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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!

Friday, April 3

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, April 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...Monthly

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, April 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...Monthly

Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco
Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco

Come down to Timbuk2 Factory and Headquarters for a 60-minute behind-the-scenes look at the product design, marketing, and of course the (spoiler alert) office gong, disco ball and kegerator. Free tours take place at 11 am on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are ...Monthly

POSTPONED: Volunteer for Golden Gate Park’s 150th Community Day | SF
Friday, April 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
POSTPONED: Volunteer for Golden Gate Park's 150th Community Day | SF
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed. Do you love Golden Gate Park? Do you want to give back to the park on its 150th anniversary? Join us and the San Francisco Parks Alliance and help us throw Golden Gate Park’s community day celebration on ...
Live Stream Chat w/ Obama’s Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett
Friday, April 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Live Stream Chat w/ Obama's Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett
Join us for the Manny’s Super Civic Conversations with President Obama’s longest serving Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett! Watch Live on Zoom What makes more strong Presidential leadership in a time of crisis. What is the role of the Executive during such moments? What are the qualities that ...
POSTPONED: SF’s Biggest AIDS Quilt Display Ever | April 3-5
Friday, April 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
POSTPONED: SF's Biggest AIDS Quilt Display Ever | April 3-5
UPDATE: The AIDS Memorial Quilt display planned for April 3-5 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park is being rescheduled for a date later this year due to coronavirus concerns. “We are following the lead of the City and County of San Francisco, which announced the ...
CANCELED: Contra Costa Spring Home & Landscape Show | April 3-5
Friday, April 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Concord Pavilion
CANCELED: Contra Costa Spring Home & Landscape Show | April 3-5
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
Live Streaming in the Age of Social Distancing w/ Twitch CEO
Friday, April 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Live Streaming in the Age of Social Distancing w/ Twitch CEO
Join us for Manny’s Super Civic Cyber Conversations with Twitch CEO Emmet Shear about live streaming in the age of social distancing. Watch Live on Zoom With social distancing being the norm how have humans stayed connected? Has live streaming become the new way to communicate? Have companies ...
CANCELED: Rock ‘n Roll Half-Marathon Health & Fitness Expo | SF
Friday, April 3 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cow Palace
CANCELED: Rock 'n Roll Half-Marathon Health & Fitness Expo | SF
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF
Friday, April 3 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| CounterPULSE
"Block Fest" Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF

Every first and third Friday of the month, locally sourced Artist Activators offer up free art making. Block Fest animates and celebrates the unit block of Turk Street with free arts activities, cultural offerings, community information, and discussion for the local residents, workers, and visitors. From ...Monthly

The Crucible’s Livestreamed Visual Artist Talk on Zoom
Friday, April 3 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
The Crucible's Livestreamed Visual Artist Talk on Zoom
Join The Crucible on April 3rd for their first-ever virtual artist talk with Oakland repujado artist, Rachel-Anne Palacios. She’ll discuss her metal embossing practice and how her work reflects themes of culture, religion, traditional values, family, and the cycle of life and death. Rachel-Anne Palacios an ...
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, April 3 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...Every Friday

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

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed. Monthly

Live Talk: Eating, Shopping & Gardening with Author Michael Pollan
Friday, April 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Live Talk: Eating, Shopping & Gardening with Author Michael Pollan
Join us for Manny’s Super Civic Cyber Conversations with Michael Pollan on what the long term effects of the pandemic will be. Watch Live on Zoom What ripple effect will this pandemic have on us as a society? Will our country be changed forever? Join us for a ...
CANCELED: “Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, April 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
CANCELED: "Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Every Friday

CANCELED: Hayes Valley’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “The Farewell” | SF
Friday, April 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
CANCELED: Hayes Valley's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "The Farewell" | SF

UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, the entire 2020 PROXY Spring Series of free outdoor film screenings, scheduled for March 20 through April 17, has been canceled. The Proxy Spring Film Festival is a five-week series of free Friday night screenings at the Proxy Walk-in Movie ...

CANCELED: North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, April 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
CANCELED: North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

CANCELED: Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, April 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
CANCELED: Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

CANCELED: “Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, April 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen
CANCELED: "Batch Made Market" Artisan Food | SF

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly