Festivals

Pier 39 is 39

01/19/2017-10/14/2017
All Day
PIER 39
San Francisco 

PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang! Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and our famous sea lions. Each week we’ll be serving up something different: from discounts and giveaways to fun special events like Movie Nights, a 70s Roller Disco Party and more. To see the full calendar of events, visit pier39.com/39.

For more information: http://www.pier39.com/home/events/39-2/

Movie Nights at PIER 39

01/27/2017-09/29/2017
All Day
PIER 39
San Francisco 

Grab your blankets and head to PIER 39 for outdoor Movie Nights, held the last Friday of every month through September! Before the show, get a bite to eat at one of PIER 39’s restaurants, or take advantage of special Movie Night discounts at participating businesses. At sundown, settle in for a free screening of a classic San Francisco film. For more information and to see the monthly movie schedule, please visit http://www.pier39.com/home/events/39. Movie Nights are just one part of PIER 39’s 39-week long anniversary celebration! Learn more at pier39.com/39.

Movie Nights at PIER 39

Thingyan Myanmar New Year Water Festival

05/28/2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Charles F. Kennedy Park
Union City 

Thingyan festival is the most unique and joyous celebration of the new year in Myanmar. The festival is celebrated with water as a symbol of flowing of time, washing away past misdeeds to provide spiritual renewal, and welcoming the seasonal monsoon to bring bountiful new beginnings. The Myanmar Community and Cultural Center Committee is holding a Thingyan event in Union City to help the Myanmar-American community of Northern California celebrate in a collective fashion here in the San Francisco Bay Area. There will be Burmese traditional dance performances, foods from various regions of Myanmar , traditional ceremony of paying respect to community elders, cultural exhibitions, Thingyan Yein (group) dance, many fun activities and a designated area to play with water just like we do in our native land.

For more information: www.facebook.com/SFthingyan

Bay Area Book Festival

06/03/2017-06/04/2017
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Martin Luther King Jr Civic Center Park
Berkeley  

On the weekend of June 3rd and 4th, 2017, the Bay Area Book Festival will once again fill downtown Berkeley with a literary extravaganza that offers pleasure to anyone who has ever loved a book.

Whether you’re a fan of science fiction or history, of fiction or memoir, of poetry or food writing, of children’s literature or science, come experience one of the best book festivals on the planet!

Presented by The Foundation for the Future of Literature and Literacy.
https://www.baybookfest.org info@baybookfest.org

Registration URL : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bay-area-book-festival-june-3-4-2017-tickets-32932055665?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

Chinatown Branch Library Annual Open House Celebration

06/13/2017-06/17/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chinatown Branch Library
San Francisco 

It is the 21st anniversary of the Library’s grand reopening! Come celebrate and enjoy tea with the staff! There will be photo displays and a digital memory book documenting the branch’s long history. On June 13, we will have smoothies and crafts programs, and on June 17, we will have a guzheng music performance by San Francisco Guzheng Music Society. All are welcome!