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Thursday, April 24

Amazonian Parks Lecture & Photo Exhibit | Presidio
Thursday, April 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Presidio Trust Headquarters
Amazonian Parks Lecture & Photo Exhibit | Presidio

“Amazonian National Parks, Land Rights and the Future of Indigenous Peoples”
Fiona Watson M.A., Survival International, London and Davi Kopenawa Yanomami, Tribal Shaman

Ghost Parade Prog Rock Concert & Cocktails | SF
Thursday, April 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Optical Underground
Ghost Parade Prog Rock Concert & Cocktails | SF

Optical Underground hosts a free concert night with Ghost Parade, a progressive, post-hardcore band from San Francisco.
Free, but an RSVP is requested.
Enjoy complimentary drinks and chocolate chip cookies from Melange. Entrance is free, but they hope you buy raffle tickets to support Dress for Success SF: 1 …

Warriors vs. Clippers: Game 3 | 2014 NBA Playoff Watch Party
Thursday, April 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission - RSVP on Facebook - Free popcorn with any drink purchase at bar
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Warriors vs. Clippers: Game 3 |  2014 NBA Playoff Watch Party

Watch the Dubs kick off the 2014 NBA playoffs and beat the LA Clippers at the Funcheap Game Watch Party. We’ve got food trucks, lots of big screen TVs, full sound during the games, $3 PBRs, and free popcorn. Funcheap Warriors NBA Playoff Watch Parties ...

Free Drinks, Appetizers & Indie Dance Concert | SF
Free Drinks, Appetizers & Indie Dance Concert | SF

The Trims and Animal Super Species will be performing live at Milk Bar (1840 Haight St) for The City: SF Sounds’ monthl party on April 24, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required. You must “like” The City on Facebook in order to RSVP.
The Trims describe themselves …

Pharrell’s “Happy” Flashmob | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, April 24 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Pharrell's

Join J Tall (organizer of the BatKid Flashmob, Macklemob , and the Whitney Houston flashmob) for a rollicking dance rendition of Pharrell’s “Happy” in Yerba Buena Gardens at 7:15 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Pharrell’s “Happy” Flashmob
Thursday, April 24, 2014 | 7:15p
Yerba Buena Gardens, SF
FREE, but an RSVP …

Electro-Hip Hop DJ Cashmere Cat: Free Concert | Berkeley
Thursday, April 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
Electro-Hip Hop DJ Cashmere Cat: Free Concert | Berkeley

Cashmere Cat, an electronic music producer from Norway, is coming to UC Berkeley on April 24, 2014 and will be playing a freee show on the steps of Upper Sproul. Local Bay Area producer Sad Andy will be opening.
Cashmere Cat broke through the electro-hip hop scene …

Win Tix: The String Cheese Incident | The Fox Theater
Thursday, April 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $49.95
| Fox Theater
The String Cheese Incident | The Fox Theater

Over the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America’s most significant independent bands. Their 14 year history is packed full of surreal experiences, epic moments, groundbreaking involvement and huge accomplishments.
They have been recognized for their commitment to musical creativity and …

Friday, April 25

New BART Train Full Size Mock-Up Tour | Civic Center
Friday, April 25 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
New BART Train Full Size Mock-Up Tour | Civic Center

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

2014 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off Flash Mob | Union Square
Friday, April 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2014 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off Flash Mob | Union Square

Bay Area Dance Week 2014 kicks off on Friday, April 25, 2014 at noon with free public performance of One Dance, led by Rhythm & Motion, at Union Square.
“One Dance” is a flash-mob style dance performance in the middle of Union Square that you can join in …

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 32 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm at the historic waterfront campus of Fort Mason ...

Feathers & Fedoras: 1920s Music, Dancing & Costumes | Friday Nights at the de Young
Feathers & Fedoras: 1920s Music, Dancing & Costumes | Friday Nights at the de Young

SF Bay Guardian presents Feathers & Fedoras: A Night of Fashion, Music, and Dancing.
6:30 – 8:30 pm: Trio Zincalo featuring Adam Theis & Magik*Magik Orchestra (String Trio) - Wilsey Court
Also featuring:

The Decobelles, dancers/models will bring to life the era of the 1920s-40s with performances in the “Busby Berkeley Style” …

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held once a month on the second Friday and last Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an ...

Hip Hop Concert w/ Pep Love of Hieroglyphics | Berkeley
Friday, April 25 – 6:30 pm | | Berkeley Public Library (South Branch)
Hip Hop Concert w/ Pep Love of Hieroglyphics | Berkeley

Enjoy a free positive hip-hop performance by Pep Love of the Hieroglyphics. This legendary Bay Area musical act will be joined by a DJ spinning and mixing tracks. Refreshments will be provided. This event is open to all ages with a special welcome to teens …

“Under the Influence” Reading Performance Series | North Beach
Friday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation to support the venue. Nobody turned away for lack of funds
| The Emerald Tablet

The Emerald Tablet in North Beach hosts a homegrown reading performance series, Under the Influence, co-created and hosted with Quiet Lightning‘s Evan Karp. Four artists read works by some of their major influences, followed by original work performances created for the show that channels that ...

Win Tix: $5 Classic Movie Night: Joan Crawford is “Mildred Pierce”| Paramount Theatre
Friday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $5
| Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night: Joan Crawford is

Shots ring out in the night and playboy Monte Beragon is found dead in a beach house. As police investigate the shooting, their inquiries zero in on Mildred Pierce (Joan Crawford) and her life story begins to emerge… Mildred left behind her humble beginnings as …

Saturday, April 26

Win Tix: Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte: NYC’s Met Opera Livecast | Daly City
Saturday, April 26 – 9:55 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $24 each.
| Century 20 Theater Daly City
Mozart's Così Fan Tutte: NYC's Met Opera Livecast | Daly City

The Metropolitan Opera presents a national live broadcast of Così Fan Tutte, Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love.
The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with …

Cal Football 2014 Spring Game | Berkeley
Saturday, April 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | California Memorial Stadium
Cal Football 2014 Spring Game | Berkeley

Who doesn’t love free football games? Sports fans of all ages are invited to newly renovated California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley for the annual Cal Bears Football Spring Game and interactive experience with the Cal Marching Band, free coffee and donuts and lots of kid-friendly fun.
Cal …

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Come see the Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and out of the nests brooding the chicks, feeding the chicks, etc. Interns ...

Treasure Island Flea: Outdoor Festival with 400+ Vendors | Saturday
Saturday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea: Outdoor Festival with 400+ Vendors | Saturday

For April, the Treasure Island Flea moves back outdoors to their location on the “Great Lawn” with 400+ curated vendors, a full bar, 15+ food trucks and stands, a scavenger hunt, a “Makers Square” with a rotating mix of DIY workshops and a Produce Market …

DogFest 2014: Pet Parade & Carnival | Duboce Park
Saturday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Food and games for purchase and there's a registration fee for competing
| Duboce Park
DogFest 2014: Pet Parade & Carnival | Duboce Park

DogFest 2014 is a mutt-tastic festival at one of the most dog-friendly parks in the city and the biggest dog event in San Francisco.
Watch doggies compete for Best Trick, Best Costume, Best Coat, Best Ears and more, with celebrity judge Top Chef Chris Cosentino along …

Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2014 | Golden Gate Park
Dutch

The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2014 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park on April 26, 2014.
Enjoy a full day free festival celebrating Golden Gate Park’s windmills, with a bike parade, live music, silent disco, …

2014 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center
Saturday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Treasure Island Sailing Center
2014 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 music, family activities and food.
2014 Opening Day & National Safe Boating Day
Saturday, April 26, 2014 | 11 am to 4 pm
Treasure Island Sailing Center, …

2014 Spring Open Studios: Saturday | Mission District
Saturday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission District
2014 Spring Open Studios: Saturday | Mission District

Join a weekend of of collectively cultivating this vital art community and reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District during the annual Spring Open Studios. 2014 Spring Open Studios Saturday-Sunday, April 26-27, 2014 | Noon to 6 pm Mission District, San Francisco FREE This annual ...

Win Tix: 2014 Carnaval King & Queen Dance Contest | SF
Saturday, April 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Brava Theater
2014 Carnaval King & Queen Dance Contest | SF

Who will lead the 2014 Carnaval Grand Parade? Watch King and Queen contestants compete in a 3-minute dance in Carnaval costumes, sometimes accompanied by other dancers and musicians.
Although primarily a dance competition, performers can also play instruments and sing. The winners are selected based on …

Funcheap’s $5 Comedy Night: “#HellaFunny” & BYOB | SF
Saturday, April 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 advanced, $20 at door. All shows are 21 & over with valid photo ID. BYOB.
| Great Star Theater
Funcheap's $5 Comedy Night:

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny are taking over the historic Great Star Theater (built in 1925) for another one-night-only showcase on Saturday, April 26, 2014 for a special BYOB comedy night.
>> Get $5 tickets 
We’ve handpicked some more of the funniest up-and-coming comedians and are showcasing them for …