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This weekend in Oakland

Community events and activities for the weekend of May 6 – May 8. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments!

This weekend in Oakland

Community events and activities for the weekend of April 29 – May 1. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments!

Oakland designer Zoe Hong brings elevated fashion to the Bay Area

Oakland designer Zoe Hong is a 31-year-old emerging fashion talent in a region rarely recognized for its style. Hong is currently working on her third season, a 10-piece mini-collection for summer, and is planning a larger collection for Fall. She sells her creations at Etsy.com and Kreeya.com, as well as in three boutiques, including The Factory in San Francisco.

This weekend in Oakland

Community events and activities for the weekend of April 22 – 24. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments!

This weekend in Oakland

Community events and activities for the weekend of April 8 – 10. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments!

This weekend in Oakland

From ‘April Ful’s Night’ to the Habitat for Humanity warehouse liquidation sale, Oakland North knows what’s up this weekend.

Starting line changed for 5K Twilight Run

Due to weather conditions and course changes, the Oakland Running Festival’s 5k Twilight Run on Saturday will no longer start at Jack London Square.  Runners are asked to meet at the giant finish line in Jack London Square at 6:15 and volunteers will walk everyone just down the path to the new starting line.  The race will still start promptly at 6:30.

This weekend in Oakland

Community events and activities for the weekend of March 18 – 20. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments!

Oakland catches March Madness

March Madness started today. March Madness, the NCAA men’s basketball championship tournament, is held in March and April every year. This year, the championship game falls on April 4, and will be held in Houston. In honor of this annual tradition, Oakland North hopes to help you keep track of the madness with a breakdown of teams and game times. This project will be updated at the end of each day’s games to reflect game outcome

This weekend in Oakland

Community events and activities for the weekend of March 11 – 13. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments!

Oakland Tech hockey team trains with NHL’s San Jose Sharks

It’s Monday afternoon, and most of Oakland Technical High School’s ice hockey team—in full pads and bright purple and yellow uniforms bearing their Bulldogs logo—have hit the ice for a special skills clinic led by Justin Braun and Andrew Desjardins, players for the San Jose Sharks.

Runners brave rain to prepare for marathon day

It was early, raining and Sunday, but about 300 people still gathered in front of the Oakland Marriot City Center last weekend for the final official training run for the Oakland Running Festival’s marathon and half-marathon races.

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