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Thursday, October 29

Children Fairyland’s “Halloween Jam” & Monster Mash Parade
Thursday, October 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 for children and adults | Guests under age 1 FREE | Members FREE
| Children's Fairyland

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky, join us for  the 2020 Halloween Jam – five days of fall fun at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have plenty of decked-out sets to wow your little ones. ...

SF’s Iconic “Tommy’s Joynt” Plans Reopening for Oct. 29 Thanks to the SF Chronicle for letting us know that SF’s 73-year-old hofbrau, Tommy’s Joynt, has announced they will have a limited reopening on October 29th. According to their voicemail, Tommy’s will reopen with reduced hours and a reduced menu, and also plans to offer “Thanksgiving ...

Día de los Muertos & Halloween Costume Party at Mission Community Market
Thursday, October 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
Celebrate Día de los Muertos and Halloween at Mission Community Market on Thursday, October 29. Stock up on fall produce, and join us in celebrating our local farmers and Mission community. While we are not able to host live music due to market safety protocols, ...
“Ride Out To Vote” Horseback & Cyclist Protest to the Ballot Box
Thursday, October 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Laney College
Your vote must go through. Make it count by November 3rd. Ride out.  Drive out. Bike out. Just get out… VOTE. #RideOuttoVote #Vote #PonyExpress #YourVoteMustGoThrough Heels Down Fists Up / Voter Event October 29, 2020 | 3pm Laney College Student Parking Lot, Oakland FREE to Participate CALLING BAY AREA RIDERS! Those with non-motorized ...
Instant Vibe: An Open Air Market (Oakland)
Thursday, October 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
| 21st & Franklin St - Oakland
The After Hours Group and Oakland Pride present Instant Vibe: A dope, safe, community-driven, open-air market. Featuring local vendors, cocktails, and vibes – this is the perfect start to Halloween weekend. Featuring: Jungle Room: Jungle Room pulls up with awesome, rare, house plants to provide the community ...
The Social Justice Info Virtual Series: The Impact of Your Vote
Thursday, October 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
The Social Justice Info Series is a four-part series sponsored by the Undergraduate Criminology Program and the Center for Social Justice at HNU. This series is born out of a need to address the civil unrest experienced nationally, internationally and collectively by our students and ...
“Dance Mission” Protest, Drum, Dance & Live Mural
Thursday, October 29 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 22nd and Mission
Dance Mission presents INCANTATION: A prayer, protest, & performance for regime change Thursday, Oct 29: 4:30-5:30pm At 4:30pm we will gather at 22/Mission Streets at the site of the 2015 arson fire and then march, drum, and dance our way to 24th Street BART Plaza. At the Plaza ...
Intro to Biking – A Free Webinar w/ the SF Bicycle Coalition
Thursday, October 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Riding a bike remains a great way to get around for essential travel and to get fresh air and exercise, all while remaining socially distant, of course! Join us for our Intro to Biking in San Francisco webinar to learn how to safely and confidently ...
Ear Hustle in Virtual Conversation feat. Earlonne Woods, Nigel Poor, & Antwan “Banks” Williams
Thursday, October 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Join us for an informal conversation with the co-creators of the award-winning podcast that began inside San Quentin State Prison. The Ear Hustle team works in the San Francisco Bay Area, both in San Quentin State Prison’s media lab and from offices on the outside, ...
“The Dark Zone Live” Queen Mary Virtual Haunt & Music Fest
Thursday, October 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tickets are $19.99 for four-day access
Explore the world’s most haunted ship this Halloween and be a remote ghost hunter live from your own home. We are giving away two (2) tickets to The Dark Zone Live: Queen Mary Virtual Haunt and Music Fest taking place October 29th-Nov. 1.  All cameras have ...
“Queen Mary Virtual Haunt and Music Festival” from LA
Thursday, October 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $19.99
Thrill seekers and scare enthusiasts can experience all kinds of frightful fun this Halloween from the comfort of their couch. The pandemic might have changed Halloween celebrations this year, but virtual events abound. #halloweenisnotcancelled The Dark Zone Network will be presenting a four day live streaming ...
“The Haunted Clubhouse” Fundraiser for SF AIDS Foundation (Oct 29-Nov 1)

The Academy presents The Haunted Clubhouse: A Hair-Raising Fundraiser for the San Francisco AIDS Foundation Guests will be greeted by the owners or management of The Academy and guided on a 10-15 min tour. Be prepared for hair-raising frights, as no one is safe on ...

Disability Rights Advocates 2020 Virtual Gala
Thursday, October 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Virtual Gala
October 29, 5pm Pacific, 8pm Eastern Join us for our first ever virtual gala on Thursday October 29th 2020 at 5PM PT/ 8PM ET for an inspiring celebration of DRA’s high-impact work and the 30th anniversary of the ADA. This year our event is virtual and FREE ...
Live Conversation w/ Angela Chen & Sabrina Imbler “Asexuality, Desire, Society, & the Meaning of Sex”
Thursday, October 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 - Suggested Donation
What exactly is sexual attraction and what is it like to go through life not experiencing it? What does asexuality reveal about gender roles, romance and consent, and the pressures of society? In her latest book, Ace, journalist Angela Chen set out to further understand ...
La Cocina’s “Voices from the Kitchen” on YouTube
Thursday, October 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a suggested $10 donation to La Cocina
Voices From the Kitchen | A twice-yearly experiential storytelling project featuring the voices of talented storytellers, writers, activists and thought leaders. The performances are inspired by a chosen theme — “Choices” — told through the lens of food. Proceeds benefit La Cocina’s incubator program, which ...
Volunteer with Valencia Street Shared Space
Thursday, October 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Valencia Street Shared Spaces
Are you passionate about supporting small businesses and want a free drink or meal? Perfect! You’re in the right place. Safety monitor volunteers are needed to ensure the new Valencia Street Shared Spaces is safe for everyone. Each block has a block captain that will greet ...
$2 Off: “Mayhem Mansion” Haunted Tours of 1886 Victorian (Oct 29-31)
Thursday, October 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $23*
*Regular price: $25 adv for adults - Use code FUNCHEAP for $2 off tickets
| Haas-Lilienthal House

San Francisco’s historic 1886 Haas-Lilienthal House will once again be transformed into Mayhem Mansion, a haunted house style attraction. Set in a spooktacular Queen Anne style Victorian-era house museum, let the spirits guide you through dimly lit parlors and passages on a “twisted tour of ...

Ecotopia 2050 Speaker Discussion Series & Book Club: Michel Pollan & The Future of Food
Thursday, October 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Virtual Zoom Event
In this Episode Mr. Pollan joins Executive Director Martin Bourque as they discuss Ecotopia’s food production system which utilizes agroecology and sewage to reach a stable and restorative state. They will dive deep into diverging paths forward from ocean permaculture, plant-based diets, to precision agriculture, ...
Ecotopia 2050: A Virtual Speaker Discussion Series & Book Club
Thursday, October 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20-$110 No one turned away. Scholarships available
| Virtual Zoom Event
What would a nation of sustainable food systems look like? And how would this change our lives? What has the pandemic shown us about our food systems in a national crisis? How do we break down the race and income barriers to equal access to ...
Monster Drawing Rally 2020
Thursday, October 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Everyone is welcome! Tickets are sliding scale $0-$25
| https://hopin.to/events/monster-drawing-rally
Combining the energy of a monster truck rally with the creativity and brilliance of the Bay Area art community, Southern Exposure’s annual Monster Drawing Rally is a can’t-miss event. And this year it’s online: Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 7pm Pacific Time. The Monster Drawing ...
Dia de los Muertos: CCC Heckle Comedy Show
Thursday, October 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
The longest running Bay Area virtual Comedy Show. In the Comedians & Commentary & Cynthia (CCC) Show, each comic perform their best jokes while being interrupted, questioned, and heckled by other comics. This show commemorates Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. A historically Aztec ...
“The War of the Worlds” Live” The 1938 Radio Script
Thursday, October 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $15*
| The Tabard Theatre Company
Broadcast from New York’s Mercury Theatre in 1938, this infamous radio play, based on the novel by H. G. Wells, had many terrified listeners convinced that an actual alien invasion of Earth was taking place. Adapted by Howard E. Koch, co-writer of Casablanca, and directed ...
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