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Sunday, August 4

The Free Book Store | East Bay
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Free Book Exchange

UPDATE: Unfortunately the Bay Area Free Book Exchange is closed as of May 2015.. Visit the Bay Area Free Book Exchange (open every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm in El Cerrito) and take home up to 100 books for free. Yes, all 10,000+ ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, August 4 – 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 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Target Free Sundays Typically the first Sunday of the month Asian ...Monthly

Free Soft Serve Vegan Ice Cream Day | Berkeley
Sunday, August 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free vegan mini-soft serve ice cream from 10 am until they run out.
| Cinnaholic
Cinnaholic is celebrating their 3rd anniversary by giving away free vegan mini-soft serve ice cream from 10 am until they run out on Sunday, August 4, 2013. Their soft serve comes from Chicago Vegan Foods and is 100% dairy-free, egg-free, and vegan. In 2012, Cinnaholic served over 30,000 customers and ...
Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require advanced tickets
| 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 ...Monthly

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley
Sunday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)

Sundays on Telegraph closes Telegraph Avenue to cars between Durant Avenue and Dwight Way, and opens it to restaurant seating, music, street vendors, and more from noon to 5 pm, July 19 to August 30, 2015. Come enjoy the beautiful weather, food, crafts, and everything else that Telegraph ...Every Sunday

Volunteer at Stern Grove 2013: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2013: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF

Want free reserved seating, reserved parking, and free beverages and snacks during a Stern Grove event this summer? All you have to do is volunteer. Volunteer positions include ushers, information booth staffers, bike valet, donation collectors, greeters, set up/take down experts and much more. >> Sign ...Every Sunday

“Restore the Fourth 1984 Day”: Rally for Privacy | Justin Herman Plaza
Sunday, August 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza
Come out to “1984 on 8/4” to rally for your privacy and learn about surveillance from a distinguished group of speakers at Justin Herman Plaza starting at noon on Sunday, August 4, 2013. The rally begins at the plaza at noon. At 1 pm, speakers with ...
Gay Men Draw Vaginas 2013: Art-Making Party | Dolores Park
Sunday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Wouldn’t you like to draw a vagina and see it published in a book?  On August 4, 2013, editors Shannon O’Malley and Keith Wilson will hold court at the Gay Beach at Dolores Park soliciting drawings for their book, Gay Men Draw Vaginas. Just find their table ...
Free Sunday Concert: 2013: A Space Odyssey | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Sunday Concert: 2013: A Space Odyssey | Golden Gate Park Band

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...

Beatnik Photowalk & Free Museum Admission | North Beach to SoMa Whether you’ve barely heard of Allen Ginsberg or have a dog-eared copy of HOWL on your bedside table, it’s time to take out your camera and take a closer look at the Beat Generation stories beneath your feet here in SF. Inspired by the exhibition “Beat ...
Spies & Disguise: Free Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond
Sunday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frankenart Mart

To achieve ultimate gender enlightenment on Sunday, August 4, 2013, you should come to the Spies & Disguise Hot Dog Day after you attend the Gay Men Draw Vaginas Art-Making Party in Dolores Park. Frankenart visitors must don a disguise or infiltrate them as spies to ...Monthly

San Francisco Mime Troupe | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Sunday, August 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
San Francisco Mime Troupe | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers ...

Stern Grove Festival: Funk & Soul Icon Shuggie Otis & The Relatives | SF
Sunday, August 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival: Funk & Soul Icon Shuggie Otis & The Relatives | SF
Funk and soul icon Shuggie Otis returns to the spotlight and takes the stage at Stern Grove Festival. Opening the show is the amazing, inspiring sound of psychedelic gospel funksters, The Relatives. A Pre-Concert Troc Talk takes place at noon in the Trocadero Clubhouse at Stern Grove.
Free Twang Sundays: Country, Bluegrass & Rockabilly | North Beach
Sunday, August 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tupelo

Free Twang Sundays is on hold during the 2013-14 pro football season. Tupelo hosts Free Twang Sundays on most Sunday afternoons featuring a free concert with Bay Area bands playing Country, Western, Bluegrass, Americana, Y’All-ternative and Rockabilly. Admission is free and they have soul food for purchase.

2013 Summer Pops Concert: Star Wars & Free Ice Cream | San Jose
Sunday, August 4 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose State University Campus Green
Join the final concert of 2013 Target Summer Pops for a summer evening filled with John Williams’s unforgettable music for the legendary Star Wars saga. May the Force be with you – and free ice cream. Yes, during this final concert, the organizers will be giving ...
Underground Films: Lord of the Flies (1963) 16mm/B&W | Berkeley
Sunday, August 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| The Tannery

Peter Brooks’ big-screen adaptation of William Golding’s classic Lord of the Flies adheres closely to the source material. After a plane accident, 30 school-age boys find themselves stranded on an island. The boys decide that the disciplined Ralph (James Aubrey) will be their leader. Jack (Tom ...Every Sunday

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“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, ...
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Every Sunday – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Cafe (Walnut Creek)
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Hitting the Books? Join the Study Hall Sunday at Capital One Cafe. Show your student ID to an ambassador and receive a complimentary hand-crafted beverage every Sunday when you come to our space to study. Limit one drink per student. Ask an Ambassador for more details. Student Hall ...
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm, year ...
“Fog City Flea” at The Ferry Building | Sept. 1 – Nov. 17
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Ferry Building
"Fog City Flea" at The Ferry Building | Sept. 1 - Nov. 17
Fog City Flea will bring an eclectic lineup of makers and merchants from the Bay Area and beyond offering handcrafted jewelry, apparel, accessories, apothecary, housewares, furnishings, and well-edited vintage on weekends at the Ferry Building. Curated exclusively for the Ferry Building by the team behind Upstate ...
Free Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
Free Mimosa "Boozy Brunch" w/ Vegan Options | SF
Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with one free complimentary mimosa (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. They have a full menu of gourmet-influenced Venezuelan dishes to go along with a twist on your classic favorites. ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main Parade ...
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor ...
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters. A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was ...
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you ...
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides. Victorian Walking Tour Every Sunday | 2 pm 1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA Free, but donations are accepted. On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll ...
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville
Every Sunday – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Facebook
| Bay Street Emeryville
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville
Bay Street is set to spice things up with the return of Salsa Sundays, a music series featuring a live salsa band and plenty of room to dance every Sunday from May 5 to August 25. Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party Sundays, May 5 ...
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon. Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam Every Sunday | 4-7 pm The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA FREE Jamming ...
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club taught by Jade Ford. Juggling Club Most Sundays | 5-8p Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF Free, ...
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