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2019 Back to School Festival & Rally | Oakland
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
| Oakland City Hall
On Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 7 am to 5 pm, Oakland Natives Give Back will host the 12th Annual “Attend & Achieve Back to School Event.” The Back-to-School Rally is designed for community engagement, fun, inspiration and most importantly, to prepare families to blast into ...
SF’s “Museums for All” Summer of Free Museums | Final Month

The city of San Francisco is starting a brand new program to provide free summer admission to 15+  local museums and cultural institutions for all San Francisco residents who receive public benefits. Thanks to the SF Chronicle for the tip-off. Museums with free admission include ...

2019 San Francisco Ping Pong Tournament Festival | Chinatown
Saturday, August 3 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
Come out for a day of ping pong and family fun. Cheer on your favorite ping pong teams on Saturday, August 3, 2019. 2019 Ping Pong Tournament Saturday, August 3, 2019 | 8 am Chinatown FREE to Watch > Want to Play? Teams of 5 players can register to play ...
Martime Day: Live Music, Flea Market & Open Boat Tours | Sausalito
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Galilee Harbor Community Association
In honor of Galilee Harbor’s 36th Anniversary, this cooperative/liveaboard/affordable housing community invites everyone to revel in the spirit of all that is maritime: Marine Flea Market buying, Traditional Boat-building Demos, Boat Rides and Floating Home Tours are just some of the things to do at ...
Dirt, Sweat & Beers: Trail Maintenance & Habitat Restoration | SF
Saturday, August 3 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE | UCSF Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve
No better way to earn your beer then by giving back to the places you love. Join REI and Sutro Stewards for a great day of stewardship and fun. Dirt, Sweat, and Beers Stewardship Series Saturday, August 3, 2019 | 8:30 am–1 pm Mount Sutro Open Space, Woods ...
United By Blue Waterway Cleanup Tour & Volunteers Party | Ocean Beach
Saturday, August 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Ocean Beach Fire Pits
Join United By Blue for a coastline cleanup at Ocean Beach. As part of our 2019 Waterway Cleanup tour, we’ll gather with local organizations, businesses, and volunteers to clean the shoreline of the Pacific Ocean. During the busiest months for beach use and recreation, we’ll ...
Cleaning & Greening: Coffee, Bagels & Conversation | SF
Saturday, August 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lafayette Park

Join the Lafayette Park gardeners and FOLP board on the first Saturday of each month for a bit of park beautification. Meet us by the playground for coffee, bagels, and conversation. If you arrive after we’ve gotten started, just look for the happy people working ...Monthly

2019 World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Dog competition entry is $10.
| Linda Mar State Beach
The Dog Surfing World Championships takes place on the NorCal coast — where the concept for the sport originated with big thanks to the book that started it all – The Dog’s Guide to Surfing – bringing together dog surfing talent for charity. Dog surfers are invited ...
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire ...Every Saturday

Free Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Marin County

Come to the “Measure A Days” which offers free access to all parks on the first Saturday of the month. The name is because of the loss in fee revenues will be offset by the Measure A funds approved by voters in 2012. Measure A ...Monthly

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (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 and Oakland ...Monthly

2019 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont Festival of the Arts

The 36th annual Fremont Festival of the Arts returns to Downtown Fremont on August 3 & 4 from 10 am – 6 pm. The largest free street festival west of the Mississippi with activities and entertainment for all ages. This year’s festival will have over ...

1776 Old-Timey Picnic & Country Dance In The Park | Alameda
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Lincoln Park
Pack a picnic basket, don your most fetching hat, and join in for an elegant late 18th Century Picnic among the roses in Old Alameda, followed by a country dance with live music by the celebrated Bangers & Mash band to celebrate the signing of the ...
Walk Green 2019: Fundraising for Nature Conservancy | SF
Saturday, August 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP via Eventbrite / $10 Suggested Donation
| 983 Marine Dr
Join over 23,000 walkers in over 76 cities in North America and help us protect our environment – for our generation and for generations to come. BAPS Charities Walk Green 2019 is an event to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy, local beneficiaries listed below ...
$12 Bottomless Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
Saturday, August 3 – 10:30 am | Cost: $12*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar. Upgrade to bottomless for $12.
| Francisca's Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with one free complimentary mimosa (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. They have a full menu of gourmet-influenced Venezuelan dishes to go along with a twist on your classic ...Every Saturday

46th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair | Japantown
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza

The Nihonmachi Street Fair considers itself the original “melting pot” of street fairs, with many aspects of Asian-Pacific American life—and San Francisco’s cultural life—expressed through performance, tradition, art, music, food, and community outreach and service. Over 30,000 festival attendees have made their way to the ...

Pedalfest 2019: Bike Stunts, Whymcycles & Unicycle Lessons | Oakland
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Pedalfest is a free celebration of bikes, cycling, food and family. Join everyone at Jack London Square for a day of bicycle shenanigans, an amphibious bike race, dare-devil stunts, art bikes, and live music on a pedal-powered stage and the most amazing collection of bicycles to ...
NorCal Summer Cosplay Gathering 2019 | San Mateo
Saturday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 on site. Parking is $6.
| Coyote Point Recreation Area
The NorCal Cosplay Gathering returns this August. Join in at Coyote Point Park for another day of cosplay, photos, food, and friends. NorCal Cosplay Gatherings are dedicated to providing a fun day of hanging out, getting some great cosplay shoots, and having fun with friends and ...
“Hats Off to Teachers 2019” Party & Free Classroom Supplies | SF
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free classroom materials for Bay Area teachers only,
| SCRAP
SCRAP is hosting its annual Hats Off to Teachers materials give-away from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, August 3, 2019. 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 ...
2019 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Milpitas Library

Once again, the most sought-after Filipino dish, Adobo is coming your way. The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2019 Adobo Festival Sat-Sun, August 3-4, 2019 | 11 am to 7 pm 101 N Main St. between Windsor Dr., Milpitas FREE ...

Unveiling Celebration: The Spirit of Fillmore Mural | Buchanan St.
Saturday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rosa Parks Senior Center
A collaboratively-created mural titled “The Spirit of Fillmore” will be formally unveiled Aug. 3 on the exterior of the Rosa Parks Senior Center located on the Western Addition’s five-block-long public park, Buchanan Mall. Mayor London Breed—who grew up in adjacent public housing, and whose portrait ...
“Philosopher’s Way” Thought-Provoking Scenic Group Hike | McLaren Park
Saturday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | McLaren Park
The group will meet at the trailhead, which is right across the street from the parking lot. Use the address 1227 Mansell Street to navigate to the meeting point. There is a parking lot with ample parking spaces and for MUNI riders, the 29 Sunset ...

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 3/13/19 ...
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 ...
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encourage and appreciated.
| Mozilla SF
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Join the tour every Saturday at 10 am, rain or shine, in front of the Mozzilla office, 2 Harrison St (Embarcadero and Harrison), next to the Bay Bridge and Pier 26. Walk around the Financial District in San Francisco telling stories about how everything connected with ...
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 ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Beginning July 6, 2019, an energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing, every Saturday from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm at the Salesforce Park (Main Plaza.) Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just show up.
“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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