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Thursday, February 23

The Final “Yappy Hour”: Puppy Cuddles & Free Drinks | SF SPCA Pop-Up
Thursday, February 23 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Events are free to attend. Regular adoption fees apply
| Two Embarcadero Center
The Final

Welcome to the San Francisco SPCA Pop-Up. The SF SPCA is bringing cuddles, kisses, and cuteness to Two Embarcadero Center for the entire month of February. Drop by for your furry fix, a coffee and a cuddle or a Thursday night Yappy Hour or the ...

Exploratorium After Dark: The Last Doubling | Pier 15
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 continue to grow? Learn about the exponential function and the conclusions we can draw …

Friday, February 24

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, February 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
San Francisco Critical Mass

Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in San Francisco starting at 5:30 pm at Justin Herman Plaza (foot of Market Street) and in cities around the world. Everyone is invited. No one is in charge. Bring your ...

Saturday, February 25

Free “RoliRoti” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, February 25 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

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.
Thomas founded RoliRoti in 2002 after studying agriculture in Zurich, Switzerland, and working to improve conditions for the animals on …

Thursday, March 2

Exploratorium After Dark: Extended Cinemas | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Extended Cinemas | Pier 15

The warm glow of the projected image invites observers to in-between worlds. During this cinematic celebration, now an annual favorite, the passive act of watching turns to listening, peering, touching, and interacting as Exploratorium Cinema Arts takes over museum spaces to provide experiences—both on and …

Saturday, March 4

Free “Sukhi’s” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

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.
With humble beginnings in her grandmother’s kitchen, at the age of seven, Sukhi remembers recreating a dish after seeing it …

Free “Hillside Supper Club” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Founded by two chefs who enjoy the camaraderie of eating and drinking together, the Hillside Supper Club promotes introducing new friends, experiencing different foods, and experimenting with …

Thursday, March 9

Exploratorium After Dark: Magic Demonstration | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Magic Demonstration | Pier 15

Everything is not as it seems—at first. Pick a card, any card, and watch the Explainers reveal some surprising aspects of human perception.

Saturday, March 11

Free “Bay Leaf Kitchen & Eatwell Farm” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 11 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and highlighting a relationship forged at the market.
Eatwell Farm and Bay Leaf Kitchen have been partnering, over the last three years, to educate families and children …

World Naked Bike Ride: Spring 2017 | SF
Saturday, March 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
World Naked Bike Ride: Spring 2017 | SF

Please note, only the date has been confirmed for 2017. Most of the details below are from last year. To stay updated, you may follow their Facebook page.
It’s time to tune up those bikes and toss those riding duds in the wash; you won’t need them …

Tuesday, March 14

30th Annual Pi Day | Exploratorium Free Day
Tuesday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
30th Annual Pi Day | Exploratorium Free Day

Join The Exploratorium on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 for the 30th annual Pi Day, an international holiday celebrating the never-ending number π (3.14159…), and the spirit of wonder and quirk that science inspires, founded in 1988 by Exploratorium physicist and “Prince of Pi” Larry Shaw.
The Exploratorium will …

Thursday, March 16

Exploratorium After Dark: Everything Matters | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Everything Matters | Pier 15

Come be in your elements with Exploratorium host and scientific raconteur Ron Hipschman. Follow tales of intrigue and invention, join in dynamic demonstrations, and uncover fascinating connections between individual elements and the collective human experience.

Thursday, March 23

Exploratorium After Dark: The Universe in Full Spectrum | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: The Universe in Full Spectrum | Pier 15

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
People tend to think of “home” as the building in which they live, or the town or city where they reside. Voyage to the edge of the known universe, and gain some perspective on …

Saturday, March 25

Free “Leah’s Pantry” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 25 – 12:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Monica Bhagwan has been Leah’s Pantry Program Manager since 2013. Monica, who is from New York City, has 17 years of experience as a professional cook and …

Saturday, April 1

Joanne Weir Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 1 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Joanne Weir Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The demo will be followed by a book signing.
Joanne Weir wears many different hats as cookbook author, culinary instructor, and as executive chef of Copita Tequileria …

Saturday, April 8

Free “Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 8 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

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.
Evan Bloom started cooking younger than most, eschewing Kraft mac n cheese for Thai cuisine & baked Alaska. This love …

Saturday, April 15

Free “Serpentine” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 15 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Saturday, April 22

March for Science 2017 on Earth Day | SF
Saturday, April 22 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
March for Science 2017 on Earth Day | SF

The “March for Science” has the mission of building public trust in science and to encourage politicians to forum evidence-based public policy for the good of humanity. 
There’s a massive San Francisco march planned for Earth Day 2017 from 9am to Noon which we’re told starting …

Sophina Uong Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 22 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Sophina Uong Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Sophina Uong has worked in the finest of restaurants — from the front of the house to behind the kitchen doors — in the Bay Area over …

Sunday, May 14

Exploratorium Free Day: Mother’s Day 2017 | SF
Sunday, May 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Mother's Day 2017 | SF

The Exploratorium will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 14, 2017 by offering free admission to all visitors (not just for Mothers).
Schedule
1:00 p.m. Mariachi Mexicanismo
2:00–4:00 p.m. Making Flores de papel
4:00 p.m. Cuicacall

Friday, June 23

Exploratorium Free Community Night | SF
Friday, June 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Community Night | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all. ...

Saturday, September 23

Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all. ...

Friday, October 6

Free Navy Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2017
Friday, October 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 30
Free Navy Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2017

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 36th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 2 – 9, 2017 San Francisco FREE ...

Sunday, October 22

Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF
Sunday, October 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all. ...