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Friday, April 18

Free Blacklight Art Party | Oakland
Friday, April 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are accepted
| The Grease Diner
Free Blacklight Art Party | Oakland

Neon Palace is a fun-raiser party for the Grease Diner’s black light events. Two electronic bands will play in a world of glow in the dark, 3D, and black light art, where viewers will be given 3D glasses and blacklight flash lights at the door …

Roller Derby Demo & Flower Power Ride | San Jose Bike Party
Friday, April 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
Roller Derby Demo & Flower Power Ride | San Jose Bike Party

Silicon Valley Roller Girls will be giving a demo of the fast paced sport of roller derby this Friday during the Flower Power Ride. As you may know, San Jose Skate, their current practice space and bouting venue, is closing permanently on June 1, 2014. …

Saturday, April 19

2014 Earth Day on the Bay: Eco Film Fest & Shark Feeding | Redwood City
Saturday, April 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marine Science Institute
2014 Earth Day on the Bay: Eco Film Fest & Shark Feeding | Redwood City

The Marine Science Institute is honoring Planet Earth with the annual “Earth Day on the Bay” event from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
They’re open to the public just once a year and they’ve made sure to bundle as much wonder, fun, …

Point Molate Beach Springtacular: Live Music, Hikes & Games | East Bay
Saturday, April 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Point Molate Beach Park
Point Molate Beach Springtacular: Live Music, Hikes & Games | East Bay

After 10 long years of closure, one of the most beautiful beaches in the East Bay is once again open to the public. To celebrate, the citizens who saved Pt. Molate are throwing a big, free public celebration with live music, naturalist walks, egg coloring, volleyball …

2014 Spring Eggstravaganza Carnival & BBQ Contest | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: $8 | Sharon Meadow
2014 Spring Eggstravaganza Carnival & BBQ Contest | Golden Gate Park

Celebrate spring at the annual Eggstravaganza event at Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
This family-friendly event features egg hunts, carnival rides, games, live entertainment, kids activities and a heated barbecue competition between Rec and Park, …

2014 Eggapalooza: Giant Egg Hunt With Over 10,000 Eggs | South Bay
Saturday, April 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food, drinks and select activities.
| GateWay Bible Church
2014 Eggapalooza: Giant Egg Hunt With Over 10,000 Eggs | South Bay

Join a day of Easter fun with your family at GateWay Bible Church which includes a giant egg hunt for kids of all ages, bounce houses, free family photos, a Cupcake Walk, a visit from the Easter Bunny, a petting zoo and lots more.
2014 Giant Egg …

Win Tix: Ultimate Frisbee: SF FlameThrowers Season Opener | SF
Ultimate Frisbee: SF FlameThrowers Season Opener | SF

Come see the San Francisco FlameThrowers Home Opener on April 19, 2014 as they take on The Salt Lake Lions and experience the fast-paced, fun, and fiercely competitive spectacle of Professional Ultimate disc (think hardcore frisbee, for you beach bums).
This is no game of catch at the …

2014 Spring Carnival: Egg Hunt, Crafts & Games | Emeryville
Saturday, April 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emeryville Marina Park
2014 Spring Carnival: Egg Hunt, Crafts & Games | Emeryville

Hop on over to the Emeryville Marina Park where the City of Emeryville will be hosting its annual Spring Carnival with free fun and games for children of all ages from 1-3 pm on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
There will carnival games, face painting, balloon twisting, …

Glow-N-The-Dark Egg Hunt In Mosswood Park | Oakland
Saturday, April 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mosswood Park
Glow-N-The-Dark Egg Hunt In Mosswood Park | Oakland

Oakland puts a fresh spin on the ol’ Easter Egg Hunt with the Glow-N-The-Dark Egg Hunt on the evening of Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Bring the kids, bring a flashlight and blanket and enjoy crafts at 5 pm, outdoor activities at 6 pm and finally, an …

Sunday, April 20

2014 Sisters’ Easter Celebration w/ Hunky Jesus Contest | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*In case of bad weather, visit thesisters.org for location updates
| Hellman Hollow
2014 Sisters' Easter Celebration w/ Hunky Jesus Contest | Golden Gate Park

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the kabuki-inspired cross-dressing nuns-of-fun, host their 35th Easter Sunday in the Park on April 20, 2014 at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park.
There’s a family-friendly Children’s Easter celebration at 10 am, but the real fun follows after the kids head …

Food Truck Easter Brunch Bash: Egg Painting & Bottomless Mimosas | SoMa
Sunday, April 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Food Truck Easter Brunch Bash: Egg Painting & Bottomless Mimosas | SoMa

SoMa StrEat Food Park and FuncheapSF are having a special Easter Sunday Brunch starting at 10 am on Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Over 10 delicious food trucks will be serving egg-cellent brunch specials. There will be tons of fun events for kids including an Easter egg …

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

“Bring Your Own Big Wheel” Race 2014 | Potrero Hill
Sunday, April 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch, but $5 to $10 donations requested to race
| 20th and Vermont

Yes, officially announced for 2014!
Watch dozens of contestants at Bring Your Own Big Wheel 2014 (BYOBW) risk humiliation and serious injury racing their big wheels (those giant plastic tricycles from when we were kids – no rubber wheels allowed) down the crazy curvy Vermont …

Wednesday, April 23

Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Wednesday, April 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Circus Center
Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Wednesday. Circus Skills Jam Class Most  Wednesdays | 7 to 9pm Free, but the class has a 25 person maximum. Please check-in between 7-7:45 pm. This class is open ...

Saturday, April 26

The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF
Saturday, April 26 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Laguna Honda Hospital
The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF

Take a sad song and make it better as The Beatles Choir brings cheer to the residents and staff of Laguna Honda Hospital through music, joy, laughter and the timeless songs of the Fab Four. Laguna Honda Hospital is a long-term, skilled nursing and rehabilitation ...

Sunday, April 27

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Thursday, May 1

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, May 1 – 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 ...

Friday, May 2

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, May 2 – 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 ...

SF Indie’s First Friday Roller Disco Party | Mission Dist.
SF Indie's First Friday Roller Disco Party | Mission Dist.

SF IndieFest presents a fun, monthly roller disco party, the last Friday of every month with skate rentals and groovy disco tunes courtesy of Black Rock Roller Disco. Costumes are encouraged and IndieFest not responsible for alcohol influenced roller skating wipe outs. SF Indie’s Roller Disco ...

Sunday, May 4

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Dogpatch/Bayview
Sunday, May 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bayview

Sunday Streets (March – October 2014) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yoga classes, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, May 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Monday, May 5

“Attack of the Typewriters” Old School Letter-Writing Party | Make Out Room
Monday, May 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room

“Vent your political angst with others at Attack of the Typewriters, a free monthly letter-writing party that provides free typewriters, stamps, envelopes, and paper — everything you need to get your voice heard in the halls of power.”   SFIst Grab a drink and tell the ...

Pyramid Brewery Beer Bingo | Berkeley
Monday, May 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.
| Pyramid Alehouse (Berkeley)
Pyramid Brewery Beer Bingo | Berkeley

Come by Pyramid Brewery in Berkeley on the first Monday of the month to drink beer, play bingo and win prizes. It’s free to play, but it is first come, first serve, so grab your friends and get there early to get a seat and ...

Friday, May 9

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, May 9 – 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, May 10

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, May 10 – 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 ...