Category Archives: Community Events

First Friday Night Food Trucks in Oakley – August 7, September 4 and October 2

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Register for After School Camp for Kids

The City of Oakley Recreation Division is offering an After School camp for kids in kindergarten though eighth grade on weekday afternoons during the month of August, beginning on Monday, August 3rd. Daily activities will include arts and crafts, outdoor fun, … Continue reading

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Oakley Kids’ Fishing Derby: Re-Imagined

Oakley presents our annual Kids’ Fishing Derby with modifications this year. The derby is for children ages 2 to 15 and there is no fee to register. For the derby, participants may fish anywhere that is permissible by law between … Continue reading

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Best of the Delta 2020 – Presented by Visit CA Delta

Visit CA Delta presents… Best of the Delta 2020! The Delta is a GREAT PLACE filled with people, homes, and businesses, and it is awash with history, cultural richness, and diversity. It is also a fantastic destination filled with food, wine, recreation opportunities, … Continue reading

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Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa – “Drive Thru” Food Drive: Wednesday, June 24, 12-2pm

325 N Wiget Ln #130, Walnut Creek, CA 94598   As you know, Loaves and Fishes is on the front lines. As an “essential service provider,” Loaves and Fishes has remained open and is serving meals to the community. The … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday U.S. Army – 2020

Today is the 245nd birthday of the United States Army When the American Revolution broke out, the rebellious colonies did not possess an army in the modern sense. Rather, the revolutionaries fielded an amateur force of colonial troops, cobbled together … Continue reading

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California Invasive Species Week – Participate from home – Saturday, June 6 through Sunday, June 14

California Invasive Species Action Week is sponsored by California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Visit their invasive species action week webpage to learn how you can get involved and participate in protecting the Delta and beyond!

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Meals on Wheels Diablo Region needs your support

We are so close! Meals on Wheels Diablo Region has a little over a week left to meet a generous $5,500 match offered by Republic Services and an anonymous donor! Not only does your donation help MOW Diablo Region continue … Continue reading

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Franks Tract Futures – public meeting webinar on June 9 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m

The Franks Tract Futures project is exploring options for achieving ecosystem, recreation, water quality, and other benefits at Franks Tract. There will be a public meeting webinar on June 9 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Register for the meeting … Continue reading

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Oakley 2020 SUMMER BIKE CHALLENGE

Fun Bike Rides, All Summer Long 2020 Summer Bike Challenge Looking for free summertime activities that are fun for the whole family? Check out 511 Contra Costa’s Summer Bike Challenge. To start, download your free Challenge Card for Oakley. Then … Continue reading

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Friday Night Bites is Cancelled

REMINDER: The Friday Night Bites food truck event that was scheduled for Friday, May 1st has been cancelled due to social distancing mandates. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation and we hope to have these fun community events again very … Continue reading

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Why Easter Is Called Easter, and Other Little-Known Facts About the Holiday

By Brent Landau April 13, 2017 Today Christians are celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place. The date of celebration changes from year to year. The reason for this variation is … Continue reading

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Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Workshop – FREE workshop Thursday, March 19  8:45 AM to 2:45 PM

Note: Due to COVID-19 advisories, all Park District public events and programs with 50 or more attendees are cancelled. Please call the park destination for program confirmation. Thursday, March 19  8:45 AM to 2:45 PM Big Break Regional Shoreline 69 Big … Continue reading

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Traffic Advisory Three Mile Slough Bridge Scheduled for One-way Traffic Control – 9 AM to 3 PM, March 16-20.

The Three Mile Slough Bridge on State Route 160 is scheduled for partial daytime closure for bridge work and testing. The bridge will be under daily one way traffic control from 9 AM to 3 PM, March 16-20. Alternate routes … Continue reading

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Oakley’s Got Talent Auditions – Tuesday, March 10th and Thursday, March 12th

Auditions for Oakley’s Got Talent will take place beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10th and Thursday, March 12th at the Oakley Recreation Center, 1250 O’Hara Avenue. If you are an Oakley youth who can sing, dance, play an … Continue reading

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Engage in Oakley – We Want to Hear from You Ahead of the Upcoming Strategic Planning Meeting

The City of Oakley invites all residents to visit our “Engage in Oakley” online engagement platform to share valuable input on our upcoming 2020-2022 Strategic Plan. You’ll be prompted to 1) prioritize the City’s areas of focus and 2) provide … Continue reading

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The City of Oakley Seeks Input via Resident Survey

The City Council and staff of the City of Oakley invite residents to chime in regarding various aspects of City operations. The deadline to participate is Friday, February 9, 2018. Every two years, the City of Oakley conducts a Resident … Continue reading

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Check Out the Full 2020 Schedule for Friday Night Bites!

The Foodie Crew recently announced the full 2020 schedule for the Friday Night Bites monthly food truck event! The food trucks will be back on the first Friday of each month from February 7th through October 2nd and during the … Continue reading

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