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Wednesday, April 5

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 ...

Thursday, April 6

Adventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Thursday, April 6 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Berkeley)
Adventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden happening on the 1st Thursday of the month at the Berkeley Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure ...

Friday, April 7

Easter Cupcake Decorating | San Mateo
Friday, April 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Appropriate for kids under 12 years, only.
| Hillsdale Shopping Center
Easter Cupcake Decorating | San Mateo
Celebrate the season with cupcake decorating. Dress ‘em up in Easter fashion and take them home to devour. Just bring your imagination and they’ll provide the rest, while supplies last. Appropriate for kids under 12 years, only.
“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, April 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local ...

“Dubz Against the World” Art Show | SF
Friday, April 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance and $10 at the door.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Are you a member of Dub Nation? Well, this is the event for you. Come and join #DubzAgainstTheWorld SF on April 7-9, 2017 where you will find art exhibits of more than 30 artists, music, sneakers, games, and food trucks. This is a family friendly so bring ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 7 – 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 ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, April 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regularly admission is $18 ...

“Taco Talks” Live w/ Julio Salgado | SFAC
Friday, April 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFAC Main Gallery
SFAC Galleries invites undocumented and queer artist Julio Salgado to host a live edition of Taco Talks. Produced by Culturestrike, Taco Talks is an online video platform where each episode features interviews with local activist artists about who they are, their art and processes, and ...
2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series: “20th Century Women” | Hayes Valley
Friday, April 7 – 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 March 31. Truth, post-truth, politics and social upheaval—this year’s series explores the present moment through humor, pointed observation, ...

Comedy Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland
Friday, April 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
| Sycamore Co-Op
Comedy Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free, vegan homemade soup for every audience member. Free, but an RSVP to soupcomedyRSVP@gmail.com is required. Doors open at ...

Saturday, April 8

Hello Kitty Truck Comes to SF | Japantown
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for Hello Kitty goodies of course.
| Japantown
Hello Kitty Truck Comes to SF | Japantown

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 ...

Free “Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 8 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and highlighting one of our market sellers. Evan Bloom started cooking younger than most, eschewing Kraft mac n cheese for Thai cuisine & baked Alaska. This love ...
“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. Jack of All Trades Market Every Second Saturday | 11 am to 5 ...

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, April 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...

Alé Katz Boutique Grand Opening: Treats & Drinks | Berkeley
Saturday, April 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Three Points Press
Alé Katz Boutique Grand Opening: Treats & Drinks | Berkeley
They are so excited to announce that Alé Katz is expanding to a retail space in Berkeley, CA. You will now be able to shop our beautiful, handpicked, ethically made selection even if you can’t make it to the Alé Katz mobile boutique. To celebrate the ...
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” | North Bay
Saturday, April 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night:
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, April 8 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Sunday, April 9

Hello Kitty Truck Comes to SF | Japantown
Sunday, April 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for Hello Kitty goodies of course.
| Japantown
Hello Kitty Truck Comes to SF | Japantown

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 ...

Final Day: Free Starbucks Coffee | Macy’s Union Square
Final Day: Free Starbucks Coffee | Macy's Union Square

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 ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 9 – 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 ...

Monday, April 10

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, April 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...

Tuesday, April 11

2017 Battle of the Bands | SFSU
Tuesday, April 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Depot (SFSU)
2017 Battle of the Bands | SFSU
Come watch bands battle it out for a chance to be one of five lucky bands will be chosen to compete and win some great prizes. >Keep posted for the lineup of the bands here. Food & drinks available at The Pub. Alcohol 21+
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, April 11 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael

At Marin Green Drinks, green is the reason, and drinks are the excuse. Relax, mingle and network with local sustainability enthusiasts who are living and working as green as they can. Every second Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 pm, Marin Green Drinks meet for conversation and complimentary ...

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, April 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

Thursday, April 13

“Town Social” Monthly Rooftop Night Market | Oakland
Thursday, April 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for food and beverages.
| The Overlook Lounge

Kick off the holiday season in Oakland with a new monthly rooftop night market: Town Social. Every second Thursday they’ll have a rotating group of food, craft, and arts vendors while local Bay Area DJs spin at their tiki bar. Town Social: Rooftop Night Market Every ...

The Bounty of Spring with Chef Traci des Jardins | The Presidio
Thursday, April 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
The Bounty of Spring with Chef Traci des Jardins | The Presidio
Through a delightful cooking demonstration of her seasonal favorites, Chef Traci Des Jardins shares how to use all of spring’s wonderful bounty in your kitchen at home. A native of Northern California, Traci Des Jardins has six restaurants in San Francisco, including three at the Presidio, ...
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, April 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, ...

Friday, April 14

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, April 14 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. The event is free, but space is limited so please RSVP if you plan on attending. Sightglass is an independent, sibling-owned ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 14 – 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 ...

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, April 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
| El Rio

Millennials Ruin Everything is a monthly comedy showcase every 2nd Friday from 6-8 pm in the back room at El Rio. Each month, co-hosts Irene Tu and Dominique Gelin explore a new theme with guest comedians about why millennials suck/rock. Part comedy showcase, part interviews, ...