Thursday, March 3, 2016

6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF  FREE*
*Bring your own mat. This is a donation-based yoga class. They encourage those who can to donate $10. However, no one is ever turned away due to a lack of funds.
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.  FREE
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill  FREE
10:00 pm“Elton Johnny: A Bit Like Elton” Fully Costumed Music Hour | PianoFight  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required

Friday, March 4, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents
Friday, March 4 – 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 amHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City   FREE
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History   FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
4:00 pmFirst Friday Cannabis Industry Social & Picnic | Lake Merritt   FREE
5:00 pm100 Foot Tall Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland   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 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
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 pmOakland Asian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | DTO   FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE


Saturday, March 5, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Russian Hill & Nob Hill Residents
Saturday, March 5 – 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...

8:00 am“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | Treasure Island  FREE*
*Free for spectators. Car exhibitors will be charged $5 and will receive a free cup of coffee.
9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
9:00 amGarden Volunteer Workparty “Kezar Triangle” | Golden Gate Park  FREE*
*Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.
9:00 am“Park Greening Day” Volunteer Party | Alamo Square Park  FREE*
*Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amHealthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
5:00 pmSteam & Sound Night: DJs & Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required for Steam and Sound Saturday nights.
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
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 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for North Beach & Marina Residents
Sunday, March 6 – 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 First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California   FREE
10:00 amAsian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF   FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
11:00 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
1:00 pmFree Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond   FREE
1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   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.
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, March 7, 2016

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, March 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night more...

8:00 pmFree First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF   FREE
8:45 pmOpen Mic Night in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway   FREE
9:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.   FREE

Tuesday, March 8, 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...

5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   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, March 9, 2016

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Wednesday, March 9 – 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.
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pm“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF   FREE
9:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.   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, March 10, 2016

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, March 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 7 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special more...

7:00 pm“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE

Friday, March 11, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Hayes Valley & SoMa Residents
Friday, March 11 – 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 DayFinal Day: “Spacetime” Bay Lights Artist Leo Villareal Solo Exhibition | SF   FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays   FREE
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael   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*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pmSad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
8:00 pm“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF   $5
8:00 pm$5 Classic Movie Night: “Rebecca” | Paramount Theatre   $5
9:00 pm“Members Only” Cocktail Tasting Club | Oakland   FREE

Saturday, March 12, 2016

2016 St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco
Saturday, March 12 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Francisco

Photo: David Yu The West Coast’s largest Irish event celebrating Irish history and culture, the 165th Annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, attracts some 100,000 revelers every year and is one more...

All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & Potrero Hill Residents   FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
All Day“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square   FREE
12:00 pmHistory for Half Pints: Family Music & Games | California Historical Society   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise , $5 at the door.
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
5:00 pmSteam & Sound Night: DJs & Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required for Steam and Sound Saturday nights.
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE

Sunday, March 13, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley Residents
Sunday, March 13 – 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 DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito   FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | San Jose   FREE
10:30 amSweatin’ to the ’80s: Throwback Outdoor Fitness Class | SF   $1*
*Donation based, but an RSVP is required. 18 & up.
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE

Monday, March 14, 2016

28th Annual Pi Day | Exploratorium Free Day
Monday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium

Join The Exploratorium on Monday, March 14, 2016 for the 28th annual Pi Day, an international holiday celebrating the never-ending number π (3.14159…), and the spirit of wonder and quirk that science inspires, more...

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.   FREE
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, March 15, 2016

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio  FREE