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Sunday, April 19

NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Opening Day | SF
Sunday, April 19 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Opening Day | SF
2015 Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival | Menlo Park
Sunday, April 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
2015 Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival | Menlo Park
2015 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center
Sunday, April 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center
2015 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center

The 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival Grand Parade begins at the Civic Center at 1 pm on Sunday, April 19, 2015, proceeding up Polk to Post Street, and ending in Japantown at Post and Fillmore streets.
A number of performers from Japan will also grace us with their …

Spring 2015 Open House at Headlands Art Center | Marin
Sunday, April 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Headlands Center for the Arts
Spring 2015 Open House at Headlands Art Center | Marin

Come roam the various buildings of the campus, engage with artists in their studios, experience new work and works in progress, see performances, hear readings, and stay for a homemade lunch for purchase in the Mess Hall at the Spring Open House at Headlands Center for the …

2015 Spring Open Studios: Sunday | Mission District
Sunday, April 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
2015 Spring Open Studios: Sunday | Mission District
Golden Gate Park Band: Opening Day | Free Sunday Concert in the Park
Sunday, April 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band: Opening Day | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

The 2015 opening concert of the Golden Gate Park Band takes place on Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Music includes:

Poet and Peasant Overture (Bugs Bunny’s favorite)
music by Bizet and Sousa
Music from Evita
The New World Symphony

2015 Día de Los Libros: Music, Poetry & Family Dance Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, April 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
2015 Día de Los Libros: Music, Poetry & Family Dance Party | Mission Dist.

San Francisco’s Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros: A Celebration of Children & Books is rooted in a longtime Latin American tradition of celebrating children.
San Francisco’s first Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros was held in 1999 with the goal of …

2015 Holi Celebration: Color Powder, Water Fun & Potluck | East Bay
Sunday, April 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| M.A Center
2015 Holi Celebration: Color Powder, Water Fun & Potluck | East Bay

Amrita Bala Kendra invites you to a fun filled afternoon of Holi Celebrations with games, storytime, potluck, prayers and of course, Holi colors and water fun on Sunday, April 19th, 2015.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Holi 2015 Schedule:

1 pm: We will meet at the meadow near the …

2015 Great Brawl of Fire: Ladies’ Night Arm Wrestling Tournament | SF
Sunday, April 19 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 5 pm; $10 after.
| Chez Poulet
2015 Great Brawl of Fire: Ladies' Night Arm Wrestling Tournament | SF

BAAWL (Bay Area Arm Wrestling Ladies) and HOPE Art are teaming up to host the annual women’s arm wrestling tournament and Haiti benefit.
These fired-up ladies toe the line between theatrical antics and hardcore athleticism. Woman-identified wrestlers compete in each brawl. Each wrestler has a persona, bio, theme …

Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Sunday, April 19 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Win Tix: David O’Doherty Irish Comedy Night | The Chapel
Sunday, April 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel
David O'Doherty Irish Comedy Night | The ChapelContest Ended

David O’Doherty is an award-winning Irish comedian, author, musician, actor and playwright. His stand-up has won two awards at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in June 2012 he became the first Irish comedian to have a half hour Comedy Central Presents air on US television. …

Monday, April 20

NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Monday | SF
Monday, April 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Monday | SF
420 Edibles Talk & Tasting Party | Mission Dist. 420 Edibles Talk & Tasting Party | Mission Dist.

It’s every cannabis connoisseur’s favorite holiday and Kiva are teaming up with Purple Star MD from 1-3 pm to answer all of your questions about Kiva and edibles in general, and best of all, they’ll be providing special 420 samples of Terra Blueberry Bites.
Terra Blueberry Bites are dried US-grown blueberries dusted …

420 in the Park: Gigantic Gathering at Hippie Hill | Golden Gate Park 420 in the Park: Gigantic Gathering at Hippie Hill | Golden Gate Park

Let’s file this one under “unofficial.”
There’s no permits issued; it’s not really legal, but usually the city tends to turn a blind eye when thousands turn up on Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park on April 20th each year for a giant smoke out.  Let’s just …

Meatless Monday Demos & Tasting | Oakland Veg Week 2015
Monday, April 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
Meatless Monday Demos & Tasting | Oakland Veg Week 2015

interactive presentation and tasty samples to see how delicious, nutritious, simple, and inexpensive veg eating can be! We will show you why and how to get more plant-based, whole food ingredients into your daily routine (or maybe just your Meatless Mondays) and debunk some myths …

Groovy 420 Open Mic & Art Show Night | Oakland
Monday, April 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | TRIBU CAFE
Groovy 420 Open Mic & Art Show Night | Oakland

How do fish celebrate 4-20? With seaweed! Ha-ha-haaa…
How do musicians celebrate? With an especially groovy edition of Open Mic at Tribu Cafe featuring an brand new sound system and a stand up piano, and hosted by your host with the most toast, singer-songwriter Brian Bauer (aka Chonk). Sign ups …

4/20 Laughs & Munchies: Free Comedy Show & Snacks | SF
Monday, April 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
4/20 Laughs & Munchies: Free Comedy Show & Snacks | SF

What’s better than laughs and munchies on 4/20? Not much, we say!  Come out to the Brainwash Cafe for homemade munchies and a stellar comedy lineup to celebrate everyone’s favorite holiday.
Comedians include:

Butch Escobar (“Best Comic in the Bay”–Metro Magazine, Cobbs Comedy club, SF Punchline). Butch …

GQ x Uniqlo Spring Celebration w/ SF Giant Angel Pagan | SF
Monday, April 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. RSVPs are now sold out.
| Uniqlo
GQ x Uniqlo Spring Celebration w/ SF Giant Angel Pagan | SF

GQ and Uniqlo team up to celebrate spring style with special guest Angel Pagan of the World Champion San Francisco Giants.
Free, but an RSVP is required. RSVPs are now sold out.
Enjoy light bites, cocktails and a live Q&A with Pagan.

4/20 Movie Night & Drinking Games: “How High” | Oakland
Monday, April 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rock Steady
4/20 Movie Night & Drinking Games:

Come hang out on 4/20 and watch a movie and eat popcorn at The Rock Steady. They’re also going to maybe come up with a drinking game and some sort of drink special.
They are going to try to do this every month. This month’s featured movie is, appropriately, “How …

“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight
Monday, April 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Please Note: “Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle now takes place on the 3rd Monday of the month, and not the 4th Monday as was originally posted.

Free 4/20 Dub Rock Grooves & CD Release Party | North Bay
Monday, April 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sweetwater Music Hall
Free 4/20 Dub Rock Grooves & CD Release Party | North Bay

“Dubrock” Reggae/Alternative/Roots band IrieFuse celebrates their CD release party on 4/20 with a free show at the Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley.
IrieFuse is a collection of long-time friends and fresh talent, homegrown in the hills of Marin County, California. Originally formed as Counter Culture …