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Saturday, January 11

Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons: Every Weekend | 2019-2020

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 ...Every Saturday

Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire ...Every Saturday

46th Annual Fungus Fair: Shroom Science & Mushroom Delicacies | Santa Cruz
Saturday, January 11 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*Saturday and Sunday events are $10. $5 on Friday.
| Louden Nelson Community Center

Did you know that without fungus, we’d have no bread, cheese, beer, or wine? Or that anti-cholesterol medicine was developed from mushrooms? Come to the Santa Cruz Fungus Fair to learn all there is to know about the fascinating world of mushrooms. This three day ...

“Big Shaker” Ride the World’s Largest Mobile Earthquake Simulator | Los Altos
Saturday, January 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a registration is recommended.
| Los Altos History Museum
The world’s largest mobile earthquake simulator, the Big Shaker, rolls into the Los Altos History Museum on Saturday, January 11th, 10am-3pm, weather permitting. In an event titled “Be Prepared for the Big One,” visitors can experience what a magnitude 8.0 earthquake feels like and see ...
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | SF
Saturday, January 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco

Ring in the Lunar New Year of the Rat, with an exciting celebration of Chinese lion dance and martial arts. All are welcome. 2020 Lunar New Year Lion Dancer Celebrations Saturday, January 4, 2020 10:15 – 10:45 am – Ortega 11:00 – 11:45 am – ...

Guided Art Hike: Andy Goldsworthy in the Presidio | SF
Saturday, January 11 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers' Club
This guided hike visits the park’s four installations by the world-renowned artist: Spire (2008), Wood Line (2010), Tree Fall (2013), and Earth Wall (2014). The three-mile hike is moderate with a few uphill stretches and surfaces that include sand and rocky areas. Rain or shine. ...
Exploratorium: A Royal Walk with the King Tide | SF
Saturday, January 11 – 10:45 am | Cost: FREE*
*Museum admission is not included.
| Exploratorium

Join Exploratorium and Port of San Francisco staff on San Francisco’s waterfront for a stroll along the waterfront to observe, photograph, and discuss the King Tide. Learn about what causes the tides, why we have King Tides this time of year, and the Port’s Waterfront ...

2020 “How-To” Festival: Workshops in 4 Hours | Napa
Saturday, January 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Napa County Library
The How-To Festival is a free interactive community educational event with something for everyone and for all ages. Don’t forget to tag your photos and videos with #HowtoNapa to join in on the fun. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is first ...
The Edwardian Ball’s 2020 Styling Party at Dark Garden | SF
Saturday, January 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dark Garden Unique Corsetry
Dark Garden is once again hosting the heavily attended Edwardian Ball Styling Party two weeks before the big event. Come find the ensemble of your Gorey dreams and explore the San Francisco atelier for unexpected treasures. They have invited local artisans to sell their wares just ...
Saturday Social w/ SOS Meals on Wheels | San Leandro
Saturday, January 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cleophus Quealy Beer Company
Join us Saturday, January 11th from 12-6 pm as we honor SOS Meals on Wheels for all their efforts in making the Bay Area a better place by providing warm, nutritionally balanced meals to senior citizens. With programs reaching all of Alameda County, SOS Meals on ...
Anime Club: “Tokyo Godfathers” Film Screening | South SF
Saturday, January 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Are you already an anime fan, or are you curious about Japanese animation? Join us for a showing of the film Tokyo Godfathers, directed by the legendary Satoshi Kon, and to discuss the form you’d like our new anime club to take! This anime club ...
Kindness Workshop w/ Priya Kasturi | Mountain View
Saturday, January 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
#PracticeKindness is a global movement with the intention of discussing, practicing, and celebrating our common humanity. Join us for this event which aims to bring our community together and share practices to encourage kindness and connection. We will: Explore the science of kindness and compassion Practice a mindfulness-based ...
49ers Watch Party with Free Chili Dogs and Chips | Pacifica
Saturday, January 11 – 1:55 pm | Cost: FREE | Pedro Point Brewing
Come cheer on the 49ers at Pedro Point Brewing, with over a dozen house-brewed beer on tap! Free chili dogs and chips while they last. Family and dog friendly.
Dance for All Bodies: Free Adaptive & Integrated Salsa Classes | Berkeley
Saturday, January 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required, please email danceforallbodies@gmail.com or register on Facebook.
| Ed Roberts Campus
Dance for All Bodies is a non-profit that organizes adaptive, physically integrated dance classes in the Bay Area. All our classes are designed for people with different levels of physical abilities. We are organizing three (3) salsa classes in January-February on Saturdays 2-4pm at Ed Roberts ...
Three Kings’ Day Party: Holiday Cake & Mexican Hot Choco | Oakland
Saturday, January 11 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Keep the Holidays going at our Three Kings’ Day Party featuring Teatro Jornalero. Experience the heartfelt dramatized stories of undocumented day laborers and enjoy a slice of “Rosca de Reyes” – a traditional holiday cake, and delicious Mexican hot chocolate. Arts & crafts and museum ...
Humphry Slocombe’s Glenlivet Cocktail Party | Oakland
Saturday, January 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Humphry Slocombe (Oakland)
The Glenlivet will be hosting a complimentary cocktail party at Humphry Slocombe’s Oakland shop on Saturday, January 11 from 6pm-10pm to celebrate National Hot Toddy Day! Join in on the celebration with Hot Toddies, Hot Toddy Floats, and other special cocktails featuring the ice creamery’s partnership ...
The Glenlivet & Humphry Slocombe’s Hot Toddy Day Party | Mission
Saturday, January 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP via Eventbrite, must be 21+ / 10% discount on Glenlivet ice cream pints
| Humphry Slocombe (Mission)
The Glenlivet in partnership with Humphry Slocombe SF is hosting a cocktail party on January 11th to celebrate National Hot Toddy Day. For this special event, they’ll be serving Hot Toddies, Hot Toddy Floats and other special cocktails featuring their partnership flavor, The Glenlivet, made with Glenlivet ...
Napa Lighted Art Festival 2020 | January 11-19
Saturday, January 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Napa

Napa does Art After Dark. This nine-day festival is free to the public and features iconic architecture that becomes the painting in a unique lighted art walk. Original artwork is created by local and international artists with installations at approximately 13 locations in Downtown Napa, the Oxbow ...

Downtown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday
Saturday, January 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
| Bar Fluxus

It’s San Francisco’s only weekly HellaDesi Comedy Night at a cool downtown SF art bar with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s top comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Afghani, and South Asian descent. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Desi culture ...Every Saturday

Napa’s “Night Bloom” After Dark Hot Air Balloons | 2020
Saturday, January 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oxbow Commons

Napa does Art After Dark. This nine-day festival is free to the public and features iconic architecture that becomes the painting in a unique lighted art walk. Original artwork is created by local and international artists with installations at approximately 13 locations in Downtown Napa, the Oxbow ...

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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 1/28/2020 ...
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 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 ...
“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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