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North Beach First FridaysNorth Beach First Fridays
By - posted 5/1/2012
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The first Friday of each month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl and host special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. May 4th Highlights Make Hang Gallery  (450 Grant): Live music, more...

Guacamole Mash OffGuacamole Mash Off
By - posted 5/1/2012
Cinco de Mayo

Come one, come all to mash, celebrate and mingle at NextSpace’s 2nd birthday Guacamole Mash-Off party. The party and tasting takes place just a few days before Cinco de Mayo, which means free beer (Coronas, of course) and lots of home-made Guacamole. They supply all the ingredients to make guac – so you more...

Tuesday Free ComedyTuesday Free Comedy
By - posted 5/1/2012
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Each Tuesday Jill Bourque hosts “Jillarious,” a hilarious night of themed stories and stand-up comedy by her favorite local performers in this weekly live podcast recording. Get some serious comedy bang for your buck at San Francisco’s newest comedy club, Tommy T’s Showroom (1000 Van Ness in SF) – as Comedian more...

Lady Gaga Flash MobLady Gaga Flash Mob
By - posted 4/28/2012
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Come celebrate Lady Gaga’s World Tour 2012 by joining Bay Area Flash Mob and learn the choreography to a Lady Gaga medley including her most famous hits: Bad Romance, Telephone, Poker Face, Born This Way and Judas The free dance classes (donations suggested) take place twice a week on all Wednesdays more...

Free Super Duper Burger DayFree Super Duper Burger Day
By - posted 4/27/2012
Freebies

Super Duper – a yummy burger joint in SF & Mill Valley –  will offer free mini burgers on Monday, April 30, 2012 starting at 3pm. (translation: Four-ounce, all natural Niman Ranch beef patty with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, and Super sauce on a toasted sesame bun) Get there early… they’re giving out more...

Treasure Island FleaTreasure Island Flea
By - posted 4/26/2012
Deals

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 and gourmet  food trucks. April 28-29th Special Events: This weekend is the 1-year anniversary of the Treasure Island Flea and they are celebrating this more...

Bay Area National Dance Week 2012Bay Area National Dance Week 2012
By - posted 4/26/2012
Fairs & Festivals

The 14th Annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs April 20-29, 2012 Presented as part of Dancers’ Group’s 30th Anniversary, this 10-day festival features over 600 free events throughout the Bay Area Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including tango, Bharatnatyam, jazz, hip hop, ballet, traditional hula, more...

Golden Gate Park Windmill FestivalGolden Gate Park Windmill Festival
By - posted 4/25/2012
Fairs & Festivals

The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate Queen’s Day 2012 on April 28th near the Dutch Windmill and the Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden in Golden Gate Park – A full day free festival celebrating the restoration of Golden Gate Park’s Windmills, with bike parade, free tours, live music, more...

Red Bull Ride + StyleRed Bull Ride + Style
By - posted 4/25/2012
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On April 28, 2012,  San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza will once again serve as the setting for the collision of fixed gear biking and urban contemporary art known as Red Bull Ride + Style.   This annual competition features fixed gear riders facing off in both track and freestyle competitions, with the more...

Oakland's Oakland’s “Summer Nights”
By - posted 4/23/2012
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Held on the final Friday of each month from Friday, April 27 through Friday, October 26, Summer Nights features special evening hours and half-price Museum admission (that’s $6) after 5 pm. With classic ’68 film screenings under the stars on Oak Street Plaza, Amoeba Music DJs spinning ’60s-inspired sets, and  special more...

Free National Parks WeekFree National Parks Week
By - posted 4/22/2012
Celebrations

In the immortal words of John Muir: “You may close California’s parks, but you’ll never have our national parks. Hell, we’ll even make them free.” Okay so the conservationist didn’t say that but there are Free Entrance Days in the National Parks, special fee-free days that you should take advantage of to visit parks more...

Vegan Hacker NightVegan Hacker Night
By - posted 4/21/2012
Eat & Drink

Vegan Hacker is a casual workshop-style food hacking event that every month takes a new dish (like ravioli, corn dogs or even twinkees) and explores how to creatively make a tasty vegan version. Share your culinary skills or get some new ones.  Vegan Hacker | Monthly Food Hacking Night Last Tuesday of every month more...

Circuit Hacking MondaysCircuit Hacking Mondays
By - posted 4/20/2012
Geeks

Learn to solder, Learn to make cool things with electronics. Hang out with cool hardware geeks at Noisebridge’s weekly Circuit Hacking Monday. All ages, all skill levels, all are welcome at this weekly Monday night event to give you inspiration to hack that project you’ve always wanted to work on. The goal is to more...

Cherry Blossom FestivalCherry Blossom Festival
By - posted 4/20/2012
Fairs & Festivals

The 2012 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday April 14-15 and April 21-22, 2012. The festival will be held on Post Street between Laguna and Fillmore Streets. There will be food booths, cultural performances, karate, live bands, Japanese sword demos, tea ceremonies, taiko drumming, origami demonstrations and more. 45th more...

Earth Day 2012Earth Day 2012
By - posted 4/20/2012
Fairs & Festivals

On April 22, more than 15,000 people from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, will converge at Civic Center Plaza to celebrate Earth Day San Francisco 2012. The free all-day street fair will feature an eco village, speakers, green DIY workshops, plus three stages of multi-cultural music and performance including: Big more...