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Tuesday, August 9

The Science Behind Medical Marijuana | SF Main Library
Tuesday, August 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
The Science Behind Medical Marijuana | SF Main Library
Laurie Vollen, MD, MPH is a physician, human rights advocate, co-founder of the Voice of Witness book series, and award-winning author. A conventional medicine doctor, the overwhelmingly positive experience of the nearly 10,000 patients Dr. Vollen has worked with has convinced her that marijuana should be ...
Free 18-Piece Big Band Jazz Summer Concert in the Park | Orinda
Tuesday, August 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Free 18-Piece Big Band Jazz Summer Concert in the Park | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2016 Schedule June 14: Bay Bridge Beat, 70s Funk ...

Wednesday, August 10

The Final “$1 Movie Day” of 2016 | Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse
Wednesday, August 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire
The Final

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

49ers Training Camp Open Practice 2016 | Kezar Stadium
49ers Training Camp Open Practice 2016 | Kezar Stadium

The San Francisco 49ers will begin the celebration of its 70th anniversary by returning to its roots at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, for a team practice and youth football exhibition. The team’s first practice at Kezar Stadium since 2004 ...

Oakland A’s v. Orioles | $5 Game Night
Wednesday, August 10 – 7:05 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's v. Orioles | $5 Game Night

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and there are $5 tickets to select home games available thanks to BARTable. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Reserved sections, but hey, ya get what ya pay for. Tickets will be available online only. These ...

Thursday, August 11

Volonte & Footer: Tango & Blues Music On The Crossroads | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, August 11 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Volonte & Footer: Tango & Blues Music On The Crossroads | Yerba Buena Gardens
Hailing from the colorful and gritty La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, the Blue Tango Project is a groundbreaking investigation into the treacherous emotional and musical crossroads where tango and the blues embrace. A collaboration between Argentine-born Latin Grammy nominee María Volonté and California harmonica player ...
Free Admission & Ice Cream Cake Night | Charles M. Schulz Museum
Thursday, August 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Charles M. Schulz Museum
Free Admission & Ice Cream Cake Night | Charles M. Schulz Museum
Enjoy free museum admission along with ice cream cake from Cold Stone Creamery of Sonoma County (while supplies last) on Thursday, August 11, 2016. Also, take a photo to remember the event in the free photo booth provided by Runaway Photo Booth until 7 pm.
Superhero Nightlife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, August 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Ages 21+ required for entry.
| California Academy of Sciences
Superhero Nightlife | California Academy of Sciences
Channel your inner superhero during NightLife’s first-ever salute to iconic comic book and cinema characters. Come in costume and explore the science behind your favorite superheroes while learning about their real-life science counterparts. From scuba scientists that dive to the depths of the ocean to explore biodiversity ...
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, August 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 7 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and ...

Floating Films: Movie Aboard Historic 1886 Ship “Moby Dick” | Hyde Street Pier
Thursday, August 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Hyde Street Pier
Floating Films: Movie Aboard Historic 1886 Ship

What better way to enjoy sea-faring cinema than aboard the deck of an 1886 Tall Ship Balclutha? Lucky for you, the Floating Film series is back at Hyde Street Pier. Come on down for maritime films on the water. Refreshments available for purchase. Tickets are $10 per ...

Friday, August 12

Unique Derique: A Prince Among Clowns | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Unique Derique: A Prince Among Clowns | Yerba Buena Gardens
A beloved Bay Area institution, the Unique Derique is a prince among clowns, an internationally esteemed performer who has honed a singular blend of physical comedy and hambone body percussion. Derique (aka Lance McGee) started clowning in Berkeley at 15 with Circus A La Mode ...
Janky Putt Putt Pre-Burn Happy Hour: Live DJs, Putt Putt Course & Pop Up Boutiques | Pier 70
Friday, August 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Free admission. $5-$20 sliding scale donation is requested.
| Pier 70
Janky Putt Putt Pre-Burn Happy Hour: Live DJs, Putt Putt Course & Pop Up Boutiques | Pier 70
The next Pier 70 Happy Hour is Friday, August 12th, 2016. Putt Putt, happy hour drinks & food, live DJs atop The Janky Barge and your favorite playa boutique shopping must-haves. The  custom designed Pier 70 Partners Putt Putt course has 18 holes fabricated by local artists. ...
Friday Nights at the de Young: “Soundwave” | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young:
Four artists probe invisible architecture entangled within the iconic museum built by architects Herzog and de Meuron. Returning artist Matthew Howell’s augmented soundwalk invites participants to explore sonic architecture of varied audio environments in the gardens and perimeter of the Museum. Jeff Cravath activates Turrell’s Three ...
2016 “Fiestas Fridas” Closing Party, Art Show & 40+ Fridas | Oakland
Friday, August 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jingletown Art Studios
2016

Celebrate the 109th birthday of Frida Kahlo and her love affair with San Francisco during a week of Fiestas Fridas taking place at locations throughout the Mission District. Oh and wear flowers in your hair. There will be a new documentary about Frida Kahlo from Mexico, a ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, August 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. We offer an introduction to the labyrinth every month and feature a musician playing live music. The musician this month is Amber Field, who will play her ...
Free Beach Concert: Foghat | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Foghat | Santa Cruz
Rewarded with seven Gold records, one Platinum record, and one Double-Platinum record. Foghat has never stopped touring and recording. Today’s version has been together for 10 years since the passing of Lonesome Dave. They continue to tour relentlessly because they just love to play and after ...
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, August 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Jack London Square
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland

Take a free 90-minute narrated harbor tour (July to October) from the Oakland Estuary to the San Francisco Bay on the beautiful Commodore Pinot Noir. Learn about how the Port of Oakland handles more than 2 million cargo containers annually. Boarding will be at the foot ...

Yeti: Stand-up Comedy With Free Wine | Oakland
Friday, August 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Haddon Hill Cafe
Yeti: Stand-up Comedy With Free Wine | Oakland

Every second Friday of the month, Aviva Siegel and Walker Glenn present “Yeti”, a free stand-up comedy show at your favorite cozy cafe by the lake, Haddon Hill. “Yeti” always brings you the best comics from the bay area and beyond. They’re bringing booze for ...

Sad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland
Friday, August 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
| Sycamore Co-Op
Sad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland

Sad Comedy is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free, vegan homemade soup for every audience member. Free, but an RSVP to sadcomedyrsvp@gmail.com is required. Doors at ...

Saturday, August 13

Meet & Greet The Baseball Star Jeremy Affledt | San Mateo
Saturday, August 13 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Hillsdale Shopping Center
Meet & Greet The Baseball Star Jeremy Affledt | San Mateo
Meet San Francisco Giant, Jeremy Affeldt, 3-time World Series pitcher and Comcast Sports Analyst at Hillsdale Shopping Center. He’ll be on hand to sign autographs on Saturday. Wrapping up his career in October 2015 in San Francisco, the left-handed, 14-year baseball veteran joined the Giants in ...
2016 Chinatown Music Festival and Interactive Design Exhibition | SF
Saturday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2016 Chinatown Music Festival and Interactive Design Exhibition | SF
The seventh annual Chinatown Music Festival celebrates an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary music performances by locally and internationally recognized talents performing at Portsmouth Square. 2016 Chinatown Music Festival Saturday, August 13, 2016 | 11 am to 5 pm Portsmouth Square, Kearny & Clay St, SF FREE In addition to ...
Pistahan 2016: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Saturday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
Pistahan 2016: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF

Experience the largest celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw ...

2016 Laurel Street Fair: Live Music, Yoga & DJs | Oakland
Saturday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Laurel District
2016 Laurel Street Fair: Live Music, Yoga & DJs | Oakland
The 17th Annual Laurel Street Fair is a day filled with live music, DJ’s, yoga, artisan vendors, carnival, petting zoo, food trucks & local chefs in Oakland’s Laurel District. The fair has grown every year in scope, and is now known as one of the biggest and best ...
Pistahan: Have a Peek At Filipino Culture | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Pistahan: Have a Peek At Filipino Culture | Yerba Buena Gardens
Celebrating Filipino and Filipino-American arts and culture, the 23nd annual Pistahan features 2 days of art pavilions and stages highlighting contemporary and traditional music, dance, art, crafts, cuisine, and artifacts. A trade expo offers products unique to the Philippines, including foods, books, jewelry, clothes and products ...
“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. Jack of All Trades Market Every Second Saturday | 11 am to 5 ...

California Historical Society Community Day: Tule Canoes, Talks & All-Day Crafts | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| California Historical Society
California Historical Society Community Day: Tule Canoes, Talks & All-Day Crafts | Mission Dist.
Community Days at California Historical Society are all-day free events that aim to engage the public in key themes connected to its exhibitions Native Portraits: Contemporary Tintypes by Ed Drew and Sensational Portrayals of the Modoc War, 1872-73. Free, but an RSVP is required. Join this fun event for ...
$5 Artist-Led Clarion Alley Street Art & Mural Tours | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Sliding scale donation starts at $5 per person
| Clarion Alley
$5 Artist-Led Clarion Alley Street Art & Mural Tours | Mission Dist.

Running just one block (560 ft long and 15 ft. wide), Clarion Alley is a unique destination for street art and murals in San Francisco, with over 700 murals created since 1992. Clarion Alley Mural Project gives voice to disenfranchised communities and provides a visual ...

Frozen Kuhsterd: Free Tasting & Food Truck Insight | South SF
Saturday, August 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Frozen Kuhsterd: Free Tasting & Food Truck Insight | South SF
Meet the team behind Frozen Kuhsterd, California’s first frozen custard truck. You’ll learn about their unique ingredients, their experience running a food truck, the uniqueness of West Coast style frozen custard, in addition to sampling some delicious flavors. About Frozen Kuhsterd FK began in 2011 as founder ...
Fruit Pie Contest & Tasting Party | Omnivore Books
Saturday, August 13 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Free to baking entrants; $5 for those who prefer to simply taste every pie.
| Omnivore Books on Food
Fruit Pie Contest & Tasting Party | Omnivore Books
Yes, it’s time again for one of the famous food contests, this time celebrating the end of summer fruits that are best sampled in pie. The rules are simple: Bake your best fruit pie, and cut it into as many pieces as possible for everyone ...
International Year of Pulses Celebration and Indian Vegan Cooking Workshop | SF
International Year of Pulses Celebration and Indian Vegan Cooking Workshop | SF
The United Nations declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses – with good reason. Join the celebration for International Year of Pulses. Pulses, or legumes, are an important type of food and crop throughout the world. They provide protein, fiber, and other nutrients to our diets, without ...