Oakland at night by damian penney, http://www.flickr.com/photos/84556056@N00/3882727973/
Broadway at 13th St. Enjoy the traditional Irish sounds of Driving with Fergus.
For more info: www.oaklandcitycenter.com
Featuring The Mads Tolling Quartet. Danish-born Tolling, now a Bay Area resident, brings the
Mads Tolling Quartet to the stage of the lovely Julia Morgan-designed Chapel of the Chimes. The group includes Dave McNab on guitar, George Ban-Weiss on bass and Eric Garland on drums. They will perform a variety of tunes, including some from Tolling's CD "Celebrating Jean-Luc Ponty - Live at Yoshi's." Plenty of free parking.
Tickets: $15 general; $10 seniors (60+) and students -- for concert and reception. Purchase tickets at the door. Cash only. Limited seating! Ticket sales begin at 12:30pm; Doors open 1:30pm.
For more info: 654-0123 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Voted the "Best Sporting Event of 2010" by Oakland Magazine, the Oakland Running Festival is the newest event in the Bay Area and Features 5 races of all distances: marathon, half, relay, 5k and kids' fun run. They have training runs happening now.
For more info: oaklandmarathon.com
The Cesar E. Chavez Lifetime Achievement Awards Reception and Ceremony
Saturday, March 30, Reception 2-3pm; Awards 3-6pm, Corazon Del Pueblo Community Center, 4814 International Blvd.
The EastBay Support Committee is recognizing outstanding individuals who have gone "above and beyond" to help others. These Oakland residents have taken a hands-on approach and have become personal advocates for their cause. The wives of Cesar E. Chavez and Pete Velasco, the original organizers for the Farmworker Movement, will present the awards. The nominees are: Froben Lozada (Angel Award) died January 24, 2013 Historical Figure, Ana M. Rojas, Peter D. Roos, Terry Bautista, Selia Melero, and Rafael Jesus Gonzalez.
For more info: Tina Flores, 355-2438 or Tina9941@yahoo.com
For more info:www.oaklandice.com
Come see the young, up and coming talent from Oakland School for the Arts School of Dance in their only dance concert of the year. Tickets: $20 General Admission; $10 Students, Seniors, OSA Faculty/Staff (with valid ID) Available at the door and here.
For more info: www.oakarts.org