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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, June 18

Free Author Talk: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous | Green Apple Books
Tuesday, June 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Free Author Talk: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous | Green Apple Books
Ocean Vuong discusses his new novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. Praise for On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous “A bruised, breathtaking love letter never meant to be sent. A powerful testimony to magic and loss. A marvel.” —Marlon James, author of Black Leopard, Red Wolf “On Earth We’re ...
Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame
Tuesday, June 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vinyl Room
Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame

Every third Tuesday of the month is a standup comedy show at Vinyl Room called Standup Comedy at Vinyl Room, featuring funny people from the Bay Area who do standup comedy. It’s the only comedy show in Burlingame, maybe ever. This event occurs every third ...Monthly

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, June 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar

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

“Stoner Comedy Jam” at The Punch Line | SF
Tuesday, June 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP.
| The Punch Line
"Stoner Comedy Jam" at The Punch Line | SF
Like to smoke?? Like to laugh? Come to SF’s Stoner Comedy Jam. On June 18th HellaFunny takes over Punch Line featuring some of San Francisco’s Best Stoner Comedians. Free with RSVP – Normally $17. Line Up Includes: Ahmed Abdelramen (SF Sketchfest) Gina Johnson (Comedy Central) Feel Woods (Comedy Central’s ClusterFest) Chris ...
Tokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland
Tuesday, June 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 suggested donation, not required
| The Layover
Tokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland

Come check out The Layover’s comedy showcase- Tokens. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month with your host Dominique Gelin. It’s a free show and they promise you’ll love it. Get there at 7:30 so you don’t have to fight anyone for a seat. Tokens: Stand-Up ...Monthly

“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow
Tuesday, June 18 – 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

Wednesday, June 19

Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History
Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History

Stroll through downtown and discover the places where Oakland African American leaders have made their marks. Learn how Lionel Wilson, Delilah Beasley, Robert Maynard, the Dellums family, Josephine Baker, and others changed the Bay Area and California. Tour begins at 10 am in front of ...

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, June 19 – 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

Navigating a New Home: A Resettlement Experience for World Refugee Day |
Wednesday, June 19 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets for Funcheap readers. Otherwise tickets at $10.
| Google Community Space
Navigating a New Home: A Resettlement Experience for World Refugee Day |
On June 20, 2019, the UN will recognize World Refugee Day as a time to promote public awareness, responsibility, and support of refugees. On Wednesday, June 19, 1951 Coffee Company invites you to learn about the plight of refugees, as they host Navigating a New Home: ...
Free Summer Street Concert: Top 40/Dance | Sunnyvale
Wednesday, June 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. No advance tickets required.
| Downtown Sunnyvale
Free Summer Street Concert: Top 40/Dance | Sunnyvale

The Summer Series Music & Market is here. Every Wednesday, starting June 12, through August 28, 2019 (Except July 3rd) there will be dancing on Historic Murphy Avenue from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Enjoy free street concert along with outdoor market. Stop by vendor ...

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, June 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found

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

Food First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley
Wednesday, June 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Peña Cultural Center
Food First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley

Food First envisions a world in which all people have access to healthy, ecologically produced, and culturally appropriate food. Their work—including action-oriented research, publications, projects and Food Sovereignty Tours—gives you the tools to understand the global challenges, build your local movement, and engage with the global ...Monthly

Free Country Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, June 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Country Concert in the Park | Redwood City
R. W. Smith and the California Cowboys deliver a powerful sound, with the clear punch of tight three-part harmonies. And such rowdy, foot stompin’ original songs as “We Ride’ em We Rope’ em” and “Double Shot of Hank”, it’s easy to see this band will ...
Swing/Boogie Concert: Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums | Union Square Live
Wednesday, June 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing/Boogie Concert: Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

Conservatory Lighting & Free Summer Solstice Concert | Golden Gate Park
Wednesday, June 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Space is limited at this event, and the public is encouraged to make a free reservation.
| San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory Lighting & Free Summer Solstice Concert | Golden Gate Park
Put some flowers in your hair and come celebrate the start of summer with an amazing night of music in Golden Gate Park at the iconic Conservatory of Flowers. The City will revel in another free concert in the Park and as the longest day of ...
Summer Dance/Party Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, June 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Dance/Party Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). Three additional concerts are ...

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament | SF
Wednesday, June 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Laughing Monk Brewing
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament | SF

Is your game strong? Then come and prove it. The tournament starts 7 pm. Free to enter. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place. 1v1 3 stock 8 min limit stage battlefield no items Final smash meter off Damage ratio 1.0 Custom balance off Pause off ...Monthly

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Wednesday, June 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Randall Museum Theater on the third Wednesday of every month, ...Monthly

Book Release: Punk Rock Is Cool for the End of the World | City Lights Books
Wednesday, June 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Lights Books
Book Release: Punk Rock Is Cool for the End of the World | City Lights Books
Punk Rock Is Cool for the End of the World: Poems and Notebooks of Ed Smith by Ed Smith, Edited by David Trinidad published by Turtle Point Press. In Punk Rock Is Cool for the End of the World, David Trinidad brings together a comprehensive selection ...
“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, June 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 6/19: Liz Stone (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Ryan Goodcase (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Paul Conyers (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Matt Gubser (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) & more! Every Wednesday