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Saturday, June 8

2013 Citywide Yard Sale | Palo Alto Palo Alto’s Citywide Yard Sale is back with over 300 Palo Alto families hosting their yard sale on the same day on June 8, 2013. Check out their giant list of locations and merchandise to find just what you need. Part citywide block party, part scavenger hunt and ...
Roaring Camp Railroads 50th Birthday Bash | Santa Cruz
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission and most activities are free, but some will have fees.
| Roaring Camp

Roaring Camp Railroads in the Santa Cruz mountains celebrates 50 years in 2013 and they’re throwing a Birthday Party on June 8-9, 2013 with heritage events for all ages, including the old town printing press, blacksmith and snake oil salesman shows, live music and panning for gold. ...

Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tours | Outer Sunset
Saturday, June 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for San Francisco residents. You must fill out a tour request form ahead of time to join.
| Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission invites you to take a free tour of the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant to find out how your sewer system works. Free, but an RSVP is required at least two days in advance. You’ll learn about the history of wastewater treatment ...

Win Tix: Travesia: Grey Whale Exhibit | San Francisco Zoo Enter to win a pair of tickets to the San Francisco Zoo and check out Travesia, a special North American traveling multi-media show making its only U.S. stop in SF. The exhibit explores the amazing migratory world of gray whales, from the Arctic seas to the Mexican ...
Treasure Island History Day: Naval History | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Treasure Island Historic Building One
June 8: Naval Gateway to the Pacific: In its heyday, Naval Station Treasure Island sent off thousands of sailors and marines per day to help win World War II in the Pacific. But the Navy’s presence here spanned a century, starting in 1898 on adjoining Yerba ...
Doggie Fun Faire: Costume Contest & Dog Sign Language Class | Brisbane
Saturday, June 8 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Brisbane Dog Park
Dress up your doggie and come play, fetch, and mingle at the Doggie Fun Faire on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Bring your family (2-legged and 4-legged), friends, and neighbors to share in this community event. There will be vendors, games, and prizes. The theme for the costume ...
Electric Car Festival & Street Fair | Civic Center
Saturday, June 8 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
Join the California Center for Sustainable Energy and SF Environment to learn everything you need to know about life with a plug-in electric vehicle. Stay late to experience some of the plug-in electric vehicles hitting the road in 2013. Free, but an RSVP is required. Free lunch by ...
KOFY TV’s 80s Dance Party & Special 90s Salute | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 11:45 am | Cost: FREE | KOFY TV Studio
There will be three tapings: First episode: Be at the station no later than 11:45 am (80s theme) Second episode:  Arrive before 2 pm (80s theme) Third episode: Arrive no later than 3:45 pm (90s theme) The third taping at 3:45 pm is going to be a salute to ...
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...Monthly

Classic Cars, Food, Beer, Ping Pong & Art Fest | Oakland
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Classic Cars West

Classic Cars West invites you back to The Yard for a weekly daytime food, beer, ping pong, art and classic car party in Oakland.  Every Saturday from noon ’til dusk, the event will feature a rotating pop-up food menu from local purveyors and craft beer by Oakland’s ...Monthly

Win Tix: Beer & Wine Tasting at The Reinvention Party | Lombardi Sports
Saturday, June 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of wristbands for unlimited beer and wine tastings ($30 value).
| Lombardi Sports
SF born and bred shop, Lombardi Sports is celebrating 65 years of supplying San Franciscans with their favorite sporting goods with a free concert and party on June 8, 2013. The party is free with an RSVP, but two lucky Funcheapers will win a pair wristbands for ...
Food Truck Photo Show & DJ Party | SoMa
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Come dance, eat and check out art at SoMa StrEatfood Park where seven local photographers will be showing off some of their finest work in a creative gallery opening at 7 pm. Music will start at noon and go ’til midnight on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Bring ...
Free Downton Abbey Edwardian Dance Class | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Presidio Middle School
Join us for a blissful hour of Edwardian waltzing, as danced both Upstairs and Downstairs at Downton Abbey. The class will focus on the whirling romantic rotary waltz, still popular in 1910-1920; the new and easy Hesitation Waltz; and the Valse Veleta, the beautiful Edwardian ...
Tom Rigney & Flambeau: Cajun & Zydeco | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, June 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Passionate fiddler Tom Rigney lays down infectious Cajun and zydeco style music with the backing of his fabulous, sizzling band Flambeau. Flambeau features Danny Caron (electric guitar), Caroline Dahl (piano), Brent Rampone (drums), and Steve Parks (electric bass).
Humans v. Zombies Nerf War: Triage | SF The theme of this game of Humans vs. Zombies will be a Human search team scouting a recently infected zone of the city. The game play will be balanced between the sandbox/open style missions you may be used to, as well as missions where the ...
San Francisco Storyteller Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, June 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Rincon Park
Have fun discovering the city with a unique “storyteller” scavenger hunt on June 8, 2013, when 150 people will descend upon the city, ‘dare’ their way to checkpoint after checkpoint, and enjoy many prizes and surprises along the way. Free, but an RSVP is required. Secret after party? The first teams to finish ...
Free “Barbershop Quartet” Harmony Singing Class | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Middle School
Learn to Sing Barbershop Harmony with Charles Feltman at this SF Free Folk Festival workshop. Learn to harmonize by ear, listening to the music and filling in where needed in the style of the southern and Appalachian barbershops of old. The event is part of the 2013 SF Free ...
Yodeling Day: Free Yodel-le-he-hoo Showcase & Yodeling Tips | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Presidio Middle School
Be treated to mini-sets by our posse of local yodeling luminaries. And while this is not a “learn to yodel” workshop, we may glean some tips from our panel of experts. We should have time for a few yodel-alongs, as well. So come prepared to just ...
Local Music Showcase Kick-Off: Vandella’s Folky Blues Rock | Green Apple Books
Saturday, June 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books and Music
Kick off the Green Apple Local Music Showcase with the sounds of Vandella whose music crosses through the folk genres, with hints of blues, southern rock, indie, and so much more. If you enjoy listening to Rilo Kiley, Hot Buttered Rum, and Neko Case, then Vandella ...
Art Closing & Free Drinks: “The Turtle Wayne Show” | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Art Attack SF
Come see a collection of original drawings of turtles being, well, nearly anything from mimosas, to Chinese hats to the SF Giants, by artist Turtle Wayne. Free, but an RSVP is required. Free drinks will be provided by Calicraft, The Chai Cart, Distillery 209, and T-We Tea. 
“Oakland Nights…Live” Late Night Talk Show & Potluck: Sporty Spice | Oakland
Saturday, June 8 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | 2141 Broadway

Join the Sporty Spice themed show on June 8, 2013 with a potluck to start and a slew of fun guests. Come at 7:15 pm and bring a dish to share for the potluck. The show begins at 8 pm. The entrance is on 22nd Street ...Monthly

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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