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Friday, July 25

Crosspulse: Clapping, Slapping, Dancing Body Music Performance | SF
Friday, July 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Crosspulse: Clapping, Slapping, Dancing Body Music Performance | SF

Using snaps, slaps, claps, and dance, Crosspulse performs with a very unique instrument, their own bodies. Taking advantage of their various cultural and artistic backgrounds, the members of Crosspulse deliver an exciting intercultural body percussion performance.
Yerba Buena Gardens Children’s Garden Series, an interactive performances specially …

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, July 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

Free Summer Circus in the Park w/ Circus Bella | Marin
Friday, July 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bridge The Gap
Free Summer Circus in the Park w/ Circus Bella | Marin

Circus Bella is an open air, one-ring circus featuring amazing circus artists performing tricks like the static trapeze, rope walking, juggling, contortion, unicycle, clowning, acrobatics, and more set to an original score performed by live musicians. The 2014 show, Here We Go!, is a completely new 60-minute, one-ring circus showcasing ...

NBA Nation: Trampoline & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square
Friday, July 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
NBA Nation: Trampoline & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square

The NBA’s largest mobile basketball experience, NBA Nation is on its eighth summer tour; check it out as it comes to San Francisco’s Union Square from noon to 8 pm on July 25-26, 2014. NBA Nation is 20,000 square feet of basketball action, including a ...

Free Family Dinner & Movie Night: “Rio 2″ & Thai Food | SF
Friday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415-406-1367. Space is limited.
| Minnie & Lovie Ward Rec Park
Free Family Dinner & Movie Night:

On July 25, 2014, they’ll be showing Rio 2 and serving up Thai food.
Rio 2 synopsis: It’s a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they’re hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit …

Friday Nights at OMCA: Dancehall Reggae Lesson & Cosplay Fashion | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Dancehall Reggae Lesson & Cosplay Fashion | Oakland

What to expect on July 25:

5–9 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under
5–9 pm: Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden
5–9 pm: All Museum galleries open late
5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: get the weekly list here
5–6:30 …

2014 Blues Fest Pre-Party | Redwood City
Friday, July 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2014 Blues Fest Pre-Party | Redwood City

The 2014 Redwood City PAL Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival features live blues, gospel, and R&B musicians from the Bay Area and beyond, Art on the Square, family entertainment, an arcade for kids, and food and drink vendors on July 25-26, 2014. 2014 PAL Blues, ...

2014 Summer Concert Series | Foster City
Friday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Leo J. Ryan Park
2014 Summer Concert Series | Foster City

Join the Foster City community for free summer concerts overlooking the water in Leo Ryan Park from 6-8 pm, every Friday from July 11-August 15, 2014. Don’t forget to bring your friends, a picnic, and your dancing shoes.  2014 Foster City Summer Concert Schedule July ...

Movie In The Park: “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2″ | Alameda
Friday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field
Movie In The Park:

Gather your family, friends and neighbors, spread out your blankets on the field, and watch a free movie under the moon and stars in Alameda. The event starts at 6:30 pm with pre-show festivities of games and crafts for kids. The movie begins at 8:15 pm. ...

Movie in the Park: “Walking with Dinosaurs” | Oakland
Friday, July 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Movie in the Park:

Friday July 25 – Walking with Dinosaurs (PG 87 minutes)
See and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, in a story where an underdog dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages.
 

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Cupertino
Friday, July 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Cupertino)
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Cupertino

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Saturday, July 26

2014 Berkeley Kite Festival
2014 Berkeley Kite Festival

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 29th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships from 10 am to 6 pm on July 26-27, 2014. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as ...

30th Annual Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
30th Annual Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda

The 2014 Park Street Art & Wine Faire is Alameda’s biggest event of the year featuring over 250 arts, crafts, and food vendors, two music stages, four wine and beer booths pouring local favorites and a special kids’ area from 10 am to 6 pm on ...

Pedalfest 2014: Live Music, Stunts, DJs & Unicycle Basketball | Oakland
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Pedalfest 2014: Live Music, Stunts, DJs & Unicycle Basketball | Oakland

Pedalfest 2014 rolls into Jack London Square to celebrate all-things cycling at the Bay Area’s finest bicycle festival featuring handmade and vintage bike shows, Unicycle Basketball, a bicycle rodeo, BMX performances, bike powered live music, bike raffles, U.S. Bicycling Olympian Meet & Greet and more from 11 am to 7 …

2014 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2014 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City

The 2014 Redwood City PAL Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival features live blues, gospel, and R&B musicians from the Bay Area and beyond, Art on the Square, family entertainment, an arcade for kids, and food and drink vendors on July 25-26, 2014. 2014 PAL Blues, ...

76th Japanese “Ginza Bazaar”: Food, Taiko & Dance Festival | SF
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Buddhist Church of San Francisco
76th Japanese

The Ginza Bazaar is a 76 year old San Francisco Japantown tradition offering two days of games, entertainment, Japanese food, bingo shopping, camaraderie, and more at the Buddhist Church of San Francisco from July 26-27, 2014. The highlight of the weekend will be the traditional ...

NBA Nation: Trampoline Hoops & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
NBA Nation: Trampoline Hoops & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square

The NBA’s largest mobile basketball experience, NBA Nation is on its eighth summer tour; check it out as it comes to San Francisco’s Union Square from noon to 8 pm on July 25-26, 2014. NBA Nation is 20,000 square feet of basketball action, including a ...

Free Boat Rental Day: Lake Merritt | Oakland
Free Boat Rental Day: Lake Merritt | Oakland

The Lake Merritt Boating Center invites you to Splash Into Summer 2014 with free boat rentals and an open house from 1-3 pm on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
If past years are any indication, you can get ½ hour of free time floating around picturesque Lake Merritt. 
What can you rent?

Paddle Boats
Canoes
Single …

Free Summer Circus Day w/ Circus Bella | San Rafael
Saturday, July 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pickleweed Park
Free Summer Circus Day w/ Circus Bella | San Rafael

Circus Bella is an open air, one-ring circus featuring amazing circus artists performing tricks like the static trapeze, rope walking, juggling, contortion, unicycle, clowning, acrobatics, and more set to an original score performed by live musicians. The 2014 show, Here We Go!, is a completely new 60-minute, one-ring circus showcasing ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Cupertino
Saturday, July 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Cupertino)
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Cupertino

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay
Saturday, July 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Halley Hill Observatory
Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay

Sunset is at 8:20 pm, and the gates close at 10 pm.

Sunday, July 27

30th Annual Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda
Sunday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
30th Annual Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda

The 2014 Park Street Art & Wine Faire is Alameda’s biggest event of the year featuring over 250 arts, crafts, and food vendors, two music stages, four wine and beer booths pouring local favorites and a special kids’ area from 10 am to 6 pm on ...

2014 Berkeley Kite Festival
2014 Berkeley Kite Festival

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 29th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships from 10 am to 6 pm on July 26-27, 2014. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as ...

2014 Bon Odori Japanese Street Festival & Parade | SF
Sunday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Buddhist Church of San Francisco
2014 Bon Odori Japanese Street Festival & Parade | SF

The Ginza Bazaar is a 76 year old San Francisco Japantown tradition offering two days of games, entertainment, Japanese food, bingo shopping, camaraderie, and more at the Buddhist Church of San Francisco from July 26-27, 2014. The highlight of the weekend will be the traditional ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...