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Wednesday, May 17

Free Doughnuts & Coffee Day: National “Salvation Army” Week Celebration | SF
Wednesday, May 17 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free on first come first served basis
| Pine and Davis
Free Doughnuts & Coffee Day: National
The middle of May is set aside for National Salvation Army Week (NSAW), a week proclaimed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954 to honor the work of the Army. Join them for a symbolic homeless feeding illustrating that The Salvation Army Harbor Light Homeless Outreach Program ...
Internet of Things World 2017 | Free Expo Pass
Internet of Things World 2017 | Free Expo Pass
Internet of Things World is where global leaders in IoT from the entire ecosystem gather to network, share ideas, meet new business partners and learn. It all happens from May 16 – 18, 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley. The Expo takes place on ...

24th Annual Kids’ Ocean Day Adopt-A-Beach Clean Up | Ocean Beach
Wednesday, May 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach
24th Annual Kids’ Ocean Day Adopt-A-Beach Clean Up | Ocean Beach
Nearly 1,000 elementary students, teacher and volunteers will be making a difference at Ocean Beach for the 24th Annual Kids’ Ocean Day Adopt-A-Beach Clean Up. The Marine Science Institute is organizing the event, and is providing in-school presentations to all of the students about life in ...
Funcheap’s Final Free “7D Experience” Thrill Ride Day | Pier 39
Funcheap's Final Free

Blast at Werewolves, Zombies & Road Fighters as you hurtle through the 7D Experience. You’ll be among the first to experience 7D’s brand new thrill ride, Werewolves – it’s a super intense mix of action and scares. 7D Experience welcomes back all members of the ...

Free Spring Karaoke Day | Capital One Café
Wednesday, May 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Capital One Café
Free Spring Karaoke Day | Capital One Café
Capital One Café invites you to a customer appreciation event on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at noon to 2 pm. The ultimate goal of this event is to create an environment where the customers feel welcomed and appreciated. They will be providing free empanadas, specialty drinks from ...
North of the Panhandle: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
North of the Panhandle: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
This central part of the City started out with sand dunes and marsh to become a fashionable neighborhood. The Depression era gave way to a working class area. After the summer of love, came a population exodus until today where it is becoming a desirable ...
Embarcadero Skyway: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Wednesday, May 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 400 Sansome
Embarcadero Skyway: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Most of the tour is above the ground. View “Rockefeller Center West” from a different angle and discover a hidden urban oasis. Tread on buried ships that once housed saloons, jails, stores and brothels. Meet in front of 400 Sansome Street (at Sacramento). Lots of stairs; ...
The Final “Free Muralism Workshop” with Tenderloin Legend | SF
Wednesday, May 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Glide
The Final

GLIDE and Veterans Alley are joining forces to bring community expressive art to the Tenderloin. For five weeks beginning in late April, esteemed neighborhood muralist and Veterans Alley founder Amos Gregory will be hosting a weekly workshop at GLIDE to teach the art of muralism ...

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Sunset Dist.
Wednesday, May 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Seven Stills
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Sunset Dist.

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 6pm typically featuring special release ...

Ignite SF: 14 Speakers On Geeky Topics | Marine’s Memorial Theatre
Wednesday, May 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 early bird promo if you use the code FUNCHEAP.
| Marines' Memorial Theatre
Ignite SF: 14 Speakers On Geeky Topics | Marine's Memorial Theatre
Ignite SF is back with a brand new edition. 14 new speakers equals 14 new opportunities to geek out on topics ranging from what behavioral economics has to do with online dating to how to publish a book. With just 5 minutes on stage and 20 ...
A Tale Of Two Bridges: Striking Differences Between The Two Bay Bridges | SF
Wednesday, May 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Green Arcade
A Tale Of Two Bridges: Striking Differences Between The Two Bay Bridges | SF
A Tale of Two Bridges is a history of two versions of the San Francisco—Oakland Bay Bridge: the original bridge built in 1936 and a replacement for the eastern half of the bridge finished in 2013. The 1936 bridge revolutionized transportation in the Bay Area and ...

Every Wednesday

Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of  boot camp style workouts like running hills, core …

“Heart of the City” Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library

Starting this April, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library.
All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library.
Please be …

Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF

These free events give you the opportunity to stitch in an inspiring environment with fellow enthusiasts. Bring along your projects, embroidery, knitting or even darning, and enjoy the company of others and their vast needlework library at your leisure.
Free Stitch Ins meet every Wednesday from …

Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero

The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality.
With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role …

“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway

Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night.
Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if …

Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:10 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 and reservations are required
| Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF

Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $5 factory tours (with tastings) and they’ll send you off with a hot chocolate gift card so you can end your experience on an extra chocolatey note. These tours can book up months in advance (especially for …

“Musical Wednesdays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge

Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every …

“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 7 Mile Sports Bar & Grill
“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula

The Historic 7 Mile House will be hosts a weekly Wednesday reggae night appropriately called “Roots Rum & Reggae”, and will feature the Bay Area’s best reggae bands on a rotating schedule.
Check out the 7 Mile House calendar for details on this week’s band.
The event …

Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights | Cigar Bar
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights |  Cigar Bar

Join the Cigar Bar & Grill every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show (both traditional jazz and latin jazz) 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.
Live …

“Comedy Cellar” Free Stand-Up Showcase | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*When you use the promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, it's $5.
| Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement

Every Wednesday, the newest stand-up showcase in San Francisco comes to the legendary basement of 222 Hyde. Your hosts, Christian Reyes, Joey Avery & Torio Van Grol present you with a fresh lineup of the best local acts mixed with touring headliners from out of …

Classical Underground: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Monroe
Classical Underground: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe

Every Wednesday night at Monroe, come experience live classical music in an unconventional space.
The program changes weekly, and will always highlight live chamber music.

Hear and experience the sounds of exciting arrangements without the pretense of a concert hall.
Sip on cocktails, or enjoy a cold beer …

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a drink special purchase.
| Northstar Cafe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF

Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach.
Get lubricated on $3.50 drink specials, and compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament qualifying rounds while moving from bar to bar. The tournament champ wins a $25 bar tab. Meet new people while earning points to …

“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa

Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne.
Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount). The RSVP list closes at 6 pm on the day of the show.
Housepitality DJ Night
Every Wednesday …

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