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Sunday, June 2

Berkeley World Music Festival & Bazaar | Downtown Berkeley
Sunday, June 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley
Berkeley World Music Festival & Bazaar | Downtown Berkeley

Music spills out from all corners of Berkeley during the annual Berkeley World Music Festival. The free 16th Annual Berkeley World Music Festival happens Saturday & Sunday, June 1-2, in various locations citywide. It will feature a dazzling array of performances by some of the Bay ...

Rockridge Ice Cream & Gelato Kick-Off Tour | June 2-Oct. 27
Sunday, June 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$15 for children 12 and younger, $20 for adults
| Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Parlor & Cafe (Oakland)
Rockridge Ice Cream & Gelato Kick-Off Tour | June 2-Oct. 27

Satisfy your sweet tooth with the Rockridge Ice Cream Tour. This one-hour guided walking tour takes kids of all ages through Oakland’s Rockridge area to explore a variety of ice cream desserts—along with a little history as to how we came to enjoy them. Rockridge ...

Tuesday, June 4

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, June 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum has returned and so has their Pay What You Wish Days. Pay What You Wish Days create affordable experiences for all to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in ...Monthly

Wednesday, June 5

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, June 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...Monthly

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa
Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly

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

“Rainbow Family Night”: LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley
"Rainbow Family Night": LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley

LGBTQ parents are invited to join their facilitated support group to connect, share experiences, swap tips, and discuss issues relevant to their families, while kids have a great time playing in the Habitot Children’s Museum. Rainbow Family Night takes place on the first Wednesday of ...Monthly

Thursday, June 6

Movies on the Square 2019 Kick Off “Green Book” | Redwood City
Thursday, June 6 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square 2019 Kick Off "Green Book" | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 6-August 29, 2019 The Summer experience will be enhanced with a showing of 12 movies on Thursday evenings starting at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). ...

Friday, June 7

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, June 7 – 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

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, June 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...Monthly

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, June 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, June 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regular admission is $18 ...Monthly

Workshop First Fridays | SF
Friday, June 7 – 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

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, June 7 – 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 ...Monthly

Saturday, June 8

53rd Annual Sand Castle & Sand Sculpture Contest | Alameda
Saturday, June 8 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free; registration to participate is from 9-11 am.
| Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park
53rd Annual Sand Castle & Sand Sculpture Contest | Alameda
Come with your family and friends to this free event to either participate in or just stroll down the beach and watch all the budding sand artists hard at work. Start your creative juices flowing and get ready to bring your shovel and buckets to the ...
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, June 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over nine Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April, May and June. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and ...Every Saturday

Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | NOW Hunters Point
Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF

They’re here to spread the joy of roller skating to all the communities in San Francisco and beyond. The Church of 8 Wheels will be bringing the special brand of roller skating to the people in Bayview/Hunters Point . It’s called the Bayview Skate Groove. ...

2019 San Francisco Free Folk Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Everett Middle School
2019 San Francisco Free Folk Festival | Mission Dist.

The 43rd Annual San Francisco Free Folk Festival will be a full day of music, dance, and storytelling workshops and concerts, crafts, vendors, and fun for the whole family. 2019 San Francisco Free Folk Festival Saturday, June 8, 2019 | Noon to 10 pm Everett ...

Community Day at the Park | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 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

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, June 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...Monthly

Kippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live In The Castro
Saturday, June 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Kippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live In The Castro
Join us in the Plaza for neighborhood favorite Kippy Marks, who is always a crowd pleaser. Improv-O-Linist Kippy Marks Kippy Marks has been delighting audiences with his inspirational compositions and lively performances for over 2 decades. Raised in El Paso, Texas, the Artist began his musical ...

Sunday, June 9

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, June 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marine Mammal Center
Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito

Join the Marine Mammal Center for Marine Science Sunday – a free engaging ocean-inspired classroom series for kids and adults from the center’s education experts taking place from 10 am to 5 pm on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. The center offers educational programs ...Monthly

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Sunset & Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
"Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party | Sunset & Golden Gate Park
Sunday Street’s longest route runs through the Outer Sunset and parts of Golden Gate Park, following the city’s western edge along the super-scenic Great Highway, providing 4+ miles car-free open streets and fun, free activities for all. This coastal neighborhood has a high concentration of families, children ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
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

Danville Sunday Market | Railroad Center
Danville Sunday Market | Railroad Center

Danville Sunday Market started out by wanting a place where all downtown Danville merchants can put their sale items out for the public in one common place and make it a fun event. Now it is a place for local merchants, artists, vendors etc come ...Monthly

Rockridge Father’s Day Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Oakland
Sunday, June 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$15 for children 12 and younger, $20 for adults
| Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Parlor & Cafe (Oakland)
Rockridge Father's Day Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Oakland
On Father’s Day, satisfy your sweet tooth with the Rockridge Ice Cream Tour. This one-hour guided walking tour takes kids of all ages through Oakland’s Rockridge area to explore a variety of ice cream desserts—along with a little history as to how we came to ...

Monday, June 10

Win Tix: San Mateo County Fair | 2019 Get ready and “Celebrate the Best of the Bay” at the 2019 San Mateo County Fair. Come with your family and friends, enjoy live entertainment, competitive events, unique food, arts & educational exhibits, floral and garden creations, livestock and agricultural exhibits, plus fun and exciting carnival ...
2019 Free Movies in the Park: “Lego Movie 2” | Oakland
Monday, June 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
2019 Free Movies in the Park: "Lego Movie 2" | Oakland

Movies in the Park is back with family friendly films in the park by the Redwood Heights Recreation Center in Oakland. Popcorn and hot chocolate are available for sale. Dress warm and bring a lawn chair and or blanket. You will want to bring some mosquito ...

Tuesday, June 11

“Summertime Concerts in the Park” Kick Off Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, June 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
"Summertime Concerts in the Park" Kick Off Concert | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park on most Tuesday nights. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2019 Concert Schedule (6:30 ...

Wednesday, June 12

2019 Summer Concert Series Kick Off: Beatles Tribute Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, June 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
2019 Summer Concert Series Kick Off: Beatles Tribute Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). Three additional concerts are ...