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Saturday, April 8

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | Oakland
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | Oakland

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are back in the Bay Area offering walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Lady Washington is a replica of an 18th-century sailing ship that has appeared in several motion pictures and television shows, including Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse ...

Hello Kitty Truck Comes to SF | Japantown
Saturday, April 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for Hello Kitty goodies of course.
| Japantown
Hello Kitty Truck Comes to SF | Japantown

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 ...

Historic Meek Mansion Free Open House | Hayward
Saturday, April 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Meek Park
Historic Meek Mansion Free Open House | Hayward
Enjoy a look inside the beautiful Meek Mansion during the community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Have you always wondered what’s inside this local treasure? For two hours the first floor of the house will be open for free. Come and explore.
Free “Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 8 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and highlighting one of our market sellers. Evan Bloom started cooking younger than most, eschewing Kraft mac n cheese for Thai cuisine & baked Alaska. This love ...
Free Yoga Class & Back Patio After-Party | Phoenix Hotel
Free Yoga Class & Back Patio After-Party | Phoenix Hotel
Join Henry’s Hard Sparkling, a new line of spiked, sparkling water for a 45-minute yoga class followed by complementary Henry’s Hard Sparkling, post-workout bites and fitspo giveaways. The yoga portion of the event will begin at 10:30am. Upon arrival at Chambers please head to the back ...
Mission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
Mission District
Mark your calendars now! The Calle 24 Latino Cultural District will be THE place to be Saturday, April 8, 2017. During this month’s Paseo Artistico, our participating organizations will provide free events and activities for all of the community. This month we’re celebrating the community of ...
“Jack of All Trades” Easter Special Indie Craft Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

The Jack of All Trades Market has been canceled as of January 2018 – Check out an even bigger event at TreasureFest. Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local ...

“Sanctuary City” Art Show: With Liberty and Justice for Some | Closing Day
Saturday, April 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | SFAC Main Gallery

The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) Galleries announces the first installment of Sanctuary City, a year-long exhibition and public program series that delves into topics related to San Francisco’s immigration policies, immigrant and refugee populations and the history of our Sanctuary City status. The opening ...

2017 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF
Saturday, April 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Arts Gallery
2017 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF

Art Explosion Studios, the city’s largest artist collective, is holding its annual Spring Open Studios in the Mission District. Come see over 100 artists as they open their studios to exhibit their work. Painters, sculptures, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will be showing so there will ...

8th Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt | Golden Gate Park
8th Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt | Golden Gate Park
Bring your furry friend to the 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs from noon to 2 pm on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Enjoy finger foods and local vendors while your dog sniffs out eggs filled with tasty treats and valuable prizes. Don’t forget your camera for ...
“Summer of Love” Opening Day Celebration | de Young
Saturday, April 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public. Gallery admission is not included.
| de Young Museum
50 years ago, San Francisco rocked the world with art, fashion, and music during the Summer of Love. Celebrate 1967 with a day full of art-making, performances, DJs, social activism, and new artist work. The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll will be ...
Puppy & Kitten Shower: Donate To Help Animal Shelters | Walnut Creek
Puppy & Kitten Shower: Donate To Help Animal Shelters | Walnut Creek
Spring is here and so is puppy and kitten season. Animal shelters are beginning to overflow with precious newborn animals in need of rescue. Help ARF prepare to care for the incoming little ones at a Puppy & Kitten Shower on Saturday, April 8. Drop-in anytime ...
Snuggle Bunnies & Baby Chicks: Your Easter Favorites | San Mateo
Saturday, April 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hillsdale Shopping Center
Snuggle Bunnies & Baby Chicks: Your Easter Favorites | San Mateo
Easter’s on parade with their live bunnies and baby chicks, brought in just for the season at Hillsdale Shopping Center. Enjoy snuggling up with these cotton-tailed and fluffy-feathered Easter time favorites.
Circus Day with Circus Bella | Macy’s Flower Show
Saturday, April 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Circus Day with Circus Bella | Macy's Flower Show
The circus is in town. Step right up and enjoy in-store entertainment with members of Circus Bella.

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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