Monday, April 13, 2015

7:00 pmFree Comedy Happy Hour | The Royale  FREE*
*No cover, but a tip jar donation is welcome.
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.
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, April 14, 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
9:00 pmHaightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF   FREE


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, April 15 – 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...

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

Thursday, April 16, 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
6:00 pmQuick Draw SF: Monthly Live Art Party | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.
6:00 pmFrench Meet-Up, Snacks & Happy Hour | SF   FREE*
*Admission is free, but $5 gets you tasty snacks.
6:00 pmThird Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland   FREE
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 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, April 17, 2015

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, April 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city more...

5:00 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview  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+

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Free National Parks Weekend | Yosemite and Muir Woods
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument

In honor of National Park Week, enjoy free admission to all of the National Parks for the opening weekend of National Park Week, April 18-19, 2015.

10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
All DayJustin Timberlake Flash Mob | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch the flashmob. Dance classes are $6 each.
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, April 19, 2015

Free National Parks Weekend | Yosemite and Muir Woods
Sunday, April 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument

In honor of National Park Week, enjoy free admission to all of the National Parks for the opening weekend of National Park Week, April 18-19, 2015.

10:00 amKUSF’s Rock’n'Swap Record Fair | USF   $3*
*$3 admission; USF students get in for free
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE

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

Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, April 21 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.
| The Showdown

Bring that big hair and those big laughs down to Showdown every third Tuesday for a few rounds of bingo, guest bands, hosts, and bartenders every month with your resident DJ more...

7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE
7:30 pmAfrican Trivia Night & 2-for-1 Drinks | SF  FREE

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...


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
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass  FREE
6:30 pmFree Comedy & Beer Night | Walnut Creek   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...


Sunday, April 26, 2015

'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, April 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth more...

11:00 amSunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Meetup | East Bay  FREE

Monday, April 27, 2015

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

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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...


Friday, May 1, 2015

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, May 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even more...

8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   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
12:30 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.

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Free Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond
Sunday, May 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frankenart Mart

The Frankenart Mart is a quirky “only in San Francisco” type of art gallery in the Inner Richmond. Not only do they have curious one-of-a-kind participatory art projects, but once a more...

10:00 amFree AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park  FREE
1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   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...

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

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, May 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 more...

6:00 pmAAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Cinco de Mayo 2015   FREE
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

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany  FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay  FREE
8:00 pmFree Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob  FREE

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, May 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cyprian’s

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE

Friday, May 8, 2015

6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda  FREE
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant  FREE

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 9 – 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...

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
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
All DaySecond Saturday Art & Music Walk | Oakland’s Golden Gate Dist.   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

Monday, May 11, 2015

SFJAZZ Center Free Big Band Jazz Concert Night | Hayes Valley
Monday, May 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | SFJAZZ Center

Led by Bay Area band leader Adam Theis, the Monday Night Band will impress with traditional big band repertoire, funk, original band member arrangements and compositions, and plenty of energy at more...

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, 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...


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

8:00 pm“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF  FREE

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 16 – 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...

9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door.

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...


Monday, May 18, 2015

9:00 pm“Am I Rite?” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE