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Sunday, June 25

Coin Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, June 25 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin Op's

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

Tuesday, June 27

Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game: Fisherman’s Wharf | SF
Tuesday, June 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Secret Location (SF)
Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game: Fisherman's Wharf | SF
The game you have been waiting for all winter is here. Get ready to silently glide among the tourists and street performers on a mission of excitement, intrigue, and death. To kick off the summer, they’re hosting their annual Fisherman’s Wharf Jericho game. They’ll run the standard 3 ...

Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, June 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
This month we are joined by some wonderful comics gracing the stage: Kevin Oshea (ViceLand) Sam Disalvo (SF Sketchfest) Torio Van Grohl (Hulu) And More Welcomed, as always, by your intrepid hosts: Jeff Anaya, Joey Avery, and Andrew Orolfo
Midnight Sun “Gaymer” Night | SF
Tuesday, June 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*A *very* optional donation can be made to SF AIDS Walk for a JELLO shot
| The Midnight Sun
Midnight Sun
Games come to the heart of Castro. Join the sparkly Saul Sugarman and San Francisco’s gay gaming community for Super Smash Brothers, Just Dance 2017, and other great games on TVs in Midnight Sun. The event is totally free, and you can optionally donate toward ...

Wednesday, June 28

Free Admission & $1 Rides: Food Drive Day | 2017 Alameda County Fair
Free Admission & $1 Rides: Food Drive Day | 2017 Alameda County Fair
Get into the Alameda County Fair for free when you donate four non-perishable food items to the Feed The Need Food Drive at the entrance until 5 pm. All carnival rides will be $1 until 5 pm. Donations benefit the Alameda County Community Food Bank.
Ladies’ Knight: Women’s Chess Club | SF Main Library
Wednesday, June 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Ladies' Knight: Women's Chess Club | SF Main Library
Chess has traditionally been a male dominated game. Nationally ranked chess player Lauren Goodkind will teach women of all levels in a supportive, fun environment. Join them on the fourth Wednesday of every month for instruction and free play.
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, June 28 – 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 hosted by cast members of Secret Improv Society happening on the last Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a suggested donation of $5-15 Whether you are a veteran or a ...

Thursday, June 29

Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
Thursday, June 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a free day for your beloved seniors on selected Thursdays.

Friday, June 30

2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay
Friday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

As I Lay Laughing: Comedy & Snacks | Oakland
Friday, June 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore
As I Lay Laughing: Comedy & Snacks | Oakland
Please note, the event has been rescheduled to 6/30 at 8 pm. Line up: Butch Escobar – SF Punch Line Adam Pearlstein – SF Sketchfest Moon Choe – Troubled Comedy Christopher Conatser – Troubled Comedy Emily Epstein White – Jokelandish Specials: Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Saturday, July 1

2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay
Saturday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline BioBlitz Citizen Science | Richmond
Saturday, July 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Point Pinole Regional Shoreline
Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline BioBlitz Citizen Science | Richmond
Join them for a fun half day BioBlitz at Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline in Richmond CA. Get ready to enjoy being a citizen scientist through simple observation and photo documentation. A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in ...
Russian River “Big Rocky Games” | Monte Rio | 2017
Saturday, July 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River

Monte Rio, along the Russian River, hosts its annual two day “Big Rocky Games” with fun kids games and contests. Activities include inner tube races, a rubber ducky contest, rock skipping, a water balloon toss, an ice cream eating contest, canoe and swim races, and ...

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering by Cats | SF
Saturday, July 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering by Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

Oakley | Cityhood Fireworks Celebration | 2017
Saturday, July 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Freedom Basin
Oakley | Cityhood Fireworks Celebration | 2017
The city of Oakley, one of California’s youngest cities, is celebrating their 18th anniversary of cityhood on Saturday, July 1, 2017. They will also celebrate the nation’s birthday. Held at Freedom High School Soccer Basin, there will be a wide variety of vendors with goods for sale ...

Sunday, July 2

2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay
Sunday, July 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Russian River “Big Rocky Games” | Monte Rio | 2017
Sunday, July 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River

Monte Rio, along the Russian River, hosts its annual two day “Big Rocky Games” with fun kids games and contests. Activities include inner tube races, a rubber ducky contest, rock skipping, a water balloon toss, an ice cream eating contest, canoe and swim races, and ...

Russian River | Parade of Floats, Water Curtain & Fireworks Show | 2017
Sunday, July 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River | Parade of Floats, Water Curtain & Fireworks Show | 2017
Every year, the Monte Rio beach is crowded with people who come from all over to enjoy the spectacle of fireworks over the Russian River along with a Water Boat Parade & Carnival, “Water Curtain” and fireworks starting at dusk. Sunday, July 2, 2017 Dusk: Water Carnival ...

Monday, July 3

Sebastopol | 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza Festival | 2017
Monday, July 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 general admission; $5 for 6-11; free for children under 5
| Analy High School Football Field
Sebastopol | 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza Festival | 2017
The Sebastopol Kiwanis club hosts the 44th annual fireworks extravaganza on July 3, 2017 at the football field at Analy High School. This year the Analy Football Stadium has undergone a beautiful multimillion dollar reconstruction. A new track has been installed, there are new bleachers on the ...
Morgan Hill | “Family Fest” July 3rd Patriotic Sing & Music Fest | 2017
Monday, July 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Morgan Hill Amphitheater
Morgan Hill |
Downtown Morgan Hill comes together to celebrate Independence Day 2017 with their Patriotic Sing and Family Music Festival starting at 6 pm on July 3, 2017. The evening starts off with the 29th Annual Patriotic Sing, which begins at 6 pm at the Morgan Hill Community Cultural Center Amphiteater with ...
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, July 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 ...

Free A’s Post-Game Independence Day Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland
Monday, July 3 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A’s Post-Game Independence Day Themed 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. Sit in awe on the ...

Tuesday, July 4

Moraga | July 4th Fireworks | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga | July 4th Fireworks | 2017
Celebrate the 2017 Independence Day with the city of Moraga in Commons Park with an all-day festival from 8 am to to 10 pm, culminating in a fireworks display on July 4, 2017. Last year, the fireworks display started at 9:30 pm, we expect it to be the ...
Corte Madera | Fourth of July Parade & Celebration | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Corte Madera Town Park
Corte Madera | Fourth of July Parade & Celebration | 2017
The annual Corte Madera Fourth of July Parade and Celebration is one of the biggest events on the Fourth of July in Marin, drawing approximately 15,000 people annually. The parade begins at 10:30 am at Redwood High School (395 Doherty Drive, Larkspur) and ends at Corte Madera’s ...
Bolinas vs. Stinson Beach | Annual Tug of War Battle | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bolinas Lagoon
Bolinas vs. Stinson Beach | Annual Tug of War Battle | 2017
The annual tug of war battle between the towns of Bolinas and Stinson Beach begins at 9 am on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 along the shores of Bolinas Lagoon. Please note, we haven’t been able to confirm the location for 2017, but in past years it ...
Pleasant Hill | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill Park
Pleasant Hill | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
Pleasant Hill hosts a full day of Fourth of July fun with events ranging from a traditional patriotic parade through the downtown Crescent Drive area, family fun and games in Pleasant Hill Park, and live music and fireworks in the evening at College Park High ...
Saratoga | Costumed Old-Fashioned 4th of July & Free Popsicles | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted for Operation: Care and Comfort
| Kevin Moran Park
Saratoga | Costumed Old-Fashioned 4th of July & Free Popsicles | 2017
If you’re looking for a reason to wear that Uncle Sam costume you’ve got in your closet, then Saratoga’s 2017 Independence Day Observance is the place for you on July 4, 2017. Held at Kevin Moran Park, the event will feature a Color Guard presentation of ...
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2017

El Cerrito hosts the 19th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2017. July 3, 2017 – Kupaoa, Hawaiian Mele & Hula 4 pm: Circus Imagination 5-7 pm:  Kupaoa + Kumu Kau’i Isa-Kahaku + Halau NaWaiOla July 4, 2017 – ...

Fremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10/adults, $8/seniors (62+), $5/children (4-17), under 4 years free.
| Ardenwood Historic Farm
Fremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2017
Go back in time, all the way to the 1900s, at Ardenwood Farm’s fun-filled, family festival celebrating America’s 241st birthday from 10 am to 4 pm on July 4, 2017. Celebrate with rousing patriotic music on the lawn and enjoy fiddle music in the farmyard. There will be games, contests, ...