Tuesday, May 8, 2018

7:00 pm“Belly Up” Book Reading & Discussion | City Lights Books  FREE
7:30 pm“The Apartment In Bab El-Louk” Graphic Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books  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, May 9, 2018

Yarn Tree Wrapping: SF's Afternoon Art Break | Asian Art Museum
Wednesday, May 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free outside the Asian Art Museum at larkin and fulton
| Asian Art Museum

Stop by the Asian Art Museum’s Village Artist Corner (outside at the corner of Larkin & Fulton) every second Wednesday of the month to engage in Yarn Wrapping. Pick Me Up Art Every more...

2:00 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.
6:30 pmBeyond Borders Storytelling Workshop | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
7:00 pmThe Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmShaping SF Public Talk: Platform Cooperatives | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Donations appreciated
7:30 pm“On Doing Nothing” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: All Stars Comedy: One Epic Night | The Punch Line   WIN


Thursday, May 10, 2018

New World String Project: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, May 10 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

The Bay Area has long served as a creative hothouse for adventurous-minded roots string players, and New World String Project is the latest gorgeous hybrid to emerge from this fertile soil. more...

6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
7:00 pmMarx Now: Karl Marx At 200 – Reading & Discussion | City Lights Books   FREE
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
7:30 pm“Last Ferry Home” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Born Ruffians: Indie Rock | Slim’s   WIN
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Friday, May 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Off the Grid More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
7:30 pmWin Tix: Hot Snakes: Post Hardcore Garage Punk (Sold Out) | August Hall   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: Brazilian Girls: Downtempo Dance Punk | August Hall   WIN
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

UCSF Annual Free Skin Cancer Screening | SF
Saturday, May 12 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | UCSF Department of Dermatology

Join to a free skin cancer screening event at the UCSF Department of Dermatology. Screenings are open to the public and no need to be a patient of UCSF to attend. more...

9:00 amTrail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF   FREE
10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park   FREE
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.
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
1:00 pmInnov Gnawa with Book of J: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
8:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Exploratorium Free Day: Mother's Day 2018 | SF
Sunday, May 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium

All mothers and especially Mamás latinas and their families are invited to a day of fun at the Exploratorium. Exhibit Schedule: Noon–3 pm Making Paper Flowers with Irma Ortiz 1 pm- ​Cuicacalli and Mariachi Juvenil La more...

2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
7:00 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door

Monday, May 14, 2018

8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF  FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF  FREE
9:30 pm“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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“Cruel Futures” Book Reading | SF  FREE
7:30 pmWitches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF  FREE*
*Free to see the show. $5 to enter the witchy raffle.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, May 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Black Sands

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
7:00 pmMichelle Tea Book Release “Against Memoir” | City Lights   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop   $8
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond   FREE
8:00 pm“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF   $5*
*$5
8:00 pmWin Tix: A Stoner Pop Day Dream: “Saalt” Music Video Release Party | SF   $7

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, May 17 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Directed and accompanied by veteran pianist Maestro Curtis and captivating vocalist Nola Curtis (a.k.a. Cyd Qurtisse), the Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs from the Bayview, Western Addition, and Ingleside neighborhoods more...

10:00 amHidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa  FREE
5:00 pmFree Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa   FREE*
*All gallery and museum entries will be free except for the Contemporary Jewish Museum which will be offering a special entry price of $5.
6:00 pmSF Weekly “Best of SF 2018” Tasting Party & Open Bar | SoMa   $18*
*Use secret code FUNCHEAP for $18 tickets. Normally $20-$30
6:00 pm“Let’s Go Salsa” Free Open Air Salsa Dance Party with Cabanijazz Project | SF   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.

Friday, May 18, 2018

The Janet Jackson Flash Mob Day | SF
Friday, May 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco

Come and join the San Francisco Janet Jackson Flash Mob Day on Friday, May 18, 2018. This event will typically have 4 performances throughout the city usually including Union Square, The Castro, Powell more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
6:00 pm“The Young Karl Marx” Free Film Screening | SF   FREE*
*Free Admission, Suggested Donation $5
9:00 pmWin Tix: Washed Out: Woozily Evocative Synth Pop (Sold Out) | August Hall   WIN

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Interactive Bike Ride: Bikes to Books | SF
Saturday, May 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London St

Combining San Francisco history, art, literature, cycling, and urban exploration, the 7.1 mile tour, winds its way from Jack London Street to Jack Kerouac, South Park to North Beach. Admittedly not for more...

10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park  FREE
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio  FREE
7:00 pmSF’s Dragathon 2018: Scream Queens | Oasis   FREE*
*Suggested donation at the door or on the website.
8:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
8:00 pmWin Tix: Classixx: Electronicpop Indietronica | August Hall   WIN
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 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
11:55 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Sunday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Howard & Main

Bay to Breakers is one of the oldest consecutively run annual footraces in the world, a staple to the City by the Bay since May 1912. Here’s your chance to win a more...

All DayWin Tix: Alaska Airlines “Bay to Breakers” 2018 Registration | May 20th   WIN
9:30 amThe Truth About Climate Change: Forum With Bishop Marc Handley | SF   FREE
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.
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
7:00 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door

Monday, May 21, 2018

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“The Mars Room” Book Author & Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books  FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar  FREE
8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE
8:30 pm“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.  FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, May 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza more...


Wednesday, May 23, 2018

7:00 pm“This Radical Land” Book Launch & Discussion | City Lights Books  FREE
7:30 pm“The Ensemble” Book Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books  FREE

Thursday, May 24, 2018

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17

Photo | Halfblue via Wikipedia Photo | Tom Kellogg via FacebookThe San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more more...

5:30 pmAlcatraz Speaker Series: Former Alcatraz Island Resident Jolene Babyak | SF  FREE
7:00 pmWeimar Mirror: Revisiting Alfred Döblin Book Novel | City Lights Books  FREE
7:30 pmI Wish I Was Happy Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
7:30 pm“Currents” Book Reading | Green Apple Books   FREE
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop & $1 Beer | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday, May 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Off the Grid More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food more...

7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP preferred for staffing.