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Wednesday, October 22

Dia de los Muertos Art Making Day | Berkeley
Wednesday, October 22 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Multicultural Center
Dia de los Muertos Art Making Day | Berkeley

On Wednesday October 22 starting at 4 pm to learn about Dia de los Muertos history and learn how to make papel picado, candle decoration, and paper flower creations to get your altar ready.
Co-Sponsored by Chican@ Latin@ Student Development, Chican@ Studies, and the Multicultural Community …

Paws on the Square: Doggie Musical Chairs & Puppy Pampering | Oakland
Wednesday, October 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Paws on the Square: Doggie Musical Chairs & Puppy Pampering | Oakland

Pet owners and their pups are invited to enjoy festive, four-legged fun at Jack London Square’s Paws on the Square every Wednesday in October 2014. This month-long series will fill the Oakland waterfront with free tips, tricks and puppy pampering on Wednesday evenings including doggy ...

Thursday, October 23

2014 Bay Area Science Festival: Opening Day | Oct. 23 – Nov. 1
Thursday, October 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2014 Bay Area Science Festival: Opening Day | Oct. 23 - Nov. 1

Opening Say Schedule | 2014 Bay Area Science Festival
9 am to 12:30 pm: Bay Area Regional STEM Education Summit – Mills College, Oakland – FREE
Assemblywoman Susan A. Bonilla (D-Concord) will be hosting the Bay Area Regional STEM Education Summit on Thursday, October 23rd at the …

2014 Warriors Basketball Open Practice & Behind-the-Scenes | Oakland
Thursday, October 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, seating is limited and tickets are required to attend.
| Oracle Arena
2014 Warriors Basketball Open Practice & Behind-the-Scenes | Oakland

The Golden State Warriors are getting ready for the fall season and invite you to a free, open practice so you can have sneak peek behind the scenes at a real practice game at the Oracle Arena at 6 pm on Thursday, October 23, 2014.
Free, …

Friday, October 24

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Hayes Valley & SoMa Residents
Friday, October 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Hayes Valley & SoMa Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Free Family Dinner & Movie | SF
Friday, October 24 – 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 | SF

Every fourth Friday, the OMI Family Resource Center in San Francisco invites you to their free monthly dinner and movie night. Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415.406.1370. Space is limited. Dinner is free, but limited to the first 50 people. The menu varies ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...

2014 “Come Out & Play” Friday: Night Games | SF
Friday, October 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Civic Center (SF)
2014

The Come Out & Play Festival is back celebrating a fifth year of bringing play to the Bay with new and innovative real-world games happening on Fulton Street between Hyde and Larkin at Civic Center in the heart of San Francisco. 2014 Come Out & ...

Friday Night Outdoor Movie: “Ghostbusters” | Sunset Dist.
Friday, October 24 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Square
Friday Night Outdoor Movie:

Every Friday in October 2014, the City and County of San Francisco is once again hosting free movies at McCoppin Square in the Sunset District. Movies begin at sunset (7:15 pm), but come early for coupons to local eateries. Visit with POPS (People of Sunset Parkside), ...

Saturday, October 25

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & Potrero Hill Residents
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & Potrero Hill Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Wharf Fest 2014 & Saturday Night Fireworks | Fisherman’s Wharf
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fisherman's Wharf
Wharf Fest 2014 & Saturday Night Fireworks | Fisherman's Wharf

Whart Fest 2014 celebrates the legacy of San Francisco’s historic waterfront district and invites Bay Area locals to visit the district after the tourist season has ended and before San Francisco’s fabulous fall climate fades away. 2014 Wharf Fest Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 11 am to 9 pm ...

2014 “Come Out & Play” Saturday: All-Day Game Festival | SF
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP may be required for some games.
| Civic Center (SF)
2014

The Come Out & Play Festival is back celebrating a fifth year of bringing play to the Bay with new and innovative real-world games happening on Fulton Street between Hyde and Larkin at Civic Center in the heart of San Francisco. 2014 Come Out & ...

2014 Skeletonfest: Sugar Skull Making & Screenprinting | East Bay
Saturday, October 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please bring a t-shirt to screenprint and something yummy to share.
| Richmond Art Center
2014 Skeletonfest: Sugar Skull Making & Screenprinting | East Bay

Families, grab your costumes and join the Richmond Art Center for Halloween and Day of the Dead art festivities on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Come in costume and create masks and funny, movable skeletons, sugar skulls or a screen-printed skeleton t-shirt. Please bring a t-shirt to …

2014 San Francisco Zombie Walk | Castro
Saturday, October 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
2014 San Francisco Zombie Walk | Castro

The zombies awaken. The spirits of the dead rise to invade the streets of San Francisco at 2 pm on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is requested.
The undead of all ages will be starting their march at Jane Warner Plaza, dragging their decaying bones through the …

Come Out & Play 2014: Journey to the End of the Night | SF
Saturday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but advanced registration is required.
| Fulton & Larkin
Come Out & Play 2014: Journey to the End of the Night | SF

For one night, drop your relations, your work, your leisure, and all your usual motives for movement and action, and let yourself be drawn by the chase.
Journey to the End of the Night is a free street game / scavenger hunt of epic proportions with …

Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay
Saturday, October 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Halley Hill Observatory
Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay

Sunset is at 6:18 pm and the gates close at 10 pm.

Sunday, October 26

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley Residents
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Final Day: 2014 Glass Pumpkin Patch & Glassblowing Demos | East Bay
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cohn-Stone Studios
Final Day: 2014 Glass Pumpkin Patch & Glassblowing Demos | East Bay

The unique art and garden events returns with Cohn-Stone Studio’s 24th and final annual Glass Pumpkin Garden installation, demonstrations and sale during four weekends in October 2014 at the studios’ home in Richmond. Thousands of new, one-of-a kind, handmade works of glass art will fill ...

2014 Pet Pride Day: Costume Parade, Doggie Dancing & Trick Contest | GG Park
Sunday, October 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
2014 Pet Pride Day: Costume Parade, Doggie Dancing & Trick Contest | GG Park

Dress up your pet and head to the annual Pet Pride Day featuring on site adoptions, rescue partners, parade, food, kids activities, pet costumes and pet tricks in Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park.
2014 Pet Pride Day
Sunday, October 26, 2014 | 11 am to 3 pm
Sharon Meadow, …

2014 Soap Box Derby & Block Party | Sunset Dist.
2014 Soap Box Derby & Block Party | Sunset Dist.

Watch home-made derby cars race down the 400 foot straightaway along 20th Avenue between Wawona and Vicente during the second annual Soapbox Derby & Block Party hosted by The Friends of Larsen Playground from 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday, October 26, 2014.
This is an “open” exhibition. All …

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, October 26 – 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 ...

Wednesday, October 29

Final Paws on the Square: Doggie Musical Chairs & Puppy Pampering | Oakland
Wednesday, October 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Final Paws on the Square: Doggie Musical Chairs & Puppy Pampering | Oakland

Pet owners and their pups are invited to enjoy festive, four-legged fun at Jack London Square’s Paws on the Square every Wednesday in October 2014. This month-long series will fill the Oakland waterfront with free tips, tricks and puppy pampering on Wednesday evenings including doggy ...

Friday, October 31

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, October 31 – 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 ...

Sneak Peek: 2014 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival | Fort Mason
Sneak Peek: 2014 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival is one of the biggest of its kind on the West Coast with over $1 million dollars in gear from top brands such as Burton, K2, Atomic, Rossignol and many, many more – all discounted up to 70% off. On Saturday and Sunday, ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...