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Friday, March 2

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, March 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, March 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen

This is your monthly chance  to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market highlights ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, March 2 – 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 ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, March 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Saturday, March 3

California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Russian Hill & SOMA
Saturday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Russian Hill & SOMA

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 ...

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, March 3 – 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 ...

38th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Saturday, March 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE, but bring along some cash for food purchases
| Davis Senior Center
38th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Bayview Hunters Point’s longest-running annual event, the Black Cuisine Festival, was created to highlight culinary talents passed through generations. The Black Cuisine Festival shares delectable food rooted in African American tradition, bringing people together for a little taste of soul. 2018 Black Cuisine Festival Saturday, March 3, 2018 ...
Song & Dance Bollywood Style Sing Along | SF Main Library
Saturday, March 3 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | SF Main Public Library
Song & Dance Bollywood Style Sing Along | SF Main Library
Dhaval and Gunjan duo plan on rocking the place with their bollywood singing, from classics of Rafi, Lata, Kishor and Asha to great songs of the modern era, intermingled with a dance performance to get the groove going. Come sing along the greatest melogies of ...
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, March 3 – 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, March 4

California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Chinatown & Hayes Valley
Sunday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Chinatown & Hayes Valley

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 ...

2018 Holi Celebration | South Bay
Sunday, March 4 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission, but bring money for colors
| Shreemaya Krishnadham
2018 Holi Celebration | South Bay

You’re invited to a one-day Holi Celebration put together by the Bay Area Youth Vaishnav Parivar in Milpitas. 2018 Holi Celebration Sunday, March 4, 2018 Shreemaya Krishnadham, 25 Corning Ave., Milpitas FREE, but bring money for colors, food and drinks. Enjoy a fun-filled day of color, ...

Tuesday, March 6

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, March 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum has returned and so has their Pay What You Wish Days. Pay What You Wish Days create affordable experiences for all to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in ...

Wednesday, March 7

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, March 7 – 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, March 8

2018 San Francisco Int’l Ocean Film Festival: Opening Night | Fort Mason
Thursday, March 8 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $18 | Fort Mason Center
2018 San Francisco Int'l Ocean Film Festival: Opening Night | Fort Mason

The San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival (SFIOFF) inspires people to appreciate and care for the ocean by revealing its wonders through independent films at the Fort Mason Center from March 8–11, 2018.  Come view the beauty and mysteries of the ocean, explore coastal cultures, and pause to ...

Friday, March 9

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Noe Valley & Castro Residents
Friday, March 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Noe Valley & Castro 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: 2018 SF Middle School Science Fair Public Viewing | Randall Museum
Friday, March 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Final Day: 2018 SF Middle School Science Fair Public Viewing | Randall Museum

The Randall Museum once again hosts the 36th Annual San Francisco Middle School Science Fair in their newly renovated space; the projects will be on view for the public from 10 am to 4 pm from February 26 through March 9, 2018. All public and private middle schools ...

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Redwood City
Friday, March 9 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Dockside tours are $5 donation. Sailing tickets are $42 a head.
| Seaport Court (Redwood City)
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Redwood City

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Dockside Tours Dockside tours are $5 (for donation). Schedules and ships are subject to change so always ...

National Day of Unplugging 2018 | No Tech Day
Friday, March 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
National Day of Unplugging 2018 | No Tech Day
People across the nation (and world) will recharge themselves by not using computers, cell phones, or any technology for 24 hours, sundown to sundown. National Day of Unplugging March 9-10, 2018 | Sundown to Sundown Everywhere FREE So take some time to talk to people the old fashioned way (without your face ...
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, March 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire City of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...

Saturday, March 10

Free Second Saturdays Admission: A Day with Nature | Redwood State Parks
Saturday, March 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
Free Second Saturdays Admission: A Day with Nature | Redwood State Parks

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering free day-use admission to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The goal of Free Second Saturdays ...

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Outer Mission & Glen Park Residents
Saturday, March 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Outer Mission & Glen Park 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 ...

2018 San Francisco Int’l Ocean Film Festival | Fort Mason
Saturday, March 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: $18 | Fort Mason Center
2018 San Francisco Int'l Ocean Film Festival | Fort Mason

The San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival (SFIOFF) inspires people to appreciate and care for the ocean by revealing its wonders through independent films at the Fort Mason Center from March 8–11, 2018.  Come view the beauty and mysteries of the ocean, explore coastal cultures, and pause to ...

2018 San Francisco Summer Resource Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, March 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
2018 San Francisco Summer Resource Fair | Golden Gate Park
San Francisco families with children of all ages are invited to this free showcase of summer activities for children, youth, and families. Come out and learn about local summer activities for kids and teens including a wide variety of summer camps, Rec & Park programs, and ...
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, March 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...

Sunday, March 11

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Sunday, March 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset 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 ...

2018 San Francisco Int’l Ocean Film Festival: Free Day | Fort Mason
Sunday, March 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*This program is free to attend however all guests must register to attend.
| Fort Mason Center
2018 San Francisco Int'l Ocean Film Festival: Free Day | Fort Mason
See some amazing youth-made films about the Ocean at this special Free Day of the SF Int’l Ocean Film Festival.
Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, March 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marine Mammal Center
Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito

Join the Marine Mammal Center for Marine Science Sunday – a free engaging ocean-inspired classroom series for kids and adults from the center’s education experts taking place from 10 am to 5 pm on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. The center offers educational programs ...

Tuesday, March 13

2018 Persian New Year Festival & Fire Jumping | Berkeley
Tuesday, March 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Persian Center
2018 Persian New Year Festival & Fire Jumping | Berkeley
Jump over a bonfire (or watch others do it) in the ritual of “Chahr-Shanbeh Souri” as the Persian Center celebrates Nowruz, or Persian New Year to say goodbye to the darkness of winter and welcome the lightness of spring.  2018 Persian New Year Festival & Fire Jumping Tuesday, ...

Wednesday, March 14

Ask a Scientist’s 2018 “Pi Day” Puzzle Party | SoMa
Wednesday, March 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Ask a Scientist's 2018
Trying to decide how you’re going to celebrate Pi Day (3.14)? Avoid the congested airports and typical math holiday madness, and join Ask a Scientist’s Pi Day Puzzle Party — a boisterous math and logic puzzle competition, hosted by Wes Carroll. Pi Day Puzzle Party Wednesday, March 14, ...

Thursday, March 15

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Dockside Tours Dockside tours are $5 (for donation). Schedules and ships are subject to change so always ...