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Saturday, August 3

Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

It’s a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this one-of-a-kind, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to meet cool people as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a wingman, ...Monthly

Movies in Creek Park: Much Ado About Nothing | San Anselmo
Saturday, August 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Anselmo Creek Park
Movies in Creek Park: Much Ado About Nothing | San Anselmo

Come to San Anselmo for Movies in Creek Park run every Saturday Night from June 1 until October 26, 2019. Seating begins around 7 pm, with pre-movie slide show, announcements, movie-themed trivia competition at 7:45 pm, nightly raffle at 8 pm, with movies starting by ...

Sunday, August 4

2019 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont Festival of the Arts
2019 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday

The 36th annual Fremont Festival of the Arts returns to Downtown Fremont on August 3 & 4 from 10 am – 6 pm. The largest free street festival west of the Mississippi with activities and entertainment for all ages. This year’s festival will have over ...

$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for members / $5 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl
$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Sunday for their $3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for Members. Membership is required but it’s FREE to become a member. $3 Sunday Funday Bowling ...Every Sunday

“Doggie World” Parade & Pageant | 46th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
"Doggie World" Parade & Pageant  | 46th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
The 8th annual Doggie World is a gathering place for the four-legged members of the community during the Nihonmachi Street Fair from 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Highlights at this year’s Doggie World: Pet Vendors, Rescues and Adoptions, Ask the Dogtor, ...
2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party | SF
Sunday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party | SF

The popular 1st Sundays Block Party returns for the 2019 season. Enjoy free family-friendly games, street food, music, a craft market, DIY activities, and interactive art installation. 2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party 1st Sundays, July 7 to October 6, 2019 | 11 am to ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley
Sunday, August 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

Tuesday, August 6

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: $2*
*$2 Per Game, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for members / $4 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Tuesday for their $2 Games, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for Members. Membership is required but it’s FREE to become a member. $2 Tuesday Bowling Specials ...Every Tuesday

Concord Jazz Festival: Latin Jazz Concert & Trivia Night | 2019
Tuesday, August 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Concord Tap House
Concord Jazz Festival: Latin Jazz Concert & Trivia Night | 2019

Concord, California celebrates 50 years of Jazz. 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the inaugural Concord Jazz Festival. In 1969, Carl Jefferson organized the first Concord Summer Music Festival (that later became the Concord Jazz Festival), at an undeveloped 8-acre field next to Concord High ...

Wednesday, August 7

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, August 7 – 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, food trucks, 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 7 – 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 ...Monthly

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, August 7 – 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 ...Monthly

Thursday, August 8

Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” | Jack London Sq.
Thursday, August 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse" | Jack London Sq.

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites every other Thursday evening on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. The movie will begin at sundown. Arrive early for pre-film festivities, good eats, and to save your spot. 2019 ...

Friday, August 9

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019
Friday, August 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019

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 ...Monthly

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, August 9 – 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 ...Monthly

Saturday, August 10

Pub In the Park: Live Music, Local Brews & Lawn Games | Redwood City
Saturday, August 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mezes Park
Pub In the Park: Live Music, Local Brews & Lawn Games | Redwood City

Imagine a leisurely summer afternoon, lounging in a park, while listening to live Americana and Bluegrass music, sipping delicious local brews and enjoying lawn games. During four Saturdays from June to September, we’ll stock the British-style inflatable pub with quality beers and ciders on tap ...

Pistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Saturday, August 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
Pistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF

Celebrate the Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco on August 10 and 11. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., experience the best of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the Pistahan Parade and Festival. The the two-day event ...

2019 Presidio Kite Festival | SF
2019 Presidio Kite Festival | SF
Let your imagination soar at this colorful, family-friendly festival featuring all things kite happening at the Presidio Main Parade Ground. Presidio Kite Expo Saturday, August 10, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm Main Parade Ground, The Presidio, SF FREE – an RSVP is appreciated, but not required. (Free kites are available ...
Community Day at the Park | SF
Saturday, August 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fillmore Mini Park
Community Day at the Park | SF

Join the monthly community event with resource tables, games, art activities, music, and food. Bring your family and friends for fun day event every second Saturday. Community Day at the Park Every 2nd Saturday | Noon to 4 pm Fillmore & Turk Mini Park, Fillmore ...Monthly

Movies in Creek Park: Transformers | San Anselmo
Saturday, August 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Anselmo Creek Park
Movies in Creek Park: Transformers | San Anselmo

Come to San Anselmo for Movies in Creek Park run every Saturday Night from June 1 until October 26, 2019. Seating begins around 7 pm, with pre-movie slide show, announcements, movie-themed trivia competition at 7:45 pm, nightly raffle at 8 pm, with movies starting by ...

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, August 10 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

Sunday, August 11

$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord
Sunday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for members / $5 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl
$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Sunday for their $3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for Members. Membership is required but it’s FREE to become a member. $3 Sunday Funday Bowling ...Every Sunday

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

Tuesday, August 13

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: $2*
*$2 Per Game, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for members / $4 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Tuesday for their $2 Games, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for Members. Membership is required but it’s FREE to become a member. $2 Tuesday Bowling Specials ...Every Tuesday

Monthly Game Night at the Library | Napa
Tuesday, August 13 – 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 and play over 50 different games or ...Monthly

Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF
Tuesday, August 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| 525 Market St. Plaza
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 14

Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF
Wednesday, August 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP before Tuesday to get pizza
| Laughing Monk Brewing
Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF

Come to the Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night. Magic + Beer + Pizza = The Best Wednesday Night Ever! And they’re doing it every month. Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday | 7 pm to ...Monthly

Thursday, August 15

“Make” Summer Parklet Art Party | SF
Thursday, August 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This summer parklet party is free for all ages. Paid admission required to visit the museum.
| Museum of Craft and Design
"Make" Summer Parklet Art Party | SF

This month, enjoy MAKE under the stars with a summer parklet party. The creativity moves from the inside to the outside in preparation of two new exhibitions: Interior/Exterior and Dead Nuts: In Search of the Ultimate Machined Object. Enjoy hands on takeaways that preview the upcoming ...Monthly

Friday, August 16

Free Outdoor Movie Night: Incredibles 2 | Castro Valley
Friday, August 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Event begins at 6 pm. Movie begins after dark between 8-8:15 pm.
| Adobe Park
Free Outdoor Movie Night: Incredibles 2 | Castro Valley

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 ...