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Sunday, August 24

2014 ODC Dance Family Day: Free Dance & Pilates Classes | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | ODC Dance Commons
2014 ODC Dance Family Day: Free Dance & Pilates Classes | SF
Show off your sashay at the 2014 ODC Dance’s Family Day, a special open house for children and adults of all ages to sample free classes, enjoy refreshments, talk to faculty and parents, and have your child try out some placement dance classes. There’s even a free Pilates class ...
Yoga In Nature: Free Class in a Wildlife Refuge | Fremont
Sunday, August 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Don Edwards Wildlife Refuge
Yoga In Nature: Free Class in a Wildlife Refuge | Fremont
Enjoy the benefits of Yoga outdoors with great views of the salt marsh. Through story and postures, learn what has attracted people and wildlife to the Bay. Free, but an RSVP is required. There will be a short hike to the site from the Visitor Center. Bring ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 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 2019. 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: Free Seating, Parking & Snacks | Final Day of 2014
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove: Free Seating, Parking & Snacks | Final Day of 2014

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

Awesöme Orchestra & The Dear Hunter Front Man’s New Symphony Premiere | Berkeley
Sunday, August 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please consider contributing for beer and drinks, but they will be free of charge.
| Firehouse Art Collective
Awesöme Orchestra & The Dear Hunter Front Man's New Symphony Premiere | Berkeley
Awesöme Orchestra Collective is back at one of their favorite haunts, the Firehouse Art Hangar in Berkeley. To participate musically, you must sign up on the form here with your name and instrument(s). Feel free to come and just listen, too and bring any friends. They’re going ...
SF Mime Troupe: Political Satire in the Park | Berkeley
Sunday, August 24 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Frances Willard/Ho Chi Minh Park
SF Mime Troupe: Political Satire in the Park | Berkeley

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. San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2019 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay Area Various dates: Begins ...

Stern Grove Festival 2014 Finale: ’60s Rockers “The Zombies” | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2014 Finale: '60s Rockers "The Zombies" | SF
Legendary 60’s psychedelic rock group The Zombies close out the 77th Season. San Francisco-based indie folk group Vetiver opens the show.
Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Noe Valley
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Noe Valley Town Square
Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Noe Valley

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 ...

Beach Day: Low Tide Animal Search: Crabs, Mussels & Shrimp | Alameda
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Crab Cove
Beach Day: Low Tide Animal Search: Crabs, Mussels & Shrimp | Alameda
Rise and shine while the tide is low and beat the crowds to the beach. Meet crabs, mussels, barnacles, worms and shrimp on the longest beach on the Bay with something new each week. Shorebirds may show food chains in action.
Win Tix: Banjo & Mandolin Musical: Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” | Berkeley
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Ashby Stage
Just how far will you go for love? Enjoy a provocative and fresh musical approach to this Shakespeare classic. A group of artists will create a musical landscape that delves into this tale of passion and mistaken identity. Banjo, guitar, mandolin, violin, washboard, drums and accordion ...
Free Tix: Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” Banjo Musical Edition | Berkeley
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 ...

Funky Hip Hop “Bayonics” Free Concert | Union Square Live 2014
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Funky Hip Hop "Bayonics" Free Concert | Union Square Live 2014
Bayonics are a 10-piece powerhouse combining hip hop, funk and R&B with elements of Latin music and reggae to create a sound that reflects the emerging face of urban music and culture on the west coast and abroad.
Robot Dance Party Down Valencia Street | Mission Dist.
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Valencia Corridor
Robot Dance Party Down Valencia Street | Mission Dist.
The Robot Dance Party bypasses his normal outing at Dolores Park to beep-bop-boogie down Valencia Street during the Sunday Streets celebration. We have no idea where exactly he’ll be (or when he’ll be there), but keep an eye out for crazed kids dancing around a robot ...
En Vogue Dance Class: Girl Groups Flash Mob | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
En Vogue 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 ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, August 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...Monthly

VMworld: Cirque Performances & The Black Keys Live Simulcast in the Gardens | SF
VMworld: Cirque Performances & The Black Keys Live Simulcast in the Gardens | SF
VMworld, VMware’s annual conference for virtualization and cloud computing, is in town (August 24-28, 2014), and to show their appreciation to their paying attendees, they’re throwing a customer appreciation party in Yerba Buena Gardens on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. While you have to have a VMworld badge to ...
Win Tix: Solo Sunday Theatre: “Black Virgins Are Not for Hipsters” | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Stagewerx Theatre
Celebrating its fifth year, Solo Sundays is a recurring series of some of the Bay Area’s top solo playwrights each showcasing work that will become full length shows. The August 24th lineup includes “Black Virgins Are Not for Hipsters” by Echo Brown, “Deal With The Dragon” ...

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“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 ...
$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 ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. 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 Parade ...
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 ...
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 ...
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville
Every Sunday – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Facebook
| Bay Street Emeryville
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville
Bay Street is set to spice things up with the return of Salsa Sundays, a music series featuring a live salsa band and plenty of room to dance every Sunday from May 5 to August 25. Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party Sundays, May 5 ...
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 ...
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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