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Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 27
Thursday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 27

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 ...

Smuin Ballet Dancers’ Typical Day Sneak Peek | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Academy of Ballet
Smuin Ballet Dancers' Typical Day Sneak Peek | SF
Come see Smuin dancers up close in an open studio rehearsal in honor of Bay Area Dance Week. Observe their 16 dancers during a typical day in the studio, working in conjunction with their ballet master and various choreographers to perfect the Company’s new works for the ...

Los Gigantes Fiesta: Exclusive “Beat LA IPA” Anchor Pints & Live DJ | The Yard
Thursday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission.
| Anchor Beer Garden at The Yard
Los Gigantes Fiesta: Exclusive
Join Anchor Brewing for a San Francisco Los Gigantes Fiesta by the bay. Come down to the Anchor Beer Garden at The Yard for fresh brews and tasty grub as the Giants take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. Enjoy $5 pints of their new, limited-edition collaboration ...
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Start your weekend off right with a grilled cheese and a beer at the best outdoor gear shop around. The Alite Outpost is hosting its first Speak Cheesy Happy Hour which will include free grilled cheese sandwich’s and cold beers for you and your friends. They’ll ...
2017 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
Thursday, April 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
2017 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
The 12th Annual Poems Under the Dome invites you to celebrate National Poetry Month at San Francisco’s largest open mic poetry event inside City Hall from 5:30-8 pm on Thursday, April 27, 2017. 2017 Poems Under The Dome Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm San Francisco ...
Exploratorium After Dark: “Mirrors” with Ron Hipschman | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark:
Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world. Why do you see yourself in reverse when you look at yourself in a mirror? Why are you not upside down? Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman reveals the physics behind different types of mirrors and ...
2017 Art Market San Francisco Preview: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Art Market San Francisco Preview: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2017 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a significant ...

Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Solano 2 Drive In
Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a Free Drive-in Movie Night twice a year including a festival with night of events, live music and best of all – free movies. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 ...

Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Capitol 6 Drive-In (San Jose)
Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a Free Drive-in Movie Night twice a year including a festival with night of events, live music and best of all – free movies. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 ...

“The Macallan” Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. 21+ Only.
| Innovation Hangar at Palace of Fine Arts

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to the Palace of Fine Arts’ Innovation Hangar with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the ...

“Pizza Party” Cheesy Art Spring Group Show | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1AM Gallery
First Amendment Gallery is pleased to present a spring group show, in homage to the holy trinity of cheese, bread, and tomatoes. Join them for a Pizza Party on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 7-10PM. This playful and celebratory group exhibition features work from artists both new ...
USF Dance Generators: Rites of Passage | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | USF Studio Theater on Lone Mountain
USF Dance Generators: Rites of Passage | SF
Dance Generators are a group of USF students, adults and elders from throughout the Bay Area, ages 18 to 84. Together they create thought-provoking works of dance/theater and stretch audiences’ definitions of dance. Directed by Natalie Greene and Krista DeNio, this concert uses dance, theater, improvisation and ...
$39 Tix + Free Drink: “The Encounter” Immersive 3D Audio Journey | Curran
$39 Tix + Free Drink:

From London to Broadway and now SF, The Encounter is “one of the most immersive theater pieces ever created.” (New York Times). Plus it just won a special 2017 Tony for Sound Design. Simon McBurney’s solo performance traces a journey into the depths of the Amazon ...

Listen for A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | SF
Listen for A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | SF
In 2015, a community gathered over a novel idea. Throw a fancy “fundraiser” to raise awareness instead of money. They listened to powerful stories and promised to advocate for these issues by standing up to hate, ignorance, and misinformation. Join them as they listen to three ...

Every Thursday

Asian Art Museum: $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum: $10 Thursday Nights | SF

Spring and summer mean later sunsets and later hours at the Asian Art Museum.
From February 23 through September 28, 2017, they’ll be open ’til 9pm on Thursdays. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively gatherings and intimate …

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 …

“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.
This show is …

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