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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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Oakland Oaktoberfest Festival


Saturday, October 1, 2016 | 11 am to 6 pm
MacArthur Blvd. and Fruitvale Ave., Oakland

Oaktoberfest celebrates the history, the flavors, and the people of the Bay Area. The Festival is a FREE public event, please support the effort by purchasing food and beverages from Oaktoberfest vendors and Dimond District businesses.

Oakland’s Dimond District hosts this one-of-a-kind Fall Festival, welcoming thousands with craft beer & food, entertainment, arts, and ecology. The Dimond continues a tradition as an entertainment destination, begun in the early 1900’s when Beer Gardens and German vacation resorts lined the boulevard. Oaktoberfest will bring world-class beer to the tented beer hall, serving steins of traditional German flavors and regional brew pub favorites.

Highlighting this years festival will be a traditional Biergarten, Eco Fair, Kid’s Area with Root Biergarten, German style homebrew competition featured in the homebrewers’ alley, and vendors from around the Bay. Celebrate Oktoberfest, Oakland style, in the Dimond at Fruitvale and MacArthur.

Hosted by the Dimond Improvement Association and the Dimond Business & Professional Association, the Oaktoberfest event brings together elements of the district vision for a one day, everyone welcome, family-friendly craft beer festival!

Celebrate Bay Day 2016!


Bay Day is one official day every year for the entire Bay Area to come together to celebrate the Bay. On October 1, many of the Bay Areas best parks, museums and attractions, community organizations, and businesses will host special programs celebrating Bay Day. Find full event listings and sign up for more info at and join in to Save the Bay!

Downtown Pleasanton Halloween Scavenger Hunt


Calling all little ghouls, witches, princesses and super heroes to downtown Pleasanton.  The annual Halloween Scavenger Hunt will take place on Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. while supplies last.  Children 10 years old and younger are invited to come in costume and pick up instructions, a Halloween bag and their first clue from the starting location outside of the Museum on Main at 603 Main Street.

Children have to solve the clue in order to find the next downtown location, where they will be given a small goodie or treat and their next clue.  More than a dozen downtown businesses are participating in this fun event.  Parents will be given the answers to all of the clues to help children find the treat locations.  Check back for more details or

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