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Robot Block Party 2013
By - posted 4/8/2013
Geeks

In celebration of National Robotics Week, Silicon Valley’s Robot Block Party 2013 returns to the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Lab at Stanford on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, from 1-6pm. Come and see robots on display from Silicon Valley companies representing the best in research, industrial and consumer robotics. Robot Block Party 2013 Wednesday, April more...

Oakland Earth Expo
By - posted 4/8/2013
Fairs & Festivals

Renew your commitment to a cleaner, greener, healthier Oakland and you, at the Oakland Earth Expo 2013 on April 10, 2013. Oakland’s annual EarthEXPO is a popular and festive lunchtime environmental fair connected to Earth Day. Up to 100 green businesses, government agencies, community and environmental groups and environmental artists exhibit more...

Free Cone Day
By - posted 4/8/2013
Freebies

Tuesday, April 9 is Free Cone Day 2013 at Ben & Jerry’s, and you know what that means… Free ice cream for you. As long as you don’t mind waiting in really long lines, almost all Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops in the Bay Area (and around the world, for that more...

March Madness 2013: Title Game Watch
By - posted 4/7/2013
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April’s Top 10
By - posted 4/7/2013
Get Out: Events

Spring is here with free ice cream, new museum openings and doggie festivals – It’s April  2013 and great ready to plan ahead for fun for the month. Witness the wackiest parade in SF on “St. Stupid’s Day” (4/1), bring your pooch to the biggest dog festival in the city (4/13), celebrate more...

2013 Greek Parade & Festival
By - posted 4/6/2013
Fairs & Festivals

The 2013 Hellenic Cultural Parade on Sunday, April 7, 2013 celebrates the 192nd anniversary of Greek Independence Day (when they battled the Ottoman Empire) with a day of Greek food, music and dancing. You’ll see paraders march down Market Street dressed in the clothing of Greek freedom fighters from the early 19th century, as well more...

$1 Book Day
By - posted 4/5/2013
Deals

Held at Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion, the San Francisco Public Library’s 2013 Spring Book Sale will feature over 250,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl and other forms of media in over 70 categories from April 3-7, 2013. Everything is $3 or less, with a 3-2-1 scale: $3-hard cover more...

Grand Opening: Museum of Craft & Design
By - posted 4/3/2013
Artsy Fartsy

The Museum of Craft & Design is finally opening its doors to the public during a free Grand Opening community celebration at their permanent location in the Dogpatch on April 6, 2013. Rather than featuring paintings or traditional sculpture, the Museum showcases other types of artwork that range from furniture, kinetic more...

Mission District Arts Crawl
By - posted 4/3/2013
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 The Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP) sprawl over  20+ venues as well as public spaces, street corners, BART stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission from around 6pm until late. The event features taking common spaces and for one chaotic evening transforming them into whatever we want including free live more...

#KittenCamp
By - posted 4/1/2013
Only in San Francisco

#KittenCamp is a fun event for web-loving, ad industry folk to watch memes, drink free beer and listen to a selection of awesome guest speakers. Hear talks by the folks behind viral promotion start-up, FanDrop; Ken Pontac, writer and director of the awesome internet sensation, Happy Tree Friends; and the creators more...

SF Giants Free Opening Day Viewing Party
By - posted 3/31/2013
Get Out: Events

Take the afternoon off from work and join 5,000+ Giants fans at AT&T Park to watch the defending World Series champion SF Giants vs. LA Dodgers live from Dodger Stadium. The Giants open 2013 on the road in LA, so this first game of the season will be shown on the huge more...

St. Stupid’s Day Parade
By - posted 3/31/2013
Only in San Francisco

The 35th Annual St. Stupid’s Day Parade is a celebration of stupidity on April 1, 2013. Wear something silly, bring your solo socks, spare pennies and losing lottery tickets and gather with all the other stupids at the Embarcadero Plaza (foot of Market Street) at noon. 35th Annual St. Stupid’s Day Parade Monday, April more...

Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race
By - posted 3/30/2013
Only in San Francisco

Yes, officially announced for 2013! Watch dozens of contestants at Bring Your Own Big Wheel 2013 (BYOBW) risk humiliation and serious injury racing their big wheels (those giant plastic tricycles from when we were kids – no rubber wheels allowed) down the crazy curvy Vermont & 20th streets – the actual more...

Hunky Jesus Contest
By - posted 3/27/2013
Easter

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the kabuki-inspired cross-dressing nuns-of-fun, host their 34th Easter Sunday in the Park on March 31, 2013 at Dolores Park. There’s a family-friendly Children’s Easter at 11am, but the real fun follows after the kids head home with adult-friendly fare like the  Easter Bonnet Contest, burlesque and more...

Easter 2013
By - posted 3/27/2013
Easter

San Francisco just can’t seem to do anything normal. And that’s the way we like it! Sure, for 2013 you can attend the traditional egg hunts and sunrise services atop a mountain, but our city just needs to do some things a bit different – with a wacky Easter parade on more...