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Friday, January 20

Inauguration Day P*ssy March | SF
Friday, January 20 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Market St (Embarcadero to 5th St)
Inauguration Day P*ssy March | SF

Obama’s service ends at Noon on Jan 20th. The organizer is going to take a walk up Market street to commemorate this, as a thank you for his service.
As a silent protest, the organizer will be wearing a p*ssy protector.

Eat Chinatown: Photo Exhibit Featuring Classic Chinatown Restaurants | SF
Friday, January 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 41 Ross
Eat Chinatown: Photo Exhibit Featuring Classic Chinatown Restaurants | SF

Eat Chinatown is a photo exhibit at 41 Ross that commemorates classic Chinatown restaurants, diners and bakeries that have been operating for at least 40 years. Photographer Andria Lo and writer Valerie Luu (founders of Chinatown Pretty, a street-style blog that documents Chinatown seniors) profiled four …

HellaFunny Fridays | North Beach
Friday, January 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP code HELLAFUNNY
| Caffe Sapore
HellaFunny Fridays | North Beach

Right on the crooked-est street in the world (the crooked part being just a few blocks up) at HellaFunny Fridays – a weekly comedy show brought to you by Stroy Moyd (NBC, ABC, Viceland), Tim Young (Punchline, SF Sketchfest) and Feel Woods (Cobbs, SF Sketchfest). ...

Win Tix: The Blue Ball | Treasure Island
Friday, January 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | HOME on Treasure Island

The Blue Ball is your destination for inauguration night: an evening for cocktails and causes, fun and fundraising. The gathering, conceived in love and rage by a group of Bay Area friends in the wake of the Election, offers appetizers, cocktails, DJ sets, and the …

Saturday, January 21

Community Fun In The Schoolyard | SF
Saturday, January 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Alamo Elementary School SF
Community Fun In The Schoolyard | SF

Join the Shared schoolyard project and supervisor Mark Farrell at Alamo elementary school on Saturday, January 21st from 11am-1pm for an exciting kick-off event.
This event marks the grand re-opening of the schoolyard for the public to use on weekends. The event will include fun games …

Free Bach-Mozart Weekend Family Concert | SF
Saturday, January 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seats are first-come, first served.
| Noe Valley Ministry
Free Bach-Mozart Weekend Family Concert | SF

Travel back in time with the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra to say hello to Mr. Bach and Mr. Mozart, two famous composers from the music history books.
Then, head back to 2017 and meet a soon-to-be-famous composer of today—UC Davis professor of composition Laurie San Martin! …

“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | The Haight
Saturday, January 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| The Red Victorian

Join in at the Red Victorian, an elegant 2000sq ft events space, for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians, bringing the art scene back to the Upper Haight one creative community event at a time. There will be easels provided and some materials for drop-ins. ...

Iyengar Yoga & Mystic Music: A Community Gathering for Peace | SF
Saturday, January 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Iyengar Yoga Institute
Iyengar Yoga & Mystic Music: A Community Gathering for Peace | SF

Renee Razzano and Marlee-I Mystic have organized an event in the spirit of intentional inclusivity where communities – black, brown, white, women, men, children, LGBTQ – come together to create a place of refuge, peace, and solidarity.
The event will open with a candlelight invocation & …

Downtown Comedy Night at Bar Fluxus | SF
Saturday, January 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
| Bar Fluxus
Downtown Comedy Night at Bar Fluxus | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons. Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel ...

80+ Person Choir in Mission Dolores Basilica | Mission Dist.
Saturday, January 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested
| Mission Dolores Basilica
80+ Person Choir in Mission Dolores Basilica | Mission Dist.

The Calling All Choir is hosting a season finale performance on January 21st at the beautiful, historic Mission Dolores Basilica.
They’re featuring performances of compositions from Appalachia, Australia, Hungary, Brazil, Renaissance England, the American South, and pieces by Mark Growden and other living composers.
The Calling All …

Win Tix: SF Sketchfest: Nerdist Podcast | The Curran
Saturday, January 21 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Curran

One of the most influential comedy podcasts since the beginning of time (or since its debut in February of 2010, anyway), the Nerdist Podcast returns to SF Sketchfest to enjoy its burrito for a sixth time.
> Get Tickets – $35
This live episode will be recorded …

Sunday, January 22

Freedom Fest ’17: Brunch, Beats & Positive Action | SF
Sunday, January 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Natoma Caban
Freedom Fest '17: Brunch, Beats & Positive Action | SF

In the wake of the election, they want to create a space to talk about local action and helpful information for the community, and of course, to party down together. Did somebody say Sunday funday?
There will be pancakes, aka freedom cakes. The scene will be divided into two …

Yoga Nidra: Conscious Deep Relaxation | SF
Sunday, January 22 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encouraged.
| Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center
Yoga Nidra: Conscious Deep Relaxation | SF

Yoga Nidra is the art of conscious deep relaxation. Indeed, Yoga Nidra is a profound state of consciousness. Embark on a guided meditation and journey inside of your physical and subtle bodies. You will be astounded at what you can do to restore your energy …

Monday, January 23

What Now: Coping with a Trump Presidency | SF
Monday, January 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Strut
What Now: Coping with a Trump Presidency | SF

Three days after Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President, San Francisco AIDS Foundation will host a Real Talk event to grapple with what his election will mean for healthcare, community, rights, and safety.
Join them for a free community forum to discuss the implications of the next …

Tuesday, January 24

Postcards 2 Politicians: An Evening of Political Activism | SF
Tuesday, January 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 donation = 2 postcards + postage
| ThirstyBear Organic Brewery
Postcards 2 Politicians: An Evening of Political Activism | SF

Postcards 2 Politicians (#PostcardProtest) is an opportunity for the Bay Area community to come together and write notes of support or opposition to your elected officials, up to and including the President.
University professors along with community and political activists will be on hand to provide …

Timbuk2 Draft Meetup: Lectures, Tours & Libations | SF
Tuesday, January 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Timbuk2 Factory Store
Timbuk2 Draft Meetup: Lectures, Tours & Libations | SF

Timbuk2, pioneer of the messenger bag and made-in-San Francisco customization, will host a special draft meetup in partnership with PeopleForBikes. Since 2015, the bike industry coalition and charitable foundation, PeopleForBikes, have been hosting draft  meetups all over the nation in order to build a more unified …

Linking Population, Health & Environment for a Healthy World | SF
Tuesday, January 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SF Department of the Environment
Linking Population, Health & Environment for a Healthy World | SF

Women are disproportionately affected by poor environment, health conditions and infrastructure. Empowering women and girls is central to improving not only their lives but also for effective and long-lasting community development and conservation.
Learn how supporting women’s rights and linking multiple sectors such as conservation and …

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, January 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join them every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work. Tuesdays at North Beach is a highly-respected weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent. Past guests have included Jonathan ...

Wednesday, January 25

Encore Film Series: “Of The Sea” Film Screening | SF Main Library
Wednesday, January 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library
Encore Film Series:

Join Green Film Fest at the SF Public Library on January 25 at 6pm for a free, encore screening of 2016 Festival favorite, Of the Sea. The film screening will be followed by a discussion with the film director, Mischa Hedges.
Of The Sea synopsis: Fishermen …

Thursday, January 26

Free Camp Cook Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, January 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free grilled cheese and get 15% off for anyone that shows up from FuncheapSF.
| Alite Designs Outpost
Free Camp Cook Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF

Start your weekend off right with a grilled cheese and a beer at the best outdoor gear shop around. The Alite Outpost is hosting its first Speak Cheesy Happy Hour which will include free grilled cheese sandwich’s and cold beers for you and your friends.

Dissecting The End of Life Option Act | SF
Thursday, January 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| UC Berkeley Extension SF Campus
Dissecting The End of Life Option Act | SF

Understand the basics of the End of Life Option Act. At this event, our speakers dispel some common myths about the act’s implementation, address the status of institutional policy development around California and discuss research data from the Oregon/Washington experience.
These policy leaders also address some …

Chinese New Year Exhibit Art Reception “Different Life” | SF
Thursday, January 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spark Arts
Chinese New Year Exhibit Art Reception

Spark Arts is hosting a special exhibit in honor of Chinese New Year.
“Different Life” showcases paintings created by three artists from the Guizhou Province in China. This community is primarily a farming community, with peasant artists using the downtime between farming seasons to create artwork …

Free Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop | SF
Thursday, January 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Debonair Barber & Shave Parlor
Free Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop | SF

Every 4th Thursday on the Haight, comedians David Naimyar and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the fresh and swanky Debonair Barber Shop. Enjoy some great comedy and drinks. Free Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop Debonair Barber & ...

Friday, January 27

The Halal Guys Grand Opening | SF
The Halal Guys Grand Opening | SF

Don’t miss out on free exclusive The Halal Guys swag. The first 1000 fans will receive:

T-Shirts
Pins
Tote Bags
Push Pins
Stickers
Free Fries
Free Baklava
or Free Drinks

Food will be served all day based on availability. They will be working very hard to make sure they have enough to serve everyone, so please arrive early.

HellaFunny Fridays | North Beach
Friday, January 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP code HELLAFUNNY
| Caffe Sapore
HellaFunny Fridays | North Beach

Right on the crooked-est street in the world (the crooked part being just a few blocks up) at HellaFunny Fridays – a weekly comedy show brought to you by Stroy Moyd (NBC, ABC, Viceland), Tim Young (Punchline, SF Sketchfest) and Feel Woods (Cobbs, SF Sketchfest). ...