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National Trails Day 2013: Volunteer Outdoors | Bay Area
Saturday, June 1 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required for each event.
| San Francisco Bay Area
National Trails Day 2013: Volunteer Outdoors | Bay Area

Celebrate National Trails Day, the nation’s largest celebration of trails and the outdoors, in the Golden Gate National Parks on June 1, 2013.
The Trails Forever Team and our partner organizations, REI and American Hiking Society, will host a series of trail and habitat service projects throughout …

2013 Sand Castle & Sand Sculpture Contest | Alameda
Saturday, June 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration to participate is from 9-11 am.
| Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park
2013 Sand Castle & Sand Sculpture Contest | Alameda

Start your creative juices flowing and get ready to bring your shovel and buckets to the beach to create a unique piece of art at the 47th Annual Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Contest on June 1, 2013.
This free event (free to compete and …

Redwood Heights’ 37th Annual Neighborhood Block Sale | Oakland
Saturday, June 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for purchases
| Redwood Heights
Redwood Heights' 37th Annual Neighborhood Block Sale | Oakland

Over 20 homes participate in this awesome neighborhood yard sale. Hits lots of sales in little time. Bring the kids and take a break from shopping at sunny “Jordan Park” (also called Avenue Terrace Park), and enjoy some snacks at the multiple bake sales throughout the …

37th Annual Union Street Festival: Music, Art & Fashion | SF
Saturday, June 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Union Street (Gough to Fillmore)
37th Annual Union Street Festival: Music, Art & Fashion | SF

In its 37th year, the Union Street Festival is one of San Francisco’s largest free annual events and launches the start of the city’s summer street festivals. Join more than 100,000 attendees in the heart of the historic shopping and residential district of Cow Hollow on ...

2013 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival | Berkeley
Saturday, June 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free festival, but bring money to buy chalk and chocolate.
| Gourmet Ghetto (North Berkeley)
2013 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival | Berkeley

The sidewalks along North Shattuck Ave. in the Gourmet Ghetto in Berkeley are the target of artists young and old, professional and greenhorn during the 17th annual Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival on Saturday, June 1, 2013. (In case of rain, the event will be …

2013 Sunset Magazine Weekend Celebration | Menlo Park
Saturday, June 1 – All Day | Cost: $18*
*$18 General Admission. $16 Seniors. Kids are Free.
| Sunset Magazine HQ
2013 Sunset Magazine Weekend Celebration | Menlo Park

The pages of Sunset Magazine have long been a favorite of West Coast homemakers looking for cooking tips, gardening advice, home decorating and travel destinations. Now you can come inside the pages of Sunset during their 16th annual Celebration Weekend on June 1-2, 2013. Over ...

2013 Family Fun Festival: Caribbean Music, Zines & Hula Hoops | Berkeley
Saturday, June 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
2013 Family Fun Festival: Caribbean Music, Zines & Hula Hoops | Berkeley

The Ecology Center Farmers’ Markets’ ninth annual Family Fun Festival  is “a whole day of free fun for the whole family” featuring live Caribbean music, zine making, hula hoop contests, egg carton castle building and more from 10 am to 3 pm on June 1, …

Win Tix: Marin Home & Garden Expo: Smart Home Technology & Live Music | North Bay
Saturday, June 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $10 GA, $6 seniors, free for kids under 12
| Marin County Fairgrounds
Marin Home & Garden Expo: Smart Home Technology & Live Music | North Bay

Raise your home’s IQ at the third annual Marin Home & Garden Expo and meet exhibitors with smart home products and services on Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2, 2013.
Learn from expert lecturers on subjects such as sexy low energy LED lighting and rainwater storage, plus experience …

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October for 2013. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. The six-month long tour season ensures ample opportunity to take in ...

SFMOMA “Final Days” Free Weekend: All Night 24-Hour Variety Show | Saturday
Saturday, June 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required for each day.
| SFMOMA
SFMOMA

Saturday, June 1, 2013
10 am to midnight

10 am to midnight: The Clock 24-Hour Screening
Clock-watching has never been so mesmerizing.
Christian Marclay’s celebrated video installation The Clock (2010) is composed of thousands of film clips referencing the time of day, intricately edited into a 24-hour-long montage that …

Lombardi Sports Anniversary Sale | June 1-9, 2013
Lombardi Sports Anniversary Sale | June 1-9, 2013

To celebrate 65 years of supplying San Franciscans with sporting goods and recreational gear, Lombardi Sports is having a storewide sale from June 1-9, 2013;  buy one item and get the next for 50% off.
Additionally, from June 1-9, you’ll have daily chances to win prizes like a …

Free SPCA Pet Adoption Block Party Weekend: 2013 | Mission Dist.
Saturday, June 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Adoption fees are waived. Bring cash for food and beer
| San Francisco SPCA
Free SPCA Pet Adoption Block Party Weekend: 2013 | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco SPCA will be one of more than 200 shelters and rescue groups from across the nation participating in the 2013 Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days. Find the perfect dog, puppy, cat, kitty, bunny or bird for your family. Join us for a street ...

Charlie Chaplin Days: 50¢ Silent Film Festival | Fremont
Charlie Chaplin Days: 50¢ Silent Film Festival | Fremont

2013 Charlie Chaplin Days | Saturday, June 1, 2013

4 pm: When the Movies Came From Niles – documentary (1964, KPIX, Ray Hubbard, sound) $2 suggested donation
7:30 pm: Shoulder Arms (1918, Charlie Chaplin Productions) Charlie takes to the trenches in uniform during WWI, meets French girl Edna …

3rd Annual Soy & Tofu Festival | Japantown
Saturday, June 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
3rd Annual Soy & Tofu Festival | Japantown

Come discover the “joy of soy” at the third annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival on June 1, 2013.
The festival features a variety of soy and tofu-related vendors, live entertainment, soy education, audience participation games and the highlight, the Soy and Tofu Dessert Competition. The …

2013 Sunset Artisan Fair: Handmade Market, Jazz & Food | Outer Sunset
Saturday, June 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sunset Chinese School
2013 Sunset Artisan Fair: Handmade Market, Jazz & Food | Outer Sunset

The 2013 Sunset Artisan Fair will feature handmade goods by local artisans, live jazz and gourmet foods from 11 am to 3 pm on June 1, 2013.
Items for sale include jewelry, accessories, knits, collectibles, artwork, stationary, and sewn goods. You’ll also enjoy gourmet street food and desserts, accompanied …

East Bay Open Studios 2013 | June 1
Saturday, June 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay
East Bay Open Studios 2013 | June 1

Visit artists’ studios, glimpse the creative process, and purchase work directly from local artists over two weekends during 2013 East Bay Open Studios. Over 400 artists will participate in 2013, opening their studios to art adventurers across the East Bay on June 1-2, and June 8-9, ...

2013 Free Row Boat Day on Lake Merritt | Oakland
Saturday, June 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is encouraged to LTRday@lakemerrittrowingclub.org.
| Lake Merritt Boathouse
2013 Free Row Boat Day on Lake Merritt | Oakland

Come to Lake Merritt in Downtown Oakland and learn about rowing – an invigorating, intense, fun, and bonding sport like no other.
Free, but RSVP is encouraged to LTRday@lakemerrittrowingclub.org. Drop-ins are also welcome.
The event will include:

Boathouse tour to get acquainted with rowing equipment and facility
Introduction to rowing …

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, June 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

Win Tix: CitySolve Urban Race | San Francisco
Saturday, June 1 – 11:30 am | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets are $50 each, but use secret code FUNCHEAPSF for $25 Tickets
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
CitySolve Urban Race | San Francisco

Like The Amazing Race? You’ll heart this unique scavenger hunt.
Teams of 2-4 people solve clever clues and face fun challenges all while navigating the urban landscape via foot orMuni. It’s a scavenger hunt mixed in with trivial pursuit, throw in a mini road race and …

Issues Anniversary Party: Free Pizza, Drinks & KUSF DJ | Oakland
Issues Anniversary Party: Free Pizza, Drinks & KUSF DJ | Oakland

You’re invited to the Six Year Anniversary Party of Oakland’s favorite magazine store, Issues, on Sunday, June 3, 2012.
Everything in the store will be 10% off for the day, and you can enjoy some summer sounds from KUSF-in-Exile DJ Irwin (Sleeves on Hearts).
At 2 pm, they’ll have …

8th Annual Silence the Violence: March, peakers & Performances | SF
Saturday, June 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
8th Annual Silence the Violence: March, peakers & Performances | SF

2013 NATIONAL SILENCE
THE VIOLENCE DAY EVENTS
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SAN FRANCISCO:
8th Annual Silence the Violence
HEALTH AWARENESS DAY
Meet at San Francisco City Hall 12 NOON March to Soma Rec 270 6th Street
Free Health and Resource Fair
For More Info 415.573.6219
Host: United Playaz
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OAKLAND:
TURN UP FOR PEACE! YOUTH FESTIVAL 1-4PM, FREE!
OAKLAND UNITY HIGH …

Win Tix: Roots that Rock: 24th Annual Vintners’ Festival | Santa Cruz
Roots that Rock: 24th Annual Vintners' Festival | Santa Cruz

On June 1-2, 2013 the Santa Cruz Mountains Vintners’ Festival will be hosted at participating wineries in Santa Clara/San Mateo Counties. On June 8-9, 2013 the festival will be hosted at participating wineries in Santa Cruz County with a festival featuring wine tasting, food trucks, live music, artists …

Classic Cars, Food, Beer, Ping Pong & Art Fest | Oakland
Saturday, June 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Classic Cars West
Classic Cars, Food, Beer, Ping Pong & Art Fest | Oakland

Classic Cars West invites you back to The Yard for a weekly daytime food, beer, ping pong, art and classic car party in Oakland.  Every Saturday from noon ’til dusk, the event will feature a rotating pop-up food menu from local purveyors and craft beer by Oakland’s ...

Philosophy Walk: “Imagination” | McLaren Park
Saturday, June 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations Accepted
| McLaren Park
Philosophy Walk:

On June 1, 2013, the walk will be focused on the topic of “Imagination.”

2013 Cutest Pet Contest & Pup Parade | Mission
Saturday, June 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fayes Video & Espresso Bar
2013 Cutest Pet Contest & Pup Parade | Mission

Fayes Video & Espresso are once again holding a contest for the cutest pup and kitty in our fine city on June 1, 2013.
Dog lover? Pick a pooch with the potential to be crowned as 2013′s cutest and like their photo on Facebook to cast …

Every Saturday

Free Drop-in Zumba Fitness Class | Potrero Hill
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Potrero Hill Recreation Center
Free Drop-in Zumba Fitness Class | Potrero Hill

Zumba is a 60-minute cardio workout featuring a playlist full of hot Latin/international/pop songs that will have you twirling, shimmying, and forgetting that you’re working out.
If you’re a non-dancer, you’ll find that there’s enough repetition to make it easy to catch on; if you’re a …

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13
Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13

Sure, Lucky 13′s always loaded with free popcorn and goldfish – but, if you’re looking for something more sustainable with your rockabilly and punk on the jukebox, be sure to drop by their free BBQ on the outdoor patio from 4-7 pm every Saturday from June …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab.
When O-69 gets called, everyone playing bingo …

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