Wednesday, May 23, 2012

upcoming Oakland events

Asurprisingly quiet week. Or maybe I just haven't heard about all the good stuff going on? Let me know in the comments!

SoundWaves at JLS - Thursday, May 24, 5:30-7:30pm. Live music at Jack London Square. This week: Crystal Monee Hall - Folk/Gospel. (free)

Memorial Day Hike - Monday, May 28, 9am. Join Friends of Sausal Creek for a vigorous hike through Joaquin Miller Park. Meet at Joaquin Miller Court at the Palos Colorados Trailhead. (free)

Memorial Day Commemoration at Mt. View - Monday, May 28, 10am. Dennis Evanosky will lead a guided tour of the refurbished Civil War plot and other areas of notables that are buried in the cemetery. Join us in remembering our veterans on this special day! (free)

looking further ahead:

Party for a Purpose - Wednesday, May 30, 5-10pm. 50% of proceeds go to the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.

ACCFB Empty Bowls - Thursday, May 31, 6-8pm. Annual fundraising event for the Alameda County Community Food Bank. An evening of art, nourishment and advocacy. ($25+)

Great Oakland Public Schools End of Year Party - Friday, June 1, 5-8pm. Join Great Oakland Public Schools in celebrating teachers and others who make Oakland schools better. Next to Jack's Night Market. (free)

Jack's Night Market - Friday, June 1, 6-10pm. A fun evening market at Jack London Square, featuring good, fun, vendors and more (free)

Dancing Under the Stars - Friday, June 1, 8:30-10pm. The return of the popular event kicks off with salsa dancing. (free)

Jingletown Open Studios - June 2-3, 9-10, 11am-6pm. Lots of open studios with lots of different artits. Read about last year's holiday walk in Jingletown. (free)

Dimond Night Out - Tuesday, June 5, 6-8:30pm. Sample your way through 17 different Dimond restaurants and merchants. ($20)

ongoing events:

Bites off Broadway (Fridays)
Piedmont Avenue Art Walk (3rd Thursday)
Art Murmur (1st Friday)
Saturday Art Stroll (Saturdays)
Mt. View Cemetery Tours (2nd and 4th Saturdays)


Christina Mitchell said...

Hi Gene,

Can you include the (Cook)Book Club next week?


Gene said...

Will do! Thanks for the info.