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Sunday, October 9

Free 7-Eleven Coffee Week | Final Day
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free cup of coffee or espresso, but 7-Elevent app is required.
| 7-Eleven (SF)
Free 7-Eleven Coffee Week | Final Day

Seven days, seven free cups of coffee. 7-Eleven, Inc. didn’t think one day was enough to thank their customers, so the convenience retailer is having a weeklong coffee party. 7Rewards Free Coffee Week runs from Monday, Oct. 3, through Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 and includes ...

October Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, October 9 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument
October Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

Isabel Allende: Women, Feminism & Social Justice | Grace Cathedral
Sunday, October 9 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
Isabel Allende: Women, Feminism & Social Justice | Grace Cathedral
Join Dean Malcolm Clemens Young for a conversation with Isabel Allende, the activist and world’s most widely-read Spanish-language author, on feminism, social justice, politics and home in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.
| Hall of Flowers
2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park

The San Francisco Veg Society hosts the 18th annual World Veg Festival featuring an exciting lineup of speakers, cooking demos, exhibitors, entertainers and food vendors. SFVS is a non-profit and all-volunteer run organization whose mission is to promote a plant-based lifestyle for healthy, ethical & sustainable living. ...

Free Admission Day For Military | Aquarium of the Bay
Free Admission Day For Military | Aquarium of the Bay

In celebration of Fleet Week, from October 6-9, all past and present military personnel will receive one free Aquarium ticket and $5 off for their family and guests. The discount is only available at the aquarium with a ticket purchase. *Military ID is required for ...

Litquake 2016: Free Sunday Events | Oct. 9
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Litquake 2016: Free Sunday Events | Oct. 9

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area. It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, and provide a vibrant forum for Bay Area ...

Very Vegan Oktoberfest | SoMa
Sunday, October 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Very Vegan Oktoberfest | SoMa
By popular demand, Funcheap and SoMa StrEat Food Park are continuing a tradition for the rest of 2016 – Very Vegan Sundays! We’ll have lots food trucks & popup vendors, Vegan Mimosas, lots of Vegan specials, and all you can drink German beer! Join up with ...
Poetry in Parks 2016 & Mountain Top Literature Festival | Mt. Tam
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*A shuttle service is free but an RSVP is required.
| Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre
Poetry in Parks 2016 & Mountain Top Literature Festival | Mt. Tam
Poetry in Parks 2016 is a free, daylong festival in the historic Cushing Memorial-Mountain Theater in Mt. Tamalpais State Park, on the occasion of Quiet Lightning’s 100th show and as part of the Art in the Parks initiative celebrating the centennial of the National Parks ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, October 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| 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 ...

Mission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Block Party & Free Humphry Slocombe | SF
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
Mission District "Calle 24" Latino Art Block Party & Free Humphry Slocombe | SF
The monthly art stroll offers neighborhood residents and tourists alike the opportunity to experience the cultural vitality of Calle 24’s Latino community. Attending any of the Paseo events on the schedule will allow visitors to receive a “Paseo Badge” + voucher that allows for exclusive, one-day ...
2016 Rockridge “Out & About” Street Festival | Oakland
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Rockridge
2016 Rockridge "Out & About" Street Festival | Oakland
From a business district to a festival, nearly a mile of College Avenue in Oakland will be transformed into the Rockridge Out & About Festival featuring gourmet food and drinks from local restaurants and food trucks, live music, wellness activities, kids’ activities, and a chef stage. 2016 ...
2nd Annual Mexican “Celebrando Comunidad en la Placita” | Berkeley
Sunday, October 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
2nd Annual Mexican "Celebrando Comunidad en la Placita" | Berkeley
Live entertainment, dancing, salsa tastings, children’s games and activities, crafts vendors and food booths — everything that you might find in a town square in a Mexico or Latin American country. Community organizations will be present to share information important for the empowerment of the Latino ...
“Sites Unseen” Launch Party: Large Scale Public Art | SF
Sunday, October 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Moscone Center Garage
"Sites Unseen" Launch Party: Large Scale Public Art | SF
The event, open to all, will celebrate the installation of “Moscone Contemporary Art Centre & Garage,” artist Barry McGee’s multi-colored painted artwork installed in several locations on the exterior of the Moscone Center Garage. The event will also feature temporary, participatory programming by local artists ...
SoundWaves: Live Afro-Latin Funk at the Waterfront | Jack London Sq.
Sunday, October 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
SoundWaves: Live Afro-Latin Funk at the Waterfront | Jack London Sq.

The Soundwaves music series returns to Jack London Square with free live music on the Oakland waterfront. Locals and visitors are invited to bring a blanket or lawn chair for this festive afternoon of fabulous music including high-energy blues and bluegrass from Dirty Cello, Afro-Latin ...

2nd Presidential Debate + Election Game Show Trivia | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Sunday, October 9 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
2nd Presidential Debate + Election Game Show Trivia | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Before the 2nd Presidential debate, Funcheap hosts a special Election-based team trivia live game show. It’s the ultimate opportunity to test your democratic right to game-show fun. Join the Big Quiz Thing at SoMa StrEat Food Park for an evening of political-themed multimedia team-quiz excitement. The 2016 Election Game Show Spectacular with Funcheap ...
2016 Presidential Debate Watch Party Round 2 | The Chapel
Sunday, October 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
2016 Presidential Debate Watch Party Round 2 | The Chapel
Join The Chapel for the second round of the Presidential Debates. The second presidential debate will feature Trump and Clinton in a town meeting setting, answering questions from citizen participants as well as questions taken from social media.

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, …

Civil Discourse: Politics, Policy & Legislation Discussion | Grace Cathedral
Every Sunday – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to all
| Grace Cathedral
Civil Discourse: Politics, Policy & Legislation Discussion | Grace Cathedral

In our divided world, how can we be part of conversations that are both principled and productive?
Join for Civil Discourse, a program, taking place every Sunday in July, that will guide respectful discussions about politics, policy, and legislation, to prepare for the Mid Terms …

Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville
Every Sunday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville

Prepare for the upcoming week with an exhilarating Free Yoga session sponsored by Athleta at Bay Street.  Yoga will take place every Sunday morning from June through the end of August.
Free Summer Yoga Sundays
Sunday, June 3 to August 26, 2018 | 10 am to 11 am
Bay …

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 …

Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera
Every Sunday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera

Town Center Corte Madera celebrates summer with the Annual Summer Music Series, set to take place every Sunday June 3rd through August 26th from Noon-2 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages.
Summer Outdoor Music Series
All Sundays from June to August …

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 …

Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill

Original Famous Twang Sundays is a free, all-ages concert series at Thee Parkside in Potrero Hill.
Come by every Sunday; there’s always a fresh traditional or contemporary live act and a surprise special to purchase from the kitchen.

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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