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Upcoming EventsHere’s a calendar listing of all of our upcoming fun & cheap events for the entire Bay Area including San Francisco, East Bay, Peninsula, South Bay and North Bay.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Free Salted Caramel Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, March 4 – 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
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE
4:00 pmPirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: Final Day | Oakland   FREE*
*Self guided tours are free. A voluntary $3 per-person donation to helps defray expenses. Sailing tickets are $43 a head.
4:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Unfinished Business” | SF   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
5:00 pmThe Board Match: 2015 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmSneak Peek at SF’s Brand New Presidio Parklands | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmImgur’s Viral Pic App 6th Birthday Party & Meetup | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required - EVENT IS SOLD OUT
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:45 pm1st Wednesday Author Reading Series | Oakland   FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe: A Tale of Toads & Men | Albany   FREE
7:30 pmThe Art & Politics that Shapes San Francisco | SF   FREE
7:30 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Chappie” | SF   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
8:00 pmFree Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob   FREE
8:00 pm2nd Anniversary Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy & Free Pizza Night | SF   FREE
8:15 pmFree Theatre: “Breaking the Code: The Alan Turing Story” | SF   FREE*
*Free tickets when you follow detailed directions in the listing in order to get free tickets online. Free tickets with code
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of Fort Mason Center. In 2015, Off The Grid features 17 food trucks, 11 food tents, more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society  FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF   FREE
6:00 pmMicro NightLife: Tiny Worlds & DJs | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
6:00 pmNight at the Jewseum: Purim Celebration & Rocky Horror Picture Show | SF   $5*
*Museum admission is $5 after 5 pm.
6:00 pmWin Tix: Design Night: Game On | Autodesk Gallery   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets to the SOLD OUT event. Regular price, $25 each ($20 for students w/ID)
6:30 pmSneak Peek at SF’s Brand New Presidio Parklands | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmTequila 101 w/ Chef Traci Des Jardins | Presidio   FREE
7:00 pmLove City PsycheCircus: Art & Music Showcase | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with secret code RUSH2010
7:00 pmAngel’s Envy Rye Whiskey Tasting: Elixir’s Cocktail Club | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Tasting is included with the purchase of any beverage from the bar.
7:00 pmDJ Effects Masterclass: Make Your Sets Shine & Pop | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. (RSVP doesn't guarantee entry - come early to reserve seat.)
7:30 pmFarewell to The Bay Lights: Artist Talk & LED Giveaway | SF   FREE
8:15 pmFree Theatre: “Breaking the Code: The Alan Turing Story” | SF   FREE*
*Free tickets when you follow detailed directions in the listing in order to get free tickets online. Free tickets with code


Friday, March 6, 2015

The Bay Lights: Sunrise Goodbye until 2016 | SF
Friday, March 6 – 5:45 am | Cost: FREE | Epic Roasthouse

The Bay Area will be a little darker for the next 11 months. The monumental LED sculpture, The Bay Lights, must be removed from the western span of the Bay Bridge in early March more...

All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents   FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
10:00 amTransportation History Geek-Out Bike Ride | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. There is typically a hat passed around at the end if you are able to contribute donations.
All DayFinal Day: 2015 SF Middle School Science Fair | Randall Museum   FREE
10:00 amHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City   FREE
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History   FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
4:00 pmPirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: First Day | SF   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 Grand Opening: “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 OMCA: Live Funk Band & Off the Grid | Oakland   $7.50*
*Half-price gallery admission for adults; ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies: Burlesque & Girls With Guns | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Shorts: Animation & Puppet Videos | The New Parkway   FREE
6:00 pm100 Foot Tall “Oakland Super 8″ Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pm2015 Giants World Series Trophy Tour | San Rafael   FREE*
*First come first served, so arrive early.
6:00 pmExplosive Rock & Roll Concert: The Districts | Amoeba SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Unplug SF” 2015 Fun Festival: No Cell Phones Allowed | North Beach   $5 Off*
*$17 with promo code: FUNCHEAP. Regular cost: $22
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: “Unplug SF” No Cell-Phones Allowed Party | North Beach   WIN*
*Get $5 Off with exclusive code FUNCHEAP
7:30 pm“Let It Snow” San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmThe Motherflippin’ Flip-Off: Angry Table Flipping Contest | SF   $5
8:00 pmWin Tix: “Intergalactic Nemesis” Graphic Novel Live on Stage | Berkeley   WIN
8:20 pmFree Theatre: “Breaking the Code: The Alan Turing Story” | SF   FREE*
*Free tickets when you follow detailed directions in the listing in order to get free tickets online. Free tickets with code "CODECAST."
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:00 pmWin Tix: Motown on Mondays’ “Funky Formal” Dance Party | The Chapel   WIN
9:00 pmWin Tix: Popscene Indie Showcase: FMLYBND | Rickshaw Stop   WIN
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE
9:30 pmWin Tix: Oh Snap: ’90s Music Video Sing-Along Party | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $12
11:55 pmWin Tix: Midnight Movies: 2001 A Space Odyssey | Clay Theater   WIN

Saturday, March 7, 2015

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Saturday, March 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So 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.
9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
All Day2015 Chinatown Street Fair: Saturday | SF   FREE
All Day56th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission and free shuttle bus from Fruitvale BART.
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 Day150th Anniversary of Alice in Wonderland & Free Admission | Charles Schulz Museum   FREE
All DayTax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF   FREE
10:00 amSneak Peek at SF’s Brand New Presidio Parklands | SF   FREE
10:30 amMt. Sutro Enchanting Forest Hike | Cole Valley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Donations are strongly encouraged.
10:30 amWin Tix: Spring 2015 Vintage Fashion Expo | Golden Gate Park   WIN
11:00 am2015 Chinese Spring Festival: Saturday | Chinatown   FREE
All Day35th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF   FREE
All DayChinese Historical Society Pre-Parade Mini Festival | SF   FREE
11:00 amKara’s Cupcakes Cooking Demo | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
11:00 amHeadlands Nature Art Adventure | Marin Headlands   FREE
12:00 pmExplorer Kit Workshop: The Society of Submerged Culture | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
3:00 pmMission Cop Watch: Know Your Rights | SF   FREE
3:00 pmJugger: Post-Apocalyptic Foam Weapon Battle Game | Berkeley   FREE
All DayFree Theatre: “Breaking the Code: The Alan Turing Story” | SF   FREE*
*Free tickets when you follow detailed directions in the listing in order to get free tickets online. Free tickets with code
4:00 pmMini Concert: Fresno-based Rapper, Fashawn | Amoeba SF   FREE
5:00 pm2015 Lower Haight Spring Art Walk | SF   FREE
5:15 pm2015 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | SF   FREE
5:30 pmWin Tix: San Francisco Craft Beer Festival | Unlimited Seasonal Tastings of 150 Craft Beers   WIN*
*Tickets start at $49 for advance tickets and include unlimited 2 oz tastings.
6:00 pm2nd Annual “The Wire” Trivia Night | SF   FREE
6:30 pmWin Tix: Shaken, Not Stirred: SF Gay Men’s Chorus 007 Casino Cabaret | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $25 each. Price includes raffle tickets and Diva Dollars to gamble with!
8:00 pmRAWdance Modern Dance Showcase: Saturday | SF   $1*
*Pay what you can at the door and for coffee, popcorn and other snacks.
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
9:00 pm“Push The Feeling” Free DJ Night & Art Walk After Party | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free all night with RSVP
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5
9:00 pmWin Tix: Sister Crayon: Heavy Beats & Haunting Melodies | Rickshaw Stop   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $12

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Future of Rock: SF Rock Project Concert | Amoeba SF  FREE