Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Wednesday, May 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar

Produced by two of San Francisco’s fastest rising stars: Zack Chapaloni and Joe Gorman, Kozy Kar Bar presents The Dirty Show w/ Zack & Joe. This standup comedy show features a more...

9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

2015 Macy's Flower Show: Plant Sale | Piers 30-32
Thursday, May 7 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 30

Select plants and flowers from Macy’s Flower Show will be available for sale following the show at Piers 30-32 (599 The Embarcadero, San Francisco). All proceeds benefit the Delancey Street Foundation. Please Note: more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame   FREE
12:00 pmWin: “Make My Day: San Francisco” Perfect Day Planner | Lonely Planet   WIN*
*Win a copy of Make My Day: San Francisco. Regular price, $9.99
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society   FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:30 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF   FREE
6:00 pm1st & 3rd Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo   FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
6:00 pmDandelion Chocolate: Free Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required
6:00 pmNightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
6:30 pm“The Price of the Ticket” Bleak Noir Novel Set in SF | City Lights   FREE*
*There's no mention of any cost for cocktails, but bring a few bucks just in case
7:00 pmShipwreck: Six Writers Destroy Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” | The Booksmith   $10*
*$10 advance tickets/$12 at the door PLEASE NOTE: Shipwreck tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1375158
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE


Friday, May 8, 2015

Friday, May 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 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 more...

1:00 pmFree Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF  FREE
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael  FREE
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays  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.
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pmBerkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays   FREE
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pm“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF   $5
9:00 pm“Members Only” Cocktail Tasting Club | Oakland   FREE

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake

Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over six Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April more...

10:00 amOceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
10:00 am$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.   $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
All Day“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class   FREE
12:00 pmFree Caribbean Dance Class for SF Carnival | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
12:00 pmHistory for Half Pints: Family Music & Games | California Historical Society   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise , $5 at the door.
1:00 pmWin Tix: 10th Annual Uncorked Wine Festival Tasting Tix | Ghirardelli Square   WIN*
*Win a pair of tasting tickets. $60 general admission and $90 VIP with all proceeds going to Save The Bay.
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
All DaySecond Saturday Art & Music Walk | Oakland’s Golden Gate Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmFree Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF   FREE
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Exploratorium Free Day: Mother's Day 2015 | SF
Sunday, May 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium

The Exploratorium will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10, 2015 by offering free admission to all visitors (not just for Mothers).

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito   FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | San Jose   FREE
All Day“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Mission District   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 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
6:30 pmMad Men Viewing Party: The Final Episodes | SF   FREE*
*Free entry, but an RSVP is required.
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, May 11, 2015

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, May 11 – 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...

7:00 pmFree Comedy Happy Hour | The Royale   FREE*
*No cover, but a tip jar donation is welcome.
7:30 pmSFJAZZ Center Free Big Band Jazz Concert Night | Hayes Valley   FREE
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBasement Comedy Night: “The People Under The Stairs” | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP to underthestairscomedy@gmail.com, or $5 at the door.
9:00 pmWheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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...

5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   FREE
6:00 pmAlternative Art Discussion: Style Wars | Tenderloin   FREE
7:00 pm“A Shadow over Palestine” with UC Berkeley’s Keith P. Feldman | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pm“The Miracle Girl” Author Event | The Booksmith   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
9:00 pmHaightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF   FREE

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Wednesday, May 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Campbell)

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when more...

2:00 pmState-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 20 guests. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tour start time.
7:00 pmJoyland: A Hub For Short Fiction | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pmRise of the Robots: Tech & a Jobless Future | The Booksmith   FREE
8:00 pm“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF   FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE

Thursday, May 14, 2015

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 14 – 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...

7:00 pmPlaytesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games   FREE
7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE
7:00 pmCup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF   FREE
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE
7:30 pmA Creepy Cartoon Cinderella | The Booksmith   FREE
9:00 pmRevenge of the ’80s: New Wave DJs & 80¢ Drinks | Oakland   FREE

Friday, May 15, 2015

Friday, May 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 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 more...

1:00 pmFree Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF  FREE
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE
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.
8:00 pmSeduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland   $5*
*$5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, tickets are $10. 21+
8:00 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake

Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over six Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April more...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
12:00 pmFree Caribbean Dance Class for SF Carnival | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
6:00 pmNew TV Drama Casting: “94110” | Tenderloin   FREE
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, May 17, 2015

Here is your chance to win registration for you and a friend to biggest annual event in San Francisco – Bay to Breakers. A quintessential SF experience for 103 years, the more...

11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
6:00 pmNew TV Drama Casting: “94110” | Tenderloin   FREE
6:30 pmMad Men Series Finale Viewing Party | SF   FREE*
*Free entry, but an RSVP is required.