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Thursday, November 15

Free Storytime & Free Admission to Contemporary Jewish Museum | SF
Thursday, November 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free only with a sticker you receive at a storytime event.
| Contemporary Jewish Museum
Free Storytime & Free Admission to Contemporary Jewish Museum | SF
Celebrate the opening of The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats with the San Francisco Public Library special Ezra Jack Keats storytime events at four SF Library locations. Get a special Ezra Jack Keats sticker at a storytime event, then get free admission ...
Free Third Thursday: Vintage Movie “Hello, Frisco, Hello” | SF
Thursday, November 15 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Society of California Pioneers
Free Third Thursday: Vintage Movie
Hello, Frisco? Are you there? Come join The Society of California Pioneers for a vintage movie night, featuring the classic flick “Hello, Frisco, Hello” from the year 1943. Set in turn-of-the-century San Francisco, Alice Faye and John Payne star in the story of an ambitious ...

Free After-Work Pizza Giveaway: Annie’s Homegrown | Marina Green
Thursday, November 15 – 4:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*while supplies last
| Marina Green
Free After-Work Pizza Giveaway: Annie's Homegrown | Marina Green
Want a little free pizza action after work on Thursday? Make sure you check twitter for the exact location on Marina Green starting at 4:45pm and grab yourself a free slice. Annie’s Homegrown says… Hello, Bay Area! We’re dishing out free slices of pizza, playing games and ...
Analog Happy Hour: Massages, Typewriters, Hand-drawn Portraits, & Live Music | Tenderloin
Thursday, November 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Jones
Analog Happy Hour: Massages, Typewriters, Hand-drawn Portraits, & Live Music | Tenderloin
Drop the phone and disconnect from technology for a night of Device Free Drinks with an analog zone with typewriters, games, free hand-drawn portraits, communal art, live music, and donation-based massages from 5-9 pm at Jones in San Francisco. Device Free Drinks II Activities: The Digital Detox phone-check at the door ...
Free Wine for Moustaches | Grand Cafe
Free Wine for Moustaches | Grand Cafe
On Thursday, November 15 the Grand Cafe is asking guests to “Show Us Your ‘Stach” – come bearing a mustache (real or otherwise), and get a free glass of Beaujolais Nouveau, the newly arrived French red wine. Chef Alicia Jenish will also have two dinner specials ...
Braniac NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12 | California Academy of Sciences
Braniac NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Test the limits of your cerebral cortex on a night dedicated to brain power. Gather up a team and compete in a pub-style trivia showdown hosted by Brainstormers, or outsmart your friends in a game of oversized chess or checkers provided by homefrys. Explore the big questions ...
Film Screening & Q+A: The Start-up Kids w/ Free Drinks & Snacks | Mission
Thursday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Wix Lounge
Film Screening & Q+A: The Start-up Kids w/ Free Drinks & Snacks | Mission
Head to Wix Lounge in the Mission for a free film screening of The Startup Kids from 6-9 pm on Wednesday, November 14, 2012. Catch the flick and enjoy free beer, wine and popcorn. There will be a post-screening Q+A with Hermione Way, who is featured in ...
Win Tix: SF Beta Startup Mixer: Cloud & Infrastructure Edition | 111 Minna
Thursday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular admission price, $25
| 111 Minna Gallery
November 15, 2012: Cloud & Infrastructure Edition The last SF Beta of the year focuses on two of the hottest topics in tech: Cloud & Infrastructure. We’re focusing on the future of the web — and the backbone that powers it — with a theme that’s ...
Win Tix: Rick Prelinger’s SF Lost Landscapes Retrospective | SoMa
Thursday, November 15 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $10 General (includes Museum admission)
| Contemporary Jewish Museum
Take a look back at first six years of Rick Prelinger’s Lost Landscapes, with home movies and footage of San Francisco’s social and political struggles, spanning 1910–1970. Prelinger searches out archival film, home movies, political reels, and other celluloid remnants to splice together long-unseen film footage of ...
Free Screening: Short Films & Live Music | Oakland
Thursday, November 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Junction Pop-Up
Free Screening: Short Films & Live Music | Oakland
Peralta Junction will be screening a bunch of short films from (mainly) local filmmakers. The Picnic is an Oakland-made silent movie directed by Allen White and produced by Bree Hylkema. (25 min.) The cast includes many local artists and performers and features an original score by Dan Cantrell. “This ...
Free Sneak Preview: Silver Linings Playbook
Thursday, November 15 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Code required, arrive early as admission not guaranteed
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview: Silver Linings Playbook
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Silver Linings Playbook”, Life doesn’t always go according to plan…. Free Film Screening: Silver Linings Playbook Thursday, November 15, 2012 (7:30p) Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco – RSVP Code: FUNSFYC07 Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp Tickets are free, but subject to ...
Win Tix: 2012 Future Sound Music Fest & Dance Party | SF Feel the music and get down while helping out your city at Future Sound Music Fest 2012 and Benefit for the SF Food Bank at Mighty on November 15, 2012. The event features 15 acts in two areas  of house, hip hop and electro with headlining ...
Free Gypsy Swing Jazz Concert: Gaucho | Yoshi’s Oakland
Thursday, November 15 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yoshi's Jazz Club (Oakland)
Free Gypsy Swing Jazz Concert: Gaucho | Yoshi's Oakland
Check out a free jazz concert by Gaucho, SF Weekly’s “Best Jazz/Blues Band of 2009” in the Lounge at Yoshi’s Jazz Club in Oakland’s Jack London Square. “Gaucho has its own feel,” group’s founder Dave Ricketts says. “It has a Gypsy jazz sound, but we don’t ...

Every Thursday

Mission Community Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
Mission Community Market | SF

The Mission Community Market is a weekly, outdoor marketplace that celebrates the Mission’s diversity with fresh fruits and vegetables, street food, live music, arts, local businesses, and after-school activities.
They promote family health and are creating a fun, beautiful public space for the Mission District: the …

Storking Comedy: Stand-Up at a Dive Bar | Oakland
Every Thursday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Storking Comedy: Stand-Up at a Dive Bar | Oakland

Storking Comedy showcases the funniest up and coming Bay Area comedians. Taking place at infamous Oakland dive bar, The Stork Club, the show also features hilarious interviews with each performer.
Need other reasons to come out? How do free pizza and cheap booze sound? Live music often follows the …

The North Face: Mountain Athletics Free Training | SF
Every Thursday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
The North Face: Mountain Athletics Free Training | SF

Join Mountain Athletics: A free, goal oriented workout program training in the outdoors to prepare you for your outdoor pursuits like skiing, snowboarding, camping and hiking. They’re a fun community helping each other achieve #itrainfor goals.
Check them out every Thursday at The Yard at Mission Rock …

Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.  
This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous …

’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
'90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It's 1999 | SF

Every Thursday night, Raven Bar & Lounge is partying like it’s 1999 with DJ Mark Andrus bringing you back in time, but not too far back.
There is no cover charge and the fun starts at 9 pm.

The Outlaw Order: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fiddler's Green
The Outlaw Order: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

The Outlaw Order: Dirty Roots & Dirty Boots is your San Francisco HQ for country music disk jockeys, line dancing lessons, beer guzzlin’, boot scootin’, shit kickin’, 2 steppin’, whiskey sippin’, rump shakin’ and hell raisin’. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow …

Night School: Laugh Harder, Get Smarter | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre
Night School: Laugh Harder, Get Smarter | SF

EndGames Improv brings you Night School, an improv show happening every Thursday night at 8 pm.
Nerd out with a special guest lecturer as they distill a master’s degree worth of material into a mini-Ted talk that inspires improvised comedy. Previous guests include an Oscar nominated filmmaker, Mega-Robot …

Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF

Join them every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show by local Bay Area musicians.
Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website.

FUNgeon: Stand Up Comedy at the Armory Club | Mission
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission - Donations via tip jar appreciated
| Armory Club
FUNgeon: Stand Up Comedy at the Armory Club | Mission

Every Thursday, the Kink.com owned Armory Club hosts FUNgeon, a night of stand up comedy from comedians Andrew Holmgren (Viceland), Connor Marshall (Dr. Fart Comic) and also staring Andrew Holmgren’s beard (Hopefully Washed Recently).
Each week they are joined by a fresh line up of top local …

Eclectic Comedy Showcase at Hyde St. | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement
Eclectic Comedy Showcase at Hyde St. | SF

The Beer Basement on Hyde St. the best of San Francisco Comedy drops into their favorite underground club for a free show.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
From local favorites to Comedy Central veterans an eclectic show in a family room basement environment is guaranteed. This …

HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar
HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar

Come out to #HellaFunny at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best rising comedic talent.
The lineup changes every week, but expect to see comics that have performed at Cobbs, SF Sketchfest, the Punchline and featured on …

“Class of ’84” Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9:30 pm. $7 after
| The Cat Club

Every Thursday at the Cat Club it’s the best of the ’80s in two rooms. The coolest music and the best crowd in town with DJs Damon and Mr Washington spin ’80s pop, rock, and one hit wonders in the front room:, along with DJ …

Free Laughs On Thursday Nights | San Carlos
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Carlos Club
Free Laughs On Thursday Nights | San Carlos

Join Kevin Wong, host and Bay Area comic, for Comedians at Rail every Thursday at 9 pm for free comedy at the Rail Club in San Carlos, CA.
Featured performers have appeared at The Punch Line, Cobbs, San Jose Improv, Tommy T’s, and all around the Bay Area.
Stop …

“The Best of ’80s” Thursday Dance Nights | Cat Club
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sign-up for free entry before 10 pm and $7 after.
| The Cat Club

Come and indulge yourself and be around other fans and see and listen to all the great music.
The event happens every Thursday. Sign-up for free entry before 10 pm and $7 after.

“No Scrubs” ’90s Dance Party: Live Painting | Milk Bar

The 1990s were a bad ass decade.. the fashion was uhh-mayy-zing, the slang was dope and the music was phenomenal.
From TLC, to The Fresh Prince, to Kid ‘N Play to Usher…the list goes on. Bring your rump down to Milk Bar every Thursday at 10 pm to …

Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight

PianoFight’s house team, Original Jokes takes the stage to improvise based off a Craigslist missed connection that is picked by the audience. Combine that with a PianoFight selected improv team opening the show for double the hilarity and you have one hilarious show.
This show is …

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