Resources and community events in the Bay Area, all free unless otherwise specified. Scroll the bottom for recurring resources, such as meals, clinics, and mutual aid pop-ups. Submit your event online here.


Queer Trans Asian Pride: A Community Gathering 
Oakland Asian Cultural Center 
An evening of fun, food, and films… Happening at Oakland Asian Cultural Center right in Oakland’s Chinatown, this event is to highlight, celebrate and bring together Queer Transgender Gender Non-Binary Intersex ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDERS during the API Heritage Month. A gathering presented to you by ParivarBayArea in association with Oakland Asian Cultural Center along with QTAPI Coalition. Come out to enjoy food, drinks, and performances by Asian Queer Trans Artists! Vaccinations, boosters, and testing kits will be also available onsite. And a community fair for resources. 
Oakland Asian Cultural Center: 388 9th St. #290 


Return of the Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair! 
Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair and ROAR 
Join us for our 24th semi-annual book fair that brings together people interested and engaged in radical work to connect, learn, and discuss through books and information tables, workshops, panel discussions, skill shares, and more! Outdoors and wheelchair accessible. We will have on-site childcare tent for kids. Spanish language and ASL interpretation is available. 
1501 Harrison St in downtown Oakland 

Ashkenaz grand re-opening 
Ashkenaz Music and Dance Community Center 
Closed for more than two years due to the pandemic, the nonprofit venue is reopening Sunday, June 5, with an all-day free event featuring five bands (full vaccination is required for all attendees). 
1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley 

Julia Vinograd Day 
Julia Vingograd: Between Spirit and Stone 
Celebrate the legendary street poet with the team who is putting together the Julia Vinograd documentary, “Julia Vinograd: Between Spirit and Stone.” They will be showing a ten-minute excerpt of the film, and there will be readings of Julia’s most cherished poems and giant bubble blowing. on Addison Street between Acton and Bonar in Berkeley. Bring a blanket, buy a hot beverage at the cafe, and enjoy! 
Strawberry Creek Park in front of the Hidden Cafe 


2022 California Primary Election 
Your primary Election ballot will include candidates for U.S. Senate, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Controller, Treasurer, Attorney General, Insurance Commissioner, Member of State Board of Equalization, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, U.S. Representative in Congress, State Senator, State Assembly Member, as well as other local candidates. There are two contests for U.S. Senate on this ballot. Return your vote-by-mail ballot by mail with prepaid postage, or drop it off in person into a secure ballot drop box by 8PM on June 7. You can also vote, or drop off your vote-by-mail ballot, at a voting location or your county elections office by 8:00 p.m. 
Find your local polling place or ballot drop box online. 
All day until 8:00PM 


International Day of Solidarity with Marius Mason and All Long-Term Anarchist Prisoners 

17th Annual World Naked Bike Ride – San Francisco 
Critical Mass 
It’s that time to tune up those bikes and toss those riding duds in the wash, you won’t need them for the World Naked Bike Ride in San Francisco. It is time for the 17th Annual World Naked Bike Ride – San Francisco. Please remain clothed until we have sufficient numbers of riders and are near the time we will ride. Our ride begins at the Noon hour. While it is a “naked” bike ride, all are welcome; it’s ride as bare as you dare. 
San Francisco’s Rincon Park @ Folsom & Embarcadero, meet near the Cupid’s Arrow 


1896: Supreme Court rules racist ‘separate but equal’ doctrine constitutional in Plessy v. Ferguson 

Free the People Block Party 
West Oakland Mural Project 
Annual community gathering. Free hot food, DJs, live music, dancing, jumpy house, kid-friendly activities, open mic, performances, community health services, free groceries. 
The Mural House @ 831 Center Street, Oakland 

Queer Artz Celebration 
Queer Artz Celebration is a free event that brings together queer artists, service providers, and community members of all stripes to connect, exchange goods and services, play, dance, and indulge in queer joy! Follow us on Instagram @quartzoakland and/or join us every third Saturday to get involved and feel the magic! 
Lake Merritt at Pine Knoll Park, Oakland 

Pan African Wellness Festival 
Afrocentric Oakland 
We are celebrating the 10th annual PanAfrican Wellness Fest, a full day dedicated to holistic wellness. Partnering with the Bay’s best wellness providers, we provide meditation, mental health, yoga, Tai Chi, self-defense, spoken word, a silent party, interactive art installations, a youth zone, and more! 
Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland 
$5 entry 


Juneteenth, celebration of the emancipation of Texas slaves 

35th Annual Berkeley Juneteenth Festival: Belonging 
Berkeley Juneteenth Festival 
Celebrate African American music, culture, and traditions in the annual festival. Sign up to be a vendor, volunteer, festival sponsor, or participate in festival programming online at www. 
Adeline St. @ Alcatraz Ave in South Berkeley 


Queer pub crawl 
Oakland Black Pride Festival 
Oakland Black Pride guides us to some of the Town’s queer friendly bars and restaurants. There will be Pride drink and food specials on the menu at each stop. 1st Stop Friends and Family, 2nd Stop First Edition, 3rd Stop Que Rico, 4th Stop Tribune, and Last Stop Understory. Must be 21+ and provide proof of vaccination to enter all bars and restaurants. 
468 25th Street, Oakland 


Queer Expo 
Oakland Black Pride Festival 
Over 50 queer vendors and exhibitors under one roof! Having the opportunity to connect with those who provide products and services curated exclusively for our Black and brown LGBTQ+ communities is essential, and watching the power of the Black, queer dollar is a whole vibe. 
2150 Livingston St, Oakland 


Everyday is Black History Month 
Self Help Hunger Program 
“Everyday is Black History Month” is a series of events organized by the Self Help Hunger Program. This iteration commemorates the delayed emancipation of Black Americans from slavery in the state of Texas (In 1865, the Texas Governor “failed” to enforce the emancipation proclamation for 3 years after it took effect). Celebrate with live entertainment, DJs, a children’s tent, vendors, arts and crafts, and community support. 
Driver’s Plaza, Genoa Street @ 61st St. and Stanford Ave. in Oakland 


1969: The Stonewall Uprising begins in the early hours of the morning after NYC police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club located in Greenwich Village. 


General Clinic 
The Suitcase Clinic 
Warm meals, health & hygiene supplies, haircuts, footwashing, massage, podiatry, housing resources 
Tuesdays @ 6:30 – 8pm 
First Presbyterian Church Courtyard (2407 Dana St., Berkeley, CA) 

Street Medicine Team 
Berkeley Free Clinic 
HIV and Hep C rapid testing, other STI testing, flu vaccinations, harm reduction, wound care 
Wednesdays @ 7 – 9 pm 
Berkeley Free Clinic (2339 Durant Ave., Berkeley, CA) 

Syringe Service and Harm Reduction 
Berkeley NEED 
Sundays @ 6 – 8 pm 
Location #1: Across from Berkeley Free Clinic (2339 Durant Ave., Berkeley, CA) 

Syringe Service and Harm Reduction 
Berkeley NEED 
Thursdays @ 6 – 8 pm 
Location #2: University & 9th, Berkeley, CA 

Women & Children’s Clinic 
The Suitcase Clinic 
Warm meals, childcare, health & hygiene supplies, haircuts, footwashing, nail painting, housing resources 
Mondays @ 6 – 9 pm 
LIFE Adventist Church (2236 Parker St., Berkeley, CA) 

Youth & LGBTQ+ (YQT+) Clinic 
The Suitcase Clinic 
Warm meals, health & hygiene supplies, massage, needle exchange, recreation, counseling, housing resources 
Mondays @ 6 – 9 pm: 
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA) 

Downtown Streets Team Berkeley Success Meeting 
Downtown Streets Team (DST) 
The goal of these meetings is to share what DST does through its volunteer work-force development program for unhoused folks. Additionally, we will share resources for employment, housing, and social services. The meetings will serve as a space to grow our community and celebrate the successes of the week, as well as hold each other up through the challenges and hardships. 
Wednesdays 12:30 
First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley (2407 Dana St., Berkeley). Check in with the front desk when you arrive.