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Saturday, May 5

2018 Kite Day: Giant Kites, Snow Cones & Hotdog Lunches | Menlo Park
Saturday, May 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bedwell Bayfront Park
2018 Kite Day: Giant Kites, Snow Cones & Hotdog Lunches | Menlo Park
Come out to Kite Day and enjoy kite flying, spin art, snow cones, rock wall and a hot dog lunch on Saturday, May 5, 2018. 2018 Kite Day Saturday, May 5, 2018 | Noon to 3 pm Bedwell Bayfront Park, 1600 Marsh Road, Menlo Park FREE Kite flying Snow cones Hot dog lunch Picnicking in ...
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, May 5 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for 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, ...

Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, May 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

It’s a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this one-of-a-kind, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to meet cool people as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a wingman, ...

Sunday, May 6

Bike San Leandro: Fun, Free & Family Friendly Bike Day | San Leandro
Sunday, May 6 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free. But registration is required.
| Casa Peralta
Bike San Leandro: Fun, Free & Family Friendly Bike Day | San Leandro
Currently in its 9th year BikeSL has over 150 bicycle riders make the family trek to the San Leandro Marina and back or the advanced trek to Lake Chabot and back. BikeSL (Bike San Leandro) will take place on Sunday, May 6th from 9 am to ...
A La Carte & Art Festival 2018 | Mountain View
Sunday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
A La Carte & Art Festival 2018 | Mountain View

Enjoy a sun-splashed weekend strolling through artist booths, listening to live music and gawking at a classic car show at Mountain View’s 2018 A La Carte & Art spring art fair and officially kicks-off at this big 22nd anniversary celebration of the arts in Silicon Valley’s epicenter. 2018 ...

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin
Sunday, May 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin

Sunday Streets (March – October 2018) 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, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for ...

2018 World Laughter Day: Free Laughter Yoga | Embarcadero
Sunday, May 6 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sue Bierman Park
2018 World Laughter Day: Free Laughter Yoga | Embarcadero
The first Sunday of May is World Laughter Day. Join Laughter Yoga for an easy combination of laughter, yogic breathing, and movement at a little park just north of Four Embarcadero Center on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Join thousands of laughter lovers around the globe for World Laughter ...

Monday, May 7

Urban Putt’s 4th Birthday Party: 1/2 Priced Mini Golf + Free Arcade Night | SF
Monday, May 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $6*
*$6 to golf for adults (regularly $12).
| Urban Putt
Urban Putt's 4th Birthday Party: 1/2 Priced Mini Golf + Free Arcade Night | SF

Urban Putt, SF’s fantastical, high-tech 14-hole indoor mini-golf course, is throwing a birthday party. Urban Putt 4th Anniversary Party Monday, May 7, 2018 | 4pm to close 1096 South Van Ness Ave. @ 22nd St., SF 1/2-price rounds of mini golf (Normally $12 for adults, it’s $6 ...

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, May 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brewcade
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 Brewcade. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new rules and new gags. Power-up, throw down and push ...

Tuesday, May 8

Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland
Tuesday, May 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Independent Brewing Company
Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland

Form a band (guitar, bass, drums, vocals) and rock the world. Rockband 4 will be projected on the wall and connected to a large amp so you can rock out loud. With over 2000 songs to choose from you will surely find an anthem. This ...

Friday, May 11

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, May 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire city of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, May 11 – 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 12

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, May 12 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...

Monday, May 14

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, May 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brewcade
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 Brewcade. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new rules and new gags. Power-up, throw down and push ...

Thursday, May 17

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, May 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Concord)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord

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 3rd Thursday of the month at the Concord Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when ...

Friday, May 18

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, May 18 – 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 ...

Saturday, May 19

Skyjam Family Fest: Dance, Live Music & Craft | El Cerrito
Saturday, May 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5 | Trinity Evangelical Free Church
Skyjam Family Fest: Dance, Live Music & Craft | El Cerrito
Submitted by the Event Organizer Join them on May 19, 2018 for the 8th annual Skyjam family festival. This year it will be held at Trinity Church in El Cerrito, different place but same happiness. Fun activities includes: Puppet show, Live Music & Dance, Carnival games, Arts & ...

Friday, May 25

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, May 25 – 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 ...

Free A’s Post-Game Star Wars Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland
Friday, May 25 – 9:35 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A’s Post-Game Star Wars 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 ...

Sunday, May 27

Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, May 27 – 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 ...

Monday, May 28

Case of the Mondays: Game Night & Free Comedy | Milk Bar
Monday, May 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted, based on what you can afford.
| Milk Bar
Case of the Mondays: Game Night & Free Comedy | Milk Bar

Bringing you a comedy show on the suckiest day of the week, Case of the Mondays features SF’s top comedians determined to de-suck your Monday. They’ll distract you from the pile of emails you haven’t read, the stale coffee you drank at 3 pm, and ...

Wednesday, May 30

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, May 30 – 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 ...

Friday, June 1

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, June 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen

This is your monthly chance  to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market highlights ...

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, June 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 on ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, June 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, June 2

Win Tix: The SF Hunt: A Dope Citywide Scavenger Hunt | SF
Saturday, June 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Currently $28 with Funcheap code - the price goes up on the 1st of every month!
| All Over San Francisco
It’s that time. The time for you to find your smartest, most fun, best looking friends and take on the city of San Francisco. That’s right. The SF Hunt is back. The SF Hunt – A Dope Citywide Scavenger Hunt Saturday, June 2, 2018 | 11 am All ...
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, June 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for 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, ...

Ocean Beach Bonfire Night | SF
Saturday, June 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach Fire Pits
Ocean Beach Bonfire Night | SF
Get out to Ocean Beach and enjoy a beautiful evening of a bonfire, games, and interesting conversations. Ocean Beach Bonfire Night Saturday, June 2, 2018 | 5 pm- 10 pm Ocean Beach, San Francisco FREE but bring firewood & drinks What to Bring: Warm clothes Beach blanket or chair Snacks and beverages to ...
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, June 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

It’s a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this one-of-a-kind, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to meet cool people as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a wingman, ...

Sunday, June 3

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Sunset & Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park

Sunday Streets (March – October 2018) 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, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for ...