District 4 News
Montclair Beer & Wine & Art! 11a-5p Saturday, June 29
Montclair Village is the proud host of The Montclair Village Beer & Wine Celebration, a featured addition to the 38th Annual Pacific Fine Arts Festival showcasing artists throughout the district.
This intimate tasting experience will allow attendees to get to know each individual craft brew and artisan wine, the maker, and where the items can be found in area stores and restaurants. Bring your family and friends for an exciting day of music, art, and over 20 artisan wines and craft beers.
The festival will feature Beer and Wine Tasting booths, a music stage, community booths, select vendor booths, and a kid's activity space. A district wide art festival will be occurring simultaneously. The Montclair Village Association will sell a beer and wine tasting package. The proceeds will go towards community improvement projects. https://www.facebook.com/events/143461385842813/permalink/148302008692084/
Laurel Outdoor Movies This Saturday Night
This Saturday, June 29, 8pm (or darkness) - LIFE OF PI (PG-13)
Laurel Ace Hardware Parking Lot - 4024 MacArthur Blvd
Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and warm clothes!
The Movie Series is sponsored by Movement Ink (new Laurel business), Laurel Ace Hardware, the Laurel District Association and various Laurel merchants each month:
June 29- Life of Pi (PG-13)
July 27- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (PG-13)
August 31-Good Hair w/ Chris Rock (PG-13)
September 28 - Wall-E (PG)
October 26 - Nightmare Before Christmas (PG) and Shaun of the Dead (R for adults only)
This is a free family community event, no alcohol. We ask everyone to keep the area clean and help with cleanup at the end of the movie!
"Reading is Soooo Delicious" Summer Reading Program
As part of its "Reading is Soooo Delicious" Summer Reading Program for both adults and kids, local author Jennie Schacht will discuss her new book, "I Scream Sandwich!" at the Montclair Branch Library on Tuesday, July 16, 6:00-7:00 pm at 1687 Mountain Blvd. This unique cookbook includes 40 recipes from the exotic to the classic for how to create these delicious desserts. Learn fun and easy ideas using cookies, brownies, bars, frozen yogurt, sorbet and other ingredients that will make your treats a hit with your family and friends. Audience members will receive a yummy ice cream sandwich to sample for themselves. Ms. Schacht is also the author of "Farmers' Market Desserts" and copies of her books will be available for purchase at this free event. For more information, contact the library at (510) 482-7810.
Keep Dimond Clean: Volunteer litter walks in Dimond: meet in the Giant Burger parking lot (2055 MacArthur)
Sat June 29 from 9am to 10am
Thanks to Keep Dimond Clean sponsor, La Farine Bakery, 3411 Fruitvale Ave. Tel: 531-7750. Volunteers receive a thank-you card for pastries and coffee/tea, or loaf of bread. http://www.facebook.com/lafarine
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Oakland Municipal Band 102nd Concert Season
FREE concerts, 1:00 -- 3:00p, Lakeside Park, Lake Merritt
Thursday, July 4th, then
Sunday, July 14
Sunday, July 21
Sunday, July 28
Sunday, August 4
Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Picnics welcome, flag-waving encouraged!
For more information: 339-2818 or www.oaklandmunicipalband.org
July 8 to July 12 HNU Summer Chorus Camp
For 3rd grade to 6th grade students
Choral singing and musicianship
Cost: $80 for day camp for one week
Location: Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland 94619
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Aerobic swim class
Continuing: Wednesdays from 9:30am to 10:30am
Call 482-7852 for details
Dimond Recreation Center
Registration is now open for:
Summer Camp 2013 from June 17 to August 23
Director: Michelle Doppelt
Hours: 7:30am to 6pm
Registration available online or walk-in
3860 Hanly Rd. For information and cost call 482-7831
Shooting Stars Club for kids entering K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd grades
July 9 - August 15
6 weeks of class, 2X per week, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30am - 11:30am
Dimond Rec Center, 3860 Hanly Rd. For information and cost call 482-7831
Save the Dates!
Dimond Park Open House & Community Picnic
Sunday July 21
from 11am to 3pm
Featuring Circus Bella
2 free swim sessions
Bring your picnic lunch
Trail Reroute A Great Volunteer Opportunity
July 19-21, V-O-Cal (Volunteers for Outdoor California) is coming back to Oakland's Joaquin Miller Park for an important trail reroute project.
As a participant, you'll get to camp in the park, eat great food, meet new people, and help improve our wonderful park.
Many types of volunteer jobs need to be filled:
- Greeters and Registration
- Kitchen Crew
- Tool Managers
- Crew Leaders
- Trail Workers
- All ability levels welcome
- Ages 14 and over
- All training and tools provided
- No experience necessary!
The work will be done on the Cinderella Trail in Joaquin Miller Park.
Not only will this project increase multi-user safety on the trail, but it will also help improve the Sausal Creek Watershed.
Special perk: included for participants is an opportunity for free star-gazing at Chabot Space & Science Center on that Friday or Saturday night.
Here's the event flyer:http://tinyurl.com/vocal-fojmp071913
To SIGN UP and for more information, please visit: