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Tuesday, September 16

Alta Plaza Park Restoration Sneak Peek & Celebration | SF
Tuesday, September 16 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but please RSVP to altaplazaclean_up@yahoo.com to help with event planning.
| Alta Plaza Park
Alta Plaza Park Restoration Sneak Peek & Celebration | SF

The neighborhood is invited to celebrate the good news of major park improvements planned for Alta Plaza Park. Meet in the Children’s Playground at 11:30 am when District 2 Supervisor Mark Farrell will announce the generous funding he has negotiated for the park’s renovation over the next …

Poetic Tuesdays at Jessie Square | SoMa
Tuesday, September 16 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
Poetic Tuesdays at Jessie Square | SoMa

Curated by Litquake’s Robin Ekiss, Poetic Tuesday features poets and original music in Jessie Square near the Contemporary Jewish Museum from 12:30-1:30 pm.
2014 Poetic Tuesdays Schedule

Tuesday, May 27
Tuesday, June 17
Tuesday, July 15
Tuesday, August 19
Tuesday, September 16

Marinnovation 2014: Tech Showcase & Networking | North Bay
Tuesday, September 16 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| 1650 Los Gamos Dr
Marinnovation 2014: Tech Showcase & Networking | North Bay

With its creative population, Marin County is a nexus for innovation, design and entrepreneurship. Marinnovation 2014 highlights Marin’s vibrant, creative culture and showcases technologies and ventures that are developing here right now. Marin County businesses show off their new ideas and cutting edge technologies on …

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, September 16 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...

Girls & Gaming Tech Panel: Fostering Inclusion & Diversity | SF
Girls & Gaming Tech Panel: Fostering Inclusion & Diversity | SF

Pocket Gems and Girls in Tech are hosting a discussion with games industry experts on inclusion in gaming. The panel will discuss practical tips on supporting gender diversity at games companies.
Free, but an RSVP is required and a $5 donation is encouraged. All proceeds from the …

Soul Coughing’s Mike Doughty Solo Rock Mini-Set | Amoeba SF
Tuesday, September 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Soul Coughing's Mike Doughty Solo Rock Mini-Set | Amoeba SF

Join singer/songwriter Mike Doughty (Soul Coughing) for a live set and signing in celebration of the release of Stellar Motel, his first all-original studio album in three years.

The Glenlivet Single Malt Scotch Private Tasting | SF
Tuesday, September 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+ only.
| Dogpatch Studios
The Glenlivet Single Malt Scotch Private Tasting | SF

Join us for a special evening with Guardians of The Glenlivet for “Nights of Passage” to gain a deeper understanding of single malt scotch as you partake in tastings, identify its distinct characteristics, and indulge in chocolate pairings and hors d’oeuvres. The Glenlivet “Nights of Passage” 2014 September ...

Yoga on the Labyrinth: Meditation & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Tuesday, September 16 – 6:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted.
| Grace Cathedral
Yoga on the Labyrinth: Meditation & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

Work your core with a cat or crane pose at an all-levels hatha yoga session on Grace Cathedral’s  indoor labyrinth with live music which changes every week, but is likely to be either Indian chanting, singing bowls, harp music, tribal instruments or acoustic guitar. Yoga on the Labyrinth ...

Verdure: Italian Veggie Recipes | Omnivore Books on Food
Tuesday, September 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Verdure: Italian Veggie Recipes | Omnivore Books on Food

Chris Boswell’s Verdure: Vegetable Recipes from the Kitchen of the American Academy in Rome is the Rome Sustainable Food Project’s fourth cookbook (following Biscotti, Zuppe, Pasta).
It is perhaps the ideal collaboration among the kitchen and the Academy garden, the artisan producers, and the organic farmers who …

Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Finnish Brotherhood Hall
Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Berkeley

The September theme is: Stories; expect experiences about creating stories, telling stories, or running up and down the stairs.
Please note, the Sandbox playtesting bash will now take place on the third Tuesday night of the month, rather than Thursdays.

Free Sneak Preview Movie Night: “A Walk Among the Tombstones” | SF
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required. Arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie Night:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of “A Walk Among the Tombstones,” a crime drama, based on the bestselling series of mystery novel of the same name, starring Liam Neeson as a former NYPD cop and PI who is hired by a drug dealer to find his …

Spoken Word & Poetry Release Party | City Lights Books
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Lights Books
Spoken Word & Poetry Release Party | City Lights Books

Celebrate the release of Haiti Glass by poet Lenelle Moïse at City Lights Books in North Beach on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Moïse is well known for her spoken word performances, and we’ve confirmed that she will be reading her poetry on this evening.
The volume is the latest …

English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Morris Dance Practice Hall
English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley

Feeling a little sluggish? Need to get that blood pumping? Secretly enjoy live fiddle and accordion music? Come join the basics of Morris dancing at the annual free workshop series in Berkeley starting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 and continuing for four weeks (with a one-week break ...

Win Tix: Yanni Live | Oracle Arena
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $61.85
| Oracle Arena
Yanni Live | Oracle Arena

A true global ambassador for peace, good will, and understanding, Yanni is one of the most recognizable composer performers of our time.
He is, without a doubt, a musical phenomenon—a rare artist whose music defies borders and boundaries and has sold over 20 million albums.  His …

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, September 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second and third Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedian Jules Posner. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 pm ...

Free Jazz Concert: Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project | SF
Tuesday, September 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Doc's Lab
Free Jazz Concert: Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project | SF

Ralph Carney (born January 23, 1956, Akron, Ohio) is an American musician. While his primary instruments are various saxophones and clarinets, Carney collects and plays many instruments, often unusual or obscure ones. He was a founding member of Tin Huey, and is perhaps best known …

Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, September 16 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.
| The Showdown
Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF

Bring that big hair and those big laughs down to Showdown every third Tuesday for a few rounds of bingo, guest bands, hosts, and bartenders every month with your resident DJ Mike Apocalypse. Partake in complimentary PB&J sandwiches, $5 PBR tall boys, and $6 shlitz and Jamesons. ...

Every Tuesday

Free Nepalese Food “Curry Without Worry” | Civic Center
Every Tuesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but if you can afford it you should donate at least $2
| Civic Center
Free Nepalese Food

Rain or shine, Curry Without Worry will always be stationed at Hyde and Fulton in SF’s Civic Center serving free Nepalese food to drum beats and singing every Tuesday at 5:30 pm.
What is Nepalese Food? Curry Without Worry generally will serve up plates with five …

Troubled Comedy Night w/ Rajeev Dhar | Amnesia
Every Tuesday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Amnesia
Troubled Comedy Night w/ Rajeev Dhar | Amnesia

Every Tuesday night from 6:30-9 pm, Amnesia Music Hall presents Troubled Comedy Night, a free stand-up comedy show with Raj. Dhar and friends.
Comedian Rajeev Dhar mixes Bay Area comics with nationally recognized visiting performers on tour in the US. They have hosted performers from Punchline, Cobb’s, …

French Film, Wine & Conversation
Every Tuesday – 6:45 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation includes movie and wine.
| Alliance Française of San Francisco
French Film, Wine & Conversation

To help non-French speakers discover French cinema, The Alliance Française of San Francisco is offering a weekly Tuesday night class centered around a French film and conversation.
The class will take place in their cozy theater with free wine all for a $5 donation at the door.
Don’t know French? …

Tuesday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Every Tuesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food & drinks
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Tuesday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Join SoMa StrEat Food Park and Brainstormer Pub Quiz every Tuesday at 7 pm for Trivia Night inside the barn.
Pre-game beforehand with happy hour from 4-7 pm with $3 local draft beers and $13 pitchers, plus up to 12 of the city’s most delicious food trucks.
Trivia …

Pub Trivia Nerd Night | Alameda
Every Tuesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Churchward Pub
Pub Trivia Nerd Night | Alameda

Make your evening friggin’ awesome with this weekly nerd trivia at Alameda’s trivia night at the Churchward Pub located on Park Street.
Grab some friends, some beers, and answer trivia ranging from Potpurri, to The Simpsons, to Men on the Moon, to that band who you thought you …

Tuesday Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Inner Richmond
Every Tuesday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Rockit Room
Tuesday Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Inner Richmond

Every Tuesday, get some laughs in at a free comedy showcase, hosted by Danny Dechi, a make-you-laugh-professional and world’s only No. 2 pencil musician (you’ll have to figure out what that means yourself). Various Bay Area comedians round out the lineup each week.
Come early for happy …

Trivia Night at the Fox: Win Concert Tix | Oakland
Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Den at the Fox
Trivia Night at the Fox: Win Concert Tix | Oakland

The Den at the Fox, a rather comfortable and stylish bar that’s attached to the Fox Theatre in Oakland, hosts a free trivia night on Tuesdays at 8 pm.
Like most pub quizes, the rounds include subjects like Current Events, Sports & Entertainment, Science, History, Geography, …

Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa
Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa

Check out Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 with Bay Area’s most eclectic DJs breaking barriers of genre and culture with live Bhangra and belly dancing performances, plus tribal and bass DJ sets.
Underground Nomads
Most Tuesdays at 8 pm
1192 Folsom, SF
Free until 9:30 pm, when you mention it …

“Brass Magic” Free Hip-Swinging Big Band Concert | Madrone
Every Tuesday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+

Brass Magic is an eight-piece ensemble featuring a robust horn section that hugs the listener and drums that drive like a Harley Davidson. Founded by musicians from Berkeley, California, Brass Magic developed and honed their sound in the clubs and parks of New York City.
Brass …

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