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Saturday, May 12

4th Annual Inner Peace Festival | Lake Merritt
Saturday, May 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Pergola at Lake Merritt
This spring, the Centers of Light invite you to the local edition of their nationwide festivals honoring the heroic human spirit and celebrating the capacity, potential and reality of each person to be peaceful. In Oakland, the 2012 Inner Peace Festival is again held at the ...
Progress Park Grand Opening: History, Music & Doggies | Dogpatch
Saturday, May 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Progress Park
Join neighbors, your Mayor, Supervisor (expected at noon), State and City officials on May 12, 2012 to celebrate the official opening of Progress Park and participate in the neighborhood’s 2nd Annual Sidewalk Sale. Be there to dedicate the brand new, volunteer-created green space helping to transform the neighborhood. Learn about the local ...

2012 Berkeley Old Time Music Spring Situation
Saturday, May 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Freight & Salvage
The 2012 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is here. This free all-day event at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley has everything your old-timey heart desires — jamming in the lobby, bands and solos in the concert hall, and workshops upstairs and outside if the weather ...
Bi-Rite’s Make Your Own Ice Cream Day | SF
Saturday, May 12 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Lucky for ice cream lovers, Bi-Rite Creamery’s secret is in plain sight: their irresistible goods are all made using top quality, farm-fresh, seasonal ingredients—locally sourced, whenever possible—and now you can bring their legendary creations into your home. This essential guide to making your own delicious ice ...
Free West Coast Hardcore Supergroup Concert | Berkeley
Saturday, May 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music
Keith Morris (Black Flag/Circle Jerks), Dimitri Coats (Burning Brides), Steven McDonald (Redd Kross), and Mario Rubalcaba (Earthless/Hot Snakes/Rocket From the Crypt)  come together as the four-piece  called OFF! and they’re as confrontational as ever, lunging inside the aesthetic of West Coast hardcore to push life’s ...
MayDay Trunk Show, Free Drinks & Swag | Castro
Saturday, May 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| 5th Stitch Collective
Join 5th Stich on “MayDay” (May 12th from 4pm – 8pm) for some Mother’s Day shopping, DIY terrariums, live screen printing, and the launch of an all new line of SF made indie apparel! Highlights: Meet local designer Bridget Ryan as she introduces her new line of ...
Win Tix: Sombrero Scavenger Hunt | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets normally $20 to $30
| Double Dutch
What happens when you combine the ultimate party hat, the spirit of Mexico, the Big City panache of San Francisco, and an urban scavenger hunt laced with drinking and debauchery?? CLASH (the California League of Adult Scavenger Hunters) takes over The Mission for a the Sombrero ...
Interactive Industrial Art Exhibit | May 12-13
Saturday, May 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios
Please join American Steel Studios for the next Diamonds in the Rough: An Interactive Exhibit of Art, Innovation and Industry. There will be exhibits and demonstrations highlighting local artists from West Oakland, live music and tours of the American Steel Studios facility. Saturday, May 12 from 7 -11pm Sunday, May ...
Win Tix: Folk Blues & Ragtime Revival Concert | SF SF Live Arts (formerly the Noe Valley Music Series) are out to revive America’s first pop music with a mini Hardly Strictly Bluegrass-type show.  With three bands covering everything from blues, to gypsy to ragtime, they plan to take full advantage of the great sound at their ...
Win Tix: Indie Reunion Show: Push to Talk | Bottom of the Hill
Saturday, May 12 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $10
| Bottom of the Hill
Five years after selling out Bottom of the Hill for their farewell concert, wistful and honest Oakland indie rockers Push to Talk will come back together to play a late-nite reunion show at the same venue. With solid harmonies and tasty licks if you’re a fan ...

Every Saturday

Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Join lululemon Santana Row for a complimentary Summer Yoga Series every Saturday morning May through September in Santana Row Park across from Left Bank Brasserie. Bring your mat and enjoy a free, outdoor morning workout. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and class begins at 9 am. Updated ...
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 3/13/19 ...
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front ...
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encourage and appreciated.
| Mozilla SF
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Join the tour every Saturday at 10 am, rain or shine, in front of the Mozzilla office, 2 Harrison St (Embarcadero and Harrison), next to the Bay Bridge and Pier 26. Walk around the Financial District in San Francisco telling stories about how everything connected with ...
$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 ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | SF
The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the ...
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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