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Friday, June 7

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 Showcase | City Hall
Friday, June 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: SF Ethnic Dance Festival Showcase | 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 30 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. And it’s California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm ...

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.
| Bites Off Broadway
Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland

Bites Off Broadway will again bring the vibe of a neighborhood block party and picnic to the front of Studio One Art Center (465 45th Street) on Friday nights from 5:30-8:30 pm, May 9 – October 10, 2014. Neighbors in The Temescal meet and greet on blankets and ...

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 ...

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 2014 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. ...

SF Indie’s First Friday Roller Disco Party | Mission Dist.
Friday, June 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*All proceeds benefit SF IndieFest, a 501c3 non profit arts organization.
| Women's Building
SF Indie's First Friday Roller Disco Party | Mission Dist.

SF IndieFest presents a fun, monthly roller disco party, the last Friday of every month with skate rentals and groovy disco tunes courtesy of Black Rock Roller Disco. Costumes are encouraged and IndieFest not responsible for alcohol influenced roller skating wipe outs. SF Indie’s Roller Disco ...

Nick Griffin at the Punch Line | Free Comedy Tickets
Nick Griffin at the Punch Line | Free Comedy Tickets

Nick Griffin has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman nine times. Nick has also been seen on Conan, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Comedy Central. Originally from Kansas City, Nick now lives in New York City, where he performs regularly …

Dancing Under the Stars: Free Salsa Lesson & Party | Oakland
Friday, June 7 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Dancing Under the Stars: Free Salsa Lesson & Party | Oakland

Dance under the stars and the moon on the Jack London Square waterfront and enjoy an evening of free dance lessons followed by a dance party, every Friday during Summer 2014. 2014 Dancing Under The Stars Fridays, June – August, 2014 | 8:30 pm Jack London Square, ...

SF Beer Olympics: Drinking Games & $2 Beers | North Beach
Friday, June 7 – 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 Renegade Drive-in Movie Night: “Shrek” | North Bay
Friday, June 7 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
| Hamilton Field Theater Building
Free Renegade Drive-in Movie Night:

The grumpy Ogre named Shrek (Mike Myers) has enjoyed a quiet, solitary life… until now… Swept up into high adventure, the big green lug finds new friends, new love and a big fire breathing dragon.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
This smash hit Academy Award Winner …

Every Friday

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 …

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: New Park Construction | Presidio Gateway
Every Friday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to rmenezes@presidiotrust.gov.
| Presidio Trust Headquarters
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: New Park Construction | Presidio Gateway

The Presidio Gateway project will create 13 acres of new parkland in the Presidio, re-connecting Crissy Field with the Main Post. Site tours are available every Friday afternoon from 4-5 pm from May 30 through September 26, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required to rmenezes@presidiotrust.gov.
Participants will learn about …

New Presidio Parklands Project Site Tour | SF
Every Friday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Trust Headquarters
New Presidio Parklands Project Site Tour | SF

Learn more about the New Presidio Parklands Project, a new gateway to the visitor experience at the Presidio of San Francisco, a new kind of national park site located at the center of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, one of the largest urban national parks in …

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 $2 tacos?
Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with …

Free Circus Class Friday: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Circus Center
Free Circus Class Friday: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Wednesday and Friday.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Most Wednesdays & Fridays | 7 to 9 pm
Free, but an RSVP is required; class has a 25 person maximum. Please make sure to check-in …

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 …

$5 Tix for “The Business” Alt-Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
$5 Tix for

The Business is one of the best alternative comedy shows in SF and features comedians from Comedy Central, SXSW, and the Comedians of Comedy tour.
This edgy comedy gig has moved to Fridays at the Hemlock Tavern, and features a rotating cast of comedians, currently including Nato Green, Bucky …

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 …

Friday Comedy Night | SoMa Streat Food Park
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Friday Comedy Night | SoMa Streat Food Park

Come get your yaks out at the weekly comedy night at SoMa Streat Food Park  every Friday night at 8 pm.
It’s a weird, wiggly, and hilarious party organized by two of the Bay’s most notorious ringmasters, Justin Gomes and Andrew Holmgren of Sylvan Productions. Every week …

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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