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Saturday, April 17

Earth Month Volunteer Event: Herons Head Park w/ One Tree Planted
Saturday, April 17 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Maximum capacity: 25 (RSVP required)
| 32 Jennings Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Please join One Tree Planted and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department for a special habitat restoration project at Heron’s Head Park. This project coincides with the arrival of bird nesting season.
SF’s Buena Vista Park Volunteer Workparty
Saturday, April 17 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Maximum capacity: 12 (RSVP required)
| Children's playground on Buena Vista West
Join the SFRPD gardeners and the Buena Vista Neighborhood Association in a monthly volunteer workparty focused on planting, gardening and maintenance projects throughout the park. Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in layers. Event takes place rain or shine. Meet at the Children’s Playground located ...

“Find a Truck” East Bay Community Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, April 17 – 9:30 am | Cost: $20*
*Per car per family
| Orinda, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Concord,
The Junior League of Oakland-East Bay (JLOEB) would love to invite you and community to our spring event, Find a Truck! Find a Truck is a socially-distant scavenger hunt event for families and folks of all ages. It is a unique event that allows children to ...
“West End Mercantile” Outdoor Sidewalk Retail Market (Alameda)
Saturday, April 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE

The West End Mercantile is an outdoor sidewalk market with vendors lining Webster Street, between Taylor & Haight. Held every Saturday from 10-6pm, our market features a weekly rotation of 20 local vendors throughout the month. FREE and open to all ages – fur babies ...Every Saturday

Dublin Blue Devils Basketball Practice
Saturday, April 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP please
| Windermere Middle School Courts
Date and Time: Saturday, April 17th starting at 10:00am (approximate end time of 1:00pm) Location: Windermere Middle School, 11611 E. Branch Parkway, San Ramon (outside courts) Age groups: 3rd-6th grades COVID-19 protocols: Masks are required for all participants and will be worn by all coaches and other event helpers We ...
Free National Parks Day for “National Park Week” Kickoff | 2021

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

Windowsill Greens and Herbs – Online Gardening Workshop
Saturday, April 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: $25
Do you want to grow edible plants in the city, but don’t have a backyard, or even a deck? All you need is the right light, appropriate plants, and a container with good soil to grow plants just about anywhere, even on your windowsill. Make ...
U.S. Navy’s Brand New “USS Oakland” Commissioning at Port of Oakland
Saturday, April 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Port of Oakland (Virtual Only for the Public)
By Keith Burbank, Bay City News The third Navy ship named after Oakland will be commissioned Saturday, Apr 17th at the Port of Oakland, Navy officials said. The USS Oakland will be commissioned at 10 a.m. in a private ceremony but will be livestreamed. Acting Secretary of the ...
LGBTQ Family-Friendly “Saturday Morning Cartoons” Saturday Morning Cartoons were the staple for us when we were kids, did you ever wish there were more LGBTQ family friendly shows on TV for your kids? Well here you go! OFC Community is launching an event that is all of those things and ...
Gamble Garden Compost Workshop & Free Compost Giveaway
Saturday, April 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, registration required
| Gamble Garden
Have you ever wondered what to do with all your kitchen or garden waste? Good! This workshop is for you! We will explore the world of compost from a practical, how-to perspective. This 2 hour, not too technical, exploration into the world of organic waste ...
“Bayside Saturdays” Waterfront Block Party (Every Saturday in April)
Saturday, April 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | India Basin Shoreline Park

in April 2021 from 10am-3pm, choose your own adventure along the India Basin & Hunter’s Point waterfront during BaysideSaturdays. Enjoy FREE drop-in fitness classes, giveaways, live music, small business specials — all while taking in nature and new art all along the waterfront. ...Every Saturday

Climate Change: Top 10 Things You Should Know in San Francisco
Saturday, April 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Zoom Live
Saturday, Apr. 17, 10am – 11:30am Pacific time Cyndy Comerford, Climate Program Manager at the San Francisco Department of the Environment provides a presentation on how climate change will affect our local communities, especially the most vulnerable, and the solutions available to address these near and ...
“Think You Can’t Afford an Electric Vehicle?” Workshop Think you can’t afford an EV? Think again! Learn about the many financial assistance programs available to income-qualifying consumers, including the Clean Cars for All grant, Clean Vehicle Assistance grant, and county-specific programs. Afterwards, receive one-on-one consultations for help completing your applications. This event will ...
Climate Change: The Top 10 Things You Should Know in San Francisco
Saturday, April 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library
Cyndy Comerford, Climate Program Manager at the San Francisco Department of the Environment provides a presentation on how climate change will affect our local communities, especially the most vulnerable, and the solutions available to address these near and long-term impacts. This presentation explores the top ...
SOMA’s New Secret Oasis “Kapwa Gardens” Grand Opening (April 16-17)
Saturday, April 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Requested
| Kapwa Gardens (SOMA Pilipinas)

Once a parking lot, this brand new Filipino-inspired art & wellness pop-up and free garden for the community opened on April 14th and celebrates is grand opening weekend on April 16-17. Built by 350 volunteers during the depths of the pandemic, Kapwa Gardens is the ...

Watercolor Workshop on Zoom with Lucia Gonnella
Saturday, April 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, donations encouraged but not required
| Hayes Valley Art Works
Join us for our popular biweekly art instruction series taught by plein air artist Lucia Gonnella. We have added a special twist this week: The subject we are painting will be paying a 5-minute visit to the class, at 11:20 am! Ozymandias is his name, and ...
SF’s Sidewalk Mural Painting Party
Saturday, April 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP
| Moss and Folsom
Come paint Moss Street with San Francisco Parks Alliance. Register here and join in on Saturday, April 17 anytime between 11am and 2pm to help create a temporary sidewalk mural outside of SF Parks Alliance’s office at 1074 Folsom Street. Please wear a mask and note that ...
SF’s Sidewalk Mural Painting Party on Moss Street
Saturday, April 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Parks Alliance
Come paint Moss Street with San Francisco Parks Alliance. Register here and join in on Saturday, April 17 anytime between 11am and 2pm to help create a temporary sidewalk mural outside of SF Parks Alliance’s office at 1074 Folsom Street. Please wear a mask and note that we will be taking all COVID-19 safety precautions to ...
SF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru June 2021)
Saturday, April 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chinatown (Grant & California)

San Francisco Chinatown’s iconic Grant Avenue will be closed off to traffic and cars for a pleasant open walkway under vibrant red lanterns every weekend — now through June 2021. Enjoy a historic street stroll, outdoor dining, and an Asian shopping experience. San Francisco Chinatown ...Every Saturday

POSTPONED “Ocean Beach Cafe” Grand Opening w/ Pop-Up Beach Party
Saturday, April 17 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*$0.00 - Free Non Alcoholic Beverages Included (Feat. Lyre's)
| Ocean Beach Cafe
Please note that late Friday night, the Ocean Beach Cafe postponed their grand opening celebration. Ocean Beach Cafe is a brand new cafe located right near The Cliffhouse on Ocean Beach in San Francisco. We’re actively building the largest non-alcoholic beverage selection in the country and ...
“Hip Hop Grooves” Resilience In-Joy Pop Up Class Series
Saturday, April 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Register online at www.kstarproductions.org
| K*STAR*PRODUCTIONS
We are so excited to announce our Dance Programming has officially launched!!! We are starting with a few pop-up classes led by local artists and KKDE dancers. If you need some “groovement” in your life, check out our offerings.
San Francisco’s Anti-Hate “Solidarity” Rally at Civic Center
Saturday, April 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
City Leaders and Community Partners to Host Free Public Event to Launch New “Campaign for Solidarity” to Unite San Francisco Against Hate, Bias, and Violence What: City officials, community leaders, non-profit organizations, and community partners are inviting the public to join them in San Francisco’s Civic ...
2021 “Thai New Year” & Outdoor Food Fest in SF’s Little Saigon
Saturday, April 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Little Saigon (SF)
In what seems to be the first street fair to return since the begin of COVID, the Thai New Year celebration is on Larkin in 2021 after a hiatus last year. This Saturday April 17th, we will be celebrating Thai New Year (Songkran) and Southeast Asian ...
Free Outdoor “Swap-O-Rama-Rama” Clothing Swap (April 17-18)
Saturday, April 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*It's all free, the whole time
| East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse
Free outdoor clothing swap this weekend at The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse, cohosted by Swap-O-Rama-Rama Bay Area. Need a wardrobe refresh? Bring a bag of clothes, take 2 bags home. Wanna learn a new quick craft? Never sewn before? No worries, we’ll provide all the ...
“Cider Summit SF” Festival To-Go at The Presidio
Saturday, April 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $44.95*
*Base prices for tasting kits are $44.95 & $69.95.
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
Since 2014 Cider Summit has taken place in the SF Bay Area, celebrating California and global cider producers. Circumstances forced us to cancel our 2020 festival but we’re back with festival to-go tasting kits in lieu of our annual event at The Presidio. Choose from our ...
“March For Our Lives” San Jose: Virtual Town Hall
Saturday, April 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP/Registration required
Started in 2017 in response to the Parkland Massacre, March For Our Lives San Jose aims to reduce gun violence and encourage youth activism in the San Jose area. Join March for Our Lives San Jose for a Town Hall event on April 17 from 1:00 ...
Online Local San Mateo County History Trivia Contest
Saturday, April 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| San Mateo County History Museum
The San Mateo County History Museum will present an online local history trivia contest on April 17 at 1 p.m. The FREE program will feature interesting photos of the Peninsula, spanning the last 170 years. Prizes will include local history publications. This presentation is part ...
Norman Collins and the Tumblers
Saturday, April 17 – 2:30 pm | Cost: $5 | Riggers Loft Wine Company
A native of Nashville, Norman Collins has performed with such luminaries and Jimmy Buffet, John Hiatt and Hank Ballard. His music is a stirring blend of Rock, Blues and Country. Sit back and relax as stories unfold with touching and gripping music and lyrics about ...
Quarantini Mixer: Afternoon Tea with Malaya Tea Room
Saturday, April 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $10
OACC is excited to bring you Quarantini Mixer — an online social club! To close out the New Year Celebration: South & Southeast Asia, this mixer focuses on enjoying “Afternoon Tea.” Join us and Leena Lim from the Malaya Tea Room to learn how to create an afternoon tea experience for ...
Classical Revolution Saturdays at Casements Bar
Saturday, April 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5-20 suggested donation
| Casements Bar

Casements Bar 2351 Mission St (btwn 19th and 20th St) SF Saturdays 3-5pm (through May 1st) Tuesdays 6-8pm Admission is free, but seating is limited. You may reserve a table for up to 6 people for only $20. 100% of reservations fees go to the ...Every Saturday

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