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Tuesday, February 7

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, February 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join them 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 Jonathan ...

It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, February 7 – 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 ...

Wednesday, February 8

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, February 8 – 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. The laughter exercises in this class aim to: ...

Real Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight
Real Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight

Are you ready for some hot, live stand-up comedian action? Producer and performer Jason Mack brings you Real Live Comedians, a monthly showcase with some of the funniest talent in the Bay Area, every second Wednesday of the month. > Get Free Tickets just for Funcheapers ...

Thursday, February 9

Exploratorium After Dark: Yeasts at Pairings | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Yeasts at Pairings | Pier 15
Get a taste for the science behind yeasts at Pairings. Grab dinner and drinks by the Bay, enjoy hands-on exhibits and demonstrations, and crawl through their pitch-black Tactile Dome. The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new ...
“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF
Thursday, February 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Secret Location (SF)

Sandbox is a monthly open mic, held every second Thursday, for playtesting live games and participatory experiences. Work presented is generally embodied play–unlike video games or board games, the experiences at Sandbox generally involve players moving around and exploring space and interacting with other players. ...

Free “Whose Line”-Style Improv Show & Comedy Film Night | SF
Free

Made Up Theatre is hitting the road Thursday nights at 8:30 pm and bringing their award-winning improv comedy show to the beautiful city of San Francisco. The show is totally FREE, but VIP Tickets can be purchased for $5. This guarantees your seat, otherwise guests ...

Friday, February 10

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Castro Residents
Friday, February 10 – 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 ...

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, February 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. The event is free, but space is limited so please RSVP if you plan on attending. Sightglass is an independent, sibling-owned ...

2017 Erotic Art Expo | SF
Friday, February 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $15 | SOMArts Cultural Center
2017 Erotic Art Expo | SF

Titillate yourself at this annual group exhibition of 25 erotic photographers and sculptors displaying sculptures and over 450 photographs, from fine art nude to extreme erotica. Many of the artists will be at the exhibition, so you can meet with them and discuss their art. On ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, February 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. The walk is hosted by the Labyrinth Guild. Always check the Labyrinth website for ...

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, February 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
| El Rio

Millennials Ruin Everything is a monthly comedy showcase every 2nd Friday from 6-8 pm in the back room at El Rio. Each month, co-hosts Irene Tu and Dominique Gelin explore a new theme with guest comedians about why millennials suck/rock. Part comedy showcase, part interviews, ...

Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant
Friday, February 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant

The Sports Basement Bryant Street store hosts the Good Times in the Grotto comedy night on (most) second Fridays of the month from 6:30-8:30 pm. Start your weekend off with a laugh with host and local comedian Anthony Medina who brings in a diverse lineup of ...

Saturday, February 11

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Bernal Heights Residents
Saturday, February 11 – 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 ...

KNBR Giants FanFest 2017 | AT&T Park
Saturday, February 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but parking might be an additional charge
| AT&T Park
KNBR Giants FanFest 2017 | AT&T Park
KNBR’s 24th Giants FanFest takes place at AT&T Park, Saturday, February 11, 2017. The day typically includes live KNBR broadcasts on the field, player Q&As, free player autographs, places to take photos, a kids zone and more. Expect a chance to roam the field and meet players like Madison Bumgarner, ...
Tulipmania 2017: Opening Day | Pier 39
Saturday, February 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Tulipmania 2017: Opening 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 2017 February 11-19, 2017 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE Enjoy ...

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, February 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...

2017 Erotic Art Expo | SF
Saturday, February 11 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $15 | SOMArts Cultural Center
2017 Erotic Art Expo | SF

Titillate yourself at this annual group exhibition of 25 erotic photographers and sculptors displaying sculptures and over 450 photographs, from fine art nude to extreme erotica. Many of the artists will be at the exhibition, so you can meet with them and discuss their art. On ...

2017 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | SF
Saturday, February 11 – 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2017 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 ...
Valentine’s Day Sock Hop: ’50s Rock ‘n Roll Dance Party | Presidio
Saturday, February 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Valentine’s Day Sock Hop: '50s Rock 'n Roll Dance Party | Presidio
Hop back to the 1950s for Valentine’s Day in the Presidio. Be there or be square with live Rock ‘n’ Roll from The Ely Brothers & The Doubletake Band. Doors open at 6:15 pm, and dancing begins at 6:30 pm. Come shake, rattle, and roll. The tremendously popular ...

Sunday, February 12

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Haight Residents
Sunday, February 12 – 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 ...

2017 Naughty Erotic Art Show | SoMa
Sunday, February 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SOMArts Cultural Center
2017 Naughty Erotic Art Show | SoMa

Titillate yourself at this annual group exhibition of 25 erotic photographers and sculptors displaying sculptures and over 450 photographs, from fine art nude to extreme erotica. Many of the artists will be at the exhibition, so you can meet with them and discuss their art. On ...

Monday, February 13

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, February 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...

Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF
Monday, February 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF

The Something Something Shindig is a wild show that combines stand up comedy, improv, music, and what they like to call “audience-participation-good-times” typically happening at 8 pm every second Monday. The emcees for the evening are Justin Gomes and Andrew Moore. True fans of debauchery, they’ve ...

Tuesday, February 14

Magnolia Bloom Peak: Breathtaking Valentine’s Walk | SF Botanical Garden
Magnolia Bloom Peak: Breathtaking Valentine's Walk | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias with trees reaching 80 feet, is at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF Botanical Garden. Velvety silver buds on the often bare branches of these elegant trees, ...

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds ...

Valentine’s Tulipmania 2017: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39
Tuesday, February 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Valentine's Tulipmania 2017: Free Guided Tours | 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 2017 February 11-19, 2017 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE Enjoy ...

Final Day: SF Library Waives All Late Fees | 2017 Fine Forgiveness Program
Tuesday, February 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*See full details at http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000940701
| San Francisco Main Library
Final Day: SF Library Waives All Late Fees | 2017 Fine Forgiveness Program

Got any overdue books from the library at home that you haven’t wanted to return because you’re worried about the fine? Now’s your chance. For the first time since 2009, the San Francisco Public Library is offering their “Fine Forgiveness Program“ from January 3 – ...

Pillow Fight 2017 | San Francisco
Tuesday, February 14 – 5:50 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Pillow Fight 2017 | San Francisco
Feathers will fly at this fun, flash-mob type event which takes place annually on Valentine’s Day. It’s Pillow Fight. In the past, nearly 1,000 San Franciscans descended on Justin Herman Plaza with feather-stuffed pillows to run Braveheart-like at full speed at one another to lovingly beat ...
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, February 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join them 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 Jonathan ...