Life at NEMA puts you in the center of it all. May in the neighborhood and beyond brings yoga, jazz, egg hunts for artisan markets, spring markets, matcha fest and more! Here are a few of the many must attend events to get on your social calendar this month:

May 3, Discount Days of Summer. Summer’s coming and so are the discounts! Join SoMa StrEat Food Park every Friday starting in May, 11am-3pm, for discounted food, games, and a great time!

May 4, Festival Season Kick-Off: Tribute to Charlie Palmieri. The new season of the 2019 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival will open in May and continue through October.

May 4-5, SF International Art Salon. This spectacular display of creativity is a result of years of planning, relentless work and our uncompromising devotion to the fine and performing arts.

May 5, Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley Spring. Shop from your favorite sustainable vendors and meet our new ones, too!

May 5-Oct 6, Concerts in the park. Golden Gate Park Band plays a variety of music (classical, marches, opera, swing, and show tunes) at Spreckels Temple of Music in Golden Gate Park.

May 5, Lucha Libre Taco-Con. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the Bay’s best taqueros competing to win over your taco-loving soul at SoMa StrEat Food Park!

May 6, Celebrate Glenn. Join SF Ballet for a special evening celebrating Executive Director Glenn McCoy and his significant accomplishments as he prepares to retire at the end of the Season.

May 8, Spring Artisan Market. Find the perfect Mother’s Day gift — or a little something for yourself — at our Spring Artisan Market at the Asian Art Museum.

May 9, San Francisco Bike to Work Day. We’ve rounded up a few nearby bike friendly spots to explore this spring.

May 11, SF Matcha Fest. Devour mountains of matcha at SoMa StrEat Food Park.

May 12, Mother’s Day run. Mother’s Day 5K is a scenic run/walk through Crissy Field and Marina Green for all ages, plus a half-mile kids’ run.

May 13, Monday Night Band Showcase. The SFJAZZ Monday Night Band has become one of the most in-demand community groups in the Bay Area..

May 17, Spring Harvest Fair. By popular demand, The Market is holding a Spring Harvest Fair this year!

May 19, Bay to Breakers. Billed as the oldest continuous foot race in the world, the 12K starts near the Embarcadero and finishes at the ocean. Expect to see costumes.

May 19, The SF Symphony Youth Orchestra: Mahler’s Symphony No. 1. Witness over 100 of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra’s “splendidly ferocious” young talent perform.

May 19, KQED’s Check, Please! Taste & Sip. Sample gourmet food from restaurants featured on the show and taste wines around the Bay Area – more than 50 local culinary creators all under one roof!

May 25-26, Carnaval San Francisco. Celebrate Latin & Caribbean culture with a weekend festival of music, art, and food on Harrison Street plus a colorful Grand Parade on Sunday.

May 27, Memorial Day celebration. The Memorial Day Ceremony includes a Grand March, speeches and music, followed by a 21-gun salute, and then a picnic with food for sale.

May 29, Food For Thought. Join Mother Jones and Food Tank for an extraordinary evening of conversation about access, affordability, and equity in the food system.

May 31, Traditional Bamboo Workshop. Learn to weave a bamboo basket using traditional techniques in this workshop at the Asian Art Museum with artist Tanabe Chikuunsai IV.

Thru June 19, Yiying Lu Art Show: The Happy Creative Land. This exhibition at NEMA will be showcasing 100+ pieces of her work in the past 10 years in the intersection of Tech & Art.

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