Sunday, June 5, 2016

San Francisco International Arts Festival: Final Day | Fort Mason
Sunday, June 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Some events require tickets.
| Fort Mason Center

SFIAF celebrates the arts by bringing together a global community of artists and audiences. The festival features a slew of visual arts, dance, music and performances over three weeks. San Francisco International more...

2:00 pmBlack Cedar Trio: A Unique Mix Of Sonorities | SF  FREE
3:00 pmForbidden Island Annual Plant Swap | Alameda  FREE
3:00 pmLounge Rumba: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | 1st & 3rd Sundays  FREE*
*The evening is free, but they highly encourage participants to donate to ensure that they keep this community participatory event alive.
3:00 pmNyingma Institute Open House | Berkeley  FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, June 6, 2016

Sharks vs Penguins: Game 4 | 2016 Stanley Cup Finals Watch Party
Monday, June 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park

The San Jose Sharks are in the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history. Come cheer on the Sharks at SoMa StrEat Food Park as they set out to more...

5:00 pmBlueCart’s “The Dinner Table” Foodie Talk Series | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF   FREE
8:30 pmMore Fun at Blondie’s Comedy Show With Free Cake | SF   FREE
8:45 pmLate Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway   FREE
9:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.   FREE


Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 7 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission more...

9:30 amde Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day   FREE
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 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmWin: All-Star Comedy “Hail, Caesar” DVD   WIN*
*Win a free DVD
5:00 pmNeighborhood Block Party by Proxy & SFJAZZ | Hayes Valley   FREE
5:30 pmGreen Drinks: Green Networking & Education | SF   FREE*
*Cash bar available, but no cost to attend networking event.
6:00 pmChemistry Happy Hour: Single But Ready To Mingle | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   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 pmNerd Nite North Bay | Novato   $5
7:30 pmEvening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF   FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
8:00 pmFree Theatre Night: “Present Laughter” Witty WWII Comedy | SF   FREE*
*Must enter promo code on BrownPaperTickets website to get free tickets.
9:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert: Rock, Soul & Modern Gypsy Sounds | Brick & Mortar   FREE

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Folk Rock Concert: Doobie Decibel System | Union Square Live
Wednesday, June 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Live

Doobie Decibel System features band members Jason Crosby, Roger McNamee, Pete Sears, Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz and Jay Lane. As the Dewey Decimal System organizes library materials by discipline or field of more...

10:00 amJack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours  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 amStitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pmFree Theatre Night: “Present Laughter” Witty WWII Comedy | SF   FREE*
*Must enter promo code on BrownPaperTickets website to get free tickets.
9:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight   FREE*
*Limited free tickets with RSVP for Funcheapers; otherwise admission is $10 online or $15 at the door.
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE

Thursday, June 9, 2016

2016 San Francisco Design Week | Final Day
Thursday, June 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Prices for tickets to individual events vary.
| All Over San Francisco

San Francisco Design Week showcases all the amazing and innovative ideas designers here and in Silicon Valley create to share with the world. The event is a celebration of San Francisco Bay more...

12:30 pmLatin Jazz Youth Ensemble | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF   $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm to general galleries; admission to special galleries may be extra.
7:00 pm“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE
8:30 pmOutdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Jurassic World” | Jack London Square   FREE

Friday, June 10, 2016

Friday, June 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly more...

11:00 amHip-Hop Act For Children | Yerba Buena Gardens  FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael  FREE
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmBerkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays   FREE
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
7:30 pmYeti: Stand-up Comedy With Free Wine | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pm“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF   $5
8:00 pmSad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
8:30 pmDancing Under the Stars: Salsa | Jack London Square   FREE
9:00 pmInflux: Monthly Live Music & DJ Night | Oakland   FREE
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*FREE before 10pm. $10 after.
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
11:59 pmNight Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

2016 North Beach Festival | Saturday
Saturday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 62nd anniversary in historic North Beach. 2016 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 11-12, 2016 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens   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
10:00 amPhotography Meetup: Pro Tips & Talks | SF   FREE
All Day10th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 11 Band Extravaganza | SF   FREE
All Day“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square   FREE
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
1:00 pmEmbodiment Project: Street Dance, Poetry, Live Song & Documentary Theater | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
7:30 pmInt’l Orange Chorale of SF: Chinese Diaspora Choral Music Concert | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are welcome.
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE

Sunday, June 12, 2016

2016 North Beach Festival | Sunday
Sunday, June 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 62nd anniversary in historic North Beach. 2016 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 11-12, 2016 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue more...

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito   FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View   FREE
10:30 amSweatin’ to the ’80s: Throwback Outdoor Fitness Class | SF   $1*
*Donation based, but an RSVP is required. 18 & up.
All Day10th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 11 Band Extravaganza | SF   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
11:00 am“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Great Highway   FREE
11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
2:00 pmFitbit Local: Fitness Stroll in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmParaiso Parallax: Film Screening & Discussion | SF   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, June 13, 2016

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, June 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at more...

7:05 pmOakland A’s v. Rangers | $5 Game Night   $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
7:30 pmWitches Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*free to see the show, $5 to enter the witchy raffle
8:00 pmBasement Comedy Night: “The People Under The Stairs” | Mission Dist.   $5*
*$5 with an RSVP to underthestairscomedy@gmail.com, or $10 at the door.
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
9:00 pmWheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 more...

12:30 pmPoetry Readings & Reggae Music On Your Lunch Break | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   FREE
6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
6:45 pm“Enhance Your Social Intelligence” Interactive Workshop | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Seating is limited.
7:00 pm“Bright Ideas” Student Film Festival | Concord   FREE*
*Free. Donations are appreciated.
7:30 pm“Conquer the Dance Floor” Free Happy Hour Dance Workshop | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation. Also, the venue encourages attendees to buy one beverage.