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Thursday, March 5

Win: Friday Night Off the Grid: $10 “Grub Token” | Fort Mason Friday Night Off the Grid: $10 Enter to Win

Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of Fort Mason Center.
In 2015, Off The Grid features 17 food trucks, 11 food tents, 2 dessert carts, plus a cocktail bar, wine bar and beers from Magnolia Brewery, all coming …

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Micro NightLife: Tiny Worlds & DJs | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
Micro NightLife: Tiny Worlds & DJs | California Academy of Sciences

Go big this week as NightLife gets really, really small to discover the wonderful world of microbiology. Learn about the latest cutting-edge advances in exploring and explaining the science of small.
Music by MOM DJs (Motown On Mondays) Gordo Cabeza, Timoteo Gigante, and The Captain Hat.
Schedule …

Night at the Jewseum: Purim Celebration & Rocky Horror Picture Show | SF
Thursday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Museum admission is $5 after 5 pm.
| Contemporary Jewish Museum
Night at the Jewseum: Purim Celebration & Rocky Horror Picture Show | SF

Don your mask and pull up those fishnets for a Purim celebration like no other, featuring a special screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, live music, poets, specialty cocktails, crafts, learning, and more from 6-10 pm on March 5, 2015.
The celebration is free, but …

Win Tix: Design Night: Game On | Autodesk Gallery Design Night: Game On | Autodesk Gallery    Contest Ended

All it took was two lines and a dot and we were hooked. Ever since Pong glued our collective eyes to the TV screen, video games have been getting more and more realistic and immersive. This isn’t just kids’ stuff either. Gaming is a global …

Sneak Peek at SF’s Brand New Presidio Parklands | SF
Thursday, March 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| City College of San Francisco (Ocean Campus)
Sneak Peek at SF's Brand New Presidio Parklands | SF

What should the New Presidio Parklands site look like? What kinds of programs and experiences should happen there?
Find out more about the project and share your opinions.
New Presidio Parklands Project Workshop
Thursday, March 5, 2015 | 6:30-8:30 pm
City College of San Francisco (Ocean Campus), 50 Phelan Ave, …

Canceled – Free “Barber’s Choice” Haircut Night | Lower Polk

Barber’s Choice Free Haircuts are no longer taking place as of 2/27/15.

Tequila 101 w/ Chef Traci Des Jardins | Presidio
Thursday, March 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers' Club
Tequila 101 w/ Chef Traci Des Jardins | Presidio

Chef Traci Des Jardins will give a spirited presentation on the art of producing, tasting, and mixing this beguiling spirit.
Des Jardins newest restaurant Arguello, located in the Presidio Officers’ Club, features more than 50 types of tequila. She will be joined by mixologist Enrique Sanchez …

DJ Effects Masterclass: Make Your Sets Shine & Pop | SF DJ Effects Masterclass: Make Your Sets Shine & Pop | SF

In almost every club and at every festival in the United States you’re likely to find a Pioneer DJM-800 or 900 mixer. For any performer, producer, or DJ, knowing how to use one of these mixer’s powerful dual FX units is a must.
Free, but an …

Farewell to The Bay Lights: Artist Talk & LED Giveaway | SF
Thursday, March 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Farewell to The Bay Lights: Artist Talk & LED Giveaway | SF

Friday, March 6

The Bay Lights: Sunrise Goodbye until 2016 | SF
Friday, March 6 – 5:45 am | Cost: FREE
The Bay Lights: Sunrise Goodbye until 2016 | SF
Transportation History Geek-Out Bike Ride | Golden Gate Park Transportation History Geek-Out Bike Ride | Golden Gate Park

Join SF Bicycle Coalition co-founder, Joel Pomerantz, for a bike ride around Golden Gate Park to see the history of Transportation in San Francisco unfold from 10 am to 1 pm on Friday, March 6, 2015.
Free, but an RSVP is required. There is typically a hat …

Final Day: 2015 SF Middle School Science Fair | Randall Museum
Friday, March 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Final Day: 2015 SF Middle School Science Fair | Randall Museum
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, March 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
2015 Holi Festival: Colorful Powder Fun, Music & Food Trucks | East Bay
Friday, March 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bishop Ranch 2 - 2680 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA 94583
2015 Holi Festival: Colorful Powder Fun, Music & Food Trucks | East Bay

The colorful, ancient spring festival of Holi will once again be celebrated at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon, so get ready to get messy and have a lot of fun at this free gathering.
2015 Holi Celebration
Friday, March 6, 2015 | 5-7 pm
2680 Bishop Drive, San Ramon
FREE
Holi …

Friday Nights at OMCA: Live Funk Band & Off the Grid | Oakland Friday Nights at OMCA: Live Funk Band & Off the Grid | Oakland

What to expect on March 6:

5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: get the weekly list here
5–6:30 pm: March resident DJ spinning hits in the 10th Street Amphitheater
5–8 pm: Family-friendly drop-in activity: make a Bee Hotel, inspired by exhibition Bees: Tiny Insect, Big Impact
6:30–7 …

National Day of Unplugging 2015 | No Tech Day
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
National Day of Unplugging 2015 | No Tech Day

People across the nation (and world) will recharge themselves by not using computers, cell phones, or any technology for 24 hours, sundown to sundown, March 6 to March 7, 2015.
So take some time to talk to people the old fashioned way (without your face buried in …

First Friday Shorts: Animation & Puppet Videos | The New Parkway
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
First Friday Shorts: Animation & Puppet Videos | The New Parkway

Come check out new and classic short films from Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, at a screening in partnership with First Friday Shorts: Short Films at The New Parkway.
Includes cell animation, motion graphic animation, puppet video, and live action video. Includes the premiere of “Mr Robot and Son go …