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Friday, February 19

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Castro Residents
Friday, February 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Castro Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview
Friday, February 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House

San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood comes alive for 3rd on Third, a community-wide arts celebration for the whole family happening from 5-8 pm every third Friday of the month, at Bayview Town Center (3rd Street from McKinnon to Palou & Mendell Plaza). The monthly event will feature ...

Saturday, February 20

Watch Competitive Rowing | Lake Merced
Saturday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Months of practice to compete.
| Lake Merced Boathouse
Watch Competitive Rowing | Lake Merced
Come watch competitive rowers duke it out on Lake Merced in this season’s first regatta on February 20, 2016. You can see the action all weekend from the Lake Merced Boathouse, which is on Parks & Rec property, so there’s no charge at all. Feel free ...
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Bernal Heights Residents
Saturday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Bernal Heights Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...

2016 Polar Plunge: 100s Brave Freezing Waters | SF
Saturday, February 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Must raise a minimum of $125 to participate.
| Aquatic Park
2016 Polar Plunge: 100s Brave Freezing Waters | SF
Delight at watching other people freeze their tail ends off by taking a plunge in the bay for a good cause in Aquatic Park; it’s time for the Polar Plunge to benefit the Special Olympics of Northern California. Unlike the Escape From Alcatraz triathlon, these nearly ...
“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | The Haight
Saturday, February 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| The Red Victorian

Join in at the Red Victorian, an elegant 2000sq ft events space, for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians and wine, bringing the art scene back to the Upper Haight one creative community event at a time. There will be easels provided and some materials for ...

Steam & Sound Night: DJs & Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF
Saturday, February 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required for Steam and Sound Saturday nights.
| Southern Exposure
Steam & Sound Night: DJs & Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF

Steam Work is Michael Parker’s first solo exhibition north of Los Angeles. At its core is Steam Egg 2, a mirrored sculpture housing a fully-functioning sauna. Steam Egg 2 is accompanied by suspended cascading cold rinse pools, wet and messy seating, and redwood and ceramic ...

2016 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | SF
Saturday, February 20 – 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2016 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | SF
Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. Typically over 100 groups will participate in the parade and many of the floats and specialty groups will be featuring ...
You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | SF
Saturday, February 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Comedy show is free. Food, beverage, and laundry available for purchase.
| Brainwash Cafe
You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | SF

Every third Saturday of the month from 8-9:45 pm at the Brainwash Cafe, True Hustle Entertainment and host, Jesús U. BettaWork, bring the beautiful people the You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta. This is a free standup comedy extravaganza with a fresh lineup of comics every month. Also, check ...

The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF
Saturday, February 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door.
| Milk Bar
The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF

It’s the death of a disco dancer with Milk Bar’s “The Queen is Dead” dance party featuring the music of The Smiths, Morrissey, and other brit pop, new wave, and post punk heavy-hitters. “The Queen is Dead” Dance Party Third Saturday of the month  | 9 pm-2 ...

New Wave Dance Party | SoMa
Saturday, February 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
| The Cat Club
New Wave Dance Party | SoMa

Every third Saturday, join New Wave City at The Cat Club to dance to the best of New Wave music, videos, lights, and go-go cages with your hosts and DJs since 1992, Skip and Shindog. Expect a cool crowd of knowledgeable New Wave music fans from ...

“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | SF
Saturday, February 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
| Madrone Art Bar

Fringe, the indie music video dance party, happens every third Saturday at Madrone Art Bar. Free before 10 pm with an RSVP; otherwise, it’s $5. DJs Blondie K and subOctave will spin your favorite indie music videos plus the latest remixes to create a buzz on the dance floor. “In ...

San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF
Saturday, February 20 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF

Every third Saturday, you are invited to bicycle with the San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride as they set out to a new mystery location in SF. Where to meet? They’ll post ride start locations on their website and Facebook page, the day of the ride only; there’s ...

Sunday, February 21

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Haight Residents
Sunday, February 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Haight Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Tulipmania 2016: Final Day | Pier 39
Sunday, February 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Tulipmania 2016: Final Day | Pier 39

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during the annual Tulipmania flower festival. Tulipmania 2016 February 13-21, 2016 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE Enjoy ...

SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations
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Did you know SF has an Antique Vibrator Museum? Take a free tour of this unique space every 3rd Sunday of the month with Antique Vibrator Museum curator Dr. Carol Queen.  Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, February 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Monday, February 22

X-Files Drag Show, Trivia, Prizes & Watch Party | SF
Monday, February 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $3 | Oasis
X-Files Drag Show, Trivia, Prizes & Watch Party | SF

Calling all special agents, conspiracy theorists, monsters, aliens, and skeptics – the truth is (still) out there. Linty & Mannequin, Scully & Mulder are back and Oasis is bringing you 5 action packed nights to include the viewing of all 6 new X-Files episodes, with X-Files themed drag performances, ...

Gettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF
Monday, February 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Gettin' Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF

Gettin’ Weird hosts the Bay Area’s favorite comedians with an added twist every fourth Monday of the month. Sometimes it’s a performer, sometimes it’s something people have to do, but it’s always weird and always entertaining. Brandon Stokes is a co-producer of the monthly “Fun Times ...

Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF
Monday, February 22 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF

Comedian Andrew Holmgren (SF Weekly 2014 Best comedian) of Sylvan Productions (SF Weekly 2013 best comedy troupe) hosts an evening of some of his favorite comics whose comedy is sure to leave you satisfied and sore. The show takes place on every last Monday of ...

Tuesday, February 23

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Tuesday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Please note, the date has been moved to February 23, 2016.
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, February 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

Wednesday, February 24

“Sh*t Talk” 2-for-1 Comedy Night | SF

Sh*t Talk is a monthly comedy show featuring professional comics happening at Oasis on every 4th Wednesday of the month. The show is hosted by Yuri Kagan who moved to San Francisco to get a degree in bad habits and telling jokes. Yuri is a dry-humor, observational, dead-pan comedian ...

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, February 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
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 ...

Dream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin
Wednesday, February 24 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Dream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin

The Dream Queens Revue is San Francisco’s fabulicious drag show taking over Aunt Charlie’s Lounge every second and fourth Wednesday from 9:30-11:30 pm. Free, but come early for the best seats. “This unforgettable cabaret show is a must — sequined spectacle that’s not to be missed.” – ...

Thursday, February 25

Drop-in Steam Night: Free Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF
Thursday, February 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Southern Exposure
Drop-in Steam Night: Free Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF

Steam Work is Michael Parker’s first solo exhibition north of Los Angeles. At its core is Steam Egg 2, a mirrored sculpture housing a fully-functioning sauna. Steam Egg 2 is accompanied by suspended cascading cold rinse pools, wet and messy seating, and redwood and ceramic ...

Up in Jokes Comedy at Rooz Cafe | Oakland
Thursday, February 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rooz Cafe
Up in Jokes Comedy at Rooz Cafe | Oakland

Come to Rooz Cafe for laughs and beers with a comedy showcase on the last Thursday of every month hosted by Charles Kelly and Nicole Love. Rooz Cafe is a cozy little spot that serves up beers on tap , coffee, sandwiches, salads, wi-fi, local art and ...

Friday, February 26

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Friday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Free Family Dinner & Movie | SF
Friday, February 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Minnie & Lovie Ward Rec Park
Free Family Dinner & Movie | SF
Please note, this event is now on the fourth Friday of the month.