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Tuesday, February 19

Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley
Tuesday, February 19 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley

Please be advised that the date of this event has changed from 2/17 to 2/19.

Oscar Nominees Movie Catch Up Week | Castro
Tuesday, February 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Bring cash for food and drink purchase.
| Finntown
Oscar Nominees Movie Catch Up Week | Castro

Come join the plush theater and catch up on some of this year’s nominees with happy hour drink and food specials. Various bites and regular dinner menu available as well.
Finn Town Oscar Nominees Catch Up Week
Feb. 19-21, 2019 | 5 pm (Movie starts at 5:30 pm)
Finn …

Double Standard Comedy: Free Standup & Cookies | Oakland
Tuesday, February 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame
Tuesday, February 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame

The headliner this month is the hilarious Chris Riggins, who has opened for Dave Chappelle and regularly appears at the Comedy Store in West Hollywood and the San Francisco Punch Line.

Full lineup:

Chris Riggins
Phil Johnson
Nicole Tran
Tammy Tea Love
Vahe Hove
Tony Zavala
Hosted by Dave Zugnoni

PizzaHacker Free Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, February 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and an RSVP entitles you to a discount on pizza
PizzaHacker Free Comedy Night | SF

2/19 Lineup:

Ronn Vigh – Punch Line SF
Frankie Marcos – Go Frank Yourself
Amy Howerska – UK Favorite
Adam Pearlstein – Punch Line SF

Wednesday, February 20

Food First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley
Wednesday, February 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Food First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley
“Secret San Francisco” Lightning Talks | Immersive Design Week
Wednesday, February 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Various
"Secret San Francisco" Lightning Talks | Immersive Design Week

Join The Secret Alley, Epic Immersive, and The Bay Area Immersive Creators Happy Hour for a mixer and evening of lightning talks connecting guests of the Immersive Design Summit with the San Francisco underground art community.
San Francisco’s most unique and mysterious spaces are opening themselves up for this one-of-a-kind …

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, February 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 2/20:
Kollin Holtz (Sylvan Productions) Emily Catalano (SF Punchline) Drew Harmon (SF Sketchfest) Jesse Hett (SF Sketchfest) Butch Escobar (Cobb’s Comedy Club) Natasha Muse (HBO) & more

The Premise: Free Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF
Wednesday, February 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
The Premise: Free Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF

2/20 Lineup:

Walker Glenn – SF Sketchfest
Annie Bernstein – Mutiny Radio
Red Scott – Punch Line SF
Chey Bell – Special on Vimeo

Thursday, February 21

Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa
Thursday, February 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa
Hills, Sunlight & Shadows Talk: Decisions that Shape Downtown | SF
Thursday, February 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Hills, Sunlight & Shadows Talk: Decisions that Shape Downtown  | SF

San Francisco is both a City of bold vision that can lead a nation in a new direction and a City that anchors itself firmly in history. Forces for change and preservation push and pull through economic cycles to build the physical City that we …

Friday, February 22

67th Annual Pacific Orchid Exposition Opening Day | SF
Friday, February 22 – 9:00 am | Cost: $12*
*$12 for Single Day Admission.
| San Francisco County Fair Building
67th Annual Pacific Orchid Exposition Opening Day | SF

The 2019 Pacific Orchid Exposition will be San Francisco Orchid Society’s 67th Annual orchid show and sale in Golden Gate Park. This year’s theme is “Orchids of the Enchanted Forest.”
The show will have thousands of orchids on display, demonstrations, and local and international orchid vendors. …

DoTheBay + Greenrush Present: Pre-Festival Cannabis Happy Hour | SF
Friday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. 21+ Event. Bring cash for purchase.
DoTheBay + Greenrush Present: Pre-Festival Cannabis Happy Hour | SF

Join Noise Pop Festival, DoTheBay, and greenRush (the easiest way to buy weed) for the second Cannabis Happy Hour at Hotel Kabuki.
Get ready for DJs spinning, on-site cannabis delivery, exclusive discounts and deals, complimentary gourmet munchies. Entry is free with RSVP. Must be 21+.

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, February 22 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Critical Mass
“But I Love the Zine!” Doc Screening & Panel Discussion | Oakland
Friday, February 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Classic Cars West
“But I Love the Zine!” Doc Screening & Panel Discussion | Oakland

This video reveals the resurgent San Francisco Bay Area culture of zines – artistic publications that are self-made, accessible, intentionally tactile and NOT the Internet. Meet remarkable zine authors in their studios, a major art museum curator, and avid zine festival goers and promoters. Fiona …

“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF
Friday, February 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10