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Saturday, April 28

2018 Indie Bookstore Day: Author Appearances & Baked Goods | SF
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Book Passage (SF)
2018 Indie Bookstore Day: Author Appearances & Baked Goods | SF
Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day in the Ferry Building, and hosting local authors with their books. Additionally, here’s your chance to get limited-release merchandise created just for Indie Day. Join the “Meet and Greet” events with these authors for their books. 10 am- Judd Winick, author of ...
2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Challenge | The Presidio
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Challenge | The Presidio
The Presidio is pleased to announce in partnering with the California Academy of Sciences to participate in the 3rd Annual City Nature Challenge, a bioblitz competition between 60 cities worldwide, measuring which cities can make the most observations, find the most species, and engage the ...

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 28 – 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 nine Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April, May and June. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and ...

TreasureFest: Mother’s Day Market | SF
Saturday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Mother's Day Market | SF
Join us for a special Mother’s Day themed Flea. Shop together with your mom or make something at one of DIY stations. Live music, cocktails and much more. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.
Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2018 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 28 – 12:00 pm | 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 2018 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 ...
Dancing in the Park 2018: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Music Concourse Garage (GG Park)
Dancing in the Park 2018: 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 28, 2018. This annual outdoor dance event featuring dance companies from ...
Embarcadero Skyway: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, April 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 400 Sansome
Embarcadero Skyway: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Most of the tour is above the ground. View “Rockefeller Center West” from a different angle and discover a hidden urban oasis. Tread on buried ships that once housed saloons, jails, stores and brothels. Meet in front of 400 Sansome Street (at Sacramento). Lots of stairs; ...
“Greenhouse 2018” Transformative Play Readings: Avon Lady Calling by Ramon Jackson | SF
Saturday, April 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations from $5 to $15 is requested.
| Z Below Theater

Some of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area present staged readings of new work. San Francisco’s theatre scene is thriving, and the playwriting program is a hot spot, helping the next generation of playwrights grow and reap the stories of our times. RSVP ...

Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$2 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
| Darger Bar
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 fourth 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 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
| Murphy's Pub
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
4/28 Lineup: Mark Smalls (SF Sketchfest) Andrew Orolfo (SF Punch Line) Clara Bijl (Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots) Joining all three members of NOM, Red Scott, Natasha Muse and Joseph Nguyen.

Sunday, April 29

2018 Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF
Sunday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Glen Park
2018 Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | 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 ...
TreasureFest: Mother’s Day Market | SF
Sunday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Mother's Day Market | SF
Join us for a special Mother’s Day themed Flea. Shop together with your mom or make something at one of DIY stations. Live music, cocktails and much more. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. 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 ...

2018 Día de Los Libros: Music, Poetry & Family Dance Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, April 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parque Ninos Unidos
2018 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 ...
“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, April 29 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
For 04/29/2018, Return of the Cypher will feature our February M.V.P. Frak. This artist is well known in the battle circuit for his technical and humorous bars. Hosted by Monolyth. And of course, live cyphers powered by our in-house Get Down band and songstress Jenna Medina. ...

Monday, April 30

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, April 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brewcade
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at Brewcade. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new rules and new gags. Power-up, throw down and push ...

“Pint Sized Plays” SF’s Beer Theater Festival | PianoFight
Monday, April 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations suggested
| PianoFight

Pint Sized Plays, Pick you Poison, is made up of short, mostly comedic plays set in a bar, and written by Bay Area playwrights. The only rule is that each play can’t run longer than it takes one of its character to finish a beer. ...

Tuesday, May 1

Stern Grove 2018 Schedule Announced | May 1st
Tuesday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove
Stern Grove 2018 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 2018
Tuesday, May 1 – 8:00 am | 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 2018

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 ...

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $15 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum that showcases the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. Free Admission Day: de ...

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is one of the Bay Area’s premier venues for adventurous art. A multidisciplinary art center, the YBCA features exhibitions, performance, film/video, and community engagement programs, along with rotating art exhibits with a focus on contemporary and emerging art ...

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

  The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all  backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art. Embracing a range of artistic disciplines and ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

  Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the historic American Industrial Center in San Francisco’s vibrant Dogpatch neighborhood. ...

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum has returned and so has their Pay What You Wish Days. Pay What You Wish Days create affordable experiences for all to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in ...

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, May 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join in every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work. Tuesdays at North Beach is a highly-respected weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent. Past guests have included ...

It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, May 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
It's Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight

Every first Tuesday at Milk Bar, San Francisco’s comedians are put to the test as they are given a random series of words and sentences seconds before getting on stage, where they then must construct entire two minute sets around each. This improv-standup hybrid then ...

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, May 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second, third and fifth Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedian Andrew Holmgren. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 ...

Wednesday, May 2

GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro
Wednesday, May 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | GLBT History Museum
GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro

Located in SF’s Castro District, the GLBT History Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States. The museum celebrates 100 years of the city’s vast queer past through dynamic exhibitions and programming. Normally admission is $5, but on the ...

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, May 2 – 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 and two Fridays from 2:30-3:30 pm. The laughter ...