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Free National Park Pass for 4th GradersFree National Park Pass for 4th Graders
By - posted 9/12/2020
Freebies, Outdoorsy, Things to Do, Travel

Hey fourth graders! See America’s natural wonders and historic sites for free. You and your family get free access to hundreds of parks, lands, and waters for an entire year. Every year, beginning September 1, all kids in the fourth grade have access to their own Every Kid Outdoors pass at www.everykidoutdoors.gov. This more...

Where to Go Apple Picking in the Bay AreaWhere to Go Apple Picking in the Bay Area
By - posted 9/12/2020
Outdoorsy, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

Want fresh apples? It doesn’t get any fresher than straight from the tree. There are lots of local farms near San Francisco where you can pick your own apples, but due to the recent wildfires and also the pandemic, many farms are closed for the season for U-Pick. Some farms more...

SF Art Institute's New Friday Night Outdoor Videos on Iconic TowerSF Art Institute’s New Friday Night Outdoor Videos on Iconic Tower
By - posted 9/2/2020
Brand New, Get Out: Events, Things to Do

Get ready for a COVID friendly and free eight-week series of outdoor video screenings on all four sides of SF Art Institute’s landmark tower at 800 Chestnut St. Every Friday night at 9pm for 8 weeks starting Sept 4, the school will be screening experimental video works by SFAI alumni that more...

Santa Cruz's Brand New Beach Boardwalk Drive-in Movies | Sept 4-26Santa Cruz’s Brand New Beach Boardwalk Drive-in Movies | Sept 4-26
By - posted 9/2/2020
Drive-In Movies, Get Out: Events, Things to Do

Join a truly unique California beach experience with Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Drive-In Movies from August 21 September 4 – 26, 2020, Fridays, and Saturdays. Please note, the initial two weekends were cancelled due to impacts from the CZU Lightning Complex Fires.  Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Drive-In Movies River Parking Lot (at more...

Where to Go Berry Picking in the Bay AreaWhere to Go Berry Picking in the Bay Area
By - posted 7/17/2020
Outdoorsy, Things to Do

Want fresh, juicy berries? It doesn’t get any fresher than straight from the vine. Escape the city and spend the day in the country. There are lots of local farms near San Francisco where you can pick your own berries. Plus, a lot of the farms grow veggies too, so more...

Japantown’s New "Picnic at the Plaza" Outdoor Dining | July 18 - Sep 27Japantown’s New “Picnic at the Plaza” Outdoor Dining | July 18 – Sep 27
By - posted 7/16/2020
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining, Takeout / Delivery, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

Japantown is ready to welcome you back with their Picnic at the Plaza, from July 18 through September 27, 11:30 am to 8 pm. The Peace Plaza will be transformed into a beautiful and festive area on the weekends (Every Saturday and Sunday) where you can enjoy a socially-distanced picnic with more...

Where Can You Swim Now: 7 Pools Open For Lap SwimmingWhere Can You Swim Now: 7 Pools Open For Lap Swimming
By - posted 7/11/2020
Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

With temperatures rising all across The Bay, you may be looking for a place to cool off and go for a dip. Unfortunately, the vast majority of pools are closed around the Bay Area due to COVID-19, but we’ve found a few places where you can still get in the more...

Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Late Tonight: April 21-22Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Late Tonight: April 21-22
By - posted 4/21/2020
Things to Do

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 dawn April 22, with no more...