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Thursday, November 1

“NaNoWriMo” National Novel Writing Month 2018 | SF
Thursday, November 1 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
"NaNoWriMo" National Novel Writing Month 2018 | SF
Get ready for the seat-of-your-pants writing adventure that’s taken the world by storm starting November 1, 2018. Spend a month writing 50,000 words of a novel in the company of hundreds of thousands of other writers around the globe. National Novel Writing Month 2018 Starting November 1, ...
2018 Fort Mason Big Book Sale: 500,000 Books All $4 or Less | Oct. 31 to Nov. 4
Thursday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Fort Mason Big Book Sale: 500,000 Books All $4 or Less | Oct. 31 to Nov. 4

At the end of October, friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from October 31st, Halloween, through November 4th. For 2018 ...

Strike Out Hunger: Free Bowling & Canned Food Drive | Kick Off
Thursday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Limit one game per person per day. Does not include shoe rental ($3.81).
| Boardwalk Bowl
Strike Out Hunger: Free Bowling & Canned Food Drive | Kick Off

How’s your bowling average these days? Bring a can of food and bowl a free game at the Boardwalk Bowl in Santa Cruz from November 1 through December 31, 2018. All food donations go to Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County to help feed ...

Pay-Your-Age Birthday Bear | Build-A-Bear
Pay-Your-Age Birthday Bear | Build-A-Bear

Build-A-Bear is treating birthday boys and girls to a special treat. Bring in your little ones to a Build-A-Bear Workshop anytime during their birthday month for a special Count Your Candles ceremony and Birthday Treat Bear, and pay just their age. Build-A-Bear Kids’ Birthday Treat ...

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, November 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly

Final Day: Rally Nippon 2018 in California | Bay Area
Thursday, November 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Quail Lodge & Golf Club
Final Day: Rally Nippon 2018 in California | Bay Area

Rally across Japan with eye-catching classic cars, to revisit and to rediscover the histories and the cultures through many of the world heritages and cultural heritages scattered all over Japan. The goal is to tell the nation and the world its beauties and astonishments. This ...

Free Taco Bell Day | 2018
Thursday, November 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Taco Bell
Free Taco Bell Day | 2018
Get a free Doritos Locos Taco from 2-6 pm on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at participating Taco Bell locations courtesy of their promotion Steal a Base, Steal a Taco. If a player steals a base any time in the first four games of the World Series, ...
2018 Día de los Muertos: Live Music, Face Painting & Flower Picking | SF
Thursday, November 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
2018 Día de los Muertos: Live Music, Face Painting & Flower Picking | SF
Get in the spirit for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with food, music, and family activities at Mission Community Market on Thursday, November 1. Enjoy live music with La Gente (4-6pm) and Pitch, Please (6-8pm) Bring the kids for face painting (5:30-7:00) and a Dia de los Muertos ...
Photo Exhibit: “Conflict & Compassion” Through the Eyes of a Veteran | Danville
Thursday, November 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, donations are appreciated.
| Village Theatre Art Gallery
Photo Exhibit: "Conflict & Compassion" Through the Eyes of a Veteran | Danville
This year, in time for Veteran’s day, The Village Theatre Art Gallery will be showcasing photographs, sketches and sculptures as well as a series of self-portraits from the California Arts Council’s Veterans Initiative in the Arts, AboutFace program. Complimentary refreshments will be served. The exhibit runs ...
Jenkins Johnson Gallery Solo Exhibition: Scott Fraser’s “Earthly Delights” | SF
Thursday, November 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jenkins Johnson Gallery ( San Francisco)
Jenkins Johnson Gallery Solo Exhibition: Scott Fraser's "Earthly Delights" | SF
Jenkins Johnson Gallery is pleased to present its third solo exhibition by one of America’s leading realist still life painters, Scott Fraser. Earthly Delights reveals the artist’s recent investigations into objects in various states of stillness, suspension and animation. The opening reception will be held on ...
Free Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF
Thursday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are welcome.
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF

Do you love fresh, organic, homemade food? Please come out and celebrate with other veggie lovers and enjoy some great food with amazing company. All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets, and prepared by students ...

Exploratorium After Dark: Vs. | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Vs. | Pier 15
Is thinking about the world in terms of dichotomies all good or all bad? Do direct comparisons help or hinder understanding? Investigate the relationship between this versus that via matter, microorganisms, ecology, and human behavior.
Free Public Talk: Celebrating the Life and Work of Stephen Hawking | SF Main Library
Thursday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Free Public Talk: Celebrating the Life and Work of Stephen Hawking | SF Main Library
Scientists and science enthusiasts are mourning the passing of Stephen Hawking, one of the great minds and spirits of our time. In this introductory, non-technical talk, astronomer Andrew Fraknoi will briefly summarize Hawking’s life, and talk about the importance of his scientific work. He’ll focus ...
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Feed your brain and body this week as NightLife explores the fascinating world of human health and wellness in this ongoing series.
Song Byeok “Longing for Freedom” Exhibit: Opening Reception | SF
Thursday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Minnesota Street Project
Song Byeok "Longing for Freedom" Exhibit: Opening Reception | SF
The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) presents the work of North Korean defector artist Song Byeok in an exhibit at the Minnesota Street Project. The exhibit, “Longing for Freedom,” is part of HRF’s Art in Protest Program and will be on view from November 1st through ...
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party: Telescopes & Astronomy | UC Berkeley
Thursday, November 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party: Telescopes & Astronomy | UC Berkeley

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...

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 ...
’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
Event is canceled because of the holiday. 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 ...
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
Event is canceled because of the holiday 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 ...
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
Event is canceled because of the holiday. 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 ...
“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 ...
$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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