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The Big Latch On 2014: Breast Feeding Under the Dome | SF City Hall
Friday, August 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
The Big Latch On 2014: Breast Feeding Under the Dome | SF City Hall
Nursing moms are invited to celebrate natural breast feeding during San Francisco’s annual Big Latch On 2014. Bring your babies and your supporters and settle on the stairs under the dome in San Francisco’s beautiful City Hall on Friday, August 1, 2014. Please arrive at 10 am to ...
Grand Opening: Green Apple Books on the Park | Inner Sunset
Friday, August 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Grand Opening: Green Apple Books on the Park | Inner Sunset
On August 1, 2014, Green Apple Books plans to open a brand new store at 1231 9th Ave. in the Inner Sunset with 25,000 new and used books. They’ll be sharing space with Le Video, who will be moving to the 2nd floor of the building they currently ...

Rotunda Dance Series: Dohee Lee | City Hall
Friday, August 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Dohee Lee | City Hall
On Friday, August 1, the Rotunda Dance Series will present sound artist and performer Dohee Lee in ARA Gut (Ritual of Ocean), as part of a series of seasonal performance installations in San Francisco. Aiming to bring ritual into city life, ARA honors the waterways that ...
Final Intergalactic Adventure Planning Day | SoMa
Friday, August 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0
Final Intergalactic Adventure Planning Day | SoMa

The Intergalactic Travel Bureau brings together space scientists, astronomers, science educators, actors and the general public for unique, personalised space vacation planning experiences. The Intergalactic Travel Bureau is a live, interactive experience that explores the incredible possibilities of space tourism. It’s a little bit like Virgin Galactic ...

Indie Rock Concert: Real Estate | Amoeba SF
Friday, August 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Indie Rock Concert: Real Estate | Amoeba SF
Join New Jersey indie rockers Real Estate for a live in-store performance and signing of their third album, Atlas (out now on Domino and available on LP & CD). Atlas is a triumph of highly evocative, perceptive songwriting and graceful, precise musicianship. Atlas carefully refines, and ...
B-I-G Board Game Day | Bayview
Friday, August 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Branch Library
B-I-G Board Game Day | Bayview
Blue Orange Games, an award-winning San Francisco family game company, is coming to the library with their most popular board games. But get this — the games are oversized. This event is suitable for the whole family, for ages 5 and up. Families encouraged to attend ...
Violinjazz, Monsters & Robots | Friday Nights at the de Young
Violinjazz, Monsters & Robots | Friday Nights at the de Young

Schedule for Friday, August 1, 2014 6 pm Closing Reception: “Monsters and Robots”, by Artist-in-Residence Joshua Margolis – Kimball Education Gallery Celebrate the residency of July Artist-in-Residence Joshua Margolis and his installation Monsters and Robots. Light refreshments served. 6 pm – Mixed-Media Art-Making Stations – Buchanan Court Create a mixed-media project inspired by ...Every Friday

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

Flaming Lotus Girls LED Sculpture Opening & Brass Tax DJ Party | Pier 14
Friday, August 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 14
Flaming Lotus Girls LED Sculpture Opening & Brass Tax DJ Party | Pier 14
The Flaming Lotus Girls are hosting A Cerebral Ceremony, an opening ceremony to celebrate the installation of their sculpture, SOMA at Pier 14 in San Francisco. The evening will start at 5 pm with speeches from Flaming Lotus Girls artists. Then their friends at Brass Tax ...
Park & Pond Carnival Party: Treats & Grown-Up “Face Painting” | North Beach
Friday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Park and Pond
Park & Pond Carnival Party: Treats & Grown-Up "Face Painting" | North Beach
Park and Pond will be celebrating their third birthday with a Carnival Birthday Party on Friday, August 1, 2014 from 6-9 pm in conjunction with August’s North Beach First Friday event, so there will be a lot of activity in the neighborhood that night. There will be all ...
Jack’s Night Market: Art, Crafts & Performance | Oakland
Friday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Jack's Night Market: Art, Crafts & Performance | Oakland

Enjoy a captivating evening of merriment and verve—with an eclectic mix of local makers, music, tasty eats, eccentric fun and an exciting array of quirky entertainment and surprises at Jack’s Night Market. Jack’s Night Market Third Fridays during the Summer | 6-10 pm Jack London Square, ...

“First Friday Follies” Burlesque Show | Oakland
Friday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
"First Friday Follies" Burlesque Show | Oakland

As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free event featuring dancing girls, sometimes a creepy little ...Monthly

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...Monthly

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’, Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open ...Monthly

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, August 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...Monthly

Gold Rush Night Ride | San Francisco Bike Party
Friday, August 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
Gold Rush Night Ride | San Francisco Bike Party

Whether you’re a prospector, cowboy, saloon girl or Gold Rush millionaire, put on some gold duds or period wear and come along as the SF Bike Party rolls deep through this boom town on Friday, August 1, 2014. Monthly

Film Night in the Park: “Moneyball” | Fairfax
Friday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Central Baseball Field - Fairfax
Film Night in the Park: "Moneyball" | Fairfax

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park outdoor film series. The 2018 season includes two films in Dolores Park, one in Union Square and one in Washington Square Park. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and ...

The New Parkway Facade Unveiling Party & Concert | Oakland
Friday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
The New Parkway Facade Unveiling Party & Concert | Oakland
Remember last spring when The New Parkway launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a flashy new facade? Thanks to generous backers who helped them raise just over their goal of $30K, it’s finally here. This Friday, August 1, 2014, during the First Friday festivities, ...

Every Friday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF’s Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF's Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday morning at 6:30 am, gather at a different San Francisco hill for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city. The hills change each week (it might be Alamo Square, Moraga Steps, Twin Peaks, Lombard…), but expect ...
Friday Roller Skate Party “Disco Down Dolores” | SF
Every Friday – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Friday Roller Skate Party "Disco Down Dolores" | SF
This is the newer fresher rollerskate dance scene of San Francisco based in Dolores Park. Meet them at 4:30 pm every Friday at Dolores Park Mulituse Court. They love rollerskates and blades alike. Disco Down Dolores Every Friday | 4:30 pm Multiuse Court, Dolores Park, Near Church & 18th, ...
$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
$1 Drink Fridays: "Battle of the Decades" DJ Party | North Beach
  Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices to ...
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain weeks ...
Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio
Free "Oysters on the Half Shell" Fridays | El Rio
El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast. And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm ...
“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
Every Friday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaFunny Fridays" San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
San Francisco has one of the best underground comedy scenes in America. Come check out some of the Bay’s best rising comics at HellaFunny’s weekly stand-up comedy show “HellaFunny Fridays.” HellaFunny Fridays Every Friday at 7:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and 7th St.), SF FREE with RSVP ...
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm. Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies Every Friday | 8 pm Skylark Bar, 3089 16th St, SF, CA FREE Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free ...
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio is a free comedy show every Friday from 8-11 pm at Mutiny Radio on the corner of 21st and Florida in the deep Mission District. Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse Every Friday | 8-10 pm Mutiny Radio, 2781 21st Street, SF, CA $10 Over 25 of San ...
“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15.
| The Variety Preview Room / The Hobart Building
"Best of SF" Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Check out a fresh line-up of SF’s comics every Friday at 8 pm at the beautiful Variety Preview Theater in downtown SF’s iconic Hobart Building. Funcheap Deal: Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15. Located in the iconic Hobart Building, right next ...
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Just tip the musicians.
| Atlas Cafe
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Jazz at The Atlas is a weekly jazz residency with five rotating jazz bands. Music is always free, though tipping is encouraged. Jazz at The Atlas Cafe (This is a typical lineup and is subject to change – hey, it’s jazz baby) 1st Friday – Eli Maliwan Jazz Party ...
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Friday – 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 ...
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Every Friday – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: "Midnight Rollers" | SF
Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party. This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers ...
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because. Get 6 drink coupons for $1 each. Use coupons before ...
“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Every Friday – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaSingle" Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Tired of swiping right? Bumble making you humble? On an unsuccessful Hinge binge? Or tired of your dating life not Happn’n? Come to HellaSingle… SF’s only comedy show and dating mixer for singles ready to mingle. Laugh at world-class comedians and maybe meet the love of your ...
“The Function” SF’s Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Every Friday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| Milk Bar
"The Function" SF's Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Come party at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Haight for a early 2000s hip-hop and R&B club bangers. DJ Beats Me plays everything from Missy Elliot, Aaliyah, Lil Jon, Mac Dre, Black Eyed Peas, Outkast, Notorious B.I.G., Rihanna, SOB X RBE, Usher, Robin ...
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP via Eventbrite
| Stagewerx Theatre
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.” “YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own ...
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