Upcoming events: 
Food for Thought Speaker Series 8/29 - 8/30
www.slowfoodnation.org
 
Slow Food Nation 2008  8/29 - 9/01
www.slowfoodnation.org
 
Sausalito Art Festival - 8/29 - 9/1
http://www.sausalitoartfestival.org/home.html
 
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Pericles  8/29 -9/21
www.sfshakes.org
 
Sunday Streets - August  8/31
www.ci.sf.ca.us/cityhall
 
Ongoing Events: 
Movie Night in the Park - every second Thursday of the month
 
San Francisco Film Society
 
Stern Grove Summer Series
 
Yerba Buena Summer Concert Series
 
Birding Walk
 
Urban Composting
 
Union Square Events
 
Ghiradelli Square Events
 
Friday: 
SFFS Screen presents:  Hats off
Sundance Kabuki, 12 pm
http://www.sffs.org/
 
SF Outsidelands Music & Arts festival
Golden Gate Park, see website for times and venues
http://www.sfoutsidelands.com/ 
 
Body Art Expo
Cow Palace, 2 - 11pm
http://www.bodyartexpo.com/ 
 
FREE Iyengar Yoga Club at Mission YMCA
Mission YMCA, 5:30-6:30 pm
http://ymcasf.org/Mission/
 
playa crack - fashion
Trunk, 7pm
http://www.yelp.com/events/san-francisco-playa-crack
 
Excelsior Festival 2008 Fundraiser
Zabb Cuisine, 7 -9pm
http://www.eagsf.org/
 
The Little Mermaid Sing-along--Castro Theatre
Castro Theater, 7 pm
http://www.castrotheatre.com/p-list.html
 
One Year Anniversary Party
Design Guild, 6 -  10 pm
www.designguildsf.com
 
Saturday: 
Viva Las Americas 8/23
Pier 39, 12 - 4 pm
www.pier39.com
  
SF Outsidelands Music & Arts festival
Golden Gate Park, see website for times and venues
 
Body Art Expo
Cow Palace, 11am - 11pm
 
The Little Mermaid Sing-along--Castro Theatre
Castro Theater,  2 pm and 7 pm
 
Trannyshack Kiss-Off Party
Regencey Center, 9 pm
 
Play! A Video Game Symphony
Davies Hall, 8 pm
http://www.play-symphony.com/
 
SF Giants Dog Days of Summer
AT&T Park, 12:45
http://sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=sf
   
Blue Dot Boutique Sale
Ft. Mason - 10 am - 5 pm
http://www.bluedotboutiquesale.com/ 
 
Union Square: Mini-Chocolate Salon
William Sonoma, 12 pm
http://www.williams-sonoma.com/
 
Ravenswood Winery 2006 Vineyard Designate Release Party
Ravenswood Winery
http://www.ravenswood-wine.com/
 
Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema
Bernal Heights Park, 7pm
http://www.bhoutdoorcine.org/
 
The First Annual Mission Sidewalk Sale
16th St. & Valencia St., b/t 16th & 17th Sts, 12 -5pm
http://www.sfstation.com/mission-sidewalk-sale-e388461
 
Il Mercatino
Ft. Mason, 9 am - 2 pm
www.museoitaloamericano.org 
 
American Red Cross Workshop - preparing a disaster plan
Chinatown Library, 2 pm
 
Sunday: 
Stern Grove Summer Series
 
 SF Outsidelands Music & Arts festival
Golden Gate Park, see website for times and venues
  
Body Art Expo
Cow Palace, 11am - 8 pm
 
The Little Mermaid Sing-along--Castro Theatre
Castro Theater,  2 pm and 7 pm
 
Family Winemakers Tasting -- The largest tasting of California's small, family owned wineries.  
Ft. Mason, 2 pm
 
Plate to Plate - fundraiser for Project Open Hand
At&T Park, 1 pm
 
14th Annual Arab Cultural Festival : Ya Hala
GG Park, 11 am - 6 pm
http://www.arabculturalcenter.org/cultural_festival.html
 
alcatraz xxviii- the 28th annual escape from the rock triathlon™
alcatraz , 8:45 am
http://www.envirosports.com/events/event.php?eventid=2212
 
Blue Dot Boutique Sale
Ft. Mason - 11 am - 4 pm
 
Make Rock Trunk Sale
Treat Street between 16th and 17th,  11am
http://www.myspace.com/rockmakestreetfestival
 
 
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