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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!

Friday, May 26

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, May 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, ...

Bike-In Movie Night: “Cool Runnings” & Free Popcorn | Albany
Friday, May 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Albany Community Center
Bike-In Movie Night:

Join them at the Albany Community Center for a “Bike in Movie.” They will be showing “Cool Runnings” a film sure to spark your quest for the ultimate drive.
Ride your bike on down to the Center and join them for this fabulous Bike Month event. They have plenty of …

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, May 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Hella Funny Friday Comedy Night | Chug Pub
Friday, May 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required with secret code FUNCHEAP
| Chug Pub
Hella Funny Friday Comedy Night | Chug Pub

Come to the Chug Pub every Friday to witness some of San Francisco’s top comics perform live. Each show will feature five hilarious comedians. Hosted by #HellaFunny crew members Julie Ash and Feel Woods. Hella Funny Comedy Night Every Friday | 7 to 9:30 pm ...

“Original Gangstas” Book Reading | SF
Friday, May 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

Ben Westhoff reads from his new book, Original Gangstas: Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube and the Birth of West Coast Rap in celebration of the paperback release.
About Original Gangstas:
Amid rising gang violence, the crack epidemic, and police brutality, a group of unlikely voices …

The Spirit of Sound: Singing & Healing | Grace Cathedral
Friday, May 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event is free but there is a $20 suggested donation.
| Grace Cathedral
The Spirit of Sound: Singing & Healing | Grace Cathedral

Receive a sound healing and create sounds to deepen your own inner and outer community. This workshop with Clare Hedin will give you tools to take home with you so that you can become a personal sound healer.
This event is free but there is a …

As I Lay Laughing: Comedy & Snacks | Oakland
Friday, May 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore
As I Lay Laughing: Comedy & Snacks | Oakland

“As I Lay Laughing” brings comedy to E.M. Wolfman’s beautiful bookstore. Every 4th Friday, comedians Michael Brandon and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in an intimate Oakland space. Snacks will also be provided by the team. As I Lay ...

Sex Worker Fest 2017: Stripping Down to Story | SF
Friday, May 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for first 10 people with code funcheapswfest
| Center for Sex and Culture
Sex Worker Fest 2017: Stripping Down to Story | SF

Get ready for Sex Worker Fest 2017 – 10 days of sex worker art, parties, movies, and politics.   Join in for the whores-eye-view at the 10th Biennial San Francisco Bay Area Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival May 19th to 28th at the Center ...

Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “The Princess Diaries” | Pier 39
Friday, May 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night

Grab your blankets and head to Pier 39 for their Outdoor Movie Night, held the last Friday of every month through September. Before the show, get a bite to eat at one of Pier 39’s restaurants, or take advantage of special giveaways and movie night ...

iMoneySlots Board Game Party | Dolores Park
Friday, May 26 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 19th & Dolores (Dolores Park)
iMoneySlots Board Game Party | Dolores Park

iMoneySlots Board Games Festival presents the gaming areas for kids and adults. The program of the festival includes: game rooms for teaching board games, tournaments for experienced players, interesting contests, prizes and Bonuses. Come to their party with family and friends and get the positive emotions …

Live Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF
Friday, May 26 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Stagewerx Theatre
Live Comedy Show:

EndGames Improv brings you Your F!#&ed Up Relationship, a funny improv show happening every Friday night at 10:30 pm. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your real, honest relationship stories will be the grist for the comedy mill. That sounds awful. But it’s basically true. It’s ...

Saturday, May 27

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Saturday | Mission
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Saturday | Mission

The 2017 San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. Come celebrate with us at the 39th annual Carnaval San Francisco, a free 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District over Memorial Day weekend. 39th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Festival May 27-28, 2017 | ...

Season Launch: Free Oakland Walking Tour | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Garden
Season Launch: Free Oakland Walking Tour | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Garden

Uptown to the Lake: A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco! Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt. Tour begins at 10 am in ...

Annual Epiphyllum Flower Show | SF
Saturday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Annual Epiphyllum Flower Show | SF

The San Francisco Epiphyllum Society is having their Annual Flower Show at Golden Gate Park. There will be cuttings and plants for sale. Many experts will be on hand to answer questions so you can learn to grow your own beautiful flowers.

Bookbike Launch Party: Smoothies, Crafts & Live Music | Oakland
Saturday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Bookbike Launch Party: Smoothies, Crafts & Live Music | Oakland

Join them for a fun ride and party to celebrate Oakland’s new fleet of bike libraries. Meet at the Main library at 10. You’ll ride up to the Lakeview branch for a celebration of all things bike. There will be smoothies, music, crafts and more.

Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Class & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, May 27 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Class & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Join Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream co-founder Jake Godby and his team, as they demo how they develop their unique flavors from the bounty of the market. They’ll …

2017 Burger & Brew Fest: Live Music, Art & Burger Throwdown | Fremont
2017 Burger & Brew Fest: Live Music, Art & Burger Throwdown | Fremont

The Third Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest was created to celebrate the variety of wonderful craft breweries in California, home to more breweries than any other in the state and will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2017, from 11 am to 6 pm, taking …

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie” | AMC Van Ness
Saturday, May 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Van Ness 14
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie,” a brand new animated film from DreamWorks.
Free Film Screening: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
May 27, 2017 | 11:00 am
AMC Van Ness 14
RSVP code: rUjBM89939

Tickets available through https://www.gofobo.com/rsvp
Tickets are free, but subject …

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 27 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal ...

2017 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Amphitheater
2017 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland

Boogie down at The Eastlake Music Festival at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater in Oakland which features local music, dance, indie arts and crafts, micro-brews and food trucks.
2017 Eastlake Music Festival
Saturday, May 27, 2017 | 1 pm to 9 pm
Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland
FREE. Donations are appreciated.
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