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Sunday, May 26

2019 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Sunday, May 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kennedy Park (Union City)
2019 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Join the Bay Area Burmese Community for the annual Burmese New Year Water Festival at Kennedy Park in Union City from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday, May 26, 2019. There will be Burmese traditional dance performances, foods from various regions of Myanmar, a traditional ceremony of ...
Downtown Concord Bay Area KidFest | 2019
Downtown Concord Bay Area KidFest | 2019

Bay Area Festivals, Inc. is pleased to present Bay Area KidFest, a 3-day Memorial weekend from May 25-27 of quality live entertainment, activities and sports for children to stimulate learning and exploration while presenting parents with new ideas and opportunities from arts & crafts and ...

2019 San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival | May 26-27
Sunday, May 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Ramon Central Park
2019 San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival | May 26-27

The San Ramon Art & Wind Festival blows into town on Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend in San Ramon Central Park. Kites are one of the main attractions of the event. National kite flying champions will present professional Kite Flying Demonstrations on both days ...

NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Pleasanton
NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Pleasanton

NorCal Night Market is back on its second year and aims to bring the electric spirit of night markets and taste of international cuisines to Northern California. Suitable for all ages, the festival will feature 200+ food and merchandise vendors, games, art and live music ...

2019 “Sunset by the Lake” Kickoff: Journey Tribute Concert | East Bay
Sunday, May 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
2019 "Sunset by the Lake" Kickoff: Journey Tribute Concert | East Bay

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. The event will be held every other Monday from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. 2019 ...

Monday, May 27

2019 Memorial Day Commemoration & Tour | Oakland
Monday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
2019 Memorial Day Commemoration & Tour | Oakland
Join Mountain View Cemetery to honor all veterans at the 2019 Memorial Day Commemoration at 10 am on Monday, May 27, 2019. The Memorial Day Civil War Plot Tour at 11:30 am, led by Dennis, who has also led tours at the Pardee Home and Oakland’s Preservation ...
Downtown Concord Bay Area KidFest | 2019
Downtown Concord Bay Area KidFest | 2019

Bay Area Festivals, Inc. is pleased to present Bay Area KidFest, a 3-day Memorial weekend from May 25-27 of quality live entertainment, activities and sports for children to stimulate learning and exploration while presenting parents with new ideas and opportunities from arts & crafts and ...

San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival | 2019
Monday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Ramon Central Park
San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival | 2019

The San Ramon Art & Wind Festival blows into town on Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend in San Ramon Central Park. Kites are one of the main attractions of the event. National kite flying champions will present professional Kite Flying Demonstrations on both days ...

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, May 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
| Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...Monthly

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, May 27 – 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, May 28

#HikingMyFeelings: Healing Your Mind & Body on Trail | Berkeley
Tuesday, May 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, RSVP for tickets
| REI Berkeley
#HikingMyFeelings: Healing Your Mind & Body on Trail | Berkeley
After surviving two of the hardest years of her life, Sydney Williams was standing in an REI dressing room trying on hiking gear for her first backpacking trip. Looking back in the mirror was a woman (and body) she didn’t recognize. She looked herself in ...
Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, May 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover
Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland

Laugh City is a monthly comedy show bringing comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and Late Night TV to Oakland every last Tuesday at 8 pm. DJ B.C. spins music after the show. The show takes place at The Layover (1517 Franklin St). 21 and up. Doors open at 7 pm. Free, ...Monthly

“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday
Tuesday, May 28 – 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 ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, May 29

2019 Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours Kick Off | Chinatown
2019 Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours Kick Off | Chinatown

Learn about the contributions of Chinese and other Asian immigrants to the history of both California and the Bay Area. Stroll along sidewalk markets filled with fresh fish as well as exotic fruits and vegetables. View changing displays in the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. 2019 ...

Oakland A’s $1 Game vs. Los Angeles Angels | 2019
Wednesday, May 29 – 12:37 pm | Cost: $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's $1 Game vs. Los Angeles Angels | 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, ...

Thursday, May 30

Music & Market Summer Concerts 2019 Kick Off “Jazz & Marching Bands” | Concord
Thursday, May 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts 2019 Kick Off "Jazz & Marching Bands" | 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 ...

Friday, May 31

Applebee’s $1 Dollarita | Final Day
Friday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Applebee's $1 Dollarita | Final Day

The iconic $1 Neighborhood Drink of the Month that started it all is back and nope, that’s not the tequila talking, it’s still only one dollar. Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill + Bar is celebrating all month long at participating locations with the “OG” and America’s go-to ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, May 31 – 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

Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, May 31 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Jack London Square
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland

Take a free 90-minute narrated harbor tour (May to October). Visitors will learn about the Port, its operations and economic impact on the region. Harbor tours provide a unique vantage point because marine terminals are closed to the public. The excursions are a great way to ...

Saturday, June 1

2019 Free Rowing Lesson Day on Lake Merritt | Oakland
Saturday, June 1 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse
2019 Free Rowing Lesson Day on Lake Merritt | Oakland
Come to Lake Merritt in downtown Oakland and learn about rowing – an invigorating, intense, fun, and bonding sport which hosts a National Learn To Row Day every year in June. 2019 Learn To Row Day Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 8 am to 12 pm Lake Merrit ...
National Trails Day 2019: Volunteer Outdoors | Bay Area
Saturday, June 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required for each event.
| San Francisco Bay Area
National Trails Day 2019: Volunteer Outdoors | Bay Area
Celebrate National Trails Day, the nation’s largest celebration of trails and the outdoors, in the Golden Gate National Parks on June 1, 2019. It’s that time of the year again. Flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and people are out and about enjoying park trails. Best ...
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, June 1 – 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, June 1 – 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

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, June 1 – 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

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor and Oakland ...Monthly