Category Archives: Community Events

The 12th Annual Oakley Harvest Festival – Saturday, October 23rd

The 12th Annual Oakley Harvest Festival will be held on Saturday, October 23rd from noon to 4:00 p.m. at Civic Center Plaza, 3231 Main Street. Join us for this old-fashioned festival in the park that includes a pumpkin decorating contest, pie walk, … Continue reading

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Oakley’s Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Saturday, October 30th at the Oakley Civic Center Park (3231 Main Street, Oakley) for the 9th Annual Día de los Muertos event starting at 4:00 p.m. The event’s activities and performances will be followed by a movie in the park featuring Coco, which … Continue reading

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It’s Constitution Day

It is Constitution Day: the anniversary of the adoption of our Republic’s founding contract — that date in 1787 when our Constitution was signed by the Constitutional Convention delegates in Philadelphia.

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Roddy Ranch Golf Course Habitat Restoration and Public Access Plan Open House

On Saturday, September 25, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., the East Bay Regional Park District and East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy will be hosting a free, on-site OPEN HOUSE at the former Roddy Ranch Golf Course in Antioch. The … Continue reading

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National Hispanic American Heritage Month is September 15 through October 15

National Hispanic American Heritage Month traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted in all Latin American countries.

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The Heart of Oakley Festival is BACK for 2021!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH FROM 11:00 AM TO 5:00 PM IN CIVIC CENTER PLAZA Thank you to everyone who celebrated this beloved event from the safety of your homes last year, we’re excited to bring Heart of Oakley Festival back to … Continue reading

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Oakley – Ribbon Cutting of the New Civic Center Park Playground – Tuesday, September 14th at 5:30 p.m.

The City of Oakley is excited to announce the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the City’s brand new all-abilities playground this Tuesday, September 14th at 5:30 p.m. This brand new playground includes many different components to bring children of various abilities … Continue reading

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September 3, Friday Night Bites – in downtown Oakley

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Oakley – Friday Night Bites food truck event is back, this Friday, August 6th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Civic Center Park!

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Memorial Day

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” —John 15:12-14

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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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A Christmas Wish – 2020

In the past on this post I’ve presented a list of insanely cool Christmas gifts. This year I’ll try a different approach, listing a few gifts that we all have internally. Patience, Compassion, Faith, and Resilience I wish for you … Continue reading

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September 17th is the 233rd observance of the adoption of our Constitution

September 17th is the 233rd observance of the adoption of our Republic’s founding contract — that date in 1787 when our Constitution was signed by by 38 of 41 delegates present at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. As dictated by … Continue reading

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