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Tuesday, March 31

CANCELED: 2020 Cesar Chavez Day Free Walking Tours | SF
CANCELED: 2020 Cesar Chavez Day Free Walking Tours | SF
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Got the day off? Take a guided walk around San Francisco and learn something new about the city you love on Cesar Chavez Day, a state holiday in California. 2020 Cesar Chavez Day Walking Tours Tuesday March 31, 2020 ...
CANCELED: SF History Night | Pacific Heights
Tuesday, March 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
| Congregation Sherith Israel Newman Hall
CANCELED: SF History Night | Pacific Heights

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

Friday, April 3

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, April 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...Monthly

Saturday, April 4

POSTPONED: Golden Gate Park’s 150th Anniversary Celebration + Free Ferris Wheel Rides | SF
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
POSTPONED: Golden Gate Park's 150th Anniversary Celebration + Free Ferris Wheel Rides | SF
Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been postponed from 4/4 to a later date TBD – Read more. San Francisco celebrates the 150th anniversary of Golden Gate Park with a park-wide Community Day with special activities, entertainment, food offerings, and much more. An illuminated 150-foot observation ...
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, April 4 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...Monthly

Sunday, April 12

16 Free San Francisco Walking Tours | Easter Sunday 2020
16 Free San Francisco Walking Tours | Easter Sunday 2020
Take some time on Easter Sunday to learn something new about the city you love on a guided walk around San Francisco on Sunday, April 12, 2020. 2020 Easter Sunday Walking Tours 11:00 am: Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco 11:00 am: Billionaires’ Row: Outer Broadway Architecture 11:00 am: Castro: Tales ...

Saturday, April 18

2020 Earth Day Cleanup | Oakland
Saturday, April 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2020 Earth Day Cleanup | Oakland
Celebrate Earth Day at the Peralta Hacienda Historical Park in Oakland’s Fruitvale district on Saturday, April 18, 2020. At 10 am, come by to lend a hand picking up trash, pulling weeds, painting out graffiti, and making the park a safer, more beautiful place. Refreshments are ...
CANCELED: 2020 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade & Festival | SF
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cesar Chavez San Francisco
CANCELED: 2020 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade & Festival | SF

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Be a part of the largest event honoring Cesar Chavez in Northern California, honoring the life and work of labor and civil rights leader Cesar E. Chavez on Saturday, April 18, 2020. 2020 Cesar E. Chavez ...

Wednesday, April 22

Shaping SF Lecture: Clean Air Justice Discussion | SF
Wednesday, April 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Clean Air Justice Discussion | SF
Social and environmental justice shapes the very air we breathe. Local players in the Bay Area are leading the nation—and in many cases the world—on setting policy, designing action plans for emissions reduction, and working with new technologies to identify and monitor hyperlocal hot spots ...

Tuesday, April 28

SF History Night | Pacific Heights
Tuesday, April 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
| Congregation Sherith Israel Newman Hall
SF History Night | Pacific Heights

The San Francisco History Association hosts monthly talks which explore our city’s enchanting history in depth. Each month, a local history expert hosts a themed talk usually accompanied by a slide show with light refreshments. presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history ...Monthly

Friday, May 1

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...Monthly

Saturday, May 2

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, May 2 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 27

Shaping SF Lecture: 1894 Railroad Strike Struggle Talk | SF
Wednesday, May 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: 1894 Railroad Strike Struggle Talk | SF
Robert Ovetz, author of When Workers Shot Back: Class Conflict from 1877 to 1921 and Tech Workers Coalition organizer Ares Geovanos dialogue about how the lessons of the 1894 railroad strike are still relevant to the new workers movement today. Struggles are visibly erupting at ...

Friday, June 5

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, June 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...Monthly

Friday, June 19

“Last Day of Spring” Free Walking Tours | SF
"Last Day of Spring" Free Walking Tours | SF

Look for something interesting before the season ends. Join the free guided walking tours as the summer, fall winter and spring seasons come to its end. San Francisco City Guides offers up daily, free guided walking tours of San Francisco. Be a tourist in your ...

Sunday, August 2

Jerry Day 2020: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
Sunday, August 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Jerry Day 2020: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
The Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son, Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior roots. The all day concert and festival takes place at the appropriately named “Jerry Garcia Amphitheater” ...

Saturday, August 8

2020 Peace Lantern Ceremony | Berkeley
Saturday, August 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Aquatic Park (Berkeley)
2020 Peace Lantern Ceremony | Berkeley

Decorate free candlelight peace lanterns to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima (Aug. 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9, 1945) at this Japanese-style peace event. In Japan and around the world, people will gather in early August to float lanterns in remembrance ...