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Saturday, January 31

ParXercise: Free Zumba Workout | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, January 31 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required for each workout.
| Mothers Meadow (Golden Gate Park)
ParXercise: Free Zumba Workout | Golden Gate Park

Get healthy, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors, by working out with ParXercise at Golden Gate Park. Workout sessions are led by local fitness instructors. All levels are welcome. January 2015 Free ParXercise Classes > RSVP is required for each ParXercise: Body Weight Training on ...

Geocache Scavenger Hunt w/ Prizes | San Carlos
Saturday, January 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Museum of History
Geocache Scavenger Hunt w/ Prizes | San Carlos

Take a tour of San Carlos on a Geocache scavenger hunt on January 31, 2015.
Starting at 10 am, meet at the San Carlos Museum of History. Armed with a mobile phone or device that displays longitude and latitude, hunt for prizes throughout town. Geocache rules will …

Peace Corp Festival of Cultures: Global Food, Fashion & Storytelling | Palo Alto
Saturday, January 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ohlone Elementary School
Peace Corp Festival of Cultures: Global Food, Fashion & Storytelling | Palo Alto

Join returned Peace Corps Volunteers from around Northern California and the Ohlone Elementary School Global Awareness team for a free festival to celebrate, learn, and share experiences from over 100 countries.
Come and experience:

Exciting presentations from returned volunteers on a dozen exotic, far off places including Namibia, …

BootCampSF Mind, Body & Wellness Talk | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
BootCampSF Mind, Body & Wellness Talk | SF

Boost your New Years resolutions with a 4-part Nutrition Lecture Series with Molly Molofsky and BootCampSF. Discussing the fundamental principals of nutrition, you will learn ways to better your fitness performance, moods, sleep, energy levels and overall wellbeing. Free, but an RSVP is required. Getting ...

Y.U.M. Chefs: Free Seasonal Cooking Demo | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, January 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Y.U.M. Chefs: Free Seasonal Cooking Demo | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Leah Brooks is the founder of Young Urban Modern Chefs (Y.U.M. Chefs), a San Francisco cooking school for kids. Y.U.M. Chefs holds classes, summer camps,  and birthday parties for hundreds of children a year in its kitchen/classroom in  the Mission District. Their focus is on …

Sound Off Yoga & Tea | Dolores Park
Saturday, January 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Dolores Park
Sound Off Yoga & Tea | Dolores Park

Start off the year with great energy and meet other professional women at Sound Off Yoga organized by Femfessionals San Francisco.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
The event will start with brief registration, mingling and tea, followed by an outdoor Sound Off™ yoga session and a …

Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Richmond Branch Library
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | SF

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with free lion dancing performances at several San Francisco Public Library branches on select dates in January and February of 2015. 2015 is the Year of the Ram. Lion Dancing Lunar New Year Celebrations Saturday, January 24, 2015 | 2-3 pm | ...

Final Day: Berkeley Restaurant Week 2015 | January 22-31
Saturday, January 31 – All Day | Cost: $15*
*Lunch specials for $15/$20 and dinner specials for $20/$30.
| All Over Berkeley
Final Day: Berkeley Restaurant Week 2015 | January 22-31

Discover prix fixe menus at 27 leading Berkeley restaurants during Berkeley Restaurant Week happening from January 22-31, 2014. Restaurants are featuring lunch specials for $15/$20 and dinner specials for $20/$30.  Reservations are recommended. 2015 Berkeley Restaurant Week Participating Restaurant Highlights Ajanta Comal Joshuya Brasserie Lalime’s Revival ...

$100 Treasure Hunt | Union Square
Saturday, January 31 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free game, but Indiegogo contributions are welcome
| Union Square Park
$100 Treasure Hunt | Union Square

If you remember @hiddencash this past summer, then this will be the mobile app for you. If you are ready to compete against and/or with others to discover the location of the hidden cash, then come on down to Union Square on January 31, 2015 and …

Urban Hike Day: 2 Peaks, 2 Parks & Some Pints | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parnassus & Willard
Urban Hike Day: 2 Peaks, 2 Parks & Some Pints | SF

Jill Katz leads you on an urban hike beginning in Cole Valley on the corner of Parnassus and Willard Street.
Hike into Mt Sutro Forest (find the fairy gates) cross Claredon Avenue to Twin Peaks Reservoir and Mt Sutro Tower toward top of Twin Peaks Summit …

SF Power Pop Concert & Free 7″: Cocktails | Amoeba SF
Saturday, January 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
SF Power Pop Concert & Free 7

Amoeba and Converse Rubber Tracks are proud to present local power-pop rockers Cocktails. Join Amoeba for a live set and signing of their debut album, Adult Life. Get a free split 7″ of Cocktails and Windham Flat at this very special in-store performance, only while supplies …

Amazing Giant Sand Art & Film Casting | Stinson Beach
Saturday, January 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stinson Beach
Amazing Giant Sand Art & Film Casting | Stinson Beach

Artist Andres Amador is working on a humanitarian campaign for Walk Free, an organization that works towards ending slavery around the world. His team will be putting together a sand sculpture and film shoot to create a clip that Walk Free can use for years to come …

Magnolia Bloom Tour | SF Botanical Garden
Magnolia Bloom Tour | 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 ...

Raspy Garage Punk Concert: Singer-Songwriter Tess Dunn | San Jose
Saturday, January 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Streetlight Records (San Jose)
Raspy Garage Punk Concert: Singer-Songwriter Tess Dunn | San Jose

Please note, the time has been changed to 3 pm.

World’s Most Dangerous Flavor: Bitter Recipes | Omnivore Books on Food
Saturday, January 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
World's Most Dangerous Flavor: Bitter Recipes | Omnivore Books on Food

Jennifer McLagan presents recipes from Bitter: A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor.
What do coffee, IPA beer, dark chocolate, and radicchio all have in common?  They’re bitter. While some culinary cultures, such as in Italy and parts of Asia, have an inherent appreciation for bitter …

“Saturday Unplugged”: Cocktails & Campfire Songs | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | JCCSF Jewish Community Center

Meet up and unplug for a family playdate remixed to spark memories of summer camp. Leave behind your bug spray and bring your camp cheer. Tie dye optional. Unplug and meet up with family and friends for a screen-free afternoon of fun activities and celebratory cocktails.
Live …

Win Tix: Harland Highway: Twisted Comedy Podcast Recording | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets
| Eureka Theatre

The Harland Highway delves into the twisted mind. A library of insane characters frequent the show, voiced by Harland Williams.
Expect variety, laughter and interesting interviews with actors and comedians at the first live version of The Harland Highway Podcast.

“Game of Thrones” Board Game Night & Free Pizza | Berkeley

Win or die. Or just come eat pizza. Immerse yourself in the conflicts and intrigues of Westeros in A Game of Thrones – The Board Game (2nd Ed.)
Command a powerful House as you struggle for control of the seven kingdoms. Forge alliances and plot your …

CODAME “Art by Code” Exhibiit: Closing Night | SoMa
Saturday, January 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Roll Up Gallery
CODAME

CODAME Art+Tech presents Art by Code, a triumph of human ingenuity and a tribute to artists who dare to imagine, invent, and test the limits creating art generated by code, in conjunction with Roll up Gallery at the Public Works in San Francisco from January 9-31, 2014. ...

Gene Kelly Story: Evening w/ the Dancer’s Wife & Biographer | Presidio
Saturday, January 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers' Club
Gene Kelly Story: Evening w/ the Dancer's Wife & Biographer | Presidio

Legendary dancer, director, and choreographer Gene Kelly brought astonishing grace and athleticism to his movies. In this unique and very personal evening, Patricia Ward Kelly — his wife and biographer — brings you his story.
Free. Reservations are not required but please help plan for space by registering …

Pancakes & Booze Art Show: Free Pancakes, Body Painting & DJ | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | 111 Minna Gallery
Pancakes & Booze Art Show: Free Pancakes, Body Painting & DJ | SF

LA’s famous “Pancakes & Booze” Underground Art Show has made a home in SF with two nights of emerging and underground artists and, duh… pancakes. For a $5 cover charge, expect to see the works from over 100 underground and emerging artists, live body painting, DJ music, a no-host bar ...

Win Tix: The Roast of an Uber Driver | Berkeley

What better way to kick off the New Year than by roasting one of the most controversial professions of modern times. This month it’s The Roast of an Uber Driver.
The show will be as much about mocking the guest of honor, the Uber Driver, as …

Win Tix: SF Live Arts: Folk & Bluegrass Music Night | Noe Valley
Saturday, January 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Otherwise, $15 at door when you mention Funcheap
| Cyprian’s

SF Live Arts at Cyprian’s (formerly Noe Valley Music Series) has earned a reputation as one of the most diverse and innovative music/performance series in the Bay Area.
Hailing from Ashland, Oregon, Patchy Sanders is a six piece “family band” of multi-instrumentalists, whose sound has been …

Win Tix: The Pancakes & Booze Art Show | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | 111 Minna Gallery

LA’s famous “Pancakes & Booze” Underground Art Show has made a home in SF with two nights of emerging and underground artists and, duh… pancakes.
For a $5 cover charge, expect to see the works from over 100 underground and emerging artists, live body painting, live …

Win Tix: Fierce World Sounds: Rupa & The April Fishes & LoCura | Oakland
Saturday, January 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: *
*WIN
| The New Parish

A sound that is as difficult to define as life is to confine, the music of Rupa & the April Fishes pulls from eight years of street parties, festivals and symphonic concerts on three continents, several languages from English to Tzotzil to French, many musical …

’20s Gatsby DJ Soirée in the Sky | Starlight Room
Saturday, January 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free until 11 pm with a required RSVP (closes at 5 pm on 1/31/15)
| The Starlight Room
'20s Gatsby DJ Soirée in the Sky | Starlight Room

Feel like you’re on the top of the world on the 21st floor of the Sir Francis Drake Hotel overlooking Union Square at a fabulous, free Gatsby soiree happening from 9 pm to 2 pm on Saturday, January 31, 2015.
Free until 11 pm with a …

Win Tix: Chuck Prophet: Groovy, Jangley Guitars | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $20
| Great American Music Hall

Night Surfer, the thirteenth studio album for acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Chuck Prophet, was released September 23 on Yep Roc Records. Since emerging onto the music scene at age 18 as a member of the seminal rock band Green on Red, Prophet has collaborated with …

Win Tix: “Age of Aquarius” Flower Power Drag Tribute | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets
| Oasis

Come celebrate the era of The Summer of Love and Woodstock in the twisted way only Mother can, with freaked-out drag tributes to the flower-power and hard rock stylings of late ’60s and early ’70s hippiedom. Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Joni Mitchell, The Mamas & …

Sunday, February 1

Exploratorium Free Day: Groundhog Day 2015 | SF
Sunday, February 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Groundhog Day 2015 | SF

The Exploratorium will celebrate Groundhog Day on February 1, 2015 by offering free admission to all visitors.
Please note: Entry is subject to capacity; admission is not guaranteed. They don’t accept group or field trip reservations; group entry is discouraged due to large crowds. Finally, please note that food and drinks …

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, February 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Normally $12, the museum offers free admission every first Sunday the month. Please ...

Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, February 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant
Sunday, February 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant

Please Note: This class starts at 10 am, and not at 11 am as was previously posted.

The Vegan Super Bowl Party | SF
Sunday, February 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
The Vegan Super Bowl Party | SF

What doesn’t go together better than football and Vegans!
Watch Super Bowl XLIX at this awesome Vegan Tailgating Party with vegan food trucks & popup vendors, tons of big screen TVs, beer specials, bottomless Mimosas, and lots and lots of vegan specials.
Join up with hundreds of …

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, February 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...

Naked “Body Freedom” Parade & 2 Year Anniversary Protest | Castro
Sunday, February 1 – 12:01 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Naked

Get naked or as bare as you dare at another nude protest against the infamous Scott Wiener’s nudity ban on its 2 year anniversary at Jane Warner Memorial Plaza at noon on February 1.
In 2015 the organizers are bringing a federal lawsuit to the City of San Francisco and they …

Ninja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.
Sunday, February 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Yoga
Ninja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.

Learn how to dive, survive, and return quickly to your feet (like the ninja you are) if you are ever unlucky enough to eat it while biking around town. This free two-hour workshop will teach you to do just that every first Sunday of the month at ...

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, February 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

7th Annual “Stupor Bowl” Party | Bottom of the Hill
Sunday, February 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bottom of the Hill
7th Annual

Watch the Super Bowl with a burning mouth at the 7th Annual Stupor Bowl at the Bottom of the Hill on Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, 2015.
Sadly, there will be no chili cook-off in 2015, but you can still come by, grab food from the bar …

Men In Tights: Super Bowl 2015 Comedy Show | Roxie Theater
Sunday, February 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Roxie Theater
Men In Tights: Super Bowl 2015 Comedy Show | Roxie Theater

SF IndieFest gives the Super Bowl the Mystery Science Theater treatment by a bunch of smart-asses, err, we mean, serious sports commentators at the annual Men In Tights Super Bowl Show.
$10 tickets benefit SF IndieFest and the Roxie Theater, two SF non-profit arts organizations.
Come watch the game on …

Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Sunday, February 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill

Original Famous Twang Sundays is a free, all-ages concert series at Thee Parkside in Potrero Hill. Come by every Sunday; there’s always a fresh traditional or contemporary live act and a surprise special to purchase from the kitchen.

Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide
Sunday, February 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Riptide
Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide

Head as far west as you can in San Francisco to The Riptide for a night of honky tonk and country with the “Hillbilly Hootenany West Side Revue,” every first Sunday of the month. The Hootenanny West Side Revue aims to combine the greatest local ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, February 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

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.
When O-69 gets called, everyone playing bingo …

Hostel Comedy Challenge: Pro vs. Noob | SF
Hostel Comedy Challenge: Pro vs. Noob | SF

International comic Andrew Roberts challenges one foreigner from a local hostel to do a 5-minute stand up set.
Free when you mention Funcheap at the door. Otherwise, $10. Get there early as seats will fill up quickly.
Three local comics will perform while Andrew helps the newbie …

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.

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