Home » Events by Neighborhood & Region

East Bay

Saturday, March 30

2019 The Crucible’s Open House: Glass Blowing & Live Fire Demo | Oakland
Saturday, March 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Crucible
2019 The Crucible's Open House: Glass Blowing & Live Fire Demo | Oakland
Join The Crucible for their annual Spring Open House for a taste of what you can create in the fine and industrial arts. With inspiring and educational demonstrations in nineteen departments, including Neon, Ceramics, Glass Blowing, Blacksmithing, Welding, and more, you will walk away with greater ...
2019 The Crucible’s Spring Open House: Glass Blowing & Live Fire Demo | Oakland
Saturday, March 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event is free and open to the general public. All are welcome.
| The Crucible
2019 The Crucible's Spring Open House: Glass Blowing & Live Fire Demo | Oakland
Join the most hands-on Spring Open House yet. There will be free hands-on activities in indigo dyeing, leather working, stone working, and ceramics, plus inspiring and educational exhibitions in Neon, Glass Blowing, Blacksmithing, Welding, and so many others. With two live fire demonstrations, a curated art ...

Earth Hour 2019: The City Turns Off Its Lights for One Hour | SF
Saturday, March 30 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Earth Hour 2019: The City Turns Off Its Lights for One Hour | SF
Join environmentally conscious people all over the globe by turning off your lights for one hour on Saturday night and instead light candles, or simply enjoy the dark of the night. Starting as a symbolic lights out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour has grown to ...
2019 “Ching Ming Festival” Lion Dance & Free Gifts | Hayward
Saturday, March 30 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for everyone
| Chapel of the Chimes (Hayward)
2019 "Ching Ming Festival" Lion Dance & Free Gifts | Hayward
Chapel of the Chimes Hayward celebrates Ching Ming 2019 with free performances by Chinese lion dancers to scare away “bad” spirits, and traditional blessings from Buddhist and Taoist monks. The ancient Chinese grave-sweeping ritual is conducted each spring to honor the memory of deceased loved ones. ...

Sunday, March 31

Free Lyft Rides for Women’s History Month: Final Day | SF, Oakland & San Jose
Free Lyft Rides for Women's History Month: Final Day | SF, Oakland & San Jose

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Lyft is offering free* rides to places that honor women’s contribution to our nation’s history, and select women-owned businesses through the end of March. Get $10 off* 1 ride to or from the following locations for Women’s History Month: Oakland, ...

ACLU’s 100th Anniversary Tour & Civil Rights Festival | Oakland
Sunday, March 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
ACLU's 100th Anniversary Tour & Civil Rights Festival | Oakland

As the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) gets ready to turn 100, join them on the road including a two-day stop at Jack London Square in Oakland. Engage with the biggest fights for freedom now. Walk through groundbreaking interactive exhibits. Meet leading activists in civil ...

Applebee’s $2 Absolut Rainbow Punch Month | March 2019
Sunday, March 31 – All Day | Cost: $2 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Applebee's $2 Absolut Rainbow Punch Month | March 2019

What tastes like spring and pairs absolutely perfect with Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day and Spring Break celebrations? Applebee’s® has you covered with its newest Neighborhood Drink of the Month, Absolut Rainbow Punch. When it comes to green cocktails on St. Patrick’s Day, nothing beats the ...

Win Tix: “The Joe Budden Podcast” Live | Fox Theater
Sunday, March 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets start at $45
| Fox Theater
Joe Budden, hip-hop’s most polarizing critic, joins forces with Rory and Mal, two rap connoisseurs, to face-off and dissect their take on pop culture and current events live. > Get Tickets – $45-$75 Reserved Seating Follow along the crazy adventures of these very random friends live at ...

Monday, April 1

2019 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Oakland
Monday, April 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | The Back Room
2019 "Jazz Search West" Competition | Oakland

Jazz Search West 2019, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer four competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during March and April. Come experience Jazz Search West 2019 during which 16 ...

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, April 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

4/1 Lineup: Stephen Furey (The Comedy Store) Andrew Holmgren (VICELAND) Chey Bell (Coming or Going) Clark Franzman (Laughing Skull) Every Monday

Tuesday, April 2

Free Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay
Tuesday, April 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bedford Gallery
Free Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay

Come to Bedford Gallery and find the works of historic, modern, and contemporary artists. The Gallery is dedicated to providing the public with opportunities to learn about visual arts through public programs that are varied, accessible, challenging, and educational. Its mission is to provide exhibitions ...Monthly

Double Standard Comedy: Free Standup & Cookies | Oakland
Tuesday, April 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to enter, $5 for reserved seating
| The Double Standard
Double Standard Comedy: Free Standup & Cookies | Oakland

The rumors are true, stand-up comedy night is back. Join every Tuesday at 7 pm on the back deck of The Double Standard along with some of the best stand-up comedians that the bay has to offer. Comedians that perform regularly at The Punch Line, ...Every Tuesday

Hometown Free Comedy Night & Happy Hour | Emeryville
Tuesday, April 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP.
| Hometown Heroes
Hometown Free Comedy Night & Happy Hour | Emeryville

Come for the comedy and stay to take a picture with the legendary “What’s My Favorite Word?” Hometown Comedy is a free monthly stand up comedy show. It’s the only show in the Bay Area in a venue with artwork dedicated to Too Short and ...Monthly

First Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover
Tuesday, April 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Layover
First Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover

Every month, First Tuesdays Comedy brings you a lineup of comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and late night TV – for free. Throw in happy hour drink specials until show time, and you’ve got one fun night. Catch a lineup of great comedians from top clubs. ...Monthly

The Act Out: Free Comedy Show | SF
Tuesday, April 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Spats
The Act Out: Free Comedy Show | SF
Come to Act Out Comedy. If you’re extremely lucky, the comics performing won’t just act out, they’ll have full blown tantrums!!! There are three kinds of people: 1. those who hear “Spats” and think of an antiquated shoe covering; 2. those who hear “Spats” and ...

Wednesday, April 3

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, April 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open to the public year round, has over 13,000 different kinds of plants from ...Monthly

“Rainbow Family Night”: LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley
"Rainbow Family Night": LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley

LGBTQ parents are invited to join their facilitated support group to connect, share experiences, swap tips, and discuss issues relevant to their families, while kids have a great time playing in the Habitot Children’s Museum. Rainbow Family Night takes place on the first Wednesday of ...Monthly

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, April 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase taking place under the stars in the outdoor patio, in the heart of downtown Oakland, at The Uptown. Dress warmly; they’ve got a couple of patio heaters to help keep you toasty. Each week features some of ...Every Wednesday

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, April 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...Monthly

Thursday, April 4

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, April 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, April 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party "Astro Night" | UC Berkeley

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...

Friday, April 5

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, April 5 – 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

Contra Costa Spring Home & Landscape Show | April 5-7
Friday, April 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Concord Pavilion
Contra Costa Spring Home & Landscape Show | April 5-7

Improving your home is easy, when you visit the 34th Annual Contra Costa Spring Home Show, April 5th, 6th & 7th at the Concord Pavilion. Contra Costa Spring Home & Landscape  Show -Friday, April 5, 2019 | Noon to 6 pm -Saturday, April 6, 2019 ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain ...Every Friday

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, April 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly