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Thursday, October 28

“World Origami Days” See 11 Remarkable Origami Sculptures (Oct. 28 – Nov. 8)
Thursday, October 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: $15*
*free for Asian Art Museum members
| Asian Art Museum
Celebrate World Origami Days with this pop-up display featuring 11 remarkable contemporary origami sculptures. Explore representational, sculptural, and wearable examples of origami by noted origami artists Robert J. Lang, Goran Konjevod, and Linda T. Mihara. You’ll be awed and delighted by the amazing forms — from ...
San Francisco Village Cleanup w/ Free Coffee for Volunteers (Inner Richmond)
Thursday, October 28 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up at https://forms.gle/TdSM6vANtyB1KwRMA
| Rise & Grind Coffee
Help us with San Francisco Village and their senior community clean up the Inner Richmond. Meet at Rise & Grind Coffee (785 8th Ave). All supplies provided and FREE coffee for volunteers. Sign up on this Google Form (https://forms.gle/TdSM6vANtyB1KwRMA) or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event name.

11:00 am“Yerba Buena Gardens Festival” Outdoor Dance Class w/ Rhythm & Motion (SF)  FREE
11:00 amFree Outdoor Bollywood Fitness Class at Civic Center Plaza (SF)  FREE
Día de los Muertos and Halloween at Mission Community Market (SF)
Thursday, October 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
Celebrate Día de los Muertos and Halloween at Mission Community Market on Thursday, October 28. Stock up on fall produce, support local farms and food businesses, and join us in celebrating our Mission community. The market will be extra festive with family activities, live music, ...
“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)
Thursday, October 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and vegetables, food crafts, and hot prepared foods for Mission residents. More vendors will ...Every Thursday

4:00 pmHalloween Kids Re-Use Crafting Workshop w/ “Waste” Products (SF)  FREE*
*This event is available at no cost to all students attending school or residing in the RethinkWaste service area*. Registration is required to attend and spots are limited! *Rethinkwaste service area comprises the cities of: Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, parts of unincorporated San Mateo County, and the West Bay Sanitary District
Halloween “Golden Hour” Party & Pumpkin Carving Contest (SF)
Thursday, October 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | FRONT Cafe at The Archery
Please invite friends, family and neighbors to celebrate the cafe opening, over a night of spooky fun and games. Light food and drinks will be served. Costumes are encouraged and staff will be dressed to impress. The main event will be a pumpkin carving/decorating contest from ...
4:00 pmMystical Halloween Magic Show (San Mateo)  FREE
Asian Art Museum’s New Immersive Thursday Night Music Series (Oct. 28)
Thursday, October 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Weekday tickets are $20. Weekend tickets are $25. Thursday evening tickets are $15
| Asian Art Museum

Plan ahead for the holidays. This is your final chance to see one of SF’s most engaging and inspiriting immersive art experiences. The Asian Art Museum just announced their final block of tickets for teamLab: Continuity goes on sale today, October 21, 2021. Step into ...

5:00 pmSasha Duerr: Natural Palettes: Inspiration from Plant-Based Color  $14
BART’s Free Concert Series in the Plaza (Glen Park)
Thursday, October 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Please note this event is October 28 (not October 21 as was previously listed)
5:30 pmLessons on Moving Through Change, Loss, and Disruption  FREE*
*Free, suggested donation of $10.
The Future of Gathering: A Conversation with Eventbrite CEO Julia Hartz (SF)
Thursday, October 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $8.20*
*use code funcheap18 for 18% off for $8.20 in person tickets
| Manny’s
How do you run a billion dollar events company when the world stops? Eventbrite’s CEO Julia Hartz shares how she did it & the way forward. The pandemic made a lot of us realize just how important gatherings are. Eventbrite has had a front row seat ...
Sacramento’s Día de los Muertos “El Panteon” Celebration (Oct. 28-31)
Thursday, October 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Latino Center for Arts & Culture (Sacramento)
The centuries-old tradition of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) will be celebrated this year on the grounds of the Latino Center of Art and Culture. This annual LCAC event, El Panteón de Sacramento, features the recreation of a candlelit Mexican cemetery and ...
6:00 pm“Dance Thrill Fest” & Virtual Costume Dance Party (Zoom)  $8*
*Tickets are $8 - $88, no one turned away for lack of funds. If cost is a barrier reach out at tickets@reyesdance.com and we'll send you a free ticket no questions asked.
6:00 pmDear White Women: Let’s Get (Un)Comfortable Talking About Racism  FREE
SF’s “Skybridge on Stevenson” Outdoor Music & Dance Fest (Sept. 16 – Nov 18)
Thursday, October 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 510 Stevenson St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Skybridge on Stevenson is back with another 10 weeks of live music, dance performances, special guest DJs, dance competition, food and drinks, and more. An outdoor dance and music festival for all ages. Food and drinks by neighborhood restaurants: Montesacro & Grilled Cheese Guy Beer ...Every Thursday

6:30 pmHow (and Why) to Conserve Water in Apartment Complexes (Los Gatos)  FREE*
6:30 pmDate Better. Date With Improv for Singles 30-50 (Virtual)  $10
KQED’s “Chilling Histories of California” (SF)
Thursday, October 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 - In Person, Free - Livestream.
| The Commons, KQED Headquarters,
Understand the Golden State through the ghosts of its past with a night of haunting and curious tales from forgotten corners of California history. As Halloween approaches, KQED’s Carly Severn and Rae Alexandra host a company of journalists and community storytellers to recount macabre and murderous ...
Oakland Secret Comedy Night

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up 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 takes place in a ...

7:00 pmLydia Ortiz: Filipino American History Artist Spotlight  FREE*
“The Big Quiz Thing” Live Outdoor Team Trivia in Salesforce Park (SF)
Thursday, October 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park

Since its beginning at a New York burlesque club in 2002, The Big Quiz Thing has grown into America’s greatest source of custom trivia entertainment, for thousands of clients nationwide, in-person and virtually. And now it returns to San Francisco’s most glorious public space— Salesforce ...Every Thursday

SF’s “HellaSecret” Halloween Comedy Show Weekend 2021 (Oct. 28-31)

Get ready for SF’s 2nd Annual HellaSecret Halloween Weekend Comedy Fest – part of our pop-up series of comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location prior to the show. ...

“Funnyvale” Halloween Comedy Night + Fuego After Party (Sunnyvale)
Thursday, October 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Exclusive $10 tickets w/ promo code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20)
| Fuego
Funnyvale is a live pre-Halloween standup comedy show in historic downtown Sunnyvale hosted by Terry Dorsey & Farrell Hamann. It takes place at Fuego, a comedy club that brings a sexy vegas-style club setting to the heart of the Peninsula. They’ve got a great food and ...
7:00 pmPoetry Night w/ Nikki Giovanni: Make Me Rain  $5*
*Suggested Donation $5-$20.
8:00 pmDeadass: Stand-Up Comedy (Oakland)  FREE
8:00 pmHalloween Showcase at the Alameda Comedy Club  $10*
*General Admission: USD 10.00
8:00 pmThe Guardsmen 17th Annual Halloween Party (SF’s Phoneix Hotel)  $25*
*Prices go up as event nears
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