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2017 Downtown San Leandro Farmers Market

The San Leandro Downtown Farmers’ Market 2017 Season will run from April 5th through October 18th.

Every Wednesday from 4 – 8 pm, Parrott Street in downtown San Leandro will be transformed into a vibrant marketplace of sweet, juicy, tree-ripened fruits; delicious, healthy, just-picked vegetables; beautiful fresh-cut flowers; gourmet foods; and tasty snacks.  The  Farmers’ Market offers the best in fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables and family fun all summer long.

Every week of the month the Farmers’ Market also offers free events that turn every trip to the market into a fun outing for the whole family!

Be there each week to enjoy the best of local produce, the best in family fun, and the best of your community.

Downtown San Leandro’s Egg Hunt At The Casa

Come celebrate spring on Saturday, April 15, at the first annual “Egg Hunt at the Casa” hosted by the San Leandro Improvement Association (SLIA) and Community Impact Lab (CIL). The celebration will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the historic Casa Peralta grounds in Downtown San Leandro.

Plastic eggs stuffed with toys and goodies for the kids to find will be tucked away around the Casa Peralta grounds. Festivities will include two egg hunts, face painting, music, story time, family friendly activities and a petting zoo sponsored by Mike’s Feed & Pet filled with chicks and bunnies for the kids and kids at heart to play with and pet.

The two egg hunts will be broken up by age group—the first one kicking off at 11:15 a.m. for kids three years and under and the second one starting at 11:45 a.m. for kids four years and up. Kids are encouraged to bring baskets for the egg hunt.  Hope to see you there!




This Monday, March 6, 2017 from 5:00pm-9:00pm – come out and partake in the food truck extravaganza located at 22550 Watkins Street in Hayward, CA between B and C streets, in front of Hayward City Hall.  Enjoy your dinner with live music!

Off the Grid began in June 2010 with the simple idea of grouping Street Food vendors together to create an experience that allows neighbors to connect with friends, and families to reconnect with each other. Since then, their events have become a Bay Area icon, known for its unique food and cultural experiences. Off the Grid currently operates 50+ weekly public events throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, including here in Hayward.

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2017 Taste of San Leandro


Savor an array of culinary fare on Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 (5:00pm – 8:00pm) The festivities will be held at the 21st Amendment Brewery located at 2010 Williams Street in San Leandro.  The menu will include items from Horatio’s, Lotus Leaf Restaurant, Marina Restaurant, Miraglia Catering, Rubiano’s, The Englander Sports Pub & Restaurant, The Tea Room Chocolate Company, The Vine Wine & Tapas, Tsuru Sushi, and more.  Tickets are $40 and will include all food and drinks.  Sample pours from our town’s craft beer “cluster” – 21st Amendment Brewery, Cleophus Quealy Beer Company, and Drakes Brewing – and local wineries such as Drink Verbena, Frog’s Tooth Vineyards, and Garre Vineyard and Winery.

For more info: 510-317-1400 ext.3

SLUSD Under The Big Top Dinner and Auction

The annual Dinner & Auction benefitting the San Leandro Unified School District Theatre Programs will be held at Bancroft Middle School gym on Saturday, January 28th from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.  This is an all you can eat pasta, salad and bread dinner for only $10.00!  Don’t forget to bring your wallet and checkbook for the silent auction.

For more information, go to: or  call (510) 556-1849 or email



LOAA 2016 Thanksgiving Dinner Volunteer Event


As we enter the holiday season, what better way to make it special for those less fortunate than by joining your Leadership Oakland Alumni Association (LOAA) and other volunteers in supporting the City of Oakland’s 25th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner by volunteering to serve meals.

The Thanksgiving Dinner event is a day where more than 2,000 low-income families, individuals, homeless and senior citizens are served a free holiday turkey feast with all the trimmings.

The dinner will be on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the Oakland Marriott, located at 1001 Broadway from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Please contact LOAA at for more information.

2016 CWP Holiday Donation Bins



With the holiday fast approaching, CWP will be assisting in sponsoring families in need.  If you are able,  please stop by the CWP office located at 198 Juana Avenue in San Leandro with donations of non-perishable food items that we will be collecting for the Thanksgiving Holiday as well as Xmas.

There is also a gift donation bin, where we will be collecting new toys for children of all ages.  I know you all are feeling the holiday spirit, so we appreciate any support that you can give.

If you have any questions,  contact Patricia at 510-352-6310


San Leandro 3rd Annual Thanksgiving 5K



Come on out to San Leandro’s 3rd Annual Inner Athlete Turkey Trot on Thursday, November 24th, 2016.  The holiday season will start with a great morning run along the beautiful shore of San Leandro Marina Park followed by stretching with excellent personal trainers of The Inner Athlete! Light holiday snacks and refreshments will be provided as well.  Participants of various race paces (i.e. walkers, joggers, runners) are all welcomed; this will be a great family event!

Event details and schedule

Parking for the race is available in nearby public lots and street parking around the San Leandro Marina.

The course of the race will be a 5K course (3.1 miles) around San Leandro Marina Park and the Marina Bay Trail. Race will begin at 8:00am.

The weather is typically mild, but can be a little chilly in the morning hours, so wearing layers is recommended.  The course is flat.

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Halloween Happenings in San Leandro!


Whether you are looking for something tame or terrifying to bring out your inner goblin this Halloween, you don’t have to go far.  Check out these holiday happenings right here in San Leandro!

* 3-D Haunted House: Fear Overload: Premiere Haunted House at Bay Fair Mall, Features two 3- D Haunted Houses open Oct. 20 through Nov. 1 from either 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. (times vary depending on the night). For further details or to purchase tickets go to:

* Children’s Carnival: A Halloween Carnival geared to children ages 4 to 8 is being offered by the Oct. 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Admission is free. Youngsters are invited to come in costume and play games. (Tickets (25 cents) for games can be purchased at the event). Juggler Daniel DaVinci will perform. This is being advertised as a candy-free event.

* Pet Parade: A Costume Pet Parade will be held Oct. 22 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Pet Smart. Bring your pets in costume (or not). In addition to the parade and costume contest, portraits of you and your pet can also be purchased at the event. Gift bags with pet food samples, treats and coupons will be distributed. If you have questions about what types of pets can participate, call 510-317-1883.

Haunted Tomb: Washington Elementary School Dad’s Club is sponsoring a haunted tomb (for all ages) at the school Oct. 28 and 29 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. both nights. Admission is $5 per person.  

* Halloween Extravaganza:  hosts its annual Halloween event Oct. 29 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Attend in costume and enjoy games, crafts, entertainment and snacks. For children of all ages.  Admission is free.

Come on out to one or more of these spooktacular Halloween Funtastic events!

Oakland First Fridays!



Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday of Each Month!

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–:00pm – 9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district springs to life with for this event, with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local culinary artisans, performers, musicians, dancers, DJ’s, and poets gathering for Oakland First Friday events. Thousands of people come from across the Bay Area and beyond to see and experience art, be inspired, eat great food, enjoy live music, and stroll through the amazing, eclectic city of Oakland.

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