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Monday, April 23

Rising Tides, Rising Voices: Panel Discussion On Climate Justice | Berkeley
Monday, April 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Get a FREE ticket to reserve your seat
| Anna Head Alumnae Hall
Rising Tides, Rising Voices: Panel Discussion On Climate Justice | Berkeley
Both environmental degradation and environmental benefits are unevenly distributed along racial and economic lines. This intersection of environmental and social justice is something that they must put at the forefront of our environmental movement. Join in for this panel discussing these intersections, their impacts, and what ...
“Pint Sized Plays” SF’s Beer Theater Festival | PianoFight
Monday, April 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations suggested
| PianoFight

Pint Sized Plays, Pick you Poison, is made up of short, mostly comedic plays set in a bar, and written by Bay Area playwrights. The only rule is that each play can’t run longer than it takes one of its character to finish a beer. ...

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, April 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brewcade
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 Brewcade. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new rules and new gags. Power-up, throw down and push ...

Tuesday, April 24

Free Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF
Tuesday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are welcome.
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF

Do you love fresh, organic, homemade food? Please come out and celebrate with other veggie lovers and enjoy some great food with amazing company. All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets, and prepared by students ...

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, April 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza and champagne? Well, welcome to the North Beach Comedy Thing, a monthly showcase, featuring ...

Wednesday, April 25

Drinkering & Tinkering Happy Hour | Oakland
Wednesday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Drinks are not.
| Drake's Dealership
Drinkering & Tinkering Happy Hour | Oakland

Join Chabot Space and Science Center at Drake’s Dealership in Oakland every 4th Wednesday of the month for a tinkering and drinkering happy hour. Bring a friend, grab a beer, and start making stuff. They will bring the tools and technology for you to explore, ...

Thursday, April 26

Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, April 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF

Get hungry folks. The good folks at the Alite Outpost will be serving up hot grilled cheeses and cold brews every last Thursday of the month. Swing by for a bite to eat and enjoy in-store discounts as well as some helpful advice from the ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, April 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

“Urbanized” Documentary Film Screening | SF
Thursday, April 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required, must be 21+
| Gould Evans Room 52
Submitted by the Event Organizer Join us for networking and a screening of Gary Hustwit’s documentary film Urbanized; “a feature-length documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world’s foremost architects, planners, policymakers, ...

Friday, April 27

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, April 27 – 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 ...

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, April 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

Every Friday, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason
Friday, April 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs 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 ...

2018 “Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival” | First Day
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 ...

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

’80s Movie Night “The Goonies”: Popcorn & BYOB | Hayes Valley
Friday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Peak Design Flagship Store
'80s Movie Night
They’ll be screening The Goonies featuring truffle shuffles, Baby Ruths, statue glue-up debacles, Chester Copperpot, the Fratellis, and of course, One-Eyed Willy. Don’t miss their chance to see a pubescent Corey Feldman on a gigantic 65-inch 4K television.
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, April 27 – 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 ...

Hayes Valley’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Lady Bird” | SF
Friday, April 27 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
Hayes Valley's Free Outdoor Movie Night:
In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly ...
“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | 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 popcorn and beer will be served for every audience member. Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested ...

Saturday, April 28

2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley
Saturday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley

The inaugural Bay Area Book Festival is a free world-class international celebration of the past, present, and future of the book, taking place indoors and outdoors in Berkeley. 250 diverse authors from the Bay Area, California, the nation, and the world, from prize-winners to stellar emerging voices will ...

2018 Indie Bookstore Day: Beauty & the Beast Storytime | North Bay
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Book Passage (Corte Madera)
2018 Indie Bookstore Day: Beauty & the Beast Storytime | North Bay
Bring your little ones and come dressed in your fairy tale finest for this special storytime about the story of Beauty & the Beast, make arts and crafts, and even be visited by Belle and Gaston. Hosts Events throughout the day: 1 pm – Carol Rosenberger 4 pm – Carla Gambescia 7 pm – Liza ...
2018 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
2018 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
The Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival celebrates Petaluma’s rich agricultural history as one of the premier dairy regions in the country. 2018 Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm  – Parade at noon Downtown Petaluma FREE The 100-unit parade features over 3,000 ...
2018 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino
Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Cupertino)
2018 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a celebration of Japanese culture, with traditional exhibitions, entertainment and food. 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival April 28-29, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm Memorial Park, 10185 N. Stelling Rd, Cupertino FREE Cultural demonstrations, exhibits, entertainment will take place at ...

TreasureFest: Mother’s Day Market | SF
Saturday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Mother's Day Market | SF
Join us for a special Mother’s Day themed Flea. Shop together with your mom or make something at one of DIY stations. Live music, cocktails and much more. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.
Peet’s Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF
Peet's Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF

Like wine, there are so many varieties of coffee that tasting them all can be somewhat overwhelming. Guided Tastings allow you to experience the flavor characteristics of a particular coffee and compare it to another coffee from the same or different growing region or processing ...

2018 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2018 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for one day of fabulous rhythm and fun. 2018 Oakland Dance Festival Saturday, April 28, 2018 | Noon to 8 pm Jack London Square, Oakland FREE The festival will showcase ...
Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2018 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free and donations are appreciated. Food is for purchase.
| Murphy Windmill
Dutch
The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2018 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park. King’s Day, the biggest national celebration in the Netherlands, is returning once again to San Francisco. Dutch King’s Day San Francisco will be ...
2018 “Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival” | Final Day
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 ...

Sunday, April 29

2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley
Sunday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley

The inaugural Bay Area Book Festival is a free world-class international celebration of the past, present, and future of the book, taking place indoors and outdoors in Berkeley. 250 diverse authors from the Bay Area, California, the nation, and the world, from prize-winners to stellar emerging voices will ...

2018 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino
Sunday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Cupertino)
2018 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a celebration of Japanese culture, with traditional exhibitions, entertainment and food. 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival April 28-29, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm Memorial Park, 10185 N. Stelling Rd, Cupertino FREE Cultural demonstrations, exhibits, entertainment will take place at ...