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Friday, August 1

Violinjazz, Monsters & Robots | Friday Nights at the de Young
Violinjazz, Monsters & Robots | Friday Nights at the de Young

Schedule for Friday, August 1, 2014
6 pm Closing Reception: “Monsters and Robots”, by Artist-in-Residence Joshua Margolis - Kimball Education Gallery
Celebrate the residency of July Artist-in-Residence Joshua Margolis and his installation Monsters and Robots. Light refreshments served.
6 pm - Mixed-Media Art-Making Stations - Buchanan Court
Create a mixed-media project inspired by …

First Friday Shorts | The New Parkway
Friday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
First Friday Shorts | The New Parkway

First Friday Shorts screens short films by Bay Area filmmakers and media arts organizations using film and video to tell stories not usually seen or heard. Join The New Parkway and discover local filmmaker talent and learn something new about your Bay Area community.

Free Moonlight Movie: “The Goonies” | Danville
Friday, August 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Danville Town Green
Free Moonlight Movie:

The Goonies tells the story of a group of kids that set out on an adventure in search of pirate treasure that could save their homes from foreclosure.

Film Night in the Park: “Moneyball” | Fairfax
Friday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Central Baseball Field - Fairfax
Film Night in the Park:

Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket, and picnic ...

The New Parkway Facade Unveiling Party & Concert | Oakland
Friday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
The New Parkway Facade Unveiling Party & Concert | Oakland

Remember last spring when The New Parkway launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a flashy new facade? Thanks to generous backers who helped them raise just over their goal of $30K, it’s finally here.
This Friday, August 1, 2014, during the First Friday festivities, …

Garden Movie Night: “The Princess Bride” | SF
Friday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Bay Commons
Garden Movie Night:

The Mission Bay Commons garden is hosting a free Friday night screening of The Princess Bride in Mission Bay Commons on August 1, 2014.
Bring along a blanket and enjoy the movie as the Commons celebrate the rampant growth of their volunteer-run community garden and the special astroturf placed …

Saturday, August 2

Pongapalooza: Pong, Music & Film on the Rio | Russian River
Saturday, August 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 ticket does not include movie, food or drinks.
| Rio Theater
Pongapalooza: Pong, Music & Film on the Rio | Russian River

The small town of Monte Rio on the Russian River is hosting a very special day-long Pongapalooza party in partnership with American Tripps on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
This special afternoon event on the Rio lawn will include both regular and “Berlin-Style” ping pong tournaments, food and drink …

’90s Film Night in the Park: “Clueless” | Dolores Park
Saturday, August 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Dolores Park
'90s Film Night in the Park:

If ever there was a greater movie burn than, “You’re a virgin who can’t drive,” well, millennials probably don’t know what it would be, but, like, whatever, right? I mean, that was way harsh.
Go back to 1995, giant cellphones, Calvin Klein and all, with Alicia …

Sunday, August 3

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, August 3 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

Monday, August 4

34th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Berkeley
Monday, August 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | California Theatre (Berkeley)
34th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Berkeley

See a free screening of the documentary film, Regina, as part of the 34th Annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.
With one surviving photo of Regina Jonas, documentary filmmaker Diana Groo reconstructs the life of the world’s first female rabbi. The film poetically explores the pleasures and chaos …

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Into the Storm” | SF
Monday, August 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Into the Storm,” a film about Mother Nature at her most extreme.
Free Film Screening: Into the Storm
August 4, 2014 | 7:30 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP Code: FUNSF8ACH

Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp
Tickets are free, but subject …

Tuesday, August 5

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night this summer with a free wine tasting and screening of a classic movie. Throughout the summer of 2014, enjoy free screenings of classics like “West Side Story,” “Sixteen Candles,” and “When Harry Met Sally” while sipping on wine samples from the likes ...

Wednesday, August 6

$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Fairfield
Wednesday, August 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10:00 am.
| Fairfield Stadium 16 & IMAX
$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Fairfield

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 2014. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 ...

’80s Dance Party & Starlight Movie Night: “Pretty in Pink” | San Jose
Wednesday, August 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Pedro Square Market
'80s Dance Party & Starlight Movie Night:

Take advantage of San Jose’s warm, summer nights and enjoy a movie under the star-studded sky from June 14 to August 20, 2014. Admission is free. Pre-show entertainment begins about 7 pm and movies start at dusk. Please note, no outside food or drinks are allowed ...

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” | SF
Wednesday, August 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” a science-fiction action film based on the franchise of the same name.
Free Film Screening: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
August 6, 2014 | 7 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP Code: FUNSF2JLM

Tickets available through …

Free Movies on the Beach | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Wednesday, August 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm, ...

Thursday, August 7

Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Man of Steel” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night:

Cozy up at Jack London Square this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies on Thursdays at sundown from June to August in 2014, including newer releases like Gravity and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and classics like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Arrive early with blankets in-hand ...

Free Movies in the Park | Pleasanton
Thursday, August 7 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
Free Movies in the Park | Pleasanton

Enjoy free movies on Thursday evenings from July 10 – August 14, 2014, compliments of the City of Pleasanton. Fun activities such as contests, games, and sing-alongs are scheduled before the start of the films. All films scheduled are rated PG. All films will be shown ...

Movies on the Square | Redwood City
Thursday, August 7 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June to September in 2014. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of chairs and ...

Friday, August 8

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, ...

The Village Art Walk: Live Painting, Music & Movies | San Jose
Friday, August 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Evergreen Village Square
The Village Art Walk: Live Painting, Music & Movies | San Jose

The San Jose art scene is spreading to the village. New artists will gather in Evergreen with live classic rock music at 6:30 pm and a movie screening at 8:30 pm. Each month may be a bit different, but expect lots of live painters, and community booths full ...

Movie Under the Stars: “The Sandlot” | Walnut Creek
Movie Under the Stars:

Movies Under the Stars returns to Heather Farm Park in Summer 2014. Bring your picnic and watch the stars come out over Mt. Diablo as you enjoy a movie with your family and friends. The field opens at 6 pm, and movies begin at sunset. Admission ...

Sunday, August 10

Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, August 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Temescal Art Center
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland

Shapeshifters Cinema is a monthly series featuring experimental filmmakers and video artists presenting moving image work live with accompaniment from musicians and sound artists. Shapeshifters takes place the second Sunday of every month, from 8 to 9 pm (unless otherwise noted) at Temescal Art Center ...

Monday, August 11

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...

Tuesday, August 12

Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse | 50¢ Family Movies
Tuesday, August 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: 50¢*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire
Cinemark's Summer Movie Clubhouse | 50¢ Family Movies

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¢ a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or ...