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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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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Recycled VHS Tape Art Workshop | Berkeley
Wednesday, July 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Youth Spirit Artworks

Learn the art of VHS Recycled Videotape at this free workshop with legendary eco artist Evelyn Roth at Youth Spirit Artworks in Berkeley. Free, but please register by emailing evelynrothrez@gmail.com.

11:00 am$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library   $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
All Day2014 National Hot Dog Day: Free Hot Dogs | 7-Eleven   FREE*
*Free 1/8 pound Big Bite hot dogs to customers who download a coupon from the 7-Eleven app.
12:00 pmBatman’s 75th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt & Costume Party | Mission Comics   FREE
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Salsa Concert: Rumbaché | Oakland   FREE
5:00 pmRainbow Grocery Food Film Screening & Snacks | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmSwing in the Square: Free Concert & Dance Lessons: Slim Jenkins | Union Square   FREE
6:00 pmMusic in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “The Cat In The Hat” | Marin   FREE
6:30 pmSF Mime Troupe: Political Satire in the Park | Mill Valley   FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
6:30 pmSummer Blues Concert Night | Menlo Park   FREE
7:00 pmStarlight Movie & Sing-Off “Ghostbusters” | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pmTaxi v. Rideshare: LaborFest Panel Discussion | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
7:00 pmWin Tix: Mötley Crüe: The Final Tour w/ Alice Cooper | Shoreline Amphitheatre   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular prices start at $20.00.
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
8:00 pmSalt-N-Pepa Dance Class: Girl Groups Flash Mob | SF   $6
8:00 pmDon’t Watch This Show, Live: Sketch Comedy | SF   $1*
*$1-$10 sliding scale at door
8:00 pmWin Tix: Ngaio Bealum Comedy Night (MTV, Sarah Silverman) | Punch Line   WIN*
*All shows are 18 & over and there is a two drink minimum per person.
9:00 pmFree Movie on the Beach: “Beetlejuice” | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk   FREE
9:00 pm“Wet Hot American Summer” Movie Night | The Chapel   FREE

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Classic SF Film Day:
Thursday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library

Enjoy free movies all summer long at your neighborhood library during the 3rd Annual San Francisco Library Film Festival. Every movie being screened is either set in San Francisco or was more...

12:00 pmLunchtime Concert Series | Palo Alto   FREE
3:00 pmCorazón Summer Acoustic Concerts | Westfield Centre   FREE
5:00 pmStreat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park   FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF   $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm; admission to special galleries may be extra.
6:00 pmCollectible NightLife: Artifacts, DJ Battle & Rare Gems | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
6:00 pmSFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2014: Free Outdoor Concerts | Stanford   FREE
6:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Hercules” | SF   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
6:00 pm2014 Central Park Music Series | San Mateo   FREE
All DayWin Tix: 34th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: 35 & Under Pass   WIN*
*Win a 35&Under Festival Pass ($30) is good for for all shows except SF Opening and Berkeley Big Night -- that's nearly the entire festival for only $30
6:30 pmStorking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland   FREE
6:30 pmWin Tix: Hops & History: San Francisco Beer Party | The Old Mint   WIN*
*Win a pair of free tickets. Regular price: $22.50 with promo code: FUNCHEAP. Includes all beer tastings, souvenir mug, historic presentations, viewing of beer memorabilia
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “The Fluffy Movie” | SF   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:00 pmWeedfest: 6 Punk Bands, Free Weed & Prizes | East Bay   $6*
*Includes free weed, special prizes and a raffle. 21+
8:00 pmWin Tix: Cobb’s Comedy Club: Thursday Night Showcase | SF   WIN*
*All shows are 18 & over and there is a two drink minimum per person.
8:00 pmOutdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Despicable Me 2″ | Jack London Square   FREE
8:00 pmTemescal Street Cinema: “Women Art Revolution” | Oakland   FREE
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:30 pmFree Comet Club Comedy | SF   FREE
8:30 pmWin Tix: “The Cheap Laugh” Comedy Kick-Off Show | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $7. Show your bicycle helmet or your Clipper card for $1 off admission.
8:45 pmMovies on the Square | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, July 25, 2014

NBA Nation: Trampoline & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square
Friday, July 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

The NBA’s largest mobile basketball experience, NBA Nation is on its eighth summer tour; check it out as it comes to San Francisco’s Union Square from noon to 8 pm on more...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos  FREE
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert | Oakland   FREE
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie Night: “Rio 2″ & Thai Food | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415-406-1367. Space is limited.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
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. Cash bar. Prices vary for Off the Grid food trucks.
5:00 pm“Mex I Am” Festival: Fair Trade Bazaar, Live Music & Art Bar | Friday Nights at the de Young   FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries.
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE