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Thursday, May 1

First Day to RSVP: Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge
First Day to RSVP: Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge
Update: All pier crabbing lessons are sold out through October 2014. Come to Fort Point at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge to try your hand at Pier Crabbing in the San Francisco Bay on Saturdays from March through October. In this weekly free class, National Park ...
Toad the Wet Sprocket: Free In-Store Concert | Santa Cruz
Thursday, May 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Streetlight Records (Santa Cruz)
Toad the Wet Sprocket: Free In-Store Concert | Santa Cruz
Toad the Wet Sprocket have reunited for a new album, “New Constellation” and will be playing a free, all ages show at Streetlight Santa Cruz noon on Thursday, May 1, 2014. They’ll be playing at the Catalyst that night, but wanted to make a stop at ...

Win: Lonely Planet Looks Inside “The World’s Great Wonders”
Enter by: Thursday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $24.99
Ever wondered why the Tower of Pisa leans? Or how high a Redwood Tree grows? And where to meet the Terracotta Warriors? If you’ve ever asked ‘how did they do THAT?,’ this book will unlock the secrets of 50 of the world’s most extraordinary natural and man-made wonders. ...
LA’s Bleached: Free Pop Punk Concert | Berkeley
Thursday, May 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
LA's Bleached: Free Pop Punk Concert | Berkeley
LA pop-punk powerhouse Bleached are coming to UC Berkeley. Jen and Jessica Clavin of Bleached are quickly becoming California’s pop-punk sweethearts. San Francisco-born and Los Angeles-raised, Bleached can best be described as a project that combines lyrics taken from a love-lust teenager with music that sounds as ...
“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, May 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
"Off The Grid" Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio

Presidio Twilight is back for its fifth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. Off the Grid ...Every Thursday

Pixar Film Night & “The Storybook Makers” Art Reception | Danville
Thursday, May 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Village Theatre Art Gallery
Pixar Film Night  & "The Storybook Makers" Art Reception  | Danville
Featuring over 30 artists from around the Bay Area, Portland and Los Angeles come together to showcase what the latest trends are in children’s illustrations and animations. There will be a screening featuring 12 shorts created by Pixar animators and artists from 7-8 pm. Refreshments will be available from ...
Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF
Thursday, May 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harlot
Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF

from 5-10 pm is Flask Mob Happy Hour at Harlot where you’ll get a free shot if you mention Flask Mob at the door. Please note, the flaskmob happy hour is on hiatus as of June 5, 2014. They also feature free food and a live DJ. ...Every Thursday

“Streat Bazaar” Opening Night: Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, May 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
"Streat Bazaar" Opening Night: Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Funcheap and SoMa StrEat Food Park are throwing their first joint “Streat Bazaar” with 18 chef pop-ups, specialty food vendors, food trucks and craft vendors on May 1, 2014. Grub on a WesBuger, have an alcoholic Popsicle or buy homemade organic ice cream on a ...Every Thursday

Upper TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Upper TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The SF First Thursday Art Walk makes 27+ galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...Monthly

Jackpot NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Jackpot NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Feeling lucky? Some of the greatest discoveries in science were products of pure chance. This week, test out your fortune and roll the dice as NightLife looks at the science and statistics of luck. Hear from the visual effects gurus at Tippett Studio, whose out-of-this-world visualizations are ...
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

Do you love fresh, organic, homemade food? Please come out and celebrate with other veggie lovers and enjoy some great food with amazing company. All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets, and prepared by students ...

Win Tix: Design Night: Maker Movement Cocktail Party | SF
Thursday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets to the sold out evening. Regular cost was $25 each.
| Autodesk Gallery
From remarkable robots and fierce fashion to human tissue and even a 3D-printed house, we’re still just scratching the surface of what the maker movement has in store. Win two tickets to the sold out Design Night at the Autodesk Gallery on Thursday, May 1, 2014 and hear ...
“Croissant Man” Party: Happy Hour Drinks & Sad Pastries | North Beach
Thursday, May 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Rosewood Bar
"Croissant Man" Party: Happy Hour Drinks & Sad Pastries | North Beach
Celebrate the SF premiere of indie web-series Croissant Man with complimentary drinks, pastries, and swag at the lovely Rosewood. They’re giving away 100 drinks, so stop by, mingle over specialty cocktails and meet the creator of this quirky yet deep series, which uses humor and cuteness ...
“Perpetual Motion” Experimental Theater Performance | SF
Thursday, May 1 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0
"Perpetual Motion" Experimental Theater Performance | SF
Perpetual Motion is an immersive theatrical experience about the loneliness of moving and an expat from outer space. Written in the solitary haze of a move to Buenos Aires, this one-woman show explores the ephemeral communities we create as we try to find ourselves in ...
Warriors vs. Clippers: Game 6 | 2014 NBA Playoff Watch Party
Thursday, May 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission - RSVP on Facebook - Free popcorn with any drink purchase at bar
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Warriors vs. Clippers: Game 6 | 2014 NBA Playoff Watch Party

Other than the sold out Oracle Arena, this is the biggest game watch party in SF for the Warriors. We’ve got everything you need to cheer on the Warriors in the 2018 Finals vs. the Cavs – living it up outdoors with the DubNation with tons ...

Fire & Film: Firedancing & Photography Night | SF
Thursday, May 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza
Fire & Film: Firedancing & Photography Night | SF
Watch as fire artists gather to practice and play as photographers practice extended exposure photography in Justin Herman Plaza from 6:45-8 pm on Thursday, May 1, 2014. This edition is a special gathering in honor of Bay Area Dance Week.

Every Thursday

Free Express Lunchtime Rooftop Bootcamp | Salesforce Park
Every Thursday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Express Lunchtime Rooftop Bootcamp | Salesforce Park
Squeeze in a workout with this express lunchtime class. No excuses. Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. This event is year-round.  Free Rooftop Express Bootcamp Every Thursday | Noon to 12:30 pm Salesforce ...
Free Weekly Therapy Yoga Sessions | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are suggested, but not necessary.
| International Art Museum of America
Free Weekly Therapy Yoga Sessions | SF
The International Art Museum of America holds weekly yoga classes in the upstairs museum gallery every Thursday from 6 pm to 6:45 pm. With rotating yoga instructors, participants can experience different styles of yoga and take refuge in the beautiful art gallery with other members of ...
Thursday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food & drinks
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Join every Thursday Night at SoMa StrEat Food Park hosts Trivia Night in collaboration with Sporcle Live Trivia. Each week will feature all new questions from a variety of mind-boggling categories. Thursday Trivia Night & Food Trucks Every Thursday at 7 pm SoMa StrEat Food Park, 428 11th Street, SF, ...
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 ...
’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Raven Bar
'90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It's 1999 | SF
Every Thursday night, Raven Bar & Lounge is partying like it’s 1999 with DJ Mark Andrus bringing you back in time, but not too far back. ’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 Every Thursday at 9 pm Raven Bar & Lounge, 1151 Folsom St., SF FREE – Updated ...
Free Live Salsa & Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Salsa & Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Join them every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Salsa and Jazz show by local Bay Area musicians. Shows start at 8 pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & live music night. For complete line-up and more information please visit their Facebook page. Free Live Salsa & Jazz ...
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Come out to Haight Ashbury Comedy Night at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best rising comedic talent. The lineup changes every week, but expect to see comics that have performed at Cobbs, SF Sketchfest, the Punchline ...
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Normally $15 use code FUNCHEAP for $5 tickets. 21+
| Ales Unlimited: Beer 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 ...
“Class of ’84” Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: $4*
*$4 before 9:30 pm. $7 after
| The Cat Club
"Class of '84" Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am at the Cat Club, it’s the best of the ’80s in two rooms with the coolest music and the best crowd in town. DJs Damon and Mr Washington spin ’80s pop, rock, and one hit wonders in the ...
$1 Well Shots on Thursday Nights | SF
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 Per Well Shot, but no cover charge.
| Would You Believe Cocktails
$1 Well Shots on Thursday Nights | SF
Would you Believe Bar is bringing back $1 Well Shots and College Night Specials on Thursdays from 10 pm to Midnight for a limited time only. Thursdays $1 Shots Every Thursday | 10 pm to Midnight Would You Believe Bar, 652 Geary Blvd., SF $1- Must be 21 and over Must 21 and ...
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