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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 ...

Bicycle Art Salon | Oakland
Bicycle Art Salon | Oakland

The Bicycle Art Salon is a discussion group on the subject(s) of art, film, music, bicycles and more, at the home and studio of Slimm Buick every third Friday, except for July and November. Free, but an RSVP is required by contacting the organizers via email to bicycleartsalon@gmail.com ...

Burning Man 2014 Art Sneak Peek | Oakland
Friday, April 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Radiance Oak
Burning Man 2014 Art Sneak Peek | Oakland

Curious about what art projects are coming to Burning Man? On April 18, 2014, East Bay Burners will have several artists present their planned works, while on the big screen behind them slides and movies of their art will appear.
Free, but an RSVP is requested.
There’ll …

“Smoky’s Boutique: A Menagerie of Insanity” Art Party | SF
Friday, April 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Blackball Universe

Blackball Universe proudly presents “Smoky’s Boutique,” an experimental art party where you will get to experience multimedia art, hear live music and enjoy drinks and food on Friday, April 18, 2014.
The show features work by six young Bay Area artists: Kate Klingbeil, Anna McNeary, Whitney Sharpe, …

Free Blacklight Art Party | Oakland
Friday, April 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are accepted
| The Grease Diner
Free Blacklight Art Party | Oakland

Neon Palace is a fun-raiser party for the Grease Diner’s black light events. Two electronic bands will play in a world of glow in the dark, 3D, and black light art, where viewers will be given 3D glasses and blacklight flash lights at the door …

Seduction Feroce: Burlesque Variety Show & Free Retro Hairstyling | Oakland
Seduction Feroce: Burlesque Variety Show & Free Retro Hairstyling | Oakland

April 18, 2014 features comedy by Baruch Porras-Hernandez, and burlesque by Kitty Von Quim, Raphaele Daubois, Rasa Vitalia, Bombshell Betty, Sheba Queen of the Night, Willard Cron, and Fella-Fem. Tunes with DJ Lady Ryan before and after the show.
Wait to style your hair. Ileath Bridges and …

Saturday, April 19

Free Fitness Saturday: Yoga, Pilates & Bellydance | Oakland
Saturday, April 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required for each class.
| Flex Gym
Free Fitness Saturday: Yoga, Pilates & Bellydance | Oakland

Flex Gym on Piedmont Avenue has completed it’s major expansion project and is celebrating with a Free Class Saturday event from 9 am to 4 pm on April 19, 2014.
Sample up to eight exercise classes including Zumba, Cardio Kickboxing, Vinyasa Yoga, Pilates, HIIT, a couple …

Earth Day 2014: Shoreline Clean-Up & Free Compost | Emeryville
Saturday, April 19 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Shorebird Park
Earth Day 2014: Shoreline Clean-Up & Free Compost | Emeryville

In honor of Earth Day, join the Emeryville Community Services Department and help give back to the community by participating in Earth Day in Action on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
In 2014, the Emeryville Community Services Department has organized three volunteer projects for you to participate …

Eggster’s 20th Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival | UC Berkeley
Saturday, April 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Campanile (UC Berkeley)
Eggster's 20th Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival | UC Berkeley

Eggster will be holding its Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival at the UC Berkeley Campus with an egg hunt, performances and live music, and tons of raffle prizes.
20th Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival
Saturday, April 19, 2014 | 10 am to 3 pm
Campanile (Sather Tower), UC Berkeley
FREE
2014 performers …

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 …

27th Annual Lakeshore Easter Hat Parade & Egg Decorating | Oakland
Saturday, April 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Entry is free. To participate: Derby hats to decorate cost about $2 at local shops.
| Lakeshore Baptist Church
27th Annual Lakeshore Easter Hat Parade & Egg Decorating | Oakland

In the week before the 27th Annual Lakeshore Easter Parade & Derby Decorating Contest, neighborhood kids are invited to come down to merchants on Lakeshore who display little plastic hats called derbies, buy one (in the past they have been $2) and then go home …

$1 Earth Day Sale | Buffalo Exchange
Saturday, April 19 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Buffalo Exchange (Haight)
$1 Earth Day Sale | Buffalo Exchange

Buffalo Exchange is partnering with the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum to help raise awareness of pollination conservation at all of their Bay Area locations on April 19, 2014.
All proceeds from the purchase of $1 items will be donated to Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and help its current …

2014 Rhododendron Flower Show & Sale | Oakland
Saturday, April 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lakeside Park Garden Center
2014 Rhododendron Flower Show & Sale | Oakland

Did you know that rhododendrons grow to over 100 feet tall, or that they blanket entire mountainsides in Bhutan and Nepal? See hundreds of these rare and fragrant flowers in all colors, from miniature to grapefruit-size at the Flower Show & Plant Sale of the American Rhododendron Society. ...

Free Caribbean Dance Classes for SF Carnival | Oakland
Saturday, April 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| New Karibbean City
Free Caribbean Dance Classes for SF Carnival | Oakland

Join Sistas-Wit-Style for free Caribbean dance classes to get you ready for San Francisco Carnival held annually on Memorial Day weekend. Free, but RSVP is required. Classes take place from noon to 2 pm every Saturday at New Karibbean City (1408 Webster Ave., Oakland). Their goal is ...

2014 Spring Carnival: Egg Hunt, Crafts & Games | Emeryville
Saturday, April 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emeryville Marina Park
2014 Spring Carnival: Egg Hunt, Crafts & Games | Emeryville

Hop on over to the Emeryville Marina Park where the City of Emeryville will be hosting its annual Spring Carnival with free fun and games for children of all ages from 1-3 pm on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
There will carnival games, face painting, balloon twisting, …

American Idol Phillip Phillips Live | Berkeley
Saturday, April 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rasputin Berkeley
American Idol Phillip Phillips Live | Berkeley

Phillip will be performing at Rasputin in Berkeley for Record Store Day. Pre-Order the new album ‘Behind The Light’ (out 5/19) and get a wristband to meet Phillip.
Phillip Phillips is an American singer-songwriter, who won the eleventh season of American Idol in 2012. His coronation …

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

“Oakland Drops Beats”: All-Day Music Festival Crawl | East Bay
Saturday, April 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Awaken Cafe

Oakland Drops Beats is a free, all day music crawl in downtown Oakland that includes eight different locations and event producers, within a 10 block radius in downtown Oakland.
It will also include an outdoor stage on the corner of 15th St. and Webster, and day …

Glow-N-The-Dark Egg Hunt In Mosswood Park | Oakland
Saturday, April 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mosswood Park
Glow-N-The-Dark Egg Hunt In Mosswood Park | Oakland

Oakland puts a fresh spin on the ol’ Easter Egg Hunt with the Glow-N-The-Dark Egg Hunt on the evening of Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Bring the kids, bring a flashlight and blanket and enjoy crafts at 5 pm, outdoor activities at 6 pm and finally, an …

Sunday, April 20

Free Comedy Showcase w/ Jules Posner | Albany
Sunday, April 20 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ivy Room
Free Comedy Showcase w/ Jules Posner | Albany

Headliner: Jules Posner is like if the cool older kid who used to buy you beer ended up becoming a comedian instead of a meth dealer. The most relaxed man in California, Jules mixes laid-back observations, laid-back riffing and laid-back flannel shirts into an act …

Monday, April 21

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 ...

Hubba Hubba Revue Live Burlesque Show | Oakland
Monday, April 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Uptown Nightclub
Hubba Hubba Revue Live Burlesque Show | Oakland

Every Monday night, San Francisco’s Hubba Hubba Revue burlesque and variety show comes to shake their tasselled nipples, flutter their bejewled eyelashes and wiggle their powdered bums in downtown Oakland’s Uptown nightclub. Hubba Hubba Revue Every Monday Doors at 9pm, show at 10:15pm. $5 (most ...

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 ...

Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland
Wednesday, April 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
| Spice Monkey Restaurant
Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland

Fourth Wednesday of the month means free improvised comedy in Oakland from The Senseless Bureau. The East Bay’s witty bunch of Senseless Bureaucrats will take your random suggestions and craft them into clever scenes to delight and amuse you. Watch the Senseless Bureau simultaneously write, ...

Thursday, April 24

Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland
Thursday, April 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stork Club
Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland

Storking Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase with a twist; the show features some of the Bay’s best comedians whom are subsequently interviewed after their performance. The results are akin to an irreverent Inside the Actor’s Studio as host, OJ Patterson, alternates between goofy rapport and intrusive investigation. Additional questions are fielded ...