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Thursday, June 1

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, June 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...

Howard Wiley & Extra Nappy: Limber Quartet Classical Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, June 1 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Howard Wiley & Extra Nappy: Limber Quartet Classical Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Tenor saxophonist Howard Wiley has been a major force on the Bay Area music scene since his teenage years in the mid-90s. A protégé of the dynamic Miss Faye Carol, he’s steeped in a vast array of African-American idioms, from gospel, blues and jazz to ...

Guest Lecture: “710 Ashbury” by the Mountain Girl | de Young Museum
Thursday, June 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
Guest Lecture:
A former Merry Prankster, Carolyn “Mountain Girl” Garcia gained prominence in the rock scene as Jerry Garcia’s former wife. In 1976 she published her first book “Primo Plant: Growing Sinsemilla Marijuana”, a guide in marijuana cultivation. She formerly served on the board of the Women’s ...
“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, June 1 – 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 ...

Game 1 – NBA Finals Viewing Parties: Warriors vs Cavaliers
Game 1 - NBA Finals Viewing Parties: Warriors vs Cavaliers

Other than the sold out Oracle Arena, this is the biggest official game watch party in SF for the Warriors. We’ve got everything you need to cheer on the Warriors in the 2017 Finals vs. the Cavs – living it up outdoors with the DubNation with ...

Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15
Tune in to surrounding sounds by experimenting with strings and vibrations, and use electromagnets to build a basic speaker. Learn how to listen with your bones, and explore the workings of the inner ear.
ICONS Organization for Choreographers Meetup | SF Int’l Arts Fest 2017
Thursday, June 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with paid ticket to June 1 SFIAF Performance.
| Cowell Theater
ICONS Organization for Choreographers Meetup | SF Int’l Arts Fest 2017
Vladimir Angelov is the founder of the International Consortium for Advancement in Choreography, a Washington DC based organization with a mission to hear from dance makers about their needs, goals and new ideas. The ICONS plan is to build an international networking association to advocate for ...
Summer of Love NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Summer of Love NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
What better way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love than a party in the heart of Golden Gate Park? Just blocks away from the Haight Street epicenter of this historic cultural celebration, NightLife will host a night of psychedelic science. Hear from local ...
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | USF
Thursday, June 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations encouraged
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | USF

Do you love fresh, organic, homemade food? Please come out and celebrate with other veggie lovers and enjoy some great food with amazing company. All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in ...

Comedy Psychos: “Family Guy” Comedian & Free Beer | SF
Thursday, June 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Franpsycho (Inner Sunset)
Comedy Psychos:
Come and enjoy free comedy, complimentary beer, a live DJ, and San Francisco’s most talented stand up comedians. The “Comedy Psychos” will be unleashed once again for your entertainment, in San Francisco’s favorite lifestyle and clothing shop–San Franpsycho. This month’s headliner: Kabir “Kabeezy” Singh from Comedy Central ...
“Flyaway” Outdoor Vertical Dance Performance | SF
Thursday, June 1 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Demonstration Gardens

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 ...

“GrooveWell” Kickoff: Super Funky Thursdaze Dance Party | Milk Bar
Thursday, June 1 – 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 ...

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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