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Tuesday, August 9

$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)
$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)

It’s tough making ends meet these days. So, you’re searching Funcheap… To help, the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland is offering $6 Tuesdays! Admission to see a movie on Tuesdays is just $6. That’s any showtime, matinee or evening, excluding special engagements, of course. 3D ...Every Tuesday

$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, August 9 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.75*
*$5.75 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord are open for good old fashioned drive-in move fun. West Wind Drive In Locations Solano Drive-In – 1611 Solano Way, Concord Capitol Drive-In – 3630 ...Every Tuesday

Thursday, August 11

FREE: Oakland Comedy Night at “Golden State Lounge”
FREE: Oakland Comedy Night at "Golden State Lounge"

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Friday, August 12

FREE: Oakland’s HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktails (2022)
FREE: Oakland's HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktails (2022)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Free Day at Dublin’s “The Wave” Waterpark
Free Day at Dublin's "The Wave" Waterpark
Dublin’s The Wave waterpark is hosting a free admission day on Friday, August 12, 2022. On Friday morning, August 12, KTVU’s “Mornings on 2” news team will be filming a Dublin edition of “Zip Trips” at The Wave. Admission will be free for participants who arrive by ...
Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)
Friday, August 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)

Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for a free telescope viewing! Weather permitting, this is a chance to explore stars, planets and more through Chabot’s historic telescopes. Chabot’s three large historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the ...Every Friday

“Perseids Meteor Shower” Watch Party + Hot Coca (Chabot Space & Science Center)
Friday, August 12 – 11:45 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 Adult, $7.00 youth, Members free
| Chabot Space & Science Center
"Perseids Meteor Shower" Watch Party + Hot Coca (Chabot Space & Science Center)
Join Chabot astronomers for a watch party of one of most abundant meteor showers of the year, the Perseids. Every August the earth passes through the debris of the giant Comet Swift Tuttle, the origin of this famed shower. Named for the radiant point or ...

Saturday, August 13

FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy
FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Science at Cal “Detecting Disinformation and Deep Fakes”
Saturday, August 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Valley Life Sciences Building
Science at Cal "Detecting Disinformation and Deep Fakes"
We are awash in disinformation consisting of lies, conspiracies, and general nonsense, all with real-world implications ranging from human-rights violations to threats to our democracy and global public health. Adding to this disinformation landscape is a new form of manipulated media—so-called “deep fakes.” Although varied ...
The Comedy Edge: Stand-Up on the Waterfront (Oakland)
Saturday, August 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 General Admission and $20 VIP, no drink minimum
| Rocky's Market Brooklyn Basin
The Comedy Edge: Stand-Up on the Waterfront (Oakland)

Enjoy some of the Bay Area’s top comedians in this open air covered patio set on the majestic Oakland waterfront. the Comedy Edge brings you a new diverse lineup of some of the brightest and boldest voices in comedy featuring acts that have ...Every Saturday

Nuthouse at the Golden Squirrel: Stand-Up Comedy Cabaret (Oakland)
Saturday, August 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding scale donation requested during the show
| The Golden Squirrel
Nuthouse at the Golden Squirrel: Stand-Up Comedy Cabaret (Oakland)

About Nuthouse: at 8:30, some of the best local and touring comedians come to Rockridge’s favorite gastropub, The Golden Squirrel. Past comics have been featured on Netflix, Comedy Central, HBO, Amazon Prime, Conan, James Corden, and more. The show proudly features a different ...Every Saturday

Sunday, August 14

FREE: Oakland “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (Sunday)
FREE: Oakland "HellaSecret" Comedy Show (Sunday)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Monday, August 15

$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)
$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)

Spend your Monday nights with hella great $1.50 oyster deals, champagne specials, craft cocktails, an award-winning dinner menu (w/ tons of vegan options) and a special Monday Night HellaFunny comedy show! This show takes place in a hidden speakeasy bar in the back of Copper Spoon in Oakland turned ...Every Monday

FREE: Monday Oakland Secret Comedy Night @ Hidden Speakeasy
FREE: Monday Oakland Secret Comedy Night @ Hidden Speakeasy

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Tuesday, August 16

$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)
$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)

It’s tough making ends meet these days. So, you’re searching Funcheap… To help, the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland is offering $6 Tuesdays! Admission to see a movie on Tuesdays is just $6. That’s any showtime, matinee or evening, excluding special engagements, of course. 3D ...Every Tuesday

$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, August 16 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.75*
*$5.75 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord are open for good old fashioned drive-in move fun. West Wind Drive In Locations Solano Drive-In – 1611 Solano Way, Concord Capitol Drive-In – 3630 ...Every Tuesday

Thursday, August 18

FREE: Oakland Comedy Night at “Golden State Lounge”
FREE: Oakland Comedy Night at "Golden State Lounge"

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Hayward Summer Street Party (2022)
Thursday, August 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All are welcome bring all your friends and family
| Downtown Hayward
Hayward Summer Street Party (2022)
A Summer Street Party for the whole family. Come out and join us for our 2022 Summer Street Party and dance to some amazing music performed by Third Sol, The Flow and Patron. As well as enjoy some fun activities going on like our classic ...

Friday, August 19

FREE: Oakland’s HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktails (2022)
FREE: Oakland's HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktails (2022)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)
Friday, August 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)

Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for a free telescope viewing! Weather permitting, this is a chance to explore stars, planets and more through Chabot’s historic telescopes. Chabot’s three large historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the ...Every Friday

Saturday, August 20

FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy
FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

The Comedy Edge: Stand-Up on the Waterfront (Oakland)
Saturday, August 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 General Admission and $20 VIP, no drink minimum
| Rocky's Market Brooklyn Basin
The Comedy Edge: Stand-Up on the Waterfront (Oakland)

Enjoy some of the Bay Area’s top comedians in this open air covered patio set on the majestic Oakland waterfront. the Comedy Edge brings you a new diverse lineup of some of the brightest and boldest voices in comedy featuring acts that have ...Every Saturday

Nuthouse at the Golden Squirrel: Stand-Up Comedy Cabaret (Oakland)
Saturday, August 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding scale donation requested during the show
| The Golden Squirrel
Nuthouse at the Golden Squirrel: Stand-Up Comedy Cabaret (Oakland)

About Nuthouse: at 8:30, some of the best local and touring comedians come to Rockridge’s favorite gastropub, The Golden Squirrel. Past comics have been featured on Netflix, Comedy Central, HBO, Amazon Prime, Conan, James Corden, and more. The show proudly features a different ...Every Saturday

Sunday, August 21

Huge Sunday Craft Market & Festival at Hangar 1’s Alameda Distillery (2022)
Sunday, August 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Hangar 1 Distillery
Huge Sunday Craft Market & Festival at Hangar 1’s Alameda Distillery (2022)

On the third Sunday of each month from 11a-5p, enjoy browsing through Head West Marketplace’s 100+ local craft and plant merchants at Hangar 1 Vodka’s Alameda distillery, which is a converted WWII-era airplane hangar. Food trucks will be provided by Eat Real, and Hangar 1 will have mini ...Monthly

FREE: Oakland “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (Sunday)
FREE: Oakland "HellaSecret" Comedy Show (Sunday)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...