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Friday, April 12

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

2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda
Friday, April 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jingletown
2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda

The Second Friday Artwalk is a ad-hoc group of galleries and businesses in the Alameda/Jingletown arts districts to promote art and culture in the community. Select studios, galleries and businesses open their doors to support the local arts from 6-9 PM. Exact locations change month ...Monthly

“Cangarda” Documentary Screening | Richmond
Friday, April 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bridge Storage and ArtSpace
"Cangarda" Documentary Screening | Richmond
Join Master Shipwright Jeff Rutherford at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace on Friday, April 12th at 7pm for a documentary screening followed by a discussion. Classic steam yacht Cangarda was built in 1901 at the Pusey and Jones Shipyard in Wilmington, Delaware. She is 136 feet long, ...
East Bay Bike Party
Friday, April 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...Monthly

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, April 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

“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. Show is free with RSVP, there is ...Monthly

Saturday, April 13

Cal Day 2019: Free Concerts, Museums, Hands-On Exhibits & Lectures | UC Berkeley
Saturday, April 13 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
Cal Day 2019: Free Concerts, Museums, Hands-On Exhibits & Lectures | UC Berkeley
On Cal Day, the entire UC Berkeley campus once again throws open its doors to the public and presents a full day of over 400 events – free lectures, performances, tours, concerts and more to showcase the campus, its students, and the school’s programs. Plus, there’s free admission all ...
Final Drop-In Tax Help Day | Oakland
Saturday, April 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Final Drop-In Tax Help Day | Oakland

Oakland Public Libraries will be offering free tax preparation help with trained volunteers from the AARP Tax-Aide program who will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns between Feb 6, 2019 – April 14, 2019. The Main Library is a drop-in site ...

Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square

Serving as Jack London Square’s flagship monthly event, Second Saturday is held every second Saturday. This full-scale family event is marketed and promoted by both Wiggins Consulting and Jack London Square. Second Saturday brings in immense audiences as it showcases up to 100 unique vendors, ...Monthly

The Easter Love Reach: Egg Hunting, Petting Zoo & Face Painting | Oakland
Saturday, April 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Bushrod Recreation Center
The Easter Love Reach: Egg Hunting, Petting Zoo & Face Painting | Oakland
Previously known as Easter Love Experience, we have rebranded this event Easter Love Reach. Why reach? It is our desire to achieve the goal of extending love to you and your family during this season of Easter. The Easter Love Reach Saturday, April 13, 2019 | 11 ...
Treasure Hunt For Golden Eggs & $25 Gift Prize Card | Alamo
Saturday, April 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alamo Plaza Shopping Center
Treasure Hunt For Golden Eggs & $25 Gift Prize Card | Alamo
The Easter Bunny hops on the Alamo Plaza Trail on Saturday,  April 13, 2019. Come enjoy this free community event that includes visits with the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt at participating merchants, face painting, balloon twisting, a kids crafting activity, and so much more. Enter to ...
“FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland
Saturday, April 13 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Miranda
"FirstClass: Departure" DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland

They would like to welcome you to FirstClass: Departure, a monthly series venture dedicated to all musical styles on 2nd Saturdays at the illustrious The Miranda Lounge Oakland, CA. They’ll be curating nights with specific genres, sounds, moods, artists, & more. “FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday ...Monthly

Sunday, April 14

2019 NorCal Powerlifting Competition | East Bay
Sunday, April 14 – 8:30 am | Cost: $10*
*$10 for spectators. (10 and under – Free)
| Crowne Plaza Concord
2019 NorCal Powerlifting Competition | East Bay
Curious about powerlifting? Then come check out a real live competition at the Crowne Plaza Concord starting at 8:30 am on Sunday, April 14, 2019. They promise you lots of chalk, grunting and fun. Spectators get in for $10.
Danville Sunday Market | Railroad Center
Danville Sunday Market | Railroad Center

Danville Sunday Market started out by wanting a place where all downtown Danville merchants can put their sale items out for the public in one common place and make it a fun event. Now it is a place for local merchants, artists, vendors etc come ...Monthly

Julia Morgan’s Oakland Walking Tour | East Bay
Sunday, April 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Preservation Park
Julia Morgan's Oakland Walking Tour | East Bay
Julia Morgan was California’s first licensed female architect. She had a prolific career, designing over 700 buildings, including Hearst Castle. This tour visits some of the buildings in Oakland that were relevant to her life and career. Expect to walk at least two miles over a ...
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, April 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Temescal Art Center
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland

Shapeshifters Cinema is a monthly series featuring experimental filmmakers and video artists presenting moving image work live with accompaniment from musicians and sound artists. Shapeshifters takes place the second Sunday of every month, from 8 to 9 pm (unless otherwise noted) at Temescal Art Center ...Monthly

Monday, April 15

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, April 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline Social Club’s intimate comedy room. Rotating pop up food vendors will be selling delicious food before every show. Past surprise guests include: Michael Che (SNL), Hannibal Buress, ...Every Monday

Tuesday, April 16

Jazz Search West 2019: Semi-Finals | Berkeley
Tuesday, April 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $16*
*$16 advance, $18 at the door.
| Freight & Salvage
Jazz Search West 2019: Semi-Finals | Berkeley

Jazz Search West 2019, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer four competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during March and April. Come experience Jazz Search West 2019 during which 16 ...

Tokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland
Tuesday, April 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 suggested donation, not required
| The Layover
Tokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland

Come check out The Layover’s comedy showcase- Tokens. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month with your host Dominique Gelin. It’s a free show and they promise you’ll love it. Get there at 7:30 so you don’t have to fight anyone for a seat. Tokens: Stand-Up ...Monthly

“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday
Tuesday, April 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.
| Copper Spoon Cocktails & Kitchen
"Town Business" Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday

SF may get most of the press, but Oakland has its own rich comedy scene, so “Town Business” is your weekly Tuesday showcase of some of the town’s best comics from around the Bay in a cool “Golden State Lounge” with comfy couches and a brick fireplace. Many comedians performing ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, April 17

Food First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley
Wednesday, April 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Peña Cultural Center
Food First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley

Food First envisions a world in which all people have access to healthy, ecologically produced, and culturally appropriate food. Their work—including action-oriented research, publications, projects and Food Sovereignty Tours—gives you the tools to understand the global challenges, build your local movement, and engage with the global ...Monthly

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, April 17 – 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

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, April 17 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase taking place under the stars in the outdoor patio, in the heart of downtown Oakland, at The Uptown. Dress warmly; they’ve got a couple of patio heaters to help keep you toasty. Each week features some of ...Every Wednesday

Jokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Wednesday, April 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
| The Hatch
Jokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland

Jokelandish is a monthly premier stand-up comedy showcase from co-producers Nicole Calasich (ABC), Chad Opitz, and Brooke Heinichen (This Week In Blackness). Happening every 3rd Wednesday at 8 pm at The Hatch in downtown Oakland, Jokelandish features the best comedians from the Bay Area and ...Monthly

Thursday, April 18

Free Monthly Outdoor Movie Night: Third Thursdays | Oakland
Thursday, April 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP or $6 at the door
| Forage Kitchen
Free Monthly Outdoor Movie Night: Third Thursdays | Oakland

Hang out under the stars, watch a movie, have a drink, and eat some snacks. You can’t ask for much more on a weeknight. Third Thursdays Outdoor Movie Nights Every 3rd Thursday | 7 to 10:30 pm Forage Kitchen, 478 25th St., Oakland FREE with ...Monthly