Festivals

UN Square Night Market

09/26/2014-10/31/2014
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UN Plaza
San Francisco  

Come spend your Friday evening at the new Night Market at United Nations Plaza. In this event, you can enjoy tons of good food, drinks (including beer, wine, and cocktails), fashion trucks, live music and hands-on workshops for all ages.  This family-friendly event takes place every Friday from September until the end of October.

For more information: www.unplazasf.org

Halloween in SJ Japantown

10/31/2014
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Japantown
San Jose 

Got anything fun plan for the Halloween weekend? It’s going to be a lot of fun at the San Jose Japantown for their annual Halloween Festival! Crafts and games, trick or treat, and free outdoor movies…etc, don’t forget to wear your costumes to attend the event!

For more information: (408) 293-9344, www.taiko.org

Presidio Shuttle Tour

11/05/2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presidio Main Post Visitor Center
San Francisco 

 

If you would like visit the Presidio Park’s historical areas, here’s a chance.  The Presidio Trust’s monthly free guided shuttle tour will take visitors to the park’s most historical areas, wild open spaces, hidden nooks.  With this free event, you will be able to explore a different of Presidio.

For more information: (415) 561-5418, www.presidio.gov

Free First Friday at SMC

11/07/2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
San Mateo County History Museum
Redwood City 

 

San Mateo County History Museum is continuing its Free First Friday program in November.  At 11am, preschool children will be invited to learn about Japanese culture. The kids will have a chance to create origami to take home. It’s going to be fun for both parents and children.

For more information: (650) 299-0104

San Mateo Harvest Festival

11/14/2014-11/16/2014
All Day
San Mateo Event Center
San Mateo 

Friday to Saturday: 10am-6pm

Sunday: 10am-5pm

The San Mateo Harvest Festival is one of the largest indoor arts and crafts shows on the West Coast, offering over 24,000 handmade gifts. The event, which takes place November 15-17 at the San Mateo Event Center, boasts items such as original art, jewelry, blown glass, clothing, specialty foods, toys, home decor and more.

Throughout the weekend there is live music, strolling entertainment, artist demonstrations, a hands on KidZone, prizes and much more.

The Peninsula Humane Society is the official charity of the event and will receive half of the proceeds from every shopping bag sold. They will also hold a special mobile adoption center on Saturday and Sunday at the front of the exhibition hall. Plus, anyone who brings a canned food donation will receive $2 off a regular or senior admission.

For tickets and additional information, call 800-346-1212 or visit www.harvestfestival.com

Millbrae Community Health Care Fair

11/15/2014
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Millbrae City Hall, Chetcuti Room
Millbrae 

In this event, there will be bilingual staff on site answering people’s questions about Affordable Care Act and health insurance.  Please be sure to bring your ID, proof of citizenship, tax returns or employment certification documents etc, the staff there can help you enroll to Covered California or Medi-Cal if you’re qualified.

Growing Healthy Kids

11/15/2014
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Everett Middle School
San Francisco  

Come and join this family-friendly community health fair to connect with community resources and learn fun and easy ways to improve nutrition and physical activity for young children. Come enjoy free fitness classes, free health and dental screenings, health workshops, and fresh produce and food tastings. Event is easily accessible by BART and MUNI.

For more information: http://www.childrenscouncil.org/for-child-care-providers/health-nutrition/growing-healthy-kids/