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This Weekend: Apr 26 - Apr 27, 2014

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Saturday, April 26

The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF
Saturday, April 26 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Laguna Honda Hospital
The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF

Take a sad song and make it better as The Beatles Choir brings cheer to the residents and staff of Laguna Honda Hospital through music, joy, laughter and the timeless songs of the Fab Four. Laguna Honda Hospital is a long-term, skilled nursing and rehabilitation ...

Win Tix: Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte: NYC’s Met Opera Livecast | Daly City
Saturday, April 26 – 9:55 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $24 each.
| Century 20 Theater Daly City
Mozart's Così Fan Tutte: NYC's Met Opera Livecast | Daly City

The Metropolitan Opera presents a national live broadcast of Così Fan Tutte, Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love.
The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with …

Cal Football 2014 Spring Game | Berkeley
Saturday, April 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | California Memorial Stadium
Cal Football 2014 Spring Game | Berkeley

Who doesn’t love free football games? Sports fans of all ages are invited to newly renovated California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley for the annual Cal Bears Football Spring Game and interactive experience with the Cal Marching Band, free coffee and donuts and lots of kid-friendly fun.
Cal …

2014 Dutch King’s Day Windmill-to-Windmill Bike Ride | SF
Saturday, April 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Dutch Windmill
2014 Dutch King’s Day Windmill-to-Windmill Bike Ride | SF

Celebrate the great Dutch King’s Day (in honor of the King of the Netherlands) by wearing orange and joining this free group bike ride from Queen Wilhelmina Windmill (Dutch Windmill) to the Murphy Windmill in Golden Gate Park, where a big King’s Day party will be underway …

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Come see the Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and out of the nests brooding the chicks, feeding the chicks, etc. Interns ...

Treasure Island Flea: Outdoor Festival with 400+ Vendors | Saturday
Saturday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea: Outdoor Festival with 400+ Vendors | Saturday

For April, the Treasure Island Flea moves back outdoors to their location on the “Great Lawn” with 400+ curated vendors, a full bar, 15+ food trucks and stands, a scavenger hunt, a “Makers Square” with a rotating mix of DIY workshops and a Produce Market …

DogFest 2014: Pet Parade & Carnival | Duboce Park
Saturday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Food and games for purchase and there's a registration fee for competing
| Duboce Park
DogFest 2014: Pet Parade & Carnival | Duboce Park

DogFest 2014 is a mutt-tastic festival at one of the most dog-friendly parks in the city and the biggest dog event in San Francisco.
Watch doggies compete for Best Trick, Best Costume, Best Coat, Best Ears and more, with celebrity judge Top Chef Chris Cosentino along …

2014 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center
Saturday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Treasure Island Sailing Center
2014 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center

Celebrate Opening Day on the Bay at the Treasure Island Sailing Center with free sailboat rides, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding, plus music, family activities and food.
2014 Opening Day & National Safe Boating Day
Saturday, April 26, 2014 | 11 am to 4 pm
Treasure Island Sailing Center, …

Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2014 | Golden Gate Park
Dutch

The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2014 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park on April 26, 2014.
Enjoy a full day free festival celebrating Golden Gate Park’s windmills, with a bike parade, live music, silent disco, …

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

2014 Spring Open Studios: Saturday | Mission District
Saturday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission District
2014 Spring Open Studios: Saturday | Mission District

Join a weekend of of collectively cultivating this vital art community and reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District during the annual Spring Open Studios. 2014 Spring Open Studios Saturday-Sunday, April 26-27, 2014 | Noon to 6 pm Mission District, San Francisco FREE This annual ...

Free Caribbean Dance Classes for SF Carnival | Oakland
Saturday, April 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| New Karibbean City
Free Caribbean Dance Classes for SF Carnival | Oakland

Join Sistas-Wit-Style for free Caribbean dance classes to get you ready for San Francisco Carnival held annually on Memorial Day weekend. Free, but RSVP is required. Classes take place from noon to 2 pm every Saturday at New Karibbean City (1408 Webster Ave., Oakland). Their goal is ...

Win Tix: 2014 Carnaval King & Queen Dance Contest | SF
Saturday, April 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Brava Theater
2014 Carnaval King & Queen Dance Contest | SF

Who will lead the 2014 Carnaval Grand Parade? Watch King and Queen contestants compete in a 3-minute dance in Carnaval costumes, sometimes accompanied by other dancers and musicians.
Although primarily a dance competition, performers can also play instruments and sing. The winners are selected based on …

Lost & Out of Print Film Night | Berkeley
Saturday, April 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| The Tannery
Lost & Out of Print Film Night | Berkeley

LOOP (Lost and Out of Print) is an all ages movie night of obscure films in 16mm and other film formats of all genres at The Tannery in Berkeley, CA. They also host monthly VHS swaps where you bring your old cartoons, obscure television shows with taped ...

Funcheap’s $5 Comedy Night: “#HellaFunny” & BYOB | SF
Saturday, April 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 advanced, $20 at door. All shows are 21 & over with valid photo ID. BYOB.
| Great Star Theater
Funcheap's $5 Comedy Night:

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny are taking over the historic Great Star Theater (built in 1925) for another one-night-only showcase on Saturday, April 26, 2014 for a special BYOB comedy night.
>> Get $5 tickets 
We’ve handpicked some more of the funniest up-and-coming comedians and are showcasing them for …

2014 Union Square Fire Dancing Expo | SF
Saturday, April 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2014 Union Square Fire Dancing Expo | SF

Enjoy a 90 minute fire dancing program featuring artists of all ages and skill levels as they wield a variety of flaming tools on this beautiful Union Square stage at the annual Temple of Poi Fire Dancing Expo.
2014 Union Square Fire Dancing Expo
Saturday, April 26, 2014 …

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, April 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pappy's
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Berkeley’s free stand-up comedy showcase feature comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm followed by a DJ.

Sunday, April 27

Treasure Island Flea: Outdoor Festival with 400+ Vendors | Sunday
Sunday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea: Outdoor Festival with 400+ Vendors | Sunday

For April, The Treasure Island Flea moves back outdoors to their location on the “Great Lawn” with 400+ curated vendors, a full bar, 15+ food trucks and stands, a scavenger hunt, a “Makers Square” with a rotating mix of DIY workshops and a Produce Market …

Win Tix: “Off The Grid” Bloody Mary Kit | Picnic at the Presidio
Sunday, April 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Free admission to Picnic at Presidio, Bloody Mary Kits are $45, 21+ only
| Main Post Lawn

Come out to Off The Grid’s weekly picnic and food truck party at the Main Post lawn of the Presidio for sun, fun and cocktails.
One lucky FunCheaper will win a free Bloody Mary Kit which serves 4-5 people and comes with pre-mixed Bloody Marys, a bucket …

Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Wonderfest Talk | East Bay
Sunday, April 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Humanist Hall
Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Wonderfest Talk | East Bay

On April 27, 2014 the guest speaker will be Tucker Hiatt, founder of Wonderfest.
Wonderfest’s Mission is to inspire and nurture a deep sense of wonder about the world. We aspire to stimulate curiosity, promote careful reasoning, challenge unexamined beliefs, and encourage life-long learning. We achieve …

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

2014 Spring Open Studios: Sunday | Mission District
Sunday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission District
2014 Spring Open Studios: Sunday | Mission District

Join a weekend of of collectively cultivating this vital art community and reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District during the annual Spring Open Studios. 2014 Spring Open Studios Saturday-Sunday, April 26-27, 2014 | Noon to 6 pm Mission District, San Francisco FREE This annual ...

Win Tix: Love/Make: The Bold Italic Wedding Expo | SF
Love/Make: The Bold Italic Wedding Expo | SF

The Bold Italic is throwing its first ever wedding expo, Love/Make, showing off the best of San Francisco’s indie-minded designs at a day-long event that brings together upwards of 40 unique local makers, caterers, venues and designers that want to help attendees craft a truly bespoke …

People’s Park 45th Anniversary: Free Music & Free Food | Berkeley
Sunday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | People's Park
People's Park 45th Anniversary: Free Music & Free Food | Berkeley

People’s Park in Berkeley is celebrating 45 years of freedom with free speech, free food and free music at this annual events from noon to 6 pm on Sunday, April 27, 2014.
Music lineup includes:

Antiquia
Hali Hammer
Carol Denney
Cool Whip
All Nation Singers
Too Much Funky
St. Stephen
Five Boys
Yukon Hannibal
Jimbow the Hobo
and …

Warriors vs. Clippers: Game 4 | 2014 NBA Playoff Watch Party
Sunday, April 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission - RSVP on Facebook - Free popcorn with any drink purchase at bar
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Warriors vs. Clippers: Game 4 |  2014 NBA Playoff Watch Party

Watch the Dubs kick off the 2014 NBA playoffs and beat the LA Clippers at the Funcheap Game Watch Party. We’ve got food trucks, lots of big screen TVs, full sound during the games, $3 PBRs, and free popcorn. Funcheap Warriors NBA Playoff Watch Parties ...

2014 Crooked Street Block Party on Lombard Street | North Beach
Sunday, April 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lombard & Columbus
2014 Crooked Street Block Party on Lombard Street | North Beach

The neighbors of the very crooked and infamous Lombard Street are throwing a fun block party on the street itself between Columbus Avenue and Taylor Street from 1-5 pm on Sunday, April 27, 2014.
Witness the first annual North Beach Kids Got Talent Show featuring neighborhood …

Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, April 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Arts Collective
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

The Mixed Media Mixer is a monthly event with the goal of bringing artists across many platforms together with the intention of collaboration. A new collection of Bay Area artists, musicians, photographers and videographers come together every last Sunday of the month at the Firehouse Art Events Hangar. Bring ...

Surfabilly Rock ‘n Roll Concert: Original Famous Twang Sunday| Potrero Hill
Sunday, April 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Surfabilly Rock 'n Roll Concert: Original Famous Twang Sunday| Potrero Hill

On Sunday, April 27, 2014, Thee Parkside’s stage welcomes:

The Rumble Strippers, a band of exceptionally attractive musicians with a taste for early rock and roll. And also tiki drinks.
Rocketship Rocketship, San Francisco based power trio bringing you a tight twist to this galaxy with their rowdy and …

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, April 27 – 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 on every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if ...

Win Tix: The National Live In Concert | Greek Theatre
Sunday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $49.50
| Greek Theatre
The National Live In Concert | Greek Theatre

Heartfelt and quietly anthemic indie rockers, The National, recently released ‘Trouble Will Find Me,’ the most self-assured collection of songs produced in their 14-year career.
From beginning to end, the latest album possesses the effortless and un-self-conscious groove of a downstream swimmer. It’s at times lush and …

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, April 27 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, the ...

Every Saturday

Free Drop-in Zumba Fitness Class | Potrero Hill
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Potrero Hill Recreation Center
Free Drop-in Zumba Fitness Class | Potrero Hill

Zumba is a 60-minute cardio workout featuring a playlist full of hot Latin/international/pop songs that will have you twirling, shimmying, and forgetting that you’re working out.
If you’re a non-dancer, you’ll find that there’s enough repetition to make it easy to catch on; if you’re a …

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13
Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13

Sure, Lucky 13′s always loaded with free popcorn and goldfish – but, if you’re looking for something more sustainable with your rockabilly and punk on the jukebox, be sure to drop by their free BBQ on the outdoor patio from 4-7 pm every Saturday from June …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab.
When O-69 gets called, everyone playing bingo …

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