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Saturday, May 5

“Super Bicycle” The Bay’s First Electric Bike Fest | Larkspur
Saturday, May 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP on Eventbrite
| The New Wheel Electric Bikes
"Super Bicycle" The Bay's First Electric Bike Fest | Larkspur

Test drive 50+ of the best electric bicycles picked for the hills of the Bay Area at The Bay Area’s First Electric Bike Festival. The festival is located right next to the Larkspur Ferry Terminal and just off Hwy 101. Super Bicycle Festival May 5-6, 2018 ...

Sports Basement Annual Coastal Clean Up & After Party | SF
Saturday, May 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
Sports Basement Annual Coastal Clean Up & After Party | SF
Lend a helping hand in the Annual Beach Clean Up at East Beach from 9 am-12 pm. Join with other volunteers on tackling the trash and cigarette butts littered along East Beach. After the beach, head back to the Presidio Sports Basement for the appreciation after ...

Pilates Day Celebration: Free Pilates Mat Class | Oakland
Saturday, May 5 – 9:15 am | Cost: FREE | The Working Body
Pilates Day Celebration: Free Pilates Mat Class | Oakland
Join and celebrate Pilates Day in this special free Pilates Mat class. Pilates Day is an annual, international, community event celebrated on the first Saturday of May every year. Free, but an RSVP is required. A combination of low-impact flexibility, muscular strength and endurance movements, Pilates emphasizes proper postural alignment, ...
2018 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Valencia St. (21st to 24th)
2018 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in the Mission with an annual all day family-friendly block party with live music, cultural performances, and more. This year, there will be music and entertainment on two stages, a kids zone, food and exhibitor booths, a beer garden, and fun for all ages. 14th Annual Cinco ...
Free Comic Book Day 2018
Saturday, May 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Free Comic Book Day 2018

Free Comic Book Day is an annual tradition, held the first Saturday in May each year, where participating comic book shops give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores. Major publishers such as DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, IDW Publishing, ...

A La Carte & Art Festival 2018 | Mountain View
Saturday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
A La Carte & Art Festival 2018 | Mountain View

Enjoy a sun-splashed weekend strolling through artist booths, listening to live music and gawking at a classic car show at Mountain View’s 2018 A La Carte & Art spring art fair and officially kicks-off at this big 22nd anniversary celebration of the arts in Silicon Valley’s epicenter. 2018 ...

SF Botanical Garden 51st Annual Spring Plant Sale | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
SF Botanical Garden 51st Annual Spring Plant Sale | Golden Gate Park
The San Francisco Botanical Garden’s 51st Annual Plant Sale offers over 2,500 different kinds of plants that thrive in the Bay Area featuring many plants that are not found at other regional plant sales or commercial nurseries on Saturday, May 5, 2018. This sale has it all—succulents, ...
96th Annual May Fete Children’s Parade & Fair | Palo Alto
Saturday, May 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Heritage Park
96th Annual May Fete Children's Parade & Fair | Palo Alto
Celebrate spring with all of your friends at the annual May Fete Children’s Parade, held each year on the first Saturday in May. This Year’s theme is “Children of The World.”  96th Annual May Fete Children’s Parade Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 10 am Downtown Palo Alto – University Avenue ...
San Francisco Ballet “Fan Fest” & Open Rehearsal | Opera House
Saturday, May 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Company Class Observation & Interactive Outdoor Booths Free
| War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco Ballet "Fan Fest" & Open Rehearsal | Opera House
Want to see the artists of SF Ballet up close and in action? Go behind the scenes with SF Ballet, the oldest professional ballet company in America. Join in for a free, family-friendly event with interactive ballet pop-up booths, photo ops, three food trucks, and a chance ...
2018 Cinco de Mayo San Francisco Lowrider Car Show | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted and all proceeds will go to John O'Connell High School.
| John O'Connell High School
2018 Cinco de Mayo San Francisco Lowrider Car Show | Mission Dist.
See 100+ of SF’s classic lowrider cars from the ’40s, ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, along with lowrider bicycles and motorcycles when the San Francisco Lowrider Council presents the annual Cinco de Mayo “Give Something Back” Lowrider Show. 5th Annual Cinco de Mayo San Francisco Lowrider Car Show Saturday, ...
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 seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

2018 Hillside Festival: Wildlife Bingo, Nature Hikes & History | Second Day
Saturday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hillside Natural Area
2018 Hillside Festival: Wildlife Bingo, Nature Hikes & History | Second Day

El Cerrito Trail Trekkers is holding the 5th Annual Hillside Festival. The festival will take place over three days this year. Friday to Sunday with individual hikes and other activities through the Hillside Natural Area. Free, as always, and very family friendly. 2018 Hillside Festival May 4 ...

South Berkeley Neighborhood History Walking Tour | SF
Saturday, May 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required.
| William Byron Rumford Sculpture
South Berkeley Neighborhood History Walking Tour | SF
Back by popular demand, join author Tina Jones Williams for a neighborhood history walking tour of our neighborhood in South Berkeley. Ms. Williams grew up on Julia Street in the 1950s and 1960s, and her family’s experiences here as part of the postwar generation of African-American ...
2018 Free Comic Book Day: DIY Comics, Potraits & Discounts | Berkeley
Saturday, May 5 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early as supplies of the official free comics are limited.
| Escapist Comic Bookstore
2018 Free Comic Book Day: DIY Comics, Potraits & Discounts | Berkeley
Escapist Comics celebrates Free Comic Book Day with free comics, their own in-store comic, lots of discounts and guest appearances. Special Sales: 25% off on graphic novels 50% off recent back issue bins 15% off vintage back issue comics 25% off action figures This year they feature once again a trio of ...
Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo 2018: Outdoor Concert, Arts, Zumba & Yoga | Oakland
Saturday, May 5 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Donation is appreciated.
| Josie de la Cruz Park
Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo 2018: Outdoor Concert, Arts, Zumba & Yoga | Oakland
Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ) presents the 5th Annual Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo Event “Breaking Down Bars, Building Our Dreams” on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo 2018 Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 10:30 am to 4:30 pm Josie de la Cruz Park, 1637 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland FREE with ...
2018 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown
Saturday, May 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2018 Children's Day Festival | Japantown
On the May 5, 2018, San Francisco joins Japan and China to celebrate a national holiday dedicated to celebrating children – Kodomo No Hi or the Children’s Day Festival. 2018 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm Japantown Peace Plaza FREE This year marks the ...
2018 Comic Book Day & Family Fun | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission: Comics & Art
2018 Comic Book Day & Family Fun | Mission Dist.
Come by the store on Saturday, May 5th between 11 am to 8 pm and get your free comic books. They’re going to have family friendly activities all day. There will be an annual fundraiser for the 826 Valencia, a children’s writing center nonprofit located right here in the ...
2018 Cameron Festival: Dragon Dances, Games & Performances | Chinatown
Saturday, May 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to the public.
| Donaldina Cameron House
2018 Cameron Festival: Dragon Dances, Games & Performances | Chinatown
The 2018 Cameron Carnival features fun for all ages and offers a wide variety of activities throughout the day. Admission is free and all are welcome. Chinese Cameron Carnival Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 11 am to 7 pm Donaldina Cameron House, 920 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA FREE to the public Featured Activities: Original ...
Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Saturday | South Bay
Saturday, May 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Saturday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2018 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

3rd Annual Berkeley Comic Con | East Bay
Saturday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: $5 | North Berkeley Senior Center
3rd Annual Berkeley Comic Con | East Bay
The Berkeley Comic Con celebrates comic books old and new with an old school convention. Browse lots of great vendors selling both collector comics and cheap reading material. The Berkeley Comic Con was started by two local comic collectors who also sell comics. They want to ...

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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