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Friday, March 24

Battle of the Body Art 2017 | San Jose
Friday, March 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but there is a $10 suggested donation.
| Local Color
Battle of the Body Art 2017 | San Jose

Join and watch over 18 amazing artists and 18 beautiful models battle it out for the best of Bay Area Body Painters on Friday, March 24, 2017.
Free, but an RSVP is requested with a $10 suggested donation.
They will have a DJ, vendors and amazing live body art. The runway …

Saturday, March 25

Product Camp Silicon Valley 2017 | Santa Clara
Saturday, March 25 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santa Clara University Leavey Center
Product Camp Silicon Valley 2017 | Santa Clara

ProductCamp is a free Unconference for Product Managers and Marketers. You will be given complete freedom in this conference. You decide the topics, lead the discussion or facilitate the panel you’ve always wanted, vote for the talks you want to hear and attend the sessions you want.

Hello Kitty Cafe Truck & Super Cute Treats | San Jose
Saturday, March 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Hello Kitty Cafe Truck & Super Cute Treats | San Jose

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be returning to Santana Row on Saturday, March 25, 2017. They’ll be parked near Sino between 10 am-8 pm, so come by to say hello and pick up some super cute treats, while supplies last.

Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, March 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

Earth Hour 2017: The City Turns Off Its Lights for One Hour | SF
Saturday, March 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Earth Hour 2017: The City Turns Off Its Lights for One Hour | SF

Join environmentally conscious people all over the globe by turning off your lights for one hour on Saturday night and instead use light candles, or simply enjoy the dark of the night.
In a show of support, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Lights, along with dozens of buildings, monuments all …

Sunday, March 26

Southridge Church Grand Opening | San Jose
Sunday, March 26 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Southridge Church
Southridge Church Grand Opening | San Jose

Come check out the new church in South San Jose and enjoy a free food truck lunch with your friends and family on their Grand Opening services. Hear a life-changing message, uplifting music and meet some new friends. There will be bounce houses, snow cones, …

Monday, March 27

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, March 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...

Saturday, April 1

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, April 1 – 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 ...

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 ...

Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Smurfs: The Lost Village” | AMC Mercado
Saturday, April 1 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Mercado
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Smurfs: The Lost Village,” a fully animated adventure movie featuring the Smurfs.
Free Film Screening: Smurfs: The Lost Village
April 1, 2017 | 10:30 am
AMC Mercado
RSVP code: FCSLV

Tickets available through https://www.sonyscreenings.com/main/code_redeem
Tickets are free, but subject to availability.
Depending on demand, …

Sunday, April 2

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 ...

Monday, April 3

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Going In Style” | AMC Saratoga
Monday, April 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Saratoga
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Going In Style,” a brand new comedy starring Alan Arkin, Micahel Caine and Morgan Freeman.
Free Film Screening: Going In Style
April 3, 2017 | 7:30 pm
AMC Saratoga
RSVP code: FCGIS

Tickets available through https://www.wbtickets.com/main/code_redeem
Tickets are free, but subject to availability.
Depending on …

Thursday, April 6

The Board Match: 2017 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | Union Square
Thursday, April 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Bay Area
The Board Match: 2017 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | Union Square

Looking for ways to give your time, talent, and energy in a meaningful way? Join a nonprofit board.
The Board Match is a job-fair style event featuring around 150 Bay Area nonprofits whose reps talk to interested candidates about volunteering to serve on their organization’s board of …

Dancing Through The Decades: Dancing, Trivia & Prizes | San Jose
Thursday, April 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose Clubhouse
Dancing Through The Decades: Dancing, Trivia & Prizes | San Jose

Join them in learning a new dance from a different era every month. Dance Boulevard professionals will teach you steps from the Charleston to the Cupid Shuffle. Stay after the lesson for more dancing, trivia and prizes.

Friday, April 7

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, April 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, April 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose
Friday, April 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose

The South First Fridays art walk in downtown San Jose is a self-guided evening tour through galleries, museums, and independent creative businesses featuring eclectic art exhibitions and special performances. All art venues are free & open to the public. This event occurs every first Friday of ...

Saturday, April 8

Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

2017 Holi Festival of Colors: Yoga, Live Bands & DJs | San Jose
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: $8*
*$8 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $10 at the door.
| Rainbow Park
2017 Holi Festival of Colors: Yoga, Live Bands & DJs | San Jose

Holi Festival of Colors is a fun event with live bands, DJs, interactive dance, color throws, yoga, food, a kids section and much more. It’s a multicultural event which brings the community together; join in on Saturday, April 8, 2017.
In addition to fun color throws, …

Sunday, April 9

Handel’s Messiah: The Spring Sing | Los Gatos
Sunday, April 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Los Gatos Presbyterian Church
Handel's Messiah: The Spring Sing | Los Gatos

Sing it yourself accompanied by a full, 40-piece orchestra. It’s easy to forget that G. F. Handel’s beloved oratorio is actually Easter music. Come celebrate the season by singing not only the popular numbers, but also songs in the less familiar Easter section that other …

Wednesday, April 12

Robot Block Party 2017 | San Jose
Wednesday, April 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Jabil Blue Sky Center
Robot Block Party 2017 | San Jose

Hosted by Silicon Valley Robotics, see the most advanced robotics research in Silicon Valley, the hottest robot startups, the coolest robot companies and all the just plain fun robots you can imagine.
At this event, which is part of 2017 National Robotics Week, you’ll see rolling, …

Saturday, April 15

President Trump’s Tax Day Mass March | SF
Saturday, April 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended and let them know you're coming.
| San Francisco Bay Area
President Trump's Tax Day Mass March | SF

President Trump still hasn’t released his tax returns. That is unacceptable — and 74% of Americans agree. His administration’s excuse for this unprecedented secrecy? “People don’t care.”
On Saturday, April 15, 2017 join the Tax March to show him: Yes, every one cares. This is a mass march …

Friday, April 21

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, April 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Saturday, April 22

Lyrids Meteor Shower | 2017
Saturday, April 22 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Lyrids Meteor Shower | 2017

The Lyrid meteor shower lasts from about April 16-25 and it peaks before dawn on April 22, 2017 (night of April 21) when about 10-20 meteors are expected per hour.
But, there’s a catch…
In 2017, the peak of this shower – which tends to come in a …