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Tuesday, January 28

Comedy Oscar: Free Stand-Up Comedy & Popcorn | Oakland
Tuesday, January 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tacos Oscar
Comedy Oscar: Free Stand-Up Comedy & Popcorn | Oakland

A free stand-up comedy show at Tacos Oscar, Oakland’s hottest new Taco spot. at 7 pm, come watch the Bay Area’s best stand-up comedians for free. Free popcorn, and different pop-up food vendors every week! Hosted by Hayley Beacon and Jordan Thewlis.Every Tuesday

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, January 28 – 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

“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday
Tuesday, January 28 – 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 ...

Wednesday, January 29

“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland
Wednesday, January 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated.
| The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase featuring the best local and traveling comedians from around the country About this Event Each week features the best local and traveling comedians from around the country as seen on Late Night, Comedy Central, HBO and ...Every Wednesday

Friday, January 31

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 ...

Downtown Oakland Comedy Night | Every Friday
Friday, January 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP (otherwise it's $10 at door) - Donations greatly appreciated.
| Era Art Bar & Lounge
Downtown Oakland Comedy Night | Every Friday

HellaFunny Presents the newest comedy showcase in the entire Bay Area with “Downtown Oakland Comedy Night” Located in the Heart of Downtown Oakland, DTO Comedy Night will showcase the most hilarious and dopest established talent that the city of Oakland has to offer. ...Every Friday

Saturday, February 1

First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland
Saturday, February 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue Elementary School Playground
First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland

Featuring a full body cardio, core and strength workout. Classes are free every first Saturday of the month and start promptly at 9 am. All other Saturdays are free for Flex Circuit Gym members. Non member attendees of the boot camps will receive a free ...Monthly

First Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland
Saturday, February 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lakeside Park
First Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland

First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for our feline friends. It is a day for delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing.  It is where you can freely exchange information, friendship, and joy to help make our cats happy and healthy. ...Monthly

$13 Tix: Monster Energy AMA Supercross | Oakland Coliseum
Saturday, February 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $13*
*Use promo code BIKE to access $13 tickets (not valid day of event), usually $20
| Oakland Alameda County Coliseum
$13 Tix: Monster Energy AMA Supercross | Oakland Coliseum
Part aerial excitement, part high-speed chase, Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, is comprised of 17 heart-stopping races inside the most recognizable and prestigious stadiums in North America. > Get Tickets – $13 – Use promo code BIKE to access $13 tickets (not valid day ...
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

It’s a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this one-of-a-kind, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to meet cool people as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a wingman, ...Monthly

Chinese New Year Celebration: Performances & Potluck Dinner | Oakland
Saturday, February 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring a dish to share.
| The Taoist Center
Chinese New Year Celebration: Performances & Potluck Dinner | Oakland
Gong Hay Fat Choy. Celebrate Chinese New Year with a potluck dinner. The Taoist Center is hosting a Chinese New Year’s Potluck Dinner & Celebration featuring Dr. Feng’s Amazing Talent Show, on February 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm. Come and share a dish and enjoy the entertainment, red ...
Craft Comedy Night: “Best of the East Bay” | Oakland
Saturday, February 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tickets are general admission. Seating is limited. Arrive early.
| Federation Brewing
Craft Comedy Night: "Best of the East Bay" | Oakland

Check out one of Oakland’s hottest free standup shows. Craft Comedy features some of the best comedians in The Bay as well as touring guests from Comedy Central, Vice, Sketchfest, Conan, Netflix and more. All in a cool and intimate space. It’s always an exciting ...Monthly

Sunday, February 2

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, February 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5*
* Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
| Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

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. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...Monthly

2020 Lunar New Year Festival | Oakland
Sunday, February 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center
2020 Lunar New Year Festival | Oakland

OACC is celebrating the Year of the Rat with live performances and fun activities for the whole family in the heart of Oakland Chinatown. Our celebration also features a special appearance by Emmy Award-winning Vietnamese artist, Vanessa Van-Anh Vo. Lunar New Year Celebration Sunday, February ...

Super Bowl 2020 at The New Parkway Theater | Oakland
Sunday, February 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 general admission / $13 for students & seniors
| The New Parkway
Super Bowl 2020 at The New Parkway Theater | Oakland
Come on out to enjoy the Super Bowl on the big, big screen in Oakland’s second living room. $15 reserves you a seat. Food and more drinks will be available for purchase from the kitchen. Have all the blood, sweat, and cheers on the giant silver screen ...

Monday, February 3

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, February 3 – 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, February 4

First Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover
Tuesday, February 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Layover
First Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover

Every month, First Tuesdays Comedy brings you a lineup of comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and late night TV – for free. Throw in happy hour drink specials until show time, and you’ve got one fun night. Catch a lineup of great comedians from top clubs. ...Monthly

“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday
Tuesday, February 4 – 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 ...

Wednesday, February 5

Free Drop-In Tax Help | Oakland
Wednesday, February 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Free Drop-In Tax Help | Oakland

The Oakland Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) are partnering to offer free tax assistance to residents at select libraries during the 2020 tax season. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns between Feb 5, ...

“Chisholm 72: Unbought & Unbossed” Documentary Film Viewing | Oakland
Wednesday, February 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dimond Branch Library
"Chisholm 72: Unbought & Unbossed" Documentary Film Viewing | Oakland
February’s film is Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed, a documentary about Brooklyn Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and her 1972 campaign for the the Democratic Party presidential nomination.
“Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power” Art Talk | Oakland
Wednesday, February 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Rockridge Branch Library
"Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power" Art Talk | Oakland
This Art Talk brings the de Young museum’s Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963–1983 to you. The internationally acclaimed exhibition celebrates art made by Black artists during two pivotal decades when issues of race and identity dominated and defined both ...
“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland
Wednesday, February 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated.
| The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase featuring the best local and traveling comedians from around the country About this Event Each week features the best local and traveling comedians from around the country as seen on Late Night, Comedy Central, HBO and ...Every Wednesday

Friday, February 7

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, February 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...Monthly

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 ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, February 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly