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7 Free Things to Do This Weekend: May 10-12

SDCCU Festival of the Arts, stand-up comedy, organ concerts, pre-Mother's Day garden party and more admission-free events this weekend


SDCCU Festival of the Arts


May 10

Non-Standard Lit Reading Series

Get cultured with readings from three poets (and maybe bring a little cash for book shopping).

Verbatim Books


May 11

Stand-Up at Comedy Palace

Get in some no-cover laughs this weekend. (Minimum food or drink purchase.)

Comedy Palace


San Diego River Days: Restore Rueda Canyon

Take a guided nature hike and help remove invasive species and restore Rueda Canyon.

Rueda Canyon


SDCCU Festival of the Arts

Hear live music, see the works of local artists and imbibe local craft beers (beer garden tickets aren't free, unfortunately). 

North Park


Pre-Mother's Day Garden Party

Treat mom to an afternoon party downtown for cocktails, treats and flowers. (Drinks and macarons available for purchase.)

You & Yours Distillery


Free Breast Health Screening

Susan G. Komen is giving back to the community with free breast health screenings.

Petco Park


May 12

Sunday Organ Concert

Head to Balboa Park for a free, family-friendly performance on the legendary Spreckels Organ

Spreckels Organ Pavilion


For more things to do in San Diego this week, check out our list of events in The Weekender.

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