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FREE outdoor movies are a great way to spend a summer evening. Just take a blanket and some snacks. 

Oakland Parks & Recreation Department presents Movies in the Park 2017!  Friday, September 22 - "Sing."  All movies begin at dusk.  Please be sure to dress warm, bring a lawn chair and/or a blanket.  Movie and dates may change.  Please call the center to confirm.

DATE:  Friday, September 22, 2017

TIME:  Movie begins at dusk

LOCATION:  Redwood Heights Recreation Center, 3883 Aliso Ave., Oakland, CA  94619

COST:  $1.50 Admission  (Popcorn $1.00 ~  Hot Chocolate $1.00 )

For more information, please call 510-482-7827

 

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09/22/2017

Family Health Party hosted by Healthy Black Families

Healthy Black Families is a non-profit organization out of Berkeley with the purpose of being a bridge between families and community leaders.  They offer many programs and host several events in Berkeley geared to helping low income families.

The Family Health Party is FREE!  All activities are FREE!  There will be refreshments as well!

DATE:  Saturday, September 23, 2017 & October 28, 2017

TIME:  11:00 am - 2:00 pm

LOCATION:  Berkeley Technical Academy B-Tech, 2701 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA  94703

COST:  FREE!

For more information:  Call 510-285-6689

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09/23/2017

SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 – FREE! Family Fun Night! (Oakland)
 
Karaoke Night!  Come sing along with us!
 
Join DeFremery Recreation Center, Convergence Church, and Christ Church for free dinner, games and fellowship at Family Night.  This event occurs the last Thursday of the month.  Each month has a different theme.
 
DATE:  Thursday, September 28, 2017
 
TIME:  6:00pm
 
LOCATION:  DeFremery Recreation Center, 1651 Adeline St., Oakland, CA
 
COST:  FREE!

For more information contact:  Valorie Winn, Center Director, at (510) 238-7739
 

 

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09/28/2017

Read a book with the author!
 
Join Ryan T. Higgins, author of the hilarious and beloved Mother Bruce series to celebrate the release of his newest title, Bruce’s Big Move. Higgins will read from his books, share stories of his creative process, and do some collaborative, on-the-spot drawing with kids in the audience. All ages are welcome but best for 3-6 year olds.
 
Printed tickets are not required but registration is encouraged.
 
DATE:  Sunday, October 1, 2017
 
TIME:  11:00am - 12:00pm
 
LOCATION:  Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA  94705
 
COST:  FREE Admission!
 
 
 
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10/01/2017

Come out and play!

Daddy & Me Day at Children's Fairyland!  A fun time with hands-on activities, Learn Early literacy strategies, FREE books for kids and FREE lunch provided.  Attendance is FREE with RSVP!

DATE:  Friday, October 6, 2017

TIME:  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

LOCATION:  Children's Fairyland, 699 Bellefue Avenue, Oakland, CA  94610

COST:  FREE with RSVP!  

For more information and to RSVP:  Contact J. Jimenez at J@tandembayarea.org or call 510.394.1947

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10/06/2017

OCTOBER 7, 2017 – 43rd Annual Black Cowboy Parade (Oakland)

Unity In The Community!

Oakland Black Cowboy Association presents the 43rd Annual Parade & Heritage Festival!

DATE:  Saturday, October 7, 2017

TIME:  10;00am - 6:00pm

LOCATION:  DeFremery Park, 18th & Adeline Streets, Oakland, CA

COST:  FREE!

For more information visit the website:  www.blackcowboyassociation.org



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10/07/2017

OCTOBER 7, 2017 - SAVE-THE-DATE:  Festival of Well-Being for Young Children & Families (Berkeley)

Purpose of this Event: To let parents and families know that the city of Berkeley has resources available for young children (birth-5 yrs.) and their families.

Desired Outcomes from this Event:
Parents will know that:

  • Children learn from the point of conception
  • They are a vital partner in their child’s growth and development
  • There is a network of Berkeley resources available for young children and their parents.

Workshops:

  • Prenatal & Infant Health
  • Social Emotion Development
  • Kindergarten Readiness

In addition there will be:

  • Community Resources
  • Activities & Music
  • FREE Continental Breakfast and Box Lunch
  • Childcare available (First com, first served)

 

DATE:  Saturday, October 7, 2017
 
TIME:  9:00am - 4:00pm
 
LOCATION:  Malcolm X Elementary School, 1731 Prince Street, Berkeley, CA  94703
 
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10/07/2017

Toddler Time: Halloween

Halloween is everyone’s favorite night to dress up, carve a pumpkin, and go trick-or-treating.  Join Hayward Area Historical Society to celebrate this SPOOKY holiday through stories, crafts, and fun!  Don’t forget to wear your costume!

DATE:  Thursday, October 12, 2017

TIME:  10:30am - 11:30am

LOCATION:  HAHS Museum of History & Culture, 22380 Foothill Blvd., Hayward, CA 94541

COST:  FREE!

For more information visit: http://www.haywardareahistory.org/calendar/   

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10/12/2017

FREE outdoor movies are a great way to spend a summer evening. Just take a blanket and some snacks. 

Oakland Parks & Recreation Department presents Movies in the Park 2017!  Friday, October 13 - "Goosebumps."  (PG)  All movies begin at dusk.  Please be sure to dress warm, bring a lawn chair and/or a blanket.  Movie and dates may change.  Please call the center to confirm.

DATE:  Friday, October 13, 2017

TIME:  Movie begins at dusk (sunset is 6:33 pm)

LOCATION:  Redwood Heights Recreation Center, 3883 Aliso Ave., Oakland, CA  94619

COST:  $1.50 Admission  (Popcorn $1.00 ~  Hot Chocolate $1.00 )

For more information, please call 510-482-7827 or visit the website at: http://www2.oaklandnet.com/government/o/opr/s/facility/RecreationCenter/RedwoodHeights/index.htm

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10/13/2017

Bon Voyage . . . Sort of!  Get a Free tour of the Oakland Harbor.
 
The Port of Oakland is pleased to sponsor free harbor tours from May through October 2017 operated by Blue & Gold Fleet. The tours will be held twice monthly and each tour will last approximately 90-minutes.
 
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 also a cost-effective way to give visitors a close-up look at how the Oakland seaport works.
 
Boarding will take place at the Ferry Dock at 540 Water Street (at Clay Street) in Jack London Square, Oakland 94607. Online registration will open on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. (PDT) beginning on Monday, May 1, 2017. There are 230 spaces available on each harbor tour.
 
DATE:  Friday, October 13, 2017 (Register in advance)
 
TIME:  6:45pm - 8:15pm
 
LOCATION:  Oakland Jack London Terminal, 10 Clay Street, Oakland, CA  94607
 
COST:  FREE!  (Advance registration is required)
 
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10/13/2017

OCTOBER 14, 2017 - Harvest Fair (Dublin)

Turn back time and enjoy an afternoon of old-fashioned fall fun at the picturesque Heritage Park and Museums. The rustic barns, cemetery and historic buildings at the park provide the perfect setting for all of the aromas and sounds of fall on the farm.  Live music will fill the air as visitors enjoy tractor-pulled wagon-rides, play in a hay stack, and stroll through the vendor booths. The 1910 Kolb House and 1850s Murray Schoolhouse will be open during the event for tours.  Enticing fall foods, including caramel apples, pie, hot apple cider, and popcorn will be available for purchase.

DATE:  Saturday, October 14, 2017

TIME:  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

LOCATION:  Heritage Park and Museums, 6600 Donion Way, Dublin, CA

COST:  Adimission is FREE!  ($5 Activity Wristbands are available for participation in the Hands-on Activities.)

For more information visit the Website.

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10/14/2017

Games, prizes, shows and food!  FREE!!

Join Bananas for carnival games, arts and crafts, activities, and live shows for the whole family!

Register and you’ll be entered to win one of their amazing door prizes. Drawings will be held every hour! You will need to be present to win.
 
DATE:  Saturday, October 14, 2017
 
TIME:  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
 
LOCATION:  Urban Adamah, 1151 Sixth St., Berkeley, CA
 
COST:  FREE!
 
 
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10/14/2017

Enjoy a "live" puppet show:  "Alice in Wonderland"

Innovative new professional theater company mixing actors, life-sized puppets, and a Live Virtual Set TM  to present a musical adaptation of the beloved classic! Co-founded by Beach Blanket Babylon’s Derek Lux and elementary school teacher Lauren Lux, the company’s high artistic excellence and strong ties to SEL (Social Emotional Learning) and STEM (Science Tech Engineering and Math) have made it a huge hit, and appealing to audiences of all ages.

DATE:  Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21, 2017

TIME:  Friday @ 7:30 pm  /  Saturday @ 2:00 pm

LOCATION:  Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton, CA

COST:  Adult: $8 - $16  /  Child: $6 - $14

For more information visit the website:  http://www.firehousearts.org/events/dlux-puppets-alice-in-wonderland/

 

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10/21/2017

BABY RAVE!
 
Toddlers and Parents: Get your groove on!
 
BABY RAVE Oakland is a new kid-friendly dance party that is sure to get you and your little one moving and shaking to the music together!  Join us for an hour-and-a-half of lively music, featuring the beats of DJ E.T. Hazzard.
 
DATE:  Sunday, December 17, 2017
 
TIME:  10:00 am
 
LOCATION:  BABY RAVE Oakland takes place at the Dome Room at Bay Area Children's Theatre, 2162 Mountain Blvd, Oakland.
 
COST:  $7 Admission for Ages 1 and up.  (Purchase tickets in advance)
 
For more information and to purchase tickets visit the website:  http://bactheatre.org/babyrave  or call 510-296-4433
 
 

 

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12/17/2017