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Sunday, February 25

2018 “Purim Unmasked” Fest: Live Music, Costumes & Magic | SF
Sunday, February 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | JCCSF Jewish Community Center
2018

Join a Purim Unmasked, an off-street festival of the Jewish holiday to celebrate the Magic of the Megillah with a day of family fun, live music and festive food .
Wear a costume to reveal your hidden side and see friends in a new light.
2018 Purim …

2018 Hot Air Music Festival: Celebration of Contemporary Music | SF
Sunday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Music
2018 Hot Air Music Festival: Celebration of Contemporary Music | SF

The ninth annual Hot Air Music Festival will take place at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music on Sunday, February 25, 2018. It’ll be a full day of music by Up-and-coming composers and ensembles. Admission is free of charge.
2018 Hot Air Music Festival
Sunday, February 25, 2018 | …

Send Me Across the Sea: A Post Card Sized Art Show | SF
Sunday, February 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Book and Job Gallery
Send Me Across the Sea: A Post Card Sized Art Show | SF

Come and check out the wonderful works from over 50 artists from across the sea. Send Me Across the Sea: Post Card Sized Art Show February 24-25, 2018 | 11 am Book & Job Gallery, 838 Geary St, San Francisco FREE Each piece is postcard ...

2018 Purim Palooza: Free Carnival Games, Costumes & Cake Walk | Marin
Sunday, February 25 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Osher Marin JCC
2018 Purim Palooza: Free Carnival Games, Costumes & Cake Walk | Marin

Purim Palooza is a free carnival celebrating the Jewish holiday of Purim with arts & crafts, carnival games and traditional food at the Osher Marin JCC.
2018 Purim Palooza
Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 11:30 am to 2 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Rd, San Rafael
FREE
2018 Activities:

9:30 am-11:30 am …

Holistic Lunar New Year Party: Free Massage, Lion Dance & Health Talk | SF
Sunday, February 25 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Holistic Lunar New Year Party: Free Massage, Lion Dance & Health Talk | SF

Ring in the Chinese New Year with the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine with a holistic celebration full of festivities, health talks, performances and fun for all on February 25, 2018.
Activities include:

Lion Dance Entertainment
Free Acupuncture and Massage
Holistic Health Talks
Snacks, Tea, and Kids Activities

2018 “Peanut Butter Jelly Time” & Banana Costume Parade | SoMa
2018

It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time (aka giving away PB&J sandwiches to the homeless while wearing banana costumes). It’s an awesome way to make a difference and help out the homeless while having ridiculous fun.
Please note date change from February 18 to February 25, 2018
You’ll meet …

Resume Workshop & Drop-in | SF Main Library
Sunday, February 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SF Main Public Library
Resume Workshop & Drop-in | SF Main Library

Looking for a new job? Interested in a career change? Applying for a promotion?
Whether you’re a recent college grad or an industry veteran, come refresh your resume knowledge and kick start your job search! Stay after the workshop to receive a one on one resume review.

1st Annual Black Joy Parade & Festival | Oakland
Sunday, February 25 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| 14th St and Alice St
1st Annual Black Joy Parade & Festival | Oakland

Gather in Oakland’s Black Arts District at 12:30 pm for the 1st annual Black Joy Parade – a hyper-positive procession showcasing the undeniable energy, creativity and excellence of the African American community and its influence on cultures past, present and future.
1st Annual Black Joy Parade …

Hike It Up: Fort Funston, Stern Grove & Brewery Hike | SF
Sunday, February 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Daly City BART
Hike It Up: Fort Funston, Stern Grove & Brewery Hike | SF

Join in on a fun hike that explores Fort Funston with gorgeous ocean views.
To join in meet at the Daly City Cart and walk by Lake Merced to Fort Funston. Although with the ocean visible at all times, you’ll never be lost, there’s plenty of …

Noodle Mania Zine Release & Art Party: Draw, Craft and Live Music | Mission District
Sunday, February 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Noodle Mania Zine Release & Art Party: Draw, Craft and Live Music | Mission District

Make a zine, share a true story, and eat noodles. Noodle Mania is a DIY audio documentary art project that provides a forum in print, online, and in person for people to share true stories about their lives and practice artmaking.
People who don’t consider themselves …

“Handkerchief Heroes” Slideshow & Discussion | SF Main Library
Sunday, February 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SF Main Public Library

Handkerchiefs have served you in life’s tender moments – catching a bride’s tears of joy, worn over a soldier’s heart as he marches into battle, fashioned into a newborn’s christening bonnet, as well as life’s large celebrations – waving bon voyage from an ocean liner, …

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | Berkeley
Sunday, February 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John’s Presbyterian Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | Berkeley

Masterpieces by two great Romantics, Antonín Dvořák and Johannes Brahms, share the stage in a concert which focusses almost exclusively on their fabulous woodwinds.
A homage to Mozart, Dvořák’s Serenade in D minor is filled with Slavonic rhythms and displays the composer’s gift for graceful melodies. …

Cinema at Copia: “Shrek” Film Screening | Napa
Sunday, February 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Tickets available for pick up on the day of the screening.
| CIA at Copia
Cinema at Copia:

Submitted by the Event Organizer
This February, we’ll be starting our weekly film screenings. We’ll be screening an eclectic selection of some of our favorite Oscar winners and nominees from years past. Join us as we feature the DreamWorks film, “Shrek.”
Tickets are Free and will be …

Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, February 25 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin-Op's

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

“The Evolution of Black Travel” Art Discussion | SF
Sunday, February 25 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is recommended. 
| Museum of the African Diaspora

Submitted by the Event Organizer
As part of our Black History Month Initiative, Airbnb’s Black Employee Resource Group in partnership with the Museum of the African Diaspora will host a panel discussion examining the Evolution of Black Travel.
Working with Calvin Ramsey, NAACP and Nomadness, we will …

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, February 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Free HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods
Sunday, February 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
| Neck Of The Woods
Free HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods

Come to HellaFunny Sundays at the Neck of the Woods to see an ever-changing lineup of some of SF’s funniest local headlining comedians that typically perform at Cobbs, Punch Line and SF Sketchfest. HellaFunny Sundays Every Sunday at 7pm Neck of the Woods 406 Clement St, ...

The Emporium’s Arcade Olympics: Closing Ceremonies | SF
Sunday, February 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is free.
| Emporium SF
The Emporium's Arcade Olympics: Closing Ceremonies | SF

Sign up for the Emporium Olympics, a 2-week game tournament that runs simultaneously with the actual Olympics (Feb 9-25) 2018 featuring arcade games, pool, pinball, air hockey, Donkey Kong and more… and with tons of prizes. We’re told that participating in the Emporium Olympics is free ...

Monday, February 26

Free Drop-In Tax Help | Oakland
Monday, February 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Free Drop-In Tax Help | Oakland

Oakland Public Libraries will be offering free tax preparation help with trained volunteers from the AARP Tax-Aide program who will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns between February 5, 2018, and March 19, 2018. The Main Library is a drop-in site ...

First Day: 2018 SF Middle School Science Fair Public Viewing | Randall Museum
Monday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
First Day: 2018 SF Middle School Science Fair Public Viewing | Randall Museum

The Randall Museum once again hosts the 36th Annual San Francisco Middle School Science Fair in their newly renovated space; the projects will be on view for the public from 10 am to 4 pm from February 26 through March 9, 2018. All public and private middle schools ...