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Tuesday, May 7

North of the Panhandle: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Tuesday, May 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Baker & Fell St.
North of the Panhandle: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
This central part of the City started out with sand dunes and marsh to become a fashionable neighborhood. The Depression era gave way to a working class area. After the summer of love, came a population exodus until today where it is becoming a desirable ...
Under the Buck: Retro Game Night & Happy Hour | SF
Under the Buck: Retro Game Night & Happy Hour | SF

Under the Buck bar and kitchen is now hosting Retro Game Night. Come kick it ol’ school style on Tuesdays, bi-monthly. Play games you remember from your childhood or even before: Original Nintendo, Super Mario, Duck Hunt, Mario Kart, board games, etc. It’s going to ...Monthly

Brewcade’s Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday
Tuesday, May 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free play arcade games with purchase from bar
| Brewcade
Brewcade's Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday

Paid rent in SF? Hella Broke? Then first Tuesdays are the night for you.  Brewcade hosts “Free Play Tuesday” with all arcade games on free play with purchase from the bar. Come enjoy all the video game glory from today and yesteryear while enjoying delicious ...Monthly

Comedy Blast: Free Stand-up Comedy w/ Danny Dechi & Friends | SF
Tuesday, May 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Neck of The Woods
Comedy Blast: Free Stand-up Comedy w/ Danny Dechi & Friends | SF

As seen on The Gong Show, come to the Neck Of The Woods and witness Comedy Blast, a free monthly comedy showcase hosted by Danny Dechi – comedian and world’s only pencil musician. Comedy Blast: Free Stand-up Comedy Every 1st Tuesday | 7 pm to 9 ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 8

The Early Celebrity of Peter Paul Rubens | JCCSF
Wednesday, May 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register on their website
| Jewish Community Center of SF
The Early Celebrity of Peter Paul Rubens | JCCSF
Learn about the FAMSF exhibition The Early Celebrity of Peter Paul Rubens, focusing on the artist’s arguably most innovative period, from 1608 until about 1620. During these years, Rubens established a style that came to dominate Flemish painting, skyrocketed him to international fame and guided ...
The Board Match: 2019 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | Union Square
Wednesday, May 8 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hilton San Francisco Union Square
The Board Match: 2019 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | Union Square
Looking for ways to give your time, talent, and energy in a meaningful way? Join a nonprofit board. The Board Match is a job-fair style event featuring around 175 Bay Area nonprofits whose reps talk to interested candidates about volunteering to serve on their organization’s board of ...
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, May 8 – 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 ...Monthly

Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF
Wednesday, May 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP before Tuesday to get pizza
| Laughing Monk Brewing
Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF

Come to the Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night. Magic + Beer + Pizza = The Best Wednesday Night Ever! And they’re doing it every month. Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night Every 2nd Wednesday | 7 pm to 10 pm ...Monthly

Shaping SF Lecture: The Women of Los Siete de la Raza | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: The Women of Los Siete de la Raza | Mission Dist.
50 years after the arrest of seven young men from the Mission District galvanized a movement, women gather who were active in creating the multi-faceted community response that grew out of the Los Siete Defense Committee. From Basta Ya!—the newspaper—to Centro de Salud and La Raza Information ...

Thursday, May 9

Movie Matinee: West Side Story | JCCSF
Thursday, May 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register on their website
| Jewish Community Center of SF
Movie Matinee: West Side Story | JCCSF
Commemorating Leonard Bernstein at 100 Centennial Celebration. Set in the late 1950s, West Side Story is a musical retelling of the Romeo and Juliet story. On the harsh streets of New York’s Upper West Side, two rival street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, battle for ...
Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, May 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, May 9 – 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 out ...Monthly

Exploratorium After Dark: Designed by Data | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Designed by Data | Pier 15
Data has never been more beautiful. As scientists, journalists, and researchers search for inventive and inclusive ways to share their work, the field of data visualization has flourished, extending into eye-popping terrain. In conjunction with Visualise, join visualization creators and experts from NASA, NOAA, the ...
“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, May 9 – 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 ...Monthly

Shame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF
Thursday, May 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Hill Saloon
Shame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF

A delightful evening of comedy, happening every 2nd Thursday. Shameful things will be discussed by the shameless and shameful. Maybe reach catharsis, and if not, there’s drinks. Hosted by the ever-shame-wracked Annette Mullaney and featuring the best of Bay Area and visiting comedians. Shame Cave Comedy Show: ...Monthly

Friday, May 10

“Westward” All-Female Photography Exhibit | Final Day
Friday, May 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Open to the public.
| San Francisco City Hall
"Westward" All-Female Photography Exhibit | Final Day

The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) is excited to present Westward, an exhibition that features Ten female photographers documenting and depicting the West from May 11, 2018 – May 10, 2019. Curated by independent curator Ann Jastrab, Westward presents an opportunity to break away ...

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, May 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, May 10 – 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, ...Monthly

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, May 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. The walk is hosted by the Labyrinth Guild. Always check the Labyrinth website for ...Monthly

SF Maritime BeerFest 2019 | Pier 45
SF Maritime BeerFest 2019 | Pier 45
Join at Pier 45, the home of the USS Pampanito World War II submarine in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf, for the annual Beer Fest with a selection of beer tastings from some of the best craft brewers in the world in the world including ...
2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar
Friday, May 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar

Join every second Friday of every month at Milk Bar for A Clockwork Comedy Show. Enjoy your favorite comics from all over the Bay Area for an evening of fun, laughs, and alcohol. Comics that perform with Clockwork have appeared at Cobb’s, Punchline, SF Sketchfest, ...Monthly

Last Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF
Friday, May 10 – 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 ...Monthly

Saturday, May 11

Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 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

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, including ...Every Saturday