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Tuesday, October 8

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,500 different kinds ...Monthly

PIER 39’s Fleet Week Celebration | Oct. 8-13
Tuesday, October 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

PIER 39 invites you to celebrate Fleet Week with a five-star line-up in honor of the men and women of the Nation’s armed forces, October 8 – 13, 2019. Head to The PIER to meet and greet the Blue Angels pilots and enjoy amazing air ...

Brand New “Painted Pianos” Musical Art & Live Performance | Walnut Creek
Tuesday, October 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather Permitting.
| Walnut Creek Library

Walnut Creek Downtown is proud to announce a new musical art project called, “Painted Pianos.” Eight pianos will be donated by Steinway Piano Gallery and hand-painted by local artists on site, in downtown Walnut Creek and the Center for Community Arts’ Shadelands campus courtyard. Artists ...

Oakland’s Free “AMP” Street Music Festival | Final Month
Tuesday, October 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland's Public Plazas

Oakland Central debuts a brand new free outdoor music festival for 2019, AMP (Arts, Music, Performance) Oakland, a curated street performance series, throughout Downtown Oakland from May until October. Over 300 local performers will take to the streets to perform over the next six months, ...

Rare SF City Guide Walking Tour of NoPa | SF
Tuesday, October 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| William McKinley Statue (The Panhandle)
This central part of the City started out with sand dunes and marsh to become a fashionable neighborhood. The Depression era gave way to a working class area. After the summer of love, came a population exodus until today where it is becoming a desirable neighborhood ...
“Write Like You’re In Prison” Workshop in Salesforce Park | SF
Tuesday, October 8 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*https://salesforcetransitcenter.com/events/
| Salesforce Park

Writers in Salesforce Park invites people to interact with the literary arts and local writers through readings and workshops presented by Intersection for the Arts artist members. Don’t miss all six events at the Main Plaza of Salesforce Park. Writers in Salesforce Park Tuesdays, September ...Every Tuesday

5th Annual Timmy Awards Gala: Best of SF Startup Workplaces | SF
Tuesday, October 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| OnePiece Work HQ
San Francisco’s 5th Annual Timmy Awards by Tech in Motion, recognizing some of the best places for tech professionals to work in San Francisco. While many tech awards are given to brilliant individuals and their technological advancements, the Timmy Awards aim to recognize those who employ those ...
Find Yourself: Free Wine & Cheese Art Exhibit w/ Artist & Science Talk | SF
Tuesday, October 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required. Ages 21+ event, ID required for entry.
| 836M Gallery
Join The Leakey Foundation’s Young Professionals Group for the exclusive premiere of sculptor Elisabeth Daynès’ newest exhibition Find Yourself at the provocative Gallery 836M. At this VIP reception you’ll meet the artist herself and learn about the evolutionary roots that inspired this exhibit with Dr. ...
Draconids Meteor Shower | 2019
Tuesday, October 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
October’s Draconid meteor shower – sometimes called the Giacobinids – is expected to peak at nightfall or early evening on October 8, 2019, though under a moon-drenched sky. October’s Draconid meteor shower radiates from the fiery mouth of the northern constellation Draco the Dragon. Because the ...
San Francisco in Queer Fiction, by the Decade | The Booksmith
Tuesday, October 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Booksmith
San Francisco has been the location for many works of fiction, from McTeague by Frank Norris to Less by Andrew Sean Greer. Join us Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7 pm at The Booksmith, 1644 Haight (in San Francisco, of course) to hear readings from four ...
2019 Drunken Film Fest | Oakland
Tuesday, October 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with donations.
| Lost & Found

Don’t miss nine nights of independent films including Bay Area productions, documentaries, animation, world and US narratives, and music videos in Oakland’s best bars. 2019 Drunken Film Fest October 4 to 12, 2019 | 7 pm to 10 pm All Over Oakland FREE (Donations are ...

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$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Every Tuesday – All Day | Cost: $2 | Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Having a fun night out with family and friends shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg. That’s why we offer great prices and daily specials on bowling, food, and fun. $2 Tuesday Bowling Specials Every Tuesday | All Day Diablo Valley Bowl, 1500 Monument Blvd, Building G, ...
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 ...
Free Tuesday Night HIIT Bootcamp on SF’s Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Every Tuesday – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Tuesday Night HIIT Bootcamp on SF’s Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Get the heart pumping with high-intensity body weight and cardio exercises. Free Rooftop HIIT Bootcamp  Every Tuesday | 3 pm to 4 pm Salesforce Park (Amphitheater Lawn), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE No class on Dec. 24 or Dec. 31 No equipment required; high-fives encouraged.
Tuesday Roller Skate Party “Disco Down Dolores” | SF
Every Tuesday – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Tuesday Roller Skate Party "Disco Down Dolores" | SF
Please note that this event has changed from every Friday to every Tuesday. This is the newer fresher rollerskate dance scene of San Francisco based in Dolores Park. Meet them at 4:30 pm every Tuesday at Dolores Park Mulituse Court. They love rollerskates and blades alike. Disco ...
$2 Pizza Slice Tuesday & Free Pool | Barrel Proof
Every Tuesday – 5:00 pm | Cost: $2 | Barrel Proof
$2 Pizza Slice Tuesday & Free Pool | Barrel Proof
Every Tuesday between the hours of 5-11pm, join Barrel Proof for $2 slices, free pool, and great beats. We’re told that every Tuesday you’ll have a choice of NY style thin crust pizza – three cheese or pepperoni, and occasionally additional flavors. Updated 3/04/19 – Event ...
Free Nepalese Food “Curry Without Worry” | Civic Center
Every Tuesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but if you can afford it you should donate at least $2
| Civic Center
Free Nepalese Food "Curry Without Worry" | Civic Center
Rain or shine, Curry Without Worry will always be stationed at Hyde and Fulton in SF’s Civic Center serving free Nepalese food to drum beats and singing every Tuesday at 5:30 pm. What is Nepalese Food? Curry Without Worry generally will serve up plates with five ...
Tuesday Trivia Night & Free Popcorn | Oakland
Every Tuesday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rosenblum Cellars
Tuesday Trivia Night & Free Popcorn | Oakland
Join the hostess, Nicole, for a fun free trivia night every Tuesday, at 6 pm at the Rosenblum Cellars. Drink, play, win. It’s free and it now comes with free popcorn. Tuesday Trivia Night & Free Popcorn Every Tuesday at 6 pm Rosenblum Cellars, 10 Clay St., Oakland, CA FREE The event happens every Tuesday ...
French Film & Wine Night | SF
Every Tuesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but there is a $5 suggested donation
| Alliance Française of San Francisco
French Film & Wine Night | SF
To help non-French speakers discover French cinema, The Alliance Française of San Francisco is offering a weekly Tuesday night French film viewing. The film night takes place in their cozy theater with free servings of wine. Admission is free, but a $5 donation at the door is always appreciated. Don’t know ...
Troubled Comedy Night w/ Alexandria Love & Friends | Amnesia
Every Tuesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover but tips are warmly encouraged.
| Amnesia
Troubled Comedy Night w/ Alexandria Love & Friends | Amnesia
Every Tuesday night from 7 pm -9 pm, Amnesia Music Hall presents Troubled Comedy Night, a free stand-up comedy show with Alexandria Love, Jim McVeigh, Moon Choe along with some of the Bay Area’s best up and coming comics. They’ve hosted comics from Punchline, Cobb’s, Conan, Last ...
Comedy Blast: Free Stand-up Comedy w/ Danny Dechi & Friends | SF
Every Tuesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Neck of The Woods
Comedy Blast: Free Stand-up Comedy w/ Danny Dechi & Friends | SF
As seen on The Gong Show, come to the Neck Of The Woods and witness Comedy Blast, a free weekly comedy showcase hosted by Danny Dechi – comedian and world’s only pencil musician. Comedy Blast: Free Stand-up Comedy Every Tuesday | 7 pm to 9 pm Neck Of The ...
What the Heckle: The Only Comedy Show That Welcomes Hecklers | SF
Every Tuesday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Tope Lounge
What the Heckle: The Only Comedy Show That Welcomes Hecklers | SF
What the heckle is a hot new standup comedy show where the hosts dig up some dirt about one of the comedians, share it with the audience, and let the heckling ensue. What the Heckle: The Only Comedy Show That Welcomes Hecklers Every Tuesday | 7:30 pm Tope ...
Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Every Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedian Andrew Holmgren. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 pm sharp. Milkin’ It Comedy ...
It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
It's Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Every first Tuesday at Milk Bar, San Francisco’s comedians are put to the test as they are given a random series of words and sentences seconds before getting on stage, where they then must construct entire two minute sets around each. This improv-standup hybrid then lets ...
PizzaHacker Free Comedy Night | SF
Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and an RSVP entitles you to a discount on pizza
| PizzaHacker
PizzaHacker Free Comedy Night | SF
The show – which takes place in the only Kickstarter funded restaurant in the world – The show is hosted by the hosts of the Pier 69 podcast, Joey Avery, Andrew Orolfo, Dauood Naimyar and Mark Smalls. They host the best up and coming comics ...
Ivy Room Session: Live Tuesday Funk Jam | East Bay
Every Tuesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ivy Room
Ivy Room Session: Live Tuesday Funk Jam | East Bay
The Ivy Room Session is a weekly jam session centered around jazz-funk, soul and blues, with pro house band and backline. Come by every Tuesday for a dose of live music. Musicians are welcome to sit in and lead – bring your instrument. Ivy Room Session: Live ...
Free Pool Tuesdays | Lafayette
Every Tuesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Round Up Saloon
Free Pool Tuesdays | Lafayette
Come down to your neighborhood bar and enjoy $3 Bud and free pool every Tuesday night.
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