What: a Visit to the children’s Park Gilroy Gardens
Where: 3050 Hecker Pass Hwy Gilroy, CA 95020
When: Friday, June 7, from 11.00 to 17.00
Children’s rides, slides, swings, roundabouts, gardens of incredible beauty, of trees bizarre shapes, kids ‘ water Park, water Playground and river routes. Gilroy Gardens you will find something to do with their children.
Family theme Park enjoys great popularity, so the weekend arrives, many people. Weekdays is the best option for those who don’t like crowds.
What: First Fridays in Oakland
Where: Telegraph & 27th | Telegraph Ave and 27th St, Oakland, CA
When: Friday, June 7 from 17:00 to 19:30
The first Friday of the month in Oakland is an exciting and unforgettable pastime. From 17:00 to 19:30 Auckland district KONO (Koreatown Northgate) seems to be alive with galleries, art collectives, street artists, local culinary artists, performers, musicians, dancers, DJs and poets who gather in Oakland.
Thousands of people come from all around the Bay to see and feel the power of art, get inspired, eat, enjoy live music and stroll through the amazing, eclectic city of Oakland.
To find a Parking space at this time – good luck! Here is a list of Parking lots in the area. On Telegraph Avenue there are also a limited number of Parking spaces.
What: the Contest of sand sculptures
Where: Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park, Otis & Westline Drive, Alameda, CA
When: Saturday, June 8 from 9:00
Grab your shovels and buckets and come to the beach to build sand castles and sculpt their own sculptures. June 8 in Alameda County will host the annual competition of sand castles and sculptures.
Registration will begin at 9 am. At noon, the contest judges will start to examine works of art from sand, and at 13.00 will take place the awarding of winners.
Cost: $0 the Participation is free for participants and visitors
What: Festival Dia de Portugal
Where: History Park San Jose in Kelley Park, 1650 Senter Rd. San Jose, CA
When: Saturday, June 8 from 10:00
The Dia de Portugal festival is held annually on the second Saturday of June and is one of the largest events in California, dedicated to the culture and heritage of Portugal.
Here are just some of what awaits you:
- food and drinks
- the exhibits of the Museum
- live entertainment
- the traditional parade
- children’s carnival
- art, music, books, crafts
Enjoy a variety of Portuguese dishes and watch a traditional Portuguese parade is fun for the whole family.
What: the Annual Rodeo parade: stagecoach, horses and orchestras
Where: Downtown Livermore | Railroad Ave. and First St., Livermore, CA
When: Saturday, June 8 from 10:00
Come to downtown Livermore for the opening of the 101st local Rodeo. Each year the parade attracts about 15,000 people.
Guests can watch the horses, stagecoaches and to listen to orchestras.
The organizers are reminded of the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the parade.
What: a Unique summer fair in San Francisco
Where: Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
When: Saturday-Sunday, June 8-9 from 10:00
The goal of the craft fair, which will take place this weekend at Fort Mason Center, is to interest the public and make it more accessible for the masses of the products of design, fashion and art of the United States. It is more expensive, but definitely more original things handmade. Similar fairs are held in new York and Los Angeles several times a year, with the participation of more than 350 designers and artists.
What: Naked Bicycle parade San Francisco
Where: San Francisco Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building, San Fransisco
When: Saturday, June 8 from 11:00
On June 8 in San Francisco will host the 13th Annual world naked Bicycle parade. Those wishing to join need to bring some body paints to paint yourself and your friends. Despite the fact that the parade is called “naked”, the participants can stay in a bikini or in lingerie.
The parade traditionally is a protest against unsustainable energy policies implemented worldwide. The naked Bicycle parade participants advocate the implementation of alternative energy and improvement of energy-saving technologies.
The gathering place this year have changed – now members will meet at the Boulevard the Embarcadero near the Ferry Building (between the Farmer’s Market and Starbuck’s).
Anyone wishing to ride naked through the streets of San Francisco must register on Facebook event page.
Cost: $0 you Need to bring paint for the body.
What: a free game “Mafia”
Where: The Russian Center of San Francisco 2460 Sutter St, San Francisco 94115
When: Saturday, 8 June at 17:00
The club invites everyone to enjoy the intellectual game “Mafia”.
As usual, — to socialize, get acquainted, drink tea with sweets and having a good time favorite game.
- For the first time — for free! The rest — $10 per person. Pay can be either cash or through Venmo (@Pavel_Lagutin) or Paypal.
- Parking is around the building.
Cost: Beginners — 0, others $10 per person
What: Festival of music and crafts in Berkeley
Where: All Over Berkeley | Berkeley, CA BerkeleyEast Bay
When: Saturday, June 8 from 11:00
Join the colorful celebration in the fresh air. Summer mood will share with you the numerous participants of the festival, and will Express this in songs, dances and presentation of folk crafts. Talented musicians have prepared a wonderful party.
A special addition to the festivities — a variety of treats that will make you the local virtuosos of the culinary arts.
Necessarily take with itself children. For them the organizers of the festival have prepared a lot of gifts and surprises.
What: Escape from Alcatraz
Where: Different locations
When: Sunday, June 9 from 11:00
June 9 triathletes from around the world gather in San Francisco to get a chance to do the impossible — escape from Alcatraz. Escape from Alcatraz attracts world Champions, Olympic Champions and Amateur triathlon of the 50 States and in more than 40 countries.
Marina Green is a great place to watch the swimming.
Marina Blvd is a great place to watch the racing on bicycles.
On both sides of the finish chute will be the stands to see how the participants finish the race.
What: Free concert Golden Gate Park Band
Where: Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA
When: Sunday, 9 June, 13:00
Orchestra of the Golden Gate Park Band under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler continues the 133rd season in the music hall, Golden Gate Park.
Weekly concerts are held on Sundays from 13:00 to 15:00 and are free and open to the public. At all concerts the music of different countries or cultures. Also the audience will be presented costumed tour performances of dancers and singers.
In addition, interesting events for every day of the week you can find in our calendar. Come, learn and share with your friends.
Before you visit, check on the website of the event details and venue as they can change.
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