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Thursday, April 20

Chalk the Panhandle: Midnight Sidewalk Decorating | SF
Thursday, April 20 – 12:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free unless otherwise noted; some ask for donations or nominal charges.
| William McKinley Statue (The Panhandle)
Chalk the Panhandle: Midnight Sidewalk Decorating | SF
Join the Now! Community organizers in decorating the panhandle sidewalks at the midnight start of the Now! Festival. Hundreds of people will bike through the Panhandle this week, brighten up their rides with some street art. Draw some mariocart mushrooms, make a high five area, draw ...
Free Peet’s Coffee “Earth Day”: Bring Your Own Mug | Capital One Cafe
Free Peet's Coffee

Come celebrate Earth Day on April 20, 2017 at Capital One Cafe. Bring your own travel/ceramic mug and receive one free Peet’s handcrafted beverage. This offer is only valid at the Capital One Cafe at 101 Post Street in San Francisco. No purchase is necessary. This ...

Ocean Beach Morning Bike Ride | SF
Thursday, April 20 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free unless otherwise noted; some ask for donations or nominal charges.
| William McKinley Statue (The Panhandle)
Ocean Beach Morning Bike Ride | SF
Journey on two wheels to where the sand meets the sea and sky on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Touch the water and renew connection to the shores of life and love. This weekly ride to Ocean Beach begins at the McKinley Statue at 7 am.
420 in the Park: Gigantic Gathering at Hippie Hill | Golden Gate Park
Thursday, April 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hippie Hill
420 in the Park: Gigantic Gathering at Hippie Hill | Golden Gate Park
“4/20 at Hippie Hill” is a well known San Francisco tradition, bringing tens of thousands of people from all over to Sharon Meadow to celebrate the right to use Cannabis. In previous years this “festival” has been unpermitted and unofficial. It was awesome, but growing larger ...
NOW Panhandle Festival 2017: Opening Day | SF
Thursday, April 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle
NOW Panhandle Festival 2017: Opening Day | SF

Come on out April 20-23, 2017 to co-create the best possible version of the panhandle community for one extraordinary week as the NOW Spring Festival takes over the neighborhoods around San Francisco’s iconic Panhandle (plus a few others all over the city). Experience some of their events featuring ...

2017 EcoFest Sustainability Festival | Laney College
Thursday, April 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Laney College
2017 EcoFest Sustainability Festival | Laney College
Celebrate Earth Day at Laney College’s 11th Annual EcoFest Sustainability Festival from 10 am to 2 pm on April 20, 2017. The festival will feature a farmers’ market, food prepared by Laney Culinary Program, local exhibitors featuring sustainable goods, and a children’s playland. There will also be live music ...
Peralta EcoFest Sustainability Festival | Oakland
Thursday, April 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, exhibitors will offer low cost items.
| Laney College
Peralta EcoFest Sustainability Festival | Oakland
The Festival is focused on sustainability in various forms with the goal of educating the public on sustainable practices. This year’s offerings include a look at smart transportation, provision of a platform for students from local high schools to learn more about becoming a part of ...
Spark It Up: $4.20 Food Munchies & Drinks On 4/20 | SF
Thursday, April 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| SPARK Social SF
Spark It Up: $4.20 Food Munchies & Drinks On 4/20 | SF
Spark it up and head down to SPARK on April 20th for San Francisco’s only $4.20 celebration. The Bay Area’s most crave-worthy food trucks will be serving $4.20 munchies from morning till night, ready for those who bake when they wake and hit that afternoon ...
“Now Festival” USF Garden Workday & Snacks | SF
Come garden with them on April 20, 2017. All are welcome, hang out and eat some dank snacks.
Patagonia Worn Wear Tour: Film Screening, Clothing Repairs & Free Snacks | Berkeley
Thursday, April 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Patagonia Worn Wear Tour: Film Screening, Clothing Repairs & Free Snacks | Berkeley
Come and help create a world without waste. Join them for clothing repairs (any brand) by Patagonia on April 20, 2017. Enjoy snacks and drinks from Patagonia as well. Free, but an RSVP is required. Kick back and relax while they screen Patagonia films “Worn Wear Tour” and “Unbroken Ground.” Patagonia ...
“Toke Back Mountain” Beer Release Party | SF
Thursday, April 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| Cafe Flore
California’s first CBD beer, Toke Back Mountain, a collaboration between Flore and Black Hammer Brewing, will be making it’s premier on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Walk the Green Carpet, enjoy a glass of this unique and delicious beer, and satisfy your munchies with their special 4/20 Munchies ...
High Society Socials: 4/20 BudDrop & Free Goodie Bags | SF
Thursday, April 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP Before 3PM. Free Goodie bag while supplies lasts
| The EndUp
High Society Socials: 4/20 BudDrop & Free Goodie Bags | SF
Join greenRush socialites as they celebrate cannabis’s biggest holiday. They are excited to announce greenRush’s First Annual BudDrop Countdown at 4:20PM. This is the place to be to watch the countdown. At the end of the countdown, it will be raining gifts. The first 400 Guests receive a free goodie bag (over $125+ ...
4/20 Hippie Hill Cleanup | Golden Gate Park
4/20 Hippie Hill Cleanup | Golden Gate Park
Everyone knows how easy it is to forget your trash when you’ve had a few hits. This is especially true of Hippie Hill on 4/20 after 4:20. Do your part to keep the park gorgeous.
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
April, 20, 2017  highlights: Black Salt Collective – https://www.facebook.com/events/437792883226284/
Art Trax: 24 Artists In Free Monthly Pop-Up Art Galleries | Pittsburg
Thursday, April 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money if you want to take home awesome local art.
| Old Town Pittsburg
Art Trax: 24 Artists In Free Monthly Pop-Up Art Galleries | Pittsburg

Pittsburg’s creative community brings artisans and Old Town merchants together via free monthly pop-up art galleries beginning April 20th, 5-8pm. Pittsburg and neighboring community residents are invited to attend the monthly ArtTrax event, and walk historic charming Old Town Pittsburg to view artisan works in ...

Modern Dance Adventure w/ Kambara Dancers | Asian Art Museum
Modern Dance Adventure w/ Kambara Dancers | Asian Art Museum
Explore the universal question of what trust means and how we perceive it. Using new cinematic portraiture techniques and interactive modern dance with Karmbara + Dancers, we’ll ask viewers to consider questions of how our ever-changing society interacts with the concepts of trust. It’s a special ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Scandium For Everything Matters | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Scandium For Everything Matters  | Pier 15
Come be in your elements with Exploratorium host and scientific raconteur Ron Hipschman. Follow tales of intrigue and invention, join in dynamic demonstrations, and uncover fascinating connections between individual elements and our collective human experience.
Spotlight NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, April 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Spotlight NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Get your late night science fix with a celebration of the best of the Academy and sip cocktails in the company of 38,000 live animals. Enjoy nighttime dive shows in our Philippine Coral Reef tank and set a collision course for Earth in the planetarium ...
Quick Draw 3-Year Anniversary Party & Mini Convention | SF
Thursday, April 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1192 Folsom
Quick Draw 3-Year Anniversary Party & Mini Convention |  SF
For their anniversary, things will be a bit different this month, instead of live-drawing, they’ve invited past ‘featured artists’ to sell affordable prints, books, zines, original art, pins, stickers, and whatever else they feel like bringing. Think along the lines of a mini convention except ...
“Star Trek: Bridge Crew” Virtual Reality Game Launch Party | SF
Thursday, April 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ubisoft
Come join the Star Fleet Academy at Ubisoft HQ on April 20th. Play Ubisoft’s upcoming Virtual Reality game: Star Trek: Bridge Crew before its official release. Play the Game – Step onto the original Enterprise bridge and command the new U.S.S. Aegis in Virtual Reality with ...
StorySlam’s True Live Storytelling Competition: “Drugs” | Oakland
Thursday, April 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Sliding scale donation requested, $5-$20
| Sweet Bar Bakery
StorySlam's True Live Storytelling Competition:
In April, their show falls aptly on 4/20. Any story is allowed as long as it’s about drugs, true, is about the speaker’s own life and five minutes or less. Stories can be about any aspect of drugs — from kicking the habit to experiencing a new ...

Every Thursday

The North Face: Mountain Athletics Free Training | SF
Every Thursday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The Yard at Mission Rock
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 | 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.
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 | McTeague's Saloon
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.

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 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 | The Rail Bar
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.

“GrooveWell” Super Funky Thursdaze Dance Party | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Kick off your weekend early… 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 their crowd, mixing a signature blend of House, Disco, Funk and Boogie.
GrooveWell …

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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