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Wednesday, February 21

Noise Pop Happy Hour: Friendless Summer, Bear Call & Moon Daze | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, February 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop Happy Hour: Friendless Summer, Bear Call & Moon Daze | Mission Dist.

The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s (and Funcheap’s) favorite indie music and art festival. Now in its 26th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread acclaim like ...

“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF
Wednesday, February 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5
| Stagewerx Theatre

Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, come to Stage Werx Theatre to watch an improvised movie crafted before your very eyes. In true Tarantino style, they start with the end, portraying an action filled and/or heart-throbbingly romantic and/or tear-jerkingly dramatic and/or gut-busting funny ...

Thursday, February 22

Noise Pop Free Happy Hour Concert: Down and Outlaws | Benders
Thursday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop Free Happy Hour Concert: Down and Outlaws | Benders

Come rock out at a free Noise Pop show. Come to Happy Hour to Bender’s to see Down and Outlaws, Locus Pocus, and Destroy Boys.
Down and Outlaws is a four-piece rock and roll band based in San Francisco, California.
Free, but an RSVP is required

“American Creed” Educator Screening with David Kennedy | Mission
Thursday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| KQED

Come and join an advanced screening of American Creed with special guest historian David Kennedy and the filmmakers, plus free resources for teachers.
Are there ideals Americans share in common? How can educators help students explore and discuss the differences that divide us? Stanford professors Condoleezza …

Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF

Get hungry folks. The good folks at the Alite Outpost will be serving up hot grilled cheeses and cold brews every last Thursday of the month. Swing by for a bite to eat and enjoy in-store discounts as well as some helpful advice from the ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, February 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

Listen for a Change: Mental Health, Fat-shaming & Mass Incarceration | SF
Thursday, February 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP for free tickets.
| 518 Valencia
Listen for a Change: Mental Health, Fat-shaming & Mass Incarceration | SF

Submitted by the Event Organizer
If last year was the year our country settled into a new reality, this is the year we question our complacency. From the #metoo movement to victims of gun violence, brave voices have been sharing their stories, forcing us to challenge …

Friday, February 23

Noise Pop Happy Hour: Coke, Bruh from Last Night & Same Girls | Mission Dist.
Friday, February 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop Happy Hour: Coke, Bruh from Last Night & Same Girls | Mission Dist.

Come rock out a free Noise Pop show. During Happy Hour, head to Bender’s to see Coke, Bruh from Last Night and Same Girls.
Bay Area outfit Coke draws on influences from noise rock to post-hardcore to krautrock, resulting in a sound that is jarring yet …

Fauxtest 2018: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Friday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; bring along a flashlight and your Fauxtest sign
| Dolores Park
Fauxtest 2018: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park

Join San Francisco’s sixth annual Fauxtest (pronounced foe-test), a fake protest, rally and march to demonstrate for/against Dada (fake or nonsense) news. Originally conceived as a fake protest in response to complacency and arm chair activism, Fauxtest has evolved into a response to the fake …

“Spirited Probabilities” Opening Art Reception | SF
Friday, February 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Southern Exposure

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Artists: Luca Antonucci, Simone Bailey, Chiraag Bhakta, Katie Dorame, Bean Gilsdorf, Matthew R. Gordon, Maria Guzmán Capron, David Kasprzak, Charlie Leese, Brandon Walls Olsen, George Pfau, Jonathan Runcio, Lisa Jonas Taylor
Spirited Probabilities, a group exhibition curated by Mik Gaspay, invites and …

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, February 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

Saturday, February 24

Noise Pop Happy Hour: Frisco, American Killers & Slow Torpedo | Mission Dist.
Saturday, February 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop Happy Hour: Frisco, American Killers & Slow Torpedo | Mission Dist.

Come rock out at a free Noise Pop show. During Happy Hour, head to Bender’s to see Frisco, American Killers and Slow Torpedo.
Frisco is a hard-rock proto-punk band from ex-members of Acid King, Hank IV, and Lost Goat.
Free, but an RSVP is required.

Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Saturday, February 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$2 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
| Darger Bar
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.

2/24 Lineup:

Headliner: Red Scott
Annie Bernstein
Hayden Greif-neil
Alexandria Love

Hosted by: Michael Alvarenga (SJ Improv), Chad Opitz (SF Punch Line), and Brooke Heinichen (SF Sketchfest)

Thrillhouse Records Winter Formal & 11th Anniversary Party | SF
Thrillhouse Records Winter Formal & 11th Anniversary Party | SF

Thrillhouse Records is turning 11 years old and they are celebrating with a huge party. This year their annual winter formal will be held at the Knockout.
Bands this year will include:

Fleshies
The Bananas
Midnite Snaxxx
Robocop 3
Mabs

Just like years previous, “dressing up” is required if you wanna get in for …

Sunday, February 25

SF’s Brand New $75 Luxury “Tahoe Ski & Snowboard Bus” | Sports Basement
Sunday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: $75 | Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
SF's Brand New $75 Luxury

Spend a breathtaking day skiing and snowboarding at the world famous Squaw Valley Resort or Alpine Meadows, without the hassle of planning, driving or purchasing all that gear and gas.
As part of their 2018 adventure calendar, Sports Basement are now offering customers a luxury bus …

Noodle Mania Zine Release & Art Party: Draw, Craft and Live Music | Mission District
Sunday, February 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Noodle Mania Zine Release & Art Party: Draw, Craft and Live Music | Mission District

Make a zine, share a true story, and eat noodles. Noodle Mania is a DIY audio documentary art project that provides a forum in print, online, and in person for people to share true stories about their lives and practice artmaking.
People who don’t consider themselves …

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, February 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Monday, February 26

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, February 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brewcade
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at Brewcade. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new rules and new gags. Power-up, throw down and push ...

Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF
Monday, February 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF

Comedian Andrew Holmgren (SF Weekly 2014 Best comedian) of Sylvan Productions (SF Weekly 2013 best comedy troupe) hosts an evening of some of his favorite comics whose comedy is sure to leave you satisfied and sore. The show takes place on every last Monday of ...

Wednesday, February 28

Shaping SF Lecture: Art & Politics with Lou Dematteis | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, February 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Art & Politics with Lou Dematteis | Mission Dist.

Lou Dematteis is an extraordinary social documentarian, photographer and filmmaker. He has been taking photographs of the Mission District since the 1970s, capturing the low-rider scene of that era, and being at the first Carnavals and leaving us a stunning visual record. He has also …

Thursday, March 1

New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.
Thursday, March 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Artists' Television Access
New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.

The Bay Area’s only Open Screening for up and coming filmmakers takes place on the first Thursday of each month at Artists’ Television Access in the Mission. Come enjoy a supportive community of filmmakers and see your work on the big screen. Feel free to ...

Friday, March 2

Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco
Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco

Come down to Timbuk2 Factory and Headquarters for a 60-minute behind-the-scenes look at the product design, marketing, and of course the (spoiler alert) office gong, disco ball and kegerator. Free tours take place at 11 am on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are ...

Sunday, March 4

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, March 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...

Monday, March 5

Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, March 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands showing off the cutting edge of jazz and improvised music. Expect progressive sounds with a mix of anything from jazz, folk, rock to electronic music.

Misery Index: All Star Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Monday, March 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Misery Index: All Star Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...