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Wednesday, July 29

Walk n’ Wag: Pet Psychic, Caricatures & Puppy Kissing Booth | Emeryville
Wednesday, July 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Walk n' Wag: Pet Psychic, Caricatures & Puppy Kissing Booth | Emeryville
Grab your pooch and head to Bay Street for the all-new Walk n’ Wag series taking place on Wednesday evenings throughout July. These special evenings will fill the shopping center with free pet-friendly festivities including music, pet psychics, a canine photo booth, pet caricatures, stupid dog tricks, ...
Grown-Up Camp Night: Songs, S’mores & Spooky Stories | Mountain View
Wednesday, July 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Pioneer Park (Mtn View)
Grown-Up Camp Night: Songs, S'mores & Spooky Stories | Mountain View
Why should kids have all the fun? Find your inner Peter Pan and come out to Pioneer Park to sing your favorite camp songs from childhood, snack on s’mores, try a camp craft, and listen to spooky stories. Free, but an RSVP is requested. Bring your canteen ...

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, July 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF

Come have fun and exercise your imagination and creativity at a monthly improv class happening on the last Wednesday of the month at the Turk and Lyon Community Center inside St. Cyprian’s. Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15 Whether you are a veteran or ...

Thursday, July 30

Free Wakeboarding for Alameda County Residents | Woodland
Free Wakeboarding for Alameda County Residents | Woodland

Beat the summer heat (and escape the Bay Area summer fog), at Velocity Island Park, a cable wakeboarding park in Woodland, offering two free hours of wakeboarding to residents of Bay Area counties. To celebrate their one-year anniversary, residents of Bay Area counties (who have not yet ...

2015 SF Ginger Pride Festival | Dolores Park
Thursday, July 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
2015 SF Ginger Pride Festival | Dolores Park
Calling all redheads (and those who love them) – San Francisco will hold the 1st Annual Ginger Pride Festival in Dolores Park at 6 pm on Thursday, July 30, 2015. 2015 SF Ginger Pride Festival Thursday, July 30, 2015 – 6:00 pm Dolores Park | 19th Street and ...

Friday, July 31

Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland
Friday, July 31 – 9:35 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A's Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. There’s no need to pay ...

Saturday, August 1

2015 “Art + Soul” Festival: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, August 1 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 Adults, $7 Seniors (65+) & Youth (13-17), 12 & under free
| Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
2015

Celebrate Oakland’s vibrant art and music scene at the biggest street party of the year, 2015 Art & Soul Festival, in downtown Oakland. The 15th annual festival features a Saturday performance by aerial dance group Bandaloop, and a Blues & BBQ Blowout on Saturday and Sunday, along with ...

Sunday, August 2

Win Tix: An Awesome One-Day Lego Camp for Kids | SF & Marin
Sunday, August 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN | Make School
Why waste time playing with Legos, when you can learn how to do it right! This special event for kids 6-13 will teach special engineering techniques from a Lego Master builder (yeah we didn’t know there was such a thing either). But it’s not about ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

2015 “Art + Soul” Festival: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, August 2 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 Adults, $7 Seniors (65+) & Youth (13-17), 12 & under free
| Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
2015

Celebrate Oakland’s vibrant art and music scene at the biggest street party of the year, 2015 Art & Soul Festival, in downtown Oakland. The 15th annual festival features a Saturday performance by aerial dance group Bandaloop, and a Blues & BBQ Blowout on Saturday and Sunday, along with ...

Outside Lands Scavenger Hunt | Win a 3-Day Festival Pass
Sunday, August 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you gotta win the scavenger hunt to get the tickets
| Secret Location (SF)
Outside Lands Scavenger Hunt | Win a 3-Day Festival Pass
Missed out on Outside Lands tickets this year, and you just gotta gotta have ’em… and you don’t mind working a little bit for them? We found this guy online named ariel (neither a promoter, nor a mermaid) who also goes by “Concert Raptor” trying to ...
“Undercover Stratego” Game Launch | SoMa
Sunday, August 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation
| Secret Location (SF)
Join in for the premiere of a newly designed game of incognito stealth and subterfuge: Undercover Stratego. Each of you will prowl a highly trafficked public place, looking for agents from the opponent team and using your scouting, bombing, or assassin powers to defeat them to ...

Monday, August 3

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, August 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Soda Popinski's
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at a super rad bar in San Francisco, Soda Popinski’s. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new ...

Wednesday, August 5

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, August 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, August 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...

Thursday, August 6

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, August 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos
Thursday, August 6 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (San Carlos)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new ...

1st & 3rd Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo
Thursday, August 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
| The Hub Vallejo
1st & 3rd Thursday

Every first and third Thursday evening, The Hub Vallejo hosts Hub CAP Community Art Party, a creative community gathering where anything goes  – painting, singing, sewing, knitting, music, mosaics, sculpture…whatever. It’s informal and a chance to hang as a community and create. Bring a project, a ...

Friday, August 7

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, August 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, August 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Saturday, August 8

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, August 8 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Sunday, August 9

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

Summer Concert, Market & Kids’ Games | Niles Town Plaza
Sunday, August 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Niles Town Plaza
Summer Concert, Market & Kids' Games | Niles Town Plaza

Come on down to Niles Town Plaza for the 6th season of the Niles Plaza Summer Concert Series on the second Sunday of the month from June to September. Bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic while enjoying the sunshine, music, vendors and family games from 2-5 ...

Monday, August 10

Wheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room
Monday, August 10 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted
| Make-Out Room
Wheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room

“Wheel of Karaoke” is a fun and engaging karaoke game show judged and MC’d by local up-and-coming performers of comedy and music, taking place on every second Monday at the Make-Out Room Guest comedians, musicians, and vaudeville acts cameo throughout the night to make this ...

Tuesday, August 11

Free Wakeboarding for Marin County Residents | Woodland
Free Wakeboarding for Marin County Residents | Woodland

Beat the summer heat (and escape the Bay Area summer fog), at Velocity Island Park, a cable wakeboarding park in Woodland, offering two free hours of wakeboarding to residents of Bay Area counties. To celebrate their one-year anniversary, residents of Bay Area counties (who have not yet ...

Wednesday, August 12

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Wednesday, August 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Campbell)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new ...

Thursday, August 13

2015 Hot Summer Nights: Hot Rod Show & 1950s DJ | Danville
Thursday, August 13 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hartz Ave (Danville)
2015 Hot Summer Nights: Hot Rod Show & 1950s DJ | Danville

In its 20th year, Danville’s Hot Summer Nights features hundreds of hot rods and classic cars along Hartz Avenue along with a disc jockey spinning nostalgic 1950s and ’60s music, vendor booths and awards for the favorite collector vehicles. Expect to see rare one-of-a-kind collector ...

Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games
Thursday, August 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games

Sandbox is a monthly designing and playtesting event from Come Out and Play SF that takes place every second Thursday of the month. It’s like a mix between an open mic and a game jam, specifically for real world games and participatory experiences. There is a ...

Friday, August 14

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, August 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...

Saturday, August 15

The 420 Games: 10K Run, Beer Garden & Free Pato Banton Concert | Golden Gate Park
The 420 Games: 10K Run, Beer Garden & Free Pato Banton Concert | Golden Gate Park
The 420 Games is a series of runs, bike rides and other fun athletic events that advocate the responsible use of marijuana. The goal is help to de-stigmatize the millions of people who use marijuana in a positive manner via athletic achievement. The 420 Games at ...