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Upcoming EventsHere’s a calendar listing of all of our upcoming fun & cheap events for the entire Bay Area including San Francisco, East Bay, Peninsula, South Bay and North Bay.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 more...

12:00 pmWin: Guillermo del Toro’s Romantic Terror “Crimson Peak” DVD   WIN*
*Win a free DVD
4:00 pm“Karneval” Fat Tuesday German-Style: Candy, Costumes & Crude Floats | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Bring money for food.
4:00 pmThe Life & Times of Judicial Independence in Latin America: A Discussion | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pmFree Frozen Yogurt: National Frozen Yogurt Day | Yogurtland   FREE*
*Free frozen yogurt with toppings from 4-7 pm on Monday, February 8, 2016.
4:30 pmMardi Gras 2016 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF   FREE*
*Free parade. The Mardi Gras Ball at Brick & Mortar requires tickets.
5:00 pmMardi Gras Pre-show Party: Live Music, Food & Drink Specials | SF   FREE*
*Free, and costumes are encouraged.
5:00 pmFree Fat Tuesday Pre-Show Party & Second Line | The Chapel   FREE*
*Free pre-party, but concert tickets, food and drinks are for sale.
5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   FREE
5:30 pmClassical Guitarist: Eric Glauser & The Golden Plates | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free with Eventbrite RSVP.
6:00 pm“The Sex and Pleasure Book” Author Talk | South SF   FREE
6:00 pmKQED Black History Month Film: “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” | Oakland   *
*Free, but an RSVP is required and you must print your ticket. First come, first served, and the ticket does not guarantee a seat, so come early. Doors Open at 6:00pm
6:00 pmA Will for the Woods: Film Screening | SF   FREE
6:30 pmMake Your Own No Grain, No Sugar & Guilt Free Dessert | SF   FREE*
*Free but RSVP required.
6:30 pmFilm Showing for the Impact of Climate Change | Mountain View   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested
7:00 pm“Incidents of Travel in Poetry” Book Release | SF   FREE
7:00 pmRainbow Grocery’s Cheesemonger’s Book Reading & Cheese Tasting | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pm“When We Fight We Win” Book Reading | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Magic Lantern” Abstract-Pop Outdoor 3D Light Show | Redwood City   FREE
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Zoolander 2″ | SF   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:00 pmWin Tix: 2016 Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball | The Fillmore   WIN
7:00 pmTV Premiere, Q&A w/ Cast & Free Snacks: “Cooper Barrett’s Guide…” | Berkeley   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:00 pmJericho 25th Anniversary Game: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
7:30 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “How To Be Single” | SF   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:30 pm“The High Mountains of Portugal” Book Discussion | SF   FREE*
*Seats are first-come first-served.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Chris Porter (Comedy Central) Comedy Night | Punch Line   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: “Super Furry Animals” Welsh Psychedelic Rock | Great American Music Hall   WIN
8:30 pmWin Tix: Mardi Gras & New Orleans Style Party with Zigaboo Modeliste | The Chapel   WIN*
*Regular cost: $18 adv / $20 doors
9:00 pmHaightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF   FREE

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Books & Brew: Homebrew Talk & Tasting | Daly City
Wednesday, February 10 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Daly City Library - Bayshore Branch

Want to know the difference between an ale and a lager? Interested in homebrewing? Want to try some great beers and check out beer books? Speakeasy Ales & Lagers will provide a more...

1:00 pmArcheology Lab Tour | SF  FREE*
*Registration not required, but preferred.
2:00 pmState-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 20 guests. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tour start time.
5:00 pmWine Wednesday: Drinks & Deals at Design Like Whoa! | SF  FREE*
*Free but RSVP required.
5:30 pmCash for College Workshop: Learn About Financial Aid Assistance | Los Altos  FREE*
*Admission is free; parking is $3. Purchase a required parking permit from dispensers in any student parking lot. Dispensers accept dollar bills, and credit and debit cards.
6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmThe Evolution of Anime & Manga in Japan From 1960 to Today | SF   FREE
6:30 pmWin Tix: WWII Submarine USS Pampanito Wine Tour | Pier 45   WIN
6:30 pmSex Trivia Night: Play & Win Sexy Toys & Cool Prizes | SF   FREE*
*Free but there is a sliding scale entry fee to play: $0 - $50 per team.
7:00 pm“Liar” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“New-Old Paradigms in Medicine” Panel Discussion | SF   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: San Francisco’s Bubble Hockey League | The Mission   WIN
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley   FREE
7:30 pm“The Sleep Garden” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: U.K. Alt-Rock “Nothing But Thieves” | Rickshaw Stop   WIN
9:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Limited free tickets with RSVP for Funcheapers; otherwise admission is $10 online or $15 at the door.
9:00 pmWin Tix: Old-Timey Band “The John Brothers Piano Company” | The Chapel   WIN
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Thursday, February 11 – 6:30 am | Cost: WIN | Westfield San Francisco Centre

Rest your body before you wreck your body at the Daybreaker Pre-Valentine’s bash! Held at the Westfield shopping center under the gorgeous dome, this morning of fun kicks off with a relaxing more...

4:30 pmChinese New Year Extravaganza: Lion Dancing, Costumes & Giveaways | Peninsula   FREE
5:00 pm“Illegal Migration” Opening Art Reception & Gallery Tour | Berkeley   FREE
5:00 pmDrop-in Steam Night: Free Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF   FREE
5:30 pmValentine’s Sidewalk Bakesale & Sweet Samples | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmWin Tix: The 7th Annual “Taste Awards” | Castro Theater   WIN
6:00 pmPresidio Dialogues: Film Screening of Pelican Dreams | SF   FREE*
*Free but RSVP required.
6:00 pmThe Cartoon Art Museum at the Library | South SF   FREE
6:00 pmCreature Crush NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*21+ event. ID required for entry.
6:30 pm“Vanishing Ice” Opening Reception & Curator Lecture | Berkeley   FREE*
*$10 suggested donation.
6:30 pmSustainability “Green” Pub Trivia Night | SF   FREE*
*FREE, but RSVP required.
6:30 pmWin Tix: Pre-Valentine’s Analog Dating Night | SoMa StrEat Food Park   WIN
6:30 pmWine Tasting & Desserts For Valentines Day | SF   FREE*
*Free but RSVP required.
7:00 pmAudrey Hepbern Valentine’s Movie Night: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” | East Bay   FREE
7:00 pm“Pure Act: The Uncommon Life of Robert Lax” Book Release | SF   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: Valentine’s Day “The Science of Seduction” | Commonwealth Club   WIN
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Aida Rodriguez (Last Comic Standing) | Punch line   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: Miss Behave’s Game Show | Great Star Theater   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: Kiefer Sutherland Live in Concert (Yes, Kiefer Sutherland) | Great American Music Hall   WIN
9:00 pmWin Tix: “SF Indie Fest” Opening Night Screening | Brava Theater   WIN
10:00 pmStock In Trade Open Bar & 3 Year Anniversary Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Final Day: City Hall’s First Artist in Residence Art Show: Jeremy Fish | SF City Hall
Friday, February 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

100 works of art celebrating City Hall’s 100th Birthday. To celebrate 100 years of San Francisco City Hall, the San Francisco Arts Commission has commissioned 100 drawings by internationally renowned local artist more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael   FREE
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays   FREE
5:00 pmMurals, Cake, Cocktails & Live Music All in One Night | San Rafael   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland   $7.50*
*Half-price gallery admission for adults; ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
5:00 pmWin Tix: 2016 “On the Edge” Erotic Art Showcase | SoMa   WIN
6:00 pmFamily Film Night: Ratatouille | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmBerkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays   FREE
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pmPresidio Sessions: Farallon Recorder Quartet | SF   FREE*
*Free but RSVP required
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
7:00 pm“Sally’s Candy Addiction” Book Launch | SF   FREE*
*Free but RSVP encouraged.
7:00 pmWin Tix: “Your Bloody Valentine” Haunted House | East Bay   WIN
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pm“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF   $5
8:00 pmSad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
8:00 pmKQED & Indiefest Bad Art Gallery: Open Bar & Short Films | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Award-Winning Theater “Red Light Winter” | EXIT Theatre   WIN
8:00 pm“Ain’t Mama’s Drag” Weekly Variety Show | SF   FREE
9:00 pmWin Tix: “Hillbilly Robot” Urban Americana Music Festival | Great American Music Hall   WIN
9:30 pmWin Tix: “St. Valentine’s Day Massacre” Burlesque Show | DNA Lounge   WIN
9:30 pmWin Tix: Train’s Rob Hotchkiss: Classic Sound & Lush Harmonies | Bottom of the Hill   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $12
10:15 pmWin Tix: Josh Wolf (Chelsea Lately) Comedy Night | Cobb’s   WIN
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
9:00 pm“Members Only” Cocktail Tasting Club | Oakland   FREE