Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, July 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Wood Shoppe is a free monthly music series at Brick & Mortar Music Hall taking place every first Tuesday of the month. Get exposed to local and national emerging artists without the more...

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, July 6 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street more...

All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE
10:00 amOakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
11:00 amStitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: R&B/Soul/Funk/Dance Band | Oakland   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email presidio@presidiotrust.gov. Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
6:00 pmFolk Rock Concert: Doobie Decibel System | Union Square Live   FREE
6:00 pmFree Bluegrass Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:45 pm1st Tuesday Author Reading Series | Oakland   FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | SF   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

53rd Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest | Union Square
Thursday, July 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

Muni’s top bell ringing crewmen compete in the annual Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest in Union Square. A great San Francisco tradition, this competition features the best of SFMTA’s professional bell-ringers vying for the more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
All DayGhirardelli Square Summer Beer Garden & Free Snacks | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society   FREE
12:00 pmThe Black Woman is God: Celebrating Black Women | SF   FREE
12:00 pmThe Security Vulnerabilities In Chinese IT | Mountain View   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
12:30 pmCal Raijin Taiko: Witness An Ancient Japanese Percussion Tradition | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:30 pmAdventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Country Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF   FREE*
*Bring your own mat. This is a donation-based yoga class. They encourage those who can to donate $10. However, no one is ever turned away due to a lack of funds.
6:00 pmFree Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF   FREE*
*Bring your own mat. This is a donation-based yoga class. They encourage those who can to donate $10. However, no one is ever turned away due to a lack of funds.
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo   FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art + Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
7:00 pmMovie in the Park: “Hotel Transylvania 2” | Orinda   FREE
7:00 pmPop Art Show, Drag Show & Fundraiser | SF   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmOutdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Ghostbusters” | Jack London Sq.   FREE
8:00 pm“The Smart Culture Show” Comedy Showcase | Oakland   $5
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:45 pmMovies On The Square: “Jurassic World” | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, July 8, 2016

Be Amazed With The Red Panda Acrobats | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, July 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

Combining exceptional athletic skills, traditional Chinese music, dazzling costumes, and a fast-paced show sure to amaze viewers of all ages, the Red Panda Acrobats bring the ancient art of Chinese acrobatics more...

11:00 amSketching in the Galleries: Draw Your Own Art | SF   FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael   FREE
5:00 pmJewelry on the Square | Redwood City   FREE
5:30 pmConcert at the Cove | Alameda   FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
6:00 pmBerkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays   FREE
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | Oakland   FREE
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
6:30 pmFree Beach Concert:The Family Stone | Santa Cruz   FREE
6:30 pm2016 Free Summer Concert: The Houserockers | Alamo   FREE
7:00 pmLive HipHop Featuring TimBo FlyLane | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmYeti: Stand-up Comedy With Free Wine | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pm“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF   $5
8:00 pmSad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
8:35 pmFree Movies In The Park: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | Oakland   FREE
8:45 pmFriday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF   FREE
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*FREE before 10pm. $10 after.
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Saturday, July 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Photo | Jack of All Trades MarketBrought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie more...

Addison Street Jazz | Oakland  FREE
Sadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF  FREE
10:00 amSunnyvale “State of the City” 4th of July Celebration | 2016  FREE
10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center  FREE*
*Free, but reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
10:00 amPhotography Meetup: Pro Tips & Talks | SF  FREE
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
1:00 pmWine Country Big Q: Barbeque Competition & Festival | Petaluma   FREE
1:00 pmThe Klezmatics & The Charming Hostess: Yiddish Celebratory Music | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: Beauty Operators | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
1:00 pmButton Making At Your Library | Marin City   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
2:00 pm“Two Paws Up”: Keep Your Dogs Happy | SF   FREE
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pm2016 Free Movies in the Park: Penguins of Madagascar | Newark   FREE*
*Food and beverage for purchase.
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Sunday, July 10 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Rotary Nature Center

The Rotary Nature Center Time Machine will take you and your loved ones back in time before there were plants and animals. Then walk around Lake Merritt back to the present more...

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito   FREE
10:00 amFree Ghirardelli Sundae & Ocean Beach Cleanup Party | SF   FREE*
*Only volunteers who participate in the full beach cleanup can get vouchers (so don't show up at 11:30am expecting a voucher)
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View   FREE
10:30 amSweatin’ to the ’80s: Throwback Outdoor Fitness Class | SF   $1*
*Donation based, but an RSVP is required. 18 & up.
11:00 am“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin   FREE
11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park   FREE
2:00 pmOrchard Supply and Hardware: Summer Gardening | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Symphony: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE
2:00 pmCircus Bella: Your Favorite One Ring Circus | Union Square Live   FREE
2:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera   FREE*
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE