As of 2/7: Oakland Neighborhood Events, Markets, Craft Fairs, and More
2/15 6:30. EVENT. StorySlam Oakland is hosting their next event about Modern Love. Go and share a story or just listen & laugh. Every story teller wins a free drink just for telling a true personal story on the topic of love, five minutes or less. Luka’s Lounge! StorySlam Oakland is the longest-running true storytelling show in Oakland.
2/20, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21 and 6/18 and every third Thursday for 2020, Oakland Art Library Events. These ultra cool events feature Art Library artists who display their work for you to borrow…or buy! They have adult beverages, noshes. It’s FREE and fun.
2/22 EVENT Laurel Oakland Time to celebrate Lunar New Year. It’s the Year of the Rat and they’re celebrating at the Annual Laurel Lunar New Year celebration and parade on Saturday, February 22 from 11am-4:30pm in the Laurel District. The deets include: 1) Local Heroes Ceremony 11am-1pm with Councilmember Sheng Thao at Laurel Elementary School 3750 Brown Ave. Bonus: FREE BBQ provided by @oaklandfirefighters Local 55. 2) Lion Dance Parade 1:30pm-4:30pm from MacArthur Blvd. between 35th Ave. and High St. Lion Dance Performance by @buksingkungfu. FREE and all Ages!
2/23 Third Annual Black Joy Parade. As the say: Studies show that Black Joy is proven to raise endorphin levels, aid generational healing, and spread love. Come get your dose on February 23rd!
3/7, 3/14, 3/21 Save the dates for Head West Marketplace will finally be back in the Bay Area. Here are the deets as we know them right now: Sat, March 7th at @thebarlow707 in sebastopol; Sat, March 14th at @hangar1distillery in alameda — indoor + outdoor; and
Sat, March 21st at @fourthstreetshops in berkeley. FREE Entry | Come one, Come all.
Good Eats + Drinks. Live Music. Kid + Pet Friendly, except Hangar 1 Indoors (Outdoors is OK!).
3/14 She Win We Win “It’s through the word that we live forever.” Save the date for their Book Fair making space to celebrate all black women authors! Follow them and support women entrepreneurs. ⠀
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