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Friday, July 1

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, July 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
July Schedule Mars Rover Curiosity: Come and see the full sized replica of the NASA Mars rover! Bubble Lab: 6-8pm Join in on the fun as Chabot’s resident Bubblologists experiment using all sorts of materials you can find around the house to make strange and wonderful bubbles. Liquid Nitrogen ...

Wednesday, July 6

East Bay Science Cafe | Albany
Wednesday, July 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cafe Valparaiso
East Bay Science Cafe | Albany

The East Bay Science Cafe is an informal forum for discussing interesting and relevant scientific issues and is held on the first Wednesday of every month at Cafe Valparaiso in Albany. Join a casual evening of conversation with members of the scientific community presenting different ...

Sunday, July 10

“Billion-Year Walk” Journey Through Evolution | Oakland
Sunday, July 10 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Rotary Nature Center
The Rotary Nature Center Time Machine will take you and your loved ones back in time before there were plants and animals. Then walk around Lake Merritt back to the present as you encounter signs and exhibits about plate tectonics, climate, evolution, and a whole ...

Friday, July 15

“Shape” Technology & Innovation Expo: Free Hackathon & Kiddie Hands-On Projects | AT&T Park
Friday, July 15 – 4:00 pm | Cost: 50-250*
*Use the passcode SHAPEGUEST for a free ticket.
| AT&T Park
Shape is an AT&T Tech Expo for mobile app developers, video content creators, and tech professionals. Explore the possibilities of technology and innovation throughout scenic AT&T Park in San Francisco on Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16. Check out what’s happening: Featured Speakers: Jared Leto, Ray ...

Tuesday, July 19

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, July 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio - Observation Post
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Presidio, Observation Post / Building 211 on the third Tuesday ...

Wednesday, July 20

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, July 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...

Monday, July 25

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...

Thursday, July 28

Urban Nerf Spy Game At The Fishermans Wharf | SF
Thursday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 35
Urban Nerf Spy Game At The Fishermans Wharf | SF
It’s summertime and they are going back to their favorite summer neighborhood, Fisherman’s Wharf. The tourists, the homeless, the secret agents pretending to be either. It’s always such a blast. They’ll discuss rules & game play for the first 10 minutes & then split into two ...

Friday, July 29

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, July 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Friday, August 5

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regularly admission is $18 ...

Tuesday, August 16

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, August 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio - Observation Post
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Presidio, Observation Post / Building 211 on the third Tuesday ...

Wednesday, August 17

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, August 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...

Monday, August 29

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...

Tuesday, September 20

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio - Observation Post
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Presidio, Observation Post / Building 211 on the third Tuesday ...

Wednesday, September 21

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, September 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...