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Thursday, April 17

Newly Discovered “Silver Twins” Fire Hydrants Painting | SF
Thursday, April 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hayes & Buchanan
Newly Discovered

It is now known that the fire hydrants at Hayes and Buchanan, and Ellis and Van Ness, were equal to the actions of the Gold Hydrant well known for stopping the 1906 fire from going deeper into the Mission District.
At 10 am on April 17, 2014 …

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: Open Boat Tours | SF
Thursday, April 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South Beach Yacht Club
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: Open Boat Tours | SF

San Francisco, get ready to celebrate the arrival of the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race fleet as it races from China, crossing the planet’s biggest ocean to reach South Beach Yacht Club, arriving on April 12 and re-starting the race on the April 19, ...

Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa
Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: 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. Yerba Buena neighborhood galleries, museums, restaurants, and bars will ...

YBCA:ConVerge: Jazz & Giant Art Stitch & B*tch | SoMa
Thursday, April 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
YBCA:ConVerge: Jazz & Giant Art Stitch & B*tch | SoMa

YBCA ConVerge presents a communal “stitch and b*tch” session led by embroidery artist Mei-ling Humphrey and her visiting mother, Catherine Wong. From 4:30-6 pm, sit around a giant embroidery hoop with Mei and Catherine, engaging in communal learning, labor, and expression.
In addition, YBCA Artist-in Residence …

Asian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF
Thursday, April 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for admission after 5pm - admission to special galleries may be extra.
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF

Want to see the Asian Art Museum’s latest exhibits without the weekend crowds and for less than half the price? Try Thursday nights – The Asian Art Museum is open late on Thursday nights (5-9 pm) and tickets are just $5 (normally it’s $12) to see ...

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, April 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday, April 10 – June 26, 2014. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

“Urban Air Night Market” Indie Mart, Food Trucks, $2 Beer | SoMa
Thursday, April 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Urban Air Market, San Francisco’s fashion festival, has joined forces with SoMa StrEat Food Park to bring you a weekly Thursday night market. This unique curated marketplace for sustainable design will feature food trucks, a beer garden and a different mix of vendors each week including top local ...

Sila Afro-Funk Concert & Earth Day Celebration | Bayview
Thursday, April 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 3rd Street (Bayview)
Sila Afro-Funk Concert & Earth Day Celebration | Bayview

Enjoy a free world music concert by Afro-Funk Master Sila, plus a PopUp Market and other performances.
The Bayview Town Center comes alive with the Bayview Underground Food Scene PopUp Market including farm stands in honor of Earth Day. Spoken word performances by Tim “Toaster” Henderson and friends …

Soundproof Glass Box Experiment: “Life Soundtrack” | SF
Thursday, April 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0
Soundproof Glass Box Experiment:

Step into a pseudo soundproof glass box with a stranger or two and observe the rhythm of the streets of San Francisco dancin’ to the different soundtracks that will be provided for you.
They’ll be playin’ some jazz… perhaps the people look like they’re walkin to …

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, April 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland

The featured merchant for April’s Stroll is the McGuire-Reid Farmer’s Insurance Agency who are featuring an incredible mosaic sculpture artist, Kim Larson and her art exhibit, Painting With Light. 
Kim Larson’s exquisite mosaic work honors organic form as well as delights the eye. Using mixed glass media …

Dance Party NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, April 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Dance Party NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Shake, shimmy, twist and twerk your way into NightLife’s first ever museum-wide dance party. Whether you’ve got two left feet or can cut a rug with the best of them, NightLife invites you to try out popular dance styles from around the world.

In African Hall, …

Win Tix: 1906 Earthquake History Night: Film, Photos & Drinks | The Old Mint
1906 Earthquake History Night: Film, Photos & Drinks | The Old Mint

In April of 1906, the earth shook, and San Francisco went up in flames. In the midst of it all, the Mint stood strong. 
Come dance, drink, and discover the history of the stoic building that still holds true. Enjoy exhibits from the San Francisco Museum and …

Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland
Thursday, April 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stork Club
Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland

Storking Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase with a twist; the show features some of the Bay’s best comedians whom are subsequently interviewed after their performance. The results are akin to an irreverent Inside the Actor’s Studio as host, OJ Patterson, alternates between goofy rapport and intrusive investigation. Additional questions are fielded ...

Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Mission Dist.
Thursday, April 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Go Game HQ
Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Mission Dist.

The April 2014 theme is “Private Experiences for Two People”… interpret it however you like.
Themes are a suggestion; experiences that are entirely independent of the month’s theme are very welcome, they are happy to make time for you.

Bicycle Bingo Night | Oakland
Thursday, April 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bingo cards require a donation ($3 each, 2/$5, 5/$10)
| Actual Cafe
Bicycle Bingo Night | Oakland

Want to play a little bingo and win some prizes while breaking a sweat? Play “Bicycle Bingo” a monthly series at Oakland’s Actual Cafe where the bingo machine is actually a hacked-together bicycle contraption built by Monkey Likes Shiny that shuffles and dispenses the bingo ...

Win Tix: Immersive Light & Music Show | Exploratorium
Immersive Light & Music Show | Exploratorium

The legendary Joshua Light Show paints an immersive and improvisational environment of light accompanied by the musical group Moon Duo.
Combining analog methods such as liquid light, overhead projection, and mirrors with new video technology, these seminal creators of handmade light shows create visually striking cinema …

Win Tix: “Live at the Landmark” Jack Daniels Free Concert: St. Lucia | City Hall
Thursday, April 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Originally tickets were free, but they are now sold out.
| San Francisco City Hall

Jack Daniels is taking over “landmarks” all over the country and throwing free concerts. In San Francisco, they’re bringing NYC-based faux new wavers St. Lucia to San Francisco City Hall for an exclusive free concert.
Each guest will receive two complimentary drink tickets – we’re assuming for …

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “A Haunted House 2″ | Oakland
Thursday, April 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Location (Oakland)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “A Haunted House 2,” a followup to the comedy horror film A Haunted House starring Marlon Wayans.
Free Film Screening: A Haunted House 2
April 17, 2014 | 7 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP Code: FUNSF1RR0

Tickets available through …

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Walking With The Enemy” | SF
Thursday, April 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Walking With The Enemy,” inspired by a true story of a hero during WWII.
Free Film Screening: Walking With The Enemy
April 17, 2014 | 7 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP Code: FUNSF1NP3

Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp
Tickets are …

Police Brutality History Film Night: “Cincinnati Goddam” | SF
Thursday, April 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*It's a bring-your-own-and-enough-to-share drinks and snacks event, free entry.
| New Nothing Cinema
Police Brutality History Film Night:

“Cincinnati Goddamn” is a feature-length documentary about police brutality, judicial misconduct, and the power of grassroots activism in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Directed and edited by April Martin and Paul Hill, the film focuses on the murders of Roger Owensby, Jr., and Timothy Thomas at the hands of …

Free DRMS Concert: Electro-Afro Noir-Pop | Mission Dist.
Thursday, April 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
Free DRMS Concert: Electro-Afro Noir-Pop | Mission Dist.

DRMS (pronounced Dreams), a newly-formed collaboration fronted by Emily Ritz of Honeycomb and Yesway and led by keyboardist Rob Shelton of The Moanin Dove, melds multiple genres into a pulsating rhythmic psychedelic pop juggernaut. The ensemble’s sound has been described what would happen if Billie …

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Thursday, April 17 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

Lineup for Comet Club Comedy on April 17, 2014:

Matt Balaker – Conan
Drew Harmon – KRON TV

Plus Phil Johnson, Zack Chaperone, & Rachman Blake

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Thursday, April 17 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Guests for the 4/17 show includes:
Clara Bijl – Clara was born in Paris, France, raised in the Alps, attended schools in Germany, Switzerland, and South Carolina; then one day, she moved to New York City to begin a career in stand-up comedy. Performing all around …

Get Yucked Up: Free Comedy Night & Dance Party | SF
Thursday, April 17 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with facebook RSVP, otherwise it's $5
| Rebel Lounge
Get Yucked Up: Free Comedy Night & Dance Party | SF

Comedians Andrew Holmgren and David Gborie like to party, big time. So much so that they they run a weekly party under the guise of a top flight comedy show. Get in free when you like their Facebook page. Otherwise, cover is $5. Every Thursday they assemble ...

Every Thursday

Mission Community Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
Mission Community Market | SF

The Mission Community Market is a weekly, outdoor marketplace that celebrates the Mission’s diversity with fresh fruits and vegetables, street food, live music, arts, local businesses, and after-school activities.
They promote family health and are creating a fun, beautiful public space for the Mission District: the …

Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fiddler's Green
Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

Twang Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree is your San Francisco HQ for The PBR, Stagecoach and NASCAR. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow country music fans, dancin’ to contemporary country music all night with classic, outlaw and swing thrown in.
Expect to get your Twang …

Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.  
This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous …

Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Legionnaire Saloon
Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland

Laugh your booty off at the Barbary Coast Comedy night at the Legionnaire Saloon (2272 Telegraph Avenue) in uptown Oakland every Thursday at 7 pm. 
The show is produced by Barry Katzman (Comedy Day) and often features performers who’ve appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Showtime, Comedy …

Free Classic Movie Night at The Magick Lantern | East Bay
Every Thursday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Magik Lantern
Free Classic Movie Night at The Magick Lantern | East Bay

The Magick Lantern is a small movie theater is the cute little town of Point Richmond in the East Bay. They show many independent new movies, as well as some vintage picks hand-chosen by its proprietor.
Thursday is Classics Night when they show quirky old movies …

Free Esta Noche Comedy Thursdays | Mission Dist.
Free Esta Noche Comedy Thursdays | Mission Dist.

Esta Noche has presented the Bay Area’s best progressive comedians free of charge in the heart of the Mission.
Now, new hosts are continuing the fun. Every Thursday, straight and gay comedians tell jokes on a stage that was built for drag queens.

1st Thursday of the month: Yuri …

Free “Deep East” House DJ Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free

Deep East is a weekly dance party held on Thursday nights at Lounge 3411 in Oakland. Each crew member is an accomplished DJ in their own right, and all are East Bay residents.
They came together out of mutual respect, love of deep beats, and a …

Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley

Every Thursday night, The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a live funk, soul, hip hop and Latin dance party from 9 pm to midnight.
Come on down to shake it to some funky live music with Anthony Ant and his house band, plus great food and drinks available …

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