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Monday, September 8

“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, September 8 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

September’s lineup features maladjusted mirth makers:

Kevin Munroe (Bridgetown Comedy Fest)
Ronn Vigh (Last Comic Standing)
Irene Tu (Cape Fear Comedy Fest)
Matt Gubser (SF Sketchfest)
Allison Mick (Vice Principals of Comedy)
Griffin Daley (Melt the Mic)

Please Note: This show now takes place on September 8, 2014, and not on September …

Tuesday, September 9

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, September 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

“The Macallan” Exclusive Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class | SF

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to The Regency with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the celebrated whiskies in the world. The ...

Win Tix: Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Lecture: Family & The Modern Economy | Castro Theatre
Tuesday, September 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $29
| Castro Theatre
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Lecture: Family & The Modern Economy | Castro Theatre

In her new book, Cut Adrift, Marianne Cooper, Stanford sociologist and lead researcher for Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In weaves together deep data analysis of our frightening economic condition with real-world stories of families struggling to adjust.
Hear Cooper in conversation with LeanIn.org Founder Sheryl Sandberg, as …

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, September 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second and third Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedian Jules Posner. There’s never a cover nor a drink minimum. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting ...

Haightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF
Tuesday, September 9 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Danny Coyle's
Haightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF

The Lower Haight’s free stand-up showcase is in an Irish bar every second Tuesday and is hosted by a guy named Logan Hesse. Entry is free and there will be $2.50 Tecates, $7 PB&J (Shot of Jameson and a PBR), and lots of laughs. Please note, this is ...

Wednesday, September 10

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, September 10 – 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. Free, but an RSVP is required. The laughter exercises in this class ...

Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class: The Macallan | SF
Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class: The Macallan | SF

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to The Regency with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the celebrated whiskies in the world. The ...

“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, September 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Haters Gonna Hate is a niche comedy showcase created by Josef Anolin where comedians give you a piece of the darkest corners of their minds while simultaneously being kept on their toes by the antics of the show’s co-hosts, Josef Anolin and Chris Riggins, with Kaseem ...

Destiny’s Child Flash Mob Dance Class | SF
Wednesday, September 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
Destiny's Child Flash Mob Dance Class | 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 ...

Dream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin
Wednesday, September 10 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Dream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin

The Dream Queens Revue is San Francisco’s fabulicious drag show taking over Aunt Charlie’s Lounge every second and fourth Wednesday from 9:30-11:30 pm. Free, but come early for the best seats. “This unforgettable cabaret show is a must — sequined spectacle that’s not to be missed.” – ...

Thursday, September 11

Cup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF
Thursday, September 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emma's Coffee House
Cup 'o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF

Join Danny Dechi – comedian and world’s only pencil musician – and his funny friends for a Cup ‘o Comedy at Emma’s Coffee House. Come by every second and fourth Thursdays for your cup o’ comedy.

Tango Night & Live Band | McCoppin Plaza
Thursday, September 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
Tango Night & Live Band | McCoppin Plaza

The city has turned the blighted dead end of McCoppin St., abutting the Octavia freeway off ramp, into a dynamic community space. The new McCoppin Plaza is one of three new open spaces under the South of Market (SoMa) West Improvement Projects designed to enhance the ...

Win Tix: Ferocious Few: Soul Shaking Roots & Rock ‘n Roll | SF
Thursday, September 11 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $14
| Slim's
Ferocious Few: Soul Shaking Roots & Rock 'n Roll | SF

Francisco Fernandez brings the energy of Bob Dylan, the finesse of Elvis, and the heart of Johnny Cash everywhere he goes, but his soul bleeds James Brown.
With The Ferocious Few he stirs up a fresh blend of rock ‘n roll, based in it’s soul shaking …

Friday, September 12

Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF
Friday, September 12 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Aquatic Park
Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF

Dolci by the Bay are free weekly concerts of chamber music at 1 pm on Fridays from September 12 through November 21, 2014. Viva Knight and Ted Rust regard Dolci, their piano-oboe duo, as their after-careers dessert course (dolci) of their lives. All concerts take place in the ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 12 – 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 ...

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, ...

Central Market Now: Monthly Arts Showcase | SF
Friday, September 12 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0
Central Market Now: Monthly Arts Showcase | SF

Central Market Now activates, promotes & celebrates the local Arts and businesses in the Central Market neighborhood – every second Friday. The event features open houses, free performances, exhibits, and merchant promotions monthly.

“The Macallan” Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class: Final Night | SF

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to The Regency with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the celebrated whiskies in the world. The ...

Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant
Friday, September 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant

The Sports Basement Bryant Street store hosts the Good Times in the Grotto comedy night on (most) second Fridays of the month from 6:30-8:30 pm. In addition to some free laughs, they also serve up free drinks and free snacks. Host and local comedian Anthony ...

Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Friday, September 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar

Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every second Friday of the month at 8 pm. Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free monthly burlesque and variety show. Come early to purchase your beverage and toast to ...

Saturday, September 13

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, September 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

History for Half Pints: Family Music & Games | California Historical Society
Saturday, September 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| California Historical Society
History for Half Pints: Family Music & Games | California Historical Society

History for Half Pints (the kid kind, not the drinking kind) is a monthly family day at the California Historical Society in San Francisco, featuring music, games and of course, history. The family day takes place every second Saturday of the month and is free ...

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, September 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...

Come Out and Play: Games Workshop | UN Plaza
Saturday, September 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Come Out and Play: Games Workshop | UN Plaza

Bring the kids and work together in a series of weekend afternoon classes/activities for children and families to play and learn about making their own games, together. Saturday, August 30th, noon to 1:30 Saturday, September 13th, noon to 1:30 Saturday, September 20th, noon to 1:30 ...