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Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 21
Friday, April 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 21

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

2017 “HeART of Market” Outdoor Dance Festival | SoMa
Friday, April 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mint Plaza
2017
Alonzo King LINES Ballet returns to Mint Plaza for its HeART of Market: Dance, Create, Connect, a free, participatory and family friendly event. 2017 Heart of Market Dance Fest Friday, April 21, 2017 | 11 am to 12 pm Mint Plaza, San Francisco FREE Come be part of this annual community performance ...

2017 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off Flash Mob | SF City Hall
Friday, April 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
2017 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off Flash Mob | SF City Hall
Bay Area Dance Week kicks off on Friday, April 21, 2017 at noon with a free public performance of One Dance, led by Rhythm & Motion, at San Francisco City Hall. “One Dance” is a flash-mob style dance performance at the San Francisco City Hall that you can ...
Green Film Festival: “Death by a Thousand Cuts” Film Screening | SF
Friday, April 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Green Film Festival:
With exquisite cinematography, Death by a Thousand Cuts uses the character-driven murder investigation on the border of Haiti and the Dominican Republic to unpack the impacts of deforestation. The film interweaves the many sides of the story of Melaneo’s murder, a Dominican Park Ranger in the ...
Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off: Rhythm & Motion | SF City Hall
Friday, April 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off: Rhythm & Motion | SF City Hall
Rhythm & Motion is a come as you are party because they believe that truly, anyone can dance. They offer fun, high energy dance-based workout classes for everyone. Come experience the spirit, expressiveness, and freedom of movement no matter your level or background. Bay Area Dance Week ...
Free Flower Friday | The Panhandle
Friday, April 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free unless otherwise noted; some ask for donations or nominal charges.
| William McKinley Statue (The Panhandle)
Free Flower Friday | The Panhandle
The first Now! tradition. Brighten people’s days by giving them a simple flower on Friday, April 21, 2017. You get to experience the joy on people’s faces, and they get a beautiful flower to accompany them into their weekend. Meet at the McKinley Statue at 1 ...
“MiM0SA” Free EDM In-Store Performance & Album Release | Berkeley
Friday, April 21 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE | Mad Monk Center for Anachronistic Media
MiM0SA will be releasing his new album” Sinner/Saint” with you this Friday at 4:20pm. Join them for a free in-store performance. Founder of “FALSE iDOL MUZiK” and the “FUTURE TRiLL” movement, MiM0SA has made a name for himself as one of the underground pioneers of the west coast ...
“Environmental Films” Virtual Reality Hands-on Viewing | SF
Friday, April 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House
Did you ever think you could dive to the bottom or the oceans or stand with herds of animals? Experience virtual reality for yourself in this hands-on viewing of stunning new VR environmental films.
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 21 – 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 ...

“3rd on Third” Earth Day 2017 Celebration & Free Smoothies | Bayview
Friday, April 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House
The Bayview Opera House will be hosting their monthly, themed 3rd on Third: Earth Day. They are inviting the community to come test their strength on their rock climbing wall, enjoy live music by Audiopharmacy, sample free smoothie blends, interact with experimental virtual reality environments, and indulge in the arts activities. During the ...
MoveAbout Theatre: Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” | Golden Gate Park
Friday, April 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy Windmill
MoveAbout Theatre: Shakespeare's

The Moveabout Theatre is so excited to present the 2017 production, William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” As with all MoveAbout Productions, be prepared to move about the beautiful Murphy Windmill from scene to scene. Admission is 100% free. The show dates and times are: Friday, April ...

SPCA 149th Birthday Celebration: Free Adoptions, Ice Cream & Wine | Mission Dist.
Friday, April 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations are highly encouraged.
| SF SPCA Adoption Center (Mission)
SPCA 149th Birthday Celebration: Free Adoptions, Ice Cream & Wine | Mission Dist.
The San Francisco SPCA is celebrating its 149th birthday and inviting partygoers to join in the fun. On Friday, April 21, visit the SF SPCA’s Mission Campus Adoption Center from 6pm – 9pm for wine, nibbles from Et Volià, and treats from Smitten Ice Cream. ...
“The Climate Studio” Pop-Up Gallery Opening Party | SF
Come and join a gallery opening party for the latest pop-up from “The Climate Studio.” This pop-up exhibit will feature original photos and works for purchase from Survival Media Agency’s renowned climate and protest coverage, with all proceeds benefiting their work. Come and meet the ...
“Now Festival” Free Community Dinner | SF
Friday, April 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free unless otherwise noted; some ask for donations or nominal charges.
| New Liberation Community Garden
Come and enjoy a free community dinner at New Liberation Community Garden. All are welcome. Dinner starts at 7 pm.
A.C.T.’s Fellowship Project: Orlando by Virginia Woolf | SF
A.C.T.'s Fellowship Project: Orlando by Virginia Woolf | SF

The A.C.T. Fellowship Project of 2017 is proud to announce this year’s production of Orlando by Virginia Woolf, adapted by Sarah Ruhl. Space is limited; you must RSVP to reserve your seats at the show. Email elewis@act-sf.org to RSVP with your name and number of seats. ...

Every Friday

“Pier 39 is 39” Anniversary: 39-Week Celebration
Every Friday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and their famous sea lions.
Each week, they’ll be serving up something …

$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 …

Free Wine & Beer Tasting | Pleasanton
Every Friday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | New Leaf Market (Pleasanton)
Free Wine & Beer Tasting | Pleasanton

New Leaf Community Market in Pleasanton invites you to start your weekend off right with free weekly wine and beer tastings happening every Friday from 5-7 pm.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
A different vendor is featured each week. Must be 21+ to sample alcohol.

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 …

Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland
Every Friday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food purchasing.
| Studio One Art Center
Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland

Join the Oakland’s most family friendly food truck event as well their first mobile food pod every Friday, 5:30-8 pm, from May 5 through September 29, 2017.
Bites Off Broadway
Every Friday | 5:30 to 8 pm
Studio One Art Center, 365 45th Street, Oakland
FREE, but bring money for …

Free Circus Class Fun: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Circus Center
Free Circus Class Fun: Learn Juggling & Tightrope 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
Fridays | 7-9 pm
FREE; class has a 25 person maximum. Please make sure to check-in before 6:45 pm.
Age limits: Everyone age 8 and older is welcome, however, all …

Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club from 7 pm to 9 pm and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Bring your friends and play …

Hella Funny Friday Comedy Night | Chug Pub
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required with secret code FUNCHEAP
| Chug Pub
Hella Funny Friday Comedy Night | Chug Pub

Come to the Chug Pub every Friday to witness some of San Francisco’s top comics perform live. Each show will feature five hilarious comedians. Hosted by #HellaFunny crew members Julie Ash and Feel Woods.
Hella Funny Comedy Night
Every Friday | 7 to 9:30 pm
Chug Pub, 1849 Lincoln …

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 …

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 and wine special until 9:30 …

“This Week’s Show” Fresh Stand-Up Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | City Segway

This Week’s Show features fresh standup from the best comics in the Bay Area and beyond – all for less than the price of a movie ticket and from the inside of a Segway office.
This event occurs every Friday.

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 …

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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