Monday, July 18, 2016

7:00 pmLaborFest 2016: Discussion On How Vienna Solved Housing Crisis | SF  FREE
7:30 pm“How To Be A Person In The World” Book Discussion | SF  FREE
8:00 pm“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight  FREE
9:00 pm“Resistance is Futile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Summer Movie Clubhouse
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

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 more...

2:00 pmMake Your Own Bouncing Ball | Marin City   FREE
4:20 pmLive at Lagunitas: Thao and The Get Down Stay Down | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s   FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
5:30 pmWine & Movie Night: “What’s Up Doc” | Top of the Mark   FREE
7:00 pmLaborFest 2016: Refugees Of War & Rise of Neo-Fascism | SF   FREE
7:00 pmLaborFest 2016: The Voices Of The Workers’ Survival, Resistance & Power | SF   FREE
7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio   FREE
8:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Shuttle | SoMa
Wednesday, July 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| All Over San Francisco

The San Francisco Brewers Guild , an organization made up of 26 breweries in the area, has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Jazz | Oakland  FREE
6:00 pmSalsa In The Square: Orquesta Dharma | Union Square Live  FREE
6:00 pmFree Blues Concert in the Park | Redwood City  FREE
6:30 pmSummer Metal Concert | Menlo Park  FREE
7:00 pmSummer Boot Camp Series: Free Full Body Cardio Workout | Oakland  FREE*
*Sign up on the class schedule to ensure a spot, or just show up and have fun.
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop  $8
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Mill Valley   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
7:30 pm“Ninety Nine Stories Of God” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
8:00 pmJokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland   FREE*
*Suggested donation is $5, but no one will be turned away
8:00 pmFree “Sup Girl” Comedy Show | SF   FREE
8:30 pmOakland Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland   FREE

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Afro-folk Music Composed on Kora & Ukelele with Zéna Carlota | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, July 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

A globe-trotting multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, and visual artist, Zéna Carlota has spent years immersing herself in the oral traditions, rituals and songs associated with the kora, a lilting West African harp, including more...

12:30 pmGrown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View  FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
4:00 pmYBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa   FREE
5:00 pmGame Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF   FREE*
*No cost to get in the door or play games. Food and Drinks will need to be purchased.
5:00 pmYerba Buena District Museum & Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa   FREE*
*All gallery and museum entries will be free except for the Contemporary Jewish Museum which will be offering a special entry price of $5.
5:30 pmSummer Street Party: Live Music, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward   FREE
6:00 pmFree Latin Salsa Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmRhythm & Harmony with Fito Reinoso | SF   FREE
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 pmThird Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmSoundwave NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Ages 21+, ID required for entry.
7:00 pmMovie in the Park: “Cinderella (2015)” | Orinda   FREE
7:00 pmLive StorySlam Show: True Drug Stories | Oakland   $5*
*Sliding scale donation requested, $5-$20
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Palo Alto   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
7:05 pmOakland A’s v. Rays | $5 Game Night   $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
8:00 pm“The Smart Culture Show” Comedy Showcase | Oakland   $5
8:00 pmOutdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmThe Hot Mess Comedy Hour | SF   FREE
8:45 pmMovies On The Square: “Inside Out” | Redwood City   FREE
9:00 pmWheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted

Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday, July 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly more...

11:00 amUnique Derique: A Prince Among Clowns | Yerba Buena Gardens  FREE
5:00 pmArt on the Square | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
6:30 pmFree Beach Concert: Toad The Wet Sprocket | Santa Cruz   FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:00 pm100th Anniversary of SF Preparedness Day Bombing | SF   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
8:25 pmFree Movies In The Park: Big | Oakland   FREE
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

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

Photo | 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 more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
10:00 amPhotography Meetup: Pro Tips & Talks | SF  FREE
11:00 am25th Anniversary Black Expo | Oakland  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amSuper Safety Saturday: Family Fun | Castro Valley  FREE
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market  FREE
12:00 pmLyrical Workshop: Emerge With Better Songs | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmCosa Nostra Strings & Alligator Spacewalk: Blending 1920s Jazz & EDM | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pm“The Vault” Book Discussion | South SF   FREE
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | San Rafael   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Richmond   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
7:00 pmFog City Movie Night: “Hook” | Richmond Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | Cupertino   FREE
8:25 pmFilm Night In The Park: “Finding Nemo” | Union Square   FREE
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Julieta Venegas: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove

Mexican singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, and producer Julieta Venegas is an international star and pioneering artist with a career spanning 20 years and multiple GRAMMY nominations. La Misa Negra, an Oakland-based eight-piece group, more...

10:00 amTree Tour with Mike Sulivan | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmWalking Tour In The Pacifica-Milagra Ridge | Pacifica  FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmAttractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $6*
*$6 when you use promo code "attractivecamp". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | Cupertino   FREE

Monday, July 25, 2016

More Fun at Blondie's Comedy Show With Free Cake | SF
Monday, July 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every month with a free comedy showand free cake. Please note this show takes place on the 4th Monday of every more...

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8
8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF  FREE
9:00 pmSalsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley   FREE

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Wine & Movie Night:
Tuesday, July 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Top of the Mark Lounge

Photo | Academy of ArtWind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2016 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer Movie Nights are back at more...

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
7:40 pmDirty Old Women Reading: Literary Salon & Open Mic | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF   FREE
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: R&B, Soul & Jazz | Oakland  FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
6:00 pmSwing In The Square: Stompy Jones | Union Square Live  FREE
6:00 pmFree Celtic Rock Concert in the Park | Redwood City  FREE
6:30 pmSummer Indie Soul Concert | Menlo Park  FREE