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Thursday, April 24

Win: “Georgia O’Keeffe” VIP Tickets | de Young Museum

From magnified botanical compositions to panoramic landscapes, the works in this exhibition offer a deeper understanding of the spirit of place that was essential to O’Keeffe’s artistic evolution.
From 1918 until the early 1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe retreated annually to Alfred Stieglitz’s family estate on Lake George …

Free Flower Week: Final Day – SOLD OUT | San Francisco
Free Flower Week: Final Day - SOLD OUT | San Francisco

Feeling inspired to make someone’s day? Sign up to get free flowers and messages delivered by bike anywhere in San Francisco thanks to KIND granola bars and the Bicycle Film Festival. Free Flower Week - Deliveries take place April 21-24, 2014 - First Day to Order: ...

Eye of Horus: Large-Scale Dance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, April 24 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
Eye of Horus: Large-Scale Dance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens

Eye of Horus is a series of site-specific solos choreographed and directed by Sara Shelton Mann in collaboration with performers Christine Bonansea, Sherwood Chen, Jorge de Hoyos, Jesse Hewit, and Sara Yassky with DIY elements designed by David Szlasa to interact with performer, cityscape and …

The String Cheese Incident Mini-Concert | Amoeba SF
Thursday, April 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
The String Cheese Incident Mini-Concert | Amoeba SF

The String Cheese Incident jam on over to Amoeba SF for an in-store performance and signing. Their new album, Song In My Head, releases on April 29th on Loud & Proud/SCI Fidelity Records.
Over the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of …

“Fashion Revolution Day” Urban Air Indie Market | SoMa
Thursday, April 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Do you know who made the clothes you’re wearing right now?
Remember the victims of last year’s Bangladesh garment factory disaster which killed 1,113 worker during Fashion Revolution Day and help promote positive change in the industry
Shop from local vendors:

Locally manufactured knitwear made from California-grown organic …

2014 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
Thursday, April 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
2014 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall

The 9th 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 24, 2014.
San Francisco’s Poet Laureate, Alejandro Murguía, will read the first poem, then local poets will …

Bread Making 101 with Josey Baker of The Mill | SF Main Library
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Bread Making 101 with Josey Baker of The Mill | SF Main Library

Learn the basics of bread making from the entry-level bread-baking cookbook from Josey Baker (that’s  really his real name), a former science teacher turned San Francisco baking sensation. Josey Baker Bread combines step-by-step lessons with more than 100 photographs, offering easy-to-follow guidance for aspiring bakers.

Betabrand’s Fashion Pitch Design Competition | SF
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Betabrand
Betabrand's Fashion Pitch Design Competition | SF

On April 24th, from 6-9 pm Betabrand Think Tank and SF Fashion Lab will launch a design challenge to six up-and-coming designers.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
You’ll have the chance to sip, shop, and snack, before watching the designers pitch their Betabrand products to our panel (think, …

Free Punk Rock & Psych Concert | SFSU
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Depot (SFSU)
Free Punk Rock & Psych Concert | SFSU

SFSU’s The Depot presents a free show featuring four rocking punk and psych bands from 6-9 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Band Lineup:

Wild Moth - Punk
Meat Market - Visual/Rock
Labor Temple - Aggressively Depressed

Food and drinks available for purchase at The Pub.

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

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 | 7:15 pm
Yerba Buena Gardens, SF
FREE, but an …

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night w/ Duat Mai | SF
Thursday, April 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Guests for the 4/24 show include:
Duat Mai – Duat Mai is an American stand up comedian. He got his start in the San Francisco Bay Area performing at open mics and quickly moved up to showcases. He combines witty and interesting observations with a compelling …

Free Comet Club Comedy w/ Stefani Silverman | SF
Thursday, April 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy w/ Stefani Silverman | SF

Comet Club Comedy lineup for 4/24:

Roman Leo: Lyft, Tinder
Stefani Silverman: Cafe Royale Comedy

plus , Jordan Cerminara, Veronica Porras, Clay Newman, Noah Savage

Win Tix: The Jim Jones Revue: Manic Rock ‘n Roll & Tribal Stomps | SF
Thursday, April 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $16 adv / $18 door
| The Chapel
The Jim Jones Revue: Manic Rock 'n Roll & Tribal Stomps | SF

The Jim Jones Revue have in their short history criss-crossed the world, shared bills with The Stooges,Grinderman and The Dead Weather become rock ’n’ roll statesmen in France, sold out London’s Koko and made phenomenal live appearances on TV’s Later with Jools Holland and The …

Win Tix: SF Station’s 2014 Local Rock Showcase “The Lineup” | Boom Boom Room
SF Station's 2014 Local Rock Showcase

SF Station’s annual local band showcase “The Lineup” returns for its fourth year with three top local bands were selected by SF Station readers and fans to perform live at the Boom Boom Room.
Admission includes a free raffle ticket for chances to win tickets to the …

Friday, April 25

Zumba For The People: Free Dance Party | SF
Friday, April 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE!
| Mobu Dance Studio
Zumba For The People: Free Dance Party | SF

Every Friday in April and May 2014 from 11 am to noon, you are invited to a free weekly Zumba dance party at the Mobu Dance Studio (1605 Church St. SF) Get up and move and have a great time in a judgement-free space. This ...

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 …

Free Family Dinner & Movie | SF
Friday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415-406-1367. Space is limited.
| Minnie & Lovie Ward Rec Park
Free Family Dinner & Movie | SF

Every fourth Friday, the OMI Family Resource Center in San Francisco invites you to their free monthly dinner and movie night. Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415-406-1367. Space is limited. Dinner is free, but limited to the first 50 people. The menu varies ...

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” …

“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 ...

Litterati Art Reception: Tech For A Clean Planet | SF
Friday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Recology Environmental Learning Center
Litterati Art Reception: Tech For A Clean Planet | SF

Litterati, a movement that encourages the public to document litter using the photo-sharing service Instagram, and then properly dispose of the trash, will hold a public exhibition from 5-8 pm on Friday, April 25, 2014. coinciding with Earth Week.
In conjunction with the exhibition reception, author Beth …

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, April 25 – 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 ...

SF Chamber Orchestra Concert: The Great Fugue | SF
Friday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Nourse Theatre
SF Chamber Orchestra Concert: The Great Fugue | SF

Bach’s 4th Brandenburg is his happiest. Scored for solo violin, 2 solo flutes, and string orchestra, it ends with the most joyful fugue ever written. Beethoven’s “great fugue” was something different, an almost-crazy experiment in dissonance and disruption by the by-now completely-deaf composer. Called “repellent” …