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Tuesday, September 26

Dive Into D3: An Intro to Visual Data Display | SF
Tuesday, September 26 – 6:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Rithm School
Dive Into D3: An Intro to Visual Data Display | SF

Come spend an evening doing an intro to D3.js, one of the most powerful libraries for representing data. Not only will you get a high-level overview of how D3 manipulates the DOM, but you’ll also play around with the amazing transformations that make the data …

“The Far Away Brothers” Book Talk & Reading | Green Apple Books
Tuesday, September 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 826 Valencia

Join Lauren Markham in conversation about her new book, The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life.

Wednesday, September 27

Shaping SF Lecture: Other Food Systems are Possible | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, September 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Other Food Systems are Possible | Mission Dist.

The Diggers served free food in an effort to address a massive influx of young people to the Haight during the Summer of Love and the Black Panthers’ Free Breakfast Program for youth began soon after.
Drawing from this same desire to reimagine food systems, food …

Thursday, September 28

Listen for A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | Oakland
Thursday, September 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations are encouraged.
| 518 Valencia
Listen for A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | Oakland

It’s their last Oakland storyhour before their end-of-year gala in November. This is one you won’t want to miss.
This year, they listened to moving stories on topics such as Islamophobia, Black Lives, Immigration, and Trans Rights. They promised to stand up to hate, ignorance, and misinformation, and …

Listen For A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | SF
Listen For A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | SF

In 2015, a community gathered over a novel idea. Throw a fancy “fundraiser” to raise awareness instead of money. They listened to powerful stories and promised to advocate for these issues by standing up to hate, ignorance, and misinformation.
Join them as they listen to three …

Slate’s 5-year Anniversary Karaoke Bash | SF
Thursday, September 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Slate Bar
Slate's 5-year Anniversary Karaoke Bash | SF

Once upon a time, about 5 years ago, a little nightclub named slate* opened for business, and the rest is history. So come celebrate.
Every week in the Mission for the past years, DJ Purple Dance Karaoke Thursdays, was the reason people have been “dancin’ and …

Win Tix: “Sonny & The Sunsets” Gorgeous West Coast Beach Pop | The Chapel
Thursday, September 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel

Sonny & the Sunsets are a beautiful West Coast thing. Birthed from the sand, the surf, and twilight campfires down in Ocean Beach, Sonny & the Sunsets’ busted beach-pop songs spark recollections of doo wop’s otherworldly despair, a dose of goofball humor from the Michael …

Saturday, September 30

4th Annual Yoga Fest | SF
4th Annual Yoga Fest | SF

Sports Basement’s 4th annual yoga fest is a yogis dream. It is a completely free day full of yoga, raffle prizes, and food. They have donated class instruction from community studios such as Mission Yoga, Laughing Lotus, Yoga Garden SF, Integral Yoga Institute, and Yoga …

Mission to Presidio 2017: History Hike, Dinner & Campfire | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Mission Dolores
Mission to Presidio 2017: History Hike, Dinner & Campfire | SF

The Presidio’s Park Rangers and Mission Dolores’ Ohlone friends invite you along on a day of exploring San Francisco’s cultural past. Beginning in the Mission District, hike back in time along the old mission road and learn a little history as you follow the path from …

100 Thousand Poets For Change Poetry Readings | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Alley Cat Books
100 Thousand Poets For Change Poetry Readings | SF

100 Thousand Poets for Changes comes to Alley Cat Books with a full lineup of poets including Edward Foster, Daphne Gottlieb, Julie Lythcott-Haims, Melissa Ramos and more.

Sunday, October 1

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...

2017 Pet Pride Day Festival: Costume Parade & Pet Tricks | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Animal Care & Control
2017 Pet Pride Day Festival: Costume Parade & Pet Tricks | SF

Dress up your pet and head to the annual Pet Pride Day featuring on site adoptions, rescue partners, a parade, food, kids activities, pet costumes and, of course, pet tricks at San Francisco Animal Care & Control.
2017 Pet Pride Day
Sunday, October 1, 2017 | Noon to …

Monday, October 2

Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, October 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands showing off the cutting edge of jazz and improvised music. Expect progressive sounds with a mix of anything from jazz, folk, rock to electronic music.

Misery Index: All Star Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Monday, October 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Misery Index: All Star Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, October 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brewcade
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at Brewcade. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new rules and new gags. Power-up, throw down and push ...

Wednesday, October 4

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, October 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Sacred Harp Singing: Acappella Singing For Everyone | SF
Wednesday, October 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Women's Building
Sacred Harp Singing: Acappella Singing For Everyone | SF

Join Bay Area Sacred Harp to sing “The Sacred Harp,” an American tunebook with strong roots in the early music of New England and the southern United States. Singing is participatory, acappella, 4-part harmony. Everyone is welcome with no performances or rehearsals, commitment, experience, or ability ...

Shaping SF Lecture: Art & Architecture During the Depression | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, October 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Art & Architecture During the Depression | Mission Dist.

The Maritime Museum at Aquatic Park recently underwent extensive renovation, bringing to public view murals and sculptures from the WPA that have long been hidden and overlooked. Other beautiful artworks grace public buildings throughout the East Bay and San Francisco, including Coit Tower, and on …

Baked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, October 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
| Stagewerx Theatre
Baked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF

Searching for clarity on life’s innate truths? Pass on the pipe & indulge in Baked Beliefs, an improvised comedy show about your trippy, stoned ideas. Anyone who has had a psychedelic experience knows it’s impossible to fully explain it to someone who hasn’t – until ...

Thursday, October 5

Free Citizenship Workshop | SF
Thursday, October 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 185 Berry Street
Free Citizenship Workshop | SF

At this workshop, you will complete your citizenship application (N-400) and fee waiver application (I-912), if applicable. They will also provide you information on the U.S. citizenship eligibility requirements and exemptions and give you study materials for the naturalization interview/exam. Your case will be reviewed …

“Bride of Monster” Opening Reception | SF
Thursday, October 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Creativity Explored

Creativity Explored, a San Francisco center for artists with developmental disability, is pleased to present Bride of Monster, a small-group exhibition featuring wild and woolly new interpretations of female monsters from film, folklore, and mythology.
With works ranging from a series of repurposed mannequinn heads to …

New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.
Thursday, October 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Artists' Television Access
New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.

The Bay Area’s only Open Screening for up and coming filmmakers takes place on the first Thursday of each month at Artists’ Television Access in the Mission. Come enjoy a supportive community of filmmakers and see your work on the big screen. Feel free to ...

Friday, October 6

Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco
Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco

Come down to Timbuk2 Factory and Headquarters for a 60-minute behind-the-scenes look at the product design, marketing, and of course the (spoiler alert) office gong, disco ball and kegerator. Free tours take place at 11 am on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are ...

Saturday, October 7

Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive: 3.8-Mile Loop Hike | SF
Saturday, October 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 14th St. at Market St.,
Walking San Francisco's 49 Mile Scenic Drive: 3.8-Mile Loop Hike | SF

Join the authors of the hot new SF Guide, Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive, for a 3.8-mile loop hike along one section of 49 Mile Scenic Drive: Walk #14, The Mission.
Special Guest, Katharine Holland, realtor, and author of the books’ Victorian Architecture chapter, …

“Altered Barbie” Art Show: Closing Reception | Mission
Saturday, October 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
| Back to the Picture

The annual Altered Barbie Exhibition is a creative re-use art show where people transform these icons into not-so-everyday art reflecting our current society. This quirky art show is back after a two year absence. The 2017 theme is Super Heroine & Hero so that the artistic people of San ...