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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Free Peet's Coffee

Come celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Capital One 360 Cafe. They are offering everyone a free Peet’s handcrafted beverage to those that bring their more...

All DayNOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Tuesday | SF   FREE
12:00 pmSan Francisco Green Film Festival: Free Screening | Main Library   FREE
5:00 pmIndie Pop & Armenian Fusion Concert: Centennial Commemoration | Union Square   FREE
5:00 pmEarth Day Film Night: “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s   FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:00 pmNetworked Creativity: Tech & Art Discussion | Tenderloin   FREE
6:00 pmMen’s Fashion Magazine Meetup: Free Cocktails & Snacks | SF   FREE*
*An RSVP is politely encouraged, but not required to attend. Email RSVP@TheManual.com
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. They probably expect you to buy a drink or two.
6:30 pmWin Tix: Grover Norquist: End The IRS | The Commonwealth Club   WIN
6:30 pmFermented Veggie Workshop & Book Signing | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Space limited to 20.
7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio   FREE
7:30 pmAfrican Trivia Night & 2-for-1 Drinks | SF   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Interpol: NYC Post-Punk Rockers | The Warfield   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets
10:00 pmBig Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF   FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Free Peet's Coffee

Come celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Capital One 360 Cafe. They are offering everyone a free Peet’s handcrafted beverage to those that bring their more...

All DayNOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Wednesday | SF   FREE
All DaySF Zoo Free Admission Day   FREE*
*Free admission offer only valid to San Francisco residents with valid ID, subject to capacity. Admission into the zoo ends one hour before closing time for non-members. (For members admission ends 30 minutes before closing time.)
11:00 am2015 BART Blue Sky Festival & Eco Carnival: 5,000 Free BART Tickets | SF   FREE*
*Free BART tickets for first 5,000 to complete the BART Blue Sky passport.
12:00 pmEarth Day 2015: DJ, Samba Dancing & Artisan Market | Oakland   FREE
12:00 pmLab & Lunch: Carbon Tracking w/ NOAA Global Monitoring Director | Exploratorium   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Email reserve@exploratorium.edu, or call 415.528.4444, and choose option 5.
All DayGreenhouse 2015: Provocative Play Readings | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$10.
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
6:00 pmCheese Wednesday: Talks & Tastes | Oakland Veg Week 2015   $5*
*Sampling is included.
6:30 pmSF Swappers 4 Year Anniversary Food Swap | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required and you are expected to bring something homemade, homegrown or foraged to share.
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Little Boy” | SF   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:30 pmTelling Stories with Bricks: Shaping SF Lecture | SF   FREE
7:30 pmA Night of Cheese & Wine with Cheesemonger Louella Hill | The Booksmith   FREE*
*samples and wine are likely complimentary, but bring a few bucks just in case.
7:30 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “The D Train” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required. Arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
11:59 pmLyrids Meteor Shower | 2015   FREE


Thursday, April 23, 2015

NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Thursday | SF
Thursday, April 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle

Now is a community festival akin to SXSW and they’ll be taking over the neighborhoods around San Francisco’s iconic Panhandle (plus a few all over the city) to produce a week of more...

4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:30 pmQuick Draw SF: One Year Anniversary Party & Art Sale | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.
5:30 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pm“Dis/Play” Art Closing Reception: Film & Poetry | SOMArts   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFantasy Art Market League at SFAQ [Project] Space | Tenderloin   FREE
6:30 pmWarriors vs. Pelicans: Game 3 | 2015 NBA Playoff Watch Party   FREE*
*Free admission - RSVP on Facebook
7:00 pmThirsty Thursday: Veggie Pub Crawl | Oakland Veg Week 2015   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring money for food and drinks.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Massively Hooky Melodic Punk: Upset | Rickshaw Stop   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $12

Friday, April 24, 2015

NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Friday | SF
Friday, April 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle

Now is a community festival akin to SXSW and they’ll be taking over the neighborhoods around San Francisco’s iconic Panhandle (plus a few all over the city) to produce a week of more...

All DayFree Dance Class Friday | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week: Opening Day   FREE
All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
12:00 pm2015 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off Flash Mob | Union Square   FREE
4:00 pm“Heart of Darkness” Opera Rehearsal & Art Installation | SF   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.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: Divergence: Emerging Legacies | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries.
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
5:30 pmYouth Hip Hop Green Dinner | Oakland Veg Week 2015   FREE*
*Free for youth, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
6:00 pm“Remembering Candlestick Park” Photo Gallery Opening | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmFree Comedy & Beer Night | Walnut Creek   FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:15 pmArmenian Genocide Centennial: Dance Performance & History Talk | SF City Hall   FREE
9:00 pm“We Belong” The Lexington Club Final Farewell Parties: Night 1 | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Always a party. Never a cover.
9:00 pmWin Tix: Kaiser Chiefs: Muscular, Anthemic Rock | The Regency Ballroom   WIN
9:00 pmWin Tix: Polaris: TV Show Indie Rock Band | The Chapel   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $20 adv / $22 door
9:00 pmWin Tix: The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit: Americana Folk | SF   WIN*
*Regular cost: $14

Saturday, April 25, 2015

NOW Panhandle Festival 2015: Final Day | SF
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle

Now is a community festival akin to SXSW and they’ll be taking over the neighborhoods around San Francisco’s iconic Panhandle (plus a few all over the city) to produce a week of more...

All DayFree Dance Class Saturday | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week  FREE*
*Free, but some classes require RSVP.
9:30 amThe Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
All Day2015 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma   FREE
All Day20th Annual Anarchist Book Fair | Oakland   FREE
10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All Day2015 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center   FREE
All DayDutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2015 | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Admission is free, but tickets are required and donations are appreciated. Food is for purchase.
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
All Day2015 Oakland Veg Fest: Tastings, Speakers & Giveaways | Lake Merritt   FREE
12:00 pm2015 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square   FREE
12:00 pmWin Tix: San Francisco’s Largest Color Fight: Holi 2015 | Mission District   WIN
12:00 pmFree Caribbean Dance Class for SF Carnival | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
3:00 pmHomegrown: How to Build Your Own Garden | SF   FREE
6:30 pm2015 LED Flow Jam & Glow Dance Showcase | Justin Herman Plaza   FREE
8:30 pm“Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home”: Renegade Drive-In Movie Night | North Bay   FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
9:00 pm“We Belong” The Lexington Club Final Farewell Parties: Night 2 | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Always a party. Never a cover.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

April Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, April 26 – 6:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
| Muir Woods National Monument

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth more...

All DayFree Dance Class Sunday | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
10:00 am2015 sjDANCEco Festival: 5.5 Hours of Dance | San Jose   FREE
All DayTreasure Island Flea   $3
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Meetup | East Bay   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
All Day2015 How Weird Street Faire | SoMa   FREE*
*Technically free, but a requested donation of $15/adv or $20/door gets you a Magic Sticker which gets you $1 off all drinks, plus tons of freebies and discounts all over the faire.
12:00 pm2015 “Opening Day On The Bay” Boat Parade | Marina   FREE
3:00 pmMixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley   FREE
3:00 pmYogurt 101: How to Make, Bake, Sip, and Chill | SF   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
5:00 pmGreenhouse 2015: Provocative Play Readings | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$10.
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
6:30 pmMad Men Viewing Party: The Final Episodes | SF   FREE*
*Free entry, but an RSVP is required.
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, April 27, 2015

Free Dance Class Monday | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week
Monday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area

The 17th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 24 – Sunday, May 3, 2015. The annual 10-day festival features over 600 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free more...

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland   $8
8:00 pm“Fun Times With Friends” Comedy Extravaganza | Lower Haight   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: On The Road: All-Star Rockabilly, Funk & Pop Punk Show | Bottom of the Hill   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price, $12