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Four square for adults at Rockridge BART

on May 19, 2010

Recess isn’t just for kids anymore…

If you’ve ever walked through the parking lot at Oakland’s Rockridge BART late on a Thursday night, you may have seen a group of raucous twenty- and thirtysomethings yelling and drinking beer. But they’re not a bunch of hooligans — they are out there playing a friendly game of four square. 

This story previously aired on KALW’s Crosscurrents radio show.

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Listen in on this audio piece to hear how a group of Oakland friends have turned this kids’ game into a way for grown-ups to socialize out on the “urban playground.”

1 Comment

  1. Stephanie on May 24, 2010 at 12:53 pm

    This is so wonderful. I was astounded when I read this. I grew up in Oakland over 40 years ago and we played four square! all the time… Also, hide and seek for hours on summer nights.

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