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Sunday, August 17

Sports Basement Fun Run Over the Golden Gate Bridge | SF
Sunday, August 17 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please bring your ticket along to the run.
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
Sports Basement Fun Run Over the Golden Gate Bridge | SF
Runners, come on a scenic running tour over the Golden Gate Bridge to start your day on Sunday, August 17th at 9 am. Free, but an RSVP is required. Please bring your ticket along to the run. The run will start from the Sports Basement Presidio, and will be ...
2014 Sonoma County Bicycle Expo: Bike Swap, Stunts & Pixie Bike Race | Santa Rosa
Sunday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Santa Rosa
2014 Sonoma County Bicycle Expo: Bike Swap, Stunts & Pixie Bike Race | Santa Rosa
Part festival and part bike “swap meet,” the 2014 Sonoma County Bicycle Expo features a bike rodeo and stunts, a ride-about-town, cargo bike races, plus vendors (from hobbyist to major industry players) all in downtown Santa Rosa from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 17 – 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 2018. 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

Volunteer at Stern Grove 2014: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2014: 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

“Hot August Bikes” Bicycle Celebration | Amoeba SF
Sunday, August 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
"Hot August Bikes" Bicycle Celebration | Amoeba SF
Amoeba Music in San Francisco hosts Hot August Bikes, a celebration of all things bicycle, on Sunday, August 17, 2014 from noon to 5 pm. Come check out a raffle for a Creme Dutch style bike donated by American Cyclery and The Ocean Front Walker bike donated by ...
First Ever “McCoppin Plaza” Event: Bees, Butterflies & Backyard Gardens | SF
Sunday, August 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
First Ever "McCoppin Plaza" Event: Bees, Butterflies & Backyard Gardens | SF
On Sunday, August 17, 2014, Shaping San Francisco will describe this forgotten neighborhood of “the Hub” with a walking gallery of historic images drawn from nearby locations, speaking to the multiple uses of city spaces over time. Come see photos of how the area used to look, ...
Robin Williams Mini Film Festival & Celebration | Sunday
Sunday, August 17 – 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 | Sunday

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 ...

SF Mime Troupe: Political Satire in the Park | SF
Sunday, August 17 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Washington Square 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 ...

Stern Grove Festival: Brazilian Superstar “Sergio Mendes” | SF
Sunday, August 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival: Brazilian Superstar "Sergio Mendes" | SF
Internationally renowned Brazilian superstar Sergio Mendes brings his brassy bossa nova sound to the Grove. Fiery San Francisco band LoCura opens the afternoon with a globe-trotting blend of musical styles, from rumba to rock and flamenco to funk.
2014 Black Tie Beach Party | Santa Cruz
Sunday, August 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
2014 Black Tie Beach Party | Santa Cruz
Throw on your classiest outfit and spend a fun afternoon at the beach at the 5th Annual Santa Cruz Black Tie Beach Party at 2 pm on Sunday, August 17, 2014. Bring your sporting equipment, board games, water toys, sandcastle tools, kites, beach grub or anything you think ...
TLC “Creep” Dance Class: Girl Groups Flash Mob | SF
Sunday, August 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
TLC "Creep" Dance Class: Girl Groups Flash Mob | SF

You might not be ready for this jelly, but The Girl Groups Flash Mob is coming. Seven girl groups will be repping in one glorious, bootylicious hit-filled medley including En Vogue, Spice Girls, TLC, Salt-N-Pepa, Destiny’s Child, Pussycat Dolls and Danity Kane. The Flash Mob is ...

Final Day: “Corazón Under the Dome” 3D Light Show | Westfield Centre
Sunday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Final Day: "Corazón Under the Dome" 3D Light Show | Westfield Centre

Corazón Under the Dome is a short, fun, animated 3D light spectacular that’s a celebration of the heart of San Francisco. Showcasing iconic San Francisco images and songs, this dazzling show rocks through the city’s history from the Gold Rush to the Summer of Love and ...

Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Pleasanton
Sunday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Centennial Park (Pleasanton)
Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Pleasanton

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 ...

Adventure Jam Showcase: Live Immersive Experience | SF
Sunday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5 | South Park
Adventure Jam Showcase: Live Immersive Experience | SF
Groups of local creators are coming together for the 48-hour Adventure Jam to bring a brand new live immersive experience from idea to production, somewhere at the intersection of games, technology, theater, physical environments, and public space. $5 tickets must be purchased ahead of time. See the ...
Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF
Sunday, August 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF

Opera on Tap is a non-profit organization whose mission is to break down the stereo-type that opera is a stuffy or an elitist art form, by bringing it to bars. Local singers let their hair down and bring you into what feels like an after ...

Win Tix: Hal Sparks (Showtime / VH1 / E!) Comedy Night: Sunday | Cobb’s
Sunday, August 17 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*All shows are 18 & over and there is a two drink minimum per person.
| Cobb's Comedy Club
Host of the Emmy Award-winning “Talk Soup” on E!, Hal Sparks has starred in his own comedy special on Showtime. He is a frequent contributor on VH1’s “I Love the ’80s” series and starred for five seasons on the hit series “Queer As Folk.” Enter to win ...
Win Tix: James Franco’s “Kink” Documentary Screening | Roxie Theater
Sunday, August 17 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $10
| Roxie Theater
A surprise hit at Sundance, Kink tells the true story of sex, submission, and big business as seen through the eyes of the unlikely pornographers whose nine-to-five workdays are spent within the confines of the San Francisco Armory building. Home to the sprawling production facilities of ...

Every Sunday

“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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 happens ...
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday. The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like ...
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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