Upcoming Events

Here’s a calendar listing of all of our upcoming fun & cheap events for the entire Bay Area including San Francisco, East Bay, Peninsula, South Bay and North Bay.

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Monday, January 25, 2021

Free Telemedicine Appointments: Classical Chinese Medicine
Cost: FREE*
*free for new patients
| Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences

The Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences is now offering telemedicine. Try it out for free! Telemedicine appointments may last 60-90 minutes. During that time, we will listen to your concerns, more...

4:30 pm“Words in the Wild” Zoom Storytime   FREE
5:00 pmDepth Hypnosis Supervisory: Shamanic Practitioners Virtual Workshop   $45*
*Registration fee: $45
6:00 pmVirtual Book Talk Event “At the Edge of the Haight” w/ Green Apple Books   FREE
7:00 pm‘Ladies Get Paid’ KPFA Book Talk on Zoom   $5*
*Suggested Donation $5-$20.
7:30 pmThe Marsh’s Zoom Storytelling Night: 4 Performers Every Monday   FREE*
*Everything is FREE. But feel FREE to make a donation through our tip jar to support and sustain The Marsh and MarshStream performers.
8:00 pmFree Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

20% Off "Takeout Tuesdays" at Patxi's Pizza (January 2021)

During the month of January 2021, you can receive 20% off on all takeout orders every Tuesday via takeout, phone orders, or online ordering. To receive your discount when ordering online, make more...

5:15 pmShe+ Geeks Out: January Virtual Geek Out   FREE
7:00 pmLand & People: A Conversation w/ Dolores Huerta & Luis Valdez   FREE*
*Free for everyone
7:00 pmShamanic Tools for Reclaiming Wholeness in a Culture of Trauma   FREE*
*$15 - Suggested Donation
8:30 pm$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose   $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75


Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

Still Open / SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE: 12/7/20 –  Outdoor gardens are specifically allowed and exempt from closures in the Shelter-in-Place order from December 6 to January 4. “Outdoor botanical gardens and more...

10:00 am“Wasted: When Trash Becomes Treasure” Museum of Craft & Design Virtual Event   $8*
*$8 General Admission, $6 Students/Seniors.
1:00 pmExploratorium’s “Storytime Science for Kids Online” The Sound Episode   FREE
4:00 pmHistorical Picture of Early Gamble Garden’s Water Tower & Well   $10*
*Free for members / $10 non-members
4:00 pm“Frozen Obsession” Online Film Screening and Panel   FREE
4:30 pmBold Conversations About Equity w/ Silicon Valley Education Foundation   FREE
6:00 pmHow to Finance Your ADU for Homeowners in Napa & Sonoma Counties   FREE
7:00 pmVirtual Bay Area Book Festival Event: Julia Cameron & Judy Collins   $15*
*Admission only tickets are $15. Tickets for event admission and a copy of The Listening Path by Julia Cameron are $30.
7:00 pmConversations About Landscape: Observing Landscapes-Mirrors of Time   FREE
8:00 pmBay Area Food Allergy Families Connect   FREE

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Lunar New Year Storytelling and Art to Celebrate the Year of the Ox
Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale
| Asian Art Museum

Welcome the Year of the Ox with stories of animals and beasts and close looking at artworks from the museum collection.Welcome the Year of the Ox with stories of animals and more...

12:00 pmHard Conversations: A Deep Dive into Racism and its Undoing (Jan. 28 – Feb. 25)   $99*
*Tuition and Universal Financial Accessibility Tuition for these content-rich, transformative 5-week learning immersions has been kept intentionally very low, at just $99. In these Covid times, even this modest tuition imposes a painful burden for many people, so we offer tuition assistance, if needed. We also have a BIPOC scholarship fund to support participation of Black, indigenous and other co-learners of color. For more information, contact us here: radicalresilience@gmail.com.
3:00 pmOnline Presentation: “Get Out of the Way for the Highway”   FREE*
*Registration required
5:00 pm“Gotham Comedy Allstars” w/ Comics From Netflix, Daily Show & SiriusXM   $15*
*$15 GA
5:30 pm“Defrost” Immersive Virtual Experience on Gather   $15
7:00 pm“Downtown Stand-Up” Comedy Benefit Show for Downtown SF   $15*
*Proceeds benefit Downtown Streets Team San Francisco. Additional donations suggested. Use code SFFUNCHEAPDST for $2 off
7:00 pmExploratorium’s After Dark Online: “House Plants”   FREE*
*Free online event: Join via YouTube or Facebook
7:00 pm“How to Make a Slave” Book Talk   $5*
*Suggested Donation $5-$20.
7:00 pmSan Jose Museum of Art “Soundscaping” Virtual Sonic Experience   FREE
7:00 pm“Night of Ideas”: SF’s Festival of Arts & Ideas (2021)   FREE*
*RSVP Required on Eventbrite to guarantee your spot
7:30 pm“Albany Consort” Live Bach Concert   FREE*
*Free, Donations Accepted
9:00 pmFull Moon Sound Bath w/ Sound Meditation Presents   FREE*
*your first one is free.

Friday, January 29, 2021

"Crazy Funny Asians" Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase! Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Join more...

11:00 am“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)   FREE*
*Every Friday pay anywhere from $0 up to $10. When a customer pays the full price of $10, TATO will give a free meal to someone in need in The City. Please note promotion might end at any time
6:30 pm“All-Star Comedy Show” Bay Area   $6*
*Pay What You Can - $6 Suggested, free for Essential Workers (cleaner, grocers, nurse, etc.) & financial strapped folks
7:00 pmAn Update of NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover   FREE
7:30 pmValentine’s Online Speed Dating Parties (Jan. 29 – Feb. 13)   $20
8:00 pm“Ensemble 1828” French Chamber Music Livestream from SF   $5*
*Minimum $5 donation

Saturday, January 30, 2021

"Black Laughs Matter" Virtual Comedy Show

The live comedy scene has been devastated by the closure of all of the comedy clubs, so if you’d like to support black comics, join us for a special “Black Laughs more...

10:00 amPPP Loan Webinar: 2nd Loan + Forgiveness   FREE*
*Join Free Webinar
10:30 am“Little Island – Big Ideas” SF’s Treasure Island Art Lecture Series   FREE
1:00 pmPlug & Play Music Day w/ Community Music Center   FREE*
*RSVP to get links
5:00 pm“Gotham Comedy Allstars” w/ Comics From NPR, Conan, Comedy Central   $15*
*$15 GA
6:00 pmSonoma International Film Festival Monthly Virtual Screenings   $12*
*12.00 per screening or included with a SIFF Virtually Everything Pass
6:30 pmHalloween Addicts’ “Haunted Hike” at Stow Lake (Golden Gate Park)   FREE*
*Donations accepted
7:00 pmThe Stud’s “Drag Alive Online” Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free but online donation of $10 appreciated: Venmo: stud_sf

Sunday, January 31, 2021

9:00 amOuter Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile   FREE
1:00 pm“Art is the Flower”   FREE

Monday, February 1, 2021

Oakland Resumes Residential Parking Permit Tickets Today
Cost: FREE | All Over Oakland

Don’t get a ticket. Make sure you have a valid residential parking permit or be prepared to move your car. Residential parking time limits in Oakland return on February 1. The City more...

7:30 pmThe Marsh’s Zoom Storytelling Night: 4 Performers Every Monday   FREE*
*Everything is FREE. But feel FREE to make a donation through our tip jar to support and sustain The Marsh and MarshStream performers.
8:00 pmFree Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age,
Cost: FREE

Join us on Tuesday, February 2nd at 6pm PT when Annalee Newitz is joined by Charles C. Mann for the launch of their latest book, Four Lost Cities: A Secret History more...

8:30 pm$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose   $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

Still Open / SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE: 12/7/20 –  Outdoor gardens are specifically allowed and exempt from closures in the Shelter-in-Place order from December 6 to January 4. “Outdoor botanical gardens and more...

4:00 pmCritical Family History: Placing Family History Within Larger Contexts   FREE*
*RSVP through Eventbrite: https://feb3sutro.eventbrite.com
4:00 pmLiving With a Star: In Conversation with NASA w/ Exporatorium   FREE
5:00 pmSF’s Pop-up Waterfront Drive-in Movie Theater is Back   $49*
*$49 per vehicle – limited to legal capacity of car based on number of seatbelts

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Celebrate Lunar New Year w/ Poetry + Calligraphy (Asian Art Museum)
Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale
| Asian Art Museum

Lunar New Year Poetry and Calligraphy with Poets Michael Warr, Chun Yu, and Calligrapher Aiqin Zhou. Get Tickets Celebrate the Year of the Ox with us! Poets Michael Warr and Chun Yu read more...

All Day23rd San Francisco Independent Film Festival (Feb. 4-21)   $10*
*Available for pre-order
6:00 pmInstagram Live Voss Gallery Art Exhibition Preview “Double Vision”   FREE*
*Free: Instagram Live Event
7:00 pmBlack Women’s History of the US   $5*
*Suggested Donation $5-$20.
7:00 pmExploratorium’s “After Dark Online” Shaping Landscapes   FREE
7:30 pmPacifica Habitats and the Stewards Restoring Them (Zoom)   FREE*
*Zoom registration required

Friday, February 5, 2021

"Crazy Funny Asians" Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase! Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Join more...

11:00 am“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)   FREE*
*Every Friday pay anywhere from $0 up to $10. When a customer pays the full price of $10, TATO will give a free meal to someone in need in The City. Please note promotion might end at any time
4:00 pmVIP Art Collectors Event “Double Vision”   $35*
*Only 12 timed tickets are available for purchase at $35; each ticket reserves a 20 minute private viewing for up to four guests. Please arrive 10 minutes before your reservation to ensure a smooth experience for all parties.
7:00 pmAdam Ray (HBO) & Friends Virtual Comedy Night   $15*
*$15 GA
7:30 pmApothecary Raree: “Passion” Neovintage & Electroswing Cabaret   $10*
*Suggested Donation $10-$20.
8:00 pmEdna-Monologue Queen Turns 35: Zoom Dance Party   $10*
*Free viewing posted on Youtube, week after event

Saturday, February 6, 2021

"Black Laughs Matter" Virtual Comedy Show

The live comedy scene has been devastated by the closure of all of the comedy clubs, so if you’d like to support black comics, join us for a special “Black Laughs more...

2:30 pmSuds, Snacks & Socialism; Racism & Policing in the USA   FREE
3:00 pmSaturday Cartooning Academy 2021 Spring Season (Online)   $20
6:00 pmFree Online Comedy Roast of “The Notebook”   FREE
7:00 pmThe Stud’s “Drag Alive Online” Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free but online donation of $10 appreciated: Venmo: stud_sf

Sunday, February 7, 2021

POSTPONED: Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)

POSTPONED due to Shelter in Place Through the power of art, the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco brings the diverse cultures of Asia to life. Located in the heart of San more...

9:00 amOuter Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile   FREE
5:00 pm“Not Your Grandpa’s Cello” Dirty Cello Livestream Concert   FREE

Monday, February 8, 2021

The Marsh's Zoom Storytelling Night: 4 Performers 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 more...

8:00 pmFree Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Free Admission Day at San Francisco Botanical Garden

Yes! As of 12/21/20 the San Francisco Botanical Garden is still open during COVID-19. Check Facebook for the latest updates. While we recommend advance ticket reservations to reduce wait times, monitor crowd more...

11:00 am“Japanese Fairy Tales” Thursday Audio Book Club (Feb. 9-23)   $7
1:00 pmSmall Business Tax Basics w/ SF LGBT Center   FREE*
*Make sure to RSVP in advance
6:00 pmFour Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age (Author Talk)   FREE*
*Registration is required.
8:30 pm$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose   $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

Still Open / SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE: 12/7/20 –  Outdoor gardens are specifically allowed and exempt from closures in the Shelter-in-Place order from December 6 to January 4. “Outdoor botanical gardens and more...

12:00 pmSF’s Nature Legacy of Black Lives Resistance from Sutro Baths to Presidio   FREE
6:45 pmSF’s Neon Lights: “Online Chinatown Tour: Part 1”   FREE*
*Pay What You Can $0-$10
7:00 pmFighting the Disinformation Machine: Social Media + Future of Journalism   FREE*
*Advanced registration is required

Thursday, February 11, 2021

How to Build an ADU in Sebastopol
Cost: FREE | Zoom

Thursday, February 11 | How to Build an ADU in Sebastopol (Register here!) We’ll be joined by our statewide expert on ADU law & policy as well as local Sebastopol city planning more...

6:00 pm“Soul Food for My Soulmate” Virtual Cooking Class for Black History Month   FREE*
*RSVP to get event link
6:30 pmCCC “Heckle” Virtual Comedy Show: Chinese/Lunar New Year Celebration   FREE*
*Free and pay what you can options

Friday, February 12, 2021

"Crazy Funny Asians" Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase! Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Join more...

All DayWelcome Year Of The Ox w/ Oakland Asian Cultural Center (Feb. 12-18)   FREE
11:00 am“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)   FREE*
*Every Friday pay anywhere from $0 up to $10. When a customer pays the full price of $10, TATO will give a free meal to someone in need in The City. Please note promotion might end at any time
6:00 pm“Jackie Schimmel Unhinged” Livestream Comedy Special   $20*
*$20 GA, $100 VIP

Saturday, February 13, 2021

San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum
Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale
| Asian Art Museum

Learn how to meditate with a teacher from the San Francisco Zen Center. This virtual session for beginners will introduce you to the benefits of meditation, which can help settle the more...

8:00 pm“Black Laughs Matter” Virtual Comedy Show   FREE*
*Donations appreciated. Any amount helps