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Sequoia Nursery School 75th Anniversary & Fun-Filled Carnival (Oakland)

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Saturday, May 6, 2023 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Sequoia Lodge | 2666 Mountain Boulevard Oakland, CA

Event Details

– Sequoia Nursery School, one of Oakland’s first and most beloved early childhood education institutions, is celebrating 75 fun-filled years of operation. The nonprofit cooperative preschool was founded in the 1947-48 school year and has operated out of the City of Oakland’s historic Sequoia Lodge since it was built in the 1960s. Designed by architect Walter Thomas Brooks, the mid-century building was paid for in part by Sequoia Nursery School, a gift to the Oakland community that’s often used as a venue for weddings and other special events.

Sequoia Nursery School invites families with preschool aged children to join the celebration and attend its 75th Birthday Spring Carnival on Saturday, May 6th from 11:00am – 3:00pm. Admission is free and tickets are limited. https://sequoiaspringcarnival.eventbrite.com


  • “Sequoia was founded on the core values that ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ and ‘play is the work of young children. Our program, like many parent-run cooperative preschool programs, nurtures children and grownups alike. There’s an emphasis on respect, social-emotional development and fostering community.” – Lori Fuller, Sequoia director
  • “Our family is so very thankful that we got to be a part of the Sequoia community. That time shaped who we are as a family, and we still make use of many of the things we learned – both as kids and as parents. – Michael Dewey, Sequoia alumni parent

Enrollment for the 2023-24 year is currently open at https://www.sequoiakids.org/. You can help support the school rebuild from the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic at https://www.sequoiakids.org/support-sequoia-now/.

For more information, please contact Sequoia Nursery School at Sequoianurseryschool@gmail.com or 510-531-8853.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, In Person, Kids & Families
Venue: Sequoia Lodge
Address: 2666 Mountain Boulevard Oakland, CA