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Friday, July 5

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, July 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, 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

Facebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art
Friday, July 5 – 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

Free Beach Concert: Pride & Joy | Santa Cruz
Friday, July 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Pride & Joy | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 14 ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, July 5 – 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, July 5 – 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, July 6

“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

Tuesday, July 9

Summer Music in the Park: Blues | Santana Row
Tuesday, July 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Music in the Park: Blues | Santana Row

The Summer Music series is back and  ready to groove with you every Tuesday in July from 6 pm-8 pm with free live music. 2019 Summer Music Series Lineup: July 2nd- Jinx Jones & the KingTones, Latin Reggae July 9th – Andre Thierry, Accordion Soul ...

Wednesday, July 10

Free Summer Street Concert: Rock & Soul | Sunnyvale
Wednesday, July 10 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. No advance tickets required.
| Downtown Sunnyvale
Free Summer Street Concert: Rock & Soul | Sunnyvale

The Summer Series Music & Market is here. Every Wednesday, starting June 12, through August 28, 2019 (Except July 3rd) there will be dancing on Historic Murphy Avenue from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Enjoy free street concert along with outdoor market. Stop by vendor ...

Free Movies on the Beach: “Jurassic Park” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, July 10 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seating is first-come, first-served.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach: "Jurassic Park" | Santa Cruz

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. Each ...

Thursday, July 11

2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights Kick Off: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” | San Jose
Thursday, July 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| Avaya Stadium
2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights Kick Off: "Ralph Breaks the Internet" | San Jose

Quakes Movie Nights, is returning on the big screen at Avaya Stadium for the second consecutive year in 2019. 2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights July 11 – August 8, 2019 | 6 pm (Movies starts at 6:30 pm) Avaya Stadium (Quakes 7UP Epicenter | 1123 ...

Friday, July 12

Free Beach Concert: Foghat | Santa Cruz
Friday, July 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Foghat | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 14 ...

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019
Friday, July 12 – 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, July 13

Free “Starlight Cinemas” Outdoor Movie Night Kick Off | San Jose
Saturday, July 13 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
Free "Starlight Cinemas" Outdoor Movie Night Kick Off | San Jose

Starlight Cinemas in San Jose return to St. James Park in 2019, for a free outdoor and awesome movie night. All movies begin at dusk in the park. Typically about an hour before the film are movie-related fun & games. As part of the city’s ...

Tuesday, July 16

Summer Music in the Park: Bluegrass Jam | Santana Row
Tuesday, July 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Music in the Park: Bluegrass Jam | Santana Row

The Summer Music series is back and  ready to groove with you every Tuesday in July from 6 pm-8 pm with free live music. 2019 Summer Music Series Lineup: July 2nd- Jinx Jones & the KingTones, Latin Reggae July 9th – Andre Thierry, Accordion Soul ...

Wednesday, July 17

Free Summer Street Concert: R&B/Funk | Sunnyvale
Wednesday, July 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. No advance tickets required.
| Downtown Sunnyvale
Free Summer Street Concert: R&B/Funk | Sunnyvale

The Summer Series Music & Market is here. Every Wednesday, starting June 12, through August 28, 2019 (Except July 3rd) there will be dancing on Historic Murphy Avenue from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Enjoy free street concert along with outdoor market. Stop by vendor ...

Free Movies on the Beach: “Book Of Life” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, July 17 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seating is first-come, first-served.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach: "Book Of Life" | Santa Cruz

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. Each ...

Thursday, July 18

2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights “Christopher Robin” | San Jose
Thursday, July 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| Avaya Stadium
2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights "Christopher Robin" | San Jose

Quakes Movie Nights, is returning on the big screen at Avaya Stadium for the second consecutive year in 2019. 2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights July 11 – August 8, 2019 | 6 pm (Movies starts at 6:30 pm) Avaya Stadium (Quakes 7UP Epicenter | 1123 ...

Friday, July 19

Music in the Park: Latin Rock/Funk Ozomatli | San Jose
Music in the Park: Latin Rock/Funk Ozomatli | San Jose

Groove to tunes at Music in the Park, a summer tradition concert series at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in the heart of downtown San José. Produced by the San José Downtown Association, this favorite downtown music event jams from 5:30-9 pm. Early bird tickets ...

Free Beach Concert: Taylor Dayne | Santa Cruz
Friday, July 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Taylor Dayne | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 14 ...

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, July 19 – 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, July 20

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino
Saturday, July 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park Amphitheater (Cupertino)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino

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, ...

Sunday, July 21

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino
Sunday, July 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park Amphitheater (Cupertino)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino

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, ...

Monday, July 22

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, July 22 – 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, July 23

Summer Music in the Park: Doobie Brothers Tribute | Santana Row
Tuesday, July 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Music in the Park: Doobie Brothers Tribute | Santana Row

The Summer Music series is back and  ready to groove with you every Tuesday in July from 6 pm-8 pm with free live music. 2019 Summer Music Series Lineup: July 2nd- Jinx Jones & the KingTones, Latin Reggae July 9th – Andre Thierry, Accordion Soul ...