Saturday, May 18, 2019

Downtown SF's Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday
Saturday, May 18 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
| Bar Fluxus

It’s San Francisco’s brand new (and only) weekly Desi Comedy Night at a cool downtown SF art bar with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s top more...

10:00 amMission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF  FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio  FREE
11:00 am“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley  FREE
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 pm“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland  $10
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   $8*
*$8 with RSVP; $10 at the door
9:00 pm18th Annual Arroyo Charity Car Show | San Lorenzo   $5*
*$5 spectators, and $30 for car show particiants
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
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+
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Inner Richmond: Part I Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

The district’s rich history goes back to the 19th century and includes robbers’ roosts and racetracks, squatters and roadhouses, a saloon district and a red light district, as well as charming more...

9:00 amConcord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay  FREE
11:00 amGolden Gate Heights Stairways: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
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
1:00 pmFree Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley   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 pmLaugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation


Monday, May 20, 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.
8:00 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar  FREE
8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE
8:30 pm“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.  FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
7:00 pmDetention All-Stars Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE*
*Mention Funcheap at the door for free swag
8:00 pmVinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame  FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Shaping SF Lecture: Local Ecological Justice & Urbanity | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

Gopal Dayaneni (Movement Generation), Anthony Khalil (Literacy for Environmental Justice), and Jason Mark (editor, Sierra Magazine), discuss urbanity and ecological crisis from their ultra-local, regional, and national perspectives of environmental and more...

7:00 pmDesign Your Own Native Plant Landscape | Burlingame  FREE
7:30 pmRoyale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night | The Royale   FREE
8:00 pm“GOAT$” Extended Comedy from the Greatest of All Time | SF   $10*
*A free promotion for the months of July and August and a $5 offer with a code thereafter (meaning Presales $10/ Presales with Funcheap code $5 requires RSVP/ Door $15)

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Exploratorium After Dark: Self, Made | Pier 15

Explore the many converging facets of identity on this journey to the center of the self. Question your assumptions, weigh your psychic baggage, and dare yourself to try on a new more...

6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF  FREE
9:00 pmLa Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission   FREE

Friday, May 24, 2019

Rotunda Dance Series: Carnaval SF & La Cumbiamba | SF City Hall
Friday, May 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

The “Rotunda Dance Series” is a set of free monthly dance performances in San Francisco City Hall’s extraordinary rotunda, Dancers’ Group and World Arts West have once again partnered to bring audiences more...

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.
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
9:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP. Suggested donation of $10 per person at the end of the night.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

San Francisco Carnaval 2019 | Mission
Saturday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Harrison Street

The 41st San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. Come celebrate annual Carnaval San Francisco, a free 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District. 41st Annual San Francisco Carnaval & more...

10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayTreasureFest 8th Birthday Bash | SF   $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
8:30 pmDowntown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP

Sunday, May 26, 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...

All DaySan Francisco Carnaval 2019 | Mission   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
10:00 amInner Richmond: Part II Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
All DayTreasureFest 8th Birthday Bash | SF   $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
1:00 pmFree Memorial Day Patriotic Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band   FREE
4:00 pmCoin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
8:00 pmThe $2 Bill Comedy Show | Milk Bar   $2*
*$2 with RSVP on Eventbrite. Otherwise, $10 at the door.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.

Come to the monthly Free Queer Bowling Night at Mission Bowling Club. In addition to free bowling, you can enjoy $4 cocktails and beers all night courtesy of  Tito’s Vodka and more...

8:00 pmMonday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies   FREE
8:30 pmBeef Curtains: Game Night & Free Comedy Showcase | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Tips collected towards the end of the show.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, May 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza more...

7:00 pm#HikingMyFeelings: Healing Your Mind & Body on Trail | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free, RSVP for tickets
7:00 pmNerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose  $1*
*Admission is donation-based.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
9:30 pmOracle Park Fireworks Show for 2019 Graduates | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch from outside the statdium

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Shaping SF Lecture: 1936-1939 Americans in the Spanish Civil War | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

International volunteers rushed to Spain in 1936 after General Francisco Franco led a military coup against the Spanish Republic. Adam Hochschild, author of Spain In Our Hearts, brings to life remarkable characters in more...


Thursday, May 30, 2019

Exploratorium After Dark: Mirror, Mirror | Pier 15

Mirrors, arguably the first “virtual reality” technology, lie at the intersection of nature, culture, and self-recognition. Once small, rare, and owned only by the wealthy, today mirrors are everywhere—and are key more...

6:30 pmFrench Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF   FREE
7:00 pmThe Great Cable Car Chase | SF   FREE
7:30 pmChia-Chia Lin Book Talk: The Unpassing | Green Apple Books   FREE

Friday, May 31, 2019

"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, May 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, more...

5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...

10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park  FREE
All DayMeasure A Days: Free Access to all Parks | All Over Marin County   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF   FREE
6:00 pmMAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmCraft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE
8:30 pmDowntown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Italian Symphony, Song & Dance in the Park  | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 more...

12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmRockridge Ice Cream & Gelato Kick-Off Tour | June 2-Oct. 27   $20*
*$15 for children 12 and younger, $20 for adults
7:00 pmClutch The Pearls: Drag Cabaret Night | Make Out Room   $5*
*Sliding scale donation of $5 to $10.
10:00 pm“Play Like a Girl” Sports Interactive Expo | Albany   FREE

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is more...

11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmFree Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay   FREE
6:00 pmBrewcade’s Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday   FREE*
*Free play arcade games with purchase from bar
7:00 pmComedy Blast: Free Stand-up Comedy w/ Danny Dechi & Friends | SF   FREE

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

"Lululemon Flow & Jo": Free Yoga Class & Coffee in an Art Gallery | SoMa
Wednesday, June 5 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a more...

6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
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.)

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Exploratorium After Dark: #SELFIE | Pier 15

How do we represent ourselves through the literal—and metaphorical—filters of popular culture, and how much control do we have over our own image? Ponder the ways popular culture can shape us more...

6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays  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
8:00 pmFree Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley   FREE

Friday, June 7, 2019

Rotunda Dance Series: Fog Beast | SF City Hall
Friday, June 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

The “Rotunda Dance Series” is a set of free monthly dance performances in San Francisco City Hall’s extraordinary rotunda, Dancers’ Group and World Arts West have once again partnered to bring audiences more...

All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE