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Wednesday, July 26

Alchemy Community Healing & Celebration Circle | Berkeley
Wednesday, July 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alchemy Collective Cafe
Alchemy Community Healing & Celebration Circle | Berkeley

Recently their windows were shot and shattered on two occasions with what appeared to be a metal pellet. Similar shots were fired three times to the neighboring business, Hercules Records. These incidents took place following Republican and Pro-Trump rallies at UC Berkeley. They have strong …

Thursday, July 27

Live Jazz Music with Jim Grantham Quartet | Oakland
Thursday, July 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Terrace Room Restaurant & Bar
Live Jazz Music with Jim Grantham Quartet | Oakland

If you like fine jazz, brimming with spirit, creativity, energy, taste, and exceptional musicianship, you’ll definitely enjoy the Jim Grantham Jazz Quartet. This group, comprised of top San Francisco Bay Area veteran musicians, plays contemporary jazz in a wide variety of styles and moods. The …

Friday, July 28

2017 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening & Cooking | Oakland
Friday, July 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | African American Museum & Library (Oakland)
2017 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening & Cooking | Oakland

Come out for the African American Museum & Library at Oakland’s summer session of the Festival of Knowledge with presentations and workshops on ways to help improve your health and wellness.  The festival will include workshops with medical professionals, master chefs, nutritionists, master composters, health and beauty ...

Interfaith Labyrinth Walk: 97 Candles Lit & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, July 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are accepted but not required.
| Grace North Church
Interfaith Labyrinth Walk: 97 Candles Lit & Live Music | Berkeley

They light 97 candles around the rim of the labyrinth, dim the lights, and a small band (cello, violin, piano, guitar, and ukulele) leads people in singing quiet, reflective chants from all the world’s religions.
During that time, people are free to meditate, pray, sing, read, …

Live Jazz & Reggae Music with David Byrd & the Byrds of a Feather | Oakland
Friday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Terrace Room Restaurant & Bar
Live Jazz & Reggae Music with David Byrd & the Byrds of a Feather | Oakland

David Byrd and Byrds of a Feather – Jazz and reggae meet for the benefit of every conscious mind. Traveling around the country has taught us there is a great thirst for the wellspring of creativity that this Chicago band brings. Your body will move …

Win Tix: Fat Tire’s “Tour de Fat” Music, Beer & Circus Festival | Oakland
Friday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Complex Oakland

Expect to experience the unexpected. We’re bringing the party with Hollis Brown and the Tour de Fat ensemble cast of performers. Ready your eyes and ears for a mix of musicians, circus performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, comedians, and mind-blowing provocateurs.
> Get Tickets – $12 – …

Bad Asians Show: Comedy, Conversation, & Cultural Commentary | Berkeley
Friday, July 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for anyone who mentions SF Funcheap.
| The Monkey House
Bad Asians Show: Comedy, Conversation, & Cultural Commentary | Berkeley

A bad Asian is someone who does not live up to another’s social stereotype of cultural expectations. Every month, comedian David Nguyen and raconteur Imran, bring together a line up of comedians and invited guests to hold honest conversations and provide commentary on culture and …

Saturday, July 29

Visualizing Sea-level Rise: “New” Shoreline’s Educational Display | Berkeley
Saturday, July 29 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | McLaughlin Eastshore State Park
Visualizing Sea-level Rise: “New” Shoreline's Educational Display | Berkeley

CESP will create a scientifically accurate educational display to show where the new shoreline will be after 2-meters of sea rise. The event aims to engage the public in a dynamic visual display to show where the new shoreline will be if you do nothing …

Sports Basement’s 4th Annual Yoga Fest | Berkeley
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Donations are accepted.
| Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Sports Basement's 4th Annual Yoga Fest | Berkeley

Join for Sports Basement’s Fourth Annual Yoga Fest at Sports Basement in Berkeley. This event is a free, all-day yoga-thon that consists of five classes.
All attendees will receive a 20% discount for the store. Participants will get their special discount emailed to them right before the …

2017 Mulford Gardens Art & Music Festival | San Leandro
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mulford Gardens Park
2017 Mulford Gardens Art & Music Festival | San Leandro

The 2017 Mulford Gardens Art & Music Festival in San Leandro will feature a full day of bluegrass, folk rock, rock and singer-songwriters, along with folk dancing lessons and artist booths from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, July 29, 2017.
Enjoy the whole day or …

2017 Kidsfest “Pirates” Art Party: Crafts, Live Music & Fun Games | Oakland
Saturday, July 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | FLAX Art & Design (Oakland)
2017 Kidsfest

Join FLAX for their annual Kidsfest, a free day of discovery, imagination, and learning for children and their parents from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday, July 29, 2017.
The 2017 theme is Pirates. Costumes are encouraged, so bring your little diver, swimmer, sunfish, mermaid or …

Nomadic Nectar PlayaWear & Costume Sale of 2017 | Berkeley
Saturday, July 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring cash for other purchases.
| Lumin Labs
Nomadic Nectar PlayaWear & Costume Sale of 2017 | Berkeley

Countdown to your one-stop playa shop at the Nomadic Nectar PlayaWear Sale of 2017. Mark your calendar and add your playa friends to this invite. This is their 5th year of the popular burner costume sales, and as always, they’ve got tons of gorgeous, fun, ...

Final Day: 2017 Summer Festival of Knowledge | Oakland
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | African American Museum & Library (Oakland)
Final Day: 2017 Summer Festival of Knowledge | Oakland

Come out for the African American Museum & Library at Oakland’s summer session of the Festival of Knowledge with presentations and workshops on ways to help improve your health and wellness.  The festival will include workshops with medical professionals, master chefs, nutritionists, master composters, health and beauty ...

2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour: Indialucia Fusion Music & Dance Performance | San Ramon
Saturday, July 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center
2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour: Indialucia Fusion Music & Dance Performance | San Ramon

The 2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour, featuring world-renowned artist of the fusion music band, Indialucia, comes to the Bay Area, in a series of 3 free concert performances, that combined music, dance, and a journey into the subtle realm of your innermost being. Sahaja ...

Tuesday, August 1

Swan’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Community Meal | Oakland
Tuesday, August 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Swan's Market
Swan's 100th Anniversary Celebration Community Meal | Oakland

Swan’s Market – a revitalized gathering place and foodie destination in historic Old Oakland – will cap its 100th Anniversary with a free community celebration. Swan’s 100th Anniversary Celebration – Friday, July 21 | 4 pm to 8 pm – Saturday, July 22 | noon ...

Evenings on the Green: Art & Live Music | Livermore
Tuesday, August 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livermore Valley Plaza
Evenings on the Green: Art & Live Music | Livermore

Art on the Green is now a part of the Bankhead Theater’s free, live, Evenings on the Green – Art & Music and brings together the community to explore the arts on the Plaza Green in front of the Bankhead Theater in Livermore on summer Tuesday evenings ...

National Night Out At The Alhambra Christmas Tree Farm | Martinez
Tuesday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Alhambra Christmas Tree Farm
National Night Out At The Alhambra Christmas Tree Farm | Martinez

Residents are invited to meet their neighbors and some of Martinez’s finest as part of National Night Out at the Alhambra Christmas Tree Farm on Tuesday, August 1.
There will be dancing to the live music by the Jinx Jones and Mitch Polzak, the Steel Smokin’ …

National Night Out at the Alhambra Christmas Tree Farm | Martinez
Tuesday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Alhambra Christmas Tree Farm
National Night Out at the Alhambra Christmas Tree Farm | Martinez

Residents are invited to meet their neighbors and some of Martinez’s finest as part of National Night Out at the Alhambra Christmas Tree Farm on Tuesday, August 1.
Realtors and Neighborhood Watch organizers, Pete Sabine, Michael Moore and Lori O’Brien, are partnering with the Contra Costa …

Free 1st Tuesday Clay Workshop & Potluck | Oakland
Tuesday, August 1 – 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 ...

Oaktown Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, August 1 – 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 ...

“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland
Tuesday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Woods Bar and Brewery

Join in on first Tuesdays at 8pm for stand up comedy and craft beer. They’ve got some of the best comics in the Bay ready to make you laugh. My Greasy Sons is a monthly comedy showcase held at Woods Bar and Brewery in Oakland, hosted ...

Important Comedy: Free Live Stand-Up | Berkeley
Tuesday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Triple Rock Brewery & Alehouse
Important Comedy: Free Live Stand-Up | Berkeley

Come on out to Triple Rock Brewery for the very first Important Comedy. The show will feature some of the very best stand-up comedians the Bay Area has to offer, and it’s free.
Featuring:

Iris Benson
Hayden Greif-Neill
Mark Smalls
Irene Tu

Hosted by: Jordan Thewlis and Jon Alcabes.

Wednesday, August 2

2017 US National Windsurfing Festival | Berkeley
Wednesday, August 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free to watch.
| Berkeley Yacht Club
2017 US National Windsurfing Festival | Berkeley

Slalom, Freestyle, Formula, Windfoil, Kona, Raceboard, Techno 293, Long Distance. The US National Windsurfing Festival is a once-a-year chance for pretty much all disciplines of windsurfing to be in one place together.
Pros, amateurs and even beginners get to spend four full days racing for honors …

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, August 2 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Downtown
First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek “First Wednesday” monthly street festival brings together hundreds of people to Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek for a fun-filled evening of live music, food trucks, variety of vendors and roaming entertainment for all to enjoy. First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, August 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...