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Events for May 25, 2017

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Thursday, May 25

The Anita Lofton Project’s Folk Music Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, May 25 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
The Anita Lofton Project's Folk Music Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
About a decade ago Anita Lofton was known as one of the hardest rockin’ guitarists around, a gonzo player whose punk power trio Sistas In the Pit opened for Iggy and the Stooges on their 2007 reunion tour, including a near-legendary show at the Warfield ...
“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, May 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Presidio Twilight” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the ...

“Speak Cheesy” Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, May 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Spice up the weekday hum drum with the Alite Designs team and happy hour beers. Fill up on free grilled cheeses and then join lead Alite designer, Todd Wilkinson for a “sketchy” design workshop. He’ll take you on a quick journey of his design process before leading ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum Science On Sound | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum Science On Sound | Pier 15
Join them for a resonant presentation on sound at Full-Spectrum Science. Crawl through their pitch-black Tactile Dome. Also, play with hundreds of hands-on exhibits and experience an array of Explainer-led demonstrations. And grab dinner and drinks by the Bay. What is sound? How high a pitch ...
Spotlight NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 25 – 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. Schedule of Events: Protecting Endangered WildLife, 8:00 pm, Catch a special presentation by Damien Mander, a former naval special operations sniper for ...
“Talk & Taste” Korean Cuisine & Asian Table Setting Demonstration | SF
Thursday, May 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Don’t miss celebrity chef Kristen Kish for a one-of-a-kind “Talk & Taste” demonstration hosted by local, multi-talented Irvin Lin, followed by a meet and greet. Sample amazing Korean cuisine, get inspired to entertain with an Asian table setting display, and enjoy an authentic Korean Night Market ...
Acoustic Soul Mini Concert with Matisyahu | Amoeba SF
Thursday, May 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Purchase the album if you want priority admission
| Amoeba Music (SF)
Acoustic Soul Mini Concert with Matisyahu | Amoeba SF
Join them for a special acoustic set with Matisyahu in celebration of his new album, Undercurrent (out 5/19 on CD & vinyl). Purchase the album at Amoeba San Francisco starting May 19th and receive priority admission for the in-store and a limited-edition Matisyahu “Live at Amoeba” poster ...
Shadow Tunnel: Cinematic Shadow Performance | SF
Thursday, May 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Minna Street Tunnel
Shadow Tunnel: Cinematic Shadow Performance | SF
Glass Eye Shadow Pictures creates immersive, cinematic shadow performances that are like watching a live film bloom before your eyes. The Common Grounds Shadow Tunnel performance will be a unique, transformative and interactive experience. The tunnel will be transformed into many different environments. The audience ...
Listen for A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | Oakland
Listen for A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | Oakland
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 ...
Brahms & Mendelssohn: Strings Collaborative Spring Concert | SF
Thursday, May 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Brahms & Mendelssohn: Strings Collaborative Spring Concert | SF
The members of Strings Collaborative at UCSF are excited to invite you to their free spring concert at the beautiful Sol Joseph Recital Hall at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Works to include: Johannes Brahms String Sextet in G Major, Op. 36 Felix Mendelssohn String Octet in E-flat ...
Free Cobb’s Summer Comedy Night with #HellaFunny | SF
Free Cobb's Summer Comedy Night with #HellaFunny | SF

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome two nights of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. We’ve handpicked some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you whose credits include SF Sketchfest, NBC and more. Funcheap’s Free Summer Comedy Nights ...

Flyaway Productions Dance Performance “The Right to be Believed” | Opening Day
Thursday, May 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Demonstration Gardens
Flyaway Productions Dance Performance

Flyaway Productions presents The Right to be Believed, a site specific dance that explores the right for women to be believed on May 25-27 & June 1-3, 2017 at UC Hastings College of the Law’s Outdoor Wall. The Right to be Believed will give spectacular ...

Win Tix: Indiana Pop Quartet “Hoops” | Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Thursday, May 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Brick & Mortar Music Hall
The Indiana band craft hyper-melodic songs, built around power-pop chords, deceptively complex drum patterns, and rock-anthem sentiments that hide some tellingly dark thoughts. Three of the four members write and sing, each a frontman and a sideman simultaneously. During a live show, the bandmates can ...
AT&T Park Fireworks Show for 2017 Graduates | SF
Thursday, May 25 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch from outside the statdium
| AT&T Park
AT&T Park Fireworks Show for 2017 Graduates | SF
Following the graduation ceremony for San Francisco State University at AT&T Park there will be a concluding fireworks show at approximately 9:30pm. The graduation ceremony starts at 5pm and is intended for guests and graduating students, so if you’re up for just the fireworks show you ...

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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