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Wednesday, May 20

Free “Sup Girl” Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, May 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Free

Sup Girl is a free comedy show happening every third Wednesday of the month at The Royale. Sup Girl is a monthly comedy showcase featuring the funniest standup comics from the Bay Area and beyond, hosted by Kelly Anneken, Aviva Siegel, and Kate Willett. Don’t ...

Free Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF
Wednesday, May 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Showdown
Free Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF

Due to the success and demand of the Showtime at Showdown show with Ron Chapman and Brandon Stokes, they’re going bi-weekly. The show will feature an array of comics old and new. After the show, bay area rappers will showcase their talent in the Revolver cypher. Brandon ...

Thursday, May 21

YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa
Thursday, May 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa

The YBCA:ConVerge series is a free monthly public gathering featuring creative and generative social art practices. Community and innovative multi- and inter-disciplinary arts practices come together in the YBCA’s Grand Lobby and Room for Big Ideas with art, live music and curated performances in an interactive, ...

Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa
Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...

French Meet-Up, Snacks & Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, May 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but $10 gets you one drink and tasty appetizers.
| Bissap Baobab SF
French Meet-Up, Snacks & Happy Hour | SF

Bissap Baobab hosts a French Meet-Up and Happy Hour every 3rd Thursday of the month until June 2015. Come and enjoy French music and meet other Francophones in a relaxed environment at this tasty Senegalese restaurant. Admission is free, but for $10 you’ll get one ...

Full-Frontal Comedy Showcase | Castro
Full-Frontal Comedy Showcase | Castro

Every third Thursday of the month come out to the Lookout for Full-Frontal Comedy Showcase at The Lookout in the Castro. It’s the new comedy with a touch of drag variety show all the kids are talking about hosted by comics Valerie Branch and Yuri ...

Friday, May 22

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, May 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

Saturday, May 23

The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF
Saturday, May 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Laguna Honda Hospital
The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF

Take a sad song and make it better as The Beatles Choir brings cheer to the residents and staff of Laguna Honda Hospital through music, joy, laughter and the timeless songs of the Fab Four. Laguna Honda Hospital is a long-term, skilled nursing and rehabilitation ...

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2015: Saturday | Mission
Saturday, May 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2015: Saturday | Mission

The 2015 San Francisco Carnaval Festival (May 23-24, 2015 from 10 am to 6 pm) transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland of food, music, dance, art, crafts. The 2015 theme is Agua Sagrada, which is Spanish for “sacred water.” It symbolizes the universal reverence for the most basic element ...

Fantasy Art Market League Award Ceremony | Tenderloin
Saturday, May 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFAQ [Project] Space
Fantasy Art Market League Award Ceremony | Tenderloin

League of F.A.M.E. Season Two (April 23 – May 23)
The competition is back with League of F.A.M.E season two. This installment of L.O.F. is sure to take Fantasy Art Market Enthusiasm to the next level. League of F.A.M.E. (Fantasy Art Market Enthusiasts) is a fantasy …

Sunday, May 24

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2015
Sunday, May 24 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | 24th & Bryant
San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2015

On Sunday, May 24, 2015, the 2015 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, …

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2015: Sunday | Mission
Sunday, May 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2015: Sunday | Mission

The 2015 San Francisco Carnaval Festival (May 23-24, 2015 from 10 am to 6 pm) transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland of food, music, dance, art, crafts. The 2015 theme is Agua Sagrada, which is Spanish for “sacred water.” It symbolizes the universal reverence for the most basic element ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, May 24 – 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, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, May 24 – 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 25

“Fun Times With Friends” Comedy Extravaganza | Lower Haight
Monday, May 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Friends Ron Chapman, Aly Jones, Scott Simpson and Brandon Stokes invite you to join them for an extravaganza of comedy, snacks, games and prizes featuring some of the best up and coming comics in the nation in one of the coziest, coolest venues in town. ...

Tuesday, May 26

Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight
Tuesday, May 26 – 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 ...

Wednesday, May 27

Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Wednesday, May 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bazaar Cafe
Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond

Please note: The May 2015 show will take place on the fourth Thursday, May 27, 2015, and not May 20 as was originally posted. 

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, May 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15
| Cyprian’s
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 ...

Friday, May 29

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, May 29 – 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 ...

Sunday, May 31

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, May 31 – 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 ...

Final Day: 2015 Humor Exhibit “Mad World” | SF Library
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Final Day: 2015 Humor Exhibit

Every year during the month of April, the San Francisco Public Library presents a Wit & Humor exhibit at the Main Branch. Naturally, the opening day is April Fool’s Day. The exhibit is on display April 1 – May 31, 2015. The 2015 exhibit features subversive humor magazines from the ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, May 31 – 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 1

Free Co-Working Day at RockIT CoLabs | SF
Monday, June 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| RockIT CoLabs
Free Co-Working Day at RockIT CoLabs | SF

Every first Monday of the month, RockIT CoLabs offers up their space for free co-working all day from 9 am to 6 pm (day passes are normally $10). Free, but an RSVP is required. Co-working can give you a motivational boost if you are trying to kick ...

Free First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, June 1 – 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 showing off the cutting edge of jazz and improvised music. Expect progressive sounds with a mix of anything from jazz, folk, rock to electronic music.

Gettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF
Monday, June 1 – 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 first 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 ...