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Wednesday, June 29

$1 Family Movie Day | Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse
Wednesday, June 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire
$1 Family Movie Day | Cinemark's Summer Movie Clubhouse

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Free Sneak Peek Movie: “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” | Peninsula
Wednesday, June 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (Redwood City)
Free Sneak Peek Movie:
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,” a brand new comedy starring Zac Efron. Free Film Screening: Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates June 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm Secret Movie Theater Location in the Redwood City RSVP code: RnmdU91622 Tickets available through https://www.gofobo.com/rsvp Tickets ...

Thursday, June 30

SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2016: Mara Hruby | Palo Alto
Thursday, June 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2016: Mara Hruby | Palo Alto

Enjoy 10 weeks of rhythm and blues as Summer Jazz, an annual tradition in Palo Alto, celebrates its 30th Anniversary at Stanford Shopping Center. A free outdoor concert series, Summer Jazz is produced by SFJAZZ and showcases a variety of jazz musicians and all-stars performing ...

Friday, July 1

Concerts on the Plaza: Rahmil & Barley | Mountain View
Friday, July 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza (Mountain View)
Concerts on the Plaza: Rahmil & Barley | Mountain View

Grab your friends and neighbors and bring your blanket or lawn chair down to the Civic Center Plaza for Concerts on the Plaza, a monthly live music series will take place on the first Friday of the month April through September from 6-7:30 pm. In addition to the music, ...

Sunday, July 3

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, July 3 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

San Mateo | 3rd of July Highlands Fireworks Show | 2016
Sunday, July 3 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Highlands Elementary School
San Mateo | 3rd of July Highlands Fireworks Show | 2016
The annual Highlands fireworks show takes place July 3, 2016 overlooking Crystal Springs Reservoir. The event which takes place at Highlands Elementary School is free, but donations are appreciated. In past years, the fireworks have started at approximately 9:30 pm. In past years, the viewing area was in ...

Monday, July 4

Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3*
*$3 for adults; $2 for seniors and students; and free for kids five and under
| San Mateo County History Museum
Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2016
The San Mateo County History Museum hosts “An Old-Fashioned Fourth” within its museum, the 106 year old county courthouse in Redwood City from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, July 4, 2016. Children will be invited to hand-craft homemade vanilla ice cream and then take a taste. They ...
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration & Free Games | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Festivities are FREE. Rocket Run registration is $20.
| Frontierland Park
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration & Free Games | 2016
Join the Pacifica’s Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department for their 42nd Annual 4th of July Celebration – a day full of crafts, games, music and more at Frontierland Park. There will be a face painting, food, crafts and more for the whole family. Join the festivities from ...
Los Gatos | 4th of July Games, Picnic & Patriotic Symphony | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and beverages.
| Oak Meadow Park
Los Gatos | 4th of July Games, Picnic & Patriotic Symphony | 2016
The 2016 Los Gatos hometown Independence Day celebration offers fun for the whole family. On Monday, July 4, 2016, come early to play game and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch being sold by members of Los Gatos Service Clubs in the Food Court. Stay awhile and soak in ...
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Food Trucks | 2016
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Food Trucks | 2016
Join in on the 2016 Menlo Park July 4th Parade on Saturday, July 4, 2016. This small town, fun-filled parade begins at 11:45 am from the parking lot on Chestnut Street at Santa Cruz Avenue (behind the Wells Fargo bank). Come dressed in red, white, & blue and decorate your bike or wagon to ...
Palo Alto | Summer Fest: Chili Cook-off | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; Chili Tasting Kits will be sold for a nominal fee.
| Mitchell Park
Palo Alto | Summer Fest: Chili Cook-off  | 2016
Add some spice to your Independence Day at the 35th annual Palo Alto Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off on Saturday, July 4, 2016. Attracting thousands of sun and chili lovers, the festival embraces everything wonderful about summer. Taste an array of red-hot chili delicacies prepared by teams of ...
Half Moon Bay | Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay | Ol' Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2016
Half Moon Bay celebrates Independence Day 2016 and its classic small town spirit with the popular Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade down historic Main Street on Saturday, July 4, 2016. Starting at noon, the delightful, home-spun parade features a charming array of creative floats, marching bands, equine ...
4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $44*
*Lawn tickets as low as $44. Bring extra cash as there is a parking charge per car.
| Shoreline Amphitheatre
4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre | 2016
Celebrate Independence Day at the 30th annual “Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular” starring the San Francisco Symphony at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View. 2016 July Fourth with the San Francisco Symphony Monday, July 4, 2016 | 7 pm Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View Tickets: Starts at $44 for lawn ...

Thursday, July 7

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, July 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

Friday, July 8

Jewelry on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, July 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Jewelry on the Square | Redwood City

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Complementing Music on the Square and the PAL Blues, Art, and BBQ Festival, Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, ...

Thursday, July 14

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, July 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, ...

Friday, July 15

Tech A Cappella Concert Night, Free Beer & Wine | Menlo College
Friday, July 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Menlo College
Tech A Cappella Concert Night, Free Beer & Wine | Menlo College

The 2016 Entrepreneurial Summer Concert series showcases four nights of live music and closes with an a cappella concert featuring groups from Facebook, Google, Airbnb, Pinterest, Twitter, and a group of IP attorneys. Each concert includes food trucks, fun giveaways, free beer, water, wine and more. Parking ...

Saturday, July 16

Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View
Saturday, July 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View

Come get your bike fixed and learn a few things from professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy who will be available for advice and help with you bike at the Mountain View Library every third Saturday from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Use their tools to work ...

Tuesday, July 19

Summer Movie Clubhouse “The Sandlot” | $1 Movie Day
Tuesday, July 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire
Summer Movie Clubhouse

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Thursday, July 21

Grown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View
Thursday, July 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Grown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View

Build awesome things with Legos. Drop-in, no registration required. The Library provides the Legos, you provide the imagination. Lego Day Schedule 12:30-1:30 pm: Adults Only. Spend your lunchtime relaxing with other adults and the joy of Lego. 1:30-3 pm: All ages welcome. It’s a Lego free ...

Friday, July 22

Art on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, July 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Art on the Square | Redwood City

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Complementing Music on the Square and the PAL Blues, Art, and BBQ Festival, Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, ...

Saturday, July 23

Art on the Square | Redwood City
Saturday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Art on the Square | Redwood City

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Complementing Music on the Square and the PAL Blues, Art, and BBQ Festival, Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, ...

Thursday, July 28

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Thursday, July 28 – 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 on the 4th Thursday of the month at the Campbell Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts ...

Friday, July 29

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

Friday, August 5

Concerts on the Plaza | Mountain View
Friday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza (Mountain View)
Concerts on the Plaza | Mountain View

Grab your friends and neighbors and bring your blanket or lawn chair down to the Civic Center Plaza for Concerts on the Plaza, a monthly live music series will take place on the first Friday of the month April through September from 6-7:30 pm. In addition to the music, ...

Sunday, August 7

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, August 7 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

Wednesday, August 10

The Final “$1 Movie Day” of 2016 | Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse
Wednesday, August 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire
The Final

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Thursday, August 11

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, August 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, ...

Thursday, August 18

Grown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View
Thursday, August 18 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Grown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View

Build awesome things with Legos. Drop-in, no registration required. The Library provides the Legos, you provide the imagination. Lego Day Schedule 12:30-1:30 pm: Adults Only. Spend your lunchtime relaxing with other adults and the joy of Lego. 1:30-3 pm: All ages welcome. It’s a Lego free ...

Saturday, August 20

Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View
Saturday, August 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View

Come get your bike fixed and learn a few things from professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy who will be available for advice and help with you bike at the Mountain View Library every third Saturday from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Use their tools to work ...