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Monday, August 18

Venus & Jupiter Cosmic Meetup
Monday, August 18 – 6:00 am | Cost: FREE | Everywhere
Venus & Jupiter Cosmic Meetup
The two brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter, will appear super-close together before sunrise on Monday morning, August 18, 2014. The best time to see the two planets is about 45 minutes before sunrise, when they will be visible low on the east-northeast horizon. On Monday, the moment ...
Motown the Musical: Free Live Performance & “Berry Gordon Day” | Oakland
Monday, August 18 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Motown the Musical: Free Live Performance & "Berry Gordon Day" | Oakland
On Monday, August 18, 2014, Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson will host a ceremony at 11:30 am at City Hall Plaza to present Motown legend Berry Gordy with a County Proclamation declaring “Berry Gordy Day in the East Bay.” Other East Bay elected officials will join ...

Tour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square
Monday, August 18 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
| Secret Location (SF)
Tour of Diego Rivera's 1st US Mural | Union Square

The mural “Allegory of California” graces the stairwell of the City Club (formerly the Pacific Stock Exchange Club). Normally closed the public, this is an opportunity to see the first mural painted in the US by the great Mexican artist Diego Rivera. Free, but an ...Monthly

Infiniti Grand Opening Party: Cocktails, Cigars & Formula One Race Car | Oakland
Monday, August 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Infiniti of Oakland
Infiniti Grand Opening Party: Cocktails, Cigars & Formula One Race Car | Oakland
San Francisco Magazine invites you to join them for the grand opening of Infiniti of Oakland and their newly renovated historic showroom. Free, but an RSVP is required Enjoy cocktails at a full hosted bar, appetizers with a Spanish theme, hand-rolled cigars, live music, and the chance to win an array ...
Poetry Workshop w/ Emeryville Poet Laureate | Oakland
Monday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Branch (Oakland Library)
Poetry Workshop w/ Emeryville Poet Laureate | Oakland
Learn from a talented and inspiring writer at a Poetry Writing Workshop with Emeryville Poet Laureate Sarah Kobrinsky. Sarah Kobrinsky helps participants discover their inner poet in a series of thought-provoking guided exercises. 
“Hot Cop of Castro” Strips for the Ice Bucket Challenge | SF
Monday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are $5 and help Officer Kohrs prepare for the challenge.
| The Cafe (Castro)
"Hot Cop of Castro" Strips for the Ice Bucket Challenge | SF
Come watch ​the Hot Cop of the Castro, Officer Chris Kohrs, strip down for the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the Officer Down Memorial Fund on Monday, August 18th from 6-8 pm at The Cafe in the Castro.  “Hot Cop of Castro” Ice Bucket Challenge Monday, August ...
Zipcar Free Classic SF Movie Night: “Bullitt” | Roxie Theater
Zipcar Free Classic SF Movie Night: "Bullitt" | Roxie Theater
Come to The Roxie for a viewing of the classic 1968 film Bullitt, set in San Francisco starring Steve McQueen. Grab a friend, snag some Zipcar goodies, and enjoy a night out. Free, but a Zipcar membership are required. This event is first come first serve. Event is first ...
Free Sneak Preview Movie: “If I Stay” | SF
Monday, August 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "If I Stay" | SF
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “If I Stay,” featuring Gayle Forman’s best-selling novel on the big screen. Free Film Screening: If I Stay August 18, 2014 | 7:30 pm Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco RSVP Code: FUNSF3ABM Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp Tickets are free, but subject ...

Every Monday

Free Monday Morning Workout: Cardio & Strength | Dolores Park
Every Monday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | 19th & Dolores (Dolores Park)
Free Monday Morning Workout: Cardio & Strength | Dolores Park

Every Monday, November Project San Francisco meets in Dolores Park for a combination of cardio and strength exercises that are sure to leave you stronger than the day before. Come at 6:30 am; meet at Dolores Park for hugs, sweat and cheers. 
The workouts are weatherproof, meaning they’re always …

Free Guided Meditation on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Every Monday – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Meditation on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up.
Free Guided Meditation on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park
Every Monday, Aug. 13 – Oct. 22, 2018 | 8:30 am to 9 am
Salesforce Park (Amphitheater Lawn), 425 Mission …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Monday – 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 …

Monday Night Makers: Rooftop DIY Craft Class in the Park | Salesforce Park
Every Monday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Monday Night Makers: Rooftop DIY Craft Class in the Park | Salesforce Park

EVENT UPDATE – Salesforce Park events are temporarily canceled until further notice due to issues with steel bems on the third level Bus Deck. Updated 9/26/18
Start the week by making something. With DIY activities from a different Bay Area crafting partner each month.
August’s Partner is Museum …

“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar
Every Monday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9pm, $3 after
| Madrone Art Bar
"Motown On Mondays" DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar

Every Monday at Madrone, dance the night away with hosts DJ Gordo Cabeza and Timoteo Gigante and resident DJs spinning originals, exclusive remixes, and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs during M.O.M. Motown on Mondays.
Arrive early for Happy Hour featuring $1 off drafts and …

Circuit Hacking Night: Make Cool Things with Electronics | Mission Dist.
Circuit Hacking Night: Make Cool Things with Electronics | Mission Dist.

Learn to solder and learn to make cool things with electronics. Hang out with cool hardware geeks at Noisebridge’s weekly Circuit Hacking Monday.
All ages, all skill levels, and all are welcome at this weekly Monday night event to give you inspiration to hack that project you’ve always wanted …

“Musical Mondays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Monday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge
"Musical Mondays" Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro

Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every …

Detroit Rock City Free Comedy Night | Oakland
Every Monday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Mention FUNCHEAP for the drink specials for the show.
| Legionnaire Saloon
Detroit Rock City Free Comedy Night | Oakland

Come for a nice warm up of laughter before a night of great Motown Music. Laugh and dance your troubles away every Monday night at the Legionnaire Saloon. Hosted by Chris Riggins.
Detroit Rock City Free Comedy Night
Every Monday | 7:30 pm
Legionnaire Saloon, 2272 Telegraph Ave, …

“The Secret Show”: Comedy Show at a Pub | San Mateo
Every Monday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Swingin' Door
"The Secret Show": Comedy Show at a Pub | San Mateo

Kevin Wong hosts a free weekly comedy night at The Swinging’ Door in San Mateo featuring comedians who have appeared at the Punch Line, Cobb’s, San Jose Improv, and Tommy T’s.
If you’re in the Peninsula, come on down to The Swingin’ Door for some free laughs every …

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