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Monday, November 15, 2010

Special Events November 2010: Jefferson Square Park & More!

This evening event, sponsored by 10,000 Steps, a collaborative project about the people and culture of Oakland’s downtown historical parks, will include two inspiring films by Oakland filmmakers. Members of the community, the filmmakers and the 10,000 Steps team will be on hand for a lively discussion!

Doors open at 6pm, screening starts at 7pm at La Borinquena (582 7th St at Jefferson). Delicious movie-friendly snacks will be available for purchase. Bike parking sponsored by Walk Oakland Bike Oakland; technical support provided by the Illuminated Corridor.

For more info about the films: and

RSVP on Facebook here 

EAT - PLAY - BARK @ Jefferson Square Park! :: Saturday, November 20th, 11-2pm

Earlier in the day at the park kitty corner to La Borinqueña Mex-icatessen & Specialty Shop!

It's a community potluck and party at Jefferson Square Park (7th Street Btwn Jefferson & MLK)!

Help us rededicate Jefferson Square Park and celebrate Oakland's newest dog play area, basketball court and tot lot!

Co-Sponsored by: Councilmember Nancy Nadel, Oakland Parks and Recreation, the Oakland Redevelopment Agency, Old Oakland Neighbors, Oakland Dog Owners Group (ODOG), Garden Hortica, MOCHA, FourSquare EastBay and 10,000 Steps.

Join us for a
- Neighborhood Pot Luck
- Community 4Square Game by FourSquare EastBay
- Basketball Exhibition by Henry Boone & Roy Byrd
- Children's activities
- Plant exchange hosted by Garden Hortica
- Dog Parade coordinated by ODOG (pre-register your pet for free here:

What to Bring:
- Yourself, your family, your neighbors, and your dog
- A food dish to share
- Plants or cuttings to share/swap
- Lawn chairs, if you have them

EAT - PLAY - BARK @ Jefferson Square Park!
Saturday, November 20, 2010

11am - 2pm
Jefferson Square Park
7th Street between Jefferson & MLK
Old Oakland, CA

* in case of rain, date change will be Saturday, December 4 from 11-2pm

RSVP online and invite others by clicking the link of your preferred website!
- Facebook Event listing
- Evite 

This is a community and volunteer led event, with in-kind support from the City of Oakland, so please let us know if you're interested in volunteering by emailing We will need help with setup, hosting duties during the event, and cleanup. More details to follow...

  • 7-10pm Tamale Girl creates awesome tacos too on Latin Jazz Night at 11th & Clay! Stop in for música, beverages and $2 tacos! Here are the dates: November 24, December 8 & December 22. See It's a Grind's Facebook page for more info here.

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