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Wednesday, March 29

Oakland A’s Free Peet’s Coffee Morning | Oakland
Wednesday, March 29 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Peet's (1111 Broadway, Oakland)
Oakland A's Free Peet's Coffee Morning | Oakland

The Oakland Athletics will celebrate the start of their 50th season in Oakland by hosting a number of fan and community events, giveaways and special appearances during the Oakland A’s Spirit Week, Monday, March 27 – Friday, March 31, 2017. Plus you can trade in ...

“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6:30 pm THE WARRIORS vs. THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS 6:45 pm: LION 8:00 pm: DRINK AND DRAW, free on the Mezzanine 9:20 pm: SPLIT 9:45 pm: YOU’RE KILLING ME, SUSANA

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, March 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
This week features comedians: Max Gellerman (NYC) Richard Sarvate (The Set Up, SF Punchline) Drew Harmon (SF Sketchfest) Karinda Dobbins (Opens for Trevor Noah)

Thursday, March 30

Oakland A’s BART Takeover to AT&T Park | Coliseum
Oakland A's BART Takeover to AT&T Park | Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics will celebrate the start of their 50th season in Oakland by hosting a number of fan and community events, giveaways and special appearances during the Oakland A’s Spirit Week, Monday, March 27 – Friday, March 31, 2017. Plus you can trade in ...

Friday, March 31

2017 Dry Garden Free Admission Day & Plant Sale | East Bay
Friday, March 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ruth Bancroft Garden
2017 Dry Garden Free Admission Day & Plant Sale | East Bay
The Ruth Bancroft Garden’s annual Spring Opening and Plant Sale is the Bay Area’s best source for drought tolerant plants, succulents, cacti, California natives, and other Mediterranean climate plants. 2017 Ruth Bancroft Garden Spring Opening and Plant Sale Friday, March 31, 2017 | 10 am to 3 pm Ruth ...
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, March 31 – 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 featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, ...

Saturday, April 1

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, April 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
| UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Find out which diseases ail your plants at the free monthly Sick Plant Clinic at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden happening from 9 am to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please cover plants ...

2017 Cambodian New Year Festival: Traditional Dances & Costumes | Oakland
Saturday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted and an RSVP is requested.
| Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2017 Cambodian New Year Festival: Traditional Dances & Costumes | Oakland
The Cambodian New Year festival is multicultural with Cambodian dance groups from all over Northern California performing traditional dances from the palace, court, and villages in dazzlingly costumes; there will be Burmese, Thai and Nepali dancers, too. Free, but donations are accepted and an RSVP is ...
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Giants Cap Swap: Get a Free Oakland A’s Cap | March 27 – April 1
Giants Cap Swap: Get a Free Oakland A's Cap | March 27 - April 1

The Oakland Athletics will celebrate the start of their 50th season in Oakland by hosting a number of fan and community events, giveaways and special appearances during the Oakland A’s Spirit Week, Monday, March 27 – Friday, March 31, 2017. Plus you can trade in ...

Sunday, April 2

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

$5 First Sundays at Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays at Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

2017 Hat Party & Beast Crawl Benefit | Oakland
Sunday, April 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation.
| Telegraph Beer Garden
2017 Hat Party & Beast Crawl Benefit | Oakland
Beast Crawl is Oakland’s answer to Litquake, and they’re hosting their annual benefit April Hat Party at Telegraph Beer Garden on April 2, 2017. Wear your most amazing hat – bowler, princess, fez, sailor, sexy-30’s-feather, baseball, cowboy, pork pie, witch, church lady, viking, ten gallon, beer can, Beach ...

Monday, April 3

2017 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Oakland
Monday, April 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Piedmont Piano Company
2017

Jazz Search West 2017, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer four competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during March and April. Come experience Jazz Search West 2017 during which 16 ...

Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, April 3 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Come on up and share your creative side at the New Parkway Open Mic – the only late night open mic inside a movie theater. All forms of expression are welcome, be it music, poetry, spoken word, comedy, or getting your weeknight kicks. There will ...

Tuesday, April 4

Free Cone Day 2017 | Ben & Jerry’s
Tuesday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ben & Jerry's (Haight St.)
Free Cone Day 2017 | Ben & Jerry's
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s, and you know what that means… free ice cream for you. As long as you don’t mind waiting in really long lines, almost all Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops in the Bay Area (and around ...
1st Tuesday Author Reading Series | Oakland
Tuesday, April 4 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
| Spice Monkey Restaurant
1st Tuesday Author Reading Series | Oakland
Featured: Rafael Jesús González, MK Chavez, James Cagney, and Rose Black.
$5 Tickets: Oakland A’s vs. Houston Astros | Oakland
Tuesday, April 4 – 7:05 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
$5 Tickets: Oakland A's vs. Houston Astros | Oakland

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and there are $5 tickets to select home games available thanks to BARTable. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Outfield and Reserved sections, but hey, ya get what ya pay for. Tickets will be available online ...

Wednesday, April 5

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, April 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open to the public year round, has over 13,000 different kinds of plants from ...

East Bay Science Cafe | Albany
Wednesday, April 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cafe Valparaiso
East Bay Science Cafe | Albany

The East Bay Science Cafe is an informal forum for discussing interesting and relevant scientific issues and is held on the first Wednesday of every month at Cafe Valparaiso in Albany. Join a casual evening of conversation with members of the scientific community presenting different ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, April 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase taking place under the stars in the outdoor patio, in the heart of downtown Oakland, at The Uptown. Dress warmly; they’ve got a couple of patio heaters to help keep you toasty. Each week features some of ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, April 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...

Thursday, April 6

Oakland Earth Expo 2017: Demos, Giveaways & Food Trucks | Oakland
Thursday, April 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Earth Expo 2017: Demos, Giveaways & Food Trucks | Oakland
Renew your commitment to a cleaner, greener, healthier Oakland and you at the Oakland Earth Expo highlighting transportation, environmental health, waste reduction, water, energy, urban design, urban nature and community themes. 22nd Annual Oakland Earth Expo  Thursday, April 6, 2017 | 10 am to 2 pm Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland FREE Approximately ...
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, April 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...

Yuna’s Live Pop Music Concert | UC Berkeley
Thursday, April 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks
| UC Berkeley - Lower Sproul
Yuna's Live Pop Music Concert | UC Berkeley
For over a decade, Perspectives has been the largest and most collaborative multicultural performing arts festival held on campus at UC Berkeley. This year, they’re bringing the Perspectives festival back with a bang, featuring Yuna as their headlining act. The Malaysian-born pop vocalist and guitarist has been ...

Friday, April 7

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, April 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, April 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local ...

Asian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland
Friday, April 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
| Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Asian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland

Come out for a night of fun and creativity as the Oakland Asian Cultural Center hosts First Fridays, an evening of art, performance, workshops and games every first Friday of the month. The OACC builds vibrant communities through Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) arts and culture programs ...

First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland
Friday, April 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland

As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free event featuring dancing girls, sometimes a creepy little ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, April 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...