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Sunday, May 12

Live in the Castro 2019 Season Opener | May to October
Sunday, May 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro 2019 Season Opener | May to October
Join at Jane Warner Plaza for the 2019 Opening Day of Live! in the Castro events. Emcee Gary Virginia leads the charge this year. With performances by Gregangelo’s Velocity Circus and Improv-o-linist Kippy Marks will play. DJ Jimmy Strano will close the afternoon with music and ...
Mother’s Day Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Sunday, May 12 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Mother's Day 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, ...Every Sunday

78th Annual Mother’s Day Rose Show | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, May 12 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Roses available after the show available after the show by donation.
| Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
78th Annual Mother's Day Rose Show | Golden Gate Park
The San Francisco Rose Society continues its tradition with the annual Mother’s Day Rose Show at Golden Gate Park’s Hall of Flowers with a rose showcase in the exhibition hall. Exhibitors show their judged and award-winning garden roses starting at 12:30 pm until 4 pm. It’s a wonderful ...
2019 Flagging in the Park: Live DJ & Mother’s Day Celebration | GG Park
Sunday, May 12 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
2019 Flagging in the Park: Live DJ & Mother's Day Celebration | GG Park
Come enjoy the sun, music, flora, and friends in the beautiful National AIDS Memorial Grove. This event is open to all flow artists – fanning, flagging, poi, staff, hoopers and their supporters. Flags are available for use or just relax, take in the fun dance music ...
Mother’s Day: Rare Neighborhood Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Sunday, May 12 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 3rd St and S. Park St.
Mother's Day: Rare Neighborhood Walking Tour | SF City Guides
A short tour of San Francisco’s first planned community — its ups and downs, fortune, romance, and the infamous ‘2nd Street Cut.’
2019 Union Square Live Kickoff | May – September
Sunday, May 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2019 Union Square Live Kickoff | May - September
Union Square Live kicks off its 2019 season with “Mitch Polzak’s Royal Deuces.” Everything You Want and Nothing You Don’t. Americana gone Rockabilly meets truck driving music. Mitch Polzak is a master entertainer and guitar picker in the style of Joe Maphis fingers on fire. Blazing instrumentals ...
Free Mother’s Day Ping Pong Lessons at SPIN SF | 2019
Sunday, May 12 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SPiN Ping Pong Social Club
Free Mother's Day Ping Pong Lessons at SPIN SF | 2019
Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12th. This year, do something fun and new with the one that you love. All residents of San Francisco is invited to celebrate and have the chance to play ping pong and get instructional lessons all for free. Come early and ...
Rockridge Mother’s Day Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Oakland
Sunday, May 12 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$15 for children 12 and younger, $20 for adults
| Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Parlor & Cafe (Oakland)
Rockridge Mother's Day Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Oakland
On Mother’s Day, satisfy your sweet tooth with the Rockridge Ice Cream Tour. This one-hour guided walking tour takes kids of all ages through Oakland’s Rockridge area to explore a variety of ice cream desserts—along with a little history as to how we came to ...
Drag Queen Rummage Sale on Mother’s Day | The Castro
Sunday, May 12 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Beaux
Drag Queen Rummage Sale on Mother's Day | The Castro
Come to Beaux between 3 pm and 7 pm to see what unique treasures you can score while enjoying a drink, a drag show, and more. They’re asking some of the most glamorous drag performers in town to clear out their closets for charity. They’ll be ...
2019 Walking Distance Dance Festival in the Park | May 12-19
Sunday, May 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Park performances are free and open to the public.
| Chan Kaajal Park
2019 Walking Distance Dance Festival in the Park | May 12-19
The Walking Distance Dance Festival features dynamic choreographers based in San Francisco and Los Angeles. During a week-long series of double bills and site-specific work across ODC home and their local neighborhood in the Mission district, dip into the speculative future, consider biorhythms of the ...
“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF
Sunday, May 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
| Neck of The Woods
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Showcase | SF

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Free tickets for the first 100 people to RSVP “Crazy ...Every Sunday

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

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“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, ...
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Every Sunday – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Cafe (Walnut Creek)
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Hitting the Books? Join the Study Hall Sunday at Capital One Cafe. Show your student ID to an ambassador and receive a complimentary hand-crafted beverage every Sunday when you come to our space to study. Limit one drink per student. Ask an Ambassador for more details. Student Hall ...
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm, year ...
Fog City Flea at The Ferry Building | SF
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Ferry Building
Fog City Flea at The Ferry Building | SF
Fog City Flea will bring an eclectic lineup of makers and merchants from the Bay Area and beyond offering handcrafted jewelry, apparel, accessories, apothecary, housewares, furnishings, and well-edited vintage on weekends at the Ferry Building. Curated exclusively for the Ferry Building by the team behind Upstate ...
$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 ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main Parade ...
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor ...
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 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 ...
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you ...
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides. Victorian Walking Tour Every Sunday | 2 pm 1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA Free, but donations are accepted. On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll ...
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville
Every Sunday – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Facebook
| Bay Street Emeryville
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville
Bay Street is set to spice things up with the return of Salsa Sundays, a music series featuring a live salsa band and plenty of room to dance every Sunday from May 5 to August 25. Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party Sundays, May 5 ...
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon. Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam Every Sunday | 4-7 pm The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA FREE Jamming ...
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club taught by Jade Ford. Juggling Club Most Sundays | 5-8p Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF Free, ...
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