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Thursday, April 25

Win: Chronicle Books Springtime Book Pack
Enter by: Thursday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*Win a prize pack valued at $100.
Chronicle Books Springtime Book Pack

The Chronicle Books Spring Warehouse Sale is coming to San Francisco from Thursday to Saturday, April 25-27, 2013 and FuncheapSF can get you started on your reading list with four great springtime titles from Chronicle.
Enter to win a prize pack including the Kodachrome Notes and The Art …

Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale: 65% Off Everything | SoMa
Thursday, April 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money to buy books.
| Chronicle Books HQ
Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale: 65% Off Everything | SoMa

The 2013 Chronicle Books Fall Warehouse Sale is here again with 65% off everything in the store for three days only, from October 23-25, 2013. >> RSVP on Facebook for exclusive giveaways. Stock up on your winter reading with cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle and home, arts and crafts, ...

Microsoft Store Grand Opening & Free Blake Shelton Tickets | SF
Microsoft Store Grand Opening & Free Blake Shelton Tickets | SF

Join Microsoft for the Grand Opening of their first San Francisco store at Westfield San Francisco Centre on April 25, 2013, and if you’re there early, you could score free tickets to a Blake Shelton concert on April 27, 2013.
The Grand Opening ceremonies start at 11:30am. Blake …

Bardot at The Clift “Re-think Happy Hour” | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP required via Eventbrite
| Clift Hotel
Bardot at The Clift

The glamorous Redwood Room housed in the Clift Hotel is entirely paneled with redwood and features Art Deco sconces and chandeliers sitting among avant-garde video installations and Philippe Starck-designed furniture.  The last Thursday of every month is “Bardot” (bar-daux), a happy hour in this gorgeous space with drink specials (though they’ll still be ...

Asian Art Museum $10 Admission | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 for admission after 5pm - includes admission to special galleries
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum $10 Admission | SF

Want to see the Terracotta Warriors exhibit at the Asian Art Museum without the weekend crowds and for about half the price?
Try Thursday nights – The Asian Art Museum is open late on Thursday nights (5-9p) and tickets are just $10 (normally they’re $20 on …

Free Kimchi Tasting Happy Hour | Bi-Rite
Thursday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bi-Rite (Divisadero)
Free Kimchi Tasting Happy Hour | Bi-Rite

Bi-Rite on Divisadero is hosting a free guided Kimchi tasting event made by Farmer Andy.
Come taste our new PUBLIC Label Kimchi this Thursday April 25, 2013 at Bi-Rite Divis from 5-7pm.
Great news, fermentation fans. Inspired by an over-abundance of ‘couve tronchuda’ (Portuguese cabbage) at Mariquita Farm, …

Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early - the drive-in fills up quick on free nights
| Solano 2 Drive In
Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay

Solano 2 Drive-In in Concord has two screens showing:

Wreck-It Ralph (8 pm) followed by Jack the Giant Slayer (10 pm)
Jack the Giant Slayer (8 pm) followed by Wreck-It Ralph (10:15 pm)

Barista Latte Art Competition: Free Food & Booze | Oakland
Barista Latte Art Competition: Free Food & Booze | Oakland

4/25/2013 – Farley’s East, Oakland, serving De La Paz
Please note: We’re not sure exactly what food and booze will be free, but the organizers promise these for each competition.

Spring Into Summer NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Spring Into Summer NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Get an early start on summer (a little wishful thinking never hurt anyone, right?) with Bay Area organizations blending creativity and sustainability for all to enjoy, rain or shine.

Play at a mini-edition of Sunday Streets, complete with lawn games, hula hooping, and dancing.
In honor …

120 Years of SF Fashion History Night: Cocktails & Tours | The Old Mint
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 general admission with discount code "funcheap15". Otherwise $30.
| The Old Mint
120 Years of SF Fashion History Night: Cocktails & Tours | The Old Mint

Join FlipSide & The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society for Party in Style at the Old Mint: 120 Years of SF Fashion History, a night of cocktails, music, and dancing.
Plus you’ll explore San Francisco style – a rare pop-up history exhibit (it’s up for …

Sunset District History Night (1847-1964) | SoMa
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| California Historical Society
Sunset District History Night (1847-1964) | SoMa

Join us for the evening, as local historian, author, and tour guide Lorri Ungaretti talks about her new book, Stories in the Sand: San Francisco’s Sunset District, 1847 – 1964 the first published history of the Sunset District.
The book features in-depth profiles of people who …

Free Drive-in Movie Night | San Jose
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early - the drive-in fills up quick on free nights.
| Capitol 6 Drive-In (San Jose)
Free Drive-in Movie Night | San Jose

West Wind Capitol 6 Drive-In has three screens and will show:

Jack the Giant Slayer (8 pm) followed by Fast Five (10:15 pm)
Wreck-It Ralph (8 pm) followed by Jack the Giant Slayer (10 pm)
Fast Five (8 pm) followed by Wreck-It Ralph (10:30 pm)

Free Punk ‘n Roll Concert | The Depot
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Depot (SFSU)
Free Punk 'n Roll Concert | The Depot

We don’t even really care what the music sounds like. Do you see the photo of the sheep in the audience?
No idea if there are any sheep coming tonight, but you can catch live music from Zealot (throat burning punk), Via Coma (melodic pop rock) …

Oakland Veg Week 2013: “Forks Over Knives” Film Screening | Oakland
Oakland Veg Week 2013:

Join a screening of Forks Over Knives, a film which examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.
Free, but RSVP is …

Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland
Thursday, April 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stork Club
Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland

Comedy Lineup: April 25, 2013

Jesse Fernandez (Cunning, Versatile, Bemusing)
Chris Barylick (Awkward Masochist, Gameboy Poet)
Ali Brown (Protagonist, Hyper-Driven, Ham)

Free Film Buff Night: Spielberg’s “The Sugarland Express” | SF
Free Film Buff Night: Spielberg's

As Jurassic Park makes its triumphant return to big screens across the country, this time in “Lawyer-Chomping 3D,” we’re reminded of the imprint that Steven Spielberg has made on the modern cinema experience. But where did this Goliath of the silver screen get his start?
This month will …

Vegan Hacker Night: Renegade Cupcake Party | SF
Vegan Hacker Night: Renegade Cupcake Party | SF

Cupcakes are the beauty queens of the dessert world. They’re delightful— but so often, just a little too predictable. So bring your new ideas and come learn to make vegan cupcakes.
“We firmly oppose the “if it ain’t broken don’t fix it” policy, and are fixin’ to …

Vaudeville Night: $5 Comedy, Magic & Music | Red Devil Lounge
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Red Devil Lounge
Vaudeville Night: $5 Comedy, Magic & Music | Red Devil Lounge

Entertainment Lineup: April 25, 2013
Renee Padgett & Rosie, Christopher Fortier, awesome magic by Keith Boudreau (Funcheap approved), The East Bay 3 (W*A*S*H house band)

Free Jack Daniels Concert Night: Free Drinks & Appetizers | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| The Knockout
Free Jack Daniels Concert Night: Free Drinks & Appetizers | SF

The City’s next jam is going down at The Knockout on April 25, 2013 with Bay Area bands DonCat (singer-songwriter), SeaTraffic (synth pop), and Kingsborough (soulful rock).
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Jack Daniels will provide you with two free drink tickets at the door, complimentary appetizers, and …

Win Tix: Star Trek: The Next Generation “Best of Both Worlds” | San Bruno
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Century at Tanforan
Star Trek: The Next Generation

Celebrate Season 3 of the iconic series Star Trek: The Next Generation in a special one night big screen event on April 25, 2013.
For the first time ever, The Best of Both Worlds will be shown bigger and better as a remastered, full-length presentation.

Dutch Day Pre-Party: DJ Battle: Russia vs. Holland | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9pm with RSVP. $5 after 9pm with RSVP. $10 without RSVP.
| 111 Minna Gallery
Dutch Day Pre-Party: DJ Battle: Russia vs. Holland | SF

Join a night of celebrating Western and Eastern Europe with an East vs. West DJ pre-party bash for Dutch Queen’s Day taking place on April 27, 2013.
Free before 9pm with RSVP. $5 after 9pm with RSVP. $10 without RSVP.
Theme Party: If you’re Western European, wear blue. If you’re …

The Macallan & Highland Park Tasting: Elixir’s Cocktail Club | Mission Dist.
The Macallan & Highland Park Tasting: Elixir's Cocktail Club | Mission Dist.

April 24th: Dark spirit lovers, this one’s for you. Dave Osborne will showcase The Macallan and Highland Park. 

Free “Tickled Pink” Comedy: Men’s Night | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free - tips accepted at the end of the evening.
| The Royale
Free

Comedy Lineup: April 25, 2013

Dan “Gonzo” Machanik has been doing stand up professionally for 27 years and was featured in The Aspen Comedy Festival, Comic Relief University Tour and the Smirnoff All Star Comedy Tour in Asia. He has worked as the sole opening act …

Free “Comedy Bodega” Showcase: Nato Green | Mission Dist.
Free

Comedy Lineup: April 25, 2013

Nato Green (“Nato is one of the funniest comics in the country” -Maria Bamford.)
Dhaya Lakshminarayanan (NPR’s Snap Judgemnent)
Karen Ripley the queen of lesbian deadpan
hosted by Marga Gomez (2012 Best Comedian, SF Bay Guardian)
with special guest Jennifer Dronsky

Free Experimental Hip Hop Concert: The Underachievers | UC Berkeley
Thursday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
Free Experimental Hip Hop Concert: The Underachievers | UC Berkeley

See experimental hip hop duo The Underachievers perform a free concert at 8 pm at UC Berkeley on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
Their recent mix tape Indigoism made waves with its psychedelic brand of experimental hip hop. The Brooklyn duo will be fresh off their U.S. tour with …

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 …

Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF
Every Thursday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harlot
Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF

Every Thursday from 5-10 pm is Flask Mob Happy Hour at Harlot where you’ll get a free shot if you mention Flask Mob at the door.
Please note, the flaskmob happy hour is on hiatus as of June 5, 2014.
They also feature free food and a live DJ.  These Happy …

Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF

Break up the weekday rut and get out of the house for an hour with your dog at the K9 Scrub Club weekly social hour, happening every Thursday from 6-7 pm.
K9 Scrub Club
1734 Church Street, SF (Noe Valley)
Indulge in their free refreshments and sweets for humans, …

Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fiddler's Green
Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

Twang Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree is your San Francisco HQ for The PBR, Stagecoach and NASCAR. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow country music fans, dancin’ to contemporary country music all night with classic, outlaw and swing thrown in.
Expect to get your Twang …

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 …

Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Legionnaire Saloon
Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland

Laugh your booty off at the Barbary Coast Comedy night at the Legionnaire Saloon (2272 Telegraph Avenue) in uptown Oakland every Thursday at 7 pm. 
The show is produced by Barry Katzman (Comedy Day) and often features performers who’ve appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Showtime, Comedy …

Free Classic Movie Night at The Magick Lantern | East Bay
Every Thursday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Magik Lantern
Free Classic Movie Night at The Magick Lantern | East Bay

The Magick Lantern is a small movie theater is the cute little town of Point Richmond in the East Bay. They show many independent new movies, as well as some vintage picks hand-chosen by its proprietor.
Thursday is Classics Night when they show quirky old movies …

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced by Ryan Cronin and booked by Ken Townsend. It’s a free weekly showcase of local (and sometimes national) comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco.
Drink Special: $1 off draft beers during …

Free “Deep East” House DJ Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free

Deep East is a weekly dance party held on Thursday nights at Lounge 3411 in Oakland. Each crew member is an accomplished DJ in their own right, and all are East Bay residents.
They came together out of mutual respect, love of deep beats, and a …

Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley

Every Thursday night, The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a live funk, soul, hip hop and Latin dance party from 9 pm to midnight.
Come on down to shake it to some funky live music with Anthony Ant and his house band, plus great food and drinks available …

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