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Tuesday, October 17

Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame
Tuesday, October 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vinyl Room
Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame

The lineup for 10/17 is:

Chey Bell
Shanti Charan
Inanc Ino
Rudy Ortiz
Charlie Spink
Ryan Goodcase

Hosted by Dave Zugnoni

Wednesday, October 18

Lego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View
Wednesday, October 18 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Lego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View

Build awesome things with Legos. It’s drop-in event with no registration required. The library provides the Legos, you provide the imagination. 12:30-1:30 pm: It’s a Lego fest for all ages. Everyone is welcome to have fun building. They also have Duplos for toddlers. This event takes ...

Papel Picado: Creating Paper Tissue Garlands | South SF
Wednesday, October 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grand Avenue Library
Papel Picado: Creating Paper Tissue Garlands | South SF

Create a colorful paper garland to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos.  They will demonstrate a simple technique to create a symmetrical design.  Various templates will be provided to make a festive celebration.

“Bikram Hot Yoga” Get Your Sweat On | San Mateo
Wednesday, October 18 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Bikram Hot Yoga San Mateo
“Bikram Hot Yoga” Get Your Sweat On | San Mateo

Join them for 26 postures that systematically work every part of the body, to give all the internal organs, all the veins, all the ligaments, and all the muscles everything they need to maintain optimum health and maximum function. Each component takes care of something …

Thursday, October 19

Win Tix: Zoppé: Italian Family Circus | Redwood City

The Circus is coming to town with an extra special show in Redwood City for the 10th year in a row. Step back in time, as the Zoppé, An Italian Family Circus celebrates its 175th Anniversary from October 13th through October 29th. Spectacular performances featuring …

Friday, October 20

Win Tix: 71st Grand National Rodeo & Horse Show | Cow Palace
Friday, October 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Cow Palace

Here in the big ole’ city we don’t get to see much rodeo-ing. Heck, the closest we get is in Golden Gate Park with some police on horseback by the bison paddock. But bison watching is no bull riding.

> Get Tickets – $10+

At the 71st …

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Friday, October 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated to benefit Unicef
| Haunted House of Moss Beach
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula

Haunting your souls for nearly two decades, the Haunted House of Moss Beach is a spooky, walk-through maze of terror. Please note, arrive early to avoid long lines. Only two people are allowed per a tour. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. This ...

Saturday, October 21

Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View

Come get your bike fixed and learn a few things from professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy who will be available for advice and help with you bike at the Mountain View Library every third Saturday from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Use their tools to work ...

Festival of Lights: Diwali Celebration | Mountain View
Saturday, October 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Festival of Lights: Diwali Celebration | Mountain View

With her distinct stage presence, Deepa Menon leads her audiences with effortless ease and grace through a whole range of aesthetic dance experiences. Join her and her students in celebrating Diwali – the festival of lights.
Deepa Menon is Founder and Artist Director of the Netra …

Robot Fest: Meet & Greet Friendly Library Robots | South SF
Saturday, October 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grand Avenue Library
Robot Fest: Meet & Greet Friendly Library Robots | South SF

Come stop by the library to meet and greet your friendly SSFPL robots or even assemble a few. Robots are fun to build and easy to control using a device. iPads and laptops will be provided in this play as you learn robot workshop.

Spooky Balloon Making | South SF
Saturday, October 21 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Spooky Balloon Making | South SF

Twist and tie your Halloween balloon figures. Learn the art of balloon modeling.  The Grinning Ghost, Black Cat, Squishy Pumpkin, Scary Bat, and other simple shapes will be demonstrated.

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Saturday, October 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated to benefit Unicef
| Haunted House of Moss Beach
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula

Haunting your souls for nearly two decades, the Haunted House of Moss Beach is a spooky, walk-through maze of terror. Please note, arrive early to avoid long lines. Only two people are allowed per a tour. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. This ...

Caffeine & Comedy at Red Rock | Mountain View
Saturday, October 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Red Rock Coffee
Caffeine & Comedy at Red Rock | Mountain View

Join Kevin Wong, host and Bay Area comic, for Comedians at Red Rock. Come out, get caffeinated, and be entertained. Performers have appeared at the Punch Line, Cobbs, San Jose Improv, Tommy T’s, and all around the Bay Area. Stop by every third Saturday for the ...

Orionids Meteor Shower 2017 | Halley’s Comet’s Debris
Saturday, October 21 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Orionids Meteor Shower 2017 | Halley's Comet's Debris

On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit as many as 25 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains. They sometimes produce bright fireballs, so watch for them to flame in the sky. If you trace these meteors backward, they seem to come …

Thursday, October 26

Aero Design Challenge | Bay Area Science Fest 2017
Thursday, October 26 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Hiller Aviation Museum
Aero Design Challenge | Bay Area Science Fest 2017

Each student in the Aero Design Challenge participates in a series of discovery experiences in the Hiller Aviation Museum’s main gallery, including:

Wind tunnel experiments
Examination of full-scale aircraft
Flight simulation
Glider flight trials

Following the exploration period, students join a small team to construct, test, improve and present a glider able …

Friday, October 27

Final Fridays Family Dance Party | South SF
Friday, October 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South SF Main Library
Final Fridays Family Dance Party | South SF

Has it been a long day? Week? Lifetime? Or do you and your kids just have some energy you need to get out of your system? Then come shake your tail to the best family-friendly jams amidst the glowy balloons and sparkly lights of their ...

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Friday, October 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated to benefit Unicef
| Haunted House of Moss Beach
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula

Haunting your souls for nearly two decades, the Haunted House of Moss Beach is a spooky, walk-through maze of terror. Please note, arrive early to avoid long lines. Only two people are allowed per a tour. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. This ...

Saturday, October 28

Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Party | Menlo Park
Saturday, October 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Party | Menlo Park

Celebrate Halloween, Dia de los Muertos and the Harvest Season.
This is sure to be fun for the whole family. Bring the kids in costume for parade, trick-or-treating, and free pumpkin (1 per children – while supplies last). Shop for fall produce, decor & crafts.
What to expect:

Farmers …

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Strings Attached” | Palo Alto
Saturday, October 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | First Palo Alto United Methodist Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Strings Attached” | Palo Alto

The heart of every orchestra is the string section: the largest and most prominently displayed. Exploring the vast array of expressive possibilities of these instruments, they open their season with J.S. Bach’s effervescent Violin Concerto in E Major, performed by concertmaster Robin Sharp.
This concerto displays …

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Saturday, October 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated to benefit Unicef
| Haunted House of Moss Beach
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula

Haunting your souls for nearly two decades, the Haunted House of Moss Beach is a spooky, walk-through maze of terror. Please note, arrive early to avoid long lines. Only two people are allowed per a tour. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. This ...

Tuesday, October 31

Free Halloween Makeover | South SF
Tuesday, October 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Free Halloween Makeover | South SF

Don’t have a costume for the biggest night of the season? Stop by at the library to get a last minute Halloween makeover at the library.  They’ll have cape and mask making, face painting, makeups, expertise, and limited supply to prepare you for trick or treat.

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Tuesday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated to benefit Unicef
| Haunted House of Moss Beach
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula

Haunting your souls for nearly two decades, the Haunted House of Moss Beach is a spooky, walk-through maze of terror. Please note, arrive early to avoid long lines. Only two people are allowed per a tour. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. This ...

Thursday, November 2

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, November 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

Friday, November 3

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, November 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...

Saturday, November 4

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, CJM and Oakland Museum of ...