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Friday, January 30

2015 Russian Festival: Friday | Pacific Heights
Friday, January 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 adults, $6 Seniors/Students, free for kids 12 and under
| Russian Center
2015 Russian Festival: Friday | Pacific Heights

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 27th Annual Russian Festival January 30, 31 and February 1, 2015 - Friday: 5-9:30 pm; Dance Party: 10 ...

Transflux Art Opening: Organic & Electro Installations | SF
Friday, January 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Transflux Art Opening: Organic & Electro Installations | SF

Come and discover Transflux, an interactive exhibition where the artists, Gene A. Felice II, Kate Spacek, Nathaniel Ober, and Eve Warnock transform the Front Door Gallery into a living, breathing organism and symbiotic ecosystem.
Through the exploration of the interconnectedness of our inner and outer world, …

Modern Baroque Music Reimaginings | Presidio
Friday, January 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers' Club
Modern Baroque Music Reimaginings | Presidio

MUSA reimagines Baroque music with modern updates by young composers.
MUSA was founded in 2012 by eight young professional musicians with a shared passion for bringing the original sounds of centuries-old music to life. Insisting on the highest artistic integrity, they perform on period instruments to …

SF High School All-Stars: An Evening of Poetry, Readings and Music | The Booksmith
Friday, January 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Booksmith
SF High School All-Stars: An Evening of Poetry, Readings and Music | The Booksmith

Celebrate the upcoming Winter 2015 release of Portal, the San Francisco Waldorf High School’s bi-annual literary magazine. The evening will include poetry, prose, and live music from student writers of different ages.
Featuring student writers Arianna Adabachi, Marie Calhoun, Emma Stearns, Sahara Ndiaye, Haley Grey, and …

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, January 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Glamorgeddon: Heavy Psychedelic Flute Rock & Feminist Cabaret | SOMArts
Friday, January 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SOMArts Cultural Center
Glamorgeddon: Heavy Psychedelic Flute Rock & Feminist Cabaret | SOMArts

Celebrate the final night of Glarmogeddon at SOMArts with free live performances in the gallery on January 30th including WIGband (7 pm), a legendary, tasteless, feminist performance art cabaret duo created by Johanna Poethig and Barbara Golden in 1985, a new work by sound artist Laetitia Sonami (7:30 pm) and …

SF Sketchfest $11.50 Tickets: Harland Williams: A Night of Stand-Up & Sketches | SF
SF Sketchfest $11.50 Tickets: Harland Williams: A Night of Stand-Up & Sketches | SF

Harland Williams, star of “Dumb and Dumber,” “Half Baked,” “There’s Something About Mary,” “Superstar” and several other comedies, comes to the Brava Theater stage for a night of stand-up and sketches with his good buddy and fellow comedian Sean Tweedley Hosted by Rob Schultz.
> Funcheap …

The Comedy Roast of an Uber Driver | SF
The Comedy Roast of an Uber Driver | SF

RoastSF is back with another heart stopping, fall-to-the-floor laughing, no-jokes barred comedy roast. In January, it’s The Roast of an Uber Driver. What better way to kick off the New Year than by roasting one of the most controversial professions of modern times?
Get $5 tickets when you …

Pancakes & Booze Art Show: Free Pancakes, Body Painting & DJ | SF
Friday, January 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | 111 Minna Gallery
Pancakes & Booze Art Show: Free Pancakes, Body Painting & DJ | SF

LA’s famous “Pancakes & Booze” Underground Art Show has made a home in SF with two nights of emerging and underground artists and, duh… pancakes. For a $5 cover charge, expect to see the works from over 100 underground and emerging artists, live body painting, DJ music, a no-host bar ...

“Nine” Fellini & Female Power Musical Theatre | SF
Friday, January 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Composer Maury Yeston takes Frederico Fellini’s masterpiece film 8 1/2 and turns it into an essay on the power of women.
Guido Contini is a famous film director/Casanova who is about to reach his breaking point. In order to try and escape his problems (a …

Win Tix: Popscene DJ Night: French Horn Rebellion | Rickshaw Stop
Friday, January 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop

Increasingly huge Brooklyn-via-Milwaukee fuzz-dance duo French Horn Rebellion take over the decks for a special DJ set at Popscene.
Also dropping the needle tonight are Australian electronic music duo Peking Duk, The Golden Pony with their eclectic costumes and custom LED cowbells and SF’s very own …

Deep House & UK Bass DJ Dance Party | SF
Friday, January 30 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 11 pm. $5 after.
| Underground SF
Deep House & UK Bass DJ Dance Party | SF

Come out to The Outpost, a special Garage / Bass / Techno DJ party featuring The Gurus live (Popgang Beyond Normal | LA), Mossmoss b2b Mozaic (AYLI \ Travieso | SF) and Woo (Outpost AYLI Vinyl Dreams | SF).
Free before 11 pm. $5 after.
The Gurus is a young techno …

Saturday, January 31

ParXercise: Free Zumba Workout | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, January 31 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required for each workout.
| Mothers Meadow (Golden Gate Park)
ParXercise: Free Zumba Workout | Golden Gate Park

Get healthy, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors, by working out with ParXercise at Golden Gate Park. Workout sessions are led by local fitness instructors. All levels are welcome. January 2015 Free ParXercise Classes > RSVP is required for each ParXercise: Body Weight Training on ...

Bodysurf at Ocean Beach: Catch Waves & Learn Tips| SF
Saturday, January 31 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Balboa)
Bodysurf at Ocean Beach: Catch Waves & Learn Tips| SF

Brrrrr… this freezingly awesome event comes from Julian, one of our fantastic Funcheap readers:
Come join us for a bodysurfing meet up. We’ll catch some waves, talk technique and try out gear (I’ll bring the wide collection of handplanes I’ve collected).
If people are into this idea we …

BootCampSF Mind, Body & Wellness Talk | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
BootCampSF Mind, Body & Wellness Talk | SF

Boost your New Years resolutions with a 4-part Nutrition Lecture Series with Molly Molofsky and BootCampSF. Discussing the fundamental principals of nutrition, you will learn ways to better your fitness performance, moods, sleep, energy levels and overall wellbeing. Free, but an RSVP is required. Getting ...

2015 Russian Festival: Saturday | Pacific Heights
Saturday, January 31 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 adults, $6 Seniors/Students, free for kids 12 and under
| Russian Center
2015 Russian Festival: Saturday | Pacific Heights

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 27th Annual Russian Festival January 30, 31 and February 1, 2015 - Friday: 5-9:30 pm; Dance Party: 10 ...

“Silent” Yoga & Tea Party in the Park | Dolores Park
Saturday, January 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Dolores Park

Start off the year with great energy and meet other professional women at Sound Off Yoga organized by Femfessionals San Francisco.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
The event will start with brief registration, mingling and tea, followed by an outdoor Sound Off™ yoga session and a …

DIY Morse Code Messages & Jewelry | Presidio
Saturday, January 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
DIY Morse Code Messages & Jewelry | Presidio

The Army communicated through Morse code during the 1906 earthquake.
Learn how to send your own message by making some Morse code jewelry.
Free, but an RSVP is required.

Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Richmond Dist.
Saturday, January 31 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Richmond Branch Library
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Richmond Dist.

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with free lion dancing performances at several San Francisco Public Library branches on select dates in January and February of 2015. 2015 is the Year of the Ram. Lion Dancing Lunar New Year Celebrations Saturday, January 24, 2015 | 2-3 pm | ...

$100 Treasure Hunt | Union Square
Saturday, January 31 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free game, but Indiegogo contributions are welcome
| Union Square Park
$100 Treasure Hunt | Union Square

If you remember @hiddencash this past summer, then this will be the mobile app for you. If you are ready to compete against and/or with others to discover the location of the hidden cash, then come on down to Union Square on January 31, 2015 and …

Urban Hike Day: 2 Peaks, 2 Parks & Some Pints | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parnassus & Willard
Urban Hike Day: 2 Peaks, 2 Parks & Some Pints | SF

Jill Katz leads you on an urban hike beginning in Cole Valley on the corner of Parnassus and Willard Street.
Hike into Mt Sutro Forest (find the fairy gates) cross Claredon Avenue to Twin Peaks Reservoir and Mt Sutro Tower toward top of Twin Peaks Summit …

Magnolia Bloom Tour | SF Botanical Garden
Magnolia Bloom Tour | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias returns to the SF Botanical Garden with free tours at 2 pm every Saturday from January 17 – March 28, 2015. Velvety silver buds on the often bare ...

Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Bernal Heights
Saturday, January 31 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bernal Heights Branch Library
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Bernal Heights

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with free lion dancing performances at several San Francisco Public Library branches on select dates in January and February of 2015. 2015 is the Year of the Ram. Lion Dancing Lunar New Year Celebrations Saturday, January 24, 2015 | 2-3 pm | ...

World’s Most Dangerous Flavor: Bitter Recipes | Omnivore Books on Food
Saturday, January 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
World's Most Dangerous Flavor: Bitter Recipes | Omnivore Books on Food

Jennifer McLagan presents recipes from Bitter: A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor.
What do coffee, IPA beer, dark chocolate, and radicchio all have in common?  They’re bitter. While some culinary cultures, such as in Italy and parts of Asia, have an inherent appreciation for bitter …

“Saturday Unplugged”: Cocktails & Campfire Songs | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | JCCSF Jewish Community Center

Meet up and unplug for a family playdate remixed to spark memories of summer camp. Leave behind your bug spray and bring your camp cheer. Tie dye optional. Unplug and meet up with family and friends for a screen-free afternoon of fun activities and celebratory cocktails.
Live …