Thursday, January 7, 2016

8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.  FREE

Friday, January 8, 2016

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, January 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the more...

5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael  FREE
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays  FREE
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*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
8:00 pm“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF   $5
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
9:00 pm“Members Only” Cocktail Tasting Club | Oakland   FREE

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Saturday, January 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more...

12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   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.
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
6:00 pmNew Rising Acoustic-Pop Artist: Erin Jarvis | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free with Eventbrite RSVP
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE

Sunday, January 10, 2016

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito  FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | San Jose  FREE

Monday, January 11, 2016

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, January 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...

8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBasement Comedy Night: “The People Under The Stairs” | Mission Dist.   $5*
*$5 with an RSVP to, or $10 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, January 12, 2016

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, January 13, 2016

Final Free Skate Rental & Bank of the West Wednesdays | Union Square Ice Skating Rink

Every Wednesday this holiday season at the Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square is “Bank of the West Wednesday” featuring free skate rentals to all ($5 value), or if you’re a Bank of more...

All Day“SFMOMA On The Go” 40-Speaker Choral Sound Installation | Fort Mason   FREE*
*FREE, but advance tickets are strongly recommended due to anticipated demand and limited capacity.
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.
6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmBook Discussion: Paulette Boudreaux’s “Mulberry” | SF   FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pm“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF   FREE

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, January 14 – 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 pmPlaytesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games  FREE
7:00 pmCup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF  FREE
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE

Friday, January 15, 2016

$5 Classic Movie Night:
Friday, January 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Paramount Theatre

A young circus elephant is born with comically large ears and given the cruel nickname Dumbo. One day at a show, he is taunted by a group of kids, inciting his more...

All DayFree Admission Fridays at Lindsay Wildlife Experience | Walnut Creek  FREE*
*Free admission to all visitors on every third Friday.
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF  FREE
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 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, January 16, 2016

Saturday, January 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a nonprofit community clothing swap with a do-it-yourself workshop in which attendees explore the process of reuse and collective creativity together. Every third Saturday of the month (except for May when they’re at the Maker more...

11:00 amDrop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View  FREE
8:00 pmYou Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | SF   FREE*
*Comedy show is free. Food, beverage, and laundry available for purchase.
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

3:00 pmSF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations  FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Final Day:

Experience acclaimed media artist Janet Cardiff’s masterwork, an immersive and moving sound installation in its California debut from November 14, 2015–January 18, 2016. The Forty Part Motet is a 40-part choral performance more...

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

Tuesday, January 19, 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
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop  $8
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond  FREE
8:00 pmFree “Sup Girl” Comedy Show | SF  FREE

Thursday, January 21, 2016

YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa
Thursday, January 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

The YBCA:ConVerge series is a free monthly public gathering featuring creative and generative social art practices. Community and innovative multi- and inter-disciplinary arts practices come together in the YBCA’s Grand Lobby and more...

12:30 pmGrown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View  FREE
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.
8:00 pmThe Smart Culture Show: Artsy Comedy Showcase & Free Pizza | Oakland   FREE

Friday, January 22, 2016

6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF  FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF  $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

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

Sunday, January 24, 2016

11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Oakland  FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.  FREE

Monday, January 25, 2016

8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF  FREE

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF  FREE
7:00 pmSF History Night: San Francisco History Association  $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:40 pmDirty Old Women Reading: Literary Salon & Open Mic | Oakland  FREE
8:00 pmWhere Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight  FREE

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks

Thursday, January 28, 2016

5:30 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmPlanet Mirth: Free Comedy & Astrological Hilarity | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but donations of $10 are greatly appreciated. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Friday, January 29, 2016

6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.  FREE

Sunday, January 31, 2016

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

Monday, February 1, 2016

7:00 pmNerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose  $7*
*Pre-Sale is $7. $10 at the door
8:45 pmOpen Mic Night in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway  FREE

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

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
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite North Bay | Novato   $5

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Wednesday, February 3 – 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 amBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro  FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout  FREE
6:45 pm1st Wednesday Author Reading Series | Oakland  FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF  FREE*
*Donation-based admission

Thursday, February 4, 2016

6:00 pmFirst Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo  FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Friday, February 5 – 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...

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.
5:00 pm100 Foot Tall Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Shorts | The New Parkway   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE

Saturday, February 6, 2016

9:00 amGarden Volunteer Workparty “Kezar Triangle” | Golden Gate Park  FREE*
*Please RSVP to