Tuesday, August 2, 2016

36th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Berkeley
Tuesday, August 2 – 2:40 pm | Cost: FREE | Roda Theatre

Streit’s: Matzo and the American Dream Photo | sfjff.orgJust as its iconic pink box has graced the Passover seder tables of generations of American Jews, so, too, Streit’s matzo factory has stood more...

11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays  FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays  FREE
12:00 pmWin: “Mother’s Day” All-Star Family Comedy DVD  WIN*
*Win a free DVD
5:00 pmNeighborhood National Night Out: Food Trucks, Games & Music | San Jose   FREE
5:00 pmBike Library’s National Bike Night Out | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmWine & Movie Night: “Vertigo” | Top of the Mark   FREE
5:30 pm“We’re All Terminal: Embracing Cancer, Embracing Life” Talk | SF   FREE
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
6:00 pmNational Night Out At The Alhambra Christmas Tree Farm | Martinez   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmNational Night Out 2016: Neighbors & Pokemon Go | Martinez   FREE
6:00 pmLive Music: National Night Out | Oakland   FREE
6:30 pmCreative Collisions: Light & Dance | SF   $10*
*$10 General Admission, $7 Members
6:30 pmFree Summer Soul/R&B Concert in the Park | Orinda   FREE
6:45 pm1st Tuesday Author Reading Series | Oakland   FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
7:00 pmTwo Piece Tuesdays Presents Queer Sessions | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“How I Became A North Korean” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Ronn Vigh’s Big Gay Comedy Bash | The Punch Line   WIN
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
9:00 pmDr. Mojo & Midnight Nasties Modern R&B Music | SF   FREE
9:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Wednesday, August 3 – 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...

All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE
10:00 am$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Dublin   $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Party Band | Oakland   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email presidio@presidiotrust.gov. Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “Monsters, Inc.” | Marin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Zydeco Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmThe History of San Francisco’s Civic Center | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmChedder Cheese Talk Book Discussion | SF Main Library   FREE
6:30 pmSummer Jazz Concert | Menlo Park   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pmJeff Cleary’s Trivia Wargasm® At The Rite Spot | SF   FREE
6:30 pmSmuggler’s Cove: Exotic Cocktails & Rum Punch Tasting Party | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:30 pmWin Tix: Flogging Molly Live at the Fox | Oakand   WIN
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
9:00 pmFree Movies on the Beach: “The Wizard Of Oz” | Santa Cruz   FREE

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Adidas Giant Warehouse Sale: First Day | Cow Palace
Thursday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. But bring money for purchases, of course.
| Cow Palace

Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace, August 4-7, 2016, for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and sale. Every clearance event is different, but if 2015 is any indication, you should more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society   FREE
5:00 pm“My _____ is (Not) a Shape” Opening Reception | SF   FREE
5:00 pmThe Peaceful World Experience: Music & Appetizers | SF   FREE
5:00 pmSinner’s Happy Hour: Ted Savarese & The TedTones | The Chapel   FREE
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum’s “Takeover” & $5 Thursday Nights | SF   $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm to general galleries; admission to special galleries may be extra.
5:30 pmMusic in the Park: Ozomatli | San Jose   $10
5:30 pmAdventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree 60’s Tribute Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo   FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
6:00 pmSFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2016: Jacqui Sutton’s Frontier Jazz Trio | Palo Alto   FREE
6:00 pm“Cuba, Libre?” Film Discussion | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pm7×7 Rooftop Cocktail Party and Live DJ | Mid-Market   FREE
6:00 pmNighlife Live August | California Academy Of Sciences   FREE
6:30 pmThursday Summer Night Concert: Tom Petty Tribute | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Tribute to Fleetwood Mac | East Bay   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: All-Female Zeppelin Powerhouse | Concord   FREE
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art + Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
6:30 pmThe Life Of Pino Masnata | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmLive Music Thursdays at Paul Martin’s | San Mateo   FREE
7:00 pm“Catch the Fever” Free Latin Dance Class & Party | Bay Street Emeryville   FREE
7:00 pmMovie in the Park: “Inside Out” | Orinda   FREE
7:00 pmTea Wayfaring: Casual Dialogue, Tastings & Teachings | SF   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
7:00 pmMedicine Ball Swing Ensemble | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmThe World of Publishing Discussion | Mountain View   FREE
8:00 pmOutdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “East Side Sushi” | Jack London Sq.   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pm“Classy Affairs” A Night of Lowdown Comedy | SF   $10*
*Use discount code "funcheap" to get half of tickets for SF Funcheap readers
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:30 pmFree Movies in the Park: “Ant Man” | Pleasanton   FREE
8:45 pmMovies On The Square: “Concussion ” | Redwood City   FREE
9:00 pmThe Doldrums Comedy Show | SF   FREE
9:00 pmFree Laughs On Thursday Nights | San Carlos   FREE

Friday, August 5, 2016

Body Percussion Performance With The Crosspulse Ensemble | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

Using finger snaps, tight slaps, chest thumps, foot drags, hand rubs, and percussive dance steps, Crosspulse Ensemble performances are designed to entrance children with an international array of rhythms, instruments, and more...

All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: “Naka” Dance Theater | SF City Hall   FREE
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Pop | Oakland   FREE
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party   FREE
5:00 pmFirst Fridays Fun For The Community | SF   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young | SF   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: Sculptures, Live Music & Art | SF   FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pm2016 Fiestas Fridas: Poetry Slam & Conga Drumming | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmConcerts on the Plaza | Mountain View   FREE
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
6:00 pmSummer Nights at Donkey & Goat Winery | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free Admission with food and drink available for purchase.
6:00 pm‘DNA” Art Exhibit | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pm2016 Summer “R&B/Funk/Old School” Concert in the Park | Foster City   FREE
6:00 pmComedy Attack At Art Attack | SF   FREE*
*Donations for the comics are accepted.
6:30 pmFree Beach Concert: Y & T | Santa Cruz   FREE
7:00 pmAbout Last Night: Sexcapade Storytelling Stories | SF   $5