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2011 Women's World Cup Finals Viewing Party2011 Women’s World Cup Finals Viewing Party
By - posted 7/13/2011
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The U.S. women’s soccer team stunned Brazil and then dispatched France at the 2011 Women’s FIFA World Cup in Germany. Can the USA beat Japan in the finals for the 2011 World Cup championship? Fresh off last summer’s World Cup Soccer broadcasts at Civic Center Plaza, the San Francisco Recreation and more...

Film Night in the Park 2011Film Night in the Park 2011
By - posted 7/12/2011
Free Movie Screenings

Photo Credit: thebarbarycoastnews.com Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket and picnic more...

Jewels in the Square 2011Jewels in the Square 2011
By - posted 7/10/2011
Fairs & Festivals

All summer long and well into the fall, San Francisco is hosting a series of free outdoor concerts and performance in the heart of the city – Union Square. The 2011 Jewels in the Square performance series features free live music, dance, movies, circus arts and other entertainment. All events are free more...

Free Slupee Day 2011Free Slupee Day 2011
By - posted 7/10/2011
Eat & Drink

  Every year on July 11th (7-11… get it??), 7-Eleven celebrates its birthday with Free Slurpee Day 2011 by giving away around 5,000,000 free slurpees today at 7-Elevens all over the country including about 400 stores right here in the Bay Area. So get ready slurp it up!! And if you want full-on more...

Harry Potter 7 Sneak PreviewHarry Potter 7 Sneak Preview
By - posted 7/10/2011
Free Movie Screenings

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of the final film in this epic series “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2″ a few days before the film opens. The screening takes place at 7:00pm on Monday, July 11, 2011 in San Francisco at a theater easily accessible by BART. Sorry! more...

The Weekend in Cheap | July 8-10The Weekend in Cheap | July 8-10
By - posted 7/6/2011
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This weekend in San Francisco features everything from an artisan craft fair and concerts in the park to an anarchist book sale and free scoops. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – July 8-10, 2011. Friday, July 8 F*ck the Fourth Anarchist Book Sale Take your political philosophy to more...

LaborFest 2011LaborFest 2011
By - posted 7/6/2011
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LaborFest, the 18th annual labor cultural arts festival in Northern California aims to re-balance our perspective on workers and their rights. This free month-long festival will not only commemorate the 1934 San Francisco general strike, but also the 150th anniversary of the US civil war and the role of slavery in more...

Free Movie Night: Horrible BossesFree Movie Night: Horrible Bosses
By - posted 7/2/2011
Free Movie Screenings

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of the brand new comedy “Horrible Bosses” (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Jamie Foxx) a few days before the film opens. The screening takes place at 7:30pm on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 in San Francisco at a theater easily accessible more...

The Weekend in Cheap | July 1-4The Weekend in Cheap | July 1-4
By - posted 7/1/2011
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This Independence weekend features a food truck fair, a festival on Fillmore Street, free museums, concerts and dance parties for those fond of  funk-electronica. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – July 1-4, 2011. Friday, July 1 Moveable Feast Food Truck Festival [details] Expect an evening full of music, more...

Where to Buy Fireworks (The Legal Kind)Where to Buy Fireworks (The Legal Kind)
By - posted 6/30/2011
City Insight

Don’t let the rocket’s red glare get you this Fourth of July weekend by not doing your homework on state and local regulations concerning legal and illegal fireworks. Though the state of California allows for the sale of so-called “safe and sane” fireworks (like cone fountains, hand-held sparklers and smoke items more...

Ben & Jerry's Free Ice Cream Truck TourBen & Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Truck Tour
By - posted 6/25/2011

After having ice creamed all over Los Angeles in May, Ben & Jerry’s is hitting the streets of San Francisco with their ice cream truck tour for six weeks starting on June 20, 2011 handing out as many free samples as they can. Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Truck Tour 2011 San more...

The Weekend in CheapThe Weekend in Cheap
By - posted 6/23/2011
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This weekend in San Francisco features a pride-filled parade and book reading, a really really free market and festivals for both folk and the Top 40. Here’s our picks for our favorite six things to do this weekend – June 24-26, 2011. Friday, June 24, 2011 Speakeasy’s Punk Rock Pizza Party Mosh and munch more...

San Francisco Free Folk FestivalSan Francisco Free Folk Festival
By - posted 6/22/2011
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Folks, if you have an ear, a dance step or a musician’s touch for Folk music, this two-day free 35th Annual San Francisco Folk Festival is about as good as it gets. Sure, there will be over 60 music performances but there will be also be dance parties (everything from more...

U.S. Air Guitar ChampionshipsU.S. Air Guitar Championships
By - posted 6/21/2011
Win Stuff

It’s time to turn it up to ‘11 for the San Francisco regional of the U.S. Air Guitar Championships, a national competition taken, yes, very very seriously. The tour has been stopping at all major cities to pick those deemed best air shredders—whether or not they can actually play guitar. We’re such more...

SF's Best Free Summer FestivalsSF’s Best Free Summer Festivals
By - posted 6/21/2011
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The San Francisco Bay Area blossoms during the summer months with practically every neighborhood hosting its own street fair. Many of these festivals are practically interchangeable – with the same vendors, similar activities and nearly identical music. Don’t get us wrong… we love the neighborhood street fairs for their local charm, more...