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San Francisco… land of the free. Here’s just the free stuff in SF and the Bay Area. Keep your wallet in your pocket and enjoy!

Wednesday, March 15

Crime Prevention Education: Basic Home Security | Pleasant Hill
Wednesday, March 15 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Pleasant Hill Senior Center
Crime Prevention Education: Basic Home Security | Pleasant Hill

Join your neighbors to attend a series of four crime prevention workshops held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4 pm to 5 pm.
These informative workshops are designed to train citizens how to recognize and report suspicious activities in their neighborhoods, implement crime …

Food First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley
Wednesday, March 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Peña Cultural Center
Food First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley

Food First envisions a world in which all people have access to healthy, ecologically produced, and culturally appropriate food. Their work—including action-oriented research, publications, projects and Food Sovereignty Tours—gives you the tools to understand the global challenges, build your local movement, and engage with the global ...

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, March 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Haight
Wednesday, March 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Barrel Head Brewhouse
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Haight

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 off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 6pm typically featuring special release ...

Navigating the Evolution of Object Oriented Languages | SF
Wednesday, March 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Yelp HQ
Navigating the Evolution of Object Oriented Languages | SF

Join them and network with the Tech in Motion crowd of entrepreneurs, CTOs, CEOs, IT professionals and tech aficionados. Tech in Motion presents an evening exploring the future of Navigating the Evolution of Object Oriented Languages through Python. Turning disruptive innovation into practical applications.
Free but an …

“Mind /Game” Diversity Film Screening | Piedmont
Wednesday, March 15 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ellen Driscoll Playhouse

Chamique Holdsclaw grew up playing basketball. She led her New York City high school team to four straight state championships before she played for Pat Summit at the University of Tennessee, where she led her team to 3 consecutive national championships and became the all-time …

“Beyond: Our Future in Space” Free Lecture | Los Altos
Wednesday, March 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Foothill College

Join Dr. Chris Impey, university distinguished astronomy professor and associate dean of the University of Arizona College of Science, for Beyond: Our Future in Space on Wednesday, February 15 at 7 pm in the Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College.
Part of the 17th annual Silicon Valley …

Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Wednesday, March 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bazaar Cafe
Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond

Comedian and the world’s only pencil musician Danny Dechi hosts a night of free laughs at Bazaar Cafe Stand-up Comedy Showcase. Come by every third Wednesday of the month for a lineup of local comedians.

Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF
Wednesday, March 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Secret Location (SF)
Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF

Spy like a lion or die like a lamb. After taking a 3 month break from Union Square, its about time they come back & prove that this is their stomping grounds.
Come join them for a 3 mission game. The first 15 mins will be …

“All the News I Need” Book Talk & Signing | SF
Wednesday, March 15 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is appreciated.
| The Booksmith

The Booksmith is excited to host the San Francisco launch party for Joan Frank’s fourth novel and winner of the Juniper Prize for Fiction, All The News I Need. Joan will be in conversation with Peg Alford Pursell.
Frances Ferguson is a lonely, sharp-tongued widow who …

Jokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Wednesday, March 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
| The Hatch
Jokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland

Jokelandish is a monthly premier stand-up comedy showcase from co-producers Nicole Calasich (ABC), Michael Montgomery (SJ Improv), and Emily Epstein White (This Week In Blackness). Happening every 3rd Wednesday at 8 pm at The Hatch in downtown Oakland, Jokelandish features the best comedians from the ...

Funcheap’s Free Comedy Night w/ Hella Funny | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Funcheap’s Free Comedy Night w/ Hella Funny | Cobb’s Comedy Club

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome two nights of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. We’ve handpicked some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you whose credits include SF Sketchfest, NBC and more. Funcheap’s Free Comedy Night with ...

World-Premiere Comedic Play “FLIM-FLAM” by John Fisher | Eureka Theatre
Wednesday, March 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, by entering the discount code FLIMCAST when you register online.
| Eureka Theatre
World-Premiere Comedic Play

Three actors are desperate for work. So they take their show on the road hoping to find employment in America’s heartland. There they discover an America redder than red and a society on the verge of implosion and despair. The tickets are free, by using the discount ...

Real Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight
Real Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight

Please note, starting 2/15 Real Live Comedians Showcase takes place every third Wednesday of each month at 9:30 pm.

Thursday, March 16

Grad Slam: The Closest Thing Science Has to Football | SF
Thursday, March 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Genentech Hall
Grad Slam: The Closest Thing Science Has to Football | SF

Grad Slam challenges UC San Francisco PhD students to present their dissertation research in just 3 minutes or less in an entertaining way, using language that non-scientists will understand.

Kid’s Club Shamrock Shindig | San Mateo
Thursday, March 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hillsdale Shopping Center
Kid's Club Shamrock Shindig | San Mateo

Share a bit o’ Irish fun at Hillsdale Shopping Center’s Kid’s Club Shamrock Shindig. Wee ones and their families can enjoy a performance by the Greene Academy of Irish Dance, whose students have showcased their talent and techniques in competitions all around North America.
Kids are …

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
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, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...

Game Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF
Game Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF

Game Night brings a night of games, drinks, food and fun on the third Thursday of every month from 5-10 pm at Coffee Bar’s Bryant Street location. They will have discounted beer and wine, exclusive food menu, board games like giant Jenga, corn hole and more. Each event will ...

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, March 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Concord)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Concord Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when ...

Free Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF
Free Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF

Engage in an ancient practice in a sacred space – a church sanctuary. People of all faiths, perspectives, age, and yoga experience are are invited to join teacher Erin Mariani, on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 6 pm for vinyasa flow yoga. Bring your ...