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Saturday, January 19

Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square | SF
Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square | SF

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors every weekend. Lessons are free (including skate rental) to those who sign up in ...

Nature Hike with the Family | San Carlos
Saturday, January 19 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Pulgas Ridge Preserve
Nature Hike with the Family | San Carlos
Enjoy a great morning walking with the family in this lovely San Carlos nature spot. Local hiker Tom Davids will explain local history of the preserve. Some interesting links are: San Carlos Trails Specific Information about Pulgas Ridge

Patti Smith’s Frida + Diego Rivera-Inspired Photo Exhibition at SFAI | Final Day
Saturday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Diego Rivera Gallery
Patti Smith's Frida + Diego Rivera-Inspired Photo Exhibition at SFAI | Final Day

San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) and kurimanzutto are honored to announce Wing, a one-week-only exhibition of photographs by international artist, writer, and musician Patti Smith. Presented from January 14–19, 2019, at the Diego Rivera Gallery at SFAI’s historic Chestnut Street campus, the exhibition features a selection ...

IKEA’s Home Organizing & Free Decluttering Workshop | Emeryville
Saturday, January 19 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | IKEA Emeryville
IKEA's Home Organizing & Free Decluttering Workshop | Emeryville
Join for a one-day event that will help you get organized and fall in love with your home all over again on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 9:30 am to 3 pm. Don’t miss deals on home organizing essentials and free decluttering workshops. Plus, the first ...
MLK Weekend San Francisco History Walks | 16 Free Tours
Saturday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Weekend San Francisco History Walks | 16 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 ...

“Women’s Wave”: Women’s March & Rally | San Jose
Saturday, January 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is encouraged. Donations are accepted.
| San Jose City Hall
"Women's Wave": Women's March & Rally | San Jose
Women’s March San Jose invites you to celebrate the “Women’s Wave” and expand on work to uplift women leaders, advocate for gender equity, and fight for fair protection of human rights, on Saturday, January 19, 2019. They will convene at San Jose City Hall at 11 am, ...
Women’s March Oakland | 2019
Saturday, January 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Women's March Oakland | 2019
Women’s March Oakland 2019 will flood the streets with a wave of self-identified women and their allies from the East Bay and beyond. At this nonpartisan, peaceful event on the Saturday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, they’ll activate the communities and publicly proclaim our commitment, ...
Exploring San Bruno Mountain’s Saddle and Bog Trails | Brisbane
Saturday, January 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Bruno Mountain
Exploring San Bruno Mountain's Saddle and Bog Trails | Brisbane
This field trip is a winter staple so let’s start with an easy walk around the saddle and bog with East Bay and San Francisco views. It features grasslands, mono-cultures of gorse, a eucalyptus forest, the headwaters of Colma Creek, and a rare upland wetland. ...
Sea Lions’ 29th Anniversary at Pier 39: Guided Tours | Jan. 19-20
Saturday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lions' 29th Anniversary at Pier 39: Guided Tours | Jan. 19-20

Celebrate the 29th anniversary of the sea lions’ arrival to PIER 39. The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in droves shortly after the Loma Prieta earthquake hit San Francisco in October 1989. With a protected environment and plentiful supply of food from the Bay, the ...

Women’s March Contra Costa Anniversary Rally & March | Walnut Creek
Saturday, January 19 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Civic Park
Women's March Contra Costa Anniversary Rally & March | Walnut Creek
All Contra Costa residents are invited to join on January 19, 2019 for this non-partisan, peaceful, family-friendly gathering. At the rally at Civic Park in downtown Walnut Creek, you will hear from powerful speakers and demonstrate the commitment to equity, tolerance, human rights and justice for ...
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | SF
Saturday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | SF

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a mini traveling festival of free lion dancing performances at several San Francisco Public Library branches. 2019 Lunar New Year Lion Dancer Celebrations Saturday, January 5, 2019 11:30 am – Noon – Merced 12:30 pm – 1 pm – Ingleside 3:30 ...

Opening Day of 2019 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | January 19-26
Saturday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: 20% off*
*Get up to 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries; conditions may apply.
| First Street (Benicia)
Opening Day of 2019 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week |  January 19-26

Downtown celebrates California Restaurant Month with Restaurant Week in January. A dining passport offers a 15-20% discount at participating eateries (conditions may apply). Bonus: Dining at participating restaurants will earn you entries into a drawing to win $100 Downtown Dollars.

Women’s March San Francisco & Civic Center Rally | 2019
Saturday, January 19 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Women's March San Francisco & Civic Center Rally | 2019
On January 19, 2019, Women’s March San Francisco will unite along with multiple other cities in California (and other states) to reaffirm their commitment to building a positive and just future for all, and to celebrate the spirit of resistance efforts over the past year. This ...
Bay Street Free Art & Diversity Wall | Emeryville
Saturday, January 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Bay Street Free Art & Diversity Wall | Emeryville

Be a part of the first ever Bay Street Art Wall to celebrate love and diversity through artistic expression. Free to participate, all ages are invited to visit Bay Street on Saturdays to paint 12” x 12” acrylic tiles, with images that visually demonstrate diversity. ...

SF’s Black & Brown Comix Arts Festival 2019 | January 19-21
Saturday, January 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF's Black & Brown Comix Arts Festival 2019 | January 19-21

The Black & Brown Comix Arts Festival (BCAF) is a free, three-day festival that celebrates the creativity of people of color in the comic arts and popular visual culture and is dedicated to the notion that all audiences deserve to be subject in the culture ...

Live Electronic Music Collective: Lily Ackerman | Amoeba SF
Saturday, January 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Join us on Saturday, January 19th from 1-3pm as Amoeba SF’s DJ series REVOLUTIONS presents Lily Ackerman of the electronic music collective As You Like It.
Free San Francisco “Latin American” Family Concerts | SF
Saturday, January 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Ministry
Free San Francisco "Latin American" Family Concerts | SF
Join for an entertaining and engaging family concert as the wonderful woodwinds of the Quinteto Latino join a quintet of super SFCO string players to bring you the vibrant colors and vigorous rhythms of Latin American. Expand your musical horizons as we journey to Mexico, Panama, ...
Obsessed with Joseph Scrimshaw | SF Sketchfest 2019
Saturday, January 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
| PianoFight
Obsessed with Joseph Scrimshaw | SF Sketchfest 2019
Obsessed is a comedy podcast about liking things a lot. Hosted by comedian/writer Joseph Scrimshaw, guests share their deepest loves from Cats to Star Wars to Knitting and everything in between. This live episode is all about misunderstood water creatures. Guest Rebecca Watson (Skepchicks, Quiz-O-Tron) is ...
Napa’s “Night Bloom” After Dark Hot Air Balloons | 2019
Saturday, January 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oxbow Commons
Napa's "Night Bloom" After Dark Hot Air Balloons | 2019

Napa does Art After Dark. Iconic architecture becomes the painting in this unique lighted art walk. Original artwork created by local and international artists will be installed at approximately 16 locations in Downtown Napa, the Oxbow District and other places within the City of Napa. ...

Every Saturday

Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Join lululemon Santana Row for a complimentary Summer Yoga Series every Saturday morning May through September in Santana Row Park across from Left Bank Brasserie. Bring your mat and enjoy a free, outdoor morning workout. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and class begins at 9 am. Updated ...
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 3/13/19 ...
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front ...
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encourage and appreciated.
| Mozilla SF
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Join the tour every Saturday at 10 am, rain or shine, in front of the Mozzilla office, 2 Harrison St (Embarcadero and Harrison), next to the Bay Bridge and Pier 26. Walk around the Financial District in San Francisco telling stories about how everything connected with ...
$12 Bottomless Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
$12 Bottomless Mimosa "Boozy Brunch" w/ Vegan Options | SF
Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with live music & DJs plus complimentary mimosas (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. They have a full menu of gourmet-influenced Venezuelan dishes to go along with a ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 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 ...
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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