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Friday, June 14

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, June 14 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Monday, June 17

“Cosmic Maps” Exhibition & Talk Series (June 17 – July 12)
Monday, June 17 – 6:30 pm - Ends at 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is reqired
| 836M Gallery
"Cosmic Maps"  Exhibition & Talk Series (June 17 - July 12)
836M is excited to partner with The David Rumsey Map Center and Stanford Libraries on Cosmic Maps, an exhibition that transports visitors to outer space. It showcases a curated selection of print and digital maps from the collection spanning modernity to the present day.  In line with 836M’s 2024 theme “Beyond ...

Tuesday, June 18

Cinematic San Francisco: Free Film Festival of SF in Movies (“Golden Gate Bridge”)
Tuesday, June 18 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Cinematic San Francisco: Free Film Festival of SF in Movies ("Golden Gate Bridge")

Jim Van Buskirk, a retired SFPL librarian, major movie buff and public speaker, is the co-author of Celluloid San Francisco: The Film Lover’s Guide to Bay Area Movie Locations as well as other books, articles, blogs and radio broadcasts on San Francisco and film history. This ...Every Tuesday

Friday, June 21

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, June 21 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Tuesday, June 25

Cinematic San Francisco: Free Film Festival of SF in Movies (“Alcatraz on the Silver Screen”)
Tuesday, June 25 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Cinematic San Francisco: Free Film Festival of SF in Movies ("Alcatraz on the Silver Screen")

Jim Van Buskirk, a retired SFPL librarian, major movie buff and public speaker, is the co-author of Celluloid San Francisco: The Film Lover’s Guide to Bay Area Movie Locations as well as other books, articles, blogs and radio broadcasts on San Francisco and film history. This ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, June 26

SF’s “Cardi Spelling Bee” An Adult Spelling Bee (Every 4th Wednesday)
Wednesday, June 26 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 to compete, free to watch
| Baba's House (Oakland)
SF's "Cardi Spelling Bee" An Adult Spelling Bee (Every 4th Wednesday)

What’s the language of origin for Bodak Yellow? Can you use okauuuuuuuur in a sentence? Don’t worry, you won’t be spelling Cardi words, you’ll be spelling words from the 3rd to 8th grade level. Join us at Baba’s House for an adult spelling bee that’s ...Monthly

Friday, June 28

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, June 28 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Saturday, June 29

‘Kindred’ Artist Talk (SF)
Saturday, June 29 – 3:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 2358MRKT
'Kindred' Artist Talk (SF)
‘Kindred’ Expresses the lovely friendship, respect, and supportiveness artists Joseph Abbati, Don Hershman, and Yunus Chkirate have for each other and their community. This exhibition encapsulates three mid-career queer artists as they express their unique artistic vision of who they are, their experiences, and the connections ...

Friday, July 5

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday, July 12

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, July 12 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday, July 19

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, July 19 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Wednesday, July 24

SF’s “Cardi Spelling Bee” An Adult Spelling Bee (Every 4th Wednesday)
Wednesday, July 24 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 to compete, free to watch
| Baba's House (Oakland)
SF's "Cardi Spelling Bee" An Adult Spelling Bee (Every 4th Wednesday)

What’s the language of origin for Bodak Yellow? Can you use okauuuuuuuur in a sentence? Don’t worry, you won’t be spelling Cardi words, you’ll be spelling words from the 3rd to 8th grade level. Join us at Baba’s House for an adult spelling bee that’s ...Monthly

Friday, July 26

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, July 26 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Saturday, July 27

SF’s “Orchids in the Park 2024” Summer Sale in GG Park (July 27-28)
SF's "Orchids in the Park 2024" Summer Sale in GG Park (July 27-28)

Orchids in the Park 2024 is the best summer sale event for SF Bay Area orchid enthusiasts! Get ready to immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of orchids at the SF County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park. Orchids and other plants will be for ...

Sunday, July 28

SF’s “Orchids in the Park 2024” Summer Sale in GG Park (July 27-28)
SF's "Orchids in the Park 2024" Summer Sale in GG Park (July 27-28)

Orchids in the Park 2024 is the best summer sale event for SF Bay Area orchid enthusiasts! Get ready to immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of orchids at the SF County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park. Orchids and other plants will be for ...

Friday, August 2

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, August 2 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Saturday, August 3

2024 Italian Family Festa San Jose (Aug. 3-4)
Saturday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is FREE. Free and paid parking options
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2024 Italian Family Festa San Jose (Aug. 3-4)
Mark your calendars! The Italian American Heritage Foundation is excited to announce the dates of the 2024 Italian Family Festa San Jose! When: Saturday August 3rd 11am – 7pm Sunday August 4th 11am – 5pm Where: History Park, San Jose 1650 Senter Rd. San Jose CA Admission: FREE This year, we celebrate the 42nd ...

Friday, August 9

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, August 9 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday, August 16

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, August 16 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday, August 23

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, August 23 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday, August 30

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, August 30 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday, September 6

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, September 6 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday, September 13

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, September 13 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday, September 20

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, September 20 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday, September 27

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, September 27 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday, October 4

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, October 4 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday, October 11

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, October 11 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday