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Friday, April 28

“Yesterday Is Tomorrow” Thematical Vignettes | SF
Friday, April 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations are highly encouraged.

A satirical look at the past, present and future of a world increasingly hostile to artists and dominated by technology. With singing, dancing, acrobatics and comedy. Also, feminism and Boy bands.

SuperbFest: “Rogue One” Free Outdoor Movie Screening | UC Berkeley
Friday, April 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with CAL ID
SuperbFest:

Are you sick and tired of Darth Vader’s obnoxious, heavy breathing? Join a group of Rebels in the latest attempt to take down the Death Star in the first of many “standalone” films. Get in on the action alongside Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) and Cassian …

Saturday, April 29

NASA Space Apps Hackathon | Berkeley
Saturday, April 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free the entire day, bring your laptop to participate and officially register
| NextSpace CoWorking Berkeley
NASA Space Apps Hackathon | Berkeley

NASA Space Apps Challenge is a 2-day collaborative event where teams of technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, developers and students collaborate and engage with publicly available data to innovate solutions for global challenges. Inspire each other while you learn and create using stories, code, …

Spring Plant Sale Extravaganza & Free Workshops | San Jose
Saturday, April 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Our City Forest Community Nursery
Spring Plant Sale Extravaganza & Free Workshops | San Jose

Save the date for the Spring Plant Sale Extravaganza. They will be offering selected species of plants for 50% off.
If you think you already have enough plants at home, come for the free workshops:

10AM – Composting is Easy
11AM – Nature Photography with Smart Phones
12PM – …

2017 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
2017 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma

The Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival celebrates Petaluma’s rich agricultural history as one of the premier dairy regions in the country.
2017 Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10 am to 5 pm
 – Parade at noon
Downtown Petaluma
FREE
The 100-unit parade features over 3,000 …

2017 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
| Laney College
2017 Laney College Open House | Oakland

Want to learn graphic arts, welding or machining? How about cosmetology or electronics? Whether you’re interested in learning a new skill or a new career, Laney’s Career and Technical Education Open House is a fun day where you can explore a wide range of career and technical programs.
Free, an RSVP is …

2017 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
2017 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino
An Epic “California Bookstore Day” Print Party | The Booksmith
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with RSVP greatly appreciated but not required.
| The Booksmith
An Epic

To celebrate the fourth annual California Indie Bookstore Day, Booksmith is celebrating all things print.
Featuring custom Booksmith swag (hint literary themed condoms) and sign-ups for their Book Club Rewards program for discounts on the day of and for the rest of the year.
Official Indie Bookstore …

WWII In The Shadow Of Mt. Tam: Walking Tour | Sausalito
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
WWII In The Shadow Of Mt. Tam: Walking Tour | Sausalito

2017 is the 75th anniversary of the establishment of a bustling wartime shipyard called Marinship in Sausalito. Innovations, ingenuity, and inspiration all played a part in the day to day routine. Join Ranger Joanne on a 2-mile walking tour of the area surrounding the Bay …

STEM Central: Discover The Future Of Technology | Santa Clara
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Santa Clara City Library
STEM Central: Discover The Future Of Technology | Santa Clara

STEM Central is an all-day, family-friendly event celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Visitors will come face to face with cutting-edge technologies, including augmented reality, 3-D printing, robotics, and artificial intelligence.
Younger visitors will have the opportunity to get hands-on at …

Anna & Lenore Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 29 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE
Anna & Lenore Free Seasonal 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 and highlighting two of their market seller-farmers.
Lenore Estrada and Anna Derivi-Castellanos are the partners behind Three Babes Bakeshop. They offer seasonal pies using local ingredients and are …

Uhuru Community Health Fair | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Akwaaba Hall, 7911 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland
Uhuru Community Health Fair | Oakland

On Saturday, the African People’s Education and Defense Fund  hosts the Uhuru Health Fair from 11am to 4pm at Akwaaba Hall. This community solutions-oriented fair which will offer free health screenings, interactive fitness workshops, entertainment, food giveaways, vendors, information on alternative health options as well …

“Dia De Los Ninos” Magic Show, Music & Movement Games | South SF
Saturday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Grand Avenue Library

Chiquy Boom the clown will perform a Bilingual (English and Spanish) silly magic show. She offers loads of energetic activities, which include, silly magic, music and movement games. After the show stay for a fun open craft activity.

Skyjam Family Fest: Dance, Live Music & Craft | Kensington
Saturday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5 | Kensington Hills
Skyjam Family Fest: Dance, Live Music & Craft | Kensington

Join them on April 29, 2017 for the 7th annual annual Skyjam family festival. This year they are celebrating their cultural diversity through amazing entertainment acts , delicious food , and community.
Come dance, make music, and craft at the 7th Annual SkyJam Family Festival. Enjoy …

People’s Climate Movement: Fight For A Clean Environment | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is encouraged.
| Lake Merritt Amphitheater
People’s Climate Movement: Fight For A Clean Environment | Oakland

Supporting the People’s Climate Movement in D.C., on April 29 there will be a resistance and renewal convergence at Lake Merritt in Oakland. This is a chance for all of you in the Bay Area to come together, hit the streets and raise your voices for …

Melissa Clark Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Melissa Clark Free Seasonal 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 at Sur La Table in the Ferry Building Marketplace.
Melissa Clark is a staff writer for the New …

Homemade Cleaning Products | South SF
Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Homemade Cleaning Products | South SF

Looking to cut down on expenses? Want to know what is in the products that you are using to clean your home? Join them for a presentation on homemade cleaning products using basic ingredients.
You will learn various recipes for replacing store-bought products, and discuss the …

MACLA Family Art Day: Dance & Yoga Classes | San Jose
Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
MACLA Family Art Day: Dance & Yoga Classes | San Jose

Come for a celebration of art and culture from the Latin American diaspora. Family Art Day is an event for youth and families with hands-on visual art activities with professional artists, bilingual gallery tours, multicultural dance and music performances, as well as dance and yoga …

2017 Southside Festival: SF’s Newest Music, Mural & Arts Fest | Bayview
Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Laughing Monk Brewing
2017 Southside Festival: SF's Newest Music, Mural & Arts Fest | Bayview

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Imprint.City and The Bay Bridged (the people behind Phono del Sol) will launch the 2017 Southside Festival in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood.
The Southside Festival is a day-long, free, music & arts festival, showcasing local visual artists and musicians, however unlike most festivals, …

Telegraph Ave. “Summer of Love” Block Party | Berkeley
Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, United States
Telegraph Ave.

Don’t miss the kickoff event for The 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love. On Saturday, April 29th, they will be closing down four blocks of Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley from Bancroft Way to Dwight Way.
Come celebrate with a free concert of 60s cover bands, yummy …

Yelp’s Fillmore Food & Drink Crawl | SF
Saturday, April 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 to support the SFSPCA. An RSVP is required.
Yelp's Fillmore Food & Drink Crawl | SF

Ready to “Get Footloose on Fillmore?” Great, all you need to do is RSVP and make sure you have the Yelp app so you can check in to the event.
Join the businesses of Fillmore street for an amazing afternoon. Enjoy complimentary local libations, eats, live music, …

5th Annual Plant Exchange | Mountain View
Saturday, April 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
5th Annual Plant Exchange | Mountain View

Do you have plants you must prune or cull? Trade them with others in the community, and take home new plants for your home or garden. All types of plants are welcome.
If you simply want to donate your extra plants, they will accept them at the …

Free Iris Flower Show in Lakeside Park | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Garden Center
Free Iris Flower Show in Lakeside Park | Oakland

The Sydney B. Mitchell Iris Society’s annual show and potted iris sale will be held April 29-30 at the Oakland Garden Center.
The show will be open on Saturday, April 29 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, April 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Admission is free

Our Story: Women’s Activism Through Art | SF
Saturday, April 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clement Street Between Arguello and Clement
Our Story: Women's Activism Through Art | SF

The Richmond District Neighborhood Center are excited to present Our Story- Women’s Activism through Art. Our Story is a free, family friendly event celebrating and showcasing the art and stories of local women and girls.
The street will be filled with artisans selling their goods, resources …