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Tuesday, June 27

$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters
Tuesday, June 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to August. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am. Participating ...

Healthy Kids in the Kitchen | The Presidio
Tuesday, June 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| El Polin Spring
Healthy Kids in the Kitchen | The Presidio
Join them for a special gardening-and-cooking class with Chef Traci Des Jardins designed specifically for elementary school-aged children. In this fun and interactive workshop, Chef Traci and Bon Appétit Manager of Food Education for Children Hannah Schmunk will lead the group on a tour of the El ...

Summertime Outdoor Classic Rock & Roll Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, June 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summertime Outdoor Classic Rock & Roll Concert | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2017 Schedule 6/13 – Lucky Losers (Contemporary Blues) ...

Wednesday, June 28

$1 Family Movie Day | Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse
Wednesday, June 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire
$1 Family Movie Day | Cinemark's Summer Movie Clubhouse

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters
Wednesday, June 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to August. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am. Participating ...

Free Admission & $1 Rides: Food Drive Day | 2017 Alameda County Fair
Free Admission & $1 Rides: Food Drive Day | 2017 Alameda County Fair
Get into the Alameda County Fair for free when you donate four non-perishable food items to the Feed The Need Food Drive at the entrance until 5 pm. All carnival rides will be $1 until 5 pm. Donations benefit the Alameda County Community Food Bank.
Free Ice Cream Social: Make & Sample Homemade Ice Cream | Hayward
Wednesday, June 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hayward Public Library (Weekes Branch)
Free Ice Cream Social: Make & Sample Homemade Ice Cream | Hayward
Celebrate the beginning of summer at their 8th annual ice cream social. Join in on making and sampling different homemade ice cream flavors. This program is free, no registration required, and all ages are welcome.
Summer Party Dance Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, June 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Party Dance Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). Bring your picnic blanket and dinner, ...

Thursday, June 29

Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
Thursday, June 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a free day for your beloved seniors on selected Thursdays.
Moraga Summer Concert: Jackson 5 to Maroon 5 | East Bay
Thursday, June 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Jackson 5 to Maroon 5  | East Bay

On Thursday evenings at the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers of ...

Summer Movie in the Park: “The BFG” | Orinda
Thursday, June 29 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summer Movie in the Park:

The Orinda Parks and Recreation Department is happy to bring back Movies in the Park for another year. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring their blankets, lawn chairs, and don’t forget the popcorn. Orinda Movies in the Park Thursday ...

Movies on the Square: “Sully” | Redwood City
Thursday, June 29 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Sully” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 1 to August 31 in 2017. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, June 30

Ka-Hon: Bay Areas Finest Latin Percussionists | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, June 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Ka-Hon: Bay Areas Finest Latin Percussionists | Yerba Buena Gardens
In the hands of Ka-Hon, a gentle spring shower, a flamenco troupe, a galloping stallion and a rumba circle. Drawing on a pan-American array of rhythms, the high-energy ensemble displays the astounding versatility of the humble cajón, a simple wooden box usually played by a ...
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, June 30 – 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 ...

Craft The Summer of Love: “Painted Rock Mandalas” Workshop | South SF
Friday, June 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Craft The Summer of Love:
They are continuing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love by highlighting the many crafts that grew out of that creative period. The second in this series will feature mandala painted rocks. In this session, you will create colorfully dotted stone mandalas that you can ...
Beach Boys Tribute Concert in the Park | Alamo
Friday, June 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livorna Park
Beach Boys Tribute Concert in the Park | Alamo

Put your dancing shoes on, pack a picnic and enjoy live music with the small community of Alamo at Livorna Park located at the corner of Miranda Avenue and Livorna Road. Friday concerts start at 6:30 pm and end at 8:30 pm. 2017 Featured Bands ...

Saturday, July 1

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, July 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...

Family-Friendly Bike Ride | The Presidio
Saturday, July 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is requested.
| Presidio Visitor Center
Family-Friendly Bike Ride | The Presidio
Join a Park Ranger and Presidio Trust guide for a gentle 4-mile bike ride. Roll through the history and nature of the Presidio at a family-friendly pace that’s fun for all. Rent a bike from Sports Basement or bring your own. Free but an RSVP is ...
Tennyson All America Festival: Food, Refreshments & Free Entertainment | Hayward
Saturday, July 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mt. Eden Mansion
Tennyson All America Festival: Food, Refreshments & Free Entertainment | Hayward
Join the city of Hayward as they celebrate the 241st birthday of the country and build pride in the Tennyson Community. Enjoy free music, food, refreshments and activities for children, and learn about community resources.
Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline BioBlitz Citizen Science | Richmond
Saturday, July 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Point Pinole Regional Shoreline
Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline BioBlitz Citizen Science | Richmond
Join them for a fun half day BioBlitz at Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline in Richmond CA. Get ready to enjoy being a citizen scientist through simple observation and photo documentation. A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in ...
Russian River “Big Rocky Games” | Monte Rio | 2017
Saturday, July 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River

Monte Rio, along the Russian River, hosts its annual two day “Big Rocky Games” with fun kids games and contests. Activities include inner tube races, a rubber ducky contest, rock skipping, a water balloon toss, an ice cream eating contest, canoe and swim races, and ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” Preview | Pleasanton
Saturday, July 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, July 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

Sunday, July 2

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom | Fireworks Extravaganza | 2017
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom | Fireworks Extravaganza | 2017
Celebrate Independence Day all weekend long at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, from Sunday – Tuesday, July 2-4, 2017, with rides, food, and a fireworks extravaganza each night of the event. Fireworks, Family, and Fun. It wouldn’t be July 4th without fireworks – and they’re presenting fireworks every ...
Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Russian River “Big Rocky Games” | Monte Rio | 2017
Sunday, July 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River

Monte Rio, along the Russian River, hosts its annual two day “Big Rocky Games” with fun kids games and contests. Activities include inner tube races, a rubber ducky contest, rock skipping, a water balloon toss, an ice cream eating contest, canoe and swim races, and ...

Music in the Park: Country Rock Concert | Burlingame
Sunday, July 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Park (Burlingame)
Music in the Park: Country Rock Concert | Burlingame
The Brigham Brothers is a Bay Area band that serves up a unique blend of dance-based roots music integrating Southern rock, country, zydeco, and roadhouse rhythm & blues into an especially rich musical gumbo.
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet | Pleasanton
Sunday, July 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet | Pleasanton

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Russian River | Parade of Floats, Water Curtain & Fireworks Show | 2017
Sunday, July 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River | Parade of Floats, Water Curtain & Fireworks Show | 2017
Every year, the Monte Rio beach is crowded with people who come from all over to enjoy the spectacle of fireworks over the Russian River along with a Water Boat Parade & Carnival, “Water Curtain” and fireworks starting at dusk. Sunday, July 2, 2017 Dusk: Water Carnival ...

Monday, July 3

Windsor | Pre-4th of July “Kaboom” Fireworks & Music Festival | 2017
Windsor | Pre-4th of July
Get festive for the Fourth at a small town celebration with all the trimmings. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the Windsor Independence Day celebration on Monday, July 3, 2017 at Keiser Park, capped off by a fireworks and musical performances. A festival in the park ...