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Sunday, April 22

“Slice Slice Baby” Throwback ’90s Pizza Fest | SoMa
Sunday, April 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5*
*$5 general admission. Food & drink for purchase.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park

Pizza is the perfect shareable feast and any way you slice it, there’s pizza for everyone. On April 22nd, satiate your pizza cravings at SoMa StrEat Food Park’s Slice Slice Baby SF Pizza Fest.
Chicago, New York, and Neopolitan. Thin crust, hand-tossed, gluten-free, veggie, and extra …

The Good Death: Storytelling & Art Show (Finale) | SoMa
Sunday, April 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE w/ RSVP
| Sketchpad Gallery
The Good Death: Storytelling & Art Show (Finale) | SoMa

Join  a very special Sketchpad group art show, “The Good Death.” This is in collaboration with “Reimagine End of Life,” A citywide exploration of death and celebration of life, through creativity and conversation. The Good Death: Storytelling & Art Show April 19-22 2018 | noon-6 ...

Friday, April 27

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, April 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

Every Friday, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...

Smuin Ballet Dancers’ Typical Day Sneak Peek | SF
Friday, April 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please arrive by 5:15 pm to observe class.
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Smuin Ballet Dancers' Typical Day Sneak Peek | SF

Come see Smuin dancers up close in an open studio rehearsal in honor of Bay Area Dance Week. Observe their 16 dancers during a typical day in the studio, working in conjunction with their ballet master and various choreographers to perfect the Company’s new works for the …

Sunday, April 29

“Tour de Pizza” Bike Ride | SF
Sunday, April 29 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to join, buy your own pizza
| San Francisco Ferry Building

Like to ride on a bicycle? Like to eat pizza? Like to ride on a bike to find and eat more pizza? If so, They would like to invite them to join for a tour of San Francisco’s finest pizza-by-the-slice spots.
This is intended to be …

Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, April 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin-Op's

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

Tuesday, May 1

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

  The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all  backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art. Embracing a range of artistic disciplines and ...

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum has returned and so has their Pay What You Wish Days. Pay What You Wish Days create affordable experiences for all to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in ...

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is one of the Bay Area’s premier venues for adventurous art. A multidisciplinary art center, the YBCA features exhibitions, performance, film/video, and community engagement programs, along with rotating art exhibits with a focus on contemporary and emerging art ...

Under the Buck: Retro Game Night & Happy Hour | SF
Under the Buck: Retro Game Night & Happy Hour | SF

Under the Buck bar and kitchen is now hosting Retro Game Night. Come kick it ol’ school style on Tuesdays, bi-monthly. Play games you remember from your childhood or even before: Original Nintendo, Super Mario, Duck Hunt, Mario Kart, board games, etc. It’s going to ...

Wednesday, May 2

“Lululemon Flow & Jo”: Free Yoga Class & Coffee in an Art Gallery | SoMa
Wednesday, May 2 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a hot cup of joe courtesy of Red Door Coffee. Each month, you also get ...

LINES Dance Center Outdoor Performance | SF
Wednesday, May 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Alonzo King Lines Ballet
LINES Dance Center Outdoor Performance | SF

Come be part of this annual community performance event and see a diverse spectrum of local dance artists including:

Lines Dance Center Choreography and Performance Workshops
Lines BFA at Dominican University
Lines Ballet Training Program

This is an outdoor family performance designed for audiences of all ages.

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, May 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based admission
| Eagle Tavern

Safe Words is a comedy show at a leather bar that features the talent of nationally touring comics, to local favorites. Faces from Comedy Central, Conan, Reddit & Vice have graced the stage. Even Margaret Cho (HBO, 30 Rock) has stopped by. Every first Wednesday, ...

Friday, May 4

2018 “HeART of Market” Outdoor Dance Festival | SoMa
Friday, May 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mint Plaza
2018

Alonzo King LINES Ballet returns to Mint Plaza for its HeART of Market: Dance, Create, Connect, a free, participatory and family friendly event. Two Free Lunchtime Performances by LINES Dance Center students and LINES Education Programs.
2018 Heart of Market Dance Fest
Friday, May 4, 2018 | Noon to …

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, May 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

Every Friday, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta: Live Music, Tequila and Salsa Dancing | Cadillac Bar & Grill
Friday, May 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cadillac Bar & Grill
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta: Live Music, Tequila and Salsa Dancing | Cadillac Bar & Grill

Come enjoy food, drinks, music and dancing to celebrate Cinco de Mayo at The Cadillac Bar & Grill.
2018 Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
Friday-Saturday, May 4 to 5, 2018 | 5 pm
Cadillac Bar & Grill, 44 9th St, San Francisco
FREE
Stay tuned for the entertainment line-up and celebrations for …

Sunday, May 6

2018 How Weird Street Faire: The Disco Ball | SoMa
Sunday, May 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $11.11*
*Early Bird tickets $11.11, Advanced tickets are $15 and Door tickets are $20
| Howard & Main (SoMa)
2018 How Weird Street Faire: The Disco Ball | SoMa

On May 6, 2018, a unique gathering of the tribes will occur in downtown San Francisco for a Celebration of Peace for The Disco Ball. It will be a parody of the 1970s, and a very groovy time. There will be dancing in the streets …

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2018 Kick-Off: All-Female Mariachi | SF
Sunday, May 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2018 Kick-Off: All-Female Mariachi | SF

The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival opens on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 1:00pm with the first all-female mariachi ensemble, Mariachi Flor de Toloache, as they have blazed a brilliant pioneering path for women in a traditionally male world of Mexican music.
Co-led by violinist and founder …

Thursday, May 10

New World String Project: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, May 10 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
New World String Project: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF

The Bay Area has long served as a creative hothouse for adventurous-minded roots string players, and New World String Project is the latest gorgeous hybrid to emerge from this fertile soil. Something of a hybrid itself, the ensemble brings together four mighty players who weave …

Win Tix: Born Ruffians: Indie Rock | Slim’s
Thursday, May 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's

Born Ruffians are a Canadian indie rock band formed in 2004, originally from Midland, Ontario, located near Georgian Bay.
> Get Tickets – $18
They are currently signed to Yep Roc Records and Paper Bag Records. The members are Luke Lalonde (guitar/vocals), Mitch Derosier (bass), Andy Lloyd (guitar/keyboard), and Steve Hamelin (drums).

Friday, May 11

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, May 11 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

Every Friday, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...

Saturday, May 12

Innov Gnawa with Book of J: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Saturday, May 12 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Innov Gnawa with Book of J: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF

This spiritually charged double bill pairs the black Moroccan ritual trance music of Innov Gnawa with Book of J’s radical Hebraic blues. The Grammy-nominated New York musical collective Innov draws on Fez-born Hassan Ben Jaafer’s treasure trove of musical knowledge brought to Morocco centuries ago …

“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF
Saturday, May 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| Monument

Join in at the Monument (140 9th St), for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians. Everyone is welcome, we are a mix of seasoned artists, students, and first timers. Poses range from 2, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 minutes. There will be easels provided and ...

Thursday, May 17

Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa
Thursday, May 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market & New Montgomery St
Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa

Hidden stories and surprises abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco’s history, art, poetry, architecture and activism, including live performances of characters that gave the city its unique reputation. Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours Every 3rd Thursdays ...

Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, May 17 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF

Directed and accompanied by veteran pianist Maestro Curtis and captivating vocalist Nola Curtis (a.k.a. Cyd Qurtisse), the Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs from the Bayview, Western Addition, and Ingleside neighborhoods perform rousing and inspiring music that celebrates the diversity of the members. The repertoire …