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Sunday, July 21

Concert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Lake Merritt
Sunday, July 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Pergola
Concert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Lake Merritt

The 108th concert season of free performances by the Oakland Municipal Band kicks off on with a July 4th concert and continues on Sundays throughout the summer. The 35-piece band performs music from a variety of genres, including marches, classical, pop, big band, movies, international, show ...

“Free to Fly” Bandaloop’s Wall Dancing Test Flights | Oakland
Sunday, July 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bandaloop Studio
"Free to Fly" Bandaloop's Wall Dancing Test Flights | Oakland

Get a free test flight at BANDALOOP: float in the air and dance on walls. No experience necessary. Open house: first come, first served. One session per person per year. All gear will be provided. Sessions are at 1 pm and at 2 pm.

Sunday Jazz, History & Jam Session “Mary Lou’s Apartment” | Oakland
Sunday, July 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Branch (Oakland Library)
Sunday Jazz, History & Jam Session "Mary Lou’s Apartment" | Oakland

The Oakland Public Library presents a summer jazz, history and jam series on Sunday afternoons from July to August 2019. Each show will feature a headlining artist at 3 pm, followed by a “History of Jazz” discussion (4:30 pm), and a youth group performance (5 ...

Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley
Sunday, July 21 – 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

25th Brainwash Silver Anniversary Party | Oakland
25th Brainwash Silver Anniversary Party | Oakland

The 2019 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to. The festival kicks off with drive-in nights on July 12-20, 2019 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland). A must see again this ...

“Sunset by the Lake” Folk Rock Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, July 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" Folk Rock 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 ...

Monday, July 22

Moon Landing 50th Anniversary: Hornet Space Movies Festival | Alameda
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary: Hornet Space Movies Festival | Alameda
Come aboard to explore the future of space exploration through these Smithsonian Channel documentaries, while surrounded by the past innovations that launched men to the Moon! Movie Schedule: 11 am – 12:30 pm: “Finding Life in Outer Space” 1 pm – 2:30 pm: “Billionaire Space Club” 3 pm – ...
“Popping the ​Science ​Bubble”: Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
Monday, July 22 – 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

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, July 22 – 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, July 23

$1 Movie Festival: Lego Movie & Captain Underpants | Dublin
Tuesday, July 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Movie Festival: Lego Movie & Captain Underpants | 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 ...

USS Hornet Museum: Free Admission Day For Teachers | Alameda
Tuesday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for Bay Area teachers with RSVP. Bring a school ID and receive complimentary admission for 2.
| USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum
USS Hornet Museum: Free Admission Day For Teachers | Alameda
Calling all Bay Area Teachers – On July 23rd at 10 am, be a guest and learn all about the exciting Education Programs. To celebrate the Splashdown 50 Anniversary. All educators are invited to come aboard and visit the amazing museum and participate in STEM ...
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, July 23 – 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

Music & Market: Tuesday Night Blues in the Square | Concord
Tuesday, July 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market: Tuesday Night Blues in the Square | Concord

Tuesday Night Blues is part of Concord’s Music and Market Series. In its 31st season, running May through September, Concord’s Music and Market Series is one of the Bay Area’s most vibrant, eclectic and popular civic live music scenes, drawing thousands of people of all ...Every Tuesday

Summertime Outdoor Blues Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, July 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summertime Outdoor Blues 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 ...

Wednesday, July 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, ...

Free Lunchtime Concert: “The 415s” | Oakland
Wednesday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: "The 415s" | 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 ...

Queer Movie Night & Free Popcorn | Oakland
Queer Movie Night & Free Popcorn | Oakland

Join us at Club 21 for the next four features of our Queer Movie Night Series. Bring some friends, grab a drink, enjoy free popcorn, and good company while celebrating LGBTQ representation in classic and contemporary film. Tickets are $5 and all proceeds from ticket ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, July 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 7/24: Adam Pearlstein (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Marcus Williams (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Geneva Rust Orta (SF Sketchfest) Joey Avery (Pier 69, SF Sketchfest) Imran G (Bad Asians Podcast, SF Sketchfest) Red Scott (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) & Chad Opitz (Doug Loves Movies) Every Wednesday

Thursday, July 25

Summer “Truth Thursdays”: Arts & Culture | San Leandro
Thursday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Tech Campus
Summer “Truth Thursdays”: Arts & Culture | 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 ...

Summer Sounds Outside: Cajun/Zydeco | Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: Cajun/Zydeco | Walnut Creek

This outdoor summer concert series is free and takes place on the outdoor plaza of the beautiful Lesher Center for the Arts in the heart of Downtown Walnut Creek. Enjoy beverages and snacks while grooving to Summer Sounds. Concerts will take place from 5:30-7 pm ...

Oakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Bohemian Rhapsody” | Jack London Square
Thursday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Bohemian Rhapsody" | 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 ...

Moraga Summer Concert: Hits from the 40’s to Present | East Bay
Thursday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Hits from the 40's to Present | East Bay

On Thursday evenings, head for the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers ...

Music & Market Summer Concert: Electrifying Tribute to Michael Jackson | Concord
Thursday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Electrifying Tribute to Michael Jackson | 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 ...

Summer Movie in the Park: “Incredibles 2” | Orinda
Thursday, July 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summer Movie in the Park: “Incredibles 2” | Orinda

The Orinda Parks and Recreation Department is happy to bring back Movies in the Park for another year. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring their blankets, lawn chairs, and don’t forget the popcorn. Orinda Movies in the Park Thursday ...

Free Movies in the Park: “Bumblebee” | Pleasanton
Thursday, July 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
Free Movies in the Park: "Bumblebee" | Pleasanton

Enjoy free movies on Thursday evenings from July to August at 8:30 pm, compliments of the City of Pleasanton. Grab a picnic dinner, blanket and low beach chairs to enjoy family film favorites. All films will be shown at dusk at Amador Valley Community Park. Be prepared ...