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Tuesday, February 19

2019’s Biggest “Supermoon” | February 19
Tuesday, February 19 – 6:14 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2019's Biggest "Supermoon" | February 19
From around the world, the moon will look plenty full to the eye tonight (February 18-19) and tomorrow night (February 19-20) as it parades across the nighttime sky. At the vicinity of full noon, the moon stays out throughout the night, rising in the east ...

Wednesday, February 20

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, February 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...Monthly

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, February 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 2/20: Kollin Holtz (Sylvan Productions) Emily Catalano (SF Punchline) Drew Harmon (SF Sketchfest) Jesse Hett (SF Sketchfest) Butch Escobar (Cobb’s Comedy Club) Natasha Muse (HBO) & more Every Wednesday

Jokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Wednesday, February 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
| The Hatch
Jokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland

Jokelandish is a monthly premier stand-up comedy showcase from co-producers Nicole Calasich (ABC), Chad Opitz, and Brooke Heinichen (This Week In Blackness). Happening every 3rd Wednesday at 8 pm at The Hatch in downtown Oakland, Jokelandish features the best comedians from the Bay Area and ...Monthly

Friday, February 22

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, February 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...Monthly

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free popcorn and wine will be served for every audience member. Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested ...Monthly

Saturday, February 23

“The Art of Living Black” Art Fair: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, February 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jingletown Art Studios
"The Art of Living Black" Art Fair: Saturday | Oakland

The 23rd annual “The Art of Living Black” Jingletown Art Studios feature Bay Area artists of African descent and are taking place from 10 am to 6 pm on February 23-24 & March 2-3 2019. This exciting group art exhibition provides a unique opportunity for attendees to meet ...

East Bay Resiliency Fair & Repair Cafe | Berkeley
Saturday, February 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Adult School
East Bay Resiliency Fair & Repair Cafe | Berkeley
Learn about emergency preparedness, personal health & well-being, how to fix things & reduce waste, get to 100% renewable energy, grow & share food, help our natural habitat thrive, activities for kids, plus so much more at the Resiliency Fair and Repair Café. Don’t send your ...
2019 “Alleycute” A Cute Pairs Bike Race | Oakland
2019 "Alleycute" A Cute Pairs Bike Race | Oakland
Come get cute in the streets with the bike witches of FWOD Oakland who presents the 2019 Alleycute: A Cute Pairs Bike Race, happening on Saturday, February 23, 2019. All gender identities/ bikes/ ages/ skill levels are encouraged to race. Registration price is $5 per person so $10 per pair. You ...

Sunday, February 24

“The Art of Living Black” Art Fair: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jingletown Art Studios
"The Art of Living Black" Art Fair: Sunday | Oakland

The 23rd annual “The Art of Living Black” Jingletown Art Studios feature Bay Area artists of African descent and are taking place from 10 am to 6 pm on February 23-24 & March 2-3 2019. This exciting group art exhibition provides a unique opportunity for attendees to meet ...

Monday, February 25

Free Drop-In Tax Help | Oakland
Monday, February 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Free Drop-In Tax Help | Oakland

Oakland Public Libraries will be offering free tax preparation help with trained volunteers from the AARP Tax-Aide program who will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns between Feb 6, 2019 – April 14, 2019. The Main Library is a drop-in site ...

Nerd Nite: AIbany Bulb, Exercise Recovery & Interstellar Objects | Oakland
Monday, February 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
| Club 21
Nerd Nite: AIbany Bulb, Exercise Recovery & Interstellar Objects | Oakland

Learn how astronomers search for alien spacecraft, why effective recovery from exercise is so complicated, and how the Albany Bulb landfill became an icon of art and adventure at Nerd Nite East Bay on Monday, Feb 25 at Club 21 in Uptown Oakland. Monthly

Tuesday, February 26

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, February 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover
Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland

Laugh City is a monthly comedy show bringing comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and Late Night TV to Oakland every last Tuesday at 8 pm. DJ B.C. spins music after the show. The show takes place at The Layover (1517 Franklin St). 21 and up. Doors open at 7 pm. Free, ...Monthly

Wednesday, February 27

“Controlled Chaos” Night of Interactive Dance Music | Berkeley
Wednesday, February 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Doors open at 7 pm, show starts at 8 pm
| Adeline's Lab
"Controlled Chaos" Night of Interactive Dance Music | Berkeley
Join for a night of interactive computer music performed by Brooklyn based performer, musician and instrument builder. Nick Demopoulos, on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7 pm. Controlled Chaos Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | 7 pm Adelines Lab, 3140 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley Ticket: $10 (Doors at 7. Show starts at ...
“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, February 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 2/27: Hayden Greif Neil (Critical Hit) Liz Stone (SF Sketchfest) Aviva Siegel (SF Sketchfest) Dauood Naimyar (SF Punchline) & Torio Van Grohl (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Every Wednesday

Thursday, February 28

2019 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Oakland
Thursday, February 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | The Sound Room
2019 "Jazz Search West" Competition | Oakland

Jazz Search West 2019, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer four competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during March and April. Come experience Jazz Search West 2019 during which 16 ...

Friday, March 1

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, March 1 – 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

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, March 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, March 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’, Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open ...Monthly

First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland
Friday, March 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland

As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free event featuring dancing girls, sometimes a creepy little ...Monthly

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, March 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regular admission is $18 ...Monthly

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, March 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...Monthly

Saturday, March 2

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, March 2 – 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

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor and Oakland Museum of California. Bank ...Monthly

“The Art of Living Black” Art Fair: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, March 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jingletown Art Studios
"The Art of Living Black" Art Fair: Saturday | Oakland

The 23rd annual “The Art of Living Black” Jingletown Art Studios feature Bay Area artists of African descent and are taking place from 10 am to 6 pm on February 23-24 & March 2-3 2019. This exciting group art exhibition provides a unique opportunity for attendees to meet ...

Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, March 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

It’s a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this one-of-a-kind, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to meet cool people as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a wingman, ...Monthly

Sunday, March 3

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, March 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...Monthly

“The Art of Living Black” Art Fair: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jingletown Art Studios
"The Art of Living Black" Art Fair: Sunday | Oakland

The 23rd annual “The Art of Living Black” Jingletown Art Studios feature Bay Area artists of African descent and are taking place from 10 am to 6 pm on February 23-24 & March 2-3 2019. This exciting group art exhibition provides a unique opportunity for attendees to meet ...

1880s Vintage Base Ball Opening Day | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, March 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Big Rec Field (Golden Gate Park)
1880s Vintage Base Ball Opening Day | Golden Gate Park
Come on out to Big Rec in Golden Gate Park (7th Ave and Irving) and see base ball played by 1880s rules, using vintage style uniforms and equipment. Additional vintage base ball games will be played in San Jose and Dublin on opening day. Bay Area ...
2019 Welsh Hymn-Singing Festival | East Bay
Sunday, March 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lafayette United Methodist Church
2019 Welsh Hymn-Singing Festival | East Bay
The Welsh American Society of Northern California (WASNC) hosts its annual Gymanfa Ganu at Lafayette United Methodist Church on Sunday March 3, 2019. In the Welsh language Gymanfa Ganu is the name for a traditional Hymn-Singing Festival where many of the most famous Welsh hymns of ...