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Thursday, August 10

Summer Movie in the Park: “Lego Batman Movie” | Orinda
Thursday, August 10 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summer Movie in the Park: “Lego Batman Movie” | 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 ...

Movies on the Square: “Finding Dory” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 10 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Finding Dory” | 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, August 11

Zoovie Night: “Disneynature: African Cats” | Oakland Zoo
Friday, August 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $7 | Oakland Zoo
Zoovie Night:
An RSVP is required.
Free Moonlight Movies: Finding Dory | Danville
Friday, August 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Danville Town Green
Free Moonlight Movies: Finding Dory | 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 ...

2017 Movie Under the Stars: “The Lego Batman Movie” | Menlo Park
Friday, August 11 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2017 Movie Under the Stars:

The 2017 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on the Chestnut Paseo. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the ...

Saturday, August 12

2017 Free Movies in the Park: Singin’ in the Rain | Newark
Saturday, August 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Newark Community Park
2017 Free Movies in the Park: Singin' in the Rain | 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 ...

Sunday, August 13

Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, August 13 – 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 14

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 14 – 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 15

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Barefoot in the Park | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Barefoot in the Park | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2017 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer movie nights are back at Top of the Mark featuring a selection of classic comedy, action, and drama flicks from the 1930s ...

Wednesday, August 16

Free Movies on the Beach: “The Princess Bride” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, August 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach:

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 17

Waterfront Flicks: “Moana” Jack London Square
Thursday, August 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Waterfront Flicks:

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of Jack London Square’s hit Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square’s ...

Movies on the Square: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 17 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” | 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, August 18

Picnic Flix: “Finding Dory” | Dublin
Friday, August 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emerald Glen Park
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, ...

2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Finding Dory” | Menlo Park
Friday, August 18 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Finding Dory” | Menlo Park

The 2017 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on the Chestnut Paseo. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the ...

Movie Night & Free Popcorn “Secret Life of Pets” | Benicia
Friday, August 18 – 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 ...

Tuesday, August 22

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: The Odd Couple | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: The Odd Couple | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2017 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer movie nights are back at Top of the Mark featuring a selection of classic comedy, action, and drama flicks from the 1930s ...

16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill
Tuesday, August 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Gallery Cafe
16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill

Every fourth Tuesday come to the Gallery Cafe to watch classic scary films on a vintage old-timey 16mm projector. The cafe serves beer, wine, coffee and food. The movie is free. Prepare to be scared.

Thursday, August 24

Movies on the Square: “Dirty Dancing” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Dirty Dancing” | 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, August 25

Movies Under the Stars “Grease” | Walnut Creek
Friday, August 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but you can help support the program with a $2 donation per person.
| Walnut Creek Civic Park
Movies Under the Stars

Movies Under the Stars is back in Walnut Creek for the Summer 2017 season. Bring your picnic to Heather Farms Park, or try the restaurants in Downtown, then enjoy a movie with your family and friends. Movies begin at sunset. Admission is free, but a $2 donation helps support ...

Free Movies in the Park: Sing | Oakland
Friday, August 25 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Free Movies in the Park: Sing | Oakland

Movies in the Park is back with family friendly films in the park by the Redwood Heights Recreation Center in Oakland. Popcorn, hot chocolate, drinks and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Dress warm and bring a lawn chair and or blanket. You will want to ...

Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “Inside Out” | Pier 39
Friday, August 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night

Grab your blankets and head to Pier 39 for their Outdoor Movie Night, held the last Friday of every month through September. Before the show, get a bite to eat at one of Pier 39’s restaurants, or take advantage of special giveaways and movie night ...

2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Casablanca” | Menlo Park
Friday, August 25 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Casablanca” | Menlo Park

The 2017 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on the Chestnut Paseo. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the ...

Saturday, August 26

Film Night in the Park: “La La Land” | Washington Square Park
Saturday, August 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Washington Square Park
Film Night in the Park:

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park Outdoor Film Series. The 2017 season includes three films in Dolores Park, two in Union Square and one in Washington Square Park. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings ...

Tuesday, August 29

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: La La Land | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: La La Land | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2017 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer movie nights are back at Top of the Mark featuring a selection of classic comedy, action, and drama flicks from the 1930s ...

Thursday, August 31

Movies on the Square: “Ladder 49” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 31 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Ladder 49” | 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, September 1

2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Doctor Strange” | Menlo Park
Friday, September 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2017 Movie Under the Stars:

The 2017 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on the Chestnut Paseo. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the ...

Sunday, September 3

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, September 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 ...

Thursday, September 7

2017 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Kick-Off Party | SF
Thursday, September 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2017 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Kick-Off Party | SF

The annual Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema is a showcase of short films, a film crawl, live music and awards. It’s your chance to check out the work of local filmmakers and musicians in parks, playgrounds and smaller venues around Bernal Heights, San Francisco. 14th Annual Bernal Heights Outdoor ...

Friday, September 8

Starlight Movie Night: “Moana” | Alameda
Friday, September 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Leydecker 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. ...

Bernal Heights “Film Crawl on Cortland” 2017 | SF
Friday, September 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bernal Heights
Bernal Heights

The annual Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema is a showcase of short films, a film crawl, live music and awards. It’s your chance to check out the work of local filmmakers and musicians in parks, playgrounds and smaller venues around Bernal Heights, San Francisco. 14th Annual Bernal Heights Outdoor ...