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The Very First Human Chain Across Golden Gate BridgeThe Very First Human Chain Across Golden Gate Bridge
By - posted 1/16/2017
Only in San Francisco

Photo | via Bridge Together Glolden Gate On January 20, 2017 (Inauguration Day), from 10 am to noon, Bridge Together Golden Gate is hoping to form the first human chain across the entire Golden Gate Bridge (and beyond), as a collaborative, grassroots, community-based demonstration and performance art piece. Free, but an RSVP is required. They need more...

2017 Volunteer Fair2017 Volunteer Fair
By - posted 1/16/2017
City Insight

Tech Crunch Find the perfect match at the 2017 Volunteer Fair at the Tenderloin Museum. On Wednesday January 18, 2017, potential volunteers (that’s you) can learn about nonprofit service organizations in the community. A 6:30 pm reception will be followed by brief presentations from a selection of local service organizations. Come learn about more...

VIP Opening Party at the new CurranVIP Opening Party at the new Curran
By - posted 1/16/2017
Celebrations

Curran Theatre Join us as the newly renovated and restored Curran theater re-opens their Box Office for the first time in two years for a special Eclipsed event. Mingle, drink, dance and check out the new Curran at this exclusive VIP party on the balcony. Take in the new Curran under the more...

MLK Day ParadeMLK Day Parade
By - posted 1/15/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Steve Rhodes via Flickr Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an MLK Day festival, march and parade around Yerba Buena Gardens, held annually on the third Monday in January. Attend a full day of free and exciting events, festivals and programs, as well as a march and parade from more...

Every Bay Area Restaurant Week in 2017Every Bay Area Restaurant Week in 2017
By - posted 1/11/2017
Eat & Drink, Worth the Splurge

SF Restaurant Week Restaurant week is growing… In fact it’s now “California Restaurant Month” with cities all over the state trying to get people out and dining during a traditionally slow month of January. Here’s all of the Bay Area’s restaurant weeks’ for 2017; most are in January and a few are spread more...

Muni Art 2017: SF's 100 Rolling Art GalleriesMuni Art 2017: SF’s 100 Rolling Art Galleries
By - posted 1/11/2017
Artsy Fartsy

San Francisco Beautiful Beginning the week of January 11, 2017, San Francisco will have 100 rolling art galleries courtesy of San Francisco Beautiful and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). The art-filled buses will run from January to April, 2017. For the second year, Muni Art, a collaboration between San Francisco Beautiful, more...

2017 Free Yoga Weekend2017 Free Yoga Weekend
By - posted 1/9/2017
Get Out : Events

Yoga Journal Conference San Francisco is back for four days of classes and workshops, many of which are special free events open to the public. Join the yoga community in the Sangha Space for free events, including meditations to start and end your day, yoga classes in various styles, morning meditations, yoga classes more...

Lunar New Year Lion Dancing Traveling FestivalLunar New Year Lion Dancing Traveling Festival
By - posted 1/9/2017
Fairs & Festivals

IQRemix via FlickrCelebrate the Lunar New Year with a mini traveling festival of free lion dancing performances at several San Francisco Public Library branches. 2017 Lunar New Year Lion Dancer Celebrations Saturday, January 7, 2017 10:30-11 am: Main Library 11:30 am-12:30 pm:  Chinatown/Him Mark Lai 12:30-1 pm: North Beach 5:00-5:30 pm:  Anza Library 4:00-4:30 pm: Sunset Saturday, January 14, 2017 11:00-11:30 pm: Merced 4:00-4:30 pm Portola Saturday, more...

$5 Tickets for the Oakland A's$5 Tickets for the Oakland A’s
By - posted 1/8/2017
Deals

Amy Posner via WikipediaOakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and there are $5 tickets to select home games available thanks to BARTable. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Outfield and Reserved sections, but hey, ya get what ya pay for. Tickets will be available online only. These $5 more...

The Past and Future City: SF's Historic PreservationThe Past and Future City: SF’s Historic Preservation
By - posted 1/8/2017
City Insight

CorentinLeReun Via Spur As our cities continue to grow, the potential to use historic buildings becomes greater than ever. The new book The Past and Future City addresses how historic preservation can go beyond the physical renovation and activation of old buildings and address issues like affordable housing, inequality, sustainability and more...

A Tribute to the Ghost Ship VictimsA Tribute to the Ghost Ship Victims
By - posted 1/8/2017
Healing

ExploratroiumThe Ghost Ship fire on December 2, 2016, was the deadliest in Oakland’s history, killing thirty-six people. Kiyomi Tanouye, a dear member of the Exploratorium family, was confirmed deceased several days after the tragedy. She was beloved by many here and elsewhere. The Tactile Dome welcomes loved ones and artist warehouse communities to join more...

Where to Get Free Sand Bags in San FranciscoWhere to Get Free Sand Bags in San Francisco
By - posted 1/7/2017
City Insight

Brain Ng via Flickr Public Works will provide San Francisco residents and business up to 10 free sandbags leading up to and during severe rainstorms. They are intended for properties prone to flooding. Sandbags can be retrieved Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Public Works’ operations yard, Marin Street/Kansas Street more...

No Pants BART DayNo Pants BART Day
By - posted 1/4/2017
Only in San Francisco

Brian via Flickr Drop your pants for the 15th Annual No Pants Subway Ride which will take place on Sunday, January 8, 2017 in San Francisco. The whole point is for 600+ people to ride BART (and then Muni) without any pants (wearing interesting undies and colorful socks) and to keep a straight face more...

Free Monthly Museum DaysFree Monthly Museum Days
By - posted 1/4/2017
Get Out : Events

Whether the economy is strong or sour, most of the museums in San Francisco and the Bay Area throw their doors open once a month to allow free admission to all comers. Generally on the first Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each month, these free days are often crowded, but if more...