Monday, April 20, 2015

Tour of Diego Rivera's 1st US Mural | Union Square
Monday, April 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
| Secret Location (SF)

The mural “Allegory of California” graces the stairwell of the City Club (formerly the Pacific Stock Exchange Club). Normally closed the public, this is an opportunity to see the first mural more...

7:00 pmThe Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF   $8*
*$8 when you mention FuncheapSF at the door; otherwise, it's $10
8:00 pm“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight   FREE
9:00 pm“Am I Rite?” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF   FREE

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's
Tuesday, April 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest more...

6:00 pmNetworked Creativity: Tech & Art Discussion | Tenderloin   FREE
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. They probably expect you to buy a drink or two.
7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio   FREE
7:30 pmAfrican Trivia Night & 2-for-1 Drinks | SF   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Interpol: NYC Post-Punk Rockers | The Warfield   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets
10:00 pmBig Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF   FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Telling Stories with Bricks: Shaping SF Lecture | SF
Wednesday, April 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

Bricks give literal structure to a history of place. Bricks were a fire proof building material in early years of a city often engulfed by fire. Archeology work at the Presidio more...

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
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, April 23, 2015

Fantasy Art Market League at SFAQ [Project] Space | Tenderloin
Thursday, April 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFAQ [Project] Space

League of F.A.M.E. Season Two (April 23 – May 23) The competition is back with League of F.A.M.E season two. This installment of L.O.F. is sure to take Fantasy Art Market Enthusiasm more...

6:00 pmQuick Draw SF: One Year Anniversary Party | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, April 24 – 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
5:00 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 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

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake

Come see the Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in more...

9:30 amThe Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, April 26 – 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...

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.
3:00 pmMixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley   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

Monday, April 27, 2015

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8
7:30 pmMonday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Fast Forward: Video Art Conservation Talk | Tenderloin
Tuesday, April 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFAQ [Project] Space

Fast Forward: Video Art Conservation from the Studio to Institutions (April 28) “Fast Forward” is moderated by Chris Sollars, with Doug Hall and additional panelists to be announced. “Fast Forward” addresses methods more...

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. They probably expect you to buy a drink or two.
7:00 pmSF History Night: San Francisco History Association   $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
8:00 pmWhere Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight   FREE

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Oakland A's vs. LA Angels | $2 Ticket Day
Wednesday, April 29 – 7:05 pm | Cost: $2*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and once again every A’s Wednesday home game in 2015 is a “$2 Wednesday” thanks to BART. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy more...

8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Nature NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, April 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences

Become one with nature as NightLife gets out and about for an evening of nature-themed fun. Learn how to keep a hive (and make sweet honey) at home with Urban Bee, hold giant more...


Friday, May 1, 2015

Friday, May 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO more...

All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
10:00 amHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Shorts | The New Parkway   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pm100 Foot Tall Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake

Come see the Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in more...

8:00 am“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | SF  FREE*
*Free for spectators, but parking in the nearby lot is $3. 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.
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.
All DayCuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo   FREE
11:00 amHealthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands   FREE
12:00 pm2015 Hip Hop in the Park | Berkeley   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
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
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, May 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 more...

10:00 amFree AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
10:00 amFree First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California   FREE
11:00 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
1:00 pmFree Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond   FREE
1:00 pmNinja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.   FREE
1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
7:30 pmHillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide   FREE

Monday, May 4, 2015

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, May 4 – 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...

All DayFree Co-Working Day at RockIT CoLabs | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmFree First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room  FREE
8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF  FREE
9:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.   FREE

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

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
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amCartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
6:00 pmAAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Cinco de Mayo 2015   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite North Bay | Novato   $5
7:30 pmThe News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa   FREE*
*Admission is free, but SOMArts hopes that if you can afford to donate, you will support the artists onstage when the hat passes. RSVP on Eventbrite to guarantee a seat.
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, May 6, 2015

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, May 6 – 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