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5 ways to make the most of your weekend in Oakland

5 ways to make the most of your weekend in Oakland
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By Hoodline - Published on March 04, 2020.

There's a little something for everyone coming up on the events calendar this week. From a town hall meeting to a tap-dance class, here are some solid options to help you get off the couch and out into the world.

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Town Hall: Building Peace in Oakland and Beyond

From the event description:

Oakland has reduced gun violence by nearly 50% in recent years. That's no accident. Join us for an important and hopeful conversation about Oakland’s progress and the wide-ranging implications of this lifesaving work. 

When: Friday, March 6, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: Allen Temple Baptist Church, 8501 International Blvd.
Admission: Free
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The Bunkermen at the Stork Club

From the event description:

Live music with The Bunkermen (punk/funk/rock) for your drinking and dancing pleasure. Also starring a bunch of other hard-laboring bands — and burlesque!

When: Friday, March 6, 7-11:30 p.m.
Where: Stork Club, 2330 Telegraph Ave.
Admission: Free
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Black Choreographers Festival: Tap Master Class with Chloe Arnold

From the event description:

Join The Black Choreographers Festival for a tap master class with the amazing Chloe Arnold.  She was discovered at a young age by the legendary Debbie Allen. A leading lady of tap, Chloé has performed on stages around the globe, and is  the artistic director/founder of Syncopated Ladies, an all-female tap company.     

When: Saturday, March 7, 12-1 p.m.
Where: Gritty City Studios inside FLAX Art & Design, 1501 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Admission: $15
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Don't Tell Comedy (Chinatown)

From the event description:

Join us for a night of stand-up for people who love laughing and despise overpriced drinks. Secret comedians. Secret location. BYOB. (The exact location of the show will be emailed to ticket holders at noon on the day of the event.)

When: Saturday, March 7, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: TBA
Admission: $25
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#DatingWhileEritrean Discussion

From the event description:

We look forward to having you at our next #DatingWhileEritrean event. It was formed to create a safe space to examine the state of dating in the Eritrean community. Our first event was well-received. We had over 50 people engage in honest dialogue and openly shared their dating perspective. Help us build on that discussion. 

When: Saturday, March 7, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: Oakstop, 1721 Broadway
Admission: $5
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