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Tuesday, April 23

Tenderloin “Small Business Boogie” TL Neighborhood Crawl
Tuesday, April 23 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 180 Golden Gate Avenue,
Tenderloin "Small Business Boogie" TL Neighborhood Crawl
Discover your neighborhood with Teddy Kramer, founder of SF’s beloved Small Business Boogie, and the Library’s Business, Science and Technology Center! Stops include local favorites the Tenderloin Museum, the Phoenix Hotel, Shovels Bar and Grill and more.

Wednesday, April 24

Creative Expressions of Wellness + Free Flower Arranging Workshop (Tenderloin)
Wednesday, April 24 – 1:15 pm - Ends at 4:15 pm | Cost: FREE | The Healing Well
Creative Expressions of Wellness + Free Flower Arranging Workshop (Tenderloin)
A free event for our volunteers, donors and community members. 1:15-2:15 Flower arranging workshop 2:30-3:30 Stories of resilience: Hear from our recent leadership program graduates 3:30-4:15 Food and mingling Additional Info: Please sign up for the flower arranging workshop ahead of time as supplies are ...

“Home is a Hotel” Free Movie Screening (Tenderloin)
Wednesday, April 24 – 2:30 pm - Ends at 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hospitality House
"Home is a Hotel" Free Movie Screening (Tenderloin)
“From a single mother trying to find her missing daughter to an elderly woman going blind and facing eviction, the low-income residents of San Francisco’s single room occupancy housing tell their stories.” Join Hospitality House for a movie screening of “Home is a Hotel”
La Cocina Open House (Tenderloin)
Wednesday, April 24 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | La Cocina
La Cocina Open House (Tenderloin)
Stop by to learn about La Cocina’s business incubator program and event space. Enjoy a welcome treat by some of the newest food entrepreneurs producing out of La Cocina’s Hyde kitchen. Activities for kids!!
SF’s “Cardi Spelling Bee” An Adult Spelling Bee (Every 4th Wednesday)
Wednesday, April 24 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 to compete, free to watch
| Baba's House (Oakland)
SF's "Cardi Spelling Bee" An Adult Spelling Bee (Every 4th Wednesday)

What’s the language of origin for Bodak Yellow? Can you use okauuuuuuuur in a sentence? Don’t worry, you won’t be spelling Cardi words, you’ll be spelling words from the 3rd to 8th grade level. Join us at Baba’s House for an adult spelling bee that’s ...Monthly

Thursday, April 25

Special Tenderloin Walking Tour (2024)
Thursday, April 25 – 3:30 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 55 Taylor
Special Tenderloin Walking Tour (2024)
Starting at 55 Taylor, Ending at 601 Eddy Street RSVP with mvuong@kidsclub.org First 30 are free; Come take an in-depth tour of the Tenderloin and its history from people with lived experiences
Free “Music Night in the Alley” Tenderloin Block Party (Spring 2024)
Thursday, April 25 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dodge Alley
Free "Music Night in the Alley" Tenderloin Block Party (Spring 2024)
Join us for a new Dodge Alley Socials event featuring Silk Road. FREE!
“Trans Temporal Resistances” Closing Art Exhibition (Tenderloin)
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin Museum
"Trans Temporal Resistances" Closing Art Exhibition (Tenderloin)
Trans Temporal Resistances is the closing public program for Transition Times: Re-Membering Anticarceral Resistance in the Tenderloin, an archival exhibit contextualizing the 1966 Compton’s Cafeteria. Program curators Emji Saint Spero and Leila Weefur invite writers and artists to engage with trans archives and architectures through ...
Create: SF’s “Monkey Block” Tribute Art Party
Create: SF's "Monkey Block" Tribute Art Party
CREATE!, a celebration of San Francisco’s creative past, present, and future, will take place at Landing at Leidesdorff, 200 Leidesdorff Street from 4-8 PM on Thursday, April 25th, 2024. The visual and performing arts activation will honor the artistically innovative roots of the downtown area, specifically those of Monkey Block, ...
16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)
Thursday, April 25 – 9:00 pm - Ends at 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
| 16th & Mission BART (southwest streetcorner)
16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)

Time: 9pm to 12am, Celebrating 20 years in May 2023 (currently 19 years strong). Instagram: @16thmission. For 18 years, this outdoor “open mic-without-a-mic” has welcomed poets, musicians, emcees, comedy, and everything in between. In the best of San Francisco tradition, everyone is welcome, ...Every Thursday

Friday, April 26

“The Fillmore Eclipse” SF’s New Immersive Theater Experience (April 26 – May 12)
Friday, April 26 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $50*
*$30 tickets for students and artists, $80 for VIP with reserved table and 1 drink
| Honey Arts Studio
"The Fillmore Eclipse" SF's New Immersive Theater Experience (April 26 - May 12)

The Fillmore Eclipse is brand new limited-run immersive theater project set in the Fillmore Jazz scene of the 1950s. Step into the Fillmore Eclipse for a family friendly evening of live music and drinks. Follow characters throughout the club as regulars of the Eclipse and ...

“Drunk Theatre” SF’s Wildest Comedy Show (April 2024)
Friday, April 26 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 adv / $25 door
| The Hotel Utah Saloon
“Drunk Theatre” SF's Wildest Comedy Show (April 2024)

A comedian takes five shots of whiskey in a row and tries to perform an improvised play with five sober comedians. What could go wrong?! Drunk Theatre is the entirely improvised, unpredictable, and crazy comedy show that’ll kick your weekend into overdrive. See what the SF Chronicle, CBS, LA ...

40% Off Tix to Provocative New Play “The Tutor” in SF (Apr. 5 – May. 12)
40% Off Tix to Provocative New Play "The Tutor" in SF (Apr. 5 - May. 12)

A study of preconceived notions and the hypocrisies that drive them, “The Tutor” by Torange Yeghiazarian is a provocative look at the cost of owning one’s truth. Playing at New Conservatory Theatre Center April 5 – May 12, 2024. World premiere of “The Tutor” by ...

SF’s “Hip Hop on the Plaza” Free Festival (UN Plaza)
Friday, April 26 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
SF's "Hip Hop on the Plaza" Free Festival (UN Plaza)

Join @allthewaylivefoundation for Hip Hop on the Plaza this April at UN Plaza (Market and Hyde streets). Its next free program day is on Friday, April 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. and will feature a workshop, dance session and live DJs! For more information on this ...

Saturday, April 27

SF’s “Hip Hop on the Plaza” Free Festival w/ $1,000 in Prizes (UN Plaza)
Saturday, April 27 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
SF's "Hip Hop on the Plaza" Free Festival w/ $1,000 in Prizes (UN Plaza)

Join @allthewaylivefoundation for Hip Hop on the Plaza this April at UN Plaza (Market and Hyde streets). Its next free program day is on Friday, April 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. and will feature a workshop, dance session and live DJs! For more information on this ...

Sunday, April 28

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, April 28 – 11:00 am - Ends at 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
"Lindy in the Park" Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. This in person event resumed ...Every Sunday

Monday, April 29

The Marsh’s Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)
The Marsh's Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)

As many of you know, The Marsh has postponed all in-person shows until further notice, but that won’t stop Monday Night Marsh from continuing to bring you the unique stories we all love. Monday Night MarshStream is our new Monday Night Marsh with a few ...Every Monday

Wednesday, May 1

“The Wizard of Oz” Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony
Wednesday, May 1 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $69 | Davies Symphony Hall
"The Wizard of Oz" Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony
Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. The SF Symphony delivers a sweeping orchestral backing to the beloved story of young farm girl Dorothy as she follows the Yellow ...

Thursday, May 2

$5 Off Tix: Award-Winning Play “The Glass Menagerie” from San Francisco Playhouse (May 2-June 15)
$5 Off Tix: Award-Winning Play "The Glass Menagerie" from San Francisco Playhouse (May 2-June 15)

Tennessee Williams’ memory play The Glass Menagerie is a towering icon of American theatre. See an all-star cast in San Francisco Playhouse’s production. Save $5 off tickets with code. FUNCHEAP. Tennessee Williams’s memory play tells the story of the idle dreamer Tom Wingfield, his overbearing ...

40% Off Tix to Provocative New Play “The Tutor” in SF (Apr. 5 – May. 12)
40% Off Tix to Provocative New Play "The Tutor" in SF (Apr. 5 - May. 12)

A study of preconceived notions and the hypocrisies that drive them, “The Tutor” by Torange Yeghiazarian is a provocative look at the cost of owning one’s truth. Playing at New Conservatory Theatre Center April 5 – May 12, 2024. World premiere of “The Tutor” by ...

“Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)
Thursday, May 2 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $89 | Davies Symphony Hall
"Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)

Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. Experience the magic of this intergalactic epic like never before as the SF Symphony performs John Williams’ Oscar-winning score live to ...

16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)
Thursday, May 2 – 9:00 pm - Ends at 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
| 16th & Mission BART (southwest streetcorner)
16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)

Time: 9pm to 12am, Celebrating 20 years in May 2023 (currently 19 years strong). Instagram: @16thmission. For 18 years, this outdoor “open mic-without-a-mic” has welcomed poets, musicians, emcees, comedy, and everything in between. In the best of San Francisco tradition, everyone is welcome, ...Every Thursday

Friday, May 3

“The Fillmore Eclipse” SF’s New Immersive Theater Experience (April 26 – May 12)
Friday, May 3 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $50*
*$30 tickets for students and artists, $80 for VIP with reserved table and 1 drink
| Honey Arts Studio
"The Fillmore Eclipse" SF's New Immersive Theater Experience (April 26 - May 12)

The Fillmore Eclipse is brand new limited-run immersive theater project set in the Fillmore Jazz scene of the 1950s. Step into the Fillmore Eclipse for a family friendly evening of live music and drinks. Follow characters throughout the club as regulars of the Eclipse and ...

“Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)
Friday, May 3 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $89 | Davies Symphony Hall
"Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)

Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. Experience the magic of this intergalactic epic like never before as the SF Symphony performs John Williams’ Oscar-winning score live to ...

40% Off Tix to Provocative New Play “The Tutor” in SF (Apr. 5 – May. 12)
40% Off Tix to Provocative New Play "The Tutor" in SF (Apr. 5 - May. 12)

A study of preconceived notions and the hypocrisies that drive them, “The Tutor” by Torange Yeghiazarian is a provocative look at the cost of owning one’s truth. Playing at New Conservatory Theatre Center April 5 – May 12, 2024. World premiere of “The Tutor” by ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, May 3 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9 pm for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Photography from @skyhighoakland via Oakland First Fridays Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs ...Monthly

“Oakland Art Murmur” 2024 (First Fridays Art Walk)
Friday, May 3 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
"Oakland Art Murmur" 2024 (First Fridays Art Walk)

Over 30 Oakland Art Murmur affiliate venues have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur.” 2024 Update: Art Murmur is still on! Despite Oakland First Fridays being on ...Monthly

“World of Willy W*nka” SF’s Giant Candyland Game Board Party
Friday, May 3 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 2:00 am | Cost: $40 | San Francisco Gallery
"World of Willy W*nka" SF's Giant Candyland Game Board Party
Take a whimsical, immersive journey Into the Wonkyverse—inspired by the World of Willy W*nka & the epic failure in Glasgow. On Friday, May 3rd, don a candy-licious spoofy costume and join our wildly diverse collection of creators for an evening of artful absurdity, Unknowns, Sad Oompas, ...

Saturday, May 4

“Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)
Saturday, May 4 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $89 | Davies Symphony Hall
"Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)

Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. Experience the magic of this intergalactic epic like never before as the SF Symphony performs John Williams’ Oscar-winning score live to ...

“Drunk Theatre” SF’s Wildest Comedy Show (May 2024)
Saturday, May 4 – 10:00 pm - Ends at 11:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 adv / $25 door
| Eclectic Box
“Drunk Theatre” SF's Wildest Comedy Show (May 2024)

A comedian takes five shots of whiskey in a row and tries to perform an improvised play with five sober comedians. What could go wrong?! Drunk Theatre is the entirely improvised, unpredictable, and crazy comedy show that’ll kick your weekend into overdrive. See what the SF Chronicle, CBS, LA ...