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Friday, April 25

Final Day to RSVP: Garden Tour: “Bringing Back the Natives” | East Bay
Friday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are requested. Preregistration is required.
| All Over East Bay
Final Day to RSVP: Garden Tour: "Bringing Back the Natives" | East Bay

This award-winning garden Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour showcases 40 beautiful Alameda and Contra Costa county gardens that are pesticide-free, water conserving, provide habitat for wildlife, and contain 60 percent or more native plants. The self-guided tours takes place from 10 am to 5 pm ...

New BART Train Full Size Mock-Up Tour | Civic Center
Friday, April 25 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
New BART Train Full Size Mock-Up Tour | Civic Center

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

Litterati Art Reception: Tech For A Clean Planet | SF
Friday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Recology Environmental Learning Center
Litterati Art Reception: Tech For A Clean Planet | SF
Litterati, a movement that encourages the public to document litter using the photo-sharing service Instagram, and then properly dispose of the trash, will hold a public exhibition from 5-8 pm on Friday, April 25, 2014. coinciding with Earth Week. In conjunction with the exhibition reception, author Beth ...
Feathers & Fedoras: 1920s Music, Dancing & Costumes | Friday Nights at the de Young
Feathers & Fedoras: 1920s Music, Dancing & Costumes | Friday Nights at the de Young

SF Bay Guardian presents Feathers & Fedoras: A Night of Fashion, Music, and Dancing. 6:30 – 8:30 pm: Trio Zincalo featuring Adam Theis & Magik*Magik Orchestra (String Trio) – Wilsey Court Also featuring: The Decobelles, dancers/models will bring to life the era of the 1920s-40s with performances in the “Busby Berkeley Style” ...Every Friday

Fashion Festival Pop-Up: Workshops, DJs & Artisan Market | Emeryville
Friday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a nominal materials fee might be charged by DIY workshop teachers.
| Public Market (Emeryville)
Fashion Festival Pop-Up: Workshops, DJs & Artisan Market | Emeryville
The season of festivals is quickly approaching and Display at Emeryville’s Public Market wants to make sure you are prepared to enjoy all of them in style. Learn about the best patterns, materials, colors and hairstyles for the 2014 festival season from local stylists and ...
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s 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 ...Monthly

Hip Hop Concert w/ Pep Love of Hieroglyphics | Berkeley
Friday, April 25 – 6:30 pm | | Berkeley Public Library (South Branch)
Hip Hop Concert w/ Pep Love of Hieroglyphics | Berkeley
Enjoy a free positive hip-hop performance by Pep Love of the Hieroglyphics. This legendary Bay Area musical act will be joined by a DJ spinning and mixing tracks. Refreshments will be provided. This event is open to all ages with a special welcome to teens ...
“Under the Influence” Reading Performance Series | North Beach
Friday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation to support the venue. Nobody turned away for lack of funds
| The Emerald Tablet

The Emerald Tablet in North Beach hosts a homegrown reading performance series, Under the Influence, co-created and hosted with Quiet Lightning‘s Evan Karp. Four artists read works by some of their major influences, followed by original work performances created for the show that channels that ...

“Pixel Perfect” Art Installation w/ 1,000s of Recycled iPods | SoMa
Friday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 111 Minna Gallery
"Pixel Perfect" Art Installation w/ 1,000s of Recycled iPods | SoMa
For one night only, witness a massive digital art installation by Jeff Grady, an inventor of iPod accessories and founder of the company that helped change the face of consumer electronics, who has returned to the iPod as his source of inspiration on April 25, 2014 at ...
SF Chamber Orchestra Concert: The Great Fugue | SF
Friday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Nourse Theatre
SF Chamber Orchestra Concert: The Great Fugue | SF
Bach’s 4th Brandenburg is his happiest. Scored for solo violin, 2 solo flutes, and a string orchestra, it ends with the most joyful fugue ever written. Beethoven’s “great fugue” was something different, an almost-crazy experiment in dissonance and disruption by the by-now completely-deaf composer. Called ...
$5 Classic Movie Night: Joan Crawford is “Mildred Pierce”| Paramount Theatre
Friday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night: Joan Crawford is "Mildred Pierce"| Paramount Theatre
Shots ring out in the night and playboy Monte Beragon is found dead in a beach house. As police investigate the shooting, their inquiries zero in on Mildred Pierce (Joan Crawford) and her life story begins to emerge… Mildred left behind her humble beginnings as ...
Ramones Night: Berlin Style Ping Pong Party | SF
Friday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free if you wear a Ramones t-shirt; otherwise, it's $5.
| DSF Clothing Company & Art Gallery
Ramones Night: Berlin Style Ping Pong Party | SF
One of the first cool ping pong parties American Tripps ever attended (way back in like 2008) had a DJ spinning old Talking Heads and Ramones records, and since they spent a whole party on the Talking Heads last New Year’s Eve, they figured it’s ...
No Age: Experimental Punk Concert | SF
Friday, April 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Thing
Experimental punk two-piece, No Age, will be making the trek up from LA to The Thing Quarterly for a recording event in their Tenderloin office at 447 O’Farrell Street. Free, but an RSVP is required. Tickets are sold out. The band is re-imagining both the music and packaging ...
Friday Night Disco Party with Open Bar | Mighty
Friday, April 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 11:30 pm w/ RSVP; otherwise admission is $5 to $10
| The Great Northern
Friday Night Disco Party with Open Bar | Mighty
Mighty wants to get you out on the dance floor at “DIS·CO·THEQUE,” a special tribute to disco and disco house music. They have assembled a great lineup of DJ veterans from the Bay Area to rock disco classics, edits, remixes, nu-disco, and disco house records. Free ...

Every Friday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF’s Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF's Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday morning at 6:30 am, gather at a different San Francisco hill for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city. The hills change each week (it might be Alamo Square, Moraga Steps, Twin Peaks, Lombard…), but expect ...
Friday Farmers Market & Bazaar | UN Plaza
Every Friday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Friday Farmers Market & Bazaar | UN Plaza
Every Friday from 7am to 4pm, UN Plaza will feature the best of San Francisco. Grab fresh fruits and veggies, buy gifts from local vendors, and grab lunch at delicious food stalls representing cuisine from diverse communities throughout the City. This Friday market will feature local ...
85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary: Free Parks & Concerts | 2019
Every Friday – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay
85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary: Free Parks & Concerts | 2019
Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. There are 73 regional parks planning special events and programs, including Free Park Fridays, Free Concerts In The Parks, and a Free Multicultural Festival. 85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary Every Friday from April – December | All ...
Free Swimming Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks
Free Swimming Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks
Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. The Park District has planned a number of special events and programs including free swimming at all of the their regional parks. Park entry and other fees will be waived every Friday in 2019 from April to December to celebrate the ...
$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
$1 Drink Fridays: "Battle of the Decades" DJ Party | North Beach
  Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices to ...
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain weeks ...
Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio
Free "Oysters on the Half Shell" Fridays | El Rio
El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast. And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm ...
“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
Every Friday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaFunny Fridays" San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
San Francisco has one of the best underground comedy scenes in America. Come check out some of the Bay’s best rising comics at HellaFunny’s weekly stand-up comedy show “HellaFunny Fridays.” HellaFunny Fridays Every Friday at 7:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and 7th St.), SF FREE with RSVP ...
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm. Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies Every Friday | 8 pm Skylark Bar, 3089 16th St, SF, CA FREE Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free ...
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio is a free comedy show every Friday from 8-11 pm at Mutiny Radio on the corner of 21st and Florida in the deep Mission District. Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse Every Friday | 8-10 pm Mutiny Radio, 2781 21st Street, SF, CA $10 Over 25 of San ...
“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15.
| The Variety Preview Room / The Hobart Building
"Best of SF" Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Check out a fresh line-up of SF’s comics every Friday at 8 pm at the beautiful Variety Preview Theater in downtown SF’s iconic Hobart Building. Funcheap Deal: Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15. Located in the iconic Hobart Building, right next ...
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Just tip the musicians.
| Atlas Cafe
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Jazz at The Atlas is a weekly jazz residency with five rotating jazz bands. Music is always free, though tipping is encouraged. Jazz at The Atlas Cafe (This is a typical lineup and is subject to change – hey, it’s jazz baby) 1st Friday – Eli Maliwan Jazz Party ...
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | SF
The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the ...
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Every Friday – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: "Midnight Rollers" | SF
Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party. This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers ...
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because. Get 6 drink coupons for $1 each. Use coupons before ...
“The Function” SF’s Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Every Friday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| Milk Bar
"The Function" SF's Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Come party at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Haight for a early 2000s hip-hop and R&B club bangers. DJ Beats Me plays everything from Missy Elliot, Aaliyah, Lil Jon, Mac Dre, Black Eyed Peas, Outkast, Notorious B.I.G., Rihanna, SOB X RBE, Usher, Robin ...
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP via Eventbrite
| Stagewerx Theatre
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.” “YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own ...
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