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Sunday, July 23

The 2017 San Francisco Marathon | Best Viewing Locations
Sunday, July 23 – 5:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch and cheer
| All Over San Francisco
The 2017 San Francisco Marathon | Best Viewing Locations
See your favorite runner or cheer all of them on as they get closer to the finish line of the San Francisco Marathon on Sunday, July 23, 2017 which starts at (gulp) 5:30 am. The San Francisco Marathon Expo will be on Friday, July 21st (noon-7 ...
“Flower Piano” Free Concert Day in the Park | Golden Gate Park

In collaboration with the amazing Sunset Piano, the San Francisco Botanical Garden once again in 2017 transforms into the city’s own outdoor concert hall, and everyone is invited to play and listen. For twelve days only, July 13-24, 2017, you are encouraged to seek out the twelve ...

2017 Bon Odori Japanese Dance & Street Festival | SF
Sunday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Buddhist Church of San Francisco
2017 Bon Odori Japanese Dance & Street Festival | SF

The Ginza Bazaar is a 79 year Japantown tradition offering two days of games, entertainment, Japanese food, bingo shopping, camaraderie, and more at the Buddhist Church of San Francisco. The highlight of the weekend will be the 86th Bon Odori – a traditional Japanese Bon Dancing ...

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Free Outdoor SF Symphony Concert | Pier 27
Sunday, July 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 27
Free Outdoor SF Symphony Concert | Pier 27
Come out to hear the San Francisco Symphony during their 3rd annual free outdoor waterfront concert at Pier 27. Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy a summer program conducted by SFS Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater. Free SF Symphony Concert at Pier 27 Sunday, July 23, 2017 | Noon ...
Free Muttville Dog Adoptions | SF
Sunday, July 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Muttville Headquarters
Free Muttville Dog Adoptions | SF

Did you know that many dogs lose their homes in the summer when their families go away and leave them behind? How sad is that? Muttville want to turn July from a sad month into a record-breaking month of love, so they’re making their senior dog adoptions free to ...

Free Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, July 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

Live in the Castro: The ManDance Company | Jane Warner Plaza
Sunday, July 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro: The ManDance Company | Jane Warner Plaza
Man Dance Company is the first ballet company of its kind in America, and it prides itself on bringing audiences more than just the experience of great male dancing. Founded in San Francisco, Artistic Director Bryon Heinrich designed MDC for dancers who can express their athleticism, ...
Picklewater Free Circus Festival | Union Square
Sunday, July 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Picklewater Free Circus Festival | Union Square
Presented by Union Square Live, the Picklewater Free Circus Festival returns for its tenth year at Union Square. The Picklewater Free Circus Festival is a free festival of circus arts featuring some of the best in Circus Arts from around the bay area, the festival ...
Summer Outdoor Music Series: Folk Rock Music | Corte Madera
Sunday, July 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series: Folk Rock Music | Corte Madera

Celebrating the summer season and Marin’s love for the outdoors Town Center Corte Madera will host its annual Summer Music Series each Sunday June 4th through August 27th from 2-4 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages. The series features ...

2017 Frida Kahlo Festival: Frida Spoken Word Open Mic | Mission Dist.
Sunday, July 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alley Cat Books
2017 Frida Kahlo Festival: Frida Spoken Word Open Mic | Mission Dist.

Celebrate the 110th 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. Be sure to wear flowers in your hair. All of the events are free and kid friendly unless otherwise noted. ...

“Touch The Gear” Hands-On Music Night & Instrument Inventor Meet & Greet | SF
Sunday, July 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Community Music Center
The popular and free Touch the Gear Expo is a hands-on, family-friendly exposition happening on July 23, 2017. During the evening attendees get to roam among inventors and musicians while experiencing sound producing gear, computers, instruments and inventors with their various different configurations of “gear”–everything from oscillators and ...
’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, July 23 – 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, July 24

Final Day: 2017 “Flower Piano” | Golden Gate Park
Final Day: 2017

In collaboration with the amazing Sunset Piano, the San Francisco Botanical Garden once again in 2017 transforms into the city’s own outdoor concert hall, and everyone is invited to play and listen. For twelve days only, July 13-24, 2017, you are encouraged to seek out the twelve ...

“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, July 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
The line-up for the month: Allison Mick Jennifer Dronsky Geneva Rust-Orta Jeff Dean Juan Medina Richard Sarvarte Hosted by Shelbi Evans Please note, according to the promoter this event was rescheduled to July 24th instead of July 17th due to the 4th of July festivities.

Tuesday, July 25

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Funny Girl | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Funny Girl | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2017 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer movie nights are back at Top of the Mark featuring a selection of classic comedy, action, and drama flicks from the 1930s ...

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Here’s the lineup: Jackson Banks Stephanie Patricio Jackie Kelliaa Emily Browning Honey DoMe Melons Headliner Johnny Corn Your host for the night is Tony Spark.
French Film & Conversation Night: “Nocturama” | SF
Tuesday, July 25 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but there is a $5 suggested donation
| Alliance Française of San Francisco
French Film & Conversation Night: “Nocturama” | SF

To help non-French speakers discover French cinema, The Alliance Française of San Francisco is offering a weekly Tuesday night class centered around a French film and conversation. The film night takes place in their cozy theater with free servings of wine. Admission is free, but a $5 donation ...

Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, July 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
This month we are joined by some wonderful comics gracing the stage: Francesca Fiorentini (AJ Plus) Kevin Oshea (Viceland) Paul Coyners (Punchline) And More Welcomed, as always, by your intrepid hosts: Jeff Anaya, Joey Avery, and Andrew Orolfo

Wednesday, July 26

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, July 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UCSF Osher Center
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF

Laughter is contagious and has a powerful and immediate effect on our mind, body and spirit.  Laughter Yoga involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughter exercises and takes place on two Wednesdays each month from 5:30-6:30 pm. The laughter exercises in this class aim to: ...

Salsa in the Square: Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble | Union Square
Wednesday, July 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Salsa in the Square: Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble | Union Square
Under the leadership of Dr. John Calloway, a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger who has worked at the creative edge of the Bay Area’s Latin music scene since the 1970s, the Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco is an invaluable proving ground for stellar young ...
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, July 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF

Come have fun and exercise your imagination and creativity at a monthly improv class hosted by cast members of Secret Improv Society happening on the last Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a suggested donation of $5-15 Whether you are a veteran or a ...

Thursday, July 27

Contemporary Reggae with the Rubadub Posse | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, July 27 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Contemporary Reggae with the Rubadub Posse | Yerba Buena Gardens
Fronted by the incandescent Berkeley-raised vocalist Kimiko Joy, “RUBaDUB Posse” is a testament to reggae’s enduring power, celebrating songs of love, liberation, unity and justice that have inspired people across the globe. Encompassing classic tunes from the rocksteady, roots and dub eras all the way to ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Heat & Temperature on Full-Spectrum Science | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Heat & Temperature on Full-Spectrum Science | Pier 15
Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world. What’s the difference between heat and temperature? You use the terms interchangeably, but they have precise meanings to physicists. How does your thermostat work and how does a Thermos® know to keep a hot thing ...

Friday, July 28

The Unique Derique Comedy | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Friday, July 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
The Unique Derique Comedy | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
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 and ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, July 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Friday Nights at the de Young: Robert Moses’ Kin Performance | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young: Robert Moses' Kin Performance | SF
Events and Activities: Record Revelations: David Katznelson and Andy Cabic (Vetiver) – Vinyl playlist inspired by the music of Lonnie Holley and Revelations: Art from the African American South. Creativity Station with Linda Janklow Robert Moses’ Kin – Founded in 1995, Robert Moses’ Kin is considered by many to be one of the ...
San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, July 28 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
San Francisco Critical Mass

Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in San Francisco starting at 5:30 pm at Justin Herman Plaza (foot of Market Street) and in cities around the world. Everyone is invited. No one is in charge. Bring your ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, July 28 – 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 ...

Inside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF
Inside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF

Inside Baseball is the only show in the Bay Area that provides every kind of comedy, every second Friday, for the low-price equivalent of a coffee. Free for Funcheapers who enter “FUNCHEAP” as a promo code at checkout. Otherwise, it’s $5. Each month, Endgames Improv’s incredibly popular ...