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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!

Thursday, March 4

Virtual Green Apple Book Talk: Jamie Figueroa & Marie-Helene Bertino
Thursday, March 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Virtual Green Apple Book Talk: Jamie Figueroa & Marie-Helene Bertino
Join us on Thursday, March 4th at 6pm PT when Jamie Figueroa is joined by Marie-Helene Bertino to discuss her debut novel, Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer, on Zoom! Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81822157575 Praise for Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer “Brother, Sister, Mother, ...
“Project Open Hand” Ruth Brinker Book Celebration
Thursday, March 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
"Project Open Hand" Ruth Brinker Book Celebration
On Thursday, March 4 at 6pm, join us virtually for the “Ruth Brinker Book Celebration,” a free, special event to celebrate Ruth Brinker’s legacy over the past 35 years, with highlights from our newly published limited-edition book, “Open Hearts.” This elegant 10” x 10” hardbound keepsake ...

On the Therapeutic Applications of Ketamine
Thursday, March 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$20- Suggested Donation
On the Therapeutic Applications of Ketamine
An entire new industry has sprung up around ketamine, including new treatment options for psychiatric patients, keen interest from investors, and curiosity from psychedelic explorers. Join clinician and CIIS professor Gisele Fernandes-Osterhold for a conversation with psychologist Raquel Bennett about the exploding field of therapeutic ketamine.
Exploratorium “After Dark Online” Art + Science
Thursday, March 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Not Specified
| Online Event
Exploratorium "After Dark Online" Art + Science
Explore the intersections of art and science through the practice of individual artists who weave science, technology, and methods of discovery in their practices. The artistic process, much like the scientific process, is a form of inquiry vital to learning-an open-ended process of investigation, speculation, ...
Effects of Altered Wildfire Regimes on California Plant Diversity Webinar
Thursday, March 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Zoom
Effects of Altered Wildfire Regimes on California Plant Diversity Webinar
Speaker Jesse Miller discusses the effects of altered wildfire regimes on California Plant Diversity, using his research on how plant and lichen communities respond to the increasing size of high-severity burn patches in montane forests. Wildfire frequency and severity has shifted away from the historical range ...

Friday, March 5

“Crazy Funny Asians” Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco
"Crazy Funny Asians" Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase! Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite and we’ll send you the secret Zoom link ...Every Friday

“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)
"Pay-What-You-Can" Taco Day at SF's Tato (Every Friday)

While many restaurants are struggling, San Francisco Mexican restaurant TATO wants to give back. They’re bringing back their “Taco Love” special which features a two taco plate with sides, and pay-what-you-can pricing. Pay-What-You-Can Taco Day Tato 4608 3rd St. (@ McKinnon) San Francisco (Bayview) Every ...Every Friday

Fish of the Peninsula and the South Bay Watersheds
Friday, March 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Fish of the Peninsula and the South Bay Watersheds
Peninsula Open Space Trust will host Richard Tejeda, Founder of Saved By Nature, for an overview of the native fish we have in our local watersheds on the SF Peninsula and in the South Bay, including local salmon and trout species.
Lower Haight Open Mic at Scott Street Labyrinth (Every Friday)
Friday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Lower Haight Open Mic at Scott Street Labyrinth (Every Friday)

Calling all poets, musicians, comics, magicians, sword swallowers, human cannonballs, etc. You are hereby cordially invited to perform at the ONLY In-Person “open mic” in town. A supportive creative community awaits. Your act has never been more essential. Share your talents with a live audience. ...Every Friday

Ryan Kane Special “Pay-What-You-Can” Virtual Magic Show
Ryan Kane Special "Pay-What-You-Can" Virtual Magic Show
Experience the Virtual Magic of Ryan Kane for the low low price of Pay-What-You-Can! Give your friends and family something to really talk about with Ryan Kane’s live interactive virtual magic show! Prepare to laugh, cheer, and be wowed – all from the comfort and safety ...
The COVID Challenge: Managing Apartment Complexes During The Pandemic
Friday, March 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Online
The COVID Challenge: Managing Apartment Complexes During The Pandemic
Friday, March 5, 6:30-8pm Pacific time Hi all, Our next meetup will be on March 5th. This time we will talk about the unique challenges we are facing due to the pandemic. We will also discuss how we are trying to mitigate these special situations and problems, and how ...

Saturday, March 6

“Black Laughs Matter” Virtual Comedy Show
Saturday, March 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated. Any amount helps
"Black Laughs Matter" Virtual Comedy Show

The live comedy scene has been devastated by the closure of all of the comedy clubs, so if you’d like to support black comics, join us for a special “Black Laughs Matter” online comedy show live from San Francisco. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite ...Every Saturday

Oakland Volunteer “Day of Drops” for Reparations to the Black Community
Saturday, March 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bushrod Park
Oakland Volunteer "Day of Drops" for Reparations to the Black Community
Volunteer to make a difference! Help support social justice in the Black community while enjoying the sunshine and some physical exercise. We are the Uhuru Solidarity Movement, an organization under the leadership of the African People’s Socialist Party. Our mission is to build the movement for ...
“My Good Brain” Virtual Launch Party on AltSpace
Saturday, March 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | AltSpaceVR Event
"My Good Brain" Virtual Launch Party on AltSpace
A virtual launch party to welcome our new arts nonprofit organization for children’s mental wellness, My Good Brain. — About this Event MGB Launch Party Join us as we celebrate the official launch of our nonprofit organization, My Good Brain! We wanted to host a one-of-a-kind party, so we ...
Free Online Roast of “The Hunger Games”
Saturday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Online
Free Online Roast of "The Hunger Games"
Play online drinking games with tribute comedians as they make jokes over the movie that fortnight wants to be. *Add your own jokes live in the chat to be read aloud. The show is free the ticket link will bring you to join our email list to ...
The Stud’s “Drag Alive Online” Every Saturday
The Stud's "Drag Alive Online" Every Saturday

Thanks to SFist for letting us know that The Stud and Oasis are going virtual with their  Drag Shows Online. Not even the global pandemic can stop the Queens! Enjoy a weekly dose of virtual humor, flashy, queer and everything drag with The Stud and Oasis Online Drag Show. The ...Every Saturday

Sunday, March 7

POSTPONED: Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)
Sunday, March 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
POSTPONED: Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)

POSTPONED due to Shelter in Place Through the power of art, the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco brings the diverse cultures of Asia to life. Located in the heart of San Francisco, the museum is home to one of the world’s finest collections of ...Monthly

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, March 7 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, artists and organizations on a closed-to-traffic 37th Avenue between Ortega and Pacheco. Outer Sunset ...Every Sunday

“Free Malik” Rally in Tenderloin
Sunday, March 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 111 Taylor St.
"Free Malik" Rally in Tenderloin
SF Bay View National Black Newspaper Editor Malik Washington is being severely retaliated against for releasing a public memo documenting a preventable Covid outbreak at 111 Taylor, an enormous GEO Group owned halfway house in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District. The $2B+ for-profit prison company stole ...

Monday, March 8

“Her Voice Matters” Virtual Int’l Women’s Day Event
Monday, March 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | https://www.connecther.org/international-womens-day/
"Her Voice Matters" Virtual Int'l Women's Day Event
Join us live on March 8 at 12:00 PM (CST) sharp to celebrate International Women’s Day. People from around the world will come together to learn about critical issues affecting women and girls through ConnectHER’s very special and virtual event. Our event will showcase guest ...