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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!

 

 

Hayward OFF THE GRID – MOBILE FOOD TRUCKS

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.

For more info, Go to: grub@offthegrid.com

2017 Taste of San Leandro

A BENEFIT SUPPORTING LEADERSHIP IN 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: leadershipsl@sanleandrochamber.com 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: http://www.bmtlive.org or  call (510) 556-1849 or email BMTONLINE15@gmail.com

 

 

San Leandro 3rd Annual Thanksgiving 5K

 

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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.

For more details, Go to: http://www.active.com/san-leandro-ca/running/distance-running-races/3rd-annual-thanksgiving-5k-2016

Oakland First Fridays!

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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.

For more info, go to: http://oaklandfirstfridays.org/

 

Oakland Oaktoberfest Festival

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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!

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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 saveSFbay.org/BayDay2016 and join in to Save the Bay!

Downtown Pleasanton Halloween Scavenger Hunt

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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 emailevents@pleasantondowntown.net.

Pleasanton’s 5th Annual Fall Restaurant & Shop Walk

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Tuesday, September 27th from 5:30-8:30pm the Pleasanton Lions Club will hold their 5th Annual Fall Restaurant & Shop Walk.  Enjoy a night of tasting at a number of downtown’s businesses.  $25 Tickets are available from Renee Huber, State Farm Insurance at 320 St. Mary Street and from Cara Schopplein at the Comerica Bank at 600-A Main Street.  For more information regarding the event or to purchase tickets contact Pam Grimes at (925) 872-7552.

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