Thursday, July 13, 2017

Live NightLife Kick-Off | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences

NightLife Live, their summer music series, kicks off on the Academy’s outdoor stage with a night of lo-fi freaky psychedelic pop from New Zealand’s weird and whimsical Connan Mockasin. L.A.’s Morgan more...

6:00 pmRadar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library   FREE
6:30 pm“Fiery Ferments” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:30 pm“Gork, The Teenage Dragon” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books   FREE

Friday, July 14, 2017

Dog Days of Summer | Pier 39
Friday, July 14 – 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...

11:00 amCaterpillar Puppet Show | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: Monaco Boys Choir | SF City Hall   FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
4:30 pmClover Sonoma’s Free Organic Milk & Churro Crisps | Civic Center   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:00 pmLaborFest2017: “Building Bridges, Not Walls” Art & Poetry Exhibit | SF   FREE
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
6:30 pm“Cat People” Stand Up Comedy | SF   $5
7:00 pmTatiana Rivas “In My Dreams I Fly” Art Opening | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“A Twenty Minute Silence Followed By Applause” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books   FREE
8:00 pmInside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF   FREE*
*Free for Funcheap users who enter "FUNCHEAP" as a promo code at checkout. Otherwise it's $5.
8:30 pmWin Tix: Harmony Driven Indie Rock “Branches” | Great American Music Hall   WIN
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

AIDS Memorial Grove Cleanup Day | SF
Saturday, July 15 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove

Dedicated to the creation and long-term maintenance of the first living memorial to those lost to AIDS and in support of those living with HIV. Volunteer cleanup days are necessary for more...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
10:00 amFamily-Friendly Bike Ride | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
10:00 amLaborFest2017: San Francisco Waterfront Labor History Walk | SF   FREE
10:00 amLaborFest2017: Longshore Work, Technology & the Future of Work | SF   FREE
10:30 amEmily Paster’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
11:00 amCreative Family Fun Craft Making: Flower Power Pendants | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
11:00 amMonarch Grand Opening: Complimentary Eats, Refreshments & Tour | SF   FREE
12:00 pmSwap-A-Rama Vol. 3: Records, Comics & Snacks | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money if you'd like to purchase something.
1:00 pmEnsemble Mik Nawooj: Oakland-based Hip-Hop Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: The Castro Flaggers | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
1:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
7:00 pmBack to the 1960’s: Summer of Love Dance Party | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmLaborFest2017: “Opposing Deportations & Racism” Poetry Reading | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFilm Night in the Park: “Beauty and the Beast” | Union Square   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
9:00 pmSound of Cocktails: Reliving Iconic Moments in Time & Pop Culture | SF   FREE
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, July 16, 2017

Sunday, July 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission District

Sunday Streets Sunday Streets (March – October 2017) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, more...

9:45 amLaborFest2017: Coit Tower Mural Walk | SF  FREE
All Day2017 “BBoy Connection” Break Dancing & Roller Skate Dancing | SF   FREE
11:00 am“Summer Sessions” Sunday Streets Brunch | Mission   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Please bring money for food and drinks
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pm“Music to My Ears” Youth Musical Theater | Golden Gate Park Band   FREE
2:00 pmEric Burdon & The Animals With The Stone Foxes: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE*
*Donations appreciated
2:00 pmPicklewater Free Circus Festival | Union Square   FREE
2:00 pmLaborFest2017: “Painting Coit Tower” Play Reading | SF   FREE
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.
3:00 pmLaborFest2017: In-Depth Talk on The Origins of the US Military in the Indian Wars | SF   FREE
5:45 pmLaborFest2017: Building Bridges & Labor Maritime History Boat Tour | SF   $45*
*Includes complimentary meal will be provided, however, if you are on a special diet, please bring your own food. $45/person, children under 6 - free, 6 to 12 $25

Monday, July 17, 2017

Clover Sonoma Milk Tasting Room Pop-Up: Free Cereal & Coffee | Final Day
Monday, July 17 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Clover Sonoma Milk Tasting Room Pop-up

Clover Sonoma Clover Sonoma, the Bay Area’s favorite third-generation family-owned and operated dairy farm, has opened a Milk Tasting Room pop-up in Hayes Valley, which will be open from June 5 through July more...

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.
6:30 pm“The Book of Greens” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
6:30 pmLaborFest2017: The Destruction of City College of San Francisco | Bernal Public Library   FREE
8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar   FREE

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang | Nob Hill

Photo | Academy of ArtWind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2017 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer movie nights are back at more...

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:30 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Summer Movie Clubhouse
Wednesday, July 19 – 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...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza   FREE
11:30 amClover Sonoma Milk Tasting Room Pop-Up: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich Bites | Final Day   FREE
6:00 pmSF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Mission   FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
6:00 pmSwing in the Square: The B-Stars | Union Square   FREE
6:30 pm“Salad for President” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   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
7:00 pm“The End of Loyalty” Book Reading & Discussion | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:00 pmLaborFest2017: “I, Daniel Blake” Film Screening & Discussion | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Traditional Japanese Folk Songs with Bachido & Awakko Ren | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, July 20 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

A three-string lute plucked and strummed with a plectrum, the shamisen has played an important role in Japanese culture for some five centuries. Santa Cruz’s Kyle Abbott became obsessed with the more...

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 pmLatin Music Scene with Somos El Son | Yerba Buena Gardens   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 pmExploratorium After Dark: Ernie Gehr Variety Show | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmBeer Garden NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)

Friday, July 21, 2017

Christmas in July | Pier 39
Friday, July 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is celebrating Christmas in July. The first 100 people to present the special ornament coupon at Christmas in San Francisco on Level 1 will receive a free commemorative PIER more...

11:00 amBe Silly With The Pi Clowns | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
4:30 pmClover Sonoma’s Free Organic Milk & Churro Crisps | Final Day   FREE
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:30 pmOutdoor Family Movie Night | The Presidio   FREE
7:00 pmThe Pre Show: Improv Comedy Grad Show | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Saturday, July 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park

One summer afternoon in SF, dinosaurs will rule once again. Come to a spectacle of Jurassic proportions, featuring DJ performances, the dolo playground, and the guy who sells edibles at the more...

10:00 amOrchids In The Park: Lectures, Demonstrations & Raffles | SF  $5*
*$5 for adults, $4 for Seniors and free for under 16 and volunteers with advance sign up. Tickets available at the door.
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: Lisa Gonick & the Damfino Players | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE

Sunday, July 23, 2017

2017 LGBTQ Pride Photo Exhibit Fabulous Celebration: Final Day | SF
Sunday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harvey Milk Photography Center

Photo | Harvey Milk Photography Center Join Harvey Milk Photography Center for the 2017 Pride weekend celebration show. This year’s exhibit is in collaboration with the wishes of Gilbert Baker, designer of more...

1:00 pmMusic of Antonin Dvorak | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: The ManDance Company | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
1:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
2:00 pmLos Ángeles Azules & Ensambles Ballet Folklórico de San Francisco: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE*
*Donations appreciated
2:00 pmPicklewater Free Circus Festival | Union Square   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE

Monday, July 24, 2017

8:00 pmThe Komedy Kiki: Comics That’ll Tickle Your Funny Bone | SF  FREE
8:30 pmMonday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies  FREE

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Funny Girl | Nob Hill

Photo | Academy of ArtWind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2017 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer movie nights are back at more...

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE