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Friday, June 7

Free Krispy Kreme Day 2013 | National Doughnut Day
Friday, June 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Krispy Kreme
Free Krispy Kreme Day 2013 | National Doughnut Day

Friday June 7, 2013 is National Doughnut Day, supposedly a real holiday created in 1938 by the Salvation Army to honor the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I.
In celebration, Krispy Kreme is offering a free donut today at all participating stores …

Livermore Rodeo: Team Roping & Barrel Racing | East Bay
Friday, June 7 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Robertson Park
Livermore Rodeo: Team Roping & Barrel Racing | East Bay

If you like some early morning rodeo action, come by the Robertson Park Rodeo Arena at 8 am on June 7, 2013 to watch some of the top performers throughout the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) in the free Pro Slack.
We’re told that during the …

Free Tote Bag: 2013 World Oceans Day | Rubio’s
Friday, June 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Rubio's (SF)
Free Tote Bag: 2013 World Oceans Day | Rubio's

Rubio’s celebrates World Oceans Day by giving away free canvas, reusable tote bags to help you reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in the ocean on June 7-8, 2013. Over the last four years, Rubio’s has given away over 30,000 free reusable tote ...

Free Dance Class Day: Zumba, Hip Hop, Swing | Oakland
Friday, June 7 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Studio 1924
Free Dance Class Day: Zumba, Hip Hop, Swing | Oakland

Oakland’s Studio 1924 will host an open house with free dance classes including Zumba, hip hop, salsa, swing and fusion from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm on Friday, June 7, 2013.
Come by the studio to see the space, meet some of their lunchtime instructors, and …

Rotunda Dance Series: SF Ethnic Dance Festival Opening | City Hall
Friday, June 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: SF Ethnic Dance Festival Opening | City Hall

Join the opening of the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival with performances by Ballet Folklorico Netzahualcoyotl and Fogo Na Roupa Performing Company.

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

What to expect on June 7, 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
DJs spinning hits from 5-6:30 pm, and live band playing world music from 7-9pm
Dance lessons in …

Milonga at the de Young: Tango & Blues | Golden Gate Park
Milonga at the de Young: Tango & Blues | Golden Gate Park

Schedule of events:

6-8:30 pm: Art Making for All – Lobby
Hands-on art making in celebration of the permanent collections and more. These projects help visitors of all ages get up close and personal with the artistic process. Join the museum teaching artists to create an artwork …

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, June 7 – 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 ...

Firehouse Arts Center Free Summer First Fridays | Pleasanton
Friday, June 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Arts Center (Pleasanton)
Firehouse Arts Center Free Summer First Fridays | Pleasanton

The first Firehouse Open Mic on June 7 will feature the City of Pleasanton’s own award-winning teen improv team Creatures of Impulse.
The two-story high Grand Atrium Lobby will host demonstrations by collage and mixed media artist, Sally Haig.
The Harrington Gallery will have a new installation …

Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland
Friday, June 7 – 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 ...

2013 National Donut Day: Donut Eating Contest | Berkeley
2013 National Donut Day: Donut Eating Contest | Berkeley

Pyramid Alehouse is celebrating National Donut Day, craft-beer style with beer-infused donuts and donut burgers for sale, plus a donut-eating contest at 5:30 pm on June 7, 2013 at the Pyramid Alehouse in Berkeley.
Pyramid Alehouse Donut Eating Contest Rules and Details:
The contest begins at 5:30 pm …

Music on the Square: “Steel Horse” Bon Jovi Tribute | Redwood City
Friday, June 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square:

Steel Horse was created to give fans of Bon Jovi a great concert experience without having to wait for the boys from New Jersey to come to town.
Consisting of five seasoned musicians with decades of live performance experience under their belts, Steel Horse will transport …

re:Donk Free Electro House Dance Party | SF
Friday, June 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Showdown
re:Donk Free Electro House Dance Party | SF

Re:Donk will take place on Friday, June 7, 2013 and not on May 15, 2013 as was originally posted. The DJ night has moved to a new time slot – every first and third Fridays at the Showdown.

Savor Meditation Practice | SF
Friday, June 7 – 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 ...

Jack’s Night Market: Art, Crafts & Performance | Oakland
Friday, June 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Jack's Night Market: Art, Crafts & Performance | Oakland

Celebrating Oakland First Fridays, Jack’s Night Market lights up the square with an eclectic mix of artisans, music, food and fun. Stroll the plaza for an evening outdoor market and shopping bazaar on the beautiful Jack London Square waterfront showcasing the best of the region ...

Free Drinks & Art Closing: “The Turtle Wayne Show” | SF
Friday, June 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Art Attack SF
Free Drinks & Art Closing:

Come see a collection of original drawings of turtles being, well, nearly anything from mimosas, to Chinese hats to the SF Giants, by artist Turtle Wayne.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Free drinks will be provided by Calicraft, The Chai Cart, Distillery 209, and T-We Tea. 

First Friday Shorts: Local Community Films | The New Parkway
Friday, June 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
First Friday Shorts: Local Community Films | The New Parkway

Friday, June 7, 2013 features films from Media Enterprise Alliance, where Oakland high school students make films about issues that are important to them, including gang injunctions, the environment, education, and health.

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 ...

Instant City: A Literary Exploration of San Francisco Release Party | Mission Dist.
Friday, June 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Adobe Books
Instant City: A Literary Exploration of San Francisco Release Party | Mission Dist.

Instant City: A Literary Exploration of San Francisco is having a party and a reading in honor of issue #8: Cowboys, Mutant Cowboys, Earthquakes, and Some Noir.
Join for an early evening celebration of the talents of Trent Tano, Alia Volz, Loren Rhoads, William Poor, Sean …

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, June 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

50 Mason Free Comedy Spectacular: David Studebaker & Friends | SF
Friday, June 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 50 Mason Social House
50 Mason Free Comedy Spectacular: David Studebaker & Friends | SF

From the people who brought you: a dozen amazing comedy shows at 50 Mason Social house, comes a showcase 3-4 professional stand up comedians who are allowed to perform the way they would at the comedy clubs of old.
Cheap drinks and free musical entertainment after …

Macklemore Flash Mob Day: “MackleMob” | Powell Street BART Station
Friday, June 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Powell Street Station
Macklemore Flash Mob Day:

Get on your dancing shoes for a festive Macklemore flash mob with hundreds of your new best friends on the streets of San Francisco on June 7, 2013. Show up at Powell Street BART (street level, not underground) at 6:45 pm and then have so …

First Friday Art Opening & Open Bar: Dominican Diaspora | Mission Dist.
Friday, June 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Wix Lounge
First Friday Art Opening & Open Bar: Dominican Diaspora | Mission Dist.

See work from talented photographers, artists and designers who live in the Bay Area, but hold the Dominican Republic close to their heart.
Come connect with the community, listen to the pegagoso beats of Rafael Sarria and La Gente, and nibble on some lechon sliders and …

San Francisco Bike Party: Musical Icons | Civic Center
Friday, June 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
San Francisco Bike Party: Musical Icons | Civic Center

It’s Prince’s birthday, y’all. What better way to celebrate the purple man than with a bike party.
Come dressed as your favorite musical icon. Bring your Raspberry Berets and your Material Girls, because it’s time to dance.
Meet up at 7:30 pm at Civic Center. The …

Movie in the Park: Madagascar | Oakland
Friday, June 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Movie in the Park: Madagascar | Oakland

Movies in the Park are back for 2013 at the Redwood Heights Recreation Center in Oakland. All movies begin at dusk. Be sure to dress warm and bring a lawn chair and or blanket. Popcorn, hot chocolate, drinks and hot dogs will be available for purchase. ...

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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