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Friday, March 16

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Bayview-Hunters Point & Bernal Heights
Friday, March 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Bayview-Hunters Point & Bernal Heights

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

2018 State of the Union on Gender Inequality | Stanford
Friday, March 16 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Stanford University
2018 State of the Union on Gender Inequality | Stanford
Why is the gender wage gap still so large? Why is there so much sexual harassment, labor market discrimination, and other forms of gender inequality? And what can be done to reduce gender inequalities right now? State of the Union on Gender Inequality Friday, March 16, 2018 ...

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Oakland
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Oakland

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are back in the Bay Area offering walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Lady Washington is a replica of an 18th-century sailing ship that has appeared in several motion pictures and television shows, including Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse ...

“Sweet Week” 2018: Free Johnny’s Doughnuts Day | SF
Friday, March 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Republic Bank (San Francisco)
"Sweet Week" 2018: Free Johnny's Doughnuts Day | SF

Stop by the following First Republic Bank locations and enjoy a sweet treat on them during “Sweet Week.” Every day it’s a different location near FiDi or SoMa and a different treat. Sweet Week with First Republic March 12-16, 2018 | 1-3 pm Various First ...

33rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party | Financial District
Friday, March 16 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended
| The Royal Exchange
33rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Block Party | Financial District
The Royal Exchange invites you to their annual block party with traditional Irish fare, live music, and plenty of Guinness in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. This block party is free, so wear your green and get ready to party in the streets. St. Patrick’s Day Block Party Friday, March ...
10th Annual Aventine’s St. Patrick’s Day Alley Block Party | SF
Friday, March 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Taverna Aventine
10th Annual Aventine's St. Patrick's Day Alley Block Party | SF
Aventine hosts their 10th annual St. Patrick’s Day Alley block party in the Financial District where you can expect to get a good buzz on with about 1,500 people in the alley, DJs, beer and food. DJ Zhaldee will be spinning plus Kenny Sol Food truck will be cooking ...
“Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind” Acoustic Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Friday, March 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
"Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind" Acoustic Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Join them as they welcome Third Eye Blind’s Stephan Jenkins to Amoeba SF for a very special solo acoustic performance and signing of Summer Gods Tour Live, which releases on vinyl that day. Buy the LP at Amoeba SF and get it signed. Since 1997, San ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason
Friday, March 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic ...

Mujeres Luz + All of Me: Art Exhibition & Movie Screening | Bayview
Friday, March 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP on Eventbrite.
| Bayview Opera House
Mujeres Luz + All of Me: Art Exhibition & Movie Screening | Bayview
In honor of Women’s History Month, the painting series “Mujeres Luz” by Talavera-Ballón celebrates the women of this time who are making history thanks to their courage, generosity and commitment to making the world a better place. Such is the case of a group of extremely ...
One-Night-Only Indoor Night Market: Drinks, Food & Makers | Folsom St.
Friday, March 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. A $10 donation gets you 2 free drinks
| 302 Folsom St.
One-Night-Only Indoor Night Market: Drinks, Food & Makers | Folsom St.
On Friday, March 16th or St. Patrick’s Day Eve, an indoor night market with drinks, food, art, local makers, and community– all under one roof and for one night only– will take over a vacant retail storefront along Folsom Street. 3rd Friday: Neighborhood Night Market Friday, March 16, ...
19th Annual Bay Area Seed Swap | Berkeley
19th Annual Bay Area Seed Swap | Berkeley
Celebrate your favorite pulses, and swap seeds with others at the popular Annual Seed Exchange hosted by the Bay Area Seed Interchange Library (BASIL). Come learn about seed libraries, swap home-grown garden seeds, share a potluck supper, enjoy music and the company of fantastic local gardeners ...
“Jangala” by the Oakland Ballet Company | San Leandro
Friday, March 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Performing Arts Center
"Jangala" by the Oakland Ballet Company | San Leandro
The San Leandro School District and the City of San Leandro are pleased to announce the return of the Oakland Ballet Company to the Arts Education Center in their performance of Jangala, a 75-minute family-friendly performance inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. “Jangala” by the Oakland Ballet ...
Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville
Friday, March 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
| Boonation Custom Cycles
Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville

Boonation Custom Cycles hosts a monthly Tiny Garage Concert Series. This is a community event, catered towards lovers of neighborhood fun. Tiny Garage Concerts Every 3rd Friday | 7 pm Boonation Custom Cycles, 5656 Genoa St, Emeryville FREE with a $5 suggested donation They’ve created ...

Absinthe, Appetizers & Punks: Charity Book Launch & Liquid Art Bar | Castro
Friday, March 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an rSVP is required.
| Spark Arts
Absinthe, Appetizers & Punks: Charity Book Launch & Liquid Art Bar | Castro
Looking to have more fun than one should have on a Friday night? Head on out to Spark Arts in the Castro, on Friday March 16th, starting at 7 pm for a Charity/Book launch party hosted by Heather Jacks. Jacks is an award winning author, Disco ...
Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
Friday, March 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Savvy Rest Natural Bedroom
Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
3/16 Lineup:  Headliner: Karinda Dobbins Walker Glenn Bryant Hicks Dom Gelin Red Scott
San Jose Bike Party: Grateful Dead Ride | San Jose
Friday, March 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party: Grateful Dead Ride | San Jose

  San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s ...

The Wyatt Act & The Eli Wise Band “Cardboard Box Party” | SF
Friday, March 16 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 cover, or free with the password: Sylvia Rivera
| El Rio
The Wyatt Act & The Eli Wise Band "Cardboard Box Party" | SF
Join with the Band of Wyatt Act & Eli Wise on March 16, 2018 at 3:30 pm at El Rio in San Franciso. The Wyatt Act and The Eli Wise Band host A Night of Interstellar Music, while you bask in a Sea of Cardboard. Come ...

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 …

$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 …

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 …

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 weekly burlesque and …

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 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 | 8-11 pm
Mutiny Radio, 2781 21st Street, SF, CA
FREE
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

San Francisco has long been home to an electric comedy scene and has spawned some of the biggest names in stand-up from Margaret Cho to Patton Oswalt, in addition to current up and coming stars like Vahé Hove and Chris Schiappacasse. Check out a fresh …

“Ain’t Mama’s Drag” Weekly Variety Show | SF
"Ain't Mama's Drag" Weekly Variety Show | SF

San Francisco’s only drag variety show has Queens, Kings and live performers of every type imaginable. Expect the unexpected here. The audience cannot predict what hostess Cruzin d’Loo has dug up for their entertainment every Friday night at a respectable 8 pm… that’s the only thing respectable about …

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.
They have a great 5-for-$10 beer and wine special until 9:20 …

F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 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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