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Saturday, May 21

SF’s Chinatown 粽 Sticky Rice Dumpling Hands-On Class
Saturday, May 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5*
*Free to watch the class, but Zongs are $5 each for purchase.
| Chinese Central High School
Celebrate Dragon Boat Festival in Chinatown by learning how to make “jung” 粽 , a traditional sticky rice dumpling wrapped in bamboo leaves Come and learn to make traditional Cantonese “jung!” Lessons are free and the cost is $5 for each 粽 you make, with all ...
Pokémon GO Community Day in Oakland (Jack London Square)
Saturday, May 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Pokémon GO Community Day is coming to Oakland (Jack London Square) on Saturday, May 21, between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Thousands of players will be in town along with Niantic representatives for three hours of catching Pokémon and an opportunity to score free merch.

11:00 amWalt Disney Museum Virtual Storytime: The Year of the Tiger with Author Oliver Chin  FREE*
*Registration Required
11:00 amUhuru Exclusive Warehouse Sale – All Items Are 20% Off (Oakland)  FREE
1st Annual Benicia Jazz Festival
Saturday, May 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Benicia City Park
The Benicia High School Band will be presenting its 1st Annual Benicia Jazz Festival on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at the City Park (aka Gazebo Park) located at the corner of First St. and Military. This event supports the Benicia High School and Benicia Middle ...
Bayview’s “Sankofa” Outdoor Makers Market (SF)
Saturday, May 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hunters Point Blvd.

In an effort to support the reclamation of space in Bayview Hunters Point, we are excited to announce the debut of Sankofa Makers Market on November 20, 2021 with three scheduled dates running from 11am to 3pm on Hungers point Blvd. btwn Hawes and Jennings. ...

11:00 amAlameda Vintage Fashion Faire  $10*
*General Admission: USD 10.00
Alameda Bike Festival & Rodeo (2022)
Saturday, May 21 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Farm School
The annual Alameda Bike Festival is back in 2022! We can’t wait to see you! WHO: All are welcome at this family friendly event WHAT: Non-stop fun to inspire, educate, and encourage bicycle riding WHERE: Bay Farm School, 200 Aughinbaugh Way, Alameda WHEN: Sunday, May 22, 2022, 11:30am – ...
Federation Brewing 5th Anniversary Block Party (Oakland)
Saturday, May 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*20% off togo cans!
| Federation Brewing
Join us to celebrate our 5 year anniversary! We will be hosting a block party featuring local food vendors, art vendors, live music, & much more!
12:00 pmThe Taste of The Dunes Event (Monterey Bay)  FREE*
*Free
12:00 pmLike a Rolling Stone: The Life and Times of Ben Fong-Torres  $14.00
“Anti-Chevron Day” Refinery Protest (Richmond)
Saturday, May 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Chevron Richmond Refinery - Gate 14
Big thanks to indybay for this listing See you at Anti-Chevron Day! C’mon out for United Steelworkers—who at this date have been striking at Chevron for over two months—and Richmond community organizers who join the workers in defense of safe jobs and healthy neighborhoods. This ninth ...
San Francisco Food Waste Week (May 16-22)
Saturday, May 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | SPARK Social SF
Imperfect Foods will host the first-ever San Francisco Food Waste Week, curating panel discussions, workshops, and interactive elements, like a larger-than-life Imperfect Foods box, all designed to build momentum behind reducing food waste, the #1 way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. From May 16 to ...
SF’s Filipina Music Fest in the Gardens (Yerba Buena Gardens Festival)
Saturday, May 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
SOMA Pilipinas Community Engagement begins at 12:30pm. CAAMFest presents a dynamic music showcase featuring fresh contemporary voices in the Asian American landscape to celebrate the festival’s 40th anniversary. CAAMFest40 Directions in Sound: Pinays on the Rise spotlights the SOMA Pilipinas Cultural District featuring emerging Pinay artists. ...
“Bikes to Books” 2022 Spring Bike Ride Tour (SF)
Saturday, May 21 – 12:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London St
Bikes to Books Spring Ride Saturday, May 21, 12:45-4:00 p.m. North side of Jack London Alley, in South Park, SF Tour ends in North Beach outside City Lights Books. Our signature 7.1 mile bicycle tour of literary San Francisco combines San Francisco history, art, literature, cycling, and urban exploration—a ...
“Books on the Garden” at SF’s Botanical Garden Join us on Saturday, May 21st at 1pm PT for the second installment of our series, Books on the Garden.  Featuring The Ruby, Art and Stories in Nature In proud partnership with the San Francisco Botanical Garden Please join us at 1pm in the Garden of Fragrance for a panel ...
“Occupy Oakland’ Protest Against the War in Ukraine (Lake Merritt)
Saturday, May 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Amphitheater
The United States is escalating its involvement in the war. The US military is providing logistical support, US leaders are promising unconditional support, and billions of our tax dollars are being sent over in the form of “lethal aid”. The US elites are using Ukrainians ...
Free Haight-Ashbury Community Event (SF)
Saturday, May 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 730 Stanyan (former McDonald's Site)
Join us Saturday May 21st 2-8PM in the Haight @730 Stanyan (corner of Haight and Stanyan) for a free event open to children, youth, families, adults, and seniors! We will have Covid vaccinations/boosters, Acrosports Obstacle Course, Senior services provided by Institute on Aging, gardening workshop, food/drinks/snacks, ...
Root Division’s 20-Yr Anniversary Alumni Performance Event
Saturday, May 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free or pay-what-you-can
| Kapwa Gardens (SOMA Pilipinas)
Join us as Root Division commemorates 20 years of cultivating community-minded artists and arts-minded community!  Next up in Root Division’s exciting line-up of events and special projects is the 20-Year Anniversary Performance Event on Saturday, May 21! Hosted at SOMA-neighborhood Kapwa Gardens from 2-6 pm, this ...
2:00 pmArtist Talk “Singularis” at Art Gallery in Noe Valley  FREE
2:00 pmSneak Peak Summer Camps At Maker Studio Kidz (SF)  $10*
*Free to see the space, $10.00 to create one of our summer camp DIY activities
2:00 pmTitans of Comedy at Atlas Cafe  FREE
2:30 pmThomas Schultz Piano Recital at Stanford University  FREE
3:00 pmAn Afternoon of Chamber Music w/ San Francisco Civic Music Association  FREE
3:00 pmBernal Chess Day  FREE*
*Please support the venue by buying something to eat, drink, or take home for later.
“San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers” Free Rooftop Concert (Salesforce Park)
Saturday, May 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Wild fun celtic music!!!
| Salesforce Park
Led by acclaimed Scots fiddler Alasdair Fraser, the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers fill the air with tunes, song, and trad dance music rooted in Celtic tradition On Saturday, May 21st at 3:00pm at Salesforce Park Amphitheater in San Francisco the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers will present ...
4:00 pmBochan Huy Live Concert “Celebrating Our HeART-filled Heritage” (Oakland)  FREE
Zelensky Celebration Fundraiser for Ukraine (Oakland)
Saturday, May 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland
Join us on May 21st for a fundraiser in honor of Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky! 100% of proceeds will go to Volunteer Movement (Волонтерський рух), a Ukrainian charitable organization founded in 2014 that is focusing all it’s efforts on providing aid during the war- so ...
6:00 pmClassical Music in the Wild at Jack London State Historic Park  $35*
*RSVP Required - Link to Purchase Tickets/Info
$15 Tix: “Oakland Spiders” Pro Ultimate Disc vs. Portland Nitro (Kids Under 12 Free)
Saturday, May 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Children Under 12 are FREE Admission
| Oakland Technical High School
Make history with the Oakland Spiders Pro Ultimate Disc (frisbee) squad as they take on the Portland Nitro at home for the first time! Food trucks, kid zone, music, games and more. Bring the whole family, as kids under 12 get in free The American Ultimate ...
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