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Plant Exchange
10/21/2017 7:00:00 PM UTC - 10/21/2017 11:00:00 PM UTC
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Our next Plant Exchange will be Saturday, Oct. 21st.  The Plant Exchange is a free semi-annual community event in Oakland, CA which encourages reuse, recycling, organic living, resource sharing, and information exchange. Neighbors, gardeners, landscapers, urban farmers, and outdoor fans come from all over the San Francisco Bay Area.  Learn more about the event! Note: No dogs allowed. We love dogs! But for the safety of our participants and your pet we ask you leave them home. Service animals must wear an identifying vest.
http://theplantexchange.com/ 
A Writing Life
10/22/2017 2:00:00 AM UTC - 10/22/2017 4:00:00 AM UTC
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Join  Chapter 510 & the Dept. of Make Believe on Saturday, Oct. 21, as authors  Chinaka Hodge, Dave Eggers & Jeff Chang engage in a conversation with 11-year-old Chapter 510  poet Aniya Jenkins during  Make A Writing Life. Doors open at 6 p.m.; program begins at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but a suggested $15 donation supports Chapter 510's programs. 2301 Telegraph Ave., Oakland.  Get tickets here.  
The Temptations and The Four Tops
11/5/2017 3:00:00 AM UTC - 11/5/2017 5:00:00 AM UTC
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The Temptations and the Four Tops - Two legendary groups on the same stage! LIVE! They've both crooned and charmed their way through the annals of R & B, soul, doo-wop and pop for more than half-a century and are still going strong.
The Temptations and The Four Tops
11/5/2017 3:00:00 AM UTC - 11/5/2017 6:00:00 AM UTC
Posted By: Oakland ROAR
The Temptations and the Four Tops - Two legendary groups on the same stage! LIVE! They've both crooned and charmed their way through the annals of R & B, soul, doo-wop and pop for more than half-a century and are still going strong.
Cruise the Bay on the Potomac
6/4/2017 10:00:00 PM UTC - 11/11/2017 11:00:00 PM UTC
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  Public Sightseeing / History  Cruises & Events The Potomac operates live-narrated two-hour and three-hour San Francisco Bay public cruises from June through Veteran's Day in November. Emphasis is placed on the history of the Bay Area & surrounding landmarks and the effect FDR’s administration had upon the Bay Area. The three-hour cruises have a themed narration and include a gourmet boxed-lunch. Guests may watch a 15-minute video in the Visitor Center prior to the cruise. The video provides a glimpse of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s use of the Potomac, emphasizes the impact of his administration on the country. and tells the Potomac restoration story. While on board, guests may elect to take a docent led tour or tour the Potomac on their own. Coffee, tea and water are available. View / Print 2017 Public Cruise and Event Schedule
Multiverse
10/23/2017 3:00:00 AM UTC - 11/12/2017 4:00:00 AM UTC
Posted By: Oakland ROAR
MULTIVERSE. beyond our broken universe… Oct 27 – Nov 11, 2017  Preview Oct 22    Fridays and Saturdays 8pm   Sundays 5pm CREATED AND PERFORMED BY:  Rachel Brown * Tatiana Chaterji * Fenner * Inocente Po Guizar * Emmy Pierce * Julius Rea * Ryan Takemiya   Who are you when you’'re not being somebody for someone else? Step boldly into dream-like alternate realities that illuminate different ways of being. What do you want to find?     Multiverse is a new multidisciplinary performance piece that journeys through worlds of, music, visual art, scripted storytelling and movement.
2017 Trails Challenge
1/4/2017 8:57:00 PM UTC - 11/30/2017 8:57:00 PM UTC
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It's time for a new year - and a new Trails Challenge! Join the thousands of East Bay residents participating in this annual tradition. Every year the Park District highlights 20 different trails  to explore. Hike at least five trails - or at least a marathon's length of 26.2 miles - by Dec. 1st to earn your commemorative pin. This FREE self-guided program is brought to you by a partnership between the East Bay Regional Park District,  Kaiser Permanente, and the  Regional Parks Foundation.

The guidebook will be available online beginning Sun., Jan. 1st. Free T-shirts will be available at selected Visitor Centers beginning Jan. 3rd, while supplies last.

Trails Challenge
Book Club at Laurel Book Store
9/21/2017 1:15:00 AM UTC - 12/14/2017 2:15:00 PM UTC
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Third Wednesday of September, then we'll switch to Second Thursday for the rest of the year. 6:15 to 7:30
  September 20    The Living by Annie Dillard
October 12      Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple November 9    God of Small Things by Arundati Roy December 14  Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra