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Friday, May 3

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, May 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, May 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, May 4

Bay Area Dance Week: Bhangra, Nordic Folk Dance & More | 2019
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week: Bhangra, Nordic Folk Dance & More | 2019

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

Free Comic Book Day 2019
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Free Comic Book Day 2019

Free Comic Book Day is an annual tradition, held the first Saturday in May each year, where participating comic book shops give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores. Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) 2019 features an amazing selection of comic book ...

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, May 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

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

Dog Park Clean-up: SFDOG’s Scoop de Doo | SF
Dog Park Clean-up: SFDOG’s Scoop de Doo | SF
SFDOG’s Scoop de Doo, a San Francisco dog park clean-up event, is happening on Saturday, May 4th, in dog parks all over San Francisco. From 10 am-12 pm on Saturday May 4th, folks will gather at their own neighborhood park for a group-led clean-up effort, ...
2019 Free Comic Book Day: Story Time, Magic Show & Bookmobile | Santa Clara
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Illusive Comics
2019 Free Comic Book Day: Story Time, Magic Show & Bookmobile | Santa Clara
Free Comic Book Day comes to Illusive Comics, the self-proclaimed “Geek Heaven for Santa Clara and the Silicon Valley,” to spread a love of comics, an awareness of literacy, contribute to an important local charity. Everyone gets at least 3 free comics. If you want one of each ...
Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Saturday | South Bay
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Saturday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2019 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Live DJ | San Jose
Saturday, May 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.
| El Jardin Tequila Bar & Restaurant
Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Live DJ | San Jose

Get in the Cinco de Mayo spirit with Jardin Tequila Bar’s celebration featuring live mariachi and salsa music, and a huge selection of tequila (for purchase) from Saturday, May 3 to 5, 2019. 6 pm to 9 pm Friday: Son de Kali 2 pm to 5 pm ...

Sunday, May 5

Bay Area Dance Week: ’60 Go-Go Dance & Argentine Tango | Final Day
Sunday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week: '60 Go-Go Dance & Argentine Tango | Final Day

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Sunday | South Bay
Sunday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Sunday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2019 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

2019 World Laughter Day: Free Laughter Yoga | San Jose
Sunday, May 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
2019 World Laughter Day: Free Laughter Yoga | San Jose
The first Sunday of May is World Laughter Day. Join Laughter Yoga for an easy combination of laughter, yogic breathing, and movement at St. James Park in San Jose on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Be part of this amazing movement that is spreading health, happiness and peace ...
Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Live DJ | San Jose
Sunday, May 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.
| El Jardin Tequila Bar & Restaurant
Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Live DJ | San Jose

Get in the Cinco de Mayo spirit with Jardin Tequila Bar’s celebration featuring live mariachi and salsa music, and a huge selection of tequila (for purchase) from Saturday, May 3 to 5, 2019. 6 pm to 9 pm Friday: Son de Kali 2 pm to 5 pm ...

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2019
Sunday, May 5 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2019
Set your alarm and get up before dawn to witness the Eta Aquarids meteor shower. In 2019, the forecast calls for the greatest number of Eta Aquariid meteors to fall before dawn on (or near) May 5. However, the broad peak of the Eta Aquariid shower ...

Friday, May 10

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019
Friday, May 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019

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, May 11

Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios | South Bay
Saturday, May 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2019 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

Sunday, May 12

Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Sunday | South Bay
Sunday, May 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Sunday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2019 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

Friday, May 17

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, May 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, May 18

Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Final Saturday | South Bay
Saturday, May 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Final Saturday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2019 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

Sunday, May 19

Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Final Sunday | South Bay
Sunday, May 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Final Sunday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2019 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

Monday, May 27

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, May 27 – 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, May 28

Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose
Tuesday, May 28 – 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, June 1

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, June 1 – 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