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Thursday, April 25

“Game of Thrones” Trivia Night | Anchor Public Taps
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Advanced registration is required; $5 per person at the door
| Anchor Public Taps
"Game of Thrones" Trivia Night | Anchor Public Taps
Head back to the seven kingdoms to celebrate the final season of Game of Thrones with another edition of Fire Cannot Kill a Quizmaster. The vast majority of the quiz will cover the Game of Thrones TV show through season 7. Round eight, as always, will ...

Friday, April 26

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, April 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...Monthly

Saturday, April 27

2019 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
| Laney College
2019 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Want to learn graphic arts, welding or machining? How about cosmetology or electronics? Whether you’re interested in learning a new skill or a new career, Laney’s Career and Technical Education Open House is a fun day where you can explore a wide range of career and technical programs. Free, an RSVP ...

Sunday, April 28

Wonder Women of SF: Chinatown Walking Tour
Sunday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated
| Donaldina Cameron House
Wonder Women of SF: Chinatown Walking Tour
Meet Lady artists, pioneers, revolutionaries, and generally impressive dames who have influenced San Francisco. One in a series of walking tours to honor the many women who have contributed to our city’s legacy. Each tour is unique, visiting a different neighborhood and sharing the stories of ...

Monday, April 29

Nerd Nite East Bay: Marvel Law, New Elements & CA Hip Hop History | Oakland
Monday, April 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
| Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Marvel Law, New Elements & CA Hip Hop History | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...Monthly

Thursday, May 2

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, May 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party "Astro Night" | UC Berkeley

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...

Friday, May 3

$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

Saturday, May 4

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, May 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
| UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Find out which diseases ail your plants at the free monthly Sick Plant Clinic at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden happening from 9 am to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please cover plants ...Monthly

Free Comic Book Day 2019
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Free Comic Book Day 2019

Free Comic Book Day is an annual tradition, held the first Saturday in May each year, where participating comic book shops give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores. Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) 2019 features an amazing selection of comic book ...

2019 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley
2019 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley

Come face-to-face with 250+ amazing authors at the Fifth Anniversary Bay Area Book Festival on May 4 & 5, 2019, the most dynamic ever. The Festival will fill downtown Berkeley with a literary extravaganza that offers pleasure to anyone who has ever loved a book. ...

Free Comic Book Day 2019 at Flying Comics | SF
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Flying Colors Comics
Free Comic Book Day 2019 at Flying Comics | SF
Bring your friends & families to celebrate Free Comic Book Day where FCBD was founded. There are thousands of comics to give away, plus artist signings, prize giveaways, and the biggest party of the year. Special Guest artist Dan Brereton, cover artist for Valiant Comics’ Bloodshot ...
Blockchain ‘n Grill: Cryptocurrency Talk, Music & Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Saturday, May 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 tickets in advance otherwise it's $15 general admission.
| Level 13
Blockchain 'n Grill: Cryptocurrency Talk, Music & Comedy Showcase | Oakland

Blockchain ‘n Grill is an event aimed demystifying and building community around blockchain technology while creating a platform for local comedians and artists. Blockchain ‘n Grill resident DJ, DJ Brigidope will be in the mix spinning the latest, the greatest and your favorite Bay Hit. ...Monthly

Sunday, May 5

“Tech Week” 2019: Free Workshops & Classes | May 5-11
Sunday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library (All Branches)
"Tech Week" 2019: Free Workshops & Classes | May 5-11
San Francisco still has a digital divide and it’s time to get connected. Attend free classes, a tech expo and engaging panel discussions to help build your skills and take the next step into the world of tech. Connect with Tech Week gives all of San ...

Wednesday, May 8

Shaping SF Lecture: The Women of Los Siete de la Raza | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: The Women of Los Siete de la Raza | Mission Dist.
50 years after the arrest of seven young men from the Mission District galvanized a movement, women gather who were active in creating the multi-faceted community response that grew out of the Los Siete Defense Committee. From Basta Ya!—the newspaper—to Centro de Salud and La Raza Information ...

Sunday, May 12

Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF
Sunday, May 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Park Branch Library
Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF

Come join at the Park Branch Library, every 2nd Sunday of the month, for an afternoon of anime, manga, discussion, art, and lots of fun. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. This club is for teens ages 12-18 years old.Monthly

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Wednesday, May 15

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Wednesday, May 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Randall Museum Theater on the third Wednesday of every month, ...Monthly

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, May 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...Monthly

Saturday, May 18

“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley
Saturday, May 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mulford Hall (UC Berkeley)
"Science@Cal": Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley

Science@Cal is proud to present a series of free public science lectures on the third Saturday of every month. These talks are given by renowned UC Berkeley scientists and aimed at general audiences. Talks take place on the UC Berkeley campus at 11 am. Doors ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 22

Shaping SF Lecture: Local Ecological Justice & Urbanity | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Local Ecological Justice & Urbanity | Mission Dist.
Gopal Dayaneni (Movement Generation), Anthony Khalil (Literacy for Environmental Justice), and Jason Mark (editor, Sierra Magazine), discuss urbanity and ecological crisis from their ultra-local, regional, and national perspectives of environmental and ecological justice.

Tuesday, May 28

Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose
Tuesday, May 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Admission is donation-based.
| The Tabard Theatre Company
Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose

Calling all Silicon Valley nerds – Nerd Nite is back with some fresh faces and some seriously nerd-tastic speakers in San Jose every last Tuesday of the month. Nerd Nite is a celebration of nerdom at its finest with all the essential components: brains, booze, and banter; curiosity, cocktails, and ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 29

Shaping SF Lecture: 1936-1939 Americans in the Spanish Civil War | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: 1936-1939 Americans in the Spanish Civil War | Mission Dist.
International volunteers rushed to Spain in 1936 after General Francisco Franco led a military coup against the Spanish Republic. Adam Hochschild, author of Spain In Our Hearts, brings to life remarkable characters in this bloody and bitter conflict that consumed Spain for 3 years. 80 years ago ...

Friday, May 31

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, May 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...Monthly

Saturday, June 1

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, June 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
| UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Find out which diseases ail your plants at the free monthly Sick Plant Clinic at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden happening from 9 am to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please cover plants ...Monthly

Blockchain ‘n Grill: Cryptocurrency Talk, Music & Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Saturday, June 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 tickets in advance otherwise it's $15 general admission.
| Level 13
Blockchain 'n Grill: Cryptocurrency Talk, Music & Comedy Showcase | Oakland

Blockchain ‘n Grill is an event aimed demystifying and building community around blockchain technology while creating a platform for local comedians and artists. Blockchain ‘n Grill resident DJ, DJ Brigidope will be in the mix spinning the latest, the greatest and your favorite Bay Hit. ...Monthly

Thursday, June 6

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, June 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party "Astro Night" | UC Berkeley

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...

Friday, June 7

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, June 7 – 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

Sunday, June 9

Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF
Sunday, June 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Park Branch Library
Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF

Come join at the Park Branch Library, every 2nd Sunday of the month, for an afternoon of anime, manga, discussion, art, and lots of fun. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. This club is for teens ages 12-18 years old.Monthly

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Saturday, June 15

“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley
Saturday, June 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mulford Hall (UC Berkeley)
"Science@Cal": Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley

Science@Cal is proud to present a series of free public science lectures on the third Saturday of every month. These talks are given by renowned UC Berkeley scientists and aimed at general audiences. Talks take place on the UC Berkeley campus at 11 am. Doors ...Monthly