Thursday, January 26, 2017

2016 Election Post-Mortem
Thursday, January 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Laborers Local 261

Still reeling from the 2016 Election? So are they. Come hear from a panel of experts, pollsters, consultants, organizers, and commentators about why the Democratic Party lost the 2016 Presidential election as more...

6:30 pmTrace Your Ancestors Night | San Carlos  FREE
7:00 pmHop Talks: Birth of the Craft Brewing Phenomenon | Napa   FREE
7:00 pmFrameline Encore: Free Queer Film Series: “Strike A Pose” | Bay Area   FREE
7:00 pmBeing Lost Book Swap: Talk About & Trade Books You Love | SF   $10*
*Tickets must be purchased in advance on or in-store.
7:00 pmAdult Recess: All-You-Can-Throw Dodgeball for $5 | Oakland   $5*
*$5 for all-you-can-throw open gym dodgeball between 7-9pm
7:30 pmListen for a Change: Social Justice Storytelling | Oakland   FREE*
*They will collect pay-as-you-wish contributions via cash and Venmo to offset cost of food and supplies.
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
8:00 pmHellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
10:00 pm“Throwback Thursdays”: Music Video Dance Party & Free Pizza | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Free - Use code NOSCRUBS for free tix; otherwise it's $5 online or $10 at the door

Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, more...

10:00 amThe Halal Guys Grand Opening | SF   FREE*
*The first 1000 fans will receive free Halal Guys merchandise or free fries, baklava or free drinks.
All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
11:30 am164 Year Anniversary Party: Adobo & Rice Giveaway | Brisbane   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.
5:30 pmFamily Night Game Night | San Carlos   FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
6:00 pm“Ensemble for These Times” Mini Concert | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmLast Fridays Outdoor Movie Night | Pier 39   FREE
6:30 pmCitywide Roshambo Finals | San Carlos   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:00 pmColorful Friday Night at the Art Center | Palo Alto   FREE
7:00 pmAn Insiders Guide For Film Makers & Film Lovers | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmFree Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmHellaFunny Fridays | North Beach   FREE*
*Free with RSVP code HELLAFUNNY
8:00 pm“Quilters” Musical Theatre | SF   FREE
9:00 pmWin Tix: Bizarre Heavy Metal Tribute “Mac Sabbath” | Slim’s   WIN
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Bodyweight Bootcamp On A Saturday | SF
Saturday, January 28 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE | New Balance San Francisco

New Balance San Francisco invites you to get your Saturday morning work out on. Join Master trainer Vanessa Wilkins for a one-of-a-kind gut busting workout. No tools are needed, just you more...

All Day2017 Fort Point Civil War Days | Presidio   FREE
10:00 amFamily Geochaching Adventure | San Carlos   FREE
10:00 amFamily Scavenger Hunt | San Carlos   FREE
10:00 amLatino Outdoors Nature Hike: Birds & The Baylands | East Palo Alto   FREE
10:00 amWWII In The Shadow Of Mount Tam Walking Tour | Sausalito   FREE
10:00 amMarin Wedding Fair: Local Jewelers, Boutiques & Florists | Mill Valley   FREE
10:00 am2.5 Mile Presidio Hiking Tour with Urban Hiker | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
10:30 amRide Historic Public Transit Vehicles Around The Bay Area   FREE*
*Free to attend, donations will be solicited and t-shirts will be sold.
10:30 amFree “M.Y. China” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
All DayFree Lunar New Year Celebration: Art-making & Lion Dance | San Jose Museum of Art   FREE*
*Free, but reservations are highly recommended.
All DayOakland A’s FanFest 2017 | Oakland   FREE
11:00 amFree Zoo Admission for Roosters: Chinese New Year Celebration & Dance Performances | SF Zoo   FREE*
*Free if you were born in the Year of the Rooster (1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017). Valid photo ID required.
11:00 amPart 1: Crochet Jam & Military Uniform Recycling | SFAC Workshop   FREE
All Day2017 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | Final Day   20% off*
*Get up to 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries; conditions may apply.
11:00 amCombat Paper & Crochet Jam | SFAC Galleries   FREE
12:00 pmLunar New Year Celebration 2017: Kungfu Dragon USA Lion Dance | Milpitas   FREE
All DayAll Out 2017: REI’s Day of 30+ Free Awesome Outdoor Classes | Bay Area   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmYoga for Health, Health for Humanity | Mountain View   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
2:00 pmMagnificent Magnolia Bloom Tour | SF Botanical Garden   FREE*
*San Francisco Residents: Free with proof of residency. Non-residents: $7 general, $5 youth 12-17 & seniors; $2 children 5-11; children 4 and under free; families of 2 adults and one or more child pay just $15. The Garden is free daily from 7:30-9 am.
2:00 pmThe Art of Tea by Asian Art Museum | South SF   FREE
3:00 pmFitbit Local Workout: All-Levels Yoga Flow | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmParade Second Line Honoring Obama & Potluck Picnic | Berkeley   FREE
4:30 pm“Barrel Proof Comedy Podcast”: Whiskey & Jokes | SF Sketchfest   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
7:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at Bar Fluxus | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pmWin Tix: Grateful Bluegrass Boys | Slim’s   WIN

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, January 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)

Photo | Treasure Island Flea The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s more...

All Day2016 Sausalito Herring Festival: Live Music & Fishery History | North Bay   FREE
All DayNapa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day   $20*
*Two-course prix fixe lunches start at $20; prix fixe dinners are $36 or $46
11:00 amClean Up At The ADG Clothing Swap | SF   FREE*
*Free entry, free clothing to share and swap, free food and drink, free kids' activities, and remaining clothing goes to Goodwill of San Francisco
All DayBerkeley Restaurant Week 2017 | Final Day   $20*
*$20 per person for lunch, and $25 or $35 per person for dinner (tax and gratuity are generally not included).
All Day2017 Oakland Restaurant Week: Final Day | East Bay   $20*
*Prix fixe meal at $20, $30, $40 and $50 per person. Menus and prices varies by restaurant.
All Day2017 San Francisco Restaurant Week | Final Day   $15*
*In 2017, SF Restaurant Week will feature two-course lunch ($15 and $25) and three or more course dinner ($40 and $65) menus.
12:00 pmYouth Center Open House: Dance, Crafts & Prizes | San Carlos   FREE
12:00 pmCartwheel-A-Thon: Live DJ, Food & Fun | Livermore   $5*
*$5 tickets in advance, $10 at the door.
1:00 pmMerola Goes to the Movies: “Carmen” Film Screening | SF Main Library   FREE
3:00 pmJapanese Tea Ceremony & Tea Tasting | South SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
4:30 pm“Sup Doc” Live Comedy Podcast | SF Sketchfest   FREE*
*Free, but you must register for a ticket
7:00 pmHellaFunny Sundays Comedy Show | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, January 30, 2017

20-Foot Tall Bamboo Lanterns Light Up SF | Civic Center Plaza
Monday, January 30 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza

Avlva West First it was massive glow-in-the-dark bunnies… now it’s giant LED bamboo lanterns. From January to March six large-scale illuminated sculptures by Hong Kong artist Freeman Lau will be on display as a temporary more...

5:00 pmStargazing Party: View Mars, Venus & The Deep Space | South SF   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland   $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
8:00 pmHellaFunny’s North Beach Comedy Night | Purple Onion   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and promo code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
8:00 pmUbuntu Theater Project: Waiting for Godot | Oakland   $1*
*Pay-what-you-can tickets at the door.
9:00 pmSalsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley   FREE

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Get Big Things Done in 2017 with
Tuesday, January 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| General Assembly (Bush Street)

We typically associate success and leadership with smarts, passion and luck. But in today’s hyper-competitive world, even those gifts aren’t enough. Strategist Erica Dhawan argues that the game changer is a more...

6:30 pmPoetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach   FREE
6:30 pmNew Year, New Career: Tips for Job Hunting in 2017 | General Assembly   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmThe Startup Bike Meetup: Omni | SF   FREE
7:00 pmSF History Night | Noe Valley   $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:30 pm“Perfect Little World” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
8:00 pmOaktown Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
8:00 pm“Wuddup Doe” Comedy Show | Fiddler’s Green   FREE*
*Free with RSVP using code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, February 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street more...

All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day   FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
10:00 amSF Zoo Free Admission Day   FREE*
*Free admission offer only valid to San Francisco residents with valid ID, subject to capacity. Admission into the zoo ends one hour before closing time for non-members. (For members admission ends 30 minutes before closing time.)
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
5:00 pmMarty Nemko at The Library: Let’s Talk About Work | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmParanormal Look at the Meek Mansion & McConaghy House | Hayward   FREE
6:00 pmOakland Magazine Release Party | Jack London Square   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmSacred Harp Singing: Acappella Singing For Everyone | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“Homesick for Another World” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE*
*RSVP appreciated but not required.