Saturday, February 11, 2017

2017 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | SF
Saturday, February 11 – 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinatown

Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. Typically over 100 groups will participate more...

6:30 pmValentine’s Day Sock Hop: ’50s Rock ‘n Roll Dance Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmPenumbral Lunar Eclipse | 2017   FREE
7:30 pmFree Bad Book Party: Readings, Show & Tell, Singalongs | SF   FREE
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE

Sunday, February 12, 2017

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Haight Residents
Sunday, February 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

Photo | 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 more...

All DayMission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF   FREE
All Day2017 Naughty Erotic Art Show | SoMa   FREE
3:00 pm“Alternative Baker: Reinventing Dessert” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE
11:30 pmChinese New Year Party: Free Acupuncture, Massage & Dim Sum | SF   FREE


Monday, February 13, 2017

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, February 13 – 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 pmPresidio Stargazing Party: Unveiling Astronomical Beauties | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Odd” Strange Stand-Up Comedy & Drink Specials | 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
10:00 pm“GrooveWell” Super Funky Mondaze Dance Party | Milk Bar   FREE

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Magnolia Bloom Peak: Breathtaking Valentine's Walk | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias with trees reaching 80 feet, is at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF more...

All DayFree Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden   FREE*
*Free on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and daily from 7:30-9 am
10:00 amValentine’s Tulipmania 2017: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39   FREE
All DayFinal Day: SF Library Waives All Late Fees | 2017 Fine Forgiveness Program   FREE*
*See full details at http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000940701
5:50 pmPillow Fight 2017 | San Francisco   FREE
6:30 pmPoetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach   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, February 15, 2017

SF Beer Week Trivia: E=MC Hammered | SF
Wednesday, February 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SPARK Social SF

Are you a beer buff, a craft connoisseur, or a sudsy specialist? Gather up your brew buds and geek out at Beer Trivia. With 6 rounds covering everything from brewing history, to more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
6:00 pmSF Beer Week with Anchor Steam & Dandelion Chocolate | The Chapel  FREE
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond   FREE
7:00 pmA Conversation Between Activists & Authors | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pm“Pachinko” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE*
*RSVP appreciated but not required.
10:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
6:00 pmSF Beer Week with Anchor Steam & Dandelion Chocolate | The Chapel   FREE

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena 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...

5:00 pmGame Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF   FREE*
*No cost to get in the door or play games. Food and Drinks will need to be purchased.
6:00 pm35 Famous Speeches in 35 Famous Places | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: An Evening with Barbara Hammer | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmDivisadero Art Walk, Music & Craft Beer | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“A Separation” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books on the Park   FREE
7:30 pm“The Weight of Him” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE
9:00 pmThe Hot Mess Comedy Hour | SF   FREE

Friday, February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, more...

5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Free
Saturday, February 18 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and highlighting one of our market sellers. A participant in La Cocina’s food more...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio  FREE
12:00 pm2017 Cupid’s Undie Run | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch.
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | The Haight   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free tickets with promo code 'cheapbastard'. Otherwise, it's $5.
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

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Tulipmania 2017: Final Day | Pier 39
Sunday, February 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during the annual Tulipmania flower festival. Tulipmania 2017 February 11-19, 2017 – Daily more...

12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
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.
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, February 20, 2017

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.
7:30 pm“Rather be the Devil” Book Talk & Signing | SF  FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar  FREE
8:00 pm“Resistance is Futile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio  FREE
7:00 pm“A Book of American Martyrs” Book Reading | City Lights  FREE
7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE
7:30 pm“Journeyman” Book Talk & Signing | SF  FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Progressive Transgressions: Mid-1800s San Francisco | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, February 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

Crossing centuries and social mores, editors Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus, (Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute) and author Clare Sears (Arresting Dress) take us into San Francisco’s mid-1800s underworld more...

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
7:30 pm“Universal Harvester” Book Talk & Signing | SF  FREE

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Exploratorium After Dark: The Last Doubling | Pier 15

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world. Is growth always good? The biggest threat to our existence on planet Earth isn’t asteroids—it’s us. Why can’t our population more...

6:00 pm“Great Highway: Journey to the Soul of Surfing” Film Screening | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pm“Generation Revolution” Book Discussion | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pmClassic Mexican Movie Night (1930s-50s) & Mezcal Tasting | SF   $8
7:30 pm“One Way Down (Or Another)” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, more...

5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:15 pmLast Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “The Wedding Planner” | Pier 39   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmSF Chamber Orchestra: Canteloube’s Folk Songs From France | Herbst Theater   FREE
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)

Photo | Treasure Island Flea The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s more...

10:30 amFree “RoliRoti” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
12:00 pmLyrical Workshop: Emerge With Better Songs | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
2:00 pmVeterans Poetry Reading & Panel Discussion | SFAC Workshop   FREE
3:00 pmFitbit Local: Free Bodyweight Cardio Workout | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)

Photo | Treasure Island Flea The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s more...

All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmAttractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $6*
*$6 when you use promo code "funcheapbaby". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, February 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  

7:00 pm“Odd” Strange Stand-Up Comedy & Drink Specials | SF  FREE

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Mardi Gras 2017 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF
Tuesday, February 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free parade. The Mardi Gras Ball at Brick & Mortar requires tickets.
| Biergarten

Celebrate Mardi Gras with a festive parade that will kick off with a Second Line featuring several fantastic local brass bands and other musicians.  2017 Mardi Gras Parade Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | more...

7:00 pmSF History Night | Noe Valley   $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:30 pm“The Book of Etta” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE