Thursday, August 8, 2019

Exploratorium After Dark: LASERs | Pier 15

Everyone knows that Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation puts on a good show, but what else can it do? This 60-year-old technology started out as “a solution looking for more...

6:00 pmFree Country Concert in the Park | San Mateo  FREE
6:00 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night: “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” | Jack London Sq.   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: Late 60’s Rock Legend | Concord   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Country to American Rock | East Bay   FREE
7:00 pmOutdoor Movie Block Party: “Monterey Pop” | Berkeley Art Museum   FREE
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
8:00 pm“Verdi Wild Things Are” Standup Comedy | SF   $5*
*$5 tickets with code "funcheapers" otherwise it's $10
8:00 pmShame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
8:30 pmFree Movies in the Park: “Incredibles 2” | Pleasanton   FREE
8:30 pmMovies on the Square: “Bohemian Rhapsody” | Redwood City   FREE
9:00 pmMovie Night in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon 3 | San Rafael   FREE*
*Bring your blanket, low chair, picnic, snacks and flashlight.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove | Alameda
Friday, August 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park

Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. There are 73 regional parks planning special events and programs, including Free Park Fridays, Free Concerts In The Parks, and a Free more...

5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:30 pmConcerts at the Cove | Alameda   FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
5:30 pmPoint Richmond Concert: Americana/Country/Folk | East Bay   FREE
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: “Yacht Rock” | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pm2019 Summer “Motown” Concert in the Park | Foster City   FREE
6:30 pmFree Moonlight Movies “Incredibles 2” | Danville   FREE
6:30 pmSan José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019   FREE
6:30 pmFree Beach Concert: Living Colour | Santa Cruz   FREE
6:45 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP Required
6:45 pmPoint Richmond Concert: World, Latin & Cuban | East Bay   FREE
7:00 pm2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar   FREE
7:00 pm2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Max Cruise | Pleasanton   FREE
7:00 pmSpontaneous Storytelling: True Stories & Free Drinks for Storytellers | SF   $5*
*$5 with discount code 'FunCheapers'
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
7:30 pmLive On The Square: Afro Pop | Jack London Square   FREE
8:30 pm2019 Movie Under the Stars: Mary Poppins Returns | Menlo Park   FREE
8:30 pm2019 Summer Outdoor Movie Night | Mountain View   FREE*
*Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.
8:45 pm2019 Movie Under the Stars | Alamo   FREE
9:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP to, Suggested donation of $5-$10 per person at the end of the night.
9:00 pmFree Movies in the Park: Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse | Mill Valley   FREE*
*Please bring your blankets, low beach chairs, flashlights and picnics.
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Pistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Saturday, August 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)

Celebrate the Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco on August 10 and 11. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., experience the best of Filipino art, dance, more...

9:00 amTrail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF  FREE
10:00 amSF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.  FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland  FREE*
*Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended but not required.
11:00 amSecond Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square   FREE
11:00 am2019 Presidio Kite Festival | SF   FREE*
*Registration is appreciated but not required. Free kites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration does not guarantee a seat in the kite-making tent.
All DayPub In the Park: Live Music, Local Brews & Lawn Games | Redwood City   FREE
11:00 amFree Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF   FREE
12:00 pmCommunity Day at the Park | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class   FREE
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF   FREE
1:00 pmThe Alpha Rhythm Kings | Live in the Castro   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
3:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
4:30 pmFinal Day: Music in the Park | Danville   FREE
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Redwood City   FREE
7:00 pmMovies in Creek Park: Transformers | San Anselmo   FREE
8:00 pmCorkscrewed Stand-up Comedy & Wine Night | SF   $10*
*$10 advance / $20 door (2 drink minimum)
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland   FREE

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Inner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from April to November 2019. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, more...

10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View   FREE
All DayPistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
11:00 amDanville Sunday Market | Railroad Center   FREE*
*1 free gift if they mention Funcheap to the organizers when they are at the event.
11:00 amPresidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
1:00 pmFree Symphony in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayPink Martini: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera   FREE*
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Glen Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
2:00 pmNewgrass Concert: Dusty Green Bones Band | Union Square Live   FREE
4:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Redwood City   FREE
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE
11:59 pmPerseids Meteor Shower: Up to 50 Meteors / Hour | 2019   FREE

Monday, August 12, 2019

6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.  FREE
7:00 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF  FREE
8:30 pmBottomless Standards Comedy Show | SF  FREE*
*21 and over

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 more...

9:30 amFinal $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Redwood City   $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: Kung Fu Panda 3 & Lego Ninjago | Fairfield   $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: Kung Fu Panda 3 & Lego Ninjago | Dublin   $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
12:00 pmRSVPs Open Today for “Live at Lagunitas” Free Man Man Concert | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
12:00 pmOakland’s Free “AMP” Street Music Festival | Every Tue-Thu   FREE
12:30 pmPoetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
6:30 pmSummer Latin/Spanish Pop Concert | Menlo Park   FREE
6:30 pmSummertime Outdoor Funk/Soul Concert | Orinda   FREE
7:30 pmWine & Movie Night: “Mrs. Miniver” | Top of the Mark   FREE*
*Free admission, but you should buy at least one time, or make sure to donate to their charity.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

9:30 amFinal $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Napa  $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
9:30 amFinal $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Vallejo  $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
10:00 amFinal $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Milpitas  $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
10:00 amFinal $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Richmond  $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
5:30 pmFree Summer Street Concert: R&B | Sunnyvale  FREE*
*Free Admission. No advance tickets required.
6:00 pmFree Motown & Classic Soul Favorites Concert in the Park | Redwood City  FREE
6:00 pmAmericana/Country Concert: Whateverglades | Union Square Live  FREE
7:00 pmDraft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF  FREE*
*RSVP before Tuesday to get pizza
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley  FREE