Laurel District
MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, California 94619

510-322-1817

October 2017: LDA Monthly Board Meeting
10/17/2017 1:00:00 AM UTC - 10/17/2017 3:00:00 AM UTC
4173 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, California, 94619
The Laurel District Association board meeting is held on every 3rd Monday of each month, except December, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. 
November 2017: LDA Monthly Board Meeting
The Laurel District Association board meeting is held on every 3rd Monday of each month, except December, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. 
September 2017: LDA Monthly Board Meeting
The Laurel District Association board meeting is held on every 3rd Monday of each month, except December, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. 
August 2017: LDA Monthly Board Meeting
The Laurel District Association board meeting is held on every 3rd Monday of each month, except December, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. 
18th Annual Laurel Street Fair on Saturday, August 12th!
Laurel District Association Presents: The 18th Annual Laurel Street Fair Saturday, August 12th 11am - 6pm World Class Music | DJ’s | Community Yoga | Artisan Vendors  Biergarten & Libations | Children’s Carnival | Petting Zoo | Food Trucks | ♥ The Laurel Street Fair is proud to be celebrating our 18th year of maintaining an admission free, outdoor festival that is open to all! 2017 proves to be our biggest year yet; featuring several blocks of locally made accessories and crafts, fantastic visual & performance artists, free community yoga, an engaging children’s carnival & petting zoo, a mouth-watering collection of local chefs & pop-up kitchens, California Beer Society’s Laurel Biergarten and, of course, a musical line up that honors Oakland’s exceptionally beautiful & diverse population. Join us for an afternoon of celebrating one of Oakland’s most unique and thriving neighborhoods, our beloved Laurel District! 18th Annual Laurel Street Fair &  World Music Festival  Saturday, August 12th 2017 MacArthur Blvd. Between 35th - 39th Avenues, Oakland CA 11am - 6pm | Admission Free & Open To All | Wheelchair Accessible | Dogs On Leash OK FEATURING: Chinyakare Ensemble | Andre Thierry | Debajo Del Agua | SambaFunk! & More!  INFO: http://www.laurelstreetfair.com/
Creative Writing Camp for Grades 4-6 at Kids N Dance! July 24 - 28!
CREATING CHARACTERS is a Fiction Writing Camp taught by Marielle Cammarata, co-owner of Kids 'N Dance 'N Theater Arts. Previously a middle school teacher and homeschool writing workshop leader, she is excited to present a fun filled week of character creation. The workshop is filled with playful, interactive activities that demonstrate skills to create vivid scenes with believable characters. Plenty of writing and sharing time is also provided to explore the power of new strategies.  This workshop is designed for enthusiastic writers looking for an opportunity to deepen their writing skills in a supportive community!  Monday, July 24th - Friday, July 28th  Kids N Dance Theater 3840 MacArthur Blvd  Oakland, CA 94619
July 2017: LDA Monthly Board Meeting
The Laurel District Association board meeting is held on every 3rd Monday of each month, except December, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. 
Learn to Read Tarot w/ Laura Zuspan (Workshop Series!)
The Taror is an ancient book of poetry, art, mapping our consciouness, revealing the secrets of human behaviorand conditioning. In this four class series, you will learn the meaning and symbolism of the entire 78 cards of the Tarot deck, providing a foundation for a beginning reader.  Led by Laura Zuspan, a renown Artist and Seer.  Sunday, March 26th Sunday, April 23rd Sunday, May 28th Sunday, June 25th Homestead Apothecary  3807 MacArthur Blvd.  Oakland, CA  12:00 - 2:30PM  LEARN MORE
Be Free Yoga for People of Color, Every Second & Fourth Saturday!
With all that happens in our days / in the world, how do you stay on your square? How do you power up? How do you get reminded of the infinite goodness that exists within you/with us? Are you ready to be Fearless and Free?  Please join us every second and fourth Saturday for donation based Yoga, led by Mizan Alkebulan. No one will be turned away for lack of funds, please bring your own mat and water bottle.   Be Free Yoga   Be Well Natural   4140 MacArthur Blvd.   Oakland, CA   Second Saturdays  9:00 - 10:30AM   March 11th, April 8th, May 13th, June 10th 2017  Fourth Saturdays  9:00 - 10:30AM   March 25th, April 22nd, May 27th, June 24th 2017 
Contribution Based Vinyasa Yoga Class w/ Jean Marie Moore
Join Jean Marie Moore, co-owner & founder of Laurel's Anasa Yoga every Thursday evening for a contribution based Aligned Vinyasa I class from 5:30 - 6:30PM.  This class is suitable for all levels, please bring your own mat and water.  Thursdays, 5:30 - 6:30PM Anasa Yoga 4232 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland, CA 947169
June 2017: LDA Monthly Board Meeting
The Laurel District Association board meeting is held on every 3rd Monday of each month, except December, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. 
Chen Style Tai Ji with Dr. Alex Feng: Thursday Mornings & Monday Evenings!
The practice of Chen Style Tai Ji / Tai Chi promotes health and vitality, strengthens your immune system, relieves neck and back pain, corrects digestive problems, aids emotional and psychological well being, relieves stress and helps to build self confidence, helps maintain weight control, enhances self defense and ignites our own internal energy.  So thankful to Dr. Alex Feng at Zhi Dao Guan's Taoist Center for offering two Chen Style Tai Ji classes a week, every Thursday morning at 7:30AM and Monday evenings at 7:30PM. Class fees are $20 for drop in sessions, class packages are available for returning students.  Learn More!  Zhi Dao Guan Taoist Center 3824 MacArthur Blvd.  Oakland, CA 94619
3rd Saturday Community Clean Up at the Laurel Art Garden!
Friends & Neighbors!  Join us on Saturday, June 17th for our 3rd Saturday Community Clean Up & Meet Up at Laurel Art Garden! Please bring your own tools & gloves, we provide light refreshments and drinks! Meeting place is the Laurel Art Garden, on 35th Avenue near the 580 on ramp. Community Clean Up starts at 9am and ends at 12pm, but we are grateful for any amount of time donated! 
Be Free Yoga for African / Black Women and Girls at Be Well Natural
With all that happens in our days / in the world, how do you stay on your square? How do you power up? How do you get reminded of the infinite goodness that exists within you/with us? Are you ready to be Fearless and Free? Please join us every first and third Saturday for donation based Yoga, led by Mizan Alkebulan. No one will be turned away for lack of funds, please bring your own mat and water bottle.  Be Free Yoga  Be Well Natural  4140 MacArthur Blvd.  Oakland, CA  First Saturdays 9:00 - 10:00AM  April 1st, May 6th, June 3rd 2017 Third Saturdays 9:00 - 10:30AM  March 18th, April 15th, May 20th, June 17th 2017
Kid's Movie Night at DJ's Martial Arts & Fitness!
Every Third Friday of the month, our friends and family over at DJ's Martial Arts and Fitness hosts a Movie Night! $13 includes the movie, "Sifu's Ninja Pasta", veggies, juice, water and unlimited popcorn!  Parents, please send your little one with a pillow and blanket for their maximum comfort! For more information and updates on what movie will be screening, please call 510-531-0898.  Friday, June 16th: "Movie Night"  DJ's Martial Arts & Fitness  4116 MacArthur Blvd.  Oakland, CA  6:00 - 9:00PM 
Shibori Tea Towels Workshop!
Come explore the art of Shibori, and dye your own tea towels at Mischief! Shibori is a Japanese term for traditional methods of dyeing cloth by binding, stitching, folding, twisting, and compressing. You will learn four traditional tying methods and go home with three tea towels. All materials are included. Sunday, June 11th  Shibori Tea Towels Workshop 3908 MacArthur Blvd.  Oakland, CA  2 - 4PM  REGISTER
Second Sunday Community Sessions at Be Well Natural!
Every Second Sunday at Be Well Natural, abbreviated treatments are offered for free (donations accepted), so that the benefits of acupuncture may stay accessible to the community, regardless of of economic situations. Space is limited, so please arrive early to reserve a time slot.   Sunday, June 11th 2017 Community Sessions  Be Well Natural   4140 MacArthur Blvd.   Oakland,CA   10AM - NOON 
Esscents of Flowers Pop Up Shop on Saturday, June 3rd!
Esscents of Flowers nurtures it's community to blossom by creatively elevating beauty in the community through great product, quality customer service and empowerment of young women, whose confidence we build through mentorship and work-based training. Come support their beautiful work at their Spring Pop-Up Shop on Saturday, June 3rd at Laurel Cyclery!  Saturday, June 3rd! Esscents of Flowers Pop Up 3715 MacArthur Blvd.  Oakland, CA  8AM - 2PM