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Friday, March 31

2017 Dry Garden Free Admission Day & Plant Sale | East Bay
Friday, March 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ruth Bancroft Garden
2017 Dry Garden Free Admission Day & Plant Sale | East Bay
The Ruth Bancroft Garden’s annual Spring Opening and Plant Sale is the Bay Area’s best source for drought tolerant plants, succulents, cacti, California natives, and other Mediterranean climate plants. 2017 Ruth Bancroft Garden Spring Opening and Plant Sale Friday, March 31, 2017 | 10 am to 3 pm Ruth ...
Free Starbucks Coffee | March 24 – April 9
Free Starbucks Coffee | March 24 - April 9

During the Macy’s Flower Show, stop by Starbucks on Level 4 in Macy’s Union Square and show your Macy’s Flower Show brochure to receive a free tall drip coffee (one per customer, while supplies last). This promotion is subject to change or cancellation and is scheduled ...

SF’s “Open Streets” Experiment: Octavia Closes to Cars for 1 Week | Hayes Valley
Friday, March 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Octavia & Hayes
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From Friday, March 31 to Friday, April 7, 2017 the SFMTA is closing off a small segment of northbound Octavia Street, from Linden to Hayes streets, for the Octavia Open Street events that will experiment with opening this block for people who want to walk ...

2017 Cesar Chavez Day Free Walking Tours | SF
Friday, March 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2017 Cesar Chavez Day Free Walking Tours | SF
Got the day off? Take a guided walk around San Francisco and learn something new about the city you love on Cesar Chavez Day, a bank holiday in California. 2017 Cesar Chavez Day Walking Tours Friday, March 31, 2017 All Over San Francisco FREE but donations greatly appreciated San Francisco City Guides Schedule 9:30 ...
Dance Anywhere 2017: Simultaneous Global Dance-Off | SF
Friday, March 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Dance Anywhere 2017: Simultaneous Global Dance-Off | SF
Dance Anywhere is an annual conceptual public art performance and an invitation for people to stop their routine and dance wherever they are. Please note, although Dance Anywhere is “officially” taking a break for 2017 and won’t be hosting an official event, but that doesn’t mane ...
Cesar Chavez Day: Free Radical Walking Tour | Castro & Mission
Friday, March 31 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Castro
Cesar Chavez Day: Free Radical Walking Tour | Castro & Mission
The funky leaders of walking tours in San Francisco will take you through the Castro and Mission districts to learn about the movements that shaped each neighborhood. Join one of their local guides on a stroll through the stories of San Francisco’s past, present, and future ...
2017 Magnolia Bloom: Last Blossoms of the Season | SF Botanical Garden
2017 Magnolia Bloom: Last Blossoms of the Season | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias with trees reaching 80 feet, is at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF Botanical Garden. Velvety silver buds on the often bare branches of these elegant trees, ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, March 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Revolutions Series: DJ Hotwire EDM Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Friday, March 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Revolutions Series: DJ Hotwire EDM Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Experience an EDM dance extravaganza like never before with mixologist DJ Hotwire on Friday, March 31st at 5pm. Born and raised here in San Francisco, Hotwire has spent many years perfecting his craft and is ready to hit the Amoeba stage for the first time.
Photo Walk Scavenger Hunt | Oakland
Friday, March 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Lost and Found Beer Garden
Photo Walk Scavenger Hunt | Oakland
After meeting up at Lost and Found on Telegraph and 21st in Oakland, just around the corner from 19th St BART, they’ll hand out a list of photo missions designed to challenge your creativity and improve your photography. You can walk around the Uptown and Lake Merritt ...
ESPN’s Warriors Game Watch with Mike Will Made-it | Mezzanine
Friday, March 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free all night, but an RSVP is required
| Mezzanine
ESPN's Warriors Game Watch with Mike Will Made-it | Mezzanine
ESPN is throwing an epic Warriors watch party at Mezzanine with a special performance Mike WiLL Made-it, with additional DJ sets from Sean G and The Candy Rain on Friday, March 31, 2017. Free all night with RSVP | Doors at 6 pm; 21+ Super-producer Michael Len Williams III ...
Friday Preview Party: 2017 Spring Open Studios | Mission District
Friday, March 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 1890 Bryant Street Studios
Friday Preview Party: 2017 Spring Open Studios | Mission District

Join a weekend of collectively cultivating this vital art community and reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District during the annual Spring Open Studios. 2017 Spring Open Studios Saturday-Sunday, April 1-2, 2017 | Noon to 6 pm Mission District, San Francisco FREE Preview Reception Friday, ...

The Art Critique Comedy Show | SF
Friday, March 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 suggested donation gets you a ticket into the post-show auction/raffle.
| Clarion Music Center
The Art Critique Comedy Show | SF
Jeremy Talamantes (San Francisco International Comedy Competion) and Jordan Cerminara (Loony Bin Comedy Club) host comedians roasting thrift store art. An open gallery of the featured art will be on display before the show and a raffle/auction will be held after. $5 donation gets you ...
Speakeasy Circus: Live Jazz & Aerial Performance | SF
Friday, March 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 general admission / $10 for AcroSports students
| Acrosports
Speakeasy Circus: Live Jazz & Aerial Performance | SF
Dress to the nines, set your clocks to the year 1920, and come marvel at Speakeasy Circus: Fools’ Delight, their staff and adult student cabaret on March 31, 2017 and April 1, 2017. Tickets are $20 general admission / $10 for AcroSports students Enter the underground speakeasy with the ...
Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “Forrest Gump” | Pier 39
Friday, March 31 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night

Grab your blankets and head to Pier 39 for their Outdoor Movie Night, held the last Friday of every month through September. Before the show, get a bite to eat at one of Pier 39’s restaurants, or take advantage of special giveaways and movie night ...

2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series: “Film+Food” | Hayes Valley
Friday, March 31 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series:

Spring has sprung; time to get out, get together and be heard. The spring series of free outdoor film screenings returns to the Proxy Walk-in Theater starting on March 31. Truth, post-truth, politics and social upheaval—this year’s series explores the present moment through humor, pointed ...

Every Friday

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
$1 Drink Fridays:

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks?
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 drink prices to …

Computer History Museum Geeky Block Party | 1/2 Off Admission & Off The Grid
Every Friday – 5:00 pm | Cost: $7.50*
*Museum admission is $7.50. Meals from food trucks varies.
| Computer History Museum
Computer History Museum Geeky Block Party | 1/2 Off Admission & Off The Grid

Every Friday night the Computer History Museum will be extending its hours so you can enjoy a fun block party offering 50% off museum admission price, a variety of food trucks and special museum programs.
The museum has partnered with Off the Grid, the Bay Area’s network of street food …

Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland
Every Friday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Studio One Art Center
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 May to October.
2016 Bites off Broadway
Fridays | May – October | 5:30-8:30 pm
In front of Studio One Art …

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 …

Free Circus Class Night: Learn Juggling & Tightwire Walking | SF
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Circus Center
Free Circus Class Night: Learn Juggling & Tightwire Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Friday.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Most Fridays | 7-9 pm
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
FREE; RSVP Required. Please make sure to check-in before 6:45 pm.
Age limits: Everyone age 8 and older is welcome, …

Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar

Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm.
Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free weekly burlesque and variety show. Come early to purchase your beverage and toast to these Barbary Coast Beauties.

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 …

“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15.
| The Variety Preview Room / The Hobart Building

San Francisco has long been home to an electric comedy scene and has spawned some of the biggest names in stand-up from Margaret Cho to Patton Oswalt, in addition to current up and coming stars like Vahé Hove and Chris Schiappacasse. Check out a fresh …

“Ain’t Mama’s Drag” Weekly Variety Show | SF

San Francisco’s only drag variety show has Queens, Kings and live performers of every type imaginable. Expect the unexpected here. The audience cannot predict what hostess Cruzin d’Loo has dug up for their entertainment every Friday night at a respectable 8 pm… that’s the only thing respectable about …

Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Just tip the musicians.
| Atlas Cafe
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF

Jazz at The Atlas is a weekly jazz residency with five rotating jazz bands. Music is always free, though tipping is encouraged.
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe
(This is a typical lineup and is subject to change – hey, it’s jazz baby)

1st Friday – Eli Maliwan Jazz Party …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The 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 …

Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Every Friday – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
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 …

SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $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 and wine special until 9:20 …

F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stagewerx Theatre
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 …

Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight
Every Friday – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP required.
| PianoFight
Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight

Every Friday night, Josef Anolin and Andrew Holmgren bring you a raucous party slash stand-up comedy showcase at the new PianoFight theater.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Poet, Robert Sylvester Kelly once wrote, “After the show, it’s the after party, and after the party it’s the hotel …

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