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Friday, June 28

Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | June 28-30
Friday, June 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | June 28-30
2019 Trans March | Dolores Park
Friday, June 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
2019 Trans March | Dolores Park

The San Francisco Trans March has been inspiring all trans and gender non-conforming people to realize a world where they are safe, loved, and empowered for 14 years.
Starting in Dolores Park, the march spotlights the rich and diverse transgender community of our city and lets their voices …

2019 TNT Free Tech Festival: Food, 3D Art & Virtual Reality | Tenderloin
Friday, June 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is not required but preferred
| Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center
2019 TNT Free Tech Festival: Food, 3D Art & Virtual Reality | Tenderloin

Join the fun, food and festivities as Bay Area tech companies and non-profits share their coolest tech with local youth from the Tenderloin and beyond.
2019 TNT Free Tech Festival: Food, Music & Virtual Reality
Friday, June 28, 2019 | 1 pm to 5 pm
Kroc Center Gymnasium, 240 …

50th Woodstock Anniversary Tour | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
50th Woodstock Anniversary Tour | Santa Cruz

Normal Bean and the Universal Love Family will bring you a fabulous National Tour in the Summer of 2019, with many venues leading up to the 50th Anniversary of the original Woodstock, N.Y. and well beyond.
Join the 50th Woodstock Anniversary Tour on Sunday, June 28th …

1st Ever Off The Grid Block Party at Fort Mason | SF 1st Ever Off The Grid Block Party at Fort Mason | SF

Come together and celebrate the spirit of San Francisco pride and community at one of the city’s most beloved events. Along with throwback tracks from fan-favorite DJ Lady Ryan, there’ll be potluck-inspired mobile food offerings (including special items only available on June 28), line dancing …

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, June 28 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Critical Mass
Outdoor Movie Night at Hayward | 2019 Outdoor Movie Night at Hayward | 2019

Come out early and join for an Outdoor Movie Night after 6 pm at the Hayward Area Recreation & Park District. Enjoy some music, visit local vendors, and play with the mobile recreation prior to the evening movie.
Bring the entire family, picnic dinner, low-back small …

Music on the Square: Friday Night Concerts | Redwood City
Friday, June 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Music on the Square: “Neil Diamond Tribute” | Redwood City
Friday, June 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Music on the Square: "Neil Diamond Tribute" | Redwood City
Free Moonlight Movies “Bolt” | Danville
Friday, June 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Moonlight Movies "Bolt" | Danville
Free Beach Concert: Everclear | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Beach Concert: Everclear | Santa Cruz
Live On The Square: Hip Hop | Jack London Square
Friday, June 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Live On The Square: Hip Hop | Jack London Square
“Subversion” A Progressive Works Comedy Night | SF
Friday, June 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Subversion" A Progressive Works Comedy Night | SF
“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland "Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland

6/28 Lineup:

SJ Mcdonald On Music
Karinda Dobbins (SJ Improv, opened for Dave Chappelle)
Chey Bell (Cobbs, Punchline, Hellafunny)
Ian Levy (Set-Up, Don’t Tell, Cobbs, Punchline)
Frankie Marcos (Rooster Ts, SJ Improv, Hellafunny, Set-up)

Saturday, June 29

Giant Pink Triangle on Twin Peaks: Set-Up & Ceremony | Pride 2019
Saturday, June 29 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend the ceremony, but an RSVP is requested to volunteer for the set-up
| Twin Peaks - Vista Overlook
Giant Pink Triangle on Twin Peaks: Set-Up & Ceremony | Pride 2019

Besides the outdoor marches and gatherings, one of Pride SF’s most public displays is the giant cloth pink triangle installed for the weekend at the top of Twin Peaks to remember gay victims of the Holocaust.
The pink triangle was used by the Nazis in concentration camps …

2019 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, & Freestyle | East Bay
Saturday, June 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Riverview Park
2019 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, & Freestyle | East Bay
Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland
Saturday, June 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Montclair Business District
Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland
San Francisco’s 243rd Birthday Celebration | Presidio
Saturday, June 29 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
San Francisco's 243rd Birthday Celebration | Presidio

Descendants of the original founding families of the Juan Bautista de Anza Expedition (1775-76) return to the Presidio to recognize the journey of their forefathers and the founding of El Presidio de San Francisco.
San Francisco’s 243rd Birthday Celebration
Saturday, June 29, 2019 | 10:30 am to …

SF Dyke March & Rally 2019 | Dolores Park
Saturday, June 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
SF Dyke March & Rally 2019 | Dolores Park

Join  the rally at Dolores Park and then a march through Castro Street back to Dolores Park. Enjoy the speeches, camaraderie, and the music of our many talented artists who will perform on the day.
The San Francisco Dyke March is an annual rally and march …

Dyke March Day Insights: Tarot Readings, Spells & Free Amethyst Chakrub | SF
Saturday, June 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Good Vibrations (Valencia St.)
Dyke March Day Insights: Tarot Readings, Spells & Free Amethyst Chakrub | SF

Celebrate your sexy side at our magical Dyke March kick-off tea (and coffee) party on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11 am.
Featuring tarot readings, a swoon-worthy essen­tial oil scent bar, passion-provoking tinctures, and expert herbal insights from queer healer Rachel Farinelli Vita.
Plus, pick up super …

How-To Festival: Basic Skill-Sharing & Presentations | Berkeley
Saturday, June 29 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch Library
How-To Festival: Basic Skill-Sharing & Presentations | Berkeley

Join us for an afternoon of community-based skill sharing featuring presentations on Plant Propogation from Gold Finch Designs, Home Coffee Roasting (using a popcorn popper) from Sweet Maria’s, Fermenting Veggies from Preserved and waterwise gardening from the East Bay Municipal Utility District! Staff from the …