Temescal Events, Shopping, Arts and Dining

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Temescal Holiday Fair: Creators & Critters

Sunday, December 2, 11am-5m

Save the date for the Temescal BID's annual Holiday Fair with a FREE petting zoo, beautiful arts & crafts for your holiday gift buying needs plus hot chocolate and food in the Alley!

Temescal Library Centennial Celebration

Saturday, December 8th | 10:30am - 10:30pm | Temescal Public Library | 5205 Telegraph Ave | All Ages

An all-day party for the entire family! Temescal children’s author Angela Dalton will start the festivities with presentations of her latest work. A neighborhood history archive will be dedicated and the branch will introduce a host of programs and activities that will launch the second century of service to the district.

Temescal Trick or Treat

Kids of all ages and parents, come and stroll Telegraph Ave and collect treats from local merchants. Start at Ruby’s Garden Kidwear & Gift costume contest, trick and treat your way down to Flying Studios for their family dance party, make a mask over at The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse and enter the apple bobbing contest at Ancient Ways!
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Repave Telegraph Update

Earlier this year, we announced that our campaign to get the City of Oakland to recognize the paving that needed to be on Telegraph had been successful. With over 600 signatures of the petition, the mass numbers of calls and emails and the overall support of sharing our campaign, the City of Oakland decided it was time to take action. The city of Oakland sent us a letter recognizing a “clerical error” in the paving list and committed to repaving Telegraph Ave in Spring 2019 (please see full letter Here).
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Temescal is a vibrant neighborhood leading the Oakland renaissance, full of innovative and diverse people creating small independent thoughtfully-curated shops, restaurants and services, celebrating emerging arts and culture in our community.