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2018 Hillwide Massive Garage Sale: 150+ Homes | Bernal Heights
Saturday, August 11 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bernal Heights
2018 Hillwide Massive Garage Sale: 150+ Homes | Bernal Heights
The 2018 Hillwide Garage Sale in Bernal Heights is quite possibly San Francisco’s largest single day garage sale with typically 150+ homes. Browse the massive neighborhood garage sale from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday, August 11, 2018. The entire neighborhood is open to the public and welcomes ...
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
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 ...

Library’s Annual Book Giveaway Final Day: Free Books, DVDs & CDs | Pleasant Hill
Saturday, August 11 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill Public Library
Library’s Annual Book Giveaway Final Day: Free Books, DVDs & CDs | Pleasant Hill

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 ...

San Mateo’s 23rd Annual Aloha Festival | August 11-12
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free festival, but parking is $15 (cash only).
| San Mateo Event Center
San Mateo's 23rd Annual Aloha Festival | August 11-12

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 ...

“Hats Off to Teachers 2018” Party & Free Classroom Supplies | SF
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free classroom materials for Bay Area teachers only,
| SCRAP
"Hats Off to Teachers 2018" Party & Free Classroom Supplies | SF
SCRAP is hosting its annual Hats Off to Teachers materials give-away from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, August 11, 2018. If you are an SF Bay Area teacher, come by to gather free classroom supplies including: pens, pencils, paper, markers, binders and a great variety of other ...
2018 Banana Festival: Live Entertainment & Art Activities | Sacramento
2018 Banana Festival: Live Entertainment & Art Activities | Sacramento

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 ...

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

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 ...

Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF

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 ...

2018 Laurel Street Fair: World Music Festival | Oakland
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Laurel District
2018 Laurel Street Fair: World Music Festival | Oakland
The 19th Annual Laurel Street Fair is a day filled with live music, DJs, street dance, artisan vendors, carnival, a petting zoo, food trucks and local chefs in Oakland’s Laurel District. The fair has grown every year in scope, and is now known as one of the biggest ...
4th Annual “Rosie Rally” & Home Front Festival | Richmond
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Craneway Pavilion
4th Annual “Rosie Rally” & Home Front Festival | Richmond
Thousands will gather at the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park for the 4th Annual “Rosie Rally” and Home Front Festival. 4th Annual Home Front Festival and Rosie Rally Saturday, August 11, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond FREE This year, instead ...
Mission Creeks’s Hike: Walk & Tours | SF
Saturday, August 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fort Funston
Mission Creeks's Hike: Walk & Tours  | SF
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 ...
2018 Nomadic Nectar Burner PlayaWear Sale: Everyday Awesomeness Sale | Berkeley
Saturday, August 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE to Attend
| Lumen Labs
2018 Nomadic Nectar Burner PlayaWear Sale: Everyday Awesomeness Sale | Berkeley

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 ...

“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
"Chili Cook-Off" Power Food for Summer: Nutritious Food, Fun & Games | San Jose
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
Bayview NeighborFest & Open House: Family Fun Activities | SF
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
Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove: Party, Music & Fun | SF

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.  ...

SF’s New Rooftop Park & Salesforce Transit Center Opening Block Party | SoMa
Saturday, August 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Transit Center
SF's New Rooftop Park & Salesforce Transit Center Opening Block Party | SoMa
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 ...
Burning Man “Beyond The Fence” Trunk Show & Live DJ | SF
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Great Northern
Burning Man "Beyond The Fence" Trunk Show & Live DJ  | SF

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 ...

Every Saturday

Free UrbanPlay Family Fitness Class in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free UrbanPlay Family Fitness Class in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park

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® …

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 9/17/18 …

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 Rooftop STEAM Science & Art Saturdays for Kids | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop STEAM Science & Art Saturdays for Kids | Salesforce Park

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
FREE

Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park

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 …

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 …

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 …

“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 …

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