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Events for April 30, 2014

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Wednesday, April 30

Amplified Heartbeat Outdoor Experiment | SF
Wednesday, April 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mechanics Monument Plaza

Come experience Soundscape of the Human Heart, an outdoor, public, temporary body-literacy exhibit that explores this and other ideas by amplifying four live heartbeats into public spaces in San Francisco. From noon to 2 pm on Wednesday, April 30 and Friday, May 2 at the Mechanics ...

Duct Tape DIY: Wallets & Coin Purses | SF
Wednesday, April 30 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Branch Library
Crafts maven Sophie Maletsy will guide you in making your own Duct Tape Masterpieces: Wallets and Coin Purses. With oodles of tape in pretty colors and patterns, your creations are guaranteed to be original in appearance – yet also practical. For ages 10 through adult.

SF Giants’ Free Irish Festival | AT&T Park
Wednesday, April 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pre-game festival admission outside the stadium; game tickets are extra.
| Oracle Park (Formerly AT&T Park)
Join the Giants for their Annual Irish Heritage Celebration – which takes place a few hours before the Giants play the San Diego Padres from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. This free (yes, it’s open to the public) outdoor pre-game event is held at Seals ...
Sex Trivia Night: The Spring Edition | Mission Dist. Do you consider yourself a sexpert? Prove it at Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific’s Sex Trivia Night at Virgil’s Sea Room on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. You could win goodies from Good Vibes, Kink.com, and local eateries and shops. There’s no cover. Team sign-ups and drink specials start at 5:30 pm. Trivia starts at 7 ...
Union Square Live 2014 Kick-Off Rock Concert: Crosscut | SF
Wednesday, April 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Crosscut, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, plays a unique mix of blues, rock, and original music to create a sound that is all its own. Their musical influences include early Delta Blues, Memphis and Chicago Electric Blues, Soul from STAX and Motown, R&B, Rock, ...
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, French Cassettes & The She’s Concert | SF State
Wednesday, April 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Depot (SFSU)
The Depot at SF State presents a fantastic lineup for their free concert on April 30, 2014 featuring: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down – Indie Folk Pop French Cassettes – Indie Pop Rock The She’s – Surf Pop Rock Food and drinks available at The Pub. This show is all ...
How Streetcars & Cable Cars Shaped San Francisco’s History | SF
Wednesday, April 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 General Admission; Free for CHS & Heyday Members
| California Historical Society
San Francisco just wouldn’t be the same without its colorful streetcars and cable cars. These vintage forms of public transit are not only practical ways to explore the city—they are amusement rides that jangle through a mix of historic buildings and vibrant new development, filling ...
Shaping San Francisco Talk: Chicana Art & Politics | SF
Wednesday, April 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Yolanda Lopez covers the dynamic history of Los Siete and Mission District politics of the 1970s, but goes much further, both before (in the 1960s) and after (to the present), into her own work as a Chicana artist. With Judy Drummond and Donna Amador.
Introduction to Poi Fire Dancing Class | SoMa
Wednesday, April 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Alonzo King Lines Ballet
Get an intro to they joy of poi in this fun 70 minute free class from Temple of Poi. It is an exercise, meditation and art form focused on helping you gain body awareness, balance, coordination, muscle development, freedom of motion, self expression and you’ll ...
Pandora Comedy Tour w/ Moshe Kasher & Jerrod Carmichael | Berkeley
Wednesday, April 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*Free with a Cal ID, or $3 general admission. An RSVP is recommended for all.
| Life Sciences Bldg (UC Berkeley)
ASUC SUPERB’s Comedy Department presents the Pandora Comedy Tour which features some very funny comedians including Moshe Kasher, Jerrod Carmichael (opened up for Daniel Tosh and he’s hilarious) and Liza Treyger. Free with a Cal ID, or $3 general admission. An RSVP is recommended for all. Moshe Kasher is a writer for ...
Win Tix: $200 Gift Card for A’s / Giants Tix | ScoreBig
Wednesday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*One Funcheap winner wins a $200 credit on ScoreBig
Funcheap is hooking up one lucky reader with a $200 gift certificate to use on ScoreBig.com towards tickets for the A’s and the Giants, the Warriors, Sharks, the Quakes, even concert and theater tickets if you’re so inclined. Use your gift card to pay for nosebleeds at several ...

Every Wednesday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF
Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city. The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of boot camp style workouts like running hills, core work, ...
“Heart of the City” Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, ...
Autodesk Design Gallery & Free Guided Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Design Gallery & Free Guided Tour | Embarcadero
The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality. With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role ...
SF Public Library’s $1 Book Sale | Civic Center
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF Public Library's $1 Book Sale | Civic Center
Starting in April, the San Francisco Public Library hosts weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. SF Public ...
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
These free events give you the opportunity to stitch in an inspiring environment with fellow enthusiasts. Bring along your projects, embroidery, knitting or even darning, and enjoy the company of others and their vast needlework library at your leisure. Free Stitch Ins meet every Wednesday from ...
Castro Farmers’ Market | SF
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market | SF
Every Wednesday night throughout the season, starting March 13, 2019, Noe Street is abloom with fresh fruits and vegetables as the Castro Farmers’ Market brings California’s best to the neighborhood. The farmers’ market is open 4-8 pm, rain or shine, but it doesn’t hurt to be prepared. The market will ...
Lowrider Wednesdays: Lowrider Music & Drink Specials | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Amplifier
Lowrider Wednesdays: Lowrider Music & Drink Specials | Oakland
Join us at The Amplifier every Wednesday from 4-8 pm for Lowrider Wednesdays. Enjoy Happy Hour prices, Lowrider oldies music, and beer & shot bucket combos that come with a free bandana to help keep you in the Lowrider spirit.
Wellness Wednesdays Free Community Yoga | Westfield Centre
Every Wednesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Wellness Wednesdays Free Community Yoga | Westfield Centre
With the goal of making yoga accessible to the community, this weekly free class focuses on continuous flow, attention to alignment, and mindful thinking. This class brings a sense of fun and creativity while incorporating a few nuggets of yogic wisdom along the way. Make sure ...
“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
"Karma Cinema": Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night. Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if ...
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:10 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 and reservations are required
| Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $15 factory tours (with tastings.) These tours can book up months in advance (especially for the Saturday tours), so we recommend trying to book as early as possible and aim for a Wednesday or Thursday. On the tour, ...
Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda
Every Wednesday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Admiral Maltings
Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda
Come on Wednesdays (and now, Saturdays and Sundays) for free tours of the malthouse. Learn the story of malt and its foundational role in beer. Discover the connection between farmer, maltster and brewer (or distiller) and find out what makes Admiral’s California-grown, floor-malted barley so ...
“Musical Wednesdays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge
"Musical Wednesdays" Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every ...
Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights | Peninsula
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights | Peninsula
The Historic 7 Mile House will be hosts a weekly Wednesday Latin night and will feature the Bay Area’s best Latin bands on a rotating schedule. Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights Every Wednesday at 7 pm 7 Mile Sports Bar & Grill, 2800 Bayshore Blvd, Brisbane, CA FREE (No Cover. Reservations ...
Subhumans: Comedy & Music for Bad People | Berkeley
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
| La Val's Subterranean
Subhumans: Comedy & Music for Bad People | Berkeley
Everyone’s a bad person, and anyone who says they aren’t is a big, stinkin’ liar. We’ve all done evil, for many different reasons. Maybe you double-dipped a chip at a party or cheated on your partner. Whatever you did, you’re guilty. The good news is, the ...
Called Into Question Weekly Trivia at Ale Industries | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ale Industries
Called Into Question Weekly Trivia at Ale Industries | Oakland
Test your knowledge, drink beer, make friends, and win prizes. Join us at Ale Industries for weekly Wednesday trivia.
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights | Cigar Bar
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights |  Cigar Bar
Join the Cigar Bar & Grill every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show (both traditional jazz and latin jazz) by local Bay Area musicians. Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website. Live ...
The Premise: Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Laundry
The Premise: Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF
Every joke starts with a premise and every Wednesday Comedians Jeff Dean, James Mwaura and Andrew Orolfo bring together the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to turn these premises into hilarious bits. Join them in The Laundry’s hidden and intimate comedy basement. Surprise drop ...
Free Game Night Wednesdays at The Amplifier | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Amplifier
Free Game Night Wednesdays at The Amplifier | Oakland
Wanna play a game? How about have a drink? How about both? Join us every Wednesday night at The Amplifier from 8 pm-close for game night. We have tons of new and favorite board games for you to play, and we might even be persuaded ...
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Northstar Cafe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach. Get lubricated on $3 – $3.50 drink specials, and compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament qualifying rounds while moving from bar to bar. The tournament champ wins a bar tab. Meet new people while earning points to ...
F Bomb’s “Laugh w/ Dignity” Free Comedy Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Rocca's Corner
F Bomb's "Laugh w/ Dignity" Free Comedy Show | SF
Come see real, live, up close, and uncaged comedians in an intimate environment at one of North Beach’s favorite watering holes, La Rocca’s corner. 21+ only. The show is free, the drinks are cheap with Happy Hour pricing all night, and the laughs are plenty. Hang with ...
“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa
"Housepitality" DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa
Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne. Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount). The RSVP list closes at 6 pm on the day of the show. Housepitality DJ Night Every Wednesday ...
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: $10 | PianoFight
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
PianoFight’s house team, Original Jokes takes the stage to improvise based off a Craigslist missed connection that is picked by the audience. Combine that with a PianoFight selected improv team opening the show for double the hilarity and you have one hilarious show. Craiglist Missed Connections: ...
The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre
The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF
The Real Honeys of SF is the show that doesn’t save any drama for your mama. Local Honey will create a brand new reality show from scratch, right in front of your eyes and inspired by you. Audience suggestions are used complete with wacky characters, ...
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