Saturday, April 15, 2017

9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar  FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF  $5*
*Typically $5 at the door. But some months they do change more depending on the event theme or if there's a live band
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight  FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF  FREE

Sunday, April 16, 2017

2017 Sunrise Easter Service on Top of a Mountain | SF
Sunday, April 16 – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Mount Davidson Summit Cross

San Francisco’s grandest Easter morning tradition gets under way at 6:30 am on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the annual Sunrise Service at Mount Davidson Cross. The 2017 citywide celebration atop more...

6:30 amApril Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay   FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
All Day26th Annual Union Street Easter Parade, Festival & Bonnet Awards | SF   FREE
All Day2017 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center   FREE
10:00 am15 Free San Francisco Walking Tours | Easter Sunday 2017   FREE
All Day2017 Easter In the Park: Hunky Jesus & Foxy Mary Contests | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amEaster Concert: The Magik*Magik Orchestra & Choir | Davies Symphony Hall   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 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley   FREE
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE
1:05 pm$5 Sunday: Oakland A’s vs. Houston Astros | Oakland   $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
3:30 pmRumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
7:00 pmHellaFunny Sundays Comedy Show | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE


Monday, April 17, 2017

9th Circuit Court of Appeals: Watch Historic Oral Arguments | SoMa
Monday, April 17 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | James R. Browning U.S. Court of Appeals Building

Sam Wheeler CC via Wikipedia The James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, a National Historic Landmark, is located at the corner of Seventh and Mission Streets in San Francisco. The public entrance is more...

10:00 amFinal Drop-In Tax Help Day | Oakland   FREE
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.
8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar   FREE

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game: Espionage in Japantown | SF
Tuesday, April 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Secret Location (SF)

Come on out for a 3 mission game of Jericho as they run (or walk) all over Japantown. The mission briefing start promptly at 7pm & lasts 15 mins. Urban Nerf Gun more...

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:30 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio  FREE
7:00 pm“The Man Who Designed the Future” Book Release | City Lights   FREE
7:05 pm$5 Night: Oakland A’s vs. Texas Rangers | Oakland   $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmOaktown Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
8:00 pmVinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame   FREE

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

2017 BART Blue Sky Festival & Eco Carnival: 5,000 Free BART Tickets | SF
Wednesday, April 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free BART tickets for first 5,000 to complete the BART Blue Sky passport.
| Justin Herman Plaza

Please note, below are the details from last year. We have yet to confirm the details for 2017. Join BART for the annual free BART Blue Sky Festival at Justin Herman Plaza, thanking those more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza   FREE
12:30 pmLego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View   FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
5:30 pmFood First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley   FREE
6:00 pmSF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Bayview   FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
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 pmNew Music Ensemble: Celebrating Lou Harrison Centennial | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmJokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
8:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy Wednesdays | Marina   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
9:30 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight   FREE*
*Limited free tickets with RSVP for Funcheapers; otherwise admission is $10 online or $15 at the door.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

420 in the Park: Gigantic Gathering at Hippie Hill | Golden Gate Park
Thursday, April 20 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, at your own risk of arrest and contact high, of course
| Hippie Hill

Let’s file this one under “unofficial.” There’s no permits issued; it’s not really legal, but usually the city tends to turn a blind eye when thousands turn up on Hippie Hill in Golden more...

5:00 pmGame Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF   FREE*
*No cost to get in the door or play games. Food and Drinks will need to be purchased.
5:00 pmFree Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa   FREE*
*All gallery and museum entries will be free except for the Contemporary Jewish Museum which will be offering a special entry price of $5.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Scandium For Everything Matters | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
7:00 pmStorySlam’s True Live Storytelling Competition | Oakland   $5*
*Sliding scale donation requested, $5-$20
7:00 pmLive StorySlam Show: Open-Mic True Tales | Oakland   $5*
*Sliding scale donation requested, $5-$20
7:00 pm“American War” Book Discussion | City Lights   FREE
8:00 pmThe Setup’s “Storytelling” Comedy Night | Beer Basement   $5*
*Normally $10 use code FUNCHEAP for $5 tickets. 21+

Friday, April 21, 2017

2017 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off
Friday, April 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco City Hall

Photo | David Yu The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes more...

All DayFree Admission Fridays at Lindsay Wildlife Experience | Walnut Creek  FREE*
*Free admission to all visitors on every third Friday.
12:00 pmBay Area Dance Week Kick-Off: Rhythm & Motion | SF City Hall   FREE
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE
5:00 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
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.
7:45 pm2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series: “Operation Avalanche” | Hayes Valley   FREE
8:00 pmComedy Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
8:00 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: TILT: Stand Up Comedy & 100+ Pinball Machines on Free Play | Pacific Pinball Museum   WIN
8:00 pmChillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley   FREE

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Cal Day 2017 | UC Berkeley
Saturday, April 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza

On Cal Day, the entire UC Berkeley campus once again throws open its doors to the public and presents a full day of over 400 events – free lectures, performances, tours, concerts and more more...

9:00 amMarch for Science 2017 on Earth Day | SF   FREE
All Day2017 Earth Day on the Bay: Live Music & Touch Live Sharks | Redwood City   FREE
All DaySan Francisco Earth Day 2017 Festival & Climate Rally | Civic Center   FREE
All DayFree National Parks Week 2017: Final Weekend | April 22-23   FREE*
*Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise
10:30 amSophina Uong Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
10:30 amTommy Halvorson Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
All DayDogFest 2017: Pet Festival, Carnival & Parade | Duboce Park   FREE*
*Food and games are for purchase and there's a registration fee for competing
11:30 amFree Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park   FREE
12:00 pmLyrical Workshop: Emerge With Better Songs | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmTurfin’ vs. the World Dance Battle Festival | Jack London Sq.   FREE
12:00 pmShaun King Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
7:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
8:00 pmWin Tix: Mexican Paper Mache Art Class: Sacred Hearts & Masks | Berkeley   WIN
8:00 pmRenegade Drive-In Movie Night: “Monty Python & the Holy Grail” | North Bay   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
11:59 pmLyrids Meteor Shower | 2017   FREE

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Historic 1920s-1950s Italian Race Car Show
Sunday, April 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Fairmont (San Francisco)

The 27th annual California Mille will bring 70 historic cars from all over the world to San Francisco to salute Italy’s most famous open road race, the Mille Miglia. See the more...

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 amMeisha Page Free Seasonal Cooking Demo | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Band: 2017 Season Opening Day | Free Sunday Concert in the Park   FREE
2:00 pmCypress Lawn Cemetery Lecture: Antebellum & Civil War San Francisco | Colma   FREE
7:00 pmHellaFunny Sundays Comedy Show | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, April 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  

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 pmSalsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley  $5
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Tacos | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF  FREE

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF
Tuesday, April 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | James R. Browning U.S. Court of Appeals Building

Sam Wheeler CC via Wikipedia The James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, a National Historic Landmark, is located at the corner of Seventh and Mission Streets in San Francisco. The public entrance is more...

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
7:00 pmSF History Night | Noe Valley   $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:00 pm“Oakland Noir” New Crime Fiction Celebration | City Lights   FREE
8:00 pmJazz Search West 2017: Grand Finale | Oakland   $20
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.