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Wednesday, June 29

Win Tix: Conversation w/ Tavis Smiley | JCCSF
Wednesday, June 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | JCCSF Jewish Community Center
Conversation w/ Tavis Smiley | JCCSFContest Ended

Tavis Smiley — broadcaster, author, publisher, advocate and philanthropist — has emerged as a powerful voice for change. The host of PBS’s Tavis Smiley and PRI’s The Tavis Smiley Show, he is also the author of nineteen books including The Covenant with Black America, Death …

Win Tix: Meet The People Tonight w/ Conor Kellicutt | Doc’s Lab
Wednesday, June 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Doc's Lab
Meet The People Tonight w/ Conor Kellicutt | Doc's LabContest Ended

Meet The People Tonight is a live late-night talk show where the guests are fascinating everyday people. They won’t promote their latest film project, try to get your vote or tell some story they’ve practiced over and over…but they do have amazing lives. And with veteran …

Thursday, June 30

Ghirardelli Square Summer Beer Garden & Free Snacks | SF
Thursday, June 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Ghirardelli Square Summer Beer Garden & Free Snacks | SF
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2016: Mara Hruby | Palo Alto
Thursday, June 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2016: Mara Hruby | Palo Alto
Win Tix: Asteroid Nightlife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | California Academy of Sciences
Asteroid Nightlife | California Academy of SciencesContest Ended

Enjoy music, creatures, and cocktails as you set out with friends on a journey to the stars and the depths of the sea at California Academy of Science’s “Nightlife.”
> Buy Tickets – $15 – 21+
Celebrate World Asteroid Day with an evening of space talks, space …

Win Tix: Hella Single: Comedy Show, Singles Mixer & Dance Party | SF Hella Single: Comedy Show, Singles Mixer & Dance Party | SFContest Ended

Are you tired of swiping right? Bumble making you humble? On an unsuccessful Hinge binge? Or tired of your dating life not Happn’n (get it?)? Well, come to #HellaSingle, SF’s only comedy show and dating mixer for singles ready to mingle. Come laugh at world …

Friday, July 1

Win: “Wiener-Dog” Oddball All-Star Comedy | SF Enter to Win

Welcome to the doghouse: the latest hilariously biting comedy from Todd Solondz is a twisted Lassie for misanthropes. It follows the wayward adventures of a dachshund who passes from oddball owner to oddball owner whose radically dysfunctional lives are all impacted by the pooch.
Featuring …

Unconfirmed – First Friday Cannabis Industry Social & Picnic | Lake Merritt
Friday, July 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Please Note: We weren’t able to confirm if this social is still taking place monthly.

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, July 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Concerts on the Plaza: Rahmil & Barley | Mountain View
Friday, July 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Concerts on the Plaza: Rahmil & Barley | Mountain View
Cancelled – First Friday Shorts | The New Parkway
Friday, July 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE

First Friday Shorts is on hiatus. There will be no upcoming screenings until further notice.

First Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland
Friday, July 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph and 23rd St
First Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills $5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

July Schedule

Mars Rover Curiosity: Come and see the full sized replica of the NASA Mars rover!
Bubble Lab: 6-8pm
Join in on the fun as Chabot’s resident Bubblologists experiment using all sorts of materials you can find around the house to make strange and wonderful bubbles.
Liquid Nitrogen …

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, July 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
San Francisco Bike Party: “Zoomania” | First Fridays
Friday, July 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Bike Party:

San Francisco: an urban jungle ruled by wild beasts. Some of us walk on two legs, some walk on four legs, others walk on six legs. Some of us fly, some hop, some saunter and some crawl or slither. Here are a few images to …

“America, F√©k Yeah” Hilarious, Good Ol’ Fashioned Propaganda | SF
Friday, July 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Tickets are $10. Limited seating. RSVP to RSVP@oddballfilms.com.
| Oddball Films

In honor of the 240th birthday of this country, Oddball Films presents “America, F√©k Yeah – Good Ol’ Fashioned American Propaganda,” a night of outlandish, hilarious and didactic shorts and cartoons from the 1940s and 1950s calling for a patriotic spirit, shilling war bonds, touting …

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, July 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, July 1 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE
First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Unconfirmed – “UK 2 Da Bay” Grime Dancehall House Party | Oakland
Friday, July 1 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Before 11pm With RSVP. Otherwise, $5.

We have not confirmed UK 2 Da Bay on 7/1/16.

Saturday, July 2

Unconfirmed – Healthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands
Saturday, July 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.

Please Note: We have not confirmed that Healthy & Free First Saturdays is taking place  on July 2.