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Friday, April 24

Win Tix: Dutch “Kings Day” Celebration: DJs & Dutch Treats | SF
Friday, April 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Circa Lounge

From the makers of ovens, jump rope games, that one braid that’s not a french braid, and Eddie Van Halen, comes Koningsnacht, or Dutch King’s Night, a celebration of the Dutch Royal family and the inauguration of King Willem-Alexander.
Enjoy Dutch snacks, Dutch DJs like Marc van …

Anzac Day Beer Olympics: $2.50 Cocktails & Aussie Drinking Games | SF
Anzac Day Beer Olympics: $2.50 Cocktails & Aussie Drinking Games | SF

Kick on in the Aussie and Kiwi tradition and commemorate Anzac Day this Friday, April 24, 2015 at the SF Beer Olympics over some Aussie/Kiwi beers, Tim Tam Slams and some Fairy Bread.
Compete in four rounds of Aussie/Kiwi-themed games including the traditional Anzac Day Game, Two-Up. Fair …

Win Tix: Kaiser Chiefs: Muscular, Anthemic Rock | The Regency Ballroom
Friday, April 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Regency Ballroom

Things could so easily have stayed the same. After more than 10 years, four albums, platinum record sales, a volley of top ten singles and 3 Brit Awards, it would have been simple for Kaiser Chiefs to sit back and coast a while, to enjoy …

“We Belong” The Lexington Club Final Farewell Parties: Night 1 | Mission Dist.
Friday, April 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Always a party. Never a cover.
| Lexington Club

The Lexington Club will be celebrating their closing party on Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25 , and their last night of service will be Thursday, April 30, 2015.  It has been a long and magical 18-year journey and as the sun begins to set ...

FUNgeon: Comedy at the Armory Club | SoMa
Friday, April 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+, seats go quickly
| Armory Club
FUNgeon: Comedy at the Armory Club | SoMa

San Francisco comedians and local hair/mustache icons Connor Marshall (Dr. Fart Comic) and Andrew Holmgren (SF Weeklys best comic 2014) are gearing up to bring you another raucous edition of FUNgeon: the most fun you can have in the basement of a porn company-owned cocktail …

Win Tix: San Francisco Int’l Film Festival “54: The Director’s Cut” | Castro Theater
Friday, April 24 – 9:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Castro Theatre

Presented by FourTwoNine and The San Francisco International Film Festival, you’ll see a special screening of “54: The Director’s Cut” – a celebration of the nightclub scene of the 70s that will have you longing for the glory days of drugs and disco.
When the Ryan …

Midnight Silent Disco Pajama Party | SF
Friday, April 24 – 11:55 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP for details of secret location.
| Secret Location (SF)
Midnight Silent Disco Pajama Party | SF

Looking for some crazy free late Friday night fun?
One of the events of the NOW! Festival on Friday, April 24th is…A midnight silent disco pajama party. So throw on your pajamas and join the party – a unique, silly (and quite possibly, thrilling) event.
Midnight Silent …

Saturday, April 25

2015 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Colma
2015 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma

Hunt down your new favorite finds at the fourth annual Colma Town Wide Garage Sale, which will be held from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday, April 25, 2015 in the residential areas of Colma.
On Friday night, April 24th, after 6:00pm a detailed map of …

NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Final Day | SF
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle
NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Final Day | SF

Now is a community festival akin to SXSW and they’ll be taking over the neighborhoods around San Francisco’s iconic Panhandle (plus a few all over the city) to produce a week of mostly free events from April 19-25, 2015. Hundreds of people will contribute to a neighborhood-wide ...

Earth Day Beach Cleanup & Free Aquarium Tickets | Aquarium of the Bay
Saturday, April 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Aquatic Park
Earth Day Beach Cleanup & Free Aquarium Tickets | Aquarium of the Bay

The Aquarium of the Bay will host an Earth Day beach cleanup at Aquatic Park near Fisherman’s Wharf. As a thank you, volunteers will receive a free ticket to Aquarium of the Bay on April 25, 2015.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Volunteers will also be treated to …

2015 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
2015 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.
2015 Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival
Saturday, April 25, 2015 | 10 am to 5 pm
 – Parade at noon
Downtown Petaluma
FREE
The 100-unit parade features over 3,000 …

20th Annual Anarchist Book Fair | Oakland
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Crucible
20th Annual Anarchist Book Fair | Oakland

Anarchists, socialists, card-carrying members of the ACLU, radicals and assorted ne’erdowells will descend on the The Crucible industrial arts school in West Oakland for the 20th Annual Anarchist Book Fair. The Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair is one of the largest annual radical gatherings in ...

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over six Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April and May. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and out of ...

Giant Nerf Gun Obstacle Course & Super Long Hot Wheels Track | Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Giant Nerf Gun Obstacle Course & Super Long Hot Wheels Track | Treasure Island Flea

TI Flea celebrates Spring and an early Mother’s Day with… Nerf Guns and Hot Wheels? Why not!
Celebrate your inner child and hone your sharp shooting skills in their nerf gun obstacle course brought to you by Planet Xone. This is a truly one of a kind experience …

Timbuk2’s “Break Up (With Your Bag)” Mimosa Brunch | Hayes Valley
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Attendance is free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Timbuk2 (Hayes Valley)
Timbuk2's

Timbuk2, the original San Francisco gear company and pioneer of Made-in-SF customization, is hosting a Bad A$$ Break Up Brunch Party from 10 am to 7 pm on Saturday, April 25, 2015 for San Francisco heart breakers near and far.
Timbuk2 Hayes Valley will offer mimosas, beer …

Free Lecture: Building the Pan-Pacific Expo | Treasure Island
Saturday, April 25 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Treasure Island Historic Building One
Free Lecture: Building the Pan-Pacific Expo | Treasure Island

Join historian Laura Ackley for the dramatic story of how the gorgeous palaces of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition were designed and constructed in just a few short months between 1912 and 1915. Ackley will also describe how exhibits were selected, how the fair was promoted …

2015 Shipyard Artsts Spring Open Studios: Saturday | Hunters Point
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hunters Point Shipyard
2015 Shipyard Artsts Spring Open Studios: Saturday | Hunters Point

Explore more than 130 working studios featuring San Francisco’s top artists on Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26, 2015. Spring Open Studios has been part of SF’s cultural calendar for over 26 years. With one half of the 250 artists opening their studios, it is the ...

Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2015 | Golden Gate Park
Dutch

The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2015 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park.
Enjoy a free full day festival celebrating Golden Gate Park’s windmills, with a bike parade, live music, DJs, a silent disco, a flea …

2015 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Treasure Island Sailing Center
2015 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center

Celebrate Opening Day on the Bay at the Treasure Island Sailing Center with free sailboat rides, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding, plus enjoy music, family activities and food.
2015 Opening Day & National Safe Boating Day
Saturday, April 25, 2015 | 11 am to 4 pm
Treasure Island Sailing …

Superhero Saturday Costume Carnival & Games | SF
Superhero Saturday Costume Carnival & Games | SF

Leap into action for a day of super fun, creativity, games, food and entertainment at Lakeshore Elementary from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, April 25, 2015.
2015 Superhero Saturday activities:

Carnival games including Fish for the Super Duck and Ladder ball
A limbo contest
A cupcake walk
Hero sketches …

2015 Burning Man Participation Faire & Newbie Orientation | SF
Saturday, April 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Burning Man HQ
2015 Burning Man Participation Faire & Newbie Orientation | SF

Burning Man is a “No Spectators,” participant-produced and driven event and on Saturday, April 25, 2014, the Burning Man Headquarters in San Francisco is hosting a Participation Faire for your fellow virgins and learn tips and tricks from veteran Burners.
Free, but an RSVP is requested.
Visit the new headquarters, …

2015 Oakland Veg Fest: Tastings, Speakers & Giveaways | Lake Merritt
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Amphitheater
2015 Oakland Veg Fest: Tastings, Speakers & Giveaways | Lake Merritt

The first ever Oakland Veg Fest will be held from 11 am to 5 pm on April 25, 2015 and will feature world-class speakers, local merchants, and best of all… lots of free food samples.
Plus, the first 200 attendees will receive free goodie bags.
Speakers

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau – …

Art School Block Party: Art Sale, Live Music & Food Trucks | SF
Saturday, April 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | California College of the Arts SF (CCA SF)
Art School Block Party: Art Sale, Live Music & Food Trucks | SF

The California College of the Arts throws open the doors to the new Back Lot on the San Francisco campus with a celebration of arts, crafts, live music, Off the Grid food trucks, activities, and more from 11 am to 3 pm on April 25, 2015.
Shop …

90% Off Obey Clothing Sample Sale, Free Drinks & Giveaways | Hayes Valley
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cary Lane (Hayes Valley)
90% Off Obey Clothing Sample Sale, Free Drinks & Giveaways | Hayes Valley

On the weekend of April 25th and 26th, Cary Lane will be hosting an exclusive Obey Clothing sponsored sample sale at up to 90% off regular retail prices, plus take an extra 40% off all other apparel for men and women at their Hayes Valley location at 560 …

2015 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2015 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square

The Oakland Dance Festival would help start a diverse and dynamic interaction between the people who attend, creating dialogue promoting cross-cultural understanding and respect for others. By uniting people through dance, we hope to bring the diverse cultures of Oakland and the greater Bay Area …

Win Tix: San Francisco’s Largest Color Fight: Holi 2015 | Mission District
Saturday, April 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Sanchez Elementary School

The ancient springtime Hindu festival of color and throwing stuff at people comes to San Francisco when Asha, an Indian non-profit agency, brings Holi to the Mission district.
Enjoy a live DJ and dancing as you throw water and non-toxic, water soluble, chalk colors at your …

2015 Upcycle Festival: Screen Printing, Weaving & Mosaic | Richmond
Saturday, April 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Richmond Art Center
2015 Upcycle Festival: Screen Printing, Weaving & Mosaic | Richmond

Join the Richmond Art Center in celebrating Earth Day at the Upcycle Maker Festival, a free festival for the whole family to create, see and learn about the art of using recycled materials in the creative process.
2015 Upcycle Festival
Saturday, April 25, 2015 | 1-4 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 …

Urban Hike Day: 3 Parks, a Secret Slide & a Pub | SF
Saturday, April 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Glen Park BART
Urban Hike Day: 3 Parks, a Secret Slide & a Pub | SF

Urban hiker extraordinaire, Jill Katz, leads another exciting hike through San Francisco which will cover three city parks, beautiful views, a hidden slide and as always, ends with a drink at a pub. This is a long one, but she promises it will be well …

25th Annual Discovery Day: Marine Science Open House | Tiburon
25th Annual Discovery Day: Marine Science Open House | Tiburon

Discovery Day is the Romberg Tiburon Center‘s annual open house, when they invite the public to visit the marine lab on the Bay and see marine science in action and it takes place from 1-5 pm on Saturday, April 25, 2015.
Free, but an RSVP is requested.
Spend some …

Win Tix: 102nd U.S. Open Cup Soccer Tournament | Kezar Stadium
Saturday, April 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Kezar Stadium

Come support San Francisco City FC at the 102nd U.S. Open Cup as they kick, and block, and head butt, their way to victory (hopefully) against Cal FC.
This is the oldest ongoing national soccer competition in the U.S and the first time an amateur team from San Francisco …