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This Weekend: Feb 25 - Feb 26, 2017

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Saturday, February 25

Annual “Give Kids a Smile” Day: Free Dental Check-up, Screening & Goodies | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
Annual
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry will offer free dental check-ups and oral health screenings for children as part of a Give Kids A Smile event. The screenings will take place at the Dugoni School of Dentistry’s Pediatric Clinic on the San Francisco campus ...
“TechUP” Diversity Networking Career Fair | Castro Theatre
Saturday, February 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Castro Theatre
Join our career fair, unconscious bias workshops, speed mentoring sessions, ultra-diverse networking, tech demos, and more. TechUP connects diverse tech talent with companies who believe diversity is an advantage, and that inclusive teams are stronger, smarter, and better. TechUP intentionally recruits badass, underrepresented and talented tech ...

Presidio Community Day & Grand Opening Celebration | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Presidio Visitor Center
Presidio Community Day & Grand Opening Celebration | SF
Come out with your family, friends, and neighbors for a community day to celebrate the free Grand Opening of the Presidio Visitor Center, your new gateway to the 1,500-acre park. Be among the first to discover the center’s dynamic exhibits, inspiring videos, and high-tech tools – all ...
“Treasure Island Flea” Mardi Gras Celebration
Saturday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Join in for a special Mardi Gras themed Treasure Island Flea. First 500 each day get free mardi gras beads. Happy hour specials: 2-for-1 craft hurricane cocktails. 30+ Food Trucks and tents serving New Orleans inspired foods like West Coast Gumbo and California Beignets. Live Jazz ...
Free “RoliRoti” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, February 25 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and highlighting one of our market sellers. Thomas founded RoliRoti in 2002 after studying agriculture in Zurich, Switzerland, and working to improve conditions for the animals on ...
“The Art of Living Black” Art Fair: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jingletown Art Studios

The tenth annual “The Art of Living Black” Mills College Open Studios Art Fair feature Bay Area artists of African descent and are taking place from 11 am to 6 pm on February 25-26, 2017. This exciting group art exhibition provides a unique opportunity for attendees to meet the artists ...

Bowlero’s Grand Opening Bash w/ Jerry Rice: Free Bowling & Arcade Play | Milpitas
Saturday, February 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Bowlero Milpitas
Bowlero's Grand Opening Bash w/ Jerry Rice: Free Bowling & Arcade Play | Milpitas
Bowlmor AMF is proud to announce the transformation of AMF Mission Lanes into the all new Bowlero Milpitas. Join in on February 25 for their grand opening bash with free bowling, arcade play, giveaways, and more. Free, but an RSVP is required to guarantee your spot. Please note, an RSVP does not ...
Thrillpeddlers’ Rummage Sale: Weird Costumes & Props | SoMa
Saturday, February 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Hypnodrome
Thrillpeddlers' Rummage Sale: Weird Costumes & Props | SoMa

Thrillpeddlers, a San Francisco-based theatre company specializing in ‘Grand Guignol’ horror plays, fetish performance, and lights-out spookshows, is closing their doors.  They have to have everything packed up by the end of February, so they’re throwing a big rummage sale. Scour through the rummage sale to ...

Final Day: Art Show Tribute to the Films of Hayao Miyazaki | SF
Saturday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spoke Art
Final Day: Art Show Tribute to the Films of Hayao Miyazaki | SF

Come and take a look around a whimsical art show tribute to the films of Japanese filmmaker and animator Hayao Miyazaki. The exhibit will include with original and print works from over 50 international artists working through a wide range of mediums. Taking inspiration from ...

Protest Funeral for EPA, Climate & Environmental Justice | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | EPA Regional Offices
Protest Funeral for EPA, Climate & Environmental Justice | SF
Scott Pruitt, new head of the EPA, is a climate denier who believes the federal government shouldn’t regulate environmental issues. This is urgent because the climate crisis requires a coordinated response. People are already seeing grave effects from the changing climate, and it is expected to get ...
2017 World Sword Swallower’s Day: Free Show | Ripley’s SF
Saturday, February 25 – 1:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free outdoor show. Admission to Ripley's is not included (and not required).
| Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium
2017 World Sword Swallower's Day: Free Show | Ripley's SF
Ripley’s Believe It or Not San Francisco Odditorium celebrates the 10th annual World Sword Swallower’s Day. This will be the tenth year that Ripley’s has hosted the event, which celebrates the 4,000 year old art and honors the few people in the world who risk their ...
2017 Mardi Gras Second Line March | North Beach
2017 Mardi Gras Second Line March | North Beach
Get out your handkerchiefs and join Tupelo and North Star for their 5th Annual Mardi Gras Second Line March on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The fun starts at The North Star where your ticket gets you drink specials (Hurricanes, Abita and more), Mardi Gras beads, and N’awlins grub. ...
Veterans Poetry Reading & Panel Discussion | SFAC Workshop
Saturday, February 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Arts Commission
Veterans Poetry Reading & Panel Discussion | SFAC Workshop

The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) has organized a series of public programs in conversation with its current exhibition, Not Alone: Exploring Bonds Between and With Members of the Armed Forces. All events are free and open to the public. The exhibition features ...

Fitbit Local: Free Bodyweight Cardio Workout | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Equinox Sports Club
Fitbit Local: Free Bodyweight Cardio Workout | SF
Sweat it out with Fitbit Local, a series of free monthly workouts in your city led by fitness leaders from your community. Get your body moving with this feel good bodyweight cardio and strength bootcamp with Fitbit Local Ambassadors Caroline Jordan & Buddy Macuha. All levels ...
“The African-American Voyage to Freedom” Tour | SF

Join San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park in celebrating African American History Month with special programs on Saturday, February 4, Sunday, February 19, and Saturday, February 25. African Americans have played a major role in maritime history – from the earliest days of the nation ...

Noise Pop Free Happy Hour Concert: The Royal Panics | Bender’s
Saturday, February 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop Free Happy Hour Concert: The Royal Panics | Bender's

The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s (and Funcheap’s) favorite indie music, art and film festival. Now in its 25th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread ...

Leading Ladies: Movie Heroines Art Show | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sketchpad Gallery
Leading Ladies: Movie Heroines Art Show | SF
Come and join the fun as they celebrate the badass, beautiful, magical and deadly female leads from the movies you love including works inspired by Star Wars, Alien, Fury Road, Stranger Things, Marvel, Blade Runner, and way more. Over 20 artists have created original art in this third curation ...
“Miracles in Light” Light Art Experience | Spacious Grace 2017
Saturday, February 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
Come visit the darkened cathedral during these hours to experience a new light art event created by the 2016 Artists in Residence Benjamin Bergery and Jim Campbell. The piece will evoke different Biblical miracles using nothing more than light and text throughout the cathedral. 6 pm: Artist ...
“Lucha Libre” Mexican Wrestling Art Show Opening | Wonderland SF
Saturday, February 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover charge is listed so it "looks" free to us.
| Wonderland SF
Join in for the opening reception of “Lucha Libre” featuring over 25 artists on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 6-10 pm at Wonderland SF. There will be complimentary drinks and music. “Lucha Libre: The Art Show” Opening Reception Saturday, February 25, 2017 | 6-10p Wonderland SF, 1266 Valencia St. (near 24th), SF FREE (as far ...
Love Can Conquer Hate: Free Community Yoga | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Iyengar Yoga Institute
Love Can Conquer Hate: Free Community Yoga | SF
JoinTheresa Marks for a 75 minute all levels community yoga class which is open to everyone. They will start class by chanting Patanjali’s Sutra 1.33 to cultivate joy and equanimity. After class they will offer tea and cookies to the sounds of Marvin Gaye, Bob Marley, John Lennon and ...
50% Off: “Silence of the Lambs” Unauthorized R-Rated Musical | Victoria Theater
50% Off:

A hilarious R-Rated ‘unauthorized’ parody of “The Silence of the Lambs” following the exploits of Clarice, Buffalo Bill and the brilliant, but insane, cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. – “As irreverent, filthy and funny as The Book of Mormon” – NY Post – “Deliriously tasty… subversively funny” ...

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Palo Alto
Saturday, February 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | First Palo Alto United Methodist Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Palo Alto
Dedicated to the lyrical muse, this program features two outstanding singers well-known to SFCO audiences: mezzo-soprano Lara Nie and tenor Brian Thorsett. Canteloube’s lush settings of folk songs from France’s Auvergne region are paired with a newly commissioned work by Berkeley composer Peter Josheff, based on ...
$10 Tix: Misfit Cabaret: Dark Fairytale Variety Show “Grimm” | Great Star Theater
Saturday, February 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Use code GRIMMFUNCHEAP for $10 tickets. Otherwise it's $20.
| Great Star Theater
$10 Tix: Misfit Cabaret: Dark Fairytale Variety Show

Come celebrate the darker sides of a world where fairies, goblins, and dragons roam free with sensual performances, outstanding musical talents, and opulence dripping from the walls and this live dark fairytale variety show. Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret: GRIMM Fridays & Saturdays, Feb. 24 to ...

Noise Pop After Hours: Secret Jameson Concert | Cafe du Nord
Saturday, February 25 – 11:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; an RSVP is recommended, but it's not required.
| Cafe Du Nord
Noise Pop After Hours: Secret Jameson Concert | Cafe du Nord
Join in for a night cap at the Noise Pop After Hours presented by Jameson. At 11:30pm drop down below to Cafe Du Nord to celebrate with special guest performances and cocktails by the Bon Vivants. The artists are secret/unannounced. Last year they had Geographer, Hamilton ...

Sunday, February 26

Adidas Giant Winter Warehouse Sale 2017: Final Day | Cow Palace
Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. But bring money for purchases, of course.
| Cow Palace
Adidas Giant Winter Warehouse Sale 2017: Final Day | Cow Palace

Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace, February 23-26, 2017, for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and sale. Every clearance event is different, but you should expect up to 75% savings on over 20,000 square feet of footwear, apparel and accessories.  What Can I ...

“Treasure Island Flea” Mardi Gras Celebration
Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Join in for a special Mardi Gras themed Treasure Island Flea. The first 500 each day will get free Mardi Gras beads. Happy hour specials: 2-for-1 craft hurricane cocktails 30+ Food Trucks and tents serving New Orleans inspired foods like West Coast Gumbo and California Beignets Live Jazz ...
California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day
Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day

The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium a natural history museum and a four-story rainforest all under a living roof. The Academy hosts four free ...

Noise Pop’s “Sunday Smörgåsbord”: Yoga, Music, Art & Cocktails | Swedish American Hall
Sunday, February 26 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Swedish American Hall
Noise Pop's

The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s (and Funcheap’s) favorite indie music, art and film festival. Now in its 25th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread ...

Thrillpeddlers’ Rummage Sale: Weird Costumes & Props | SoMa
Sunday, February 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Hypnodrome
Thrillpeddlers' Rummage Sale: Weird Costumes & Props | SoMa

Thrillpeddlers, a San Francisco-based theatre company specializing in ‘Grand Guignol’ horror plays, fetish performance, and lights-out spookshows, is closing their doors.  They have to have everything packed up by the end of February, so they’re throwing a big rummage sale. Scour through the rummage sale to ...

San Francisco’s “Love-In” Art Party | Patricia’s Green
Sunday, February 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Patricia's Green
San Francisco's
Do you believe “Love Conquers All“? In this time of strife, unrest and hate, the world needs some lovin’. Let’s make some as a community and spread it far and wide – it’s free. Michelle Echenique, a mixed-media artist living and working in San Francisco, invites ...
Haight Free Love: Your Love Is A Protest | SF
Sunday, February 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Haight & Masonic
Haight Free Love: Your Love Is A Protest | SF
Haight Free Love is a public demonstration of their collective community’s awareness that love–for each other and for ourselves–is the answer. With hatred, fear and greed oozing from the pores of the society and being sanctioned at the highest levels, your community is a protest. Your compassion ...
Funcheap’s 2017 Oscars Party: Oscar Bingo & Free Popcorn | SPARK Social
Sunday, February 26 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP. Bring cash for food & drinks
| SPARK Social SF
Funcheap's 2017 Oscars Party: Oscar Bingo & Free Popcorn | SPARK Social
Join us at Spark Social SF for Funcheap’s 2017 Oscars Party. Enjoy free popcorn & roast marshmallows over a fire pit, Oscars betting pool, champagne specials, and several of SF’s tastiest food trucks. We’ll have the TVs tuned to the pre-show red carpet walk, so you ...
2017 Novela Oscars Party: Costumes & Popcorn | SF
2017 Novela Oscars Party: Costumes & Popcorn | SF
Come to Novela to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night full of glitz, glamour and selfies on two large projection screens and five HD flat panels at 3 pm on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Free, but an RSVP is required plus you get one free small popcorn. Come dressed as your ...
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Berkeley
Sunday, February 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John’s Presbyterian Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Berkeley
Dedicated to the lyrical muse, this program features two outstanding singers well-known to SFCO audiences: mezzo-soprano Lara Nie and tenor Brian Thorsett. Canteloube’s lush settings of folk songs from France’s Auvergne region are paired with a newly commissioned work by Berkeley composer Peter Josheff, based on ...
Oscar Party 2017: Academy Awards Live | Balboa Theater
Sunday, February 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $11*
*$11 general admission; $8 children and seniors
| Balboa Theatre
Oscar Party 2017: Academy Awards Live | Balboa Theater
Once again, the Balboa Theatre celebrates the Academy Awards with a live broadcast on the big screen. Dress up or down as your favorite nominated movie title (literal translation and bad puns allowed), or as a movie star to add to the celebrities on their runway. There ...
Oscar Viewing Party: Red Carpet, Drink Specials & Surprises | The Knockout
Sunday, February 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Oscar Viewing Party: Red Carpet, Drink Specials & Surprises | The Knockout
Walk the Knockout’s real red carpet dressed in your best, order a tinsletown cocktail, and watch the disaster unfold on the biggest night in movies, all on HD on the big screen Oscars Party at the Knockout Sunday Feb 26th at 6pm FREE! 21+
Free Segway Polo Demo Day | Redwood City
Sunday, February 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SportsHouse
Free Segway Polo Demo Day | Redwood City

An epic new sports league, Segway Polo SF is the brain child of Tyler’s Mystery Tours and Segway of Oakland. They took traditional polo, and turned it into a fast paced, 3 dimensional game that has only received stellar reactions. Come and join the free ...

19th Annual “Amoebapalooza” Concert Celebration | Brick & Mortar
Sunday, February 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*21 and up
| Brick & Mortar Music Hall
19th Annual
Amoebapalooza is that magical time of the year when Amoeba Music San Francisco joins forces with fellow Amoebites to bring you the best variety show in all the land. Now in its mind-blowing 19th year, Amoebapalooza is happening on Sunday, February 26 at 8 pm ...
Ubuntu Theater Project: “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller | Oakland
Sunday, February 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay-what-you-can tickets at the door
| Brooklyn Preserve
Ubuntu Theater Project:

How does a person come to terms with their country changing before their eyes? Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is an iconic look at the crisis of American identity. Re-imagined by Ubuntu Artistic Director Michael Moran as the fever dream of a dying salesman, Miller’s ...

Every Saturday

Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | See Jane Run
Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland

Let them surprise you with some fun, always different, always entertaining fitness adventures to shake up your routine.
Come join them every Saturday morning for a random workout led by a different local trainer each week. It will be open to all genders, ages, and fitness levels …

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.
Bring along a mat, blanket, friend, child, or even your doggie. Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday …

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 …

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | 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 Woods …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move, 4928 Telegraph Ave, Oakland Ca, 94689

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy some free pizza and of course, comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, save some dough because …

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 …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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