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Muni Metro is Back +11 Bus Routes Return Aug 22
Saturday, August 22 – All Day | Cost: $2.50*
*Fare varies, please check https://www.sfmta.com/getting-around/muni/fares
| All Over San Francisco
On Saturday, August 22, the SFMTA will launch their broadest and most complex service changes since the start of the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order. This includes the restoration or expansion of 11 bus routes, increased frequencies on 13 bus routes, and the return of Muni Metro. Read ...
Airbnb Offers Free Housing For Fire Evacuees In line with the recent Northern California Fires, Airbnb extends help to those in need of temporary housing. Whether it’s neighbors evacuating or relief workers deployed to help, a home gives people much-needed space to figure out what’s next. Since 2012, hosts have opened their ...

Lyrical Assembly 90’s Themed Online Poetry Workshops
Saturday, August 22 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE

Lyrical Assembly is organizing a biweekly writing workshop series for poets and using 90’s cartoons/scriptures as inspiration. Lyrical Assembly and @thecraft.factory are taking it back to the ’90s for our next series of poetry workshops. Combining scripture and your favorite cartoons, these workshops are created ...

Temp. Closed Due to Air Quality: Berkeley’s DIY Pop-Up COVID-19 Test Sites
Saturday, August 22 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required.
| Berkeley Adult School

Please note, the testing kiosk is currently closed due to the poor air quality due to the wildfires. They pilot program will reopen when conditions improve. “Testing at the Curative kiosk will be suspended starting Thursday, August 20 due to poor air quality.” Testing at ...

Free DC Kids Virtual FanDome
Saturday, August 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
DC Kids FanDome is a first-of-its-kind, 24-hour, truly immersive, global virtual event that will celebrate all things DC – films, games, TV, comics and more. It’s also completely FREE with no lines or badges required. The one-day-only festivities kick-off at 10:00 a.m. PDT on August 22 at ...
POSTPONED Due to Wildfires: Free Covid-19 Testing, PPE & Food for Black Residents
Saturday, August 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
| Eastmont Town Center
Please note this event has been postponed due to the wildfires. New dates have not been scheduled yet at this time.  Until further notice, we are going to postpone the Umoja Health COVID-19 test and respond event (Which was scheduled for 8/22-8/23 at the Eastmont mall) ...
Free Online Watercolor Workshop with Lucia Gonnella
Saturday, August 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
Join us and instructor Lucia Gonnella on Zoom for our latest installment in the free Watercolor Workshop series. Italian-born Lucia is a long time North Beach plein air artist with lots of teaching experience. ALL LEVELS Encouraged to attend! Beginner, intermediate, or advanced. You’ll get instruction on ...
“Black Incarcerated Lives Matter” Protest at Soledad Prison
Saturday, August 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Soledad State Prison (CTF) Off Highway 101
Join us on Saturday, August 22, 11 a.m. outside Soledad State Prison (CTF) during Black August to demand justice for Black prisoners. In the spirit of the Black Lives Matter Movement, we will stand up to racist guard terrorism and demand “Black Incarcerated Lives Matter!” ...
Pride is a Protest Artist Walk
Saturday, August 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Tenderloin Museum
San Francisco-based designer, illustrator, and GLBT Historical Society volunteer Win Mixter is tired of “rainbow capitalism:” glitzy, elaborate, and empty marketing campaigns produced by major corporations during Pride Month. That’s why he made his Pride is a Protest Market Street Poster Series, which highlights 18 ...
“In Yo Hood” Peaceful Protest and March to Disband SFPD
Saturday, August 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | West Portal Avenue between 14th and Ulloa
Every28 Foundation’s quest to target every neighborhood in SF continues this Sunday! #disbandSFPD2021 #BlackLivesMatter The Police Commission has not voted down the new police budget yet. The Board of Supervisors have heard the city’s voice and still have not made a definite move toward disbanding the police. San ...
SwingLeftSF: A Virtual Phone Bank Training for Introverts
Saturday, August 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP by 20 August
In a playful, supportive workshop (led by three introverts-who-phone-bank) we’ll show you that you already have key skills for phone banking–like the ability to listen thoughtfully and make meaningful one-to-one connections. And we’ll build on those skills by talking about phone banking challenges, and sharing ...
Tardeada con Teatro: Online Fund Raising Event, Performances and Prizes
Saturday, August 22 – 4:00 pm | Cost: Donation*
*RSVP at www.teatrovision.org/tardeada2020
| www.facebook.com/TeatroVision
Teatro Visión invites you to a virtual Tardeada con Teatro on Saturday, August 22 at 4pm. The event will live stream to Facebook and YouTube and will include performances and testimonials from adult and youth artists. The headliner performance will be La Quinta Teatro, the ...
I Need Space: A Live Streamed Queer Music Festival – Chapter 6

We’re going to get through this and we’re gonna do it SINGING. So we present to you I Need Space: A Live Streamed Queer Music Festival featuring six queer artists. In Chapter Six, the musicians bring you their music from their own homes, live streamed ...

Spontaneous Storytelling Online
Saturday, August 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay as you can, suggested donation $5 to $20

We’ve converted our hilarious monthly open-mic storytelling show into an online event. Put your name in the virtual “hat” for a chance to tell a true story from your life, 5 minutes or less. For the past 5 years, Spontaneous Storytelling has been one of ...Monthly

Comedy Oakland Online
Saturday, August 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation is encourage
The year seems to get crazier and crazier, so we need laughter more than ever before. Comedy Oakland is here to help. This week, we have shows on Friday and Saturday! More chances to laugh with more hilarious comedians. The shows start at 7 pm ...
The Stud’s “Drag Alive Online” Every Saturday

This event series was cancelled on March 13, 2021 Thanks to SFist for letting us know that The Stud and Oasis are going virtual with their  Drag Shows Online. Not even the global pandemic can stop the Queens! Enjoy a weekly dose of virtual humor, flashy, queer and ...Every Saturday

Live Stand-Up Comedy online Join us online for our next “Relatively” Happy Hour stand-up comedy show, live, Saturday, Aug 22 from 7 pm to 8 pm PDT.  Thoughtful comedy performed by comics who have appeared on Comedy Central, Conan, Dry Bar Comedy Specials, festivals, and comedy clubs. On this show, we are presenting the ...
YouTube Premiere: Galactic Weather with Dr. Yong Zheng
Saturday, August 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and Open to all!
| YouTube Premiere
Just as Earth has an atmosphere, and stars (like the Sun) have coronae (coronas), galaxies are embedded in invisible halos of atomic gases. As galaxies evolve, these gaseous halos exhibit many interesting phenomena similar to rains and droughts on Earth. What do these enormous galactic ...
West Wind Drive-In: Movie Premiere “Train To Busan: Peninsula”
Saturday, August 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $8.50*
*Kids $2.00

Catch the California premiere of ‘Train To Busan Presents: Peninsula’! We’ll be showing a double feature of Train to Busan and Peninsula Movie 8/21-8/23 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)! Peninsula takes place 4 years after the zombie outbreak in Train to Busan. The Korean peninsula is ...

San Mateo’s Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights

Now through the end of October – Par 3 at Poplar Creek offers Saturday Drive In & Dine Out Movie Nights – a nostalgic, fun and safe way to enjoy time with family and friends. Premiering in the beautiful outdoor setting at Poplar Creek in ...Every Saturday

9th Annual James Bond Virtual Soiree
Saturday, August 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $20*
| San Francisco, CA
Partnering with Rolex, Versace, Luis Vuitton, Chanel, and others, this internationally-recognized 007 affair returns this year for a pandemic-proof evening of intrigue, adventure, and thrills, while benefiting breast cancer research. Join the live action without leaving home! Guests within the U.S. can also receive MI-6 ...
Online Movie Social: Little Shop of Horrors
Saturday, August 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required, Gratuities welcomed.
Redwood City Social Meetup presents the Lilltle Shop of Horrors, 1986. A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. There will be chat a bit before the show and have an ...
“Black Laughs Matter” Virtual Comedy Show
Saturday, August 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated. Any amount helps

//// BLACK LAUGHS MATTER VIRTUAL SHOW IS CANCELED AS OF JUNE 25, 2021 //// After a year of weekly online comedy shows for Black Laughs Matter we finally bid you farewell! We’ve loved hosting this show and seeing everyone every week the community that developed ...Every Saturday

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