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Saturday, May 19

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 ...

18th Annual Malcolm X JazzArts Festival | Oakland
Saturday, May 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Antonio Park
18th Annual Malcolm X JazzArts Festival | Oakland
The Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival is back in Oakland’s San Antonio Park to celebrate the legacy of Malcolm X with three stages of live music, dance battles, graffiti arts, spoken word, a vendors corner, food and more at this free jazz festival in the park. 2018 Malcolm X Jazz ...

5th Annual “Dancing on Waverly” Alley Festival | SF
Saturday, May 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Waverly Place
5th Annual "Dancing on Waverly" Alley Festival | SF
Drop in on May 19, 2018, Noon-3 pm to the 5th Annual Dancing on Waverly festival on Waverly Pl for a free, fun-filled afternoon of dancing and music. Get your dancing shoes on. Dancing on Waverly fills the alleyway with interactive dance performances and fun. Come ...
2018 Southside Festival w/ Zion I | Bayview
Saturday, May 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Laughing Monk Brewing
2018 Southside Festival w/ Zion I | Bayview
The Southside Festival is a free music festival from Imprint.City, showcasing local, indie musicians created to enliven indoor merchant spaces, using music as a vehicle to bring much-needed foot traffic to local business. 2018 Featured Artists include Beejus, Down 2 Earth, Just Rese, FELA KUTCHII, DevaRock, Quijano, J Jaxx ...
Kitten Nursery Shower: Feeding Program & Workshop | Peninsula
Saturday, May 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
Kitten Nursery Shower: Feeding Program & Workshop | Peninsula
Join and watch volunteers syringe-feed tiny kittens, ask the Nursery “mom” about the life-saving work, learn about volunteer opportunities, and ask the staff “kitty whisperers” about cat behaviors. Shower gifts for the kittens are appreciated. Kitten Nursery Shower: Feeding Program & Workshop | Peninsula Saturday, May 19, ...
Oakland Mural Festival 2018: Closing Celebration | Oakland
Saturday, May 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland Mural Festival 2018: Closing Celebration | Oakland

This year, Bay Area Mural Festival is teaming up with Visit Oakland to put on the Oakland Mural Festival as part of the first ever Oakland Art Month. The Oakland Mural Festival will bring together master muralists and Oakland youth through a series of artist residencies and workshops culminating ...

Afro-Latinx Festival (3rd on Third): Live Musical Performances | Bayview
Saturday, May 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Tiered Pricing
| Bayview Opera House
Afro-Latinx Festival (3rd on Third): Live Musical Performances | Bayview
The Afro-Latinx Festival aims to bring together the community to celebrate the creative feats of Latin American musical traditions rooted in the African diaspora. The festivities will take place at the Bayview Opera House’s outdoor stage in a TARDEADA. Afro-Latinx Festival (3rd on Third) Saturday, May 19, ...
Heart of the Park Celebration: Dog Parade, Raffle & Bird Tour | San Jose
Saturday, May 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jeffrey Fontana Park
Heart of the Park Celebration: Dog Parade, Raffle & Bird Tour | San Jose
Enjoy a sunny day at the park, with a dog parade, raffle, and booths featuring info on native CA plants and trees. Heart of the Park Celebration Saturday, May 19, 2019 | Noon to 4 pm Jefferson Fontana Park, Oakglen Way at Castello Drive, San Jose FREE View Schedule Meet SJPD K-9 ...
2018 Bikes to Books: Literary Adventure Bike Tour | SoMa to North Beach
Saturday, May 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South Park
2018 Bikes to Books: Literary Adventure Bike Tour | SoMa to North Beach
Celebrate both the literary and the adventurous spirit of San Francisco at the 2018 Bikes to Books tour on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The 7.1-mile tour, which takes between two and three hours to complete, is admittedly not for the faint of heart nor those lacking gears — these streets ...
Art At The Dump: Recology’s Recycled Materials Art Exhibition | SF
Saturday, May 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free and open to the public, all ages welcome, wheelchair accessible.
| Recology San Francisco
Art At The Dump: Recology's Recycled Materials Art Exhibition | SF

San Francisco, CA–The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco will host an exhibition and reception for current artist-in-residence Neil Mendoza, and CCA student artist Emily Budd on Friday and Saturday. 2018 Recology Exhibit The art exhibition will take place on Friday, May 18, from ...

Courthouse Docket: California & the Civil War | Redwood City
Saturday, May 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
Courthouse Docket: California & the Civil War | Redwood City
On Saturday, May, 19, 2018, at 1p.m. the San Mateo County History Museum will present author Richard Hurley who will give a multimedia show on “California and the Civil War.”  Through fine art, maps and photos, the program will trace the political and military history of ...
Mt. Davidson Hike: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: *
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Sherwood and Myra
Mt. Davidson Hike: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Explore the inspired history of San Francisco’s highest hill on this hike through a 38-acre nature preserve to the amazing view and gigantic monument at its 938 ft. high summit. Steep trails which can be windy and muddy. Wear a jacket and sturdy shoes. No ...
Garba in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Saturday, May 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Garba in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
When people in the northwestern Indian state of Gujarat want to celebrate, the ecstatic dance tradition known as garba often provides the fuel. An essential component of wedding celebrations and the nine-day fall Hindu festival Navratri, garba is an intoxicating, high-energy folk style marked by ...
“New Edition” Legacy Flash Mob | SF
Saturday, May 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco's Financial District
"New Edition" Legacy Flash Mob | SF
The Bay Area Flash Mob is performing a New Edition Legacy Flash Mob on the streets of San Francisco on Saturday, May 19th. New Edition Legacy Flash Mob Saturday, May 19, 2018 | 1 pm SF Financial District, Market at Sutter Street, SF FREE They are doing a little East Coast ...
Speakeasy’s Newest Beer Release Party: “Safehouse Saison” | SF
Speakeasy's Newest Beer Release Party: "Safehouse Saison" | SF
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers introduces their newest beer, Safehouse Saison. As a draft-only release, be among the first ones to try it on Saturday, May 19, 2018. RSVP and check-in with the taproom staff by 12:45 pm and they’ll offer a complimentary guided tasting pour for all ...
“Live in the Castro” 2018 Season Kickoff: Music & Circus Arts | SF
Saturday, May 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
"Live in the Castro" 2018 Season Kickoff: Music & Circus Arts | SF
Live In the Castro’s 2018 season of entertainment kicks off with Donna Sachet, First Lady of the Castro and neighborhood activist as the emcee; Ms. Sachet, known for her quick wit, will certainly keep the crowd going. She will be introducing Improv-O-Linist Kippy Marks, a powerhouse ...
Embarcadero Skyway: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 400 Sansome
Embarcadero Skyway: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Most of the tour is above the ground. View “Rockefeller Center West” from a different angle and discover a hidden urban oasis. Tread on buried ships that once housed saloons, jails, stores and brothels. Meet in front of 400 Sansome Street (at Sacramento). Lots of stairs; ...
“Heritage SF” Epic Free Asian American Music & Food Festival | The Midway
"Heritage SF" Epic Free Asian American Music & Food Festival | The Midway
Heritage SF is a free music festival celebrating the Asian American and Asian Pacific Islander community in the SF Bay Area through music, food, art, and craft produced by the Boba Guys and CAAM. “Heritage SF” Epic Free Music & Food Festival Saturday, May 19, 2018 | ...
“Oaklash” Bay Area All-Day Drag Festival | Oakland
Saturday, May 19 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10-$20 sliding scale at the door
| Classic Cars West
"Oaklash" Bay Area All-Day Drag Festival | Oakland
Oaklash is the first ever festival of Bay Area drag and queer performance. This one-day festival will feature six hours of nonstop drag including live performance, local vendors, DJs, and more. Queens, kings, and queers from all over the East Bay, San Francisco and San Jose ...
“All of Me” 2nd Free Film Screening, Open Exhibit & Panel Q&A | SF
Saturday, May 19 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
"All of Me" 2nd Free Film Screening, Open Exhibit & Panel Q&A | SF
Join the “All of Me” Free film screening with an opening exhibit featuring Mujeres Luz by Talavera-Ballón. After the film, there will be a panel Q&A about the film. “All of Me” 2nd Free Film Screening, Open Exhibit & Panel Q&A Saturday, May 19, 2018 | 4:30 pm ...
2018 Walking Distance Dance Festival | SF
Saturday, May 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 per performance or $60 for 4 performances
| ODC Theater
2018 Walking Distance Dance Festival | SF

This year’s Walking Distance Dance Festival traces performing artists and creative habitats within and beyond the Bay to share a powerful harvest from a Euripides-inspired Latin disco-pop variety show to free improvisers and fierce solo acts. On creating, writer Rebecca Solnit asks, “What are your ...

“Humans Versus Zombies” Insane Nerf Tag | SF
"Humans Versus Zombies" Insane Nerf Tag | SF
Join us for another of HvZ: SFSU’s monthly games, where you’ll fight for your lives in the live-action game, essentially a glorified game of tag. Be ready to lock and load as a Human or swarm the enemy as a Zombie! *This event is physically demanding ...
SF’s Dragathon 2018: Scream Queens | Oasis
Saturday, May 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation at the door or on the website.
| Oasis
SF's Dragathon 2018: Scream Queens | Oasis
Dragathon is bringing you some queens that will truly slay the runway, brought to you by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Divas. Featuring Ru-Paul Dragrace Superstar, Sasha Velour. SF’s Dragathon 2018: Scream Queens Saturday, May 19, 2018 | 7 pm to 10 pm Oasis, 298 11th ...
Speakeasy Circus: Anniversary Gala & Aerial Performance | SF
Saturday, May 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $25*
*$25 general admission
| Acrosports
Speakeasy Circus: Anniversary Gala & Aerial Performance | SF
A Roaring 20s Extravaganza is AcroSports 25th year celebration circus show. This anniversary Gala is filled with a variety of breathtaking acts including aerial extraordinaire and AcroSports alumni Brett Womack performing on tissu, a jaw dropping Contortion Tap Duet, and their amazing, very own, AcroSports Tumblers. ...
2018 Walking Distance Dance Festival | SF
Saturday, May 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 per performance or $60 for 4 performances
| ODC Theater
2018 Walking Distance Dance Festival | SF

This year’s Walking Distance Dance Festival traces performing artists and creative habitats within and beyond the Bay to share a powerful harvest from a Euripides-inspired Latin disco-pop variety show to free improvisers and fierce solo acts. On creating, writer Rebecca Solnit asks, “What are your ...

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 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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