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Friday, March 13

Big Mood Comedy: Free Stand-Up Comedy Show | Oakland
Friday, March 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Legionnaire Saloon
Big Mood Comedy: Free Stand-Up Comedy Show | Oakland

Big Mood Comedy is an intimate standup comedy show featuring the best local and touring comics every Friday upstairs at Oakland’s very own Legionnaire Saloon. Hosted by Hayley Beacon, Jordan Thewlis, and Jeff Dean. Free cookies. Please note that from February 7th, the shows happens ...Every Friday

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, March 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...Monthly

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, March 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

Saturday, March 14

2020 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Kick Off | Dublin
Saturday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dublin Civic Center
2020 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Kick Off | Dublin

Where else but Dublin would you want to celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Come out for a free, memorable and authentic Irish experience. Welcoming visitors from all over the world to celebrate. The two-day St. Patrick’s Day Festival at the Dublin Civic Center is one of ...

2020 Holi Festival: The Biggest Color Party in The Bay Area | Fremont
Saturday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 until February 29; $5 March 1-13; $6 at the gate
| Mission San Jose High School
2020 Holi Festival: The Biggest Color Party in The Bay Area | Fremont
It’s time to celebrate at the biggest color party in the Bay Area. 2020 Holi Festival Saturday, March 14, 2020 | 11 am to 6 pm Mission San Jose High School, 41717 Palm Ave, Fremont Tickets: $4 until February 29; $5 March 1-13; $6 at the gate Be sure to ...
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Saturday, March 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Doors open at 7:30 pm
| Shapeshifters Cinema
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland

3/14 Lineup: Tommy Becker With special guests Steev Hise and Jon Leidecker Tommy Becker returns to Shapeshifters to present “Emotions in Metal,” a twenty minute visual concept album that continues the artist’s investigations into expanded storytelling using video, music, poetry, performance and computer-generated design. The nine short works ...Monthly

“FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland
Saturday, March 14 – 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, March 15

2020 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & Parade | Dublin
Sunday, March 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dublin Civic Center
2020 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & Parade | Dublin

Where else but Dublin would you want to celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Come out for a free, memorable and authentic Irish experience. Welcoming visitors from all over the world to celebrate. The two-day St. Patrick’s Day Festival at the Dublin Civic Center is one of ...

UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany
Sunday, March 15 – 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, March 15 – 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

Free San Francisco “Oakland Youth Chorus” Family Concerts | Oakland
Sunday, March 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Free San Francisco "Oakland Youth Chorus" Family Concerts | Oakland

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra bring you the young singers of the Oakland Youth Chorus to the family concert stages. An appealing program featuring songs of unity and togetherness will also showcase the skills of local diva Ann Moss. Concerts: Saturday, March 14, 2020: 2 pm ...

2nd Annual Norooz Spring Festival | Union Square
Sunday, March 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Masonic Center
2nd Annual Norooz Spring Festival | Union Square
Norooz Outreach and Diaspora Arts Connection proudly present the Annual “Norooz Spring Festival,” celebrating the arrival of Spring. Inaugural Norooz Spring Festival Sunday, March 15, 2020 | 1 pm – 5 pm Orinda Masonic Center, 9 Altarinda Rd, Orinda, CA FREE Please note that we’ve confirmed the 2020 date, but ...
Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley
Sunday, March 15 – 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, March 16

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, March 16 – 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, March 17

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, March 17 – 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, March 17 – 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

2020 Persian New Year & Fire Jumping Festival | Berkeley
Tuesday, March 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Persian Center
2020 Persian New Year & Fire Jumping Festival | Berkeley
Jump over bonfires to celebrate the change of seasons and welcome spring. A Persian ritual passed down since ancient Zoroastrian times, the Persian New Year Festival of Fire, called Chaharshanbeh Souri, (which means ‘Eve of Wednesday’) is held on the last Tuesday night in winter, ...
Tokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland
Tuesday, March 17 – 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

“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday
Tuesday, March 17 – 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 ...

Wednesday, March 18

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, March 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...Monthly

“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” Documentary Film & Discussion | Oakland
Wednesday, March 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dimond Branch Library
"She's Beautiful When She's Angry" Documentary Film & Discussion | Oakland
March’s film is She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, a documentary about the birth of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the 1960’s.
“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland
Wednesday, March 18 – 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

Thursday, March 19

Oakland Art Library Open House | East Bay
Thursday, March 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with an RSVP
| Trending Inn
Oakland Art Library Open House | East Bay

The Oakland Art Library has opened with its first event on April 2019. On the 3rd Thursday of each month the library will open its doors again to those who RSVP for free. Each library event will include music, drinks, community, and of course, lots ...Monthly

Friday, March 20

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

2020 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Berkeley
Friday, March 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Piedmont Piano Company
2020 "Jazz Search West" Competition | Berkeley

Jazz Search West 2020, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer five competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during February, March and April. Come experience Jazz Search West 2020. ...