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Friday, April 6

Where to Get Free Sand Bags in San Francisco
Friday, April 6 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Up to 10 free sand bags for SF residents
| SF Public Works Operations Yard
Where to Get Free Sand Bags in San Francisco
Public Works will provide San Francisco residents and business up to 10 free sandbags leading up to and during severe rainstorms. Intended for properties prone to flooding, free sandbags can be retrieved Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Public Works’ operations yard, Marin Street/Kansas ...
Redwoods Hike & “Trailhead: Discovering Oakland” Screening Party | Oakland
Friday, April 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dimond Branch Library
Redwoods Hike & "Trailhead: Discovering Oakland" Screening Party | Oakland
Join in for coffee and pastries and a viewing of Trailhead: Discovering Oakland’s Gateway to the Redwoods, a film by Emily Fraser and Henry Wiener and produced by Stan Dodson. After the film, Stan Dodson will lead an easy to moderate group hike on one of the ...

SF Armory’s Epic 4-Day Estate Sale | April 6-9
Friday, April 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No cover charge. Bring cash for purchases
| San Francisco Armory
SF Armory's Epic 4-Day Estate Sale | April 6-9

The historic San Francisco Armory is undergoing a change of the guard. Come join in for the last days of the Armory as we know it (goodbye, Kink.com) and take home some memorabilia. Thanks for SF Weekly for tipping us off. For four days from ...

2018 Human Rights Film Festival | SF
Friday, April 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | USF Presentation Theater
2018 Human Rights Film Festival | SF

The University of San Francisco hosts its 16th Annual Human Rights Film Festival from April 5-7, 2018. The festival seeks to make the university a center for the promotion of human rights, as well as a platform to raise consciousness about its abuses worldwide. This year’s ...

5th Annual Environmental Show on Climate Change | First Day
Friday, April 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sun Gallery
5th Annual Environmental Show on Climate Change | First Day

In an effort to put into visuals the sense of urgency surrounding the issue of climate change, over 20 artists have submitted work for this year’s show ranging from photos of the disappearing Arctic (and Iceland) to the human response to environmental degradation. The Sun ...

Contra Costa Spring Home & Garden Show | First Day
Friday, April 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Concord Pavilion
Contra Costa Spring Home & Garden Show | First Day

Visit the 33rd Annual Contra Costa Spring Home & Garden Show, April 6th, 7th and 8th at the Concord Pavilion and see what’s new and exciting to help turn your house into the home of your dreams. Contra Costa Spring Home & Garden Show April ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, April 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Block Party

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason
Friday, April 6 – 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 ...

Opening Day: “Dubz Against the World” Epic NBA Art Show | SF
Friday, April 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 in advance and $15 at the door
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Opening Day: "Dubz Against the World" Epic NBA Art Show | SF

Are you a member of Dub Nation? Well, this is the event for you. Come and see a Warriors-themed art show, #DubzAgainstTheWorld, on view April 6-8, 2018, uniting DubsNation and the Bay, featuring a massive, stellar art exhibit by more than 30 artists, music, sneakers, games, and food trucks. ...

Friday Preview Party: 2018 Spring Open Studios | Mission District
Friday, April 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1890 Bryant Street Studios
Friday Preview Party: 2018 Spring Open Studios | Mission District

Join in for a fun weekend reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District during the annual Spring Open Studios. More than 100 Mission artists will be opening their studios for you. Come to browse, to buy, to become inspired. 2018 Spring Open Studios Saturday-Sunday, April 7-8, ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, April 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’, when visual arts venues are collectively open to ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, April 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, April 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen
"Batch Made Market" Artisan Food | SF

This is your monthly chance  to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market highlights ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, April 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Hacking Horticulture Join horticulturists and gardeners as we learn about soil, plant types, growing seeds, germination, and more! Talk with plant hackers and even learn about aquaponics! Enjoy hands-on plant activities that spark imagination and are fun for the whole family. Project Create Activity Space Project Create is ...
“Pizzapedia” Pizza Party & Book Launch | The Bindery
Friday, April 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; an RSVP is appreciated but not required.
| The Bindery
"Pizzapedia" Pizza Party & Book Launch | The Bindery
The Bindery is excited to host a launch for Dan Bransfield’s Pizzapedia. Join for a meet and greet, pizza (obviously), and a cash bar. A book for the pizza obsessed, with 80 charming illustrations and information about the history, ingredients, and lore of everyone’s favorite food. This ...
“Revolution Starts With Us” Brand New One-Act Political Play | SF
Friday, April 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
| San Francisco Mime Troupe Studio
"Revolution Starts With Us" Brand New One-Act Political Play | SF

Youth Theater Project will be performing their original (political) one act plays next week. Come to the studio and see what these young teen artists have been passionately creating these past 8 weeks. “Revolution Starts With Us” Friday, April 6, 2018 | 3:30 pm to ...

SF’s Fur Ban Celebration: Free Vegan Food & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, April 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Animal Rights Center
SF's Fur Ban Celebration: Free Vegan Food & Live Music | Berkeley
To celebrate SF becoming the first major city US city to ban fur, you’re invited to come out and celebrate at the Berkeley Animal Rights Center. The ban takes effect January 1, 2019 and applies to all apparel and accessories using real fur, including coats, hats ...
“Parks & Recreation” Comedy & Trivia Night | Milk Bar
Friday, April 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Milk Bar
"Parks & Recreation" Comedy & Trivia Night | Milk Bar
Submitted by the Event Organizer Do you love Parks and Recreation? Now’s your chance to prove it. Come to Milk’s trivia night and claim the title of #1 Fan. Along with dozens of challenging questions, laugh it up with hilarstand-upnd up comedy in between each round. Win ...
San Francisco Bike Party: The Emoji Ride | First Fridays
Friday, April 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party: The Emoji Ride | First Fridays
Emoji are more than a millennial messaging fad. Think of them more like a primitive language. The tiny, emotive characters represent the first language born of the digital world, designed to add emotional nuance to otherwise flat text. There is no such relation exist between emojis ...

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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