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Thursday, August 21

El Presidio Archaeology Excavation | May – October
Thursday, August 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)

The Presidio Trust invites visitors to witness archaeology in action at Pershing Square from May through October, 9 am to 4 pm, Thursday-Saturday. Archaeologists are embarking on a long-term research project to excavate El Presidio de San Francisco, the Spanish-colonial archaeological site buried just below the ...

Westin St. Francis 110th Anniversary Free Historic Tour | SF
Thursday, August 21 – 1:10 pm | Cost: FREE | The Westin St. Francis

Throughout 2014, guests and locals will have the opportunity to learn about the Westin St. Francis’s rich history during complimentary tours held on the 21st of each month at 1:10 pm. From 1:10-2:10 pm guests will also enjoy complimentary historic bites from the “The Hotel ...

Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...Monthly

YBCA:ConVerge Art Gathering: Performance & Graffiti Workshop | SoMa
Thursday, August 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

The August 2014 ConVerge presents a variety of workshops and interactive installations that guide you through a range of hands-on experiences with artists and arts organizations featured in the Bay Area Now 7 exhibition. In the Grand Lobby: Bay Area Area Art Workers Alliance will present ...Monthly

Twilight by the Lake: 10 Piece R&B Band & Free Snacks | Oakland
Thursday, August 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cathedral of Christ the Light

Last Minute is a 10-piece R&B cover band playing old school Soul and Rhythm and Blues from the ’60s and ’70s to the present. The show is full of fun, good time music and plenty of chances for dancing. Lead singer William Hill teams with ...Monthly

Gallery Crawl NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, August 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Schedule of Events Pop-Up Art Gallery in African Hall (Level 1) 6:00-10:00 pm, Explore art selections from the following curators: Paint Pens Collective—A low-brow, national art community based in the Bay Area featuring works from Mary Syring,Monico Chavez, Marina Loeb, Courtney Frances, Chelsea Brown, and Shayna Yasuhara. Modern Eden Gallery—Located in SF’s historic ...
Salsa Dance Lesson & Live Afro-Latin Band | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, August 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square

Congolese salsero Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca will be rocking Jessie Square with pan-African styles – soukous, Angolan semba and kizomba. This Congo-born artist of Angolan ancestry is the embodiment of the Afro-Latin Diaspora which, connects back to Mother Africa via the Cuban clave rhythm. ...Monthly

Win Tix: Sound & Cinema Submersion | Exploratorium
Thursday, August 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15.
| Exploratorium
Enjoy the Exploratorium and awesome views of the Bay as Soundwave drops audiences into a special surround sound and cinema event that explores the qualities of water with live digital looping by sound pioneer Pamela Z, sonic duo IN/S and film artist Paul Clipson featuring sound ...
Bitchslap Congress with New App “Countable”: Beer/Wine Party & Meetup | SoMa
Thursday, August 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 10 people using code FUNCHEAP
| Jamber Wine Pub
Join Countable on Thursday, August 21st at 6 pm at Jamber Wine Pub for free drinks. Join Countable For Complimentary Drinks “We want to say thank you to all our friends and supporters in our home town, and what better way than to buy you a drink ...
SF Mime Troupe: Political Satire in the Park | Palo Alto
Thursday, August 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Mitchell Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers ...

Live Mayoral Candidate Forum | Oakland
Thursday, August 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Hall
This election year, #oakmtg contributers are organizing a social media debate with the purpose to engage as many Oakland residents as possible in the 2014 Mayoral Election. The Live Forum will be held August 21, 2014 from 7-9 pm at City Council Chambers, 1 Frank Ogawa ...
Free Tix: Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” Banjo Musical Edition | Berkeley

The Shotgun Players group will be offering free tickets to their latest banjolicious production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night to the first 20 people (or 10 pairs) who walk up and prove that they found it on FuncheapSF. Funcheap Free Tix Deal: Get there early. Only ...

Independent Movie Shorts Screening & Free Popcorn | McCoppin Plaza
Thursday, August 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
People in Plazas’s Film Fest of Shorts is this Thursday, August 21st, 7 – 10 pm in McCoppin Hub Plaza. Featuring: Bay Area filmmakers as well as the best the internet has to offer. In this changing landscape of film and distribution, filmmakers have started making ...
Last of the Summer: Capture the Flag | Downtown Oakland
Thursday, August 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Capture the Flag is back for the last game of the summer. Bring your friends, get to know the members of your community, and then run after them trying to tag them. Yelling is encouraged. Be on time. Schedule of the Evening 7:30 pm – Gather, rules, ...
Final Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “The Lego Movie” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites every other Thursday evening on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. The movie will begin at sundown. Arrive early for pre-film festivities, good eats, and to save your spot. 2019 ...

Every Thursday

Free Express Lunchtime Rooftop Bootcamp | Salesforce Park
Every Thursday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Express Lunchtime Rooftop Bootcamp | Salesforce Park
Squeeze in a workout with this express 30-minute lunchtime class. Pair with Core + Stretch Express right after for a full workout. Free Rooftop Express Bootcamp Every Thursday | Noon to 12:30 pm Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St, San Francisco FREE *no class July 4 or November 28
LINES Ballet Fitness Free 30 min Dance Class | UN Plaza
Every Thursday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | United Nations Plaza
LINES Ballet Fitness Free 30 min Dance Class | UN Plaza
For 12 weeks, starting August 22, LINES Dance Center is hosting free, 30-minute dance fitness classes in UN Plaza every Thursday at 1 pm. These outdoor classes — weather permitting — are for everyone, novice and professional alike. With fun beats and talented instructors, these energizing ...
Donation Based Weekly Therapy Yoga Sessions | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are suggested, but not necessary.
| International Art Museum of America
Donation Based Weekly Therapy Yoga Sessions | SF
The International Art Museum of America holds weekly yoga classes in the upstairs museum gallery every Thursday from 6 pm to 6:45 pm. With rotating yoga instructors, participants can experience different styles of yoga and take refuge in the beautiful art gallery with other members of ...
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
From the Basement of Oakstop, in the heart of downtown, comes The Underground every Thursday from October. See some of the best comics from the Bay Area and beyond in an intimate setting. Show is From 7:30 till 9, with doors opening at 7. Tickets will ...
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.   This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous ...
’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Raven Bar
'90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It's 1999 | SF
Every Thursday night, Raven Bar & Lounge is partying like it’s 1999 with DJ Mark Andrus bringing you back in time, but not too far back. ’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 Every Thursday at 9 pm Raven Bar & Lounge, 1151 Folsom St., SF FREE Updated 3/6/19 – ...
Free Live Salsa & Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Salsa & Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Join them every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Salsa and Jazz show by local Bay Area musicians. Shows start at 8 pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & live music night. For complete line-up and more information please visit their Facebook page. Free Live Salsa & Jazz ...
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Come out to Haight Ashbury Comedy Night every Thursday at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best comedians. The lineup changes every week, but expect to see comics that have performed at Cobbs, SF Sketchfest, the Punchline ...
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Normally $15 use code FUNCHEAP for $5 tickets. 21+
| Ales Unlimited: Beer 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 ...
“Class of ’84” Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Cover may change for special events.
| The Cat Club
"Class of '84" Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am at the Cat Club, it’s the best of the ’80s in two rooms with the coolest music and the best crowd in town. DJs Damon and Mr Washington spin ’80s pop, rock, and one hit wonders in the ...
$1 Well Shots on Thursday Nights | SF
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 Per Well Shot, but no cover charge.
| Would You Believe Cocktails
$1 Well Shots on Thursday Nights | SF
Would you Believe Bar is bringing back $1 Well Shots and College Night Specials on Thursdays from 10 pm to Midnight for a limited time only. Thursdays $1 Shots Every Thursday | 10 pm to Midnight Would You Believe Bar, 652 Geary Blvd., SF $1- Must be 21 and over Must 21 and ...
Free Outdoor Rooftop Yoga After Work | Salesforce Park
Every Thursday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Outdoor Rooftop Yoga After Work | Salesforce Park
Free outdoor yoga happens every Monday, Thursday, and Sunday. Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. Salesforce Park Rooftop Free Outdoor Yoga Thursdays through Oct. 31, 2019 | 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Salesforce ...
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