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Saturday, August 11

Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...

Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF

Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual 25th Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw ...

Kippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live In The Castro
Saturday, August 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Kippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live In The Castro

Come out and catch a series of free live performances on select weekends at Jane Warner Plaza in the Castro throughout the spring and summer. Live in the Castro 2018 May 19 to October 14, 2018 | Most events start at 1 pm Jane Warner ...

Facebook’s Summer Jam Festival | Menlo Park
Saturday, August 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Facebook's Summer Jam Festival | Menlo Park
Celebrate summer with island vibes, reggae beats, roots and island culture, art, music, dance, summer drinks and tasty street food tasting for charity. Summer Jam Saturday, August 11, 2018 | 1 to 6 pm Facebook HQ, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park FREE There will be free admission and free parking. 100% of proceeds will ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Redwood City
Saturday, August 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School
Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Redwood City

For the 36th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows the misadventures of four young lovers, a group of aspiring actors, and a team of mischievous fairies as they all enter the ...

Sunday, August 12

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, August 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 ...

Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens

Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual 25th Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw ...

The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Oakland
Sunday, August 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
| Mosswood Park
The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Oakland

Join and be the navigator in the “Shiver We Timbers: A Peripatetic Pick-Yer-Own Pirate Adventure.” The fifth annual summer touring production will be a pirate-themed,participatory play. Sail with the peripatetic players in search of treasure, but avoid cursed gold. What should I expect? Why, expect the ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Redwood City
Sunday, August 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School
Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Redwood City

For the 36th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows the misadventures of four young lovers, a group of aspiring actors, and a team of mischievous fairies as they all enter the ...

The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure Final Day | Alameda
Sunday, August 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
| Lincoln Park
The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure Final Day | Alameda

Join and be the navigator in the “Shiver We Timbers: A Peripatetic Pick-Yer-Own Pirate Adventure.” The fifth annual summer touring production will be a pirate-themed,participatory play. Sail with the peripatetic players in search of treasure, but avoid cursed gold. What should I expect? Why, expect the ...

Tuesday, August 14

Kids Craft with Sophie’s World Final Day | South SF
Tuesday, August 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Kids Craft with Sophie's World Final Day | South SF

Spend your summer crafting with Sophie’s World.  For July and August,  Sophie Maletsky, of Sophie’s World, uses her sixteen years of experience to come up with great new ways to entertain children. From crafts to activities, and games to parties, to songs and silliness, she ...

Summertime Outdoor Funk Soul & Rock n Roll Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, August 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summertime Outdoor Funk Soul & Rock n Roll Concert | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2018 Schedule 6/12 – 3 Day Weekend  6/19 ...

Wednesday, August 15

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Richmond
Wednesday, August 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Century Richmond Hilltop 16
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Richmond

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Milpitas
Wednesday, August 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Great Mall of the Bay Area
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Milpitas

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Napa
Wednesday, August 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Century Napa Valley and XD
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Napa

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Movie Night on the Green: “Happy Feet” | Marin
Wednesday, August 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
Movie Night on the Green: “Happy Feet" | Marin

Bring your family to the weekly and complimentary outdoor movie night series at the Marin Country Mart at 6 pm on Wednesdays, June 20 – August 29, 2018. All Marin Country Mart events are held in the courtyard, where greenery and seating offer the ambience ...

Summer Cuban, World Fusion Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, August 15 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Kelly Park
Summer Cuban, World Fusion 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). 2018 Lineup: June 13 – The Sun ...

Thursday, August 16

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Vallejo
Thursday, August 16 – 9:30 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Century 14 Vallejo
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Vallejo

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Pleasant Hill
Thursday, August 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Downtown Pleasant Hill
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Pleasant Hill

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Walnut Creek
Thursday, August 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Century Walnut Creek 14
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Walnut Creek

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Union City
Thursday, August 16 – 10:15 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Century 25
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Union City

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Moraga Summer Concert: Rock & Soul | East Bay
Thursday, August 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Rock & Soul | East Bay

On Thursday evenings, head for the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers ...

Movies on the Square: “Coco” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 16 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Coco" | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 7 to August 30 in 2018. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, August 17

Venezuelan Music Project (Kids’ Show): Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Friday, August 17 – 12:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Venezuelan Music Project (Kids’ Show): Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
This children’s program is a repeat of the 11 am show. Even in South America, Venezuela’s musical riches tend to be overshadowed by the styles of neighboring Colombia, Brazil and Argentina. But in the Bay Area, the nation’s fabulous cultural wealth, with its fertile intermingling of indigenous, ...
Picnic Flix: “Sing” | Dublin
Friday, August 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emerald Glen Park
Picnic Flix: "Sing" | Dublin

Join the Dublin community for free outdoor movies at Emerald Glen Park. Movies start at dusk approximately 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm, but attendees may arrive as early as 7 pm to snag the perfect spot. Consider making a day of it, and make use of the ...

Movie Night & Free Popcorn “Field of Dreams” | Benicia
Friday, August 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Benicia Gazebo
Movie Night & Free Popcorn "Field of Dreams" | Benicia

Join the Benicia community for a family movie under the stars in front of Benicia’s cute and quaint City Park Gazebo. Movies begin at 8 pm. Bring your pillows, blankets, and lawn chairs. Food and beverages are welcome, so bring your picnic dinner. Don’t worry about snacks ...

Movies Under the Stars “Moana” | Walnut Creek
Friday, August 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but you can help support the program with a $2 donation per person.
| Walnut Creek Civic Park
Movies Under the Stars "Moana" | Walnut Creek

Movies Under the Stars is back in Walnut Creek for the Summer 2018 season. Bring your picnic to Heather Farms Park, or try the restaurants in Downtown, then enjoy a movie with your family and friends. Movies begin at sunset. Admission is free, but a $2 donation helps support ...

2018 Movie Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie | Menlo Park
Friday, August 17 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Burgess Park
2018 Movie Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie | Menlo Park

The 2018 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the stars, under the stars. All movies are subject to ...

Saturday, August 18

2018 Bay Area Blues Festival | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk Street
2018 Bay Area Blues Festival | SF

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival. For many years, San Francisco has been known for its love of the blues. They are bringing the festival back to Polk Street. Please ...

Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View
Saturday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View

Come get your bike fixed and learn a few things from professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy who will be available for advice and help with you bike at the Mountain View Library every third Saturday from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Use their tools to work ...