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Saturday, August 18

19th Amendment: 98th Anniversary Celebration | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Asiento
19th Amendment: 98th Anniversary Celebration | SF
Celebrate the 98th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment with Sister District San Francisco. Join for a special suffragist trivia party and fundraiser* to support Sister District Project’s first three state legislative alumni – Stephanie Hansen (DE), Manka Dhingra (WA), and Margaret Good ...

Sunday, August 19

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Featured speaker, longtime Sunday Assembly East Bay member, singer, and drummer Craig Good, who will lead an interactive presentation on Improvisation! “In just a few minutes you’ll learn how to make friends with anybody, how to fail gracefully, and the power of positive feedback,” says Craig. Teller ...

Thursday, August 23

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, August 23 – 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 ...

Sunday, August 26

Surfrider’s 34th Birthday Clean Up at Baker Beach | SF
Sunday, August 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Baker Beach
Surfrider's 34th Birthday Clean Up at Baker Beach | SF
Surrider is turning 34. Come and join the celebration as they dedicate this clean up to their birthday on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Drop-in and groups welcome and hot coffee to be served. Come on down, have a snack, and help hug the beach. Bring your dog, ...

Monday, September 3

Volunteer: Serve 2,500 Meals to the Homeless on Labor Day | SF
Monday, September 3 – 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 5

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 | 2 pm to 5 pm Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE ...

Saturday, September 8

Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 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 ...

Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| San Francisco County Fair Building
Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park

Volunteers contribute more than 40,000 hours of service to the Garden each year, supporting horticulture, leading children’s walks and public tours, propagating plants, and so much more. If you’re interested in getting involved, join in for a one-hour walking tour of the Garden and learn ...

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

  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 ...

Thursday, September 13

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, September 13 – 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 ...

Saturday, September 15

2018 California Coastal Cleanup Day | How to Sign Up
Saturday, September 15 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2018 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. 2018 California Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, September 15, 2018 | 9 am to noon All Over California FREE Cleanup and restoration activities will be happening in San Francisco, Marin, ...
Oakland “Creek to Bay” Volunteer Day | 2018
Saturday, September 15 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over Oakland
Oakland "Creek to Bay" Volunteer Day | 2018
Oakland Creek to Bay Day is part of California Coastal Cleanup Day, the largest volunteer day in California and the world – when thousands of volunteers beautify and clean trash from shorelines and waterways across California, the nation and in about 100 countries. 2018 Oakland Creek to Bay ...
2018 Coastal Cleanup Day | Aquarium of the Bay
Saturday, September 15 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Aquarium of the Bay
2018 Coastal Cleanup Day | Aquarium of the Bay
The Aquarium of the Bay will once again host an annual beach cleanup at Aquatic Park near Fisherman’s Wharf in partnership with SF Maritime National Historical Park on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Free, but an RSVP is required. You need to bring the signed waiver for this cleanup event. Make sure ...
2018 Burlingame Bayfront Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 15 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Bayfront West
2018 Burlingame Bayfront Cleanup Day
The Burlingame Bayfront Cleanup Day is an annual waterway and land cleanup held on the third Saturday of September. It overlaps with the California Coastal Cleanup Day, which is the largest volunteer event that brings the community together in removing trash from the waterways and ...

Sunday, September 16

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, September 16 – 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 ...

Saturday, September 22

Free National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2018
Free National Parks Day: "National Public Lands Day" | 2018

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 entrance to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission ...

Thursday, September 27

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, September 27 – 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 ...

Saturday, October 13

Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, October 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| San Francisco County Fair Building
Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park

Volunteers contribute more than 40,000 hours of service to the Garden each year, supporting horticulture, leading children’s walks and public tours, propagating plants, and so much more. If you’re interested in getting involved, join in for a one-hour walking tour of the Garden and learn ...