Updated: Jun 20
This weekend we’re highlighting a mix of outdoor venues that are open for in-person visits and virtual events to enjoy from the comfort of your home.
Saturday, June 19 Kid’s Music Camp w/ Mr. Bryan (virtual) Are you looking for something totally unique and Covid-safe for your kids to do this summer? Join us for a virtual interactive adventure in music and rhythm led by Bryan Dyer. Get ready to beatbox, sing songs, explore body music, play cool rhythms and even learn to read some music! With a variety of activities offered weekly, and diverse opportunities to participate, kids stay engaged and enjoy the many facets of music and rhythm. Ages: 5-8 (recommended), $75 / 6-week series; $15 / individual class Saturdays June 19 – July 24, 9:00 am to 9:45 am
The Tech Interactive (in person) – San Jose
Children’s Fairyland (in person) – Oakland
Lark Theater Drive-In: Into the Spider-Verse (in person) – Corte Madera, ~8 pm, $30
Children’s Discovery Museum (in-person) – San Jose
Super Saturday Gym at Ultimate Sports Connection (in person) – Concord
Gilroy Gardens (in-person) – Gilroy
Hidden Villa (in person) – Los Altos Hills, Free. Select trails open for hiking on Tuesdays through Sunday by reservation.
SF Giants Baseball (in person) – San Francisco
UC Botanical Garden (in person) – Berkeley
Telescope Viewing with Chabot Space and Science Center (virtual) – 9-10:30 pm, Free
Villa Montalvo (in person) – Saratoga, Free. Grounds are open daily.
Mariela’s Music and Playgroup (virtual) – 11-11:30 am, Free
Empowered Kids Storytime (virtual)
Chocolate and Chalk Art Festival (in person) – Berkeley, 10 am – 4 pm, Free
Sunday, June 20
Bay Area Discovery Museum (in-person) – Sausalito
Great America (in-person) – Santa Clara
Filoli Gardens (in person) – Woodside, open daily 10 am – 5 pm
Hiller Aviation Museum (in-person) – San Carlos
Oakland Zoo (in person) – Oakland
San Francisco Zoo (in person) – San Francisco
Drive-In Movies (in person) – Concord and San Jose
Open Cockpit Day at Oakland Aviation Museum (in person) – Oakland
Father’s Day Celebration by Seymour Marine Discovery Center (virtual) – Free
Laurie Berkner Family Concerts (virtual) – Free
Father’s Day at Schulz Museum (in person) – Santa Rosa
New Movies This Weekend
A Father's Legacy After years of searching for his father, a young man, on the run from the law, finds his way into the life of a secluded old man in the woods. As the days go by and secrets about their past are revealed, they realize they may not have been looking for each other but they were brought together for… more » Tobin Bell, Gregory Alan Williams, Jason Mac, Rebeca Robles Drama Limited
12 Mighty Orphans The true story of the Mighty Mites, the football team of a Fort Worth orphanage who, during the Great Depression, went from playing without shoes—or even a football—to playing for the Texas state championships. The architect of their success was Rusty Russell, a legendary high school coach who sho… more » Luke Wilson, Wayne Knight, Heath Freeman, Scott Haze… more » Period Nationwide A Crime On The Bayou A Crime on the Bayou is the story of Gary Duncan, a Black teenager from Plaquemines Parish, a swampy strip of land south of New Orleans. In 1966, Duncan tries to break up an argument between white and Black teenagers outside a newly integrated school. He gently lays his hand on a white boy’s arm… more » Nancy Buirski, Gary Duncan, Richard Sobol, Lolis Eric Elie Documentary Limited
Fatherhood A widowed new dad copes with doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own. Inspired by a true story. Kevin Hart, David Beaubaire, Alfre Woodard, Lil Rel Howery… more » True Story Netflix Gaia An injured forest ranger on a routine mission is saved by two off-the-grid survivalists. What is initially a welcome rescue grows more suspicious as the son and his renegade father reveal a cultish devotion to the forest. When their cabin is attacked by a strange being it’s clear there is a far gr… more » Alex van Dyk, Anthony Oseyemi, Jaco Bouwer, Monique Rockman, Carel Nel Horror Limited
Les Nôtres To the tight-knit community of Sainte-Adeline, Quebec, Magalie appears as a normal suburban high school sophomore surrounded by friends. But this popular teenage girl is harboring a shocking secret: she’s pregnant. When Magalie refuses to identify the father, suspicions among the townsfolk come to… more » Jeanne Leblanc, Emilie Bierre, Marianne Farley, Judith Baribeau, Paul Doucet Thriller VOD / Digital
Love Spreads Explores the second album difficulties being experienced by a popular new girl band, whose lead singer has a creative block, where another band member tries to inject her own writing style and songs and walks out when under-appreciated, and their long-suffering manager is abused by both the band a… more » Jamie Adams, Alia Shawkat, Chanel Cresswell, Dolly Wells… more » Comedy Limited Luca Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, the original animated feature is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. Luca shares these adventures with his newfound best friend, but all the fun i… more » Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Emma Berman, Maya Rudolph… more » Animation Disney+ Miss Juneteenth A former beauty queen turned hard working single mom prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the Miss Juneteenth pageant, hoping to keep her from repeating the same mistakes in life that she made. Channing Godfrey Peoples, Nicole Beharie, Kendrick Sampson, Alexis Chikaeze Drama Limited Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It Over a 70+ year career, Rita Moreno defied both her humble upbringing and relentless racism to become a celebrated and beloved actor, one of the rare EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) Award Winners of our time. Born into poverty on a Puerto Rican farm, Moreno and her seamstress mother immigrated to… more » Morgan Freeman, Eva Longoria, Rita Moreno, Lin-Manuel Miranda… more » Documentary Limited
Siberia Clint tends bar at a snowbound roadhouse whose patrons speak a language he doesn’tunderstand, and things may not be what they seem.Desperate for answers, he drives a sled team to anearby cave, but finds no peace. Are the spirits thatconfront him mere figments of his imagination—orwill they slowly… more » Willem Dafoe, Simon McBurney, Cristina Chiriac, Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Abel Ferrara, Dounia Sichov
Free Admission to East Bay Parks on Juneteenth
On Saturday, East Bay Regional Park district and Outdoor Afro will commemorate Juneteenth by waiving park entry fees. This includes fees for park entrance, parking, dogs, horses, boat launching and fishing.
The City is of Healdsburg is hosting the 23rd annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival. The event will hold a day of concerts for their inaugural Juneteenth celebration. The all day event begins at 8:30 a.m. Visit healdsburgjazz.org for full details.
The Museum of the African Diaspora 's Juneteenth Event
On Saturday, The Museum of the African Diaspora will celebrate Juneteenth with several virtual programs. Including a panel of scholars discussing origins and significance of Juneteenth. The event will begin at 11 a.m. For more information, visit moadsf.org.
Los Altos Juneteenth
The Justice Vanguard will hold a Juneteenth event at Lincoln Park, located at 199 University Avenue in Los Altos. The event starts at 1 p.m.
Oakland Story Windows
The event will be a grand opening event for the Black Joy Story Windows Project, a socially distanced outdoor art walk in storefronts along Broadway in Oakland. Event will start at 2 p.m. at Latham Square on Broadway, between 14th and 17th streets.
Oakland Juneteenth Jubilee
At 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oakland City Councilmember Loren Taylor and other community members will hold a Juneteenth jubilee. The event will also include Oakland's first poet laureate, Ayodele Nzinga. The event takes place at the Town Kitchen, located at 344 Thomas L. Berkley Way in Oakland.
SF Juneteenth Screening of Movie
At 9 p.m. on Saturday, the Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco is hosting a special Juneteenth screening of "Ailey." The event will include introduction from director Jamila Wignot. RSVP is required. It will take place at the Fort Mason Flix Drive-In, at 2 Marina Blvd. in San Francisco. For more information, visit frameline.org.
Juneteenth Freedom Celebration: Job, Wellness and Resources Fair in Hayward
The City of Hayward is partnering with Kaiser Permanente and Hayward Black business roundtable for this community event on Juneteenth. In addition to the celebration of the holiday, Kaiser Permanente will provide COVID-19 vaccinations and free COVID-19 testing. The first 300 people vaccinated will receive $50 gift cards. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hayward City Hall Plaza. For more information, visit hayward-ca.gov.