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Thursday, June 20

YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa
Thursday, June 20 | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa

Please Note: The specific ConVerge series is no longer taking place at the YBCA, but we encourage you to still come out to the Yerba Buena district every 3rd Thursday for special events at YBCA and neighboring museums. The YBCA:ConVerge series is a free monthly ...

7×7 Magazine: $7 Subscription Deal | Final Day
Thursday, June 20 – All Day | Cost: $7*
*$7 for a one year subscription
7x7 Magazine: $7 Subscription Deal | Final Day
The smart and stylish full color glossy 7×7 Magazine will turn you into an insider and keep you in the know with what’s happening in San Francisco music, restaurants, travel, arts and fashion. Normally $4 an issue, Funcheap is hooking you up with a full one-year ...

Swedish Concert: World Class Soprano & Piano | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, June 20 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Swedish Concert: World Class Soprano & Piano | Yerba Buena Gardens
Direct from Sweden, this year’s highly anticipated concert features Magdalena Risberg, recipient of Sweden’s 2013 Jenny Lind scholarship for sopranos, and David Huang, recipient of the Royal Academy of Music scholarship for piano. The event is presented with the Consulate General of Sweden.
Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa
Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa
1. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | 701 Mission St at 3rd Check in, 5–6:30 pm | FREE | Find the Third Thursday kiosk in the lobby of YBCA for a map and your wristband. Enter the drawing by dropping your ticket at CJM or MoAD. ConVerge, 4–8 pm | ...
Free Third Thursday Nights | Society of California Pioneers
Thursday, June 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free from 4-7pm on the third Thursday of the month
| Society of California Pioneers
Free Third Thursday Nights | Society of California Pioneers

Unfortunately, this event is no longer taking place. Please note, The Society of California Pioneers is no longer open at night either. Established in 1850, The Society of California Pioneers is a not-for-profit museum & library dedicated to advancing the knowledge and appreciation of early California ...

“Motown Madness”: Live Music, “Shaft” Film Screening, & Art | SoMa
Thursday, June 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Museum of the African Diaspora
The Museum of the African Diaspora’s (MoAD) Summer Season Kickoff Weekend starts with Motown Madness, an art exhibition opening party taking place during Third Thursdays in Yerba Buena. MoAD’s 2nd Floor Salon will be the scene for Motown beats by Top Shelf (live band), a live DJ (Craft Spells) and ...
“3rd On Third”: Live Music, Dance & Food Trucks | Bayview
Thursday, June 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 3rd Street (Bayview)
“Stern Grove on the Road” Performers Pat Wilder Fely Tchaco Destiny Muhammad B.A.D. Seastrunk Brothers Youth from 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic Dynamic Lea Sweet DJs Rick and Russ (from the world famous Rick & Russ Show) Hosted by Donald Lacy from KPOO Radio Other activities include: A Bayview Merchant’s Association sponsored Trolley will run between ...
Birds & Bees NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Birds & Bees NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
NightLife and The Bold Italic explore the science of hooking up, featuring the folks behind dating app Swoon, acclaimed matchmaker and author Paul C. Brunson, and product samplings and demonstrations with designer toy-maker Crave. Need a refresher on sex ed? Planned Parenthood’s got you covered. ...
Free Folk Pop Concert: Josh Rouse | Amoeba SF
Thursday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Free Folk Pop Concert: Josh Rouse | Amoeba SF
Josh Rouse is an American folk/roots pop singer-songwriter. Singer- songwriter Josh Rouse’s patented folk-pop charm hearkens back to the warm, ’70s- era recordings.
Mambo Concert & Free Dance Lesson | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
Mambo Concert & Free Dance Lesson | Yerba Buena Gardens
Get up from that computer already because Edgardo & Candela brings you mambo, cha-cha-cha, merengue, timba, and even a little bit of Uruguayan candombé rhythms. Blessed with a tenor voice reminiscent of the great Ruben Blades, Edgardo belts out original songs as well as Candela’s “too ...
SFJAZZ Summerfest 2013: Stanford Jazz Workshop | Palo Alto
Thursday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summerfest 2013: Stanford Jazz Workshop | Palo Alto
Stanford Jazz Workshop brings top artists together with students of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.
Top Secret America: The New Security State Created After 9/11 | Presidio
Thursday, June 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Club
Top Secret America: The New Security State Created After 9/11 | Presidio
The top-secret world that the government created in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks has become so enormous, so unwieldy, and so secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it employs, or exactly how many agencies duplicate work being ...
Single Malt Whisky Tasting: Elixir’s Cocktail Club | Mission Dist.
Single Malt Whisky Tasting: Elixir's Cocktail Club | Mission Dist.
Join in a big Elixir welcome to Laphroaig Single Malt Whisky. Come on by for a taste and a Laphroaig cocktail on special for $6 until Thursday, June 27, 2013.
Summer Solstice 2013: Beach Celebration & Bonfire | Ocean Beach
Summer Solstice 2013: Beach Celebration & Bonfire | Ocean Beach
Come to Ocean Beach at the end of the longest day of the year on June 20, 2013 to celebrate the light and honor the turning of the Wheel of the Year back toward the darkness with a beach bonfire and pagan summer solstice ritual. ...
Free 99% Gay Comedy Festival: June 2013 | Mission Dist.
Free 99% Gay Comedy Festival: June 2013 | Mission Dist.
PRIDE MONTH JUNE 2013 Comedy Bodega and Marga Gomez present “99% GAY COMEDY FEST!” (All LGBT Comics every Thursday 8PM in June)- No Cover – Tip Jar – 1 drink min Thursday June 6, 2013 Micia Mosely, David Hawkins, Robbie Rob Miss Persia, Loren Kraut, Marga Gomez Thursday June 13, 2013 Marilyn ...
Temescal Street Cinema: “CXL” | Oakland
Thursday, June 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 49th and Telegraph
Temescal Street Cinema:
A frustrated young writer meets a stunning unpredictable woman, but just as soon as she enters his life, she is gone, propelling him into his own imagination to keep their romance alive. Opening Short: Whisper my name, Azin Seraj, 4:14
Burning Man Talk: Global Renaissance for Good? | SF
Thursday, June 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Embassy Network House
Burning Man Talk: Global Renaissance for Good? | SF
Join a conversation to examine the culture of Burning Man, its impact in the world, and your thoughts on the application of its ethos on global communities. Free, but an RSVP is required.  Can Burning Man change the course of human culture in history? Can Burning Man culture ...

Every Thursday

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 | Raven Bar
'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.
’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999
Every Thursday at 9 pm
Raven BAr & Lounge, 1151 Folsom St., SF, CA
FREE

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.

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 …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Normally $10 use code FUNCHEAP for $5 tickets. 21+
| Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

“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 from 9 pm to 3 am at the Cat Club, it’s the best of the ’80s in two rooms with the coolest music and the best crowd in town. DJs Damon and Mr Washington spin ’80s pop, rock, and one hit wonders in the …

“GrooveWell” Thursdays | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

The GrooveWell squad specializes in creating a genuinely fun, eclectic atmosphere for those who like to dance and meet cool like-minded people. Their sound is as diverse as the crowd, mixing a signature blend of House, Disco, Funk, Boogie and beyond. MC Feel Woods will be …

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.
Craiglist Missed Connections: …

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