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Saturday, May 13

2017 Gira de Libro: Bicycle Library Tour | San Jose
2017 Gira de Libro: Bicycle Library Tour | San Jose
Enjoy the City of San Jose’s libraries and bikeways at the fourth annual Gira de Libro Library Tour by Bicycle, a guided bicycle ride that will visit four of San Jose’s 24 branch libraries. It will start and finish at the Vineland Branch Library, 1450 Blossom Hill Road, San ...
Timbuk2 Summer Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | SF
Saturday, May 13 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*First 50 customer will score a free gift with purchase.
| Timbuk2 Factory Store
Timbuk2 Summer Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | SF

Born and bred on the backs of San Francisco bike messengers, Timbuk2 builds tough-as-Hell messenger bags, backpacks, duffles & travel bags. For just this weekend (May 13-14, 2017), San Franciscans can bank on some awesome steals at the Timbuk2 Shotwell Factory store’s Summer Warehouse Sale. They’ll be playing ...

Downtown Alameda’s 2017 Spring Festival | East Bay
Saturday, May 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Historic Park Street Business District
Downtown Alameda's 2017 Spring Festival | East Bay

The Park Street Spring Festival is a Mother’s Day tradition that takes place in Alameda every year during the second weekend in May. Downtown Alameda Spring Festival May 13-14, 2017 | 10 am to 6 pm Park Street, Alameda (btwn Lincon and Encinal) FREE There ...

2017 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival | Union Square
Saturday, May 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2017 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival | Union Square
The annual Taiwanese American Cultural Festival will once again be held in Union Square. Over 10,000 people from all across the Bay Area attend this event yearly to experience the vibrancy of Taiwanese culture through food, music, performances and fun workshops. 25th Annual Taiwanese American Cultural Festival Saturday, May 13, 2017 ...
Season Launch: Free Oakland Walking Tours | Jack London Square Waterfront
Season Launch: Free Oakland Walking Tours | Jack London Square Waterfront

Visit a turn-of-the-century wholesale produce district still in operation and see the USS Potomac, the restored yacht of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Tour begins at 10 am at the Jack London Square entry arch, foot of Broadway. 2017 Dates Saturday, May 13 Wednesday, June 7 ...

Tenderloin Museum 1 Year Anniversary Celebration | Free Admission Day
Saturday, May 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin Museum
Tenderloin Museum 1 Year Anniversary Celebration | Free Admission Day
In celebration of their one year anniversary on July 16th, the Tenderloin Museum be open for free from 10 am-9 pm with free hourly programming from 1-8 pm. The first year has been exceptional because of all the incredible partnerships forged with other museums, non-profit organizations, artists, local ...
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over six Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April and May. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and out of ...

Sports Basement’s Camp Out: 20% Off Discounts & Complimentary Beer | Berkeley
Saturday, May 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Sports Basement's Camp Out: 20% Off Discounts & Complimentary Beer | Berkeley
SB Camp Out is an interactive and engaging event focused on bringing the outdoors to you. This event will highlight the most cutting edge outdoor brands and the latest in their gear. They will be offering on-site demos & clinics, hourly raffles, nutritional tastings and Fort ...
17th Annual Spring Festival On Mother’s Day Weekend | Alameda
Saturday, May 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free music and other entertainment. Food, drinks, and kids games have a cost.
| Park Street (Alameda)
17th Annual Spring Festival On Mother's Day Weekend | Alameda
Downtown Alameda’s Spring Festival is a Mother’s Day weekend tradition in the Bay Area with something for everyone. There will be lots of arts & crafts vendors, continuous live music on two stages, a kids’ area, mouth-watering festival food, and local craft beer and wine that ...
24-Hour Game Fest at Google | SF
Saturday, May 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Google Launchpad
24-Hour Game Fest at Google | SF

24 Hours. Hundreds of participants. Games. Prizes. Activities. Playcrafting is partnering with The Bay Area Extra Life Guild to present an unforgettable live-streamed Game Fest fundraiser. They’ll be taking over The Google Launchpad for 24 hours consisting of everything from game tournaments to contests and giveaways. ...

Free “Devil’s Gulch Ranch” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, May 13 – 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. This demo will highlight a farmer-chef relationship forged and sustained at the farmers market, featuring Devil’s Gulch Ranch. Chef Greg Lutes opened 3rd Cousin in late 2015 ...
2017 Blessing of the Bikes & Bay Trail Ride | Oakland
Saturday, May 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Mosswood Park
2017 Blessing of the Bikes & Bay Trail Ride | Oakland
To launch National Bike Month, the East Bay Bicycle Coalition will host its annual Blessing of the Bikes event on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Bring your bike to be blessed by interfaith clergy and spiritual teachers. Bay Area cyclists of all faith traditions and spiritual paths ...
Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios | South Bay
Saturday, May 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2017 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

7th Annual Reading Bonanza in the Park | Palo Alto
Saturday, May 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Bell Street Park
7th Annual Reading Bonanza in the Park | Palo Alto
Share the joy and fun of reading with families at the Sixth Annual Reading Bonanza literacy expo in the Park, East Palo Alto from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Free, but an RSVP is requested. Bring the kids for free food, lots of free books, activities ...
“Jack of All Trades” Mother’s Day Special Indie Craft Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, May 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Join in for a Pre-Mother’s Day Special market at Jack London Square the Saturday before Mother’s Day. Shop for mom from 100 local makers, crafters, vintage and antique vendors. Eat from top local food trucks. Plus there’s live music and games. RSVP to enter to win ...
Mission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF
Saturday, May 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
Mission District
Please Note: This event takes place on May, 13, 2017 and not on May, 14, 2017 as was originally listed. MURAL HISTORY WALK 11AM – 12 PM | Precita Eyes Muralists Trace decades of visual storytelling on our bilingual guided mural tour through the 24th Street Corridor. SALSA WORKOUT 2:00 ...
FFYC Oakland Youth Celebration & Circus Antics | Oakland
Saturday, May 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fred Finch Youth Center
FFYC Oakland Youth Celebration & Circus Antics | Oakland
Join FFYC on the green of their 8 acre park-like campus as they celebrate the diverse talents of some of Oakland’s top youth performing arts groups. Treat yourself to free sodas, popcorn, sno-cones and Cracker Jacks while you enjoy: The music of Oakland Youth Chorus, Frick Impact Academy’s ...

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.
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 …

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 …

“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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