flash-mob style event highlights the fact that 67% of litter entering the San …

“The Bike Design Project” Reveal Party | SF
Friday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| PCH Lime Lab

On July 25th, San Francisco will host the reveal party for the Huge Design x 4130 Cycle Works bike design.
The reveal party is the culmination of the Oregon Manifest and Levi’s® “The Bike Design Project,” a pioneering bike design competition which partners five high-level design …

Sunset Photo Walk w/ Giveaways & Prizes | SF
Friday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 2
Sunset Photo Walk w/ Giveaways & Prizes | SF

Join 500px’s co-founder Evgeny Tchebotarev on an evening photo walk through San Francisco (yes, sunset is in order).
You will start at the Pier 2, at the intersection of the Embarcadero and Mission St. and will walk to Pier 39. You’ll end the photo walk around 8:30 …

Movie in the Park: “Walking with Dinosaurs” | Oakland
Friday, July 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Movie in the Park:

Friday July 25 – Walking with Dinosaurs (PG 87 minutes)
See and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, in a story where an underdog dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages.
 

American Tripps Berlin-Style Ping Pong 3-Year Anniversary Party | SF
Friday, July 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | DSF Clothing Company & Art Gallery
American Tripps Berlin-Style Ping Pong 3-Year Anniversary Party | SF

Holy hell, can you believe it’s been three whole years already? American Tripps have decided to celebrate their anniversary at DSF, the jewel of the Lower Haight, where they’ve done tons of awesome parties these last three years.
Here’s the deal:

DJ Nutzeffekt and pals
Berlin-style ping pong …

Film Night in the Park: The Beatles “Let it Be” | Fairfax
Friday, July 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Central Baseball Field - Fairfax
Film Night in the Park: The Beatles

Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket, and picnic ...

Win Tix: $5 Classic Movie Night: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”| Paramount Theatre
Friday, July 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $5
| Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night:

Based on the novel by Truman Capote and directed by Blake Edwards, this unforgettable gem of a romantic comedy stars the incomparable Audrey Hepburn at the height of her beauty and talent.
Hepburn is mesmerizing as Holly Golightly, a Manhattan party girl who doesn’t quite grasp …

Free Pier 70 Movie Night: Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” & Burning Man Pre-Party | SF
Free Pier 70 Movie Night: Hitchcock's

Pier 70 continues their free summer movie series with Funcheap with a mix of the classic and the futuristic in the same night.
FREE - RSVP on Facebook
Start the evening with a Burning Man dance party with The Space Cowboys futuristic mobile dance party vehicle. Then, end the …

Saturday, July 26

2014 Berkeley Kite Festival
2014 Berkeley Kite Festival

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 29th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships from 10 am to 6 pm on July 26-27, 2014. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as ...

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.

Treasure Island Flea: Summertime Brunch Party
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea: Summertime Brunch Party

As special addition for the July 2014 Treasure Island Flea, there will be an island brunch.
Benedict Arnolds is a brand new brunch truck that will be making its first appearance at the flea on Saturday and Sunday. And you know what pairs well with eggs benedict? Bloody …

Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset
Saturday, July 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant
Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission invites you to take a free tour of the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant to find out how your sewer system works. Free, but an RSVP is required at least two days in advance. Have you ever wondered what happens to the water ...

Pedalfest 2014: Live Music, Stunts, DJs & Unicycle Basketball | Oakland
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Pedalfest 2014: Live Music, Stunts, DJs & Unicycle Basketball | Oakland

Pedalfest 2014 rolls into Jack London Square to celebrate all-things cycling at the Bay Area’s finest bicycle festival featuring handmade and vintage bike shows, Unicycle Basketball, a bicycle rodeo, BMX performances, bike powered live music, bike raffles, U.S. Bicycling Olympian Meet & Greet and more from 11 am to 7 …

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 …

The History of New Orleans Jambalaya, Cooking Class & Free Tasting | South SF
Saturday, July 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*To RSVP, and for more information about this free event, please call (650) 829-3860.
| South San Francisco Main Library
The History of New Orleans Jambalaya, Cooking Class & Free Tasting | South SF

My Treat Personal Catering and South San Francisco Public Library host a demonstration cooking class on the History of Jambalaya. First, learn about the history of New Orleans Jambalaya, and then help cook a pot. Come hungry and plan to have lots of fun.
The first …

BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Pre-Compression Picnic | San Jose
BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Pre-Compression Picnic | San Jose

Bring your family, your dogs, your Frisbees, and hoops/toys, plus a cooler, something to share or grill, and some charcoal and help BBQ-A-Newbie in San Jose’s Murdock Park from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Their …

“Ladies of the ’80s” Dance Party TV Taping & Costume Contest | SF
Saturday, July 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | KOFY TV Studio

Grab your leggings and Members Only jackets and be ready to dance your butts off to classic ’80s hits at the KOFY TV Dance Party taping in San Francisco on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Their noon and 2 pm tapings will be their normal ’80s themed dance party. For …

2014 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2014 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City

The 2014 Redwood City PAL Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival features live blues, gospel, and R&B musicians from the Bay Area and beyond, Art on the Square, family entertainment, an arcade for kids, and food and drink vendors on July 25-26, 2014. 2014 PAL Blues, ...