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Friday, August 12

Free Day at Dublin’s “The Wave” Waterpark Dublin’s The Wave waterpark is hosting a free admission day on Friday, August 12, 2022. On Friday morning, August 12, KTVU’s “Mornings on 2” news team will be filming a Dublin edition of “Zip Trips” at The Wave. Admission will be free for participants who arrive by ...
10:00 amExploratorium After Dark “Water Rhythms” at Pier 15 (SF)  $19.95*
*Adult 18-64: USD 29.95, Senior 65+ or Disabled: USD 24.95, Teacher or Student 18+: USD 24.95, Youth 13-17: USD 24.95, Child 4-12: USD 19.95
“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)

While many restaurants are struggling, San Francisco Mexican restaurant TATO wants to give back. They’re bringing back their “Taco Love” special which features a two taco plate with sides, and pay-what-you-can pricing. Pay-What-You-Can Taco Day Tato 4608 3rd St. (@ McKinnon) San Francisco (Bayview) Every ...Every Friday

12:00 pmRooftop “Lunchbox Music at the Park” at Salesforce Park (SF)  FREE*
*Free for all
12:30 pmRooftop Vinyasa Yoga at Salesforce Park (SF)  FREE*
*Fe for all
1:00 pm“OrCam Demo Day” at Earle Baum Center for the Blind (Santa Rosa)  FREE
All DayAKASSA Summer Festival: Virtual Craft Fair Celebrating AAPI Legends  FREE*
*Free for all to attend! RSVP on Eventbrite for the calendar invite and to get reminders leading up to the event
David Johnson Film Processing Lab Dedication Ceremony (Castro)
Friday, August 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harvey Milk Photography Center
David Johnson Film Processing Lab Dedication on August 12 Join us on Friday, August 12, 2022 from 4 to 6 p.m. for a dedication ceremony for the David Johnson Film Processing Lab at the Harvey Milk Photo Center (50 Scott Street). Honor one of the most significant ...
Godzilla Film Festival at SF’s Balboa Theater (Aug. 12-14)
Friday, August 12 – 4:30 pm | Cost: $15*
*Weekend passes available for $60 which include 20 films
| Balboa Theatre

This year’s show features everyone’s favorite mutant ninja turtle, Gamera! Gamera will be with us and he’s bringing along 8 of his classic films, as well as special guest Carl Craig, who played boyscout  Jim Morgan in the 1968 Daiei movie Gamera vs Viras (also ...

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)
Friday, August 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
| Monroe

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices ...Every Friday

The Menagerie Oddities & Curiosities Peculiar Pop Up (Alameda)
Friday, August 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 adult/$3 youth (5-11)
| 1435 Webster Street, Alameda CA

It’s a Mini-Menagerie of Oddities & Curiosities, Bizarre Art, and Acrobats! Join us during Webster Street’s 2nd Friday Art Stroll at the al Fresco Dining Park for a Peculiar Pop Up Residency this summer with special performances from SkyHigh Odditorium & other entertainers. The show ...Monthly

Fo’Show Friday at Liberation Park (Oakland) Can y’all kick it?  Yes y’all absolutely can!  Looking for something to do on Friday evenings?  Look no further. Now you and yours can come hang out and chill at Liberation Park during  Fo‘Show Fridays from 5pm-9pm.  Come by and grab something to eat from ...
“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)
Friday, August 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
| Fort Mason Center

With Fogust behind us and beautiful Bay Area fall coming quick, Off the Grid is making its return to Fort Mason Center with 8 themed Friday night food fests between September 1 – October 27. Theme nights include a celebration of San Francisco, Asian holiday ...Every Friday

SF’s Friday Teen Nights + Free Inflatable Carnival (July 29-Aug 12)
Friday, August 12 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | India Basin Shoreline Park

The younger end of the Gen Z spectrum gets the special treatment with an awesome-sounding summer “Teen Night” in the park. To try to give kids a safe place to hang out on a Friday night, the city’s Parks Alliance is setting up an epic ...Every Friday

“The Cut” SF’s New Outdoor Cinema (Back to the Future + Friday)

The Cut Outdoor Cinema is now open! The Cut will bring the only year-round outdoor cinema in SF to The Crossing at East Cut, presenting a movie-going experience unlike any other in the Bay. The Cut Outdoor Cinema will present a calendar filled with iconic ...

SF’s Free Outdoor Summer Comedy Fest (Chase Center)
Friday, August 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thrive City Plaza (at Chase Center)
Get ready for 2022’s second outdoor comedy takeover of Chase Center’s Thrive City w/ SF’s top comics, DJs and giveaways. Friday night laughs are coming (again)! as the team behind the Bay Area’s popular HellaSecret comedy shows comes to Thrive City, the plaza surrounding Chase Center, to ...
“Music on the Square 2022” Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)
Friday, August 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square

Welcome to Music on the Square 2022… featuring an exceptional summer of free outdoor concerts lined up from June 3 through September 2. We’re celebrating our 16th year by bringing you FREE music for fourteen weeks throughout the summer on Friday evenings from 6 to ...Every Friday

6:30 pmZERO1 Artist Talk Claudia Larcher (SF)  $10*
*Pay What You Can $10 suggested, RSVP required
Free Tickets: Teen Science Night at Cal Academy of Sciences (SF)
Friday, August 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for teens Ages 13-18 only
| California Academy of Sciences
Come to the largest museum teen only event at the California Academy of Sciences on 8/12/22. Starts @ 6:30 and goes on until 9:00. Get your free tickets at https://www.calacademy.org/teen-science-night Ages 13-18 only
6:30 pm“Jazz and Blues by the Bay” Festival (Sausalito)  FREE*
*Lawn seating is free of charge on a first-come, first served basis
6:30 pm“Bands and Brews” at Blue Rock Springs Park (Vallejo)  FREE*
*Free Lawn Seating and Free Parking
FREE: Oakland’s HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktails (2022)

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 ...

“HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $Free Tickets with code FUNCHEAP GUEST (otherwise $15-20) HellaSecret North Beach Comedy 2022 Every Friday and Saturday ...

SF’s Friday Speakeasy Comedy Night

Discover SF’s secret speakeasy comedy night! This is part of Funcheap’s pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get notified of the secret location. Get $5 off Tickets – Early bird tickets $10 adv w/ code ...

7:00 pm“Godspell” The Musical Live in Concord (Aug. 12-13)  $5*
*Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.dlshs.org/about-us/communications/de-la-salle-news/display/~board/news/post/godspell
Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)
Friday, August 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
| Chabot Space & Science Center

Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for a free telescope viewing! Weather permitting, this is a chance to explore stars, planets and more through Chabot’s historic telescopes. Chabot’s three large historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the ...Every Friday

8:00 pmThe Confessional at Stagewerx (SF)  $15*
*General Admission: USD 15.00
9:00 pm“And Ya Don’t Stop Fridays” Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)  FREE*
*Free all night.
“Perseids Meteor Shower” Watch Party + Hot Coca (Chabot Space & Science Center)
Friday, August 12 – 11:45 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 Adult, $7.00 youth, Members free
| Chabot Space & Science Center
Join Chabot astronomers for a watch party of one of most abundant meteor showers of the year, the Perseids. Every August the earth passes through the debris of the giant Comet Swift Tuttle, the origin of this famed shower. Named for the radiant point or ...
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