Activities in Ashland

Two or Four Adult Tickets or One-Year Family Membership to Oakland Aviation Museum (Half Off)

Oakland Aviation Museum

Oakland

$20 $10

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Located on historic North Field, the museum features an array of aircraft, flight simulators, and the flying boat from Indiana Jones

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Open-Studio Admission, Art Party, or Facility Rental at The Museum of Children's Arts (Up to 36% Off)

The Museum of Children's Arts (MOCHA)

The Museum of Children's Arts (MOCHA)

$14 $9

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Children experiment with mixed media during open studio or create a themed project during parties; 1,000-sq.-ft. space for memorable events

$599 for a Two-Hour Yacht Charter for Up to Six with America Cup Charters (Up to $1,008 Value)

America Cup Charters

Multiple Locations

$1,008 $599

Chartered ride aboard one of three luxurious yachts, including a 38-foot ocean-class catamaran

5 or 10 Open Jump Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 60% Off)

Pump It Up

Union City

$45 $19

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Kids' imaginations run wild as they explore, bounce, and burn energy at vibrantly colored bouncy houses, slides, and inflatables

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Heller Estate Organic Vineyards (Up to 53% Off)

Heller Estate Organic Vineyards

Carmel Valley Village

$20 $11

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Sample award-winning wines aged in French oak barrels and made from grapes grown in the vineyards that make the property so picturesque

$50 for Four Children's Motor-Skills Classes at Pediatric Motor Playground ($157 Value)

Pediatric Motor Playground

Multiple Locations

$157 $50

Educational-fitness instructors develop motor skills, social skills, and handwriting with activities designed by occupational therapists

$11 for a Wine Tasting for Two at Joyce Vineyards ($20 Value)

Joyce Vineyards

Carmel Valley

$20 $11

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Sample 7 wines, including the Black Mountain chardonnay with notes of pear, quince and pineapple, or the bold Pedregal cabernet sauvignon

"Funny Fun" Standup for Two or Four at Club 21 Through February 28, 2015 (Up to 55% Off)

"Funny Fun"

Club 21

$20 $10

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Comedian Dan Mires fills Thursday nights with headlining standups including David Gborie, Ngaio Bealum, and Kirk McHenry

Admission to the Oakland Zoo for One Child or Adult (Up to 32% Off)

Oakland Zoo

Oakland

$11.75 $8

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Historic zoo houses more than 660 animals such as giraffes, lions, elephants, baboons, alligators, and Malayan sun bears

One or Two Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Barefoot Yoga Studio (Up to 62% Off) 

Barefoot Yoga Studio

Lower Bal

$90 $39

Classes offered seven days a week include 90-minute Vinyasa Flow or Power Flow, which is performed in a heated room

One Week of Unlimited Dance Classes at Fusion Dance Project (66% Off)

Fusion Dance Project

Hayward

$58 $20

Explore different dance styles with highly qualified instructors have fun, exercise, and enjoy professional level training and more

10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Hot Box Yoga (Up to 80% Off)

Hot Box Yoga

Downtown Hayward

$120 $29

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Instructors lead sessions in Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, and Hot Yoga classes in a 2,200 sq ft. studio

5 or 10 Samba Dance Classes at Muito Quente (Up to 64% Off). Two Locations Available.

Muito Quente

Multiple Locations

$50 $22

Samba dancers Cindy and Blanca teach students how to shake their hips and sync their steps to infectious samba music

5, 10, or 20 Adult or Teen Krav Maga Classes at Krav Maga Official Training Centers (Up to 90% Off)

Krav Maga Official Training Centers

Multiple Locations

$150 $15

Beginner and advanced krav maga classes offer full-body workouts to teenagers and adults while teaching them methods of self-defense

$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

$300 $20

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

Up to 50% Off Dance Lesson — Halau Makana; Valid Monday - Thursday 5 PM - 8 PM

Halau Makana

Alameda

$20 $10

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$59 for a One-Month Gym Membership and Two Personal-Training Sessions at Body Mechanix ($340 Value)

Body Mechanix

Multiple Locations

$340 $59

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Unlimited one-month membership grants access to gym equipment and group classes; expert personal trainers offer one-one-one motivation

One or Two Months of Circuit-Training Classes at Lifestyle Studio (70% Off)

Lifestyle Studio

Downtown Hayward

$199 $59

Circuit-training classes combine endurance- and strength-building exercises into one vigorous routine

$68 for $400 Worth of Boot Camp — terrafit training

Terrafit Training

Moraga

$400 $68

A balance of yoga and calisthenics; group fitness class will help clients achieve their health and fitness goals

$90 for $199 Worth of Fitness Classes — Elite Fitness Bay Area

Elite Fitness Bay Area

Sheffield Village

$199 $90

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Vegan Cooking Class for Two, or Raw Chocolate or Vegan Protein Class for One at Collard Gal (Up to 50% Off)

Collard Gal

Uptown

$140 $79.25

Learn to cook baked falafel and sun dried tomato pesto filled mushroom for dinner, or vegan brownie bites and chocolate mouse for dessert

10, 20, or 30 Yoga Classes at Get Fit Yoga (Up to 81% Of)

Get Fit Yoga

Multiple Locations

$140 $29

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Certified yoga instructors teach styles that include Bikram, Ashtanga, Hatha, and Vinyasa disciplines

$15 for Admission for Two to a Bay Area Wedding Fair ($30 Value)

Bay Area Wedding Fairs

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Bridal shows bring together couples and wedding professionals for networking and big-day planning and shopping

Month of Unlimited Hip-Hop, Tap, or Ballet Dance Classes from Spotlight Arts Academy of Dance and Music (51% Off)

Spotlight Arts Academy of Dance and Music

Dublin

$55 $27

Limited class sizes allow time for instructors to provide students with specialized attention in an enjoyable environment.

6 or 12 Boot-Camp Classes at 30 Day-Bootcamp (Up to 90% Off)

30 Day-Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$130 $15

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Instructors lead women-only and coed boot camps focused on fitness and self-defense

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

Flight-Simulator Package or Flight-Lesson Package from Hayward Flight (Half Off)

Hayward Flight

Hayward

$99 $49.50

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Ground training helps students fully enjoy a flight simulator or understand the controls of a flying plane

One or Two 60-Minute Golf Lessons at Golf With Ren (Up to 60% Off)

Golf With Ren

Fremont Park Golf & Practice Center

$125 $59

PGA professional Ren Chang incorporates 20+ years of golf prowess to enhance swing mechanics and lower scores

$29 for One Month of Unlimited Bikram Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga East Bay ($150 Value)

Bikram Yoga East Bay

San Ramon

$150 $29

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Twist, bend, and sweat in these hot yoga classes

Sightseeing Tour or Sunset Flight with Refreshments for Up to Two from Golden Gate Accessible Aviation (60% Off)

Golden Gate Accessible Aviation

Oakland

$350 $140

Experienced pilots take passengers on a flight past San Francisco landmarks such as Fisherman's Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge

8 or 12 Crossfit Classes at Crossfit Drive in San Ramon (Up to 76% Off)

Crossfit Drive

San Ramon

$160 $39

Fitness guru Travis Sleighter tailors high-intensity workouts to suit students of all fitness levels

Piano or Guitar Lessons at Exploring Music (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Exploring Music

Multiple Locations

$70 $32

Talented instructors tailor lesson plans to each student's tastes and skill level during private or group music lessons

5 or 10 Strongbody Boot-Camp Classes, or One Month of Classes, from Luke Training Conditioning (Up to 71% Off)

Luke Training Conditioning

Alameda

$100 $29

Intense boot-camp classes keep exercisers engaged by mixing it up with team games and a sense of humor

Improv Comedy for Two at Made Up Theatre (Up to 57% Off)

Made Up Theatre

Grimmer

$28 $12

Alternating teams perform long- and short-form improv fueled by audience suggestions

One or Two 60-Minute Golf Lessons from Gary Monisteri (Up to 51% Off)

Gary Monisteri Golf

Vintage Park

$120 $59

Seasoned PGA pro instructor breaks golf down into its core components, leading focused practices aimed at making actual rounds more fun

$26 for $50 Worth of Snowsports — Destination 1440

Destination 1440

Destination 1440

$50 $26

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$25 for 10 Classes at Bikram Yoga College of India (Up to $100 Value)

Bikram Yoga College of India

Grand Lake

$100 $25

Bikram Choudhury protégé leads 90-minute yoga classes that explore 26 postures in heated room

$99 for Flight Lesson with Ground Training and 35-Minute Flight from Oakland Flyers ($230 Value)

Oakland Flyers

Oakland

$230 $99

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Flight lesson includes ground and flight instruction from a professional pilot and a 35-minute flying session

One or Three Months of Cardio-Kickboxing and Boot-Camp Membership at Dance Co. (Up to 74% Off)

Dance Co.

Upper B Street

$90 $29

High-intensity cardio kickboxing and boot-camp classes offer varied exercises to help work up a sweat, tone muscles, and lose weight

10 or 20 Boxing Fitness Classes at Boxing for Health (Up to 80% Off)

Boxing for Health

Oakland

$125 $29

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Boxing coaches teach footwork, combinations, and punches in a gym with a regulation sized ring and 14 heavy bags

Four Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Fit Body Boot Camp Dublin (79% Off)

Fit Body Boot Camp Dublin

Dublin

$247 $52

Personal trainers lead you through epic fat-burning, muscle-toning, fitness-improving workouts

One Month of Self-Defense Classes for Students Aged 13 and Younger or 14 and Older at Trucombat (Up to 71% Off)

Trucombat

San Ramon

$100 $30

Expert instructors teach kids and adults self-defense techniques that incorporate elements of fighting styles such as Kung Fu and MMA

One or Two Months of Saturday Boxing Boot Camp Classes at Phight Club (Up to 56% Off)

Phight Club

Oakland

$40 $19

Get in shape while learning how to box under expert coaches at gym renowned for producing professional fighters

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $30 Off Membership For New Members at Rocha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Rocha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Multiple Locations

$30 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $30 off membership for new members

10 or 20 Cycle or Pilates Mat Classes at Star Pilates (Up to 65% Off)

Star Pilates

Moraga

$162.50 $59

Get fit in Pilates classes that teach mat techniques or cycling sessions infused with group motivation

Two or Four Salsa Classes at Rueda Con Ritmo (Up to 62% Off)

Rueda Con Ritmo

In The Groove

$26 $10

Hour-long classes feature four different levels of Cuban-style salsa dancing

5 or 10 Yoga or Pilates Classes at Brooklyn Academy Roots (Up to 71% Off)

Brooklyn Academy Roots

Produce and Waterfront

$65 $19

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Yoga classes teach Vinyasa and Hatha styles to help strength, stretch, and relax bodies; Pilates classes focus on strengthening core

5 or 10 Turbo Boxing Classes at Emi TKB (Up to 54% Off)

Emi TKB

Laurel

$60 $29

Learn non-combative kickboxing techniques from seasoned instructors while growing stronger and more flexible

4 Children's 30-Minute Swim Lesson with 1 Drop-In Family Swim Pass or 1-Month Family Swim Pass (Up to 53% Off)

AquaTech Swim School

Multiple Locations

$85 $40

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Group children's lessons teach stroke techniques and water safety in a self-paced instruction

Jon B at the Historic Bal Theatre on Friday, October 3, at 7 p.m. or 10 p.m. (Up to 53% Off)

Jon B

The Historic Bal Theatre

$106.75 $50

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Backed by a full band, the Grammy-nominated R&B crooner behind "Someone to Love" and "They Don't Know" serenades fans with soulful hits

One Month of SemiPrivate Training Sessions with One, Two or Three Visits a Week at Jamz Trainings (Up to 84% Off)

Jamz Trainings

Jack London Square

$300 $55

Certified trainer James Robinson uses positive reinforcement to motivate clients through fun, challenging workouts

6 or 12 Pilates Reformer Classes at Shape Shifters Pilates and Health Studio (Up to 63% Off)

Shape Shifters Pilates and Health Studio

Moraga

$210 $84

Pilates reformer machines focus on skeletal alignment and core muscle strength

Four or Eight Barrelates™, Xbarre, or Torch Classes at PHYSIQA (Up to 56% Off)

PHYSIQA

Piedmont Avenue

$88 $39

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Barrelates™ sessions blend cardio, barre, and Pilates; Torch burns calories with interval training; and Xbarre is a combination of both

10 Personal-Training Sessions from PLAY Fitness (50% Off)

Play Fitness

Oakland

$750 $375

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Four 30-Minute Indoor Lessons at American Swim Academy (Up to 49% Off)

American Swim Academy

Multiple Locations

$72 $39

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Certified instructors impart swim basics in classes kept to a small student-to-teacher ratio for optimum safety and learning

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 30% Off $100 Group Training ($70) For New Customers at Lightnings Boxing Club

Lightnings Boxing Club

East Peralta

$30 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 30% off $100 group training ($70) for new customers

Four Swimming Lessons at Calphin Aquatic Club (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

Calphin Aquatic Club

Dublin

$80 $45

Taken consecutively, swimming lessons for all ages grow students' skills and confidence so they feel comfortable in the water

Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from Jameson Cassidy Personal Training (65% Off)

Jameson Cassidy Personal Training

Emeryville

$240 $84

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Newark OktoberFest Package with Mug and Beer at Swiss Park on Saturday, September 27, at Noon (Up to 30% Off)

Newark OktoberFest 2014

Swiss Park

$20 $14

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An afternoon of German music, dancing, games, auto displays, and, of course, fine German beers

$30 for $60 Worth of Table Tennis — ITableTennis

Itabletennis

East Industrial

$60 $30

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One or Three Pottery Classes at Play With Clay (50% Off)

Play With Clay

Emeryville

$30 $15

Pottery classes teach students of all ages and skill levels how to turn lumps of shapeless clay into exquisite decorative stoneware

3.5-Hour Sailing Lesson for Two or Four at Nautic Sailing School (Up to 50% Off)

Nautic Sailing School

Alameda

$198 $99

3.5-hour sailing lessons for two or four people on top-of-the-line sailboats, including instructions on safety and operations

$16 for Movie for Two with Popcorn and Beer or Wine at The New Parkway Theater ($29 Value)

The New Parkway Theater

Uptown Oakland

$29 $16

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Viewers recline on cozy couches and love seats while enjoying popcorn, craft beer, and local wine while watching movies on the big screen

One Private Tennis Lesson, or One or Three Group Tennis Lessons (All Levels) from Denton Desquitado (Up to 57% Off)

D2 Tennis

Mills College

$70 $35

USPTA-certified instructor and former D1 college player teaches tennis fundamentals during lessons at Mills College

Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from famous physique (65% Off)

Famous Physique

Emeryville

$300 $105

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Oakland A's Baseball Game at O.co Coliseum on September 21 or 22 (Up to 62% Off)

Oakland A's

Coliseum Industrial Complex

$26 $10

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The A's take on the Phillies and division-rival Angels in critical games that could have postseason implications

5 or 10 Open-Play Times at Pump It Up of Oakland (Up to 46% Off)

Pump It Up of Oakland

Oakland Waterfront

$45 $29

Kids' imaginations run wild as they explore, bounce, and burn energy at vibrantly colored bounce houses, slides, and inflatables

Unlimited Classes for Adults or Kids at A&R Martial Arts Training Center (Up to 81% Off)

A&R Martial Arts Training Center

North Hayward

$120 $25

Certified martial arts trainer imbues students of all levels with self-defense fundamentals

$15 for One-Month Gym Membership with Unlimited Classes at Curves ($153 Value)

Curves

Multiple Locations

$153 $15

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Curves workouts from Jillian Michaels are designed for women of all ages and help kick start weight loss in 30 minutes a day

$30 for One Month of Brazilian Jiujitsu or Muay Thai Classes at Roots Kickboxing ($139 Value)

Roots Kickboxing

Union City

$139 $30

Instructor teach take-downs, chokes, holds and defense techniques to students of all skill levels

Six Weeks or 30 Days of Kids' Karate Classes at Hernandez Martial Arts (Up to 88% Off)

Hernandez Martial Arts

Union City

$160 $19

Kids learn discipline, physical skills, self-defense, and hard work during children's karate classes

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

One or Two Months of Martial-Arts Classes for Kids or Adults at TriValley ATA Martial Arts (Up to 76% Off)

TriValley ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$125 $39

Both kids and adults develop discipline and self-confidence as they learn martial arts

Eight Children's Martial-Arts Classes or Three Months of Classes at Martial Arts America (Up to 84% Off)

Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

Bay Area Dinner Show Magic and Variety Performance for One or Two (Up to 43% Off)

Bay Area Dinner Show

Multiple Locations

$100 $60

Magician Dan Chan leads a cast of comedians and illusionists during a dinner and variety show

Body-Composition Assessment and One or Two Months of Unlimited Smartraining Sessions at Koko FitClub (Up to 88% Off)

Koko FitClub

Multiple Locations

$190 $29

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Automated exercise stations steer clients through 30-minute workouts that match body type, target fitness goals, and adapt with progress

Haunted House Visit for Two or Four with Pumpkins at Piedmont Avenue Pumpkin Patch (Up to 52% Off)

Piedmont Avenue Pumpkin Patch

Piedmont Avenue

$26 $14

Haunted house spooks guests with a spider’s lair and shrinking hallway; stock up on Halloween supplies such as pumpkins and decorations

Oakland Underground Film Festival, September 25–28 (Up to 47% Off)

Oakland Underground Film Festival

Multiple Locations

$11.34 $6

Festival highlights non-traditional narratives and local filmmakers with critically-lauded indie docs, comedies, and dramas

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Golfland debuted its first putt-putt green in 1953 and has since expanded to seven locations across California and Arizona. Each location features one to three 18-hole courses, replete with colorful castles, windmills, and fountains. After navigating the obstacle-filled fairways, guests can try their hands at an array of arcade games, whether felling foes in fighting games, stocking up on tickets to win prizes, or following the spellbinding plotline of a pinball game. At the San Jose location, visitors can cool off in the warmer months with a trip down parallel outdoor waterslides.

2533 Castro Valley Blvd
Castro Valley,
CA
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Castro Village Bowl facilitates hours of pin-felling entertainment from early morning until late in the evening. The alley hosts 32 well-maintained lanes with automatic scoring machines and bumpers for bowlers under the age of 7. In addition to open hours, Castro Village Bowl provides league opportunities for children, adults, and families, finally giving parents the perfect justification for having named their daughter "Pin Crusher." A snack bar and full-service cocktail lounge is also available to provide refreshments for postgame celebrations.

3501 Village Dr
Castro Valley,
CA
US

For more than 30 years, the senseis behind Martial Arts America have filled the minds and fists of students as young as 4 years old through adulthood with the focus, discipline, and confidence that comes from studying self-defense. The instructors lead five martial-arts forms—tae kwon do, eskrima, jujitsu, krav maga, and CDT training, which stands for compliance, direction, and takedown—helping patrons strengthen their bodies and minds. This multidimensional program trains students in defensive tactics such as strikes, grappling, throws, rolls, and using fighting sticks to protect innocent civilians from rogue baseball-pitching machines.

20440 Redwood Rd
Castro Valley,
CA
US

World Wide Art, Inc. (est. 1996) is a physical brick and mortar art gallery and custom frame shop in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area. We have been in business for over 15 years and plan on being around for a long time. World Wide Art employees are collectors, artists, professional framers and truly love what they do.

20628 Rustic Dr
Castro Valley,
CA
US

At the heart of Castro Valley sits Lake Chabot, a 315-acre drinking-water reservoir surrounded by miles of parklands and walking trails. At the marina, Lake Chabot Fishing Outfitters provides a complete assortment of bait and tackle, along with rod and reel rentals, boat rentals, and a café stocked with breakfast and lunch. Depending on the season, anglers can try different fishing methods to track down their desired targets. In the fall through the spring, spoon and fly fishers often reel in hungry trout, and summertime anglers are often successful with catfish, crappies, bluegill, and largemouth bass.

17930 Lake Chabot Rd
Castro Valley,
CA
US

The Sylvester family had bartending in its blood. Whether it was Uncle Mickey holding court with 40 years' worth of regulars or Tony Sr. mixing one of his signature Skip and Go Nakeds, they exemplified the easy grace and no-nonsense craftsmanship found in a true barman's barman. That dedication to well-poured drinks carried over to Tony Jr., who has spent the last 35 years training mixologists nationwide through the curriculum of his ABC Bartending Schools. Taught behind fully functional bars, his courses educate students in topics ranging from drink recipes and equipment setup to flair moves and alcohol awareness. His schools also emphasize employment; after graduation, students can take advantage of a nationwide job placement service to land gigs in Miami nightclubs, Las Vegas casinos, or the bar cars of Chicago's El trains.

15694 E 14th St.
San Leandro,
CA
US

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