Sunday, February 19, 2017

11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford  FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
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.
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room  FREE

Monday, February 20, 2017

Free National Parks Weekend 2017 | Presidents' Day

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance more...

3:00 pmTour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
7:30 pm“Rather be the Devil” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar   FREE
8:00 pm“Resistance is Futile” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmUbuntu Theater Project: Waiting for Godot | Oakland   $1*
*Pay-what-you-can tickets at the door.


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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
7:00 pm“A Book of American Martyrs” Book Reading | City Lights  FREE
7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE
7:30 pm“Journeyman” Book Talk & Signing | SF  FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmVinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame  FREE

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Progressive Transgressions: Mid-1800s San Francisco | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, February 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

Crossing centuries and social mores, editors Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus, (Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute) and author Clare Sears (Arresting Dress) take us into San Francisco’s mid-1800s underworld more...

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
7:30 pm“Universal Harvester” Book Talk & Signing | SF  FREE

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Thursday, February 23 – 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 on the 4th Thursday of the month at more...

6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: The Last Doubling | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pm“Great Highway: Journey to the Soul of Surfing” Film Screening | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmFrameline Encore: Free Queer Film Series | Bay Area   FREE
7:00 pm“Generation Revolution” Book Discussion | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pmClassic Mexican Movie Night (1930s-50s) & Mezcal Tasting | SF   $8
7:30 pm“One Way Down (Or Another)” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, more...

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.
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:15 pmLast Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “The Wedding Planner” | Pier 39   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmSF Chamber Orchestra: Canteloube’s Folk Songs From France | Herbst Theater   FREE
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)

Photo | Treasure Island Flea The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s more...

10:30 amFree “RoliRoti” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
12:00 pmLyrical Workshop: Emerge With Better Songs | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
2:00 pmVeterans Poetry Reading & Panel Discussion | SFAC Workshop   FREE
3:00 pmFitbit Local: Free Bodyweight Cardio Workout | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
7:30 pmSF Chamber Orchestra: Canteloube’s Folk Songs From France | Palo Alto   FREE

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)

Photo | Treasure Island Flea The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s more...

All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day   FREE
3:00 pmSF Chamber Orchestra: Canteloube’s Folk Songs From France | Berkeley   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmAttractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $6*
*$6 when you use promo code "funcheapbaby". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Ubuntu Theater Project: Waiting for Godot | Oakland
Monday, February 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay-what-you-can tickets at the door.
| Brooklyn Preserve

Entering the aftermath of the horrific World War II only to be faced with a potentially apocalyptic Cold War in full force, Samuel Beckett captured the pervasive existential crisis felt across more...

6:00 pmSilent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
7:00 pm“Odd” Strange Stand-Up Comedy & Drink Specials | SF  FREE
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Tacos | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
8:30 pmMonday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies   FREE
9:00 pmSalsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley   FREE

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Mardi Gras 2017 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF
Tuesday, February 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free parade. The Mardi Gras Ball at Brick & Mortar requires tickets.
| Biergarten

Celebrate Mardi Gras with a festive parade that will kick off with a Second Line featuring several fantastic local brass bands and other musicians.  2017 Mardi Gras Parade Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | more...

7:00 pmSF History Night | Noe Valley   $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:00 pmDirty Old Women Reading: Literary Salon & Open Mic | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pm“The Book of Etta” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF   FREE
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, March 1 – 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...

All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email presidio@presidiotrust.gov. Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
7:00 pmSacred Harp Singing: Acappella Singing For Everyone | SF   FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
10:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, March 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
5:30 pmAdventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Extended Cinemas | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art & Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
9:00 pmThe Doldrums Comedy Show | SF   FREE

Friday, March 3, 2017

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Friday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

Photo | 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 more...

All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
11:00 amTimbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco   FREE*
*Free tours take place on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are limited to 20 people.
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, March 4, 2017

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Saturday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

Photo | 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 more...

9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 amMagnolia Plant Sale | SF Botanical Garden   FREE*
*San Francisco Residents: Free with proof of residency. Non-residents: $7 general, $5 youth 12-17 & seniors; $2 children 5-11; children 4 and under free; families of 2 adults and one or more child pay just $15. The Garden is free daily from 7:30-9 am.
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.
10:30 amFree “Sukhi’s” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
11:00 amHealthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
12:00 pmFree “Hillside Supper Club” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
2:00 pmGrown Up Gaming: All-Ages Board Game Day | South SF   FREE