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San Francisco… land of the free. Here’s just the free stuff in SF and the Bay Area. Keep your wallet in your pocket and enjoy!

Tuesday, February 19

Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley
Tuesday, February 19 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley

Please be advised that the date of this event has changed from 2/17 to 2/19. Monthly

Obama in Oakland: Free Town Hall Live Stream | February 19-20
Tuesday, February 19 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch live stream from main stage. Attendance for actual event is closed
| Oakland Scottish Rite Center
Obama in Oakland: Free Town Hall Live Stream | February 19-20

Former President Barack Obama is in Oakland with buddies Steph Curry and John Legend for the first national convention & town hall for “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance” to help improve the lives of boys and young men of color on February 18-20, 2019 at the ...

Oscar Nominees Movie Catch Up Week “Bohemian Rhapsody” | Castro
Tuesday, February 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Bring cash for food and drink purchase.
| Finn Town Tavern
Oscar Nominees Movie Catch Up Week "Bohemian Rhapsody" | Castro

Check out some of this year’s Oscar-nominated movies at Finn Town during happy hour. Come join the plush theater and catch up on some of this year’s nominees with happy hour drink and food specials. Various bites and regular dinner menu available as well. Editor’s note ...

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, February 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...Monthly

Free Margaritas & Taco Tuesdays | Francisca’s
Tuesday, February 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Come in between 6 pm and 10 pm and get margaritas with no obligation.
| Francisca's
Free Margaritas & Taco Tuesdays | Francisca's

The CapriFun Bar and Francisca’s are following up their on their two successful Taco Tuesdays with free margaritas every Tuesday. There will also be 2-for-1 drink specials, Taco platters, pepitos and Venezuelan arepas. They are extremely proud to bring this tasteful event to the neck ...Every Tuesday

Yelp University: How To Manage Your Online Presence | South SF
Tuesday, February 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for business owners, but an RSVP is required.
| Armstrong Brewing Company
Yelp University: How To Manage Your Online Presence | South SF
How are other business owners successfully navigating the world of online reviews? How can I make my Yelp business page stand out with so many other businesses on Yelp? I don’t have the money to spend on Yelp Ads, what can I do for free ...
10th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration | SF
Tuesday, February 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Space is limited and registration is required.
| Four Embarcadero Center
10th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration | SF
You are invited to the K&L Gates tenth annual Chinese New Year celebration on the evening of Tuesday, February 19. This evening honors the Lantern Festival, the climax of Chinese New Year celebrations and a time for reunions. Please note, space is limited and registration is ...
2019’s Biggest “Supermoon” | February 19
Tuesday, February 19 – 6:14 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2019's Biggest "Supermoon" | February 19
From around the world, the moon will look plenty full to the eye tonight (February 18-19) and tomorrow night (February 19-20) as it parades across the nighttime sky. Read more on EarthSky. Best chance for photos of the Super Moon: Moonrise/Moonset As long as weather coorporates, the ...
The Luis Salcedo Trio Jazz Night | SF
Tuesday, February 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
The Luis Salcedo Trio Jazz Night | SF
Come and listen to The Luis Salcedo Trio on February 19, 2019 for a free jazz night.
Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame
Tuesday, February 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vinyl Room
Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame

The headliner this month is the hilarious Chris Riggins, who has opened for Dave Chappelle and regularly appears at the Comedy Store in West Hollywood and the San Francisco Punch Line. Full lineup: Chris Riggins Phil Johnson Nicole Tran Tammy Tea Love Vahe Hove Tony Zavala Hosted by Dave Zugnoni Monthly

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, February 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second, third, and fourth Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedian Andrew Holmgren. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 ...Monthly

“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow
Tuesday, February 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat
| Hollow Cow
"Udder Hilarity" Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow

Come see a comedy show at the intimate back patio of Hollow Cow every Tuesday featuring some of San Francisco’s finest comics who have performed at Cobb’s, Punchline, Sketchfest, and even have been nominated for an Emmy. If you’re hungry, the bar serves food as well. Udder Hilarity at Hollow Cow ...Every Tuesday

PizzaHacker Free Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, February 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and an RSVP entitles you to a discount on pizza
| PizzaHacker
PizzaHacker Free Comedy Night | SF

2/19 Lineup: Ronn Vigh – Punch Line SF Frankie Marcos – Go Frank Yourself Amy Howerska – UK Favorite Adam Pearlstein – Punch Line SF Every Tuesday

Wednesday, February 20

Obama in Oakland: Free Town Hall Live Stream | With Steph Curry & John Legend
Wednesday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch live stream from main stage. Attendance for actual event is closed
| Oakland Scottish Rite Center
Obama in Oakland: Free Town Hall Live Stream | With Steph Curry & John Legend

Former President Barack Obama is in Oakland with buddies Steph Curry and John Legend for the first national convention & town hall for “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance” to help improve the lives of boys and young men of color on February 18-20, 2019 at the ...

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, February 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Biblio Bistro" Farmers' Market Cooking School | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...Monthly

Swing Rivals: Benny Goodman & Artie Shaw | JCCSF
Wednesday, February 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Advance RSVP via website required
| Jewish Community Center of SF
Swing Rivals: Benny Goodman & Artie Shaw | JCCSF
Both from Jewish families, Goodman and Shaw were contemporaries whose big bands dominated the 1930s and 1940s. Their chosen instrument was a clarinet, and their different styles kept them in competition for record sales and airplay. Their many classic numbers score the soundtrack to the ...
Oscar Nominees Movie Catch Up Week “The Favourite” | Castro
Wednesday, February 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Bring cash for food and drink purchase.
| Finn Town Tavern
Oscar Nominees Movie Catch Up Week "The Favourite" | Castro

Check out some of this year’s Oscar-nominated movies at Finn Town during happy hour. Come join the plush theater and catch up on some of this year’s nominees with happy hour drink and food specials. Various bites and regular dinner menu available as well. Editor’s note ...

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, February 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...Monthly

“F*ckup Nights”: Business Failure Stories & Free Refreshments | Oakland
Wednesday, February 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Port Workspaces Kaiser Mall
"F*ckup Nights": Business Failure Stories & Free Refreshments | Oakland
Join in for F*ckUp Nights Oakland, Volume 11 – February edition. F*ckUp Nights is a global movement and event series born in Mexico in 2012 to share public business failure stories with hundreds of people attending each event around the world. Hear from successful founders and ...
Free Monster Movie Night ” The Blob” | Magnolia Brewing
Wednesday, February 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Magnolia Brewing - Dogpatch
Free Monster Movie Night " The Blob" | Magnolia Brewing
Beware of the Monsters. Join us on February 20th for a special showing of The Blob. Grab a bite to eat, order a few beers and lay back and enjoy the movie from our bleachers. Remember, you’re always safer in numbers so bring your friends.