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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 Wit & Humor Exhibit: “Bombs Away: Humor Goes to War” | Opening Day
Saturday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF 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, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

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 – 10:00 am | 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. In the past, the truck has sold Hello Kitty cakes, donuts, macarons and other sweets, and of course Hello Kitty swag like water bottles. The truck attracted ...

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 ...
Civil War Cannon Loading Demonstration | Fort Point
Saturday, April 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Point
Civil War Cannon Loading Demonstration | Fort Point
Join them at the cannon across the parade ground from the Fort Point entrance and learn how the Fort’s soldiers came together to protect the San Francisco Bay. Afterwards, you and other visitors can demonstrate your knowledge and become certified Fort Point cannoneers. Meet at the ...
Giants Cap Swap: Get a Free Oakland A’s Cap | March 27 – April 1
Giants Cap Swap: Get a Free Oakland A's Cap | March 27 - April 1

The Oakland Athletics will celebrate the start of their 50th season in Oakland by hosting a number of fan and community events, giveaways and special appearances during the Oakland A’s Spirit Week, Monday, March 27 – Friday, March 31, 2017. Plus you can trade in ...

History Of Pinball Talk w/ Pacific Pinball Museum’s Founder | Macy’s Flower Show
Saturday, April 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
History Of Pinball Talk w/ Pacific Pinball Museum's Founder | Macy's Flower Show
Come learn about the surprising and intricate history of pinball from Pacific Pinball Museum’s resident expert, Founder & Director Michael Schiess. Located in the Arcade on Level 1.

Every Saturday

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.
Free Community Yoga Class
Every Saturday | 10 am
Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA
FREE
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF

Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks.
Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front …

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form.
You will gain a personal understanding …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands

Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters.
A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was …

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 …

Saturday Roller Skate Party “Disco Down Dolores” | SF
Every Saturday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Saturday Roller Skate Party

This is the newer fresher rollerskate dance scene of San Francisco based in Dolores Park. Meet them from 2pm to 6pm every Saturday at Dolores Park Mulituse Court. They love rollerskates and blades alike.
Disco Down Dolores
Every Saturday | 2-6p
Multiuse Court, Dolores Park, Near Church & …

“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.
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show
Every Saturday | 8 pm
It’s Your Move Game Store, 4920 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
$5
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the …

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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