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Saturday, April 14

Historic Garden District & McLaren Park Self-Guided Walk | SF
Saturday, April 14 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Historic Garden District & McLaren Park Self-Guided Walk | SF
Join at The Bay Bandits walking club on their 10k or 5k walking routes including trails in McLaren Park and streets through the Portola District. The SF’s Historic Garden District & McLaren Park: Explore, Walk & Tours Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 8:30 am – noon Jerry Garcia ...
Free Redwood State Park Days: Spring 2018 | Second Saturdays
Saturday, April 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
Free Redwood State Park Days: Spring 2018 | Second Saturdays

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...

Habitat For Humanity On Great Green Weekend | SF
Saturday, April 14 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Palou and Phelps Mini Park
Habitat For Humanity On Great Green Weekend | SF
Join the two-day event, volunteers will beautify six different parks and community gardens in Bayview neighborhood of SF, ensuring that local residents have access to vital health and quality of life benefits green spaces have to offer. Habitat For Humanity On Great Green Weekend Saturday, April 14, ...
2018 Dahlia Sale | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 14 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to look at all the pretty flowers. Flowers for sale beginning at $3
| Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
2018 Dahlia Sale | Golden Gate Park

The Dahlia Society of San Francisco will hold the annual Dahlia & Tuber Sale at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park with plants selling for $5-6 and Tubers for $3. The Dahlia is the official flower of San Francisco. 2018 Annual Dahlia & Tuber ...

Wildlife Refuge Bike Ride in Secret Naval Site | Sonoma
Saturday, April 14 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Skaggs Island
Wildlife Refuge Bike Ride in Secret Naval Site | Sonoma
This is a rare opportunity to tour the 3,300-acre Skaggs Island, a former top secret naval communications site. It is now a part of the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge and normally closed to the public. Wildlife Ride a Bike Tour Saturday, April 14, 2018 Skaggs Island, Skaggs ...
2018 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show: Saturday | West Portal
Saturday, April 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | West Portal Avenue
2018 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show: Saturday | West Portal

West Portal’s 30th Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Show takes place in the heart of one of San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood from 10 am to 5 pm April 13-15, 2018. Local residents and tourists alike flock to admire the works of more than 40 artists displaying ...

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over nine Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April, May and June. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and ...

Moscone Playground Grand Opening | Marina
Saturday, April 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Moscone Field
Moscone Playground Grand Opening | Marina
Moscone Community is excited announce the opening of Moscone Playground. Celebrate the recent improvements from 10 am to noon. SF Community Fun Day: Kids Playground & Dog Play Area Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 10 am – noon Moscone Field, 1800 Chestnut Street San Francisco FREE The renovation features a new dog ...
2018 Earth Day on the Bay: Live Music & Touch Live Sharks | Redwood City
Saturday, April 14 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, Discovery Voyage boat tour is $20.
| Marine Science Institute
2018 Earth Day on the Bay: Live Music & Touch Live Sharks | Redwood City
The Marine Science Institute is honoring Planet Earth with the annual “Earth Day on the Bay” event from 10:30 am to 4 pm on Saturday, April 14, 2018. They’re open to the public just once a year and they’ve made sure to bundle as much wonder, fun, and ...
2018 Berkeley Bay Festival | Free Boat Rides, Live Music & Adventure Playground
Saturday, April 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shorebird Park (Berkeley)
2018 Berkeley Bay Festival | Free Boat Rides, Live Music & Adventure Playground
Spend a day by the Bay listening to music, enjoying food, taking free sailboat and Dragon boat rides, and exploring the Berkeley Bay Festival. 2018 Berkeley Bay Festival Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm Shorebird Park, 160 University Ave, Berkeley FREE 2018 Highlights Take a free sailboat ...
2018 “Cardinalpalooza”: Cardinal & White Football Game & Sports Fest | Stanford
Saturday, April 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stanford University
2018 "Cardinalpalooza": Cardinal & White Football Game & Sports Fest | Stanford
Stanford’s annual free Cardinalpalooza fest and the Cardinal & White Spring Game will return to Stanford University on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Enjoy a full day of free events; teams competing at Cardinalpalooza include beach volleyball, men’s tennis, women’s water polo and football’s Cardinal and White Spring Football Game. ...
2018 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade & Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
2018 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade & Festival | Mission Dist.

The Annual Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival in San Francisco has become a significant event in the Mission drawing a diverse crowd of participants and attendees from different demographics and cultures. This is the largest event honoring Cesar Chavez in Northern California. Parade 2018 ...

2018 Cherry Blossom Festival: Saturday | Japantown
Saturday, April 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2018 Cherry Blossom Festival: Saturday | Japantown

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C., celebrates the blooming of cherry blossoms at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. All are welcome to join in the festivities as San Francisco’s Japantown celebrates Japanese ...

National Grilled Cheese Day 2018 | SoMa
Saturday, April 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5*
*$5 General Admission. Kids aged 10 and under are free.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
National Grilled Cheese Day 2018 | SoMa
Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day 2018 at this one-day-only event with a bevy of food trucks serving up their unique versions of grilled cheese sandwiches at SoMa StrEat Food Park on Saturday, April 14, 2018. They’ll be stacking, stuffing, and layering buttery bread, cheese, and extras like juicy smoked bacon, Dungeness crab, ...
Bay Area “March for Science” 2018 | Oakland
Saturday, April 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Bay Area "March for Science" 2018 | Oakland
In 2017, over 70,000 people took to the streets across multiple Bay Area marches. The 2018 event merges Bay Area marches and takes place at Lake Merritt in Oakland. Come together again to demand evidence-based policy and practice, robustly funded and well-communicated science for the common good, ...
Mission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF
Saturday, April 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
Mission District "Calle 24" Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF
Paseo Artístico, Cine+Mas SF, and KQED are thrilled to announce their collaboration in presenting a FREE screening of “The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo”, a film by Phillip Rodriguez. A self-described “Brown Buffalo”, Oscar “Zeta” Acosta was a Chicano lawyer, author, activist, and counterculture ...
Peet’s Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF
Peet's Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF

Like wine, there are so many varieties of coffee that tasting them all can be somewhat overwhelming. Guided Tastings allow you to experience the flavor characteristics of a particular coffee and compare it to another coffee from the same or different growing region or processing ...

A Celebration Of Mural Creation & Community: Music, Arts & Tours | SF
Saturday, April 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | California Historical Society
A Celebration Of Mural Creation & Community: Music, Arts & Tours | SF
Join the California Historical Society and its friends and partners for a day that celebrates its newest exhibition, Murales Rebeldes: L.A. Chicana/Chicano Murals under Siege. A Celebration of Mural Creation & Community: Music, Arts & Tours Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 11am – 4pm California Historical Society, 678 Mission ...
Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square

Serving as Jack London Square’s flagship monthly event, Second Saturday is held every second Saturday. This full-scale family event is marketed and promoted by both Wiggins Consulting and Jack London Square. Second Saturday brings in immense audiences as it showcases up to 100 unique vendors, ...

Artist Reception: 5th Annual Environmental Show on Climate Change | Hayward
Saturday, April 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sun Gallery
Artist Reception: 5th Annual Environmental Show on Climate Change | Hayward
The Artists Reception for the Sun Gallery #ClimateChange show will be held on Saturday April 14th from 1 pm-4 pm and will include free appetizers, beverages and activities for children.  Performance artist Andrea Spearman, Founder/Choreographer of A. Spearman & Co., will be performing a special dance performance. ...
Chinatown Springtime Festival: Arts, Petting Zoo & Face Painting | SF
Saturday, April 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Waverly Place
Chinatown Springtime Festival: Arts, Petting Zoo & Face Painting | SF
Join and bring the kids for a scavenger hunt through Waverly Pl. For free activities including a petting zoo, arts & crafts, and face painting. Chinatown Springtime Festival: Arts, Petting Zoo & Face Painting Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 11am – 4pm Waverly Place, Waverly Place San Francisco FREE

Every Saturday

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.

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 …

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 …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Saturday – 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 …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Saturday Roller Skate Party “Disco Down Dolores” | SF
Every Saturday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Saturday Roller Skate Party "Disco Down Dolores" | SF

This is the newer fresher rollerskate dance scene of San Francisco based in Dolores Park. Meet them from 2pm to 6pm every Saturday at Dolores Park Mulituse Court. They love rollerskates and blades alike.
Disco Down Dolores
Every Saturday | 2-6p
Multiuse Court, Dolores Park, Near Church & …

“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: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show
Every Saturday | 8 pm
It’s Your Move Game Store, 4920 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
$5
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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