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Wednesday, March 20

Deep Listening Group by Anna Wolfe-Pauly | SF
Wednesday, March 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Center for New Music
Deep Listening Group by Anna Wolfe-Pauly | SF
The world is not yet fully known. Another kind of knowledge is amassed through observation and it happens in sensation. We relate to our environment and to each other by virtue of our common immersion in the flux of the air. Listening is a relational ...

Thursday, March 21

A Super Rare “Free Museum Day” at SFMOMA | SF
Thursday, March 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP Required
| SFMOMA
A Super Rare "Free Museum Day" at SFMOMA | SF
Treat yourself and your loved ones to a free and fun-filled day at SFMOMA. As part of Culture for Community, more than a dozen Yerba Buena cultural organizations will offer free admission on March 21. Unlike “Family Days” where you’re required to attend with someone 18 and ...

SF’s First “Culture for Community” Festival | Yerba Buena District
Thursday, March 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to participating Yerba Buena district arts and culture institutions
| Yerba Buena Gardens
SF's First "Culture for Community" Festival | Yerba Buena District
Culture for Community is a unique group of Yerba Buena district arts and culture institutions who have joined together to open their doors for free. Yerba Buena Culture for Community Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 10:30 am to  9 pm Yerba Buena Gardens, 701 Mission St, San Francisco FREE The ...
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
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

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back on Valentine’s Day February 14 through August 29, 2019. 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, ...Every Thursday

Make: Monthly Artist Happy Hour & Local Vendors | Dogpatch
Thursday, March 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*Free with admission. Admission: Adults $8.00, Students/Senior $6.00.
| Museum of Craft and Design
Make: Monthly Artist Happy Hour & Local Vendors | Dogpatch

Design your night at Make. On the third Thursday of each month, collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes and rethink materials through creative design projects.  Enjoy hands-on art activities and crafts, artist-led happy hours, films, tours, performances and much more. Each month features ...Monthly

Exploratorium After Dark: Let’s Play | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Let's Play | Pier 15
Exploratorium founder Frank Oppenheimer believed that play—using objects and concepts in ways other than was originally intended—is essential to learning. “In fact,” he wrote, “in our rapidly changing culture, adults probably require play as much as children do.” Take a deep dive with emerging and ...
Jurassic NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, March 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members) / 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Jurassic NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
oin us for a party of Jurassic proportions guaranteed to bring out the dinosaur-loving kid everyone: We’re going back in time with our Dino Days festival—and the most popular dinosaur movie of all time. Encounter life-size dinosaur animatronics repping just a few of the creatures ...
Discussion & Workshop on Tenderloin Cocktail Culture | SF
Thursday, March 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Doors at 6:30 pm, Program 7 pm
| Tenderloin Museum
Discussion & Workshop on Tenderloin Cocktail Culture | SF
As San Francisco’s roaring vice district, the Tenderloin of the early 20th century figures greatly into the development of cocktail culture. Many of the bars, restaurants, and hotels represented in The Match Book: Tenderloin Historical Ephemera Project played a role in San Francisco cocktail history. Join ...

Friday, March 22

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Bayview + Visitacion Valley
Friday, March 22 – 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 + Visitacion Valley
For the weekend of March 22-24 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
14th Annual Tower Chapel Tulip Exhibition: Opening Day | Oakland
Friday, March 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
14th Annual Tower Chapel Tulip Exhibition: Opening Day | Oakland

The 14th Annual Tulip Exhibition will showcase spectacular floral arrangements that feature tulips, created by Bay Area florists, garden clubs and college floral design classes at the Mountain View Cemetery. Visit anytime between 10 am and 4 pm from Friday through Sunday, March 22 – ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Persian New Year & Night Market | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Persian New Year & Night Market | Oakland

Honor the traditions of Nowruz—the Persian New Year—on March 24, marking the transition into Spring as the days begin to get longer. Welcome the start of Spring with a special edition of Friday Nights at OMCA celebrating Nowruz—the Persian New Year–with a festive Persian dance demonstration, ...Every Friday

Saturday, March 23

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Bernal Heights + Potrero Hill
Saturday, March 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Bernal Heights + Potrero Hill
For the weekend of March 22-24 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
14th Annual Tower Chapel Tulip Exhibition & Demonstration | Oakland
Saturday, March 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
14th Annual Tower Chapel Tulip Exhibition & Demonstration | Oakland

The 14th Annual Tulip Exhibition will showcase spectacular floral arrangements that feature tulips, created by Bay Area florists, garden clubs and college floral design classes at the Mountain View Cemetery. Visit anytime between 10 am and 4 pm from Friday through Sunday, March 22 – ...

Earth Action Initiative: Free Art, Food & Drink | UC Berkeley
Saturday, March 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free. Welcome to donate at the door.
| Pauley Ballroom (UC Berkeley)
Earth Action Initiative: Free Art, Food & Drink | UC Berkeley
The Earth Action Initiative Conference is a community driven and collaborative approach to addressing the multidimensionality, intersectionalities, complexities and of climate change. Join on March 23rd in Pauley Ballroom at UC Berkeley for workshops, art, food, drink, and direct action. The 2019 conference has has two major ...
Win Tix: CarrierCon 2019 | USS Hornet Museum
Saturday, March 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*$25 GA - $15 Youth / $35 VIP - $25 VIP Youth
| USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum
The USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum welcomes you aboard for the first CarrierCon. > Get Tickets – $25 This convention celebrates all pop culture and features an Artist Alley, Panels, Tabletop Gaming, Photo Locations, a Screening Room, a Haunted Tour, and more.
Bay Street Free Art & Diversity Wall | Emeryville
Saturday, March 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Bay Street Free Art & Diversity Wall | Emeryville

Be a part of the first ever Bay Street Art Wall to celebrate love and diversity through artistic expression. Free to participate, all ages are invited to visit Bay Street on Saturdays to paint 12” x 12” acrylic tiles, with images that visually demonstrate diversity. ...

Free Family Day: Kinetic Art Installation & Sound Sculptures | Oakland
Saturday, March 23 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Junior Center Of Art & Science
Free Family Day: Kinetic Art Installation & Sound Sculptures | Oakland
Join for a free family day at the Junior Center of Art and Science. Celebrate Spring with flower art activities, explore wind and sound with the kinetic art installation and sound sculptures, and enjoy some food and drinks on their beautiful deck on Saturday, March ...
“MaestraPeace Mural” Coffee Table Book Release | SF
Saturday, March 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Branch Library
"MaestraPeace Mural" Coffee Table Book Release | SF
Learn all about the MaestraPeace mural that wraps around the outside of the four story Women’s Building in the Mission. This iconic mural turns 25 this year and there will be a coffee table book released by Heyday Press in the fall. Join Advocacy Specialist Vylma ...
Berkeley, America’s First Sanctuary City: Panel & Exhibit | Berkeley
Saturday, March 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcomed
| Berkeley Historical Society
Berkeley, America’s First Sanctuary City: Panel & Exhibit | Berkeley
Join the Berkeley Historical Society for the closing of their current exhibit, “Building Bridges, Not Walls: Berkeley, America’s First Sanctuary City,” with a panel presentation on the East Bay Sanctuary Covenant organization, the history of sanctuary cities, and the current status of the movement. Speakers will ...

Sunday, March 24

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Portola + Dogpatch
Sunday, March 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Portola + Dogpatch
For the weekend of March 22-24 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
14th Annual Tower Chapel Tulip Exhibition: Final Day | Oakland
Sunday, March 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
14th Annual Tower Chapel Tulip Exhibition: Final Day | Oakland

The 14th Annual Tulip Exhibition will showcase spectacular floral arrangements that feature tulips, created by Bay Area florists, garden clubs and college floral design classes at the Mountain View Cemetery. Visit anytime between 10 am and 4 pm from Friday through Sunday, March 22 – ...

Final Day: Rare Free Andy Warhol Art Show | Fort Mason
Sunday, March 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SFAI Fort Mason
Final Day: Rare Free Andy Warhol Art Show | Fort Mason

From the Tower is an exhibition series that explores artworks, images, objects, and stories living within the archives of the San Francisco Art Institute. For its inaugural exhibition, SFAI is proud to exhibit a series of polaroids, black and white photographs, and screenprints generously donated ...

2019 Macy’s Flower Show: Opening Day | Mar. 24-April 7
Sunday, March 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
2019 Macy's Flower Show: Opening Day | Mar. 24-April 7

Macy’s Union Square transforms into a space-inspired floral fantasy world during its 73rd annual Macy’s Flower Show. The annual Macy’s Flower Show is a stunning celebration of flowers, food, art and music. 2019’s season’s “Journey to Paradisios” transports fans into a multi-dimensional world of space, adventure, and discovery ...

Monday, March 25

1930s 1,000 Sqft San Francisco Scale Model: Final Day | SF
Monday, March 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
1930s 1,000 Sqft San Francisco Scale Model: Final Day | SF

Ever wondered what your neighborhood looked like in the 1930s, or how you can help to reimagine where you live today? Portions of a rediscovered scale model of San Francisco from 1938 with 6,000 city blocks, are coming to a branch near you. Each neighborhood will ...

Thursday, March 28

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back on Valentine’s Day February 14 through August 29, 2019. 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, ...Every Thursday

NightLife Spotlight: Women in Science | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, March 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members) / 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife Spotlight: Women in Science | California Academy of Sciences
Go ahead—ask her anything. NightLife celebrates National Women’s History Month with a spotlight on women in science from around the Bay Area, experts on everything from microbes to coral reefs and infectious diseases to rainforest ecosystems.
Exploratorium After Dark: Outer Space | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Outer Space | Pier 15
rom exoplanets to space biology, what exists outside of the boundaries of planet earth has long exerted a pull on the human imagination. Come catch a glimpse into what lies ahead in the future of space exploration and join Exploratorium host Ron Hipschman for Full-Spectrum ...

Friday, March 29

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain ...Every Friday

“Blurred Lines” W Hotel’s Tattoo Parlor & Kettle One Cocktail Party | SF
Friday, March 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required by 3/25/19
| W Hotel (SF)
"Blurred Lines" W Hotel's Tattoo Parlor & Kettle One Cocktail Party | SF
Get your backstage pass to a supreme tattoo experience in the W Parlor infused with cocktails by Ketel One Botanical. Get inked by renowned San Francisco based tattoo artist Scribe 44. Beats by DJ Kimmy. Funcheap Disclaimer – Admission is free with RSVP, but we have ...