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Saturday, May 30

2015 Family Fun Festival: Skateboard Contest, Science Demos & Puppet DIY | Berkeley
Saturday, May 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
2015 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.
2015 Family Fun Festival
Saturday, May 30, 2015 | 10 am to 3 pm
Berkeley Farmers Market, MLK Jr St. …

Oaklavia “Love Our Neighborhood Day” Car-Free Block Party | East Bay
Saturday, May 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Pablo & Ashby
Oaklavia

Golden Gate/Southwest Berkeley neighborhood invites you to participate in the open streets event, Love Our Neighborhood Day from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, May 30, 2015.
This block party will give people a chance to experience the neighborhood in a whole new way. San Pablo Avenue will …

Strange Puppet Show: Grandpa Floyd’s Post-Apocalyptic Roach Ranch Rodeo | Berkeley
Saturday, May 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Escapist Comic Bookstore
Strange Puppet Show: Grandpa Floyd's Post-Apocalyptic Roach Ranch Rodeo | Berkeley

Film maker Ernie Fosselius, best known for the Star Wars parody Hardware Wars, but also beloved by many for Porklips Now and Plan 9.1 From Outer Space (a short film retelling of the Ed Wood classic with wooden puppets), will be at Berkley’s Escapist Comics for …

Sunday, May 31

Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, May 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Collective
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

The Mixed Media Mixer is a monthly event with the goal of bringing artists across many platforms together with the intention of collaboration. A new collection of Bay Area artists, musicians, photographers and videographers come together every last Sunday of the month at the Firehouse Art Events Hangar. Bring ...

Tuesday, June 2

Comic Cute Comedy Showcase & Free Popcorn | Berkeley
Tuesday, June 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to get in on happy hour pricing.
| Perdition Smokehouse
Comic Cute Comedy Showcase & Free Popcorn | Berkeley

Comic Cute is a comedy showcase located in the spacious back patio of Perdition Smokehouse in Berkeley on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays. The event is free, and there will be free popcorn along with beers on happy hour pricing for people who produce a ticket stub. ...

Wednesday, June 3

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, June 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berekely 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 ...

Saturday, June 6

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, June 6 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
| UC Berekely Botanical Garden
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Find out which diseases ail your plants at the free monthly Sick Plant Clinic at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden happening from 9 am to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please cover plants ...

Friday, June 12

Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays
Friday, June 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ashby BART
Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays

Berkeley Critical Mass is group bike ride that begins at the Ashby BART Station, where riders meet at 6 pm on the 2nd Friday of each month. A local rider frequently brings a powerful bicycle sound system to the rides making this into a rolling bike ...

Sunday, June 14

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, June 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides aboard a fleet of keelboats and dinghies with Cal Sailing Club, a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. Please try to arrive early as possible – depending on the conditions and the amount of people, the sign-up/rides may ...

2015 Summer Solstice Drum Circle | Berkeley
Sunday, June 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sacred Stream Center
2015 Summer Solstice Drum Circle | Berkeley

Come together to honor the season and focus on healing for the community and the earth at the annual Solstice Drum Circle on June 14, 2015.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
You do not have to be experienced in drumming or shamanism to attend, but it …

Thursday, June 25

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Thursday, June 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Berkeley)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley

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. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new ...

Friday, June 26

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, June 26 – 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, ...

Sunday, June 28

Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, June 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Collective
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

The Mixed Media Mixer is a monthly event with the goal of bringing artists across many platforms together with the intention of collaboration. A new collection of Bay Area artists, musicians, photographers and videographers come together every last Sunday of the month at the Firehouse Art Events Hangar. Bring ...

Wednesday, July 1

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berekely 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 ...

Saturday, July 4

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, July 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
| UC Berekely Botanical Garden
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Find out which diseases ail your plants at the free monthly Sick Plant Clinic at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden happening from 9 am to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please cover plants ...

Tuesday, July 7

Comic Cute Comedy Showcase & Free Popcorn | Berkeley
Tuesday, July 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to get in on happy hour pricing.
| Perdition Smokehouse
Comic Cute Comedy Showcase & Free Popcorn | Berkeley

Comic Cute is a comedy showcase located in the spacious back patio of Perdition Smokehouse in Berkeley on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays. The event is free, and there will be free popcorn along with beers on happy hour pricing for people who produce a ticket stub. ...

Friday, July 10

Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays
Friday, July 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ashby BART
Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays

Berkeley Critical Mass is group bike ride that begins at the Ashby BART Station, where riders meet at 6 pm on the 2nd Friday of each month. A local rider frequently brings a powerful bicycle sound system to the rides making this into a rolling bike ...

Sunday, July 19

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, July 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides aboard a fleet of keelboats and dinghies with Cal Sailing Club, a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. Please try to arrive early as possible – depending on the conditions and the amount of people, the sign-up/rides may ...

Thursday, July 23

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Thursday, July 23 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Berkeley)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley

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. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new ...

Sunday, July 26

Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, July 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Collective
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

The Mixed Media Mixer is a monthly event with the goal of bringing artists across many platforms together with the intention of collaboration. A new collection of Bay Area artists, musicians, photographers and videographers come together every last Sunday of the month at the Firehouse Art Events Hangar. Bring ...

Friday, July 31

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, July 31 – 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, ...

Friday, August 14

Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays
Friday, August 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ashby BART
Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays

Berkeley Critical Mass is group bike ride that begins at the Ashby BART Station, where riders meet at 6 pm on the 2nd Friday of each month. A local rider frequently brings a powerful bicycle sound system to the rides making this into a rolling bike ...

Sunday, August 16

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, August 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides aboard a fleet of keelboats and dinghies with Cal Sailing Club, a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. Please try to arrive early as possible – depending on the conditions and the amount of people, the sign-up/rides may ...

Sunday, September 20

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, September 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides aboard a fleet of keelboats and dinghies with Cal Sailing Club, a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. Please try to arrive early as possible – depending on the conditions and the amount of people, the sign-up/rides may ...

Sunday, October 18

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, October 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides aboard a fleet of keelboats and dinghies with Cal Sailing Club, a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. Please try to arrive early as possible – depending on the conditions and the amount of people, the sign-up/rides may ...