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“Supermoon” Night over San Francisco
By - posted 8/28/2015
City Insight

Thanks to an optical illusion in the sky, the moon will appear bigger and brighter than normal in the San Francisco Bay Area in the night, during what astronomers call a “supermoon.” Because the sun is about 50,000 miles closer to the earth than at its furthest point – and it’s more...

“The Yard’s First Outdoor Movie Night
By - posted 8/28/2015
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Bring the family or a date for an outdoor movie night featuring the classic, Jaws, along with free popcorn and free Haagen Dazs ice cream samples at The Yard at Mission Rock (right across McCovey Cove from AT&T Park) from 8-10:30 pm on Saturday, August 29, 2015. Outdoor “Jaws” Movie Night Saturday, August more...

The Great San Francisco HikeThe Great San Francisco Hike
By - posted 8/28/2015
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Come celebrate the anniversary of the fantastic San Francisco group hikes led by Jill Katz with a challenging but casual 6 mile hike exploring some amazing peaks, and then celebrate with tasty beverages. The Great San Francisco Hike “Come Hike” 4-Year Anniversary Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 1-4 pm Meeting Location: Parnassus and Willard Streets (Bus more...

San Francisco's Ice Cream MadnessSan Francisco’s Ice Cream Madness
By - posted 8/27/2015
Eat & Drink

For whatever reason, this weekend is when all the ice cream deals are happening (and it’s not even National Ice Cream Day!). There’s super, awesome, cheap (or free) deals for Three Twins, Haagen Dazs and Humphry Slocombe – and one event where you can learn how to make your own beer-flavored more...

Michael Jackson Birthday BashesMichael Jackson Birthday Bashes
By - posted 8/27/2015
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Free Drive-In Movie NightFree Drive-In Movie Night
By - posted 8/27/2015
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The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a Free Drive-in Movie Night, plus a festival with live music, games and $1 nachos. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 pm. Films start at dusk. Arrive early. Free Drive-In Movie Night Two Thursdays per year – Gates more...

“Name Your Price” Three Twins Ice Cream Day
By - posted 8/26/2015
Deals

Thursday, August 27, 2015 marks Three Twins Ice Cream’s 10th year of making inconceivably delicious ice cream. They’re inviting you to “Name Your Price” on scoops at all four, company-owned, Bay Area ice cream shops in SF, San Rafael, Larkspur and Napa. 100% of the day’s sales from these shops (from open more...

Rock Balancing Art in San FranciscoRock Balancing Art in San Francisco
By - posted 8/25/2015
Artsy Fartsy

Dozens of artists worldwide are part of a global balanced rock sculpture movement, and two of them have invited you to learn the practice of creating these serene, temporary sculptures from rocks at Crissy Field. Rock Balancing Art & Lessons Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 11am to 1pm Crissy Field, SF FREE – RSVP on more...

San Francisco Stargazing PartySan Francisco Stargazing Party
By - posted 8/24/2015
City Discoveries

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other fantastic view points like the Exploratorium, more...

HellaMotown Dance PartyHellaMotown Dance Party
By - posted 8/23/2015
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Like Marvin Gaye? Stevie Wonder? The Temptations? Funcheap and Stroy Moyd team up to bring you #HellaMotown aka the Biggest Motown Dance Party in San Francisco. Bring your Wednesday night dancing shoes and join DJ Sophomore (SF) and DJ Spin (London) to bust-a-move, start a soul train and shake what yo mama gave you. more...

Free National Parks DayFree National Parks Day
By - posted 8/23/2015
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Sometimes you’ve just got get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park. Yosemite park waves their usual $20 per car fee, and Muir Woods is allowing free more...

Janelle Monáe Free Performance & RallyJanelle Monáe Free Performance & Rally
By - posted 8/23/2015
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Janelle Monae, Jidenna & Wondaland labelmates will be protesting against police violence at a big rally in the Mission on Sunday,  joining families of people killed by police, immigrants, activists, and artists. The event, which takes place at 24th and Mission on Sunday, August 23, 2015 starting around 12:30pm should include press conference, rally and a more...

SF Etsy Summer Pop-Up MarketSF Etsy Summer Pop-Up Market
By - posted 8/22/2015
Fairs & Festivals

Etsy comes to life with over 30 local artisans in the spacious courtyard of All Good Pizza in the Bayview, so come out, shop local and eat delicious pizza (for purchase) from 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday, August 23, 2015. Amelia from GoGo Craft will host a free DIY Bow Tie Workshop. SF Etsy Summer Pop-Up more...

SF's Black Tie Beach PartySF’s Black Tie Beach Party
By - posted 8/22/2015
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Fight the bitter cold summers of SF by throwing on your classiest outfit and spending a fun afternoon at Ocean Beach from 1:30-5:30 pm on Sunday, August 23, 2015. Bring your sporting equipment, board games, water toys, sandcastle tools, kites, beach grub or anything you think would be fun to have more...

Festival of ChariotsFestival of Chariots
By - posted 8/22/2015
Fairs & Festivals

The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in all major cities through out the world. More then 3,000 people attend each year in San Francisco alone. Typically at this annual more...