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Friday, May 10

2019 Kick Off: Free A’s Post-Game Hip Hop Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland
Friday, May 10 – 9:35 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
2019 Kick Off: Free A’s Post-Game Hip Hop 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 ...

Saturday, May 11

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 11 – 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 Mother’s Day Special Puppet Show | Berkeley
Saturday, May 11 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are welcome
| Berkeley Covenant Church
Free Mother's Day Special Puppet Show | Berkeley
The famous Ricky Roo and his puppet friends are coming to this stage near you. This Puppet Show is about the most special day of the year, Mother’s Day of course. The story is thought-full and silly at the same time and promises lots of ...
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 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

Community Day at the Park | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 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

“New Growth 2019” Annual Youth Art Exhibition | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Root Division
"New Growth 2019" Annual Youth Art Exhibition | SF
Root Division is proud to present New Growth 2019: Shared Stories, THE annual Youth Art Exhibition & Extravaganza featuring hands-on family art making activities, alongside an exhibition of student artwork created from Root Division’s free after-school Youth Education Program. New Growth 2019: Shared Stories will include ...

Sunday, May 12

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, May 12 – 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

Mother’s Day Presidio Picnic | SF
Mother's Day Presidio Picnic | 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 Mother’s Day Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Oakland
Sunday, May 12 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$15 for children 12 and younger, $20 for adults
| Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Parlor & Cafe (Oakland)
Rockridge Mother's Day Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Oakland
On Mother’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 ...

Thursday, May 16

MAKE: Design15 Launch Party w/ Ceramic & Self Portrait Making | SF
Thursday, May 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*Free with admission.
| Museum of Craft and Design
MAKE: Design15 Launch Party w/ Ceramic & Self Portrait Making | SF

On the third Thursday of each month, collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes and re-think materials through creative design projects. MAKE: Design15 Launch Party January 17, 2019 | 6 pm – 9:30 pm Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St, SF FREE ...Monthly

Saturday, May 18

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 18 – 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

Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF
Saturday, May 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| Mission Science Workshop (Excelsior)
Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF

Mission Science Workshop is a non-profit community science center that provides hands-on science activities for SF youth and families. Visit their monthly free Saturday open house program, where you can build toys and projects, hold snakes and lizards, and explore the collections of bones, fossils, ...Monthly

Sunday, May 19

UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany
Sunday, May 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Gill Tract Community Farm
UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany

Join the Farm for the monthly (3rd Sunday) gathering to work together growing organic vegetables and herbs. Harvest for the weekly Sunday farm stand, prepare beds, plant seedlings, weed, mulch and enjoy our green oasis in the heart of the East Bay. Get your hands ...Monthly

Saturday, May 25

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 25 – 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

Saturday, June 1

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, June 1 – 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

Measure A Days: Free Access to all Parks | All Over Marin County
Saturday, June 1 – 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

Sunday, June 2

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 ...

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

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

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

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

Sunday, June 9

“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 ...
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 ...

Friday, June 14

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019
Friday, June 14 – 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 A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland
Friday, June 14 – 9:35 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A’s Post-Game 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 ...

Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oracle Park
Friday, June 14 – 10:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks from outside the stadium. Special game tickets must be purchased.
| Oracle Park (Formerly AT&T Park)
Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oracle Park
There’s no need to pay to get into Oracle Park (formerly AT&T Park) just to see the fireworks. As soon as the San Francisco Giants hopefully defeat the Milwaukee Brewers in Oracle Park on Friday, June 14, 2019 (game ends approx. at 10:15 pm), enjoy a spectacular ...

Saturday, June 15

2019 Summer Corgi Con: Doggy Beach Party w/ 1,000+ Corgis | Ocean Beach
Saturday, June 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Below Cliff House)
2019 Summer Corgi Con: Doggy Beach Party w/ 1,000+ Corgis | Ocean Beach
The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and wannabes too on Ocean Beach in San FranCorgsco. 2019 Corgi Con Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 10 am to 2 pm Ocean Beach, below Cliff ...