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Wednesday, March 14

Pi Day: Exploratorium Free Day | 2018
Wednesday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Pi Day: Exploratorium Free Day | 2018
Welcome to the 31st annual Pi Day, the mathematical holiday founded at the Exploratorium and celebrated by number lovers around the world. To honor the never-ending number 3.14159… (and Einstein’s birthday), they’ll serve up π-themed activities, rituals, antics, and plenty of pie. Find out what’s so ...
Ask a Scientist’s 2018 “Pi Day” Puzzle Party | SoMa
Wednesday, March 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Ask a Scientist's 2018
Trying to decide how you’re going to celebrate Pi Day (3.14)? Avoid the congested airports and typical math holiday madness, and join Ask a Scientist’s Pi Day Puzzle Party — a boisterous math and logic puzzle competition, hosted by Wes Carroll. Pi Day Puzzle Party Wednesday, March 14, ...

Thursday, March 15

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Dockside Tours Dockside tours are $5 (for donation). Schedules and ships are subject to change so always ...

Friday, March 16

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Bayview-Hunters Point & Bernal Heights
Friday, March 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Bayview-Hunters Point & Bernal Heights

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Oakland
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Oakland

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Dockside Tours Dockside tours are $5 (for donation). Schedules and ships are subject to change so always ...

33rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party | Financial District
Friday, March 16 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE, but an RSVP is recommended
| The Royal Exchange
33rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Block Party | Financial District
`Wonderbread5 The Royal Exchange will throw their annual block party with traditional Irish fare, live music, and plenty of Guinness on St. Patrick’s Day proper. This block party is free, so wear your green and get ready to party in the streets. St. Patrick’s Day Block Party Friday, March 16, 2018 ...
2018 “Luck of the Irish” St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl | Marina
2018

It’s time to put those shamrocks on and head out at the world famous pub crawl for some real shenanigans at over a dozen or more venues around and along the Marina & Union Street with some mind numbing drink specials. 2018 St. Patrick’s Day ...

19th Annual Bay Area Seed Swap | Berkeley
19th Annual Bay Area Seed Swap | Berkeley
Celebrate your favorite pulses, and swap seeds with others at the popular Annual Seed Exchange hosted by the Bay Area Seed Interchange Library (BASIL). Come learn about seed libraries, swap home-grown garden seeds, share a potluck supper, enjoy music and the company of fantastic local gardeners ...

Saturday, March 17

Spring Equinox Ceremony | SF Zen Center
Saturday, March 17 – 7:10 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Zen Center
Spring Equinox Ceremony | SF Zen Center
Come witness and join in the Spring Equinox Ceremony at the San Francisco Zen Center at 7:10 am on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Words of the season are offered in the equinox and solstice ceremonies, usually outdoors in the courtyard. The ceremony follows morning zazen, at the time ...
2018 Annual Arbor Day Eco Fair: Free Family Fun & Enviromental Education | SF
Saturday, March 17 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | George Washington High School
2018 Annual Arbor Day Eco Fair: Free Family Fun & Enviromental Education | SF
Join in the fun at this year’s San Francisco Public Works Arbor Day Eco Fair – a family-fun event packed with hands-on activities and urban environmental education on Saturday, March 17, 2018. 2018 Annual Arbor Day Eco Fair Saturday, March 17, 2018 | 9 am to noon Washington High ...
2018 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & Parade | Dublin
Saturday, March 17 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Dublin Civic Center
2018 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & Parade | Dublin

Where else but Dublin would you want to celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Come out for a free, memorable and authentic Irish experience. The parade gets going at 9:30 am at Amador Plaza, and the St Patrick’s Day Festival will be held from 10 am to 5 ...

2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco
Saturday, March 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2018 St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco
The West Coast’s largest Irish event celebrating Irish history and culture, the 166th Annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, attracts some 100,000 revelers every year and is one of the city’s most popular events. 167th San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Festival ...
7th Annual LepreCon: St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl | SF
Saturday, March 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5*
*$5 Super Early Bird tickets; $12 Early Bird tickets
| Mayes Oyster House
7th Annual LepreCon: St. Paddy's Pub Crawl | SF
Like SantaCon, but love St. Patrick’s Day? Turn in your Santa Claus costume and join the epic 7th Annual LepreCon Pub Crawl, a Leprechaun-themed pub crawl on Saturday, March 17, 2018. At LepreCon, St. Patrick’s Day meets SantaCon, kicks Christmas’s ass, and the Leprechauns take over. Over ...
2018 St. Patrick’s Day Festival | SF Irish Cultural Center
Saturday, March 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Typically these events are free. Bring cash for food & drinks.
| United Irish Cultural Center
2018 St. Patrick's Day Festival | SF Irish Cultural Center
The United Irish Cultural Center of San Francisco hosts a full day of traditional Irish music, dancing and pub classics on St. Patrick’s Day. We’re told that the music starts around 11 am and ends near closing. 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Saturday, March 17, 2017 | 11 ...
2018 Holi Festival of Colors: Chai, Colors & DJs | Fremont
Saturday, March 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: $20*
*$20 for Non Members $18 for Rana Members
| Mission San Jose
2018 Holi Festival of Colors: Chai, Colors & DJs | Fremont
It’s time to celebrate the fun filled festival of colors. RANA(Rajasthan Association of North America) brings you the biggest Holi Festival in Bay Area inspired by the original Rajasthani Holi in India. The Rainbow Holi ticket ($20) is all inclusive of: Vibrant Colors Refreshing Thandai Delicious Rajasthani Food Live DJ Fun ...
St. Patrick’s Day Irish Pub Music Celebration | Civic Center
Saturday, March 17 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
| Civic Center (SF)
St. Patrick's Day Irish Pub Music Celebration | Civic Center
The United Irish Cultural Center of San Francisco throws a Saturday night of traditional Irish music & pub classics the night of the big downtown parade on Saturday, March 17, 2018.
Irish Bank St. Patrick’s Day Block Party 2018 | Financial Dist.
Irish Bank St. Patrick’s Day Block Party 2018 | Financial Dist.

The Irish Bank Bar and Restaurant is home a day of Irish revelry, music and jam packed fun in one of the city’s most iconic St. Patrick’s Day block parties. Featuring Traditional and Celtic rock Irish Music. 2018 Irish Bank St. Patrick’s Block Party Saturday, ...

2018 Albany FilmFest: Kid’s Matinee & Hands-On Film Skills | East Bay
Saturday, March 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for adults, $1 for kids
| Albany Community Center
2018 Albany FilmFest: Kid's Matinee & Hands-On Film Skills | East Bay
A babysitting monster, a cookie recipe gone wrong, a girl who just wants to be left alone to read in the forest, kids thinking up ways to be kind . This fast-paced, family friendly show features an eclectic variety of short films by and for kids. ...
2018 Spring Equinox: Magic Meadow Ritual | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, March 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Magic Meadow, Golden Gate Park
2018 Spring Equinox: Magic Meadow Ritual | Golden Gate Park
Celebrate the Spring Equinox as the Wheel of the Year turns toward the sunshine with a pagan ritual in Magic Meadow, Golden Gate Park at 1 pm on Saturday, March 17, 2018. This ritual especially involves young people, and typically includes an egg-hunt for kids afterwards (though we have ...
2018 “Luck of the Irish” St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl | Marina
2018

It’s time to put those shamrocks on and head out at the world famous pub crawl for some real shenanigans at over a dozen or more venues around and along the Marina & Union Street with some mind numbing drink specials. 2018 St. Patrick’s Day ...

2018 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Oakland
Saturday, March 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Piedmont Piano Company
2018

Jazz Search West 2018, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer four competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during March and April. Come experience Jazz Search West 2018 during which 16 ...

Sunday, March 18

2018 The Parents Club Rummage Sale | Palo Alto
Sunday, March 18 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for PAMP Members.
| Cubberley Community Center Pavilion
2018 The Parents Club Rummage Sale | Palo Alto
Score great deals and recycle treasures at the PAMP Rummage Sale. They expect lots of good bargains on gently-used children’s clothing, toys, equipment and maternity items. The event is Free to the public. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Join PAMP and get early admission at 8:30 a.m.
2018 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration | Dublin
Sunday, March 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dublin Civic Center
2018 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration | Dublin

Where else but Dublin would you want to celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Come out for a free, memorable and authentic Irish experience. The parade gets going at 9:30 am at Amador Plaza, and the St Patrick’s Day Festival will be held from 10 am to 5 ...

Free Ceramics Studio Day | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, March 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sharon Art Studio
Free Ceramics Studio Day | Golden Gate Park
The Sharon Arts Studio hosts a Retired Teachers Craft Sale and Free Ceramics Studio Day on March 18, 2018. Plus come by for free ceramics handbuilding in Ceramics Studio open to all ages from 10 am to 4 pm. Items for sale will include knitted items, photographs, cards, glass art, ...
SFJAZZ Girls Day: Free Youth Jazz Workshops | SF
SFJAZZ Girls Day: Free Youth Jazz Workshops | SF
Join celebrated women jazz faculty in this very special workshop for female jazz musicians ages 13-18 on March 18, 2018. Ensemble techniques, improvisation, and musicianship will be the focus of this program for emerging female jazz talents. Faculty include: Tammy Hall (piano) Ruth Davies (bass) Kristen Strom (sax) Mara Fox (trombone) Kate ...
SFMOMA’s “Free Family Day” Free Museum Day | SF
SFMOMA's
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) welcomes families and intergenerational audiences to the museum for its Free Family Day on Sunday, March 18, 2018. While the museum is always free for visitors 18 and younger, on Free Family Day, it is also free for up ...
The 90 Second Film Festival | SF
Sunday, March 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reserve your seat to ensure admittance.
| SF Main Public Library
The 90 Second Film Festival | SF
The 90 Second Newbery is a yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create movies that tell the entire story of a Newbery award-winning book in 90 seconds or less. In 2018, the San Francisco 90-Second Newbery will screen on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 2 pm-4 pm at the ...
“Brides of March” 2018 Wedding Dress Pub Crawl | SF
Sunday, March 18 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bar Fluxus
Grab a wedding dress and join the brides as more than a hundred people in wedding dress (men, women and in-betweeners) parade through the heart of San Francisco, strolling through Union Square, shopping at fancy stores, and drinking in local bars. All you need for this ...

Monday, March 19

Final Drop-In Tax Help Day | Oakland
Monday, March 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Final Drop-In Tax Help Day | Oakland

Oakland Public Libraries will be offering free tax preparation help with trained volunteers from the AARP Tax-Aide program who will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns between February 5, 2018, and March 19, 2018. The Main Library is a drop-in site ...

Tuesday, March 20

2018 SF Bay Area Science Fair: Public Viewing Day | Golden Gate Park
Tuesday, March 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
2018 SF Bay Area Science Fair: Public Viewing Day | Golden Gate Park
The 2018 San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair is back at the San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park, and you can come check out what local students have dreamed up, concocted, constructed and proven with real science (and those trusty tri-fold poster boards) ...