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Monday, January 15

MLK Jr. Celebrations & Free Museum Days
Monday, January 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Jr. Celebrations & Free Museum Days
Every year the Bay Area celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of festivals, marches and celebrations highlighted by a march and festival near the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Most of the events are organized by the NorCalMLK ...
Free Sunrise Hatha Yoga Class | Oakland
Monday, January 15 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The Working Body
Free Sunrise Hatha Yoga Class | Oakland
Join them for a Free Community Class with Sunrise Hatha Yoga at The Working Body. This class will focus on a practice that is suitable for all ages and body types. Each class will focus on standing postures, inversions, backbends, twists and forward bends. Hot ...

Free National Parks Day | MLK Jr. Day 2018
Free National Parks Day | MLK Jr. Day 2018

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 ...

MLK Day Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
MLK Day Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
If you’ve got a car in San Francisco, in addition to crazy high gas prices, you also have to worry about the insanely complex, nearly impossible to decipher conflicting parking signs and rules. Thankfully on MLK Day, the city of San Francisco is going to reward ...
MLK Celebration Train: Free Ride to SF Festivities | Peninsula Caltrain
MLK Celebration Train: Free Ride to SF Festivities | Peninsula Caltrain
The Caltrain NorCalMLK Celebration Train will be provide free service from San Jose to San Francisco, with stops in Palo Alto and San Mateo, for those in the Peninsula who wish to attend the annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King in San ...
Golden Gate Freedom Ferry: Free Commemorative Service | MLK 2018
Monday, January 15 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Golden Gate Ferry
Golden Gate Freedom Ferry: Free Commemorative Service | MLK 2018
Take the MLK2018 Golden Gate Freedom Ferry service to the MLK2018 celebration events in San Francisco on January 15, 2018 and honor the life and legacy of Dr. King through exciting activities for all. This free commemorative service is a program of the Northern California Dr. ...
MLK “Day of Service” 2018 | Volunteer In The Parks
Monday, January 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
MLK "Day of Service" 2018 | Volunteer In The Parks
“Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day off for most of us in the U.S., but you can take a “day on” and find a volunteer opportunity – especially to help out ...
2018 MLK Day of Service & Celebration | East Bay
2018 MLK Day of Service & Celebration | East Bay
2018 MLK Day Richmond is a day of service, community, gardening and celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2018 MLK Jr. Day of Service & Celebration Monday, January 15, 2018 | 9 am to 2 pm Richmond Greenway, Ohio Ave & 8th St, Richmond FREE, ...
MLK Volunteer Day: Help & Restore Golden Gate National Parks | SF
Monday, January 15 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Volunteer Day: Help & Restore Golden Gate National Parks | SF
Volunteer in the Golden Gate National Parks at your doorstep and help grow and restore these spectacular parklands. It’s fun, it’s healthy, and it makes a difference—the perfect way to pitch in on a momentous day, launching a new year in our national parks. Bring ...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service | Oakland
Monday, January 15 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Life Academy
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service | Oakland
Join them in the community as they remember the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a day of service. This annual event takes place at Alternatives in Action’s program site of Life Academy of Health & Bioscience in East Oakland. The day will begin with a ...
MLK Day San Francisco History Walks | 10 Free Tours
Monday, January 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Day San Francisco History Walks | 10 Free Tours

San Francisco City Guides offer free guided walking tours of many different neighborhoods in the city and will be offering a full slate of free tours on MLK weekend Saturday through Monday. Tour starting times range from 9:30 am to 2 pm and there are ...

2018 Black Comix Arts Festival: MLK Monday | SF
Monday, January 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | City View at Metreon
2018 Black Comix Arts Festival: MLK Monday | SF

The Black Comix Arts Festival (BCAF) celebrates African Americans’ creativity in the comic arts and popular visual culture and is dedicated to the notion that all audiences deserve to be subject in the culture in which we participate. The three-day event includes a grand expo, ...

MLK Day Coastal Cleanup | SF
Monday, January 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| EcoCenter (Heron's Head Park/ NOW Hunters Point)
MLK Day Coastal Cleanup | SF
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?'” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On January 15, the Aquarium of the Bay is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service with a shoreline cleanup around the EcoCenter at Heron’s Head Park.  They ...
Free Day & MLK Jr. Celebration | Museum of the African Diaspora
Monday, January 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Museum of the African Diaspora
Free Day & MLK Jr. Celebration | Museum of the African Diaspora
MoAD will celebrate the national observance of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday as a Day of Service, providing free admission to the museum and programs throughout the day. Museum of the African Diaspora Free Day & MLK Jr. Celebration Monday, January 15, 2018 | 11 am ...
2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March/Parade | SF
Monday, January 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Caltrain Station
2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March/Parade | SF
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. join thousands in honoring the 1965 Selma to Montgomery, Alabama marches at the MLK2018 commemorative march/parade from San Francisco’s Caltrain Station to Yerba Buena Gardens. The 1.5 mile journey crosses the Lefty O’Doul Bridge and stops at Willie ...
2018 MLK Jr. Celebration: Film & Music Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens
Monday, January 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
2018 MLK Jr. Celebration: Film & Music Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens
Every year on the third Monday in January, over 15,000 attendees come to San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Gardens to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. Join the annual MLK Jr. March at Caltrain, or head straight over to Yerba Buena ...
MLK Day 2018: Free Museum Day | SF
Monday, January 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Day 2018: Free Museum Day | SF
During the 2018 MLK celebration events, area museums will once again offer free admission and special programs for all ages in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2018 Free MLK Museum Celebrations Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 – de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 – ...
2018 SanJoseEats Restaurant Week | January 15-28
2018 SanJoseEats Restaurant Week | January 15-28

The largest city in Northern California goes big for its 14-day #SanJoseEats. Access to the ocean, fertile farmland, and some of the sharpest minds in the country make the urban heart of Silicon Valley a culinary adventurer’s dream. For two weeks, try a variety of ...

Free Muni on MLK Day 2018 | SF
Free Muni on MLK Day 2018 | SF
Take Muni to the MLK2018 celebration events in San Francisco on January 15 and honor the life and legacy of Dr. King through exciting activities for all. These free commemorative passes are a program of the Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Foundation, in partnership with San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, ...
2018 MLK Jr. Day Celebration: Jazz, Spoken Word & Choir Performances | East Bay
Monday, January 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Doors open at 11:45 am
| Piedmont Veteran's Memorial Building
2018 MLK Jr. Day Celebration: Jazz, Spoken Word & Choir Performances | East Bay
The Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee (PADC) and the City of Piedmont will host the 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at the Piedmont Veterans Hall on January 15, 2018. The 2018 celebration, themed  Bending the Arc, will include jazz from vocal performances by Westlake ...
Sea Lion 28th Anniversary: Guided Tours | Pier 39
Monday, January 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lion 28th Anniversary: Guided Tours | Pier 39

Become sea lion savvy and learn more about California sea lions, marine life, and bay conservation during the annual “Sea Lion Encounter,” in celebration of the anniversary of their arrival to Pier 39. Although the “anniversary” runs a whole month from January 1-28, 2018 the most ...

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Monday, January 15 – 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, ...

Annual Magnolia Bloom: The First Blooms of 2018 | SF Botanical Garden
Annual Magnolia Bloom: The First Blooms of 2018 | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias with trees reaching 80 feet, is typically at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF Botanical Garden. 2018 Update: First Blooms are Here! Peak in Early Feb – As ...

2018 Fresh Festival “Happy Hour” Concert | F8
Monday, January 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Many events free. Others have nominal costs
| F8
2018 Fresh Festival "Happy Hour" Concert | F8

Part of the Fresh Festival, Fresh Exchanges are social and interactive events created to cultivate, invigorate and cross-pollinate the dance, music and performance communities. Fresh 2018 presents 14 inclusive and insightful gatherings at Red Poppy Art House [2698 Folsom Street, SF], Joe Goode Annex [410 ...

Every Monday

Free Monday Morning Workout: Cardio & Strength | Fort Mason
Every Monday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Green
Free Monday Morning Workout: Cardio & Strength | Fort Mason

Every Monday, November Project San Francisco meets in Fort Mason for a combination of cardio and strength exercises that are sure to leave you stronger than the day before. Come at 6:30 am; meet at Fort Mason Green for hugs, sweat and cheers. 
The workouts are weatherproof, meaning …

Free Bagel Mondays | Mission Dist.
Every Monday – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | La Victoria Bakery
Free Bagel Mondays | Mission Dist.

There are a lot of kind-hearted folks in this city by the bay, but Danny Gabriner of Sour Flour is in the pantheon of kind folks. 
Every Monday, he bakes and then gives away hundreds of free bagels on 24th and Alabama Street. Tasty and fresh, free handmade, …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Monday – 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 …

“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar
Every Monday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9pm, $3 after
| Madrone Art Bar
"Motown On Mondays" DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar

Every Monday at Madrone, dance the night away with hosts DJ Gordo Cabeza and Timoteo Gigante and resident DJs spinning originals, exclusive remixes, and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs during M.O.M. Motown on Mondays.
Arrive early for Happy Hour featuring $1 off drafts and …

Circuit Hacking Night: Make Cool Things with Electronics | Mission Dist.
Circuit Hacking Night: Make Cool Things with Electronics | Mission Dist.

Learn to solder and learn to make cool things with electronics. Hang out with cool hardware geeks at Noisebridge’s weekly Circuit Hacking Monday.
All ages, all skill levels, and all are welcome at this weekly Monday night event to give you inspiration to hack that project you’ve always wanted …

“Musical Mondays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Monday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge
"Musical Mondays" Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro

Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every …

No Sports Trivia: “Oopsies” Pubquiz | Mission Dist.
Every Monday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pubquiz is always free to play. Bonus prize to all Funcheapers.
| Virgil's Sea Room
No Sports Trivia: "Oopsies" Pubquiz  | Mission Dist.

Join No Sports Trivia at Virgil’s Sea Room to celebrate Famous Oopsies in History. From cars that explode to soda pop that tastes bad, you’ll be quizzed on all flavors of nerdery, including current events, music, history, spelling, math, and science.
No Sports Trivia: “Oopsies” Pubquiz
Every …

“The Secret Show”: Comedy Show at a Pub | San Mateo
Every Monday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Swingin' Door
"The Secret Show": Comedy Show at a Pub | San Mateo

Kevin Wong hosts a free weekly comedy night at The Swinging’ Door in San Mateo featuring comedians who have appeared at the Punch Line, Cobb’s, San Jose Improv, and Tommy T’s.
If you’re in the Peninsula, come on down to The Swingin’ Door for some free laughs every …

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