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Saturday, August 9

2014 Outside Lands Beach Cleanup | Ocean Beach
Saturday, August 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Noriega St)
Outside Lands is teaming up with San Franpsycho, SF Surfrider, Surf For Life, 5Gyres and Noriega-Lawton Merchant Association for the annual Outside Lands Ocean Beach Clean Up on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The location for this year’s clean up is different from past years and will ...
Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset
Saturday, August 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| 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 ...

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, August 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
"Jack of All Trades" Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Celebrate the end of Summer with Oakland’s 2nd Saturday market. Eat, drink, make, dance, and shop with our full lineup of local vendors and activities. On August 9th there’s three live bands, five summertime food trucks, a bevy of DIY maker classes, and a share to ...
Bug Pinning Party | Oakland
Saturday, August 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to info@wildoakland.org.
| Joaquin Miller Ranger Station
Have you ever wanted to create an awesome and educational display of the insects you find in your backyard or around your neighborhood? Learn how to start, optimize and maintain insects in a pinned collection with Wild Oakland on Saturday, August 9, 2014. Free, but an ...
Burning Man Costume Bazaar: 20% off | North Beach
Saturday, August 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make Hang Gallery
Hand tied and dyed in North Beach, come shop costumes, leggings and shirts Burning Man style. They use upcycled bicycle parts and Japanese Shibori techniques to make one of a kind colorful patterns on festival costumes and San Francisco style clothing. Music will stream through the ...
25th Annual National Poetry Slam: Quiet Lightning Reading | Oakland
Saturday, August 9 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Courtyard by Marriott (Oakland)
Quiet Lightning is doing a show in the grand ballroom of Courtyard Marriott Oakland as part of the 25th Annual National Poetry Slam on August 9, 2014. Featured poets include: Moneta Goldsmith, Christian Phiffer, Karla Cordero, Siamak Vossoughi, Michael Cooper, Charlie Getter, Ashley Warren, Anitra Appa, Jon Sindell ...
QiXi Festival: Chinese Valentine’s Day w/ Dance Lessons & Calligraphy | Chinatown
Saturday, August 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Chinese Historical Society
In celebration of QiXi Festival (also known as the Double Seventh Festival or Chinese Valentine’s Day), CHSA Museum invites you to an afternoon of social dancing, art making, sharing of memories, and a presentation on the mythology around QiXi, a story about the hidden love ...
Robot Dance Party Saturday | Dolores Park
Saturday, August 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Didn’t get tickets to Outside Lands? Never fear because Robot Dance Party is here to turn Dolores Park into a mini music festival. The robot will be appearing “afternoon-ish,” so make sure to be extra patient and then be ready to groove when the beeps and ...
Carved Skateboard Art Opening, DJ & Live Music | Oakland
Saturday, August 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amor Eterno Arte
Amor Eterno Arte presents the opening reception of Dosayan with artwork by Luis Marroquin from 7-11 pm on Saturday August 9, 2014. Luis Marroquin presents a body of work of carved skateboards and their physical prints. These intricately carved skateboards transcend into another life. Inspired by the energy that surrounds us, ...
SF’s Biggest BYOB Comedy Night: #HellaFunny | SF
SF's Biggest BYOB Comedy Night: #HellaFunny | SF
SF’s biggest comedy clubs aren’t large enough to hold us. So Funcheap and #HellaFunny’s Stroy Moyd will take over the 500-person strong Great Star Theater for another epic comedy showcase for a huge night of laughs on Saturday, August 9, 2014. >> Get $5 tickets We’ve handpicked some of SF’s ...
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 15
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 15
Spend the evening stargazing in front of the Exploratorium as part of the monthly “City Star Party” with the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers.
“Oakland Nights…Live” Late Night Talk Show | Oakland
Saturday, August 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is first come, first served; they often fill up and have to turn away people.
| Secret Location (Oakland)

“Oakland Nights…Live” no longer takes place as of January 2015. What is “Oakland Nights…Live“? Why it is Oakland’s very own low-budget monthly late night talk show. It’s half Johnny Carson, half Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, and all Oakland. They’ve had marine biologists, talks with Oakland public school teachers, Star ...Monthly

Free Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF
Saturday, August 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 50 Mason Social House

Bert DiVietri‘s  well rounded sense of humor makes him the perfect great guy and comedian. Also, not only is he a great guy and comedian, he is nice. (SF Sketchfest, LA Comedy Fest). Brendan Lynch– Brendan Lynch has established himself as a comedian to look out ...Monthly

Every Saturday

Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Join lululemon Santana Row for a complimentary Summer Yoga Series every Saturday morning May through September in Santana Row Park across from Left Bank Brasserie. Bring your mat and enjoy a free, outdoor morning workout. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and class begins at 9 am. Updated ...
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 3/13/19 ...
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 ...
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encourage and appreciated.
| Mozilla SF
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Join the tour every Saturday at 10 am, rain or shine, in front of the Mozzilla office, 2 Harrison St (Embarcadero and Harrison), next to the Bay Bridge and Pier 26. Walk around the Financial District in San Francisco telling stories about how everything connected with ...
$12 Bottomless Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
$12 Bottomless Mimosa "Boozy Brunch" w/ Vegan Options | SF
Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with live music & DJs plus complimentary mimosas (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 ...
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 ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
“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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