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CANstruction 2012
By - posted 11/12/2012
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Teams of architects, engineers and contractors will compete to design and build giant structures created entirely out of canned food for the 2nd Annual San Francisco CANstruction 2012. At the end of the exhibit, all cans will be donated to the SF Food Bank. CANstruction 2012 November 12-17, 2012 – Weekdays 9a-5p – Saturday 8:30a-2p One Market, more...

Strippers’ Toy Drive
By - posted 11/12/2012
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The strippers at Gold Club in SoMa and jiggling for charity for the San Francisco Fire Fighters 2012 Toy Drive kickoff party. On November 15, 2012 from 8pm to 10pm get free admission with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a two-hour hosted bar (that means free!). >> And will you get a more...

Free Zoo Day
By - posted 11/5/2012
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Free Day for SF Residents: Confirmed for November 7, 2012. The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, offers free admission the first Wednesday every month for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round. We know you’ll enjoy seeing more...

Best Photos: Giants 2012 World Series Parade
By - posted 11/1/2012
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Twice in three years… can’t beat that!  Here’s a collection of some of the best photos we’ve found from the 2012 Giants World Series Parade down Market Street and celebration at City Hall that took place on October 31, 2012. Which are your favorite? Yes We Cain! Photo: Beck Diefenbach | Source: sfgate.com Photo: Kelly L more...

Orange October
By - posted 10/28/2012
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It’s not just Fridays or the Giants that are orange anymore. In honor of the Giants’ 2012 World Series Championship, buildings and structures all over the city are decking themselves out with support. The San Francisco Giants flag will  fly over City Hall; City Hall and Coit Tower will remain bathed in orange more...

World Series 2012: Where to Watch in SF
By - posted 10/26/2012
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Can’t afford the $400+ it’s going to take to afford standing room only tickets for the 2012 World Series at AT&T Park? Regardless, there’s plenty of places in San Francisco where you can watch the Giants crush the Tigers get a pretty decent drink special, even if many of the bars more...

Altered Barbie 2012
By - posted 10/23/2012
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At the 10th Annual San Francisco Altered Barbie Show AlteredBarbie is running for President and on campaign with or without AlteredKen. The 2012 Altered Barbie Exhibition is a creative reuse art show where people transform these icons into not-so-everyday art reflecting our current society. Ken and Barbie, modern day icons, permeate every corner more...

Folsom Street Fair
By - posted 9/22/2012
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The 29th Annual Folsom Street Fair, a true Only in San Francisco original, covers 13 city blocks filled with 400,000 people in their most outrageous leather/rubber/fetish attire enjoying the world’s largest leather fair. The festival features over 250 intriguing and sexy exhibitors and food vendors, plus two live stages with 16 more...

Critical “Ass”
By - posted 9/13/2012
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Put on your spandex, smuggle in some booze and be prepared to pump it in the park with “Critical Ass” – a quasi-weekly dance party / Jane Fonda-esque workout session in Dolores Park led by choreographer Pearl Marill and other fitness/dance instructors wearing bright colors and leading synchronized cherry pickers more...

The Human “Be-In”
By - posted 9/13/2012
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Commemorating a 1967 gathering that drew 20,000 hippies and hell’s angels during the “Summer of Love” get ready for another “Human Be-In”  in 2012 – A three-day free gathering in Golden Gate Park with Music, Workshops, Skill Shares, Art, Community Kitchen and more. The goal of this unpermited 2012 “Human Be-In more...

2012 Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest
By - posted 9/4/2012
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Muni’s top bell ringing crewmen compete in the 49th Annual Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest on September 6, 2012.  The competition begins at noon in Union Square. Motorized cable car #62 will be parked on Union Square. The contest will feature an amateur competition followed by the main contest with Gripmen more...

Toad & Salmon’s “Chili Bowl”
By - posted 8/22/2012
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Confirmed for 2012! Local skateboarding legends Toad & Salmon will be hosting their 8th annual “Chili Bowl” cook out and skate-off at the La Raza Skatepark in San Francisco’s Potrero Del Sol Park on Saturday, August 25, 2012 (Noon to 6pm) Watch local skateboarders compete to see who has the best kickflip in more...

San Francisco Mime Troupe
By - posted 8/16/2012
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The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 53rd season with more free, lively satire performances in park settings around the Bay Area. The 2012 theme, “For the Greater Good, or The Last Election,” turns the 19th century melodrama “The Poor of New York” on its head and tells it from the more...

Debardchery 2012
By - posted 8/15/2012
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The Shire of Cloondara (the San Francisco branch of the Society for Creative Anachronisms, who re-create the customs, combat and courtesies of the Middle Ages) invites you to attend “DeBARDchery,” its annual archery and bardic tournament in Golden Gate Park on Saturday, August 18, 2012. That means you get to watch people dressed in middle ages more...

Happy Birthday, San Francisco!
By - posted 6/24/2012
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Join Early California descendants (Los Californianos) to celebrate the “birthday” of San Francisco. Descendants will honor their ancestors and the founding of the Presidio of San Francisco with a ceremony featuring horses and riders from the Amigos de Anza drill team. Pasados del Presidio: Commemorating the Presidio’s Past Through Music, Dance & more...