Top 5 Weekend Events: San Francisco | 5/15–5/17
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center | 700 Alma Street, Menlo Park | May 15th, 6:00 p.m.
Give your body and wallet a break as you learn to make healthy, delicious recipes at home. Spend your night participating in a hands-on cooking experience in a small, social group. Make some new friends and bring an old friend along for free! In 2 hours, you’ll cook 3 healthy dishes and enjoy a 5-course tasting menu fit for a king. You’ll have plenty to enjoy that night and in the future after learning how to make these wonderful meals.
Marina Green | 500 Marina Blvd., San Francisco | May 16th, 9:30 a.m
Wanderlust 108 brings together a remarkable group of yoga and meditation instructors, musical performers, speakers, artists, and chefs for transformational retreats in one of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural resorts. Wanderlust is an experience that influences your mind, body and soul. You will leave different than you arrived, with new ideas, new friends, newly discovered abilities, and greater peace.
Paramount Theatre | 2025 Broadway, Oakland | May 16th, 7:00 p.m.
International YouTube sensation Miranda Sings brings you a hilarious night filled with comedy, hit songs, magic tricks, dramatic readings of hate mail, and never before seen videos. The quirky superstar has over 60 million views on YouTube and has performed her one-woman show to sold-out crowds all over the world. You won’t want to miss seeing this lipsticked, epileptic eye-browed, crooked-smiled beauty live and in person at the Paramount!
Fourth Street Shops | 1834 Fourth Street, Berkeley | May 17th, 12:00 pm. — 5:00 p.m.
Better grab your dancing shoes before you head over to the free jazz festival on fourth street. This year’s festival features Mal Sharpe’s Big Money in Jazz Band, Terrie Odabi, Edgardo & Candela, and the Berkeley High Jazz Combos and Ensemble. Come dine at the restaurants on Fourth Street, enter in the raffle for the chance to win coveted prizes, and enjoy the premiere jazz these bands have prepared.
Rhythmix Cultural Works | 2513 Blanding Avenue, Alameda | May 17th, 11:00 a.m.
Bubbles, bubbles and did we mention bubbles? The Amazing Bubble Man has been thrilling audiences for nearly 30 years with the art, magic, science, and fun of bubbles. Get ready for laughs and bubble artistry that will leave you mesmerized. The Amazing Bubble Show will blow your mind as Louis Pearl creates square bubbles, bubbles inside of bubbles, fog filled bubbles, giant bubbles, bubble volcanoes, bubble tornados, and bubble trampolines! This show has something for everyone, so get out and get ready for a bubbly morning.
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