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Tuesday, March 31

CANCELED: Applebee’s $1 Long Island Iced Tea | Final Day
Tuesday, March 31 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
CANCELED: Applebee's $1 Long Island Iced Tea |  Final Day
Since all restaurants must be take-out only, there’s no way that this promotion can continue.
Coachella 2020: Live Streaming | Billie Eilish, Kanye West & Daft Punk
Tuesday, March 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Everywhere
Coachella 2020: Live Streaming | Billie Eilish, Kanye West & Daft Punk

A documentary feature two decades in the making, “Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert” opens up the vault for the very first time to present the performances and behind-the-scenes stories that shaped the music festival. The film gives a rare look at Coachella’s colorful beginning, ...

Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose
Tuesday, March 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*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

Wednesday, April 1

All of SF’s Free Monthly Museum Days | April 2020
Wednesday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Details vary for each museum and cultural institution
| All Over the Bay Area
All of SF's Free Monthly Museum Days | April 2020
Whether the economy is strong or sour, most of the museums in San Francisco and the Bay Area throw their doors open once a month to allow free admission to all comers. Generally on the first Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each month, these free days ...

Friday, April 3

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, April 3 – 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, explorationand 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

CANCELED: Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz
Friday, April 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Normal price admission is $10.
| Museum of Art & History (Santa Cruz)
CANCELED: Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, April 3 – 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, April 3 – 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, April 4

CANCELED: Smithsonian’s 16th Annual Free Museum Day | 2020
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must signup and download your free ticket
| San Francisco Bay Area
CANCELED: Smithsonian's 16th Annual Free Museum Day | 2020
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day 2020 will not take place on April 4. As a public health precaution, the Smithsonian is postponing or canceling all public events, programming and gatherings through May 3. We appreciate your understanding.
“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, April 4 – 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

CANCELED: Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
CANCELED: Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

CANCELED: Stanford’s 2020 Holi: The Bay’s Biggest Color Festival | Opening Day
CANCELED: Stanford's 2020 Holi: The Bay's Biggest Color Festival | Opening Day

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. The famous Asha Stanford Holi Celebration returns in 2020 for a two-day celebration. Come have fun with colors. Dance to some great desi tunes. Sample some of the best food vendors in the Bay Area. ...

Tuesday, April 7

“Intro to Urban Biking” Free Online Class
Tuesday, April 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Everywhere
"Intro to Urban Biking" Free Online Class
Riding a bike remains a great way to get around for essential travel and to get fresh air and exercise (all while remaining socially distant, of course). Join us for our Intro to Urban Biking Online Class to learn how to safely and confidently bike in ...
The Biggest “Supermoon” of 2020 | Pink Moon
Tuesday, April 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
The Biggest "Supermoon" of 2020 | Pink Moon
On April 8th, the Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth as the Sun and its face will be will be fully illuminated. This phase occurs at 7:35 pm pst. This year, in 2020, this April full moon also presents the ...

Wednesday, April 8

4th Annual Mac n’ Cheese Cook Off | Sunnyvale
Wednesday, April 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event is strictly 21+. Only one entry per person.
| Rabbits Foot Meadery
4th Annual Mac n' Cheese Cook Off | Sunnyvale
For the fourth time, come and witness the annual Mac n’ Cheese Cookoff at the Meadery. Everyone has their own way of ‘elevating’ a humble Mac n’ Cheese by using a unique preparation or simply adding special ingredients. It will be each participant’s job to take ...

Thursday, April 9

CANCELED: “Beard Night” Contest at Harley-Davidson | San Jose
CANCELED: "Beard Night" Contest at Harley-Davidson | San Jose
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. So you think you got the best facial hair in the bay? Prove it and join Harley-Davidson’s Beard Night on April 9th from 6 pm to 8 pm. Everyone is welcome, the winner for best Natural, ...

Friday, April 10

CANCELED: San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2020
Friday, April 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
CANCELED: San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2020

Please note, in response to the COVID-19, events are canceled for the time being. Thank you. 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 ...Monthly

Wednesday, April 15

Tax Day Freebies & Deals | 2020
Wednesday, April 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Day Freebies & Deals | 2020
UPDATE: As of 3/17 at 7 pm it “appears” this event is still taking place, but there have been no recent updates by the promoter, so we can’t 100% confirm it. Please check the website for event updates or contact the promoter directly. This event ...

Thursday, April 16

11th Annual Poetry Reading | San Jose
Thursday, April 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 after 5pm; free to SJMA members; galleries open until 9 pm.
| San Jose Museum of Art
11th Annual Poetry Reading | San Jose
Every spring, SJMA and Poetry Center San José invite Bay Area poets to create new work inspired by the art on view at the Museum. On this special evening, hear them read their poems amidst the art in the galleries. 11th Annual Poetry Reading Thursday April 16, 2020 ...

Friday, April 17

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, April 17 – 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, April 18

Free National Parks Day for “National Park Week” | 2020
Free National Parks Day for "National Park Week" | 2020

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission ...

CANCELED: 2020 Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival | Cupertino
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Civic Center Plaza
CANCELED: 2020 Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival | Cupertino
UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been canceled for 2020. Come together at the 11th Annual Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival. Cupertino’s Annual Earth & Arbor Day Festival is an interactive event that invites community members of all ages to learn about environmental issues and ...

Tuesday, April 21

Lyrid Meteor Shower | 2020
Tuesday, April 21 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Lyrid Meteor Shower | 2020
The annual Lyrid meteor shower lasts from about April 16 to 25. About 10 to 15 meteors per hour can be expected around the shower’s peak, in a dark sky. In 2020, the peak viewing hours is expected to take place in the dark hours before ...

Friday, April 24

CANCELED: 2020 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 24 – May 3
Friday, April 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| All Over the Bay Area
CANCELED: 2020 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 24 - May 3

UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. You may still check the website to see if  there are any artists and organizations will offer a virtual event.  Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 22nd anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, ...

Saturday, April 25

Harley-Davidson’s Annual Free Crawfish Boil | San Jose
Saturday, April 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free food for the first 200 people, full bar & $2 beers.
| Harley-Davidson (San Jose)
Harley-Davidson's Annual Free Crawfish Boil | San Jose
Come and join the Spring Opener Crawfish on April 25th, Saturday from 12 pm to 4 pm at  Harley-Davidson, San Jose. There would be free food for the first 200 people, full bar & $2 beers.