You’ve worked hard all week, and now Friday’s here again! It’s time to start planning your weekend! Welcome to Weekend Planner, your weekend update on fun.
Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you.
Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.
Friday, February 3
2 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco
12 PM, All Ages
Welcome to the San Francisco SPCA Pop-Up. The SF SPCA is bringing cuddles, kisses, and cuteness to Two Embarcadero Center for the entire month of February.
Drop by for your furry fix, a coffee and a cuddle or a Thursday night Yappy Hour or the first ever “Bunny Bowl”. You might meet your new best friend.
SFPCA Pop-Up February 1-28, 2017 (M-F 11a-7p) Two Embarcadero Center, SF FREE to Visit
Normal adoption fees apply, but most activities are free. Closed Monday, February 20th.
Coffee Cuddle (Daily)
Get a pick-me-up every weekday afternoon at Coffee Cuddles from 2pm –3pm. Yes, cuddles and free coffee! It will depend on which animals we have at the pop-up on any given day, but visitors might be cuddling kittens, pups, or bunnies.
Yappy Hour (Every Thursday)
Stop by every Thursday evening, 4:30pm – 6:30pm, for complimentary adult beverages and nibbles while meeting and mingling with adoptable animals.
Bunny Bowl (Friday, Feb. 3)
It’s a cuter and more lovable take on the Super Bowl! In honor of “Adopt a Rescue Rabbit Month”, watch cute bunnies get their game on and hop their way into your heart. Friday, February 3, at12pm.
Telegraph Ave, Oakland
5 PM, All Ages
Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street
Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local culinary artisans, performers, musicians, dancers, DJs, and poets gathering for Oakland First Friday events.
Thousands of people come from across the Bay Area and beyond to see and experience art, be inspired, eat great food, enjoy live music, and stroll through the amazing, eclectic city of Oakland.
One of the cultural partners of Oakland First Fridays is Oakland Art Murmur, a collection of galleries and mixed-use venues many of which are open First Friday evenings. The range of artistic exhibitions is inspiring.
Most of the venues are open from 6–9 pm. Many of the galleries are adjacent to the Telegraph Avenue site of Oakland First Fridays on 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th Streets going east toward the hills.
Saturday, February 4
All Over Oakland
All Day, All Ages
On Saturday February 4, 2017, KZSU Stanford 90.1FM will be broadcasting its thirteenth Day Of Noise, 24 hours straight of live experimentation and improvisation, featuring experimental/noise/drone bands and artists from the Bay Area and beyond.
The lineup transcends genre. You will hear all sounds strange and beautiful from a variety of acts among literally dozens of artists on the bleeding edge of creative musical expression through noise.
Juggled between two studios in KZSU’s basement headquarters over 24 hours, the Day of Noise continues to be both a marvel of committed engineering as well as a tribute to the ability for modern freeform radio to create exciting interactions of community creativity.
AMC 14 Van Ness, San Francisco
11 AM, All Ages
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “The Lego Batman Movie,” a new animation movie of your favorite superhero.
Free Film Screening: The Lego Batman Movie February 4, 2017 | 11:00 am AMC Van Ness 14 RSVP code: LBMFC
Tickets available through https://www.wbtickets.com/main/code_redeem
Tickets are free, but subject to availability.
Depending on demand, passes may be distributed randomly.
Like all free sneak preview screenings, the house is overbooked, so you must ARRIVE EARLY as admission is not guaranteed.
Please note, there are only 50 passes available for this screening. If you try the code and it says the theater is full, please leave a comment below to let us know.
About The Lego Batman Movie: In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, Opens 02/10/2017
Sunday, February 5
Bayview Opera House, San Francisco
1 PM, All Ages
Looking for a place to watch the Superbowl? Mark your calendars, put down the bag of chips and come enjoy Superbowl 51 at the Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre live on our brand new projector screen. We will have a separate movie and activity room for the children that want to enjoy themselves without football and without the parents.
You’ll be able to watch the game on our super powerful Panasonic 8000 lumen projector and our 20′ wide projector screen. Our D & B sound system will make you feel like you’re at the stadium.
We are grateful for the support of this free event from:
San Francisco Arts Commission, Grants for the Arts, California Arts Council, Mayor Lee’s Invest in Neighborhoods, San Francisco Foundation and District 10 Supervisor Malia Cohen.
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
10 AM, All Ages
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history.
Normally $15 for general admission, the museum offers free admission every first Sunday the month. Please note, special exhibits may require an additional fee.
Through rich art experiences, centered on historic and contemporary artworks, the Asian Art Museum unlocks the past for visitors, bringing it to life while serving as a catalyst for new art, new creativity and new thinking.
Expect to see a collection of impressive artworks from China, Japan, Thailand, Korea, India and throughout Asia.
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