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Temescal Trick or Treat 2019

Thursday, October 31 | 4 – 6pm | Telegraph from 40th – 51st  | FREE Kids of all ages and parents, come and stroll Telegraph Ave and collect treats from local merchants. Start at The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse and grab a halloween tote for all your candy, then head over to Ruby’s Garden Kidwear & Gift costume contest, trick and treat your way down to Flying Studios for their family dance party, and enter the apple bobbing contest at Ancient Ways!
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Participate in the Temescal Holiday Fair

Sunday, December 8 | 11am – 5pm | 49th St. at Telegraph & Temescal Alley | 486 49th St.
 
The holiday season is fast approaching and the Temescal Telegraph BID is organizing the 2019 Temescal Holiday Fair: Creators & Critters for Bay Area shoppers to find beautiful unique gifts while supporting Temescal’s independent artists.

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BID Welcomes New Marketing and Program Assistant

The BID would like to welcome Gabby as the new Marketing and Program Assistant. Gabby comes to the BID from North Atlantic Books in Berkeley, where she worked as a Marketing & Publicity intern.

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Upper Telegraph Pre-Pride Party

Saturday, August 24 | 12 – 6pm | Telegraph & 66th | FREE

Come celebrate Oakland’s first Rainbow Crosswalks, Oakland Pride & our amazing Upper Telegraph community!  There will be: Queer First Fridays DJ’s and Dance Party, Drag shows, food, drinks and more. This event also celebrates that the City of Oakland has agreed to repaint our volunteer-created rainbow crosswalks, with a plan to permit permanent crosswalks!!

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Now hiring: Temescal BID Marketing & Program Assistant

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Marketing & Program Assistant

The Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District (TTBID) seeks a Marketing and Program Assistant. This position is ideal to launch a career in community development, marketing, event planning, or business development. The chosen candidate will be involved in all aspects of the TTBID’s marketing, events, and program support and will work under the supervision of and with support from the Executive Director.

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40th Street Block Party

On Saturday, June 20th, 11am-5pm Get ready to rock out to great live music including classic rock from The Cover Ups, punk-rock group Paper Dolls, dream-pop quartet Billie Gale, rock and roll group Destroy Boys, swampy rock’n’roll band Whateverglades, and Dj tunes by Tion Bukue Torrence! Plus local food and beer, and unique artisan vendors on 40th Street between Opal and Webster.

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Temescal Public Art Walking Tour

Join the Temescal Telegraph Business District – Oakland (TTBID) for a guided walking tour of Temescal’s public art. The walking tour will include: a recap of Temescal’s rich history, Q&A with contributing artists, and an interactive mural painting with Bukue One. Together we’ll explore the art that takes up the walls of our favorite venues, the intersections of our streets, and the local landmarks we often overlook.

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2019 Temescal Street Fair

This year’s 16th Annual Temescal Street Fair will be on Sunday, June 9th, 2019. Join us for live music on three stages, great food from popular Temescal eateries and mobile food vendors, craft beer, and scores of artisans at our FREE annual Festival!

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2019 Taste of Temescal

Our 10th Annual Taste of Temescal Culinary Crawl was a huge success, selling out all 500 tickets for the very first time! $20,000 was raised and we could not have done it without your support. Hundreds of Bay Area locals came out to enjoy some delicious food from over 20 different participating Temescal restaurants.

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Valentine’s Day 2019 Events

Valentine’s Day is always a loving and special time of the year! It is a great opportunity to show someone that they are appreciated, and it also a chance to treat yourself and express a little self-love. Whether you are looking for a little pick-me-up for yourself or are planning out a special night for someone close to you, there are plenty of events here in Temescal which are sure to please.

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