Farewell to The Bay Lights (For Now)
Celebrations
Farewell to The Bay Lights (For Now)
The Bay Lights are shutting down for nearly a year. Come to the goodbye party.
Lunar New Year Celebrations
Fairs & Festivals
Lunar New Year Celebrations
Free lunches, street fairs and the gigantic Chinese New Year Parade
35th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party
Eat & Drink
35th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party
The longest running annual event in the Bayview tempts your tastebuds

Wednesday, March 4

Sneak Peek at SF’s Brand New Presidio Parklands | SoMa
Wednesday, March 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| SPUR
Sneak Peek at SF's Brand New Presidio Parklands | SoMa

What should the New Presidio Parklands site look like? What kinds of programs and experiences should happen there?
Find out more about the project and share your opinions.
New Presidio Parklands Project Workshop
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | 6-8 pm
SPUR, 654 Mission St, San Francisco
Free, but an RSVP is …

The Art & Politics that Shapes San Francisco | SF
Wednesday, March 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
The Art & Politics that Shapes San Francisco | SF

Sirron Norris has been splashing his satirical cartoon characters around the Mission and San Francisco for years. From biting social commentary to whimsical commercial art, his work spans a range that challenges the boundaries of art and politics.

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Chappie” | SF
Wednesday, March 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Chappie,” a sci-fi film about a police droid named Chappie.
Free Film Screening: Chappie
March 4, 2015 | 7:30 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP code: FUNCHEAPCHAPPIE

Tickets available through https://www.sonyscreenings.com
Tickets are free, but subject to availability.
Depending on demand, passes …

“The Dirty Show” Comedy & Free Pizza Night | SF
Wednesday, March 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar

This month’s special guest:Frankie Quiñones
Frankie has become a comedy club favorite and regularly sells out shows all throughout California. He has also toured with some of the industry’s top headliners including the legendary Paul Rodriguez, and has performed for our troops overseas in Japan, Europe, …

Free Theatre: “Breaking the Code: The Alan Turing Story” | SF
Free Theatre:

Breaking The Code by Hugh Whitemore is a gripping drama about homosexual scientist Alan Turing, inventor of the computer; see it live when it comes to the stage. How to Get Free Tickets Funcheap readers can get unlimited free tickets to the first five performances play (Wed. March 4 ...

Thursday, March 5

Win: Friday Night Off the Grid: $10 “Grub Token” | Fort Mason

Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of Fort Mason Center.
In 2015, Off The Grid features 17 food trucks, 11 food tents, 2 dessert carts, plus a cocktail bar, wine bar and beers from Magnolia Brewery, all coming …

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cyprian’s
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday of every month at 6 pm at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and is ...

Micro NightLife: Tiny Worlds & DJs | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Micro NightLife: Tiny Worlds & DJs | California Academy of Sciences

Go big this week as NightLife gets really, really small to discover the wonderful world of microbiology. Learn about the latest cutting-edge advances in exploring and explaining the science of small.
Music by MOM DJs (Motown On Mondays) Gordo Cabeza, Timoteo Gigante, and The Captain Hat.
Schedule …

Night at the Jewseum: Purim Celebration & Rocky Horror Picture Show | SF
Thursday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Museum admission is $5 after 5 pm.
| Contemporary Jewish Museum
Night at the Jewseum: Purim Celebration & Rocky Horror Picture Show | SF

Don your mask and pull up those fishnets for a Purim celebration like no other, featuring a special screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, live music, poets, specialty cocktails, crafts, learning, and more from 6-10 pm on March 5, 2015.
The celebration is free, but …

Sneak Peek at SF’s Brand New Presidio Parklands | SF
Thursday, March 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| City College of San Francisco (Ocean Campus)
Sneak Peek at SF's Brand New Presidio Parklands | SF

What should the New Presidio Parklands site look like? What kinds of programs and experiences should happen there?
Find out more about the project and share your opinions.
New Presidio Parklands Project Workshop
Thursday, March 5, 2015 | 6:30-8:30 pm
City College of San Francisco (Ocean Campus), 50 Phelan Ave, …

Tequila 101 w/ Chef Traci Des Jardins | Presidio
Thursday, March 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers' Club
Tequila 101 w/ Chef Traci Des Jardins | Presidio

Chef Traci Des Jardins will give a spirited presentation on the art of producing, tasting, and mixing this beguiling spirit.
Des Jardins newest restaurant Arguello, located in the Presidio Officers’ Club, features more than 50 types of tequila. She will be joined by mixologist Enrique Sanchez …

Love City PsycheCircus: Art & Music Showcase | SoMa
Thursday, March 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with secret code RUSH2010
| 715 Harrison St.
Love City PsycheCircus: Art & Music Showcase | SoMa

Love City PsycheCircus is an art and music showcase featuring six bands and two live painters.
The two headliners are Mac Sabbath and SPINDRIFT. The former is a self-declared ‘drive-thru’ metal band. They are a parody of Black Sabbath, and perform while dressed as Ronald McDonald …

Angel’s Envy Rye Whiskey Tasting: Elixir’s Cocktail Club | Mission Dist.
Angel's Envy Rye Whiskey Tasting: Elixir's Cocktail Club | Mission Dist.

One of the oldest bars in San Francisco, the Mission District’s Elixir aims to keep you discovering new cocktails to enjoy by hosting a weekly “cocktail club” with a free educational guided tasting and the chance to learn about all the spirits that go into ...

DJ Effects Masterclass: Make Your Sets Shine & Pop | SF
DJ Effects Masterclass: Make Your Sets Shine & Pop | SF

In almost every club and at every festival in the United States you’re likely to find a Pioneer DJM-800 or 900 mixer. For any performer, producer, or DJ, knowing how to use one of these mixer’s powerful dual FX units is a must.
Free, but an …

Farewell to The Bay Lights: Artist Talk & LED Giveaway | SF
Thursday, March 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Waterbar
Farewell to The Bay Lights: Artist Talk & LED Giveaway | SF

The Bay Area will be a little darker for the next 11 months. The monumental LED sculpture, The Bay Lights, must be removed from the western span of the Bay Bridge in early March to allow for maintenance of the cables.  But, thanks to generous private donors and an ...

2015 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival: Opening Day | Mills College
Thursday, March 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mills College, Littlefield Hall
2015 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival: Opening Day | Mills College

Signal Flow, the annual festival of new works by Mills graduate students, is an opportunity to see the future of music and sound in the making. Since the 1930s, the Mills College Music Department has been an incubator of many historic firsts in the field. ...

$7.50 Tix: Mike E. Winfield Comedy Night (Letterman, Showtime) | Cobb’s
$7.50 Tix: Mike E. Winfield Comedy Night (Letterman, Showtime) | Cobb's

Strikingly brilliant comedian Mike E. has not slowed down since his debut on The Late Show W/ David Letterman and most recently winning a reoccurring role on NBC’s The Office.
Whether it’s hardships or love, you’re gonna get it served honestly from this charismatic Baltimore …

Free Theatre: “Breaking the Code: The Alan Turing Story” | SF
Free Theatre:

Breaking The Code by Hugh Whitemore is a gripping drama about homosexual scientist Alan Turing, inventor of the computer; see it live when it comes to the stage. How to Get Free Tickets Funcheap readers can get unlimited free tickets to the first five performances play (Wed. March 4 ...

Win Tix: Glam DJ Night with David J (Bauhaus) | Cat Club
Thursday, March 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$5 before 9:30pm, $8 after
| The Cat Club

A night of Dark Glam with DJ David J, legendary bassist from Bauhaus and Love & Rockets.
Special guest DJ David J plays his favorite music from 1970 ’til today like T. Rex / Bowie / The Velvet Underground / Roxy Music / Perfume Genius …

Friday, March 6

The Bay Lights: Sunrise Goodbye until 2016 | SF
Friday, March 6 – 5:45 am | Cost: FREE | Epic Roasthouse
The Bay Lights: Sunrise Goodbye until 2016 | SF

The Bay Area will be a little darker for the next 11 months. The monumental LED sculpture, The Bay Lights, must be removed from the western span of the Bay Bridge in early March to allow for maintenance of the cables.  But, thanks to generous private donors and an ...

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Friday, March 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Official 2015 St. Patrick’s Kick-Off Irish Flag Raising | SF City Hall
Friday, March 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Official 2015 St. Patrick's Kick-Off Irish Flag Raising | SF City Hall

Be there for the official kick-off of Irish activities in San Francisco at the annual raising of the Irish flag over City Hall on March 6, 2015.
The flag raising will be presided over by Mayor Ed Lee and the United Irish Societies of San Francisco. It …

Transportation History Geek-Out Bike Ride | Golden Gate Park
Transportation History Geek-Out Bike Ride | Golden Gate Park

Join SF Bicycle Coalition co-founder, Joel Pomerantz, for a bike ride around Golden Gate Park to see the history of Transportation in San Francisco unfold from 10 am to 1 pm on Friday, March 6, 2015.
Free, but an RSVP is required. There is typically a hat …

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, March 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...