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Saturday, April 28

2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley
2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley

The Bay Area Book Festival is a free world-class international celebration of the past, present, and future of the book, taking place indoors and outdoors in Berkeley. Over the weekend of April 28th and 29th, 2018, the fourth annual Bay Area Book Festival will transform downtown Berkeley into ...

RSVPs Open for May: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, April 28 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
RSVPs Open for May: Free Redwood State Park Days | 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 ...

Independent Book Store Day 2018
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Independent Book Store Day 2018

Independent Bookstore Day will take place at more than 400 bookstores nationwide. For one day, and one day only, limited, unique books and art pieces will be available in more than 400 independent stores across the country. Every store is unique and independent, and every party is ...

2018 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over Colma
2018 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma
Hunt down your new favorite finds at the seventh annual Colma Town Wide Garage Sale, which will be held at 9 am on Saturday, April 28, 2018 in the residential areas of Colma. Each Colma resident who signs up for the Town Wide Garage Sale will host ...
2018 Indie Bookstore Day: Beauty & the Beast Storytime | North Bay
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Book Passage (Corte Madera)
2018 Indie Bookstore Day: Beauty & the Beast Storytime | North Bay
Bring your little ones and come dressed in your fairy tale finest for this special storytime about the story of Beauty & the Beast, make arts and crafts, and even be visited by Belle and Gaston. Hosts Events throughout the day: 1 pm – Carol Rosenberger 4 pm – Carla Gambescia 7 pm – Liza ...
Free Non Stop Bhangra Dance Class | SF
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ashkenaz
Free Non Stop Bhangra Dance Class | SF
If they love Non Stop Bhangra and have wanted to try a class but haven’t made it out to one, here’s the chance to try it for free with Dholrhythms Dance Company. Free Non Stop Bhangra Dance Class | SF Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 9am- 10am Ashkenaz ...
2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Challenge | The Presidio
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Challenge | The Presidio
The Presidio is pleased to announce in partnering with the California Academy of Sciences to participate in the 3rd Annual City Nature Challenge, a bioblitz competition between 60 cities worldwide, measuring which cities can make the most observations, find the most species, and engage the ...
Win Tix: LPGA Championship: World’s Best Women Golfers | Lake Merced From April 25-29, 2018, the Mediheal LPGA Championship will bring 144 of the world’s best female golfers to the Bay Area. The Tournament will be at the iconic Lake Merced Golf Club. Get Tickets – $15 (Single Day Pass); $25 (Weekly Grounds Pass) You’ll see some of ...
2018 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
2018 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
The Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival celebrates Petaluma’s rich agricultural history as one of the premier dairy regions in the country. 2018 Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm  – Parade at noon Downtown Petaluma FREE The 100-unit parade features over 3,000 ...
2018 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
| Laney College
2018 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Want to learn graphic arts, welding or machining? How about cosmetology or electronics? Whether you’re interested in learning a new skill or a new career, Laney’s Career and Technical Education Open House is a fun day where you can explore a wide range of career and technical programs. Free, an RSVP is ...
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 28 – 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 ...

An Epic “California Bookstore Day” Print Party | The Booksmith
Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with RSVP greatly appreciated but not required.
| The Booksmith
An Epic "California Bookstore Day" Print Party | The Booksmith
Celebrate the fifth annual California Indie Bookstore Day, Booksmith is celebrating all things print. Featuring custom (Harry Potter) swag and sign-ups for our Book Club Rewards program for discounts on the day of and for the rest of the year. Official Indie Bookstore day merchandise will be ...
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2018 – January 6 & 7 ...

Sonoma Spring Farm Tour Weekend: Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies | North Bay
Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE (most locations), but an RSVP is requested.
| All Over Sonoma County
Sonoma Spring Farm Tour Weekend: Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies | North Bay

Join in this spring for a weekend along the farm trails during Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies, when Sonoma County farmers open their gates and barn doors to offer a taste of life on the farm. Meet farm animals, cuddle baby animals, watch honey bees ...

The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | Second Day
Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | JCO'S Art Haus
The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | Second Day

If you thought original artwork was out of your budget, we’re out to prove you wrong. Join for a one weekend discounted art fair. Featuring a curated collection of international, national, and under-represented artists. The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair April 27 to 28, ...

TreasureFest: Mother’s Day Market | SF
Saturday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Mother's Day Market | SF
Join us for a special Mother’s Day themed Flea. Shop together with your mom or make something at one of DIY stations. Live music, cocktails and much more. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.
Lake Merritt Bioblitz: Using Your Smartphone for Science | Oakland
Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Oakland Museum of California
Lake Merritt Bioblitz: Using Your Smartphone for Science | Oakland
Lake Merritt in the heart of Oakland is the jewel of the city and teeming with life. Come learn about the thousands of organisms that call this place home and help document them as part of the City Nature Challenge. Local naturalists will be on hand ...
2018 Dutch King’s Day Windmill-to-Windmill Bike Ride | SF
Saturday, April 28 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Dutch Windmill
2018 Dutch King’s Day Windmill-to-Windmill Bike Ride | SF
Celebrate the great Dutch King’s Day (in honor of the King of the Netherlands) by wearing orange and joining this free group bike ride from Queen Wilhelmina Windmill (Dutch Windmill) to the Murphy Windmill in Golden Gate Park, where a big King’s Day party will be underway ...
2018 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Saturday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2018 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a ...

Peet’s Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF
Peet's Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF

As of Summer 2018, Peet’s is no longer offering free weekly tasting series. 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 ...

Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2018 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free and donations are appreciated. Food is for purchase.
| Murphy Windmill
Dutch "King's Day" Windmill Festival 2018 | Golden Gate Park
The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2018 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park. King’s Day, the biggest national celebration in the Netherlands, is returning once again to San Francisco. Dutch King’s Day San Francisco will be ...
2018 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2018 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square

The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for one day of fabulous rhythm and fun. 2018 Oakland Dance Festival April 28-29, 2018 | Noon to 8 pm Jack London Square, Oakland FREE ...

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

Lululemon Athletica invites you to free Summer Yoga sessions every Saturday morning now through September at Park Valencia 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.

Free UrbanPlay® Family Fitness on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Every Saturday – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free UrbanPlay® Family Fitness  on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party.
Free UrbanPlay® Family Fitness on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park
Every Saturday at 9:30 am | August 18 – October 27, 2018
Salesforce …

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 S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Every Saturday – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party.
Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park
Every Saturday at 10:30 am | August 18 – October 27, 2018
Salesforce Park …

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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