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Thursday, October 18

SF’s New “1850 Coffee” Pop Up & Patio: Free Coffee + Free WiFi | Castro
Thursday, October 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 2166 Market St.
SF's New "1850 Coffee" Pop Up & Patio: Free Coffee + Free WiFi | Castro

You’re invited to three days of free coffee and wifi from 1850 Coffee. They’ve converted a Castro storefront (2166 Market St.) into a pop-up coffee experience. Expect free coffee, free wifi, an outdoor cafe, photo booth and instagramable promotions. 1850 is the new brand by Folgers in an ...

Play World’s Largest Pac-Man Arcade Game | UNIQLO Union Sq.
Thursday, October 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UNIQLO (Powell)
Play World's Largest Pac-Man Arcade Game | UNIQLO Union Sq.

For all the classic arcade fans in your life, UNIQLO will launch a special t-shirt collection in collaboration with Japanese video game developer, Bandal Namco Entertainment to celebrate classic 8-bit games Pac-Man, Mappy & Dig Dug.  World’s Largest Pac-Man Arcade Game October 18-21, 2018 | ...

21st United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) | Palo Alto
21st United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) | Palo Alto
21st UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival), was founded in 1998 by Stanford educator and film critic Jasmina Bojic. The 21st UNAFF will be held from October 18-28, 2018 in Palo Alto, Stanford University, East Palo Alto and San Francisco. This year’s theme TOMORROW? continues their two decades long celebration ...
SF’s Churches Temples & Cathedrals: A Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Thursday, October 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| St. Mary's Cathedral
SF's Churches Temples & Cathedrals: A Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF City Guides
San Francisco’s diversity is reflected in its places of worship. Visit churches, temples, a cathedral, and a synagogue. View the symbols and architecture and hear the history of the city’s religious institutions Meet at the main plaza entrance of St. Mary’s Cathedral, Gough & Geary. Public ...
Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration | Oct 18-21
Thursday, October 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley BART
Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration | Oct 18-21

The new BART Plaza will be having its grand opening celebration at 4 pm on Thursday, October 18. Kick off the weekend with a celebration and ongoing programming in at the new plaza. Mayor Jesse Arreguín will lead the ribbon cutting on opening day, followed ...

Civic Center’s 2018 Third Thursday “Commons Block Party” | SF
Thursday, October 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's 2018 Third Thursday "Commons Block Party" | SF

The Commons on Third Thursdays will activate UN Plaza, Fulton Street and Civic Center Plaza with three stages of music, food trucks, bars, bocce ball and other activities held on four nights, once a month through October, from 5 to 9 pm. “The Commons” is the ...Monthly

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 ...Monthly

Shark-o-Ween: Ocean-Themed Halloween Party | La Rocca’s
Thursday, October 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register (for free) on Eventbrite to have your name entered into the raffle.
| La Rocca's Corner
Shark-o-Ween: Ocean-Themed Halloween Party | La Rocca's
Costumes. Prizes. Drinks. Good Cause. Great Bar. In San Francisco it’s never too early to dress up so warm up for Halloween by putting on your best ocean-themed outfit and come out to LaRocca’s corner in North Beach to get you drink on and learn ...
Exploratorium After Dark: It’s Electric | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: It's Electric | Pier 15
From the synapses in our bodies to superconductors to Earth’s magnetic field, electricity is everywhere. Get a charge out of Van de Graff generators and Tesla coils and encounter germanium’s potential at Everything Matters.
Extraterrestrial NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, October 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Extraterrestrial NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Explore the mysteries beyond our solar system with a night dedicated to the search for extraterrestrials. Join experts from the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View for fascinating talks on exoplanets and life beyond Earth. Meet members of the Kepler, K2, and TESS (Transiting Exoplanet ...
The City is Already Speaking: The Sound of Calle 24 | SF
Thursday, October 18 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bird & Becket Books & Records
The City is Already Speaking: The Sound of Calle 24 | SF

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area. It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, and provide a vibrant forum for Bay Area ...

Cobb’s Free October Comedy Nights | Secret Guest List
Cobb's Free October Comedy Nights | Secret Guest List

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 ...

Picture Bayview Hunters Point Theatrical Performance | Bayview Opera House
Thursday, October 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Bayview Opera House
Picture Bayview Hunters Point Theatrical Performance | Bayview Opera House

Join this free interdisciplinary site-specific performance work that focuses on the dreams and aspirations of Bayview Hunters Point residents. Picture Bayview Hunters Point Theatrical Performance October 11-21, 2018 | 8 pm Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd St, San Francisco FREE. Donations are accepted. Artistic Director ...

Every Thursday

Free Weekly Therapy Yoga Sessions | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are suggested, but not necessary.
| International Art Museum of America
Free Weekly Therapy Yoga Sessions | SF
The International Art Museum of America holds weekly yoga classes in the upstairs museum gallery every Thursday from 6 pm to 6:45 pm. With rotating yoga instructors, participants can experience different styles of yoga and take refuge in the beautiful art gallery with other members of ...
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 ...
“Unusual Thursday” Pub Story: Interactive Game & Free Beer | SF
Every Thursday – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with an RSVP
| Bond Bar
"Unusual Thursday" Pub Story: Interactive Game & Free Beer | SF
Pub Story will make you meet new people and take you to new adventures. 60.000 people took the challenge. Will you? Pub Story turns every Thursday into something truly unusual. They call it a new and brave kind of entertainment. It’s a game. It’s social. It’s ...
’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 FREE Updated 3/6/19 – ...
Free Live Salsa & Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Salsa & Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Join them every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Salsa and Jazz show by local Bay Area musicians. Shows start at 8 pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & live music night. For complete line-up and more information please visit their Facebook page. Free Live Salsa & Jazz ...
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 $15 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: FREE*
*Cover may change for special events.
| 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 ...
$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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