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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area This Week — May 19 – May 25

by Jayn
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Salsa Dancers (credit: AARON MAASHO/AFP/Getty Images)

Salsa Dancers (credit: AARON MAASHO/AFP/Getty Images)

It’s Jayn with 15 things you can do in the bay area from Geico.

1 – May 22nd head on over to the Asian Art Museum at 5:00pm to enjoy the latest exhibits without the weekend crowds and half price admission.

2 – Grab the entire family for “Off The Grid” twilight campfire party on Thursday May 22nd starting at 5:00pm on the Main Post Lawn in the Presidio.

3 – Need something to do on May 22nd? The California Academy of Science will be hosting Nightlife starting at 6:00pm offering unique special events each week.

4 – Enjoy an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, lectures, artist demos, and more at Friday Nights at the de Young Museum on May 23rd starting at 5:00pm.

5 – Friday Nights at the Oakland Museum of California is happening on May 23rd starting at 5:00pm, including half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly activities, and extended hours in the galleries.

6 – The Grand Parade of the 2014 San Francisco Carnival is set to kickoff at 9:30am on Sunday May 25th. The parade will proceed west to Mission Street, then north on Mission Street down to 17th Street, where it will turn east and flow into the festival area.

7 – The San Francisco Carnival Festival is being hosted from May 24 to May 25 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Transforming Harrison Street into a wonderland of food, music, dance, art, crafts.

8 – Free Outdoor Yoga is being held this Saturday May 24th in Golden Gate Park at 11:00pm. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.

9 – Want to learn how to Salsa or Samba? Now’s your chance for free! Learn to salsa, samba or merengue from professional dancers from Cheryl Burke Dance in Santa Row’s Park Valencia at 5:00pm on Saturday May 24th.

10 – Shop around the Treasure Island Flea market on Sunday May 25th on the Great Lawn. The market showcases hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, makers, bakers, and more.

11 – Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park this Sunday May 25th at 11:00am during “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum.

12 – Explore the Tenderloin’s isolated rural village beginnings and its years as a quiet residential and small business neighborhood. SF City Guides will be offering a free neighborhood walking tour through the Tenderloin on Sunday May 25th starting at 9:00am, meeting location is McAllister and Leavenworth.

13 – Get out to AT&T Park this weekend to cheer on our San Francisco Giants who host the Twins for a three game series. The series starts on Friday May 23rd at 7:15pm.

14 – The series continues on Saturday May 24th at 7:05pm.

15 – The last game of the series is set for Sunday May 25th at 1:05pm.

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