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Thursday, August 21

Independent Movie Shorts Screening & Free Popcorn | McCoppin Plaza
Thursday, August 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
Independent Movie Shorts Screening & Free Popcorn | McCoppin Plaza

People in Plazas’s Film Fest of Shorts is this Thursday, August 21st, 7 – 10 pm in McCoppin Hub Plaza.
Featuring: Bay Area filmmakers as well as the best the internet has to offer. In this changing landscape of film and distribution, filmmakers have started making …

Final Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “The Lego Movie” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Final 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 ...

Movies on the Square: “The Croods” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 21 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square:

The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world’s first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new …

Friday, August 22

Free Family Dinner & Movie | SF
Friday, August 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415-406-1367. Space is limited.
| Minnie & Lovie Ward Rec Park
Free Family Dinner & Movie | SF

Every fourth Friday, the OMI Family Resource Center in San Francisco invites you to their free monthly dinner and movie night. Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415.406.1370. Space is limited. Dinner is free, but limited to the first 50 people. The menu varies ...

Brazil Night: Visual Quiz & Modernist Jazz | de Young
Brazil Night: Visual Quiz & Modernist Jazz | de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young: Brazil Camp at the de Young, Part II
August 22, 2014 | 6 – 8:30 pm
Every year, people from around the world gather in the small town of Cazadero, California, to experience Brazilian music and dance culture firsthand through a …

Win Tix: Off the Screen: Imagine Science Film Festival | Exploratorium
Off the Screen: Imagine Science Film Festival | Exploratorium

New York–based Imagine Science Films promotes and showcases dialogue between scientists and filmmakers. Each year, ISF hosts a festival of films presenting scientific fact in compelling visual narrative. The theme for 2014 is Time in all its variants: time-lapse film, the age of the universe, …

Film Night in the Park: “Silver Linings Playbook” | Marin
Friday, August 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| San Anselmo Creek Park
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 ...

“Dive-In” Movie Night: Free Swimming & “Finding Nemo” | San Ramon
Friday, August 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Ramon Aquatic Center

Movie night at a pool? Yup, San Ramon’s got it.
Dive-in at the San Ramon Olympic Pool. Bring your floats or deck chairs; the pool will open at 7 pm for free swimming.
Finding Nemo starts at 8 pm.

Outdoor Picnic Flix: “Frozen” | Dublin
Friday, August 22 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Emerald Glen Park
Outdoor Picnic Flix:

Join the Dublin community for free outdoor movies at Emerald Glen Park. Movies start at approximately 8:30 pm, but attendees may arrive as early as 7 pm to snag the perfect spot. Consider making a day of it, and make use of the park’s basketball courts, ...

Saturday, August 23

The Village Art Walk: Live Painting, Music & Movies | San Jose
Saturday, August 23 – 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 ...

Film Night in the Park: “Bullitt” | Union Square
Saturday, August 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Union Square Park
Film Night in the Park:

Kick back with the “King of Cool” with our fine city, San Francisco as the supporting co-star in the 1968 action thriller Bullitt with the anti-hero of the ’60s and ’70s, Steve McQueen.

Film Night in the Park: “The Legend of Hercules” | Marin
Saturday, August 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| San Anselmo Creek Park
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 ...

Robin Williams Tribute: “Jumanji” Renegade Drive-In Movie Night | North Bay
Saturday, August 23 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Robin Williams Tribute:

The North Bay Mobile Drive-In hits Novato with a renegade outdoor film screening in this DIY flash mob drive-in movie where you watch a flick on a 30-foot screen, tune your radio to 88.3, and drink in your car. There is no grass, so you’ll either want to sit in your car, or bring ...

Sunday, August 24

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, August 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Tuesday, August 26

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 27

Movie Night on the Green: “Horton Hears a Who” | Marin
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
Movie Night on the Green:

Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

Italian Film Night: Organized Crime in ’70s Rome | SF
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Italian Cultural Institute
Italian Film Night: Organized Crime in '70s Rome | SF

Escape the heat (or give in to the eery fog) with summer chills, Italian style. They will be showing three films from a more disconcerting, though no less accomplished, side of the Italian psyche. “Tragedy, Italian Style” Film Schedule Free, but an RSVP is required ...

Thursday, August 28

Movies on the Square | Redwood City
Thursday, August 28 – 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 29

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, ...

Movie in the Park: “Turbo” | Oakland
Friday, August 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Movie in the Park:

Friday August 29 – Turbo (PG 96 minutes)
Turbo is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy sports film. A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.

Film Night in the Park: “Despicable Me 2″ | North Bay
Friday, August 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Peacock Gap Park
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 ...

Saturday, August 30

Laurel Outdoor Movie Night: “The Lego Movie” | Oakland
Saturday, August 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ace Hardware (Laurel)
Laurel Outdoor Movie Night:

See “The Lego Movie,” a computer animated story and the first-ever, full-length theatrical Lego adventure.

Film Night in the Park: “Blood Alley” | North Bay
Saturday, August 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Peacock Gap Park
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 ...

Wednesday, September 3

Italian Mystery Film Night: “Girl by the Lake” | SF
Wednesday, September 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Italian Cultural Institute
Italian Mystery Film Night:

Escape the heat (or give in to the eery fog) with summer chills, Italian style. They will be showing three films from a more disconcerting, though no less accomplished, side of the Italian psyche. “Tragedy, Italian Style” Film Schedule Free, but an RSVP is required ...

Thursday, September 4

Movies on the Square | Redwood City
Thursday, September 4 – 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 ...