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Friday, April 25

The Escapist Comics Anniversary: Free Food & Music | Berkeley
Friday, April 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Escapist Comic Bookstore
The Escapist Comics Anniversary: Free Food & Music | Berkeley

Escapist Comics turns three years old and you’re invited to their anniversary party at 7:30 pm on Friday, April 25, 2014.
The store hours officially end at 7 pm on Friday, but the doors will stay open. They will have refreshments and music provided by Jessica Schneider and …

Win Tix: $5 Classic Movie Night: Joan Crawford is “Mildred Pierce”| Paramount Theatre
Friday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $5
| Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night: Joan Crawford is

Shots ring out in the night and playboy Monte Beragon is found dead in a beach house. As police investigate the shooting, their inquiries zero in on Mildred Pierce (Joan Crawford) and her life story begins to emerge… Mildred left behind her humble beginnings as …

SF Chamber Orchestra Concert: The Great Fugue | SF
Friday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Nourse Theatre
SF Chamber Orchestra Concert: The Great Fugue | SF

Bach’s 4th Brandenburg is his happiest. Scored for solo violin, 2 solo flutes, and string orchestra, it ends with the most joyful fugue ever written. Beethoven’s “great fugue” was something different, an almost-crazy experiment in dissonance and disruption by the by-now completely-deaf composer. Called “repellent” …

Ramones Night: Berlin Style Ping Pong Party | SF
Friday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free if you wear a Ramones t-shirt. Otherwise, $5.
| DSF Clothing Company & Art Gallery
Ramones Night: Berlin Style Ping Pong Party | SF

One of the first cool ping pong parties American Tripps ever attended (way back in like 2008) had a DJ spinning old Talking Heads and Ramones records, and since they spent a whole party on the Talking Heads last New Year’s Eve, they figured it’s …

No Age: Experimental Punk Concert | SF
Friday, April 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Thing
No Age: Experimental Punk Concert | SF

Experimental punk two-piece, No Age, will be making the trek up from LA to The Thing Quarterly for a recording event in their Tenderloin office at 447 O’Farrell Street.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Tickets are sold out.
The band is re-imagining both the music and packaging …

Anzac Day Beer Olympics: $2.50 Cocktails & Aussie Drinking Games | SF
Anzac Day Beer Olympics: $2.50 Cocktails & Aussie Drinking Games | SF

Kick on in the Aussie and Kiwi tradition and commemorate Anzac Day this Friday, 4/25 at the SF Beer Olympics over some Aussie/Kiwi beers and Tim Tam Slams.
Compete in four rounds of Aussie/Kiwi-themed games including the traditional Anzac Day Game, Two-Up. Fair dinkum, mate.
Beer Special: …

Friday Night Disco Party with Open Bar | Mighty
Friday Night Disco Party with Open Bar | Mighty

Mighty wants to get you out on the dance floor at “DIS·CO·THEQUE,” a special tribute to disco and disco house music. They have assembled a great  lineup of DJ veterans from the Bay Area to rock disco classics, edits, remixes, nu-disco, and disco house records.

Free …

Saturday, April 26

Earth Day 2014: Environmental Beach Festival | Pacifica
Earth Day 2014: Environmental Beach Festival | Pacifica

The 10th annual Earth Day of Action clean up, education and EcoFest festivities are coming to Pacifica from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday April 26, 2014.
The annual citywide day of action is dedicated to building community, cleaning up litter and restoring the native landscape …

2014 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma
Saturday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Colma
2014 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma

The fourth annual Colma Town Wide Garage Sale, which will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 9 am – 5 pm in the residential areas of Colma.
On Friday night, April 25, after 6 pm a detailed map of all Garage Sale locations can be downloaded …

Win Tix: Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte: NYC’s Met Opera Livecast | Daly City
Saturday, April 26 – 9:55 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $24 each.
| Century 20 Theater Daly City
Mozart's Così Fan Tutte: NYC's Met Opera Livecast | Daly City

The Metropolitan Opera presents a national live broadcast of Così Fan Tutte, Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love.
The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with …

John Muir Birthday & Earth Day 2014 Celebration | East Bay
Saturday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | John Muir National Historic Site
John Muir Birthday & Earth Day 2014 Celebration | East Bay

John Muir inspired people all over the world to “keep close to nature’s heart.” In this spirit, celebrate John Muir’s birthday at his former home, along with Earth Day, from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, April 26, 2014.
2014 activities and entertainment:

Exhibitors with activities …

Cal Football 2014 Spring Game | Berkeley
Saturday, April 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | California Memorial Stadium
Cal Football 2014 Spring Game | Berkeley

Who doesn’t love free football games? Sports fans of all ages are invited to newly renovated California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley for the annual Cal Bears Football Spring Game and interactive experience with the Cal Marching Band, free coffee and donuts and lots of kid-friendly fun.
Cal …

2014 Laney College Open House: Fun Demos & Free Lunch | Oakland
Saturday, April 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Free lunches while supplies last.
| Laney College
2014 Laney College Open House: Fun Demos & Free Lunch | Oakland

Want to learn 3-D printing, welding or machining? How about cooking or media arts? Whether you’re interested in learning a new skill or a new career, Laney’s Career and Technical Education Open House is a fun day where you can explore a wide range of career and technical programs.
Free, …

2014 Bug Day at Randall Museum | SF
Saturday, April 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
2014 Bug Day at Randall Museum | SF

Join the 2014 Bug Day at the Randall Museum where kids and adults can have fun learning about all kids of bugs from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, April 26, 2014.
See live exotic insects, view insects through microscopes, learn about the language of insects, watch …

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Come see the Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and out of the nests brooding the chicks, feeding the chicks, etc. Interns ...

Treasure Island Flea: Outdoor Festival with 400+ Vendors | Saturday
Saturday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea: Outdoor Festival with 400+ Vendors | Saturday

For April, the Treasure Island Flea moves back outdoors to their location on the “Great Lawn” with 400+ curated vendors, a full bar, 15+ food trucks and stands, a scavenger hunt, a “Makers Square” with a rotating mix of DIY workshops and a Produce Market …

DogFest 2014: Pet Parade & Carnival | Duboce Park
Saturday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Food and games for purchase and there's a registration fee for competing
| Duboce Park
DogFest 2014: Pet Parade & Carnival | Duboce Park

DogFest 2014 is a mutt-tastic festival at one of the most dog-friendly parks in the city and the biggest dog event in San Francisco.
Watch doggies compete for Best Trick, Best Costume, Best Coat, Best Ears and more, with celebrity judge Top Chef Chris Cosentino along …

2014 “Create-With-Nature” Earth Day Celebration | Stinson Beach
Saturday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but be sure to bring a picnic lunch.
| Stinson Beach (South End)
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Celebrate Earth Day at Stinson Beach by creating art on the beach using found objects at the annual Create with Nature Earth Day event.
2014 “Create-With-Nature” Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 26, 2014 | 11 am to 3 pm
Stinson Beach (South End), Marine Blvd., Stinson Beach, CA
FREE
Using sand, rocks, …

Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2014 | Golden Gate Park
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The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2014 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park on April 26, 2014.
Enjoy a full day free festival celebrating Golden Gate Park’s windmills, with a bike parade, live music, silent disco, …

2014 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center
Saturday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Treasure Island Sailing Center
2014 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center

Celebrate Opening Day on the Bay at the Treasure Island Sailing Center with free sailboat rides, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding, plus music, family activities and food.
2014 Opening Day & National Safe Boating Day
Saturday, April 26, 2014 | 11 am to 4 pm
Treasure Island Sailing Center, …

No Age: Experimental Punk Cassette Making | SF
Saturday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Thing
No Age: Experimental Punk Cassette Making | SF

Experimental punk two-piece, No Age, will be making the trek up from LA to The Thing Quarterly for a recording event in their Tenderloin office at 447 O’Farrell Street from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, April 26, 2014.
The Thing office will be temporarily transformed into No Age’s …

2014 Spring Open Studios: Saturday | Mission District
Saturday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission District
2014 Spring Open Studios: Saturday | Mission District

Join a weekend of of collectively cultivating this vital art community and reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District during the annual Spring Open Studios. 2014 Spring Open Studios Saturday-Sunday, April 26-27, 2014 | Noon to 6 pm Mission District, San Francisco FREE This annual ...

Dancing in the Park 2014: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Dancing in the Park 2014: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park

See some of the best dance companies and dance schools in the Bay Area perform under the sun at the seventh annual Dancing in the Park festival at Golden Gate Park’s music concourse on April 26, 2014.
This annual outdoor dance event featuring dance companies from …

2014 Coast Guard Appreciation Day | Pier 39
Saturday, April 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
2014 Coast Guard Appreciation Day | Pier 39

San Francisco Coast Guard Appreciation Day will honor the active duty men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard who operate in and around the waters of San Francisco Bay on Saturday, April 26, 2014.
Enjoy a day of rescue, air and water exhibitions, a chance …

Awesöme Orchestra 1st Anniversary BART Flashmob | Oakland
Saturday, April 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Awesöme Orchestra 1st Anniversary BART Flashmob | Oakland

To celebrate their first birthday, the Awesöme Orchestra Collective are going to do their first ever flashmob aboard BART and at Frank H. Ogawa Plaza at noon, followed by an all-night musician lock-in at Fantasy Studios in the evening.
Please the original location at the MacArthur BART station had …