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Monday, April 27

Free Dance Class Monday: Aerial, Greek & Burlesque | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week
Monday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Free Dance Class Monday: Aerial, Greek & Burlesque | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week

Highlights for Monday, April 27, 2015

Open Company Class with AXIS – 1 pm
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Oakland
Intro to Aerial Dance – 6 pm
Studio 12, Berkeley
All Levels Capoeira (Teens and Adults) – 6:15 pm
ABADÁ-Capoeira San Francisco , San Francisco
Bellydance, Egyptian style – 7 pm
Halanda Studio, San Jose
Step into …

Tuesday, April 28

Free Dance Class Day: Lines Ballet Rehearsal, Bellydance & Swing | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week
Tuesday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Free Dance Class Day: Lines Ballet Rehearsal, Bellydance & Swing | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week

Highlights for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Open Rehearsal for the Mother’s Day “Rocked By Women” show – 1 pm
New Style Motherlode Dance Studio, Oakland
LINES Ballet BANDW Open Rehearsal – 4:30 pm
Alonzo King LINES Dance Center, San Francisco
Bombay Jam – 5 pm
YWCA Berkeley/ Oakland, Berkeley
Beginning Swing Dance – 6 pm
CCSF Health …

Wednesday, April 29

Free Dance Class Day: Ballet Performance & Haitian Dance | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week
Wednesday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Free Dance Class Day: Ballet Performance & Haitian Dance | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week

Highlights for Wednesday, April 29, 2015

LINES Dance Center Performance at Union Square – 12:30 pm
Union Square San Francisco, San Francisco
ODC/Dance Open Rehearsal – 4 pm
ODC Dance Commons, Studio B, San Francisco
Intro to African Haitian Dance – 6 pm
CCSF Health and Wellness Center, San Francisco
Awaken Your Inner Carnaval Showgirl! …

Thursday, April 30

Free Dance Class Day: Hula, Bhangra & Balkan Dance | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week
Thursday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Free Dance Class Day: Hula, Bhangra & Balkan Dance | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week

Highlights for Thursday, April 30, 2015

Beginning Modern Dance – 1 pm
CCSF Health and Wellness Center, San Francisco
Aloha Hula: Intro to Hawaiian Dance – 6:15 pm
YWCA Berkeley/Oakland, Berkeley
Dholrhythms Bhangra Dance Workout – 7 pm
The Works Cooperative Dance Studio , Berkeley
Bellydance Cardio and Combos – 7:30 pm
Halanda Studio, San Jose
Balkans and …

Friday, May 1

Free Dance Class Day: Smuin Ballet Rehearsal & Ballroom Party | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week
Friday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Free Dance Class Day: Smuin Ballet Rehearsal & Ballroom Party | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week

Highlights for Friday, May 1, 2015

Smuin Ballet Open Rehearsal – 11 am
Academy of Ballet , San Francisco
Rhythm & Motion Modern Essentials Dance Workout with Iddy Richardson – noon
ODC Dance Commons, San Francisco
Ritual 4-6: ascent – noon
San Francisco City Hall Rotunda, San Francisco
Open Rehearsal-Cinderella – 4:30 pm
Ballet San Jose Silicon …

Saturday, May 2

Free Dance Class & Performance Weekend | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week
Saturday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Free Dance Class & Performance Weekend | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week

Highlights for Saturday, May 2, 2015

Bellydance Oriental Entrance – noon
Halanda Studio, San Jose
SF Ballet Company Class Viewing at the War Memorial Opera House – noon
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Intro to Korean Traditional Drum Dance: Sam-go-mu – 3:30 pm
Korean American Association, San Francisco
Around the world with Bharatanatyam – 5:30 …

2015 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Valencia St. (21st to 24th)
2015 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.

Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in the Mission with an annual all day family-friendly celebration that is normally held in Dolores Park, but due to construction is being held as a block party on Valencia Street with live music, cultural performances and more.
11th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival
Saturday, May …

2015 Hip Hop in the Park | Berkeley
Saturday, May 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | People's Park
2015 Hip Hop in the Park | Berkeley

The Bay Area hip-hop community comes together the first Saturday in May each year to enjoy live music, graffiti art, dancing, and DJing at the annual Hip Hop in the Park, a hip-hop festivalrun by the Students For Hip Hop at Cal in People’s Park.
2015 …

San Francisco Ballet: Behind-the-Scenes Free Rehearsal | War Memorial Opera House
Saturday, May 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco Ballet: Behind-the-Scenes Free Rehearsal | War Memorial Opera House

Want to see the artists of SF Ballet up close and in action? Go behind the scenes with San Francisco Ballet, the oldest professional ballet company in America. Observe the dancers of SF Ballet in action in a Company class, led by one of the …

Sunday, May 3

Final Day: Free Dance Classes & Performances | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week
Sunday, May 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Final Day: Free Dance Classes & Performances | 2015 Bay Area Dance Week

Highlights for Sunday, May 3, 2015

3rd Annual Baile en la Calle: The Mural Dances – 11 am
Brava Theater/Precita Eyes, San Francisco
Soul Sanctuary Dance – Freestyle Community Dance – 11 am
Ashkenaz, Berkeley
Dance-A-Rama 2015 – 1 pm
Eighth Street Artists’ Center, Berkeley
Dance on the Brain – 2 pm
ODC Theater, San Francisco
Kathy Mata …

Saturday, May 9

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, May 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

Win Tix: 10th Annual Uncorked Wine Festival Tasting Tix | Ghirardelli Square

Ghirardelli Square is putting on its 10th annual wine festival, Uncorked on from 1-6 pm Saturday, May 9, 2015.
To celebrate its decade milestone, Uncorked is partnering with Noise Pop to kick off its best wine festival yet in the beautiful, historic Ghirardelli Square and across …

Friday, May 15

“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview
Friday, May 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House

San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood comes alive for 3rd on Third, a community-wide arts celebration for the whole family happening from 5-8 pm every third Friday of the month, at Bayview Town Center (3rd Street from McKinnon to Palou & Mendell Plaza). The monthly event will feature ...

Thursday, May 21

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, May 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland

At the Piedmont Avenue Stroll you can expect to see a variety of art mediums, enjoy entertainment, and sample refreshments with many businesses showcasing hand-picked local artists and designers. The monthly event was voted Best Art Walk That’s Not Art Murmur in 2012 by the East ...

Saturday, May 23

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2015: Saturday | Mission
Saturday, May 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2015: Saturday | Mission

The 2015 San Francisco Carnaval Festival (May 23-24, 2015 from 10 am to 6 pm) transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland of food, music, dance, art, crafts. The 2015 theme is Agua Sagrada, which is Spanish for “sacred water.” It symbolizes the universal reverence for the most basic element ...

Sunday, May 24

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2015
Sunday, May 24 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | 24th & Bryant
San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2015

On Sunday, May 24, 2015, the 2015 San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade kickoffs at 9:30 am at the corner of 24th and Bryant Streets, where it will proceed west to Mission Street. From there, the parade heads north on Mission Street down to 17th Street, …

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2015: Sunday | Mission
Sunday, May 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2015: Sunday | Mission

The 2015 San Francisco Carnaval Festival (May 23-24, 2015 from 10 am to 6 pm) transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland of food, music, dance, art, crafts. The 2015 theme is Agua Sagrada, which is Spanish for “sacred water.” It symbolizes the universal reverence for the most basic element ...

Saturday, June 13

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, June 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

Thursday, June 18

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, June 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland

At the Piedmont Avenue Stroll you can expect to see a variety of art mediums, enjoy entertainment, and sample refreshments with many businesses showcasing hand-picked local artists and designers. The monthly event was voted Best Art Walk That’s Not Art Murmur in 2012 by the East ...

Friday, June 19

“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview
Friday, June 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House

San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood comes alive for 3rd on Third, a community-wide arts celebration for the whole family happening from 5-8 pm every third Friday of the month, at Bayview Town Center (3rd Street from McKinnon to Palou & Mendell Plaza). The monthly event will feature ...

Friday, June 26

Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
Friday, June 26 – 10:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks from outside the stadium
| AT&T Park
Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park

No need to pay to get into AT&T Park just to see the fireworks.
As soon as the San Francisco Giants defeat the Colorado Rockies in AT&T Park on Friday, June 26, 2015 (game ends approx. 10:15 pm), enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the …

Saturday, June 27

2015 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center
Saturday, June 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2015 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center

On Pride Saturday, June 27, 2015, the Main Stage brings the best of local musical talent and cultural performances to the heart of San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza.
San Francisco Pride is home to over 20 community-run stages and venues. They are a unique feature of the …

Sunday, June 28

2015 San Francisco Pride Parade
Sunday, June 28 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Market Street
2015 San Francisco Pride Parade

Art meets politics in a fleet of floats, vehicles, and marchers along Market Street during the San Francisco Pride Parade, one the nation’s largest LGBT events, starting at 10:30 am on Pride Sunday.
Bring a rainbow flag and come cheer on dykes on bikes, bears in straps, trannies in gowns, and …

2015 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center
Sunday, June 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2015 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center

On Pride Sunday, June 28, 2015, SF Pride will once again offer exciting, up-and-coming cutting edge talent, world renowned performers, and the best of local entertainment from the Bay Area.

Saturday, July 11

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, July 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

2015 Beast Crawl: 150 Authors, 30 Venue, 3 Hours | Oakland
Saturday, July 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Beer Garden
2015 Beast Crawl: 150 Authors, 30 Venue, 3 Hours | Oakland

Uptown Oakland’s Beast Crawl will hold its annual free literary festival featuring more than 150 writers in a single night, spread out at 30 East Bay venues over 3 hours on July 12, 2014.
Local galleries, bars, restaurants, cafés, and storefronts will host dozens of events, including …

Saturday, August 1

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.

Sunday, August 2

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.

Sunday, September 20

2015 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
2015

If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 35th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon.
The biggest single-day comedy event of the …