Friday, June 2, 2017

Alphabet Rockers: Hip-Hop For Children | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Friday, June 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

Over the past decade, the Alphabet Rockers have honed a supremely engaging hip-hop act designed for children and families. With singer/songwriter Kaitlin McGaw and beatboxer/b-boy/rapper Tommy Shepherd, this powerhouse group makes more...

12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: Joe Goode Performance Group | SF City Hall   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: 2017 Season Kick-Off | SF   FREE*
*All activities and admission to the permanent galleries on Friday nights are free and open to the public, but if you want to visit the museum's Special Exhibits, regular admission charges still apply.
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party   FREE
6:00 pmAsian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
6:00 pmConcerts on the Plaza: Hootenanny | Mountain View   FREE
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   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.
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:30 pmFunny Fest Friday Night Fights Comedy Show | SF   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy & Free Soup | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, June 3, 2017

2017 Union Street Festival: Music, Art & Craft Beer Tasting | SF
Saturday, June 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Street (Gough to Fillmore)

The Union Street Festival is one of San Francisco’s largest free annual events, plus it launches the start of the city’s summer street festivals. The Festival is held on San Francisco’s fashionable more...

9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
10:00 amBiggest Little Air Show | San Carlos   FREE*
*Free to watch the air show from outside the Museum grounds. Tix are $16 (adults), $11 (youth) to access the entire event.
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.
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:00 pmFiddle Music w/ Michael Doucet & Tom Rigney | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5


Sunday, June 4, 2017

2017 Union Street Festival: Music, Art & Craft Beer Tasting | SF
Sunday, June 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Street (Gough to Fillmore)

The Union Street Festival is one of San Francisco’s largest free annual events, plus it launches the start of the city’s summer street festivals. The Festival is held on San Francisco’s fashionable more...

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.
10:00 am$5 First Sundays at Oakland Museum of California   $5*
*Suggested donation of $5 per person. Your contribution helps us provide access to other visitors in the community.
10:00 amFree First Sunday | Chinese Historical Society   FREE
All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmFlagging in the Castro | SF   FREE
1:00 pmFree Symphony & Italian Opera in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   FREE
8:00 pm“Bad Asians” Candid Storytelling Night | SF   FREE*
*Free when you mention Funcheap at the door. Otherwise, $5 early-bird and $10 day-of tickets are required.

Monday, June 5, 2017

8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room  FREE
8:00 pm“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF  FREE
8:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.  FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF  FREE
8:45 pmLate Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway  FREE

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 6 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Photo | Fine Arts Museums of San FranciscoFounded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American more...

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
6:30 pmFree 1st Tuesday Clay Workshop & Potluck | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but bring along a dish to share or a donation
6:45 pm1st Tuesday Author Reading Series | Oakland   FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
7:30 pmEvening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland   $5

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a more...

All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day   FREE
9:00 amFree Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF   FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
5:30 pmFirst Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek   FREE
5:30 pmRainbow Family Night: LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. There is also a suggested donation of $10 per adult however no one is turned away for lack of funds.
6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
7:00 pmRotten City Comedy: Standup In A Pizza Shop Attic | Emeryville   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: Kent Minault’s “Diggerly-Do’s” | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Afro-Carribean Rythms w/ Aireene Espiritu & The Itch | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, June 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Philippine-born, Bay Area-raised Aireene Espiritu is a veteran singer/songwriter who’s created an extensive book of original songs combining Afro-Caribbean and African rhythms, American folk forms, bluegrass techniques and gospel music fervor. As more...

6:00 pmWomen Bike Book Club | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Cityscapes with Dominic Angerame | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Feel-good Reggae | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

Led by New Orleans-native Michelle Jacques, a soul-steeped vocalist with a big, bold voice, “Chelle! & Friends” bring to the Gardens a family-friendly taste of the Crescent City, the cradle of more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael   FREE
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays   FREE
6:00 pmBerkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays   FREE
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:00 pmChoreoFest: Bay Area Contemporary Dance Scene | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:30 pmFree Moonlight Movies: Annie | Danville   FREE
6:30 pmQueer Women of Color Film Festival 2017: Opening Night | Brava Theater   FREE
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pmInside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF   FREE*
*Free for Funcheap users who enter "FUNCHEAP" as a promo code at checkout. Otherwise it's $5.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Saturday, June 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Botanical Garden

Come by for a unique opportunity to admire and acquire an outstanding selection of plants seldom found in commercial nurseries or garden centers. Enjoy a wide variety of plants at each more...

10:00 amSF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
All Day11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF   FREE
All DaySpring India Day Festival 2017 | Union Square   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class   FREE
1:00 pmChoreoFest: Bay Area Contemporary Dance Scene | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
7:00 pmAddison Street Jazz | Oakland   FREE
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE

Sunday, June 11, 2017

2017 Haight Ashbury Street Fair | SF
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Haight Ashbury

The annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair brings thousands of people to Haight Street between Stanyan and Masonic to shop over 200 outdoor vendors including food, green businesses, local artists, clothing, crafts, non-profits more...

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito  FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View  FREE
All Day11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF   FREE