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Thursday, April 27

2017 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
Thursday, April 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
2017 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
The 12th Annual Poems Under the Dome invites you to celebrate National Poetry Month at San Francisco’s largest open mic poetry event inside City Hall from 5:30-8 pm on Thursday, April 27, 2017. 2017 Poems Under The Dome Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm San Francisco ...
Exploratorium After Dark: “Mirrors” with Ron Hipschman | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark:
Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world. Why do you see yourself in reverse when you look at yourself in a mirror? Why are you not upside down? Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman reveals the physics behind different types of mirrors and ...

“The Macallan” Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. 21+ Only.
| Innovation Hangar at Palace of Fine Arts

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to the Palace of Fine Arts’ Innovation Hangar with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the ...

Friday, April 28

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 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 of ...

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, April 28 – 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 ...

“The Macallan” Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class | SF
Friday, April 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. 21+ Only.
| Innovation Hangar at Palace of Fine Arts

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to the Palace of Fine Arts’ Innovation Hangar with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the ...

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, April 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, April 28 – 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 ...

2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series: “National Bird” | Hayes Valley
Friday, April 28 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series:

Spring has sprung; time to get out, get together and be heard. The spring series of free outdoor film screenings returns to the Proxy Walk-in Theater starting on March 31. Truth, post-truth, politics and social upheaval—this year’s series explores the present moment through humor, pointed ...

Saturday, April 29

2017 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
2017 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade | Mission Dist.

The Annual Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival in San Francisco has become a significant event in the Mission drawing a diverse crowd of participants and attendees from different demographics and cultures. This the largest event honoring the life and work of the labor and ...

2017 Indie Bookstore Day: Free Mimosas, Poetry & Beer | Green Apple Books
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books and Music
2017 Indie Bookstore Day: Free Mimosas, Poetry & Beer | Green Apple Books
Green Apple Books will participate in the first California Bookstore Day with a full day of activities and celebrating the bookstore. They say it’s their favorite day of the year, so expect lots of great surprises. 2017 Green Apple Bookstore Day Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10 am to ...
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 29 – 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 ...

Treasure Island Flea: Mother’s Day Special | Saturday
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea: Mother's Day Special | Saturday
The Treasure Island Flea is hosting a two-day “Mother’s Day Special” on April 29-30, 2017 so you can get your Mother’s Day shopping done early (for once). There’s 400+ vendors to choose from including Woodsong Herbs (40 varieties of loose leaf teas and 35 varieties of ...
2017 Cesar E. Chavez Street Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
2017 Cesar E. Chavez Street Festival | Mission Dist.

The Annual Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival in San Francisco has become a significant event in the Mission drawing a diverse crowd of participants and attendees from different demographics and cultures. This the largest event honoring the life and work of the labor and ...

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 29 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal ...

Dancing in the Park 2017: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Dancing in the Park 2017: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
See some of the best dance companies and dance schools in the Bay Area perform under the sun at the tenth annual Dancing in the Park festival at Golden Gate Park’s music concourse on April 29, 2017. This annual outdoor dance event featuring dance companies from ...
Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2017 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free and donations are appreciated. Food is for purchase.
| Murphy Windmill
Dutch
The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2017 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park. King’s Day, the biggest national celebration in the Netherlands, is returning once again to San Francisco. Dutch King’s Day San Francisco will be ...
2017 Magic Meadow Pagan Spring Ritual: Beltane | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Magic Meadow
2017 Magic Meadow Pagan Spring Ritual: Beltane | Golden Gate Park
Join the witches of Reclaiming for the annual springtime Beltane Ritual – a pagan ritual reflecting the passing season at 1 pm on Saturday, April 29, 2017. May Day, or Beltane, celebrates the time when the green of the Earth meets the red and black of workers’ rights ...
2017 Indie Bookstore Day: Author Night & Free Audiobooks | Civic Center
Saturday, April 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Books Inc. (Opera Plaza)
2017 Indie Bookstore Day: Author Night & Free Audiobooks | Civic Center
Books Inc. Opera Plaza is celebrating Independent Bookstore Day with Katie Bayerl, author of “A Psalm for Lost Girls”; Marianna Baer, author of “The Inconceivable Life of Quinn”; and Jandy Nelson, author of “I’ll Give You the Sun.” In addition to that, you can get free audiobooks courtesy ...
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
| Dear Mom
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.

Brave New Jokes is a premier comedy showcase hosted by Michael Brandon (SJ Improv) and Nicole Calasich (SF Punchline) at the Dear Mom in the Mission. Every last Saturday of the month, they feature a diverse range of comedians from Bay Area headliners to comedians from ...

“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, April 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
| Murphy's Pub
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Here’s the lineup for this Saturday: Ashton Tate (Punch Line) Samantha Gilweit (SF Sketchfest) Joe Gorman (Cobb’s) Drew Platt (Opens for Louis CK) They’ll be joining Nightlife on Mars regulars Natasha Muse, Red Scott, and Joe Nguyen.

Sunday, April 30

2017 Glen Park Festival: Live Music, Art & Market | SF
Sunday, April 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Glen Park
2017 Glen Park Festival: Live Music, Art & Market | SF
One of the earliest street fairs of the season takes place in Glen Park with live music, local artists, vendors, a raffle and the usual street fare vibe right along Diamond Street between Bosworth and Chenery streets, as well as extending down Wilder Street. All proceeds ...
Treasure Island Flea: Mother’s Day Special | Sunday
Sunday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea: Mother's Day Special | Sunday
The Treasure Island Flea is hosting a two-day “Mother’s Day Special” on April 29-30, 2017 so you can get your Mother’s Day shopping done early (for once). There’s 400+ vendors to choose from including Woodsong Herbs (40 varieties of loose leaf teas and 35 varieties of ...
Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

2017 Día de Los Libros: Music, Poetry & Family Dance Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, April 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parque Ninos Unidos
2017 Día de Los Libros: Music, Poetry & Family Dance Party | Mission Dist.
San Francisco’s Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros: A Celebration of Children & Books is rooted in a longtime Latin American tradition of celebrating children. San Francisco’s first Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros was held in 1999 with the goal of ...
Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park
Sunday, April 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Monday, May 1

Stern Grove 2017 Schedule Announced | May 1st
Monday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove
Stern Grove 2017 Schedule Announced | May 1st

The Stern Grove Festival has been throwing free concerts in the park every summer since 1938. If you don’t mind arriving early to spread out your blanket to stake your spot, it’s an excellent way to spend a relaxing Sunday in a beautiful park setting watching free ...

SF City Guides: Neighborhood Walking Tours Month | May 2017
Monday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| All Over San Francisco
SF City Guides: Neighborhood Walking Tours Month | May 2017

San Francisco City Guides offers dozens of free guided walking tours, all over the city, throughout the year. But things get special during the months of May and October each year, when the San Francisco weather is particularly pleasant, City Guides add a slate of ...

“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, May 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
This week will feature: Red Scott (Battle of the Bay Comedy Competition Winner) Carla Clay (SF Punchline, Cobbs) Dro Knows (Milk Bar) Clay Newman (SF Sketchfest) Cameron Vannini (New York Comedy Festival)