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Monday, March 30, 2015

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Monday, March 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco

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7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Oakland A’s, Cured Meats & Dynamite History | Oakland   $8
7:00 pmWin Tix: Mystery Circus Sideshow | Brick and Mortar   WIN
8:00 pmTheater Pub: Six 10 Minute Plays | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated and there is a suggested donation of $5 at the door.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Jeremy Enigk: Power Pop Voice & Enigmatic Lyrics | Rickshaw Stop   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $12-14

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Free April Fools Prank Delivery & Cookie Gram | SF
Tuesday, March 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Absolutely FREE. Just download the app and send a prank to someone.
| All Over San Francisco

Sweetness, a local gift delivery startup, is turning a little bitter on April Fools Day 2015. For a limited time, SF residents can send a personalized, hand-delivered prank, plus a free cookie-gram to a friend or more...

5:30 pmTransgender Day of Visibility: Speakers & Entertainment | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmCheese Night: Taste & Learn | Berkeley   FREE
6:00 pmSFO History Talk: From Marshes to Air Travel Masses | South SF   FREE
6:00 pmThe LSD Museum: Can You Pass The Acid Test? | SF   FREE
6:00 pmIndependent Lens Film Night “The Homestretch” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but please RSVP through the Eventbrite link
6:30 pmBeat Poetry & Jazz Tuesday Nights | Top of the Mark   FREE*
*No reservations and no cover charge; seating is available on a first come first serve basis
6:30 pmThe North Face Free Outdoor Training Tuesday | Fort Mason   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: “Furious 7″ Sneak Preview Movie Night | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of guaranteed seats for the sneak preview of Furious 7.
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: Woman In Gold | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:00 pmSOLD OUT Furious 7: Free Sneak Preview Movie Screening | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:30 pmSF History Night: Landmarks Photo Exhibit | SF   $5*
*$5 for non-members; free if you're an SFHA member
8:00 pmTheater Pub: Six 10 Minute Plays | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated and there is a suggested donation of $5 at the door.
8:00 pmWin Tix: “The Business” Underground Comedy Night | Hemlock Tavern   $3.50*
*Get 2-for-1 tickets ($3.50 each) when you RSVP to thebusinesscomedy@gmail.com with the subject line “Business Time” (otherwise tickets are $7 each)


Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Free Blueberry Jam Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, April 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street more...

9:00 amBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
All Day2015 SF Library Spring Book Sale: Opening Day | Fort Mason   FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pm37th Annual St. Stupid’s Day Parade | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE
4:00 pmPirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: First Day | Redwood City   FREE*
*Self guided tours are free. A voluntary $3 per-person donation to helps defray expenses. Sailing tickets are $43 a head.
5:00 pm2015 April Fools Hat Party & Beast Crawl Benefit | Oakland   $5*
*$5 suggested donation.
6:00 pmDirty Cello: Bluegrass & Classic Rock Concert | 2015 Macy’s Flower Show   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:45 pmAuthor Readings: April is the Cruelest Month | Oakland   FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie “Effie Gray” (Emma Thompson) | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:30 pmVietnam War, Dissent, and the U.S. Military | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pmFree Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob   FREE
8:00 pmSF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF   FREE*
*Open rehearsals are free. The public is encouraged to bring mats, beach chairs or blankets for best viewing.
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
9:00 pmWin Tix: Red Hots Burlesque | Oasis   WIN
All DayOpening Day: 2015 Humor Exhibit “Mad World” | SF Library   FREE

Thursday, April 2, 2015

A term originally coined for Saturday night carousers who couldn’t wake up for breakfast, brunch has evolved into a sunny, social meal beloved the world over. And so… here is The World’s more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society  FREE
5:00 pmOpening Night: “Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
6:00 pmReel to Real NightLife: Films & Silent Disco | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF   FREE
6:00 pmWin Tix: Deep Dive Design Night: Tech & the Deep Ocean | Autodesk Gallery   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets to the SOLD OUT event. Regular price, $25 each ($20 for students w/ID)
7:00 pmEarth, Wind & Flowers: Local Nature Talk | Presidio   FREE*
*Free but RSVP required
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmSF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF   FREE*
*Open rehearsals are free. The public is encouraged to bring mats, beach chairs or blankets for best viewing.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Friday, April 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO more...

10:00 amHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
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.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Shorts | The New Parkway   FREE
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pm“My Paris Kitchen” Recipes and Stories with David Lebovitz | Noe Valley   FREE
7:00 pm100 Foot Tall Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmSF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF   FREE*
*Open rehearsals are free. The public is encouraged to bring mats, beach chairs or blankets for best viewing.
8:00 pmFree Theater: Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations go to pay actors and benefit the Omni Commons.
8:00 pmComedy Roast of The Easter Bunny | East Bay   $5*
*$5 when you use promo code FUNCHEAP at checkout online. Regular cost: $10.
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE
9:30 pmWin Tix: Yacht Rock Sing-a-Long | Roxie Theater   WIN

Saturday, April 4, 2015

2015 Cambodian New Year Festival | Oakland
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park

In Oakland, local Cambodians are gathering for a joyous celebration that will include traditional Khmer music, dance, food, arts, crafts and other festivities from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, April 4, 2015. The festival more...

8:00 am“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | SF  FREE*
*Free for spectators, but parking in the nearby lot is $3. Car exhibitors will be charged $5 and will receive a free cup of coffee.
All Day2015 Macy’s Flower Show: Final Day | Union Square  FREE
9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
10:00 am2015 Weiner Dog Easter Egg Hunt | Danville   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated if you're bringing your doxie.
10:00 amEggster’s 21st Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival | UC Berkeley   FREE
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
All DayTax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF   FREE
11:00 am2015 Spring Eggstravaganza Carnival & BBQ Contest | Golden Gate Park   $8
11:00 am2015 Ghirardelli Square Easter Festival | SF   FREE
11:00 amHealthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands   FREE
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:00 pm2015 Macy’s Flower Show: Family Fun Day | Union Square   FREE
2:00 pmNon-Stop Bhangra: Punjabi Music & Dance | 2015 Macy’s Flower Show   FREE
3:00 pmShrubs: An Old Fashioned Drink for Modern Times | SF   FREE
6:00 pmMAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmSF Storytelling Podcast Launch Party “The Finch Files” | Bazaar Cafe   FREE*
*Food and beverages available for purchase.
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
8:00 pmSF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF   FREE*
*Open rehearsals are free. The public is encouraged to bring mats, beach chairs or blankets for best viewing.
8:00 pmFree Theater: Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations go to pay actors and benefit the Omni Commons.
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5
9:30 pmWin Tix: Cherry Glazerr’s Dreamy Vocals & Ethereal Guitar | Bottom of the Hill   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price, $12

Sunday, April 5, 2015

2015 Sunrise Easter Service on Top of a Mountain | SF
Sunday, April 5 – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Mount Davidson Summit Cross

San Francisco’s grandest Easter morning tradition gets under way at 6:30 am on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at the annual Sunrise Service at Mount Davidson Cross. This year’s citywide celebration atop the more...

All Day2015 Union Street Easter Parade & Festival | SF   FREE
10:00 am2015 Easter In the Park: Hunky Jesus & Foxy Mary Contests | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*In case of bad weather, visit thesisters.org for location updates