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Thursday, May 4

SFUSD Student Arts Festival: Community Day | Asian Art Museum
SFUSD Student Arts Festival: Community Day | Asian Art Museum

The 2017 SFUSD Arts Festival is running from April 29th to May 7th, hosted at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco with music and dance performances most of the day At the Asian Art Museum hundreds of artworks created by students in San Francisco ...

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, May 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

Monthly The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...

The Arthur Menzies Garden of California Native Plants Guided Tour | SF
Thursday, May 4 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with valid IDs, and SF Botanical Garden members. Otherwise it's $8.
| San Francisco County Fair Building
The Arthur Menzies Garden of California Native Plants Guided Tour | SF
Every couple of years members of the SF Botanical Garden try to arrange for one of their programs to be an after-hours stroll and picnic in San Francisco Botanical Garden’s award-winning Arthur Menzies Garden of California Native Plants. This year’s visit will be led by two expert ...
How-To: Maker NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
How-To: Maker NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
How-To NightLife gets crafty with a night of tools, tinkers, tech and art from some of SF’s top makers. Plus, celebrate May the Fourth with Star Wars with roaming droids, 3D replicas and more.
Exploratorium After Dark: Star Wars Day “May the Fourth Be with You” | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Star Wars Day "May the Fourth Be with You" | Pier 15
Celebrate Star Wars Day with them and learn about the forces that shape the universe. Celebrate this intergalactic holiday with physics, inventions, artworks, and encounters with the force. Also, grab dinner and drinks by the Bay, enjoy hands-on exhibits and demonstrations, and our pitch-black Tactile Dome.
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | USF
Thursday, May 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations encouraged
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | USF

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 ...

Star Wars Day “May the Fourth” Celebration | The Great Northern
Thursday, May 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $4*
*$4 early bird tickets otherwise, it's $10 at the door.
| The Great Northern
Star Wars Day "May the Fourth" Celebration | The Great Northern
Help SFIndiefest and CyberiaVR race to the Great Northern with plans to save the rebel alliance and restore freedom to the San Francisco on Thursday, May 4th 2017. This May the fourth (Be With You) features a dance party, Star Wars-themed Film Fest, costume contest, virtual ...
20 Years of the Art of Rex Ray | Gallery 16
Thursday, May 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Gallery 16
20 Years of the Art of Rex Ray | Gallery 16
Opening Thursday, May 4th, Rex Ray at Gallery 16 marks the seventh solo exhibition of the artist’s work at Gallery 16 since 1995. As proud representatives of the Estate of Rex Ray, this is the first presentation since the artist’s untimely death in 2015. This retrospective ...
“May the Fourth” Secret Star Wars Film Night & Cosplay Party | SF
Thursday, May 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Secret Location (SF)
"May the Fourth" Secret Star Wars Film Night & Cosplay Party | SF
Come and celebrate Star Wars Day. Feel the force at a special screening of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens on May the 4th. You are highly encouraged (but not required) to dress in your best costume to celebrate the most popular sci-fi series of all ...
“The Mission” Cinco de Mayo Book Reception | SF
Thursday, May 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Consulate General of Mexico
"The Mission" Cinco de Mayo Book Reception | SF
In the framework of the festivities of 5 de Mayo, The Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco cordially invites you to a special presentation and reception for the new book, “The Mission” by Dick Evans, with comments and a slideshow by the author and ...
Spring Game Expo: Play 50 Free Games & Free Pizza | Google Launchpad
Spring Game Expo: Play 50 Free Games & Free Pizza | Google Launchpad
50 games, 300 players, 1 night. Join them for their Spring Expo on May 4th at The Google Launchpad. Over seventy game developers will be showing off their latest games one-on-one to a crowd of 500 people. For developers, this is a great opportunity to show off their ...
$29 Tix: Tony-Winning “The Encounter” at Curran | SF
Thursday, May 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: 50% Off*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for 50% off most tickets
| Curran
$29 Tix: Tony-Winning "The Encounter" at Curran | SF

From London to Broadway and now SF, The Encounter is “one of the most immersive theater pieces ever created.” (New York Times). Plus it just won a special 2017 Tony for Sound Design. Simon McBurney’s solo performance traces a journey into the depths of the Amazon ...

“The Science of Star Wars” on Astro Night | Berkeley
Thursday, May 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
"The Science of Star Wars" on Astro Night | Berkeley
This May the Fourth, join them for a very special Astro Night at UC Berkeley This month, graduate student Chelsea Harris will be giving a talk all about Star Wars. She’ll answer questions like: What are your odds of successfully navigating an asteroid field? What’s the wattage ...
“The Monster Show” Star Wars: The Drag Show with “Suebacca” | Castro
Thursday, May 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Edge
"The Monster Show" Star Wars: The Drag Show with "Suebacca" | Castro
Long ago in a galaxy far far away… The Rebel Alliance lead by the heroic Laundra Skywalker, Princess Sugah, Dean Solo, C3-POtter, R2- MC2, and that hairy beast Suebacca set out in The Monster Show Falcon to save the people of The Edge from a ...

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 …

Kids’ Improv & Movement Class at SF’s Rooftop Park | Saleseforce Park
Every Thursday – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Kids' Improv & Movement Class at SF’s Rooftop Park | Saleseforce Park

An energetic hour of on-your-feet movement and theater games. Geared toward ages 7-10. Led by Epiphany Dance Theater.
Kids’ Improv & Movement Class
Every Thursday at 3:30 pm | August 16 – October 25
Salesforce Park (Amphitheater Stage), 425 Mission St., SF
FREE
For all programs, children must be supervised by …

“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market | SF

The Mission Community Market will be operated by CUESA on Thursday evenings, 4 to 8 pm, rain or shine. Founded in 2010, the market is made up of farmers, small local businesses, and community programs, promoting family health and creating a fun, beautiful public space …

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

From February 8 through September 27, 2018, the Asian Art Museum will be open until 9pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10.
You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively gatherings and intimate hangs with artists.  Except for …

CityDance 2018: Free Live Music, Dance Lesson & Beer Garden | San Jose
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2018: Free Live Music, Dance Lesson & Beer Garden | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 16 to Oct. 4 for free live music and dance lessons.
San Jose CityDance 2018
Thursdays, Aug. 16 – Oct. 4, 2018 at 6 pm
Plaza De Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo De San Antonio, …

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 …

“Temescal Street Flicks” Outdoor Homegrown Movie Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 49th and Telegraph
"Temescal Street Flicks" Outdoor Homegrown Movie Night | Oakland

Temescal Street Flicks is an engaging outdoor film series happening every Thursday evening in September in the heart of of Temescal near Temescal Alley at Telegraph and 49th Street in Oakland.
Temescal Street Flicks will focus on showcasing local, independent and family-friendly films. The weekly outdoor …

’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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