Monday, October 22
Come and join Diablo Alley Bowl every Monday for their $1 All-day Games. $1 Games All Day Monday | 10 am Diablo Valley Bowl, 1500 Monument Blvd, building G, ConcordEvery Monday
Alex Hooper (America’s Got Talent)
Neel Nanda (Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Butch Escobar (San Jose Improv)
Connor Larsen (Laughing Skull Lounge)
Annie Bernstein (Bottomless Standards)
Tuesday, October 23
Headliner: Geneva Rust-Orta
Treat yourself to original erotica written by self-identified older women of all flavors.
Kristen Caven dances with sexuality and comedy, writing circles around squares and drawing lines with dangerous curves. Her tender, true and/or tantalizing stories, cartoons and articles have been published in a variety of …
Wednesday, October 24
Learn about the contributions of Chinese and other Asian immigrants to the history of both California and the Bay Area. Stroll along sidewalk markets filled with fresh fish as well as exotic fruits and vegetables. View changing displays in the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. in ...
Twenty years ago, astronomers were astonished to learn from observations of exploding stars that cosmic expansion is speeding up. This is an attribution to a mysterious “dark energy” that pervades the universe and makes up 70% of it. Scientists are working in many ways to …
The full moon is a time to gather for prayer and meditation. Join Nyingma students and friends in chanting the Vajra Guru Mantra interspersed with periods of meditation. The chant is held in one of the classrooms and is led by a community member. 2018 ...
In many Buddhist lands, the full moon is a time to gather for prayer and meditation. The Tibetan Nyingma Institute continues this tradition at the through holding a chanting ceremony on full moon nights. Join Nyingma students and friends in chanting the Vajra Guru Mantra ...
Connor Larsen (NYC)
Sureni Weerasekera (SF Punchlinel)
Cody Smit (Fogbelt)
Cameron Vannini (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club)
Andrew Orolfo (SF Sketchfest) & more
Thursday, October 25
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with an excerpt from Oakland Ballet Company’s Luna Mexicana. This 15-minute performance is filled with the exuberant dancing, joyful music, colorful costumes, and the celebration of family that are hallmarks of Dia de los Muertos.
The evening will also feature additional …
Friday, October 26
Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music along with half-price after-hours museum gallery admission. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are ...Every Friday
South Shore Center, the family-friendly community destination for shopping, dining and entertainment located on the banks of the San Francisco Bay, will be hosting its free annual Halloween Festival starting on Friday, October 26 through Sunday, October 28. In addition, the Center will host a ...
Spend a SPOOKtacular evening hiking the hills looking for hobgoblins, witches and ghosts during sunset.
Find out the ancient origins and modern traditions of Halloween.
Don your costume to seek out wandering souls along the trail. Return for treats and a campfire story. Fee is free.
Bring a …
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
Join Bridge Storage and ArtSpace every 4th Friday of each month and gather as they screen public domain films in the film studio. Please bring wine and snacks to share. Happy Hour Movie Night Every 4th Friday | 6 pm Bridge Storage and ARTSpace, 23 Maine ...Monthly
Calling all ghosts and ghouls, and join the annual Halloween Carnival. Bring the whole family down to the Albany Community Center for games, activities, cookie decorating, and prizes galore. It’s sure to be a scary good time for all.
Spooky Arts & Crafts
Creepy Cookie Decoration
Welcome to one of the most outrageous haunted house events in the Bay Area. As seen on CBS, ABC, Fox, and Forbes, Fear Overload Scream Park offers two “absolutely sickening” haunted houses.
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Fear Overload Scream Park
Frightmare goes nuts putting on a free DIY haunted house filled with monsters, blacklight and a maze of custom-built rooms.
For the little ones who want to see the house when the ghosts are sleeping, there’s a special daytime lights-on tour on October 27 from 1 …
Christine and the Queens is the electronic pop solo project of singer, songwriter, dancer and producer Héloïse Létissier. Born in Nantes, France, Letissier studied theatre before forming her solo musical group Christine and the Queens.
> Get Tickets – $36
Letissier has been signed to the independent …
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 beer will be served for every audience member. Free with an RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, Suggested ...Monthly
Saturday, October 27
To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...
Pacific Pinball Museum’s surplus games will be up for sale. Come down and what’s in store that may interest you as there are more working titles, more project games and more great deals.
Museum Collection duplicate pinball machine sales directly benefit the Pacific Pinball Museum, a 501c …
Old Oakland Tour: This tour explores the 1870s business district where carefully restored brick commercial buildings now house offices, galleries and eateries. The historic district is a visible reminder of Oakland’s designation in 1869 as the Western Terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad. Tour begins at ...
Come enjoy a showcase of science, technology, and engineering led by businesses, museums, and universities from Contra Costa County and beyond.
With hands-on, interactive science booths and live science demos, you can explore STEM fields, engage your passions and discover new ones.
The Contra Costa Discovery Day …
Join in on the annual DogFest at Jack London Square with activites include a little pet shopping from local vendors, enjoy great beer and food, pet caricatures drawings, face painting, a costume contest and much, much more.
DogFest Walk ‘n Roll Bay Area is a dog- and …