Sunday, July 31, 2016

6:30 pmPublic Bikes Women’s Bicycle Workshop | SF  FREE*
*This free clinic is limited to 20 FTW (femme, trans, woman) participants. Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmLaborFest 2016: Closing Party: Food, Music & Poetry | SF  FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room  FREE

Monday, August 1, 2016

First Day to RSVP: Smithsonian's 12th Annual Free Museum Day | 2016
Monday, August 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Museum ticket required from
| San Francisco Bay Area

Photo | iNeTours Participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide will open their doors free of charge to all visitors during Smithsonian Magazine’s 12th annual Museum Day. Register for a free Museum Day tickets starting more...

10:00 amKorean War Memorial Opening Ceremony | The Presidio   FREE
5:00 pmBlueCart’s “The Dinner Table” Foodie Talk Series | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmFree Staged Reading Night “Scenes From 68 Years” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
7:00 pmWendy Wendells Open Mic Comedy | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“The Bachelorette” Bingo & Finale Watch Party | Nob Hill   FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.   FREE

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission more...

9:30 amde Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmWin: “Mother’s Day” All-Star Family Comedy DVD   WIN*
*Win a free DVD
5:30 pmWine & Movie Night: “Vertigo” | Top of the Mark   FREE
5:30 pm“We’re All Terminal: Embracing Cancer, Embracing Life” Talk | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“How I Became A North Korean” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Ronn Vigh’s Big Gay Comedy Bash | The Punch Line   WIN
9:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, August 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street more...

11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
6:00 pmThe History of San Francisco’s Civic Center | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmChedder Cheese Talk Book Discussion | SF Main Library   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pmJeff Cleary’s Trivia Wargasm® At The Rite Spot | SF   FREE
6:30 pmSmuggler’s Cove: Exotic Cocktails & Rum Punch Tasting Party | Omnivore Books   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library

“Cuba, Libre?” is a new documentary film produced and directed by Dick Jordan that traces the history of American travel to Cuba from the early decades of the 20th century until more...

12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society  FREE
5:00 pm“My _____ is (Not) a Shape” Opening Reception | SF  FREE
5:00 pmThe Peaceful World Experience: Music & Appetizers | SF  FREE
6:00 pmFree Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF  FREE*
*Bring your own mat. This is a donation-based yoga class. They encourage those who can to donate $10. However, no one is ever turned away due to a lack of funds.
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin  FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pm7×7 Rooftop Cocktail Party and Live DJ | Mid-Market   FREE
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art + Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
6:30 pmThe Life Of Pino Masnata | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmTea Wayfaring: Casual Dialogue, Tastings & Teachings | SF   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pm“Classy Affairs” A Night of Lowdown Comedy | SF   $10*
*Use discount code "funcheap" to get half of tickets for SF Funcheap readers
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmThe Doldrums Comedy Show | SF   FREE

Friday, August 5, 2016

Body Percussion Performance With The Crosspulse Ensemble | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

Using finger snaps, tight slaps, chest thumps, foot drags, hand rubs, and percussive dance steps, Crosspulse Ensemble performances are designed to entrance children with an international array of rhythms, instruments, and more...

12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: “Naka” Dance Theater | SF City Hall   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young | SF   FREE
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
7:00 pmAbout Last Night: Sexcapade Storytelling Stories | SF   $5
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

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 | Treasure Island  FREE*
*Free for spectators. Car exhibitors will be charged $5 and will receive a free cup of coffee. Parking is $10, but if you arrive by Muni it's free.
9:00 amGarden Volunteer Workparty “Kezar Triangle” | Golden Gate Park  FREE*
*Please RSVP to
9:00 am“Park Greening Day” Volunteer Party | Alamo Square Park  FREE*
*Please RSVP to
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 amHealthy Parks For Healthy People: Exhibition Walk | SF   FREE
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
11:00 amRock Balancing Art Gathering & Lessons | Crissy Field   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
1:00 pmAfrosolo: African-American & African Diaspora Art | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
1:00 pmThe California Story: 150th Anniversary of The Buffalo Soldiers | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayMAPP: August Art & Performance Crawl | Mission District   FREE
3:00 pmMarcus Shelby Quartet Jazz Tribute to Buffalo Soldiers| The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmRice Craft: Yummy, Healthy & Fun to Make | Omnivore Books   FREE
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, August 7, 2016

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 amFree Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | 1st and 3rd Sundays  FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
10:00 amAsian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF   FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
11:00 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
11:00 am2016 Rogue Row: Whale Boat Rowing Recruitment Open House | SF   FREE
11:00 amOutdoor Yoga Class | SF   FREE*
*Bring your own mat. Bring your own snacks (to share) for after the yoga class.
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
2:00 pmThe O’Jays: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE
2:00 pmTango In The Square: Redwood Tango Ensemble | Union Square Live   FREE
2:00 pmFitBit Local Workout: Body Weight Bootcamp & Yoga | Mission Bay   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pm“Dandelion and Quince” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
7:30 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio   FREE
8:00 pmBanda Sin Nombre: Live Music | The Chapel   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, August 8, 2016

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 8 – 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 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF   FREE
7:30 pmWitches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free to see the show. $5 to enter the witchy raffle.
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
9:30 pm“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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...

12:30 pmPoetry Readings On Your Lunch Break | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
5:30 pmWine & Movie Night: “American Graffiti” | Top of the Mark   FREE
6:00 pmThe Science Behind Medical Marijuana | SF Main Library   FREE
7:30 pm“How To Party With An Infant” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
9:00 pmHaightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF   FREE

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The Final
Wednesday, August 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 more...