Sunday, March 8, 2015

Instrument Petting Zoo, Jazz & Latin Jam Sessions & Group Sing | SF
Sunday, March 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 / $10 for families - no one turned away for lack of funds.
| Community Music Center

Join a jam, sample a class, or try an instrument at Community Music Center’s Mission District Branch from 3-5 pm on Sunday, March 8, 2015. There will be sample Music for Children more...

9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, March 9, 2015

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, March 9 – 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 pmFree Comedy Happy Hour | The Royale   FREE*
*No cover, but a tip jar donation is welcome.
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBasement Comedy Night: “The People Under The Stairs” | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP to underthestairscomedy@gmail.com, or $5 at the door.
9:00 pmWheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted


Tuesday, March 10, 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...

6:30 pmBeat Poetry & Jazz Tuesday Nights | Top of the Mark   FREE*
*No reservations and no cover charge; seating is available on a first come first serve basis
9:00 pmHaightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF   FREE

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: Final Day | SF

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering free walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises.  Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Self guided tours are more...

12:00 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
8:00 pm“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF   FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games
Thursday, March 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)

Sandbox is a monthly designing and playtesting event from Come Out and Play SF that takes place every second Thursday of the month. It’s like a mix between an open mic and a more...

7:00 pmCup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF  FREE

Friday, March 13, 2015

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents
Friday, March 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| 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 of each year. So more...

4:00 pmPirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: First Day | Sausalito   FREE*
*Self guided tours are free. A voluntary $3 per-person donation to helps defray expenses. Sailing tickets are $43 a head.
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE
8:00 pm“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF   $5

Saturday, March 14, 2015

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Russian Hill & Nob Hill Residents
Saturday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| 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 of each year. So more...

All Day27th Annual Pi Day | Exploratorium Free Day   FREE
10:00 am$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.   $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
12:00 pmHistory for Half Pints: Family Music & Games | California Historical Society   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise , $5 at the door.
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmUnderwater Film Festival: The Society of Submerged Culture | SF   FREE
2:00 pmWin Tix: SF Weekly’s Drink 2015: Beer, Wine & Cocktail Tasting | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets, or get
8:00 pmFree Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF   FREE
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE

Sunday, March 15, 2015

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for North Beach & Marina Residents
Sunday, March 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| 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 of each year. So more...

10:00 amWin Tix: 2015 San Francisco Chocolate Salon | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Normally $20-$25 advanced tickets
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, March 16, 2015

Tour of Diego Rivera's 1st US Mural | Union Square
Monday, March 16 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
| Secret Location (SF)

The mural “Allegory of California” graces the stairwell of the City Club (formerly the Pacific Stock Exchange Club). Normally closed the public, this is an opportunity to see the first mural more...

7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “The Gunman” | SF   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:00 pmThe Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF   $8*
*$8 when you mention FuncheapSF at the door; otherwise, it's $10
8:00 pm“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“Am I Rite?” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's
Tuesday, March 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest more...

6:30 pmBeat Poetry & Jazz Tuesday Nights | Top of the Mark   FREE*
*No reservations and no cover charge; seating is available on a first come first serve basis
7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio   FREE
7:30 pmAfrican Trivia Night & 2-for-1 Drinks | SF   FREE
10:00 pmBig Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF   FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, March 18 – 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...

7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond  FREE
8:00 pmFree “Sup Girl” Comedy Show | SF   FREE
8:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by email to RealLiveComedians@gmail.com at least 3 hours before the event. Otherwise admission is $10. Donations are welcome.
9:00 pmFree Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, March 19, 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...

4:00 pmYBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa   FREE
6:00 pmQuick Draw SF: Monthly Live Art Party | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.
6:00 pmFrench Meet-Up, Snacks & Happy Hour | SF   FREE*
*Admission is free, but $5 gets you tasty snacks.
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, March 20, 2015

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Hayes Valley & SoMa Residents
Friday, March 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| 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 of each year. So more...

5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & “Big Hero 6″ Movie Night | SF   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited.
5:00 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview   FREE

Saturday, March 21, 2015

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & Potrero Hill Residents
Saturday, March 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| 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 of each year. So more...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
11:00 amBrown Sugar Kitchen Chef Tanya Holland: Talk, Demo & Tastes | Embarcadero   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmThe Society of Submerged Culture: Workshop & Closing Reception | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
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
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, March 22, 2015

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley Residents
Sunday, March 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| 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 of each year. So more...

11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, March 23, 2015

7:30 pmMonday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

6:30 pmBeat Poetry & Jazz Tuesday Nights | Top of the Mark  FREE*
*No reservations and no cover charge; seating is available on a first come first serve basis
8:00 pmWhere Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight  FREE

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF  FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15

Friday, March 27, 2015

5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass  FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.  FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF  $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Annual Magnolia Bloom: Final Tour Day | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias returns to the SF Botanical Garden with free tours at 2 pm every Saturday more...

9:30 amThe Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, March 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and more...

10:00 amPirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: Final Day | Sausalito   FREE*
*Self guided tours are free. A voluntary $3 per-person donation to helps defray expenses. Sailing tickets are $43 a head.
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

6:30 pmBeat Poetry & Jazz Tuesday Nights | Top of the Mark  FREE*
*No reservations and no cover charge; seating is available on a first come first serve basis

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: First Day | Redwood City

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering free walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises.  Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Self guided tours are more...

11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro  FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio  FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, April 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location more...

12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society  FREE
6:00 pmFree Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF   FREE

Friday, April 3, 2015

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, April 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the more...

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

Saturday, April 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.