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Thursday, June 20

33rd Annual Summer Jazz Concert Series Kickoff | Palo Alto
Thursday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
33rd Annual Summer Jazz Concert Series Kickoff | Palo Alto

Enjoy 10 weeks of rhythm and blues as Summer Jazz, an annual tradition in Palo Alto, celebrates its 32nd Anniversary at Stanford Shopping Center. A free outdoor concert series, Summer Jazz is produced by SFJAZZ and showcases a variety of jazz musicians and all-stars performing ...

Exploratorium After Dark: Self-Styled | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Self-Styled | Pier 15
Beyond the skin we live in, clothing and accessory is a ubiquitous human visual identity. It can be a strong marker of culture, values, and resources. It can define how we see ourselves or how we want to be seen. Get your hands on contemporary ...

Skin NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Skin NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
This week, NightLife gets under your skin, exploring the shape-shifting, color-changing, and ever-evolving nature of this complex organ and celebrating the opening of our new exhibit.
2019 San Mateo’s Summer Music Series Kick Off | June 20 – Aug. 15
Thursday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
2019 San Mateo's Summer Music Series Kick Off | June 20 - Aug. 15
The Department of Rock is an “all dance rock” smoking hot rock tribute,  performing hits from Petty to Prince to Bono and Benatar. TDOR delivers a non-stop, high energy show featuring three lead vocalists, rock solid rhythm section, tight harmonies and a playlist that appeals to all ...
Win Tix: SF’s “Knives and Needles” Tasting & Tattoo Party | Asian Art Museum
Thursday, June 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$15 GA / $5 Members / $13 Students & Seniors
| Asian Art Museum
Author Molly Kitamura bridges the world of tattooed chefs and foodie tattoo artists. She discusses the inspiration for her forthcoming book, “Knives and Needles,” in this fun and insightful talk and cooking demonstration featuring foodie tattoo artist Chad Koeplinger. > Get Tickets – $15 Learn how to ...
2019 San Francisco Design Week: Opening Night | SF
Thursday, June 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $45 | Pier 27
2019 San Francisco Design Week: Opening Night | SF

Designers of all disciplines are united by the drive to solve problems, advance aesthetics, and re-think the future. The increasing global collaboration among visual designers, industrial designers, strategists, writers, photographers, videographers, illustrators, and artists has created a community of purpose in today’s complex world. 2019 ...

Free Author Talk: Stacy Adimando’s “Piatti” | Omnivore Books
Thursday, June 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Free Author Talk: Stacy Adimando's "Piatti" | Omnivore Books
The Executive Editor of SAVEUR magazine, author Stacy Adimando draws from her Italian heritage and her love of Italy’s traditional abundant antipasti spreads to create 75 recipes for easy, generous plates and platters meant for grazing and sharing. Filled with advice on how to easily ...
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
Thursday, June 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Free Pizza & Beer provided, Admission free to Oakstop members.
| Oakstop
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland

June’s Lineup: Ryan Goodcase (Cobbs, Punchline, Rooster Ts, SJ Improv) Julie Ash (Hella Funny, Cobbs, Punchline) Dave Nihill (Winner of the San Francisco Comedy Competition, Punchline, Cobbs, The Set-Up) Hosted by: Arjun Banerjee, Jonah Pollack, & Max Eddy Monthly

Oakland Art Library Open House | East Bay
Thursday, June 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with an RSVP
| Trending Inn
Oakland Art Library Open House | East Bay

The Oakland Art Library has opened with its first event on April 2019. On the 3rd Thursday of each month the library will open its doors again to those who RSVP for free. Each library event will include music, drinks, community, and of course, lots ...Monthly

Free Outdoor Movie Night: “A League of Their Own” | Oakland
Thursday, June 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $6 at the door
| Forage Kitchen
Free Outdoor Movie Night: "A League of Their Own" | Oakland

This month they’re showing A League of Their Own shot in 1992. Based on a true story, this film takes place during the mid ’40s when men hadn’t yet returned from war, and the sports entertainment industry attempted to fill a gap and raise morale by ...Monthly

Win Tix: Comedy Night: Dan St. Germain (Comedy Central) | The Punch Line
Thursday, June 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
Dan St. Germain has been listed as one of Variety’s “10 Comics To Watch,”  and was listed as one of Paste Magazine’s Top 10 Great Underrated Comedians. > Get Tickets – $20 Adv / $23 Day of Show (18+) He was named as Time Out NY’s “Comedy Break ...
2019 Summer Movie in the Park Kickoff: “Mary Poppins Returns” | Orinda
Thursday, June 20 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
2019 Summer Movie in the Park Kickoff: "Mary Poppins Returns" | Orinda

The Orinda Parks and Recreation Department is happy to bring back Movies in the Park for another year. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring their blankets, lawn chairs, and don’t forget the popcorn. Orinda Movies in the Park Thursday ...

Friday, June 21

14 Hours of Sunshine: Summer Begins Today | SF
Friday, June 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
14 Hours of Sunshine: Summer Begins Today | SF
June 21, 2019 is the longest day of the year and officially the first day of Summer.  With the sunrise at 5:48 am and sunset not until 8:34 pm in San Francisco that gives us a full 14 hours, 46 minutes and 54 seconds of daylight ...
5th Annual International Yoga Day | SF
Friday, June 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center
5th Annual International Yoga Day | SF
Join in celebrating the 5th annual International Yoga Day, with full day of free programs on Friday, June 21, 2019 6:00 am–9:00 pm. All are welcome.
Make Music Day: Arts of Music & Performances | San Jose
Friday, June 21 – 6:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs
Make Music Day: Arts of Music & Performances | San Jose
Celebrated internationally, Make Music Day is a free, outdoor day of music held on the summer solstice, June 21.  San Jose joined the celebration in 2017 with performances taking place citywide from sunrise to sunset. Make Music Day Thursday, June 21, 2019 | 6 am to 9 pm Citywide, ...
Bay Area’s 2019 International Parkour Jam | June 21-23
Friday, June 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area's 2019 International Parkour Jam | June 21-23

Get ready for the one of the biggest parkour jams on the west coast. Traceurs and traceuses come from all over the world (alright, mainly a few from Canada and Mexico) to see the best of what the Bay Area has to offer in terms ...

First Day of Summer: Free Swimming Day | East Bay Regional Parks
First Day of Summer: Free Swimming Day | East Bay Regional Parks

It’s finally summer, so why not go for a swim, especially since it’s free today — and every Friday throughout the rest of the year. Every Friday

Longest Day of the Year: 9 Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer Solstice
Friday, June 21 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Certain tours may require garden admission.
| All Over San Francisco
Longest Day of the Year: 9 Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer Solstice
Enjoy the longest day of the year and learn something surprising about the city you love. Play tourist on your own turf and explore San Francisco the best way possible – on foot with City Guides. Summer Solstice Walking Tours June 21, 2019 | 9:30 am All over San ...
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
Friday, June 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a free day for our beloved seniors on selected Fridays, until 5 pm.
Win Tix: Clusterfest 2019: 3-Day Passes | SF
Friday, June 21 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Civic Center Plaza
Comedy Central Presents Clusterfest – 3 Days, 5 Stages, 50+ Comedians, Lots of Bands. Total Cluster. More than just another festival, Clusterfest is a weekend packed with comedy, music, podcasts, drag queens, food and immersive experiences Amy Poehler & Friends, John Mulaney, Patton Oswalt, Fred ...
2019 IKEA All-You-Can-Eat Swedish Midsommar Smörgåsbord | Emeryville
2019 IKEA All-You-Can-Eat Swedish Midsommar Smörgåsbord | Emeryville
“Midsommar” (Midsummer) is celebrated in many parts of the world as the longest day of the year. In the northern parts of Sweden, the sun actually never sets and there is daylight both night and day. Come to IKEA in Emeryville for the annual Swedish Midsommar all-you-can-eat ...
Fête de La Musique 2019: International Music Festival | Berkeley
Friday, June 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Maîson Bleue
Fête de La Musique 2019: International Music Festival | Berkeley
La Fête de la Musique is internationaly celebrated with live music, first organized in France in 1982. A highlight of amateur practice and musical diversity (bluesy rock, flavored Latin music, pop.) All are welcome to enjoy free music at a lovely venue inside and on the ...
“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, June 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

Music in the Park 2019 Kickoff “The Delfonics” Love songs & Oldies | San Jose
Friday, June 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10 | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Music in the Park 2019 Kickoff "The Delfonics" Love songs & Oldies | San Jose

Groove to tunes at Music in the Park, a summer tradition concert series at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in the heart of downtown San José. Produced by the San José Downtown Association, this favorite downtown music event jams from 5:30-9 pm. Early bird tickets ...

Green Solstice Happy Hour & Goat Party | SF
Friday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations go to City Grazing
| Hotel Kabuki
Green Solstice Happy Hour & Goat Party | SF
Join for a Happy Hour & a solstice soiree into the evening at the Hotel Kabuki from 6 pm-midnight on Friday, June 21st, 2019. Summer Solstice is here. In San Francisco it’s Green with little goats. Enjoy Signature Cocktails, premium sake, hitachino on draft and tasty bites ...
$10 Unlimited Pinball Party & DJs at Pacific Pinball Museum | Alameda
Friday, June 21 – All Day | Cost: $10 | Pacific Pinball Museum
$10 Unlimited Pinball Party & DJs at Pacific Pinball Museum | Alameda

For just $10 enjoy all-you-can-play pinball with 90+ games set on free play (no coins needed) with 5,500+ square feet and five rooms of pinball from every decade (1940s to present) on this special Third Friday event for Summer 2019. Admission includes in-and-out privileges all ...

3rd Friday: Free Outdoor Movie & Free Popcorn “Wonder” | Millbrae
Friday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Popcorn
| Millbrae Central Park
3rd Friday: Free Outdoor Movie & Free Popcorn "Wonder" | Millbrae

Join every 3rd Friday of the month from April to October for games, food trucks,  and a free moving screening. There will have FREE warm and buttery popcorn for all attendees. Bring a chair or blanket to sit in. Free Movie Lineup: 4/19- Christopher Robin ...Monthly

2019 Starlight Movie Night Season Opener: “Trolls” | Alameda
Friday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field
2019 Starlight Movie Night Season Opener: "Trolls" | Alameda

Gather your family, friends and neighbors, spread out your blankets on the field, and watch a free movie under the moon and stars in Alameda. The event starts at 6:30 pm with pre-show festivities of games and crafts for kids. The movie begins at 8:15 pm. ...

2019 Concert Kick Off: Beatles Tribute in the Park | Alamo
Friday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livorna Park
2019 Concert Kick Off: Beatles Tribute in the Park | Alamo

Put your dancing shoes on, pack a picnic and enjoy live music with the small community of Alamo at Livorna Park, located at the corner of Miranda Avenue and Livorna Road. Bring blankets, chairs, flashlights, snacks, family and friends. Friday concerts start at 6:30 pm ...

Free Author Talk: Maggie Hoffman’s “Batch Cocktails” | Omnivore Books
Friday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Free Author Talk: Maggie Hoffman's "Batch Cocktails" | Omnivore Books
As anyone who has hosted a dinner party knows, cocktail hour is the most fun part of the evening for guests – but can be challenging for whomever is in charge of keeping the drinks flowing. The solution, though, is simple: batch it! In this ...