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Saturday, April 18

CANCELED: Oakland Earth Day 2020 | Volunteering Day
Saturday, April 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over Oakland
CANCELED: Oakland Earth Day 2020 | Volunteering Day
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Earth Day is Oakland’s largest annual volunteer cleanup and beautification event. Volunteers will be working at approximately 100 sites across the city. Join in to clean and green Oakland’s parks, creeks and streets. 2020 Oakland Earth Day ...
2020 Earth Day Cleanup | Oakland
Saturday, April 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2020 Earth Day Cleanup | Oakland
Celebrate Earth Day at the Peralta Hacienda Historical Park in Oakland’s Fruitvale district on Saturday, April 18, 2020. At 10 am, come by to lend a hand picking up trash, pulling weeds, painting out graffiti, and making the park a safer, more beautiful place. Refreshments are ...

CANCELED: John Muir Birthday & Earth Day 2020 Celebration | East Bay
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission and parking are free.
| John Muir National Historic Site
CANCELED: John Muir Birthday & Earth Day 2020 Celebration | East Bay
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. John Muir inspired people all over the world to “keep close to nature’s heart.” In this spirit, celebrate John Muir’s birthday and Earth Day, from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, April 18, 2020. Bring the ...
POSTPONED: 50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration | Berkeley
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*General Admission: FREE, Kids Zone: FREE
| Martin Luther King Jr, Civic Center Park
POSTPONED: 50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration | Berkeley
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed. Join on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at MLK Jr. Civic Plaza next to the Berkeley Farmers’ Market and celebrate this 50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration. Keynote Speakers: Annie Leonard, Greenpeace Martin Bourque, Ecology Center Andres Soto, Communities for a Better ...
2020 Earth Day Festival | Danville
Saturday, April 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Danville Library
2020 Earth Day Festival | Danville
UPDATE: Yes, this event was confirmed as still happening (as of 3/16 at 12:12 pm). Things may change rapidly, so please check the website to confirm should you choose to go out. This event may be canceled or postponed at any time without any notice. Bring ...
CANCELED: 2020 Berkeley Bay Festival & Free Boat Ride Day | East Bay
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shorebird Park (Berkeley)
CANCELED: 2020 Berkeley Bay Festival & Free Boat Ride Day | East Bay
UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. Come to the free Berkeley Bay Festival at the Berkeley Marina on Saturday, April 18, 2020. Enjoy hands-on educational activities and learn about organizations helping to protect the Bay and its wildlife. 2020 Berkeley Bay Festival Saturday, ...
“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley
Saturday, April 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

Cal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley
Saturday, April 18 – 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 ...

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, April 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (Oakland)
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland

Every third Saturday, the Oakland Art Murmur presents a free guided walking tour based on a different theme each tour. Tours take place on the third Saturday of each month and are led by prominent Oakland gallery directors, curators, writers, and artists. You may check their website ...Monthly

“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland
Saturday, April 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | The Layover
"Cat People" Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland

Cat People is a stand-up comedy show for cat lovers by cat lovers. Every third Saturday at Layover – now, until infinity. Oh and there’s free pizza. Yum. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 6:30 pm; show starts at 7 pm. Feel free to bring ...Monthly

Craft Comedy Night: “Best of the East Bay” | Oakland
Saturday, April 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tickets are general admission. Seating is limited. Arrive early.
| Federation Brewing
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

Sunday, April 19

UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany
Sunday, April 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Gill Tract Community Farm
UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany

Join the Farm for the monthly (3rd Sunday) gathering to work together growing organic vegetables and herbs. Harvest for the weekly Sunday farm stand, prepare beds, plant seedlings, weed, mulch and enjoy our green oasis in the heart of the East Bay. Get your hands ...Monthly

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, April 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

POSTPONED: Orinda Olive & Wildlife Festival | 2020
Sunday, April 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Historic Wagner Ranch Nature Area
POSTPONED: Orinda Olive & Wildlife Festival | 2020
UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus, the festival has been postponed until Fall 2020 with a date TBD. Come enjoy the beautiful historic ranch, 18-acre nature preserve, and Contra Costa County’s oldest-producing olive grove, rarely open to the public. Join a variety of Earth Day activities for all ...
Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley
Sunday, April 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

Monday, April 20

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, April 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline Social Club’s intimate comedy room. Rotating pop up food vendors will be selling delicious food before every show. Past surprise guests include: Michael Che (SNL), Hannibal Buress, ...Every Monday

Tuesday, April 21

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, April 21 – All Day | Cost: $2 | Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl

Having a fun night out with family and friends shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg. That’s why we offer great prices and daily specials on bowling, food, and fun. $2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | All Day Diablo Valley Bowl, 1500 Monument ...Every Tuesday

“Popping the ​Science ​Bubble”: Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
Tuesday, April 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

Tokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland
Tuesday, April 21 – 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

Lyrid Meteor Shower | 2020
Tuesday, April 21 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Lyrid Meteor Shower | 2020
The annual Lyrid meteor shower lasts from about April 16 to 25. About 10 to 15 meteors per hour can be expected around the shower’s peak, in a dark sky. In 2020, the peak viewing hours is expected to take place in the dark hours before ...

Wednesday, April 22

“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland
Wednesday, April 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated.
| The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase featuring the best local and traveling comedians from around the country About this Event Each week features the best local and traveling comedians from around the country as seen on Late Night, Comedy Central, HBO and ...Every Wednesday

Friday, April 24

CANCELED: 2020 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 24 – May 3
Friday, April 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| All Over the Bay Area
CANCELED: 2020 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 24 - May 3

UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. You may still check the website to see if  there are any artists and organizations will offer a virtual event.  Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 22nd anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, April 24 – 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