Thursday, November 3, 2011

upcoming Oakland events

Today's big event is the rain that's supposed to fall in the afternoon and through the night. Hopefully that will wash away the few troublemakers from #OccupyOakland but stop in time for the Art Murmur on Friday.

Oakland East Bay Symphony Opening Night - Friday, November 4, 8pm. Celebrate opening night with the Symphony, celebrating the rich, vibrant tradition of American music. At the beautiful Paramount Theater.

Food Justice: Honoring our Roots - November 4-8. Conference begins with short courses and Food Justice Tours throughout the Bay Area, and will look back to the roots of the food movement, discuss the Food & Farm Bill, and examine where the movement is heading. Read more at Oakland Local.

West Oakland Specific Plan Workshop - Thursday, November 3, 6-8pm. The West Oakland Specific Plan is under preparation and, once completed, will guide future use of sites in West Oakland. This workshop will identify locations throughout West Oakland that provide opportunities for neighborhood revitalization, and align community development goals and desires expressed at Community Workshop #1.At West Oakland Senior Center, 1724 Adeline Street, Oakland. Please RSVP by phone or email - 510-238-3322 or

Plus the usual events:
Piedmont Avenue Art Walk (3rd Thursday)
Art Murmur (1st Friday)
Saturday Art Stroll (Saturdays)
Mt. View Cemetery Tours (2nd and 4th Saturdays)

Looking further ahead:
Urban Paths - November 12. Secret Stairs, Fire and BART - Check out stairs, Vicente Creek and a special BART stairway along the Oakland/Berkeley borderlands.

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