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SF's Biggest Free Oscars Party
Join Funcheap at SF's newest food truck park for champagne, free popcorn and prizes
Free Admission Day: Cal. Academy of Sciences
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Free Admission Day: Cal. Academy of Sciences
Sunday, February 26th - Cram in on one of the few free days all day.

Saturday, February 25

Dre Day 2017: Classic Jams & Party Rap | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm. $5 at the door after.
| Madrone Art Bar
Dre Day 2017: Classic Jams & Party Rap | SF

Dre Day is a party celebrating the music and samples of Dr Dre, featuring classic jams, deep cuts, remixes and good friends all night long at Madrone Art Bar on Satuday, February 25, 2017.
Free before 10 pm. $5 at the door after.
Featured DJs include:

Honey Knuckles
Phleck
DJ …

Noise Pop After Hours: Secret Jameson Concert | Cafe du Nord
Saturday, February 25 – 11:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; an RSVP is recommended, but it's not required.
| Cafe Du Nord
Noise Pop After Hours: Secret Jameson Concert | Cafe du Nord

Join in for a night cap at the Noise Pop After Hours presented by Jameson. At 11:30pm drop down below to Cafe Du Nord to celebrate with special guest performances and cocktails by the Bon Vivants.
The artists are secret/unannounced. Last year they had Geographer, Hamilton …

Sunday, February 26

Adidas Giant Winter Warehouse Sale 2017: Final Day | Cow Palace
Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. But bring money for purchases, of course.
| Cow Palace
Adidas Giant Winter Warehouse Sale 2017: Final Day | Cow Palace

Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace, February 23-26, 2017, for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and sale. Every clearance event is different, but you should expect up to 75% savings on over 20,000 square feet of footwear, apparel and accessories.  What Can I ...

“Treasure Island Flea” Mardi Gras Celebration
Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)

Join in for a special Mardi Gras themed Treasure Island Flea. The first 500 each day will get free Mardi Gras beads.

Happy hour specials: 2-for-1 craft hurricane cocktails
30+ Food Trucks and tents serving New Orleans inspired foods like West Coast Gumbo and California Beignets
Live Jazz …

California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day
Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day

The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium a natural history museum and a four-story rainforest all under a living roof. The Academy hosts four free ...

Noise Pop’s “Sunday Smörgåsbord”: Yoga, Music, Art & Cocktails | Swedish American Hall
Sunday, February 26 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Swedish American Hall
Noise Pop's

The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s (and Funcheap’s) favorite indie music, art and film festival. Now in its 25th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread ...

Thrillpeddlers’ Rummage Sale: Weird Costumes & Props | SoMa
Sunday, February 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Hypnodrome
Thrillpeddlers' Rummage Sale: Weird Costumes & Props | SoMa

Thrillpeddlers, a San Francisco-based theatre company specializing in ‘Grand Guignol’ horror plays, fetish performance, and lights-out spookshows, is closing their doors.  They have to have everything packed up by the end of February, so they’re throwing a big rummage sale. Scour through the rummage sale to ...

San Francisco’s “Love-In” Art Party | Patricia’s Green
Sunday, February 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Patricia's Green
San Francisco's

Do you believe “Love Conquers All“? In this time of strife, unrest and hate, the world needs some lovin’. Let’s make some as a community and spread it far and wide – it’s free.
Michelle Echenique, a mixed-media artist living and working in San Francisco, invites …

“Haight Free Love” Public Protest | SF
Sunday, February 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Haight & Masonic

Haight Free Love is a public demonstration of their collective community’s awareness that love–for each other and for ourselves–is the answer. With hatred, fear and greed oozing from the pores of the society and being sanctioned at the highest levels, your community is a protest. Your compassion …

Funcheap’s 2017 Oscars Party: Oscar Bingo & Free Popcorn | SPARK Social
Sunday, February 26 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP. Bring cash for food & drinks
| SPARK Social SF
Funcheap's 2017 Oscars Party: Oscar Bingo & Free Popcorn | SPARK Social

Join us at Spark Social (SF’s newest food truck park) for Funcheap’s 2017 Oscars Party. Enjoy free popcorn & roast marshmallows over a fire pit, Oscars betting pool, champagne specials, and several of SF’s tastiest food trucks.
We’ll have the TVs tuned to the pre-show red carpet …

2017 Novela Oscars Party: Costumes & Popcorn | SF
2017 Novela Oscars Party: Costumes & Popcorn | SF

Come to Novela to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night full of glitz, glamour and selfies on two large projection screens and five HD flat panels at 3 pm on Sunday, February 26, 2017.
Free, but an RSVP is required plus you get one free small popcorn.
Come dressed as your …

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Berkeley
Sunday, February 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John’s Presbyterian Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Berkeley

Dedicated to the lyrical muse, this program features two outstanding singers well-known to SFCO audiences: mezzo-soprano Lara Nie and tenor Brian Thorsett.
Canteloube’s lush settings of folk songs from France’s Auvergne region are paired with a newly commissioned work by Berkeley composer Peter Josheff, based on …

Oscar Party 2017: Academy Awards Live | Balboa Theater
Sunday, February 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $11*
*$11 general admission; $8 children and seniors
| Balboa Theatre
Oscar Party 2017: Academy Awards Live | Balboa Theater

Once again, the Balboa Theatre celebrates the Academy Awards with a live broadcast on the big screen.
Dress up or down as your favorite nominated movie title (literal translation and bad puns allowed), or as a movie star to add to the celebrities on their runway. There …

Oscar Bingo, Ballots & Drinking Game | 2017 Academy Awards at Home
Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Everywhere
Oscar Bingo, Ballots & Drinking Game | 2017 Academy Awards at Home

Sometimes it’s more fun to watch the Oscars at home instead of cramming yourself into a bar or paying $10 to watch it in a movie theater.
To have the most fun at home, download these ballots and Bingo cards to get gamblin’… or just drinkin’.

The …

Oscar Viewing Party: Red Carpet, Drink Specials & Surprises | The Knockout
Sunday, February 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Oscar Viewing Party: Red Carpet, Drink Specials & Surprises | The Knockout

Walk the Knockout’s real red carpet dressed in your best, order a tinsletown cocktail, and watch the disaster unfold on the biggest night in movies, all on HD on the big screen
Oscars Party at the Knockout
Sunday Feb 26th at 6pm
FREE! 21+

Free Segway Polo Demo Day | Redwood City
Sunday, February 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SportsHouse
Free Segway Polo Demo Day | Redwood City

An epic new sports league, Segway Polo SF is the brain child of Tyler’s Mystery Tours and Segway of Oakland. They took traditional polo, and turned it into a fast paced, 3 dimensional game that has only received stellar reactions. Come and join the free ...

19th Annual “Amoebapalooza” Concert Celebration | Brick & Mortar
Sunday, February 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*21 and up
| Brick & Mortar Music Hall
19th Annual

Amoebapalooza is that magical time of the year when Amoeba Music San Francisco joins forces with fellow Amoebites to bring you the best variety show in all the land. Now in its mind-blowing 19th year, Amoebapalooza is happening on Sunday, February 26 at 8 pm …

Ubuntu Theater Project: “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller | Oakland
Sunday, February 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay-what-you-can tickets at the door
| Brooklyn Preserve
Ubuntu Theater Project:

How does a person come to terms with their country changing before their eyes? Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is an iconic look at the crisis of American identity. Re-imagined by Ubuntu Artistic Director Michael Moran as the fever dream of a dying salesman, Miller’s ...

Monday, February 27

A Taste of Russia: Russian Cuisine & Delicious Samples | Marin City
Monday, February 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please contact the library to register.
| Marin City Library
A Taste of Russia: Russian Cuisine & Delicious Samples | Marin City

Katia of Katia’s Russian Tea Room in San Francisco will share her knowledge of Russian cuisine and provide a delicious sampling of sweets and savories.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Please contact the library to register.

Closing Theater Performance: “Waiting for Godot” | Oakland
Monday, February 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay-what-you-can tickets at the door
| Brooklyn Preserve
Closing Theater Performance:

Entering the aftermath of the horrific World War II, only to be faced with a potentially apocalyptic Cold War in full force, Samuel Beckett captured the pervasive existential crisis felt across the globe in the allegory of two bedraggled companions forever waiting for a stranger ...

Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, February 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill
Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  

Tuesday, February 28

2017 Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party & Free Blues Concert | Fillmore Dist.
Tuesday, February 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Fillmore Center Plaza
2017 Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party & Free Blues Concert | Fillmore Dist.

Fillmore Street comes alive with a neighborhood-wide Mardi Gras party during the annual Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore with a free blues concert.
Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore
– Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 5 pm
Fillmore Center Plaza (near Ellis), San Francisco
FREE, but an RSVP is required.
Mardi Gras San Francisco …

Mardi Gras 2017 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF
Tuesday, February 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free parade. The Mardi Gras Ball at Brick & Mortar requires tickets.
| Biergarten
Mardi Gras 2017 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF

Celebrate Mardi Gras with a festive parade that will kick off with a Second Line featuring several fantastic local brass bands and other musicians. 
2017 Mardi Gras Parade
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 5 pm
Starts at Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley near Biergarten, SF
FREE
The 2017 parade starts at …

2017 Mardi Gras: SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Balançoire
2017 Mardi Gras: SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party | Mission Dist.

Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at the annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration in the Mission from 6-9 pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Balançoire | 2565 Mission St., San Francisco
FREE
There …

Carnaval San Francisco 2017 Season Kick-Off: Fat Tuesday | The Mission
Tuesday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
Carnaval San Francisco 2017 Season Kick-Off: Fat Tuesday | The Mission

Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at the Annual Carnaval San Francisco Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration at four venues in the Mission District.
There will be live samba drummers and dancers winding their way through the party, salsa, soca, cumbia, rumba so don’t …

Wednesday, March 1

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, March 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

First Day to RSVP: Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge
First Day to RSVP: Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge

Come to Fort Point at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge to try your hand at Pier Crabbing in the San Francisco Bay on alternating Saturdays from March through October. In this semi-weekly free class, National Park Service workers will teach you how to use ...

SF Zoo Free Admission Day
SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, ...

Rayko’s 2017 Plastic Camera Show: High Art from Low Tech Crappy Cameras | SoMa
Wednesday, March 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rayko Photo Center
Rayko's 2017 Plastic Camera Show: High Art from Low Tech Crappy Cameras | SoMa

RayKo’s Annual Plastic Camera Show includes stunning and sometimes surprising images made by the crappy camera-toting winners of this competition.
2017 Rayko’s Plastic Camera Show
Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 1, 6-8pm
Rayko Photo Center, 428 Third Street, San Francisco
FREE

Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 1, 6-8pm
Exhibition Dates: March 1 – …

Panel Discussion: From Homelessness to Housing | SF Main Library
Wednesday, March 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Panel Discussion: From Homelessness to Housing | SF Main Library

Swing by the San Francisco Public Library on Wednesday for a panel discussion moderated by Audrey Cooper, Editor-In-Chief of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Panel Discussion: From Homelessness to Housing
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 6 pm to 8 pm
SF Main Library, 100 Larkin St., SF
FREE
The panel moderators …