Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Revolutions Series: Madonna Tribute Mini Concert with DJ Nikki Finn | Amoeba SF
Wednesday, August 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)

Strike a pose or two on Wednesday, August 16th at 5 pm as they wish a very happy birthday to the one and only Madonna. Direct from Hollywood, DJ Nikki Finn will more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Soul & Funk music | Oakland  FREE
12:30 pmLego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View  FREE
12:30 pmCreative Cafe: Coloring for Adults | South SF  FREE
1:00 pm“Intro to Computers II” Workshop | SF  FREE
5:30 pmSummer Block Party: Live Music & Outdoor Family Fun | Menlo Park   FREE
5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
5:30 pmPajaki Chandelier Workshop | South SF   FREE
6:00 pmSF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Dogpatch   FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
6:00 pmDrink Steam Week Bar Crawl & Bocce Ball Match | Oakland   FREE*
*Free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
6:00 pmDrink SF Beer Shuttle & Meet the Brewers: Tours & Limited Release Brews | SF   FREE*
*Free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
6:00 pmIt’s 4:20 Somewhere: Jam Band “Moonalice” Outdoor Concert | Union Square Live   FREE
6:00 pmFree Motown & Classic Soul Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “Fantastic Mr. Fox” | Marin   FREE
6:00 pm“Holistic Veterinary Care” Open House & Book Launch | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond   FREE
7:00 pm“Fat Wreck Chords” Punk Comedy Show | SF   $5
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pm“The Future Won’t Be Long” Book Talk | SF   FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is appreciated but not required.
8:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
8:00 pmJokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
8:00 pmFree Cobb’s Summer Comedy Night with #HellaFunny | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Must arrive by 7:30pm for guaranteed entry. All shows are 18 & over with valid photo ID. Like most comedy clubs, there is a two drink minimum.
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy Wednesdays | Marina   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
8:30 pm2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Cars” | Menlo Park   FREE
9:00 pmFree Movies on the Beach: “The Princess Bride” | Santa Cruz   FREE

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Small Business Expo 2017: Workshops, Trade Show & Networking | San Mateo
Thursday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bronze badge is free, but an RSVP is required. Dress Code: Business Casual
| San Mateo County Event Center

Small Business Expo is the nation’s largest business-to-business trade show and networking event, drawing entrepreneurs from all over the state who are looking to connect with people from 9 am to more...

10:00 amHidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa   FREE
10:00 am2017 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Sujan Sarkar, Rooh | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   $4.95*
*Tacolicious tacos are typically $4.95, but prices may vary.
12:30 pmJazz Herstory Collective | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
4:00 pmFulton Street Coomunity Party: Parklet Protoype Launch | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
4:00 pmKids Coding: Make Your Own Computer Game | South SF   FREE
5:00 pmAmbiance Customer Appreciation Party & Sale Discounts | Noe Valley   FREE
5:00 pmAmbiance Customer Appreciation Party & Sale Discounts | Haight   FREE
5:00 pm“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:00 pmSF Giants Pre-Game Party at Anchor Beer Garden | SF   FREE*
*Free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
5:00 pmCivic Center’s “Third Thursday” Free Caribbean All Stars-Reggae Music & Food Festival | SF   FREE
5:30 pmSummer Street Party: Live Music, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward   FREE
5:30 pm“Guerrilla Publicity” Your Chance to be Known Everywhere | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmSFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2017: TRUMPETSUPERGROUP | Palo Alto   FREE
6:00 pmAfro-Cuban Roots Music with Bobi Cespedes | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
6:00 pmFree ’80s Music Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFeline NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Tactile Dome & Explainer Demonstrations | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmCrush: Free Comedy Open Mic for Womenfolk | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmQuick Draw SF: ISSUU x PPC Official Zine Release Party | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.
6:15 pmFree Yoga & Reiki Class: Rejuvenate the Body & Mind | Oakland   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmThursday Summer Night Concert: Fleetwood Mask | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Rock & Roll | East Bay   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Powerhouse Salsa Band | Concord   FREE
7:00 pm“Catch the Fever” Free Latin Dance Class & Party | Bay Street Emeryville   FREE
7:00 pmUnderstanding the Songs of City Sparrows | SF   FREE
7:00 pmStorySlam’s True Live Storytelling Competition: “On the Road” | Oakland   $5*
*Sliding scale donation requested, $5-$20
7:00 pm“Preserving Summer Fruits & Veggies” Workshop | Mountain View   FREE
7:00 pmLive Music with Medicine Ball Ensemble | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmThe 6th Annual “New Works” Women’s Theater Festival | SF   FREE*
*Free, but advanced tickets are recommended,
7:30 pm“Things That Happened Before the Earthquake” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:30 pm“Drink Steam” Free Rap & DJ Party | Rickshaw Stop   FREE*
*Free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
7:30 pm“Girl In Snow” Book Talk | SF   FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is appreciated but not required.
8:00 pmWaterfront Flicks: “Moana” Jack London Square   FREE
8:00 pmFree Cobb’s Summer Comedy Night: August 2017 | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Must arrive by 7:30pm for guaranteed entry. All shows are 18 & over with valid photo ID. Like most comedy clubs, there is a two drink minimum.
8:00 pmGin House Blues: Musical Cocktail Experience | SF   FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is encouraged to take advantage of their %10 discount on food.
8:00 pmHellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:30 pmDrink Steam Celebration: Cold Pints & Live Music | The Eagle   $8
8:30 pm“Dirty Dancing” Free Movie Screening at the Park | Burlingame   FREE
10:00 pm“GrooveWell” Thursdays | Milk Bar   FREE
10:00 pmDrink Steam & Soul Night: Funky DJs for Your Dancing Pleasure | SF   FREE*
*Free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
8:15 pmMovies on the Square: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” | Redwood City   FREE


Friday, August 18, 2017

Non Stop Bhangra For Kids: Traditional Punjabi Folk Dance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

A passport to Bollywood for kiddies. Non Stop Bhangra celebrates the beautiful and vibrant spirit of Bhangra, a traditional Punjabi folk music and dance. This children’s program repeats at 12:15–12:45pm.

11:00 amAnimate The Inanimate Workshop | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Funk | Oakland   FREE
12:30 pmGreen Infrastructure Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Block Party | SF   FREE
All DayCity Skyline Challenge 2017: Rappelling Down SF’s Skyscrapers | Union Square   FREE*
*Free to watch, rappelling requires fundraising.
5:00 pm2017 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:00 pmAnchor Brewing’s Firkin Friday | The Yard   FREE
5:00 pmThe Final “Friday Nights at the de Young” of the Summer | SF   FREE*
*All activities and admission to the permanent galleries on Friday nights are free and open to the public, but if you want to visit the museum's Special Exhibits, regular admission charges still apply.
6:00 pm2017 Summer Concert Series Final Show | Foster City   FREE
6:00 pmWin Tix: “Undiscovered” SF’s Brand New Filipino Night Market: VIP Package | SoMa   WIN
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: Country | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmFree Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Night: Anchor Steam & Beer Float Party | SF   FREE*
*Free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
6:00 pmFree Urban Axe Throwing Weekend | Daly City   FREE
6:00 pmUndiscovered SF: Filipino Night Market Festival | SoMa   FREE*
*We're told the organizers want to keep this admission free
6:30 pmFree Beach Concert: Gin Blossoms | Santa Cruz   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco’s Vintage Scooter Rally | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch. If you want to join you better have a vintage scooter and join up with the Black Sheep Scooter Club. Ride is dependent on weather and may be Treasure Island and Bay Bridge insted.
7:00 pmPicnic Flix: “Finding Dory” | Dublin   FREE
7:00 pmBicycle Art Salon | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by contacting the organizers via email to bicycleartsalon@gmail.com or phone at 510-230-8270.
7:00 pmLive Music with Oakland Jazz Choir | Terrace Room   FREE
7:00 pmNoise Pop’s Hotel Concert Series “The Stone Foxes” | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmSan Jose Bike Party: The Steampunk Ride!   FREE
8:00 pmReverse Happy Hour | Pier 39   FREE
8:00 pmChillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy & Free Soup | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
8:00 pmFandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley   FREE*
*Donations welcome
8:15 pm2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Finding Dory” | Menlo Park   FREE
8:30 pmMovie Night & Free Popcorn “Secret Life of Pets” | Benicia   FREE
8:30 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” Outdoor Zouk Party | Jack London Square   FREE
9:00 pmWin Tix: “SF Improv Festival” Orange Tuxedo & 850 FICO | PianoFight   WIN