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Monday, June 25

Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, June 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill
Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  

Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF
Monday, June 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF

Comedian Andrew Holmgren (SF Weekly 2014 Best comedian) of Sylvan Productions (SF Weekly 2013 best comedy troupe) hosts an evening of some of his favorite comics whose comedy is sure to leave you satisfied and sore. The show takes place on every last Monday of ...

Thursday, June 28

Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, June 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF

Get hungry folks. The good folks at the Alite Outpost will be serving up hot grilled cheeses and cold brews every last Thursday of the month. Swing by for a bite to eat and enjoy in-store discounts as well as some helpful advice from the ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, June 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

I Wish I Was Happy Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, June 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| Slate Bar
I Wish I Was Happy Hour Comedy Show | SF

Come commiserate in laughter with the Bay Area’s top comedians. They’ll make you feel like life isn’t too bad, or at least let you laugh at their misfortunes. And, that always feels good. Stay after the show for free ’90s dance karaoke. (I wish I ...

Sunday, July 1

LaborFest 2018: Labor History Four-Hour Bike Tour | SF
Sunday, July 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Sliding scale from $15-50
| 518 Valencia
LaborFest 2018: Labor History Four-Hour Bike Tour | SF

The pre-urban history of Indian Slavery up until the earliest 8-hour day movement in the U.S., the ebb and flow of class war will be traced in this four-hour bike ride.
SF’s radical working class organizations are shaped in part by racist complicity in genocide and slavery. …

2018 LaborFest Opening Day | July 1-31
Sunday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Some events are free.
| 518 Valencia
2018 LaborFest Opening Day | July 1-31

Celebrate the LaborFest 84th anniversary by comemmorating the history and culture of working people through film, art, lectures, and exhibits all over the Bay Area.
There will be different activities to join and remember the incident brought about the San Francisco General Strike.
Opening Day Activities:

Noon-4 pm: Labor …

Monday, July 2

Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, July 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands showing off the cutting edge of jazz and improvised music. Expect progressive sounds with a mix of anything from jazz, folk, rock to electronic music.

“Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot” | Mission Dist.
Monday, July 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
"Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot" | Mission Dist.

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...

Wednesday, July 4

2018 SF Mime Troupe Season Opening | Dolores Park
Wednesday, July 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Dolores Park
2018 SF Mime Troupe Season Opening | Dolores Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, July 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF
Wednesday, July 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre
"The End" Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF

Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, come to Stage Werx Theatre to watch an improvised movie crafted before your very eyes. In true Tarantino style, they start with the end, portraying an action filled and/or heart-throbbingly romantic and/or tear-jerkingly dramatic and/or gut-busting funny ...

Thursday, July 5

New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.
Thursday, July 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Artists' Television Access
New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.

The Bay Area’s only Open Screening for up and coming filmmakers takes place on the first Thursday of each month at Artists’ Television Access in the Mission. Come enjoy a supportive community of filmmakers and see your work on the big screen. Feel free to ...

Friday, July 6

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 ...

LaborFest 2018: “Last Train Home” Film Showing | SF
Friday, July 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 518 Valencia
LaborFest 2018: "Last Train Home" Film Showing | SF

When this documentary was made 8 years ago, the number of the migrant workers from rural area of China to big cities were 130 million, however, it is now 260 million in China. These are the workers who have built the largest industrial power in …

Saturday, July 7

LaborFest 2018: “The Young Karl Marx” Film Showing | SF
Saturday, July 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 518 Valencia
LaborFest 2018: "The Young Karl Marx" Film Showing | SF

On the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, many of his ideas are as relevant today as they were when he and his collaborator Frederick Engels were writing and organizing. The growing crisis of technology creating great wealth then as technology does now, …

Sunday, July 8

LaborFest 2018: Panel – Workplace Racism | SF
Sunday, July 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 518 Valencia
LaborFest 2018: Panel - Workplace Racism | SF

The escalation of open racist attacks is happening not only in our communities but on our jobs. There is a national epidemic of “hanging nooses” and workplace bullying to terrorize African American workers and other workers on the job. At the same time there is …

Monday, July 9

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, July 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...

Tuesday, July 10

LaborFest 2018: The History of SF Labor Temple | SF
Tuesday, July 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redstone Building
LaborFest 2018: The History of SF Labor Temple | SF

Two independently produced videos will explore San Francisco labor movement history and current efforts to protect the Redstone Labor Temple (yet again!) from redevelopers and keep it as a community resource.
We will trace major events that led to construction of the San Francisco Labor Temple …

Wednesday, July 11

LaborFest 2018: The Taxi Workers | SF
Wednesday, July 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Redstone Building
LaborFest 2018: The Taxi Workers | SF

The deregulation of taxi workers began in San Francisco during the 1970’s. It has escalated with the introduction of tech platforms for Uber and Lyft, which have allowed the massive introduction of drivers, pitting workers against workers for the profits of the billionaires who own …

The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, July 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ocean Ale House
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF

Every 2nd Wednesday in San Francisco, comedians Jill Maragos, Phil Griffiths and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the welcoming and homey space of Ocean Ale House. Enjoy great comedy and some local brew. The Laugh Boat: Local Brews ...

Thursday, July 12

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, July 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye ...

“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, July 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| Slate Bar
"I Wish I Was Happy" Hour Comedy Show | SF

Come commiserate in laughter with the Bay Area’s top comedians. They’ll make you feel like life isn’t too bad, or at least let you laugh at their misfortunes. And, that always feels good. Stay after the show for free ’90s dance karaoke. I wish I was ...

Friday, July 13

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, July 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
| El Rio
"Millennials Ruin Everything": Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio

Millennials Ruin Everything is a monthly comedy showcase every 2nd Friday from 6-8 pm in the back room at El Rio. Each month, co-hosts Irene Tu and Dominique Gelin explore a new theme with guest comedians about why millennials suck/rock. Part comedy showcase, part interviews, ...

Last Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF
Friday, July 13 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.
| Make-Out Room
Last Nite: A 2000's Indie Dance Party | SF

Well, folks, the snake has officially reached its tail. The crew behind the ’90s-themed Debaser party has gotten together to create “Last Nite,” a brand new event that, much like its parent, is dedicated to reviving a specific moment in time. In this case, it’s ...