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Thursday, April 28

Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Thursday, April 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Solano 2 Drive In
Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a Free Drive-in Movie Night twice a year including a festival with live music, games and $1 nachos. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 pm. Films start at dusk. Arrive ...

Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose
Thursday, April 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Capitol 6 Drive-In (San Jose)
Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a Free Drive-in Movie Night twice a year including a festival with live music, games and $1 nachos. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 pm. Films start at dusk. Arrive ...

Friday, April 29

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, April 29 – 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 ...

2016 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City
Friday, April 29 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
| Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
2016

Wild West Days 2016 is an annual three-day festival, held each spring, that sees over 5,000 local families joining in for carnival rides, treats, festival game booths, live local entertainment, and socializing with friends and neighbors. 2016 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival Friday-Sunday, April 29-May 1, 2016 ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
5–11 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under 5–11 pm: All Museum galleries open late 5–10:30 pm: Local beer and wine specials at the Blue Oak bars in the Koi Pond area, Garden, and Oak Street Plaza 5–10 pm: Gourmet food trucks from ...

Saturday, April 30

Free Pool Weekend: Open Swim & Classes | Berkeley
Saturday, April 30 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | YMCA Berkeley
Free Pool Weekend: Open Swim & Classes | Berkeley

Come for a swim as part of a free aquatics weekend at the Berkeley YMCA. Bring your friends and family to try out their aquatics programming for free. Saturday, April 30 Facility Hours: 7:00am – 5:00pm 7:30am-5:00pm: Adult Lap Swimming – Lap Pool Enjoy lap swimming ...

ARIA Festival: Opera Open House | SF
Saturday, April 30 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Wilsey Center for Opera
ARIA Festival: Opera Open House | SF
Enjoy original student works created by partner Opera ARIA (Arts Resources in Action) K–12 SFUSD classes plus performances and workshops by Little Opera, San Francisco Boys Chorus, Young Women’s Choral Projects, San Francisco Opera Guild and the Adler Fellows. There will be crafts and performing arts ...
A La Carte & Art Festival 2016 | Mountain View
Saturday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
A La Carte & Art Festival 2016 | 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 2016 A La Carte & Art spring art fair and officially kicks-off at this big 20th anniversary celebration of the arts in Silicon Valley’s epicenter. Check ...

2016 TableTop Day: Free Old School Gaming | Bay Area
Saturday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2016 TableTop Day: Free Old School Gaming | Bay Area
International TableTop Day is an annual celebration for all the fans of tabletop gaming. It’s a single day where the whole world is brought together in a common purpose of spending time together and having fun. Participating stores will offer free stuff like games, special edition ...
2016 Indie Bookstore Day: Free Mimosas, Poetry & Beer | Green Apple Books
Saturday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books and Music
2016 Indie Bookstore Day: Free Mimosas, Poetry & Beer | Green Apple Books
Green Apple Books will participate in the first California Bookstore Day with a full day of activities and celebrating the bookstore. They say it’s their favorite day of the year, so expect lots of great surprises. 2016 Green Apple Bookstore Day Saturday, April 30, 2016 | 10 am to 10:30 ...
Healthy Kids Day 2016: Wellness Vendors & Free Healthy Lunch | Richmond
Saturday, April 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | EM Downer YMCA
Healthy Kids Day 2016: Wellness Vendors & Free Healthy Lunch  | Richmond
This year, we’re busting our Healthy Kids Day event wide open and inviting folks to come for a healthy, caring environment of fun, learning and belonging to help them reach their fullest potential. Our event includes health and wellness vendors/Community Benefit Organizations, free healthy lunch, community walk, ...
2016 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center
Saturday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Treasure Island Sailing Center
2016 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center
Celebrate Opening Day on the Bay at the Treasure Island Sailing Center with free sailboat rides, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding, plus enjoy music, family activities and food. 2016 Opening Day & National Safe Boating Day Saturday, April 30, 2016 | 11 am to 4 pm Treasure Island Sailing ...
2016 Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival | Cupertino
Saturday, April 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Civic Hall
2016 Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival | Cupertino
Come together to protect our environment at this day of learning, creating, sharing, and inspiration at the 8th Annual Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival. The event will showcase the ABCs and 123s of growing greener for the greater good: from learning how to compost, to understanding ...
2016 “HeART of Market” Outdoor Dance Festival | SoMa
Saturday, April 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mint Plaza
2016
Alonzo King LINES Ballet returns to Mint Plaza for its HeART of Market: Dance, Create, Connect, a free, participatory and family friendly event. 2016 Heart of Market Dance Fest Saturday, April 30, 2016 | 11 am to 3 pm Mint Plaza, San Francisco FREE Enjoy performances by LINES Dance Center students ...
2016 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2016 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for one day of fabulous rhythm and fun. 2016 Oakland Dance Festival Saturday, April 30, 2016 | Noon to 6 pm Jack London Square, Oakland FREE From little ones to jiving ...
2016 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City
Saturday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
| Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
2016

Wild West Days 2016 is an annual three-day festival, held each spring, that sees over 5,000 local families joining in for carnival rides, treats, festival game booths, live local entertainment, and socializing with friends and neighbors. 2016 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival Friday-Sunday, April 29-May 1, 2016 ...

Whimsy Fest: The World’s Shortest Parade, Food Trucks & Live Music | Alameda
Saturday, April 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 350 W Trident Ave
Whimsy Fest: The World's Shortest Parade, Food Trucks & Live Music | Alameda
Please join this event in celebrating the revival of Alameda Point, during a free, family-friendly street festival. They look very much forward to seeing you! This event is filled with: The World’s Shortest Parade Mural painting by local artists A DIY craft station Live music, including brass bands playing alongside jugglers Craft ...
Free Pick-up Dodgeball | Dolores Park
Saturday, April 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 19th & Dolores (Dolores Park)
Free Pick-up Dodgeball | Dolores Park
Join them on the last Saturday of the month for some drop-in dodgeball! Come one, come all and throw some balls. Every one is welcome. First timers, pros, and every one in between. Enjoy a sunny day in the park with us and throw some things ...

Sunday, May 1

A La Carte & Art Festival 2016 | Mountain View
Sunday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
A La Carte & Art Festival 2016 | 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 2016 A La Carte & Art spring art fair and officially kicks-off at this big 20th anniversary celebration of the arts in Silicon Valley’s epicenter. Check ...

2016 Cinco de Mayo San Francisco Lowrider Car Show | Mission Dist.
2016 Cinco de Mayo San Francisco Lowrider Car Show | Mission Dist.
See 100+ of SF’s classic lowrider cars from the ’40s, ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, along with lowrider bicycles and motorcycles when the San Francisco Lowrider Council presents the annual Cinco de Mayo “Give Something Back” Lowrider Show. 3rd Annual Cinco de Mayo San Francisco Lowrider Car Show Sunday, ...
2016 Moving Day: Yoga, Tai Chi & Parkinson’s Awareness Talks | SF
2016 Moving Day: Yoga, Tai Chi & Parkinson's Awareness Talks | SF
San Francisco’s First Annual Moving Day is organized by the National Parkinson’s Foundation and showcases the vibrant community of Bay Area patients, caregivers, family members, and friends coming together for a day of fitness activities, information and kids’ fun in Justin Herman Plaza on Sunday, May 1, ...
2016 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City
Sunday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
| Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
2016

Wild West Days 2016 is an annual three-day festival, held each spring, that sees over 5,000 local families joining in for carnival rides, treats, festival game booths, live local entertainment, and socializing with friends and neighbors. 2016 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival Friday-Sunday, April 29-May 1, 2016 ...

Community Picnic: Lawn Games, Local Food & Music | The Presidio
Sunday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
Community Picnic: Lawn Games, Local Food & Music | The Presidio
Back for its fourth season, San Francisco’s favorite picnic offers the best of the local food scene, lawn games, and music. Grab your blanket and enjoy the fun. Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
Creative Family Fun: Make Your Own Japanese Karp Kites | The Presidio
Sunday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Creative Family Fun: Make Your Own Japanese Karp Kites | The Presidio
Drop in for imaginative craft-making based on the Presidio’s natural and cultural heritage. Featuring different crafts every weekend. This Weekend: During World War II, Japanese-American soldiers worked as interpreters. Celebrate Japanese culture, and Children’s day by making traditional carp kites. Free but an RSVP is required.
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Get ready for yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, a lively atmosphere and ...

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Bayview & Dogpatch
Sunday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bayview
Sunday Streets comes to the Bayview and Dogpatch neighborhoods with open car-free streets featuring awesome happenings like Mobile Rec & Park’s climbing wall, skate ramps and free skateboard and BMX bike rentals, a grape crush by Gratta wines, live music, free exercise classes, a senior’s shuttle ...
2016 Magic Meadow Pagan Spring Ritual: Beltane | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, May 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Magic Meadow
2016 Magic Meadow Pagan Spring Ritual: Beltane | Golden Gate Park
Join the witches of Reclaiming for the annual springtime Beltane Ritual – a pagan ritual reflecting the passing season at 1 pm on Sunday, May 1, 2016. May Day, or Beltane, celebrates the time when the green of the Earth meets the red and black of workers’ rights ...
26th Annual Discovery Day: Marine Science Open House | Tiburon
26th Annual Discovery Day: Marine Science Open House | Tiburon
Discovery Day is the Romberg Tiburon Center‘s annual open house, when they invite the public to visit the marine lab on the Bay and see marine science in action and it takes place from 1-5 pm on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Free, but an RSVP is requested. Explore a ...

Wednesday, May 4

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...

Thursday, May 5

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, May 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...