Events for August 11, 2018
Saturday, August 11
|All Day||7th Annual Citywide Garage Sale | Hayward|| FREE*|
*Free to go around and have a look but please bring cash if you'd like to purchase something from the garage sale.
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 ...
Come to Contra Costa County’s Annual Book Giveaway from Tuesday, August 7 to Saturday, August 11, 2018, while supplies last. There will be free books, DVDs, and CDs of all genres at 75 Santa Barbara Road in Pleasant Hill (behind the Pleasant Hill Library). Books will ...
|9:30 am||End of Summer Fundraiser Plant Sale | Oakland||FREE|
Get a feel for the islands at the 2018 Aloha Festival with music, dance, food, and culture from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, and all over the Pacific. The Pacific Islanders of the San Francisco Bay Area offer their talents in music and dance during this free ...
|All Day||2018 Fiesta de Artes: Art Market & Live Music | Los Gatos|| FREE*|
*Free festival, but food and wine tasting, as well as some kids' activities will be for purchase.
Sacramento Banana Festival is a two-day family-friendly celebration of the diverse cultures that use the banana as food. The Banana Festival is multicultural extravaganza, featuring delicious foods from the Caribbean, Central America, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Africa and Pacific Rim cultures. 2018 Banana Festival – August ...
|10:00 am||Free Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland|| FREE*|
*Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended but not required.
|All Day||45th Annual Gravenstein Apple Fair: Old-Time Country Get-Together | Saturday|| $12*|
*$12 gen admission, $8 for ages 6-12. Kids under 5 are free.
|10:00 am||SF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.|| FREE*|
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
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 ...
|10:00 am||Historic Downtown Walking Tour | San Bruno||FREE|
Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the 25th annual Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw ...
Ready for the ultimate treasure trove of fun, affordable, and unique costumes for BM and beyond? The first Nomadic Nectar PlayaWear Sale of 2018 is here. You’ll get first pick on all the new styles for this season, gems for year around that express your ...
|11:00 am||Local Gardeners’ Plant Swap | SF||FREE|
Monthly 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. ...
|12:00 pm||Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF||FREE|
|12:00 pm||Free Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class||FREE|
Prepare for the Playa as you shop for your Burning Man costumes at the 12th Annual “Beyond the Fence” Trunk Show, which highlights over 30 local, independent designers selling duds perfect for the desert at The Midway on Saturday, July 21 & August 11, 2018 from noon to ...
Bring the kids to a children’s one hour free fitness class that promotes healthy choices and active lifestyles using a combination of play and education at Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center.
All ages are welcome.
Free UrbanPlay® …
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
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.
Updated 9/17/18 …
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 fun, creative, and challenging hands-on science and art activities, geared toward kids aged 4-9.
Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays
Every Saturday at 10:30 am | August 18 – October 27, 2018
Salesforce Park (Children’s Play Area), 425 Mission St., San Francisco
Get fit for free al fresco with classes provided by FitnessSF in Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center.
This energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing.
Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the …