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Saturday, January 19

Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square | SF
Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square | SF

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors every weekend. Lessons are free (including skate rental) to those who sign up in ...

Nature Hike with the Family | San Carlos
Saturday, January 19 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Pulgas Ridge Preserve
Nature Hike with the Family | San Carlos
Enjoy a great morning walking with the family in this lovely San Carlos nature spot. Local hiker Tom Davids will explain local history of the preserve. Some interesting links are: San Carlos Trails Specific Information about Pulgas Ridge

Patti Smith’s Frida + Diego Rivera-Inspired Photo Exhibition at SFAI | Final Day
Saturday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Diego Rivera Gallery
Patti Smith's Frida + Diego Rivera-Inspired Photo Exhibition at SFAI | Final Day

San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) and kurimanzutto are honored to announce Wing, a one-week-only exhibition of photographs by international artist, writer, and musician Patti Smith. Presented from January 14–19, 2019, at the Diego Rivera Gallery at SFAI’s historic Chestnut Street campus, the exhibition features a selection ...

IKEA’s Home Organizing & Free Decluttering Workshop | Emeryville
Saturday, January 19 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | IKEA Emeryville
IKEA's Home Organizing & Free Decluttering Workshop | Emeryville
Join for a one-day event that will help you get organized and fall in love with your home all over again on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 9:30 am to 3 pm. Don’t miss deals on home organizing essentials and free decluttering workshops. Plus, the first ...
MLK Weekend San Francisco History Walks | 16 Free Tours
Saturday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Weekend San Francisco History Walks | 16 Free Tours

San Francisco City Guides offer free guided walking tours of many different neighborhoods in the city and will be offering a full slate of free tours on MLK weekend Saturday through Monday. Tour starting times range from 9:30 am to 2 pm and there are ...

“Women’s Wave”: Women’s March & Rally | San Jose
Saturday, January 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is encouraged. Donations are accepted.
| San Jose City Hall
"Women's Wave": Women's March & Rally | San Jose
Women’s March San Jose invites you to celebrate the “Women’s Wave” and expand on work to uplift women leaders, advocate for gender equity, and fight for fair protection of human rights, on Saturday, January 19, 2019. They will convene at San Jose City Hall at 11 am, ...
Women’s March Oakland | 2019
Saturday, January 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Women's March Oakland | 2019
Women’s March Oakland 2019 will flood the streets with a wave of self-identified women and their allies from the East Bay and beyond. At this nonpartisan, peaceful event on the Saturday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, they’ll activate the communities and publicly proclaim our commitment, ...
Exploring San Bruno Mountain’s Saddle and Bog Trails | Brisbane
Saturday, January 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Bruno Mountain
Exploring San Bruno Mountain's Saddle and Bog Trails | Brisbane
This field trip is a winter staple so let’s start with an easy walk around the saddle and bog with East Bay and San Francisco views. It features grasslands, mono-cultures of gorse, a eucalyptus forest, the headwaters of Colma Creek, and a rare upland wetland. ...
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...Monthly

Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF
Saturday, January 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| Mission Science Workshop (Excelsior)
Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF

Mission Science Workshop is a non-profit community science center that provides hands-on science activities for SF youth and families. Visit their monthly free Saturday open house program, where you can build toys and projects, hold snakes and lizards, and explore the collections of bones, fossils, ...Monthly

Sea Lions’ 29th Anniversary at Pier 39: Guided Tours | Jan. 19-20
Saturday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lions' 29th Anniversary at Pier 39: Guided Tours | Jan. 19-20

Celebrate the 29th anniversary of the sea lions’ arrival to PIER 39. The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in droves shortly after the Loma Prieta earthquake hit San Francisco in October 1989. With a protected environment and plentiful supply of food from the Bay, the ...

Women’s March Contra Costa Anniversary Rally & March | Walnut Creek
Saturday, January 19 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Civic Park
Women's March Contra Costa Anniversary Rally & March | Walnut Creek
All Contra Costa residents are invited to join on January 19, 2019 for this non-partisan, peaceful, family-friendly gathering. At the rally at Civic Park in downtown Walnut Creek, you will hear from powerful speakers and demonstrate the commitment to equity, tolerance, human rights and justice for ...
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | SF
Saturday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | SF

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a mini traveling festival of free lion dancing performances at several San Francisco Public Library branches. 2019 Lunar New Year Lion Dancer Celebrations Saturday, January 5, 2019 11:30 am – Noon – Merced 12:30 pm – 1 pm – Ingleside 3:30 ...

Opening Day of 2019 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | January 19-26
Saturday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: 20% off*
*Get up to 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries; conditions may apply.
| First Street (Benicia)
Opening Day of 2019 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week |  January 19-26
Downtown celebrates California Restaurant Month with Restaurant Week in January. A dining passport offers a 15-20% discount at participating eateries (conditions may apply). Bonus: Dining at participating restaurants will earn you entries into a drawing to win $100 Downtown Dollars.
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View
Saturday, January 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View

Come get your bike fixed and learn a few things from professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy who will be available for advice and help with you bike at the Mountain View Library every third Saturday from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Use their tools to work ...Monthly

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 9/17/18 ...
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered. The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer ...
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | SF
The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the ...
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday. “Critical Hit” Comedy Show Every Saturday | 8 pm It’s Your Move Game Store, 4920 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA $5 Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the ...
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