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Thursday, April 25

East Bay Animal PAC In Conversation w/ Sen. Nancy Skinner | Oakland
Thursday, April 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Temescal Works
East Bay Animal PAC In Conversation w/ Sen. Nancy Skinner | Oakland
Please join us for a conversation with California Senator Nancy Skinner. Senator Skinner has been a longtime ally for humane issues, scoring 100% on the Humane Society Legislative Fund’s California Humane Scorecard when she was in the Assembly. Most recently, she introduced SB1138, which passed, requiring ...
F*ck Up Nights Panel on Business: April Edition | Oakland
Thursday, April 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Port Workspaces Kaiser Mall
F*ck Up Nights Panel on Business: April Edition | Oakland
Join us for FuckUp Nights Oakland, Volume 12 – April edition! FuckUp 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 ...

Forest Fox Deep Tracks | Oakland
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Caffe Chiave Piedmont
Forest Fox Deep Tracks | Oakland
Singer, songwriter, recording artist, and troubadour at heart, Forest Fox performs as a one-man-band at a variety of Bay Area venues and house parties. His voice is unique and his eclectic tracks of both originals and covers feature such stellar talents as Carlos Reyes, Jeff Pevar ...

Friday, April 26

“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 27

Oakland’s Green Elephant Fundraiser Estate Sale | April 27-28
Saturday, April 27 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Green Elephant Sale
Oakland's Green Elephant Fundraiser Estate Sale | April 27-28

Come to The Plant Exchange’s Green Elephant Fundraiser Estate Sale happening from April 27 to 28, 2019 where you will have the chance to find the following: C O L L E C T I B L E S: Two WWII gun stocks, German beer ...

Brand New “Songkran” New Year Festival & Parade | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Farmhouse Kitchen Thai Cuisine Oakland
Brand New "Songkran" New Year Festival & Parade | Oakland
Come join the Songkran Festival – the Thai, Lao, Myanmar and Cambodian New Year to honor our parents and ancestors through a festival full of art, food, and celebration. Admission is free. They will have a main stage filled with Miss Songkran where anyone can participate, ...
A Day of Healing: 2nd Annual Redefined | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*$5-50 Donations accepted, no one turned away for lack of funds.
| Humanist Hall
A Day of Healing: 2nd Annual Redefined | Oakland
In a nation becoming increasingly divided, we are in great need of solidarity and love. Our society is aching from the years of trauma, oppression, and violence that we’ve endured. That is why Survivor Alliance is overjoyed to host our 2nd annual REDEFINED: A Day ...
2019 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
| Laney College
2019 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Want to learn graphic arts, welding or machining? How about cosmetology or electronics? Whether you’re interested in learning a new skill or a new career, Laney’s Career and Technical Education Open House is a fun day where you can explore a wide range of career and technical programs. Free, an RSVP ...
Saving Energy & Bill: Earth Day 2019 | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All attendees receive a LED and tote bag. Space is limited.
| deFremery Park
Saving Energy & Bill: Earth Day 2019 | Oakland
Bring your energy bill and meet with representatives of the programs that can help you save energy and money. From understanding your bill to rebate programs for energy upgrades to solar, learn what resources are available to you. Join us at 11 am for a quick talk about ...
2019 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2019 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square

The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for two days of fabulous rhythm and fun. 2019 Oakland Dance Festival April 27-28, 2019 | 2 to 8 pm Jack London Square, Oakland FREE ...

“Oaklash” Bay Area All-Day Drag Festival | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 one-day tickets available at the door
| Classic Cars West
"Oaklash" Bay Area All-Day Drag Festival | Oakland

Oaklash is the first ever festival of Bay Area drag and queer performance. This year’s festival will feature a full weekend of nonstop drag including live performance, music, local vendors, DJs, and more. Queens, kings, and queers from all over the Bay Area and beyond will ...

Make Your Own Tiny Mail w/ the World’s Smallest Post Service | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Mention Funcheap for a free WSPS patch
| World's Smallest Post Service
Make Your Own Tiny Mail w/ the World's Smallest Post Service | Oakland
Visit the future site of the World’s Smallest Post Service for a sidewalk pop-up. Sit at teeny tiny roll-top desks and make your own incredible tiny letters and packages for loved ones. Use all of the WSPS’s exquisite materials including itty-bitty faux postage stamps and ...
Win Tix: Hubba Hubba Revue’s Uptown Cabaret: Kabarett Dekadenz | SF
Saturday, April 27 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Uptown Nightclub
Burlesque, live music & more. Hubba Hubba Revue heats up your Saturday night at The Uptown Nightclub in fabulous Oakland with tantalizing striptease, snazzy cocktails & the smokey, sultry sounds of Dorian Dietrich’s Kabarett Dekadenz. > Get Tickets – $15 Adv / $20 Door (21+) With performances by, ...

Sunday, April 28

Oakland’s Green Elephant Fundraiser Estate Sale | Final Day
Sunday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Green Elephant Sale
Oakland's Green Elephant Fundraiser Estate Sale | Final Day

Come to The Plant Exchange’s Green Elephant Fundraiser Estate Sale happening from April 27 to 28, 2019 where you will have the chance to find the following: C O L L E C T I B L E S: Two WWII gun stocks, German beer ...

“Free to Fly” Bandaloop’s Wall Dancing Test Flights | Oakland
Sunday, April 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bandaloop Studio
"Free to Fly" Bandaloop's Wall Dancing Test Flights | Oakland

Get a free test flight at BANDALOOP: float in the air and dance on walls. No experience necessary. Open house: first come, first served. One session per person per year. All gear will be provided. Sessions are at 1 pm and at 2 pm.

“Oakhella” Festival Day Party: 7 Hours of DJs, Art & Food Trucks | Oakland
Sunday, April 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free all-day, but an RSVP is required.
| Peralta St. & 8th St. Oakland
"Oakhella" Festival Day Party: 7 Hours of DJs, Art & Food Trucks | Oakland
Come join the Bottoms Up Community Garden for their spring kick-off OakHella day party on Sunday, April 28, 2019. The day will be jam-packed with amazing live performances, beautiful visual art, dope DJ sets, delicious food trucks and some of the coolest vendors you can find ...
2019 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Sunday, April 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2019 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square

The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for two days of fabulous rhythm and fun. 2019 Oakland Dance Festival April 27-28, 2019 | 2 to 8 pm Jack London Square, Oakland FREE ...

“Oaklash” Bay Area All-Day Drag Festival | Oakland
Sunday, April 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 one-day tickets available at the door
| Classic Cars West
"Oaklash" Bay Area All-Day Drag Festival | Oakland

Oaklash is the first ever festival of Bay Area drag and queer performance. This year’s festival will feature a full weekend of nonstop drag including live performance, music, local vendors, DJs, and more. Queens, kings, and queers from all over the Bay Area and beyond will ...

High Spirits: Cannabis Meditation w/ Padre Mu | Oakland
Sunday, April 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Gallery EVB
High Spirits: Cannabis Meditation w/ Padre Mu | Oakland
Join us at EVB on Telegraph in Oakland for an afternoon of cannabis inspired meditation and socializing. Hosted by Padre Mu/ Mel Ash, well-known Zen teacher and author. Meditation, discussion and new like-minded friends. FREE! BYOB (bring your own bud) This is a 21+ Event.

Monday, April 29

A Playwright’s Collaborative Creative Process | Oakland
Monday, April 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Oakland Asian Cultural Center
A Playwright’s Collaborative Creative Process | Oakland
Enjoy and participate in the creative process of the intersectional theater project. The table read will offer community members and story circle participants a glimpse into the creative process of playwrights Bonnie Wai-Lee Kwong and Cleavon Smith, as well as an opportunity to provide feedback ...
Nerd Nite East Bay: Marvel Law, New Elements & CA Hip Hop History | Oakland
Monday, April 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
| Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Marvel Law, New Elements & CA Hip Hop History | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...Monthly

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, April 29 – 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 30

Double Standard Comedy: Free Standup & Cookies | Oakland
Tuesday, April 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Double Standard
Double Standard Comedy: Free Standup & Cookies | Oakland

The rumors are true, stand-up comedy night is back. Join every Tuesday at 7 pm on the back deck of The Double Standard along with some of the best stand-up comedians that the bay has to offer. Comedians that perform regularly at The Punch Line, ...Every Tuesday

Jazz Search West 2019: Grand Finale | Oakland
Tuesday, April 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $20 | Yoshi's Jazz Club (Oakland)
Jazz Search West 2019: Grand Finale | Oakland

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 ...

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, April 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover
Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland

Laugh City is a monthly comedy show bringing comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and Late Night TV to Oakland every last Tuesday at 8 pm. DJ B.C. spins music after the show. The show takes place at The Layover (1517 Franklin St). 21 and up. Doors open at 7 pm. Free, ...Monthly