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Saturday, May 23

2015 Small Business Week Final Day: Sidewalk Sales | SF
Saturday, May 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
2015 Small Business Week Final Day: Sidewalk Sales | SF

Find your must-haves and more on sidewalks throughout San Francisco. In 2015, there are over 20 neighborhoods participating on two weekends: May 16, 2015 and May 23, 2015.
Check out the 2015 sidewalk sale full schedule.
May 16, 2015 Sidewalk Sales

Glen Park Merchants Association – District 8
Haight Ashbury Merchants …

2015 Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music - Bandshell
2015 Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest | Golden Gate Park
Win Tix: Puzzles & Poltergeists: Real Life Room Escape Game | San Mateo Puzzles & Poltergeists: Real Life Room Escape Game | San MateoContest Ended

There is a brand new room escape game in San Mateo and you can be part of it. A mysterious spirit is haunting the office. Can you and your team of ghost hunters solve the puzzles and escape… before he locks you in forever?
Room escape games involve locking (willing) teams of …

Free History Lecture: Pacific Peace, Pacific War | Treasure Island
Saturday, May 23 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
Free History Lecture: Pacific Peace, Pacific War | Treasure Island

The Golden Gate International Exposition of 1939-1940 was San Francisco’s last great public celebration prior to America’s entry into World War II. The theme of this “Pageant of the Pacific” was “Pacific Unity.” How did the deepening international crisis affect the fair, particularly America’s ongoing …

Alexander’s Steakhouse Chef Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, May 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Alexander's Steakhouse Chef Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Marc Zimmerman started cooking at the age of fourteen in a tiny Italian restaurant in Indiana. Several years later, he began working for a Charlie Trotter alumnus named Steven Oakley who inspired him to attend culinary school and make cooking his life. Marc spent time …

Barrio Fiesta: SoMa Rec Center 25th Anniversary & Filipino Culture Celebration | SF
Saturday, May 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Barrio Fiesta: SoMa Rec Center 25th Anniversary & Filipino Culture Celebration | SF

The Barrio Fiesta is the 25th anniversary celebration of the Gene Friend SoMa Rec Center from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, May 23, 2015.
This fun event celebrates Filipino culture with entertainment, food, music and games.

Bike Courier Challenge & Alley Cat Race | Mountain View
Saturday, May 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Mountain View Public Library
Bike Courier Challenge & Alley Cat Race | Mountain View

Can you beat a bike courier? Pit yourself against an expert bike messenger from Cowgirl Bike Courier, and see if you can complete a delivery manifest faster.
Or, take the challenge just for fun, and join their No Rider Left Behind group. If you speak bike …

Point Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay
Saturday, May 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Point Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay
2015 March Against Monsanto in Bee Costumes | Embarcadero
Saturday, May 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco, California
2015 March Against Monsanto in Bee Costumes | Embarcadero

It’s time again to show how you stand in solidarity together across the earth with the people, the creatures, and the land at the annual March Against Monsanto and the movement and help co-create a better world for us and those to come starting at noon on Saturday, May …

Awesöme Orchestra Classical Jam: Wagner’s 202nd Birthday | Berkeley
Saturday, May 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but to participate, you must sign up on the Google form: http://goo.gl/forms/isWByoxNfs
| Firehouse Art Events Hangar
Awesöme Orchestra Classical Jam: Wagner's 202nd Birthday | Berkeley

In collaboration with the Northern California Wagner Society, Awesöme Orchestra will be celebrating Wagner’s 202nd birthday with German food, beer, artwork of his operas by Cal Pedranti, and, of course, lots of great bombastic orchestral music.
Repertoire and schedule are as follows, with David Möschler, conductor …

2015 “Cardinal Cup” Freestyle Hacky Sack Tourney | Stanford 2015

The First Annual “Cardinal Cup” freestyle competition and jam will be hosted by Stanford Footbag Club from noon to 5 pm on Saturday, May 23, 2015.
Free, but an RSVP is appreciated even if you’re attending (even if just as a spectator).
For those of you who don’t now the …

Warriors vs. Rockets: Game 3 | 2015 NBA Playoff Watch Party
Saturday, May 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
Warriors vs. Rockets: Game 3 | 2015 NBA Playoff Watch Party

Food Truck Lineup

Bacon Bacon: The name says it all
Firetrail Pizza: Brick oven baked Neapolitan pizzas
Lil Burma: Traditional Burmese cuisine
Gyros on Wheels: Mediterranean Shish Kebab Gyros
Calpe Paellas: A taste of Spain…the Best Paella in Town!
Tonli Dumpling House: Specializing in Dumplings and an Asian twist on ramen and curry rice …

Fog City Movie Night: Big Hero 6 | Richmond Dist.
Saturday, May 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rossi Playground
Fog City Movie Night: Big Hero 6 | Richmond Dist.
Fantasy Art Market League Award Ceremony | Tenderloin
Saturday, May 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Fantasy Art Market League Award Ceremony | Tenderloin

League of F.A.M.E. Season Two (April 23 – May 23)
The competition is back with League of F.A.M.E season two. This installment of L.O.F. is sure to take Fantasy Art Market Enthusiasm to the next level. League of F.A.M.E. (Fantasy Art Market Enthusiasts) is a fantasy …

Sunday, May 24

2015 Buddha Bathing Ceremony & Vegetarian Feast | Sunnyvale
Sunday, May 24 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chung Tai Zen Center
2015 Buddha Bathing Ceremony & Vegetarian Feast | Sunnyvale

The Chung Tai Zen Center will celebrate the Buddha’s Birthday with a “Bathing the Buddha” Ceremony (in English and Chinese) to be followed by a vegetarian luncheon and a memorial service in the afternoon.
Over 3,000 years ago, the great compassionate Buddha came to this world …

2015 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Sunday, May 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Kennedy Park,1333 Decoto Rd, Union City, CA 94587
2015 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City

Join the Bay Area Burmese Community for the annual Burmese New Year Water Festival at Kennedy Park in Union City from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday, May 24, 2015.
Activities will include sprinkling of water, traditional culture thingyan dance, elderly homage ceremony, and water festival music …

San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival: Sunday | 2015
Sunday, May 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival: Sunday | 2015