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Thursday, July 2

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, July 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, July 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, July 3

FoodieLand Summer Night Market | July 3-5
Friday, July 3 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission or $10 3-Day admission
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | July 3-5

Mark your calendars for FoodieLand Night Market 2020, happening in two exciting locations with a great selection of dates to choose from including the 4th of July weekend and Labor Day weekend. FoodieLand Night Market 2020 is going to take you to a new level of ...

Saturday, July 4

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, July 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

FoodieLand Summer Night Market on the 4th of July | Berkeley
Saturday, July 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission or $10 3-Day admission
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Summer Night Market on the 4th of July | Berkeley

Mark your calendars for FoodieLand Night Market 2020, happening in two exciting locations with a great selection of dates to choose from including the 4th of July weekend and Labor Day weekend. FoodieLand Night Market 2020 is going to take you to a new level of ...

Sunday, July 5

FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley
Sunday, July 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission or $10 3-Day admission
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley

Mark your calendars for FoodieLand Night Market 2020, happening in two exciting locations with a great selection of dates to choose from including the 4th of July weekend and Labor Day weekend. FoodieLand Night Market 2020 is going to take you to a new level of ...

Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley
Sunday, July 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to its incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...Monthly

Wednesday, July 8

Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley
Wednesday, July 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

Friday, July 10

FoodieLand Night Market | July 10-12
Friday, July 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission or $10 3-Day admission
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Night Market | July 10-12

Mark your calendars for FoodieLand Night Market 2020, happening in two exciting locations with a great selection of dates to choose from including the 4th of July weekend and Labor Day weekend. FoodieLand Night Market 2020 is going to take you to a new level of ...

Saturday, July 11

FoodieLand Night Market | Berkeley
Saturday, July 11 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission or $10 3-Day admission
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Night Market | Berkeley

Mark your calendars for FoodieLand Night Market 2020, happening in two exciting locations with a great selection of dates to choose from including the 4th of July weekend and Labor Day weekend. FoodieLand Night Market 2020 is going to take you to a new level of ...

Sunday, July 12

FoodieLand Night Market | Berkeley
Sunday, July 12 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission or $10 3-Day admission
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Night Market | Berkeley

Mark your calendars for FoodieLand Night Market 2020, happening in two exciting locations with a great selection of dates to choose from including the 4th of July weekend and Labor Day weekend. FoodieLand Night Market 2020 is going to take you to a new level of ...

Monday, July 13

Intro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley
Monday, July 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Intro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley

This one hour class provides an introduction to IMPACT Bay Area’s style of empowerment self-defense. In this class students develop intuition, situational awareness, congruent body language and verbal skills to deescalate and deter assault and harassment, as well as learn two simple and effective physical ...Monthly

Friday, July 17

Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley
Friday, July 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome
| La Peña Cultural Center
Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley

Enjoy a lively evening of music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy the music and dance. Son Jarocho is a lively traditional art form from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the ...Monthly

Saturday, July 18

“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley
Saturday, July 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mulford Hall (UC Berkeley)
"Science@Cal": Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley

Science@Cal is proud to present a series of free public science lectures on the third Saturday of every month. These talks are given by renowned UC Berkeley scientists and aimed at general audiences. Talks take place on the UC Berkeley campus at 11 am. Doors ...Monthly

Sunday, July 19

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, July 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...Monthly

Cal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley
Sunday, July 19 – 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 ...

Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley
Sunday, July 19 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to it’s incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...Monthly

Tuesday, July 21

“Popping the ​Science ​Bubble”: Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
Tuesday, July 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Public Library (Central Branch)
"Popping the ​Science ​Bubble": Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley

Join in for a conversation with scientists from Cal. Ever wonder what the scientists at Cal are up to? Now is your chance to find out during a thrilling series of short lectures on cutting-edge research. With new guest lecturers each month, come learn about ...Monthly

Friday, July 31

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, July 31 – 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

Saturday, August 1

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, August 1 – 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, August 2

Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley
Sunday, August 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to its incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...Monthly

Wednesday, August 5

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open to the public year round, has over 13,000 different kinds of plants from ...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, August 6

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, August 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly

Saturday, August 8

2020 Peace Lantern Ceremony | Berkeley
Saturday, August 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Aquatic Park (Berkeley)
2020 Peace Lantern Ceremony | Berkeley

Decorate free candlelight peace lanterns to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima (Aug. 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9, 1945) at this Japanese-style peace event. In Japan and around the world, people will gather in early August to float lanterns in remembrance ...