Tuesday, September 12, 2017

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF  FREE
7:00 pm“Safe” Book Reading | City Lights  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, September 13, 2017

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
2:00 pmGuided Walks: Birds & Bird Art Treasure Hunt | The Presidio  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
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.
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
7:00 pm“Do You Have a Band?: Poetry & Punk Rock” Book Discussion | City Lights  FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland  FREE
8:00 pmThe Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.


Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Presidio Twilight Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Presidio Twilight” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the more...

6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Beer on Pairings | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmSeptember NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
6:00 pmContemporary Perspectives on Combat Stress | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Concord’s Blues & Soul Diva | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE
7:30 pm“Temescal Street Flicks” Outdoor Homegrown Movie Night | Oakland   FREE

Friday, September 15, 2017

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents
Friday, September 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

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 and fall more...

4:30 pm2017 Mariachi Festival & Taco Eating Contest | East Bay   FREE
5:00 pmLive Music, Art Making & Family Games | 2017 Cupertino Carnival   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.
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE
7:00 pmThe Pre Show: Improv Comedy Grad Show | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmFarallon Quintet: String Quartet with Clarinet Repertoire | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pm2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” | Menlo Park   FREE
8:00 pmChillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pmFandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley   FREE*
*Donations welcome
8:00 pm$5 Classic Movie Night: “Moscow On The Hudson” | Paramount Theatre   $5
9:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy & Free Hotdogs | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission

Saturday, September 16, 2017

2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

Help keep San Francisco’s stretch of the coastline clean at the 2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day on the third Saturday of September. 2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 9 am more...

All Day2017 Tour de Coop: Cute Chicks, Beehives & Homesteads | Silicon Valley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Tickets are limited.
9:00 amCoastal Cleanup Day & Free BBQ at Shimada Friendship Park | Richmond   FREE*
*For groups of 10 people or more, an RSVP is encouraged.
All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Cow Hollow Residents   FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
All Day2017 Korean Day Cultural Festival | Union Square   FREE*
*In 2016, it is free but an RSVP is required for a free gift and a raffle entry.
All Day22nd Annual Anarchist Book Fair | Oakland   FREE
10:00 amAnnual Liver Life Walk | SF   FREE*
*Donations are welcome. Pre-registration for the walk is encouraged but not required.
10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
All Day2017 Bark in the Park | San Jose   FREE*
*$5 donation per dog encouraged
All DayLive Music, Art Making & Family Games | 2017 Cupertino Carnival   FREE
11:00 amDrop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View   FREE
11:00 am“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley   FREE
All Day2017 Delta Blues Festival | Antioch   FREE
12:00 pmFacebook’s “Bacon, Blues & Brews” Festival | Menlo Park   FREE
All Day2017 “El Grito” Mexican Independence Day Fest | San Jose   FREE
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: Vintage Train Ride Ft. Gaucho | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
1:00 pmBrooklyn Raga Massive with Classical Revolutional Music | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio   FREE
2:00 pm3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland   FREE
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
5:00 pmSumo Champions Kids Meet & Greet | Japantown   FREE
5:00 pmArt Trax: Free Monthly Pop-Up Art Galleries | Pittsburg   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money if you want to take home awesome local art.
6:00 pm“E.T.” Free Mission Bay Outdoor Summer Movie Night | 2017 Finale   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP gives you an early access beginning at 6:15 pm. The field will open to the general public at 6:30 pm.
6:30 pmZoovie Night: “The Secret Life of Pets” | Oakland Zoo   $7
7:00 pm“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland   $5
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
8:00 pmPunchlines At Branchline: Free Standup Comedy | Emeryville   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmCaffeine & Comedy at Red Rock | Mountain View   FREE
9:00 pmSound of Cocktails: Reliving Iconic Moments in Time & Pop Culture | SF   FREE
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, September 17, 2017

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Presidio & Western Addition Residents
Sunday, September 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

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 and fall more...

9:00 amConcord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay  FREE
All DayLive Music, Art Making & Family Games | 2017 Cupertino Carnival   FREE
All DayUrban Air Market: Fall 2017 | Hayes Valley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP gets you a free tote bag.
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley   FREE
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE
12:00 pm2017 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DaySumo Wrestling Festival & Expo 2017 | Japantown   FREE
12:00 pmSalsa Sunday Block Party, Live Music & Dancing | Berkeley   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmFree Irish Dance & Music Concert | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: The Castro Flaggers | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
2:00 pmCemetery Lecture: 101 Tombs to Check Out Before You Do, Part II | Colma   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio   FREE
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.
3:30 pmRumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
4:00 pmCypress Lawn Cemetery Lecture: Outdoor Photography Seminar | Colma   FREE

Monday, September 18, 2017

Volunteer at SF's 2017 Big Book Sale | Get Free Books
Monday, September 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all 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.
8:00 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar   FREE

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Live at Lagunitas: Nick Waterhouse | Petaluma
Tuesday, September 19 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery

Photo | Lagunitas Brewing Co Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live concert series featuring some amazing bands ranging in genre from roots to gothic pop in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette (1280 N McDowell 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“Letters To Memory” Book Release | City Lights   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, September 20, 2017

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day
Wednesday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza   FREE
5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
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.