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Sunday, April 30

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | Final Day
Sunday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | Final Day

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

2017 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City
Sunday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
| Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
2017

Wild West Days 2017 is an annual three-day festival, held each spring, that sees over 5,000 local families joining in for carnival rides, treats, festival game booths, live local entertainment, and socializing with friends and neighbors. 2017 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival Friday-Sunday, April 28-30, 2017 – ...

Yom Hazikaron: Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel | Palo Alto
Sunday, April 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Oshman Family JCC (Palo Alto)
Yom Hazikaron: Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel | Palo Alto

Yom Hazikaron is the Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism. It is Israel’s official Memorial Day, enacted into law in 1963.
As of Yom Hazikaron 2016, the number of fallen soldiers and victims of terror was 23,447. The day …

Tuesday, May 2

$20 Live Nation Tickets “Kickoff to Summer” Sale | 2017
Tuesday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: $20*
*Tickets for many shows will be $20. The sale is good May 2-9, 2017
| San Francisco Bay Area
$20 Live Nation Tickets

Live Nation is celebrating National Concert Day (apparently a “thing”) with their “Kickoff to Summer” ticket promotion.
That means $20 tickets for 50+ tours and more than 1,000,000 tickets at venues across the country including lots here in the Bay Area like Live 105’s BFD and …

“Israel’s Independence Day” Beach Carnival | Palo Alto
Tuesday, May 2 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food, drinks and rides.
| Oshman Family JCC (Palo Alto)

Come celebrate Israel’s 69th Independence Day with music, dancing, food and fun for the entire family.
Think about Israel for a moment… What sights, sounds, smells and tastes come to mind? What is one of your favorite activities to enjoy with family and friends in this …

DIY Native Garden Series: Landscape Installation Workshop | Mountain View
Tuesday, May 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
DIY Native Garden Series: Landscape Installation Workshop | Mountain View

Join them for Part 3 of 4 in this Do-It-Yourself Native Garden Series from the Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency (BAWSCA). Now it’s time to install. With your design complete, learn the steps necessary to put everything in the ground.
The final program of the …

Wednesday, May 3

Music in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, May 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Music in the Park | Redwood City

Enjoy free Wednesday concerts all summer long in Stafford Park in Redwood City from June to August. Music in the Park features bands playing a variety of music styles from Bluegrass to Motown to Americana. Music in the Park 2017 Wednesdays, June 14-August 16, 2017 | 6-8 pm Stafford ...

Thursday, May 4

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, May 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

Friday, May 5

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...

Concerts on the Plaza: Sandi Bell | Mountain View
Friday, May 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza (Mountain View)
Concerts on the Plaza: Sandi Bell | Mountain View

Grab your friends and neighbors and bring your blanket or lawn chair down to the Civic Center Plaza for Concerts on the Plaza, a monthly live music series will take place on the first Friday of the month April through September from 6-7:30 pm. In addition to the music, ...

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2017
Friday, May 5 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2017

Set your alarm and get up before dawn to witness the Eta Aquarids meteor shower. In 2016, the forecast calls for the greatest number of Eta Aquarid meteors to light up the predawn darkness on May 5 and 6.
It should be a good year for this …

Saturday, May 6

Free Comic Book Day 2017
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Free Comic Book Day 2017

Free Comic Book Day is an annual tradition, held the first Saturday in May each year, where participating comic book shops give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores. Major publishers such as DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, IDW Publishing, ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, May 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...

A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | Mountain View
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | Mountain View

Enjoy a sun-splashed weekend strolling through artist booths, listening to live music and gawking at a classic car show at Mountain View’s 2017 A La Carte & Art spring art fair and officially kicks-off at this big 21st anniversary celebration of the arts in Silicon Valley’s epicenter. 2017 ...

Menlo Park “Kite Day” Festival | Peninsula
Saturday, May 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
Menlo Park

Since their first Kite Day in 1988 there has been no better place to fly a kite in Menlo Park, then Bedwell Bayfront Park. Come enjoy kite flying, a hot dog lunch, jump houses, face-painters, and cool down with a ice cold snow cone. If …

Obscura Day 2017: Discover Hidden Local Gems | SF Bay Area
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Each event cost differs but prices range from FREE to $45. An RSVP may be required.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Obscura Day 2017: Discover Hidden Local Gems | SF Bay Area

Obscura Day is an annual celebration of discovery, and a time to visit a hidden treasure in your hometown, or to roam further afield. On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Atlas Obscura will be leading more than 200 unusual, curious, and wondrous expeditions in more than …

2017 Kite Day: Giant Kites, Snow Cones & Hotdog Lunches | Menlo Park
Saturday, May 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bedwell Bayfront Park
2017 Kite Day: Giant Kites, Snow Cones & Hotdog Lunches | Menlo Park

Come out to Kite Day and enjoy kite flying, spin art, snow cones, rock wall and a hot dog lunch on Saturday, May 6, 2017.
If the wind is strong enough “Mega Fish”, a 46’ giant kite, might make an appearance in the sky. Volunteers from the …

Sunday, May 7

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | Mountain View
Sunday, May 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | Mountain View

Enjoy a sun-splashed weekend strolling through artist booths, listening to live music and gawking at a classic car show at Mountain View’s 2017 A La Carte & Art spring art fair and officially kicks-off at this big 21st anniversary celebration of the arts in Silicon Valley’s epicenter. 2017 ...

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, May 7 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

Wednesday, May 10

Music in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, May 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Music in the Park | Redwood City

Enjoy free Wednesday concerts all summer long in Stafford Park in Redwood City from June to August. Music in the Park features bands playing a variety of music styles from Bluegrass to Motown to Americana. Music in the Park 2017 Wednesdays, June 14-August 16, 2017 | 6-8 pm Stafford ...

Thursday, May 11

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, May 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, ...

Friday, May 12

46th Annual Stanford Powwow & Camping Weekend: Opening Night | Dance & Music Festival
Friday, May 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are requested.
| Eucalyptus Grove (Stanford)
46th Annual Stanford Powwow & Camping Weekend: Opening Night | Dance & Music Festival

Celebrate Native American cultures through traditional songs, dances and events during the three-day Stanford Powwow, held rain or shine, every Mother’s Day Weekend, in the Eucalyptus Grove on Stanford campus. The event is open to the public and overnight camping spaces are available. There is no pre-registration, ...

Saturday, May 13

46th Annual Stanford Powwow & Camping Weekend | Dance & Music Festival
Saturday, May 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are requested.
| Eucalyptus Grove (Stanford)
46th Annual Stanford Powwow & Camping Weekend | Dance & Music Festival

Celebrate Native American cultures through traditional songs, dances and events during the three-day Stanford Powwow, held rain or shine, every Mother’s Day Weekend, in the Eucalyptus Grove on Stanford campus. The event is open to the public and overnight camping spaces are available. There is no pre-registration, ...