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Friday, April 26

Backyard Decathlon Fun & Party Games | Albany
Friday, April 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Albany Community Center
Backyard Decathlon Fun & Party Games | Albany
Bring friends, family, neighbors and coworkers to compete in a variety of fun backyard and party games. From cornhole to pop trivia, giant jenga to dance challenges. The games will be fun, competitive and sometimes a little wacky (blindfolded pie throwing? Maybe!). There will have something ...

Saturday, April 27

2019 Weiner Dog Easter Egg Hunt | Danville
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated if you're bringing your doxie.
| Hap Magee Ranch Park
2019 Weiner Dog Easter Egg Hunt | Danville
Come see dozens of doxies dressed up like bunnies or in their Sunday best sniffing out Easter eggs filled with treats. 2019 Weiner Dog Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 10 am Hap Magree Ranch Park, 1029 La Gonda Way, Danville, CA FREE, but an RSVP is appreciated ...

2019 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
2019 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
The Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival celebrates Petaluma’s rich agricultural history as one of the premier dairy regions in the country. 2019 Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 10 am to 5 pm  – Parade at noon Downtown Petaluma FREE View 2019 Parade ...
2019 Bug Day at Randall Museum | SF
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission; Low-cost Activities
| Randall Museum
2019 Bug Day at Randall Museum | SF
2019 Bug Day at the Randall Museum invites kids and adults to have fun learning about all kids of bugs from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, April 27, 2019. See live exotic insects, view insects through microscopes, learn about the language of insects, watch beekeepers at work, compete ...
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 27 – 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

10th International Children’s Festival | San Jose
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Discovery Meadow
10th International Children's Festival | San Jose
Discover the world from San Jose. International Children’s Festival unites world cultures in the Bay Area through food, fun, and dance. Join and explore a variety of cultures from your neighborhood. Pony Rides, petting zoo, cultural dances of more than 20 different countries, ethnic foods, and ...
2019 Annual Arab Cultural Festival | Union Square
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2019 Annual Arab Cultural Festival | Union Square
Please note that this event was moved from 6th of October 2018 to 27th of April 2019 by the event organizers. The 23rd Annual Arab Cultural Festival moves to Union Square to bring the sights, smells, and sounds of the Arab world to San Francisco with a showcase ...
DogFest 2019: Pet Festival, Carnival & Parade | Duboce Park
DogFest 2019: Pet Festival, Carnival & Parade | Duboce Park
DogFest 2019 is a mutt-tastic festival at one of the most dog-friendly parks in the city and the biggest dog event in San Francisco. 12th Annual DogFest Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm Duboce Park, Duboce and Steiner, SF FREE – View on Facebook All events are ...
10th Annual Earth Day Festival | Santa Rosa
Saturday, April 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Rosa City Hall
10th Annual Earth Day Festival | Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa’s 10th Annual Earth Day Festival is taking place on Saturday, April 27th, from 12 pm-4 pm in downtown Santa Rosa. This free, family-friendly festival brings the community together through fun activities, live performing arts, and inspiring exhibits that raise environmental awareness. Don’t miss this ...

Wednesday, May 1

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, May 1 – 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

“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, May 2

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, May 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr. ...Monthly

Friday, May 3

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, May 3 – 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

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, May 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

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, May 3 – 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

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, May 3 – 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, May 3 – 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, May 3 – 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, May 3 – 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, May 4

EdRev Expo: Celebration of Learning Differences & Community Day | AT&T Park
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Oracle Park (Formerly AT&T Park)
EdRev Expo: Celebration of Learning Differences & Community Day | AT&T Park
Join for this one-day event with a unique focus on the 1 in 5 students with learning and attention challenges, often compounded by anxiety and depression. dRev Expo combines an educational conference with a celebratory community day at the ballpark, where you will have access to: Over ...
2019 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Valencia St. (21st to 24th)
2019 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in the Mission with an annual all day family-friendly block party with live music, cultural performances, and more. 15th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 10 am to 6 pm Valencia between 21st and 24th, Mission Dist., SF FREE 2019 Highlights Include TBA Please note ...
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 4 – 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

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, May 4 – 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

Measure A Days: Free Access to all Parks | All Over Marin County
Saturday, May 4 – 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

2019 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2019 Children's Day Festival | Japantown
Come out and enjoy a day in San Francisco’s Historic Japantown and celebrate the Japanese national holiday Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi). 2019 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm Japantown Peace Plaza FREE This year marks the 27th annual Children’s Day ...
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, May 4 – 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, May 5

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Bayview & Dogpatch
Sunday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bayview
"Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party | Bayview & Dogpatch
Sunday Streets SF in the Bayview/Dogpatch is back. Enjoy 3+ miles of car-free community space for you and your neighborhood to enjoy. Come check out Activity Hubs on Carroll Streets, Oakdale, Galvez, Cargo Way and 22nd Street for free fun, family-friendly activities offered by local nonprofits, ...

Tuesday, May 7

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, May 7 – 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

Friday, May 10

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019
Friday, May 10 – 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