Thursday, February 18, 2016

7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE
8:00 pmThe Smart Culture Show: Artsy Comedy Showcase & Free Pizza | Oakland  FREE

Friday, February 19, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Castro Residents
Friday, February 19 – 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...

All DayFree Admission Fridays at Lindsay Wildlife Experience | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*Free admission to all visitors on every third Friday.
5:00 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview   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.
7:00 pmBicycle Art Salon | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by contacting the organizers via email to bicycleartsalon@gmail.com or phone at 510-230-8270.
7:30 pm“Sudden Death” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
8:00 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pmSeduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland   $5*
*$5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, tickets are $10. 21+
11:59 pmLast Chance: All 5 Bright Planets Visible Simultaneously | The Night Sky   FREE


Saturday, February 20, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Bernal Heights Residents
Saturday, February 20 – 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...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
10:30 amMakerSpace for All Ages: Creative Software, 3D Printers, Robots & Sewing Machines at Your Fingertips | South SF   FREE
11:00 amDrop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View   FREE
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
11:00 amCreative Family Fun: Make Your Own Paper Mosaic | SF   FREE*
*Registration not required, but preferred.
11:30 amLearn About Climate Change at the Aquarium | Sausalito   FREE
1:00 pm“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | The Haight   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
2:00 pmChildren’s Art Class: Learn About Colors & Art Techniques |   FREE
2:00 pm“Memory of Water” Book Reading | Mountain View   FREE
5:00 pmSteam & Sound Night: DJs & Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required for Steam and Sound Saturday nights.
5:15 pm2016 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“The Public Gardens: Poems & History” Book Reading | Melrose   FREE
8:00 pmYou Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | SF   FREE*
*Comedy show is free. Food, beverage, and laundry available for purchase.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Bon Jovi & Cheap Trick Tribute Concert | Redwood City   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $14/$16.
8:00 pm“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland   $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door.
9:00 pmNew Wave Dance Party | SoMa   $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, February 21, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Haight Residents
Sunday, February 21 – 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...

11:00 amCreative Family Fun: Make Your Own Paper Mosaic | SF   FREE*
*Registration not required, but preferred.
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE
3:00 pmSF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations   FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, February 22, 2016

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8
7:00 pmX-Files Drag Show, Trivia, Prizes & Watch Party | SF  $3
8:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE
8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF  FREE
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF  FREE

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Tuesday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church

Please note, the date has been moved to February 23, 2016.

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
7:00 pmSF History Night: San Francisco History Association   $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:00 pm“The Child Poet” Book Reading | SF   FREE
7:40 pmDirty Old Women Reading: Literary Salon & Open Mic | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

7:30 pm“Sh*t Talk” 2-for-1 Comedy Night | SF  $2.50*
*Mention FuncheapSF at the door and get 2-for-1 entry (so, $2.50 each), so grab a friend and get ready for some laughs. Otherwise, admission is $5 each.
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF  FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin  FREE

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Drop-in Steam Night: Free Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF
Thursday, February 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Southern Exposure

Steam Work is Michael Parker’s first solo exhibition north of Los Angeles. At its core is Steam Egg 2, a mirrored sculpture housing a fully-functioning sauna. Steam Egg 2 is accompanied more...

5:30 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmDark & Stormy NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*21+ event, ID required for entry.
7:00 pmUp in Jokes Comedy at Rooz Cafe | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmPlanet Mirth: Free Comedy & Astrological Hilarity | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations of $10 are greatly appreciated. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Friday, February 26, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Friday, February 26 – 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...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | 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.
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
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.
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
8:00 pm$5 Classic Movie Night: “The Terminator” | Paramount Theatre   $5

Saturday, February 27, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Saturday, February 27 – 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...

9:30 amThe Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
All Day2016 Black History Month Film Festival | SF   FREE
5:00 pmSteam & Sound Night: DJs & Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required for Steam and Sound Saturday nights.
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE

Sunday, February 28, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Sunday, February 28 – 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...

All DayTreasure Island Flea   $3
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Oakland   FREE
All DayFinal Day: 2016 Black History Month Film Festival | SF   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, March 1 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th more...

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
All DayFirst Day to RSVP: Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge   FREE*
*Free. but advanced RSVP is required - Call (415) 556-1693 (tours often book up more than a month in advance)
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
6:00 pmRadar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite North Bay | Novato   $5
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
8:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, March 2 – 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 DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
9:00 amBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day   FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   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.
6:30 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 | Albany   FREE