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Sunday, April 27

Win Tix: The National Live In Concert | Greek Theatre
Sunday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $49.50
| Greek Theatre
The National Live In Concert | Greek Theatre

Heartfelt and quietly anthemic indie rockers, The National, recently released ‘Trouble Will Find Me,’ the most self-assured collection of songs produced in their 14-year career.
From beginning to end, the latest album possesses the effortless and un-self-conscious groove of a downstream swimmer. It’s at times lush and …

Monday, April 28

NOW Panhandle Festival 2014: Monday | SF
Monday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle
NOW Panhandle Festival 2014: Monday | SF

Schedule for Monday, April 28
1:30pm – Peace Patrol – Silent Street Theater
2:00pm – Urban Wandering with Ryan
4:00pm – Clay Station with Anna
4:00pm – Yoga with Ashley featuring Papa Bear on Guitar
5:30pm – Bahkti Vinayasa Flow Yoga with Sita Devi
6:00pm – Game Night at Cyprian’s
6:30pm – …

2014 Super Duper Free Burger Day | SF
Monday, April 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free bugers to the first 100 people in line at each Super Duper location.
| Super Duper (Castro)
2014 Super Duper Free Burger Day | SF

Super Duper – a yummy, sustainably-minded burger joint in SF and Mill Valley –  will offer free mini burgers on Monday, April 28, 2014 starting at 3pm. (Translation: four-ounce, all natural Niman Ranch beef patty with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, and Super sauce on a toasted sesame bun.)
Get …

Win Tix: Franz Ferdinand Live | The Fox Theater
Monday, April 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $39.50
| Fox Theater
Franz Ferdinand Live | The Fox Theater

Franz Ferdinand’s 2013 exuberant, unencumbered album ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action,’ is the first from the Glasgow band since 2009′s ‘Tonight.’
They seem to have rediscovered the imagination, vitality and fun found on their classic, era-encapsulating debut Franz Ferdinand. Recorded over the last year at …

Tuesday, April 29

NOW Panhandle Festival 2014: Tuesday | SF
Tuesday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle
NOW Panhandle Festival 2014: Tuesday | SF

Tuesday, April 29

11:00 am Soil Therapy
12:15 pm Diggin’ for Good Dirt: A Neighborhood Research Project on Urban Agriculture
1:30 pm Peace Patrol – Compliment a Stranger
6:30 pm Freedom from Full-Time: A Conversation on Making a Life Instead of a Living
7:00 pm Blue Grass and Brass Magic …

Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Berkeley
Tuesday, April 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Berkeley BART
Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Berkeley

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 ...

Wednesday, April 30

NOW Panhandle Festival 2014: Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle
NOW Panhandle Festival 2014: Wednesday | SF

Wednesday, April 30

6:30 am The November Project – Free Fitness
11:30 am Burgers for Good at Greenburger’s
1:30 pm Peace Patrol – Public Post-it-Notes
2:00 pm Urban Wandering with Ryan
7:00 pm Church of 8 Wheels Roller Disco – Skate Rolligion
7:30 pm Improv Class
8:00 pm How To Be A …

Win Tix: $200 Gift Card for A’s / Giants Tix | ScoreBig
Wednesday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*One Funcheap winner wins a $200 credit on ScoreBig
$200 Gift Card for A's / Giants Tix | ScoreBig

Funcheap is hooking up one lucky reader with a $200 gift certificate to use on ScoreBig.com towards tickets for the A’s and the Giants, the Warriors, Sharks, the Quakes, even concert and theater tickets if you’re so inclined.
Use your gift card to pay for nosebleeds at several …

Thursday, May 1

NOW Panhandle Festival 2014: Thursday | SF
Thursday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle
NOW Panhandle Festival 2014: Thursday | SF

Thursday, May 1

11:00 am Soil Therapy
12:15 pm Diggin’ for Good Dirt: A Neighborhood Research Project on Urban Agriculture
1:00 pm NOW! Scavenger Hunt
1:30 pm Lemonade Stand Parklet
5:30 pm Spotlight on the Panhandle – A photo literary neighborhood walk by senseofplace LAB
6:00 pm Free Community Dinner: May …

Win: Lonely Planet Looks Inside “The World’s Great Wonders”
Enter by: Thursday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $24.99
Lonely Planet Looks Inside

Ever wondered why the Tower of Pisa leans? Or how high a Redwood Tree grows? And where to meet the Terracotta Warriors?
If you’ve ever asked ‘how did they do THAT?’, this book will unlock the secrets of 50 of the world’s most extraordinary natural and man-made …

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, May 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday, April 10 – June 26, 2014. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Upper TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Upper TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday of every month at 6 pm at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and is ...

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Friday, May 2

NOW Panhandle Festival 2014: Friday | SF
Friday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle
NOW Panhandle Festival 2014: Friday | SF

Friday, May 2

1:00 pm Free Flower and Flower Crown Workshop
2:30 pm USF Community Garden Happening
4:00 pm BYOB: Bring Your Own Blanket
5:30 pm Spotlight on the Panhandle – A photo literary neighborhood walk by senseofplace LAB
7:00 pm Friday Night Celebration at Cyprian’s

>> Schedule may change – …

Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | South Bay
Friday, May 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Great Mall Main Transit Center
Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | South Bay

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 ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, May 2 – 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 ...

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, May 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, May 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, May 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland

You had us at “burlesque” and “creepy puppets.” As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, May 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, May 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

SF Indie’s First Friday Roller Disco Party | Mission Dist.
SF Indie's First Friday Roller Disco Party | Mission Dist.

SF IndieFest presents a fun, monthly roller disco party, the last Friday of every month with skate rentals and groovy disco tunes courtesy of Black Rock Roller Disco. Costumes are encouraged and IndieFest not responsible for alcohol influenced roller skating wipe outs. SF Indie’s Roller Disco ...

First Friday Concert Series | Oakland
Friday, May 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
First Friday Concert Series | Oakland

Every First Friday after Art Murmur in Oakland, The Uptown holds a free concert featuring local musicians and beyond covering indie rock, electronica, hip hop and everything in between. There is no cover, doors open at 6 pm and the show starts at 9 pm.