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Friday, October 19

Free Coffee Day: 1850 Coffee Pop-Up Patio & Free WiFi | SF
Friday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 2166 Market St.
Free Coffee Day: 1850 Coffee Pop-Up Patio & Free WiFi | SF

You’re invited to three days of free coffee and wifi from 1850 Coffee. They’ve converted a Castro storefront (2166 Market St.) into a pop-up coffee experience. Expect free coffee, free wifi, an outdoor cafe, photo booth and instagramable promotions. 1850 is the new brand by Folgers in an ...

PaddleSplash Festival in Alameda | Oct 19-21
Friday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to join and demo a paddleboard. Other activities require paid tickets
| Encinal Yacht Club
PaddleSplash Festival in Alameda | Oct 19-21

PaddleSplash is a 3 day festival held in Alameda on October 19-21, 2018. The first day are a set of clinics to get beginners on the water and help those that have paddled before the basics about racing. Day two is the festival at the ...

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Bayview-Hunters Point + Bernal Heights
Friday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Bayview-Hunters Point + Bernal Heights
For the weekend of October 19-21 residents of Bayview-Hunters Point, Bernal Heights, Dogpatch, Excelsior, Ingleside, Mission, Outer Mission, Portola, Potrero Hill, Visitacion Valley get free admission to the California Academy of Sciences thanks to the “Neighborhood Free Days” promotion. Zip Codes: 94107, 94110, 94112, 94124, 94134
Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration | Oct 18-21
Friday, October 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley BART
Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration | Oct 18-21

The new BART Plaza will be having its grand opening celebration at 4 pm on Thursday, October 18. Kick off the weekend with a celebration and ongoing programming in at the new plaza. Mayor Jesse Arreguín will lead the ribbon cutting on opening day, followed ...

7th Ohlone Annual Big Time Gathering “7 Generations” | The Presidio
Friday, October 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rob Hill Campground
7th Ohlone Annual Big Time Gathering “7 Generations" | The Presidio

The Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe will host the 7th Annual Big Time Gathering in the Presidio of San Francisco at Rob Hill Camp ground. This year’s theme is “7 Generations.” 7th Ohlone Annual Big Time Gathering Friday October 19, 2018 | 2 pm-5 pm Saturday, October ...

Voteside Lands ft. CupcakKe w/ Girlpool | Berkeley
Friday, October 19 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Lower Sproul
Voteside Lands ft. CupcakKe w/ Girlpool | Berkeley
It’s midterm season. No, not school midterms- Election Midterms. SUPERB and the Office of the EAVP are stoked to present: Voteside Lands. Come get down to some tunes from CupkakKe featuring Girlpool and Berkeley’s own Mariachi Luz de Oro while exercising your right to vote.
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason
Friday, October 19 – 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 ...Every Friday

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

One of San Francisco’s most celebrated after-hours museum events returns for a fall season of 2018. These nine Friday Nights feature free admission to the main-level galleries highlighted by a reinterpretation of contemporary art in their permanent collection and new acquisitions called Specters of Disruption. ...Every Friday

Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Hocus Pocus” in Central Park | Millbrae
Friday, October 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Popcorn, movie, games, and activities are free
| Millbrae Central Park
Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Hocus Pocus" in Central Park | Millbrae
Looking for something to do tonight? Head to Central Park at 5 pm to snag a bite from one of the food trucks before you head home for the evening. Or grab your family and bring them to the park for mask making, a costume ...
Free Halloween Outdoor Movie Night in a Pumpkin Patch | SF
Friday, October 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Snacks available to purchase
| Pomeroy Recreation & Rehabilitation Center
Free Halloween Outdoor Movie Night in a Pumpkin Patch | SF
Want to see a movie about a pumpkin patch IN a pumpkin patch? Now’s your chance. The Pomeroy Center hosts a free outdoor movie night with lawn seating in their pumpkin patch. It’s a double feature with Hotel Transylvania Bring low-slung chairs and blankets. Free Movie Night ...
2018 Proxy Fall Film Festival: “Skate Kitchen” | Hayes Valley
Friday, October 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy
2018 Proxy Fall Film Festival: "Skate Kitchen" | Hayes Valley
“Skate Kitchen” In the first narrative feature from The Wolfpack director Crystal Moselle, Camille, an introverted teenage skateboarder (newcomer Rachelle Vinberg) from Long Island, meets and befriends an all-girl, New York City-based skateboarding crew called Skate Kitchen. She falls in with the in-crowd, has a falling-out ...
Friday Movie in the Park: “Wonder Woman” | McCoppin Sq.
Friday, October 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Square
Friday Movie in the Park: "Wonder Woman" | McCoppin Sq.

Enjoy free movies at McCoppin Square in the Sunset District happening on the first four Fridays in October 2018. Movies begin at sunset, approximately 7:15 pm, but come early as the fun starts at 6 pm. Grab your family and friends, and don’t forget to bring some popcorn and ...

Tesla’s Laboratory Exhibit & Live Demo Night | Oakland
Friday, October 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please register in advance on website.
| OK Stereo
Tesla's Laboratory Exhibit & Live Demo Night | Oakland
Presented by Tesla’s Laboratory, join for a series of exhibits, talks, film and art illuminating the life and works of Nikola Tesla. Explore genius. Get hands-on with electrifying exhibits that bring Tesla’s work to life. Tesla’s Laboratory Exhibit & Live Demo Night Friday, October 19, 2018 | 6 pm ...
“Lit by the Lake” Festival | Oakland
Friday, October 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
"Lit by the Lake" Festival | Oakland
Celebrate this variety of literary talent in the East Bay in a special after-hours event at Oakland’s Main Library. Enjoy a glass of wine and meet six top local authors as they examine the connections that exist between us—ones we nurture and cultivate, unexpected ones, ...
Zumba in the Park: Halloween Fitness Dance Party | SF
Friday, October 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
Zumba in the Park: Halloween Fitness Dance Party | SF
Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba® classes, Halloween Edition. Zumba® is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party on Friday, October 19, 2018. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation Centers. Proudly brought to you by the ...
Litquake with Paul Madonna & Glen David Gold | SF
Friday, October 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Bindery
Litquake with Paul Madonna & Glen David Gold | SF

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area. It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, and provide a vibrant forum for Bay Area ...

San Jose Bike Party: Dia De Los Muertos Ride
Friday, October 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party:  Dia De Los Muertos Ride

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 time ...Monthly

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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 ...
“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
Every Friday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaFunny Fridays" San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
San Francisco has one of the best underground comedy scenes in America. Come check out some of the Bay’s best rising comics at HellaFunny’s weekly stand-up comedy show “HellaFunny Fridays.” HellaFunny Fridays Every Friday at 7:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and 7th St.), SF FREE with RSVP ...
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: $10 | 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 $10 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 line-up ...
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 ...
“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Every Friday – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaSingle" Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Tired of swiping right? Bumble making you humble? On an unsuccessful Hinge binge? Or tired of your dating life not Happn’n? Come to HellaSingle… SF’s only comedy show and dating mixer for singles ready to mingle. Laugh at world-class comedians and maybe meet the love of your ...
“The Function” SF’s Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Every Friday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| Milk Bar
"The Function" SF's Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Come party at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Haight for a early 2000s hip-hop and R&B club bangers. DJ Beats Me plays everything from Missy Elliot, Aaliyah, Lil Jon, Mac Dre, Black Eyed Peas, Outkast, Notorious B.I.G., Rihanna, SOB X RBE, Usher, Robin ...
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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