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32 largely purposeful, sociable and artistic things to do in Oakland, May 16 – 22

In Oakland, we don't just do art. We do art with a purpose, and we do art together. We enjoy it together, we make it together, and we come up with great ideas together. Our art does stuff, too, besides just...
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A record 39 things to do in Oakland, most of which would make Mom proud, May 9 – 15

It is a wholesome Mother's Day week in Oakland, boy howdy! There are tons of incredibly community-oriented and mom-honoring things to do. Of course, if your mom is kinda rowdy and boozy, you already know where...
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19 things to do in Oakland, including so much early-weekend art awesomeness that you may need Sunday and Monday to recover, May 2 – 8

Oh, Oakland, you fabulously art-infested metropolis! You have been waiting for this first Friday and Saturday in May for so long that you've crammed them teemingly full with Oaklandy art awesomeness. And then,...
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24 outdoorsy and curiosity-satisfying things to do in Oakland, April 25 – May 1

Not surprisingly, this Earth Day week's activities are dominated by greenness, outdoorsiness and satisfying our curiosity. We do like our social justice coupled with some awesomeness, don't we, Oakland? We...
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27 things to do in Oakland, only 3 of which definitely involve Easter eggs, April 18 – 24

Sunday is, of course, Easter. That means there are some Easter-y things to do this week. If you like decorating eggs, or even Easter hats, knock yourself out! If not, enjoy films, art and exhibit openings and...
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27 artful things to do in Oakland, April 11 – 17

So much art this week, Oakland! Visual art gallery openings, music, maker events, culinary art, expression promoting community healing, fashion, films: you name it, we've got it. We're hoping that even the...
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29 things to do in Oakland where you will by-golly learn things and you will like it, April 4 – 10

Did you think you were going to get through this week and not learn a dang thing, Oakland? Pah! The odds are decidedly against it. Just try not to learn how to make paper or bee condos, anything new about...
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20 things to do in Oakland that represent a balance between art and meetings, March 28 – April 3

Art or meetings? The art is music-heavy, and the meetings are civically-focused. If that doesn't help, no problem: you can do both. Why choose, Oakland? Tunes and civic involvement are both important....
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19 deliciously multi-task-y things to do in Oakland, March 21 – 27

We are busy, busy people, Oakland. You know what busy people do best? Multitask like crazy. So this week, cram some education into your fun. Smoosh some fun into your social justice. Pack some social justice...
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22 “eat-your-peas” things to do in Oakland, and some treats, too, March 14 – 20

The sense of duty about things we really ought to do is instilled in us early. Go to school. Help your brother put his shoes on. Eat your peas. This week's calendar is dominated by meetings and things that we...