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Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

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 ...

Frankenstein’s Birthday Party & Art Exhibition | Final Day
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hosfelt Gallery

This year, is the bicentennial of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s novel, “Frankenstein”; or, The Modern Prometheus. Why does a 200-year-old ghost story continue to feel so relevant? It’s important to remember that the Frankenstein of Hollywood and pop culture – Boris Karloff, The Munsters or Rocky ...

Mission Creeks’s Hike: Walk & Tours | SF
Saturday, August 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fort Funston
Join  the trail this summer and feel the difference even a short jaunt through the park can make. Get to know the city’s gorgeous public parks and make some new friends while you’re at it. Proven to lift mood, boost longevity and even improve your sleep, spending ...
“Chili Cook-Off” Power Food for Summer: Nutritious Food, Fun & Games | San Jose
Saturday, August 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Discover Chiropractic: Dr. T.J. Osborne
Power Food for Summer. Summer is here, and that means that people across the country are trying to get in shape for swimsuit season. Summer also brings family gatherings around the grill, which often clash with your weight loss goals. Your summer barbecues don’t have ...
Bayview NeighborFest & Open House: Family Fun Activities | SF
Saturday, August 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bayview Hunters Point Clinic
Join in for a Bayview Neighborfest and Open House. Free activities will include DJ, bbq, face painting and jump house for kids, Medi-Cal and CalFresh enrollment, and tours of the newly remodeled clinic. Come meet the doctors, dentists, therapists, recovery experts, midwives and healthcare providers. A ...
Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove: Party, Music & Fun | SF
Saturday, August 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | NOW Hunters Point

They’re here to spread the joy of roller skating to all the communities in San Francisco and beyond. The Church of 8 Wheels will be bringing the special brand of roller skating to the people in Bayview/Hunters Point . It’s called the Bayview Skate Groove. ...

SF’s New Rooftop Park & Salesforce Transit Center Opening Block Party | SoMa
Saturday, August 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Transit Center
A free Neighborhood Block Party will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018 from noon to 4 pm featuring fun, free activities for Bay Area families including music, fitness classes, games, tours, and performances, as well as exhibits of historic and state of the art buses. The public ...
Facebook’s Summer Jam Festival | Menlo Park
Saturday, August 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Celebrate summer with island vibes, reggae beats, roots and island culture, art, music, dance, summer drinks and tasty street food tasting for charity. Summer Jam Saturday, August 11, 2018 | 1 to 6 pm Facebook HQ, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park FREE Reggae Beats Music Lineup: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – ...
Intro to Urban Bicycling Workshop with Ford GoBike | SF
Saturday, August 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
Come learn the basics of biking in San Francisco at the Intro to Urban Bicycling Workshop. In partnership with Ford GoBikes, they are offering a revamped 90-minute course covering bicycling for everyday riding in SF, the rules of the road, route planning, how to use ...
Bay Area Scooter Ride Day Free w/ Fuzion Pros | Contests & Giveaways | San Jose
Saturday, August 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| 2305 S White Road
Free Scooter Ride Day with Fuzion Pros: Jordan Robles, Tyler Chaffin, and Bobby Rivas. Giveaways and Contests at Lake Cunningham Action Sports, and Admission is Free on August 11th only. Bay Area Scooter Ride Day (free) with Fuzion Pros August 11, 2018 | 1 pm – 4 pm 2305 ...
A Midsummer Night at Obtainium Works: Studio Tour & Dinner Party | Vallejo
Saturday, August 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tour Only - Free , Tour + Dinner - $15, Drinks $5
| Obtainium Works
Art, Food, Merryment.  Come join a studio tour of Obtainium Works followed by dinner, drinks, and socializing. Enjoy a tour of the studio, see the many wondrous projects Obtainium Works has made over the years and see previews of things that are coming up, then stay ...
Dog Lovers’ Photo Show: Candid Dog Portraits, Food Trucks & Music | Richmond
Saturday, August 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Bridge Storage and ArtSpace
BADRAP and Bridge Storage and ArtSpace announce a weekend of art, music, and free services for dog owners and enthusiasts. Through the month of August, they’re celebrating the bond between Bay Area families and their dogs with stunning portrait images by photographer Kathy Kinnear. Kathy’s candid ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Redwood City
Saturday, August 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of “As You Like It.” Having produced “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” to wide acclaim in 2018, this summer the company turns to a musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic comedy “As ...

Sexy Summer Soiree Mini-Workshop: 10% Off Shopping & Raffle Prizes | Berkeley
Saturday, August 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
| Good Vibrations
Swing by for sexy tips, sips and complimentary bites provided by Longbranch, the celebrated neighborhood eatery specializing in contemporary American cuisine. At this mini-workshop you’ll pick up the best summer sex tips and learn about the favorite new toys. Enjoy 10% off shopping and enter ...
Mount Diablo Public Astronomy Program | Walnut Creek
Saturday, August 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with $10 Parking fee.
| Mount Diablo - Lower Summit Parking Lot
Please join the Mt. Diablo Astronomical Society for its August 11 astronomy program. Mount Diablo Public Astronomy Program August 11, 2018 | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm Lower Summit Parking Lot, Summit Road, Walnut Creek FREE ($10 Parking fee) This month’s topic is Perseids Meteor Shower Tonight: Meteor showers, comets ...
NOW Hunters Point Movie Night: “A Wrinkle In Time” | SF
Saturday, August 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
| NOW Hunters Point
Join in under the stars with a free screening of,  A Wrinkle In Time. Based on the timeless classic and filled with spectacle, warmth and heart, this celebrated film follows an ordinary girl’s epic adventure and brave journey to save her family, with the ultimate triumph of ...

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. Updated 1/28/2020 ...
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 ...
“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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