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Thursday, July 24th, 2014

25 crazy-fun things to do in Oakland with hardly any meetings at all, July 25 – 31

First off, Oakland, we double-dog-dare you to be bored on Saturday. There are some brand new and one-of-a-kind events this week, too, and so few meetings, it’s clear that the people who would normally be holding them want to join in the fun. It’ll be a challenge NOT to have crazy fun this week. Enjoy!

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

25 things to do in Oakland that dare you to hold still, July 18 – 24

Whether biking, taking a walking tour, vibrating with sugar and delight at a celebration of ice cream, waving at the Jumbo-tron, or just sitting through a meeting, we bet you can’t hold still this week. And why...

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

32 largely outdoorsy things to do in Oakland, July 11 – 17

So much biking and walking this week, Oakland! Even neighborhood meeting-y things are outside this week. Clearly, we’re supposed to go outside. Eh, let’s not fight it. Enjoy! Friday, July 11 Bike Life Exhibit Opens 5 –...

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

23 things to do in, around, and for Oakland, June 27 – July 3

Sorry, there’s nothing fun going on this week. Ha! We’re just kidding, there’s plenty–and about half of this week’s are on Friday, oddly enough, so we hope you cleared your schedule. Apparently, Oakland wants you to play...

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

20 things to do to remind you summer is in full swing in Oakland, June 20 – 26

It’s the week of the summer solstice. Predictably, we’ve got plenty of outdoor items, iconic and new, things you’d eagerly anticipate and others you wouldn’t expect. Here’s to summertime fun, Oakland — Enjoy! Friday, June 20 Ceasefire...

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

33 things to do in Oakland to get your civic party on, June 13 – 19

This week, there are a bunch of civically-minded things to do, from meetings to workshops. There are also some great celebrations, including Juneteenth and Father’s Day. And then there’s the usual (for Oakland, anyway) complement of art...

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

29 things to do in Oakland, where art dominates meetings, June 6 – 12

It’s an art-heavy week, Oakland! It’s meeting-heavy, too, but this is one of the many reasons why I dig Oakland so much. Sure, there are all these meetings, each of them useful and civically important in its...

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

20 things to do in Oakland to keep the love going around — and 1 in San Leandro — May 30 – June 5

Your heart is so full, Oakland! There is so much that Oaklanders are passionate about, so much we love, and there are so many opportunities to join together with that lovin’ feelin’ this week. We love animals,...

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

An Oakland sampler of 20 things to do, May 23 – 29

Most weeks, there’s a pretty clear events-related trend that suggests what’s on Oakland’s mind (or at least, what was on Oakland’s mind when it was planning them for that week). Usually, there are a lot of garden...

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

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...

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