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Saturday, June 23

2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: $10*
*$10 for 1 day; $15 for a two-day pass. Children 12 and under, free.
| Fifth & A (San Rafael)
2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael

Held annually in downtown San Rafael, California, the Italian Street Painting Festival showcases approximately 100 master street painters who turn the streets into an amazing gallery. View the world through the eyes of the Madonnari and enjoy this captivating ephemeral experience. 2018 Italian Street Painting Festival June 23-24, ...

Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Montclair Village
Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland

The Village sidewalks come alive with fine art and crafts for a juried festival. Stroll along Mountain Blvd., La Salle Ave. and Antioch Court as part of the Pacific Arts Festival. 2018 Pacific Fine Arts Festival June 22-24, 2018 – Friday/Saturday | 10 am to ...

2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Riverview Park
2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay

Come witness the fourth annual Delta Board Meeting, June 23rd & 24th, 2018 in Pittsburg, California. Watch as kiteboarders compete in the disciplines of big air, freestyle, and an all new poker run in the Delta Waters to fight for the top spot. Don’t miss out on the action ...

Pride Celebration: Drag Queen & King Story Hour & Book Giveaway | Oakland
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dimond Park Recreation Center
Pride Celebration: Drag Queen & King Story Hour & Book Giveaway | Oakland
Celebrate Pride weekend at the Oakland’s Drag Queen and King Story Hour, with face painting, lawn games, craft and science projects, a book giveaway and more. Pride Celebration: Drag Queen & King Story Hour & Book Giveaway Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 10 am to 1 pm Dimond Park, 3860 ...
Dyke March Playground Brunch | Dolores Park
Saturday, June 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is requested and donations are appreciated. Bring a dish to share.
| Helen Diller Playground (Dolores Park)
Dyke March Playground Brunch | Dolores Park
Bring the whole family to celebrate the Dyke March at the annual potluck-style brunch at Dolores Park’s fantastic playground. Please bring a dish to share. Please register for accommodations that would help your family participate to the fullest. This event is free. Donations through registration or on-site are appreciated. ...
2018 Summer Sailstice: Free Sailboat Rides, Boat Building & Live Music | Alameda
Saturday, June 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Encinal Yacht Club
2018 Summer Sailstice: Free Sailboat Rides, Boat Building & Live Music | Alameda
Take to the waters to celebrate the annual Summer Sailstice featuring free sailboat rides, a Boat Building Contest, exhibits, seminars, live music and more. Summer Sailstice brings together everyone who loves wind, water and sailing. Sail in, motor in, or just come down for a full weekend of sailing, ...
SF Dyke March & Rally 2018 | Dolores Park
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
SF Dyke March & Rally 2018 | 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 ...
BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Family Reunion Picnic | Murdock Park
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free. but an RSVP is requested.
| Murdock Park
BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Family Reunion Picnic | Murdock Park
You’re invited to the Burner family reunion picnic and the last hoorah before they head for the desert at this South Bay and East Bay joint picnic on June 23, 2018. Free, but an RSVP is requested. This is a get-together is for the entire community, and they’re ...
2018 Battle of the Bay Lacrosse Tournament | June 23-24
Saturday, June 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| The Beach Chalet Soccer Fields
2018 Battle of the Bay Lacrosse Tournament | June 23-24
Come and witness the 2018 Battle of the Bay Lacrosse Tournament at the world class venue in the heart of San Francisco – walking distance to Ocean Beach in world famous Golden Gate Park. Perfect summer weather, there will be a vendor village for 2018, with more ...
1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boating Center
1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt
Join the 1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland, presented by a passionate and talented team of organizers who have a love for producing large, free, public events in the City of Oakland. Many of the Oakland natives who grew up in Oakland, attended Oakland schools, and want ...
“Sunset Mercantile” Open Air Market & Ice Cream Eating Contest | SF
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bank of the West (Portola)
"Sunset Mercantile" Open Air Market & Ice Cream Eating Contest | SF
Join for some “Fun in the Sun-Portola Style” as Sunset Mercantile pops up in the heart of The Garden District. Sunset Mercantile Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm Bank of the West at Burrows(Parking Lot), 2675 San Bruno Avenue, SF FREE Featuring 30+ local makers, merchants, artists, ...
2018 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center
Saturday, June 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $1 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2018 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center

Celebrate “Generations of Strength” at the 2018 San Francisco Pride Celebration. Immerse yourself into two-days of community engagement and entertainment. See the main stage lineup. View the community stage lineup. 48th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 23, 2018 | Noon to 6 pm – ...

2018 Conservatory of Flowers ‘Curiosities’ Kickoff: Botanical Illustration | SF
2018 Conservatory of Flowers 'Curiosities' Kickoff: Botanical Illustration | SF
Enjoy some peaceful plant sketching or get a silly portrait drawn with your favorite foliage. Anoosh Books is a local business providing commissioned artwork and drawing workshops.
2018 “Music in the Park” Opening Concert | Danville
Saturday, June 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oak Hill Park
2018 "Music in the Park" Opening Concert | Danville

Now in its 33rd year, the town of Danville continues offering this summer music tradition to the public. Spend four Saturdays under the sun surrounded by friends, neighbors, and great music. Bring a blanket, a picnic, and the whole family for singing, dancing, and socializing. ...

Free Redwood Symphony Concert in the Park 2018 Kick Off | Redwood City
Saturday, June 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Free Redwood Symphony Concert  in the Park 2018 Kick Off | Redwood City

For the classical music lover, or anyone who appreciates great musical talent, Redwood City continues its free Classical Music Series performed outdoors on beautiful Courthouse Square from June through September 2018. The series features groups such as the Redwood Symphony, Opera San José, and Bay ...

Balboa Park Movie Night: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” | SF
Saturday, June 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Balboa Park
Balboa Park Movie Night: "Raiders of the Lost Ark" | SF
Come and join a free community showing of “Raiders of the Lost Ark”. Bring the family for an outdoor movie night at Balboa Park. Balboa Park Movie Night: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 7:30 to 11 pm Balboa Park, 2000 San Jose Ave, San Francisco FREE – ...
San Francisco City Hall Lights up for Pride: Rainbow Lights & Flags | 2018
Saturday, June 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
San Francisco City Hall Lights up for Pride: Rainbow Lights & Flags | 2018

Every year, city hall turns its lights rainbow colors in honor of Pride. It’s a great photo opportunity for you to capture San Francisco at its most festive. 2018 Pride Lighting Schedule: 6/20- 6/21 Rainbow – SF PRIDE Week 6/22 Blue/White/Pink – Annual Transgender March ...

“Black Panther” Outdoor Movie Night & Free Popcorn | Hunters Point
Saturday, June 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | NOW Hunters Point Site
"Black Panther" Outdoor Movie Night & Free Popcorn | Hunters Point
You’re invited to the start of the NOW Hunters point 2018 programming season. Bring your blankets and chairs and watch one of the best superhero movies of all-time, Black Panther. There will be free popcorn and treats available for purchase. The doors open at 8 pm and the movie ...
La Peña 43rd Anniversary Party: “La Chamba Concert” | Berkeley
Saturday, June 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Peña Cultural Center
La Peña 43rd Anniversary Party: "La Chamba Concert" | Berkeley

La Peña Cultural Center celebrates 43 years of art and activism in the Bay and beyond throughout the month of June with a variety of programming representing the many communities that make La Peña the East Bay’s beacon of intersectional Latinx culture and beyond. “La ...

Sunday, June 24

2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael
Sunday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: $10*
*$10 for 1 day; $15 for a two-day pass. Children 12 and under, free.
| Fifth & A (San Rafael)
2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael

Held annually in downtown San Rafael, California, the Italian Street Painting Festival showcases approximately 100 master street painters who turn the streets into an amazing gallery. View the world through the eyes of the Madonnari and enjoy this captivating ephemeral experience. 2018 Italian Street Painting Festival June 23-24, ...

Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland
Sunday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Montclair Village
Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland

The Village sidewalks come alive with fine art and crafts for a juried festival. Stroll along Mountain Blvd., La Salle Ave. and Antioch Court as part of the Pacific Arts Festival. 2018 Pacific Fine Arts Festival June 22-24, 2018 – Friday/Saturday | 10 am to ...

2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay
Sunday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Riverview Park
2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay

Come witness the fourth annual Delta Board Meeting, June 23rd & 24th, 2018 in Pittsburg, California. Watch as kiteboarders compete in the disciplines of big air, freestyle, and an all new poker run in the Delta Waters to fight for the top spot. Don’t miss out on the action ...

2018 San Francisco Pride Parade
Sunday, June 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Market Street
2018 San Francisco Pride Parade
The parade is the culmination of a month of Pride-themed events in the city, leading up to an all-out celebration for Pride weekend with the Pride Festival in Civic Center Plaza. 2018 San Francisco Pride Parade Sunday, June 24, 2018 | 10:30 am to 6 pm Market Street, San Francisco FREE Forty-eight ...
2018 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center
Sunday, June 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2018 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center

Celebrate “Generations of Strength” at the 2018 San Francisco Pride Celebration. Immerse yourself into two-days of community engagement and entertainment. See the main stage lineup. View the community stage lineup. 48th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 23, 2018 | Noon to 6 pm – ...

“Kidchella 2018” Kids Summer Music Festival: Alison Faith Levy | Redwood City
Sunday, June 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Kidchella 2018" Kids Summer Music Festival: Alison Faith Levy | Redwood City

Redwood City is proud to offer the kids music series for a sixth year. Now for four Sundays this summer, the ubiquitous Andy-Z will be the Master of Music and Play by bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square. This series will provide a safe ...

Summer Solstice Drum Circle | SF
Sunday, June 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sacred Stream Center
Summer Solstice Drum Circle | SF
Come join the longest running drum circle in the Bay Area and set your intention for the season. This special circle is open to everyone, no experience necessary. Free. Donations are appreciated.  The format for the circle includes calling power, drum circle meditation (or journey), healing circle and ...
“Sunset by the Lake” Steeley Dan Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, June 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" Steeley Dan Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill

Family friendly and popular concert series by the Lake at City Hall. Features some of the top bands from around the East Bay Area including many local favorites. There will be Food, beer & wine sales at every concert. The event will be held every other Sunday ...

SF City Hall Lights up for Pride: Rainbow Lights & Flags | Final Night
Sunday, June 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
SF City Hall Lights up for Pride: Rainbow Lights & Flags | Final Night

Every year, city hall turns its lights rainbow colors in honor of Pride. It’s a great photo opportunity for you to capture San Francisco at its most festive. 2018 Pride Lighting Schedule: 6/20- 6/21 Rainbow – SF PRIDE Week 6/22 Blue/White/Pink – Annual Transgender March ...

Wednesday, June 27

Free Admission & $1 Rides: Feed the Need Food Drive | 2018 Alameda County Fair
Wednesday, June 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Just 4 non-perishables will get you FREE Admission
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission & $1 Rides: Feed the Need Food Drive | 2018 Alameda County Fair
Get into the Alameda County Fair for free when you bring 4 non-perishable food to the Fair. All carnival rides will be $1 until 5 pm.
2018 “Top the Cops” Insane (But Legal) Drag Races vs. Cops | Sonoma Raceway
2018 "Top the Cops" Insane (But Legal) Drag Races vs. Cops | Sonoma Raceway

The popular Wednesday Night Drags program will kick off its 30th consecutive year at Sonoma Raceway on March 14, 2018. 2018 “Top the Cops” Insane (But Legal) Drag Races vs. Cops Most Wednesdays, March 14 – Nov. 14, 2018 |  4 pm to 10 pm (Gates ...