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Saturday, May 24

Opera Movie Screening | SF Main Library
Saturday, May 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Opera Movie Screening | SF Main Library

Merola Goes to the Movies is a new series at the SF Public Library that presents great opera-themed movies that have been captured on film. Each film is preceded by a short, pre-screening talk by a Merola representative who will give an insider’s look at ...

Sunday, May 25

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2014
Sunday, May 25 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | 24th & Bryant
San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2014

On Sunday, May 25th, the 2014 San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade kickoffs at 9:30 am at the corner of 24th and Bryant Streets, where it will proceed west to Mission Street. From there, the parade heads north on Mission Street down to 17th Street, where …

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2014 | Mission
Sunday, May 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2014 | Mission

The 2014 San Francisco Carnaval Festival (May 24-25, 2014 from 10 am to 6 pm) transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland of food, music, dance, art, crafts. The 2014 theme is La Rumba de la Copa Mundial – a Celebration of the World Cup – which begins ...

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...

Instant Camera Photo Walk | Mission Dist.
Sunday, May 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Photobooth SF
Instant Camera Photo Walk | Mission Dist.

Bring your favorite Polaroid/Land or Frankenstein Instant camera and walking shoes and join Photobooth staff on a group photo walks through the Mission every last Sunday of the month. You’ll meet up at the end and show off our photo results. Show up a little ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, May 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm on every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, May 25 – 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 26

“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight
Monday, May 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Jury Duty is a show that meshes improvisational humor with the wit and quickness of stand-up comedy every fourth Monday at 7 pm at Milk Bar. A debate style show where the crowd declares the winner over three different rounds. Usually Jury Duty sucks, but ...

Free “Tickled Pink” Comedy Night | SF
Monday, May 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free - tips accepted at the end of the evening.
| The Royale
Free

From the co-producer of Comikaze Lounge, Stefani Silverman, comes the Tickled Pink monthly comedy night at Cafe Royale. Every last Thursday of the month, Tickle Pink is dedicated to giving your favorite comedians longer sets to stretch out and explore the comic horizon.

Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach
Monday, May 26 – 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 27

Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight
Tuesday, May 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight

Where Eagles Dare is a punk rock themed stand-up comedy show and podcast where hosts Ryan Papazian, Jeff Anaya, and Matt Lieb invite three guest comedians to do stand-up, do feats of strength, play improv games and mosh. The show takes place on the fourth ...

Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa
Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa

Check out Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 with Bay Area’s most eclectic DJs breaking barriers of genre and culture with live Bhangra and belly dancing performances, plus tribal and bass DJ sets. Underground Nomads Most Tuesdays at 8 pm 1192 Folsom, SF Free until 9:30 pm, ...

Thursday, May 29

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Thursday, May 29 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced by Ryan Cronin and booked by Ken Townsend. It’s a free weekly showcase of local (and sometimes national) comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco. Drink Special: $1 off draft beers ...

Friday, May 30

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, May 30 – 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 ...

Saturday, May 31

Final Day: 2014 Humor Exhibit “Wordless Cartoons” | SF Library
Saturday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Final Day: 2014 Humor Exhibit

Every year during the month of April, the San Francisco Public Library presents a humor themed exhibit at the Main Branch. Naturally, the opening day is April Fool’s Day. The exhibit is on display April 1 – May 31, 2014. The 2014 theme is You Don’t ...

Sunday, June 1

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, June 1 – 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 ...

California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day
Sunday, June 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day

The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium a natural history museum and a four-story rainforest all under a living roof. The Academy hosts four free ...

Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant
Sunday, June 1 – 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 ...

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, June 1 – 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, June 1 – 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 ...

Michael Jackson Flash Mob Dance Class | SF
Sunday, June 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
Michael Jackson Flash Mob Dance Class | SF

Dangerous. Rock My World. Ghost. Grab your sequined glove and come learn the iconic steps to these three great Michael Jackson songs. Rock My World and Ghost (2Bad) are directly from the music videos and Dangerous is from his awesome live performances. Come learn the ...

Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide
Sunday, June 1 – 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, June 1 – 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, June 2

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 ...