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SF's Chinese New Year Parade
SF's massive parade returns on 2/23, the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia.
Obama in Oakland!
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Obama in Oakland!
The Former President is in town for a free live streaming town hall February 19-20

Wednesday, February 20

Obama in Oakland: Free Town Hall Live Stream | With Steph Curry & John Legend
Wednesday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch live stream from main stage. Attendance for actual event is closed
| Oakland Scottish Rite Center
Obama in Oakland: Free Town Hall Live Stream | With Steph Curry & John Legend

Former President Barack Obama is in Oakland with buddies Steph Curry and John Legend for the first national convention & town hall for “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance” to help improve the lives of boys and young men of color on February 18-20, 2019 at the ...

Rare Free Andy Warhol Art Show at Fort Mason | Feb. 20 – Mar. 24
Wednesday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SFAI Fort Mason
Rare Free Andy Warhol Art Show at Fort Mason | Feb. 20 - Mar. 24

From the Tower is an exhibition series that explores artworks, images, objects, and stories living within the archives of the San Francisco Art Institute. For its inaugural exhibition, SFAI is proud to exhibit a series of polaroids, black and white photographs, and screenprints generously donated ...

Oscar Nominees Movie Catch Up Week “The Favourite” | Castro
Wednesday, February 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Bring cash for food and drink purchase.
| Finn Town Tavern
Oscar Nominees Movie Catch Up Week "The Favourite" | Castro

Check out some of this year’s Oscar-nominated movies at Finn Town during happy hour. Come join the plush theater and catch up on some of this year’s nominees with happy hour drink and food specials. Various bites and regular dinner menu available as well. Editor’s note ...

Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda
Wednesday, February 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Admiral Maltings
Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda

Come on Wednesdays (and now, Saturdays and Sundays) for free tours of the malthouse. Learn the story of malt and its foundational role in beer. Discover the connection between farmer, maltster and brewer (or distiller) and find out what makes Admiral’s California-grown, floor-malted barley so ...Every Wednesday

“F*ckup Nights”: Business Failure Stories & Free Refreshments | Oakland
Wednesday, February 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Port Workspaces Kaiser Mall
"F*ckup Nights": Business Failure Stories & Free Refreshments | Oakland
Join in for F*ckUp Nights Oakland, Volume 11 – February edition. F*ckUp Nights is a global movement and event series born in Mexico in 2012 to share public business failure stories with hundreds of people attending each event around the world. Hear from successful founders and ...
Late Night Beauty of San Francisco: “Nightscape” SF Photo Exhibit | Martinez
Wednesday, February 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Del Cielo Brewing Co.
Late Night Beauty of San Francisco: "Nightscape" SF Photo Exhibit | Martinez
Join in celebrating the opening exhibit for Nightscape (San Francisco); a collection of images showcasing the late night beauty of San Francisco by photographer David Dang of The Dang Series. Stop by the brewery to meet the artist and enjoy the new exhibit. Metal and paper ...
“Secret San Francisco” Lightning Talks | Immersive Design Week
Wednesday, February 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
"Secret San Francisco" Lightning Talks | Immersive Design Week
Join The Secret Alley, Epic Immersive, and The Bay Area Immersive Creators Happy Hour for a mixer and evening of lightning talks connecting guests of the Immersive Design Summit with the San Francisco underground art community. San Francisco’s most unique and mysterious spaces are opening themselves up for this one-of-a-kind ...
The Suffocation of Idols: A Modern Electronic Ballet | SF
Wednesday, February 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE but space is limited
| San Francisco Conservatory of Music
The Suffocation of Idols: A Modern Electronic Ballet | SF
“The Suffocation of Idols” is a modern dance collaboration between x seed 2020 and alumni from Alonzo King LINES Ballet. This production will feature original stage design, costume design, and a full-length electronic score, as well as an opening performance by the Los Angeles-based electronic ...
“Tindervention” Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs
Wednesday, February 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $20 at the Door
| Cobb's Comedy Club
"Tindervention" Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs

Everyone has been on a Tinder or Bumble Date and by the end of the date thought “I Should’ve Swiped Left!” Come to Tindervention to hear some of the funniest Tinder Horror Stories and some Bumble Crumble tales from SF’s Top Comedians. Not to mention ...

F Bomb’s “Laugh w/ Dignity” Free Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, February 20 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Rocca's Corner
F Bomb's "Laugh w/ Dignity" Free Comedy Show | SF

Come see real, live, up close, and uncaged comedians in an intimate environment at one of North Beach’s favorite watering holes, La Rocca’s corner. 21+ only. The show is free, the drinks are cheap with Happy Hour pricing all night, and the laughs are plenty. Hang ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, February 21

Thursday Movement Classes w/ LINES Dance Center | SF
Thursday, February 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza (McAllister)
Thursday Movement Classes w/ LINES Dance Center | SF

Bring your co-workers and friends to the free movement and dance classes from LINES Dance Center instructors at UN Plaza. The energizing 30-minute classes will help slough off the mid-day slump and re-energize the rest of the afternoon. Following class on Feb 21, March 21, ...Every Thursday

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back on Valentine’s Day February 14 through August 29, 2019. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, ...Every Thursday

Oscar Nominees Movie Catch Up Week “A Star is Born” | Castro
Thursday, February 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Bring cash for food and drink purchase.
| Finn Town Tavern
Oscar Nominees Movie Catch Up Week "A Star is Born" | Castro

Check out some of this year’s Oscar-nominated movies at Finn Town during happy hour. Come join the plush theater and catch up on some of this year’s nominees with happy hour drink and food specials. Various bites and regular dinner menu available as well. Editor’s note ...

Lunar New Year NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, February 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Lunar New Year NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Kick off the Year of the Pig with lion dancers, masked performers, martial arts and pigs.
Exploratorium After Dark: In A Flash | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: In A Flash | Pier 15
Once a puff of smoke and, more recently, a silent, blinding blast of light, the flash is key to the process of taking pictures. As part of an evening of photography-based programs, come to Everything Matters and learn more about what makes the flash flash—the ...
Hard Rock Cafe’s Free Bay Area Music Series | Feb. 21 – Apr. 11
Thursday, February 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No Cover. Food and drink for purchase
| Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Cafe's Free Bay Area Music Series | Feb. 21 - Apr. 11

Starting 2/21/19 each Thursday from 6-8 PM Hard Rock Cafe will be featuring a local band, craft brewery, & donating part of sales to a local Bay Area music nonprofit. It’s Hard Rock’s Bay Area Music Series. Free Entry l Reservations for dining are encouraged. ...Every Thursday

International Mother Language Day | Los Altos
Thursday, February 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free, but RSVPs are required.
| Los Altos History Museum
International Mother Language Day | Los Altos
Celebrate a love of language on International Mother Language Day at Los Altos History Museum, Thursday, February 21st from 6-8 pm. Community members of all ages are invited to tell stories, recite poems, or sing songs in their mother tongue around the theme of love, either ...
Immersive Design Reality Mixer | Mission Dist.
Thursday, February 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Gray Area Art & Technology Theater
Immersive Design Reality Mixer | Mission Dist.
Are you an artist or entrepreneur exploring Immersive Design? Have you been following the trend of pop-up museums or do you have an experiential space of your own? Join Gray Area and Institute for the Future for a Reality Mixer launching their year long Research ...
Anchor Brewing’s Oscars Trivia Night | SF
Thursday, February 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Anchor Public Taps
Anchor Brewing's Oscars Trivia Night | SF
Are you a cinema geek? Love all things film and Oscars? Grab your movie buff friends and head to Public Taps for The Oscars Trivia Night. In between rounds, grab a beer and debate who you think will be taking home the awards at the 2019 ...
Hills, Sunlight & Shadows Talk: Decisions that Shape Downtown | SF
Thursday, February 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFMOMA
Hills, Sunlight & Shadows Talk: Decisions that Shape Downtown  | SF
San Francisco is both a City of bold vision that can lead a nation in a new direction and a City that anchors itself firmly in history. Forces for change and preservation push and pull through economic cycles to build the physical City that we ...
Win Tix: Beautiful Deeply Layered Synth-Pop: Half Waif | Rickshaw Stop
Thursday, February 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
Nandi Rose Plunkett writes, records and performs under the name Half Waif. Alongside bandmates Adan Carlo and Zack Levine, the group created a powerful sound that’s designed to be both immediate and experimental song structures that shift and interlock underneath swells of synth, surges of ...
“Unusual Thursday” Pub Story: Interactive Game & Free Beer | SF
Thursday, February 21 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with an RSVP
| Bond Bar
“Unusual Thursday” Pub Story: Interactive Game & Free Beer | SF

Pub Story will make you meet new people and take you to new adventures. 60.000 people took the challenge. Will you? Pub Story turns every Thursday into something truly unusual. They call it a new and brave kind of entertainment. It’s a game. It’s social. ...Every Thursday

“Tindervention” Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs
Thursday, February 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $20 at the Door
| Cobb's Comedy Club
"Tindervention" Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs

Everyone has been on a Tinder or Bumble Date and by the end of the date thought “I Should’ve Swiped Left!” Come to Tindervention to hear some of the funniest Tinder Horror Stories and some Bumble Crumble tales from SF’s Top Comedians. Not to mention ...

Friday, February 22

SF’s Brand New Trail in Golden Gate Park | Bay Area Ridge Trail
Friday, February 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for Opening & Dedication. Free to just walk the trail
| Phil Arnold Trail (Golden Gate Park)
SF's Brand New Trail in Golden Gate Park | Bay Area Ridge Trail
The newest section of the Bay Area Ridge Trail has just been renovated and winds its way through the beautiful ancient Oak Woodlands in the North-East corner of Golden Gate Park. Join in Friday, February 22, 2019, beginning at 10 am, for an opening celebration and dedication for ...
San Francisco $1 Food Festival: South Beach | Final Day
Friday, February 22 – All Day | Cost: $1 | South Beach, San Francisco
San Francisco $1 Food Festival: South Beach | Final Day

Ritual (ritual.co) is running a $1 Food Festival in South Beach beginning Monday, February 11, 2019. Ritual is a consumer app and web platform that enables customers to order ahead and skip the line at their favorite restaurants in their local neighborhood. Not only do ...

Win Tix: Yoga Garden Dream Giveaway | SF
Friday, February 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Yoga Garden SF
Join the 2019 Yoga Garden Dream Giveaway and win a free 200-hour teacher training and everything you’d need to deepen your practice and transform your life in style. > Get your Yoga Garden Dream Giveaway – Approx. Value of $3,470 One lucky winner will get a Grand prize that ...
Free Talk: Alcatraz in Hollywood Movies | JCCSF
Friday, February 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP on website
| Jewish Community Center of SF
Free Talk: Alcatraz in Hollywood Movies | JCCSF
Learn how the Bay Area’s beloved prison and sightseeing destination has been portrayed on screen with author Jim Van Buskirk. Alcatraz opened as a federal prison in 1934, kicking off its career in the movies. From Alcatraz Island to Birdman of Alcatraz, Hollywood has depicted life ...
Noise Pop Festival Pre-Party & Cannabis Happy Hour | SF
Friday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. 21+ Event. Bring cash for purchases.
| Hotel Kabuki
Noise Pop Festival Pre-Party & Cannabis Happy Hour | SF
Join Noise Pop Festival, DoTheBay, and greenRush for the second Cannabis Happy Hour at Hotel Kabuki. Get ready for DJs spinning, on-site cannabis delivery, exclusive discounts and deals, a 420-friendly outdoor garden and complimentary gourmet munchies (while supplies last). Plus meet the people behind Papa & Barkley, Level, Heavy Hitters, Kushy ...
Rare Free Andy Warhol Art Show: Opening Reception | Fort Mason
Friday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFAI Fort Mason
Rare Free Andy Warhol Art Show: Opening Reception | Fort Mason

From the Tower is an exhibition series that explores artworks, images, objects, and stories living within the archives of the San Francisco Art Institute. For its inaugural exhibition, SFAI is proud to exhibit a series of polaroids, black and white photographs, and screenprints generously donated ...

“But I Love the Zine!” Doc Screening & Panel Discussion | Oakland
Friday, February 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Classic Cars West
“But I Love the Zine!” Doc Screening & Panel Discussion | Oakland
This video reveals the resurgent San Francisco Bay Area culture of zines – artistic publications that are self-made, accessible, intentionally tactile and NOT the Internet. Meet remarkable zine authors in their studios, a major art museum curator, and avid zine festival goers and promoters. Fiona ...