Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, June 16 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.
| The Showdown

Bring that big hair and those big laughs down to Showdown every third Tuesday for a few rounds of bingo, guest bands, hosts, and bartenders every month with your resident DJ more...

7:00 pmBay Area Poetry & Literature Night with Stephen Kessler | City Lights  FREE
7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF  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.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, June 17 – 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 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond  FREE
8:00 pmFree “Sup Girl” Comedy Show | SF   FREE
8:30 pmOakland Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland   FREE

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, more...

12:30 pmGrown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View  FREE
6:00 pmNightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
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 pmFull-Frontal Comedy Showcase | Castro   $5*
*Entrance is a suggested donation of $5. A portion of proceeds go to Margaret Cho's #BeRobin project to help San Francisco's homeless.

Friday, June 19, 2015

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, June 19 – 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 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview  FREE
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.
8:00 pmSeduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland   $5*
*$5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, tickets are $10. 21+

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, June 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around more...

9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | SF   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   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door.
9:00 pmNew Wave Dance Party | SoMa   $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, June 21, 2015

11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford  FREE

Monday, June 22, 2015

8:00 pm“Fun Times With Friends” Comedy Extravaganza | Lower Haight  FREE

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

7:00 pmMusic That Mad Zimbabwe: A Night of Word & Song | City Lights  FREE

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

7:00 pmRed Hen Press Poetry & Book Reading Night | City Lights  FREE
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks

Friday, June 26, 2015

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, June 26 – 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...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos  FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass  FREE
6:30 pmFree Comedy & Beer Night | Walnut Creek   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
10:15 pmFree SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks from outside the stadium

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Free Lecture: Alcatraz Island - Sustainability Pioneer | Treasure Island
Saturday, June 27 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Treasure Island Historic Building One

“Little Island – Big Ideas” is a free lecture series on the past, present and future of Treasure Island presented by the Treasure Island Museum Association. The lecture series is presented on more...

10:00 amWastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
All Day2015 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center   FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

2015 San Francisco Pride Parade
Sunday, June 28 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Market Street

Art meets politics in a fleet of floats, vehicles, and marchers along Market Street during the San Francisco Pride Parade, one the nation’s largest LGBT events, starting at 10:30 am on Pride Sunday. Bring a more...

All Day2015 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center   FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE

Monday, June 29, 2015

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland  FREE*

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Oakland A's vs. Colorado Rockies | $2 Ticket Day
Wednesday, July 1 – 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...

All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
8:00 pmFree Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, July 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cyprian’s

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE

Friday, July 3, 2015

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, July 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even more...

8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank more...

8:00 am“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | SF  FREE*
*Free for spectators, but parking in the nearby lot is $3. Car exhibitors will be charged $5 and will receive a free cup of coffee.
9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
11:00 amHealthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
6:00 pmAAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Fourth of July 2015   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 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Free Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond
Sunday, July 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frankenart Mart

The Frankenart Mart is a quirky “only in San Francisco” type of art gallery in the Inner Richmond. Not only do they have curious one-of-a-kind participatory art projects, but once a more...

11:00 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park  FREE
1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   FREE

Monday, July 6, 2015

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, July 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night more...

8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
9:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.   FREE

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, July 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 more...

8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
8:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo
Wednesday, July 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | CuriOdyssey

Get up close to playful otters, bobcats, and other furry and scaled creatures at CuriOdyssey’s Free Community Day. CuriOdyssey is a science and wildlife center for kids that fosters interest in science. more...

8:00 pm“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF   FREE

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Shipwreck: Six Writers Destroy

Welcome, Shipsters, to San Francisco’s premier literary erotic fanfiction event. Six Great Writers destroy six notable characters from one Great Book on the first Thursday of every month at our home base, more...

Friday, July 10, 2015

Friday, July 10 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Era Art Bar & Lounge

Meet up with fellow cocktail connoisseurs at Era Art Bar in Oakland to mix, mingle, and taste a freshly-inspired seasonal cocktail. The only catch – you have to be a member (don’t more...

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

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Saturday, July 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more...

10:00 amOceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
5:00 pm2015 Beast Crawl: 150 Authors, 30 Venue, 3 Hours | Oakland   FREE
All DaySecond Saturday Art & Music Walk | Oakland’s Golden Gate Dist.   FREE

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Sunday, July 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin

This densely populated neighborhood houses the highest number of families with children, has one of the highest rates of car-free households, and has the least amount of park space per capita more...

10:00 amFree AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito  FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | San Jose  FREE
11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE

Monday, July 13, 2015

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, July 14, 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...

8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, July 15 – 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 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond  FREE
8:00 pmFree “Sup Girl” Comedy Show | SF   FREE