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Friday, May 2

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, May 2 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Il Pirata
First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF

Enjoy free comedy night at Il Pirata and stay after the show for a DJ dance party. This comedy and dancing duo takes place every first Friday of the month and you’ll save some dough for drinks because there’s no cover.

Saturday, May 3

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Come see the Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and out of the nests brooding the chicks, feeding the chicks, etc. Interns ...

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return” | SF
Saturday, May 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return,” a 3D-animated musical film based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Free Film Screening: Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return
May 3, 2014 | 11 am
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP Code: FUNSF7XEW

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Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, May 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, May 3 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, May 3 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every first Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, ...

Sunday, May 4

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, May 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. . Normally $12, the museum offers free admission every first Sunday the ...

Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant
Sunday, May 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement Bryant
Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant

Join Ariel Mihic and Shawn T. Wilson of the YogaSlackers for an AcroYoga playshop from 11 am to noon on the first Sunday of every month in the Grotto at Sports Basement Bryant in San Francisco. Free, but an RSVP is required. AcroYoga is a combination of ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, May 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

2014 How Weird Street Faire | SoMa
2014 How Weird Street Faire | SoMa

For the 15th annual How Weird Street Faire, SoMa will be filled with art and performances, vendors, tasty food and drinks, and all the colorful weirdness that San Francisco is famous for under the 2014 “Outer Space” theme. All ages are welcome, and space costumes are highly encouraged.
There …

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, May 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...

Ninja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.
Sunday, May 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Yoga
Ninja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.

Learn how to dive, survive, and return quickly to your feet (like the ninja you are) if you are ever unlucky enough to eat it while biking around town. This free two-hour workshop will teach you to do just that every first Sunday of the month at ...

Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide
Sunday, May 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Riptide
Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide

Head as far west as you can in San Francisco to The Riptide for a night of honky tonk and country with the “Hillbilly Hootenany West Side Revue,” every first Sunday of the month. The Hootenanny West Side Revue aims to combine the greatest local ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, May 4 – 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, May 5

SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF
SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week is a week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector and the companies and people that bring locally produced products to fruition, from May 5-11, 2014. Among a variety of events, SFMade Week features factory tours with local manufacturers to heighten awareness of local ...

Free Shoe Shine Night | Elixir
Free Shoe Shine Night | Elixir

Bust out your dirtiest shoes and come get them shined up at Elixir’s “Back In Black” Mondays to celebrate their in-house oatmeal stout made by Sudwerk, Boot Black Stout. Get a free shoe shine with the purchase of a Boot Black Stout and a shot (or a cocktail) of Black Grouse Whisky from 6-9 ...

Free Slackline Yoga Class: Focus, Balance & Strength | SF
Monday, May 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Free Slackline Yoga Class: Focus, Balance & Strength | SF

Join Ariel Mihic of the YogaSlackers for a beginner’s slackline adventure on the first Monday of every month from 6-7 pm on the 5th floor of Sports Basement Bryant. Free, but RSVP is required. By bringing balance onto a 1” piece of webbing, slackline yoga develops focus, dynamic stillness, ...

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, May 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at The Royale, a neighborhood bar in the Tenderloin.

Free First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, May 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands playing anything from folk, rock to electronic music. The Make-Out Room is located at 3225 22nd Street in the Mission District.

“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, May 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...

Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach
Monday, May 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Melt Cafe
Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach

Griffin Daley presents a fortnightly stand-up comedy showcase every other Monday at Melt Cafe in North Beach. Come by for great comedy and Melt Cafe wine and beer specials as well as fondues for purchase.

Tuesday, May 6

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 to showcase 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. The museum was ...

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 $10 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, May 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...