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Thursday, April 18

POSTPONED for 2020: 1906 Earthquake & Fire Anniversary Ceremony | SF
Thursday, April 18 – 4:45 am | Cost: FREE | Lotta's Fountain
When the earthquake hit on April 18, 1906, it did so in the wee hours at 5:12 am. The cast iron Lotta’s Fountain on Market Street became a crucial meeting point and is now known as SF’s oldest surviving monument. Every year since, city officials (and in past ...
POSTPONED for 2020: Golden Fire Hydrant Painting Ceremony | Dolores Park
Thursday, April 18 – 5:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Fire Hydrant
One lonely working fire hydrant in the Mission District helped saved the city’s churches after the 1906 Earthquake. Every year on the anniversary of the quake, the hydrant receives a fresh coat of gold paint in tribute. This annual celebration takes place on Thursday, April 18, ...

National Poetry Month: Poem in Your Pocket Day | SF
Thursday, April 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Western Addition Branch Library
April 18 is Poem-in-Your-Pocket Day. Drop by the Reference Desk to pick up a poem to carry in your pocket all day. Feel free to bring printouts of your favorite poems to share with others as well.
Thursday Movement Classes w/ LINES Dance Center | SF
Thursday, April 18 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza (McAllister)

Bring your co-workers and friends to the free movement and dance classes from LINES Dance Center instructors at UN Plaza. The energizing 30-minute classes will help slough off the mid-day slump and re-energize the rest of the afternoon. Following class on Feb 21, March 21, ...Every Thursday

The Budos Band Mini In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
Thursday, April 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Join us in welcoming The Budos Band to the Amoeba SF stage on Thursday, April 18th at 2pm for a live set and signing of their new album, Budos Band V (out April 12th on Daptone). Get the album at Amoeba SF to get into the ...
Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back for 2020 beginning January 23rd through September 24th. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively ...Every Thursday

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...Monthly

2019 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
Thursday, April 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
The 14th Annual Poems Under the Dome invites you to celebrate National Poetry Month at San Francisco’s largest open mic poetry event inside City Hall from 5:30-8 pm on Thursday, April 18, 2019. 2019 Poems Under The Dome Thursday, April 18, 2019 – 5:30 pm to 8 pm San Francisco ...
Free Spring Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Thursday, April 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Solano 2 Drive In

The West Wind Drive-in movie is pleased to announce the Free Movie Night happening on Sunday, September 1st at theaters in Concord and San Jose. Come and enjoy some music, games and free movies for the whole family. Gates open at 6 pm. Films start ...

Free Spring Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose
Thursday, April 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Capitol 6 Drive-In (San Jose)

The West Wind Drive-in movie is pleased to announce the Free Movie Night happening on Sunday, September 1st at theaters in Concord and San Jose. Come and enjoy some music, games and free movies for the whole family. Gates open at 6 pm. Films start ...

MAKE: Design15 Launch Party w/ Ceramic & Self Portrait Making | SF
Thursday, April 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*Free with admission.
| Museum of Craft and Design

On the third Thursday of each month, collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes and re-think materials through creative design projects. sfmcd MAKE: Design15 Launch Party January 17, 2019 | 6 pm – 9:30 pm Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St, SF ...

Exploratorium After Dark: Cannabis | Pier 15 Cannabis: Is it legal, or not? Cannabis became legal for recreational use in California in January 2018, but it remains a federally controlled substance. Dive into the social, judicial, economic, and environmental impacts of legalization, find out what has shifted in the legal and cultural ...
Free Monthly Outdoor Movie Night: Third Thursdays | Oakland
Thursday, April 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP or $6 at the door
| Forage Kitchen

Hang out under the stars, watch a movie, have a drink, and eat some snacks. You can’t ask for much more on a weeknight. Third Thursdays Outdoor Movie Nights Every 3rd Thursday | 7 to 10:30 pm – On Hiatus Until Spring 2020 Forage Kitchen, ...Monthly

“Tindervention” Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs
Thursday, April 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. $17 without RSVP
| Cobb's Comedy Club

Everyone has been on a Tinder or Bumble Date and by the end of the date thought “I Should’ve Swiped Left!” Come to Tindervention to hear some of the funniest Tinder Horror Stories and some Bumble Crumble tales from SF’s Top Comedians. Not to mention ...

The Monster Show: Drag Night w/ Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence | Castro
Thursday, April 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Edge
Easter weekend is coming up and that means this Thursday at The Edge The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are coming to take over. The Sisters are celebrating 40 years of service to the community and, indeed, the world and we are here for it. Come ...

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“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market | SF
Update as of 3/17/20 – Please note the 2020 Market is currently scheduled to open on 3/26 but there likely won’t be any entertainment or activities. Farmers Markets are allowed to stay open during the “shelter in place” order Mission Community Market returns for the 2020 ...
Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF
The Asian Art Museum is back for 2020 beginning January 23rd through September 24th. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively gatherings ...
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
From the Basement of Oakstop, in the heart of downtown, comes The Underground every Thursday from October. See some of the best comics from the Bay Area and beyond in an intimate setting. Show is From 7:30 till 9, with doors opening at 7. Tickets will ...
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 ...
’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 1/20/2020 – ...
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 every Thursday at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best comedians. 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 ...
Nob Hill Free Comedy Night | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Bring cash for drink purchase.
| Hops & Barrel
Nob Hill Free Comedy Night | SF
Nob Hill Comedy Night brings you the top local and touring comedians every Thursday at 8 pm in Nob Hill’s newest beer & wine bar, Hops & Barrel. Comedians you’ve seen at Nob Hill Comedy Night have been featured on HBO, Netflix, Conan, The Late Late ...
“Class of ’84” Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Cover may change for special events.
| 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 ...
SF’s Epic Karaoke Dance Party w/ Sax, Lasers + Fog | The Mission
Every Thursday – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Slate Bar
SF's Epic Karaoke Dance Party w/ Sax, Lasers + Fog | The Mission
Most students drop out of Stanford to create tech companies but DJ Purple dropped out to pursue music en route to becoming San Francisco’s DJ of the year in 2011 and one of America’s greatest karaoke KJ’s (Karaoke DJ). Get ready for an upbeat night (no ...
$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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