Saturday, April 28, 2018

2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Challenge | The Presidio
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club

The Presidio is pleased to announce in partnering with the California Academy of Sciences to participate in the 3rd Annual City Nature Challenge, a bioblitz competition between 60 cities worldwide, measuring more...

10:00 am2018 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma   FREE
10:00 am2018 Laney College Open House | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 am2018 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino   FREE
10:00 amAn Epic “California Bookstore Day” Print Party | The Booksmith   FREE*
*Free, with RSVP greatly appreciated but not required.
All DayVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 amSonoma Spring Farm Tour Weekend: Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies | North Bay   FREE*
*FREE (most locations), but an RSVP is requested.
10:00 amFree Guided Hike of San Bruno Mountain | Brisbane   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations encouraged but not required
10:00 amThe Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | Second Day   FREE
All DayTreasureFest: Mother’s Day Market | SF   $5
10:30 am2018 Dutch King’s Day Windmill-to-Windmill Bike Ride | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
11:00 am13th Annual Maritime Day | Redwood City   FREE
11:00 amPeet’s Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF   FREE*
*Please check with your local store for the time of the event. Valid at Peet’s retail locations only. Excludes Capital One, airport, supermarket, BART and other licensed locations. May not be combined with other offers. Valid only on specific coffees, teas, and merchandise featured in the tasting event. No cash value and no rain checks. Valid Saturday from 11:00AM–12:00pm only.
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
12:00 pmDutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2018 | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Admission is free and donations are appreciated. Food is for purchase.
12:00 pm2018 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square   FREE
12:00 pmBay Area Dance Week 2018: Free Events | April 28   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
12:00 pmMACLA Family Art Day: Dance & Yoga Classes | San Jose   FREE
12:00 pm2018 “Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival” | Final Day   FREE*
*RSVP ticket provides free entry but does not guarantee entry at the time of arrival: First to arrive, first to enter.
All Day2018 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City   FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
1:00 pmDancing in the Park 2018: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmAdolph Sutro’s 188th Birthday: Talk, Free Cupcakes, & Selfie Station | SF   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
2:00 pmEmbarcadero Skyway: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
4:00 pm“Greenhouse 2018” Transformative Play Readings: Avon Lady Calling by Ramon Jackson | SF   FREE*
*Donations from $5 to $15 is requested.
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*$2 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
8:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
8:00 pmWin Tix: Jukebox The Ghost: Bombastic Power Pop | August Hall   WIN
9:00 pmWin Tix: Uptown Cabaret w/ the Pine Box Boys | The Uptown Nightclub   WIN
10:00 pmDrunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
10:00 pmNo Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code FUNCHEAP; otherwise it's $10

Sunday, April 29, 2018

2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley
Sunday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)

The Bay Area Book Festival is a free world-class international celebration of the past, present, and future of the book, taking place indoors and outdoors in Berkeley. 250 diverse authors from the Bay Area, California, more...

8:00 am32nd Annual Spring Antique Faire: Oddities, Jewelry & Fossils | Petaluma   FREE
9:00 amLPGA’s World’s Best Female Golf Championship: Final Day | Peninsula   $15*
*$15 (Single Day Pass); $25 (Weekly Grounds Pass) Kids 17 & under are free with ticketed adults
10:00 am2018 Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF   FREE
10:00 am2018 UC Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale | Berkeley   FREE
All Day2018 sjDANCEco Festival: 7 Hour Non-Stop Performances | San Jose   FREE
10:00 am2018 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino   FREE
10:00 amBlossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Farm Tour Weekend | Sonoma   FREE*
*FREE (most locations), but an RSVP is requested.
All DayTreasureFest: Mother’s Day Market | SF   $5
11:00 am2018 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City   FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
11:00 amBeltane Spring Ritual: Maypole & Chanting | Berkeley   FREE
All DayVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amPresidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
11:00 am“Spring Chicken” Vending Garden for the Blooming Season | The Chapel   FREE
11:30 am“Tour de Pizza” Bike Ride | SF   FREE*
*Free to join, buy your own pizza
12:00 pmPeople’s Park 49th Anniversary & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE
12:00 pmBay Area Dance Week 2018: Free Events | April 29   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
12:00 pmThe Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | Final Day   FREE
12:30 pmBlossom International Dance Party Festival | SF   FREE
1:00 pm2018 Día de Los Libros: Music, Poetry & Family Dance Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
1:00 pm“Greenhouse 2018” Transformative Play Readings: Never Mind by Al | SF   FREE*
*Donations from $5 to $15 is requested.
1:00 pm28th Annual Discovery Day: Marine Science Open House | Tiburon   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
1:00 pm“OakHella Turns 2” Day Party: 8 Hours of DJ Sets & Art Installation | Oakland   FREE*
*Free all-day, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $5 after 3 pm.
2:00 pmFree Vegan Cupcakes & Meet Cuddly Kittens | Berkeley   FREE*
*FREE with Facebook RSVP.
4:00 pmCoin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
7:00 pm“Greenhouse 2018” Transformative Play Readings: Avon Lady Calling by Ramon Jackson | SF   FREE*
*Donations from $5 to $15 is requested.
7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley   FREE
7:00 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE


Monday, April 30, 2018

Final Day: $1 Margaritas for April | Applebee's
Monday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)

Applebee’s has brought back the $1 margarita, known as the Dollarita, to restaurants nationwide for the entire month of April. Served on the rocks and made with tequila and margarita mix, you’ll be able more...

4:00 pmSF’s “Burrito Project” Volunteer Feeding the Hungry | SF   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland   $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
8:00 pmSalsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley   $5
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Pint Sized Plays” SF’s Beer Theater Festival | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free but donations suggested

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

May Day Maypole & Morris Dancers | Berkeley
Tuesday, May 1 – 5:30 am | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

All Events in City As is traditional, the Berkeley Morris Dancers will begin their regular season by dancing the sun up at Inspiration Point, Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley. They will gather at 5 am and more...

All DayStern Grove 2018 Schedule Announced | May 1st   FREE
8:00 amSF City Guides: Neighborhood Walking Tours Month | May 2018   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
9:30 amde Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amFirst Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmFree Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay   FREE
3:00 pmOakland May Day: March & Strike for Immigrant Rights | East Bay   FREE
4:00 pmUnder the Buck: Retro Game Night & Happy Hour | SF   FREE*
*Free basket of roadhouse onions with mention of Funcheap, one per check.
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
6:30 pmPoetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
8:00 pm“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland   $5
8:00 pmTown Business Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise $15.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Wednesday, May 2 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a more...

All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day   FREE
9:00 amFree Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF   FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
11:00 amLINES Dance Center Outdoor Performance | SF   FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
2:00 pmRead to a Dog at 81st Avenue | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pm“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF   $5