Upcoming Events

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Free Starbucks Tall Drip Coffee | Macy's Union Square

Rebecca Krebs During the Macy’s Flower Show, stop by Starbucks on Level 4 in Macy’s Union Square and show your Macy’s Flower Show brochure to receive a free tall drip coffee (one more...

All DayGiants Cap Swap: Get a Free Oakland A’s Cap | March 27 – April 1   FREE*
*Fans can trade in a San Francisco Giants cap for a new Green and Gold A's cap at all public Spirit Week events, including the April 1 Bay Bridge game at the Coliseum.
6:00 pm2017 Izzies Ceremony: SF Dance & Choreography Awards | Mission Dist.   FREE
6:00 pmMarionette Play: Cinderella | South SF   FREE
6:00 pmMonday Mutt Days: Doggie Fest w/ Canine Caricatures & Pet Psychics | Emeryville   FREE
6:00 pmNew Wave Punk Mini Concert: Chai | Amoeba SF   FREE
6:00 pmOakland A’s Epic Mural Unveiling & Celebration | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmZ Space Salon: The Bay Area and its Artistic Landscape | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Requested
7:15 pmMusic, Movement & Meditation | Oakland   FREE*
*Donations graciously and gratefully accepted
7:30 pm“The World to Come” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is requested.
8:00 pmSalsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley   $5
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Ramen | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF   FREE

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tech Diversity In-depth Panel Discussion & Chat with the Mayor | Oakland
Tuesday, March 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| 99designs

When diverse people bring together diverse ideas, big things happen. And the tech industry is no different. As the center of one of the most diverse counties in the Bay Area, more...

1:00 pmFree Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF   FREE
2:00 pm“Little Worlds” Terrariums Hands-On Workshop | Macy’s Flower Show   FREE
4:00 pmPirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City   FREE*
*Self guided tours are free. A voluntary $5 per-person donation to helps defray expenses. Sailing tickets are $43 a head.
6:00 pm“The Sweet Spot” Documentary Sneak Peek | SF Main Library   FREE
6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
6:30 pmPBS Nature’s “Yosemite” Free Documentary Preview & Panel Discussion | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pm“Gorgo” Classic Giant Monster Movie Screening | SF   FREE
7:00 pmWatercolors For Beginners: Basic Tools & Techniques | Mountain View   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pm“Big Mushy Happy Lump” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE
7:30 pmPoetry Night at The Green Arcade | SF   FREE
7:40 pmDirty Old Women Reading: Literary Salon & Open Mic | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF   FREE
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
8:00 pmOaktown Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Jam-packed Night of Laughs “Comedy All Stars” | The Punch Line   WIN

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Oakland A's Free Peet's Coffee Morning | Oakland
Wednesday, March 29 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Peet's (1111 Broadway, Oakland)

Oakland Athletics The Oakland Athletics will celebrate the start of their 50th season in Oakland by hosting a number of fan and community events, giveaways and special appearances during the Oakland A’s more...

9:00 am5th Annual Bone Health Fair | Oakland   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
5:30 pmEnvironmental Progress Grand Opening: Non-Profit Mixer | Berkeley   FREE
6:00 pmThe Blanace of Power: Panel Discussion on Technology & Journalism | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Space is limited.
All Day“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway   $1*
*Pay-What-You-Want for your movie tickets every Wednesday night and 20% will be donated to a local nonprofit.
6:30 pmSanctuary City: Immigration Stories & Challenges Panel Discussion | SF   FREE
7:00 pmAttractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $6*
*$6 when you use promo code "funcheapbaby". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Ghost in the Shell” | AMC Metreon 16   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy Wednesdays | Marina   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Cobb’s Comedy Showcase | SF   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: SF’s Comedy All Star Show | The Punch Line   WIN
8:30 pmTrish & Dan Face March Madness Comedy | SF   $5*
*An RSVP is required.
9:00 pmPrince 30th Anniv. Tribute Concert “Sign O’ The Times” | 1015 Folsom   FREE*
*Free with RSVP (subject to capacity); Guaranteed admission is $20
10:00 pmWin Tix: “The Purple Ones” Prince Tribute Concert | 1015 Folsom   WIN

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Mystic Hotel by Charlie Palmer

Disposable Film Festival is taking over of the gorgeous pre-1908 Mystic Hotel. Featuring DFF favorites from the past 10 years and a special Video Confession Booth installation.

12:00 pmSF Giants Pitcher Hunter Strickland Meet & Greet | Macy’s Flower Show   FREE
2:00 pmFloral Art & Sculpture Demo | Macy’s Flower Show   FREE
4:00 pmCooking Demo & Wine Tasting Pairing with Chef Mike Ward | Macy’s Flower Show   FREE
4:00 pm$5 Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | Jack London Square   FREE*
*Dockside tours are technically free, but a donation of $5 is appreciated. Sailing tickets start at $39
4:30 pmOakland A’s BART Takeover to AT&T Park | Coliseum   FREE*
*Valid BART fare required. All A’s fans with a ticket to that night’s game who join the team at the Coliseum will receive a free roundtrip BART pass until supplies last.
5:00 pmFilmmakers Happy Hour | KQED   FREE
5:00 pmSpeak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF   FREE
6:00 pmLiberty Loving People: Black Abolitionists & The Struggle Over Slavery | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: The Residents’ New Record Live Premiere | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmBest of the Academy NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
6:00 pmWin Tix: NightLife Dive Show | California Academy of Sciences   WIN
6:00 pmDriving the Auto Industry Forward | Sunnyvale   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFashion & Music Festival Kick Off: Runway Show & Braid Bar | Macy’s Union Square   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
6:00 pmLiberty Loving People: Black Abolitionists & The Struggle Over Slavery | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pm“Joy the Baker Over Easy” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
6:30 pmHow To Thrive In Challenging Times | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pm“Night at the Black Hawk” Live Jazz Concert | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“The Painted Gun” Book Release | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pmThe Shoe Must Go On (The Foot): Stand Up Comedy | Oakland   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
7:30 pmSongwriter’s Circle: Spirit Of The Living Room Jam | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmWin Tix: “Silence of the Lambs” Unauthorized R-Rated Musical | Victoria Theater   WIN*
*$17.50 to $22.50 (Normally $35 to $45) - Use exclusive code SFFUNCHEAP for 50% off tickets
8:00 pmStandard Deviant: Come Out For Good Beer & Chuckles | SF   FREE
8:00 pm2017 Disposable Film Festival Opening Night | Castro Theater   $15*
*Tickets are $15 thru February 22 / $20 thru March 30.
8:00 pmThe Setup’s “Storytelling” Comedy Night | Beer Basement   $5*
*Normally $10 use code FUNCHEAP for $5 tickets. 21+
8:00 pmWin Tix: Paul Mecurio (Comedy Central/CBS) | The Punch Line   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: Kosher Rhymes’s “Oy Vey USA” | Hotel Utah   WIN*
*$8 Adv / $10 Door
8:00 pmHellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:00 pmWin Tix: 2017 Disposable Film Festival | Castro Theater   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: Rock ‘n’ Soul w/ “Joshua Cook & The Key of Now” | Rickshaw Stop   WIN

Friday, March 31, 2017

2017 Dry Garden Free Admission Day & Plant Sale | East Bay
Friday, March 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ruth Bancroft Garden

The Ruth Bancroft Garden’s annual Spring Opening and Plant Sale is the Bay Area’s best source for drought tolerant plants, succulents, cacti, California natives, and other Mediterranean climate plants. 2017 Ruth Bancroft more...

All DaySF’s “Open Streets” Experiment: Octavia Closes to Cars for 1 Week | Hayes Valley   FREE
11:00 am2017 Cesar Chavez Day Free Walking Tours | SF   FREE
All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
12:00 pmDance Anywhere 2017: Simultaneous Global Dance-Off | SF   FREE
All Day2017 Magnolia Bloom: Last Blossoms of the Season | SF Botanical Garden   FREE*
*San Francisco Residents: Free with proof of residency Non-residents: $7 general, $5 youth 12-17 & seniors; $2 children 5-11; children 4 and under free; families of 2 adults and one or more child pay just $15. The Garden is free daily 7:30-9am.
4:00 pmFinal Fridays Family Dance Party | South SF   FREE
4:00 pm17th Youth Art Show: Celebrating Youth Artistry | South SF   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 pmRevolutions Series: DJ Hotwire EDM Mini Concert | Amoeba SF   FREE
5:30 pmTransgender Day of Visibility | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
6:00 pmJazz Live Music Sessions | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pm“B-Side Cipher: Live & Direct” Variety Show & Potluck | Berkeley   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmThe Art Critique Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation gets you a ticket into the post-show auction/raffle.
7:30 pmSpeakeasy Circus: Live Jazz & Aerial Performance | SF   $20*
*$20 general admission / $10 for AcroSports students
7:45 pmLast Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “Forrest Gump” | Pier 39   FREE
7:45 pm2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series: “Film+Food” | Hayes Valley   FREE
8:00 pmDepeche Mode’s “Spirit” Album Release Celebration | Wish   FREE*
*This event is for 21 and above.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Ubuntu Theater’s “To the Bone” Opening Weekend | Oakland   WIN*
*Tickets are sold online for $15-45, and at the door each night on a pay-what-you-can basis so that no one will be turned away for a lack of funds. To buy tickets, or for more information regarding the 2017 season, visit www.ubuntutheaterproject.com.
9:00 pmWin Tix: Hotline: SF’s First Ever Ultimate Indie Dance Party | DNA Lounge   WIN*
*$7 adv with secret code 2SHTQ7 (otherwise it's $10 adv / $15 door)
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

All Day2017 Ching Ming Festival: Chinese Day of Ancestor Worship | Oakland  FREE