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Sunday, April 23

2017 Montclair Community Work Day | Oakland
Sunday, April 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Montclair Park
2017 Montclair Community Work Day | Oakland

Clearing overgrowth and brush from Mountain Blvd., along the highway 13 fence and repairs and clean up of Montclair Park. Afterward please join them to show their appreciation for all the hard work Oakland Police Department, Oakland Firefighters, County Sheriff’s, Oakland Housing Authority Police and …

Earth Day 2017: Shoreline Clean-Up & Free Snacks | Emeryville
Sunday, April 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chevy's (Emeryville)
Earth Day 2017: Shoreline Clean-Up & Free Snacks | Emeryville

In honor of Earth Day, join the Emeryville Community Services Department and help give back to the community by participating in Earth Day in Action on Sunday, April 23, 2017.
Meet in the Chevys’ Parking lot (1890 Powell St, Emeryville, CA 94608) at 9 am for a brief …

“Growing Hope” Earth Day Celebration & Free Lunch | Albany
Sunday, April 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| UC Gill Tract Community Farm

The UC Gill Tract Community Farm invites the Bay Area community to celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This free, family-friendly event will feature live music and art, engaging workshops, fun children’s activities, and a chance to explore one …

2017 Walnut Creek Restaurant Week | Opening Day
Sunday, April 23 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*Lunch and dinner prix fixe menus start at $10.
| Walnut Creek Downtown
2017 Walnut Creek Restaurant Week | Opening Day

Walnut Creek Restaurant Week is a culinary celebration of spectacular cuisine at incredible prices. Entice your appetite and delight your palate with prix-fixe menus offered at over two dozen restaurants. 2017 Walnut Creek Restaurant Week April 23-30, 2017 | Walnut Creek Downtown With cuisines that encompass American, Italian, Spanish, ...

12th Annual Sustainable Lafayette Earth Day | East Bay
Sunday, April 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lafayette Library
12th Annual Sustainable Lafayette Earth Day | East Bay

You’re invited to explore this year’s Earth Day Festival and discover opportunities to make better, more environmentally-friendly decisions.
12th Annual Lafayette Earth Day Festival
Sunday, April 23, 2017 | 11 am to 3 pm
Lafayette Library, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA
FREE
You’ll have the chance to participate in many fun …

Berkeley Flea Market’s Rebirth: Healthy Eating Demos & Free Food | East Bay
Sunday, April 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for stuff to buy
| Berkeley Flea Market
Berkeley Flea Market's Rebirth: Healthy Eating Demos & Free Food | East Bay

Come and experience what has made this Bay Area legacy that is The Flea Market so great for so many years, culture and community.
This Grand Reopening will feature community guest speakers, live performances, spoken word artists, a farmer’s market, free food and book give-away, board games, …

Monday, April 24

MASH: Game Night & Tournament | Oakland
MASH: Game Night & Tournament | Oakland

Everyone is welcome to the first Mash: Game night x Tournament hosted by The Overlook Lounge. All levels of gamers are welcome from casual to professional. This event combines casual and competitive gaming for a complete social gaming experience. Grab a beer (or two) and …

Free Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Tacos | Oakland
Monday, April 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Tacos | Oakland

The lineup for tonight includes:

Johan Miranda (Riot LA)
Jessica Sele (SF Punchline)
Mikey Walz (Chillarious)
Erin Grotheer (Chicago)

Hosts: Irene Tu & Andrew Orolfo

Sacred Dance of the Silk Road | Berkeley
Monday, April 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mahea Uchiyama Center for Intʻl Dance
Sacred Dance of the Silk Road | Berkeley

Persian & Central Asian dance infused with contemporary and devotional movement practices, this unique class form offers a full range of expression from traditional Silk Road dances, to devotional, contemporary, and improvisational movement.

The class begins with an invocation, a greeting of the divine presence …

Tuesday, April 25

App Fair: Innovations In The Mobile Industry | Berkeley
Tuesday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Pauley Ballroom (UC Berkeley)
App Fair: Innovations In The Mobile Industry | Berkeley

Join them on April 25th for the 4th Berkeley App Fair. Each semester, their fair brings together hundreds of students, developers, and entrepreneurs to explore innovations in the mobile industry. Attendees network with mobile teams from the bay’s most innovative startups, and get to be …

Oaktown Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
| Starline Social Club
Oaktown Comedy Night | Oakland

SF may get most of the press, but Oakland has its own rich comedy scene, so “Oaktown Comedy Night” is your weekly Tuesday showcase of some of the town’s best comics from around the Bay. Many comedians performing on Oaktown Comedy Night has been on Comedy Central, Viceland, CNN, Family ...

Thursday, April 27

“Town Social” Monthly Rooftop Night Market: Spring Edition | Oakland
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for food and beverages.
| The Overlook Lounge

Please Note: This event takes place on Apr. 27, 2017, and not on Apr. 13, 2017 as was originally listed.

“Punching Up” Comedy Showcase At A Craft Beer House | Oakland
Thursday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ale Industries

Looking for a free comedy show at a craft beer house right next to BART? You’ve found it. Punching Up is the best stand-up comedy showcase in Oakland, and it’s located in Ale Industries right next to the Fruitvale BART station, every 2nd and 4th ...

Saturday, April 29

People’s Climate Movement: Fight For A Clean Environment | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is encouraged.
| Lake Merritt Amphitheater
People’s Climate Movement: Fight For A Clean Environment | Oakland

Supporting the People’s Climate Movement in D.C., on April 29 there will be a resistance and renewal convergence at Lake Merritt in Oakland. This is a chance for all of you in the Bay Area to come together, hit the streets and raise your voices for …

Uhuru Community Health Fair | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Akwaaba Hall
Uhuru Community Health Fair | Oakland

On Saturday, the African People’s Education and Defense Fund  hosts the Uhuru Health Fair from 11am to 4pm at Akwaaba Hall. This community solutions-oriented fair which will offer free health screenings, interactive fitness workshops, entertainment, food giveaways, vendors, information on alternative health options as well …

“Brewfest” Unlimited Beer Tasting from Local Breweries | Berkeley
Saturday, April 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*Online tickets at Eventbrite
| Sports Basement (Berkeley)

Join Sports Basement Berkeley for unlimited tastings from local breweries.
For just $7, you can sample beers from Drakes Brewing Co., Lagunitas, Strike Brewing Co., Sierra Nevada Brewing, Buck Wild Brewing, Headlands Brewing and more. Tasty eats provided from Cassave Taqueria and get 20% off all …

2017 Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Finale Concert | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Oakland Convention Center
2017 Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Finale Concert | Oakland

“Together We Sing” is the finale concert for the first ever International Interfaith Gospel Music Conference, presented by the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir.
2017 Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir’s Finale Concert
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 7 pm to 10 pm
Oakland Convention Center, 550 10th St., Oakland
FREE, but an …

“Pork Chops” Celebrating East Bay Tattoo Flash Tradition | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amor Eterno Arte

“Pork Chops” is a celebration of the East Bay tattoo flash tradition. Dedicated to the street shop design on the wall where you had no choice and you were scared of your tattooer. Pork chops were the most popular tattoo designs cut out and assembled …

Hula Pahu: Hawai’i’s Sacred Dance | Berkeley
Saturday, April 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mahea Uchiyama Center for Intʻl Dance
Hula Pahu: Hawai'i's Sacred Dance | Berkeley

Join Hālau Ka Ua Tuahine in a presentation of the sacred hula of Hawaii. Their presentation will include a Q&A session. Please arrive 15 minutes early to ensure a seat.
Please note, this event is listed as free on the Bay Area Dance Week website, but …

Sunday, April 30

2017 Walnut Creek Restaurant Week | Final Day
Sunday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*Lunch and dinner prix fixe menus start at $10.
| Walnut Creek Downtown
2017 Walnut Creek Restaurant Week | Final Day

Walnut Creek Restaurant Week is a culinary celebration of spectacular cuisine at incredible prices. Entice your appetite and delight your palate with prix-fixe menus offered at over two dozen restaurants. 2017 Walnut Creek Restaurant Week April 23-30, 2017 | Walnut Creek Downtown With cuisines that encompass American, Italian, Spanish, ...

“Daybreaker” Sunday Funday: Free Daytime Yoga & Dance Party | Lake Merritt

They’re throwing a big, free sober daytime music festival under the Daybreaker brand on Lake Merritt on April 30, 2017. Throw on your most vibrant threads because this’ll the biggest Daybreaker they’ve thrown in the Bay Area. 
Free, but an RSVP is required.
They’re partnering with GIG Car Share (a …

“OakHella Turns 1” Day Party: 8 Hours of DJ Sets & Art Installation | Oakland
Sunday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free all-day, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $5 after 3 pm.
| Bottoms Up Community Garden

Come join the Bottoms Up Community Garden for their spring kick-off OakHella day party on Sunday, April 30, 2017. They’ll be featuring amazing live performances and sets from resident and guest DJs along with an art installation by Creative Shields.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it’s …

Earth Day Celebration: Garden Tour, Cake & Refreshments | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, April 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden
Earth Day Celebration: Garden Tour, Cake & Refreshments | Pleasant Hill

Join them in the Garden to celebrate Earth Day with fun and games for all ages, local exhibitors, a Garden tour, cake and refreshments, and much more.
Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden is a water conservation demonstration garden and wildlife habitat that uses zero pesticides. PHIG is …

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “The Lighter Side” | Berkeley
Sunday, April 30 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John’s Presbyterian Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “The Lighter Side” | Berkeley

Your favorite chamber orchestra ends the season on the lighter side, with music designed to tickle your classical funny bone.
Peter Schickele and his hilarious alter ego P.D.Q. Bach will be well represented—namely by P.D.Q.’s brilliant reworking of the first movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony as …

Tuesday, May 2

Free 1st Tuesday Clay Workshop & Potluck | Oakland
Tuesday, May 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring along a dish to share or a donation
| Merrit Ceramics
Free 1st Tuesday Clay Workshop & Potluck | Oakland

Merritt Ceramics at Oakland is hosting a free clay night every 1st Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Free Clay Workshop Every 1st Tuesday | 6:30 – 8:30 pm Merritt Ceramics, 527 East 10th Street, Oakland, CA FREE The first hour will be ...