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Friday, April 3

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, April 3 – 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

CANCELED: Contra Costa Spring Home & Landscape Show | April 3-5
Friday, April 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Concord Pavilion
CANCELED: Contra Costa Spring Home & Landscape Show | April 3-5
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.

Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Dance Party | The Uptown
Friday, April 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated
| The Uptown Nightclub
Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Dance Party | The Uptown

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase featuring the best local and traveling comedians from around the country Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Dance Party Every First Friday | 7:30 pm to 9 pm (Dance Party at 9 pm) The Uptown, 1928 ...Monthly

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

First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland
Saturday, April 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue Elementary School Playground
First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland

Featuring a full body cardio, core and strength workout. Classes are free every first Saturday of the month and start promptly at 9 am. All other Saturdays are free for Flex Circuit Gym members. Non member attendees of the boot camps will receive a free ...Monthly

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 ...
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, ...

CANCELED: Contra Costa Spring Home & Landscape Show | Concord
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets via Eventbrite
| Concord Pavilion
CANCELED: Contra Costa Spring Home & Landscape Show | Concord
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
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.
“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, April 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...Monthly

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

2020 Ching Ming Festival: Chinese Day of Ancestor Worship | Oakland
Saturday, April 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
2020 Ching Ming Festival: Chinese Day of Ancestor Worship | Oakland
Ancestor worship is a Chinese tradition that goes back thousands of years. “Ching Ming” or “Remembrance of Ancestors Day” is therefore a key holiday in the Chinese calendar. On this weekend, you may view hundreds of families visiting the cemetery to sweep/clean their ancestors’ graves and ...
Treasure Hunt For Golden Eggs & $25 Gift Prize Card | Alamo
Saturday, April 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alamo Plaza Shopping Center
Treasure Hunt For Golden Eggs & $25 Gift Prize Card | Alamo
You’re invited to Meet the Easter Bunny at Alamo Plaza Shopping Center on Saturday, April 4, 2020 from Noon to 2 pm. Enjoy Fun For The Whole Family Including: Free Bunny Ears for children 12 and under while supplies last Scavenger Hunt at participating merchants Face Painting for children ...
First Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland
Saturday, April 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lakeside Park
First Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland

First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for our feline friends. It is a day for delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing.  It is where you can freely exchange information, friendship, and joy to help make our cats happy and healthy. ...Monthly

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

CANCELED: Craft Comedy Night: “Best of the East Bay” | Oakland
Saturday, April 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tickets are general admission. Seating is limited. Arrive early.
| Federation Brewing
CANCELED: Craft Comedy Night: "Best of the East Bay" | Oakland

Check out one of Oakland’s hottest free standup shows. Craft Comedy features some of the best comedians in The Bay as well as touring guests from Comedy Central, Vice, Sketchfest, Conan, Netflix and more. All in a cool and intimate space. It’s always an exciting ...Monthly

Craft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland
Saturday, April 4 – 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 ...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.