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Thursday, May 30

SFMOMA Free Day & “Countdown” Kick-Off Party | Thursday
Thursday, May 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required for each day.
| SFMOMA
SFMOMA Free Day &

Thursday, May 30, 2013
10 am to 9:45 pm

10 am to 5:30 pm: The Kitchen Sisters Present The Making Of…
Meet Bay Area makers and artists featured in The Making Of…, a community collaboration by award-winning radio producers The Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva) and …

Win: California’s Best Trips: 35 Amazing Road Trips | Lonely Planet
California's Best Trips: 35 Amazing Road Trips | Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet has selected 35 amazing road trips through California, from two-day escapes to week-long adventures, and packed them full of expert advice and inspirational suggestions.
Whether you want to explore landmark national parks, taste wines in vine-strewn valleys or visit Gold Rush towns, this …

BlackMahal: Punjabi Roots Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, May 30 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
BlackMahal: Punjabi Roots Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens

Part P-funk, part Punjabi-roots, BlackMahal is a San Francisco-based live music experience complete with drums, DJs, horns, hip-hop MCs, and the godfather of Punjabi-American music – Ustad Lal Singh Bhatti.
BlackMahal is steeped in Old California, a Punjabi-American experience that started in the 1890s when the …

Free Lunch for Giants vs. A’s: BBQ Pork Sandwiches | Shanghai Kelly’s
Thursday, May 30 – 12:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*While supplies last, and drink purchase may be required
| Shanghai Kelly's
Free Lunch for Giants vs. A's: BBQ Pork Sandwiches | Shanghai Kelly's

Shanghai Kelly’s is hooking all Giants (and A’s) fans up with a free BBQ Pork sandwich lunch on Thursday, May 30, 2013.
Come by Shanghai’s to watch the afternoon ballgame on TV and get hooked up with a free lunch starting at 1 pm. The sandwiches are “while supplies …

Bardot at The Clift “Re-think Happy Hour” | SF
Thursday, May 30 – 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 ...

SF Weekly “Best of 2013″ Party w/ Open Bar | Public Works
Thursday, May 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 tickets are limited in availability.
| Public Works
SF Weekly

SF Weekly celebrates the Best Of San Francisco 2013 at their annual “best of” bash at Public Works on May 30, 2013, featuring drinks, a DJ, dancing and a chance to hob nob with all the winners.
There’s a three-hour hosted bar (with lots of beer, …

Skull and Bones NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Skull and Bones NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Skull and Bones Schedule
6-10 pm: Skull and Bones in the East Pavilion

Meet Academy field associate Ray “Bones” Bandar and see specimens from his extensive collection
Chat with “Bone Man” Lee Post and hear about his community projects which include building the skeleton of an 18-foot-long juvenile orca …

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

Storking Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase with a twist; the show features some of the Bay’s best comedians whom are subsequently interviewed after their performance. The results are akin to an irreverent Inside the Actor’s Studio as host, OJ Patterson, alternates between goofy rapport and intrusive investigation. Additional questions are fielded ...

$10 Opening Night Exhibit Art Party | Asian Art Museum
Thursday, May 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for students with valid ID. Otherwise event & museum admission is $10
| Asian Art Museum
$10 Opening Night Exhibit Art Party | Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum has a brand new contemporary art exhibition, Proximities 1: What Time Is It There?, and is throwing a fun opening night party with art talks, cocktail demos, DJs, experimental Indian music & visuals, and plus access to the museums galleries.
Proximities: Opening …

Vaudeville Night: $5 Comedy & Music Variety Show | Red Devil Lounge
Thursday, May 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Red Devil Lounge
Vaudeville Night: $5 Comedy & Music Variety Show | Red Devil Lounge

W*A*S*H* is an experimental weekly variety show at the Red Devil Lounge which promises to blur the line between performers and audience. W*A*S*H* will happen most Thursdays from 7-8:45 pm with guest stars, stand-up comedians, music, and audience members performing with the East Bay 3 as ...

“The City” Free Concert Night: Free Drinks & Appetizers | SF
Thursday, May 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Maggie McGarry's Irish Pub

Join the next, absolutely free concert and party thrown by The City, this Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Maggie McGarrys in North Beach.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
There will be hosted drinks and appetizers (that means free) from 7-8 pm and they’ll have a raffle for a …

Film Buff Night: Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Hard Eight” | Mission Dist
Thursday, May 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome at the door.
| Goforaloop Gallery & Studios
Film Buff Night: Paul Thomas Anderson's

On Thursday May 30, 2013 Goforaloop Gallery & Studios will feature Paul Thomas Anderson’s short film Cigarettes and Coffee, along with his first full length feature Hard Eight.
Cigarettes and Coffee, released in 1993 and starring Philip Baker Hall, helped to launch Anderson’s career and was …

Win Tix: Instagram Night: Founders in Conversation | SF
Thursday, May 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $25 general admission.
| Castro Theatre
Instagram Night: Founders in Conversation | SF

Hear Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, co-founders of Instagram, for a conversation with #nofilter with Kevin Rose, partner at Google Ventures, at the Castro Theatre.
From the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy to your Sunday eggs Benedict in the Mission, Instagram is documenting the world around us and …

Twang: Country DJs, Line Dancing & $1 Tacos | Polk Gulch
Thursday, May 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McTeague's Saloon
Twang: Country DJs, Line Dancing & $1 Tacos | Polk Gulch

Please Note: Twang now takes place at McTeague’s Saloon (1237 Polk Street, SF) in Polk Gulch, and not at Fiddler’s Green in North Beach.

Win Tix: Laurie Lewis & New Voices in Bluegrass | Freight & Salvage
Thursday, May 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Advanced tickets are $12.50, at the door is $14.50.
| Freight & Salvage
Laurie Lewis & New Voices in Bluegrass | Freight & Salvage

Local bluegrass veteran, Laurie Lewis, presents a showcase of new voices in the Bay Area bluegrass scene.
Featured bands include American Nomad, a “newgrass” duo, Garrin Benfield, “one of the best singer-songwriters to emerge from the Bay Area” (Jambase), and Wendy Burch Steel, whose first album was called “a …

Free “Comedy Bodega” Showcase | Mission Dist.
Free

Unfortunately , Esta Noche has closed. Esta Noche has presented the Bay Area’s best progressive comedians free of charge in the heart of the Mission. Now, new hosts are continuing the fun. Every Thursday, straight and gay comedians tell jokes on a stage that was built for ...

Free Swing Dance Lesson, Dance Party & Raffle | Pac Heights
Thursday, May 30 – 8:20 pm | Cost: FREE | Russian Center
Free Swing Dance Lesson, Dance Party & Raffle | Pac Heights

Put on those dancing shoes and join a free Lindy Hop swing dancing lesson and swing dance party for The 9:20 Special Open House on Thursday, May 30, 2013.
The 9:20 Special Open House | May 30, 2013

8:20-9:20 pm: Free Beginner Lindy Hop lesson
9:20 pm-12:30 am: Free …

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

Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced and hosted by Ryan Cronin. 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 the ...

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Thursday, May 30 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

Comet Club Comedy is a weekly free comedy showcase at the Comet Club in the Marina district of San Francisco, featuring local Bay Area comedians and special guests hosted by Ben Feldman. Comet Club Comedy Every Thursday | 8:30-10 pm Comet Club, 3111 Fillmore Street, ...

Win Tix: The International Swingers: (Blondie & Sex Pistols Members) | Red Devil Lounge
Thursday, May 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets are $20, or use code ISFC0530 to get $10 tickets
| Red Devil Lounge
The International Swingers: (Blondie & Sex Pistols Members) | Red Devil Lounge

What do Blondie, the Sex Pistols, Generation X and Supernaut have in common? The International Swingers.
Clem Burke (Blondie, the Eurythmics, the Ramones), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols, Iggy Pop, Faces) and James Stevenson (Generation X, The Alarm, Gene Loves Jezebel) rock the Red Devil Lounge with …

Win Tix: DJ Night: Casey Spooner (of Fischerspooner) & Ladyhawke | Mezzanine
Thursday, May 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $18/advance and $20/door.
| Mezzanine
DJ Night: Casey Spooner (of Fischerspooner) & Ladyhawke | Mezzanine

Ladyhawke, one of the brightest stars to light up the pop firmament this millennium, and Casey Spooner, of art pop performance project Fischerspooner, return to Mezzanine for a night of top-notch DJ sets.
Opening DJ set by Gold Fields, fresh off their release of their debut …

Free Dance Party & $1 Cocktails | Public Works
Thursday, May 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Public Works
Free Dance Party & $1 Cocktails | Public Works

FREE ALL NIGHT
9pm-1am
After the SF WEEKLY Best Of Awards
with THE PUBLIC WORKS ALL-STARS
MATT HAZE
MANITOUS
HUBCAP JONES
BORRIS
Playing an eclectic mix of beats to move your feet.
FIRST HOUR $1 Vodka Mixers + $3 Heineken bottles

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, …

Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland
Every Thursday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland

Storking Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase with a twist; the show features some of the Bay’s best comedians whom are subsequently interviewed after their performance.
The results are akin to an irreverent Inside the Actor’s Studio as host, OJ Patterson, alternates between goofy rapport and intrusive investigation. Additional questions are fielded from …

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 …

“Rock and Roll Comedy Jam” Night | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Milk Bar

Music and standup comedy collide every Thursday at Milk Bar on Haight Street.
Hilarious comedians from all over the country are joined on stage by the band Medicine Bug who provide an improvised musical accompaniment.

“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 and hosted by Ryan Cronin. 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 the show
Nightlife …

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

Comet Club Comedy is a weekly free comedy showcase at the Comet Club in the Marina district of San Francisco, featuring local Bay Area comedians and special guests hosted by Ben Feldman.
Comet Club Comedy
Every Thursday | 8:30-10 pm
Comet Club, 3111 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
FREE

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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