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Wednesday, May 16

25th Annual Kids’ Ocean Day & Massive Aerial Beach Art Project | Ocean Beach
25th Annual Kids’ Ocean Day & Massive Aerial Beach Art Project | Ocean Beach
Nearly 1,000 elementary students, teacher and volunteers will be making a difference at Ocean Beach for the 25th Annual Kids’ Ocean Day Adopt-A-Beach Clean Up. The Marine Science Institute strives to connect children personally to their immediate outdoor spaces, as well as to the broader marine ...
Diego Rivera Mural at City College: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Wednesday, May 16 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Diego Rivera Theater
Diego Rivera Mural at City College: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
See the last and largest of the murals done by Diego Rivera in the U.S.: Pan American Unity, painted for the Golden Gate International Exposition in 1940. Meet in the lobby of Diego Rivera Theatre (approach from Judson), San Francisco City College, Judson and Phelan. Public ...

2018 Amgen Tour of California: Men’s Stage 4 Time Trial – San Jose / Morgan Hill
Wednesday, May 16 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Morgan Hill
2018 Amgen Tour of California: Men's Stage 4 Time Trial - San Jose / Morgan Hill
Men’s Stage 4 Presented by TAG Heuer 21.6 miles / 34.7 kilometers Rider Sign In: 12 pm First Rider Start: 12:45 pm Last Rider Estimated Finish: 3:43 pm Stage Information: https://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/2018-stage-4-mens 2018 Amgen Tour of California: Men’s Stage 4 Time Trial Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | 11:30 am – 4:30 pm Morgan Hill, ...
Free Citizenship Workshop at Airbnb HQ | SF
Free Citizenship Workshop at Airbnb HQ | SF
American citizenship provides many privileges and protections. The right to vote, security against deportation, ability to bring more family to the U.S., increased job opportunities and more. Now’s the time to apply. Free Citizenship Workshop Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Noon to 3:30 pm Airbnb HQ, 888 Brannan Street, ...
2018 Amgen Tour of California: Women’s Kick off | Elk Grove
Wednesday, May 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Elk Grove Park Pavillion
2018 Amgen Tour of California: Women's Kick off | Elk Grove
Join in the celebration as they kick off the 2018 Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race empowered with SRAM. The entertainment will include a panel discussion with the top competitors in the race along with commentary from industry leaders in women’s cycling. 2018 Amgen Tour of ...
Swing Blues: Stompy Jones | Union Square Live
Wednesday, May 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing Blues: Stompy Jones | Union Square Live
Little David Rose’s thumpin’ stand-up bass, the double-shuffle drumming of Lee Beary, and the bounce piano of Scott Lawrence provide the rhythmic foundation of the band’s jump style. Riffing on top is the guitar sound of Allen Jackson and Jeff “Erv” Ervin on the saxophone. ...
SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, May 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Black Sands
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild

Monthly The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 66 pmtypically featuring special release ...

Warriors vs. Rockets: Oakland Game Watch & Block Party | East Bay
Wednesday, May 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Swan's Market
Warriors vs. Rockets: Oakland Game Watch & Block Party | East Bay

Let’s get together and cheer the Dubs on as they face the Cavs in Cleveland for Game 3 on Wednesday, June 6th at 6:00pm and again Friday, June 8th at 6:00pm. Oakhella and Oakland Central are teaming up to host FREE NBA Finals watch parties ...

Warriors vs. Rockets Game 2 on 50-Foot Screen | Emporium SF
Wednesday, May 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. Bring Your Own Food. Drinks for purchase
| Emporium SF
Warriors vs. Rockets Game 2 on 50-Foot Screen | Emporium SF

Catch every game on Emporium’s 50-foot movie screen with sound. Bring your own food (Little Star, anyone?) and buy a drink at the bar for one of the best (and biggest) views in SF for the playoffs. Warriors vs. Rockets at Emporium SF Game 1 ...

Michelle Tea Book Release “Against Memoir” | City Lights
Wednesday, May 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Lights Books
Michelle Tea Book Release "Against Memoir" | City Lights
Celebrating the release of her new book Against Memoir: Complaints, Confessions & Criticisms, from Feminist Press. Michelle Tea Book Release “Against Memoir” Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | 7 pm to 8:30 pm City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, SF FREE Michelle Tea is the author of numerous books, including Rent Girl, Valencia, and How to Grow ...
2018 Walking Distance Dance Festival | SF
Wednesday, May 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 per performance or $60 for 4 performances
| ODC Theater
2018 Walking Distance Dance Festival | SF

This year’s Walking Distance Dance Festival traces performing artists and creative habitats within and beyond the Bay to share a powerful harvest from a Euripides-inspired Latin disco-pop variety show to free improvisers and fierce solo acts. On creating, writer Rebecca Solnit asks, “What are your ...

Every Wednesday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of boot camp style workouts like running hills, core work, …

“Heart of the City” Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Free Rooftop Cardio Dance Class in the Park | Salesforce Park
Every Wednesday – 7:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Cardio Dance Class in the Park | Salesforce Park

This lively series rotates between Zumba, hip-hop, salsa and more. Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF..
Free Rooftop Cardio Dance Class in the Park | SF
Wednesday, Aug. 15 – Oct. 31, 2018 | 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Salesforce Park (Main …

Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF

These free events give you the opportunity to stitch in an inspiring environment with fellow enthusiasts. Bring along your projects, embroidery, knitting or even darning, and enjoy the company of others and their vast needlework library at your leisure.
Free Stitch Ins meet every Wednesday from …

Free Rooftop Writing Workshop | Salesforce Park
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Writing Workshop | Salesforce Park

Get your creativity flowing and add some tools to your toolbox with The Writers Studio. Pens and notepads provided, or bring your old favorite. Join and spend an hour to get creativity flowing, plus writing tips for free, from The Writers Studio.
Free Rooftop Writing Workshop
Every Wednesday …

Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero

The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality.
With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role …

Free Love Tour: A Free Walking Tour of the Haight-Ashbury | SF
Every Wednesday – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $10-$15 per person. No one turned away for lack of funds.
| Oak & Ashbury (Panhandle)
Free Love Tour: A Free Walking Tour of the Haight-Ashbury | SF

In the spirit of the Free Love Movement, Wild SF Tours is leading a free SF tour (pay-what-you-wish) through the Haight-Ashbury, epicenter of the 1960’s hippie counterculture and music.
With a guitar-toting tour guide, explore the famed the psychedelic district that rocked 1960’s America into a …

Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | SF
Every Wednesday – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | SF

Need a new hobby? Learn the basics of knitting for free, courtesy of SF knitting supply outpost ImagiKnit, at Salesforce Park, SF’s 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center.
Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | SF
Every Wednesday at 1:30 pm | Aug. …

Castro Farmers’ Market | SF
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market | SF

Every Wednesday night throughout the season, starting March 14, 2018, Noe Street is abloom with fresh fruits and vegetables as the Castro Farmers’ Market brings California’s best to the neighborhood.
The farmers’ market is open 4-8 pm, rain or shine, but it doesn’t hurt to be prepared. The market will …

2018 “Top the Cops” Insane (But Legal) Drag Races vs. Cops | Sonoma Raceway
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$25 to race, $15 to race with High School ID; $10 for spectators.
| Highways 37 & 121
2018 "Top the Cops" Insane (But Legal) Drag Races vs. Cops | Sonoma Raceway

The popular Wednesday Night Drags program will kick off its 30th consecutive year at Sonoma Raceway on March 14, 2018.
Top The Cops:
High school students will drag race against Bay Area law enforcement officers when the popular Top the Cops program returns as part of Sonoma Raceway’s weekly …

Wellness Wednesdays Free Community Yoga | Westfield Centre
Every Wednesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Wellness Wednesdays Free Community Yoga | Westfield Centre

With the goal of making yoga accessible to the community, this weekly free class focuses on continuous flow, attention to alignment, and mindful thinking.
This class brings a sense of fun and creativity while incorporating a few nuggets of yogic wisdom along the way. Make sure …

“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
"Karma Cinema": Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway

Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night.
Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if …

Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:10 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 and reservations are required
| Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF

Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $5 factory tours (with tastings) and they’ll send you off with a hot chocolate gift card so you can end your experience on an extra chocolatey note. These tours can book up months in advance (especially for …

“Musical Wednesdays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge
"Musical Wednesdays" Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro

Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every …

Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights | Peninsula
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights | Peninsula

The Historic 7 Mile House will be hosts a weekly Wednesday Latin night and will feature the Bay Area’s best Latin bands on a rotating schedule.
Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights
Every Wednesday at 7 pm
7 Mile Sports Bar & Grill, 2800 Bayshore Blvd, Brisbane, CA
FREE (No Cover. Reservations …

Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights | Cigar Bar
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights |  Cigar Bar

Join the Cigar Bar & Grill every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show (both traditional jazz and latin jazz) by local Bay Area musicians.
Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website.
Live …

UNCONFIRMED: “Comedy Cellar” Free Stand-Up Showcase | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*When you use the promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, it's $5.
| Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement
UNCONFIRMED: "Comedy Cellar" Free Stand-Up Showcase | SF

Please note, we could not confirm this event is still taking place.
Every Wednesday, the newest stand-up showcase in San Francisco comes to the legendary basement of 222 Hyde. Your hosts, Christian Reyes, Joey Avery & Torio Van Grol present you with a fresh lineup of …

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a drink special purchase
| Northstar Cafe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF

Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach.
Get lubricated on $3 – $3.50 drink specials, and compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament qualifying rounds while moving from bar to bar. The tournament champ wins a bar tab. Meet new people while earning points to …

“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa
"Housepitality" DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa

Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne.
Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount). The RSVP list closes at 6 pm on the day of the show.
Housepitality DJ Night
Every Wednesday …

Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight

PianoFight’s house team, Original Jokes takes the stage to improvise based off a Craigslist missed connection that is picked by the audience. Combine that with a PianoFight selected improv team opening the show for double the hilarity and you have one hilarious show.
Craiglist Missed Connections: …

Classical Workshop: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Monroe
Classical Workshop: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe

Every Wednesday night at Monroe, come experience live classical music in an unconventional space.
The program changes weekly, and will always highlight live chamber music.

Hear and experience the sounds of exciting arrangements without the pretense of a concert hall.
Sip on cocktails, or enjoy a cold beer …

The Late Mic w/ Frosty Nugs Free Comedy Showcase & Open Mic | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | BRIX 581
The Late Mic w/ Frosty Nugs Free Comedy Showcase & Open Mic | Oakland

The Late Mic with Frosty Nugs is a weekly comedy showcase that features comics from all over the San Francisco Bay Area and the world. Come for the showcase and stay for the open mic which immediately follows the headliner.
First come, first serve, but they …

The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre
The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF

The Real Honeys of SF is the show that doesn’t save any drama for your mama. Local Honey will create a brand new reality show from scratch, right in front of your eyes and inspired by you.
Audience suggestions are used complete with wacky characters, …

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