Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Wednesday, May 6 – 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...

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.
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

2015 Macy's Flower Show: Plant Sale | Piers 30-32
Thursday, May 7 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 30

Select plants and flowers from Macy’s Flower Show will be available for sale following the show at Piers 30-32 (599 The Embarcadero, San Francisco). All proceeds benefit the Delancey Street Foundation. Please Note: more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame   FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society   FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF   FREE
6:00 pmDandelion Chocolate: Free Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required
6:00 pmNightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE

Friday, May 8, 2015

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, May 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
8:00 pm“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF   $5
9:00 pm“Members Only” Cocktail Tasting Club | Oakland   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
12:00 pmFree Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class   FREE
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
All DaySecond Saturday Art & Music Walk | Oakland’s Golden Gate Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmFree Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF   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
All Day“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Mission District   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE

Monday, May 11, 2015

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

7:00 pmFree Comedy Happy Hour | The Royale   FREE*
*No cover, but a tip jar donation is welcome.
7:30 pmSFJAZZ Center Free Big Band Jazz Concert Night | Hayes Valley   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, 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...

6:00 pmAlternative Art Discussion: Style Wars | Tenderloin   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, May 13, 2015

12:00 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.
8:00 pm“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF  FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin  FREE

Thursday, May 14, 2015

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for more...

7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE

Friday, May 15, 2015

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, May 15 – 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 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF  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.

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...

1:00 pm“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmNew TV Drama Casting: “94110” | Tenderloin   FREE
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...

6:00 pmNew TV Drama Casting: “94110” | Tenderloin   FREE

Monday, May 18, 2015

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

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's
Tuesday, May 19 – 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
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.
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, May 20, 2015

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, May 20 – 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...

5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond  FREE
7:30 pmJohn Waters’ “Carsick” Author Event | Green Apple Books   FREE*
*Most events at Green Apple are free, so we expect this one to be as well.
8:00 pmFree “Sup Girl” Comedy Show | SF   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa
Thursday, May 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...

6:00 pmThird Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmFrench Meet-Up, Snacks & Happy Hour | SF   FREE*
*Admission is free, but $10 gets you one drink and tasty appetizers.
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 pmThe Smart Culture Show: Artsy Comedy Showcase & Free Pizza | Oakland   FREE

Friday, May 22, 2015

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, May 22 – 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...

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

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Fantasy Art Market League Award Ceremony | Tenderloin
Saturday, May 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...

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

Sunday, May 24, 2015

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

Monday, May 25, 2015

7:30 pmMonday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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, May 27, 2015

Oakland A's vs. Detroit Tigers | $2 Ticket Day
Wednesday, May 27 – 12:35 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
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

Friday, May 29, 2015

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, May 31, 2015

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, May 31 – 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...

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

Monday, June 1, 2015

All DayFree Co-Working Day at RockIT CoLabs | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 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