What: Jumpstart the weekend with Thirsty Third Thursdays of summer – free, family-friendly evenings of craft beer tasting, live bluegrass, kid-friendly beverages and activities at Bon Air to benefit Wildcare and music partner Bread & Roses. Ambassador animals will make special appearances and donations are encouraged. Delicious box dinners are available for purchase from many of Bon Air’s popular restaurants. Drink, dine and dance al fresco on these beautiful summer evenings.

 Admission:  Free. Box dinners available for purchase.

When: Thursday, June 20, 5-7 p.m.

Thursday, July 18, 5-7 p.m.

Thursday, August 15, 5-7 p.m.

 Who:   Thursday, June 20 – craft beer by Seismic Brewing; live blue grass from Bloomfield Bluegrass Band

Thursday, July 18 craft beer by East Brother Beer Company; live blue grass from Festival Speed Bluegrass

Thursday, August 15 – craft beer by Eel River Brewing Co.; live blue grass from Lucky Drive Bluegrass Trio

Where: On the Promenade adjacent to the fire pit with comfy Adirondack chairs, market tables and chairs shaded by umbrellas, water features, children’s play area and nearby bocce.

About Wildcare: Headquartered in San Rafael, WildCare’s mission is to advocate for wildlife for a sustainable world, pursuing this mission through nature education, wildlife medicine, advocacy and community outreach. Through partnerships with schools, collaborations with other organizations, educational programs and activities, internships and volunteer opportunities, they make a positive difference in the community.

About Bread & Roses: Bread & Roses Presents is a nonprofit arts organization with a human services mission that brings hope, healing and joy through live music and the performing arts to people who are disadvantaged, marginalized, or otherwise isolated in diverse institutional settings in the San Francisco Bay Area. They produce over 600 concerts a year for youth, adults and seniors who need uplifting most.