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Friday, April 3

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, April 3 – 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

First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland
Friday, April 3 – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 cover
| 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

Saturday, April 4

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, April 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

CANCELED: Smithsonian’s 16th Annual Free Museum Day | 2020
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must signup and download your free ticket
| San Francisco Bay Area
CANCELED: Smithsonian's 16th Annual Free Museum Day | 2020
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day 2020 will not take place on April 4. As a public health precaution, the Smithsonian is postponing or canceling all public events, programming and gatherings through May 3. We appreciate your understanding.
POSTPONED: 2020 Cambodian Khmer New Year Festival | Oakland
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted and an RSVP is requested.
| Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
POSTPONED: 2020 Cambodian Khmer New Year Festival | Oakland
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed. Join the Oakland’s 9th Annual Khmer Cambodian New Year Celebration. The Khmer community, friends, and allies of Oakland gather to celebrate the national Khmer holiday in an all-day celebration filled with traditional live music, food, dance ...
CANCELED: Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
CANCELED: Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

Free Tax Assistance | Oakland Libraries
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Free Tax Assistance | Oakland Libraries

The Oakland Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) are partnering to offer free tax assistance to residents at select libraries during the 2020 tax season. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns between Feb 5, ...

Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
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, April 5

2020 NorCal Powerlifting Competition | East Bay
Sunday, April 5 – 8:30 am | Cost: $10*
*$10 for spectators; 10 and under free
| Crowne Plaza Concord
2020 NorCal Powerlifting Competition | East Bay
Curious about powerlifting? Then come check out a real live competition at the Crowne Plaza Concord starting at 8:30 am on Sunday, April 5, 2020. They promise you lots of chalk, grunting and fun. Spectators get in for $10.
CANCELED: Oakland Museum of California’s $5 First Sundays | OMCA
Sunday, April 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
| Oakland Museum of California
CANCELED: Oakland Museum of California's $5 First Sundays | OMCA

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

Eggster’s 26th Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival | UC Berkeley
Sunday, April 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Campanile (UC Berkeley)
Eggster's 26th Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival | UC Berkeley
Eggster will be holding its Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival at the UC Berkeley Campus. Last year they had an egg hunt, performances and live music, and tons of raffle prizes, come and see what they have in store for you this year. 26th Annual Egg Hunt ...

Wednesday, April 8

Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley
Wednesday, April 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley

Come learn the skills, balance and art of acrobatic partner yoga every second Wednesday of the month from 7:30-8:30 pm Using basic yoga poses, we’ll learn how to combine them into partner balancing and dynamic movements. No previous experience and no partner needed. Updated 6/7/19 – ...Monthly

“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland
Wednesday, April 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated.
| The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase featuring the best local and traveling comedians from around the country About this Event Each week features the best local and traveling comedians from around the country as seen on Late Night, Comedy Central, HBO and ...Every Wednesday

Friday, April 10

2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda
Friday, April 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jingletown
2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda

The Second Friday Artwalk is a ad-hoc group of galleries and businesses in the Alameda/Jingletown arts districts to promote art and culture in the community. Select studios, galleries and businesses open their doors to support the local arts from 6-9 PM. Exact locations change month ...Monthly

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, April 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

UPDATE: As of 3/19 at 2:12 am, it “appears” this event is still taking place, but there have been no recent updates by the promoter, so we can’t 100% confirm it. Please check the website for event updates or contact the promoter directly. This event ...Monthly

Saturday, April 11

2020 Spring Carnival & Community Expo | Emeryville
Saturday, April 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | ECCL
2020 Spring Carnival & Community Expo | Emeryville
Hop on over to Emeryville for the annual Spring Carnival with fun and games for children of all ages from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, April 11, 2020.

Tuesday, April 14

POSTPONED: 2020 Ben & Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Cone Day
Tuesday, April 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ben & Jerry's (Participating Locations)
POSTPONED: 2020 Ben & Jerry's Free Ice Cream Cone Day
2020 Update – We have made the difficult decision to postpone Free Cone Day this year. We hope to reschedule our global Free Cone Day event for later in the year. Mmmm… Tuesday, April 9, 2019 is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s, and you know ...
Free Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, April 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
| The Layover
Free Women's Comedy Night | Oakland

Come check out a monthly comedy event at The Layover in Oakland for Women’s Comedy Night hosted by Dominique Gelin and sponsored by Nenna Joiner of Feelmore510. Get your laughs with a few funny ladies on the second Tuesday of every month. There is no cover, ...Monthly

Wednesday, April 15

Final Drop-In Tax Help Day | Oakland
Wednesday, April 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Final Drop-In Tax Help Day | Oakland

The Oakland Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) are partnering to offer free tax assistance to residents at select libraries during the 2020 tax season. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns between Feb 5, ...

Oakland A’s $1 Game vs. Boston Red Sox | 2020
Wednesday, April 15 – 12:37 pm | Cost: $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's $1 Game vs. Boston Red Sox | 2020

Make an impact in the community during every Wednesday A’s home game with Community Impact Wednesdays in section 322. Pick your price and all tickets proceeds benefit the Oakland A’s charitable arm, which takes an innovative and dynamic approach to support education, promote youth sports, ...

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, April 15 – 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: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland
Wednesday, April 15 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated.
| The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase featuring the best local and traveling comedians from around the country About this Event Each week features the best local and traveling comedians from around the country as seen on Late Night, Comedy Central, HBO and ...Every Wednesday

Saturday, April 18

CANCELED: Cal Day 2020: Free Concerts, Museums, Hands-On Exhibits & Lectures | UC Berkeley
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
CANCELED: Cal Day 2020: Free Concerts, Museums, Hands-On Exhibits & Lectures | UC Berkeley
UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. On Cal Day, the entire UC Berkeley campus once again throws open its doors to the public and presents a full day of over 400 events – free lectures, performances, tours, concerts and more to showcase the ...
Oakland Earth Day 2020 | Volunteering Day
Saturday, April 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over Oakland
Oakland Earth Day 2020 | Volunteering Day
Earth Day is Oakland’s largest annual volunteer cleanup and beautification event. Volunteers will be working at approximately 100 sites across the city. Join in to clean and green Oakland’s parks, creeks and streets. 2020 Oakland Earth Day Volunteer Day Saturday, April 18, 2020 | 9 am All over ...
CANCELED: John Muir Birthday & Earth Day 2020 Celebration | East Bay
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission and parking are free.
| John Muir National Historic Site
CANCELED: John Muir Birthday & Earth Day 2020 Celebration | East Bay
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. John Muir inspired people all over the world to “keep close to nature’s heart.” In this spirit, celebrate John Muir’s birthday and Earth Day, from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, April 18, 2020. Bring the ...
2020 Earth Day Cleanup | Oakland
Saturday, April 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2020 Earth Day Cleanup | Oakland
Celebrate Earth Day at the Peralta Hacienda Historical Park in Oakland’s Fruitvale district on Saturday, April 18, 2020. At 10 am, come by to lend a hand picking up trash, pulling weeds, painting out graffiti, and making the park a safer, more beautiful place. Refreshments are ...
CANCELED: 2020 Berkeley Bay Festival & Free Boat Ride Day | East Bay
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shorebird Park (Berkeley)
CANCELED: 2020 Berkeley Bay Festival & Free Boat Ride Day | East Bay
UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. Come to the free Berkeley Bay Festival at the Berkeley Marina on Saturday, April 18, 2020. Enjoy hands-on educational activities and learn about organizations helping to protect the Bay and its wildlife. 2020 Berkeley Bay Festival Saturday, ...
2020 Earth Day Festival | Danville
Saturday, April 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Danville Library
2020 Earth Day Festival | Danville
UPDATE: Yes, this event was confirmed as still happening (as of 3/16 at 12:12 pm). Things may change rapidly, so please check the website to confirm should you choose to go out. This event may be canceled or postponed at any time without any notice. Bring ...
Cal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley
Saturday, April 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event is first come first served. Event can get very crowded.
| Cal Sailing Club
Cal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley

The Cal Sailing Club (CSC) offers sailing to the public aboard the fleet of keelboats (large and stable) and dinghies (fast and zippy, but kinda tippy) ten times a year. Whether you are new at sailing or an “old salt,” you can enjoy a spectacular ...

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, April 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (Oakland)
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland

Every third Saturday, the Oakland Art Murmur presents a free guided walking tour based on a different theme each tour. Tours take place on the third Saturday of each month and are led by prominent Oakland gallery directors, curators, writers, and artists. You may check their website ...Monthly