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Wednesday, March 29

Environmental Progress Grand Opening: Non-Profit Mixer | Berkeley
Wednesday, March 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Environmental Progress
Environmental Progress Grand Opening: Non-Profit Mixer | Berkeley
Join them for a private showcase as they learn the story of Environmental Progress through a gallery of worldwide images around the world. Environmental Progress (EP) is a research and policy organization fighting for clean power and energy justice to achieve nature and prosperity for ...

Thursday, March 30

Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, March 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Designs Outpost
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Start your weekend off right with a grilled cheese and a beer at the best outdoor gear shop around. The Alite Outpost is hosting its first Speak Cheesy Happy Hour which will include free grilled cheese sandwich’s and cold beers for you and your friends. They will ...

Filmmakers Happy Hour | KQED
Thursday, March 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | KQED
Filmmakers Happy Hour | KQED
Want to meet other local filmmakers? Join KQED at the San Francisco studios for a great opportunity to mingle with local filmmakers, learn about KQED resources and meet film festival programmers for a fun happy hour experience. Drinks and light appetizers provided.
“Joy the Baker Over Easy” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, March 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Joy Wilson is the voice behind the popular blog Joy the Baker. She’s obsessed with butter, sugar, cream, and dark chocolate. Here are 125 recipes to tackle any brunch craving—from juices and coffees, to breads, eggs, pancakes, sandwiches, salads, and definitely bacon.
Product Den Haus Warming: Free Food & Drinks | SF
Thursday, March 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Product Den
Product Den Haus Warming: Free Food & Drinks | SF
Want to meet awesome people, play social games and get yo’ drink on? Join them on Thursday, March 30th at 7pm for the Product Den house warming party. What to expect: Meet local startup types, entrepreneurs, and all-around awesome people Imbibe tasty beverages Jump in on social games, play ...

Friday, March 31

Free Starbucks Coffee | March 24 – April 9
Free Starbucks Coffee | March 24 - April 9

During the Macy’s Flower Show, stop by Starbucks on Level 4 in Macy’s Union Square and show your Macy’s Flower Show brochure to receive a free tall drip coffee (one per customer, while supplies last). This promotion is subject to change or cancellation and is scheduled ...

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, March 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
5–9 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under 5–9 pm: Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden 5–9 pm: All Museum galleries open late 5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, March 31 – 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 ...

Anchor Brewing’s Firkin Friday Free Admission | SF
Friday, March 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| The Yard at Mission Rock
Anchor Brewing's Firkin Friday Free Admission | SF
Join them for their monthly Firkin Friday event featuring a one-off specialty cask beer. This month’s firkin is a Chocolate Cherry Porter. They started with the smooth, dark, and velvety base of Anchor Porter and conditioned it with tart red cherries, cherry blossom, and Central American ...
Transgender Day of Visibility | SF
Friday, March 31 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Transgender Day of Visibility | SF
Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV) is a celebration of trans* lives with the trans* community, allies and community partners coming together at the San Francisco LGBT Center. 2017 Transgender Day of Visibility Friday, March 31, 2017 | 5:30 – 8:30 pm SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St., SF FREE, but an RSVP is required. Trans Day ...
“B-Side Cipher: Live & Direct” Variety Show & Potluck | Berkeley
Friday, March 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Community Media
B-Side Cipher: Live And Direct is a multimedia variety show and speaker series that aims to entertain, educate and empower its audience through art, community wellness and free speech media. Live And Direct is broadcast from Berkeley Community Media, a local free speech public access television ...
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, March 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Speakeasy Circus: Live Jazz & Aerial Performance | SF
Friday, March 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 general admission / $10 for AcroSports students
| Acrosports
Speakeasy Circus: Live Jazz & Aerial Performance | SF
Dress to the nines, set your clocks to the year 1920, and come marvel at Speakeasy Circus: Fools’ Delight, their staff and adult student cabaret on March 31, 2017 and April 1, 2017. Tickets are $20 general admission / $10 for AcroSports students Enter the underground speakeasy with the ...
2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series: “Film+Food” | Hayes Valley
Friday, March 31 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series:

Spring has sprung; time to get out, get together and be heard. The spring series of free outdoor film screenings returns to the Proxy Walk-in Theater starting on March 31. Truth, post-truth, politics and social upheaval—this year’s series explores the present moment through humor, pointed ...

Saturday, April 1

2017 Cambodian New Year Festival: Traditional Dances & Costumes | Oakland
Saturday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted and an RSVP is requested.
| Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2017 Cambodian New Year Festival: Traditional Dances & Costumes | Oakland
The Cambodian New Year festival is multicultural with Cambodian dance groups from all over Northern California performing traditional dances from the palace, court, and villages in dazzlingly costumes; there will be Burmese, Thai and Nepali dancers, too. Free, but donations are accepted and an RSVP is ...
Hello Kitty Truck & Super Cute Treats | Pleasanton
Saturday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for Hello Kitty goodies of course.
| Stoneridge Shopping Center
Hello Kitty Truck & Super Cute Treats | Pleasanton

You can now literally binge on Hello Kitty. The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming to San Francisco during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Japantown. You can catch a sneak peak in San Jose and Pleasanton before the truck heads to San Francisco for ...

Equator Coffees Ground-breaking: Coffee, Mimosas & Doughnuts | SF
Saturday, April 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
Equator Coffees Ground-breaking: Coffee, Mimosas & Doughnuts | SF
Equator Coffees & Teas will be hosting a ground-breaking kick-off event Saturday, April 1st to give their customers a sneak-peak at their sixth Equator Cafe. They invite you to join them for a behind-the-scenes look at what will be an iconic collaboration. Chat with their visionary ...
Joanne Weir Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 1 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Joanne Weir Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The demo will be followed by a book signing. Joanne Weir wears many different hats as cookbook author, culinary instructor, and as executive chef of Copita Tequileria ...
2nd Annual Jack Cheese Contest & Party | Pacifica
Saturday, April 1 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 donation at the door
| Pacifica Coastside Museum
2nd Annual Jack Cheese Contest & Party | Pacifica
Come and join the the Pacifica Historical Society to devour the Cheese Contest entries and enjoy food, wine, and entertainment on April 1, 2017. The 2nd annual Pacifica Jack Cheese Contest celebrates the true origin of “Jack” cheese, which was created at the Mori Point Inn in ...
Speakeasy Circus: Live Jazz & Aerial Performance | SF
Saturday, April 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 general admission / $10 for AcroSports students
| Acrosports
Speakeasy Circus: Live Jazz & Aerial Performance | SF
Dress to the nines, set your clocks to the year 1920, and come marvel at Speakeasy Circus: Fools’ Delight, their staff and adult student cabaret on March 31, 2017 and April 1, 2017. Tickets are $20 general admission / $10 for AcroSports students Enter the underground speakeasy with the ...

Sunday, April 2

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

2017 Hat Party & Beast Crawl Benefit | Oakland
Sunday, April 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation.
| Telegraph Beer Garden
2017 Hat Party & Beast Crawl Benefit | Oakland
Beast Crawl is Oakland’s answer to Litquake, and they’re hosting their annual benefit April Hat Party at Telegraph Beer Garden on April 2, 2017. Wear your most amazing hat – bowler, princess, fez, sailor, sexy-30’s-feather, baseball, cowboy, pork pie, witch, church lady, viking, ten gallon, beer can, Beach ...

Monday, April 3

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, April 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Soda Popinski's
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at a super rad bar in San Francisco, Soda Popinski’s. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new ...

Tuesday, April 4

Free Cone Day 2017 | Ben & Jerry’s
Tuesday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ben & Jerry's (Haight St.)
Free Cone Day 2017 | Ben & Jerry's
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s, and you know what that means… free ice cream for you. As long as you don’t mind waiting in really long lines, almost all Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops in the Bay Area (and around ...

Wednesday, April 5

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, April 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, April 5 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Downtown
First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek “First Wednesday” monthly street festival brings together hundreds of people to Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek for a fun-filled evening of live music, food trucks, variety of vendors and roaming entertainment for all to enjoy. First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food ...

“Burma Superstar” Book Release & Happy Hour | Green Apple Books & Music
Wednesday, April 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books and Music
Please join Green Apple Books on 506 Clement street Wednesday, as they welcome co-author and owner of the Burma Superstar franchise Desmond Tan to celebrate the release of the cookbook “Burma Superstar: Addictive Recipes from the Crossroads of Southeast Asia ” This special “Happy Hour” event will ...
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, April 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

“A Year Right Here” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, April 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Seattle-based writer and cookbook author Jess Thomson set out to spend a year exploring the food of her own backyard: the Pacific Northwest. Planning to revel in the culinary riches of the region and hoping to break her son, Graham, of his childhood pickiness, the ...