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Thursday, July 24

Classic SF Film Day: “The House on Telegraph Hill” | Main Library
Thursday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Classic SF Film Day:

Enjoy free movies all summer long at your neighborhood library during the 3rd Annual San Francisco Library Film Festival. Every movie being screened is either set in San Francisco or was filmed here. The 2014 edition of this free film festival features San Francisco classics ...

Lunchtime Concert Series | Palo Alto
Thursday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cogswell Plaza
Lunchtime Concert Series | Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto celebrates summer with free lunchtime concerts in the park, noon-1 pm every Thursday, July 10 – September 11, 2014. Bring your lunch, hang with friends in the park, and enjoy an hour of lively, toe-tapping music. Cogswell Plaza is at the corner ...

Free Ice Cream Day: Humphry Slocombe Tastings | Ferry Building
Thursday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Ice Cream Day: Humphry Slocombe Tastings | Ferry Building

Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream is trying to determine their special Outside Lands flavor by public vote – and they need your help.
Come by the Ferry Building at 2 pm on Thursday, July 24, 2014 to sample and vote on three flavors:

Chocolate Gold Rush - dark chocolate …

Soulful Palestinian Vocalist, Dalia Marina | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, July 24 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Soulful Palestinian Vocalist, Dalia Marina | Yerba Buena Gardens

Palestinian American vocalist and instrumentalist Dalia Marina‘s repertoire reflects a wide range of influences including classical Arabic music and the American soul tradition. Presented with the Arab Community and Cultural Center

Corazón Summer Acoustic Folk Pop Concert | Westfield Centre
Thursday, July 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Corazón Summer Acoustic Folk Pop Concert | Westfield Centre

Playing a random assortment of beloved classic and modern tunes, Jan Adrienne Gilbert keeps you guessing as to what the heck you’ll hear next…80’s favorite? Classic John Denver? Katy Perry? As long as you’re having fun, does it really matter?

The Magic 1975 School Bus: Chill Mobile Party Space | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, July 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
The Magic 1975 School Bus: Chill Mobile Party Space | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Bringing together local artists, craft food vendors and mobile chill space in the form of a decked out 1975 school bus. Check out the interesting local artisans and taste the delicious food and wine from top SF food trucks.
THE MAGIC 1975 SCHOOL BUS
Come cozy up …

Asian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm; admission to special galleries may be extra.
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF

Want to see the Asian Art Museum’s latest exhibits without the weekend crowds and for less than half of the price? Try Thursday nights. The Asian Art Museum is open late on Thursday nights (5-9 pm) and tickets are just $5 (normally it’s $12) to see the ...

Camping Happy Hour: Gear Discounts, Beer & Snacks | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 5:00 pm | | Alite Design Showroom
Camping Happy Hour: Gear Discounts, Beer & Snacks | SF

Alite invites you to a special friends and family happy hour. Meet the designers and staff members who work for both Alite and Boreas.
Start conversations on what you like about Alite and their products. In return, they will offer a discount of 35% off anything …

Collectible NightLife: Artifacts, DJ Battle & Rare Gems | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Collectible NightLife: Artifacts, DJ Battle & Rare Gems  | California Academy of Sciences

Collectible NightLife | July 24, 2014
Music by DJs Tanoa & Tom LG
Show us yours and we’ll show you ours—collections that is.
This week, NightLife salutes the time-tested art and science of collecting. From life forms discovered at the darkest depths of the ocean to space objects …

SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2014: Free Outdoor Soulful Vocal Concert | Stanford
Thursday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2014: Free Outdoor Soulful Vocal Concert | Stanford

Stanford Shopping Center swings into summer with the return of Summer Jazz produced by SFJAZZ. International and local jazz legends will perform everything from swing to straight ahead jazz. In 2014, the ten-week series of free concerts will take place in The Plaza near Neiman ...

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Hercules” | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Hercules” with Dwayne Johnson stars as Hercules.
Free Film Screening: Hercules
July 24, 2014 | 6 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP Code: FUNSFJ97R
Sorry, all the passes have been claimed.

Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp
Tickets are free, but subject to …

2014 Central Park Music Series | San Mateo
Thursday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
2014 Central Park Music Series | San Mateo

Dance a summer evening away in San Mateo’s beautiful Central Park with free concerts held every Thursday night from 6-8 pm from June 26, 2014 – August 14, 2014. Low-back chairs and blankets are welcome. Downtown parking is free after 6 pm. 2014 Central Park Music Series ...

Win Tix: 34th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: 35 & Under Pass
34th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: 35 & Under Pass

With over 150 events, 70 films from 18 countries, and 8 world premieres, the 34th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival presents three weeks of award-winning films celebrating the very best of independent Jewish cinema ( July 24th to August 10th) in SF, Palo Alto, Berkeley, Oakland, …

Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland
Thursday, July 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stork Club
Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland

Storking Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase with a twist; the show features some of the Bay’s best comedians whom are subsequently interviewed after their performance. The results are akin to an irreverent Inside the Actor’s Studio as host, OJ Patterson, alternates between goofy rapport and intrusive investigation. Additional questions are fielded ...

25% Off: “Hops & History” San Francisco Beer Party | The Old Mint
25% Off:

The second annual Hops and History event will feature Bay Area craft beer tasting, historical talks, a panel discussion, home brewing demos, local food vendors, and an expanded exhibit of rarely seen historical West Coast brewing memorabilia.
Enjoy tastings from Anchor Steam, Magnolia, Triple Voodoo, Speakeasy, …

Jell-O Edible Art Contest & Talk | Ominvore Books on Food
Thursday, July 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Jell-O Edible Art Contest & Talk | Ominvore Books on Food

Pam Elder, longtime member of the Culinary Historians of Northern California, finds the jiggling art of Jell-O fascinating, especially as reflected in its advertising over the ages. Come hear the story, view some of photographer Pat Monaco’s wondrous collection of beautiful Jell-O ephemera, and check …

Taste & Toast of Greece | East Bay
Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for Danville residents; $6 non-residents; $8 at the door
| Danville Senior Center
Taste & Toast of Greece | East Bay

Celebrate the rich culture of Greece with samples of delightful food, wine and entertainment during the Taste and Toast of Greece. This is the 4th of the Taste and Toast series which celebrates countries around the world.
For more information or to register, call the Danville …

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “The Fluffy Movie” | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “The Fluffy Movie” about comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias.
Free Film Screening: The Fluffy Movie
July 24, 2014 | 7 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP Code: FUNSFHJZW

Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp
Tickets are free, but subject to availability.
Exact screening location revealed once …

State of the City Forum: SF Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Modern Times Bookstore
State of the City Forum:  SF Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia | SF

This is the second talk in a new series at Modern Times, State of the City Forum featuring a panel of guest authors and activists discussing the issues of concern to residents of the Mission and citywide in a rapidly changing San Francisco.
San Francisco Poet Laureate …

Weedfest: 6 Punk Bands, Free Weed & Prizes | East Bay
Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $6*
*Includes free weed, special prizes and a raffle. 21+
| Eli's Mile High Club
Weedfest: 6 Punk Bands, Free Weed & Prizes | East Bay

Eli’s Mile High Club invites you to a random July Weedfest featuring six bands and… free weed.
Cover is $6, but they promise free weed, an Agnostic Blunt education session, plus other surprises in celebration the birthday of their hype man Fresh Daily aka Scourgeon Cruz …

Cheese Taste-Off & Goat Milking Demos | Berkeley
Cheese Taste-Off & Goat Milking Demos | Berkeley

Local author and homesteader K. Ruby Blume presents an evening of local cheese in celebration of the release of her new book, Everyday Cheesemaking: How to Succeed Making Dairy & Nut Cheese at Home.
There will be goat milking and cheesemaking demonstrations, a Q & A …

Win Tix: Cobb’s Comedy Club: Thursday Night Showcase | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*All shows are 18 & over and there is a two drink minimum per person.
| Cobb's Comedy Club
Cobb's Comedy Club: Thursday Night Showcase | SF

Some of our favorite local comedians are going to take over the stage at Cobb’s for a special Thursday night local showcase.
Hosted by Ray Molina (Comedy Central, Freddie Rainbow) and featuring standouts Nato Green (The Iron Comic), Stroy Moyd (opened for Dave Chappelle),  Matt Lieb …

Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Despicable Me 2″ | Jack London Square
Thursday, July 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night:

Cozy up at Jack London Square this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies on Thursdays at sundown from June to August in 2014, including newer releases like Gravity and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and classics like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Arrive early with blankets in-hand ...

Temescal Street Cinema: “Women Art Revolution” | Oakland
Thursday, July 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 49th and Telegraph
Temescal Street Cinema:

Women Art Revolution by Lynn Hershman Leeson
Through intimate interviews, art, and rarely seen archival film and video footage, reveals how the Feminist Art Movement fused free speech and politics into an art that radically transformed the art and culture of our times.
Opening Short: Jen Cohen, …

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

July 24, 2014 Lineup:
Tom Smith – Tom Smith is a twelve-year veteran of the stage and has performed stand-up comedy in diverse venues across North America and Ireland. Sharing the stage with such diverse acts as Jackie Kashian, Dean Edwards, Johnny Steele, Joe Klocek and …

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

Comet Club Comedy is a weekly free comedy showcase at the Comet Club in the Marina district of San Francisco, featuring local Bay Area comedians and special guests hosted by Ben Feldman. Comet Club Comedy Every Thursday | 8:30-10 pm Comet Club, 3111 Fillmore Street, ...

Win Tix: “The Cheap Laugh” Comedy Kick-Off Show | SF

Harnessing the power of The Bay Area’s acclaimed Stand Up talent, The Second Act is showcasing live comedy with “The Cheap Laugh” featuring local talent, national acts and surprise guests hand-picked by comedy veterans Mike Capozzola and Kurt Weitzmann.
After the kick-off show, this comedy night will …

Movies on the Square: “Saving Mr. Banks” | Redwood City
Thursday, July 24 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square:

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June to September in 2014. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of chairs and ...

Every Thursday

Mission Community Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
Mission Community Market | SF

The Mission Community Market is a weekly, outdoor marketplace that celebrates the Mission’s diversity with fresh fruits and vegetables, street food, live music, arts, local businesses, and after-school activities.
They promote family health and are creating a fun, beautiful public space for the Mission District: the …

Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF
Every Thursday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harlot
Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF

Every Thursday from 5-10 pm is Flask Mob Happy Hour at Harlot where you’ll get a free shot if you mention Flask Mob at the door.
Please note, the flaskmob happy hour is on hiatus as of June 5, 2014.
They also feature free food and a live DJ.  These Happy …

Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF

Break up the weekday rut and get out of the house for an hour with your dog at the K9 Scrub Club weekly social hour, happening every Thursday from 6-7 pm.
K9 Scrub Club
1734 Church Street, SF (Noe Valley)
Indulge in their free refreshments and sweets for humans, …

Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fiddler's Green
Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

Twang Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree is your San Francisco HQ for The PBR, Stagecoach and NASCAR. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow country music fans, dancin’ to contemporary country music all night with classic, outlaw and swing thrown in.
Expect to get your Twang …

Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.  
This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous …

Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Legionnaire Saloon
Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland

Laugh your booty off at the Barbary Coast Comedy night at the Legionnaire Saloon (2272 Telegraph Avenue) in uptown Oakland every Thursday at 7 pm. 
The show is produced by Barry Katzman (Comedy Day) and often features performers who’ve appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Showtime, Comedy …

Free Classic Movie Night at The Magick Lantern | East Bay
Every Thursday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Magik Lantern
Free Classic Movie Night at The Magick Lantern | East Bay

The Magick Lantern is a small movie theater is the cute little town of Point Richmond in the East Bay. They show many independent new movies, as well as some vintage picks hand-chosen by its proprietor.
Thursday is Classics Night when they show quirky old movies …

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced by Ryan Cronin and booked by Ken Townsend. It’s a free weekly showcase of local (and sometimes national) comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco.
Drink Special: $1 off draft beers during …

Free “Deep East” House DJ Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free

Deep East is a weekly dance party held on Thursday nights at Lounge 3411 in Oakland. Each crew member is an accomplished DJ in their own right, and all are East Bay residents.
They came together out of mutual respect, love of deep beats, and a …

Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley

Every Thursday night, The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a live funk, soul, hip hop and Latin dance party from 9 pm to midnight.
Come on down to shake it to some funky live music with Anthony Ant and his house band, plus great food and drinks available …

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