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Thursday, August 22

Oakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Black Panther” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Black Panther" | Jack London Square

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 23

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, August 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books

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 ...Monthly

Saturday, August 24

Movies in Creek Park: Mamma Mia | San Anselmo
Saturday, August 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Anselmo Creek Park
Movies in Creek Park: Mamma Mia | 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 25

2019 McLaren Park’s Free Kids Fest | SF
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Facebook.
| Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
2019 McLaren Park's Free Kids Fest | SF

Returning this year on August 25, 2019 at 11am, the (sometimes) annual music & activity festival for children in John McLaren Park. A fun filled day of music, performers, crafts, games, ecology and community resiliency for and by kids.

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 25 – 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

Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, August 25 – 2:00 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, plus a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of ...Monthly

Monday, August 26

Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.
Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.

Come to the monthly Free Queer Bowling Night at Mission Bowling Club. In addition to free bowling, you can enjoy $4 cocktails and beers all night courtesy of  Tito’s Vodka and Standard Deviant Brewing. And bowl to the sounds of DJs Siobhan Aluvalot & Marke ...Monthly

Wednesday, August 28

Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF
Wednesday, August 28 – 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

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, August 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church

Come have fun and exercise your imagination and creativity at a monthly improv class hosted by cast members of Secret Improv Society happening on the last Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a suggested donation of $5-15 Whether you are a veteran or a ...Monthly

Saturday, August 31

Movies in Creek Park: Rocky | San Anselmo
Saturday, August 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Anselmo Creek Park
Movies in Creek Park: Rocky | 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, September 1

2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party | SF
Sunday, September 1 – 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, September 1 – 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

Wednesday, September 4

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, September 4 – 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, September 4 – 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, September 4 – 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, September 5

Oakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Mary Poppins Returns” | Jack London Square
Thursday, September 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Mary Poppins Returns" | Jack London Square

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, September 6

Free Outdoor Movie Night: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Hayward
Friday, September 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Event begins at 6 pm. Movie begins after dark between 8-8:15 pm.
| Meek Park
Free Outdoor Movie Night: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Hayward

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 ...

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, September 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen
"Batch Made Market" Artisan Food | SF

This is your monthly chance to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs are in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market ...Monthly

Workshop First Fridays | SF
Friday, September 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Workshop (SF)
Workshop First Fridays | SF

Every first Friday, WorkshopSF hosts an open house, party with DIY, art, fun and community. It’s a chance to preview classes, see the space, and just hang out with neighborhood peeps. All are welcome. Workshop First Fridays Every 1st Friday | 7 pm Workshop, 1798 ...Monthly

San Mateo’s Movies in the Park Kick Off: Wreck It Ralph 2 | 2019
Friday, September 6 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Beresford Park
San Mateo's Movies in the Park Kick Off: Wreck It Ralph 2 | 2019

Join for a free Friday night movies in September at your favorite park. Bring a blanket and low back chair and enjoy. Movies begin at dusk (approximately 7:15 pm). Activities by Mobile Recreation start at 6 pm. Food and snack sales will begin at 6pm ...

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, September 6 – 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 ...Monthly

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, September 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza

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 ...Monthly

Saturday, September 7

Pub In the Park: Live Music, Local Brews & Lawn Games | Redwood City
Saturday, September 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Red Morton 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 ...

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, September 7 – 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, ...Monthly

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: Star Trek 2 | San Anselmo
Saturday, September 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Anselmo Creek Park
Movies in Creek Park: Star Trek 2 | 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 ...

Free A’s Post-Game Star Wars™ Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, September 7 – 9:07 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A’s Post-Game Star Wars™ Themed 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, September 8

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin
Sunday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin
"Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party | Tenderloin

Sunday Streets (March – October 2019) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five-hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, and yogis take over the streets for an afternoon. “Sunday Streets 2019” Street ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 8 – 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, September 10

Monthly Game Night at the Library | Napa
Tuesday, September 10 – 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