Sunday, April 28, 2019

8:00 pmThe $2 Bill Comedy Show | Milk Bar  $2*
*$2 with RSVP on Eventbrite. Otherwise, $10 at the door.
8:30 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods  FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room  FREE

Monday, April 29, 2019

Bay Area Dance Week: Tango, Greek Dance & More | 2019
Monday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| Joe Goode Annex

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance more...

1:00 pmThe World of Leonardo Seen Through Fashion | JCCSF   FREE*
*Registration is on their website
3:00 pm2019 Super Duper Free Burger Day | Bay Area   FREE*
*Free burgers to the first 100 people in line at all Super Duper locations except for SFO and Oracle Park
3:00 pm“Hard Hat” Tour of Smuin Ballet’s New Home | SF   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
5:30 pmAdolph Sutro’s 189th Birthday Bash | SFSU   FREE*
*Space is limited. RSVP is required.
5:30 pmAmerica To Me Docuseries: I Don’t Have to Think About Being White | Stanford   FREE
6:00 pm“Dia De Los Ninos” Book Reading, Maracas Making & Conchas | South SF   FREE
6:00 pmA Playwright’s Collaborative Creative Process | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
7:00 pmPoet Reading w/ Grace Schulman on Strange Paradise: Portrait of a Marriage | City Lights Books   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Marvel Law, New Elements & CA Hip Hop History | Oakland   $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
7:30 pmJohn Thiessen Trumpet Master Class | SF   FREE*
*Free, no tickets or reservations required.
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
8:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP $10 at the door otherwise
8:00 pmCrowd Control: SF Comedy Variety Show | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP


Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Bay Area Dance Week: Street Jazz, Salsa & More | 2019
Tuesday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance more...

All DaySFUSD Student Arts Festival: Film Festival | SFMOMA   FREE*
*Upon arrival at the Asian Art Museum simply inform you are attending the SFUSD Arts Festival and you will be provided with free admission.
All DayApplebee’s $1 Strawberry Dollarita w/ Twizzlers Month | Final Day   $1
All Day$5 Avengers: Endgame Movie Tickets | Discount Tuesdays   $5*
*Details vary for each theater on how to get discounted tickets
4:00 pmChiptune: Music Class for Gamers | SSF   FREE
5:30 pmSouth Asian-American Poetry Night | SF Main Library   FREE
5:30 pmNational Poetry Month: An Evening of South Asian-American Poetry | SF   FREE
5:30 pmFree Margaritas “Taco Tuesday” | SF   FREE*
*Free margarita on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm (One per purchase) - Just buy anything off the menu. And tip like a rockstar.
7:00 pmSF History Night: Unsolved Mysteries of San Francisco | Pacific Heights   $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:00 pmAutobiography Author In Conversation: Foucault in California | City Lights Books   FREE
7:00 pmDouble Standard Comedy: Free Standup & Cookies | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmWin Tix: Summery Indie Rock & Buoyant Power Pop: Telekinesis | Cafe du Nord   WIN
7:30 pmWin Tix: “Grace” A Jeff Buckley Book Release & Musical Tribute | Mill Valley   WIN
7:45 pmBay Area Dance Week: Free Bhangra Dance Class | SF   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
8:00 pmJazz Search West 2019: Grand Finale | Oakland   $20
8:00 pmWin Tix: El Vez’s: Cinco De Mayo Pre-Party | Rickshaw Stop   WIN
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
8:00 pm“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.
8:00 pmWin Tix: SF’s Comedy All Stars | The Punch Line   WIN

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Sunrise May Day Celebration: Maypole & Morris Dancing | Tilden Park
Wednesday, May 1 – 5:30 am | Cost: FREE | Inspiration Point (Berkeley)

Following a tradition that is as old as time itself, May kicks off with a May Day celebration. Join in to dance the sun up at Inspiration Point in Tilden Regional Park more...

7:00 am“Lululemon Flow & Jo”: Free Yoga Class & Coffee in an Art Gallery | SoMa   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day   FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
All DayBay Area Dance Week: Carnaval, Tahitan Dance & More | 2019   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
10:00 amSeason Launch: Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
All DayOakland Art Month | May 2019   FREE*
*Many events are free and open to the public, while others require a paid ticket
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
3:00 pmOakland May Day: March & Strike for Immigrant Rights | East Bay   FREE
3:00 pmRanch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa   FREE*
*$5 donation suggested per person, but no one is turned away for lack of funds. RSVP requested but not required.
5:30 pmAsian Pacific American Heritage Awards Ceremony | Herbst Theater   FREE*
*RSVP required
5:30 pm“Rainbow Family Night”: LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. There is also a suggested donation of $10 per adult however no one is turned away for lack of funds.
5:30 pmFirst Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
6:00 pmBay Area Dance Week: Poi Class & Open Jam | East Bay   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
6:00 pmTe Kuhane o Te Tupuna: Documentary Screening & Discussion | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Eventbrite
6:30 pmFirst Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle | SF   FREE*
*Shuttle is Free.
6:30 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pmFree Author Talk on Japanese Hotpot & Asian One-pot | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pmBay Area Dance Week: UpSwing Aerial Dance Class | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pmThe Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement   $5*
*$5 with discount code "funcheap" (First 20 people to RSVP with their emails to info@setupcomedy.com can get in for free.)
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Bay Area Dance Week: Hula, Balkan Dance & More | 2019
Thursday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance more...

10:00 amFree Movie Screening: Amazing Tales from the Archives | SF   FREE
11:00 amFree First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay   FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
12:30 pmThursday Movement Classes w/ LINES Dance Center | SF   FREE
5:00 pmSFUSD Student Arts Festival: Community Day | Asian Art Museum   FREE*
*Upon arrival at the Asian Art Museum simply inform you are attending the SFUSD Arts Festival and you will be provided with free admission.
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF   $10*
*General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, students and youths (age 13-17). There is a $10 surcharge for special exhibition tickets. 
5:00 pmDances for Camera: Award-winning Screendance Shorts | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Let’s Ride Bikes | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays   FREE
6:00 pmSpotlight Artist Opening Reception: Natalia Lvova | SF   FREE
6:00 pmNightLife in Space: The Moon | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members) / 21+
6:00 pm22nd United States of Asian America Festival 2019 Kick Off | SF   FREE*
*Not all events are free, some may have charge.
6:30 pmFree Author Talk on Mexican Recipes & Convictions | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pmClose-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF   $5*
*Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
7:00 pmSouthern Nights Trilogy Release | City Lights Books   FREE
7:30 pmMiriam Toews Author Talk: Women Talking | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:30 pmFree Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmThrowback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF   FREE
9:00 pmBay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF   FREE

Friday, May 3, 2019

Free Swimming Fridays: Lagoons, Beaches & Pools | East Bay Regional Parks

The sun’s out and it’s a perfect time for a swim…especially a free swimming outing. Many of the East Bay Regional Parks’ swimming facilities are now open and the lifeguards are now more...

All DayBay Area Dance Week: Afro-Haitian, Folk Dance Party & More | 2019   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History   FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City   FREE
11:00 amTimbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco   FREE*
*Free tours take place on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are limited to 20 people.
3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
3:30 pm2019 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City   FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
4:00 pm2019 Aventine Tres de Mayo Block Party | Financial Dist.   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
4:00 pmSports Basement Campfest 2019 | Campbell   FREE*
*Register through Eventbrite for an extra raffle ticket and increase your chance to win.
5:00 pmCinco de Mayo Fiesta: Tequila Shots & Salsa Dancing | Cadillac Bar & Grill   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks. No cover charge.
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival   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.
5:00 pmFacebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art   FREE*
*Free after 5 pm.
5:00 pm2019 Hillside Festival: Nature Hikes & Scavenger Hunt | El Cerrito   FREE
6:00 pmCinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Live DJ | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.