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Sunday, August 24

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 ...

Free Outdoor Yoga Class | Ocean Beach
Sunday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Java Beach House
Free Outdoor Yoga Class | Ocean Beach

Yoga teaches us to “not be moved by external forces.” Regardless of distractions; one should remain focused. With that in mind, yoga teacher Tony Eason will offer four yoga sessions in four very different settings around San Francisco during August 2014. Bring your own mat ...

2014 Ukranian Festival: Music, Dance & Martial Arts | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, August 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
2014 Ukranian Festival: Music, Dance & Martial Arts | Golden Gate Park Band

Come out for Ukranian-American Day with the Golden Gate Park Band for Ukranian music, singing, and dancing.
The Program features leading Ukrainian performers from the Greater Bay Area and Sacramento in authentic regional costumes performing traditional Kozak folk dances (incl. the world-renowned Hopak), songs and music …

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 ...

International “Go Topless” Day Celebration 2014 | Dolores Park
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
International

If you decide to break out the ta-tas on Sunday, you might have a lot of company.  It’s International “Go Topless” Day on August 24, 2014, a celebration and protest demanding equal topless rights for all started by a hedonistic UFO religious group called the ...

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 ...

Punk Cooking: Recipes Paired with Music | Omnivore Books
Sunday, August 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Punk Cooking: Recipes Paired with Music | Omnivore Books

Theresa Wahl, chef-owner of L.A.’s Auntie Em’s Kitchen, showcases her simple and beloved recipes for breakfast, brunch, and dessert in a cookbook that celebrates seasonal and local flavors.
Drawing inspiration from her past as a punk guitarist, Wahl pairs her recipes with a playlist, sharing her …

’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 ...

Win Tix: Solo Sunday Theatre: “Black Virgins Are Not for Hipsters” | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Stage Werx Theatre
Solo Sunday Theatre:

Celebrating its fifth year, Solo Sundays is a recurring series of some of the Bay Area’s top solo playwrights each showcasing work that will become full length shows.
The August 24th lineup includes “Black Virgins Are Not for Hipsters” by Echo Brown, “Deal With The Dragon” …

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, August 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Monday, August 25

Monday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF
Monday, August 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Showdown
Monday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF

Please note that this comedy show is now on the second and fourth Monday at 7:30 pm at The Showdown.

“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight
Monday, August 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

This month’s lineup features Josh Argyle, MooreDevine, Ryan Papazian, Michael Manziello and more.
The comedy starts up at 8 pm.

Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night with Matt Lieb | North Beach
Monday, August 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Melt Cafe
Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night with Matt Lieb | North Beach

Steve Lee and Eric Wong co-host this show with headliner Matt Lieb.
Rounding out the line up is Melanie Bega, Lyall Behrens, Adrian McNair, Liz Stone, Francesca Fiorentini and Molly Sanchenz.

Tuesday, August 26

Classic Board Game Lunch Party: Twister, Operation & 1960s Games | SoMa
Tuesday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free (admission to the CJM is not included).
| Jessie Square
Classic Board Game Lunch Party: Twister, Operation & 1960s Games | SoMa

Take a mid-day break and visit the Contemporary Jewish Museum’s game cart on Jessie Square Plaza from noon to 1 pm on Tuesdays, August 12, 19 & 26, 2014. Bring your friends and coworkers and play classic mid-century games from Twister to Trouble to Operation, ...

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 ...

Tuesday Game Night: Huge Projectors, Ping Pong & BYO Games | SoMa
Tuesday, August 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Folsom Street Foundry
Tuesday Game Night: Huge Projectors, Ping Pong & BYO Games | SoMa

Bring your A-game for the final free night of Tuesday Game Night.
Starting September 2, 2014, there will be a $5 cover charge for the game night.

Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight
Tuesday, August 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight

This month’s installment brings you the comedic styling of Cameron Vaninni, Chris Duncan, Brock Wilbur and headliner Keith Lowell Jensen.
And as always your intrepid hosts: Jeff ‘the anayalator’ Anaya, Matt ‘the liability’ Lieb, and Ryan ‘papas fritas’ Papazian – and introducing Tim Young the Intern.

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, …

Cruise-In: Hot Rods, Bikes, Bands & Booze | Thee Parkside
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Cruise-In: Hot Rods, Bikes, Bands & Booze | Thee Parkside

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Featuring Chrome Eagle, White Barons, and DJ Binksebus Eruptum
White Barons play whiskey-soaked punk rock for your whiskey-soaked face.

Italian Film Night: Organized Crime in ’70s Rome | SF
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Italian Cultural Institute
Italian Film Night: Organized Crime in '70s Rome | SF

Escape the heat (or give in to the eery fog) with summer chills, Italian style. They will be showing three films from a more disconcerting, though no less accomplished, side of the Italian psyche. “Tragedy, Italian Style” Film Schedule Free, but an RSVP is required ...

Jessica Battilana’s “Corn” Cookbook | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Jessica Battilana's

Jessica Battilana writes about food and the people who make it.
A former cheesemonger, caterer and private chef (and East coast transplant), she now lives in San Francisco and spends her days chronicling chefs and restaurants, developing and testing recipes, co-writing cookbooks, and otherwise messing around …

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, August 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15
| Cyprian’s
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF

Come have fun and exercise your imagination and creativity at a monthly improv class happening on the last Wednesday of the month at the Turk and Lyon Community Center inside St. Cyprian’s. Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15 Whether you are a veteran or ...

Don’t Watch This Show, Live: Sketch Comedy | SF
Wednesday, August 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1-$10 sliding scale at door
| Stage Werx Theatre
Don't Watch This Show, Live: Sketch Comedy | SF

Founded in 2012, Don’t Watch This Show, Live is an award winning live stand-up sketch comedy show featuring an ensemble of local comedians who write and perform a completely new show on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Every month there is surprise food or giveaway for the audience. ...

Thursday, August 28

Ambiance Shopping Party: Free Bubbly, Snacks & Discounts | Noe Valley
Thursday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Noe Valley)
Ambiance Shopping Party: Free Bubbly, Snacks & Discounts | Noe Valley

Stop by Ambiance’s four San Francisco locations for complimentary bubbly drinks, nibbles, and prize giveaways every half hour from 5-9 pm. You’ll enjoy 10% off regular items and take an additional 20% off sale items. 2014 Ambiance Parties August 7 – Marina District (1858-1864 Union ...

Win Tix: Asian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF
Thursday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF

Spend a evening exploring the Asian Art Museum’s galleries and one of your last chances to see the provocative special exhibit “Gorgeous” after dark.
“Gorgeous” presents key works from SFMOMA and the Asian Art Museum in provocative and stimulating new contexts. The exhibit closes September 14th.