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Thursday, June 27

2019 Summer Sounds Outside Kick Off: Jazz & Blues Guitar | Walnut Creek
Thursday, June 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
2019 Summer Sounds Outside Kick Off: Jazz & Blues Guitar | 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: “Crazy Rich Asians” | Jack London Square
Thursday, June 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Crazy Rich Asians" | 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: Beatles Tribute Band | East Bay
Thursday, June 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Beatles Tribute Band | 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: Classic Soul and R&B | Concord
Thursday, June 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Classic Soul and R&B | 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, June 28

Rooftop Garden Concert: Indie | Oakland
Friday, June 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Indie | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Lakeside Roof Garden (formally known as the Kaiser Roof Garden) free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 14 – September 13, 2019. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, June 28 – 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 Moonlight Movies “Bolt” | Danville
Friday, June 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Danville Town Green
Free Moonlight Movies "Bolt" | Danville

Family-friendly film shown in a picturesque outdoor setting under the stars. Don’t forget your lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks to make it complete. There are the movie themed arts and craft from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm and its sure to be a good time ...

2019 Summer Concert in the Park: The Cooltones | Pleasanton
Friday, June 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lions Wayside Park
2019 Summer Concert in the Park: The Cooltones | Pleasanton

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 ...

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, June 28 – 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

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free popcorn and wine will be served for every audience member. Show is free with RSVP, there is ...Monthly

Saturday, June 29

Free Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland
Free Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland

A walking tour of a Victorian-era district adjacent to modern office towers. Sites include the historic First Unitarian Church, the Pardee Home Museum, and more than a dozen elegantly restored, 19th century houses — now serving as nonprofit offices, meeting rooms, and conference spaces — ...

RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Concord
Saturday, June 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Epidemic Ales
RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Concord

Come join our us as we take over another brewery tap room, for Round #2 of the RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour. We have added a couple new local artists, and are super excited to have the excellent Epidemic Brewing as our host. They have excellent ...Monthly

Free Shakespeare in the Park Kickoff: “As You Like It” | Pleasanton
Saturday, June 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
Free Shakespeare in the Park Kickoff: "As You Like It" | Pleasanton

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

Free Outdoor Movie Night 2019 Kick Off: “Lego Movie 2: The 2nd Part” | Newark
Saturday, June 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Silliman Activity Center
Free Outdoor Movie Night 2019 Kick Off: "Lego Movie 2: The 2nd Part" | Newark

Come out to the park with your chairs and blankets and join for a fun family film. The movie will start at sunset but show up early for pre-movie activities. Join before each movie at 6:30 pm for jumo houses, games and community fair. Movie dates ...

Tuesday, July 2

Free Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay
Tuesday, July 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

Hometown Free Comedy Night & Happy Hour | Emeryville
Tuesday, July 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, July 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

“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday
Tuesday, July 2 – 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, July 3

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, July 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

Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown
Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours | 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 ...

“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

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, July 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Downtown
First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek “First Wednesday” monthly street festival brings together hundreds of people to Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek for a fun-filled evening of live music, dancing, food trucks, wine and beer, Kids Fun Zone, interactive games and free prizes. First Wednesday Street Fest: Live ...

Oakland A’s $1 Game vs. Minnesota Twins | 2019
Wednesday, July 3 – 6:07 pm | Cost: $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's $1 Game vs. Minnesota Twins | 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, ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, July 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, July 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