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Sunday, June 12

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, June 12 – 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. Get ready for yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, a lively atmosphere and ...

Monday, June 13

Wheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room
Monday, June 13 – 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 ...

Thursday, June 16

Grown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View
Thursday, June 16 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Grown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View

Build awesome things with Legos. Drop-in, no registration required. The Library provides the Legos, you provide the imagination. Lego Day Schedule 12:30-1:30 pm: Adults Only. Spend your lunchtime relaxing with other adults and the joy of Lego. 1:30-3 pm: All ages welcome. It’s a Lego free ...

Game Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF
Game Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF

Game Night brings a night of games, drinks, food and fun on the third Thursday of every month from 5-10 pm at Coffee Bar’s Bryant Street location. They will have discounted beer and wine, exclusive food menu, board games like giant Jenga, corn hole and more. Each event will ...

Live StorySlam Show: True Drug Stories | Oakland
Thursday, June 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Sliding scale donation requested, $5-$20
| Sweet Bar Bakery
Live StorySlam Show: True Drug Stories | Oakland

Storytellers compete for prizes in their annual drugs-themed StorySlam. Prizes awarded for best open-mic storyteller and best overall storyteller. Plus, there will be raffle prizes for audience members. The night will feature selected storytellers sharing their best “drugs” story. Put your name in the hat for ...

Friday, June 17

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, June 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Baseball Movie Fireworks: Free A’s Post-Game Light Spectacular | Oakland
Friday, June 17 – 9:35 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Baseball Movie Fireworks: Free A's Post-Game Light Spectacular | 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, June 18

MakerSpace: 3D Printers, Robots & Sewing Machines | South SF
Saturday, June 18 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
MakerSpace: 3D Printers, Robots & Sewing Machines | South SF

The South San Francisco Public Library will be hosting all ages MakerSpace sessions on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Their MakerSpace and technology learning center will provide the community with the use of a wide range of creative software, 3D printers, a Silhouette Cameo ...

“Tournament of Games” Festival of Old and New Games | SF
Saturday, June 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jackson Playground
Perhaps you’ve heard of Earthball, Slaughter, and Parachute? How about $Earthball, Gig Economy, and Containerization Tag? Join for the Tournament of Games, a festival of classic New Games and new New Games with artist Robby Herbst and play leaders Sarah Brin, Keith Hennessy, and Brontez Purnell. This participatory ...

Thursday, June 23

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Thursday, June 23 – 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 on the 4th Thursday of the month at the Campbell Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts ...

Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “The Devil Wears Prada” | Jack London Sq.
Thursday, June 23 – 8:00 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 24

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, June 24 – 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 ...

Saturday, June 25

Circus Bella: Your Favorite One Ring Circus | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, June 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Circus Bella: Your Favorite One Ring Circus | Yerba Buena Gardens
Circus Bella, San Francisco’s favorite one-ring circus, returns with Out of Line!, an entirely new production conceived and directed by Bella-founders Abigail Munn and David Hunt (and commissioned by the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival). Set to original music by the ingenious composer/accordionist Rob Reich, who leads ...

Sunday, June 26

Wheel of Karaoke West: Standup Showcase & Karaoke Contest | SF
Sunday, June 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Wheel of Karaoke West: Standup Showcase & Karaoke Contest | SF

Comedy show where first half is a standup showcase, second half is karaoke contest and roast. During the contest, comedians take turns singing with challenges while the other comics make fun of them. Afterwards there’s open karaoke for all.  

Tuesday, June 28

Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, June 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF

Haight Street Comedy Night is an evening of jokes, games, booze located in the historic Haight Ashbury that takes place on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Milk Bar. This free show features comedians and entertainers that have been seen on Comedy Central, Funny or ...

Wednesday, June 29

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, June 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 ...

Friday, July 1

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, July 1 – 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, July 1 – 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, July 2

Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, July 2 – 10:05 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 ...

Monday, July 4

El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2016

El Cerrito hosts the 18th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live reggae, dub and world music, plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2016. July 3, 2016 – WorldOne Stone Soul Picnic from 5-7 pm July 4, 2016 – the main festival day, there is a full lineup of music plus ...

Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2016
The Berkeley Marina plays host to one of the best July Fourth celebrations around featuring a great lineup of bands, free dragon boat rowing, a kids’ carnival, live pony rides, mini-train rides, giant slides, and Afro-Cuban drumming, all culminating in the grand fireworks at 9:35 pm over the ...
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, July 4 – 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, July 6

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, July 6 – 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, July 6 – 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, July 7

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, July 7 – 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 ...

Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Ghostbusters” | Jack London Sq.
Thursday, July 7 – 8:00 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 ...

Sunday, July 10

Sweatin’ to the ’80s: Throwback Outdoor Fitness Class | SF
Sunday, July 10 – 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 ...

Monday, July 11

Wheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room
Monday, July 11 – 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 ...

Thursday, July 14

“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF
Thursday, July 14 – 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. ...

Saturday, July 16

MakerSpace: 3D Printers, Robots & Sewing Machines | South SF
Saturday, July 16 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
MakerSpace: 3D Printers, Robots & Sewing Machines | South SF

The South San Francisco Public Library will be hosting all ages MakerSpace sessions on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Their MakerSpace and technology learning center will provide the community with the use of a wide range of creative software, 3D printers, a Silhouette Cameo ...