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Friday, March 16

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Oakland
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Oakland

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 ...

Saturday, March 17

2018 Annual Arbor Day Eco Fair: Free Family Fun & Enviromental Education | SF
Saturday, March 17 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | George Washington High School
2018 Annual Arbor Day Eco Fair: Free Family Fun & Enviromental Education | SF
Join in the fun at this year’s San Francisco Public Works Arbor Day Eco Fair – a family-fun event packed with hands-on activities and urban environmental education on Saturday, March 17, 2018. 2018 Annual Arbor Day Eco Fair Saturday, March 17, 2018 | 9 am to noon Washington High ...
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Dogpatch & Potrero Hill Residents
Saturday, March 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for  Dogpatch & 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 ...

2018 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & Parade | Dublin
Saturday, March 17 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Dublin Civic Center
2018 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & Parade | Dublin

Where else but Dublin would you want to celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Come out for a free, memorable and authentic Irish experience. The parade gets going at 9:30 am at Amador Plaza, and the St Patrick’s Day Festival will be held from 10 am to 5 ...

Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View
Saturday, March 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View

Come get your bike fixed and learn a few things from professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy who will be available for advice and help with you bike at the Mountain View Library every third Saturday from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Use their tools to work ...

2018 Holi Festival of Colors: Chai, Colors & DJs | Fremont
Saturday, March 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: $20*
*$20 for Non Members $18 for Rana Members
| Mission San Jose
2018 Holi Festival of Colors: Chai, Colors & DJs | Fremont
It’s time to celebrate the fun filled festival of colors. RANA(Rajasthan Association of North America) brings you the biggest Holi Festival in Bay Area inspired by the original Rajasthani Holi in India. The Rainbow Holi ticket ($20) is all inclusive of: Vibrant Colors Refreshing Thandai Delicious Rajasthani Food Live DJ Fun ...
2018 Albany FilmFest: Kid’s Matinee & Hands-On Film Skills | East Bay
Saturday, March 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for adults, $1 for kids
| Albany Community Center
2018 Albany FilmFest: Kid's Matinee & Hands-On Film Skills | East Bay
A babysitting monster, a cookie recipe gone wrong, a girl who just wants to be left alone to read in the forest, kids thinking up ways to be kind . This fast-paced, family friendly show features an eclectic variety of short films by and for kids. ...
2018 Spring Equinox: Magic Meadow Ritual | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, March 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Magic Meadow, Golden Gate Park
2018 Spring Equinox: Magic Meadow Ritual | Golden Gate Park
Celebrate the Spring Equinox as the Wheel of the Year turns toward the sunshine with a pagan ritual in Magic Meadow, Golden Gate Park at 1 pm on Saturday, March 17, 2018. This ritual especially involves young people, and typically includes an egg-hunt for kids afterwards (though we have ...

Sunday, March 18

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley Residents
Sunday, March 18 – 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 ...

2018 The Parents Club Rummage Sale | Palo Alto
Sunday, March 18 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for PAMP Members.
| Cubberley Community Center Pavilion
2018 The Parents Club Rummage Sale | Palo Alto
Score great deals and recycle treasures at the PAMP Rummage Sale. They expect lots of good bargains on gently-used children’s clothing, toys, equipment and maternity items. The event is Free to the public. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Join PAMP and get early admission at 8:30 a.m.
2018 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration | Dublin
Sunday, March 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dublin Civic Center
2018 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration | Dublin

Where else but Dublin would you want to celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Come out for a free, memorable and authentic Irish experience. The parade gets going at 9:30 am at Amador Plaza, and the St Patrick’s Day Festival will be held from 10 am to 5 ...

Presidio Picnic 2018 Season Kick-Off | SF
Sunday, March 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic 2018 Season Kick-Off | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. 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 ...

SFJAZZ Girls Day: Free Youth Jazz Workshops | SF
SFJAZZ Girls Day: Free Youth Jazz Workshops | SF
Join celebrated women jazz faculty in this very special workshop for female jazz musicians ages 13-18 on March 18, 2018. Ensemble techniques, improvisation, and musicianship will be the focus of this program for emerging female jazz talents. Faculty include: Tammy Hall (piano) Ruth Davies (bass) Kristen Strom (sax) Mara Fox (trombone) Kate ...
SFMOMA’s “Free Family Day” Free Museum Day | SF
SFMOMA's
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) welcomes families and intergenerational audiences to the museum for its Free Family Day on Sunday, March 18, 2018. While the museum is always free for visitors 18 and younger, on Free Family Day, it is also free for up ...
The 90 Second Film Festival | SF
Sunday, March 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reserve your seat to ensure admittance.
| SF Main Public Library
The 90 Second Film Festival | SF
The 90 Second Newbery is a yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create movies that tell the entire story of a Newbery award-winning book in 90 seconds or less. In 2018, the San Francisco 90-Second Newbery will screen on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 2 pm-4 pm at the ...

Tuesday, March 20

2018 SF Bay Area Science Fair: Public Viewing Day | Golden Gate Park
Tuesday, March 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
2018 SF Bay Area Science Fair: Public Viewing Day | Golden Gate Park
The 2018 San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair is back at the San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park, and you can come check out what local students have dreamed up, concocted, constructed and proven with real science (and those trusty tri-fold poster boards) ...
2018 Albany FilmFest: Brain Waves Short Films | East Bay
Tuesday, March 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 per movie or you can buy a week long valid Festival pass for $70
| Albany Twin
2018 Albany FilmFest: Brain Waves Short Films | East Bay
The groundbreaking neuroscientist and teacher Dr. Marion Diamond followed her own curiosity to change the way they look at their brains and their potential. Join them for two delightful and insightful films — an entertaining and enlightening evening of women who take their lives (and afterlives) ...

Wednesday, March 21

2018 Albany FilmFest: Making The Climb Short Films | East Bay
Wednesday, March 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 per movie or you can buy a week long valid Festival pass for $70
| Albany Twin
2018 Albany FilmFest: Making The Climb Short Films | East Bay
What does it take to restore a sacred peak or climb a mountain in wheelchair? These two documentaries speak to challenge and inspiration. Stay after the films for a Q&A with Umunhum’s Andy Miller and the Chairman of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band; and meet ...

Thursday, March 22

2018 Albany FilmFest: East Bay Punk Short Films | East Bay
Thursday, March 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 per movie or you can buy a week long valid Festival pass for $70
| Albany Twin
2018 Albany FilmFest: East Bay Punk Short Films | East Bay

Cozy, quirky and creative, Albany FilmFest, is back welcoming experienced and amateur filmmakers of all ages and across the country. Albany FilmFest is a national juried festival of short films (and really short films) — an annual showcase for emerging independent filmmakers of all ages in Albany, ...

Friday, March 23

2018 Albany FilmFest: Behind the Scenes of Virtual Reality Filmmaking | East Bay
Friday, March 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for adults, $1 for kids
| Albany Community Center
2018 Albany FilmFest:  Behind the Scenes of Virtual Reality Filmmaking | East Bay

Cozy, quirky and creative, Albany FilmFest, is back welcoming experienced and amateur filmmakers of all ages and across the country. Albany FilmFest is a national juried festival of short films (and really short films) — an annual showcase for emerging independent filmmakers of all ages in Albany, ...

Saturday, March 24

2018 Blossom Festival: Vintage Cars, Old-Timey Music & Films | South Bay
Saturday, March 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Saratoga Heritage Orchard
2018 Blossom Festival: Vintage Cars, Old-Timey Music & Films | South Bay
Music of the ’30s and ’40s, antique cars, vintage motors, children’s crafts, and craftspeople will bring back memories of yesteryear at the annual Blossom Festival in the Saratoga Heritage Orchard. 2018 Blossom Festival Saturday, March 24, 2018 | 10 am to 4 pm Saratoga Heritage Orchard, 13650 Saratoga Ave FREE 2018 ...

Sunday, March 25

2018 Albany FilmFest: All Day Sunday Short (Really Short) Films | East Bay
Sunday, March 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: $10*
*$10 per movie or you can buy a week long valid Festival pass for $70
| Albany Community Center
2018 Albany FilmFest: All Day Sunday Short (Really Short) Films | East Bay

Cozy, quirky and creative, Albany FilmFest, is back welcoming experienced and amateur filmmakers of all ages and across the country. Albany FilmFest is a national juried festival of short films (and really short films) — an annual showcase for emerging independent filmmakers of all ages in Albany, ...

Free Acting Class Day | Berkeley Rep
Sunday, March 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Free Acting Class Day | Berkeley Rep

Taught by professional theatre artists, The Berkeley Rep offers free class samplers each quarter giving everyone an opportunity to explore the craft of theatre and experience the joy of dynamic engagement with their own creativity. Taught by professional theatre artists, the Sunday Sampler classes offer people ...

Monday, March 26

$5 Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Oakland
$5 Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Oakland

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 ...

Friday, March 30

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, March 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 ...

Final Fridays Family Dance Party | South SF
Friday, March 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South SF Main Library
Final Fridays Family Dance Party | South SF

Has it been a long day? Week? Lifetime? Or do you and your kids just have some energy you need to get out of your system? Then come shake your tail to the best family-friendly jams amidst the glowy balloons and sparkly lights of their ...

Sunday, April 1

27th Annual Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration | SF
Sunday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Street (Gough to Fillmore)
27th Annual Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration | SF
The Annual Union Street Spring Celebration and Easter Parade is not your average street fair or formal parade. It can best be described as wonderful, wacky, elegant and fabulous, with everything from roller-blading cows and creative self-propelled mini-floats to garden areas, sophisticated fashions and beautiful classic ...

Tuesday, April 3

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, April 3 – 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 ...

Friday, April 6

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, April 6 – 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: ...