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Friday, May 3

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, May 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, May 3 – 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 are 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 ...Monthly

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, May 3 – 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

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regular admission is $18 ...Monthly

Bayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills
Friday, May 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks
| Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery (Bayview)
Bayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills

Join Seven Stills every first Friday of the month for a free concert or comedy show featuring a different act each month. Their neighbors at Laughing Monk will have your karaoke fix and a food truck will be running outside. Bayview First Fridays Every First ...Monthly

Tuesday, May 7

Brewcade’s Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday
Tuesday, May 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free play arcade games with purchase from bar
| Brewcade
Brewcade's Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday

Paid rent in SF? Hella Broke? Then first Tuesdays are the night for you.  Brewcade hosts “Free Play Tuesday” with all arcade games on free play with purchase from the bar. Come enjoy all the video game glory from today and yesteryear while enjoying delicious ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 8

The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, May 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ocean Ale House
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF

Every 2nd Wednesday in San Francisco, comedians Jill Maragos, Phil Griffiths and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the welcoming and homey space of Ocean Ale House. Enjoy great comedy and some local brew. The Laugh Boat: Local Brews ...Monthly

Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF
Wednesday, May 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP before Tuesday to get pizza
| Laughing Monk Brewing
Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF

Come to the Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night. Magic + Beer + Pizza = The Best Wednesday Night Ever! And they’re doing it every month. Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night Every 2nd Wednesday | 7 pm to 10 pm ...Monthly

Thursday, May 9

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, May 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

Friday, May 10

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, May 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...Every Friday

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, May 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, May 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
| El Rio
"Millennials Ruin Everything": Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio

Millennials Ruin Everything is a monthly comedy showcase every 2nd Friday from 6-8 pm in the back room at El Rio. Each month, co-hosts Irene Tu and Dominique Gelin explore a new theme with guest comedians about why millennials suck/rock. Part comedy showcase, part interviews, ...Monthly

SF Maritime BeerFest 2019 | Pier 45
SF Maritime BeerFest 2019 | Pier 45
Join at Pier 45, the home of the USS Pampanito World War II submarine in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf, for the annual Beer Fest with a selection of beer tastings from some of the best craft brewers in the world in the world including ...
2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar
Friday, May 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar

Join every second Friday of every month at Milk Bar for A Clockwork Comedy Show. Enjoy your favorite comics from all over the Bay Area for an evening of fun, laughs, and alcohol. Comics that perform with Clockwork have appeared at Cobb’s, Punchline, SF Sketchfest, ...Monthly

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, May 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free popcorn and wine will be served for every audience member. Show is free with RSVP, there is ...Monthly

Saturday, May 11

Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
Saturday, May 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square

Serving as Jack London Square’s flagship monthly event, Second Saturday is held every second Saturday. This full-scale family event is marketed and promoted by both Wiggins Consulting and Jack London Square. Second Saturday brings in immense audiences as it showcases up to 100 unique vendors, ...Monthly

2019 Hungarian Heritage Outdoor Festival | Belmont
Saturday, May 11 – All Day | Cost: $15*
*$15 for Adults, $5 for Youth (6-17 years old), Free for Children 5 and under
| Belmont Twin Pines Park
2019 Hungarian Heritage Outdoor Festival | Belmont
Mmm… goulash… Come see what makes Hungarian culture truly unique by savoring the tastes, sights and sounds, Cultural Exhibits, Folk Dancing & Live Music of Hungary in Belmont’s Twin Pines Park. Plus, special guest performers. 2019 Hungarian Heritage Festival Saturday, May 9, 2015 | Noon to 10 ...
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...Monthly

Community Day at the Park | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fillmore Mini Park
Community Day at the Park | SF

Join the monthly community event with resource tables, games, art activities, music, and food. Bring your family and friends for fun day event every second Saturday. Community Day at the Park Every 2nd Saturday | Noon to 4 pm Fillmore & Turk Mini Park, Fillmore ...Monthly

“New Growth 2019” Annual Youth Art Exhibition | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Root Division
"New Growth 2019" Annual Youth Art Exhibition | SF
Root Division is proud to present New Growth 2019: Shared Stories, THE annual Youth Art Exhibition & Extravaganza featuring hands-on family art making activities, alongside an exhibition of student artwork created from Root Division’s free after-school Youth Education Program. New Growth 2019: Shared Stories will include ...
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

Sunday, May 12

Mother’s Day Presidio Picnic | SF
Mother's Day Presidio Picnic | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

Rockridge Mother’s Day Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Oakland
Sunday, May 12 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$15 for children 12 and younger, $20 for adults
| Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Parlor & Cafe (Oakland)
Rockridge Mother's Day Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Oakland
On Mother’s Day, satisfy your sweet tooth with the Rockridge Ice Cream Tour. This one-hour guided walking tour takes kids of all ages through Oakland’s Rockridge area to explore a variety of ice cream desserts—along with a little history as to how we came to ...

Monday, May 13

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, May 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...Monthly

Bottomless Standards Comedy Show | SF
Monday, May 13 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21 and over
| Milk Bar
Bottomless Standards Comedy Show | SF

Bottomless Standards is a free comedy show every 2nd Monday of the month, located at the ever funky Milk Bar in the famous Haight & Ashbury District of San Francisco. The show has included comics who have been on Hulu, Comedy Central, and HBO. Reserve a ...Monthly

Tuesday, May 14

Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, May 14 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael

Green is the topic. Drinks the excuse. The San Francisco North Bay comes to this mixer to network with local business folks living and working as green as they can. Check the calendar for their high caliber guest speakers. You’ll love the incredible selection of ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 15

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, May 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...Monthly

Thursday, May 16

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

Make: Monthly Artist Happy Hour & Local Vendors | Dogpatch
Thursday, May 16 – 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

MAKE: Design15 Launch Party w/ Ceramic & Self Portrait Making | SF
Thursday, May 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*Free with admission.
| Museum of Craft and Design
MAKE: Design15 Launch Party w/ Ceramic & Self Portrait Making | SF

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