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Saturday, March 28

SF Rock ‘n Roll Half-Marathon Running Expo & Clinics | SF
Saturday, March 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Moscone Center
SF Rock 'n Roll Half-Marathon Running Expo & Clinics | SF

The Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon thunders through San Francisco and it will be preceded by a two-day free Running Expo. For two days at Moscone Center North, over 60 exhibitors will offer free samples, showcase the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information. The ...

Co-Ed Flag Football Tournament | Crissy Field
Saturday, March 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crissy Field
Co-Ed Flag Football Tournament | Crissy Field

There will be a co-ed Flag Football tournament on Crissy Field from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2015.
Must be over 18 to play. We literally know nothing more, so we suggest bringing your energy, a snack, a waterbottle and get ready …

2015 Robot Alliance Tournament: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, March 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Convention Center
2015 Robot Alliance Tournament: Saturday | Oakland

See the robots in action at FIRST Tech Challenge, an exciting global robotics competition that ignites an enthusiasm for science, technology and discovery in young people. Their spectator-friendly environment promises to have the feel of a sporting event combined with a rock concert. 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge ...

Goorin Bros. Spring Sample Sale | SF
Saturday, March 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Goorin Bros HQ
Goorin Bros. Spring Sample Sale | SF

Looking to compliment your new springtime look? Goorin Bros., the fourth-generation, family-owned San Francisco-based company of bold hatmakers, will host a three-day sample sale at the company’s Howard Street headquarters. The March sample sale will feature a range of marked down modern and retro styles for ...

2015 Tulip & Art Festival | Oakland
Saturday, March 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
2015 Tulip & Art Festival | Oakland

The 10th Annual Tulip Exhibition will showcase artful floral arrangements created by Bay Area florists, garden clubs and college floral design classes from Friday, March 27 – Sunday, March 29, 2015 Visit anytime between 10 am and 4 pm during the three-day event and enjoy a special floral arrangement demo at 2 ...

2015 Prescott Circus & Youth Orchestra Showcase | Oakland
Saturday, March 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Technical High School
2015 Prescott Circus & Youth Orchestra Showcase | Oakland

The Prescott Circus Theatre presents its Spring Student Showcase featuring a cast of talented Oakland children with two upbeat and inspiring shows  at 11 am and 1:30 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2015.
Young performers 3rd-5th grade students will knock your socks off and melt your heart as they showcase juggling, stilting, acrobatics, …

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Talk & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Talk & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Jill Giacomini Basch is the owner, with other members of her family, of Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company, and Jennifer Luttrell is executive chef at The Fork at Giacomini Family Dairy.
What makes the cheese at Point Reyes Farmstead so unique? The answer is simple: it’’s …

“Get Outdoors” Festival: Zip Line, Archery & Nature Hikes | North Bay

Get outdoors with your family and friends at a fun-filled festival all about outdoor activities and adventures you can do with your family around the Bay Area.
Free festival, but pre-registration and $10 fee is required for zip line. Archery and high ropes is 4th-grade or above.
Enjoy outdoor skills …

Spring 2015 Lakeshore Free Plant Exchange | Oakland
Saturday, March 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Presbyterian Church (Oakland)
Spring 2015 Lakeshore Free Plant Exchange | Oakland

Have plants you must prune or cull? How about trading your excess with others in your neighborhood? Take home new plants for your yard and have an instant new garden all for free at the Spring 2015 Lakeshore Free Plant Exchange happening on Saturday, March 28, 2015 …

2015 Spring Carnival: Egg Hunt, Crafts & Games | Emeryville
Saturday, March 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Doyle-Hollis Park
2015 Spring Carnival: Egg Hunt, Crafts & Games | Emeryville

Hop on over to Emeryville’s Doyle Hollis Park as they host the annual Spring Carnival with fun and games for children of all ages from noon to 3 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2015.
Mr. Bunny (a giant, human-sized and arguably terrifying bunny) will be on …

6th Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt | Golden Gate Park
6th Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt | Golden Gate Park

Bring your furry friend to the 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs from noon to 2 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2015.
Enjoy finger foods and local vendors while your dog sniffs out eggs filled with tasty treats and valuable prizes. Don’t forget your camera for photo …

SFJAZZ Girls Day: Free Youth Jazz Workshops | SF
SFJAZZ Girls Day: Free Youth Jazz Workshops | SF

Join celebrated women jazz faculty in this very special workshop for female jazz musicians ages 13-18 on March 28, 2015.
Essential skills including ensemble techniques, theory and musicianship will be the focus of this special program geared toward emerging jazz players. All instruments are welcome.
This workshop …

San Franpsycho “Good Living” Bikini & DJ Poolside Party | Phoenix Hotel
Saturday, March 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 early bird / $10 at the door
| Phoenix Hotel
San Franpsycho

San Franpsycho x Kinda Fancy Surf Bikinis presents the “Good Living Party” at Phoenix Hotel.
On March 28, 2015, from noon to sunset, guests will dance and party around the Phoenix’s epic outdoor pool to the sound of live music presented by Girls N Boomboxes, Ryan …

“Rad American Women A to Z” Book Party | City Lights Books
Saturday, March 28 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | City Lights Books

Radar Productions, Mutha Magazine and City Lights celebrate the publication of their first kid’s book, Rad American Women A to Z, on Saturday, March 28th.
Author Kate Schatz and artist Miriam Klein Stahl offer an engaging presentation that involves a reading from the book, a slideshow and Q&A, …

Presidio Book Salon: History of the North American West | SF
Saturday, March 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Presidio Officers' Club
Presidio Book Salon: History of the North American West | SF

The traditional book club revamped as an inclusive, public program that anyone can take part in, whether or not they’ve read the book. Part book club, part graduate seminar, and part Parisian salon — everyone is welcome to attend the contextualizing remarks by the club …

Big Brother Open Casting Call | SF
Saturday, March 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Tap Room
Big Brother Open Casting Call | SF

Come by the Golden Gate Tap Room from 1-4 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2015 for a chance to get on one of the original reality TV shows, Big Brother, now in its 17th season.
The casting producers will be there. There is no need to sign up, just …

Annual Magnolia Bloom: Final Tour Day | SF Botanical Garden
Annual Magnolia Bloom: Final Tour Day | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias returns to the SF Botanical Garden with free tours at 2 pm every Saturday from January 17 – March 28, 2015. Velvety silver buds on the often bare ...

Lila Blue: Multi-Instrumentalist Singer-Songwriter | 2015 Macy’s Flower Show
Saturday, March 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Lila Blue: Multi-Instrumentalist Singer-Songwriter | 2015 Macy's Flower Show

Come check out Lila Blue and her rich voice that belies her young age. The local singer is poised to take the music world by storm.
Lila Blue is a singer songwriter from New York City who moved to the Bay Area in 2011. At just 14 …

Chef Cooking Demo & Samples | 2015 Macy’s Flower Show
Saturday, March 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seating is limited. Please RSVP to: ChefSilvertonMacysUSQ.eventbrite.com.
| Macy's (Union Square)
Chef Cooking Demo & Samples | 2015 Macy's Flower Show

Macy’s Culinary Council will host Chef Nancy Silverton for a Flower Show Cooking Demo in Macy’s Culinary Kitchen. Chef Silverton will share recipes inspired by Macy’s Flower Show.
Seating is limited. Please RSVP to: ChefSilvertonMacysUSQ.eventbrite.com.
Chef Silverton’s produce and ingredients will be provided by the Ferry Plaza …

Margaret Cho, Music, Drag, Dancing: #BeRobin Film Fundraiser | SF
Margaret Cho, Music, Drag, Dancing: #BeRobin Film Fundraiser | SF

Hella Gay Comedy is teaming up with Margaret Cho for a special #berobin fundraiser on March 28, 2015.
There will also be music, a beer bust, drag queens, dancers, special guests, food, raffles, lots and lots of good feelings and not to mention, the one and …

March Madness: Menswear Party, Snacks & Beer | SF
Saturday, March 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Ministry of Supply
March Madness: Menswear Party, Snacks & Beer | SF

Now that your brackets are filled, mark your calendars for a basketball themed day of fun at Ministry of Supply, a performance menswear store in San Francisco.
Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
Come to take in a game, enjoy some stadium worthy snacks and beer, and …

Electric Bike Launch Party: Free Food, Drinks & Test Rides | SF
Saturday, March 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but please RSVP on Facebook.
| The New Wheel
Electric Bike Launch Party: Free Food, Drinks & Test Rides | SF

The New Wheel is hosting a big party to welcome the Stromer ST2, a highly anticipated new electric bike. The festivities are open to all and will include free food, drinks, and test riding of the the worlds most advanced electric bicycle.
Test riding of the ST2 …

Earth Hour Party: Candlelit Yoga & Dark Chocolate | Ghirardelli Square
Saturday, March 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVPs for the yoga session are now sold out.
| Ghirardelli Square
Earth Hour Party: Candlelit Yoga & Dark Chocolate | Ghirardelli Square

Ghirardelli Square will #GoDark for Earth Hour with free dark chocolate tastings and candlelit yoga from 6-9:30 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2015.
Free, but an RSVPs for the yoga session are now sold out.
You’ll count down to Earth Hour and turn off the iconic Ghirardelli sign for candlelit yoga …

Free Theater: Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet | Oakland
Saturday, March 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations go to pay actors and benefit the Omni Commons.
| The Omni Commons
Free Theater: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet | Oakland

See a free production of Romeo & Juliet, a tale of love’s triumph over violence and fear – Shakespeare distills this down to its archetypal essence. Kind of a big deal, right? It’s happening at 8 pm on March 27 and 28, plus April 3, ...

Win Tix: 2015 Carnaval King & Queen Dance Contest | SF
Saturday, March 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $17
| Brava Theater

Who will lead the 2015 Carnaval Grand Parade? Watch King and Queen contestants dance their tail feathers off in their spectacular Carnaval costumes, sometimes accompanied by other dancers and musicians.
The winners are selected based on many criteria, such as performance ability, authenticity of cultural form, choreography, …

“Art N Rec” Live Art Battle: 8 Artists, 3 Hours, 1 Theme | TechShop

Tech Shop and Artillery A.G. are bringing together eight creative and young San Francisco thinkers to host a “live” art show, where two teams of four are given three hours to create a piece around a social theme, the inaugural theme being Home.
It will be …

2015 Rhondapalooza: Skate Contest & Punk Bands | East Bay
Saturday, March 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Burnt Ramen Studios
2015 Rhondapalooza: Skate Contest & Punk Bands | East Bay

Get crazy at Rhondapaloosa IV, a skate contest and band showcase happening at Richmond’s punk rock studios and hangout, Burnt Ramen, on Saturday, March 28, 2015.
SPU will headline this show, with a skate contest with cash prizes starting at 8 pm. Other featured bands include Skunk …

Earth Hour 2015: The City Turns Off Its Lights for One Hour | SF
Saturday, March 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Earth Hour 2015: The City Turns Off Its Lights for One Hour | SF

Join environmentally conscious people all over the globe by turning off your lights for one hour on Saturday night and instead light candles, or simply enjoy the dark of the night.
The Golden Gate Bridge along with dozens of buildings, monuments all over the country all turning …

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Will Russ Jr., the Detroit born, bred and raised singer commands a voice as soothing as a cool summer breeze and as comforting as a loving embrace. You will be gently glided from song to song by a voice that is incredibly smooth as it …

“House of Bass” Public Works DJ Party | SF
Saturday, March 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Public Works

The Zero F*cks crew spent February hibernating and DJing in a winter wine cave, and are now ready to hit the dance floor with a buttload of new tracks to kick off spring.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Make a new friend or dance on your …

Win Tix: “NonStop Bhangra” Epic Indian Dance Party | Public Works.
Saturday, March 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Public Works

Bhangra comes to the Bay in Non Stop Bhangra at Public Works with special guest Bobby Friction.
Enjoy authentic Bhangra sounds with a British twist during British invasion month brought to you by the Non Stop Bhangra Crew. Award winning guest DJ Bobby Friction, BBC radio, …

Quiet Clubbing: Silent DJ Party
Quiet Clubbing: Silent DJ Party

Put on your trendiest outfit and go Quiet Clubbing (aka silent disco) at Muka. Enjoy three channels of music with special guest DJ Hot Tub Tony spinning to keep you dancing all night long.
Registration is required. First 50 for free. Next 100 at $5. Next 100 …

Win Tix: The Rocky Horror Picture Show | Clay Theater
Saturday, March 28 – 11:55 pm | Cost: WIN | Landmark's Clay Theatre

Get ready to do the time warp again and again at the midnight showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Clay Theatre.
Join the sweet transvestite from transexual Transylvania and his zany pals as they sing and dance their way through this classic movie …

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab. Get lubricated with $3 Blue Moons
When …

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Comedian Johan Miranda presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every Saturday night at Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley.
This free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm followed by a DJ dance party.

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

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