things to do

August 2: Jerry Day, Silent Disco and more

How to Entertain, Distract, and Unplug Your Kids By Matthew Jervis ($14.95)…

 

July 31: Stern Grove Festival, hiking and more

A great hike Goating strong: Go on a hike on Goat Hill…

 

July 30: Danzig, futuristic films and more

Who’s in town Pulitzer-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik’s book “Big Science” chronicles the…

 

July 29: Neon city, Jimmy Carter and more

Who’s in town Former President Jimmy Carter is signing copies of his…

July 27: Kehlani, Laborfest and more

Who’s in town Chris Staples, former lead singer of indie-rock band Twothirtyeight,…

July 24-25: ODC Dance, Berkeley Kite Festival and more

A great brunch S.F. brunch: Have a picnic on the pier in…

July 22: Katchafire, plankton appreciation and more

Who's in town Pokey LaFarge, whose material draws from early jazz, ragtime…

July 21: 5 Seconds of Summer, black holes and more

Who’s in town University of Arizona professor Renu Malhotra is speaking about…

July 20: Henhouse Prowlers, comedy and more

Who’s in town Jazz saxophonist Donny McCaslin, appearing with his electro-acoustic quartet,…

July 17-18: RAWdance, comedy and more

A great hike Coyote calling: Ah, that new open-space smell! Saved from…

July 16: Keb’ Mo’, Beat poetry and more

Who’s in town Travel writer Christopher P. Baker shares tips about visiting…

July 15: Fu Manchu, Doug Benson and more

Who’s in town Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who led the American offensive against…

July 14: Janine Brito, Bastille Day and more

Who’s in town Ernest Cline, whose book “Ready Player One” is being…

July 13: Shellac, comedy and more

Who’s in town Psychologist and poet Adrienne Amundsen, who works with the…

July 12: Frida challenge, Stern Grove Festival and more

Something to read Mashi: The Unfulfilled Baseball Dreams of Masanori Murakami By…

July 10-11: Veruca Salt, Phono Del Sol and more

A great hike Bald is beautiful: The north side of Mount Tam…

July 9: Masanori Murakami, comedy and more

Who’s in town Portland writer Lidia Yuknavitch is discussing her new novel,…

July 6: Lever, poetry and more

Who’s in town Imbibe executive editor Paul Clarke shares the secrets to…

July 3-4: WorldOne Festival, fireworks and more

A great hike Red and blue and you: If you like hiking…

July 5: Fillmore Jazz Festival, Exploratorium and more

Something to read The Chart of Tomorrows By Chris Willrich ($18) A…