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Thursday, April 17

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, April 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland

The featured merchant for April’s Stroll is the McGuire-Reid Farmer’s Insurance Agency who are featuring an incredible mosaic sculpture artist, Kim Larson and her art exhibit, Painting With Light. 
Kim Larson’s exquisite mosaic work honors organic form as well as delights the eye. Using mixed glass media …

Friday, April 18

Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | West Oakland
Friday, April 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | West Oakland BART
Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | West Oakland

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

Roller Derby Demo & Flower Power Ride | San Jose Bike Party
Friday, April 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
Roller Derby Demo & Flower Power Ride | San Jose Bike Party

Silicon Valley Roller Girls will be giving a demo of the fast paced sport of roller derby this Friday during the Flower Power Ride. As you may know, San Jose Skate, their current practice space and bouting venue, is closing permanently on June 1, 2014. …

Saturday, April 19

Point Molate Beach Springtacular: Live Music, Hikes & Games | East Bay
Saturday, April 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Point Molate Beach Park
Point Molate Beach Springtacular: Live Music, Hikes & Games | East Bay

After 10 long years of closure, one of the most beautiful beaches in the East Bay is once again open to the public. To celebrate, the citizens who saved Pt. Molate are throwing a big, free public celebration with live music, naturalist walks, egg coloring, volleyball …

World Naked Bike Ride: Earth Day 2014 Edition | SF
Saturday, April 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
World Naked Bike Ride: Earth Day 2014 Edition | SF

It’s time to tune up those bikes and toss those riding duds in the wash; you won’t need them for the World Naked Bike Ride: Earth Day Edition in San Francisco on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Meet at 11 am in Justin Herman Plaza at the northeast corner, behind …

Guided Gallery Tour: Downtown Art Scene | Oakland
Saturday, April 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Joyce Gordon Gallery
Guided Gallery Tour: Downtown Art Scene | Oakland

Led by: Eric Murphy of Joyce Gordon Gallery

Sunday, April 20

15 Free San Francisco Walking Tours | Easter Sunday 2014
Sunday, April 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
15 Free San Francisco Walking Tours | Easter Sunday 2014

Take some time on Easter Sunday to learn something new about the city you love on a guided walk around San Francisco on Sunday, April 20, 2014.
2014 Easter Sunday Walking Tours

10 am - Cow Hollow
11 am - Castro: Tales Of The Village
11 am - Mission Dolores Neighborhood
11 am …

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, April 20 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...

Monday, April 21

Westin St. Francis 110th Anniversary Free Historic Tour | SF
Monday, April 21 – 1:10 pm | Cost: FREE | The Westin St. Francis
Westin St. Francis 110th Anniversary Free Historic Tour | SF

Throughout 2014, guests and locals will have the opportunity to learn about the Westin St. Francis’s rich history during complimentary tours held on the 21st of each month at 1:10 pm. From 1:10-2:10 pm guests will also enjoy complimentary historic bites from the “The Hotel ...

Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Fremont
Monday, April 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont BART
Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Fremont

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

Wednesday, April 23

Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Pittsburg
Wednesday, April 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pittsburg/Bay Point BART
Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Pittsburg

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

Friday, April 25

New BART Train Full Size Mock-Up Tour | Civic Center
Friday, April 25 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
New BART Train Full Size Mock-Up Tour | Civic Center

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path. while listening to music every last Friday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group playing guitar, violin, ...

Sunday, April 27

Instant Camera Photo Walk | Mission Dist.
Sunday, April 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Photobooth SF
Instant Camera Photo Walk | Mission Dist.

Bring your favorite Polaroid/Land or Frankenstein Instant camera and walking shoes and join Photobooth staff on a group photo walks through the Mission every last Sunday of the month. You’ll meet up at the end and show off our photo results. Show up a little ...

Tuesday, April 29

Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Berkeley
Tuesday, April 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Berkeley BART
Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Berkeley

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

Thursday, May 1

Upper TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Upper TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...

Friday, May 2

Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | South Bay
Friday, May 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Great Mall Main Transit Center
Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | South Bay

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

Saturday, May 3

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, May 3 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s ...

Monday, May 5

SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF
SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week is a week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector and the companies and people that bring locally produced products to fruition, from May 5-11, 2014. Among a variety of events, SFMade Week features factory tours with local manufacturers to heighten awareness of local ...

Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Pleasanton
Monday, May 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dublin/Pleasanton BART
Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Pleasanton

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

Tuesday, May 6

SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours, Demos & Tastings | SF
SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours, Demos & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week is a week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector and the companies and people that bring locally produced products to fruition, from May 5-11, 2014. Among a variety of events, SFMade Week features factory tours with local manufacturers to heighten awareness of local ...

Wednesday, May 7

SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF
SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week is a week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector and the companies and people that bring locally produced products to fruition, from May 5-11, 2014. Among a variety of events, SFMade Week features factory tours with local manufacturers to heighten awareness of local ...

Free Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio
Wednesday, May 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio

Hop on the Presidio Trust’s monthly free guided shuttle tour which introduces visitors to the park’s historic areas, wild open spaces, and hidden nooks with an emphasis on projects that are shaping the Presidio today. Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-5418 or email presidio@presidiotrust.gov. ...

Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Oakland
Wednesday, May 7 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fruitvale BART
Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Oakland

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

Thursday, May 8

SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours, Demos & Tastings | SF
SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours, Demos & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week is a week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector and the companies and people that bring locally produced products to fruition, from May 5-11, 2014. Among a variety of events, SFMade Week features factory tours with local manufacturers to heighten awareness of local ...