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Friday, June 7

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, June 7 – 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

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, June 7 – 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

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, June 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’, Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open ...Monthly

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, June 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regular admission is $18 ...Monthly

Pleasanton’s 2019 “Concert in the Park” Season Kick Off | June 7-Aug. 30
Friday, June 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lions Wayside Park
Pleasanton's 2019 "Concert in the Park" Season Kick Off | June 7-Aug. 30

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 ...

Moonlight Comedy: Free First Friday Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Friday, June 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
Moonlight Comedy: Free First Friday Comedy Showcase | Oakland

Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars (First Friday Edition) is a live stand up comedy showcase located in the heart of downtown Oakland. Each month features some of the best local and traveling comedians as seen on Comedy Central, HBO, MTV & Viceland. Please ...Monthly

Free First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown
Friday, June 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
Free First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown

On the first Friday of every month, The Uptown presents a free live music showcase that celebrates Bay Area artist and musicians. This 10-year-old event highlights bands who they believe deserve your attention. First Fridays Live Music Showcase Every First Friday | 8 pm The ...Monthly

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, June 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...Monthly

Saturday, June 8

53rd Annual Sand Castle & Sand Sculpture Contest | Alameda
Saturday, June 8 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free; registration to participate is from 9-11 am.
| Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park
53rd Annual Sand Castle & Sand Sculpture Contest | Alameda
Come with your family and friends to this free event to either participate in or just stroll down the beach and watch all the budding sand artists hard at work. Start your creative juices flowing and get ready to bring your shovel and buckets to the ...
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & 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 ...

Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
Saturday, June 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Serving as Jack London Square’s flagship monthly event, Second Saturday is held every second Saturday. This full-scale family event is marketed and promoted by both Wiggins Consulting and Jack London Square. Second Saturday brings in immense audiences as it showcases up to 100 unique vendors, ...Monthly

East Bay Open Studios 2019 | Opening Day
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay
East Bay Open Studios 2019 | Opening Day

Visit artists’ studios, glimpse the creative process, and purchase work directly from local artists on its new format, now over three weekends in June during East Bay Open Studios. The event is a great opportunity for artists and art collectors to connect one-on-one with one ...

“FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland
Saturday, June 8 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Miranda
"FirstClass: Departure" DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland

They would like to welcome you to FirstClass: Departure, a monthly series venture dedicated to all musical styles on 2nd Saturdays at the illustrious The Miranda Lounge Oakland, CA. They’ll be curating nights with specific genres, sounds, moods, artists, & more. “FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday ...Monthly

Sunday, June 9

East Bay Open Studios 2019 | June 9
Sunday, June 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay
East Bay Open Studios 2019 | June 9

Visit artists’ studios, glimpse the creative process, and purchase work directly from local artists on its new format, now over three weekends in June during East Bay Open Studios. The event is a great opportunity for artists and art collectors to connect one-on-one with one ...

Danville Sunday Market | Railroad Center
Danville Sunday Market | Railroad Center

Danville Sunday Market started out by wanting a place where all downtown Danville merchants can put their sale items out for the public in one common place and make it a fun event. Now it is a place for local merchants, artists, vendors etc come ...Monthly

Rockridge Father’s Day Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Oakland
Sunday, June 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$15 for children 12 and younger, $20 for adults
| Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Parlor & Cafe (Oakland)
Rockridge Father's Day Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Oakland
On Father’s Day, satisfy your sweet tooth with the Rockridge Ice Cream Tour. This one-hour guided walking tour takes kids of all ages through Oakland’s Rockridge area to explore a variety of ice cream desserts—along with a little history as to how we came to ...
“Sunset by the Lake” Rolling Stones Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, June 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" Rolling Stones Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill

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 ...

Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, June 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Temescal Art Center
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland

Shapeshifters Cinema is a monthly series featuring experimental filmmakers and video artists presenting moving image work live with accompaniment from musicians and sound artists. Shapeshifters takes place the second Sunday of every month, from 8 to 9 pm (unless otherwise noted) at Temescal Art Center ...Monthly

Monday, June 10

Intro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley
Monday, June 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Intro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley

This one hour class provides an introduction to IMPACT Bay Area’s style of empowerment self-defense. In this class students develop intuition, situational awareness, congruent body language and verbal skills to deescalate and deter assault and harassment, as well as learn two simple and effective physical ...Monthly

2019 Free Movies in the Park: “Lego Movie 2” | Oakland
Monday, June 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
2019 Free Movies in the Park: "Lego Movie 2" | Oakland

Movies in the Park is back with family friendly films in the park by the Redwood Heights Recreation Center in Oakland. Popcorn and hot chocolate are available for sale. Dress warm and bring a lawn chair and or blanket. You will want to bring some mosquito ...

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, June 10 – 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, June 11

Oakland’s Free “AMP” Street Music Festival | Every Tue-Thu
Tuesday, June 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland's Public Plazas
Oakland's Free "AMP" Street Music Festival | Every Tue-Thu

Oakland Central debuts a brand new free outdoor music festival for 2019, AMP (Arts, Music, Performance) Oakland, a curated street performance series, throughout Downtown Oakland from May until October. Over 300 local performers will take to the streets to perform over the next six months, ...

“Summertime Concerts in the Park” Kick Off Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, June 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
"Summertime Concerts in the Park" Kick Off Concert | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park on most Tuesday nights. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2019 Concert Schedule (6:30 ...

Free Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, June 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
| The Layover
Free Women's Comedy Night | Oakland

Come check out a monthly comedy event at The Layover in Oakland for Women’s Comedy Night hosted by Dominique Gelin and sponsored by Nenna Joiner of Feelmore510. Get your laughs with a few funny ladies on the second Tuesday of every month. There is no cover, ...Monthly

“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday
Tuesday, June 11 – 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