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Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square | SF
Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square | SF

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors every weekend. Lessons are free (including skate rental) to those who sign up in ...

“The Forum” In Conversation with Actor Peter Coyote | Grace Cathedral
Sunday, November 12 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
"The Forum" In Conversation with Actor Peter Coyote | Grace Cathedral
The distinguished actor, Emmy-winning narrator, author, activist and fully transmitted Zen Buddhist priest, Peter Coyote, joins Dean Malcolm Clemens Young and dean emeritus Alan Jones for a conversation about mentors, the spiritual quest, the power of art and maybe some tales from the Summer of Love. Peter ...

2017 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Sunday
Sunday, November 12 – All Day | Cost: $9*
*$9 General Admission, $7 Seniors, $4 Youth, Kids 12 and Under are Free
| San Mateo Event Center
2017 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Sunday

The San Mateo Harvest Festival brings thousands of handmade arts and crafts, live music and performances, delicious foods and more to the San Mateo Event Center. 2017 San Mateo Harvest Festival November 10-12, 2017 – Friday and Sunday | 10 am to 5 pm – Saturday | 10 ...

Final Day: 2017 Goddess Harvest Festival: Live Music, Workshops & Market | SF
Sunday, November 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | herchurch
Final Day: 2017 Goddess Harvest Festival: Live Music, Workshops & Market | SF

In celebration of the harvest season, herchurch is hosting their annual Goddess Harvest Festival. The extended weekend (three days) will be filled with workshops, concerts, dance, movement, ritual and celebration. 2017 Goddess Harvest Festival November 10-12, 2017 herchurch, 678 Portola Dr, San Francisco FREE During the ...

KUSF’s Rock ‘n’ Swap Record Fair | USF
KUSF's Rock 'n' Swap Record Fair | USF

KUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where about dealers and vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats and genres along with hard-to-find rarities including a huge amount of vinyl as well as memorabilia in this 6,000+ square-foot venue. ...

“The Nutcracker Sweet” Puppet Performance | Oakland
Sunday, November 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lakeside Park Garden Center
"The Nutcracker Sweet" Puppet Performance | Oakland
Director Randal Metz and puppeteers from Children’s Fairyland in Oakland join SFCO for a delightful version of Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic. The Nutcracker Sweet depicts many of the characters from the familiar ballet, including Clara and the Mouse King in the famous climatic fight scene with the ...
Google’s Pop-Up Donut Shop: Free Donuts or Google Home Mini | SF
Sunday, November 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*You'll either win donuts or a Google Home Mini
| Proxy SF
Google's Pop-Up Donut Shop: Free Donuts or Google Home Mini | SF

To celebrate the launch of the new donut-sized Google Home Mini, Google has built a pop-up donut shop and they’re bringing it  to San Francisco. Inside, you’ll get the chance to win either a brand new Google Home Mini or a couple of delicious donuts. ...

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | Veterans Day Weekend
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | Veterans Day Weekend

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission ...

2017 Veterans Day Parade | SF
Sunday, November 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fisherman's Wharf
2017 Veterans Day Parade | SF
Honor the service and sacrifice of our Armed Forces downtown with the 97th Annual Veterans’ Day Parade at 11 am on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Come out this Sunday to salute America’s veterans during the annual Veteran’s Day Parade. The parade will begin at North Point Street and the ...
2017 Renegade Craft Fair Market: 300+ Makers | Fort Mason
Sunday, November 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2017 Renegade Craft Fair Market: 300+ Makers | Fort Mason

Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco for the 11th year with good vibes, great food, and exceptional handmade at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason. Expect hundreds of hand-selected vendors. 2018 Renegade Craft San Francisco July 14 -15 , 2018 | 11 am to ...

2018 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Auditions | Palace of Fine Arts
Sunday, November 12 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*Kids 12 and under get in FREE.
| Palace of Fine Arts
2018 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Auditions | Palace of Fine Arts

You’re invited to watch as the finest dance companies based in Northern California present dances and music from around the globe including India, Argentina, Africa and more hoping for a coveted spot in the 2018 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. It’s a perfect family outing, good ...

2017 San Francisco Tweed Bicycle Ride & Picnic | Dolores Park
Sunday, November 12 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
2017 San Francisco Tweed Bicycle Ride & Picnic | Dolores Park
Spandex & Polyester? Ha… Real bike riders don’t need self-wicking materials or aerodynamic doodads. Put on your most dapper tweed, grab a bicycle, and join the merriment at this one-of-a-kind bicycle event as the San Francisco Tweed Ride rolls again with a leisurely ride, picnic and ...
SnowFest 2017: Gear Raffles, Vendors & Beer | Presidio
Sunday, November 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
SnowFest 2017: Gear Raffles, Vendors & Beer | Presidio

Celebrate winter in style, worship the snow, drink some beer and get stoked for winter at Sports Basement’s 12th annual SnowFest happening at three different stores with lift tickets and prizes from all manner of excellent mountain resorts and vendors. Grand prizes: Rossignol is donating a set of performance ...

2nd Annual Punk/Metal Flea Market | DNA Lounge
Sunday, November 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | DNA Lounge
2nd Annual Punk/Metal Flea Market | DNA Lounge
Come and join an event where all the punks, metalhead or just someone who likes the culture gather under one roof, bringing the Bay Area scene together to have a platform for artist to sell their products. They will be bringing you records, comic books, ...
Manescalchi’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, November 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Manescalchi's Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Join them at CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland for a Market to Table Cooking Demonstration with Nicolette Manescalchi of A16 featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market. Born in Southern California and then moving to Minnesota at the age ...
“NaNoWriMo 2017” National Novel Writing Month Write-Ins at the Library | South SF
Sunday, November 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South SF Main Library
"NaNoWriMo 2017" National Novel Writing Month Write-Ins at the Library | South SF

National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo, for short) is a mad sprint to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. The event had over 700,000 participants in 2013, and this year, the South San Francisco Public Library would like to invite local participants to ...

German Lantern Festival & Parade | The Presidio
Sunday, November 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free, but for food/drinks/art workshops one can buy tickets.
| German International School of Silicon Valley (San Francisco Campus)
German Lantern Festival & Parade | The Presidio
Walking with lanterns is a German tradition for the time around St. Martin’s Day. The event will include crafts, lantern making, food & drinks and a lantern parade through the Presidio. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Crafts & Activities: 2:00-4:00 pm Lantern Making Craft Location: Lawn area between 4 + 5 Funston Avenue 2:00-4:15 ...
Veteran’s Day Free Movie Screening: “Dr Strangelove” | Oakland
Sunday, November 12 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The New Parkway
Veteran's Day Free Movie Screening: "Dr Strangelove" | Oakland
Come celebrate Veteran’s Day with The Mission Continues Oakland 1st and San Francisco 1st Service Platoons by enjoying a movie on the big screen while sitting in one of the New Parkway’s comfy couch amphitheaters. They’ll be showing Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned ...

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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, …

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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