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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 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 (Esplanade)
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 ...
$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 ...
“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
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 ...
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
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 ...
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
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
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 ...

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.

“Throwback Thursdays”: Music Video Dance Party & Free Pizza | Milk Bar

TLC had some of the best music videos. The ’90s era of music was amazing. Come to Milk Bar to watch some throw backs.
Do you remember when MTV used to play music videos? Remember getting out of school or work and heading home to watch …

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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