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Friday, May 27

2016 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Sharks Ice Fremont
Friday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| Sharks Ice
2016 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Sharks Ice Fremont

Come watch curlers from around the country as they compete on Memorial Day weekend in the annual Golden Gate Bonspiel at Sharks Ice in Fremont from May 27-29, 2016. The 2016 event marks the San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club’s 58th year. It has become an ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, May 27 – 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, ...

Oakland A’s v. Tigers | $5 Game Night
Friday, May 27 – 7:05 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's v. Tigers | $5 Game Night

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 Reserved sections, but hey, ya get what ya pay for. Tickets will be available online only. These ...

“Bowl So Hard” Free Bowling, Beer & DJs | Oakland
Friday, May 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Plank
Come out for a night of beer, food, and music, plus watch some of the Bay’s best breweries compete in the most beer-fueled bowling battle you’ve ever seen. Free, but an RSVP is required. Complimentary Goose Island Beer from 8-10 pm Sweater Funk DJs on the decks from 8-11 pm Free ...
The Night Light’s 4 Year Anniversary Weekend: Live Music & DJs | Oakland
Friday, May 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+ only
| The Night Light
The Night Light's 4 Year Anniversary Weekend: Live Music & DJs | Oakland

The Night Light thanks you for 4 years of excellence in downtown Oakland. Come by and celebrate with them over four days of excellent music, inspired conversation and plentiful libations. Oh yeah, it’s also all FREE (as long as you’re 21+). Because they love you. ...

Saturday, May 28

2016 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Sharks Ice Fremont
Saturday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| Sharks Ice
2016 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Sharks Ice Fremont

Come watch curlers from around the country as they compete on Memorial Day weekend in the annual Golden Gate Bonspiel at Sharks Ice in Fremont from May 27-29, 2016. The 2016 event marks the San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club’s 58th year. It has become an ...

2016 Port Costa Town Wide Yard Sale
Saturday, May 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over Port Costa
2016 Port Costa Town Wide Yard Sale
Hear Ye, Hear Ye – Come one and come all, to the Sale of the Century as the quaint hamlet of Port Costa, California will host a town wide yard sale on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 9 am to 4 pm. Find unique gadgets, fancy whirligigs, and ...
2016 Family Fun Festival: Skateboard Contest, Science Demos & Puppet DIY | Berkeley
Saturday, May 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
2016 Family Fun Festival: Skateboard Contest, Science Demos & Puppet DIY | Berkeley
The Ecology Center Farmers’ Markets’ annual Family Fun Festival is “a whole day of free fun for the whole family” featuring games, contests, performances, and hands-on activities for all ages. 2016 Family Fun Festival Saturday, May 28, 2016 | 10 am to 2 pm Berkeley Farmers Market, MLK Jr ...
Season Launch: Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History
Season Launch: Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History

Stroll through downtown and discover the places where Oakland African American leaders have made their marks. Learn how Lionel Wilson, Delilah Beasley, Robert Maynard, the Dellums family, Josephine Baker, and others changed the Bay Area and California. Tour begins at 10 am in front of ...

2016 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland
Saturday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Lake Merritt Amphitheater
2016 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland
Boogie down at The Eastlake Music Festival at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater in Oakland which features local music, dance, indie arts and crafts, micro-brews and food trucks. 2016 Eastlake Music Festival Saturday, May 28, 2016 | 1-9 pm Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland FREE, but an RSVP is required. Donations are appreciated. > ...
The Night Light’s 4 Year Anniversary Weekend: Live Music & DJs | Oakland
Saturday, May 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+ only
| The Night Light
The Night Light's 4 Year Anniversary Weekend: Live Music & DJs | Oakland

The Night Light thanks you for 4 years of excellence in downtown Oakland. Come by and celebrate with them over four days of excellent music, inspired conversation and plentiful libations. Oh yeah, it’s also all FREE (as long as you’re 21+). Because they love you. ...

Sunday, May 29

2016 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Sharks Ice Fremont
Sunday, May 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| Sharks Ice
2016 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Sharks Ice Fremont

Come watch curlers from around the country as they compete on Memorial Day weekend in the annual Golden Gate Bonspiel at Sharks Ice in Fremont from May 27-29, 2016. The 2016 event marks the San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club’s 58th year. It has become an ...

2016 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Sunday, May 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Kennedy Park (Union City)
2016 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Join the Bay Area Burmese Community for the annual Burmese New Year Water Festival at Kennedy Park in Union City from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Activities will include a water play area, fashion show, traditional culture thingyan dance, elderly homage ceremony, and water ...
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville
Sunday, May 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville

Bay Street turns up the heat with Salsa Sundays, an all-new music series featuring a live salsa band and plenty of room to dance every Sunday from 3-5 pm in May 2016. Everyone is invited to spice up their evenings enjoying festive salsa music and ...

The Night Light’s 4 Year Anniversary Weekend: Live Music & DJs | Oakland
Sunday, May 29 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+ only
| The Night Light
The Night Light's 4 Year Anniversary Weekend: Live Music & DJs | Oakland

The Night Light thanks you for 4 years of excellence in downtown Oakland. Come by and celebrate with them over four days of excellent music, inspired conversation and plentiful libations. Oh yeah, it’s also all FREE (as long as you’re 21+). Because they love you. ...

Monday, May 30

2016 Memorial Day Commemoration & Tour | Oakland
Monday, May 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
2016 Memorial Day Commemoration & Tour | Oakland
Join Mountain View Cemetery to honor all veterans at the 94th Annual Memorial Day Commemoration at 10 am on Monday, May 30, 2016. The 2016 Memorial Day ceremony will be held at the second fountain on the Main Avenue of the cemetery. Complimentary refreshments will follow the ...
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, May 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Spend your Memorial Day with Nerd Nite East Bay. Alumnerd Vincent Tanguay will explain how nuclear weapons work, our own Rebeca Cohen will talk about the history of Bugs Bunny, and former Doctors Without Borders volunteer Patrick Maguire will talk about how it isn’t just ...

Tuesday, May 31

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, May 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover
Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Headliner: Lyall Behrens (Hulu, opens for Paul Mooney, Hollywood Laugh Factory, Commercial for the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, Tours Nationally) Host: Bryan Moore (opened for Dave Chappelle, Sinbad & Damon Wayans) Feature: Zack Chapaloni (MTV, TBS) Opener: Max Rosenblum (opened at the Kennedy Center in DC & appeared at ...

Wednesday, June 1

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, June 1 – 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, June 1 – 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 ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, June 1 – 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, June 2

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Thursday, June 2 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Berkeley)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Please Note: This series now takes place on the 1st Thursday of the month, not the 4th Thursday as was previously posted.
First Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo
Thursday, June 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
| The Hub Vallejo
First Thursday

Every first Thursday evening, The Hub Vallejo hosts Hub CAP Community Art Party, a creative community gathering where anything goes  – painting, singing, sewing, knitting, music, mosaics, sculpture…whatever. It’s informal and a chance to hang as a community and create. Bring a project, a song, a ...

“The Smart Culture Show” Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Thursday, June 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5

On first Thursdays and third Thursdays of each month, that only means one thing: The Smart Culture Show is on at the Starline Social Club in Oakland. Each month, they bring you a fresh lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Admission is ...

Friday, June 3

Free Krispy Kreme Day 2016 | National Doughnut Day
Friday, June 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Krispy Kreme (Daly City)
Free Krispy Kreme Day 2016 | National Doughnut Day
Friday, June 3, 2016 is National Doughnut Day, supposedly a real holiday created in 1938 by the Salvation Army to honor volunteers who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. In celebration, Krispy Kreme is offering a free donut of any variety today at all participating stores ...
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, June 3 – 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; ...

Fantastic Negrito’s Album Release Party & Concert | Oakland First Friday
Friday, June 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & West Grand
Fantastic Negrito's Album Release Party & Concert | Oakland First Friday
They are thrilled and honored to announce that Fantastic Negrito will be celebrating the launch of their upcoming album, Last Days of Oakland, at the June First Friday street festival. Fantastic Negrito will be playing a full set at 8:45 pm. Prior to the performance, the evening ...
“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, June 3 – 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 for this event, with galleries, artist ...

Asian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland
Friday, June 3 – 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 ...

Temescal First Fridays | Oakland
Friday, June 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
| Alleys at Temescal Square
Temescal First Fridays | Oakland

Voted “Best Art Murmur Offshoot” in the East Bay Express Readers’ Poll, Temescal First Friday takes place from 6-9 pm every first Friday of the month. Galleries, cafes, bars, and retailers in Oakland’s Temescal district have teamed up to bring you art, music, food, drinks, and strolling ...