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Saturday, August 23

2014 Back to School Festival: Giveaways, Workshops & Expo | Oakland
Saturday, August 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
| Oakland City Hall
2014 Back to School Festival: Giveaways, Workshops & Expo | Oakland

On Saturday, August 23, 2014, Oakland Natives Giveback along with Assemblymember Rob Bonta and Oakland Mayor Jean Quan will host the 7th Annual “Attend & Achieve Back to School Event.”
Free, but registration is required for each person. Please print your ticket and bring it along …

6th Annual Mill Valley Dog Show | North Bay
Saturday, August 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated
| Whole Foods (Blithedale)
6th Annual Mill Valley Dog Show | North Bay

Whole Foods Market Blithedale is hosting the 6th annual Mill Valley Dog Show. There’s a doggie treat vendor fair and raffle for doggie gift baskets.
In past years, there have been free treat samples and we expect the same for 2014.
All dogs must be registered the …

Sunday, August 24

2014 Caltopia: Free Massages, Haircuts & Performances | UC Berkeley
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2014 Caltopia: Free Massages, Haircuts & Performances | UC Berkeley

Caltopia is an annual free two-day campus festival at the start of the UC Berkeley school year that’s free for the entire community (you don’t have to be a student) happening from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday and Monday, August 24-25, 2014. It ...

Monday, August 25

2014 Caltopia: Free Massages, Haircuts & Performances | UC Berkeley
Monday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2014 Caltopia: Free Massages, Haircuts & Performances | UC Berkeley

Caltopia is an annual free two-day campus festival at the start of the UC Berkeley school year that’s free for the entire community (you don’t have to be a student) happening from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday and Monday, August 24-25, 2014. It ...

Thursday, August 28

Ambiance Shopping Party: Free Bubbly, Snacks & Discounts | Noe Valley
Thursday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Noe Valley)
Ambiance Shopping Party: Free Bubbly, Snacks & Discounts | Noe Valley

Stop by Ambiance’s four San Francisco locations for complimentary bubbly drinks, nibbles, and prize giveaways every half hour from 5-9 pm. You’ll enjoy 10% off regular items and take an additional 20% off sale items. 2014 Ambiance Parties August 7 – Marina District (1858-1864 Union ...

Thursday, September 4

Free “Barber’s Choice” Haircut Night | Lower Polk
Free

On the first Thursday of each month, in conjunction with the Lower Polk / TL Art Walk, Salana Salon offers free haircuts to gentlemen from 6-10 pm, as long as they are okay with it being Barber’s Choice. They’re planning on having a different theme ...

Saturday, September 20

Give & Take: Monthly Kid Stuff Swap | Oakland
Saturday, September 20 – 11:15 am | Cost: FREE | Lakeview Branch Library
Give & Take: Monthly Kid Stuff Swap | Oakland

Come swap out your kids’ gently-used clothing, books, and toys for others that are new to you. Please bring only items that are clean, in good condition, and appropriate for children. The swap takes place from 11:15 am to noon every third Saturday of the ...

Sunday, September 21

Mission Neighborhood Record Swap | McCoppin Plaza
Sunday, September 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
Mission Neighborhood Record Swap | McCoppin Plaza

The city has turned the blighted dead end of McCoppin St., abutting the Octavia freeway off ramp, into a dynamic community space. The new McCoppin Plaza is one of three new open spaces under the South of Market (SoMa) West Improvement Projects designed to enhance the ...

Thursday, October 2

Free “Barber’s Choice” Haircut Night | Lower Polk
Free

On the first Thursday of each month, in conjunction with the Lower Polk / TL Art Walk, Salana Salon offers free haircuts to gentlemen from 6-10 pm, as long as they are okay with it being Barber’s Choice. They’re planning on having a different theme ...

Saturday, October 18

Give & Take: Monthly Kid Stuff Swap | Oakland
Saturday, October 18 – 11:15 am | Cost: FREE | Lakeview Branch Library
Give & Take: Monthly Kid Stuff Swap | Oakland

Come swap out your kids’ gently-used clothing, books, and toys for others that are new to you. Please bring only items that are clean, in good condition, and appropriate for children. The swap takes place from 11:15 am to noon every third Saturday of the ...