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Saturday, February 23

Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

38th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off: Amateur Teams | Santa Cruz Boardwalk
Saturday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; $10 Tasting Kits.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
38th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off: Amateur Teams | Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Join the delicious festivities as amateur and professional chefs prepare their finest clam chowder recipes along the Boardwalk. Teams compete in the friendly competition, hoping to win prizes and bragging rights for Best Clam Chowder in the country’s largest and longest-running clam chowder competition. Awards ...

Santana Row Lunar New Year Celebration | San Jose
Saturday, February 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Santana Row Lunar New Year Celebration | San Jose
Santana Row welcomes the Year of the Pig with an afternoon of Lunar New Year festivities presented by NTD Television and The Epoch Times on February 23, 2019. Enjoy the exciting drumbeats and crashing cymbals of the Dragon and Lion dances, other fascinating cultural performances and ...

Sunday, February 24

38th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off: Professional Teams | Santa Cruz Boardwalk
Sunday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; $10 Tasting Kits
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
38th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off: Professional Teams | Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Join the delicious festivities as amateur and professional chefs prepare their finest clam chowder recipes along the Boardwalk. Teams compete in the friendly competition, hoping to win prizes and bragging rights for Best Clam Chowder in the country’s largest and longest-running clam chowder competition. Awards ...

Talking Art: “Evolution of Robots” Art and Machine | San Jose
Sunday, February 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 GA/ Members & Students are FREE
| MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
Talking Art: "Evolution of Robots" Art and Machine | San Jose
In conjunction with Alan Rath’s exhibition at the ICA, Evolution of Robots: Art and Machine will bring together a panel of various experts to discuss the past, present, and future of robots. Topics will include ethics, advances in technology, and the positive and negative effects of ...

Monday, February 25

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, February 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...Monthly

Tuesday, February 26

Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose
Tuesday, February 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Admission is donation-based.
| The Tabard Theatre Company
Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose

Calling all Silicon Valley nerds – Nerd Nite is back with some fresh faces and some seriously nerd-tastic speakers in San Jose every last Tuesday of the month. Nerd Nite is a celebration of nerdom at its finest with all the essential components: brains, booze, and banter; curiosity, cocktails, and ...Monthly

Friday, March 1

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, March 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...Monthly

Facebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art
Friday, March 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free after 5 pm.
| San Jose Museum of Art
Facebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art

Come to the Facebook First Fridays, a late night offering free admission to all exhibitions and programs featuring music by live DJ, a cash bar, and a photo booth. Facebook First Fridays Every 1st Friday | 5 pm to 9 pm San José Museum of ...Monthly

National Day of Unplugging 2019 | No Tech Day
Friday, March 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
National Day of Unplugging 2019 | No Tech Day
People across the nation (and world) will recharge themselves by not using computers, cell phones, or any technology for 24 hours, sundown to sundown. National Day of Unplugging March 1-2, 2019 | Sundown to Sundown Everywhere FREE So take some time to talk to people the old fashioned way (without your face ...
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, March 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...Monthly

South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose
Friday, March 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose

The South First Fridays art walk in downtown San Jose is a self-guided evening tour through galleries, museums, and independent creative businesses featuring eclectic art exhibitions and special performances. All art venues are free & open to the public. This event occurs every first Friday of ...Monthly

Saturday, March 2

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, March 2 – 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 or Merrill Lynch 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 Museum of California. Bank ...Monthly

Tuesday, March 5

Applebee’s $1 Hurricane Month | Final Day
Tuesday, March 5 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Applebee's $1 Hurricane Month | Final Day

Can’t make your way to New Orleans for Mardi Gras this year? Not to worry, because Applebee’s® has you covered with its newest Neighborhood Drink of the Month, Dollar Hurricane. The new Dollar Hurricane is served in a 10-ounce mug and is crafted with a delicious ...

Friday, March 8

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, March 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire city of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...Monthly

Saturday, March 9

Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, March 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

Friday, March 15

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, March 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...Monthly

Saturday, March 16

“The Greatest Garage Sale on Earth”: 2019 Rummage Sale | San Jose
Saturday, March 16 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
"The Greatest Garage Sale on Earth": 2019 Rummage Sale | San Jose
The Junior League of San Jose presents its 26th Rummage Sale and Community Health & Resource Fair on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 8 am to 6 pm. There will be over 45,000 square feet of bargains including: baby supplies, bicycles, sporting goods, hardware, furniture, electronics, ...
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, March 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

Saturday, March 23

Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, March 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

Monday, March 25

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, March 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...Monthly

Tuesday, March 26

Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose
Tuesday, March 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Admission is donation-based.
| The Tabard Theatre Company
Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose

Calling all Silicon Valley nerds – Nerd Nite is back with some fresh faces and some seriously nerd-tastic speakers in San Jose every last Tuesday of the month. Nerd Nite is a celebration of nerdom at its finest with all the essential components: brains, booze, and banter; curiosity, cocktails, and ...Monthly

Saturday, March 30

Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, March 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

Friday, April 5

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, April 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...Monthly