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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, March 13

“HellaFunny Fridays” Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
Friday, March 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaFunny Fridays" Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa

San Francisco has one of the best underground comedy scenes in America. Come check out some of the Bay’s best rising comics at HellaFunny’s weekly stand-up comedy show “HellaFunny Fridays.” HellaFunny Fridays at 7:30pm & 9:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and ...Every Friday

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, March 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

Saturday, March 14

Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF
Saturday, March 14 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Laguna Honda Hospital
Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda's Lost Trails | SF

Did you know that there’s another trail system in San Francisco? The trails have been off the radar for some time. SF Urban Riders is proud to announce that they’re working with the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in improving the historic multi­ use ...Monthly

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Dogpatch & Excelsior
Saturday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Dogpatch & Excelsior

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Last check in noon.
| Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

2020 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Kick Off | Dublin
Saturday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dublin Civic Center
2020 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Kick Off | Dublin

Where else but Dublin would you want to celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Come out for a free, memorable and authentic Irish experience. Welcoming visitors from all over the world to celebrate. The two-day St. Patrick’s Day Festival at the Dublin Civic Center is one of ...

169th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade | San Francisco
Saturday, March 14 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Market Street
169th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade | San Francisco
Don’t miss the West Coast’s largest Irish event celebrating Irish history and culture. The 169th annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade will start at the corner of Market and Second Streets where over a hundred colorful floats, Irish dance troupes and marching bands will wind their ...
Free Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class
Saturday, March 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location
Free Beginner Parkour "Urban Ninja" Class

SF Parkour hosts a free Beginner’s Parkour Class at noon on the second Saturday of each month. It is geared towards first timers and lasts 1.5 hours. Location: Each month the location rotates through Sunnyvale, UC Berkeley and the Embarcadero in SF. Please check the ...Monthly

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, March 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...Monthly

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, March 14 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

“Downtown Comedy Night” Comedy Show | SF
"Downtown Comedy Night" Comedy Show | SF

About Downtown Comedy Night: Like to laugh? Like prestigious art? Like world renowed cocktails? Well come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a delightful mix of San Francisco’s Best Comedians and cool art. Bar Fluxus is a new and fresh art bar and performance venue ...

“FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland
Saturday, March 14 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Miranda
"FirstClass: Departure" DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland

They would like to welcome you to FirstClass: Departure, a monthly series venture dedicated to all musical styles on 2nd Saturdays at the illustrious The Miranda Lounge Oakland, CA. They’ll be curating nights with specific genres, sounds, moods, artists, & more. “FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday ...Monthly

Sunday, March 15

2020 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & Parade | Dublin
Sunday, March 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dublin Civic Center
2020 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & Parade | Dublin

Where else but Dublin would you want to celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Come out for a free, memorable and authentic Irish experience. Welcoming visitors from all over the world to celebrate. The two-day St. Patrick’s Day Festival at the Dublin Civic Center is one of ...

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Ingleside & Mission
Sunday, March 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Ingleside & Mission

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany
Sunday, March 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Gill Tract Community Farm
UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany

Join the Farm for the monthly (3rd Sunday) gathering to work together growing organic vegetables and herbs. Harvest for the weekly Sunday farm stand, prepare beds, plant seedlings, weed, mulch and enjoy our green oasis in the heart of the East Bay. Get your hands ...Monthly

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, March 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...Monthly

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, March 15 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...Monthly

SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations
SF's "Antique Vibrator Museum" Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations

Did you know SF has an Antique Vibrator Museum? Take a free tour of this unique space every 3rd Sunday of the month with Antique Vibrator Museum curator Dr. Carol Queen.  Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store ...Monthly

Laugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF
Sunday, March 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 suggested donation
| The Midnight Sun
Laugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF

Laugh Your Gays Off is a free monthly comedy show in the heart of the Castro, featuring awesome lineups of LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly comedians with your host, “Daniele Midi.” Drink deals at Midnight Sun are dangerously good. It’s about time that The Castro gets more ...Monthly

Monday, March 16

“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, March 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
"Resistance is Fertile" Free Comedy Night | SF

A show of queens, queers, and 1 token peen. Nicole Calasich, Shelbi Evans, and Brooke Heinichen bring you Resistance is Fertile featuring a majority female lineup of the Bay Area’s rising stars in comedy to discuss the joys of being a woman in a batshit ...Monthly