Activities in Oakland, CA


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

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

Rueda Con Ritmo

In The Groove

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

$52 $20

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Oakland Aviation Museum: Two or Four Adult Tickets or One-Year Family Membership to Oakland Aviation Museum (50% Off)

Two or Four Adult Tickets or One-Year Family Membership to Oakland Aviation Museum (50% Off)

Oakland Aviation Museum

Oakland

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

$40 $20

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Pan Theater: Improv Show for Two, Four, or Eight at Pan Theater (Up to 59% Off)

Improv Show for Two, Four, or Eight at Pan Theater (Up to 59% Off)

Pan Theater

Downtown

Enjoy off-the-cuff entertainment at an improv show as professional goofs build side-splitting scenes before your eyes

$60 $29

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Guardian Gym: $35 for $135 Worth of Boxing Lessons — Guardian Gym

$35 for $135 Worth of Boxing Lessons — Guardian Gym

Guardian Gym

Downtown

From the merchant: A great environment to learn boxing and/or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in downtown Oakland

$135 $35

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Chabot Space and Science Center: $49 for a One-Year Family Membership to Chabot Space & Science Center ($99 Value)

$49 for a One-Year Family Membership to Chabot Space & Science Center ($99 Value)

Chabot Space and Science Center

Oakland

Unlimited museum access and planetarium shows for one year from the date of redemption, plus discounts on classes, gifts, and café fare

$99 $49

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Metropolitan Golf Links: $79 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf Including Cart for Two at Metropolitan Golf Links ($156 Value)

$79 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf Including Cart for Two at Metropolitan Golf Links ($156 Value)

Metropolitan Golf Links

Oakland

Play the straightaways, doglegs, and double dogleg on this award-winning links course, made more challenging by San Francisco Bay breezes

$156 $79

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Emeryville Taiko: One, Five, or Ten Classes at Emeryville Taiko (Up to 46% Off). Three Options Available.

One, Five, or Ten Classes at Emeryville Taiko (Up to 46% Off). Three Options Available.

Emeryville Taiko

Multiple Locations

Learn the ancient art of Japanese taiko drumming during classes

$15 $10

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Lake Chabot Golf Course: 18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental at Lake Chabot Golf Course (Up to 50% Off)

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental at Lake Chabot Golf Course (Up to 50% Off)

Lake Chabot Golf Course

Chabot Park

Challenging 18-hole course gives golfers all they can handle—including gorgeous views of San Francisco, Oakland, and the Bay Bridge

$114 $59

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U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu: One or Two Months of Unlimited Lessons at U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu (Up to 72% Off)

One or Two Months of Unlimited Lessons at U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu (Up to 72% Off)

U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu

Chinatown

Black-belt instructors train students in traditional Shaolin kung fu, with an emphasis on self-defense and self-discipline

$100 $30

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D2 Tennis: One-Hour Private Tennis Lesson (All Levels) from Denton Desquitado (up to 50% off)

One-Hour Private Tennis Lesson (All Levels) from Denton Desquitado (up to 50% off)

D2 Tennis

Oakland

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

$70 $35

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The Dinner Detective: "The Dinner Detective" Murder-Mystery Dinner (May 7–September 24)

"The Dinner Detective" Murder-Mystery Dinner (May 7–September 24)

The Dinner Detective

Waterfront Hotel

Interactive comedic murder mystery unfolds during a four-course dinner, with prizes for the guest who solves the crime

$94.90 $57

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Rockstar Tango: Four Dance Classes from Rockstar Tango (50% Off)

Four Dance Classes from Rockstar Tango (50% Off)

Rockstar Tango

Downtown

From the merchant: Get Close to Someone in a Special Moment; Tango with an Urban Twist

$30 $15

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Trapeze Arts: Flying Trapeze, Trampoline or Aerial Arts Classes at Trapeze Arts (Up to 30% Off)

Flying Trapeze, Trampoline or Aerial Arts Classes at Trapeze Arts (Up to 30% Off)

Trapeze Arts

West Oakland

Flying trapeze, Aerial and Trampoline classes teach skills and build strength while providing workouts and developing spacial awareness

$105 $75

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Afterguard Sailing Academy: Introduction Sailing Class at Afterguard Sailing Academy (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Introduction Sailing Class at Afterguard Sailing Academy (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Afterguard Sailing Academy

East Bay

Instructors acquaint students with sailing vernacular and basic techniques during hands-on sailing sessions

$90 $55

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White Horse Inn: The Date Talk Game Show - Women Only! at White Horse Inn

The Date Talk Game Show - Women Only! at White Horse Inn

White Horse Inn

Fairview Park

$10 $7.50

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Jeff Cohn Cellars: Wine Tasting with In-Store Credit for Two, Four, or Six at Jeff Cohn Cellars (Up to 67% Off)

Wine Tasting with In-Store Credit for Two, Four, or Six at Jeff Cohn Cellars (Up to 67% Off)

Jeff Cohn Cellars

Produce and Waterfront

Guests sip award-winning Rhone vintages during tastings that include credit for wine take-home purchases

$55 $35

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Gracie Jiu-Jitsu: $54 for $120 Groupon — Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

$54 for $120 Groupon — Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Grand Lake

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

$120 $54

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Kamiyo Dojo: 8 or 16 Martial Arts Classes (Up to 68% Off)

8 or 16 Martial Arts Classes (Up to 68% Off)

Kamiyo Dojo

Temescal

Classes on traditional Japanese and Chinese martial arts ranging from ninpo,taijutsu, jujutsu, chin na, and bagua

$120 $39

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Overland Bar and Grill: The Amazing Jack London Square Scavenger Hunt at Overland Bar and Grill

The Amazing Jack London Square Scavenger Hunt at Overland Bar and Grill

Overland Bar and Grill

Produce and Waterfront

$30 $19.75

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I Hella Love Shorts Film Festivals: $10 for $20 Worth of Art-House Films — I Hella Love Shorts Film Festivals

$10 for $20 Worth of Art-House Films — I Hella Love Shorts Film Festivals

I Hella Love Shorts Film Festivals

Downtown

From the merchant: IHLS promotes short films that reflect the rich and diverse experiences within the Bay Area and across the globe.

$20 $10

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Peralta Hacienda Historical Park: Individual or Family Membership or Guided Tour for Four to Peralta Hacienda Historical Park (Up to 51% Off)

Individual or Family Membership or Guided Tour for Four to Peralta Hacienda Historical Park (Up to 51% Off)

Peralta Hacienda Historical Park

Peralta Hacienda

6-acre park includes a historical home and ranch and explores different cultures’ impacts on Fruitvale and California

$35 $17

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Geoffrey's Inner Circle : TMI Storytelling at Geoffrey's Inner Circle

TMI Storytelling at Geoffrey's Inner Circle

Geoffrey's Inner Circle

Downtown

$5 $2.50

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Brainwash Movies: Admission for One, Two, or Four to Brainwash Movie Festival (Up to 64% Off). Multiple Dates Available.

Admission for One, Two, or Four to Brainwash Movie Festival (Up to 64% Off). Multiple Dates Available.

Brainwash Movies

Oakland

Film festival screens a collection of strange, out-of-the-box, and fascinating shorts and features

$20 $12

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Oakland A's: Oakland A's Game on May 19, or May 30

Oakland A's Game on May 19, or May 30

Oakland A's

Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Billy Burns, Stephen Vogt, and the A’s return to the diamond during a trio of games, including a showdown against the reigning champs

$36 $18

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Jensen Redondo Tennis Academy: $70 for $200 Worth of Tennis Lessons — Jensen Redondo Tennis Academy

$70 for $200 Worth of Tennis Lessons — Jensen Redondo Tennis Academy

Jensen Redondo Tennis Academy

Mills College

From the merchant: Red Ball Academy for children ages 10 and under; meets Mondays or Fridays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

$200 $70

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Robotics for Fun: 5-Day Robotics Camp for Kids from Robotics for Fun (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

5-Day Robotics Camp for Kids from Robotics for Fun (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Robotics for Fun

Oakland

Students build robots, learn to program them and participate in a special challenge by the end of the week

$795 $399

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Tiia Dance: Five Hoop Dance Classes from Tiia Dance (44% Off)

Five Hoop Dance Classes from Tiia Dance (44% Off)

Tiia Dance

Adams Point

From the merchant: A beginner level series offering the fundamentals of hoop dance with an emphasis on authentic creative expression.

$80 $45

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Young's Superior Martial Arts: $81 for $270 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Superior Martial Arts

$81 for $270 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Superior Martial Arts

Young's Superior Martial Arts

Redwood Heights

From the merchant: Five time Gold Medal Martial Arts Champion teaching trial program for beginners. Sign up now!

$270 $81

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San Francisco Flame Throwers: San Francisco FlameThrowers Ultimate Disc Match (Through July 9)

San Francisco FlameThrowers Ultimate Disc Match (Through July 9)

San Francisco Flame Throwers

Laney College Football Field

Ultimate Disc players dash around the field during fast-paced matches that combine elements of soccer, football, and basketball

$12 $7

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Rockridge Two Wheels and Vespa Walnut Creek: $3,999 for a 2015 Vespa Primavera 150 Scooter at Rockridge Two Wheels and Vespa Walnut Creek ($4,899 Value Value)

$3,999 for a 2015 Vespa Primavera 150 Scooter at Rockridge Two Wheels and Vespa Walnut Creek ($4,899 Value Value)

Rockridge Two Wheels and Vespa Walnut Creek

Multiple Locations

The streamlined, spacious Primavera includes LED daytime running lights, digital instruments, and an electronic injection 155cc engine

$4,899 $3,999

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Lake Chalet: The Amazing Lake Merritt Scavenger Hunt at Lake Chalet

The Amazing Lake Merritt Scavenger Hunt at Lake Chalet

Lake Chalet

Oakland

$30 $19.75

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Laney College Field: San Francisco FlameThrowers at Laney College Field

San Francisco FlameThrowers at Laney College Field

Laney College Field

Peralta - Laney

$12 $4.50

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Waterfront Hotel: The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show Oakland at Waterfront Hotel

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show Oakland at Waterfront Hotel

Waterfront Hotel

Oakland

$105 $72

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AMF Bowling Co.: Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 64% Off)

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 64% Off)

AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

Long-time bowling industry leader with 200+ locations across the country offers two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$124.30 $45

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Albany Bowl: $18 for Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two at Albany Bowl (Up to $30 Value)

$18 for Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two at Albany Bowl (Up to $30 Value)

Albany Bowl

Albany

36 gleaming lanes invite duos to bowl strikes then strike poses in rented shoes

$30 $18

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Bay Area Discovery Museum: Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Bay Area Discovery Museum (Up to 46% Off)

Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Bay Area Discovery Museum (Up to 46% Off)

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Sausalito

Designed to cater to kids up to age 10 and their guardians, guests enjoy interactive exhibits and hands-on daily programs with museum staff

$55.80 $30

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Habitot Children's Museum: One Visit for One Adult and One Kid or Two Adults and Two Kids at Habitot Children's Museum (Up to 33% Off)

One Visit for One Adult and One Kid or Two Adults and Two Kids at Habitot Children's Museum (Up to 33% Off)

Habitot Children's Museum

Downtown Berkeley

Habitot builds infants’ and young kids’ creative-thinking and problem-solving skills through exhibits, art studio, and educational programs

$20 $13.99

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Bridges Rock Gym: One- or Three-Day Rock-Climbing Gym Packages at Bridges Rock Gym (Up to 56%Off)

One- or Three-Day Rock-Climbing Gym Packages at Bridges Rock Gym (Up to 56%Off)

Bridges Rock Gym

El Cerrito

Scale rocks, kickbox, or flex muscles during yoga classes at this comprehensive climbing gym

$66 $29

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Castro Village Bowl: Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two or Four at Castro Village Bowl in Castro Valley (Up to 52% Off)

Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two or Four at Castro Village Bowl in Castro Valley (Up to 52% Off)

Castro Village Bowl

Castro Valley

32-lane facility provides automatic scoring & bumpers for young bowlers

$26 $13

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Eastbay Badminton Association: Badminton Session for Two or Four with Racket Rentals at Eastbay Badminton Association (Up to 58% Off)

Badminton Session for Two or Four with Racket Rentals at Eastbay Badminton Association (Up to 58% Off)

Eastbay Badminton Association

Emeryville

Players serve and volley shuttlecocks on professional Robbins Flooring Systems courts with 11 millimeters of padding

$46 $22

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The Jungle Concord: Indoor Playplace Admission to The Jungle Concord (Up to 54% Off). Four Options Available.

Indoor Playplace Admission to The Jungle Concord (Up to 54% Off). Four Options Available.

The Jungle Concord

Concord

Jungle-themed indoor playground includes a huge play structure, a bounce house for toddlers, and an arcade

$35.80 $17

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AquaTech Swim School: Four Group Lessons, Five Play Days, or Unlimited Group Lessons at AquaTech Swim School (Up to 51% Off)

Four Group Lessons, Five Play Days, or Unlimited Group Lessons at AquaTech Swim School (Up to 51% Off)

AquaTech Swim School

Multiple Locations

Group lessons and play days teach the basics of lap swimming in a non-intimidating environment

$85 $42

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Adventure Kinderland Playground: Admission for One or Two at Adventure Kinderland Playground (Up to 40% Off)

Admission for One or Two at Adventure Kinderland Playground (Up to 40% Off)

Adventure Kinderland Playground

Richmond

This jungle-themed indoor playground features tunnels, slides, ball pools, and designated toddlers-only spaces

$15 $9

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Lemos Farm: Farm Day Passes for 2 Kids and 2 Adults, or $50 Toward a Children’s Party at Lemos Farm (Up to 50% Off)

Farm Day Passes for 2 Kids and 2 Adults, or $50 Toward a Children’s Party at Lemos Farm (Up to 50% Off)

Lemos Farm

Half Moon Bay

Pony rides and petting-zoo visits entertain families, and youngsters celebrate milestones with farm-themed shindigs

$40 $25

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The Hunger Games: The Exhibition: "The Hunger Games: The Exhibition" (Through May 26)

"The Hunger Games: The Exhibition" (Through May 26)

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition

Palace of Fine Arts Exhibition Hall

High-tech exhibit combines props, costumes, and interactive set recreations that bring the world of Panem to life

$23 $19

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SF Armory: $30 for Armory Tour for Two at SF Armory (Up to $50 Value)

$30 for Armory Tour for Two at SF Armory (Up to $50 Value)

SF Armory

Mission

Employees lead 90-minute tours for guests aged 18 & older through five floors of historic armory & elaborate adult-film sets

$50 $30

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Art Social: Social Painting Event for One or Two at Local Bar or Restaurant from Art Social (Up to 47% Off)

Social Painting Event for One or Two at Local Bar or Restaurant from Art Social (Up to 47% Off)

Art Social

Multiple Locations

Local artists unleash students’ creative sides during three-hour painting classes held in various local wine bars and restaurants

$45 $25

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Rockin Jump - Fremont: One-Hour Jump Pass for Two, Four, or Six People at Rockin Jump (Up to 64% Off)

One-Hour Jump Pass for Two, Four, or Six People at Rockin Jump (Up to 64% Off)

Rockin Jump - Fremont

Fremont

An arena made of stretchy trampolines with basketball hoops, dodge ball, and other games that dare visitors to defy gravity

$56 $28

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Old Faithful Geyser of California: Visit for Two or Four to Old Faithful Geyser of California (Up to 48% Off)

Visit for Two or Four to Old Faithful Geyser of California (Up to 48% Off)

Old Faithful Geyser of California

Calistoga

Watch geyser shoot in the sky up to 100 feet high at 30-minute intervals; while you wait, head to the petting zoo or picturesque picnic area

$56 $29

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  • Urban Legends Cellars
    Five Myths Dispelled at Urban Legends Cellars Urban Legends Cellars operate in a pretty unlikely location for a winery: a former industrial building that sits right on the water. The Oakland winemakers work far from arable soil, but that doesn’t deter them. In fact, it spurs them on in their mission to dispel some of the myths and legends about what good wine is, and where it comes from. Below are five common fallacies about winemaking that the vintners Urban Legends are shattering: Wine must be made next to the vine its grapes grow on. While there’s something to be said for freshness, local soil can be as limiting as it is liberating. Grapes that grow well in one place may not thrive in another, and vice versa. Working outside the bounds of wine country, Urban Cellars’ team gets their grapes wherever they please, and always from a region that produces particularly fine specimens. Winemakers should focus on a single grape. It’s true that, given different seasons, soils, and fermentation methods, a single grape can produce a myriad of complex, nuanced flavors. This explains why many winemakers prefer to take a limited focus. That being said, it’s untrue that a broad approach that ropes in multiple grapes diminishes the quality of the winery’s final products. Urban Legends’ producers prove that, working with a variety of grapes seasonally to produce a wide and diverse range of wines that all taste good. Innovation has no place amongst fine wines. As far as being a wine-producing nation, America is a youngster. That may explain why some U.S. winemakers aren’t as tied to tradition as their European or Spanish counterparts are. That’s certainly the case for the folks at Urban Legends Cellars, who are constantly experimenting. By placing flavor above history, they’re able to produce some truly unusual and exciting wines. A rose can’t be complex. Oft reviled and dismissed, rose has made quite the comeback in recent years, going from a sickly-sweet soda pop equivalent to something at once dry and refreshing. Part and parcel of this revolution is Urban Legends Cellars’ Rosata di Barbera. It pays homage to its fruity forebears with a sweet nose, but boasts a smooth body with a citristy finish that doesn’t overwhelm the palate. Rieslings must be sweet. Another varietal known for its sweetness, Rieslings also get a bad rep. The team at Urban Legends seeks to change that, constantly sampling their Rieslings throughout fermentation to catch it at the exact moment when sweetness and acidity come into perfect balance. When they taste what they’re looking for, they immediately chill the whole batch, putting a halt to the fermentation process. The whole operation has to move pretty quickly, and requires confident, experienced hands and palates to pull off.
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    621 4th Street
    Oakland, CA US
  • Marc 49
    Marc 49: A User’s Guide Wine Bar | Seasonal, Farm-Fresh Cuisine | Sophisticated Cocktails | Sunday Brunch | Heated Patio Sample Menu Appetizer: bacon deviled eggs with herbed crumbs and cornichons Entree: lamb moussaka with a parmesan-potato crust Cocktail: the French Imperialist with Hendrick's gin, Lillet Blanc, grapefruit-rose liqueur, hibiscus syrup, and rose water Where to Sit: The back patio is popular thanks to ample heaters that help keep the space cozy. The decor is nothing to scoff at either, with modern wood tables and chairs echoing the wood-paneled walls, some of which are decorated with colorful murals. When to Go: Try Marc 49 during happy hour (weekdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. to close) for discounted sangria, wine, cocktails, beer, and upscale bar bites. Inside Tips Come thirsty for Sunday brunch (11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.), which features bacon-garnished bloody marys and bottomless mimosas. Oysters are a buck apiece every Wednesday and Sunday. Vocab Lesson Moussaka: a Greek casserole that’s typically layered with lamb and eggplant and topped with béchamel sauce. While You’re in the Neighborhood: Pick up an all-natural remedy for a common cold or a severe case of mortality at Homestead Apothecary (486 49th Street), a boutique herb shop specializing in tinctures, teas, and essential oils.
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    4915 Telegraph Avenue
    Oakland, CA US
  • Chabot Space & Science Center
    From the spectacular and grandiose, such as far-reaching telescopes that penetrate the cosmos and bring back crystal-clear views of the stars, to the most curious minutiae, think "space toilets" like those used by astronauts on the International Space Station & Chabot Space & Science Center captures the science, mystery, and grandeur of outer space in an interactive and educational setting. The big picture comes courtesy of the observatory's three high-powered telescopes, which grant Chabot with its domed silhouette and provide visitors a privileged view of the stars during daytime and evening viewings. Things narrow in scope once you enter the museum, where interactive exhibits zero in on the smaller curiosities of space and Earth's relationship to it. The aforementioned space toilet is a part of the Beyond Blastoff exhibit, where spacesuits, space gear, and space food paint a picture of an astronaut's day-to-day life. One Giant Leap: A Moon Odyssey gives visitors another taste of space exploration, this time by putting them behind the controls of the original Mercury space capsule, then puts them face to face with a 3.3-billion-year-old moon rock collected during the Apollo 15 mission. Weather becomes more than something to curse at for canceling the ball game or flooding a meteorologist's basement once visitors enter Bill Nye's Climate Lab. There, kids tasked with saving the Earth from storms and melting ice sheets are too busy developing top-secret energy-saving devices to realize they might be learning something. Chabot Space & Science Center also features shows such as LaserMania, a classic-rock-fueled spectacle where light and sound, a 360-degree cocoon of cutting-edge laser lights set to music by The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and U2, specifically, team up for an explosive sensory experience
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    10000 Skyline Blvd.
    Oakland, CA US
  • Oakland Museum of California
    California is too vast and diverse a state to capture through just one medium. That's why Oakland Museum of California combines art, history, and natural science collections—more than 1.8 million objects total—to tell the state’s story. Organized around themes of land, people, and creativity, the art gallery showcases more than 70,000 works from the 19th century through present day, ranging from paintings and sculptures to new media. Encompassing more than 100,000 artifacts, including several thousand bird eggs, the natural sciences gallery spotlights seven particular landscapes, including Yosemite and Mount Shasta. The history gallery includes more than 2,200 objects that trace major periods in the state's history, tying together the lives of the indigenous people, incursions by Spanish settlers, and the giggling mad dash of the gold rush. In a nod to the history of Tinsel town, the interactive Creative Hollywood station lets visitors create an animation, add sound effects to movies, and forget a personal assistant’s birthday. Forming the roof of each level, verdant gardens separate the galleries, while more greenery and sculptures beautify the museum's outdoor roof gardens and courtyards. The museum uses more outdoor space to hosts its Friday Nights @ OMCA, a family-friendly market full of live music, dance lessons, and local cuisine. Local and seasonal ingredients, meanwhile, flavor the dishes available in the museum's Blue Oak café. The café doubles as a residency for jazz bassist Ron Crotty, a founder of The Dave Brubeck Quartet, who grooves his way through jazz standards every Friday.
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    1000 Oak St.
    Oakland, CA US
  • Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity was founded in 1976 with the goal of building homes in partnership with families across the country in need of affordable housing. Since then, the organization has grown into a behemoth of goodwill in more than 70 countries, bringing housing financing to villages in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, promoting sustainable building and energy efficiency, and responding to overwhelming need during natural disasters. But the organization is best known for its home-building projects. When Habitat for Humanity builds a home, it enlists the help of the family who will be living there. They dedicate their time and sweat to completing the project alongside volunteers, neighbors, donors, churches, and other supporters, engendering a spirit of renewal and fellowship. Once they move in, families pay a no-profit mortgage. Their mortgage payments go into a revolving fund that promotes the construction of more homes. In 2009, Habitat launched the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, whose holistic community development approach promotes construction, repair, and rehabilitation of affordable housing in partnership with low-income families in markets hit hard by foreclosures. To date, Habitat has helped build and repair more than 600,000 houses and served more than three million people across the globe, welcoming people of all races, religions, and nationalities to partner in its mission as a nonprofit Christian housing organization. Since embarking in 1986, the East Bay/Silicon Valley division of Habitat has put roofs over the heads of over 380 families in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara Counties.
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    2619 Broadway
    Oakland, CA US
  • You and the Mat
    Sometimes, it's impossible to keep all of the peacefulness in one place. Such was the case for the yoga instructors behind You and the Mat / Piedmont School of Yoga, which recently expanded their harmonious empire to include a brand new studio in Oakland's East Bay. Their expansion also helped preserve a local legacy, rescuing some of the most distinguished instructors of the venerable Piedmont Yoga Studio from disbandment. These include Piedmont co-founder Richard Rosen, who joins senior instructors including Leslie Howard, JoAnn Lyons, and Yoko Yoshikawa on a team sporting multiple decades of shared experience. Here, inside two 1,200 square foot practice rooms, these seasoned instructors lead students through yoga and meditation classes calibrated for every experience and ability level. Whether they're relaxing in the flickering glow of Candlelight Yoga, developing awareness and attention to detail with Annie Carpenter's SmartFLOW yoga, increasing range of motion during Yoga For Flexibility, or recentering with Mindfulness Meditation, students practice their craft in a studio built around education and openness. The studio's positive qualities don't end there; designed for maximum eco-responsibility, the space lets people improve themselves while simultaneously improving the environment around them. In addition to classes, the space also hosts a fine arts gallery dedicated to yoga-inspired art.
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    3966 Piedmont Ave.
    Oakland, CA US

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