Saturday, March 31 | 11am - 3pm
Bushrod Park | 5900 Shattuck Ave. | FREE
 
Join us tomorow, Saturday, March 31st for Temescal's celebration of Spring and community love at the  Easter Love Experience Egg Hunt  in Bushrod Park, Oakland, California produced by  Our Youth Matter  and  Memorial Tabernacle Church . With THREE Egg hunts throughout the afternoon, arts & crafts, face painting, a petting zoo, TWO Scavenger Hunts, family photo booth, games, live entertainment, food and more, this event is FOR EVERYONE! Plus its Free! Food available for purchase from the food trucks. Live entertainment includes, DJ Ray and the Old School DJs, Capoeira, Ocea & Friends, Vukani Mawethu Choir, and O' Town Rhythm playing samba and funky jazz.

Bring your own basket, chairs, and blankets to sit and enjoy all the festivities that will be provided. The egg hunts are all for different age groups:   12:15pm is 0-2 Years old,  12:30pm is 3-5 Years old, and  12:30pm is Teen (13 - 17 years old). The first Scavenger Hunt begins  1:05pm for 6-9 Years old, and the second begins at  1:30pm for 10-12 Years old
Kasper's Pedestrian Plaza
Design Feedback Meetings

Tuesday, April 3 | 8:30 - 9:30am
Hawk & Pony | 4210 Telegraph Ave. | Open to all

Wednesday, April 18 | 6:30 - 8pm
Faith Presbyterian Church | 430 49th St. | Open to all

3rd Meeting TBA Co-sponsored by Councilmember Dan Kalb in April/May

Please join the Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District (TTBID) and Groundworks Design for a presentation of of the TTBID's proposal to create a pedestrian plaza at Kasper's, including the existing sidewalk, Shattuck Ave from 45th to 46th, and the 46th St slip lane (Telegraph to Shattuck). Groundworks will present the various concepts and themes for the plaza, listen to your comments, receive feedback and answer questions. As part of the community, from businesses, property owners, and residents, your opinion matters! We want this plaza to be a vibrant and welcoming community gathering spot.
 
The purpose of this pedestrian plaza is to significantly improve traffic, bike and pedestrian safety, and create a welcoming public gathering place for the Temescal community. The Temescal BID is seeking a vibrant public plaza design that will function well despite the currently inactive state of the adjacent Kasper's building, and also complement a food business that may operate in that building. Elements to be considered include but are not limited to seating, tables, temporary and/or permanent art, plants, and a play area for children.

Tuesday, April 24th | 6 - 9pm
23 Temescal Restaurants |  Telegraph, 40th to 52nd
 
Back for the ninth time, the 2018 Taste of Temescal is moving to the Spring! On Tuesday, April 24th, 6:00- 8:30pm, scintillate your palates with this culinary crawl (like farm-to-table trick or treat), one of Temescal's most delectable annual events! Enjoy an evening of food, drink, live music and fabulous prizes (including gift certificates to your favorite local eatery), along Telegraph Avenue from 40th to 52nd Streets, Temescal Alley, and Claremont Ave. This is a green event too!

Proceeds will benefit the following organizations:
Claremont Middle School
Emerson Elementary School PTO
Oakland Tech High School
Sankofa Academy
La Clínica de La Raza

You may choose which organization your ticket sale will direc tly support! Get your tickets right away since we limit sales to 500.

The 2018 Participating Restaurants are:
Asmara Eritrean/Ethiopian, Aunt Mary's Cafe, Barcote Ethiopian Restaurant, Bird & Buffalo, Burma Superstar, Cafe Colucci, Curbside Creamery, Doña Tomas, EZ Taqueria, Hawking Bird, Julie's, Julio 9 Empanadas, Lanesplitter Pizza & Pub, Mariposa Baking, Mountain Mike's Pizza, Pita Pocket, Pizzaiolo, Preserved, Pyeong Chang Tofu House, Red Sea Restaurant, Roses Taproom, Temescal Produce Market and The Cro Cafe

Remember to RSVP to the facebook event HERE . If you share the event and tag your friends in your post, you'll be entered onto a raffle to WIN a gift certificate to a local restaurant!

You'll pick up your ticket at the will call booth, located in front of Kasper's at 4521 Telegraph Ave b/t 45th St & 46th St, the night of the event. LIVE MUSIC will accompany your feast along the path.


Friday, April 6 | 6 - 9pm
Temescal Alleys |  480 49th St. | FREE
 
Join us for the first of Temescal Alleys' new quarterly First Fridays. There will be live music, food and drink as well as many special events throughout the alley shops, including:

- Music by Transit of Venus!
- Special Exhibition by Jo Boyer Ceramics @ Crimson Horticultural Rarities
- Opening Reception for new work by Stephanie DelMonte @ Esqueleto
- New Outerwear Collection Launch - @ Claflin Thayer - Drinks and snacks served.
- Bailey's and Coffee @ CRO Cafe
- People I've Loved Pop Up @ Interface Gallery - Drinks and snacks served. Free pop-up plants, tee-shirts, misprints and more!
- New Line Launch @ Marisa Mason
- Samudra Skin & Sea @ Homestead Apothecary - Offering samples of their seaweed-based body care line.
- Special Offers @ Baggu!

Shifra de Benedictis-Kessner | Temescal Telegraph BID | 510-860-7327 | info@temescaldistrict.org | www.temescaldistrict.org
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