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Monday, June 18

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, June 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brewcade
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
We’ll be playing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U With our new format: Play in four-player, 6-stock battles, for prizes at the end of each battle. The first eight winners of those matches will go head-to-head in a crazy 8-man battle! And most enthusiastic player ...

Tuesday, June 19

“Gay Beach” SF’s Newest Pride Beer Release Party | SoMa
Tuesday, June 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Local Brewing Co.
"Gay Beach" SF's Newest Pride Beer Release Party | SoMa
And because we can’t do anything without throwing a party about it, we’re throwing a big party about it. Join in for a free happy hour to celebrate the launch of our collaborative Pride beer with Local Brewing Co. at the brewery’s SoMa taproom. Drink ...

Wine & Movie Night: The Birdcage | Top of the Mark
Wine & Movie Night: The Birdcage | Top of the Mark

Wind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2018 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer movie nights are back at Top of the Mark featuring a selection of classic comedy, action, and drama flicks from the 1930s ...

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, June 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...

Greatest Bartenders Taste Cocktails | SF
Tuesday, June 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| La Mar Cebicheria
Greatest Bartenders Taste Cocktails | SF
You’re Invited:  The most imaginative bartender san francisco regional finals For any bartender, perfecting by-the-book cocktails for thirsty guests is meaningful, but what about creating drinks that could change libation history forever? The 12th Annual USBG Most Imaginative Bartender Competition presented by Bombay Sapphire® gives San ...

Wednesday, June 20

Free Admission & $1 Rides: Foster Kids Clothing Drive Day | 2018 Alameda County Fair
Wednesday, June 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission when you donate one clothing item
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission & $1 Rides: Foster Kids Clothing Drive Day | 2018 Alameda County Fair
Get into the Alameda County Fair for free when you donate one clothing item at the fair. All carnival rides will be $1 until 5 pm.
“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, June 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Biblio Bistro" Farmers' Market Cooking School | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...

Float Night: Community Pool Party & BBQ | Los Gatos
Wednesday, June 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public
| Addison-Penzak JCC (Los Gatos)
Float Night: Community Pool Party & BBQ | Los Gatos

You’re invited to a free pool party and barbecue as the JCC in Los Gatos opens to the entire community for two nights of family fun. Float Night: Community Pool Party & BBQ Wednesday, June 20, 2018 & July 18, 2018 | 4 pm to 7 ...

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, June 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Social Kitchen & Brewery
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 66 pmtypically featuring special release ...

Thursday, June 21

Free Admission Day for Kids & $2 Bites of the Fair | Alameda County Fair
Thursday, June 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Kids must be 12 and under.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Kids & $2 Bites of the Fair | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a Kids free day & $2 sample Bites of the Fair on selected Thursdays, until 5 pm.
Civic Center’s “Third Thursday” Music & Food Festival: 2018 Kick-off | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's "Third Thursday" Music & Food Festival: 2018 Kick-off | SF
Enjoy Free performances by local bands curated by Another Planet Entertainment, a full bar serving wine, beer and craft cocktails, and a rotating selection of street food curated by Off the Grid, and “Beach” volleyball by SF Social. The June 21st Block Party will feature performances ...
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
"Presidio Twilight" Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF

Presidio Twilight is back for its fifth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. Off the Grid ...

Summer Street Party: Live Music, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward
Thursday, June 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Hayward
Summer Street Party: Live Music, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward
On June 21, the Bank of the West Stage will feature the West Coast Blues Society Caravan of All Stars, celebrating the upcoming Hayward/Russell City Blues Festival. Also performing that night will be Shark Punch on the Buffalo Bill’s Stage and The Royal Deuces on the ...
2018 “Summer Sounds” Opening Concert: Mariachi Mestizo | Walnut Creek
Thursday, June 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
2018 "Summer Sounds" Opening Concert: Mariachi Mestizo | Walnut Creek

Summer Sounds Outside is a series of free concerts on the outside plaza which focuses on bringing high quality, eclectic new artists to the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Concerts will take place from 5:30-7 pm on select Thursday evenings during the Summer ...

2018 Cortland Avenue Summer Solstice Stroll | Bernal Heights
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for BBA members
| Bernal Heights
2018 Cortland Avenue Summer Solstice Stroll | Bernal Heights
The Bernal Business Alliance invites you to the 8th annual Summer Solstice Stroll on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Taste some treats, sip some beverages, do some summer shopping and say hello to all your favorite neighbors and store peeps as you toss your worries aside for the ...
2018 Moraga Summer Concert Series Kick Off: Classic Rock Night | June 21-Aug. 16
Thursday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
2018 Moraga Summer Concert Series Kick Off: Classic Rock Night | June 21-Aug. 16

On Thursday evenings, head for the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Lumberyard | Concord
Thursday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Lumberyard | Concord

The 29th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a cream of the crop schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmers Markets anywhere in downtown Concord. The Farmers Market is from 4-8 pm with music from 6:30-8 ...

Strappy Hour: Pride Pizza Party & Free Mini Workshop | Mission Dist.
Thursday, June 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. For Adults only.
| Good Vibrations (Valencia St.)
Strappy Hour: Pride Pizza Party & Free Mini Workshop | Mission Dist.
Strap-ons are sexy. At this Free mini-workshop, hot slices will be served and featuring the Favorite strap-ons, Harnesses, and sexy tips for Pegging. Everyone gets 10% off shopping and one lucky winner will go home with a harness. Strappy Hour: Pride Pizza Party at Good Vibrations Thursday, ...
2018 Kick-off: Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “The Sandlot” | Jack London Square
Thursday, June 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2018 Kick-off: Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: "The Sandlot" | Jack London Square

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of Jack London Square’s hit Waterfront Flicks series. Waterfront Flicks begins on Thursday, June 21 with a Special Oakland A’s night celebrating the 25th anniversary of the coming-of-age baseball ...

Friday, June 22

Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
Friday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a free day for our beloved seniors on selected Fridays, until 5 pm.
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, June 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

Every Friday, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...

Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 60 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara
Friday, June 22 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 60 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara

Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Association as the second largest BBQ championship on the West Coast, the Silicon Valley BBQ Championship is back for another year. 7th Annual Silicon Valley BBQ Championships June 22-23, 2018 – Friday | 4-10 pm – Saturday | 10 am to 7 pm Central Park, ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason
Friday, June 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
The Summer Season of Friday Nights @ OMCA is back! That means the gardens are open for picnics, live music outside is back, gallery hours are open until 10 pm, and the Off the Grid food truck market expands onto Oak Street. Enjoy half-price admission, ...
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, June 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free popcorn and beer will be served for every audience member. Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested ...

Saturday, June 23

Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 60 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 60 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara

Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Association as the second largest BBQ championship on the West Coast, the Silicon Valley BBQ Championship is back for another year. 7th Annual Silicon Valley BBQ Championships June 22-23, 2018 – Friday | 4-10 pm – Saturday | 10 am to 7 pm Central Park, ...

TreasureFest’s Summer of Love | Treasure Island
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest's Summer of Love | Treasure Island
RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.