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Saturday, August 16

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, August 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...Monthly

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar” | SF
Saturday, August 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" | SF
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar,” an incredible true story of nature’s greatest explorers—lemurs. Free Film Screening: Island of Lemurs: Madagascar August 16, 2014 | 10 am Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco RSVP Code: FUNSFZLU6 Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp Tickets are free, but ...

Free Chef Cooking Demo & Tasting | Embarcadero
Saturday, August 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Two Embarcadero Center
Free Chef Cooking Demo & Tasting | Embarcadero

Come to Plated, Embarcadero Center’s Saturday morning series of free intimate chef interviews and cooking demos featuring Farmer’s Market fresh items, complete with recipes for everyone to enjoy at home. Free, but an RSVP is required for each event. Tastes will be provided for the first 100 guests. ...

Awesome Doggie Festival: Dancing Dogs, Circus Pups & Fire Fidos | Pier 15
Awesome Doggie Festival: Dancing Dogs, Circus Pups & Fire Fidos | Pier 15
Monthly Meet some of the hardest working hounds around, such as guide dogs for the blind, and discover what fun-loving pooches can do in circus school or on the dance floor. Faculty from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine show you how canine genetics predict behavior, ...
Strawberries & Songs: Farmers Market Tasting & Folk Sing-Along | Berkeley
Saturday, August 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
Strawberries & Songs: Farmers Market Tasting & Folk Sing-Along | Berkeley
Join friends of the East Bay Community Music Project (EBCMP) to sing best-loved folk songs together. Then partake in some complimentary seasonal produce, direct from the Berkeley Farmers Market. Songs and strawberries, what a perfect pair. All ages are welcome.
“Campus” Free Summer Festival: Yoga, Breakdancing & Silent Disco | SF
Saturday, August 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Campus Panhandle House
"Campus" Free Summer Festival: Yoga, Breakdancing & Silent Disco | SF

Campus believes in community building through sharing passions, creating together, and bonding over unique and fun experiences. They happen to have awesome houses in which they can host these experiences, and they will be opening up one of them for a fun day-long festival in the Panhandle. ...

Win Tix: SF Street Food Festival: Skip the Food Lines, VIP Picnic Bunch Area & Cocktails | Mission For the first time ever, festival attendees can skip the food lines at the San Francisco Street Food Festival and have food delivered to you while you sip on complimentary Aperol Spritzes. From 11 am to 1 pm, you’ll have access to a seated brunch and exclusive picnic ...
Win Tix: SF Street Food Festival: Complimentary Drink Tokens | Mission Get a head start at the 2014 San Francisco Street Food Festival with a pair of drink tokens to be redeemed for any festival beverage. The San Francisco Street Food Festival is a mile-long (literally) of 80+ of the city’s best food purveyors all along Folsom ...
Robin Williams Mini Film Festival & Celebration | Saturday
Saturday, August 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, free popcorn (while supplies last), bring cash for food and drinks.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Robin Williams Mini Film Festival & Celebration | Saturday

Let’s all join together to laugh, celebrate and remember the comic genius of Bay Area legend Robin Williams with Funcheap at a free two-day mini film festival  with nearly 13 hours of some of his classic rolls. We’ll end Saturday evening with his final HBO stand-up ...

“Oakland Drops Beats”: All-Day Music Crawl | East Bay
Saturday, August 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Downtown Oakland
"Oakland Drops Beats": All-Day Music Crawl | East Bay
Oakland Drops Beats is an all day music crawl spanning 12 hours around 10 blocks of downtown Oakland, bringing live music into nontraditional venue spaces, musicians with Oakland’s event producers, and the community with creative and musical engagement on Saturday, August 16, 2014. There will be ...
Pink Party: DJs, Fire Dancers & Live Art in the Park | Oakland
Saturday, August 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation is $5 and benefits the next production of "The Vagina Monologues"
| Middle Harbor Shoreline Park
Pink Party: DJs, Fire Dancers & Live Art in the Park | Oakland
Get out all of your pink party fashions and come celebrate all the Leo birthdays at an art and dance party at Oakland’s Middle Harbor Shoreline Park from noon to 8 pm on Saturday,  August 16, 2014. Shake it to DJs and a live band, enjoy ...
“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland
Saturday, August 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios
"Swap-O-Rama-Rama" DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland
August’s project will be: “Absolute Pants.” Bring your torn, stained, shrunken pants and choose from a few simple projects that benefit from tough pants fabric like denim and canvas. Braided rugs, potholders and work aprons are just a few.
Art Scavenger Hunt & Prizes | Oakland
Saturday, August 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Smokey’s Tangle
Art Scavenger Hunt & Prizes | Oakland
In conjunction with August Temescal Walking Tour, Oakland Art Murmur is hosting its first ever Art Scavenger Hunt. Free, but an RSVP is required. Families and individuals of all ages are invited to engage in an investigation and discussion of the art on display at participating local ...
SF Mime Troupe: Political Satire in the Park | SF
Saturday, August 16 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Glen Park
SF Mime Troupe: Political Satire in the Park | SF

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | SF
Saturday, August 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Precita Park
Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | SF

A merry band of actors will pull up in a FluxWagon, unfold their stage before your very eyes, and perform for you and yours their wildly delightful adaptation of Aesop’s Fables, with live original music, plenty of pratfalls, and all sorts of silliness. Free, but donations are ...

Sushi Tasting & Japanese Home Cooking Talk | Omnivore Books on Food
Saturday, August 16 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Sushi Tasting & Japanese Home Cooking Talk | Omnivore Books on Food
Elizabeth Andoh is a Japanese food expert who has written several cookbooks and was Gourmet magazine’s Japan correspondent for many years. Washoku covers the realm of traditional Japanese home cooking, while Kansha explores Japanese vegan traditions. There will be a chirashizushi tasting.  Chirashizushi (ちらし寿司, “scattered sushi”) is ...
Win Tix: Jurassic Park: Screening & Visual Effects Team Q&A | North Bay
Saturday, August 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $10.25 each.
| Lark Theater
Lark Theater will screen the special 21st anniversary edition of Jurassic Park, often cited as “the film that changed movie history,” thanks to the efforts of a team of local, Oscar-nominated computer graphic visionaries. Following the screening, these visual effects experts including the legendary Phil Tippett will ...
Black Market SF: “Back to Black” 1920s Masquerade | SoMa
Saturday, August 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP for complimentary tickets, good for the first 100 people; otherwise, it's $5
| Folsom Street Foundry
Black Market SF: "Back to Black" 1920s Masquerade | SoMa
It’s the Black Market’s 1 year anniversary. Come celebrate with Back to Black, a 1920s themed masquerade. Spend the evening decking out your masquerade masks, participating in the costume contest, dance to big band and 1920s inspired mixes by the DJ, and as always, discover new ...
Win Tix: Rebelution: Positive, Upbeat Reggae | Greek Theatre
Saturday, August 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $39.50
| Greek Theatre
Rebelution, known for their relentless touring schedule, positive, upbeat music, and sense of community and collaboration, embark on their West Coast “Count Me In Summer Tour,” and will be joined by support acts Iration, The Green, Stick Figure and DJ Mackle.
Vice Principals Of Comedy & Free Pizza | SF
Vice Principals Of Comedy & Free Pizza | SF
Class is back in session with the Vice Principals of Comedy. The show’s free of charge, with free pizza included, and admission includes free admission to the 10 pm music show. Come have a laugh with: Headliner Kevin O’shea (Punchline, Cynic Cave) Stefani Silverman (Cobb’s, Comikaze Lounge) Marcelo Maldonado (Stork ...
Harbour Lights Music Festival at Craneway Pavilion | East Bay
Saturday, August 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Parking is $10.
| Craneway Pavilion
Harbour Lights Music Festival at Craneway Pavilion | East Bay

The Craneway Pavilion debuts the Harbour Lights Music Festival, featuring national headliners Lydia Pense and Cold Blood, internationally known Maria Muldaur,  and The Dave Matthews Blues Band which should have everyone dancing the night away on August 15-16, 2014. Enjoy breathtaking views of the San ...

Every Saturday

Free UrbanPlay Family Fitness Class in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free UrbanPlay Family Fitness Class in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park

Bring the kids to a children’s one hour free fitness class that promotes healthy choices and active lifestyles using a combination of play and education at Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center.
All ages are welcome.
Free UrbanPlay® …

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 9/17/18 …

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 Rooftop STEAM Science & Art Saturdays for Kids | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop STEAM Science & Art Saturdays for Kids | Salesforce Park

Free fun, creative, and challenging hands-on science and art activities, geared toward kids aged 4-9.
Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays
Every Saturday at 10:30 am | August 18 – October 27, 2018
Salesforce Park (Children’s Play Area), 425 Mission St., San Francisco
FREE

Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park

Get fit for free al fresco with classes provided by FitnessSF in Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center.
This energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing.
Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just …

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 …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

“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: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show
Every Saturday | 8 pm
It’s Your Move Game Store, 4920 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
$5
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the …

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