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Tuesday, August 20

$1 Movie Festival: Trolls & Minions | Dublin
Tuesday, August 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Movie Festival: Trolls & Minions | Dublin

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to September. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 ...

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: $2*
*$2 Per Game, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for members / $4 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Tuesday for their $2 Games, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for Members. Membership is required but it’s FREE to become a member. $2 Tuesday Bowling Specials ...Every Tuesday

Tokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland
Tuesday, August 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 suggested donation, not required
| The Layover
Tokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland

Come check out The Layover’s comedy showcase- Tokens. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month with your host Dominique Gelin. It’s a free show and they promise you’ll love it. Get there at 7:30 so you don’t have to fight anyone for a seat. Tokens: Stand-Up ...Monthly

“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday
Tuesday, August 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.
| Copper Spoon Cocktails & Kitchen
"Town Business" Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday

SF may get most of the press, but Oakland has its own rich comedy scene, so “Town Business” is your weekly Tuesday showcase of some of the town’s best comics from around the Bay in a cool “Golden State Lounge” with comfy couches and a brick fireplace. Many comedians performing ...

Wednesday, August 21

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens

A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco. Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt. Tour begins at 10 am in front of the Paramount ...

Free Lunchtime Concert: “Honor Brass Band” | Oakland
Wednesday, August 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: "Honor Brass Band" | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 26th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, August 21 – 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

Seinfeld Trivia Night at Emporium | Oakland
Wednesday, August 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emporium Oakland
Seinfeld Trivia Night at Emporium | Oakland
Join for Seinfeld Trivia – no cover, 21+ only – come close-talk, high-talk, and low-talk with us as Festivus comes to us early. Signups start at 7 pm, trivia starts at 8 pm.
Oakland A’s $1 Game vs. New York Yankees | 2019
Wednesday, August 21 – 7:07 pm | Cost: $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's $1 Game vs. New York Yankees | 2019

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, ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, August 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

8/21 Lineup: Adam Pearlstein (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Marcus Williams (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Iris Benson (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Kevin Renner (Savage Henry Comedy Festival) Ben Kolina (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Ronn Vigh (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Chad Opitz (Doug Loves Movies, SF Sketchfest) Every Wednesday

Thursday, August 22

Summer “Truth Thursdays”: Season Bookend | San Leandro
Thursday, August 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Tech Campus
Summer “Truth Thursdays”: Season Bookend | San Leandro

The San Leandro Improvement Association presents “Truth Thursdays,” returning for the summer on Thursday, May 23 from 5 to 8:30 pm, occurring every fourth Thursday of the month through August at the San Leandro Tech Campus in Downtown San Leandro. Surrounding the 55-foot tall Truth ...

Oakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Black Panther” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Black Panther" | Jack London Square

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites every other Thursday evening on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. The movie will begin at sundown. Arrive early for pre-film festivities, good eats, and to save your spot. 2019 ...

Music & Market Summer Concert: All-Female Zeppelin Powerhouse | Concord
Thursday, August 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: All-Female Zeppelin Powerhouse | Concord

The 30th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a cream of the crop schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmers Markets anywhere in downtown Concord. The Farmers Market is from 4-8 pm with music from 6:30-8 ...

The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
Thursday, August 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Free Pizza & Beer provided, Admission free to Oakstop members.
| Oakstop
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland

8/22 Lineup: Frankie Marcos (SJ Improv, Cobbs, Punchline, Opened for Bobby Lee & Nicole Byer) Chey Bell (Cobbs, Punchline, Sketchfest, Hellafunny) Adam Pearlstein (Moonlight Comedy, Sketchfest, Cobbs, Punchline) Anthony K (Cobbs, Punchline, Sketchfest, Clusterfest) Please note that the event date is on August 22nd and not August 15th as previously ...Monthly

Friday, August 23

Rooftop Garden Concert: Variety | Oakland
Friday, August 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Variety | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Lakeside Roof Garden (formally known as the Kaiser Roof Garden) free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 14 – September 13, 2019. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s ...

Pregnant Dance Party: Break The World Record | Oakland
Pregnant Dance Party: Break The World Record | Oakland
If you are currently pregnant or know someone who is, you know that preparing for birth can be a lot of work, but it’s also important to take time for fun! Singers of the SF band, Love Jerks, Rebecca & Bryan will soon be parents ...
2019 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | Aug. 23-25
Friday, August 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
2019 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | Aug. 23-25

Even though you can’t afford the plane ticket, you can still enjoy the authenticity and flavors of Greece when the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church transforms itself into Mini-Greece for the 48th annual Greek Festival. Opa. Serving the most authentic Greek meals outside of Athens. The recipes ...

2019 Egyptian King Tut Festival | August 23-25
Friday, August 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2019 Egyptian King Tut Festival | August 23-25

Come visit the 30th annual King Tut Festival, where you will be instantly transported back in time to see a village of Egyptians making handmade food, playing live music, creating handmade items and displaying a bazaar with one of a kind imported items. 2019 King ...

Contra Loma Free Concert in the Park: The David Perez Band | Antioch
Friday, August 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Contra Loma Park
Contra Loma Free Concert in the Park: The David Perez Band | Antioch

Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. There are 73 regional parks planning special events and programs, including Free Park Fridays, Free Concerts In The Parks, and a Free Multicultural Festival. 85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary from April – December ...Every Friday

City-wide Scavenger Hunt For The Family | Albany
Friday, August 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Albany Community Center
City-wide Scavenger Hunt For The Family | Albany
Ahoy matey. This event brings more than a hundred Albanians together for a vigorous hunt around Albany. This year’s list will be more challenging and as always you’ll get bonus points for creativity. Can you find all the items before Davvy Jones catches up with ye’? ...
2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Magic Moments | Pleasanton
Friday, August 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lions Wayside Park
2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Magic Moments | Pleasanton

Spend your summer evening listening to beautiful music in downtown Pleasanton every Friday from June 7th to August 30th. 2019 Pleasaton Free Summer Concert in the Park Every Friday, June 7 to Aug. 30, 2019 | 7 pm to 8:30 pm Lions Wayside Park, First Street ...

Live On The Square: Hip Hop | Jack London Square
Friday, August 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Live On The Square: Hip Hop | Jack London Square

Jack London Square announced that after a successful 10 years, its popular Dancing Under the Stars summer dance series will expand to Live on the Square, a free festival featuring offering additional entertainment, food, and fun in addition to the weekly dance lessons. Live on the Square will ...

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, August 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

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

8/23 Lineup: Ahmed Abdelrahman (HellaFunny, SF Sketchfest, Cobbs, Punchline) Jeanette Marin (Rooster T Feathers, SJ Improv, Tommy Ts) Paul Conyers (World Series of Comedy, Sirium XM, SF Sketchfest, Cobbs, Punchline) Natasha Muse (2 Dope Queens, SF Sketchfest, Nightlife on Mars, Cobbs, Punchline) Ryan Sudhakaran (Beer Giggles, Good Suds, Super Stacked, ...Every Friday

Saturday, August 24

Free Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples
Free Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland's Churches & Temples

Visit historic places of worship and learn about their architecture and influence on the development of Oakland. Highlighted buildings include First Presbyterian, First Congregational, and First Christian churches as well as Temple Sinai. Tour begins at 10:00 a.m. in front of the First Presbyterian Church, ...