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Friday, August 10

Library’s Annual Book Giveaway: Free Books, DVDs & CDs | Pleasant Hill
Friday, August 10 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill Public Library
Library’s Annual Book Giveaway: Free Books, DVDs & CDs | Pleasant Hill

Come to Contra Costa County’s Annual Book Giveaway from Tuesday, August 7 to Saturday, August 11, 2018, while supplies last. There will be free books, DVDs, and CDs of all genres at 75 Santa Barbara Road in Pleasant Hill (behind the Pleasant Hill Library). Books will ...

Root Beer Float Party: Floats by Donation | The Westin St. Francis
Root Beer Float Party: Floats by Donation | The Westin St. Francis
In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the partnership between Marriott International and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, The Westin St. Francis is hosting a Root Beer Float fundraiser. On August 10 from 1-3 pm, The Westin St. Francis will host a special celebration in the Landmark ...

National S’mores Day Celebration | SF
Friday, August 10 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 for a S'mores kit
| SPARK Social SF
National S’mores Day Celebration | SF
Take a spontaneous camping trip to SPARK and indulge in your favorite chocolatey, gooey, sweet treat S’mores. Spark is celebrating National S’mores Day on August 10th. Build your golden, graham cracker masterpiece at one of their cozy, deluxe fire pits or table top toasting stations. Plus, taste the grownup side ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason
Friday, August 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic ...Every Friday

Hip Hop Block Party: MC Cyphers, B-Boys & DJs | Oakland Museum of CA
Hip Hop Block Party: MC Cyphers, B-Boys & DJs | Oakland Museum of CA
Every Friday The summer season of Friday Nights @ OMCA means the gardens are open for picnics, live music outside is back, gallery hours are open until 10 pm, and the Off the Grid food truck market expands onto Oak Street. Come celebrate the 45th anniversary of Hip-Hop’s ...
Hallucinatory Art Show Opening Reception | SF
Friday, August 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | International Art Museum of America
Hallucinatory Art Show Opening Reception | SF
On Level 1 at IAMA, the #tendergold Gallery presents a free exhibition of SF Bay Area emerging artist Richard-Jonathan Nelson. The show presents a hallucinatory narrative told on an epic scale through digital images. During the opening reception, you’ll also get free access to the upcoming exhibition ...
3rd Annual Back to School Bow Tie Giveaway: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Oakland
Friday, August 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP
| Oakland Museum of California
3rd Annual Back to School Bow Tie Giveaway: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Oakland
In the corporate world, it’s all about how one “shows up”  and the first day of school is no different. This is why they are hosting a free bow tie giveaway to ensure the young dappers “show up” on their first day. Over 100 bow ties ...
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, August 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. The walk is hosted by the Labyrinth Guild. Always check the Labyrinth website for ...Monthly

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, August 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire city of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...Monthly

Free Beach Boardwalk Concert: Blue Oyster Cult | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Boardwalk Concert: Blue Oyster Cult | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 15 ...

Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, August 10 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Jack London Square
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland

Take a free 90-minute narrated harbor tour (May to October). Visitors will learn about the Port, its operations and economic impact on the region. Harbor tours provide a unique vantage point because marine terminals are closed to the public. The excursions are a great way to ...

Big Cat-themed Art Show & Wildcat Rescue Fundraiser | Alameda
Friday, August 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 3Dot Art Gallery
Big Cat-themed Art Show & Wildcat Rescue Fundraiser | Alameda
Ok, all you big cat lovers. This is the art show for you. Come see wildcat themed art in a variety of styles and mediums by several local artists. Proceeds will be donated to wildcat rescue and care. Participating Artists: Christie (CatSkills Design) Portfolio: https://www.behance.net/catdesign99 Sara Edge (Sedge Art) Portfolio: ...
Comedy Show, Star Trek Trivia & Prizes | Milk Bar
Friday, August 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Show, ages 21+. Doors open at 6.30 pm, show starts at 7 pm.
| Milk Bar
Comedy Show, Star Trek Trivia & Prizes | Milk Bar
Monthly August Show Theme: Star Trek Trivia 8/5 Lineup:  Moon Choe Rudy Ortiz Orion Levine Iris Benson Jeanette Marin Mean Dave
“Dancing Under the Stars” Vogue (Madonna Night) | Jack London Square
Friday, August 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
“Dancing Under the Stars” Vogue (Madonna Night) | Jack London Square

From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and dancing under the stars. Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. 2018 Dancing Under The Stars Fridays, Summer 2018 | 7:30 pm Jack ...

Every Friday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF’s Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF's Hills | Every Friday

Every Friday morning at 6:30 am, gather at a different San Francisco hill for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The hills change each week (it might be Alamo Square, Moraga Steps, Twin Peaks, Lombard…), but expect …

Acoustic Lunchtime Concert in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Every Friday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Acoustic Lunchtime Concert in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park

Enjoy some free mellow, acoustic music with your brown bag lunch at Salesforce Park, SF’s new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center.
Free Lunchbox Music on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park
Every Friday at noon | Aug. 17 – Oct. 26, 2018
Salesforce Park …

Dan Weber’s “Marconi’s Machines” Audio Installation | Manna Gallery
Every Friday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Manna Gallery
Dan Weber's "Marconi's Machines" Audio Installation | Manna Gallery

Manna Gallery is pleased to present a unique audio installation by gallery partner, sculptor, composer and playwright Dan Weber. Dan will be present at that time to guide visitors through ways to interact with the devices.
This installation opens September 28 and continues until November 10, 2018.The …

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
$1 Drink Fridays: "Battle of the Decades" DJ Party | North Beach

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks?
Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices to …

Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio
Free "Oysters on the Half Shell" Fridays | El Rio

El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast.
And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm …

“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
Every Friday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaFunny Fridays" San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa

San Francisco has one of the best underground comedy scenes in America. Come check out some of the Bay’s best rising comics at HellaFunny’s weekly stand-up comedy show “HellaFunny Fridays.”
HellaFunny Fridays
Every Friday at 7:30pm
Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and 7th St.), SF
FREE with RSVP …

Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar

Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm.
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies
Every Friday | 8 pm
Skylark Bar, 3089 16th St, SF, CA
FREE
Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free weekly burlesque and …

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio is a free comedy show every Friday from 8-11 pm at Mutiny Radio on the corner of 21st and Florida in the deep Mission District.
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse
Every Friday | 8-11 pm
Mutiny Radio, 2781 21st Street, SF, CA
$10
Over 25 of San …

“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15.
| The Variety Preview Room / The Hobart Building
"Best of SF" Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF

San Francisco has long been home to an electric comedy scene and has spawned some of the biggest names in stand-up from Margaret Cho to Patton Oswalt, in addition to current up and coming stars like Vahé Hove and Chris Schiappacasse.
Check out a fresh line-up …

Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Just tip the musicians.
| Atlas Cafe
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF

Jazz at The Atlas is a weekly jazz residency with five rotating jazz bands. Music is always free, though tipping is encouraged.
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe
(This is a typical lineup and is subject to change – hey, it’s jazz baby)

1st Friday – Eli Maliwan Jazz Party …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Friday – 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 …

Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Every Friday – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: "Midnight Rollers" | SF

Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party.
This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers …

SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach

Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because.
They have a great 5-for-$10 beer and wine special until 9:20 …

“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Every Friday – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaSingle" Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF

Tired of swiping right? Bumble making you humble? On an unsuccessful Hinge binge? Or tired of your dating life not Happn’n?
Come to HellaSingle… SF’s only comedy show and dating mixer for singles ready to mingle. Laugh at world-class comedians and maybe meet the love of your …

“The Function” SF’s Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Every Friday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| Milk Bar
"The Function" SF's Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar

Come party at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Haight for a early 2000s hip-hop and R&B club bangers.
DJ Beats Me plays everything from Missy Elliot, Aaliyah, Lil Jon, Mac Dre, Black Eyed Peas, Outkast, Notorious B.I.G., Rihanna, SOB X RBE, Usher, Robin …

F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stagewerx Theatre
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF

EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.”
“YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own …

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