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Wednesday, August 5

Oakland A’s vs. Baltimore Orioles | $2 Ticket Day
Wednesday, August 5 – 12:35 pm | Cost: $2*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's vs. Baltimore Orioles | $2 Ticket Day

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and once again every A’s Wednesday home game in 2015 is a “$2 Wednesday” thanks to BART. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Reserved sections. 2015 BART $2 Wednesdays Schedule Athletics vs Texas ...

Thursday, August 6

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos
Thursday, August 6 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (San Carlos)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new ...

Friday, August 7

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, August 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, August 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, August 8

“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | Treasure Island
Saturday, August 8 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators. Car exhibitors will be charged $5 and will receive a free cup of coffee.
| Treasure Island Great Lawn
Please note that the next “Cars and Coffee” will be on August 8th, not August 1st because the location was unavailable on the 1st.
“Heavy Breathing” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class & Dance Party | Oakland
Saturday, August 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Omni Commons

Heavy Breathing is a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness experiences while jogging, swimming, restraint training, practicing yoga, and more. Feel the burn from June 18 to August 30, 2015 around the SF Bay Area. Heavy Breathing invites ...

Sunday, August 9

49ers 2015 Training Camp Open Practice | Levi’s Stadium
49ers 2015 Training Camp Open Practice | Levi's Stadium
The San Francisco 49ers will hold 11 training camp sessions before the start of the football season, and the team’s August 9, 2015 camp practice at Levi’s Stadium is open to the public by way of a random drawing. Free, but you must register by 5 pm ...
Dodgeball Power Hour & Bad Music Sing-Along | Mission Dist.
Dodgeball Power Hour & Bad Music Sing-Along | Mission Dist.

The World Dodgeball Society has made a mission out of giving the childhood standby a seriously cool update. Their motto is “Winning is for losers.” Open gym is a one-hour pickup session to try the game out and test the waters and enjoy a good old fashioned power hour ...

Tuesday, August 11

Free Wakeboarding for Marin County Residents | Woodland
Free Wakeboarding for Marin County Residents | Woodland

Beat the summer heat (and escape the Bay Area summer fog), at Velocity Island Park, a cable wakeboarding park in Woodland, offering two free hours of wakeboarding to residents of Bay Area counties. To celebrate their one-year anniversary, residents of Bay Area counties (who have not yet ...

Wednesday, August 12

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, August 12 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UCSF Osher Center
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF

Laughter is contagious and has a powerful and immediate effect on our mind, body and spirit. Laughter Yoga involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughter exercises and takes place on two Wednesdays each month from 5:30-6:30 pm. Free, but an RSVP is required. The laughter exercises ...

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Wednesday, August 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Campbell)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new ...

Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley
Wednesday, August 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley

Come learn the skills, balance and art of acrobatic partner yoga every second Wednesday of the month from 7:30-8:30 pm Using basic yoga poses, we’ll learn how to combine them into partner balancing and dynamic movements. No previous experience and no partner needed.

Friday, August 14

Community Reiki Clinic: Relaxation & Balance | Mission Dist.
Friday, August 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Clinic is by donation.
| Flourish Studio
Community Reiki Clinic: Relaxation & Balance | Mission Dist.

Curious about Reiki? This free clinic is open to anyone who would like to learn about and experience the benefits of Reiki.  The goal of Reiki is to promote deep relaxation and balance through hands on touch. The immune response lives in the skin and white blood ...

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, August 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...

Saturday, August 15

The 420 Games: 10K Run, Beer Garden & Free Pato Banton Concert | Golden Gate Park
The 420 Games: 10K Run, Beer Garden & Free Pato Banton Concert | Golden Gate Park
The 420 Games is a series of runs, bike rides and other fun athletic events that advocate the responsible use of marijuana. The goal is help to de-stigmatize the millions of people who use marijuana in a positive manner via athletic achievement. The 420 Games at ...
“Body Paradox” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class | Oakland
Saturday, August 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Omni Commons
“Body Paradox” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class | Oakland

Heavy Breathing is a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness experiences while jogging, swimming, restraint training, practicing yoga, and more. Feel the burn from June 18 to August 30, 2015 around the SF Bay Area. Heavy Breathing invites ...

San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF
Saturday, August 15 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF

Every third Saturday, you are invited to bicycle with the San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride as they set out to a new mystery location in SF. Where to meet? They’ll post ride start locations on their website and Facebook page, the day of the ride only; there’s ...

Sunday, August 16

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, August 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides aboard a fleet of keelboats and dinghies with Cal Sailing Club, a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. Please try to arrive early as possible – depending on the conditions and the amount of people, the sign-up/rides may ...

Dodgeball Power Hour & Bad Music Sing-Along | Mission Dist.
Dodgeball Power Hour & Bad Music Sing-Along | Mission Dist.

The World Dodgeball Society has made a mission out of giving the childhood standby a seriously cool update. Their motto is “Winning is for losers.” Open gym is a one-hour pickup session to try the game out and test the waters and enjoy a good old fashioned power hour ...

“That’s What She Said” Absurd Artist-Led Swim Class | SF
Sunday, August 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinatown YMCA

Heavy Breathing is a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness experiences while jogging, swimming, restraint training, practicing yoga, and more. Feel the burn from June 18 to August 30, 2015 around the SF Bay Area. Heavy Breathing invites ...

Thursday, August 20

New Belgium Slow Ride Sessions: Free Yoga, Art Tour & Bike Ride | Oakland
Thursday, August 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free yoga and tour, but bring some money for beer.
| The Crucible
New Belgium Slow Ride Sessions: Free Yoga, Art Tour & Bike Ride | Oakland

New Belgium invites you on their monthly Slow Ride Sessions on the 3rd Thursday of the month with a free yoga class, a tour of the non-profit industrial arts school, The Crucible, and a slow bike ride to a local bar to cheers with your ...

Friday, August 21

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, August 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Saturday, August 22

“Heavy Breathing” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class & DJ | SF
Saturday, August 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lab

Heavy Breathing is a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness experiences while jogging, swimming, restraint training, practicing yoga, and more. Feel the burn from June 18 to August 30, 2015 around the SF Bay Area. Heavy Breathing invites ...

Sunday, August 23

“Monsters Herding Cats” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class | Oakland
Sunday, August 23 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Starline Social Club
“Monsters Herding Cats

Heavy Breathing is a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness experiences while jogging, swimming, restraint training, practicing yoga, and more. Feel the burn from June 18 to August 30, 2015 around the SF Bay Area. Heavy Breathing invites ...

Dodgeball Power Hour & Bad Music Sing-Along | Mission Dist.
Dodgeball Power Hour & Bad Music Sing-Along | Mission Dist.

The World Dodgeball Society has made a mission out of giving the childhood standby a seriously cool update. Their motto is “Winning is for losers.” Open gym is a one-hour pickup session to try the game out and test the waters and enjoy a good old fashioned power hour ...

Tuesday, August 25

Free National Park Day | 2015
Tuesday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument
Free National Park Day | 2015
In honor of the National Parks Service’s birthday, get free admission (and your parking fees waved) at all the National Parks around the United States including Muir Woods and Yosemite on August 25.

Wednesday, August 26

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, August 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UCSF Osher Center
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF

Laughter is contagious and has a powerful and immediate effect on our mind, body and spirit. Laughter Yoga involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughter exercises and takes place on two Wednesdays each month from 5:30-6:30 pm. Free, but an RSVP is required. The laughter exercises ...

Thursday, August 27

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Thursday, August 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Berkeley)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new ...

Saturday, August 29

“Heavy Breathing” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class | Kezar Stadium
Saturday, August 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Kezar Stadium

Heavy Breathing is a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness experiences while jogging, swimming, restraint training, practicing yoga, and more. Feel the burn from June 18 to August 30, 2015 around the SF Bay Area. Heavy Breathing invites ...

Sunday, August 30

“Heavy Breathing” Final Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class | Oakland
Sunday, August 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Amphitheater

Heavy Breathing is a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness experiences while jogging, swimming, restraint training, practicing yoga, and more. Feel the burn from June 18 to August 30, 2015 around the SF Bay Area. Heavy Breathing invites ...