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Events for May 1, 2011

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Sunday, May 1

Streets Alive | San Mateo County
Sunday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County
Communities around the world are celebrating Streets Alive in parks, on nature paths and on city streets. Get outside with your neighbors and enjoy the activities. Participating communites in San Mateo County are:  Belmont, Brisbane, Burlingame, Daly City (4/30), East Palo Alto, Foster City, Millbrae (4/23), ...
Learn How to Fish: Free Clinic | Milpitas
Sunday, May 1 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sandy Wool Lake
The California Department of Fish and Game hosts a series of free “Learn to fish” clinics and parks throughout the bay area. These 45 minute clinics offer instruction in the basics of fishing including knots, casting, rigging, safety, ethics and urban runoff. All equipment and tackle ...

Self-Guided Tours of 50 East Bay County Gardens
Sunday, May 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but advanced registration required
A free, self-guided tour of 50 Alameda and Contra Costa county gardens on May 1, 2011. This collection of gardens ranges from Jenny and Scott Fleming’s 50-year-old collector’s garden to brand new installations, from five acre lots to small front-yard gardens, from local native plants ...
13th Annual Glen Park Street Fair
Sunday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Glen Park
Traditionally the first truly neighborhood street fair of the season, the Glen Park Festival is a small-time neighborhood family affair with one stage of live music, artist & food booths, and tons of kids activities like balloon animals, face painting, prize wheels and a fire ...
Holocaust Remembrance Day | CJM
Sunday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | CJM
The Contemporary Jewish Museum hosts San Francisco’s free community commemoration for Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah), with free admission, tours, ceremonies, readings and music, as well as free activities for families and teens. Hourly public tours of the new exhibition Charlotte Salomon: Life? Or Theatre? ...
Spring Capsule Design Festival | Hayes Valley
Sunday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hayes Valley Park
Spring Capsule Design Festival is here.  Get ready for 130 independent designers pimping their wares. This ain’t no hippy craft fair or brand-name discount flea market.  It’s truly the best of the best in local artisans and independent design.
Art In The Alley | North Beach
Sunday, May 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack Kerouac Alley
Join us in historic Jack Kerouac Alley (between Vesuvio and City Light Books) as we celebrate 10 years of our Art in the Alley series. Over 25 emerging and established artists will showcase their work in the alley named for one of North Beach’s most ...
Win a $450 Dinner at Harris’ Restaurant | SF Win an indulgent dinner at Harris’, San Francisco’s best steakhouse. At the corner of Van Ness and Pacific Avenues stands Harris’ Restaurant, a classic American steakhouse reminiscent of a bygone era. The ambiance—darkly romantic, with smoky wood, brass chandeliers, and leather booths. The steak—exquisite, dry-aged and ...
National Dance Week 2011 Final Day: Ballroom Dancing Showcase
Sunday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE
The country’s largest dance week comes back to San Francisco (as well as the East Bay, North Bay and South Bay) for 2011. The festival runs for 10 days April 22-May 1 and this year is bigger than ever with over 400 free dance events, a ...
Two-Buck Chuck Wine Scavenger Hunt Hike | Presidio
Sunday, May 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Gate at Arguello
Two-Buck Chuck Wine Scavenger Hunt Hike | Presidio
Screw the easter eggs – let’s try to find some wine! Alex Genadinik leads a series of creative hikes in San Francisco ranging from “musical chairs” hikes to dawn shipwreck hikes – but this may be our favorite.  In another attempt to make hiking more fun ...

Every Sunday

“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, ...
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Every Sunday – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Cafe (Walnut Creek)
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Hitting the Books? Join the Study Hall Sunday at Capital One Cafe. Show your student ID to an ambassador and receive a complimentary hand-crafted beverage every Sunday when you come to our space to study. Limit one drink per student. Ask an Ambassador for more details. Student Hall ...
$12 Bottomless Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
$12 Bottomless Mimosa "Boozy Brunch" w/ Vegan Options | SF
Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with live music & DJs plus complimentary mimosas (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. They have a full menu of gourmet-influenced Venezuelan dishes to go along with a ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main Parade ...
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor ...
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters. A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was ...
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you ...
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides. Victorian Walking Tour Every Sunday | 2 pm 1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA Free, but donations are accepted. On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll ...
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville
Every Sunday – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Facebook
| Bay Street Emeryville
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville
Bay Street is set to spice things up with the return of Salsa Sundays, a music series featuring a live salsa band and plenty of room to dance every Sunday from May 5 to August 25. Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party Sundays, May 5 ...
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon. Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam Every Sunday | 4-7 pm The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA FREE Jamming ...
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club taught by Jade Ford. Juggling Club Most Sundays | 5-8p Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF Free, ...
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