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Red Bull Flugtag 2012
By - posted 11/8/2012
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Watch test pilots redefine air travel when they launch their homemade, human-powered flying machines off a 30-foot ramp into the chilly McCovey Cove waters in “hopes” of achieving flight at the 2012 Red Bull Flugtag on November 10, 2012. This is the 10th anniversary of the very first Flugtag which took more...

Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game
By - posted 10/23/2012
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Jericho is an urban spy game with Nerf guns played sneaky in public settings all over SF like malls and parks, where everyone assumes the role of a spy like a giant secret game of Capture the Flag. Each team of “agents” will carry out missions where they will need to more...

Leap Sandcastle Contest
By - posted 10/17/2012
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Northern California’s largest sandcastle building event, the 29th annual Leap Sandcastle Contest is a spirited competition between teams of architects, engineers, contractors, designers and local elementary school students at Ocean Beach (just below the cliff house) on October 20, 2012 from 10am to 4pm. There’s also a community castle for everyone more...

$3 Mini Golf Day
By - posted 10/14/2012
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Subpar Miniature Golf in Alameda is not your normal mini golf course. Yes, it’s got 18 holes of mini-golf play… but this is your chance to play Gulliver to a lillpution Bay Area as each hole is a shrunk down slice of our cities by the bay. Test your putting skills through this  indoor golf more...

Target’s Roller Disco Weekend
By - posted 10/13/2012
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Celebrate the Grand Opening of CityTarget  in the Metreon and come out for a free weekend of roller skating fun at C9’s Roller CityTarget rink in Yerba Buena Gardens for on Saturday, Oct. 13 and Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. The 80-foot long by 60-foot wide rink has been installed for guests to more...

Squirt Gun Showdown
By - posted 9/28/2012
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 Join the Squirt Gun Mafia and a crowd of Bay Area hydrophiles for a giant squirt gun battle in the park as we attempt to settle a dispute that has plagued mankind for centuries –  the themed battle of Mythical Creatures vs. Science Come dressed to support your team and bring more...

Red Bull 2012 “Flugtag” Signups
By - posted 9/3/2012
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Applications are now being accepted from avid aviators brave enough to pilot their homemade “air” crafts into the depths of McCovey Cove in San Francisco on November 10, 2012 as part of the 2012 Red Bull “Flugtag.” Approximately 35 teams will be chosen to compete in the international flying spectacle. The more...

USF Bike Festival
By - posted 9/3/2012
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Bike over to the USF campus for the “Bike With Friends” Bike Fair and enjoy free bike-powered smoothies and spin art, tandem bike rides, and free bike repairs. USF Bike Festival Tuesday, September 4, 2012 (11:30a-1:30p) USF, Gleeson Plaza, 2130 Fulton St, SF FREE FREE bike-blended smoothies FREE bike-powered spin art FREE bike repair stand FREE tandem bike rides Come more...

Pub Quiz & Limbo Party
By - posted 8/12/2012
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The Showdown, an urban DJ saloon presents a not-so-average night of rowdy interactive trivia called “Quiz in my Pants:  hosted by Captain Joe Garvey of CLASH – The California League of Adult Scavenger Hunters. What makes it interactive? Inter-team challenges, DJ interludes and a half-time limbo party that will knock your socks more...

Wanted: Art Toy Testers!
By - posted 8/6/2012
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Want free stuff to play with? Are you good at breaking things? Leafcutter Designs wants you! Leafcutter designs is a creative studio run by San Francisco artist Lea Redmond who dreams up and creates miniature and strange little art pieces and whimsical goods – like the world’s smallest post office, teeny more...

Yo Yo Championships
By - posted 5/21/2012
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The 15th Annual Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest is coming to Spreckels Temple of Music Bandshell in Golden Gate Park on May 26, 2012. Over 100 of the top yo-yo competitors in the West Cost (including Yuuki Spencer who will perform a trick demonstration – watch this amazing video) will gather in the more...

“Quiz in my Pants” Wacky Trivia Night
By - posted 4/17/2012
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The Showdown, an urban DJ saloon presents a not-so-average night of rowdy interactive trivia called “Quiz in my Pants: every third Wednesday hosted by Captain Joe Garvey of CLASH – The California League of Adult Scavenger Hunters. >> The first edition of Quiz in my Pants takes place Wednesday, April 18th at more...

Beer & Bouncy Castle Boxing
By - posted 4/14/2012
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UpOut, a new website that lists a whole mess of events and fun stuff to do in San Francisco, is putting together a Saturday night party in the Mission geared to make you forget about Coachella  with beer, easter eggs and some dangerously bouncy fun. The party is free as more...

DogFest 2012
By - posted 4/12/2012
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Which doggie has the Best Ears in San Francisco? Which pooch has the Best Bark, does the Best Trick or the Best Look-Alike Duo? A fundraiser for McKinley Elementary School (a K-5 public school at Castro and 14th Streets), DogFest 2012 is a mutt-tastic festival at one of the most more...

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl
By - posted 4/9/2012
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Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting at Monroe on Broadway. Get lubricated on $3.50 drink specials, win prizes (like best athletic wear… ’cause you need great threads to show your RPS moves) and the tournament champ wins a $100 bar tab. Compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament more...