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Sunday, March 31

Presidio Picnic 2019 Season Kick-Off | SF
Sunday, March 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic 2019 Season Kick-Off | 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

2019 Cesar Chavez Day Free Walking Tours | SF
Sunday, March 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2019 Cesar Chavez Day Free Walking Tours | SF
Got the day off? Take a guided walk around San Francisco and learn something new about the city you love on Cesar Chavez Day, a bank holiday in California. 2019 Cesar Chavez Day Walking Tours Saturday, March 31, 2018 All Over San Francisco FREE but donations greatly appreciated San Francisco City Guides Schedule 10:30 ...

Kids Exoplanet Workshop: Planetarium Shows & Free Apron | SF
Sunday, March 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Macy's (Union Square)
Kids Exoplanet Workshop: Planetarium Shows & Free Apron | SF
There’s plenty of out-of-this-world fun in store for the whole family at Macy’s. Take the kids to design their very own exoplanet to bring home while they learn about space exploration with Chabot Space & Science Center on March 31st at 11 am and 1:00 ...
2019 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF
Sunday, March 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
2019 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF

Art Explosion Studios, the city’s largest artist collective, is holding its annual Spring Open Studios in the Mission District. Come see over 100 artists as they open their studios to exhibit their work. Painters, sculptures, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will be showing, so there will ...

HERstory Festival: Soul Line Dance Demo Explosion | SF
Sunday, March 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Western Addition Branch Library
HERstory Festival: Soul Line Dance Demo Explosion | SF
Patricia Lowe-Copeland, aka Chocolate Platinum, is an award-winning, ICLDI (International Consortium for Line Dancer Instructors) 2nd Level Certified Line Dance Instructor, Choreographer, and performer. Patricia believes that her classes provide an opportunity for community members to get together and dance for health and wellness, and ...
“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, March 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...Every Sunday

Monday, April 1

41st Annual “St. Stupid’s Day” Parade | SF
Monday, April 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza
41st Annual "St. Stupid's Day" Parade | SF
The Annual St. Stupid’s Day Parade is a celebration of stupidity. Time for yet another Parade in honor of Saint Stupid, patron saint of Civilizations and Parking meters. 41st Annual St. Stupid’s Day Parade Monday, April 1, 2019 | Noon Embarcadero Plaza, 1 Market Street, San Francisco FREE This annual spring time event will ...
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, April 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands showing off the cutting edge of jazz and improvised music. Expect progressive sounds with a mix of anything from jazz, folk, rock to electronic music. – Updated 8/19/18 – ...Monthly

“Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot” | Mission Dist.
Monday, April 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
"Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot" | Mission Dist.

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...Monthly

Tuesday, April 2

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum that showcases the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. Free Admission Day: de ...Monthly

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $15 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...Monthly

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park
Tuesday, April 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...Monthly

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, April 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

  Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the historic American Industrial Center in San Francisco’s vibrant Dogpatch neighborhood. ...Monthly

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

  The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all  backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art. Embracing a range of artistic disciplines and ...Monthly

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, April 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum has returned and so has their Pay What You Wish Days. Pay What You Wish Days create affordable experiences for all to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in ...Monthly

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is one of the Bay Area’s premier venues for adventurous art. A multidisciplinary art center, the YBCA features exhibitions, performance, film/video, and community engagement programs, along with rotating art exhibits with a focus on contemporary and emerging art ...Monthly

Wednesday, April 3

Season Opening: $1 Step Sale | SF Main Library
Wednesday, April 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
Season Opening: $1 Step Sale | SF Main Library

Starting in April, the San Francisco Public Library hosts weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. ...Every Wednesday

GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro
Wednesday, April 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | GLBT History Museum
GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro

Located in SF’s Castro District, the GLBT History Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States. The museum celebrates 100 years of the city’s vast queer past through dynamic exhibitions and programming. Normally admission is $5, but on the ...Monthly

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, April 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based admission
| Eagle Tavern
"Safe Words" Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF

Safe Words is a comedy show at a leather bar that features the talent of nationally touring comics, to local favorites. Faces from Comedy Central, Conan, Reddit & Vice have graced the stage. Even Margaret Cho (HBO, 30 Rock) has stopped by. Every first Wednesday, ...Monthly

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, April 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...Monthly

“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, April 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar
"The Dirty Show" Comedy Night | SF

Produced by three of San Francisco’s favorite comedians: Zack Chapaloni, Joe Gorman and Joey Avery;  Kozy Kar presents The Dirty Show. This standup comedy show features a wide variety of all types of humor, combining local and television talent at 8 pm every first Wednesday at ...Monthly

Thursday, April 4

Floral Demo w/ Crimson Horticultural Rarities | Macy’s Flower Show
Thursday, April 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Floral Demo w/ Crimson Horticultural Rarities | Macy's Flower Show
What’s alive, thrives and dries? Find out when Allison Futeral of Crimson Horticultural Rarities reveals her secrets to a magic touch in arranging an herbaceous plant bouquet with live and dried plants. She’ll offer tips on how to replant the bouquet elements, revitalizing them for your ...
“The Sak” VIP Crochet Workshop | Macy’s Flower Show
Thursday, April 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Macy's (Union Square)
"The Sak" VIP Crochet Workshop | Macy's Flower Show
Join at Macy’s and celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Sak. Check out the latest handbags from The Sak, enjoy light bites, and learn to crochet during a special hands-on workshop with crochet street artist London Kaye. Learn tips and tricks from the pro and ...
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, April 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The SF First Thursday Art Walk makes 27+ galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...Monthly

Exploratorium After Dark: Throwback Thursday | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Throwback Thursday | Pier 15
We’re celebrating the Exploratorium’s 50th birthday, and you’re invited! At After Dark, we’re throwing it back to 1969, musing on the cultural environment from which the museum rose, and considering how that time period resonantes with the past and maybe impacts the future. From the ...
New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.
Thursday, April 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Artists' Television Access
New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.

The Bay Area’s only Open Screening for up and coming filmmakers takes place on the first Thursday of each month at Artists’ Television Access in the Mission. Come enjoy a supportive community of filmmakers and see your work on the big screen. Feel free to ...Monthly

Friday, April 5

2019 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show | April 5-7
Friday, April 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | West Portal Avenue
2019 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show | April 5-7

West Portal’s 31st Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Show takes place in the heart of one of San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood from 10 am to 5 pm April 5-7, 2019. Bustling with activity, quaint retail stores, restaurants, bookshops and coffeehouses. Local residents and tourists ...

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, April 5 – 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, April 5 – 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

Friday Preview Party: 2019 Spring Open Studios | Mission District
Friday, April 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1890 Bryant Street Studios
Friday Preview Party: 2019 Spring Open Studios | Mission District

Mission Artists is entering their second decade of connecting and showcasing artists in the Mission. Come out and look at art and celebrate. Get creative! Get inspired! Get an art collection! Join in for a fun weekend reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District ...