Saturday, April 18, 2020

Free Author Talk: Dinner in French | Omnivore Books
Saturday, April 18 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

One of the nation’s favorite cookbook authors and food writers updates classic French techniques and dishes to reflect how we cook, shop, and eat today. Melissa Clark first fell in love with France more...

1:00 pmCal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley  FREE*
*This event is first come first served. Event can get very crowded.
2:00 pm3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland  FREE
3:00 pmArt in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin  FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Spring Pop-Up Comedy Festival | April 2020   FREE*
*RSVP Required, otherwise $10 at the door
7:00 pmDowntown SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
7:00 pm“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland   $10
8:00 pmCANCELED: “Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
8:00 pmCraft Comedy Night: “Best of the East Bay” | Oakland   FREE*
*Tickets are general admission. Seating is limited. Arrive early.
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, April 19, 2020

POSTPONED: 2020 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show | Final Day
Sunday, April 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | West Portal Avenue

UPDATE: Due to Corona Virus concerns, this event has been postponed for 2020. You may check their website to check the new dates for the event. West Portal’s 31st Annual Fine Arts more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayCANCELED: 2020 San Francisco Earth Day Festival | Mission District   FREE
All DayCANCELED: “Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin   FREE
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley   FREE
11:00 amUC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany   FREE
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE
All DayPOSTPONED: Orinda Olive & Wildlife Festival | 2020   FREE
12:00 pmPresidio Chapel Open House/Docent Tour | SF   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmCANCELED: 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center   FREE
2:00 pmSF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival: Tachyon Publications Anniversary | SF   FREE
3:00 pmSF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations   FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.
3:30 pmRumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
7:00 pmPOSTPONED: “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
7:00 pmLaugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE


Monday, April 20, 2020

CANCELED: 420 in the Park: Gigantic Gathering at Hippie Hill | Golden Gate Park

UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. 420 at Hippie Hill is a well known San Francisco tradition, bringing tens of thousands of people from all over to more...

3:00 pmTour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmTalking Sh*t Free Comedy Show & Open Mic | SF   FREE

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

"Smart City Cycling 1" Free Online Class
Tuesday, April 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Looking to get comfortable riding in San Francisco? Join for a presentation covering all you need to know for biking in SF and the Bay Area. This is the perfect class for more...

All Day$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl  $2
5:30 pm“Popping the ​Science ​Bubble”: Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley   FREE
5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s   FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:30 pmFree Author Talk: Always Home | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pmThe Free TV Studio Experience | Palo Alto   FREE*
*Free for all ages.
8:00 pmTokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation, not required
8:00 pmVinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame   FREE
10:00 pmLyrid Meteor Shower | 2020   FREE

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

SF's Epic "Western Wednesdays" & Free Bull Rides | Westwood
Wednesday, April 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. Free bull rides if you follow Westwood on Instagram
| Westwood

Due to the Shelter in Place order, Westwood is temporarily closed until April 7. Please check Instagram on updates. Enjoy wild times every Wednesday at SF’s premier country music bar with $5 Happy more...

6:00 pmSF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival: A Talk with Steven Black & Don Herron | SF   FREE
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: Clean Air Justice Discussion | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“Sharks in the Time of Saviors” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated.
8:00 pmCANCELED: Bedtime Stories: A New Kind of Storytelling | SF   FREE*
*Mention FunCheapSF and receive free milk and cookies. Suggested donation of $5, no one turned away for lack of funds.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Matt Corby:The Rainbow Valley Tour | August Hall   WIN

Thursday, April 23, 2020

SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: THX 1138 | SF
Thursday, April 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: THX 1138 Thursday, Apr. 23, 12 – 1:30 p.m. Koret Auditorium, Lower Level R, 86 mins., 1971. In this futuristic film by George Lucas, shot around the more...

12:30 pmFree 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park   FREE
5:00 pmSF’s Live Country Music Thursdays | Westwood   FREE
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.
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Ex Machina | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:30 pmFree Author Talk: Cool Beans | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
9:00 pmLa Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission   FREE

Friday, April 24, 2020

CANCELED: 2020 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 24 - May 3
Friday, April 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| All Over the Bay Area

UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. You may still check the website to see if  there are any artists and organizations will offer a virtual more...

10:00 amCANCELED: 2020 Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll | Menlo Park  FREE
All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos  FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland   FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Ages 8 and under are free. Admission for members is always 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 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:30 pmLaughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works   FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
8:00 pmWin Tix: CANCELED: A.C.T.’s Drinks & Drama Fridays “The Rocky Horror Show” | SF   WIN
9:00 pmHellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
10:15 pmFree SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks from outside the stadium

Saturday, April 25, 2020

2020 Volunteer at Presidio Earth Day  | SF
Saturday, April 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is required.
| 1216 Ralston Ave

Join this volunteer day of service is part of Earth Week festivities happening all around the Golden Gate National Recreational Area. This event is free and open to all ages. Registration more...

9:00 amEarth Day 2020: Richmond Greenway Cleanup & Snacks | East Bay  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
All DayFree de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
All DayFree Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
All Day24th Annual Anarchist Book Fair | Oakland   FREE
All DayCANCELED: 2020 Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll | Menlo Park   FREE
All DayCANCELED: Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayDogFest 2020: Pet Festival, Carnival & Parade | Duboce Park   FREE*
*Free to watch; food and games are for purchase and there's a registration fee for competing dogs
All Day2020 Opening Day On The Bay: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island   FREE
All DayPOSTPONED: National Grilled Cheese Day 2020 | SoMa   $5*
*$5 General Admission. Kids aged 10 and under are free.
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
All DayCANCELED: Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2020 | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayPOSTPONED: Grand Opening Celebration Visitor Center | Concord   FREE
12:00 pmHarley-Davidson’s Annual Free Crawfish Boil | San Jose   FREE*
*Free food for the first 200 people, full bar & $2 beers.
1:00 pmRBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area   FREE
7:00 pmDowntown SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
8:00 pmCANCELED: “Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
8:00 pm$5 Tix: SF’s “Fog City Comedy” Night + Free Drink | Tenderloin Museum   $5*
*Normally $15, get $10 off with promo code FUNCHEAP
8:30 pmRenegade Drive-In Movie Night “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)” | North Bay   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Donations are accepted.

Sunday, April 26, 2020

POSTPONED: 22nd Annual Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF
Sunday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Glen Park

UPDATE: Due to Corona Virus concerns, this event has been postponed for 2020. A new date will be announced so please check their website for updates. One of the earliest street fairs more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayCANCELED: Final Day: 2020 Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll | Menlo Park   FREE
All Day“The California Mille” 1920-’50s Italian Race Car Kick Off Show | Nob Hill   FREE
12:00 pm2020 Día de Los Libros: Free Books, Music & Family Fun | Mission Dist.   FREE
All DayMassive 25¢ Comic Book Sale “Books & Brews” | SF   FREE
12:00 pmPresidio Chapel Open House/Docent Tour | SF   FREE
All DaySunday Local Makers Market | Final Day   FREE