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2017 “Sing Up the Sun” Solstice Sing-Along | Tilden Park
Thursday, December 21 – 6:50 am | Cost: FREE | Tilden Park
2017 "Sing Up the Sun" Solstice Sing-Along | Tilden Park
Sing in the East Bay hills to greet the sun on solstice morning. Wear layers and bring drums, shakers, tambourines, flutes, tubas, etc., and maybe a thermos of your favorite hot beverage. If you have a favorite sun-song, bring lyrics to share; they usually do ...
Free Co-working Day at Startup Basecamp | SF
Thursday, December 21 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Startup Basecamp
Free Co-working Day at Startup Basecamp | SF

Hate fighting for table space and outlets at Peet’s? Looking for a chill place to work remotely? Come to Startup Basecamp’s Community Co-working Thursday. Startup Basecamp is San Francisco’s first co-living, co-working hotel for Startup and Tech entrepreneurs from around the world. Everyone’s invited – ...

Win: Union Square Holiday Ice Skating Tickets | SF
Enter by: Thursday, December 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN
Lace up your skates and join us at the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines. > Get Tickets – $18 You’ll win a pair of ice skating tickets (skate rental included) good for any day, any session of your choice as long ...
Free Holiday Fun: Rock Climbing & Bocce Ball Games | Embarcadero
Thursday, December 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
* All free activities are available at first-come-first-serve basis.
| Justin Herman Plaza
Free Holiday Fun: Rock Climbing & Bocce Ball Games | Embarcadero

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today the launch of a series of free holiday sports at Embarcadero Plaza. The Plaza already features the Holiday Ice Rink, located at heart of the Embarcadero Plaza. Now the Department is adding free, fun, drop-in, sports ...

2017 Winter Solstice Campfire Celebration | John Muir Historic Site
Thursday, December 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Muir National Historic Site
2017 Winter Solstice Campfire Celebration | John Muir Historic Site
Come with warm layers, picnic blankets, lawn chairs, marshmallows, and a desire to have a good time at a free winter solstice-themed campfire program at John Muir National Historic Site (NHS) in Martinez. Please note the event starts at 3 pm, with crafts and games in the ...
Alaska Airlines’ Free First Class Upgrade “Happy Hour” | San Jose Airport
Alaska Airlines' Free First Class Upgrade "Happy Hour" | San Jose Airport

From December 21-23, 2017, the first 2,000 patrons at San Jose Int’l Airpot that visit The Brit and Flames Eatery & Bar and order a drink from 4-7 p.m., will receive first class guest upgrade certificates. We’re told these can be used at any time ...

14 Hours of The Bay Lights | The Longest Night of the Year 2017
Thursday, December 21 – 4:54 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero
14 Hours of The Bay Lights | The Longest Night of the Year 2017
Many people view the winter solstice grimly as the shortest day of the year, but The Bay Lights, the world’s largest LED light sculpture, offers us a brighter outlook. We can now relish winter solstice as the longest night of the year because The Bay Lights will ...
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena 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 ...

The Vigil: Annual Homeless Persons Memorial | Civic Center
Thursday, December 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
The Vigil: Annual Homeless Persons Memorial | Civic Center
Join people of all faiths or no faith (we’re all in this together), to remember those who have died this year while living on San Francisco streets. In silence, in prayer, in song, together we’ll remember them, honor them, mourn their loss, reach out to each ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Manganese | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Manganese | Pier 15
Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art, and science at our adults-only After Dark. Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in mind-bending experiences and unique, thought-provoking programs. Brittle, gray manganese is a transition metal that lends its strength to steel ...
Free Movie Night: The Polar Express | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, December 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night: The Polar Express | Orinda Theatre
> Please note: The Orinda Theatre will host a free movie night at 7 pm on the third Thursday of December instead of the usual 2nd Thursday.
Queer Sex & Gay Witch Solstice Pubquiz | SF
Queer Sex & Gay Witch Solstice Pubquiz | SF
Queer Sex Trivia (every third Thursday) falls on winter solstice this year. Obiously this means it’s time for Gay Witch Trivia. You’ve been preparing for this night your whole life. Join the best trivia hosts in SF (voted by SF Bay Guardian & SF Weekly readers) for ...
Back to O.School Night: Adult Toys Sale & Pole Dancing | SF
Thursday, December 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SF Pole & Dance
Back to O.School Night: Adult Toys Sale & Pole Dancing | SF
What’s sweet, swagged out and sexy all over? That’s right, it’s Back to O.school Night at SF Pole & Dance. Eat, drink and be merry with O.school’s Pleasure Pros Andre Shakti, Q Wilson and Ariel Vegosen as they give lightning talks on sex & pleasure. Get pumped for ...
Illuminated Jellyfish Flashmob at Union Square | SF
Thursday, December 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; $65 to participate
| Union Square
Illuminated Jellyfish Flashmob at Union Square | SF
Watch an enchanting parade of giant lit up jellyfish as they swim their way through Union Square. Illuminated Jellyfish Flashmob Thursday, December 21, 2017 | 7-9p Union Square | 333 Post St, San Francisco FREE to Watch Please note that if you want to participate in the workshop, it’s $65, ...
Penthouse’s Sexy Strippers & Firefighters Toy Drive Bash | Penthouse Club
Penthouse's Sexy Strippers & Firefighters Toy Drive Bash | Penthouse Club
Watch the sexy strippers as they act as the Secret Santas of The Penthouse Club and present a check for the San Francisco Fire Fighters Local 798 Toy Drive from 8-10 pm on Thursday, December 21, 2017. Plus you’ll enjoy complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as part of the celebration. Free, but an ...
Free Cobb’s Holidays Comedy Night: Secret Guest List | SF
Free Cobb's Holidays Comedy Night: Secret Guest List  | SF

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2017
Thursday, December 21 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2017
The annual Ursid meteor shower always peaks near the time of the December winter solstice. The Ursid shower will have to contend with the light of a bright waxing gibbous moon across the weekend and in the days ahead. This shower favors the more northerly latitudes ...

Every Thursday

“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market | SF

The Mission Community Market will be operated by CUESA on Thursday evenings, 4 to 8 pm, rain or shine. Founded in 2010, the market is made up of farmers, small local businesses, and community programs, promoting family health and creating a fun, beautiful public space …

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

From February 8 through September 27, 2018, the Asian Art Museum will be open until 9pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10.
You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively gatherings and intimate hangs with artists.  Except for …

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, CA
FREE

Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF

Join them every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show by local Bay Area musicians.
Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website.

Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar

Come out to Haight Ashbury Comedy Night at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best rising comedic talent.
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 $10 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: $4*
*$4 before 9:30 pm. $7 after
| 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 …

CANCELED – “GrooveWell” Thursdays | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
CANCELED - "GrooveWell" Thursdays | Milk Bar

The GrooveWell squad specializes in creating a genuinely fun, eclectic atmosphere for those who like to dance and meet cool like-minded people. Their sound is as diverse as the crowd, mixing a signature blend of House, Disco, Funk, Boogie and beyond. MC Feel Woods will be …

Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight

PianoFight’s house team, Original Jokes takes the stage to improvise based off a Craigslist missed connection that is picked by the audience. Combine that with a PianoFight selected improv team opening the show for double the hilarity and you have one hilarious show.
Craiglist Missed Connections: …

$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 …

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