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Tuesday, June 18

Trivia Night w/ A Couple Of Nerds | Oakland
Tuesday, June 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Crooked City Cider Tap House
Trivia Night w/ A Couple Of Nerds | Oakland
Trivia night for people who love or even hate trivia! Points given for accurate, funny and creative answers. Always amazing prizes and tons of fun. Crooked City Cider Taphouse serving 26(ish) ciders, beer, and wine Food by Town Square Eats
Tokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland
Tuesday, June 18 – 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, June 18 – 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, June 19

Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History
Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History

Stroll through downtown and discover the places where Oakland African American leaders have made their marks. Learn how Lionel Wilson, Delilah Beasley, Robert Maynard, the Dellums family, Josephine Baker, and others changed the Bay Area and California. Tour begins at 10 am in front of ...

Oakland A’s $1 Game vs. Baltimore Orioles | 2019
Wednesday, June 19 – 12:37 pm | Cost: $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's $1 Game vs. Baltimore Orioles | 2019

Make an impact in the community during every Wednesday A’s home game with Community Impact Wednesdays in section 322. Pick your price and all tickets proceeds benefit the Oakland A’s charitable arm, which takes an innovative and dynamic approach to support education, promote youth sports, ...

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, June 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found

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

Queer Movie Night & Free Popcorn | Oakland
Queer Movie Night & Free Popcorn | Oakland

Join us at Club 21 for the next four features of our Queer Movie Night Series. Bring some friends, grab a drink, enjoy free popcorn, and good company while celebrating LGBTQ representation in classic and contemporary film. Tickets are $5 and all proceeds from ticket ...

Liberate the Caged Voices: Living Behind Bars | Oakland
Wednesday, June 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5-$20 donation recommended but no one turned away for lack of funds
| The Octopus Literary Salon
Liberate the Caged Voices: Living Behind Bars | Oakland
On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, California Prison Focus will hold the next of our monthly “Liberate the Caged Voices” events to foster engagement between the local community and those living behind bars. Through readings, guest speakers and music, the idea is to build awareness, solidarity ...
“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, June 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 6/19: Liz Stone (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Ryan Goodcase (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Paul Conyers (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Matt Gubser (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) & more! Every Wednesday

Jokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Wednesday, June 19 – 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, June 20

The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
Thursday, June 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Free Pizza & Beer provided, Admission free to Oakstop members.
| Oakstop
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland

June’s Lineup: Ryan Goodcase (Cobbs, Punchline, Rooster Ts, SJ Improv) Julie Ash (Hella Funny, Cobbs, Punchline) Dave Nihill (Winner of the San Francisco Comedy Competition, Punchline, Cobbs, The Set-Up) Hosted by: Arjun Banerjee, Jonah Pollack, & Max Eddy Monthly

Free Outdoor Movie Night: “A League of Their Own” | Oakland
Thursday, June 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $6 at the door
| Forage Kitchen
Free Outdoor Movie Night: "A League of Their Own" | Oakland

This month they’re showing A League of Their Own shot in 1992. Based on a true story, this film takes place during the mid ’40s when men hadn’t yet returned from war, and the sports entertainment industry attempted to fill a gap and raise morale by ...Monthly

Oakland Art Library Open House | East Bay
Thursday, June 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with an RSVP
| Trending Inn
Oakland Art Library Open House | East Bay

The Oakland Art Library has opened with its first event on April 2019. On the 3rd Thursday of each month the library will open its doors again to those who RSVP for free. Each library event will include music, drinks, community, and of course, lots ...Monthly

Friday, June 21

Rooftop Garden Concert: Latin Jazz | Oakland
Friday, June 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Latin Jazz | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Lakeside Roof Garden (formally known as the Kaiser Roof Garden) free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 14 – September 13, 2019. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s ...

Preview Reception: “The Spirit of Bali” Exhibit | Oakland
Friday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Preview Reception: "The Spirit of Bali" Exhibit | Oakland
Join us for a sneak peek of our upcoming exhibit featuring masterful Balinese paintings by I Madé Moja! Moja comes from Batuan, a traditional arts village in Bali, known for its classical music and dance, fine woodcarving and unique painting style. These time-honored traditions are passed ...
Summer Solstice Celebration Exhibit: Opening Reception | Oakland
Friday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event is free and open to the public of all ages.
| The Artists Loft
Summer Solstice Celebration Exhibit: Opening Reception | Oakland
The Artists Loft invites you to celebrate the Sun on its annual journey across the sky as it enters the Constellation of Cancer, and the archetype of the Zodiac sign, Cancer (the Crab) and all that it stands for. Come “Meet & Greet” local Bay ...
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, June 21 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Jack London Square
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland

Take a free 90-minute narrated harbor tour (May to October). Visitors will learn about the Port, its operations and economic impact on the region. Harbor tours provide a unique vantage point because marine terminals are closed to the public. The excursions are a great way to ...

Bicycle Art Salon | Oakland

Please note, Bicycle Art Salon is no longer taking place. The Bicycle Art Salon is a discussion group on the subject(s) of art, film, music, bicycles and more, at the home and studio of Slimm Buick every third Friday, except for July and November. Free, but ...Monthly

Live On The Square: Swing | Jack London Square
Friday, June 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Live On The Square: Swing | Jack London Square

Jack London Square announced that after a successful 10 years, its popular Dancing Under the Stars summer dance series will expand to Live on the Square, a free festival featuring offering additional entertainment, food, and fun in addition to the weekly dance lessons. Live on the Square will ...

Saturday, June 22

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland

Old Oakland Tour: Walk through what was once the western terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad. Formerly Oakland’s bustling downtown district in the days of railroads and streetcars, this area’s grand, brick, commercial Victorian buildings, now restored, continue to thrive as offices, galleries and eateries. Visit ...

2nd Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt
Saturday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boating Center
2nd Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt
Join the 2nd Annual Lake Fest Oakland, presented by a passionate and talented team of organizers who have a love for producing large, free, public events in the City of Oakland. Many of the Oakland natives who grew up in Oakland, attended Oakland schools, and want ...
The Spirit of Bali Exhibition | Oakland
Saturday, June 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center
The Spirit of Bali Exhibition | Oakland
I Madé Moja comes from Batuan, a traditional arts village in Bali, known for its classical music and dance, fine woodcarving and unique painting style. These time-honored traditions are passed from one generation to the next and continue to thrive, despite great changes in the ...

Monday, June 24

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, June 24 – 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, June 25

“Free Lunchtime Concert” 2019 Season Opener: “Agape Soul” | Oakland
Tuesday, June 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
"Free Lunchtime Concert" 2019 Season Opener: "Agape Soul" | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 25th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, June 25 – 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