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Free Admission Day at The ExploratoriumFree Admission Day at The Exploratorium
By - posted 5/9/2017
Mother's Day

Exploratorium via Facebook The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all.

2017 SF Gay Men's Chorus' Dragathon2017 SF Gay Men’s Chorus’ Dragathon
By - posted 5/9/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Photo | via The Llama Post Come see the culmination event of an amazing, super-powered crowdfunding campaign hosted by the SFGMC Divas, with all monies supporting the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Financial Assistance Network – helping chorus members who can’t afford to participate the ability to do so. SF Gay Men’s more...

Free Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream DayFree Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Day
By - posted 5/8/2017
Freebies

Häagen-Dazs Ice cream lovers can enjoy a free kiddie size scoop of their favorite flavor in either a cup, sugar cone, or cake cone from 4-8 pm in any participating Häagen-Dazs shop across the country, as Häagen-Dazs celebrates their annual Free Cone Day. Häagen-Dazs Häagen-Dazs Free Cone Day 2017 Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 4-8 pm All Over more...

SF's 1st Ever City Hall PopUp ShopSF’s 1st Ever City Hall PopUp Shop
By - posted 5/7/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Hoona9091 / Pixabay On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, City Hall will host the first ever City Hall Popup. All of the vendors are makers from San Francisco, and every Supervisorial District is represented. Join Mayor Lee, Supervisor Katy Tang, the Office of Economic and Workforce Development and SFMade for a-one-of-a-kind pop-up day more...

2017 National Public Gardens Day2017 National Public Gardens Day
By - posted 5/7/2017
Outdoorsy

American Public Gardens Association The annual National Public Gardens Day takes place each year on the Friday before Mother’s Day and 590+ gardens, including some Bay Area gardens that offer free admission or other special deals. Enjoy the beauty of the gardens while learning about each garden’s commitment to education, research and environmental stewardship. 2017 more...

SFMade Week 2017SFMade Week 2017
By - posted 5/7/2017
Only in San Francisco

SFMade Week 2017 is the annual weeklong celebration that champions locally made products, their makers and their people. The week features various events at local factories and retailers, including factory tours, demos, shopping and a Ramp it Up — a benefit for SFMade at Barebottle Brewing Company. 2017 SFMade Week May 8–14, 2017 All over San Francisco Cost: more...

SF's Awesome Mural Dances SF’s Awesome Mural Dances “Baile en la Calle”
By - posted 5/6/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Photo | Precita Eyes Baile en la Calle: The Mural Dances is a tour of the historic murals along the 24th Street corridor brought to life through performances by local choreographers and dance companies on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Mural Tours begin in the parking lot on 24th Street between Capp Street and more...

How Weird Street Faire 2017How Weird Street Faire 2017
By - posted 5/6/2017
Fairs & Festivals

How Weird Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, and the 18th ongoing historic counter-cultural gathering of How Weird. Once again to celebrate peace, dance in the streets, be inspired by art, shop exotic stores, make new friends and greet old ones, generate waves of joy, and expand consciousness. For more...

“The Monument Quilt” Comes to SF
By - posted 5/5/2017
Healing

Photo | Via The MonumentQuilt The Monument Quilt, a growing collection of over 2,000 stories from survivors of rape and abuse–written, painted, and stitched onto red fabric–is coming to San Francisco on Saturday, May 6, 2017. The Monument Quilt: Stories On Red Fabric Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 12 pm – 4 pm City more...

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2017 Kick-OffYerba Buena Gardens Festival 2017 Kick-Off
By - posted 5/5/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Between May and October in 2017, the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents over 75 free performances on three outdoor stages in Yerba Buena Gardens. Admission is free and entertainment includes music, theater, dance, cultural events, educational and children’s programs.

Free Comic Book DayFree Comic Book Day
By - posted 5/4/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Free Comic Book Day Free Comic Book Day is an annual tradition, held the first Saturday in May each year, where participating comic book shops give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores. Major publishers such as DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, IDW Publishing, and Image Comics more...

2017 Hip Hop in the Park2017 Hip Hop in the Park
By - posted 5/4/2017
Celebrations

Students For Hip Hop at Cal The Bay Area hip-hop community comes together the first Saturday in May each year to enjoy live music, graffiti art, dancing, and DJing at the annual Hip Hop in the Park, a hip-hop festival run by the Students For Hip Hop at Cal in People’s more...

See the Eta Aquarids Spring Meteor ShowSee the Eta Aquarids Spring Meteor Show
By - posted 5/3/2017
Geeks

452345 / Pixabay Set your alarm and get up before dawn to witness the Eta Aquarids meteor shower. In 2017, the forecast calls for the greatest number of Eta Aquarid meteors to light up the predawn darkness on May 5 and 6. Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower May 5-6, 2017 | Peak is the wee hours more...

2017 Cinco de Mayo Block Party2017 Cinco de Mayo Block Party
By - posted 5/3/2017
Celebrations

Taverna Aventine Taverna Aventine is once again closing off Hotaling Alley and packing it with outdoor bars, live DJs, and food trucks for their annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party. 2017 Cinco de Mayo Block Party Friday, May 5, 2017 | 4 pm to 10:30 pm Taverna Aventine, 582 Washington St, San Francisco FREE – RSVP on more...

Cinco de Mayo Fairs & FestivalsCinco de Mayo Fairs & Festivals
By - posted 5/3/2017
Celebrations

The Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. That will be your answer when your friends start to ponder the question, “What exactly are we supposed to be celebrating here?” in between sips of Michelada (or shots of tequila) this weekend. Eat as many tacos more...