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Friday, April 26

2019 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 26 – May 5
Friday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| Yerba Buena Gardens
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 hundreds of 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

Monday, April 29

The World of Leonardo Seen Through Fashion | JCCSF
Monday, April 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is on their website
| Jewish Community Center of SF
The World of Leonardo Seen Through Fashion | JCCSF
As an artist, Leonardo da Vinci represents the new “Humanist” attitudes of the Renaissance – a shift in focus from God as the solution to an awareness of the possibilities of the world to “Man” as the solution. These ideas were expressed in the era’s ...

Tuesday, April 30

SF History Night | Pacific Heights
Tuesday, April 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
| Congregation Sherith Israel Newman Hall
SF History Night | Pacific Heights

The San Francisco History Association hosts monthly talks which explore our city’s enchanting history in depth. Each month, a local history expert hosts a themed talk usually accompanied by a slide show with light refreshments. presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 1

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

Thursday Movement Classes w/ LINES Dance Center | SF
Thursday, May 2 – 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

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, May 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party "Astro Night" | UC Berkeley

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...

Friday, May 3

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, May 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...Monthly

“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF
Friday, May 3 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| CounterPULSE
"Block Fest" Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF

Every first and third Friday of the month, locally sourced Artist Activators offer up free art making. Block Fest animates and celebrates the unit block of Turk Street with free arts activities, cultural offerings, community information, and discussion for the local residents, workers, and visitors. From ...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

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

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 ...
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, May 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
| UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Find out which diseases ail your plants at the free monthly Sick Plant Clinic at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden happening from 9 am to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please cover plants ...Monthly

Sunday, May 5

Bay Area Dance Week 2019: Free Events | Final Day
Sunday, May 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2019: Free Events | Final Day

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 hundreds of free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

Wednesday, May 8

The Early Celebrity of Peter Paul Rubens | JCCSF
Wednesday, May 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register on their website
| Jewish Community Center of SF
The Early Celebrity of Peter Paul Rubens | JCCSF
Learn about the FAMSF exhibition The Early Celebrity of Peter Paul Rubens, focusing on the artist’s arguably most innovative period, from 1608 until about 1620. During these years, Rubens established a style that came to dominate Flemish painting, skyrocketed him to international fame and guided ...
The Board Match: 2019 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | Union Square
Wednesday, May 8 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hilton San Francisco Union Square
The Board Match: 2019 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | Union Square
Looking for ways to give your time, talent, and energy in a meaningful way? Join a nonprofit board. The Board Match is a job-fair style event featuring around 175 Bay Area nonprofits whose reps talk to interested candidates about volunteering to serve on their organization’s board of ...

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

Saturday, May 11

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

  Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide ...Monthly

Free Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class
Saturday, May 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location
Free Beginner Parkour "Urban Ninja" Class

SF Parkour hosts a free Beginner’s Parkour Class at noon on the second Saturday of each month. It is geared towards first timers and lasts 1.5 hours. Location: Each month the location rotates through Sunnyvale, UC Berkeley and the Embarcadero in SF. Please check the ...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 ...
“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| Monument
"Sketchboard": Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF

Join in at the Monument (140 9th St), for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians. Everyone is welcome, we are a mix of seasoned artists, students, and first timers. Poses range from 2, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 minutes. There will be easels provided and ...Monthly

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

“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View
Sunday, May 12 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Masonic Lodge
"Sunday Assembly" Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View

“Live Better, Help Often, Wonder More” is the motto for Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley (SASV), an international community movement that celebrates life. The radically inclusive SASV is a secular and service nonprofit that celebrates life, welcomes all people and supports everyone fulfilling their potential. It aims ...Monthly

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

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Tuesday, May 14

Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, May 14 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael

Green is the topic. Drinks the excuse. The San Francisco North Bay comes to this mixer to network with local business folks living and working as green as they can. Check the calendar for their high caliber guest speakers. You’ll love the incredible selection of ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 15

Food First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley
Wednesday, May 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Peña Cultural Center
Food First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley

Food First envisions a world in which all people have access to healthy, ecologically produced, and culturally appropriate food. Their work—including action-oriented research, publications, projects and Food Sovereignty Tours—gives you the tools to understand the global challenges, build your local movement, and engage with the global ...Monthly

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Wednesday, May 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Randall Museum Theater on the third Wednesday of every month, ...Monthly