Join in the Thingyan Myanmar New Year Water Festival

Perhaps you've never heard of the Thingyan festival before, but in Myanmar, it's a huge annual event. Myanmar residents celebrate the arrival of a new year through this festival with free-flowing water as its focal point. Water represents the continuous movement of time as well as the washing away of any missteps from the past […]

Nature Yoga: Take Part in a Free Yoga Class on Saturday, May 27th

Start your weekend on the right foot on Saturday, May 27th at the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge as it welcomes yoga fans for Nature Yoga, a free hour-and-a-half-long fitness class taking place right in the Refuge. The class will take place outdoors with prime views of the salt marsh. Yogis are […]

Give Back to Your Community at Lakeshore Park’s Clean Up Day

In anticipation of spring, Lakeshore Park welcomes volunteers for its annual Clean Up Day at the Lake. Returning this year on Saturday, May 20th, guests will help clean up the park using a variety of provided tools (although, volunteers who have their own rakes are encouraged to bring them). Guests will mulch, rake up leaves, […]

Learn About Local History at the Old Mission San Jose and Museum

More than 200 years ago, Father Fermin Francisco de Lasuen founded Mission San Jose in what would one day become Fremont. At the time, it was located along a natural highway stretching from the Livermore Valley to the San Joaquin Valley. Today, Father Fermin's legacy lives on at the Old Mission San Jose and Museum. […]

Ukulele Festival: Tropical Music Comes to the Mainland

True ukulele enthusiasts know that one of the best spots to meet other musicians like themselves is at Hayward's annual Ukulele Festival, billed as the "longest running ukulele festival on the mainland." Folks come from far and wide to join in the fun, from British Columbia to North Carolina to Hawaii. Come to the Chabot […]

Enjoy Cupcakes, Macarons, Cakes, and More at La Farfalla Bakery

Cakes, cupcakes, and cookies are the focal points at La Farfalla Bakery in Fremont. The local bakery is frequented by locals for its high-quality sweets that are available as gift sets (birthday cupcakes for a friend, anyone?) and as pay-as-you-go treats. Inside the bakery, guests will find display cases full of a selection of sweets […]

Expect the Highest Quality Beans at Devout Coffee

At Devout Coffee, the staff members are just that: devout. At least, that is, when it comes to their coffee. They truly care about crafting an excellent cup every time, starting with the beans. Devout Coffee finds the very best java and then roasts it carefully to enhance its innate qualities. Once this process is […]

Colossus Con Returns With Comic Vendors and More on April 8th

Every year, fans of pop culture gather for Colossus Con, a pop expo and comic convention that takes place in a number of locations, including Pleasanton, California. The popular event will fill Alameda County Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 8th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and guests can browse artists selling handmade items, meet with […]

Learn About Your Local Ecosystem at the Pollinator Open House

Perhaps you've never thought of bumblebees or hummingbirds as "pollinators," but when you really stop and consider their contribution to the natural world, that's one of their main roles. And they aren't alone in this important job. When you take part in the Pollinator Open House at Tule Ponds at Tyson Lagoon, you'll learn all […]