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Friday, January 28

Oakland’s HellaSecret Friday Night Comedy & Cocktails (2022)
Oakland's HellaSecret Friday Night Comedy & Cocktails (2022)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)
Friday, January 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)

Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for a free telescope viewing! Weather permitting, this is a chance to explore stars, planets and more through Chabot’s historic telescopes. Chabot’s three large historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the ...Every Friday

Saturday, January 29

OPENING DAY: OMCA’s New Exhibit “Edith Heath: A Life in Clay” (Jan. 29 – Oct. 30)
Saturday, January 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: $16*
*$16 adults, $11 student/senior, $7 youth
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
OPENING DAY: OMCA's New Exhibit "Edith Heath: A Life in Clay" (Jan. 29 - Oct. 30)

Discover the story of Edith Heath, founder and designer of Heath Ceramics, who transformed the ceramics industry and became an icon of American design. Explore Heath’s extraordinary legacy in an original exhibition only at OMCA. Learn more about the exhibition. Edith Heath: A Life in ...

Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy (7p + 9p)
Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy (7p + 9p)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Oakland 2022 “Year of the Tiger” Lunar New Year Celebration (Jack London Square)
Saturday, January 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland 2022 "Year of the Tiger" Lunar New Year Celebration (Jack London Square)
Jack London Square will be celebrating the “Year of the Tiger” with a fun-filled Lunar New Year event on Saturday, January 29th, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. located in the plaza by Plank. During the event, attendees will be treated to a cultural performance by ...
Book Talk: “The Auntie Sewing Squad Guide To Mask Making, Radical Care, Social Justice”
Saturday, January 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Book Talk: “The Auntie Sewing Squad Guide To Mask Making, Radical Care, Social Justice”
In the new book, Auntie Sewing Squad Guide to Mask Making, Radical Care, and Racial Justice, editors and contributors will talk about their fight to distribute masks to underserved communities, where depleted mask supplies left thousands unprotected against the COVID19 pandemic. In March 2020, when the ...

Sunday, January 30

“HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)
"HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Tuesday, February 1

Religion and Gender in Higher Education in Israel, Yofi Tirosh
Tuesday, February 1 – 12:40 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Law School
Religion and Gender in Higher Education in Israel, Yofi Tirosh
Speakers/Performers: Yofi Tirosh, Tel Aviv University; Michael Helfand, Pepperdine University School of Law Sponsor: Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies RSVP Here: https://berkeley.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_olnD8zm5Rxu6zl–aVbroA Session 3 – Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 12:40 – 2pm PT Yofi Tirosh will join in conversation with Michael Helfand to discuss her work ...
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, February 1 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.75*
*$5.75 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord are open for good old fashioned drive-in move fun. West Wind Drive In Locations Solano Drive-In – 1611 Solano Way, Concord Capitol Drive-In – 3630 ...Every Tuesday

Thursday, February 3

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum
Thursday, February 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded. No advanced tickets required, but subject to capacity limits
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly

Friday, February 4

First “Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival of 2022
Friday, February 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
First "Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival of 2022

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9 pm for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Photography from @skyhighoakland via Oakland First Fridays Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs ...Monthly

Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)
Friday, February 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)

Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for a free telescope viewing! Weather permitting, this is a chance to explore stars, planets and more through Chabot’s historic telescopes. Chabot’s three large historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the ...Every Friday

Sunday, February 6

Oakland Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (Sunday)
Oakland Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (Sunday)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Oakland Museum of California’s Free First Sundays (OMCA)
Sunday, February 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
Oakland Museum of California's Free First Sundays (OMCA)

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. Sunday Hours – 11am to 5pm – Please check website as hours may change seasonally Suggested donation ...Monthly

Oakland 2022 Asian Pacific Lunar New Year Celebration
Sunday, February 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Oakland 2022 Asian Pacific Lunar New Year Celebration

In recognition of the diversity of new year’s festivities across the Asian Pacific region, OACC presents a hybrid celebration of Asian Pacific New Year traditions featuring in-person and virtual content for audiences of all ages during February and April 2022. In February, OACC will celebrate ...

Tuesday, February 8

$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, February 8 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.75*
*$5.75 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord are open for good old fashioned drive-in move fun. West Wind Drive In Locations Solano Drive-In – 1611 Solano Way, Concord Capitol Drive-In – 3630 ...Every Tuesday

Thursday, February 10

OMCA’s New Exhibit “Edith Heath: A Life in Clay” (Jan. 29 – Oct. 30)
Thursday, February 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: $16*
*$16 adults, $11 student/senior, $7 youth
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
OMCA's New Exhibit "Edith Heath: A Life in Clay" (Jan. 29 - Oct. 30)

Discover the story of Edith Heath, founder and designer of Heath Ceramics, who transformed the ceramics industry and became an icon of American design. Explore Heath’s extraordinary legacy in an original exhibition only at OMCA. Learn more about the exhibition. Edith Heath: A Life in ...

Friday, February 11

“54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair” in Oakland (Feb. 11-13)
"54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair" in Oakland (Feb. 11-13)

The 54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair – one of the world’s largest antiquarian book fairs with 120 booksellers from the United States and around the globe.  The annual Book Fair features a rich selection of books, manuscripts, maps, and other printed materials, including incunabula; ...

Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)
Friday, February 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)

Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for a free telescope viewing! Weather permitting, this is a chance to explore stars, planets and more through Chabot’s historic telescopes. Chabot’s three large historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the ...Every Friday

Saturday, February 12

“54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair” in Oakland (Feb. 11-13)
"54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair" in Oakland (Feb. 11-13)

The 54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair – one of the world’s largest antiquarian book fairs with 120 booksellers from the United States and around the globe.  The annual Book Fair features a rich selection of books, manuscripts, maps, and other printed materials, including incunabula; ...

Sunday, February 13

$10 Day: 54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair (Oakland)
$10 Day: 54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair (Oakland)

The 54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair – one of the world’s largest antiquarian book fairs with 120 booksellers from the United States and around the globe.  The annual Book Fair features a rich selection of books, manuscripts, maps, and other printed materials, including incunabula; ...

Book Talk: “We Hereby Refuse”: The Bay Area Allies (Oakland)
Sunday, February 13 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Book Talk: “We Hereby Refuse”: The Bay Area Allies (Oakland)
For this year’s Day of Remembrance, Frank Abe, writer of WE HEREBY REFUSE: Japanese American Resistance to Wartime Incarceration, will be joined in conversation with Kathleen Purcell, daughter of Mitsuye Endo’s attorney James Purcell; Wayne Collins Jr., the son of Hiroshi Kashiwagi’s attorney Wayne Collins; ...

Tuesday, February 15

$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, February 15 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.75*
*$5.75 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord are open for good old fashioned drive-in move fun. West Wind Drive In Locations Solano Drive-In – 1611 Solano Way, Concord Capitol Drive-In – 3630 ...Every Tuesday

Friday, February 18

Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)
Friday, February 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)

Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for a free telescope viewing! Weather permitting, this is a chance to explore stars, planets and more through Chabot’s historic telescopes. Chabot’s three large historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the ...Every Friday

Tuesday, February 22

$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, February 22 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.75*
*$5.75 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord are open for good old fashioned drive-in move fun. West Wind Drive In Locations Solano Drive-In – 1611 Solano Way, Concord Capitol Drive-In – 3630 ...Every Tuesday