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Sunday, August 15

SF’s “Escape from Alcatraz” Triathlon + Free Fitness Expo
Sunday, August 15 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch and free to go to the fitness expo on Marina Green
| Marina Green

Top athletes from around the globe will take over the streets and waters of San Francisco to compete in one of the most prestigious triathlons in the world, the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. From Olympians and world champions to enthusiastic participants of all ages, 2,000 triathletes ...

Free Muni for Everyone 19 and Under Kicks Off August 15
Sunday, August 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for everyone 19 and under
| All Over San Francisco
San Francisco just announced that it will be expanding the Free Muni for Youth Program to include all youth starting August 15, 2021, in conjunction with the full-in-person-return of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) 2021-2022 school year. The expansion will now allow all youth under the age ...

9:00 amKids Drive Race Car Day: $10 for 10 Laps (Livermore)  FREE*
*Free for adults. Kids pay $10 for 10 laps
9:00 amShadelands Ranch “Summer Market & Barn Sale” (Walnut Creek)  FREE
“Thrive City” Farmers’ Market (Chase Center)
Sunday, August 15 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chase Center

The Warriors and Kaiser Permanente are hosting weekly Thrive City Farmers Market every Sunday from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Thrive City plaza, the community gathering space surrounding Chase Center, will provide shoppers with access to a wide variety of locally-sourced offerings including seasonal fruits, ...Every Sunday

Richmond Dist. “Back to School” Cleanup and Chalk Art Festival (SF)
Sunday, August 15 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up at https://forms.gle/TdSM6vANtyB1KwRMA
| Argonne Elementary School
Help us cleanup the Richmond District from 9:30am-11am, followed by a sidewalk chalk drawing festival where you can create your own art, and enjoy refreshments and snacks. Meet at the Cabrillo St entrance at Argonne Elementary (680 18th Ave). All cleaning and chalk art supplies provided. ...
10:00 am“Fog City Flea” at The Ferry Building (Every Sunday)  FREE
10:00 amManny’s Monthly Neighborhood Trash Pick Up (SF)  FREE*
*RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mannys-neighborhood-trash-pick-up-tickets-164161412203
SF Botanical Garden “Mini Garden + Hanging Plants” Sale (Aug. 14-15)
Sunday, August 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Botanical Garden

Bring the Garden home! San Francisco Botanical Garden propagates and sells a multitude of different kinds of plants, many exclusive to the Garden’s Nursery. For more than 50 years, we’ve held popular plant sales and are now pleased to offer plants for sale every day ...

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, August 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. This in person event resumed ...Every Sunday

Janet Jackson Tribute Drag Brunch + $20 Unlimited Mimosas (Oakland)
Sunday, August 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE Table Reservations available or Walk-ins Welcome
| Que Rico Nightclub
Book your FREE Table to our Janet Jackson Tribute Brunch Show hosted by the One and Only Mahlae Balenciaga! This Sunday we are giving your EVERYTHING Janet Jackson for a Tribute show you just can’t miss. Unlimited Mimosas from 11 am – 2 pm for just ...
SFMOMA’s Free “Mini Mural Festival” w/ Live Painting (July 31 – Aug. 29)

Watch the artistic process unfold live this summer at the Mini Mural Festival. Three partner organizations will each host a festival weekend during which the local artists they’ve commissioned will paint 8’x8’ murals outdoors at SFMOMA. Live music, DJs, and other fun surprises will complement ...

12:00 pm$20 Summer Adoptions at SF Animal Care & Control (Through Sept. 5)  FREE*
*Adoption Fee for any animal is $20. to qualified adopter Dog Licensing Fee not included
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)
Sunday, August 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for ...Every Sunday

Golden Gate Park Band’s Hungarian Cultural Celebration
Sunday, August 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 141st season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this 30-piece symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park since 1882. For 2023 there are 25 free weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, ...Every Sunday

2:00 pmScreening of “The Mirror” (Iran) at the Roxie Theater  $10*
*$10; discounts for members, seniors and kids
2:00 pmCabrillo Street Cleanup (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up at https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/403832/
“Fitz & The Tantrums” Free Concert in the Park (Stern Grove Festival)
Sunday, August 15 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove

The 2023 lineup for the Stern Grove Festival just got released for free summer concerts in the park and it’s another stellar lineup. Free RSVPs open for the first concert on May 18th and 2pm – you can reserve up to 4 spots. RSVPs open ...

2:00 pmZeitgeist’s Beer Garden Live Summer Sunday Concert Series (SF)  FREE
The SF Book Scavenger Hunt (August 15th)
Sunday, August 15 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Event is completely free – Participants can keep all of the books that they find
| All Over San Francisco
The SF Book Scavenger Hunt is an initiative to help readers discover extraordinary books by largely unknown writers. Participants enter the coordinates provided with a Maps application like Google Maps to find the locations and claim the books. Every week for the last seven months ...
3:00 pmIn-Person Speed Dating Party (Sunnyvale)  $25
4:00 pmSamantha Cho, Piano Concert  $25*
*General Admission: $25 Live Stream Concert: Donation Based
5:00 pmClassical Revolution Sundays at Atlas Cafe (SF)  $5*
*$5-20 suggested donation
Oakland Sunday Night “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktails

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Free tickets for the first 100 people to RSVP “Crazy ...Every Saturday

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