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Thursday, May 22

Offical USPS Harvey Milk Stamps: First Day of Issue
Thursday, May 22 – All Day | Cost: 49¢*
*You gotta buy stamps, of course.
| Castro Post Office
On May 22, 2014, the US Postal Office will release the first stamp dedicated to Harvey Milk. The Harvey Milk stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp and was designed by art director Antonio Alcalá. It centers on a photo of Milk taken by Daniel ...
Adult Recess Party: Relay Races, Ping Pong & Video Games | Oakland
Thursday, May 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Come out and play in front of Oakland City Hall when Adult Recess comes to Frank H. Ogawa Plaza from 11 am to 2 pm on Thursday May 22, 2014 with activities like volleyball, a climbing wall, a video game truck, giant chess and more. This adult recess ...

Free Photo Workshops & Tailgate Party | Berkeley
Thursday, May 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Looking Glass Photo & Camera
Looking Glass Photo is having a tailgate party with Tamron, an SLR camera manufacturer, turning a portion of their parking area into an awesome photo celebration. They’ll be offering free photography mini-sessions, test drives of the latest Tamron products, a full evening seminar, mail-in rebates on ...
Win: Broke-Ass Stuart’s Brand New ‘Zine + Stickers & Twisted Journal
Enter by: Thursday, May 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a year's "Zine Subscription" on Ziibra to Broke-Ass Stuart
Want to dive into the twisted brain of a local SF legend and get exclusive content from writer, TV host and motherf*cking hustler, Broke-Ass Stuart? Ziibra is a brand new platform for subscribing to your favorite artists and creators to get exclusive content year-round. Subscribe to ...
Fat Wreck Chords Store Opening & Free Punk Show | SF
Thursday, May 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fat Wreck Chords
Come watch punk band Night Birds play the Fat Wreck Chords Record Store warehouse from 3-6 pm on Thursday May 22, 2014. They’ll have beer and Mad Caddies exclusive vinyl. Fat Wreck Chords was founded in 1992 by Fat Mike, the not so portly frontman for NOFX. He ...
Street Stage Launch Party & Concert | Mission Community Market
Thursday, May 22 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market

Mission Community Market is proud to unveil their very own Street Stage, a mobile performance space for the talented Mercado musicians on Thursday, May 22, 2014. The official unveiling of the MCM Street Stage features performances by: Diana Gameros and Friends Diana Gameros is a Latin singer/songwriter who performs songs ...Every Thursday

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, May 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park

Spend your Thursday night at SoMa StrEat Food Park with the “StrEat Bazaar” featuring food trucks, $3 beer specials (Steelhead Extra Pale Ale all night long) plus a series of pop-up shopping vendors. FOOD TRUCK LINEUP -Gyro and Cheesesteak Trolley -La Jefa Taqueria -J-Shack SPECIALTY FOOD -King Knish -Nucha Empanadas -Grandma’s Homemade Jam -Crazy ...Every Thursday

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, May 22 – 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 sixth 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. New for 2019 are ...Every Thursday

Skulls NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Skulls NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Event Highlights on May 22, 2014 Music by Ital (DJ set) and Sikk Laffter Skulls Exhibit in the Forum (Level 2) 6-9:30 pm, Get inside our heads as we celebrate the launch of the Academy’s jaw-dropping new exhibit Skulls, featuring over 600 dead heads and live, flesh-eating beetles. Pellet Dissections & Skull Crafts ...
Harvey Milk’s 84th Birthday Party: Cupcakes & DJ | SF
Thursday, May 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Beaux
The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, former State Senator Carole Migden, State Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, and Supervisor David Campos are throwing Harvey an 84th birthday celebration with cake, cupcakes, a DJ, raffle prizes and even Harvey Milk-shakes prepared at the bar (these are for sale). There will ...
Lyft & UberX Ridesharing Art Performance Night | Berkeley
Thursday, May 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | David Brower Center
Check out the new art exhibition, Reimagining Progress: Production, Consumption, and Alternative Economies at the David Brower Center in Berkeley during its free opening reception on Thursday, May 22, 2014. The third juried show at the Center features the work of 18 Bay Area-based artists powerfully critiquing our ...
Free Psych-Rock Concert: A Million Billion Dying Suns | SF Converse Store
Thursday, May 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Converse
Psych-rockers A Million Billion Dying Suns will perform a free show at the SF Converse Store at 6:30 pm on May 22, 2014. Some might be vaguely familiar with A Million Billion Dying Suns by means of the band’s latest single “True Reality Lies Beyond the Cosmic ...
Electro-Dance Concert, Free Drinks & Snacks | Monarch Electro-dance rock band Turn Me On Dead will be performing live at The City: SF Sounds’ next event at Monarch (101 6th St) on May 22, 2014. Free, but an RSVP is required. You must “like” The City on Facebook in order to RSVP. Turn Me On Dead is ...
Harvey Milk Day: Movie & Dinner Night | Oakland
Thursday, May 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skyline Community Church
Watch the movie “Milk,” have dinner, and share your personal and our community’s experiences with change over the last several decades and what the man and his story mean for us and our world. This event is completely free and takes place at the progressive Skyline Community Church ...
Free Theater: Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” | SF

American Conservatory Theater’s 2013-14 season fellows will captivate audiences with a distinct take on The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams’ memory play focusing on the complexity of family and the difficulty of accepting reality. Faded Southern belle Amanda Wingfield scrapes by with her two adult children ...

Win Tix: “The Big Riff Off” Improv Comedy Championship | Union Square
Thursday, May 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Enter to win a pair of tickets - General Admission is $10
| 533 Sutter
Attend the first ever riffing championship – the ultimate improv challenge. Come see eight improvisors and comedians square off to see who is the best riffer in San Francisco. Comedian lineup Michael O’Brien (Masters of Improv) Kaseem Bentley (“Best of” SF Weekly) Natasha Muse (Winner, “Battle of the Bay” ...
Free Concert: Bayonics 11-Piece Hip-Hop Jazz | SoMa
Thursday, May 22 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sparc
Sparc and Grown Kids Radio present acclaimed local band, Bayonics, playing a free show on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Free, but an RSVP is required. Bayonics are an 11-piece powerhouse from San Francisco’s Mission District that defines today’s Bay Area experience. Fusing the musical genres of hip-hop, Latin music, ...
Win Tix: Popscene Indie DJ Dance Party | SF
Thursday, May 22 – 9:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $7
| Rickshaw Stop
Popscene is throwing a resident DJ only dance party featuring indie millennium sounds of Hot Hot Heat, LCD Soundsystem, Fischerspooner, Goldfrapp, The Strokes, Interpol, Ladytron, Franz Ferdinand, The Killers, Arcade Fire, Futureheads, The Rapture, Phoenix, M.I.A., Soulwax, and more on May 22, 2014. Aaron Axelsen, Popscene DJ and ...

Every Thursday

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has tons ...
Donation Based Weekly Therapy Yoga Sessions | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are suggested, but not necessary.
| International Art Museum of America
Donation Based 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 ...
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 3/6/19 – ...
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 every Thursday at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best comedians. 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: FREE*
*Cover may change for special events.
| 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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