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Wednesday, February 20

Obama in Oakland: Free Town Hall Live Stream | With Steph Curry & John Legend
Wednesday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch live stream from main stage. Attendance for actual event is closed
| Oakland Scottish Rite Center
Obama in Oakland: Free Town Hall Live Stream | With Steph Curry & John Legend

Former President Barack Obama is in Oakland with buddies Steph Curry and John Legend for the first national convention & town hall for “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance” to help improve the lives of boys and young men of color on February 18-20, 2019 at the ...

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, February 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...Monthly

Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda
Wednesday, February 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Admiral Maltings
Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda

Come on Wednesdays (and now, Saturdays and Sundays) for free tours of the malthouse. Learn the story of malt and its foundational role in beer. Discover the connection between farmer, maltster and brewer (or distiller) and find out what makes Admiral’s California-grown, floor-malted barley so ...Every Wednesday

“F*ckup Nights”: Business Failure Stories & Free Refreshments | Oakland
Wednesday, February 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Port Workspaces Kaiser Mall
"F*ckup Nights": Business Failure Stories & Free Refreshments | Oakland
Join in for F*ckUp Nights Oakland, Volume 11 – February edition. F*ckUp Nights is a global movement and event series born in Mexico in 2012 to share public business failure stories with hundreds of people attending each event around the world. Hear from successful founders and ...
Late Night Beauty of San Francisco: “Nightscape” SF Photo Exhibit | Martinez
Wednesday, February 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Del Cielo Brewing Co.
Late Night Beauty of San Francisco: "Nightscape" SF Photo Exhibit | Martinez
Join in celebrating the opening exhibit for Nightscape (San Francisco); a collection of images showcasing the late night beauty of San Francisco by photographer David Dang of The Dang Series. Stop by the brewery to meet the artist and enjoy the new exhibit. Metal and paper ...
“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, February 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 2/20: Kollin Holtz (Sylvan Productions) Emily Catalano (SF Punchline) Drew Harmon (SF Sketchfest) Jesse Hett (SF Sketchfest) Butch Escobar (Cobb’s Comedy Club) Natasha Muse (HBO) & more Every Wednesday

Thursday, February 21

Meet & Greet Author Jasmine Guillory (The Wedding Date) | Oakland
Thursday, February 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Meet & Greet Author Jasmine Guillory (The Wedding Date) | Oakland
Meet Jasmine Guillory, a writer, lawyer, and Oaklander who has earned enthusiastic praise for her recent novels The Wedding Date and The Proposal. New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay called The Wedding Date “a charming, warm, sexy gem of a novel.” Entertainment Weekly gushed “Guillory writes ...

Friday, February 22

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain ...Every Friday

Opening Reception: Art/Act: Local – Sea Change | Berkeley
Friday, February 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP via Eventbrite
| David Brower Center
Opening Reception: Art/Act: Local - Sea Change | Berkeley
The David Brower Center is pleased to present Art/Act: Local – Sea Change, a new iteration of our annual juried exhibition of work by Bay Area artists. This show features works by five artists: photographer Barbara Boissevain, painter, and printmaker Sukey Bryan, public environmental artist Lauren ...
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, February 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...Monthly

“But I Love the Zine!” Doc Screening & Panel Discussion | Oakland
Friday, February 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Classic Cars West
“But I Love the Zine!” Doc Screening & Panel Discussion | Oakland
This video reveals the resurgent San Francisco Bay Area culture of zines – artistic publications that are self-made, accessible, intentionally tactile and NOT the Internet. Meet remarkable zine authors in their studios, a major art museum curator, and avid zine festival goers and promoters. Fiona ...
“I Too Sing America” A One Man Musical about History & Healing | Oakland
Friday, February 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated
| Altenheim Senior Housing
"I Too Sing America" A One Man Musical about History & Healing | Oakland
The Altenheim Community Service Office & TuBeNu Cultural Productions presents “I Too Sing America”. This Historical One Man Musical by Bryant B. Bolling. M.A. is a learning tool for All who sees. It’s designed to heal the Traumatic effect of Post Traumatic Slavery Syndrome, “I Too ...
Comedy Night: Laughs on Tap | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, February 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean View Brew Works
Comedy Night: Laughs on Tap | Ocean View Brew Works
Every month Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery presents Laughs on Tap. A free comedy show featuring the best stand up comedians in the Bay Area and beyond.
“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free popcorn and wine will be served for every audience member. Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested ...Monthly

Saturday, February 23

Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

“The Art of Living Black” Art Fair: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, February 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jingletown Art Studios
"The Art of Living Black" Art Fair: Saturday | Oakland

The 23rd annual “The Art of Living Black” Jingletown Art Studios feature Bay Area artists of African descent and are taking place from 10 am to 6 pm on February 23-24 & March 2-3 2019. This exciting group art exhibition provides a unique opportunity for attendees to meet ...

East Bay Resiliency Fair & Repair Cafe | Berkeley
Saturday, February 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Adult School
East Bay Resiliency Fair & Repair Cafe | Berkeley
Learn about emergency preparedness, personal health & well-being, how to fix things & reduce waste, get to 100% renewable energy, grow & share food, help our natural habitat thrive, activities for kids, plus so much more at the Resiliency Fair and Repair Café. Don’t send your ...
Clark Kerr Campus: Worm Bin Build Day | UC Berkeley
Saturday, February 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Clark Kerr Campus
Clark Kerr Campus: Worm Bin Build Day | UC Berkeley
Come help SERC’s Vermicompost team set up their large-scale worm bin at Clark Kerr. The worm bin will help to process food waste from Clark Kerr’s dining hall and will be producing soil that will be used on and around campus to help provide food ...
The Art Of Living Black 2019 Exhibit | Berkeley
Saturday, February 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Shanice Kiel Gallery
The Art Of Living Black 2019 Exhibit | Berkeley

The Shanice Kiel Gallery is excited to collaborate with The Art Of Living Black (TAOLB) to celebrate its 23rd year of presenting artworks by regional artists of African descent. The artists that will be on display at the Shanice Kiel Gallery are Jimi Evins and ...

2019 “Alleycute”: A Cute Pairs Bike Race | Oakland
2019 "Alleycute": A Cute Pairs Bike Race | Oakland
Grab a companion and come get cute in the streets for the 2019 Alleycute: A Cute Pairs Bike Race on Saturday, February 23, 2019. Registration price is $5 per person, so $10 per pair. You must have at least one companion to race, so bring a friend. Meet at the ...
“Awesöme Orchestra”: Free Concert feat. Music by Black Composers | Berkeley
Saturday, February 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
| Sports Basement (Berkeley)
"Awesöme Orchestra": Free Concert feat. Music by Black Composers | Berkeley
Join on February 23 at Sports Basement in Berkeley from 2-5pm for Session 63 where we’ll be celebrating Black History Month with a session of orchestral music by black composers such as William Grant Still, Florence Price, and more. Musician sign-ups begin February 4.
Free Family Movie Night: “The Lego Movie” | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE movie but bring cash for food and drinks for sale
| Full Life Christian Center
Free Family Movie Night: "The Lego Movie" | SF
Come and enjoy a free movie night on us with the family. There will be snacks and drinks for everyone. This will be a lights on event. The Lego Movie Street parking only Restrooms Nursing mother’s room Nursery (ages 3 and under) changing table
Win Tix: Uptown Cabaret: Black Arts Matter Burlesque | Oakland
Saturday, February 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Uptown Nightclub
Hubba Hubba Revue’s Uptown Cabaret welcomes Mone’t Ha-Sidi’s Black Arts Matter Burlesque. Join us at the fabulous Uptown Nightclub in Oakland for snazzy cocktails and top talent tease. > Get Tickets – $12 (21+) With special guest Egypt Blaqueknyle (Los Angeles, CA), Sepia Jewel (San Diego, CA), Jet ...

Sunday, February 24

“The Art of Living Black” Art Fair: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jingletown Art Studios
"The Art of Living Black" Art Fair: Sunday | Oakland

The 23rd annual “The Art of Living Black” Jingletown Art Studios feature Bay Area artists of African descent and are taking place from 10 am to 6 pm on February 23-24 & March 2-3 2019. This exciting group art exhibition provides a unique opportunity for attendees to meet ...

The Art Of Living Black 2019 Exhibit | Berkeley
Sunday, February 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Shanice Kiel Gallery
The Art Of Living Black 2019 Exhibit | Berkeley

The Shanice Kiel Gallery is excited to collaborate with The Art Of Living Black (TAOLB) to celebrate its 23rd year of presenting artworks by regional artists of African descent. The artists that will be on display at the Shanice Kiel Gallery are Jimi Evins and ...