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Friday, August 17

2018 Movie Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie | Menlo Park
Friday, August 17 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE
2018 Movie Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie | Menlo Park

Saturday, August 18

Family Access Day: Special Child’s Free Day | Children’s Creativity Museum
Saturday, August 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE but an RSVP is requested
| Children's Creativity Museum
Family Access Day: Special Child's Free Day | Children's Creativity Museum

Come by the Children’s Creativity Museum and have it to yourselves for the first hour. Plus, guests are welcome to stay as long as they like to explore all of the exhibits at the museum on Saturday, March 3, 2018.
Family Access Day at the Museum
Saturday, …

2018 “Bark & Meow” Free Adopt-A-Thon & Block Party | Berkeley
Saturday, August 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Humane Society
2018 "Bark & Meow" Free Adopt-A-Thon & Block Party | Berkeley

Bark (& Meow) Around the Block is an Adopt-A-Thon and family-friendly Street Fair.
In addition to the many dogs, cats, puppies and kittens that Berkeley Humane will adopt out for free to loving homes, the event will feature a dozen other rescues from the Bay Area, …

“Red Bull Conquest” Video Game Battle | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Esports Arena Oakland
"Red Bull Conquest" Video Game Battle | Oakland

Fighting game contenders from across the nation will come together to battle for ultimate bragging rights at Red Bull Conquest, a brand new fighting game tournament circuit empowering competitors to represent the local San Francisco fighting game scene and embark on the journey to Rise. …

“Brazil in the Gardens”: Pragandaia w/ Marcos Costa | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens - Esplanade
"Brazil in the Gardens": Pragandaia w/ Marcos Costa | Yerba Buena Gardens

No city in the Americas boasts a richer and deeper African cultural presence than Salvador da Bahia in northeastern Brazil. And vocalist Dandara Odara’s ensemble Pragandaia serves as a conduit for sounds from this world-shaking musical hotbed.
Born and raised in Salvador, she gained early recognition in the …

The Sundance Saloon Cowboy Dance Party | Live! In The Castro
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Sundance Saloon Cowboy Dance Party | Live! In The Castro

Sundance Saloon livens up the Castro with two-stepping and line dancing at Jane Warner Plaza
from 1 pm to 3 pm. Come and watch, or participate yourself with quick easy novice lessons at 1:30 pm, 2 pm, and 2:30 pm. Sundance Saloon is San Francisco’s world-famous …

“Un Viaje” Mini Music Festival & Drag Day Party | El Rio
Saturday, August 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*$7-10 sliding scale
| El Rio
"Un Viaje" Mini Music Festival & Drag Day Party | El Rio

Un Viaje – “A Journey” – is a mini-music festival on El Rio’s lovely patio to celebrate the release of Banda Sin Nombre’s live album, created on a tour spanning from Catalonia to the southern tip of Andalucia. Featuring live music from Banda Sin Nombre …

Free Outdoor Family Movie Night | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | West Portal Playground
Free Outdoor Family Movie Night | SF

YMCA of San Francisco- Stonestown Family YMCA Branch, Supervisor Norman Yee’s Office, San Francisco Park and Red and Public Library of San Francisco presents Free Outdoor Family Movie Night for kids and kids-at-heart.
Free Outdoor Family Movie Night
Every Third Saturday, August 18 – October 20 | 7 …

Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Coco” | San Jose
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Coco" | San Jose
Free Outdoor Family Movie Night “Sherlock Gnomes” | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | West Portal Playground
Free Outdoor Family Movie Night "Sherlock Gnomes" | SF

Sunday, August 19

Sonoma County’s Shortest Parade & Fire Dept. BBQ | Downtown Bodega
Sunday, August 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to enter and listen to live music, but bring money for food.
| Downtown Bodega, CA / McCaughey Hall
Sonoma County's Shortest Parade & Fire Dept. BBQ | Downtown Bodega

Its the 38th Annual Bodega Volunteer Fire Department Big Event BBQ. Get ready for a full day of family fun. Day starts out with e Sonoma County’s Shortest Parade at 10:30am through downtown Bodega, CA.
You can look forward to next month’s activities with excitement and hunger. There will be …

Summer Outdoor Music Series: Pop, Folk & Alternative | Corte Madera
Sunday, August 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Summer Outdoor Music Series: Pop, Folk & Alternative | Corte Madera
Kutz 4 Kidz 6th Annual: Free Haircuts & School Supplies | San Jose
Sunday, August 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| The Barbers Inc Barbershop
Kutz 4 Kidz 6th Annual: Free Haircuts & School Supplies | San Jose

On Sunday August 19th, elementary, junior high and high school children in the San Jose and surrounding communities can receive a free haircut and a free backpack to help start the school year off with confidence. this is event is free and open to all …

Pianos in the Plaza ft. Ramona Sidney Baker | Live in the Castro
Sunday, August 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Pianos in the Plaza ft. Ramona Sidney Baker | Live in the Castro

Join us every Sunday in August for Pianos in the Plaza. You’re not going to want to miss this one.
Ramona Sidney Baker has been playing ragtime for four years under Virginia Tichenor, but she has been interested in ragtime for many more years than that. …

Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | Union Square Live
Sunday, August 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | Union Square Live

Sun Aug 19: 2-4pm — Manring, Kassin, Burr (Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music)
With amazing chops, quiet soul, diverse compositions, and a somewhat twisted sense of humor, this trio, hailed as “the world’s most sophisticated jam-band,” features three top virtuosos on their respective instruments.
As individual players, Michael Manring, Larry …

Tri-City Night Market Final Day: 50 Best Eateries & Culinary Creators | Fremont
Sunday, August 19 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP - First 5,000 Tickets are Free

Please note: This event originally was the launch of their Tri-City Night Market, but that event has changed to the grand opening of the Town Fair Plaza. We hope they reschedule the Tri-City Night Market launch for a future date, but we don’t have any …

“Sunset by the Lake” Country Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, August 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Sunset by the Lake" Country Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Late Summer Wonders: An Evening Hike at Arastradero | Palo Alto
Sunday, August 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Arastradero Preserve
Late Summer Wonders: An Evening Hike at Arastradero | Palo Alto

What:  Join us for the unique opportunity to hike Arastradero Preserve during the evening and see what late summer wonders we discover.
Who:  Participants should expect to stay for the entire duration of the hike.  Bathroom access will be available at the start and end of …

Monday, August 20