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Sunday, August 20

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin
Sunday, August 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin

Sunday Streets (March – October 2017) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for ...

Live in the Castro: The Klipptones | Jane Warner Plaza
Sunday, August 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro: The Klipptones | Jane Warner Plaza
Get your swing on with the Klipptones. The Klipptones are San Francisco’s hottest crossover band, playing big band standards mashed up with pop classics.

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | Redwood City
Sunday, August 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School
Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | Redwood City

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 ...

Tuesday, August 22

Summer Reggae Concert | Menlo Park
Tuesday, August 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kelly Park
Summer Reggae 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, ...

Wednesday, August 23

SF Zoo Free Admission Day
SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, ...

Thursday, August 24

Movies on the Square: “Dirty Dancing” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Dirty Dancing” | 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, August 25

Free National Parks Day | National Park Service Birthday
Friday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument
Free National Parks Day | National Park Service Birthday

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park. Yosemite park waves their ...

Movies Under the Stars “Grease” | Walnut Creek
Friday, August 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but you can help support the program with a $2 donation per person.
| Walnut Creek Civic Park
Movies Under the Stars

Movies Under the Stars is back in Walnut Creek for the Summer 2017 season. Bring your picnic to Heather Farms Park, or try the restaurants in Downtown, then enjoy a movie with your family and friends. Movies begin at sunset. Admission is free, but a $2 donation helps support ...

Free Movies in the Park: Sing | Oakland
Friday, August 25 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Free Movies in the Park: Sing | Oakland

Movies in the Park is back with family friendly films in the park by the Redwood Heights Recreation Center in Oakland. Popcorn, hot chocolate, drinks and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Dress warm and bring a lawn chair and or blanket. You will want to ...

2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Casablanca” | Menlo Park
Friday, August 25 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Casablanca” | Menlo Park

The 2017 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on the Chestnut Paseo. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the ...

Saturday, August 26

Facebook County Fair: Live Music, Carnival Games & Food Trucks | Menlo Park
Saturday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Facebook County Fair: Live Music, Carnival Games & Food Trucks | Menlo Park
Join them for a fun day of amusement rides, farm animals, live bands, carnival games, family entertainment & much, much more. Free admission. Free Parking. No tickets required for entry. Rides tickets sold onsite. 100% of ride proceeds will be donated to a local nonprofit. What to expect: Live ...
Saturday Indie Rock Concert in the Park | McLaren Park
Saturday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Saturday Indie Rock Concert in the Park | McLaren Park
Rock out with 4 fantastic indie rock bands: The Trip Wire Band The American Professionals Sweet Chariot The Bye Bye Blackbirds.

Sunday, August 27

Live in the Castro: Parlor Tricks | Jane Warner Plaza
Sunday, August 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro: Parlor Tricks | Jane Warner Plaza
Neighborhood favorites, Parlor Tricks play Industrial ragtime in the Jane Warner Plaza. What is industrial ragtime, you ask? Come and find out. It’s like nothing you’ve heard. You’ll be tapping your feet without even realizing how it happened.
Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | Redwood City
Sunday, August 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School
Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | Redwood City

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 ...

Tuesday, August 29

Summer Salsa Concert | Menlo Park
Tuesday, August 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kelly Park
Summer Salsa 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, August 31

Last of the Dramatic 2017 Bloom of Weird & Wild Flowers | SF Botanical Garden
Last of the Dramatic 2017 Bloom of Weird & Wild Flowers | SF Botanical Garden

It’s been a wet winter and that means spring is going to be crazy good at the San Francisco Botanical Garden … the curators tell us that everything is budding up and looking very bountiful and beautiful. After four dry years, this winter has brought much needed rain ...

Movies on the Square: “Ladder 49” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 31 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Ladder 49” | 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, September 1

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, September 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

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 ...

2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Doctor Strange” | Menlo Park
Friday, September 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2017 Movie Under the Stars:

The 2017 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on the Chestnut Paseo. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the ...

Saturday, September 2

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, September 2 – 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 ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” Preview | The Presidio
Saturday, September 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
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 ...

Sunday, September 3

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” Preview | The Presidio
Sunday, September 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
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 ...

Monday, September 4

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Monday, September 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
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 ...

Thursday, September 7

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, September 7 – 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 ...

Friday, September 8

70s Roller Disco Party | Pier 39
Friday, September 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
70s Roller Disco Party | Pier 39
They’re rolling it back to the year they opened – 1978 – with a free 70s Roller Disco Party. Head to The Pier for an evening of fun, music, and roller-skating in the Pier 39 Entrance Plaza from 6-10 pm. Bring your own roller skates or ...
Starlight Movie Night: “Moana” | Alameda
Friday, September 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Leydecker Field
Starlight Movie Night:

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. ...

Free Movies in the Park: Jungle Book | Oakland
Friday, September 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Free Movies in the Park: Jungle Book  | Oakland

Movies in the Park is back with family friendly films in the park by the Redwood Heights Recreation Center in Oakland. Popcorn, hot chocolate, drinks and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Dress warm and bring a lawn chair and or blanket. You will want to ...

2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Pete’s Dragon” | Menlo Park
Friday, September 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2017 Movie Under the Stars:

The 2017 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on the Chestnut Paseo. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the ...

Saturday, September 9

Live in the Castro: Lisa Gonick & the Damfino Players | Jane Warner Plaza
Saturday, September 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro: Lisa Gonick & the Damfino Players | Jane Warner Plaza
Come dance and listen to lovely music of a by gone era. Ragtime, Swing, Blues,Vintage- Early Jazz and Novelty tunes to warm the cockles of your soul & burn the soles of your feet. Featuring Cliff Moser on Guitar and Miss Lisa Gonick on Uke and ...
Saturday Latin Jazz Concert in the Park | McLaren Park
Saturday, September 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Saturday Latin Jazz Concert in the Park | McLaren Park
Sandor Moss y su Mechanica, Johnny Escobedo & El Guarijo and Charged Particles wows you with dancer-friendly blends of Salsa, Cha-Cha, Timba, Cuban Guajira and Puerto Rican Bomba.