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Free & Cheap Events & Things to Do in the San Francisco Bay Area

Free & Cheap Events & Things to Do in the San Francisco Bay Area
Sunday, April 13 Free McDonald’s Morning Coffee | Final Day In the never-ending fast food breakfast wars, McDonald’s is offering a free small coffee during breakfast hours from March 31 to April 13, 2014. The fast-food giant has struggled lately, and just got punked by Taco Bell’s new Waffle Taco breakfast campaign. The free coffee ... KUSF’s Rock’n'Swap Record Fair | USF

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Over 50 Hiking Trails Including Tahoe Rim Trail Adventure Park Orienteering Course for Hikers at Northstar-at-Tahoe This land navigation course combines learning map and compass skills with the enjoyment of hiking. After a lesson and practice course, you will be off to discover hidden control markers along Northstar's mountain trails and meadows. Course fee includes lesson, map and rental compass. Northstar-at-Tahoe SR 267 at Northstar Drive Truckee Meetings and Events Caravan of Resistance Against Police Brutality in the Central Valley 2nd Annual ‘Caravan of Resistance’ against police brutality in the Central Valley and beyond. Bringing together rebels and community members who are fighting and standing strong against police violence on their streets and in their neighborhoods. Participants are encouraged to attend the whole caravan. Get a crew and organize a ride between the cities or…

Free Events The list below is our Featured Events. April 19, 2014 | Lake Tahoe Community College Parking Lot | 10:30 AM The 47th annual event will be hosted by the South Tahoe Optimist Club, which will hide 2,500 eggs throughout the parking lot near the college gym.More Information April 26, 2014 | Bijou Community Park | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Enjoy local live music and dance, swing through the Kid Zone to make some recycle-themed arts and crafts, or get your face painted, and be sure to support or wide array of educational booths and local vendorsMore Information Search results

Chocolate Tour of San Francisco by Samantha A. (a Yelp Member) on 4 Mar 2014 My boyfriend found this chocolate tour of SF on Groupon. The 7 Best Waterfall Hikes Near San Francisco - The Bold Italic - San Francisco Feb 09 at 6am After the #hellastorm of last December and this weekend’s spattering of rainfall, the Bay Area’s scenic waterways have gotten a nice little boost. Obviously, the more it rains, the more water you’ll see in waterfalls, but even after the January dry spell, most of these waterfalls are doing all right. Even if they’re running a little low, they’re all in beautiful areas and are well worth the trip. Just for reference, all the photos you’ll see here, except Peters Creek, were taken during the month of January.

72 things to do in the Bay Area before you die Photo: Jessica Olthof, The Chronicle gallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6205206|article-gallery-6205206|0 gallery_overlay_open|article-gallery-6205206|article-gallery-6205206|0 gallery_overlay_open_thumbs|article-gallery-6205206|article-gallery-6205206|0 Best hikes in San Francisco Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle McLaren Park: San Francisco's second-largest park has plenty of hiking options, including the thought-provoking "Philosopher's Way," a 2.7 mile loop trail that was dedicated in 2013. Lands End. Perhaps the best hike in all of San Francisco, this trail offers plenty of options. Check out the Sutro Baths and the rock labyrinth, wander up to the Legion of Honor, or head all the way from the Lands End Lookout to Eagles Point near Sea Cliff. The latter hike is almost 1.5 miles and offers views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the ocean.

16 hikes you must do in Marin County We've honed in on Marin's best panoramic views to create this list of our favorite Marin County hikes. Even though most of these hikes start from trailheads with seemingly limitless trail options, each caption has a link to an interactive Google Map of a suggested route. (Note that the featured hikes are approximate and we're skeptical about some estimated times.) 7 Popular Hikes Rating: Easy Trailhead: Access on north side of road beside small picnic site where Summit Road splits into two one-way routes just past exit to Lower Summit Parking Lot. Drinking water and toilets at lower summit parking lot. Trail Statistics: About one mile flat loop trail encircling the summit of the mountain.