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Events for May 21, 2011

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Saturday, May 21

Grow-Your-Own Festival | Ferry Building
Saturday, May 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | CUESA Teaching Kitchen
Want to grow-your-own fruits, vegetables and flowers?  CUESA is here to help.  Join us for a day celebrating gardening in your own backyard (or fire escape or windowsill).   South Driveway: 10:00-1:00  Visit CUESA’s grow-your-own display with information on Bay Area gardening from local experts.  Also visit ...
Wear Orange Day: Free San Francisco Zoo Admission Tillamook Cheese is a bright orange hue and the first 100 folks to dress like the cheese get free admission to the SF Zoo. Yep, you read that right. Today only, starting at 10 am, wear your brightest, Tillamookest, orange duds (should be easy with all ...

SF Refresh 2011: Yoga Classes & Live Jazz | Visitacion Valley
Saturday, May 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bayview mural
SF Refresh’s goal is to create six daylong citywide events that enable San Franciscans to receive free whole body care in community garden settings in 2011. Activities include: gardening classes, yoga, life coaching, meditation, trauma care, nutrition classes, massage, acupuncture, movement classes, preventative health care information and ...
“Shop Your Neighbhood” Day 2011 | SF San Francisco merchants throughout the city will be showing off their unique styles, creativity and merchandise on Saturday, May 21. Discover only in San Francisco finds while enjoying all the sales, discounts and lots of free stuff. Just look for the small business week ...
Night Market: SF Underground Market | SoMa An all-day (and almost all-night) market with 50 vendors, full bar, street performers and DJs. From 11am to 4pm the market focuses on “take-homeables” – jams, produce, soaps, desserts etc. The second shift of the market (6pm to 12am) will be mainly hot food that’s ...
Porpoise Watching & Walk | Golden Gate Bridge
Saturday, May 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*To register, contact Christy Walker at (650) 712-8948 or Christy.Walker@noaa.gov
| Gulf of the Farallones National Sanctuary offices
When it comes to oceans and marine wildlife, it’s not often you hear good news, but here it is: harbor porpoises are back in the SF Bay Area. These cousins of whales and dolphins have finally returned after a 65-year absence. In Search of Porpoises: Bridge Walk Your guide ...
Garden Skillshares, Massages & Art Projects | Alemany Farms
Saturday, May 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alemany Farm
SF Refresh’s goal is to create six daylong citywide events that enable San Franciscans to receive free whole body care in community garden settings in 2011. Activities include: gardening classes, yoga, life coaching, meditation, trauma care, nutrition classes, massage, acupuncture, movement classes, preventative health care information and ...
Steve Earle Reading From His First Novel | Inner Richmond
Saturday, May 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+
| Rockit Room
Hank Williams died on Jan. 1, 1953, in the back seat of a car, on the road to a New Year’s Day gig in Canton, Ohio. That lonesome death, a result of drugs and alcohol, centers Steve Earle’s first novel, which revolves around a character ...
$6 Tix: The 1st Annual Haight Street Pub Crawl After eight years of Pub Crawling, CrawlSF has expanded into a brand new neighborhood for 2011 – The Haight! Not only with the crawl be lots of fun, but you get great drink specials at each of the bars with drinks as low as $2 ...
Free Opera Concert in Park Setting | Berkeley Hills
Saturday, May 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Live Oak Park
Open Opera is a genteel group of performing pros in their 3rd year of putting on free opera concerts in Bay Area parks. Their season tour of East Bay green spots continues with a concert in Live Oak Park, in the Claremont Hills of Berkeley. Bring ...
Learn to Screenprint & Take Home a Shirt | Oakland
Saturday, May 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sign & Come Early to get in
| Rock Paper Scissors Collective
Anyone can do a Screen Print with simple materials and this event will show you how to do it. Make-Your-Own Shirt Workshop: At the end of the workshop each person will be going home with their personally designed screen and printed t-shirt. Our group will provide all ...
2011 San Francisco “Masturbate-a-Thon” Festival | SOMA Doomsdayers are forecasting the End of the World this weekend. What do you want to be doing when it all ends? The Center for Sex & Culture will hold its annual fundraising event showcasing solo sexuality on May 21-22, 2011. The 2011 Live Masturbate-a-Thon: Arm (and Hand)-ageddon: It’s ...
Charlie Chaplin Silent Movie Night | Fremont
Saturday, May 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5.
| Silent Film Museum - Edison Theater
The Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum presents a night of comedy short subjects full of slapstick from some of the silent film greats like Chaplin, Keaton and Laurel & Hardy. Frederick Hodges plays the piano live to accompany. The Rink (1916, Lone Star) featuring Charlie Chaplin, Edna ...
Philharmonic Tango Concert & Performance | Santa Rosa
Saturday, May 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are gratefully accepted.
| Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
The American Philharmonic-Sonoma County concludes its 11th season with “Más Pasión con QuinTango,” a  tribute to the tango and a showcase for the music of noted Latin American and Spanish composers. Jeremy Cohen will lead the orchestra. The Bay-Area-based Cohen, a violinist and ...
Movie Night in the Park “The Rock” | Duboce Park The Friends of Duboce Park (with Park & Rec’s blessing) is bringing you an outdoor screening of one explosive San Francisco-based flick: The Rock. Friends of the Harvey Milk Recreation Center will once again provide popcorn and other refreshments for sale. The movie will start when ...

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. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 1/28/2020 ...
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
“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" Underground Comedy Show | SF
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 | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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