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Monday, May 25

Memorial Day 2015 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
Monday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Memorial Day 2015 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
If you’ve got a car in San Francisco, in addition to crazy high gas prices, you also have to worry about the insanely complex, nearly impossible to decipher conflicting parking signs and rules. Thankfully on Memorial Dau, the city of San Francisco is going to reward ...
20th Annual Sh*t-Kickin’ Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio
20th Annual Sh*t-Kickin' Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio
Always one to go for the foul mouth, El Rio marks this holiday with their 20th Annual Sh*t Kickin’ Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, 2015. This party kicks off at 4 pm (doors open at 3 pm) out on the patio with plenty of music ...

SF Int’l Arts Festival: Documentary Film Screening | Fort Mason
Monday, May 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Fort Mason Center
SF Int'l Arts Festival: Documentary Film Screening | Fort Mason
Twenty five years in research and production, this first feature-length documentary film on the Armenian Genocide focuses on the day-to-day tragedy unfolding in Kharpert-Mezreh, one among 4000 towns and villages of the former Ottoman empire in 1915, where monumental forces were unleashed to annihilate Armenians.
“Fun Times With Friends” Comedy Extravaganza | Lower Haight
Monday, May 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Friends Ron Chapman, Aly Jones, Scott Simpson and Brandon Stokes invite you to join them for an extravaganza of comedy, snacks, games and prizes featuring some of the best up and coming comics in the nation in one of the coziest, coolest venues in town. ...

Tuesday, May 26

SF Int’l Arts Festival: Documentary Film Screening | Fort Mason
Tuesday, May 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
SF Int'l Arts Festival: Documentary Film Screening | Fort Mason
Filmmaker Suzanne Khardalian travels to Armenia, Lebanon, Syria and Sweden to investigate the secret of her grandmother’s face tattoos. In the process she unveils the story of the Armenian women driven out of Ottoman Turkey during the First World War.
Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight
Tuesday, May 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight
May brings you the comedic styling of Andrew Orolfo, Emily Epstein White, and headliner Jesse Fernandez. And as always your intrepid hosts: Jeff ‘the anayalator’ Anaya and Matt ‘the liability’ Lieb.
“Revenge of the Nerds” Dodgeball Night | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, May 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*Mention Funcheap and pay just $3 admission. Otherwise it's $5. Cash only.
| Mission Recreation Center
Eagle Rock Yacht Club is launching it’s second season of their nonprofit dodgeball league at Mission Rec Center with two open gyms for anyone to join. Enjoy two hours of dodgeball at the Mission Rec Center with a fun “Revenge of the Nerds” theme night on May 26 from 9-11 ...

Wednesday, May 27

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, ...

“Mission Bay: From Shells to Cells” Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF
Wednesday, May 27 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| UCSF / Mission Bay
Explore this new biotech campus, learn about “translational research,” view some world class contemporary art, and see what’s happening to the neighborhood. Location: Meet at 1650 Third Street
Rare Walking Tour: UCSF/Mission Bay: From Shells to Cells | SF
Wednesday, May 27 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| UCSF / Mission Bay
Rare Walking Tour: UCSF/Mission Bay: From Shells to Cells | SF
Explore this new biotech campus, learn about “translational research,” view some world class contemporary art, and see what’s happening to the neighborhood.
Asian Pacific Heritage Month Conversation w/ Model Nigel Barker | SF
Wednesday, May 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Macy's (Union Square)
Asian Pacific Heritage Month Conversation w/ Model Nigel Barker | SF
British photographer, author and former model, Nigel Barker will be in conversation to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Macy’s. Free, but an RSVP is required. Discover how he became one of the most influential personalities of fashion and entertainment, and was first introduced to modeling by ...
Win Tix: One Big Ocean: Experts Talk Conservation | SF
Wednesday, May 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $20.
| The Commonwealth Club (SF)
Dr. Sylvia Earle – fondly dubbed “Her Deepness” by the New York Times – holds the women’s record for the deepest ocean dive and has led more than 100 undersea expeditions, logging more than 7,000 hours underwater. Formerly chief scientist of the National Oceanic and ...
Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Wednesday, May 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bazaar Cafe
Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Please note: The May 2015 show will take place on the fourth Thursday, May 27, 2015, and not May 20 as was originally posted. 
Gumball 3000 Global Car Rally: San Francisco Stop | Civic Center
Wednesday, May 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Gumball 3000 Global Car Rally: San Francisco Stop | Civic Center
Gumball 3000 comes to San Francisco with a caravan of amazing cars, some of which are painted in all kinds of crazy colors. The cars will arrive into the city, taking over the Civic Center Plaza to display all cars from 7-10 pm on Wednesday, May 27, ...
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, May 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15
| Cyprian’s
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF

Come have fun and exercise your imagination and creativity at a monthly improv class happening on the last Wednesday of the month at the Turk and Lyon Community Center inside St. Cyprian’s. Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15 Whether you are a veteran or ...

Thursday, May 28

Win: Free Group Music Class | Community Music Center Try out a jazz, Latin or chamber ensemble, sing in a choir, or take a songwriting class at San Francisco’s Community Music Center this summer! CMC makes music accessible to people of all ages, musical levels, and financial backgrounds with students ranging in age from toddlers to people in ...
Speakerbox Summer Live Music Series | W San Francisco
Thursday, May 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| W San Francsico
Speakerbox Summer Live Music Series | W San Francisco

The W Hotel San Francisco hotel invites you to their monthly Speakerbox Summer Series featuring live music by up and coming artists. Free, but an RSVP is required. Located in the heart of the SoMA district, W San Francisco is a gathering place for art exhibitions, ...

Up in Jokes Comedy at Rooz Cafe | Oakland
Thursday, May 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rooz Cafe
Up in Jokes Comedy at Rooz Cafe | Oakland
May 28th Lineup: Alyssa Westerlund Mike Spiegelman Molly Sanchez Ben Lal Hosted by Charles Kelly and Nicole Love The theme is “Comic’s Comics”, comics that other comedians enjoy watching for their wit and unique stylings.
City Star Party & Telescope Night | SF
City Star Party & Telescope Night | SF

Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other fantastic view points like the Randall Museum, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Join the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers for their next City Star Party, preceded by ...

Friday, May 29

Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF
Friday, May 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Aquatic Park
Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF

Dolci by the Bay are free weekly concerts of chamber music at 1 pm on select Fridays. Viva Knight and Ted Rust regard Dolci, their piano-oboe duo, as their after-careers dessert course (dolci) of their lives. All concerts take place in the Bay View Room at San Francisco’s ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, May 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands 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 waterfront campus ...

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, May 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
San Francisco Critical Mass

Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in San Francisco starting at 5:30 pm at Justin Herman Plaza (foot of Market Street) and in cities around the world. Everyone is invited. No one is in charge. Bring your ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, May 29 – 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 ...

Saturday, May 30

Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview
Saturday, May 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant
Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission invites you to take a free tour of the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant to find out how your sewer system works. Free, but an RSVP is required at least two days in advance. You’ll learn about the history of wastewater treatment ...

Sunday, May 31

Rare Tenderloin Guided Tour: Part II | SF City Gudes
Sunday, May 31 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| McAllister & Leavenworth
Rare Tenderloin Guided Tour: Part II | SF City Gudes
Explore the Tenderloin’s isolated rural village beginnings and its years as a quiet residential and small business neighborhood. Find out how it morphed into San Francisco’s hotel and silk stocking entertainment and vice district, how it became part of the mean streets in the last half ...
Rare Guided HIking Tour of Mt. Davidson | SF
Sunday, May 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size. Rain cancels.
| Mount Davidson Summit Cross
Rare Guided HIking Tour of Mt. Davidson | SF
Explore the inspired history of San Francisco’s highest hill on this vigorous hike through a 38-acre nature preserve to the amazing view and gigantic monument at its 938 ft. high summit. Steep trails which can be windy and muddy. Wear a jacket and sturdy shoes. No ...
Treasure Island Flea 4th Birthday Party | May 30-31
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea 4th Birthday Party | May 30-31
The Treasure Island Flea, a modern urban market that houses ~400 vendors selling originally made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local wines and brews.When: May 30-31, 2015 ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

SF Int’l Arts Festival: “Ritual 8-27″ Dance Performance | Fort Mason
Sunday, May 31 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Fort Mason Center
SF Int'l Arts Festival:
Ritual 8-27: market is part of a larger project entitled 95 Rituals, a series of performances by inkBoat, directed by Shinichi Iova-Koga. Free, but tickets are required. Shinichi and inkBoat have researched the intentions and working methods of Anna Halprin to inform their process. Ritual 8-27: ...
Final Day: 2015 Humor Exhibit “Mad World” | SF Library
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Final Day: 2015 Humor Exhibit

Every year during the month of April, the San Francisco Public Library presents a Wit & Humor exhibit at the Main Branch. Naturally, the opening day is April Fool’s Day. The exhibit is on display April 1 – May 31, 2015. The 2015 exhibit features subversive humor magazines from the ...