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Friday, June 23

Starlight Movie Night: “The Secret Life Of Pets” | Alameda
Friday, June 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda Point Multi-Purpose 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 Moonlight Movies: Sing | Danville
Friday, June 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Danville Town Green
Free Moonlight Movies: Sing | Danville

Gather up the family and join your neighbors for respite under the stars. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. To help keep the little ones busy, arts and crafts will be available to younger attendees beginning at 6:30 pm and go on until ...

Beatles Tribute Concert in the Park | Alamo
Friday, June 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livorna Park
Beatles 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 ...

Movie Night & Free Popcorn “Sing” | Benicia
Friday, June 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Benicia Gazebo
Movie Night & Free Popcorn

Join the Benicia community for a family movie under the stars in front of Benicia’s cute and quaint City Park Gazebo. Movies begin at dusk. Bring your pillows, blankets, and lawn chairs. Food and beverages are welcome, so bring your picnic dinner. Don’t worry about snacks because ...

Saturday, June 24

Summer of Love Celebration: Street Art Painting & Live Music | San Rafael
Saturday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: $10*
*Tickets are $10-$15. Children 12 & under are free.
| Downtown San Rafael
Summer of Love Celebration: Street Art Painting & Live Music | San Rafael

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the summer of 1967, and Italian Street Painting Marin is excited to celebrate this far-out occasion through the captivating art of street painting and music on June 24-25, 2017 with Summer of Love: An Art & Music Experience. Over ...

2017 Summer Sailstice: Free Sailboat Rides, Boat Building & Live Music | Alameda
Saturday, June 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Encinal Yacht Club
2017 Summer Sailstice: Free Sailboat Rides, Boat Building & Live Music | Alameda
Take to the waters to celebrate the annual Summer Sailstice featuring free sailboat rides, a Boat Building Contest, exhibits, seminars, live music and more. Summer Sailstice brings together everyone who loves wind, water and sailing. Sail in, motor in, or just come down for a full weekend of ...
“Circus Bella” Your Favorite One Ring Circus | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, June 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Circus Bella, San Francisco’s favorite one-ring circus, returns with an entirely new production conceived and directed by Bella-founder Abigail Munn and Artistic Director Joel Baker, with the talents of Juggling Director, Judy Finelli. Set to original music by the ingenious composer/accordionist Rob Reich, who leads the ...
Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF
Saturday, June 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Jessie Square)
Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF

Circus Bella is a full-force, non-stop 60-minute kaleidoscope of thrilling feats of balance and strength, elegance demonstrations of grace and poise, and outrageous humor of slapstick antics. The circus showcases static trapeze, rope walking, a 9-person juggling act, contortion, hula hoop, original clowning and more. ...

Kite Festival at the Marina: Demos, Food & Fun | Brisbane
Saturday, June 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brisbane Marina
Kite Festival at the Marina: Demos, Food & Fun | Brisbane
Join them for the inaugural Kite Festival at the Brisbane Marina on Saturday, June 24th starting at 1:00pm. They invite everyone to bring your own kite and join in on the fun. The event is free and will feature kite demonstrations, food, and plenty of fun for people of ...

Sunday, June 25

Summer of Love Celebration: Street Art Painting & Live Music | San Rafael
Sunday, June 25 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*Tickets are $10-$15. Children 12 & under are free.
| Downtown San Rafael
Summer of Love Celebration: Street Art Painting & Live Music | San Rafael

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the summer of 1967, and Italian Street Painting Marin is excited to celebrate this far-out occasion through the captivating art of street painting and music on June 24-25, 2017 with Summer of Love: An Art & Music Experience. Over ...

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. ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Monday, July 3

WorldOne Festival Pre-Party | El Cerrito
Monday, July 3 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
WorldOne Festival Pre-Party | El Cerrito

El Cerrito hosts the 19th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2017. July 3, 2017 – Kupaoa, Hawaiian Mele & Hula 4 pm: Circus Imagination 5-7 pm:  Kupaoa + Kumu Kau’i Isa-Kahaku + Halau NaWaiOla July 4, 2017 – ...

Free A’s Post-Game Independence Day Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland
Monday, July 3 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A’s Post-Game Independence Day Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. Sit in awe on the ...

Tuesday, July 4

El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2017

El Cerrito hosts the 19th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2017. July 3, 2017 – Kupaoa, Hawaiian Mele & Hula 4 pm: Circus Imagination 5-7 pm:  Kupaoa + Kumu Kau’i Isa-Kahaku + Halau NaWaiOla July 4, 2017 – ...

Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2017
The Berkeley Marina plays host to one of the best July Fourth celebrations around featuring adventure playground open until 8 pm, where children can use hammers, nails, saws, and paint with parental supervision. Get your face painted, try the giant slide, or splash in the water at ...
San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2017
Witness the skies sparkle red, white and blue with San Francisco Fireworks on July 4, 2017. At approximately 9:30 pm, visitors will be treated to SF’s spectacular fireworks display over the Bay launched from just north of Fisherman’s Wharf. 2017 Fourth of July Fireworks & Entertainment July 4, 2017 ...
Moraga Summer Concert: Dance Party & Show | East Bay
Tuesday, July 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Dance Party & Show | 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 ...

Wednesday, July 5

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, July 5 – 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 ...

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, July 5 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Downtown
First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek “First Wednesday” monthly street festival brings together hundreds of people to Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek for a fun-filled evening of live music, food trucks, variety of vendors and roaming entertainment for all to enjoy. First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food ...

Thursday, July 6

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, July 6 – 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 ...

Movies on the Square: “Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them” | Redwood City
Thursday, July 6 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them” | 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, July 7

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, July 7 – 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: ...