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Thursday, January 23

Exploratorium After Dark: Flights of Fancy | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Flights of Fancy | Pier 15
As Curious Contraptions, our winter exhibition, comes to a close, get on board with its fetching and whimsical take on transportation. From bewitching bicycles to astounding aviation to crazy cars, take a look at the art, science, and storytelling behind bewildering and transcendent modes of ...
Cursive Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
Thursday, January 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Cursive Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
Cursive celebrates their second new album in as many years, Get Fixed (out 1/17 on vinyl, Black & Silver Cornetto Color Vinyl & CD on their own 15 Passenger Records), with a live in-store set and signing at Amoeba SF on Thursday, January 23rd at ...

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

Lunar New Year NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
Lunar New Year NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
Get a second chance to kick off the new year when NightLife rings in the Year of the Rat with a night devoted to Lunar New Year traditions. Begin the celebration with a powerful lion dance performance and ceremony by SF’s own Jing Mo Athletic Association, ...
Win Tix: Asian Art Museum’s Evening Talk w/ Nepal Artist Tsherin Sherpa | SF
Thursday, January 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Asian Art Museum
For almost a thousand years, Tibetan artists have created visionary paintings for the practice of Vajrayana, or Lightning Vehicle, Buddhism. In this program, thangka master Tsherin Sherpa discusses the theory and practice of Himalayan art in the contemporary world. This evening artist talk is part of ...
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

Win Tix: Psych-rock Band Society of Rockets: Album Release | Rickshaw Stop
Thursday, January 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
Psychedelic pop band from San Francisco, The Society of Rockets has been around since the mid-1990s, quietly building a deep discography while almost entirely removed from the larger indie rock community. The group is led by singer and primary songwriter Joshua Babcock, a man with a ...
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Thursday, January 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
| Milk Bar
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar

Come out to Haight Ashbury Comedy Night every Thursday at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best comedians. The lineup changes every week, but expect to see comics that have performed at Cobbs, SF Sketchfest, the ...Every Thursday

Win Tix: “2 Dope Queens” Star Phoebe Robinson in Conversation | SF
Thursday, January 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Marines' Memorial Theatre
SF Sketchfest Tribute to Phoebe Robinson, in conversation. Phoebe Robinson is a multi-talented stand-up comedian, New York Times best-selling writer, and actress. She is best known as the co-creator and co-star of the hit podcast turned TV show “2 Dope Queens,” the WNYC hit podcast ...
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

Cal Academy of Sciences: Winter Neighborhood Free Days | Jan. 24 – Mar. 15
Friday, January 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Winter Neighborhood Free Days | Jan. 24 - Mar. 15

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, January 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...Every Friday

2020 Australia Day Party: Drinking Games, Sausage Sizzle & Aussie Top 100 | SF
2020 Australia Day Party: Drinking Games, Sausage Sizzle & Aussie Top 100 | SF
Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi Ring in Australia Day while enjoying Tim Tam Slams, Fairy bread, the ‘Hey Hey It’s Saturday’ Drinking Challenge, ‘Kath & Kim’ Shots, and Australian beers – all while listening to Triple J’s Hottest 100 (streaming live). Compete in the Best Dressed Aussie ...
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

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

“HellaFunny Fridays” Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
Friday, January 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaFunny Fridays" Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa

San Francisco has one of the best underground comedy scenes in America. Come check out some of the Bay’s best rising comics at HellaFunny’s weekly stand-up comedy show “HellaFunny Fridays.” HellaFunny Fridays at 7:30pm & 9:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and ...Every Friday

Win Tix: A.C.T.’s Drinks & Drama Fridays “Wakey, Wakey” | SF
Friday, January 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Geary Theater (ACT)
Wakey, Wakey is an intimate new comedy from Obie Award-winning playwright Will Eno, a surprising yet familiar look at what it means and how it feels to be human. Get Tickets – $15 Adv / $20 Door Starring two-time Emmy Award winner Tony Hale (Veep, Arrested Development, ...
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
Friday, January 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
| Bar Fluxus
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF

Come to an amazing downtown art bar, Bar Fluxus to enjoy some classic RnB tunes with DJ BeatsMe. Hear some classic throwbacks from Ginuwine, TLC, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Prince, Usher, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, Brandy, Missy and Aaliyah and more. HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, ...Every Friday

Saturday, January 25

Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Richmond Dist. & Marina
Saturday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Richmond Dist. & Marina

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday
Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire ...Every Saturday

Win Tix: Daybreaker “The Soaring ’20s” | SF Daybreaker fam — The Roaring ’20s came & went, but this decade calls for a new vibe that we call The Soaring ’20s. So let’s celebrate all this newness on Sat, Jan 25th with a wild dance party. Get Tickets – $5 Off using Discount code ...
San Francisco City Job Fair 2020 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco County Fair Building
San Francisco City Job Fair 2020 | Golden Gate Park
San Francisco Recreation and Parks, along with other government agencies will host the final in a series of three Saturday job fairs this month, Saturday, January 25th at the County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park. Job training resources and information will also be available. For ...
San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park
Saturday, January 25 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park

Do you want to spend some time with fellow Shih Tzu parents out there? Well, this is the perfect group for you. Come and join the San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group. San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group Every 4th Saturday | 11:30 am Alta ...Monthly