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Sunday, August 25

Surfrider’s 35th Birthday Beach Clean Up | Baker Beach
Sunday, August 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Baker Beach
Surfrider's 35th Birthday Beach Clean Up | Baker Beach
Surfrider is turning 35. Come and join the celebration as they dedicate this beach clean up to their birthday on Sunday, August 25, 2019 from 10 am-12 pm. Drop-in and groups are welcome and hot coffee will be served. Come on down, have a snack, and help ...

Monday, September 2

Volunteer: Serve 2,500 Meals to the Homeless on Labor Day | SF
Monday, September 2 – 9:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| St. Anthony Foundation
Volunteer: Serve 2,500 Meals to the Homeless on Labor Day | SF
Staying in-town over Labor Day weekend? Hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation, but many of our volunteers do. That’s why we need your support. The St. Anthony’s Dining Room has served poor and homeless Tenderloin residents since 1950. We rely on volunteers to serve nearly 2,500 ...

Wednesday, September 4

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa
Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly

Thursday, September 5

“Amplify 2019” Spirit Soiree: Hors d’oeuvres & Fund Raising | SF
"Amplify 2019" Spirit Soiree: Hors d'oeuvres & Fund Raising | SF
The CHEER For Life Foundation and CHEER San Francisco invite you to AMPLIFY! – our Annual Spirit Soirée – on Thursday, September 5th at The Academy in the heart of the Castro. AMPLIFY! is an evening to toast to the impact made by our many volunteers, supporters, and beneficiaries over the past year — and to ...

Saturday, September 7

Cleaning & Greening: Coffee, Bagels & Conversation | SF
Saturday, September 7 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lafayette Park
Cleaning & Greening: Coffee, Bagels & Conversation | SF

Join the Lafayette Park gardeners and FOLP board on the first Saturday of each month for a bit of park beautification. Meet us by the playground for coffee, bagels, and conversation. If you arrive after we’ve gotten started, just look for the happy people working ...Monthly

Thursday, September 12

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, September 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

2019 Divisadero Fall Art Walk | SF
Thursday, September 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event happens every 2nd Thursday of March, June, September & December
| Divisadero Corridor
2019 Divisadero Fall Art Walk | SF

Divisadero Art Walk happens four times a year, in March, June, September and December for a fun evening featuring art shows, live music, plus there’s usually complimentary beverages and more. 2019 Divisadero Art Walk 2nd Thursday of March, June, September & December | 6 pm Divisadero, Golden Gate to ...

Saturday, September 14

Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF
Saturday, September 14 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Laguna Honda Hospital
Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda's Lost Trails | SF

Did you know that there’s another trail system in San Francisco? The trails have been off the radar for some time. SF Urban Riders is proud to announce that they’re working with the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in improving the historic multi­ use ...Monthly

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, September 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...Monthly

Sunday, September 15

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, September 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...Monthly

Saturday, September 21

2019 California Coastal Cleanup Day | How to Sign Up
Saturday, September 21 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2019 California Coastal Cleanup Day | How to Sign Up
Help keep San Francisco’s stretch of the coastline clean at the 2018 California Coastal Cleanup Day on the third Saturday of September. 2019 California Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 9 am to noon All Over California FREE Cleanup and restoration activities will be happening in San Francisco, Marin, ...

Thursday, September 26

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...Monthly

Saturday, September 28

Free National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2019
Free National Parks Day: "National Public Lands Day" | 2019

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission ...

Wednesday, October 2

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa
Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly

Saturday, October 5

Cleaning & Greening: Coffee, Bagels & Conversation | SF
Saturday, October 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lafayette Park
Cleaning & Greening: Coffee, Bagels & Conversation | SF

Join the Lafayette Park gardeners and FOLP board on the first Saturday of each month for a bit of park beautification. Meet us by the playground for coffee, bagels, and conversation. If you arrive after we’ve gotten started, just look for the happy people working ...Monthly

Berkeley Harvest Festival | 2019
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cedar Rose Park
Berkeley Harvest Festival | 2019
Join and celebrate the bounty of the season at the City of Berkeley’s Harvest Festival at Cedar Rose Park on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 11 am to 4 pm featuring a Food and Garden Exhibitions in addition to live music and a Kids Zone. This festival ...

Thursday, October 10

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, October 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

Saturday, October 12

Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF
Saturday, October 12 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Laguna Honda Hospital
Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda's Lost Trails | SF

Did you know that there’s another trail system in San Francisco? The trails have been off the radar for some time. SF Urban Riders is proud to announce that they’re working with the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in improving the historic multi­ use ...Monthly

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, October 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...Monthly

Sunday, October 20

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, October 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...Monthly

Wednesday, November 6

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa
Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly

Saturday, November 9

Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF
Saturday, November 9 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Laguna Honda Hospital
Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda's Lost Trails | SF

Did you know that there’s another trail system in San Francisco? The trails have been off the radar for some time. SF Urban Riders is proud to announce that they’re working with the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in improving the historic multi­ use ...Monthly

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, November 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...Monthly

Thursday, November 14

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, November 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

Sunday, November 17

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, November 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...Monthly

Thursday, December 12

2019 Divisadero Winter Art Walk | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event happens every 2nd Thursday of March, June, September & December
| Divisadero Corridor
2019 Divisadero Winter Art Walk | SF

Divisadero Art Walk happens four times a year, in March, June, September and December for a fun evening featuring art shows, live music, plus there’s usually complimentary beverages and more. 2019 Divisadero Art Walk 2nd Thursday of March, June, September & December | 6 pm Divisadero, Golden Gate to ...