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Friday, June 16

Free Admission for Dads & Grandpas | Aquarium of the Bay
Friday, June 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Dads and Grandpas get free admission with purchase of a child's ticket
| Aquarium of the Bay
Free Admission for Dads & Grandpas | Aquarium of the Bay
In celebration of Father’s Day the Aquarium of the Bay will offer free admission to all dads and granddads, purchase of a child’s ticket,  from 9 am to 8 pm on June 16, 2017.
Father’s Day Special Shopping Treat | Pier 39
Friday, June 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Father's Day Special Shopping Treat | Pier 39
In honor of Father’s Day, dads can eat, play and shop for free* at participating Pier 39 businesses on Friday, June 16. Click here to download coupons. Check out the list of participating businesses below:* 7D Experience Adventure Cat Alcatraz Gift Shop Aquarium of the Bay Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals & ...

2017 Black History Month Film Festival | SF
Friday, June 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2017 Black History Month Film Festival | SF

No matter what your nationality or what you have been taught while attending school in the United States, Black History has always lagged in the educational system in America & the Diaspora. 2017 Black History Month Film Series June 15 to 18, 2017 Saturdays: 12-6 pm; ...

“Inside Line Equipment” Factory Tour | SF
Friday, June 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Inside Line Equipment
See how their bags are crafted, sewn and the technical materials they use to create their waterproof bags. They will have working prototypes and custom bags on display as well. Free but an RSVP is required.
San Francisco’s World Refugee Day
Friday, June 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
San Francisco's World Refugee Day
The public is invited to an afternoon of cultural performances, international food, music, speakers, a talent show, a costume show and more to celebrate the courage and contributions of refugees, and reaffirm San Francisco’s commitment to integrating immigrants and remaining a Sanctuary City and a ...
2017 IKEA All-You-Can-Eat Swedish Midsommar Smörgåsbord | Emeryville
2017 IKEA All-You-Can-Eat Swedish Midsommar Smörgåsbord | Emeryville
“Midsommar” (Midsummer) is celebrated in many parts of the world as the longest day of the year. In the northern parts of Sweden, the sun actually never sets and there is daylight both night and day. Come to IKEA in Emeryville for the annual Swedish Midsommar all-you-can-eat ...
Milk Tasting Room Pop-Up: Free Milk Mocktails & Dessert Yogurt Bowls | Civic Center
Friday, June 16 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Clover Sonoma Milk Tasting Room Pop-up
Milk Tasting Room Pop-Up: Free Milk Mocktails & Dessert Yogurt Bowls | Civic Center

Clover Sonoma, the Bay Area’s favorite third-generation family-owned and operated dairy farm, has opened a Milk Tasting Room pop-up in Hayes Valley, which will be open from June 5 through July 21, 2017. Clover Sonoma Milk Tasting Room June 5-July 21, 2017 Clover Sonoma Pop-up, 330 Fell ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, June 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

2017 Juneteenth Third on 3rd Festival | SF
Friday, June 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| 3rd on Third
2017 Juneteenth Third on 3rd Festival | SF
Come and remember: Mary L. Booker, community icon and Bayview Opera House treasure. This year’s Juneteenth Festival is dedicated to the memory of a beloved family member, friend, artist, actress, playwright, director and teacher, Mary L. Booker, who passed away last month. 2017 Juneteenth Third on 3rd ...
Yoke Lore’s Electro Indie Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Friday, June 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Yoke Lore's Electro Indie Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Join Amoeba SF in welcoming Yoke Lore, the Brooklyn-based project of Adrian Galvin (Yellerkin, Walk the Moon), for a live set and signing on the release day of his new EP, Goodpain. The live show finds Galvin using his entire being to connect his words and ...
2017 Beach Boardwalk Concert Series Kickoff: Eddie Money | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
2017 Beach Boardwalk Concert Series Kickoff: Eddie Money | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 16 ...

Friday Nights at the de Young: SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Performance | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young: SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Performance | SF
The SFJAZZ High School All-Stars program is a by-audition group for ensembles for current Bay Area high school-aged jazz musicians. Comprised of a big band and an elite combo, the All-Stars rehearse and perform at the SFJAZZ Center, receive mentorship and clinics with leading jazz ...
“Summer Sessions” Pedicab Confessions: Story-Telling Night | Mission
Friday, June 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Timbuk2 Shotwell Factory Store
Ever wondered about the craziest experience from your friendly pedicab operator? Join them for a night of story-telling from SF’s own Pedicab Operator Community. Drinks and laughs on them. Free but an RSVP is required.
Picnic Flix: “The Secret Life of Pets” | Dublin
Friday, June 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emerald Glen Park
Picnic Flix:

Join the Dublin community for free outdoor movies at Emerald Glen Park. Movies start at approximately 8:30 pm, but attendees may arrive as early as 7 pm to snag the perfect spot. Consider making a day of it, and make use of the park’s basketball courts, ...

San Jose Bike Party: Presents The Video Games Ride
Friday, June 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party: Presents The Video Games Ride

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Every Friday

“Pier 39 is 39” Anniversary: 39-Week Celebration
Every Friday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and their famous sea lions.
Each week, they’ll be serving up something …

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
$1 Drink Fridays:

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks?
Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices to …

Computer History Museum Geeky Block Party | 1/2 Off Admission & Off The Grid
Every Friday – 5:00 pm | Cost: $7.50*
*Museum admission is $7.50. Meals from food trucks varies.
| Computer History Museum
Computer History Museum Geeky Block Party | 1/2 Off Admission & Off The Grid

Every Friday night the Computer History Museum will be extending its hours so you can enjoy a fun block party offering 50% off museum admission price, a variety of food trucks and special museum programs.
The museum has partnered with Off the Grid, the Bay Area’s network of street food …

Free Wine & Beer Tasting | Pleasanton
Every Friday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | New Leaf Market (Pleasanton)
Free Wine & Beer Tasting | Pleasanton

New Leaf Community Market in Pleasanton invites you to start your weekend off right with free weekly wine and beer tastings happening every Friday from 5-7 pm.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
A different vendor is featured each week. Must be 21+ to sample alcohol.

Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland
Every Friday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Studio One Art Center
Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland

Bites Off Broadway will again bring the vibe of a neighborhood block party and picnic to the front of Studio One Art Center (465 45th Street) on Friday nights from May to October.
2016 Bites off Broadway
Fridays | May – October | 5:30-8:30 pm
In front of Studio One Art …

Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio
Free

El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast.
And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm …

Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland
Every Friday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food purchasing.
| Studio One Art Center
Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland

Join the Oakland’s most family friendly food truck event as well their first mobile food pod every Friday, 5:30-8 pm, from May 5 through September 29, 2017.
Bites Off Broadway
Every Friday | 5:30 to 8 pm
Studio One Art Center, 365 45th Street, Oakland
FREE, but bring money for …

Free Circus Class Night: Learn Juggling & Tightwire Walking | SF
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Circus Center
Free Circus Class Night: Learn Juggling & Tightwire Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Friday.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Most Fridays | 7-9 pm
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
FREE; RSVP Required. Please make sure to check-in before 6:45 pm.
Age limits: Everyone age 8 and older is welcome, …

Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar

Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm.
Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free weekly burlesque and variety show. Come early to purchase your beverage and toast to these Barbary Coast Beauties.

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio is a free comedy show every Friday from 8-11 pm at Mutiny Radio on the corner of 21st and Florida in the deep Mission District.
Over 25 of San Francisco’s underground comics entertain your cheap asses every week until the …

“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15.
| The Variety Preview Room / The Hobart Building

San Francisco has long been home to an electric comedy scene and has spawned some of the biggest names in stand-up from Margaret Cho to Patton Oswalt, in addition to current up and coming stars like Vahé Hove and Chris Schiappacasse. Check out a fresh …

“Ain’t Mama’s Drag” Weekly Variety Show | SF

San Francisco’s only drag variety show has Queens, Kings and live performers of every type imaginable. Expect the unexpected here. The audience cannot predict what hostess Cruzin d’Loo has dug up for their entertainment every Friday night at a respectable 8 pm… that’s the only thing respectable about …

Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Just tip the musicians.
| Atlas Cafe
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF

Jazz at The Atlas is a weekly jazz residency with five rotating jazz bands. Music is always free, though tipping is encouraged.
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe
(This is a typical lineup and is subject to change – hey, it’s jazz baby)

1st Friday – Eli Maliwan Jazz Party …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The 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 …

“This Week’s Show” Fresh Stand-Up Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | City Segway

This Week’s Show features fresh standup from the best comics in the Bay Area and beyond – all for less than the price of a movie ticket and from the inside of a Segway office.
This event occurs every Friday.

Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Every Friday – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party:

Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party.
This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers …

SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach

Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because.
They have a great 5-for-$10 beer and wine special until 9:20 …

F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stagewerx Theatre
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF

EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.”
“YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own …

Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight
Every Friday – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP required.
| PianoFight
Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight

Every Friday night, Josef Anolin and Andrew Holmgren bring you a raucous party slash stand-up comedy showcase at the new PianoFight theater.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Poet, Robert Sylvester Kelly once wrote, “After the show, it’s the after party, and after the party it’s the hotel …

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