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Wednesday, August 15

First Day to RSVP: Smithsonian’s 14th Annual Free Museum Day | 2018
Wednesday, August 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
| San Francisco Bay Area
First Day to RSVP: Smithsonian's 14th Annual Free Museum Day | 2018

Participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide will open their doors free of charge to all visitors during Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day. 2018 Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Saturday, September 22, 2018 Participating Bay Area Museums FREE, but a ticket is required (downloads begin at midnight on ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Richmond
Wednesday, August 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Century Richmond Hilltop 16
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Richmond

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Milpitas
Wednesday, August 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Great Mall of the Bay Area
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Milpitas

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Napa
Wednesday, August 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Century Napa Valley and XD
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Napa

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Free Chai Tea Day on Indian Independence Day | Kasa
Free Chai Tea Day on Indian Independence Day | Kasa
Kasa Indian Eatery is celebrating Indian Independence Day by giving away a free Chai. Last year, they gave away free chai to customers who checked in on Facebook at any of the Kasa locations from Noon to 9 pm. We expect it to be the same this year. Kasa Indian Eatery ...
Salesforce Park Free Writing Workshop | SF
Wednesday, August 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Salesforce Park Free Writing Workshop | SF

Join and spend an hour to get creativity flowing, plus writing tips for free, from The Writers Studio. Pens and notepads provided. Salesforce Park Free Writing Workshop Every Wednesday at noon | Aug. 15 – Oct. 31 Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., SF FREE

Salesforce Park Free Beginner Knitting | SF
Wednesday, August 15 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Salesforce Park Free Beginner Knitting | SF

Need a new hobby? Learn the basics of knitting for free. Courtesy of SF’s favorite knitting supply outpost ImagiKnit. Salesforce Park Free Beginner Knitting Every Wednesday at 1:30 pm | Aug. 15 – Oct. 31 Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE

Salesforce Park Free Rooftop Concert Series | SF
Wednesday, August 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Salesforce Park Free Rooftop Concert Series | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party. Salesforce Park Free Rooftop Concert Series Every Wednesday, Aug. 15 – Oct. 24, 2018 | 5 pm Salesforce Park ...

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, August 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| 21st Amendment Brewery & Restaurant
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 66 pmtypically featuring special release ...

Blues/Rock Concert: Crosscut | Union Square Live
Wednesday, August 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Blues/Rock Concert: Crosscut | Union Square Live
Wed Aug 15: 6-8pm — Crosscut (Blues/Rock) Crosscut, based in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, plays a unique mix of blues, rock, and original music to create a sound that is all its own. Their musical influences include Delta Blues, Memphis and Chicago Electric ...
Nerd Nite: Mars Colonization, Rational Economics, & Octopuses from Space | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, August 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Mars Colonization, Rational Economics, & Octopuses from Space | Rickshaw Stop
This month, we put our foot down! Or eight feet, as the case may be. A physicist puts Elon Musk in his place. An economist weighs in one of the field’s most fundamental arguments. And a science writer stops this whole “octopuses are aliens from ...
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Wednesday, August 15 – 7:45 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, ...

Thursday, August 16

Free Outdoor Yoga on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Thursday, August 16 – 7:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Outdoor Yoga on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park

Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. Salesforce Park Free Outdoor Yoga Mon & Thu, Aug. 13 – Oct. 25, 2018 | 7:30 am to 8:30 am Salesforce Park (Amphitheater Lawn), ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Vallejo
Thursday, August 16 – 9:30 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Century 14 Vallejo
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Vallejo

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Pleasant Hill
Thursday, August 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Downtown Pleasant Hill
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Pleasant Hill

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Walnut Creek
Thursday, August 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Century Walnut Creek 14
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Walnut Creek

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Union City
Thursday, August 16 – 10:15 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Century 25
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Union City

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Salesforce Park Free Express Bootcamp | SF
Thursday, August 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Salesforce Park Free Express Bootcamp | SF

Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. Salesforce Park Free Express Bootcamp Every Thursday | Noon to 12:30 pm Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE Squeeze in a ...

Highest Ani: Armenian Folk Fusion Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, August 16 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Highest Ani: Armenian Folk Fusion Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Committed to paying homage to Armenian music, Highest Ani has created a powerful new sound by combining ancient Armenian folk and contemporary Western instrumentation with musical elements drawn from rock, jazz, hip hop, funk and Middle Eastern music. The four-piece band features Mark Ohanesian on qanun (a large trapezoidal zither ...
Salesforce Park Free Kids’ Improv & Movement Class | SF
Thursday, August 16 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Salesforce Park Free Kids' Improv & Movement Class | SF

An energetic hour of on-your-feet movement and theater games. Geared toward ages 7-10. Led by Epiphany Dance Theater. Salesforce Park Free Kids’ Improv & Movement Class Every Thursday at 3:30 pm | August 16 – October 25 Salesforce Park (Amphitheater Stage), 425 Mission St., SF FREE ...

Ambiance Customer Appreciation Party & Sale Discounts | Marina
Thursday, August 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Marina)
Ambiance Customer Appreciation Party & Sale Discounts | Marina

Stop by Ambiance’s four San Francisco locations for awesome discounts from 5-9 pm on August 9 and 16, 2018. This year, there will be Customer Appreciation Parties at all 4 locations. 2 on August 9 and 2 on August 16. You’ll enjoy 10% off regular items and take ...

Ambiance Customer Appreciation Party & Sale Discounts | Haight
Thursday, August 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Haight-Ashbury)
Ambiance Customer Appreciation Party & Sale Discounts | Haight

Stop by Ambiance’s four San Francisco locations for awesome discounts from 5-9 pm on August 9 and 16, 2018. This year, there will be Customer Appreciation Parties at all 4 locations. 2 on August 9 and 2 on August 16. You’ll enjoy 10% off regular items and take ...

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 ...

Free Silent Disco Party On SF’s Newest Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Thursday, August 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Silent Disco Party On SF's Newest Rooftop | Salesforce Park

Free silent dance parties powered by HUSHconcerts. No pre registration or ticket required. Salesforce Park Free Silent Disco Thursday at 7 pm | Aug. 16, 2018 Wednesday at 7 pm | Oct. 31, 2018 Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., SF FREE  

Friday, August 17

Free Lunchbox Music on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Friday, August 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park Main Plaza
Free Lunchbox Music on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party. Free Lunchbox Music on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park Every Friday at noon | Aug. 17 – Oct. 26, 2018 ...

Venezuelan Music Project | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Friday, August 17 – 12:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Venezuelan Music Project | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
This children’s program is a repeat of the 11 am show. Even in South America, Venezuela’s musical riches tend to be overshadowed by the styles of neighboring Colombia, Brazil and Argentina. But in the Bay Area, the nation’s fabulous cultural wealth, with its fertile intermingling of indigenous, ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason
Friday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic ...

2018 Free “Teen Science Night” | California Academy of Sciences
Friday, August 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. The event may fill up, so make sure to RSVP as soon as possible.
| California Academy of Sciences
2018 Free "Teen Science Night" | California Academy of Sciences
End summer with science: Immerse yourself in the natural world at the California Academy of Sciences’ sixth annual Teen Science Night, a teen takeover night at the museum. Bay Area youth (ages 13 – 18) are invited to come relax and explore the world of ...
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | SF
Friday, August 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Barebottle Brewing Company
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | SF
8/17 Lineup: Emily Catalano (Outside Lands) Clay Newman (SF Sketchfest) Joe Nguyen (Nightlight on Mars) Brought to you by: Michael Alvarenga, Brooke Heinichen and Vincent Chuang
Free Swing Dance Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Friday, August 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Swing Dance Class on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party. Free Swing Dance Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park Friday, Aug. 17 & Sept. 21 | 7 pm to ...