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Saturday, July 6

First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland
Saturday, July 6 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue Elementary School Playground
First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland

Featuring a full body cardio, core and strength workout. Classes are free every first Saturday of the month and start promptly at 9 am. All other Saturdays are free for Flex Circuit Gym members. Non member attendees of the boot camps will receive a free ...Monthly

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center

Turn-of-the-century landmarks alongside modern high-rises are the focus of this tour. Explore the upbeat style of the modern City Center Square and discover a thriving “there” there. Examine symbols of Oakland’s arrival as a modern 20th century metropolis: the Beaux Arts-style City hall and Rotunda ...

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, July 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...Monthly

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor and Oakland ...Monthly

First Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland
Saturday, July 6 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lakeside Park
First Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland

First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for our feline friends. It is a day for delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing.  It is where you can freely exchange information, friendship, and joy to help make our cats happy and healthy. ...Monthly

Blockchain ‘n Grill: Cryptocurrency Talk, Music & Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Saturday, July 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 tickets in advance otherwise it's $15 general admission.
| Level 13
Blockchain 'n Grill: Cryptocurrency Talk, Music & Comedy Showcase | Oakland

Blockchain ‘n Grill is an event aimed demystifying and building community around blockchain technology while creating a platform for local comedians and artists. Blockchain ‘n Grill resident DJ, DJ Brigidope will be in the mix spinning the latest, the greatest and your favorite Bay Hit. ...Monthly

Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, July 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

It’s a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this one-of-a-kind, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to meet cool people as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a wingman, ...Monthly

Craft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland
Saturday, July 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Federation Brewing
Craft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland

Come celebrate the craft of comedy and beer at Federation Brewing every first Saturday in Oakland’s Jack London Square. For the low, low price of free, you can see some of the best local and nationally touring comics in a cool intimate space. Craft Beers ...Monthly

Sunday, July 7

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, July 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...Monthly

Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley
Sunday, July 7 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to its 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

FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley
Sunday, July 7 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley

FoodieLand Night Market is launching our Asian inspired Summer and Fall 2019 Night Market at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley. Over 100+ Food Vendors, Food Trucks, 50+ Arts/Craft and Merchandise Vendors, and Games/Entertainment Vendors. Vendor directory will be announced 1-2 months prior to the event. ...

“Sunset by the Lake” American Country/Rock Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, July 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" American Country/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 8

Intro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley
Monday, July 8 – 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

Tuesday, July 9

Oakland’s Free “AMP” Street Music Festival | Every Tue-Thu
Tuesday, July 9 – 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 Outdoor 70s & 80s Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, July 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summertime Outdoor 70s & 80s 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, July 9 – 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

Wednesday, July 10

Jack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours
Jack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours

The images of author Jack London will surround you as you tour the historic square and waterfront. Visit a turn-of-the-century wholesale produce district still in operation and see the USS Potomac, the restored yacht of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Tour begins at 10 am at ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, July 10 – 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

Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley
Wednesday, July 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley

Come learn the skills, balance and art of acrobatic partner yoga every second Wednesday of the month from 7:30-8:30 pm Using basic yoga poses, we’ll learn how to combine them into partner balancing and dynamic movements. No previous experience and no partner needed. Updated 9/11/18 – ...Monthly

Thursday, July 11

Oakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “A Star Is Born” | Jack London Square
Thursday, July 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "A Star Is Born" | 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: Smoking Hot Rock & Roll | East Bay
Thursday, July 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Smoking Hot Rock & Roll | 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: California Country Favorites | Concord
Thursday, July 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: California Country Favorites | 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 ...

Outdoor Movie Block Party: “A Hard Day’s Night” | Berkeley Art Museum
Thursday, July 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Outdoor Movie Block Party: "A Hard Day's Night" | Berkeley Art Museum

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) in partnership with the Downtown Berkeley Association (DBA) presents “It’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll”, a series of free summer movie matinees on the museum’s massive outdoor LED screen at Addison street. On the second Thursday ...

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, July 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 6:30 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and enjoy the show. ...Monthly

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, July 11 – 8:00 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 ...