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Saturday, April 1

Dramatic Bloom of Spring Wild Flowers | SF Botanical Garden
Dramatic Bloom of Spring Wild Flowers | SF Botanical Garden

It’s been a wet winter and that means spring is going to be crazy good at the San Francisco Botanical Garden … the curators tell us that everything is budding up and looking very bountiful and beautiful. After four dry years, this winter has brought much needed rain ...

2017 Cambodian New Year Festival: Traditional Dances & Costumes | Oakland
Saturday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted and an RSVP is requested.
| Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2017 Cambodian New Year Festival: Traditional Dances & Costumes | Oakland
The Cambodian New Year festival is multicultural with Cambodian dance groups from all over Northern California performing traditional dances from the palace, court, and villages in dazzlingly costumes; there will be Burmese, Thai and Nepali dancers, too. Free, but donations are accepted and an RSVP is ...

2017 Wit & Humor Exhibit: “Bombs Away: Humor Goes to War” | Opening Day
Saturday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
2017 Wit & Humor Exhibit:

Every year during the month of April, the San Francisco Public Library presents a Wit & Humor exhibit at the Main Branch. Naturally, the opening day is April Fool’s Day. The exhibit is on display April 1 – May 31, 2017. How did the average reader and soldiers ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, CJM and Oakland Museum of ...

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Explore SF’s natural areas with a free guided nature walk while socializing with new friends, feeling fit, and finding new inspiration in our city’s native plants and wildlife. All walks start at 10:00am are Free, and require no pre-registration. Free Saturday Nature Walks | Schedule Golden ...

“Spring Bloomers” Plant Sale | SF Botanical Garden
Saturday, April 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Botanical Garden

Come by for a unique opportunity to admire and acquire an outstanding selection of plants seldom found in commercial nurseries or garden centers. Enjoy a wide variety of plants at each monthly Saturday sale, in addition to featured selections, based on the season. All monthly ...

Hello Kitty Truck & Super Cute Treats | Pleasanton
Saturday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for Hello Kitty goodies of course.
| Stoneridge Shopping Center
Hello Kitty Truck & Super Cute Treats | Pleasanton

You can now literally binge on Hello Kitty. The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming to San Francisco during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Japantown. You can catch a sneak peak in San Jose and Pleasanton before the truck heads to San Francisco for ...

Equator Coffees Ground-breaking: Coffee, Mimosas & Doughnuts | SF
Saturday, April 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
Equator Coffees Ground-breaking: Coffee, Mimosas & Doughnuts | SF
Equator Coffees & Teas will be hosting a ground-breaking kick-off event Saturday, April 1st to give their customers a sneak-peak at their sixth Equator Cafe. They invite you to join them for a behind-the-scenes look at what will be an iconic collaboration. Chat with their visionary ...
“De Las Calles”: London Street Art, Street Food & Silent Disco Fest | SoMa
Saturday, April 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but there's a $10 renal fee for the silent disco headphones
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Join Airpusher as they team up with SoMa StrEat Park and Weinstein Gallery to bring you a day of music, food, drink, and art… from the streets. This is your chance to see some of the best pieces from Weinstein Gallery’s “Vandals of London”, an urban ...
Joanne Weir Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 1 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Joanne Weir Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The demo will be followed by a book signing. Joanne Weir wears many different hats as cookbook author, culinary instructor, and as executive chef of Copita Tequileria ...
Renegade Craft Fair 2017: Saturday | Fort Mason
Saturday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
Renegade Craft Fair 2017: Saturday | Fort Mason

The Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center in the Festival Pavilion featuring a curated selection of over 300 best indie-craft and DIY makers and artisans. Renegade Craft Fair: San Francisco April 1-2, 2017 | 11 am to 6 pm Fort Mason Center, SF FREE Renegade is a ...

39th Annual “St. Stupid’s Day” Parade | SF
Saturday, April 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Transamerica Pyramid
39th Annual
The Annual St. Stupid’s Day Parade is a celebration of stupidity, so wear something silly, bring your solo socks, spare pennies and losing lottery tickets and gather with all the other stupids to do the silliest walk of all. Where’s the parade go? The chosen route depends if April ...
2017 Spring Open Studios: Saturday | Mission District
Saturday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission District
2017 Spring Open Studios: Saturday | Mission District

Join a weekend of collectively cultivating this vital art community and reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District during the annual Spring Open Studios. 2017 Spring Open Studios Saturday-Sunday, April 1-2, 2017 | Noon to 6 pm Mission District, San Francisco FREE Preview Reception Friday, ...

San Francisco’s Largest Color Fight: Holi 2017 | SF
Saturday, April 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 early bird / $20 general admission
| California College of the Arts SF (CCA SF)
San Francisco's Largest Color Fight: Holi 2017 | SF
The ancient springtime Hindu festival of color and throwing stuff at people comes to San Francisco when Asha, an Indian non-profit agency, brings Holi to the SoMissPo (that little pocket in between SoMa, the Mission and Potrero Hill) Typically each year there’s a DJ and dancing as ...

Every Saturday

Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose

Lululemon Athletica invites you to free Summer Yoga sessions every Saturday morning now through the end of August at Park Valencia across from Left Bank Brasserie.
Bring your mat and enjoy a free, outdoor morning workout. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and class begins at 9 am.

Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | See Jane Run
Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland

Let them surprise you with some fun, always different, always entertaining fitness adventures to shake up your routine.
Come join them every Saturday morning for a random workout led by a different local trainer each week. It will be open to all genders, ages, and fitness levels …

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

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 …

Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons.
Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel Woods …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, this event is BYOB.
All this goodness is brought to you …

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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