UPCOMING EVENTS Find out what events are happening near you!
The Golden Gate Express-Now thru Apr 18
All aboard The Golden Gate Express, a magical garden railway exhibit at San Francisco's Conservatory of Flowers November 19th-April 18th. It's a celebration of the city of San Francisco as model trains wend their way through a lush landscape of dwarf plants and zip past miniature versions of the city's most famous landmarks. For more information, call (415) 831-2090 or visit ConservatoryofFlowers.org.For more info please call Chelle T at (925) 727-9800.
SF's Sunday Streets-Now thru Oct 24 Come play in the streets! San Francisco’s Sunday Streets Program is
back and bigger than ever! Join Mayor Gavin Newsom and the San
Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for nine healthy,
family-friendly events at six different City locationsthroughout
San Francisco! Explore uncluttered streets and enjoy a full slate of
fitness-oriented activities for all ages! Sunday Streets is back! For
dates, details, locations and more info go to SundayStreetssf.com.
Prom season is right around the corner and the last thing a girl wants to think about during the current economy is the cost of her dress. That’s where the Princess Project comes in. The Princess Project, a Bay Area non-profit group, is giving away free prom dresses and accessories at events on March 13th in Oakland and March 20th in San Francisco. The Princess Project welcomes all high school girls who are in financial need of a prom dress to attend one of the events and choose one dress and one accessory from thousands of colors, sizes, and designers. In order to receive a dress and accessory you must bring a high school I.D. Go to Princessproject.org for more information. In its ninth year, The Princess Project is a 100 percent volunteer-run effort that promotes self-confidence and individual beauty by providing free prom dresses and accessories to high school girls who could not otherwise afford them. The Princess Project collects new and “nearly new” formal dresses and accessories from women, girls, and companies, and distributes them free of charge to teens at fun-filled events in the spring in San Francisco, East Bay, Silicon Valley and San Diego.
The Vagina Monologues to Benefit the Gretta Foundation-Mar 19-21
V-Day Lafayette will present a benefit production of The Vagina Monologues at the Veterans Memorial Building in Lafayette on Friday, March 19th at 8pm, Saturday, March 20th at 8pm, and on Sunday, March 21st at 2pm.Proceeds will benefit The Gretta Foundation, whose mission is to increase the global nurseforce. 100% tax-deductible tickets can be purchased online at Grettafoundation.org. A cocktail reception will begin one hour prior to the performance time.
Triple Threat Academy Grand Opening in San Jose-Mar 20
Bring friends, family and teammates to come out to the Triple Threat Academy (TTA) Grand Opening in San Jose on Saturday, March 20th at 24 Hour Fitness in San Jose from 10am-11am ages 4-7, 11am-12pm ages 8-12 and 12pm-1pm or ages 13 and up. TTA coaches will be offering FREE training to give an introduction to the program. Space is limited so reserve your spot now at TripleThreatOnline.com. Triple Threat Academy offers year round basketball skill development training for kids ages 4 and up. They use basketball as a vehicle to teach life skills and promote higher education. Of the 10,000 participants over the past 8 years, TTA has helped over 300 kids play in college and 2 are now playing in the NBA. They help build confidence that extends beyond the court of play. For more info please contact
Lou Richie at (510) 381-4972 or send him an email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Stars Talent Show Network-Mar 20
The All Stars Project of the San Francisco Bay Area presents Auditions on Saturday, February 27that 1pm and Saturday, March 20th
at 1pm at the Visitacion Valley Boys & Girls Club, located at 1099
Sunnydale Ave in SF. Come out and audition in Hip Hop, Dance, Step,
Spoke n Word or vocal categories. Performers must be between the ages
of 5-25yrs old. For more info please call (415) 986-2565.
Ala Costa Centers' Annual Mardi Gras Fundrasiser-Mar 20 San Ramon’s Canyon View Event Center will take a turn
towards Bourbon St. on March 20th when the Ala Costa Centers for students with
developmental disabilities in the East Bay hosts its annual Mardi Gras
fundraiser from 6pm-11pm.Tax
deductible tickets are available by calling (510) 828-4772 or by
Lead anchor Dennis Richmond of the award-winning KTVU 10 O’clock News and his
wife Deborah will be Special Guests and Auctioneers of the Mardi Gras. Enjoy an
exciting evening filled with Mardi Gras festivities, including an exciting
auction, an exquisite Cajun dinner, dancing, and casino games.
Friends With Benefits: An American Heart Association Fundraiser-Mar 20 Majesty Records
& Spicey Promotions presents Friends with Benefits a fundraiser for The American Heart Association on Saturday, March 20th at Blakes, 2367 Telegraph Ave. in Berkeley. The event features LIVE performances from: Jimmie Reign, Isis Genisis, The Freshmen, Black Friday, Aquarius, Hosted by comedic personality King Anyi, with Co-Hostess, Bay Area Fashion Model Bombshell Bella Eve.
Spring Family Festival-Mar 27
Mr. Bunny Is Coming To Emeryville! Come join their Egg-Citing
Event! FREE! Join the Emeryville
Community Services Department as they put their own twist on traditional spring
celebrations! Bring the whole family down to Marina Park located at 4000
Powell St, Emeryville on Saturday, March 27th, for their FREE Spring Family Festival event
from 12pm-2pm. Enter their age categorized egg hunt where you can hunt for as
many candy and toy filled eggs as you can find until the time runs out. Mr.
Bunny will be on hand to give out treats as our children make their own
baskets, spring bonnets, spring jewelry and more! The Emeryville Fire Department will share in the joy with
special fun freebies and a fire engine! The Emeryville Police Department will
be there to share safety tips and provide finger printing for children. They’ll also have face painting, jump houses, music, clown
magic and more! Don’t miss out on one of Emeryville’s favorite family events! Parking will be available on a first-come, first-served
basis at Marina Park. A shuttle service will also be available. For additional information and ADA accessibility on this
event, contact Vivian Brandt at (510) 596-4366, or visit ci.emeryville.ca.us C.E.O.5th
Annual Easter Egg Hunt-Apr 3 Get
your Easter baskets ready! The Annual C.E.O. Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, April
3rd at 11am at Mosswood Park, MacArthur and Broadway, Oakland.Participants are asked to gather at the
park entrance on Webster Street. The
Egg Hunt is open to children 14 and under.There will be four different hunts based on age – 1-4, 5-7, 8-10 and
11-14.Children under age 4 must
be accompanied by an adult. There
will be plenty of prizes for egg hunters, along with a special appearance by
the Easter Bunny.There will also
be a raffle for bikes at each egg hunt.In addition to the egg hunts, we will also have face painting, live
performances by Bay Area youth, jumpers and supped up motorcycles.The
Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by Oakland Parks and Recreation, PG&E, C.E.O,
and the Bay Area Motorcycle and Social Clubs. For
more information or to donate to this event, feel free to contact Samantha Wise
at (510) 750-3451 or Mosswood Recreation Center at (510) 597-5038.
Jewish Museum Free All Day for Holocaust Remembrance Day-Apr 11 On April 11th in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Contemporary
Jewish Museum in San Francisco is free all day. Families can make a
special art project together and at 2 PM the Bridge Playersπ present Tales
from Terezin, combining string chamber music and spoken word to tell the story
of Jewish composers who wrote and performed in the Terezin concentration
camp. For more information, call (415) 655-7800 or visit TheCJM.org.
33rd Annual Laney College Career Expo-Apr 14
Save This Date and come join Laney College for their 33rd Annual Laney College Career Expo on April 14th from 10am-1pm at Laney College 900 Fallon Street, Oakland. For more info please visit Laney.peralta.edu.
Fundraiser for Powerful Respectful Outstanding Minds (PROM)-Apr 16 Divas Au Naturel & Black Jaks MC East Bay will be selecting 2 girls and 2 boys to assist with going
to prom.Please come out to their Fundraiser for Powerful Respectful Outstanding Minds (PROM) on Aril 16th at 9pm at Foxes Lounge atTennyson.Proceeds will go towards
sending unfortunate and low income students to prom who can’t afford it. For more info please call (510) 706-1248.