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Friday, June 22

Free Community Movie Night “Rent Sing-Along” | Berkeley
Friday, June 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*None. Nada. Zilch. Zero.
| Berkeley Methodist United Church
Free Community Movie Night "Rent Sing-Along" | Berkeley

Join and sing along, some beautifully, others badly, but all in good fun and at the top of your lungs – and enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages.
Free Community Movie Night “Rent Sing-Along”
Friday, June 22, 2018 | 7 pm to 10 pm
Berkeley Methodist United Church, 1710 …

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

6/22 Lineup:
Variety performer this week is Katerina Countiss.
Comics will include:

Shelbi Evans
Trish Pandya
Haley Bentham Archdeacon
Michael Alveranga

Saturday, June 23

2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Riverview Park
2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay

Come witness the fourth annual Delta Board Meeting, June 23rd & 24th, 2018 in Pittsburg, California. Watch as kiteboarders compete in the disciplines of big air, freestyle, and an all new poker run in the Delta Waters to fight for the top spot. Don’t miss out on the action ...

1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boating Center
1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt

Join the 1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland, presented by a passionate and talented team of organizers who have a love for producing large, free, public events in the City of Oakland.
Many of the Oakland natives who grew up in Oakland, attended Oakland schools, and want …

Win Tix: Godzilla X Fest 2018 | Historic BAL Theatre
Saturday, June 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$10 adult, $5 kids
| Historic BAL Theatre

Godzilla X Fest 2018. Godzilla battles winged creatures called “MUTOs” that are threatening humanity. In the ensuing chaos, cities are leveled and a bomb-disposal expert and his family struggle to survive.
Get Tickets – $10
We will have select Vendors Kimono My House and Artist Anthony Martinez creating Personalized …

Vegan Summer Solstice Potluck & Springroll Making Party | Berkeley
Saturday, June 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
* Free, but please being a vegan dish to share for the potluck
| Berkeley Animal Rights Center
Vegan Summer Solstice Potluck & Springroll Making Party | Berkeley

Join Vegans of the Bay in celebrating the sunshine and awesomeness of summer by having a vegan potluck and making vegan spring rolls together. Everyone is welcome to come to this event, vegan or not; just please ensure that the food you bring is vegan.
The …

Sunday, June 24

2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay
Sunday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Riverview Park
2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay

Come witness the fourth annual Delta Board Meeting, June 23rd & 24th, 2018 in Pittsburg, California. Watch as kiteboarders compete in the disciplines of big air, freestyle, and an all new poker run in the Delta Waters to fight for the top spot. Don’t miss out on the action ...

Solstice Sunday: Free Local Artist Showcase | Richmond
Solstice Sunday: Free Local Artist Showcase | Richmond

Please join for a summer solstice artist showcase at East Brother Beer Co. on Sunday, June 24th from 12 pm-8 pm. They will be showcasing local artists of all types and will have live music and food trucks.
There will also be a community art …

“Sunset by the Lake” Steeley Dan Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, June 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" Steeley Dan Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill

Family friendly and popular concert series by the Lake at City Hall. Features some of the top bands from around the East Bay Area including many local favorites. There will be Food, beer & wine sales at every concert. The event will be held every other Sunday ...

Wednesday, June 27

Drinkering & Tinkering Happy Hour | Oakland
Wednesday, June 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Drinks are not.
| Drake's Dealership
Drinkering & Tinkering Happy Hour | Oakland

Join Chabot Space and Science Center at Drake’s Dealership in Oakland every 4th Wednesday of the month for a tinkering and drinkering happy hour. Bring a friend, grab a beer, and start making stuff. They will bring the tools and technology for you to explore, ...

Saturday, June 30

RSVPs Open for July: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, June 30 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
RSVPs Open for July: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...

Wednesday, July 4

Brentwood | Classic 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Brentwood
Brentwood | Classic 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2018

The City of Brentwood is excited to once again host the Brentwood Classic 4th of July Parade and Celebration on Wednesday, July 4th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Brentwood.
This event will feature a parade, food, games, entertainment, and a children’s parade.  Parade …

Antioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Contra Costa County Fairgrounds
Antioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2018

The City of Antioch hosts an all day Fourth of July festival with a parade, car show, live music, and kids games. To cap the night off, there will be fireworks at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds.
2018 Antioch Fourth of July Celebration
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | Parade at 11 …

Friday, July 6

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, July 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Block Party

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local ...

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, July 6 – 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 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 highlights ...

Saturday, July 7

Craft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland
Saturday, July 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Federation Brewing
Craft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland

Come celebrate the craft of comedy and beer at Federation Brewing every first Saturday in Oakland’s Jack London Square. For the low, low price of free, you can see some of the best local and nationally touring comics in a cool intimate space. Craft Beers ...

Sunday, July 8

“Sunset by the Lake” Funk, R&B Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, July 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" Funk, R&B Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill

Family friendly and popular concert series by the Lake at City Hall. Features some of the top bands from around the East Bay Area including many local favorites. There will be Food, beer & wine sales at every concert. The event will be held every other Sunday ...

Friday, July 13

Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | Oakland
Friday, July 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Studio One Arts Center
Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | Oakland

Circus Bella is a full-force, non-stop 60-minute kaleidoscope of thrilling feats of balance and strength, elegance demonstrations of grace and poise, and outrageous humor of slapstick antics. In 2018, they celebrate their 10th anniversary season. The circus showcases static trapeze, rope walking, a 9-person juggling ...

Saturday, July 14

Free Summer Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, July 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
Free Summer Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...

Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History
Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History

Stroll through downtown and discover the places where Oakland African American leaders have made their marks. Learn how Lionel Wilson, Delilah Beasley, Robert Maynard, the Dellums family, Josephine Baker, and others changed the Bay Area and California. Tour begins at 10 am in front of ...

Sunday, July 15

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, July 15 – 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 ...

Wednesday, July 18

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, July 18 – 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 ...

Jokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Wednesday, July 18 – 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 ...

Friday, July 20

Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
Friday, July 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Savvy Rest Natural Bedroom
Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley

Chillarious is the only comedy showcase where you can enjoy the Bay Area’s best comedic talent while lounging luxuriously on the Bay Area’s most comfortable organic mattresses and pillows. Admission is free and some free drinks will be provided, but you can also BYOB. Please, ...

Saturday, July 21

“Splash Into Summer” Free Lake Merritt Boat Rental Day | Oakland
Saturday, July 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No experience necessary for most rentals except for sailboats. Rentals are for 1/2 hour.
| Lake Merritt Boating Center
"Splash Into Summer" Free Lake Merritt Boat Rental Day | Oakland

The Lake Merritt Boating Center invites you to Splash Into Summer 2018 with free boat rentals and an open house from 1-3 pm on Saturday, July 21, 2019.
If past years are any indication, you can get ½ hour of free time floating around picturesque Lake Merritt. You can find free …