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Friday, April 12

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Haight Residents
Friday, April 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Haight Residents
April 12, 13, 14 Neighborhoods: Mission, Bernal Heights, Noe Valley, Castro, Cole Valley, Haight, Glen Park, St. Francis Wood, Lake Merced Zip Codes: 94110, 94114, 94117, 94127, 94131, 94132
Free Vibrators for Tax Day | SF
Free Vibrators for Tax Day | SF
Trojan is giving San Franciscans “the best return on pleasure” for Tax Day 2013 by giving away thousands of free Trojan vibrators via their Trojan Vibrations Pleasure Carts. On Friday, April 12, 2013 (the Friday before Tax Day), San Francisco residents can swing by The Box ...

10,000 Grilled Cheese Sandwich Giveaway: Final Day | The Melt
10,000 Grilled Cheese Sandwich Giveaway: Final Day | The Melt

April 12, 2013 is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, and also your last chance to sign up to get one of 10,000 free grilled cheeses from The Melt. Sign up anytime from April 1-12, 2013 – be one of the first 10,000. And as long as ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day | SoMa
Friday, April 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Two hours of free grilled cheese sandwiches until they run out.
| American Grilled Cheese Kitchen
Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day | SoMa
Tillamook is hosting the ultimate National Grilled Cheese Day on April 12, 2013 with a happy hour event at The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen (South Park location). Enjoy a free classic grilled cheese sandwich prepared by San Francisco’s gourmet grilled cheese master and Tillamook Kitchen Chef, ...
“Grease” Ride | East Bay Bike Party
Friday, April 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ashby BART
It’s California. It’s 1958 and love is in the air with Danny, Sandy and the Greasers. Break out the vests, the patches, the white suits, the bowling shoes and the pink and yellow dresses and celebrate dancing and a rockabilly attitude at the Grease themed East Bay ...
“Oakland Nights…Live” Late Night Talk Show: Hack Attack | Oakland
Friday, April 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 2141 Broadway
Entertainment Lineup: Friday, April 12, 2013 Hacker-Space Sample with Vicky Knox of OaklandWiki Biohacking Live gaming with Porpentine Empty Space Hacking Turring test Brain hacking and as always, the house band – That Hats
KALW’s Heard Here: Extraordinary Stories of Ordinary People | SF
Friday, April 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but seating is limited so arrive early. Doors open at 7:30pm.
| Victoria Theatre
KALW's Heard Here: Extraordinary Stories of Ordinary People | SF
KALW 91.7FM presents “Heard Here,” an interactive evening of stories told live on stage at 8pm at the Victoria Theater on Friday, April 12, 2013. Admission is free, but seating is limited, so be sure to arrive early. Doors open at 7:30pm. A surfer takes on a Maverick ...
Win Tix: Berlin-Style Ping Pong & Karaoke Dance Party | SF
Friday, April 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regularly $7 each.
| Verdi Club
American Tripps (Fun multi player musical chairs-ish ping pong) are joining forces with DJ Purple (“The Best DJ in San Francisco,” according to SF Weekly) who will be on the main stage running his famous “Dance Karaoke” party. They’ll have two ping pong tables on the ...
Win Tix: Acid Test: The Many Incarnations of Ram Dass | SF
Friday, April 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price $15-$50 sliding scale
| The Marsh (San Francisco)
Acid Test, tells the true story of Ram Dass, spiritual seeker, as he explores his life from the time of being Richard Alpert, a Harvard psychology professor from a wealthy Jewish family to, along with Timothy Leary, starting the psychedelic revolution. Funcheap Tip: Get $5 off ...
SF Beer Olympics: Drinking Games & $2 Beers | North Beach
Friday, April 12 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP on Facebook and your first beer is $1.
| Horizon
SF Beer Olympics: Drinking Games & $2 Beers | North Beach

Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because. They have a great 5-for-$10 beer and wine special until ...

“I Can Haz Free Comedy?” Internets Comedy Night | SF
Friday, April 12 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
You have retweeted their tweets. You’ve #regramed them on Instagram. You’ve liked them on Facebook. Now come see them live and in person, before they become too famous for you. Comedy Lineup: April 12, 2013 David Gborie of Facebook lore and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival Jules Posner a ...
Win Tix: Avant-Garde Roots: Supermule, Dustbowl Revival, West Coast Ramblers | SF Join a night of avant-garde roots music and old-time foot-stompin’ music at The Chapel – San Francisco’s newest music venue located in the heart of the Mission with the release of three brand-spankin’ new CDs from funky bluegrass pickers, Supermule, roots and jazz collective, Dustbowl ...
Dark and Sexy Retro Disco Night: Soft Metal | Underground SF
Friday, April 12 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP
| Underground SF
Dark and Sexy Retro Disco Night: Soft Metal | Underground SF
A DJ set by the Dark and sexy retro-futuristic Italo-disco Soft Metals headlines “Push the Feeling” concert & DJ night. Soft Metals (DJ Set • Captured Tracks) Loose Shus (Live • Voltaire Records) +Push The Feeling Residents: YR SKULL Friday, April 12, 2013 Underground SF 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. • 21+ $5 • ...
“Push The Feeling” DJ & Live Music Dance Night: Soft Metals | Lower Haight
Friday, April 12 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP; $5 after.
| Underground SF
Push the Feeling Lineup | April 12, 2013 Soft Metals (DJ Set) “Dark and sexy retro-futuristic Italo-disco created on vintage analog synths and drum machines” -Gorilla Vs. Bear Loose Shus (Live) “cushy electro-disco” -RCRDLBL Push The Feeling Residents: YR SKULL epicsauce DJs
Win Tix: Comedy Central’s Brian Posehn | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Friday, April 12 – 10:15 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets at face value of $23.50 each.
| Cobb's Comedy Club
Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn has been seen on Comedy Central’s, “The Sarah Silverman Program” and as one of the original members of the “Comedians of Comedy”. Besides writing and performing on HBO’s acclaimed “Mr. Show”, he has appeared in sitcoms such as “Just Shoot Me”, “Seinfeld”, and ...

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Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF’s Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF's Hills | Every Friday

Every Friday morning at 6:30 am, gather at a different San Francisco hill for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The hills change each week (it might be Alamo Square, Moraga Steps, Twin Peaks, Lombard…), but expect …

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
$1 Drink Fridays:

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks?
Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices to …

Computer History Museum Geeky Block Party | 1/2 Off Admission & Off The Grid
Every Friday – 5:00 pm | Cost: $7.50*
*Museum admission is $7.50. Meals from food trucks varies.
| Computer History Museum
Computer History Museum Geeky Block Party | 1/2 Off Admission & Off The Grid

Every Friday night the Computer History Museum will be extending its hours so you can enjoy a fun block party offering 50% off museum admission price, a variety of food trucks and special museum programs.
The museum has partnered with Off the Grid, the Bay Area’s network of street food …

Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio
Free

El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast.
And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm …

Free Circus Class Night: Learn Juggling & Tightwire Walking | SF
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Circus Center
Free Circus Class Night: Learn Juggling & Tightwire Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Friday.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Most Fridays | 7-9 pm
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
FREE; RSVP Required. Please make sure to check-in before 6:45 pm.
Age limits: Everyone age 8 and older is welcome, …

Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar

 
Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm.
 
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies
Every Friday | 8 pm
Skylark Bar, 3089 16th St, SF, CA
FREE
Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free weekly burlesque and …

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio is a free comedy show every Friday from 8-11 pm at Mutiny Radio on the corner of 21st and Florida in the deep Mission District.
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse
Every Friday | 8-11 pm
Mutiny Radio, 2781 21st Street, SF, CA
FREE
Over 25 of San …

“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15.
| The Variety Preview Room / The Hobart Building

San Francisco has long been home to an electric comedy scene and has spawned some of the biggest names in stand-up from Margaret Cho to Patton Oswalt, in addition to current up and coming stars like Vahé Hove and Chris Schiappacasse. Check out a fresh …

“Ain’t Mama’s Drag” Weekly Variety Show | SF

San Francisco’s only drag variety show has Queens, Kings and live performers of every type imaginable. Expect the unexpected here. The audience cannot predict what hostess Cruzin d’Loo has dug up for their entertainment every Friday night at a respectable 8 pm… that’s the only thing respectable about …

Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Just tip the musicians.
| Atlas Cafe
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF

Jazz at The Atlas is a weekly jazz residency with five rotating jazz bands. Music is always free, though tipping is encouraged.
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe
(This is a typical lineup and is subject to change – hey, it’s jazz baby)

1st Friday – Eli Maliwan Jazz Party …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Every Friday – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party:

Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party.
This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers …

SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach

Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because.
They have a great 5-for-$10 beer and wine special until 9:20 …

F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stagewerx Theatre
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF

EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.”
“YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own …

Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight
Every Friday – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP required.
| PianoFight
Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight

Every Friday night, Josef Anolin and Andrew Holmgren bring you a raucous party slash stand-up comedy showcase at the new PianoFight theater.
Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase
Every Friday | 11:59 pm
PianoFight, 144 Taylor Street, SF, CA
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Poet, Robert Sylvester Kelly once wrote, “After the …

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