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Wednesday, May 25

Drunkathalon: A Gaming Tournament Of Champions | PianoFight
Drunkathalon: A Gaming Tournament Of Champions | PianoFight
“Drunkathalon” is a drinking-infused (non-alcoholic welcomed) video game (casual, multiplayer) tournament with a $100 CASH prize. Audience in teams of 2-6 players compete and showboat in a tournament of champions featuring a variety of video game genres, each with their own unique drinking rules. Think one-part ...
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, May 25 – 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, May 26

Marina Sidewalk Party: Food, Drinks & Fun | SF
Thursday, May 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Scott and Jefferson
Marina Sidewalk Party: Food, Drinks & Fun | SF
Scoot is partnering up with our friends at RentSFNow & Greentree Property Management to put on an evening of food, drinks and fun at 3820 Scott St at Jefferson St in the Marina. Come meet your neighbors, eat dinner and learn more about Scoot. They’ll have ...
“Togas & Tutus” Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Thursday, May 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Campbell)
This Adventure Run now takes place on the 4th Thursdays, and not 2nd Wednesday as was previously posted.

Friday, May 27

Friday Yo-Yo Night & Preliminary Competition | Hotel Kabuki
Friday, May 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hotel Kabuki
Friday Yo-Yo Night & Preliminary Competition | Hotel Kabuki

Join the annual Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest in Golden Gate Park to enjoy the sun, learn to yo-yo, and be witness to some of the world’s best players as they compete in the yo-yo championship in Spreckels Temple of Music Bandshell. Over 100 of the top ...

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, May 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

“Bowl So Hard” Free Bowling, Beer & DJs | Oakland
Friday, May 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Plank
Come out for a night of beer, food, and music, plus watch some of the Bay’s best breweries compete in the most beer-fueled bowling battle you’ve ever seen. Free, but an RSVP is required. Complimentary Goose Island Beer from 8-10 pm Sweater Funk DJs on the decks from 8-11 pm Free ...

Saturday, May 28

2016 Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
2016 Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest | Golden Gate Park

Join the annual Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest in Golden Gate Park to enjoy the sun, learn to yo-yo, and be witness to some of the world’s best players as they compete in the yo-yo championship in Spreckels Temple of Music Bandshell. Over 100 of the top ...

2016 Family Fun Festival: Skateboard Contest, Science Demos & Puppet DIY | Berkeley
Saturday, May 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
2016 Family Fun Festival: Skateboard Contest, Science Demos & Puppet DIY | Berkeley
The Ecology Center Farmers’ Markets’ annual Family Fun Festival is “a whole day of free fun for the whole family” featuring games, contests, performances, and hands-on activities for all ages. 2016 Family Fun Festival Saturday, May 28, 2016 | 10 am to 2 pm Berkeley Farmers Market, MLK Jr ...
Win Tix: 27th Annual Bay Area KidFest: Opening Day | Concord
Saturday, May 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN | Mt. Diablo High School
This three day event, May 28-30, is everything an overwhelmed parent dreams of. Bring your kids to the very best live entertainment and games. There will be sports, educational activities, and exploration, not to mention arts and crafts. It’s a celebration of all things kids and ...
2016 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose
Saturday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 admission (after that all plates are $6 or less). $3 children's admission.
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2016 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose

Celebrate tacos at the San Jose Taco Festival of Innovation – a feast day filled with tastings, art, music, Lucha Libre, and a curated selection of over 30 food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco all day. Taco ...

2016 “Cardinal Cup” Freestyle Hacky Sack Tourney | Stanford
2016
The Second Annual “Cardinal Cup” freestyle competition and jam will be hosted by Stanford Footbag Club from noon to 5 pm on Saturday, May 28, 2016. For those of you who don’t now the history, this event usually happens in combination with the “Green Cup” footbag net ...

Sunday, May 29

2016 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Sunday, May 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Kennedy Park (Union City)
2016 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Join the Bay Area Burmese Community for the annual Burmese New Year Water Festival at Kennedy Park in Union City from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Activities will include a water play area, fashion show, traditional culture thingyan dance, elderly homage ceremony, and water ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
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. Get ready for yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, a lively atmosphere and ...

Monday, May 30

Memorial Day Free Entry | Ardenwood Historic Farm
Monday, May 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ardenwood Historic Farm
Memorial Day Free Entry | Ardenwood Historic Farm
Come down to Ardenwood Historic Farm for a free admission day from 10 am to 4 pm on Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2016. Help with farm chores, ride the train, and tour the Victorian farmhouse. Taste farm-baked cookies from our outdoor wood stove, try your skills at ...

Wednesday, June 1

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, June 1 – 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, June 1 – 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, June 2

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, June 2 – 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 | Berkeley
Thursday, June 2 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Berkeley)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Please Note: This series now takes place on the 1st Thursday of the month, not the 4th Thursday as was previously posted.
First Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo
Thursday, June 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
| The Hub Vallejo
First Thursday

Every first 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 song, a ...

Friday, June 3

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, June 3 – 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, June 3 – 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 ...

Sunday, June 5

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
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. Get ready for yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, a lively atmosphere and ...

Monday, June 6

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, June 6 – 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 ...

Tuesday, June 7

Monthly Game Night at the Library | Napa
Tuesday, June 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Napa County Library
Monthly Game Night at the Library | Napa

Local millennials no longer have to swipe right to meet new people. The Napa County Library’s new Un/shelved program connects 20 to 30 year olds through nontraditional library events. It’s your move with Un/Shelved Gaming if you want to discover new games or socialize with other gamers. ...

Thursday, June 9

“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF
Thursday, June 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Secret Location (SF)

Sandbox is a monthly open mic, held every second Thursday, for playtesting live games and participatory experiences. Work presented is generally embodied play–unlike video games or board games, the experiences at Sandbox generally involve players moving around and exploring space and interacting with other players. ...

Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Jurassic World” | Jack London Square
Thursday, June 9 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night:

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of Jack London Square’s hit Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square’s ...

Friday, June 10

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, June 10 – 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, June 11

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, June 11 – 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, June 12

Sweatin’ to the ’80s: Throwback Outdoor Fitness Class | SF
Sunday, June 12 – 10:30 am | Cost: $1*
*Donation based, but an RSVP is required. 18 & up.
| Secret Location (SF)
Sweatin' to the '80s: Throwback Outdoor Fitness Class | SF

Grab your leotards, leg warmers and sweatbands and join a fun-filled, sexified fitness class that pays tribute to the days of Fonda and Simmons. It’s an ’80s throwback. Expect to sweat, laugh, and double dutch as you rock your best ’80s gear. Small hand weights are ...