Saturday, April 13, 2019

12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF  FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF  $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF  FREE
9:00 pmCorkscrewed Stand-up Comedy & Wine Night | SF  FREE*
*Free show. One drink minimum.
9:00 pm“FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland  FREE
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF  FREE

Sunday, April 14, 2019

2019 Cherry Blossom Festival: Sunday | Japantown
Sunday, April 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C., celebrates the blooming of cherry blossoms at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United more...

All Day“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin   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.
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
2:00 pmAwesöme Orchestra Collective: Open Session 66 | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
7:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE


Monday, April 15, 2019

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.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

7:00 pmJazz Search West 2019: Semi-Finals | Berkeley  $16*
*$16 advance, $18 at the door.
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow  FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat
8:00 pmTokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland  FREE*
*$5 suggested donation, not required

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop  $8
8:00 pmJokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland  $1*
*$1 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.

Friday, April 19, 2019

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, April 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city more...

3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmBicycle Art Salon | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by contacting the organizers via email to bicycleartsalon@gmail.com or phone at 510-230-8270.
7:30 pmYou Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | San Mateo  FREE*
*Free with $5 Suggested Donation
8:00 pmFandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley   FREE*
*Donations welcome

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

Every Saturday, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require more...

All DayFree Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free general admission to San Francisco residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
All DayFree National Parks Day for “National Park Week” | 2019   FREE*
*The entrance fee waiver for fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours. Although the entrance fee is waved, paid parking/shuttle reservations required for Muir Woods even on free days.
10:00 amMission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
All Day2019 Cherry Blossom Festival | Japantown   FREE
11:00 amDrop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View   FREE
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, April 21, 2019

April Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth more...

All Day$5 Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Oakland   FREE*
*Dockside tours are technically free, but a donation of $5 is appreciated. Sailing tickets start at $65.
All Day2019 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:30 pmRumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.

Monday, April 22, 2019

6:00 pmSilent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF  FREE

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow  FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF  FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15

Friday, April 26, 2019

Backyard Decathlon Fun & Party Games | Albany
Friday, April 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Albany Community Center

Bring friends, family, neighbors and coworkers to compete in a variety of fun backyard and party games. From cornhole to pop trivia, giant jenga to dance challenges. The games will be fun, more...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos  FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
8:00 pm“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF   $10

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

Every Saturday, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require more...

All DayFree Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free general admission to San Francisco residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
All DayVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All Day2019 Annual Arab Cultural Festival | Union Square   FREE

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building

The Vintage Paper Fair features one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting more...

1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Band: 2019 Season Opening Day | Free Sunday Concert in the Park   FREE*
*Free. Donations are appreciated.
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

7:00 pmSF History Night | Pacific Heights  $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
8:00 pmJazz Search West 2019: Grand Finale | Oakland  $20
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow  FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, May 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Café

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street more...

All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   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 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.
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
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, May 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
7:00 pmClose-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF   $5*
*Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE

Friday, May 3, 2019

"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival
Friday, May 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th more...

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.
3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pm“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF   FREE
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

Every Saturday, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require more...

9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
All DayFree Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free general admission to San Francisco residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland   FREE
5:00 pmBlockchain ‘n Grill: Cryptocurrency Talk, Music & Comedy Showcase | Oakland   $5*
*$5 tickets in advance otherwise it's $15 general admission.
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, May 5, 2019

May Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth more...

10:00 amAsian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF   FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
10:00 am$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California   FREE
All Day“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Bayview & Dogpatch   FREE
3:00 pmCuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.

Monday, May 6, 2019

8:00 pm“Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot” | Mission Dist.  FREE