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Thursday, April 25

Creating a Culture of Respect: Best Practices in HR Management | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Golden Gate University
Creating a Culture of Respect: Best Practices in HR Management | SF
We are joined by HR Professionals from Bay Area companies to hear what they are doing to create and sustain a culture of respect in their organizations. When we asked audience members at a previous event what a “culture of respect” would look like to ...
Thursday Movement Classes w/ LINES Dance Center | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza (McAllister)
Thursday Movement Classes w/ LINES Dance Center | SF

Bring your co-workers and friends to the free movement and dance classes from LINES Dance Center instructors at UN Plaza. The energizing 30-minute classes will help slough off the mid-day slump and re-energize the rest of the afternoon. Following class on Feb 21, March 21, ...Every Thursday

California’s Housing Crisis: Problems, Causes & Options | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Golden Gate University
California's Housing Crisis: Problems, Causes & Options | SF
Join Golden Gate University for a discussion on Affordable Housing in California with State and Local legislators and leaders. Does this impact you or your business? Governor Newsom has made the state’s Housing Crisis a central focus of his new administration, signing an executive order to ...
East Bay Animal PAC In Conversation w/ Sen. Nancy Skinner | Oakland
Thursday, April 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Temescal Works
East Bay Animal PAC In Conversation w/ Sen. Nancy Skinner | Oakland
Please join us for a conversation with California Senator Nancy Skinner. Senator Skinner has been a longtime ally for humane issues, scoring 100% on the Humane Society Legislative Fund’s California Humane Scorecard when she was in the Assembly. Most recently, she introduced SB1138, which passed, requiring ...
F*ck Up Nights Panel on Business: April Edition | Oakland
Thursday, April 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Port Workspaces Kaiser Mall
F*ck Up Nights Panel on Business: April Edition | Oakland
Join us for FuckUp Nights Oakland, Volume 12 – April edition! FuckUp Nights is a global movement and event series born in Mexico in 2012 to share public business failure stories with hundreds of people attending each event around the world. • Hear from successful founders and ...
Saving Point Reyes: Panel & Film Screening | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations accepted
| Google Community Space
Saving Point Reyes: Panel & Film Screening | SF
With the public comment period fast approaching it is increasingly important for bay area residents to know the situation unfolding in Point Reyes National Seashore. Jared Huffman’s attempted bill was a wake-up call as to what the future of the park is facing. Rather than removing ...

Friday, April 26

2019 “HeART of Market” Outdoor Dance Festival | SoMa
Friday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mint Plaza
2019 “HeART of Market” Outdoor Dance Festival | SoMa
Join Alonzo King LINES Ballet Community Programs and LINES Dance Center for a lunch time performance of work by community organizations hosted and serviced by LINES, LINES Dance Center Performance workshops (feature work by Kara Davis, James Graham, Seema Shah and Erik Wagner), and LINES ...
2019 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 26 – May 5
Friday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| All Over the Bay Area
2019 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 26 - May 5

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

Intra•sonant: Interactive Music & Feldenkrais Experience | Berkeley
Friday, April 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Doug Adams Gallery - Center for Arts & Religion
Intra•sonant: Interactive Music & Feldenkrais Experience | Berkeley
Intra•sonant is an interactive experience between audience and performers. Composer Amadeus Regucera and Left Coast Chamber Ensemble’s flutist and Feldenkrais practitioner Stacey Pelinka will interweave sound, movement, and meditation. Your movements will shape the music, and we will guide you in adding sounds to the composition ...
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, April 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...Monthly

Saturday, April 27

Bay Area Dance Week: Burlesque, Ballet & More | 2019
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week: Burlesque, Ballet & More | 2019

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

2019 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
| Laney College
2019 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Want to learn graphic arts, welding or machining? How about cosmetology or electronics? Whether you’re interested in learning a new skill or a new career, Laney’s Career and Technical Education Open House is a fun day where you can explore a wide range of career and technical programs. Free, an RSVP ...
San Francisco Ballet “Fan Fest” & Open Rehearsal | Opera House
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Company Class Observation & Interactive Outdoor Booths Free.
| War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco Ballet "Fan Fest" & Open Rehearsal | Opera House
Join for an up-close look at the dancers’ daily ritual, Company Class, on stage at the War Memorial Opera House. Plus, grab a bite to eat and visit the interactive booths outside the Opera House at Fan Fest to try on a tutu, learn about pointe ...
A Day of Healing: 2nd Annual Redefined | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*$5-50 Donations accepted, no one turned away for lack of funds.
| Humanist Hall
A Day of Healing: 2nd Annual Redefined | Oakland
In a nation becoming increasingly divided, we are in great need of solidarity and love. Our society is aching from the years of trauma, oppression, and violence that we’ve endured. That is why Survivor Alliance is overjoyed to host our 2nd annual REDEFINED: A Day ...
Free Lecture: Coast Guard History on Yerba Buena Island | SF
Saturday, April 27 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Treasure Island Historic Building One
Free Lecture: Coast Guard History on Yerba Buena Island | SF
Since the Yerba Buena Lighthouse was built in 1875, the U.S. Coast Guard and its predecessor services have, true to its motto Semper Paratus, been “always ready” on Yerba Buena Island to protect American safety and security throughout California’s waters. In 1939, the Coast Guard ...
14th Annual Maritime Day | Redwood City
Saturday, April 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
14th Annual Maritime Day | Redwood City
On Saturday, April 27 from 11 am – 3 pm, the San Mateo County History Museum will present its 12th Annual Maritime Day. This free event highlights the “Charles Parsons’ Ships of the World” exhibit gallery that features 24 hand crafted model ships by expert model ...
Skyjam Family Fest: Dance, Live Music & Craft | Richmond
Saturday, April 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5*
*$5 per person, age 2 and under free.
| Skytown Preschool Inc.
Skyjam Family Fest: Dance, Live Music & Craft | Richmond
Please join on April 27th for the 9th annual annual SkyJam family festival. This year they are celebrating the cultural diversity through amazing entertainment acts, delicious food, and community. Skytown is a place where children, ages 18 months to 5 years, collaborate in their own emotional ...
5th Annual Acorn Festival: Hands On Activities, Food & Drinks | Castro Valley
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission - Food will be available for purchase
| Golden Oak Montessori School
5th Annual Acorn Festival: Hands On Activities, Food & Drinks | Castro Valley
Sponsored by the PTO, the 5th annual Acorn Festival, will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. This is a community event, and all are invited to attend. The theme is Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). There will be a ...
Free Workshop: Customize your Jeans with Crayola | Macy’s
Saturday, April 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP via Eventbrite
| Macy's (Union Square)
Free Workshop: Customize your Jeans with Crayola | Macy's
Join us for a Crayola Create It Yourself event as we take the CIY network offline at this hands-on workshop. Artists of all ages will use Crayola Fabric paint and Markers, to create patches, putting a personal stamp on classic Levi’s T’s or a denim ...
11th Annual Dancing in the Park: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
11th Annual Dancing in the Park: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
See some of the best dance companies and dance schools in the Bay Area perform under the sun at the 11th annual Dancing in the Park festival at Golden Gate Park’s music concourse on April 27, 2019. This annual outdoor dance event features 30 dance ...
Saving Energy & Bill: Earth Day 2019 | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All attendees receive a LED and tote bag. Space is limited.
| deFremery Park
Saving Energy & Bill: Earth Day 2019 | Oakland
Bring your energy bill and meet with representatives of the programs that can help you save energy and money. From understanding your bill to rebate programs for energy upgrades to solar, learn what resources are available to you. Join us at 11 am for a quick talk about ...
10th Portola Branch Library Open House Anniversary | Portola
Saturday, April 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Portola Branch Library
10th Portola Branch Library Open House Anniversary | Portola
Ten years ago the Portola Branch Library moved to its new location on Bacon Street after an 80-year stint of store front locations on San Bruno Avenue. Join in celebrating the 10th year anniversary, featuring  special Guest Appearance from District 9 Supervisor, Hillary Ronen, Kapalakiko Hawaiian ...
Knitting, Crochet Embroidery Crafternoon w/ SFSNAD | SF
Saturday, April 27 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Knitting, Crochet Embroidery Crafternoon w/ SFSNAD | SF
Join us for a Crafternoon at the Contemporary Jewish Museum! Bring along your knitting, crochet, quilting, or embroidery projects and stitch in the company of others. If you don’t have a project, you will have the opportunity to learn hand embroidery with an instructor from ...

Sunday, April 28

Bay Area Dance Week: Ballet & Showgirl Classes | 2019
Sunday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week: Ballet & Showgirl Classes | 2019

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

The Forum w/ Jonathan Foley: Project Drawdown | Grace Cathedral
Sunday, April 28 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
The Forum w/ Jonathan Foley: Project Drawdown | Grace Cathedral
Dr. Jonathan Foley is the Executive Director of Project Drawdown, and a world-renowned environmental scientist, sustainability expert and author on seeking substantive solutions to global warming, with the goal of reaching drawdown, in honor of Earth Day.
SF’s Climate Action Month: Family Bike Fair in the Sunset | SF
Sunday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | A. P. Giannini Middle School
SF’s Climate Action Month: Family Bike Fair in the Sunset | SF
Assembly member Phil Ting and AP Giannini Middle School host the annual Sunset District Bike Safety Fair open to all San Francisco families. Come improve your bike skills, learn about Safe Routes to School, bike safety, and legislation that affects the community. YBike Learn-to-Ride and obstacle course with helmet giveaway while ...
14th Annual Sustainable Lafayette Earth Day | East Bay
Sunday, April 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lafayette Library
14th Annual Sustainable Lafayette Earth Day | East Bay
You’re invited to explore this year’s Earth Day Festival and discover opportunities to make better, more environmentally-friendly decisions. On Sunday, April 28th, Lafayette will hold our annual Earth Day Festival. There will be a gathering from 11 am – 2 pm on Golden Gate avenue, behind ...
2019 Earth Day & Wildlife Festival | Orinda
Sunday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and beverage purchase.
| Historic Wagner Ranch Nature Area
2019 Earth Day & Wildlife Festival | Orinda
Come enjoy the beautiful historic ranch and 18-acre nature preserve, rarely open to the public. Join a variety of activities for all ages, especially kids. 2019 Earth Day & Wildlife Festival Sunday, April 28, 2019 |11:30 am to 4:30 pm Wagner Ranch Nature Area, 350 Camino Pablo, Orinda ...
30th Annual Discovery Day: Marine Science Open House | Tiburon
Sunday, April 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Romberg Tiburon Center
30th Annual Discovery Day: Marine Science Open House | Tiburon
Experience science in action at the only marine laboratory on the San Francisco Bay, SF State’s Estuary & Ocean Science Center. The theme this year is “Hope for the Bay.” With the scientists and partners, learn the reasons to be hopeful about the health of the ...
“Free to Fly” Bandaloop’s Wall Dancing Test Flights | Oakland
Sunday, April 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bandaloop Studio
"Free to Fly" Bandaloop's Wall Dancing Test Flights | Oakland

Get a free test flight at BANDALOOP: float in the air and dance on walls. No experience necessary. Open house: first come, first served. One session per person per year. All gear will be provided. Sessions are at 1 pm and at 2 pm.