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Pharrell's "Happy" Flashmob
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Free Drive-In Movie Night
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Free Drive-In Movie Night
Old-school outdoor fun with double features & $1 nachos
Dogfest 2014
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Dogfest 2014
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Thursday, April 24

Win: “Georgia O’Keeffe” VIP Tickets | de Young Museum

From magnified botanical compositions to panoramic landscapes, the works in this exhibition offer a deeper understanding of the spirit of place that was essential to O’Keeffe’s artistic evolution.
From 1918 until the early 1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe retreated annually to Alfred Stieglitz’s family estate on Lake George …

$1 Ice Cream: Final Day | Baskin Robbins
Thursday, April 24 – All Day | Cost: $1*
*$1 kids scoops, $2 double scoops, and $3 triple scoops.
| Baskin Robbins (SF)
$1 Ice Cream: Final Day | Baskin Robbins

For 2014, Baskin Robbins is appreciating ice cream lovers everywhere with a Scoop Fest from April 22-24, 2014.  They’ll offer $1 kids scoops, $2 double scoops, and $3 triple scoops of all your favorite flavors. Bay Area Baskin Robbins Locations Find a Baskin Robbins near you. We ...

Win: How Weird Street Faire | VIP “Intergalactic Magic Stickers”
Thursday, April 24 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*Magic stickers are $10
How Weird Street Faire | VIP

The 15th annual How Weird Street Faire on Sunday, May 4, 2014 is a huge Burning Man-ish 8-hour outdoor dance festival with 10 stages of DJ and live music, plus dance performances, strange art projects, parades and out-of-this-world vendors centered at Howard and 2nd Streets in SoMa.
Five Funcheapers …

Eye of Horus: Large-Scale Dance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, April 24 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
Eye of Horus: Large-Scale Dance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens

Eye of Horus is a series of site-specific solos choreographed and directed by Sara Shelton Mann in collaboration with performers Christine Bonansea, Sherwood Chen, Jorge de Hoyos, Jesse Hewit, and Sara Yassky with DIY elements designed by David Szlasa to interact with performer, cityscape and …

The String Cheese Incident Mini-Concert | Amoeba SF
Thursday, April 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
The String Cheese Incident Mini-Concert | Amoeba SF

The String Cheese Incident jam on over to Amoeba SF for an in-store performance and signing. Their new album, Song In My Head, releases on April 29th on Loud & Proud/SCI Fidelity Records.
Over the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of …

“Fashion Revolution Day” Urban Air Indie Market | SoMa
Thursday, April 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Do you know who made the clothes you’re wearing right now?
Remember the victims of last year’s Bangladesh garment factory disaster which killed 1,113 worker during Fashion Revolution Day and help promote positive change in the industry
Shop from local vendors:

Locally manufactured knitwear made from California-grown organic …

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, April 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday, April 10 – June 26, 2014. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

2014 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
Thursday, April 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
2014 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall

The 9th Annual Poems Under the Dome invites you to celebrate National Poetry Month at San Francisco’s largest open mic poetry event inside City Hall from 5:30-8 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
San Francisco’s Poet Laureate, Alejandro Murguía, will read the first poem, then local poets will …

Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Solano 2 Drive In
Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay

Enjoy live music and games when gates open at 6 pm for Customer Appreciation Night at all Westwind Drive-In locations on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Double feature drive-in movies:

Ride Along (8 pm) with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (10:30 pm)
The Lego Movie (8 pm) with Frozen (10 pm)

Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Capitol 6 Drive-In (San Jose)
Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose

Enjoy live music and games when gates open at 6 pm for Customer Appreciation Night at all Westwind Drive-In locations on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Double feature drive-in movies:

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (8 pm) with Ride Along (10:45 pm)
Frozen (8 pm) with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (10:15 pm)
The Lego Movie (8 …

Multimedia Extravaganza: Laser Harp, DJs & Jam Zoo | Berkeley
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*An RSVP is required. Admission is donation-based ($5-15 suggested).
| Berkeley Arts Festival Gallery
Multimedia Extravaganza: Laser Harp, DJs & Jam Zoo | Berkeley

Come one, come all to an evening of light, motion, music, technology, innovation, and dance exploring the intersection of live performance, technology, science, and art.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Please print or bring an electronic copy of your ticket to show at the door.
In addition …

Free Punk Rock & Psych Concert | SFSU
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Depot (SFSU)
Free Punk Rock & Psych Concert | SFSU

SFSU’s The Depot presents a free show featuring four rocking punk and psych bands from 6-9 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Band Lineup:

Wild Moth - Punk
Meat Market - Visual/Rock
Labor Temple - Aggressively Depressed

Food and drinks available for purchase at The Pub.

Bread Making 101 with Josey Baker of The Mill | SF Main Library
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Bread Making 101 with Josey Baker of The Mill | SF Main Library

Learn the basics of bread making from the entry-level bread-baking cookbook from Josey Baker (that’s  really his real name), a former science teacher turned San Francisco baking sensation. Josey Baker Bread combines step-by-step lessons with more than 100 photographs, offering easy-to-follow guidance for aspiring bakers.

Betabrand’s Fashion Pitch Design Competition | SF
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Betabrand
Betabrand's Fashion Pitch Design Competition | SF

On April 24th, from 6-9 pm Betabrand Think Tank and SF Fashion Lab will launch a design challenge to six up-and-coming designers.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
You’ll have the chance to sip, shop, and snack, before watching the designers pitch their Betabrand products to our panel (think, …

Healthy Snacking Cooking Class | Oakland Veg Week 2014
Healthy Snacking Cooking Class | Oakland Veg Week 2014

Ruby Beaupre, Healthy Eating Specialist for Whole Foods Market Oakland, is a Certified Nutrition Consultant.
Free, but an RSVP is required to ashley.erickson@wholefoods.com or call 510-834-9800 ext. 260.
Ruby will discuss the importance of staying full and satisfied with a plant-strong diet and demonstrate several healthy snacking recipes.

Amazonian Parks Lecture & Photo Exhibit | Presidio
Thursday, April 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Presidio Trust Headquarters
Amazonian Parks Lecture & Photo Exhibit | Presidio

“Amazonian National Parks, Land Rights and the Future of Indigenous Peoples”
Fiona Watson M.A., Survival International, London and Davi Kopenawa Yanomami, Tribal Shaman

Ghost Parade Prog Rock Concert & Cocktails | SF
Thursday, April 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Optical Underground
Ghost Parade Prog Rock Concert & Cocktails | SF

Optical Underground hosts a free concert night with Ghost Parade, a progressive, post-hardcore band from San Francisco.
Free, but an RSVP is requested.
Enjoy complimentary drinks and chocolate chip cookies from Melange. Entrance is free, but they hope you buy raffle tickets to support Dress for Success SF: 1 …

Warriors vs. Clippers: Game 3 | 2014 NBA Playoff Watch Party
Thursday, April 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission - RSVP on Facebook - Free popcorn with any drink purchase at bar
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Warriors vs. Clippers: Game 3 |  2014 NBA Playoff Watch Party

Watch the Dubs kick off the 2014 NBA playoffs and beat the LA Clippers at the Funcheap Game Watch Party. We’ve got food trucks, lots of big screen TVs, full sound during the games, $3 PBRs, and free popcorn. Funcheap Warriors NBA Playoff Watch Parties ...

Free Drinks, Appetizers & Indie Dance Concert | SF
Free Drinks, Appetizers & Indie Dance Concert | SF

The Trims and Animal Super Species will be performing live at Milk Bar (1840 Haight St) for The City: SF Sounds’ monthl party on April 24, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required. You must “like” The City on Facebook in order to RSVP.
The Trims describe themselves …

Pharrell’s “Happy” Flashmob | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, April 24 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Pharrell's

Join J Tall (organizer of the BatKid Flashmob, Macklemob , and the Whitney Houston flashmob) for a rollicking dance rendition of Pharrell’s “Happy” in Yerba Buena Gardens at 7:15 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Pharrell’s “Happy” Flashmob
Thursday, April 24, 2014 | 7:15 pm
Yerba Buena Gardens, SF
FREE, but an …

Electro-Hip Hop DJ Cashmere Cat: Free Concert | Berkeley
Thursday, April 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
Electro-Hip Hop DJ Cashmere Cat: Free Concert | Berkeley

Cashmere Cat, an electronic music producer from Norway, is coming to UC Berkeley on April 24, 2014 and will be playing a freee show on the steps of Upper Sproul. Local Bay Area producer Sad Andy will be opening.
Cashmere Cat broke through the electro-hip hop scene …

Win Tix: The String Cheese Incident | The Fox Theater
Thursday, April 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $49.95
| Fox Theater
The String Cheese Incident | The Fox Theater

Over the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America’s most significant independent bands. Their 14 year history is packed full of surreal experiences, epic moments, groundbreaking involvement and huge accomplishments.
They have been recognized for their commitment to musical creativity and …

Friday, April 25

New BART Train Full Size Mock-Up Tour | Civic Center
Friday, April 25 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
New BART Train Full Size Mock-Up Tour | Civic Center

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

2014 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off Flash Mob | Union Square
Friday, April 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2014 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off Flash Mob | Union Square

Bay Area Dance Week 2014 kicks off on Friday, April 25, 2014 at noon with free public performance of One Dance, led by Rhythm & Motion, at Union Square.
“One Dance” is a flash-mob style dance performance in the middle of Union Square that you can join in …

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 32 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm at the historic waterfront campus of Fort Mason ...