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Sunday, July 29

The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Alameda
Sunday, July 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
| Franklin Park (Alameda)
The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Alameda

Join and be the navigator in the “Shiver We Timbers: A Peripatetic Pick-Yer-Own Pirate Adventure.” The fifth annual summer touring production will be a pirate-themed,participatory play. Sail with the peripatetic players in search of treasure, but avoid cursed gold. What should I expect? Why, expect the ...

2018 “Art + Soul” Festival: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 Adults, $7 Seniors (65+), 18 & under free
| Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
2018 "Art + Soul" Festival: Sunday | Oakland

Celebrate Oakland’s vibrant art and music scene at the biggest street party of the year, 2018 Art & Soul Festival, in downtown Oakland. The 18th annual festival features live performances on 4 stages, a Family Fun Zone, an Urban Dance Stage, an Artisan Marketplace, and many more. 2018 ...

2018 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley
Sunday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Food, games etc. available for purchase.
| Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple
2018 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley

The Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple will be holding its annual weekend summer bazaar fundraiser on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 4 pm to 8 pm, and Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 12 noon to 4 pm. Come enjoy the summer bazaar, eat home-style Japanese foods such ...

Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, July 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin-Op's "Free Play" Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

Tuesday, July 31

Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF
Tuesday, July 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Castro & Market
Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF

Jericho is an urban spy game with Nerf guns played sneaky in public settings all over SF like malls and parks, where everyone assumes the role of a spy like a giant secret game of Capture the Flag. Each team of “agents” will carry out ...

Wednesday, August 1

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, August 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Downtown
First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek “First Wednesday” monthly street festival brings together hundreds of people to Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek for a fun-filled evening of live music, dancing, local restaurants, wine and beer, Kids Fun Zone, interactive games and free prizes. First Wednesday Street Fest: Live ...

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, August 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...

Thursday, August 2

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, August 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr. ...

Outdoor Waterfront Flicks: “Bridesmaids” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Flicks: "Bridesmaids" | 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, August 3

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, August 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party  (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held on ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, August 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Saturday, August 4

2018 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont Festival of the Arts
2018 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday

With nearly 400,000 guests, the annual Fremont Festival of the Arts is “the largest free outdoor festival west of the Mississippi,” covering more than four walking miles. The festival features over 700 top-quality artisan booths delight the most discerning shoppers, music lovers enjoy continuous music ...

The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Santa Clara
Saturday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
| City Plaza Park
The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Santa Clara

Join and be the navigator in the “Shiver We Timbers: A Peripatetic Pick-Yer-Own Pirate Adventure.” The fifth annual summer touring production will be a pirate-themed,participatory play. Sail with the peripatetic players in search of treasure, but avoid cursed gold. What should I expect? Why, expect the ...

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, August 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, August 4 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A's Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. Sit in awe on the ...

Sunday, August 5

2018 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont Festival of the Arts
2018 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday

With nearly 400,000 guests, the annual Fremont Festival of the Arts is “the largest free outdoor festival west of the Mississippi,” covering more than four walking miles. The festival features over 700 top-quality artisan booths delight the most discerning shoppers, music lovers enjoy continuous music ...

“Doggie World” Festival & Parade | 45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown
"Doggie World" Festival & Parade | 45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
The 7th annual Doggie World will be a gathering place for the four-legged members of the community during the  Nihonmachi Street Fair in San Francisco, California from 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Local animal experts and adoption agencies will also be on ...
2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF
Sunday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF

Join first Sundays of the month for a block party in Civic Center Commons. This family-friendly event will feature recreational activities for all ages, brunchy food and drinks from Off the Grid, a DJ, an open-air bazaar with one-of-a-kind goods created by local SF Etsy ...

The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Berkeley
Sunday, August 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
| Live Oak Park
The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Berkeley

Join and be the navigator in the “Shiver We Timbers: A Peripatetic Pick-Yer-Own Pirate Adventure.” The fifth annual summer touring production will be a pirate-themed,participatory play. Sail with the peripatetic players in search of treasure, but avoid cursed gold. What should I expect? Why, expect the ...

Tuesday, August 7

Under the Buck: Retro Game Night & Happy Hour | SF
Tuesday, August 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free basket of roadhouse onions with mention of Funcheap, one per check.
| Under the Buck
Under the Buck: Retro Game Night & Happy Hour | SF

Under the Buck bar and kitchen is now hosting Retro Game Night. Come kick it ol’ school style on Tuesdays, bi-monthly. Play games you remember from your childhood or even before: Original Nintendo, Super Mario, Duck Hunt, Mario Kart, board games, etc. It’s going to ...

Monthly Game Night at the Library | Napa
Tuesday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Napa County Library
Monthly Game Night at the Library | Napa

Local millennials no longer have to swipe right to meet new people. The Napa County Library’s new Un/shelved program connects 20 to 30 year olds through nontraditional library events. It’s your move with Un/Shelved Gaming if you want to discover new games or socialize with other gamers. ...

Friday, August 10

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, August 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire city of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, August 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...

Saturday, August 11

Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF

Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual 25th Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw ...

Facebook’s Summer Jam Festival | Menlo Park
Saturday, August 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Facebook's Summer Jam Festival | Menlo Park
Celebrate summer with island vibes, reggae beats, roots and island culture, art, music, dance, summer drinks and tasty street food tasting for charity. Summer Jam Saturday, August 11, 2018 | 1 to 6 pm Facebook HQ, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park FREE There will be free admission and free parking. 100% of proceeds will ...

Sunday, August 12

The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Oakland
Sunday, August 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
| Mosswood Park
The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Oakland

Join and be the navigator in the “Shiver We Timbers: A Peripatetic Pick-Yer-Own Pirate Adventure.” The fifth annual summer touring production will be a pirate-themed,participatory play. Sail with the peripatetic players in search of treasure, but avoid cursed gold. What should I expect? Why, expect the ...

The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure Final Day | Alameda
Sunday, August 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
| Lincoln Park
The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure Final Day | Alameda

Join and be the navigator in the “Shiver We Timbers: A Peripatetic Pick-Yer-Own Pirate Adventure.” The fifth annual summer touring production will be a pirate-themed,participatory play. Sail with the peripatetic players in search of treasure, but avoid cursed gold. What should I expect? Why, expect the ...

Thursday, August 16

Game Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF
Game Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF

Game Night brings a night of games, drinks, food and fun on the third Thursday of every month from 5-10 pm at Coffee Bar’s Bryant Street location. They will have discounted beer and wine, exclusive food menu, board games like giant Jenga, corn hole and more. Each event will ...

Outdoor Waterfront Flicks: “Coco” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Flicks: "Coco" | 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 ...