Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wednesday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, no ticket required.
| Koret Auditorium

SF Green Film Festival is pleased to present this special Earth Day screening of “Jane” – a film about Jane Goodall and her early years in Gombe. “Jane” Special Earth Day Free more...

6:00 pmDrinkering & Tinkering Happy Hour | Oakland   FREE*
*Admission is free. Drinks are not.
6:30 pmBeyoncé Mass at Grace Cathedral | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Greenhouse 2018” Transformative Play Readings: Sweet And Sour by Dan Schifrin | SF   FREE*
*Donations from $5 to $15 is requested.
7:00 pmPerfectly Queer LGBTQ Book Reading | East Bay   FREE
7:00 pmKQED’s Evening with Bill Nye, the Science Guy | SFJAZZ   $15
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: Time for Universal Basic Income | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmCobb’s Spring Free Comedy Nights: April 2018 | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Must arrive by 7:30pm for guaranteed entry. All shows are 18 & over with valid photo ID. Like most comedy clubs, there is a two drink minimum.
8:00 pmFree “World Class Comedy” Wednesdays | Marina   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
8:00 pmWin Tix: “F*ck Tinder” A Night of Comedy Storytelling | SF   WIN
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
8:30 pmFree Historic Pier 45 Movie Night: “Jaws” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Free Grilled Cheese Day: 150 Free Sandwiches | GrilledCheezGuy SF
Thursday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Just requires a checkin and/or like of Cello Cheese online. First 150 people per day
| Grilled Cheese Guy (SoMa)

Come celebrate Grilled Cheese Month on Thursday and Friday at GrilledCheezGuy SF. They’ve partnered with Cello Cheese to give away 150 free grilled cheeses each day. We’re told that you just need more...

5:00 pmSpeak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF   FREE
5:30 pmAlcatraz Speaker Series: Alcatraz Island Historian John Martini | SF   FREE
6:00 pm2018 Art Market San Francisco Preview: Free Passes | Fort Mason   FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmGoogle’s Indie Game Expo & Pizza Party | SF   $5*
*$5 Advance, otherwise $10 on the day.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Reflections on the Universe | Pier 15   $17.95*
*$17.95 Adv / $19.95 Door / Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pm“Urbanized” Documentary Film Screening | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required, must be 21+
6:00 pmThe Camp Cookie Season Launch Party | Alite Outpost   FREE
6:30 pmAcademy of Art University Annual Fashion Show | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Event begins at 7PM, but check-in times begin at 6:30PM. Be sure to arrive early for check-in.
7:00 pmAl Gore’s “An Inconvenient Sequel” Screening w/ Director Q&A | SF   FREE*
*Free, but a RSVP is required
7:30 pmI Wish I Was Happy Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
7:30 pmWin Tix: Femprovisor Fest 2018 | Exit Theatre   WIN
8:00 pmKing’s Night DJ Party & Dutch Goodies | SF   $8.91*
*Early Bird tickets start at $8.91
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop & $1 Beer | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
8:00 pmCobb’s Spring Free Comedy Nights: April 2018 | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Must arrive by 7:30pm for guaranteed entry. All shows are 18 & over with valid photo ID. Like most comedy clubs, there is a two drink minimum.
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Dutch “Kingsnight” Holland’s Biggest Orange Party | SF   WIN
10:00 pm“Deep Sea Disco” Ocean-Friendly Dance Party | Bar Fluxus   FREE*
*Everyone is welcome to join for FREE with a door-based donation opportunity to support our ocean-orgs.


Friday, April 27, 2018

The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | First Day
Friday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | JCO'S Art Haus

If you thought original artwork was out of your budget, we’re out to prove you wrong. Join for a one weekend discounted art fair. Featuring a curated collection of international, national, more...

All Day2018 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason   FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
11:00 amFree Grilled Cheese Day: 150 Gouda & Havarti Sandwiches | GrilledCheezGuy SF   FREE*
*Just requires a checkin and/or like of Cello Cheese online. First 150 people per day
All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
12:00 pm2018 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off Dance Party | SF City Hall   FREE
12:00 pmBay Area Dance Week 2018: Opening Day | April 27-May 6   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: “Bay Area Dance Week” Kick Off Party | SF   FREE
2:00 pmWin Tix: 2018 stARTup Art Fair: Motel-Turned-Epic Art Gallery | Hotel Del Sol   WIN
2:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
3:30 pm2018 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City   FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
3:30 pm2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Treasure Hunt Challenge | Noe Valley   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland   $7.50*
*Half-price gallery admission for adults; ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
5:30 pmSmuin Ballet Dancers’ Typical Day Sneak Peek | SF   FREE*
*Please arrive by 5:15 pm to observe class.
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
5:30 pmLadies’ Night With Boudoir Lecture & Photography | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
6:00 pm2018 “Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival” | First Day   FREE*
*RSVP ticket provides free entry but does not guarantee entry at the time of arrival: First to arrive, first to enter.
6:00 pmOakland Mural Festival: Pop-Up Gallery Opening | 2018   FREE
6:30 pm“Under the Fog” Monthly Indie Showcase | Ghirardelli Square   FREE
7:00 pm2018 stARTup Art Fair: Opening Night Party | Hotel Del Sol   $7.50*
*Use code FUNCHEAP for 50% off admission (for first 100 people) - Tickets normally $15 in advance
7:00 pm“Greenhouse 2018” Transformative Play Readings: Never Mind by Al | SF   FREE*
*Donations from $5 to $15 is requested.
7:00 pmA Night of Irish Culture, Dance & Music | Albany   $5*
*Children under 12 free
7:00 pm’80s Movie Night “The Goonies”: Popcorn & BYOB | Hayes Valley   FREE*
*RSVP Required
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP preferred for staffing.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmLINES in the Lens: Dance Film & Discussion | SF   $10
7:15 pmBay Area Dance Week 2018: Afro Hatian with Blanche Brown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
7:45 pmHayes Valley’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Lady Bird” | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Go-Go’s “Head Over Heels” Broadway Musical | Curran   WIN*
*Midweek Balcony starts at $29. Use promo code FUNCHEAP for 20% off most seats (excluding midweek and Sunday night rear balcony)
8:00 pmWin Tix: Evidence: Hype Hip Hop | August Hall   WIN
9:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested donation of $5-$10 per person at the end of the night.
9:00 pmWin Tix: Poor Man’s Whiskey: Old Time Bluegrass | Great American Music Hall   WIN
9:00 pmWin Tix: ALMA: Cybergoth Pop | Rickshaw Stop   WIN
10:15 pmWin Tix: Comedy Night: MTV’s Tom Green | Cobb’s Comedy Club   WIN

Saturday, April 28, 2018

2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley

The Bay Area Book Festival is a free world-class international celebration of the past, present, and future of the book, taking place indoors and outdoors in Berkeley. Over the weekend of April 28th and 29th, more...

8:00 amRSVPs Open for May: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays   FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
9:00 amIndependent Book Store Day 2018   FREE
9:00 am2018 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma   FREE
9:00 am2018 Indie Bookstore Day: Author Appearances & Baked Goods | SF   FREE
9:00 am2018 Indie Bookstore Day: Beauty & the Beast Storytime | North Bay   FREE
9:00 amFree Non Stop Bhangra Dance Class | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
9:00 am2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Challenge | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
All DayLPGA Championship: World’s Best Female Golfers | Peninsula   $15*
*$15 (Single Day Pass); $25 (Weekly Grounds Pass) Kids 17 & under are free with ticketed adults
All DayWin Tix: LPGA Championship: World’s Best Women Golfers | Lake Merced   $15*
*$15 (Single Day Pass); $25 (Weekly Grounds Pass) Kids 17 & under are free with ticketed adults
10:00 am2018 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma   FREE
10:00 am2018 Laney College Open House | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 am2018 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino   FREE
10:00 amAn Epic “California Bookstore Day” Print Party | The Booksmith   FREE*
*Free, with RSVP greatly appreciated but not required.
All DayVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 amSonoma Spring Farm Tour Weekend: Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies | North Bay   FREE*
*FREE (most locations), but an RSVP is requested.
10:00 amFree Guided Hike of San Bruno Mountain | Brisbane   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations encouraged but not required
10:00 amThe Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | Second Day   FREE
10:00 amField Trip at San Bruno Mountain & Summit Trail | Brisbane   FREE
All DayTreasureFest: Mother’s Day Market | SF   $5
10:30 am2018 Dutch King’s Day Windmill-to-Windmill Bike Ride | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
All Day2018 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason   FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
11:00 am13th Annual Maritime Day | Redwood City   FREE
11:00 amPeet’s Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF   FREE*
*Please check with your local store for the time of the event. Valid at Peet’s retail locations only. Excludes Capital One, airport, supermarket, BART and other licensed locations. May not be combined with other offers. Valid only on specific coffees, teas, and merchandise featured in the tasting event. No cash value and no rain checks. Valid Saturday from 11:00AM–12:00pm only.
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
12:00 pmDutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2018 | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Admission is free and donations are appreciated. Food is for purchase.
12:00 pm2018 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square   FREE
12:00 pmBay Area Dance Week 2018: Free Events | April 28   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
12:00 pmMACLA Family Art Day: Dance & Yoga Classes | San Jose   FREE
12:00 pm2018 stARTup Art Fair: Motel-Turned-Epic Art Gallery | Hotel Del Sol   $7.50*
*Use code FUNCHEAP for 50% off admission (for first 100 people) - Tickets normally $15 in advance