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Sunday, January 19

49ers vs. Green Bay Packers on Big Screen at The Chapel | SF
Sunday, January 19 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
49ers vs. Green Bay Packers on Big Screen at The Chapel | SF
SF 49ers vs Green Bay Packers at The Chapel. Watch the game on their big screen. They’ll have food and drinks ready. (Including a $15 special of 3 sliders, fries and a 16 oz. Tecate) Doors open at 2:30 pm and admission is free.
2020 SF Fresh Festival: Power & Gender Talk, Dance & Dessert | SF
Sunday, January 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Many events free. Others have nominal costs
| ODC Dance Commons
2020 SF Fresh Festival: Power & Gender Talk, Dance & Dessert | SF
An evening for women and non-binary dancers. Free event. Bring a dessert if possible

Monday, January 20

“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, January 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
"Resistance is Fertile" Free Comedy Night | SF

A show of queens, queers, and 1 token peen. Nicole Calasich, Shelbi Evans, and Brooke Heinichen bring you Resistance is Fertile featuring a majority female lineup of the Bay Area’s rising stars in comedy to discuss the joys of being a woman in a batshit ...Monthly

The Good, The Bad & The Funny Comedy Showcase | Blondie’s
Monday, January 20 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Blondie's Bar & No Grill
The Good, The Bad & The Funny Comedy Showcase | Blondie's
Mondays can be a drag. The 1st and 3rd Monday catch a free stand-up comedy show. The Good, The Bad, and The Funny Comedy Show at Blondie’s Bar is a bi-monthly comedy showcase featuring Bay Area comedians that have performed at Cobb’s Comedy Club, The ...

Tuesday, January 21

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, January 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...Monthly

Wednesday, January 22

Bikes to Books 2020 Beer Social | Bender’s
Wednesday, January 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring money for food and drinks. 21+
| Bender's Bar & Grill
Bikes to Books 2020 Beer Social | Bender's
On Wednesday, January 22nd, join Nicole Gluckstern and Burrito Justice, the creators of literary bicycle tour “Bikes to Books,” for an evening of socializing, beer drinking, and map chat—the first of a series of “Bikes to Books” events and meetups planned for 2020. Bicyclists, book-ists, beer-ists, ...
The Premise: Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF
Wednesday, January 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Laundry
The Premise: Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF

1/22 Lineup: Brent Pella (Funny or Die, MTV) Chanel Ali (MTV’s Girl Code, Funny or Die) Vik Pandya (Comedy Album debuted #1 on Itunes) Pallavi Gunalan (Oversharing Comedy) Brent Pella (Funny or Die, MTV) John O’neill Roy (Helium Comedy Club) James Mwaura (SF Sketchfest) Jeff Dean (World Series of Comedy Main Event) Every Wednesday

Thursday, January 23

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, January 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 ...Monthly

2020 Fresh Festival: Dance, Music, Performance | Final Day
Thursday, January 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Many events free. Others have nominal costs
| Brava Theater
2020 Fresh Festival: Dance, Music, Performance | Final Day

FRESH Exchanges are community oriented and organized social and interactive events created to cultivate, invigorate and cross-pollinate experimental dance, music and performance artists and audiences. These include live music events, roundtable talks, artist input and audience feedback sessions, writing and reading circles, improvisation jams and ...

“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, January 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| Slate Bar

Come commiserate in laughter with the Bay Area’s top comedians. They’ll make you feel like life isn’t too bad, or at least let you laugh at their misfortunes. And, that always feels good. Stay after the show for free ’90s dance karaoke. (I wish I ...Monthly

La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission
Thursday, January 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pop's Bar
La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission

Put an exclamation mark on your weekend. DJ Clave keeps the beat and brings you a mix of the classic Latin stuff with the funkiest EDM. Salsa, Merengue, Electro-Cumbia, Breaks, Hip Hop, and Nu Latin Beats on the speakers. A Piñata to break, drink specials, ...Monthly

Friday, January 24

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, January 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...Monthly

Spontaneous Storytelling: True Stories & Free Drinks for Storytellers | SF
Spontaneous Storytelling: True Stories & Free Drinks for Storytellers | SF

Please note that the event is on January 24, 2020 and not January 10, 2020 as previously posted. Monthly

Sunday, January 26

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, January 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...Monthly

Monday, January 27

Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.
Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.

Come to the monthly Free Queer Bowling Night at Mission Bowling Club. In addition to free bowling, you can enjoy $4 cocktails and beers all night courtesy of  Tito’s Vodka and Standard Deviant Brewing. And bowl to the sounds of DJs Siobhan Aluvalot & Marke ...Monthly

Monday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, January 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill
Monday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  Monthly

Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF
Monday, January 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF

Comedian Andrew Holmgren (SF Weekly 2014 Best comedian) of Sylvan Productions (SF Weekly 2013 best comedy troupe) hosts an evening of some of his favorite comics whose comedy is sure to leave you satisfied and sore. The show takes place on every 4th Monday of ...Monthly

Wednesday, January 29

Shaping SF Lecture: Money for AIDS, Not For War | SF
Wednesday, January 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Money for AIDS, Not For War | SF
The “Money for AIDS, Not for War” ritual/protest was held 35 years ago by Enola Gay, a self proclaimed faggot affinity group, on September 23, 1984, at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 50 miles east of San Francisco. It was the first recorded use of ...

Thursday, January 30

Retro Game Nite: Card Games & Classic Video Games | SF
Thursday, January 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Holy Mountain
Retro Game Nite: Card Games & Classic Video Games | SF
Come for a Retro Game Nite every last week of the month at Holy Mountain. Enjoy Adult Fun with Throwback (21+ Event) Classic Wii Games Board Games Card Games Guest may bring their own console. A two hour reservation per TV is required. Holy Mountain Offers Great Cocktails, Craft Beers, Local ...
French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF
Thursday, January 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Asiento
French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF

Every last Thursday of the month, Moules à Facettes invites you in SF for an afterwork party with French drinks, French music and quality people from everywhere. That you are a regular or a newcomer, feel free to share the love to all your friends, ...Monthly

Butterfly Effect: Free Climate Crisis Circle & Symposium | SF
Thursday, January 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free, but reservations are encouraged.
| Dance Mission Theater
Butterfly Effect: Free Climate Crisis Circle & Symposium | SF
As part of our Butterfly Effect  programing,  Dance Mission / Dance Brigade has gathered righteous earth justice warriors and revolutionary thinkers and doers to talk about actions and solutions to combat the climate emergency with community.  We need your voice. At a time when we could all ...
Win Tix: More Guns: A Musical Comedy about the NRA | SF
Thursday, January 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Z Space Theater
A Musical Comedy about the NRA. More Guns features the book, music, and lyrics by Philip Labes and Michael O’Konis, with original direction by Zach Siegel, musical direction by Michael O’Konis and choreography by Dahlya Glick. Ron Barkley is the head lobbyist for the NRA, and ...

Friday, January 31

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, January 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...Monthly

Saturday, February 1

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, February 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...Monthly

SF’s “Bad Art Gallery”: Hilarious Dumpster Art | Mission Dist.
Saturday, February 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 518 Valencia
SF's "Bad Art Gallery": Hilarious Dumpster Art | Mission Dist.
The Mission Bad Art Gallery, an art show curated from the finest dumpsters and flea markets, is back for 2020. Only the finest bad art from esteemed Bay Area collections (thrift stores, yard sales, flea markets) presented in a ritzy Inner Mansion Gallery with enlightning (and ...