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2014 Cherry Blossom Festival & Parade2014 Cherry Blossom Festival & Parade
By - posted 4/18/2014
Fairs & Festivals

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival is said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C. to celebrate the blooming of cherry blossoms and is held at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. 47th Annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival Saturdays and Sundays, April 12-13 and April 19-20, 2014 Japantown (Post more...

Earth Day 2014Earth Day 2014
By - posted 4/17/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Hunky Jesus Easter ContestHunky Jesus Easter Contest
By - posted 4/16/2014
Fairs & Festivals

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the kabuki-inspired cross-dressing nuns-of-fun, host their 35th Easter Sunday in the Park on April 20, 2014 at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park. There’s a family-friendly Children’s Easter celebration at 10 am, but the real fun follows after the kids head home with adult-friendly fare like more...

Free Sunday Parking Returns to SFFree Sunday Parking Returns to SF
By - posted 4/16/2014
City Insight

It’s now a little bit cheaper to do your Sunday shopping in San Francisco if you have a car. The SFTMA reinstated free Sunday parking at meters after a year-long experiment with charging for Sunday parking Free Sunday Parking at Meters in San Francisco - Begins July 6, 2014 Sunday Parking Exceptions: - Four-hour time limits more...

SF Library Spring Book SaleSF Library Spring Book Sale
By - posted 4/16/2014
Deals

Held at Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion, the San Francisco Public Library’s Spring Book Sale will feature over 250,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl and other forms of media in over 70 categories. SFPL 2014 Spring Book Sale April 16-20, 2014 | 10 am to 6 pm Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, more...

Ocean Beach Sand ArtOcean Beach Sand Art
By - posted 4/16/2014
City Discoveries

Andres Amador is an earthscape artist from San Francisco who is well known for creating massive sand drawings on the beach using only a rake and some volunteers. His next project is at Ocean Beach from 7:30-9:30 am on Saturday, April 19, 2014. Saturday’s event is not a collaborative workshop, but more...

5,000 Free BART Ticket Giveaway5,000 Free BART Ticket Giveaway
By - posted 4/16/2014
Freebies

Join BART for the annual free BART Blue Sky Festival at Justin Herman Plaza, thanking those who ride BART and recognizing eco-friendly Bay Area leaders, just in time for Earth Day. BART Blue Sky Festival Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | 11 am to 2 pm Justin Herman Plaza, SF FREE Enjoy live music, carnival games with an eco-twist, more...

1906 Earthquake Anniversary1906 Earthquake Anniversary
By - posted 4/16/2014
City Insight

When the earthquake hit in 1906, it did so in the wee hours at 5:12 am. The cast iron Lotta’s Fountain on Market Street became a crucial meeting point and is now known as SF’s oldest surviving monument. Every year since, city officials and some survivors (and there are a dwindling number more...

Sneak Peek at BART's New TrainsSneak Peek at BART’s New Trains
By - posted 4/15/2014
Get Out : Events

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the transit agency starts manufacturing them – more...

Free Flower Week (April 21-24)Free Flower Week (April 21-24)
By - posted 4/15/2014
Freebies

Feeling inspired to make someone’s day? Sign up to get free flowers and messages delivered by bike anywhere in San Francisco thanks to KIND granola bars and the Bicycle Film Festival. Free Flower Week - Deliveries take place April 21-24, 2014 - First Day to Order: April 17th San Francisco FREE Sorry! All flower deliveries are sold out. Order more...

Tax Day FreebiesTax Day Freebies
By - posted 4/15/2014
Freebies

Your time is up! The deadline to file your 2014 taxes is April 15th. Here’s a few tips for tax day along with a few freebies: Filing Extensions: – It’s super easy to file an extension as long as you don’t owe any money IRS / Federal Taxes - you need to file Form more...

Total Lunar Eclipse & Rare Total Lunar Eclipse & Rare “Blood Moon”
By - posted 4/13/2014
Geeks

The first Blood Moon eclipse in a series of four is coming up on the night of April 14-15, 2014. This total eclipse of the moon will be visible from the Americas including San Francisco as long as the fog stays away. Total Lunar Eclipse Late Night April 14 / Early Morning April more...

The Future of Late Night MuniThe Future of Late Night Muni
By - posted 4/13/2014
City Insight

Discuss late-night transportation issues with local supervisors and representatives from BART, Muni and the taxi industry. This is the first of its kind hearing to discuss much needed changes to the way The City looks at late night transportation. The goal will be to try to make simple changes to the more...

“Mad Men” Season Premiere Party
By - posted 4/13/2014
Get Out : Events

Season 7 of Mad Men is upon us and Novela and Funcheap are hosting a premiere that Don himself would attend. There will be Mad Men quizzes and bingo to test your Mad Men fan skills, Roger’s favorite tunes, and of course ’60s attire is highly encouraged. We will be showing more...

Sunday Streets: TenderloinSunday Streets: Tenderloin
By - posted 4/12/2014
Celebrations

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 for an afternoon. Sunday Streets: Tenderloin Sunday, more...