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Thursday, April 26

LPGA Golf Championship: Best Woman Golfers in the World | Peninsula LPGA Golf Championship: Best Woman Golfers in the World | Peninsula

From April 25-29, 2018, the Mediheal LPGA Championship will bring 144 of the world’s best female golfers to the Bay Area. The Tournament will be at the iconic Lake Merced Golf Club.
LPGA Mediheal Female Golf Championship
April 25 to 29, 2018 | 9 am
Lake Merced Golf …

2018 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Thursday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required for free tickets
2018 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition.
Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2018 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a significant …

Alcatraz Speaker Series: Alcatraz Island Historian John Martini | SF
Thursday, April 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Alcatraz Speaker Series: Alcatraz Island Historian John Martini | SF
Google’s Indie Game Expo & Pizza Party | SF
Thursday, April 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 Advance, otherwise $10 on the day.
| Google Launchpad (San Francisco)
Google's Indie Game Expo & Pizza Party | SF

Join the Spring Expo on April 26 at the Google Launchpad with over 60 games and 500 players in 1 night. You’ll be among the first to try out brand new games from over 50 indie game developers at Google’s San Francisco HQ and give …

The Camp Cookie Season Launch Party | Alite Outpost
Thursday, April 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
The Camp Cookie Season Launch Party | Alite Outpost

Come party at The Camp Cookie Season Launch Party this Thursday and join for free beer, free cookies and cookie shots, a ton of gear giveaways and more.
The Camp Cookie Season Launch Party
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | 6 pm to 9 pm
Alite Outpost, 3376 18th St, San …

Academy of Art University Annual Fashion Show | SF
Thursday, April 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Event begins at 7PM, but check-in times begin at 6:30PM. Be sure to arrive early for check-in.
| Academy of Art University School of Fashion
Academy of Art University Annual Fashion Show | SF

Mark your calendars now for San Francisco’s most stylish night. Academy of Art University’s annual Graduation Fashion Show is the culminating event for students studying fashion design, textile design, knitwear design, menswear design, and jewelry and metal arts in the School of Fashion and the …

Friday, April 27

The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | First Day
Friday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | JCO'S Art Haus
The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | First Day
The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | Los Gatos
Friday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | JCO'S Art Haus
The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | Los Gatos

If you thought original artwork was out of your budget, we’re out to prove you wrong. Join for a one weekend discounted art fair. Featuring a curated collection of international, national, and under-represented artists.
The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair
April 27 to 28, 2018, 10 …

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Friday, April 27 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Treasure Hunt Challenge | Noe Valley
Friday, April 27 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library
2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Treasure Hunt Challenge | Noe Valley

In partnership with the San Francisco Public Library and Bay Nature, come explore the Noe Valley neighborhood and look for nature great and small as part of the 2018 international City Nature Challenge.
2018 City Nature Treasure Hunt Challenge
Friday, April 27, 2018 | 3:30 pm to …

2018 “Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival” Live Bands, Crawfish Race & Beer 2018

A Free New Orleans-inspired spring event, the 2018 Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival will bring a diverse lineup of American roots-inspired musicians, cajun cuisine and family fun to historic downtown Truckee, California on April 27 & 28, 2018. Bands include The Easy Leaves, Jazz Mafia …

A Night of Irish Culture, Dance & Music | Albany
Friday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Children under 12 free
| Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Avenue, Albany, Ca 94706
A Night of Irish Culture, Dance & Music | Albany

Join them for the Center’s first Irish Night. Enjoy performances by the Albany Irish Dance group and learn a few steps yourself. Instructor, Barbara Butkus, will teach a group dance for all. No experience necessary. Just bring your willingness to have fun & learn something new. …

Bay Area Dance Week 2018: Afro Hatian with Blanche Brown | SF
Friday, April 27 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
Bay Area Dance Week 2018: Afro Hatian with Blanche Brown | SF

These classes introduce the technique, culture, and spirituality of Haitian dance. You will learn the subtle movements of the Rada dances, the strength of the Nago dances, and the excitement of the Petro Dances, as well as the joy and abandon of Carnival and Banda …

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland

Our musical guest for this week is The ODs.
Our featured comics will include:

Krista Fatka
Joe Gorman
Gabby Poccia
Christian Reyes
Adam Pearlstein
Mean Dave

Saturday, April 28

Independent Book Store Day 2018
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
Independent Book Store Day 2018
2018 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
2018 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma

Hunt down your new favorite finds at the seventh annual Colma Town Wide Garage Sale, which will be held at 9 am on Saturday, April 28, 2018 in the residential areas of Colma.
Each Colma resident who signs up for the Town Wide Garage Sale will host …

2018 Indie Bookstore Day: Author Appearances & Baked Goods | SF
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Book Passage Bookstore
2018 Indie Bookstore Day: Author Appearances & Baked Goods | SF

Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day in the Ferry Building, and hosting local authors with their books. Additionally, here’s your chance to get limited-release merchandise created just for Indie Day. Join the “Meet and Greet” events with these authors for their books.

10 am- Judd Winick, author of …