Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, March 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots more...

7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond  FREE
8:00 pmFree “Sup Girl” Comedy Show | SF   FREE
8:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by email to RealLiveComedians@gmail.com at least 3 hours before the event. Otherwise admission is $10. Donations are welcome.
8:30 pmOakland Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, more...

12:30 pmGrown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View  FREE
4:00 pmYBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa   FREE
6:00 pmQuick Draw SF: Monthly Live Art Party | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.
6:00 pmTime Capsule NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
6:00 pmFrench Meet-Up, Snacks & Happy Hour | SF   FREE*
*Admission is free, but $5 gets you tasty snacks.
7:00 pm“Under the Influence” Reading Performance Series | North Beach   $5*
*Suggested donation to support the venue. Nobody turned away for lack of funds
8:00 pmThe Smart Culture Show: Artsy Comedy Showcase & Free Pizza | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmFull-Frontal Comedy Showcase | Castro   $5*
*Entrance is a suggested donation of $5. A portion of proceeds go to Margaret Cho's #BeRobin project to help San Francisco's homeless.


Friday, March 20, 2015

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Hayes Valley & SoMa Residents
Friday, March 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...

5:00 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview   FREE
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & “Big Hero 6″ Movie Night | SF   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited.
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.
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+

Saturday, March 21, 2015

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & Potrero Hill Residents
Saturday, March 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...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
11:00 amBrown Sugar Kitchen Chef Tanya Holland: Talk, Demo & Tastes | Embarcadero   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
12:00 pmThe Society of Submerged Culture: Workshop & Closing Reception | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pm“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pm2015 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Oakland   FREE*
*First four competitions are free to the public. Semi-Finals and Grand Finale require tickets.
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door.
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
9:00 pmNew Wave Dance Party | SoMa   $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, March 22, 2015

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley Residents
Sunday, March 22 – 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...

10:00 amFree Yoga: Mellow Sunday Morning Vinyasa | SF   FREE*
*Please arrive 15 minutes early to reserve your spot.
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Meetup | East Bay   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, March 23, 2015

7:30 pmMonday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

6:30 pmBeat Poetry & Jazz Tuesday Nights | Top of the Mark  FREE*
*No reservations and no cover charge; seating is available on a first come first serve basis
8:00 pmWhere Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight  FREE

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

How #BlackLivesMatter Shapes San Francisco | City History Lectures
Wednesday, March 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

Following the recent exoneration of police murders of Michael Brown and Eric Garner (and a long and recent local history of police killings from Oscar Grant to Alex Nieto) local activists more...

7:00 pmIrish Hill: The Potrero’s Lost Neighborhood | SF  FREE
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
8:30 pm“Take it Outside” Outdoor Comedy Show | Oakland   FREE

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Robot NightLife: R2D2 & Game of Drones | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, March 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences

Get your dose of mechanical mayhem as NightLife hosts a salute to all things robotic. Looking for a reason to bust out those robot dance moves? Rock out to the blissful, lo-fi more...


Friday, March 27, 2015

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, March 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan more...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos  FREE
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.
6:30 pmFree Comedy & Beer Night | Walnut Creek   FREE
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
7:00 pm“You don’t look Irish” Multicultural Talk & Reading | USF   FREE

Saturday, March 28, 2015

SFJAZZ Girls Day: Free Youth Jazz Workshops | SF

Join celebrated women jazz faculty in this very special workshop for female jazz musicians ages 13-18 on March 28, 2015. Essential skills including ensemble techniques, theory and musicianship will be the focus more...

9:30 amThe Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF  FREE
All DayAnnual Magnolia Bloom: Final Tour Day | 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.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, March 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and more...

10:00 amFree Yoga: Mellow Sunday Morning Vinyasa | SF   FREE*
*Please arrive 15 minutes early to reserve your spot.
10:00 amPirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: Final Day | Sausalito   FREE*
*Self guided tours are free. A voluntary $3 per-person donation to helps defray expenses. Sailing tickets are $43 a head.
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
2:00 pm“Crossroads” Irish-American Fest Closing: Storytelling Night | SF   FREE
3:00 pm2015 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Oakland   FREE*
*First four competitions are free to the public. Semi-Finals and Grand Finale require tickets.
3:00 pmMixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE

Monday, March 30, 2015

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

6:30 pmBeat Poetry & Jazz Tuesday Nights | Top of the Mark  FREE*
*No reservations and no cover charge; seating is available on a first come first serve basis
7:30 pmSF History Night: San Francisco History Association  $5*
*$5 for non-members; free if you're an SFHA member

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, April 1 – 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: First Day | Redwood City   FREE*
*Self guided tours are free. A voluntary $3 per-person donation to helps defray expenses. Sailing tickets are $43 a head.
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
7:30 pmVietnam War, Dissent, and the U.S. Military | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pmFree Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, April 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for 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

Friday, April 3, 2015

First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, April 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club

You had us at “burlesque” and “creepy puppets.” As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for more...

10:00 amHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Shorts | The New Parkway   FREE
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
7:00 pm100 Foot Tall Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland   FREE