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Thursday, June 8

Watch Comey Testify in front of U.S. Senate Party | The Willows
Thursday, June 8 – 6:45 am | Cost: FREE | The Willows
Watch Comey Testify in front of U.S. Senate Party | The Willows
We’ll be playing CSPAN, to watch the train wreck that will be Comey testifying (and hopefully Trump live tweeting!). No food will be served, so feel free to bring it in. We will have coffee and booze. (for purchase)
“Comey With Da Homies” Coffee, Covfefe, Senate Hearings & Donuts | Betabrand
Thursday, June 8 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP on Facebook
| Betabrand
Betabrand is handing the store keys over to Mustafa to host a James Comey congressional testimony party this Thursday morning from 7 to 9:30 am at 780 Valencia. It’ll be free, but please RSVP on Facebook so they can gauge numbers. They should have coffee, doughnuts, ...

Ike’s Place Returns to SF: 50% Off All Day | Polk St.
Thursday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ike's Place (Polk St.)
Ike's Place Returns to SF: 50% Off All Day | Polk St.
Want a sneak peek of Ike’s new flagship shop on Polk Street in San Francisco? In anticipation of the grand opening, Ike will be offering 50% off during their soft opening on Tuesday, June 6 from 10 am to 3 pm. They’re extending the 50% offer all ...
Total Wellness Fest 2017: Mind, Body & Spirit | Embarcadero Center
Thursday, June 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Three Embarcadero Center
Total Wellness Fest 2017: Mind, Body & Spirit | Embarcadero Center
Embarcadero Center will host the 14th Annual Total Wellness interactive health festival featuring health screenings, fitness demonstrations, health-related booths, a blood drive, raffle prizes, and more. Total Wellness Festival 2017 Thursday, June 8, 2017 | 11 am to 2 pm Street Levels of Two, Three and Four Embarcadero Center FREE Incorporating all facets ...
Afro-Carribean Rythms w/ Aireene Espiritu & The Itch | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, June 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Afro-Carribean Rythms w/ Aireene Espiritu & The Itch | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Philippine-born, Bay Area-raised Aireene Espiritu is a veteran singer/songwriter who’s created an extensive book of original songs combining Afro-Caribbean and African rhythms, American folk forms, bluegrass techniques and gospel music fervor. As a young musician she absorbed the sounds of Alan Lomax’s field recordings from the ...
2017 Makers’ Month: Figure Painting Workshop | SFSU
Thursday, June 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free. but an RSVP is required. Sliding scale donation suggested
| ASI Art Gallery
2017 Makers' Month: Figure Painting Workshop | SFSU
Join them on Thursday, June 8th from for a Figure Painting Workshop led by Anh Bui as part of the ASI Art Gallery’s Makers’ Month. From 3 to 5 pm, Anh will be going over the basic processes of figure painting: creating the underdrawing, mixing colors ...
Livermore Rodeo $1 Night: Team Roping & Wild Cow Milking | East Bay
Thursday, June 8 – 4:30 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 admission and $1 sodas and hot dogs.
| Robertson Park
Livermore Rodeo $1 Night: Team Roping & Wild Cow Milking | East Bay
The Livermore Rodeo is coming right up and you can bring the family to watch local team roping and wild cow milking on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Doors open at 4:30 pm, and the events start at 6 pm and last for a couple of hours. Admission is $1 ...
“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, June 8 – 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 September. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the ...

Mountain Lake Park Playground Grand Re-Opening | The Presidio
Thursday, June 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain Lake (Presidio)
Mountain Lake Park Playground Grand Re-Opening | The Presidio
Bring the kids and be among the first to play on the new equipment. Join San Francisco Recreation and Parks and community partners to celebrate the grand re-​opening of this beloved community playground. A short ceremony will be followed by a nature walk near the lake ...
Negroni Week 2017: Free Tasting Party | Public Bikes
Thursday, June 8 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Kindly RSVP by Friday, June 2 to PUBLIC@madepr.com
| Public Bikes (Hayes Valley)
Negroni Week 2017: Free Tasting Party | Public Bikes
Campari is once again teaming up with Imbibe Magazine for the return of Negroni Week from June 5-11, 2017. Now in its fifth year, the week-long international charity initiative will once again bring bars, restaurants and vendors from around the world together over the classic Negroni cocktail ...
South Berkeley Block Party: Unique Flavors, Sounds & Raffle Prizes | Berkeley
Thursday, June 8 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Alcatraz Alley
South Berkeley Block Party: Unique Flavors, Sounds & Raffle Prizes | Berkeley
The party will begin at Easy Creole, located at 1761 Alcatraz Avenue in Berkeley. Get a wristband at enjoy the unique flavors, sounds and artworks of the dynamic South Berkeley small businesses and organizations. Come and get the chance to win amazing raffle prizes.
Exploratorium After Dark: Cityscapes with Dominic Angerame | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Cityscapes with Dominic Angerame | Pier 15
In this screening of poetic documentaries that meditate on urban environments, familiar cityscapes are reframed through the camera’s lens. An innovator of observant cinema and a key member of the Bay Area experimental film community, Dominic Angerame presents a screening pairing his films with works of ...
Coral Reef NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Coral Reef NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Everything’s better under the sea: Join them in celebrating World Oceans Day and the beauty and wonder of coral reefs. Enjoy a nighttime dive show in their Philippine Coral Reef tank and marvel at the out-of-this-world scratching skills of local celeb DJ QBert. Learn about the Academy’s ...
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin In Person | SF
Thursday, June 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Macy's (Union Square)
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin In Person | SF
Experience the untold tales of Armistead Maupin in person. Join Macy’s and Frameline for a fabulously stunning conversation with San Francisco gem and creator of Tales of the City, Armistead Maupin, along with acclaimed documentarian, Jennifer Kroot, whose newest feature, “The Untold Tales of Armistead ...
Mixmag Lab feat. The Honey Soundsystem DJ Party | The Stud
Thursday, June 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10 | The Stud Bar
Mixmag Lab feat. The Honey Soundsystem DJ Party | The Stud
Mixmag wanted to do one of their weekly live-stream parties called The Lab with Honey Soundsystem in San Francisco. We said “Sure but can we do it at The Stud?” They said “Yes and we will bring a Void sound system and some complimentary Smirnoff ...
“Burma Superstar” Book Discussion & Signing | SF
Thursday, June 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Space is limited, first come first served.
| Richmond Branch Library
Desmond Tan and Kate Leahy will talk about their recently published book about the Bay Area restaurant chain, Burma Superstar: Addictive Recipes from the Crossroads of Southeast Asia. A book sale and signing will be available after the talk. Space may be limited. First come, first ...
Free Movie Night: Grease | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, June 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night: Grease | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 7 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and ...

Gilbert Baker Memorial Celebration | Castro Theater
Thursday, June 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Castro Theater
Gilbert Baker Memorial Celebration | Castro Theater
Join San Francisco’s LGBTQ community in a celebration of the life of Gilbert Baker, a beloved artist, visionary, activist, and self-described “Gay Betsy Ross” who in 1978 hand-dyed and stitched together eight strips of vibrantly colored fabric into a rainbow flag, instantly creating an enduring ...
Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Band Aid” | SF
Thursday, June 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required. Arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of Band Aid, which tells the story of a couple that can’t stop fighting, so they form a band and sing about their fights. The screening takes place at 7 pm on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at a movie theater in San Francisco with ...
Warriors Lights | San Francisco City Hall Lights Up for the Finals
Thursday, June 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Warriors Lights | San Francisco City Hall Lights Up for the Finals

San Francisco City Hall celebrates the Warriors’ amazing season and cheers them on during the NBA Finals with a yellow and blue color scheme washing over the gorgeous building. It’s a great photo opportunity that’s usually only up during the playoffs and finals. 2017 lighting dates? We’re not sure ...

2017 Kick-off: Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Purple Rain” | Jack London Square
Thursday, June 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2017 Kick-off: Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night:

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of Jack London Square’s hit Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square’s ...

Every Thursday

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 from 9 pm to 3 am at the Cat Club, it’s the best of the ’80s in two rooms with the coolest music and the best crowd in town. DJs Damon and Mr Washington spin ’80s pop, rock, and one hit wonders in the …

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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