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Tuesday, April 21

Free Peet’s Coffee “Earth Day”: Bring Your Own Mug | Capital One 360 Cafe
Free Peet's Coffee

Come celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Capital One 360 Cafe. They are offering everyone a free Peet’s handcrafted beverage to those that bring their own mug – one per person per day. You can also enter to ...

NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Tuesday | SF
Tuesday, April 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle
NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Tuesday | 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 ...

Indie Pop & Armenian Fusion Concert: Centennial Commemoration | Union Square
Tuesday, April 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Indie Pop & Armenian Fusion Concert: Centennial Commemoration | Union Square

Come out to the free outdoor concert in Union Square with performances  by Element Band, Anna and Anaïs Duo and Sebu (of Capital Cities) from 5-7 pm on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
Band Lineup:

Sebu Simonian is a singer, songwriter keyboardist, and producer, one-half of the Los …

Earth Day Film Night: “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet” | SF
Tuesday, April 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| San Francisco Main Library
Earth Day Film Night:

Filmmaker Mark Kitchell presents A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet, a documentary about the history of the environmental movement spanning fifty years, covering grassroots and global activism to conservation to climate change.
Narrated by Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Ashley Judd, Isabel Allende, …

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, April 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...

Networked Creativity: Tech & Art Discussion | Tenderloin
Tuesday, April 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFAQ [Project] Space
Networked Creativity: Tech & Art Discussion | Tenderloin

The Networked World (March 24, April 21, May 19, June 9)
Ben Valentine, art critic and culture commentator, will organize a series of 4 panels on the complexities of networked creativity in today’s unique technological environment.
Discussions include:

“The Archive” [March 24] with Alexis Rossi,Natalie Cadranel, and Keir Winesmith;
“Is it Global?” [April 21] …

Men’s Fashion Magazine Meetup: Free Cocktails & Snacks | SF
Men's Fashion Magazine Meetup: Free Cocktails & Snacks | SF

The Manual is an online men’s lifestyle magazine providing insight on fashion, culture, food, drink and travel.
Their Meet Up series is a roving event that’s popped up from Charleston to Portland is making it’s next stop in San Francisco. At this event, the team …

Beat Poetry & Jazz Tuesday Nights | Top of the Mark
Beat Poetry & Jazz Tuesday Nights | Top of the Mark

In celebration of the birth of the Beat Generation in San Francisco, and in honor of the 60th anniversary of poet Allen Ginsberg first public reading of his poem “Howl,” the InterContinental Mark Hopkins has partnered with the Beat Museum to bring legendary poets to riff ...

Win Tix: Grover Norquist: End The IRS | The Commonwealth Club
Tuesday, April 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN | The Commonwealth Club (SF)

Arianna Huffington calls Grover Norquist “the dark wizard of the Right’s anti-tax cult.” Newt Gingrich says Mr. Norquist is “the most innovative, courageous leader of conservative grassroots activism in America.” Grover Norquist founded Americans for Tax Reform in 1985 to limit the size and cost …

Fermented Veggie Workshop & Book Signing | SF
Tuesday, April 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Space limited to 20.
| West Portal Library
Fermented Veggie Workshop & Book Signing | SF

Fermented foods are good for your digestion and building immunity. This hands-on workshop with author KJ Landis will have you creating your very own fermented veggies.
You will go home with a jar of your very own fermented vegetables, as well as an educated palate. A …

Yum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF
Tuesday, April 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Yum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF

This month features:

Lydia Popovich
Thomas Bridgman
Ben Lupinetti
Kevin Renner
Juan Medina

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, April 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio - Observation Post
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Presidio, Observation Post / Building 211 on the third Tuesday ...

African Trivia Night & 2-for-1 Drinks | SF
Tuesday, April 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bissap Baobab SF
African Trivia Night & 2-for-1 Drinks | SF

Think you know Africa well? Come test your knowledge. African Trivia Night takes place monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at Bissap Baobab, San Francisco’s tasty Senegalese and Afro-Caribbean restaurant and bar. They are offering 2-for-1 drink specials throughout the game and prizes ...

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, April 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second and third Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedians Andrew Holmgren and Leslie Small. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at ...

Win Tix: Interpol: NYC Post-Punk Rockers | The Warfield
Tuesday, April 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets
| The Warfield

Emerging from the New York City indie rock scene in 1997, Interpol has taken the world by storm with their moody, post-punk albums.
Interpol is back in San Francisco and Funcheap has a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky reader. This show is …

Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, April 21 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.
| The Showdown
Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF

Bring that big hair and those big laughs down to Showdown every third Tuesday for a few rounds of bingo, guest bands, hosts, and bartenders every month with your resident DJ Mike Apocalypse. Partake in complimentary PB&J sandwiches, $5 PBR tall boys, and $6 shlitz and Jamesons. ...

Wednesday, April 22

Free Peet’s Coffee “Earth Day”: Bring Your Own Mug | Capital One 360 Cafe
Free Peet's Coffee

Come celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Capital One 360 Cafe. They are offering everyone a free Peet’s handcrafted beverage to those that bring their own mug – one per person per day. You can also enter to ...

NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, April 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle
NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Wednesday | 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 ...

SF Zoo Free Admission Day
SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, ...

2015 BART Blue Sky Festival & Eco Carnival: 5,000 Free BART Tickets | SF
Wednesday, April 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free BART tickets for first 5,000 to complete the BART Blue Sky passport.
| Justin Herman Plaza
2015 BART Blue Sky Festival & Eco Carnival: 5,000 Free BART Tickets | SF

Join BART for the annual free BART Blue Sky Festival at Justin Herman Plaza, thanking those who ride BART and recognizing eco-friendly Bay Area leaders, just in time for Earth Day.
5th Annual BART Blue Sky Festival
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | 11 am to 1:30 pm
Justin Herman Plaza, SF
FREE
You’ll …

Lab & Lunch: Carbon Tracking w/ NOAA Global Monitoring Director | Exploratorium
Lab & Lunch: Carbon Tracking w/ NOAA Global Monitoring Director | Exploratorium

In this special Earth Day Lab & Lunch Program, Jim Butler, the director of NOAA’s Global Monitoring Division will take us through a brief history of atmospheric carbon dioxide, describing events and their atmospheric consequences from almost a million years ago through the industrial age …

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, April 22 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UCSF Osher Center
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF

Laughter is contagious and has a powerful and immediate effect on our mind, body and spirit. Laughter Yoga involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughter exercises and takes place on two Wednesdays each month from 5:30-6:30 pm. Free, but an RSVP is required. The laughter exercises ...

SF Swappers 4 Year Anniversary Food Swap | SF
SF Swappers 4 Year Anniversary Food Swap | SF

SF Swappers celebrate four years of food swapping on April 22, 2015. They continue to have a thriving and diverse group of food lovers and makers.
Schedule:

6:30 – 7:30 pm   Check-in, set up, potluck and mingling
7:30 – 8 pm   Swapping

It takes time to set …

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “The D Train” | SF
Wednesday, April 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required. Arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of “The D Train,” a dark comedy starring Jack Black as a high school reunion coordinator who tracks down the most popular guy from his graduating class, Oliver Lawless (James Marsden) to convince him to go to the reunion.
The …

Thursday, April 23

NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Thursday | SF
Thursday, April 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle
NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Thursday | 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 ...