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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 ...

$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters
Wednesday, July 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to August. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am. Participating ...

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

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
Thursday, July 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
The Alameda County Fair offers a free day for your beloved seniors on selected Thursdays.
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

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

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: ...

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, July 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, July 7 – 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 ...

Eclectic Rock & Soul Concert in the Park | Alamo
Friday, July 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livorna Park
Eclectic Rock & Soul 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 ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, July 7 – 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, July 8

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

Airport Day: BBQ, Hot Rods & Air Craft Display | San Jose
Saturday, July 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Please bring canned goods to donate to the Second Harvest Food Bank.
| Reid Hillview Airport
Airport Day: BBQ, Hot Rods & Air Craft Display | San Jose
Hot San Jose Nights Airport Day and STEAM Festival combines airplanes, military equipment, cars and robotics along with an emphasis on STEAM related education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Aviation, Arts and Mathematics.) There will be vendors and several community agencies, educational and governmental offices along with BBQ and ...
Artists Draw Birds in the Park | The Presidio
Saturday, July 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Artists Draw Birds in the Park | The Presidio
Watch as Bay Area nature artists create beautiful sidewalk chalk art featuring birds of the Presidio.
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, July 8 – 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, ...

2017 Free Movies in the Park: The Goonies | Newark
Saturday, July 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Newark Community Park
2017 Free Movies in the Park: The Goonies | Newark

Come out to the park with your chairs and blankets and join for a fun family film. The movie will start at sunset but show up early for pre-movie activities. There will be food and beverages for sale, along with handmade goods, and raffle prizes. A ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet | Pleasanton
Saturday, July 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet | Pleasanton

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, July 9

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: Finals | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: Finals | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, July 9 – 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 ...

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. 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 ...

Music in the Park: Rock & Roll Concert | Burlingame
Sunday, July 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Park (Burlingame)
Music in the Park: Rock & Roll Concert | Burlingame
The House Rockers are a 10 piece Rock & Soul band from Los Gatos, CA that plays the greatest songs ever recorded. With a wailing 5 piece horn section and rock solid rhythm section of 2 guitars, bass, drums and keys, they bring the timeless classics ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet | Pleasanton
Sunday, July 9 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet | Pleasanton

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, July 11

$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters
Tuesday, July 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to August. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am. Participating ...

Summertime Outdoor Funk Soul, Rock & Roll Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, July 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summertime Outdoor Funk Soul, Rock & Roll Concert | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2017 Schedule 6/13 – Lucky Losers (Contemporary Blues) ...

Wednesday, July 12

Guided Hikes: Birds & Bird Art Treasure Hunt | The Presidio
Wednesday, July 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Main Post (Presidio)
Guided Hikes: Birds & Bird Art Treasure Hunt | The Presidio
Join them for a two-mile, family-friendly guided hike led by volunteer Presidio art docents, Presidio trail ambassadors, and Audubon birders to view birds in the Presidio and enjoy chalk art created by local nature artists. Free but an RSVP is required.
Summer Cajun & Zydeco Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, July 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Cajun & Zydeco 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, July 13

Moraga Summer Concert: Electrifying Tribute To Michael Jackson | East Bay
Thursday, July 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Electrifying Tribute To Michael Jackson | 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: “Moana” | Orinda
Thursday, July 13 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summer Movie in the Park: “Moana” | Orinda

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 ...