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Thursday, December 12

Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale: 80% Off Everything | Dec. 12-14
Thursday, December 12 – All Day | Cost: 80% Off | Chronicle Books HQ
Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale: 80% Off Everything | Dec. 12-14

Need some last minute gifts, but don’t want to pay outrageous last minute shipping costs? The Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale is here again with 80% off everything in the store for three days only. Choose from cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle + home, arts & crafts, ...

Win: Alcatraz “Night Tour & Boat Cruise” | SF
Enter by: Thursday, December 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN
You are the only visitors on the Island, so take advantage of special Park Programs during the course of the evening and enjoy breathtaking views of San Francisco as night falls. One Funcheap winner will win a pair of Alcatraz Night Tour tickets good any date through ...

Ghirardelli Holiday Marketplace: Shop, Dine & Meet Santa | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend with items available for purchase.
| Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Holiday Marketplace: Shop, Dine & Meet Santa | SF
Take a stroll through Ghirardelli Square as it’s transformed into an outdoor marketplace for an evening. Grab a hot cocoa and check off some last-minute items on your holiday shopping list. Round out the evening with a bite to eat at one of our many ...
Ice Cream Cone Decorating at Hillsdale Shopping Center | San Mateo
Thursday, December 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hillsdale Shopping Center
Ice Cream Cone Decorating at Hillsdale Shopping Center | San Mateo
We’re bringing out ice cream cones and all the yummy fixings for this year’s holiday-themed cone decorating party, on Thursday, December 12th at 4pm. So, get ready to frost up a decorate-able, delectable and edible treat. Kids receive a free scoop of Haagen-Dazs ice cream, too! ...
Ambiance Holiday Shopping Party: Treats & Raffles | Inner Sunset
Thursday, December 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Inner Sunset)
Ambiance Holiday Shopping Party: Treats & Raffles | Inner Sunset

Stop by Ambiance during their Annual Holiday Customer Appretiation Parties featuring delicious Holiday treats, prize raffles every 30 minutes, 15% off regular price and 25% additional off sale merchandise. Dec 5th 5 pm-9 pm – Haight-Ashbury and Marina locations Dec 12th 5 pm-9 pm – ...

Ambiance Holiday Shopping Party: Treats & Raffles | Noe Valley
Thursday, December 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Noe Valley)
Ambiance Holiday Shopping Party: Treats & Raffles | Noe Valley

Stop by Ambiance during their Annual Holiday Customer Appretiation Parties featuring delicious Holiday treats, prize raffles every 30 minutes, 15% off regular price and 25% additional off sale merchandise. Dec 5th 5 pm-9 pm – Haight-Ashbury and Marina locations Dec 12th 5 pm-9 pm – ...

30 Years of “Street Sheet” Celebration | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Street Sheet
30 Years of "Street Sheet" Celebration | SF
We invite you to our new office to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Street Sheet newspaper. For three decades Street Sheet has been documenting the realities facing poor and homeless San Franciscans, and providing a platform for homeless journalists, storytellers, poets, photographers, and artists ...
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

Exploratorium After Dark: Life Out of Balance | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Life Out of Balance | Pier 15
How can we reverse the course of our ecological impact and move toward a more sustainable future? What impacts can we have at the individual, local, and global level? Hear from leading scientists about the latest initiatives and technologies in resilience, sustainability, and environmental science education.
Holiday Bazaar NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
Holiday Bazaar NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
’Tis the season to stuff those stockings and shop locally with a merry marketplace curated by SF Bazaar. Full event details coming soon!
2019 Divisadero Winter Art Walk | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event happens every 2nd Thursday of March, June, September & December
| Divisadero Corridor
2019 Divisadero Winter Art Walk | SF
December is a time for giving and receiving. Please join Divisadero between Golden Gate and Haight to celebrate art, community and local business on Thursday, December 12, 2019. 2019 Divisadero Holiday Art Walk Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 6 pm to 10 pm Divisadero, San Francisco FREE 2019 Participating Venues  Brenda’s Meat & ...
Free Author Talk: Centuries of African-American Cooking | Omnivore Books
Thursday, December 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Free Author Talk: Centuries of African-American Cooking | Omnivore Books
Toni Tipton-Martin, the first African-American food editor of a daily American newspaper, is the author of the James Beard Award-winning The Jemima Code, a history of African-American cooking found in–and between–the lines of three centuries’ worth of African-American cookbooks. Adapted from historical texts and rare ...
Moonlight New Year’s Eve Hike on Mission Peak | East Bay
Thursday, December 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ohlone College Multistory Parking Garage
Moonlight New Year's Eve Hike on Mission Peak | East Bay
Moonlight hike from Ohlone College to the Mission Peak summit on the Peak Trail. Headlamps or flashlights recommended for short sections of the trail but the objective is to enjoy hiking in the moonlight with no or very limited artificial illumination. Level: Moderate ++ (2C) Not ...
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland

12/12 Lineup: Alejandro Ochoa (SF Sketchfest, Cobbs, Punchline, Roooster T Feathers) Jesse Hett (SF Sketchfest, Cobbs, Punchline, Savage Henry) Dhaya Lakshminarayanan (The Moth, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, Cobbs, Punchline) Hosted by: Jonah Pollack, Arjun Banerjee and Max Eddy Every Thursday

Free Movie Night: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, December 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 6:30 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and enjoy the show. ...Monthly

The Chocolate & Art Show: Live Music, Body Painting & Free Chocolate | SoMa
Thursday, December 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 in advance; otherwise it's $20.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
The Chocolate & Art Show: Live Music, Body Painting & Free Chocolate | SoMa

You are cordially invited to the Chocolate and Art Show San Francisco, Thursday December 12th, and Friday December 13th, 2019. Indulge yourself in some of SF’s finest up-and-coming artists, photographers and creators. There is something for every body including live body painting, vendors, live music, ...

2019 Geminids Meteor Shower: Early Morning Shooting Stars | Dec 13-14
Thursday, December 12 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2019 Geminids Meteor Shower: Early Morning Shooting Stars | Dec 13-14

The Geminid meteor shower – always a highlight of the meteor year – will peak around the mornings of December 13 and 14, 2019, though under the light of a bright waning gibbous moon. The Geminids are a very reliable shower if you watch at ...

Every Thursday

Free Express Lunchtime Rooftop Bootcamp | Salesforce Park
Every Thursday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Express Lunchtime Rooftop Bootcamp | Salesforce Park
Squeeze in a workout with this express 30-minute lunchtime class. Pair with Core + Stretch Express right after for a full workout. Free Rooftop Express Bootcamp Every Thursday | Noon to 12:30 pm Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St, San Francisco FREE *no class July 4 or November 28
Donation Based Weekly Therapy Yoga Sessions | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are suggested, but not necessary.
| International Art Museum of America
Donation Based 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 ...
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
From the Basement of Oakstop, in the heart of downtown, comes The Underground every Thursday from October. See some of the best comics from the Bay Area and beyond in an intimate setting. Show is From 7:30 till 9, with doors opening at 7. Tickets will ...
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
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 every Thursday at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best comedians. 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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