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Saturday, March 23

2019 Golden Gate STEM Fair: Public Viewing Day | Sausalito
Saturday, March 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
2019 Golden Gate STEM Fair: Public Viewing Day | Sausalito
Come to the 2019 Golden Gate STEM Fair on Saturday, March 23rd with the students’ projects on display for all to see. Supporting partners and other community groups will have engaging science presentations and activities on display. 2019 Golden Gate STEM Fair Saturday, March 23, 2019 | ...
2019 Holi Festival: The Biggest Color Party in The Bay Area | Fremont
Saturday, March 23 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*$5 until February 28 (Sold Out); $6 March 1-22; $7 at the gate
| Mission San Jose High School
2019 Holi Festival: The Biggest Color Party in The Bay Area | Fremont
It’s time to celebrate at the biggest color party in the Bay Area. 2019 Holi Festival Saturday, March 23, 2019 | 11 am to 6 pm Mission San Jose High School, 41717 Palm Ave, Fremont Tickets: $5 until February 28; $6 March 1-22; $7 at the gate Be sure to ...

8th Annual “Holi” Festival of Colors | Foster City
Saturday, March 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Leo J. Ryan Park
8th Annual "Holi" Festival of Colors | Foster City
Going strong in its eighth year, the Foster City Holi Festival returns for a fun filled day of color, music, dance, and festivity. There will be colors and multiple food stalls. Drinks will be served by the Rotary Club of Foster City with DJ music provided. 8th Annual Foster ...
2019 Tata Yuva Holi Color Festival: Free Lunch & Colors | Fremont
Saturday, March 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fremont Central Park
2019 Tata Yuva Holi Color Festival: Free Lunch & Colors | Fremont
Celebrate Holi, a festival of colors to welcome spring, at the beautiful location of Lake Elizabeth Park in Fremont, which has a stunning view of water and mountains in the background. There will be lots of colors, music and loads of fun. TATA Yuva Celebrating Holi ...
2019 FOG Holi Color Festival: Massive Color Fight | Fremont
Saturday, March 23 – All Day | Cost: $6*
*$6 Online Special until 3/22; $7 at the door
| Mission San Jose High School
2019 FOG Holi Color Festival: Massive Color Fight | Fremont
Come and celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors, on Saturday March 23rd at Mission San Jose High School, Fremont. Holi is a very exuberant Indian cultural festival, complete with music, dance, food, and throwing of organic colored powders. The purpose of this event is to promote love, ...
2019 Irish-American Crossroads Festival Docent-Led Tour | SF
Saturday, March 23 – 11:15 am | Cost: FREE | Chinese Historical Society
2019 Irish-American Crossroads Festival Docent-Led Tour | SF
Mark the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike, which completed the Transcontinental Railroad, join for a docent-led tour of the Chinese Historical Society’s Exhibition, Chinese-American: Exclusion: Inclusion.
USF Human Rights Film Festival: Final Day | SF
Saturday, March 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | USF Presentation Theater
USF Human Rights Film Festival: Final Day | SF

The University of San Francisco hosts its 17th Annual Human Rights Film Festival from March 21-23, 2019. In keeping with the social justice mission of USF, the festival seeks to make the university a center for the promotion of human rights, as well as a ...

“MaestraPeace Mural” Coffee Table Book Release | SF
Saturday, March 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Branch Library
"MaestraPeace Mural" Coffee Table Book Release | SF
Learn all about the MaestraPeace mural that wraps around the outside of the four story Women’s Building in the Mission. This iconic mural turns 25 this year and there will be a coffee table book released by Heyday Press in the fall. Join Advocacy Specialist Vylma ...
HERstory Festival: Soul Line Dance Demo Explosion | SF
Saturday, March 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Portola Branch Library
HERstory Festival: Soul Line Dance Demo Explosion | SF
Patricia Lowe-Copeland, aka Chocolate Platinum, is an award-winning, ICLDI (International Consortium for Line Dancer Instructors) 2nd Level Certified Line Dance Instructor, Choreographer, and performer. Patricia believes that her classes provide an opportunity for community members to get together and dance for health and wellness, and ...
Win Tix: “Holi” Daytime Festival of Colors 2019 | Oakland
Saturday, March 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: WIN | 7th West
Ever wanted to be immersed in endless colors while dancing your hearts out? This year, Non-Stop Bhangra brings its award-winning production outdoors for a one of a kind daytime Holi party. > Get Tickets – $20 Known as the “festival of colors”, Holi marks the arrival of spring ...

Sunday, March 24

2019 Holi Festival Color Fight | Milpitas
Sunday, March 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for colors and food.
| Shreemaya Krishnadham
2019 Holi Festival Color Fight | Milpitas

You’re invited to a one-day Holi Celebration put together by the Bay Area Youth Vaishnav Parivar in Milpitas. 2019 Holi Celebration Sunday, March 24, 2019 | 11 am to 2:30 pm Shreemaya Krishnadham, 25 Corning Ave., Milpitas FREE, but bring money for colors, food and drinks. ...

“Splash 2019”: Holi Celebration of Colors | Dublin
Sunday, March 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: $10*
*Food is available for purchase.
| Emerald Glen Park
"Splash 2019": Holi Celebration of Colors | Dublin
Join for a fun filled day of colors to welcome in spring at Splash 2019: Holi – A Celebration of Colors in Emerald Glen Park in Dublin on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 11 am – 3 pm. There will have live music, dance performances, and more. ...

Monday, March 25

2019 Izzies Ceremony: SF Dance & Choreography Awards | SoMa
Monday, March 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free. Please be early as seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
2019 Izzies Ceremony: SF Dance & Choreography Awards | SoMa
Come celebrate the best in Bay Area dance at the Isadora Duncan Dance Awards, with a stellar lineup of hosts, presenters, and performers. 33rd Annual Izzies Dance & Choreography Awards Monday, March 25, 2019 | 6 pm SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St, San Francisco FREE > View full list of nominees The ...

Tuesday, March 26

HERstory Festival: Female Entrepreneurs Business Talk | SF
Tuesday, March 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
HERstory Festival: Female Entrepreneurs Business Talk | SF
Join the panel of local female entrepreneurs as they share their journeys in becoming successful small business owners.

Wednesday, March 27

HERstory Festival: Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Tasting | SF
Wednesday, March 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ingleside Branch Library
HERstory Festival: Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Tasting | SF
Learn about Ruth Graves Wakefield,creator of America’s favorite cookie, and the science behind what makes them chewy, cakey, or crispy. Engage in food science as you indulge in tasting cookies.
HERstory Festival: Salary & Benefits Packages Workshop | SF
Wednesday, March 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Check-in will begin 30 minutes before the workshop. Seating is limited.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
HERstory Festival: Salary & Benefits Packages Workshop | SF
Attend this two-hour salary negotiation workshop to learn how to confidently and successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages. In this workshop, you’ll gain confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-playing and learn. Check-in will begin 30 minutes before the workshop. Seating is ...
HERstory Festival: Women of Tango War History Talk | SF
Wednesday, March 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Branch Library
HERstory Festival: Women of Tango War History Talk | SF
The author of The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II, will discuss this forgotten piece of history. In 1942 the U.S. kidnapped more than 6,000 ethnic Japanese, German, and Italian residents of Latin America to ...
HERstory Festival: Women’s Equality Rights Discussion | SF
Wednesday, March 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Merced Branch Library
HERstory Festival: Women's Equality Rights Discussion | SF
Patricia Southard and Elizabeth Thacker-Estrada cover the 1920s following the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women’s suffrage, to 1977, when the E.R.A. received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. During these years, the women’s rights movement transformed into second-wave feminism. First Ladies ...

Friday, March 29

Fauxtest 2019: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Friday, March 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; bring along a flashlight and your Fauxtest sign
| Dolores Park
Fauxtest 2019: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Join San Francisco’s seventh annual Fauxtest (pronounced foe-test), a fake protest, rally and march to demonstrate for/against Dada (fake or nonsense) news. Originally conceived as a fake protest in response to complacency and arm chair activism, Fauxtest has evolved into a response to the fake ...

Saturday, March 30

TreasureFest: SF’s Biggest Easter Brunch Party | 2019
Saturday, March 30 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
| Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: SF's Biggest Easter Brunch Party | 2019

RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday Monthly

ACLU’s 100th Anniversary Tour & Civil Rights Festival | Oakland
Saturday, March 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
ACLU's 100th Anniversary Tour & Civil Rights Festival | Oakland

As the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) gets ready to turn 100, join them on the road including a two-day stop at Jack London Square in Oakland. Engage with the biggest fights for freedom now. Walk through groundbreaking interactive exhibits. Meet leading activists in civil ...

Ching Ming Festival 2019: Lion Dance & Free Gifts | San Mateo
Saturday, March 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for everyone
| Skylawn Memorial Park
Ching Ming Festival 2019: Lion Dance & Free Gifts | San Mateo

Skylawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park in San Mateo celebrates Ching Ming 2019 with free performances by Chinese lion dancers to scare away “bad” spirits, and traditional blessings from Buddhist and Taoist monks. The ancient Chinese grave-sweeping ritual is conducted each spring to honor the ...

2019 The Crucible’s Open House: Glass Blowing & Live Fire Demo | Oakland
Saturday, March 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Crucible
2019 The Crucible's Open House: Glass Blowing & Live Fire Demo | Oakland
Join The Crucible for their annual Spring Open House for a taste of what you can create in the fine and industrial arts. With inspiring and educational demonstrations in nineteen departments, including Neon, Ceramics, Glass Blowing, Blacksmithing, Welding, and more, you will walk away with greater ...
SweetSpotSF: The San Francisco Dessert Festival | SoMa
Saturday, March 30 – All Day | Cost: $35*
*Early bird tickets start at $35. Prices go up as the event comes closer.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
SweetSpotSF: The San Francisco Dessert Festival | SoMa
Welcome to San Francisco’s dessert festival, SweetSpotSF. On March 30th, SOMArts Cultural Center will be transformed into a dessert lover’s paradise, where the best confectioners in the Bay Area will showcase their unique creations. From Three Twins’ mini ice cream sandwiches to Johnny Doughnuts’ 10-foot doughnut ...
2019 Irish-American Crossroads Festival | Final Day
Saturday, March 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | United Irish Cultural Center
2019 Irish-American Crossroads Festival | Final Day

The Irish-American Crossroads Festival is a literary, musical, and cultural event that takes place every year in San Francisco during the month of March. It is a celebrated annual festival inviting the public to come together around inspired, creative, and relevant events regarding Irish and ...

2019 “Ching Ming Festival” Lion Dance & Free Gifts | Hayward
Saturday, March 30 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for everyone
| Chapel of the Chimes (Hayward)
2019 "Ching Ming Festival" Lion Dance & Free Gifts | Hayward
Chapel of the Chimes Hayward celebrates Ching Ming 2019 with free performances by Chinese lion dancers to scare away “bad” spirits, and traditional blessings from Buddhist and Taoist monks. The ancient Chinese grave-sweeping ritual is conducted each spring to honor the memory of deceased loved ones. ...

Sunday, March 31

TreasureFest: SF’s Biggest Easter Brunch Party | 2019
Sunday, March 31 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
| Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: SF's Biggest Easter Brunch Party | 2019

RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday Monthly

ACLU’s 100th Anniversary Tour & Civil Rights Festival | Oakland
Sunday, March 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
ACLU's 100th Anniversary Tour & Civil Rights Festival | Oakland

As the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) gets ready to turn 100, join them on the road including a two-day stop at Jack London Square in Oakland. Engage with the biggest fights for freedom now. Walk through groundbreaking interactive exhibits. Meet leading activists in civil ...

Ching Ming Festival 2019: Lion Dance & Free Gifts | San Mateo
Sunday, March 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for everyone
| Skylawn Memorial Park
Ching Ming Festival 2019: Lion Dance & Free Gifts | San Mateo

Skylawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park in San Mateo celebrates Ching Ming 2019 with free performances by Chinese lion dancers to scare away “bad” spirits, and traditional blessings from Buddhist and Taoist monks. The ancient Chinese grave-sweeping ritual is conducted each spring to honor the ...

HERstory Festival: Soul Line Dance Demo Explosion | SF
Sunday, March 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Western Addition Branch Library
HERstory Festival: Soul Line Dance Demo Explosion | SF
Patricia Lowe-Copeland, aka Chocolate Platinum, is an award-winning, ICLDI (International Consortium for Line Dancer Instructors) 2nd Level Certified Line Dance Instructor, Choreographer, and performer. Patricia believes that her classes provide an opportunity for community members to get together and dance for health and wellness, and ...