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Saturday, August 23

Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview
Saturday, August 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant
Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview

Please Note: This tour will take place at the Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bayview, and not at Oceanside in the Outer Sunset, as was originally posted.

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party: Food + Music Festival | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 20th Street Corridor
Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party: Food + Music Festival | SF

Get ready for a delicious summer feast and dance party with two stages of alt-indie bands and DJs curated by Noisepop, and food and drinks from some of the neighborhood’s top restaurants, businesses, and artisans including Flour + Water, Trick Dog, Central Kitchen, and more.

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Eccentric Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Port Costa
Saturday, August 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Port Costa
Eccentric Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Port Costa

“O Best Beloved” is a live outdoor stage play based on Rudyard Kipling’s “Just-So Stories.” It was named “Best Of Fringe” at the 2013 San Francisco Fringe Festival. Featuring original songs, slapstick antics, eccentric characters and colorful scenery, the six actors will satiate your curiosity ...

Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay
Saturday, August 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Halley Hill Observatory
Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay

Sunset is at 7:49 pm, and the gates close at 10 pm.

Film Night in the Park: “Bullitt” | Union Square
Saturday, August 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Union Square Park
Film Night in the Park:

Kick back with the “King of Cool” with our fine city, San Francisco as the supporting co-star in the 1968 action thriller Bullitt with the anti-hero of the ’60s and ’70s, Steve McQueen.

Sunday, August 24

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Mission District
Sunday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Mission District

Sunday Streets (March – October 2014) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yoga classes, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Volunteer at Stern Grove: Free Seating, Parking & Snacks | Final Day of 2014
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove: Free Seating, Parking & Snacks | Final Day of 2014

Want free reserved seating, reserved parking, and free beverages and snacks during a Stern Grove event this summer? All you have to do is volunteer. Volunteer positions include ushers, information booth staffers, bike valet, donation collectors, greeters, set up/take down experts and much more. >> Sign ...

Ukranian Music & Dance | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, August 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Ukranian Music & Dance | Golden Gate Park Band

Come out for Ukranian-American Day with the Golden Gate Park Band for Ukranian music, singing, and dancing.

Stern Grove Festival 2014 Finale: ’60s Rockers “The Zombies” | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2014 Finale: '60s Rockers

Legendary 60′s psychedelic rock group The Zombies close out the 77th Season.
San Francisco-based indie folk group Vetiver opens the show.

Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Noe Valley
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Noe Valley Town Center
Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Noe Valley

“O Best Beloved” is a live outdoor stage play based on Rudyard Kipling’s “Just-So Stories.” It was named “Best Of Fringe” at the 2013 San Francisco Fringe Festival. Featuring original songs, slapstick antics, eccentric characters and colorful scenery, the six actors will satiate your curiosity ...

En Vogue Dance Class: Girl Groups Flash Mob | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
En Vogue Dance Class: Girl Groups Flash Mob | SF

You might not be ready for this jelly, but The Girl Groups Flash Mob is coming. Seven girl groups will be repping in one glorious, bootylicious hit-filled medley including En Vogue, Spice Girls, TLC, Salt-N-Pepa, Destiny’s Child, Pussycat Dolls and Danity Kane. The Flash Mob is ...

Jazz in the Park: Music, History & Jam | Emeryville
Sunday, August 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Doyle-Hollis Park
Jazz in the Park: Music, History & Jam | Emeryville

The Oakland Public Library presents a summer jazz, history and jam series on Sunday afternoons from July 13 – August 31, 2014. Summer jazz concerts kick-off with a performance by a featured artist from 3-4 pm, followed by a history of jazz with jazz musician Randy Moore ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, August 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Monday, August 25

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | 2014
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | 2014

Sometimes you’ve just got get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks including Muir Woods and Yosemite Park. Yosemite park waves their usual $20 per car ...

Tuesday, August 26

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night this summer with a free wine tasting and screening of a classic movie. Throughout the summer of 2014, enjoy free screenings of classics like “West Side Story,” “Sixteen Candles,” and “When Harry Met Sally” while sipping on wine samples from the likes ...

SF History Night: San Francisco History Association
Tuesday, August 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for general public. Free if you're an SFHA member
| St. Philip's Church
SF History Night: San Francisco History Association

The San Francisco History Association hosts monthly talks which explore our city’s enchanting history in depth. Each month, a local history expert hosts a themed talk usually accompanied by a slide show with light refreshments. Monthly presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history ...

Wednesday, August 27

Swing In The Square: Rockabilly Concert & Dance Lessons | Union Square
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing In The Square: Rockabilly Concert & Dance Lessons | Union Square

Take some classic rockabilly, mix in a dose of surf with a touch of psychobilly, chase it with a strong tiki cocktail — and you’ve got The Rumble Strippers.
They may be the newest band to hit the Bay Area rockabilly scene, but vocalist Johanna Sorentino, …

Thursday, August 28

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a new Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and ...

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, August 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Friday, August 29

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 29 – 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 ...

Movie in the Park: “Turbo” | Oakland
Friday, August 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Movie in the Park:

Friday August 29 – Turbo (PG 96 minutes)
Turbo is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy sports film. A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.

Saturday, August 30

Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF
Saturday, August 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Lawn
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Sunday, August 31

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...