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2013 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Fremont
Friday, May 24 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| Sharks Ice
2013 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Fremont

Come watch curlers from around the country as they compete on Memorial Day weekend in the annual Golden Gate Bonspiel at Sharks Ice in Fremont from May 24-26, 2013. The 2013 event marks the San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club’s 55th anniversary. It has become an ...

Walgreens Fresh Samples Tour: Free Fro Yo, Smoothie & Juice | SF
Friday, May 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Walgreens (Market St)
Walgreens Fresh Samples Tour: Free Fro Yo, Smoothie & Juice | SF

The Walgreens “Up Market: Fresh” bus will be serving free samples of a variety of items to celebrate the fresh food offerings available at Walgreens stores. The samples will be given from a custom-made, 40 foot bus that will be visiting select locations and special events ...

Free Urban Performance & DJ Block Party | Annie Alley
Friday, May 24 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Annie Alley
Free Urban Performance & DJ Block Party | Annie Alley

Local performance company Here Now Dance Collective has brought their art to audiences in urban settings all over the United States.
For their latest piece, This Is Dedicated…, the collective is working with a live DJ and visual designer for the first time. Together they will …

Summer Acoustic Concert: Singer-Songwriter, Salet | Westfield Centre
Friday, May 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Summer Acoustic Concert: Singer-Songwriter, Salet | Westfield Centre

Salet is a Bay Area based singer-songwriter who is inspired by artists both old and new and presents that inspiration in an original package that blends rock, pop, soul and folk.
He has distinguished himself in the San Francisco/Bay Area music scene with picture painting lyrics …

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

What to expect on Friday, May 24, 2013:

Twelve gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine
Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden
DJ spinning hits from 5-6:30 pm
Live band playing California folk fusion tunes from 7-9 pm
Dance …

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, May 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 32 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm at the historic waterfront campus of Fort Mason ...

Orange Nights: Food & Flowers | Friday Nights at the de Young
Orange Nights: Food & Flowers | Friday Nights at the de Young

The Netherlands is the world’s second largest agricultural exporter, behind only the US.
On Friday, May 24, 2013, the theme of the night will celebrate the Netherlands as a world leader in agricultural production and horticulture, highlighting Dutch expertise and innovation in urban agriculture, sustainable practices, …

Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland
Friday, May 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food.
| 45th St. and Lawton Ave., Oakland, CA
Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland

Bites Off Broadway Neighborhood Block Party & Picnic returns Friday nights from May 10-Oct 11, 2013. Neighbors in The Temescal meet and greet on blankets and folks from adjoining cities come to sample  bites from Oakland’s first recurring food pod. Stroll down 45th St. to enjoy ...

Fourth Fridays Art Walk | Inner Sunset
Friday, May 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Inner Sunset
Fourth Fridays Art Walk | Inner Sunset

Inner Sunset Art Walk have decided to change things up a bit in 2014 and plan to focus on holiday-themed events instead of the monthly ones. Please keep an eye out for upcoming fun in the Inner Sunset and feel free to message them with any questions at isfourthfridays@gmail.com. ...

Savor Meditation Practice | SF
Friday, May 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome.
| Calvin Klein Performance Loft
Savor Meditation Practice | SF

Please note, this class is no longer taking place. Take a strategic pause and savor the moment with this guided practice. Savor Meditation blends seated and reclining postures with gentle movement to reconnect you to your body, breath, and heart. Meditation is a potent way ...

Berlin-Style Ping Pong Warehouse Party & Free Beer | Mission Dist.
Friday, May 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $7 | Z Space
Berlin-Style Ping Pong Warehouse Party & Free Beer | Mission Dist.

Party with four ping pong tables in the giant warehouse of Z Space. DJ Purple will spin with Dance Karaoke.
There’s a full bar and lots of dance floor, there’s free beer and free hard cider for the first hour. And plus, for some reason, …

Free Friday Chicken Wing Buffet & $3 Cocktails | Castro
Free Friday Chicken Wing Buffet & $3 Cocktails | Castro

The Lookout, which provides prime people-watching opportunities over the intersection of Market St. and Noe St. in the Castro, hosts a Friday happy hour with $3 Skyy Vodka cocktails (3:30 pm-9 pm) and a free chicken wing buffet from 6:30-8:30 pm to help soak up ...

Under the Influence: Performance Series | North Beach
Under the Influence: Performance Series | North Beach

The Emerald Tablet in North Beach hosts a homegrown reading performance series, Under the Influence, co-created and hosted with Quiet Lightning‘s Evan Karp. Four artists read works by some of their major influences, followed by original work performances created for the show that channels that ...

SF Beer Olympics: Drinking Games & $2 Beers | North Beach
Friday, May 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP on Facebook and your first shot 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 special until 9:30 pm. ...

Free Folk-Punk Concert: The Crux | The Uptown
Friday, May 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
Free Folk-Punk Concert: The Crux | The Uptown

See The Crux perform two sets at The Uptown Nightclub on Friday, May 24, 2013.
The Crux is an encyclopedic band of multi-instrumentalists, performing barn dance tunes, klezmer jams, pirate shanties, and bluesy dirges in a theatrical performance style.
Their sound is an energetic brand of folk …

$5 Ike’s Place Dance Party: Free Sandwiches & ’90s Jams | SoMa
Friday, May 24 – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Showdown
$5 Ike's Place Dance Party: Free Sandwiches & '90s Jams | SoMa

What’s better than grubbing on Ike’s Place sandwiches while listening to killer ’90s jams? When the sandwiches are free, that’s when.
Get pumped up for “Freaky Deaky Friday” a monthly dance party with a $5 cover, cheap drinks, ’90s DJs and free Ike’s Place sandwiches (while …

F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Friday, May 24 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stage Werx 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 ...

Every Friday

Free “Off the Grid” Food Truck Lunch & Blood Drive | February 2014
Free

Be a hero and donate blood and get free gub in return.
Every Friday in February 2014, Off the Grid is partnering with the Blood Centers of the Pacific for a truly “mobile” blood drive. For people who donate blood, you’ll get a delicious free lunch …

Alisha’s Free Home Cookin’ Fridays | The Riptide
Alisha's Free Home Cookin' Fridays | The Riptide

Follow the L until it ends, on Fridays after work and get rewarded with grubbing on free home cookin’ from Alisha.
Each week, she whips up home-style food that ranges from blushin bunnies, chili con carne, chicken pot pie, and, if you’re lucky, even tater tot …

Fashion Studio Happy Hour Shopping Party | SoMa
Every Friday – 4:40 pm | Cost: FREE | 440 Brannan Studio Showroom
Fashion Studio Happy Hour Shopping Party | SoMa

440 Brannan Studio Showroom hosts a fashion happy hour every Friday from 4:40-7 pm. Sip on wine and beer while browsing their collection of unique styles by local designers.
440 Brannan Studio Showroom is a 5,000 square foot retail store and studio factory where prominent and emerging Bay Area designers …

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 …

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
Every Friday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with Facebook RSVP
| Monroe
$1 Drink Fridays:

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks and $1.50 tacos?
well… we “think” there are $1.50 tacos… that’s what their Facebook event page says… but we’ve heard rumblings they may have raised the prices to $2 so be forewarned.
Monroe …

Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF
Every Friday – 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 Friday from 6-8 pm.
Indulge in their free refreshments and sweets for humans, while your pup enjoys some complimentary carob …

Free Friday Chicken Wing Buffet & $3 Cocktails | Castro
Free Friday Chicken Wing Buffet & $3 Cocktails | Castro

The Lookout, which provides prime people-watching opportunities over the intersection of Market St. and Noe St. in the Castro, hosts a Friday happy hour with $3 Skyy Vodka cocktails (3:30 pm-9 pm) and a free chicken wing buffet from 6:30-8:30 pm to help soak up …

Red Hots $5 Friday Night Burlesque Show | Mission Dist.
Every Friday – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5-10 sliding scale
| El Rio
Red Hots $5 Friday Night Burlesque Show | Mission Dist.

It’s saucy dancing with a sense of humor at the Red Hots Burlesque show on Fridays at El Rio, where you can see some of the bawdiest burlesque babes in the Bay,  for a sliding scale price starting at $5.
Come with your sense of humor and get …

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.
Over 25 of San Francisco’s underground comics entertain your cheap asses every week until the …

SF Beer Olympics: Drinking Games & $2 Beers | North Beach
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 special until 9:30 pm. After …

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

Queer Fridays Live Music Series | El Rio
Every Friday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | El Rio
Queer Fridays Live Music Series | El Rio

Get an earful of live music from queer artists, every Friday night at 10 pm at the free “Friday Live” series at El Rio in San Francisco’s Mission District.
DJ Emotions gets the party started with hip hop, salsa, house and world tunes at 10 pm sharp.
Begin …

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

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