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Thursday, March 23

Frameline Encore: Free Queer Film Series: Suicide Kale | Bay Area
Thursday, March 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Theatre
Frameline Encore: Free Queer Film Series: Suicide Kale | Bay Area

Join Frameline Encore, a free community screening series, as they revisit queer film favorites, every fourth Thursday of the month. Frameline Encore aims to increase accessibility to diverse queer stories, with an emphasis on films and discussions about underrepresented experiences, such as gender variant folks and ...

Stairway To Kevin: Comedy For A Cause | Oakland
Thursday, March 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Kingfish Pub & Cafe
Stairway To Kevin: Comedy For A Cause | Oakland

Stairway to Kevin is a new show featuring some of the Bay Area’s brightest comedians. It is in the back house of one of Oakland’s oldest taverns The Kingfish. On the North side of Oakland in the Temescal District sits a small bar with a …

Late Night at the Office: Free Comedy Show | San Leandro
Thursday, March 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Oficina
Late Night at the Office: Free Comedy Show | San Leandro

This month features:

Frank Anthony Castillo (Comedy Central Roast Battle 2 Champion)
Keith Carey (Comedy Central)
Dan Nolan (The Comedy Stor)
Frankie Robles (San Jose Improv)
Sam Meeker (San Jose Improv)
Xander Beltran (Ventura Comedy Festival)
Pablo Osegura (San Jose Improv)
Janette Nicole

Friday, March 24

2017 Holi Festival: The Bay’s Biggest Free Color Fight | East Bay
Friday, March 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bishop Ranch
2017 Holi Festival: The Bay's Biggest Free Color Fight | East Bay

The colorful, ancient spring festival of Holi will once again be celebrated at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon, so get ready to get messy and have a lot of fun at this free gathering.
2017 Holi Celebration
Friday, March 24, 2017 | 5:30-8 pm
2600 Camino Ramon, San Ramon
FREE
Holi …

Saturday, March 25

Spring 2017 Free Plant Exchange | Oakland
Saturday, March 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ability Now Bay Area
Spring 2017 Free Plant Exchange | Oakland

Have plants you must prune or cull? How about trading your excess with others in your neighborhood? Take home new plants for your yard and have an instant new garden all for free at the Spring 2017 Free Plant Exchange happening on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in …

Free Line Dancing Lessons | Union City
Saturday, March 25 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Union City Library
Free Line Dancing Lessons | Union City

Come to the Union City Library on Saturday the 25th, for some totally free and totally fun line dance lessons.
Tri-City Dance and Fitness instructor Mike Quebec will lead you through three line dances that cover Country, ’50’s/’60’s Rock n’ Roll Era, and Old School Hip …

Kitchen Table Talk: Women’s Roles In Uncertain Times | Berkeley
Saturday, March 25 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kala Art Institute
Kitchen Table Talk: Women's Roles In Uncertain Times | Berkeley

For centuries women have gathered together in domestic spaces to seek community and to problem solve. To have a talk at the kitchen table means engaging in trusted, frank conversation among friends and family—among those one can trust and count on to provide positive feedback. …

Travel Ban Concert: Musical Response from Libya, Yemem, Syria, Iraq & Iran | Oakland
Saturday, March 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required on Eventbrite
| Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California
Travel Ban Concert: Musical Response from Libya, Yemem, Syria, Iraq & Iran | Oakland

On March 25th in Oakland, Zawaya & Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) will sponsor a concert by the Aswat Ensemble and Guest Performers showcasing the music of the 7 countries listed on January 27th’s Executive Order.
> Free with RSVP
The beauty of such a concert will lie in expressing the …

Win Tix: Morris Day and The Time: ’80s R&B Prince Protégé | East Bay
Saturday, March 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Historic BAL Theatre

Morris Day is one of the most swaggering and peacockish funk performers to hit the stage since the Purple One himself.
> Get Tickets – $89.99 – But use code LOVE for 10% off tickets
As the frontman of the Time, the charismatic Morris Day is a legendary …

Sunday, March 26

2017 NorCal Powerlifting Competition | East Bay
Sunday, March 26 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 for spectators.
| Crowne Plaza Concord
2017 NorCal Powerlifting Competition | East Bay

Curious about powerlifting? Then come check out a real live competition at the Crowne Plaza Concord starting at 8:30 am on Sunday, March 26, 2017.
They promise you lots of chalk, grunting and fun. Spectators get in for $10.

Inaugural Beauty Bash: Shop Until You Drop | Pleasanton
Sunday, March 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Fit Style
Inaugural Beauty Bash: Shop Until You Drop | Pleasanton

Women love shopping, beauty and fashion, so someone decided to combine all three and launch the Inaugural Beauty Bash.
Nine vendors will be on hand to show you the newest styles, colors, fashions and more.
This event is free to attend. Portion of the proceeds from sales will go …

Prometheus Symphony Orchestra Concert | Oakland
Sunday, March 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Covenant Church of Oakland
Prometheus Symphony Orchestra Concert | Oakland

Come and enjoy works by Igor Stravinsky, Vasily Kalinnikov (an under-appreciated romantic composer,) and Elizabeth Maconchy in a beautiful setting that includes stained-glass windows. Delicious home-baked goodies and coffee will be available at intermission. A pre-concert talk will occur at 2:40 p.m. (i.e. 20 minutes …

Monday, March 27

Monday Mutt Days: Doggie Fest w/ Canine Caricatures & Pet Psychics | Emeryville
Monday, March 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Monday Mutt Days: Doggie Fest w/ Canine Caricatures & Pet Psychics | Emeryville

On Monday evenings, dog owners and their “best friends” can enjoy FREE event in the Center Plaza of Bay Street Emeryville that includes obedience training consultations from the professional dog trainers at Happy Hounds, nail trimmings from All About the Douge Salon, canine caricatures, a ...

Music, Movement & Meditation | Oakland
Monday, March 27 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations graciously and gratefully accepted
| Deep Roots Urban Refuge
Music, Movement & Meditation | Oakland

POC and Soul is a monthly class devoted to movement, meditation, and the arts, set to the backdrop of R&B and soul music. Hosted by a yogi, writer, and music-lover, this is a community space for people of color that supports self-care and healing. There’s …

Free Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Ramen | Oakland
Monday, March 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Ramen | Oakland

Please note that there will be no tacos this week, it’s Ramen instead.
Our March 27th show features:

Phil Griffiths
Abhay Nadkarni
Carlton Wilcoxson

Tuesday, March 28

Dirty Old Women Reading: Literary Salon & Open Mic | Oakland
Tuesday, March 28 – 7:40 pm | Cost: FREE | The Octopus Literary Salon
Dirty Old Women Reading: Literary Salon & Open Mic | Oakland

Older women: Wise enough to tell the truth about sex – what they want, what they’ve done, what makes them hot. Dirty Old Women, a monthly series at Octopus, celebrates erotic writing by self-identified older women of all orientations. Open mic starts at 7:40 pm ...

Oaktown Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, March 28 – 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 ...

Wednesday, March 29

Environmental Progress Grand Opening: Non-Profit Mixer | Berkeley
Wednesday, March 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Environmental Progress
Environmental Progress Grand Opening: Non-Profit Mixer | Berkeley

Join them for a private showcase as they learn the story of Environmental Progress through a gallery of worldwide images around the world. Environmental Progress (EP) is a research and policy organization fighting for clean power and energy justice to achieve nature and prosperity for …

Thursday, March 30

The Shoe Must Go On (The Foot): Stand Up Comedy | Oakland
Thursday, March 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| SoleSpace
The Shoe Must Go On (The Foot): Stand Up Comedy | Oakland

A free stand-up comedy show at Solespace, a shoe store/performance space,  will be available by donation but you’re encouraged to bring your own drinks.
Lineup:

Jim McVeigh
Vincent Chuang
Tess Barry
Aviva Siegel
Natasha Muse

Although we couldn’t find the event on facebook, the promoter submitted the event for March 30.

Friday, March 31

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, March 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, ...

“B-Side Cipher: Live & Direct” Variety Show & Potluck | Berkeley
Friday, March 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Community Media

B-Side Cipher: Live And Direct is a multimedia variety show and speaker series that aims to entertain, educate and empower its audience through art, community wellness and free speech media.
Live And Direct is broadcast from Berkeley Community Media, a local free speech public access television …

Saturday, April 1

First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland
Saturday, April 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue Elementary School Playground
First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland

Featuring a full body cardio, core and strength workout. Classes are free every first Saturday of the month and start promptly at 9 am. All other Saturdays are free for Flex Circuit Gym members. Non member attendees of the boot camps will receive a free ...

“Gigantic Waves, I’m Not Here” Film Premiere | Berkeley
Saturday, April 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Gold (Berkeley)

Gigantic Waves, I’m Not Here was conceived to be the soundtrack to a black and white film spanning the entire length of the record—inviting the listener to connect visually to what they are hearing, drifting from one environment to another. The film will be presented …

Sunday, April 2

Live Ephemeral Music & “Create-with-Nature” Session | Albany
Sunday, April 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Albany Bulb
Live Ephemeral Music &

Come hear eclectic music and make ephemeral art at the old shoreline landfill known as the Albany Bulb. Amber Field will perform Australian didgeridoo, hapi drum, flute, and voice while environmental artist Zach Pine will lead you in creating art from rocks, leaves and other found …

Tuesday, April 4

Free 1st Tuesday Clay Workshop & Potluck | Oakland
Tuesday, April 4 – 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 ...