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Saturday, August 19

City Skyline Challenge 2017: Rappelling Down SF’s Skyscrapers | Union Square
Saturday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch, rappelling requires fundraising.
| Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Outward Bound California’s 2017 City Skyline Challenge features two days of Bay Area civic leaders, local celebrities, entrepreneurs, students, educators, and individuals from all walks of life rappelling Spiderman-style from the Hilton San Francisco Union Squares roof, before cheering onlookers and a vast online audience. ...

TurnOUT for Inclusion: Improve Habitats of Wildlife | Muir Beach
Saturday, August 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Muir Beach
Turn up with TurnOut at Muir Beach. In order to celebrate diversity and build community with the staff, volunteers, and visitors, they have teamed up with TurnOut, an organization dedicated to connecting volunteers to LGBTQIA+ causes. Join them to help restore and improve vital habitat for ...

Habitat for Humanity’s ReUse Fair | Oakland
Saturday, August 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Habitat for Humanity
Join Habitat for Humanity for family-friendly fun that invests in your home, your community, and your planet. If you’re looking at the rest of your summer calendar and filling in the blanks, be sure to reserve Saturday, August 19th, for the Oakland ReUse Fair. Whether you’re ...
Summer of Love Film Fest | South SF
Saturday, August 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Dive deeper into the changing social ideals of the era with a selection of films that capture different aspects of life in the sixties. 10:00 a.m. Woodstock – An intimate look at the Woodstock Music & Art Festival held in Bethel, NY in 1969, from preparation ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Tacolicious | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, August 19 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and highlighting the upcoming festival Eat Drink SF. Texas native chef Quinten Frye came of age feeding on Austin’s Tex-Mex, but it was a summer traveling through ...Every Saturday

Creative Family Fun Craft Making: Build Your Bridge | The Presidio
Saturday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers' Club
Do you know the length of the Golden Gate Bridge? Come learn the answer and other fun bridge facts as you design your very own San Francisco bridge.
HBO Hosts Official “Game of Thrones” Costume Party in SF
Saturday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | AT&T (Union Square)
Winter is here. Sit on the Iron Throne, check out actual costumes from the set of Season 7 and immerse yourself in the world of Westeros as HBO’s Game of Thrones Fan Experience takes over AT&T’s Flagship store in San Francisco. On Saturday, August 19, join ...
“Slurpee” Day: Bring Your Own Cup | 7-Eleven
Saturday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: $1.50*
*Bring your own cup
| 7-Eleven (SF)

It’s “Bring Your Own Cup Day” at 7-Eleven from August 18-19 from 11 am to 7 pm. Fill your cup your way for just $1.50. The rules: Cup cannot be larger than 10″ in diameter Cup must be food-safe clean Cup must be watertight One ...

2nd Annual Latino Festival: Salsa Dancing, Latin Food & Cars | Oakland
Saturday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Come and witness this year’s Latino Culture Festival and feat your eyes on El Taino, a 1980 Toyota Corolla named after an Indian from Puerto Rico. Or its Puerto Rican chief, Cacique, a 1974 Toyota Corolla from noon to 4 pm on August 19, 2017. Surround yourself in ...
Bluestem Brasserie’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, August 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. This demo will highlight an artisan producer who sells in our market. Chef John Griffiths’ earliest food memories are of his Southern grandmother’s cooking in his childhood. ...Every Saturday

“City Skyline Challenge” Viewing Party: Watch People Rappel Skyscrapers | SF
Saturday, August 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Urban Tavern
Come join the party from 12 pm to 7 pm on August 19th at Urban Tavern (333 O’Farrell Street, SF). Watch as folks rappel from the 46th story of the San Francisco Hilton Union Square. Cheer them on, watch the live stream and join their adventure ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 3/13/19 ...
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front ...
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encourage and appreciated.
| Mozilla SF
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Join the tour every Saturday at 10 am, rain or shine, in front of the Mozzilla office, 2 Harrison St (Embarcadero and Harrison), next to the Bay Bridge and Pier 26. Walk around the Financial District in San Francisco telling stories about how everything connected with ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Beginning July 6, 2019, an energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing, every Saturday from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm at the Salesforce Park (Main Plaza.) Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just show up.
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The 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 ...
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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