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Saturday, January 31

2015 National Puzzle Day Competition | Redwood City
Saturday, January 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; $20 per person to compete
| Kainos
2015 National Puzzle Day Competition | Redwood City

In honor of National Puzzle Day (who knew?), here comes the great Jigsaw Puzzle Competition where teams of four people will compete to build a 1,000 piece puzzle the fastest. The winning team earns $500, with prizes for 2nd and 3rd place as well. A free puzzle …

Peace Corp Festival of Cultures: Global Food, Fashion & Storytelling | Palo Alto
Saturday, January 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ohlone Elementary School
Peace Corp Festival of Cultures: Global Food, Fashion & Storytelling | Palo Alto

Join returned Peace Corps Volunteers from around Northern California and the Ohlone Elementary School Global Awareness team for a free festival to celebrate, learn, and share experiences from over 100 countries.
Come and experience:

Exciting presentations from returned volunteers on a dozen exotic, far off places including Namibia, …

Monday, February 2

State of the Union: Poverty & Inequality | Stanford
Monday, February 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Koret-Taube Conference Center
State of the Union: Poverty & Inequality | Stanford

On February 2nd, the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality will host the State of the Union Conference on Poverty and Inequality.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
The feature presentation: The Poverty and Inequality Report 2015. Authored by the country’s top experts, the report will compare …

Thursday, February 5

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, February 5 – 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 ...

Saturday, February 7

America’s Got Talent Auditions | Santa Clara
Saturday, February 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Clara Convention Center
America's Got Talent Auditions | Santa Clara

What can you do in 90 seconds? NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” will be holding open-call auditions at the Santa Clara Convention Center on February 7, 2015.
The auditions are free, and it could be a once in a lifetime opportunity for performing artists in the Bay Area. They enjoy …

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 ...

Thursday, February 12

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, February 12 – 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, February 27

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, February 27 – 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 ...

Sunday, March 1

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, March 1 – 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 ...

Thursday, March 5

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, March 5 – 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 ...

Saturday, March 7

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 ...

Tuesday, March 10

CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo
Tuesday, March 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | CuriOdyssey
CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo

Get up close to playful otters, bobcats, and other furry and scaled creatures at CuriOdyssey’s Free Community Day. CuriOdyssey is a science and wildlife center for kids that fosters interest in science. CuriOdyssey’s free Community Days provide the opportunity for families to experience CuriOdyssey, free ...

Thursday, March 12

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, March 12 – 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, ...

Sunday, April 5

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, April 5 – 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 ...

Thursday, April 9

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, April 9 – 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, ...

Saturday, May 2

CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo
Saturday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | CuriOdyssey
CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo

Get up close to playful otters, bobcats, and other furry and scaled creatures at CuriOdyssey’s Free Community Day. CuriOdyssey is a science and wildlife center for kids that fosters interest in science. CuriOdyssey’s free Community Days provide the opportunity for families to experience CuriOdyssey, free ...

Sunday, May 3

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, May 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 ...

Wednesday, July 8

CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo
Wednesday, July 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | CuriOdyssey
CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo

Get up close to playful otters, bobcats, and other furry and scaled creatures at CuriOdyssey’s Free Community Day. CuriOdyssey is a science and wildlife center for kids that fosters interest in science. CuriOdyssey’s free Community Days provide the opportunity for families to experience CuriOdyssey, free ...

Sunday, September 13

CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo
Sunday, September 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | CuriOdyssey
CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo

Get up close to playful otters, bobcats, and other furry and scaled creatures at CuriOdyssey’s Free Community Day. CuriOdyssey is a science and wildlife center for kids that fosters interest in science. CuriOdyssey’s free Community Days provide the opportunity for families to experience CuriOdyssey, free ...

Monday, October 26

Pop Art Exhibit Final Day: Warhol, Lichtenstein & Oldenburg | Stanford
Monday, October 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Pop Art Exhibit Final Day: Warhol, Lichtenstein & Oldenburg | Stanford

Come to the free Cantor Arts Center to check out renowned works of art at an exhibition of 10 spectacular Pop Art works originally part of a donation to SFMOMA. Works include: a silkscreen self-portrait by Andy Warhol a “mirror” series sculpture and two other major ...