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Friday, April 5

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain ...Every Friday

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, April 5 – 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

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, April 5 – 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

First Friday “Winter Market” | SF
Friday, April 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Workshop (SF)
First Friday "Winter Market" | 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, April 5 – 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, April 6

2019 Cambodian Khmer New Year Festival | Oakland
Saturday, April 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted and an RSVP is requested.
| Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2019 Cambodian Khmer New Year Festival | Oakland
Join the Oakland’s 8th Annual Khmer New Year celebration. The Khmer community, friends and allies of Oakland have gathered together to celebrate the national Khmer holiday in an all-day celebration filled with traditional live music, food, dance performances, costumes, resource fair, and games for all ...
Measure A Days: Free Access to all Parks | All Over Marin County
Saturday, April 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Marin County
Measure A Days: Free Access to all Parks | All Over Marin County

Come to the “Measure A Days” free access to all parks on the first Saturday of the month. The name is because of the loss in fee revenues will be offset by the Measure A funds approved by voters in 2012. Measure A Days Every ...Monthly

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, April 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...Monthly

2019 Berkeley Bay Festival | Free Boat Rides, Live Music & Adventure Playground
Saturday, April 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shorebird Park (Berkeley)
2019 Berkeley Bay Festival | Free Boat Rides, Live Music & Adventure Playground
Enjoy hands-on educational activities and learn about organizations helping to protect the Bay and its wildlife. 2019 Berkeley Bay Festival Saturday, April 6, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm Shorebird Park, 160 University Ave, Berkeley FREE 2019 Highlights  A variety of live music for all ages will play throughout the ...
Kids Exoplanet Workshop: Planetarium Shows & Free Apron | SF
Saturday, April 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Macy's (Union Square)
Kids Exoplanet Workshop: Planetarium Shows & Free Apron | SF
There’s plenty of out-of-this-world fun in store for the whole family at Macy’s. Take the kids to design their very own exoplanet to bring home while they learn about space exploration with Chabot Space & Science Center on April 6th at 11 am and 1:00 ...
10th Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt | Mission District
Saturday, April 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*$7 Early Bird, otherwise $10 General Admission/at the door
| Wag Hotels SF
10th Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt | Mission District
Bring your furry friend and join the 10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs to benefit Humane Society Silicon Valley. Enjoy local vendors while your dog sniffs out over 1,000 eggs filled with tasty treats and valuable prizes. 2019 Schedule of Events: Noon-12:30 pm: Check-in 1 pm ON ...
Noodles on Noodles Festival | Fremont
Saturday, April 6 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pre-sale $1 - $10, $10 at the gate, Free for kids 10 under
| Town Fair Plaza - Fremont
Noodles on Noodles Festival | Fremont
On Saturday April 6th, 2019, is a day filled with delicious chef-inspired noodle dishes, flavorful craft beers, family friendly games, and live entertainment. Moveable Feast curates a selection of 15+ specialty food trucks and restaurateurs from all over the Bay Area serving their best noodles inspired ...
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, April 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...Monthly

Sunday, April 7

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

2019 Berkeley Old-Time Music “Spring Situation” | Freight & Salvage
Sunday, April 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Freight & Salvage
2019 Berkeley Old-Time Music "Spring Situation" | Freight & Salvage
Fiddles galore, Tex-Mex music, jug band jams, and even a make-your-own tin can banjo workshop for kids? The Berkeley Old Time Music “Spring Situation” is a full afternoon of concerts, workshops and jam sessions, with old-time music styles ranging from fiddle and banjo to Cajun. 2019 Freight & ...
Eggster’s 25th Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival | UC Berkeley
Sunday, April 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Campanile (UC Berkeley)
Eggster's 25th Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival | UC Berkeley
Eggster will be holding its Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival at the UC Berkeley Campus. Last year they had an egg hunt, performances and live music, and tons of raffle prizes, come and see what they have in store for you this year. 25th Annual Egg Hunt ...
The 90 Second Film Festival | SF
Sunday, April 7 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reserve your seat to ensure admittance.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
The 90 Second Film Festival | SF
The 90 Second Newbery is a yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create movies that tell the entire story of a Newbery award-winning book in 90 seconds or less. This year, the San Francisco 90-Second Newbery will screen on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 2-3:30 pm at the main ...

Thursday, April 11

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | April 11-23
Thursday, April 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Tours by $5 suggested donation. Sailing tix from $45
| Jack London Square
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | April 11-23

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

Friday, April 12

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain ...Every Friday

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019
Friday, April 12 – 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

Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
Friday, April 12 – 10:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks from outside the stadium
| AT&T Park
Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
There’s no need to pay to get into AT&T Park just to see the fireworks. As soon as the San Francisco Giants hopefully defeat the Colorado Rockies in AT&T Park on Friday, April 12, 2019 (game ends approx. 10:15 pm), enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over ...

Saturday, April 13

88th Annual Easter Egg Hunt | South San Francisco
Saturday, April 13 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Orange Memorial Park
88th Annual Easter Egg Hunt | South San Francisco
Join  this family-fun event taking place at 9 am on Saturday, April 13 at the Eucalyptus Shelter in Orange Park, rain or shine. Three hunts will take place for children: ages 2 and under, ages 3 to 5, and ages 6 to 8. It is ...
Goatchella 2019: Goat Festival at the Ferry Building | SF
Saturday, April 13 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Goatchella 2019: Goat Festival at the Ferry Building | SF
Enjoy goat-centric cooking demos, talks and samples of goat milk cheeses, yogurts, ice creams and more at the annual Goat Festival – A Celebration of All Things Goat at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. 2019 Goat Festival: Goatchella Saturday, April 13, 2019 | 9 am to 2 pm Ferry ...
2019 Blossom Festival: Vintage Cars, Old-Timey Music & Food Trucks | South Bay
Saturday, April 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Saratoga Civic Center
2019 Blossom Festival: Vintage Cars, Old-Timey Music & Food Trucks | South Bay
Music of the ’30s and ’40s, antique cars, vintage motors, children’s crafts, and craftspeople will bring back memories of yesteryear at the annual Blossom Festival in the Saratoga Civic Center. Produced the the Saratoga Historical Foundation, the free event is reminiscent of the original Blossom Festival ...
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 13 – 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

2019 Free Community Easter Egg Hunt, Petting Zoo & Raffles | SF
Saturday, April 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | FirstSF
2019 Free Community Easter Egg Hunt, Petting Zoo & Raffles | SF
Join for a morning of fun at FirstSF, a Free Community Easter Egg Hunt. This fun event will include Johnny Donuts, a petting zoo, free raffles and lots of eggs. bring your kids and invite some friends. Free Community Easter Egg Hunt | SF Saturday, April 13, 2019 ...
2019 Earth Day on the Bay: Live Music & Touch Live Sharks | Redwood City
Saturday, April 13 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, Discovery Voyage boat tour is $20.
| Marine Science Institute
2019 Earth Day on the Bay: Live Music & Touch Live Sharks | Redwood City
The Marine Science Institute is honoring Planet Earth with the annual “Earth Day on the Bay” event from 10:30 am to 4 pm on Saturday, April 13, 2019. They’re open to the public just once a year and they’ve made sure to bundle as much wonder, fun, ...
1-Mile Slippery Blue Rocks Nature Walk | The Presidio
Saturday, April 13 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*This one-mile walk includes stairs, some uneven terrain, and a mild slope.
| Presidio Golf Course
1-Mile Slippery Blue Rocks Nature Walk | The Presidio
Learn about the quirks of serpentine soil, and how local plants have risen to the challenges of this strange blue rock. If lucky, the walk will coincide with a beautiful Tidy Tips bloom on the serpentine. Will also explore different nearby soil types, and discuss ...
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival: Saturday | Japantown
Saturday, April 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival: Saturday | Japantown

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C., celebrates the blooming of cherry blossoms at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. All are welcome to join in the festivities as San Francisco’s Japantown celebrates Japanese ...

2019 Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival | Cupertino
Saturday, April 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Civic Center Plaza
2019 Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival | Cupertino
Come together at the 11th Annual Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival. Cupertino’s Annual Earth & Arbor Day Festival is an interactive event that invites community members of all ages to learn about environmental issues and solutions in a family-friendly, interactive atmosphere. Consistently attracting over 5,000 attendees and ...