LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District - Events
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Happy Halloween from Lakeshore!
10/29/2016 5:30:00 PM UTC - 10/29/2016 7:30:00 PM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
Come to the Kids Costume Parade and Fall Festival, Saturday, Ocober 29th!  10:30am-12:30pm (not 9:30am, website problem)

*Festival Starts at 10:30 am-Lakeshore Baptist Church, 3534 Lakeshore Avenue

*Free Face Painting, Refreshments, Treat Bags

*Parade in your costumes down the Avenue for treats from merchants at 11:30 am 

*Refreshments and Mini-pumpkins at the Festival til 12:30
29th Annual Easter Parade and Spring Festival
3/26/2016 5:30:00 PM UTC - 3/26/2016 7:30:00 PM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
Easter is almost here and spring has sprung. Join us at the Lakeshore Baptist Church, 3534 Lakeshore at 10:30 am on Saturday, March 26th. We'll decorate our Easter bonnets or plastic derbies, that is, and at 11:30 we'll stroll down the Avenue so everyone can see our finery, then back to the Church for a fun festival of Easter egg decorating, freshly cooked corn dogs, AND a free basket full of goodies for everyone!
Our facepainter arrives at 11 and our hat decorating starts at 10:30. The Easter Bunny wil lead our parade as usual, and it's all free for Oakland's children, all families welcome.
You can pick up your derby hat at Silver Moon Kids, 3233 Lakeshore or Adventure Toys, 3291, for early decorating if you like!
Easter Parade & Spring Festival, April 4th
4/4/2015 6:00:00 PM UTC - 4/4/2015 9:00:00 PM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
 
The 28th Annual Lakeshore Easter Derby Parade & 7th Annual Lakeshore Baptist Church Spring Festival
 
When:  Saturday, April 4 th, 10am to 11:30-derby/hat decorating at the Church.

What: Parade starts at 11:30am from the Church, 3534 Lakeshore, down the Avenue and back to the Church.

How: Pick up plastic derbies/hats for decorating at Silver Moon Kids, 3233 Lakeshore, Adventure Toys, 3291 Lakeshore, or use an old hat and recycled household items-decorate at home or at the Church.

Then: Stay at the Church for Easter egg decorating, corndogs, face painting and more until 1pm. Everyone takes home an Easter basket of goodies, courtesy the Lakeshore Avenue Business Improvement District!

Call: Pamela Drake-510-593-3721 or email Pamela@lakeshoreoakland.com, LakeshoreOakland.com for more info.
Carriage Rides, Santa Visits, Face Painting on Lakeshore
12/19/2014 8:00:00 AM UTC - 12/20/2014 8:00:00 AM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
Come celebrate with us. This is our 4th year offering free carriage rides, face painting and Santa visits on Lakeshore, Friday December 19th-4 to 6pm (no rides after 6!) and Saturday, December 20th-2 to 4pm. We hope to host Santa visits with kids plus our wonderful face painter, Angie Shin, will be available on the Avenue. Come to 3340 Lakeshore, in front of Silver Lining Jewelry, to hop on the carriage or find the face painter. Many merchants will offer refreshments or specials during these events. Come support your local merchants as they give back to you! Sponsored by the Lakeshore Avenue Business Improvement District.
Time for The Lakeshore Ave Annual Halloween Festival
10/25/2014 6:00:00 PM UTC - 10/25/2014 9:00:00 PM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
Join us at the The Lakeshore Ave Annual Halloween Festival!

Trick or Treat Parade Saturday-October 25th 10am to 1pm
Where
3534 Lakeshore Avenue
The parade starts at 11am. We start at the church then go down Lakeshore Avenue gathering treats from the merchants. Then return to the church for free corn dogs, face painting and mini-pumpkins.
 
Brought to you by the Lakeshore Avenue Business Improvement District & the Lakeshore Baptist Church 
24th Annual Easter Parade & Derby
4/22/2014 6:00:00 AM UTC - 4/23/2014 6:00:00 AM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
Coming April 23rd- The 24th Annual Lakeshore Easter Parade, Derby Decorating Contest & Spring Fair Kids from toddler to 12 can get their plastic derbies from Lakeshore merchants who display the derbies in their store windows, decorate them with household items, then meet at the Lakeshore Baptist Church, 3534 Lakeshore, by 11 AM on Saturday, April 23rd to parade down Lakeshore Avenue led by the Easter Bunny. After the parade, the judges will award exciting prizes-Easter baskets from Lakeshore merchants-to kids in various age categories. Then everyone can stay for the Spring Festival at the Church including prizes, Easter egg dying, face painting, and snacks for free. Please purchase your derby (hat) from a Lakeshore merchant who displays them for $2. Children should decorate their hats (with minimal assistance from mom or dad) from recycled objects found at home. There will be some “derbies” and decorating “stuff” available at the Church at 10 AM for procrastinators. This event is sponsored by the Lakeshore Business Improvement District and the Lakeshore Baptist Church for the children of Oakland. The 24th Annual Lakeshore Easter Parade & Derby Decorating Contest
whats will be judged Check out photos from the 2009 event.
27th Easter Parade and Spring Festival
4/18/2014 6:00:00 AM UTC - 4/19/2014 6:00:00 AM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
The 27th Annual Lakeshore Easter Parade & Derby Decorating Contest-6th Annual Lakeshore Baptist Church
 Spring Children’s Festival
  When:  Saturday, April 19 th at the Church- 10am last minute “derby” decorating.
  Where: Parade starts at 11 AM at the Church, 3534 Lakeshore, continuing down the Avenue where the hats will be judged.
How:  Buy plastic derbies/hats for decorating at shops where they are displayed in the window. Children may use recycled household items to decorate a theme or any style they like.
What: Easter basket prizes from Lakeshore merchants will be awarded for best hats in categories by age.
  Then: Stay at the Church for Easter egg decorating, snacks, and fun!
Park(ing) Day Coming to Lakeshore!
9/16/2011 6:00:00 AM UTC - 9/17/2011 6:00:00 AM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
PARK(ing) Day is an annual, worldwide event that invites citizens everywhere to transform metered parking spots into temporary parks for the public good. It will take place on September 16th (or 17th) in 30 countries. Lakeshore will set up a temporary parklet on Saturday, September 17th, across from the bulb-out near Arizmendi in preparation for a permanent parklet to be constructed in front of the bakery for all Lakeshore Avenue visitors’ use. This parklet will not use up any metered spaces but will benefit visitors and shoppers who wish to sit outside and visit with friends and neighbors will experiencing our Lakeshore ambiance. Please sign up to volunteer on that day. Call Pamela at 593-3721 or email Pamela@lakeshoreOakland.com.
Oakland Local’s article on Easter Festivities, 2010
9/8/2010 6:00:00 AM UTC - 9/9/2010 6:00:00 AM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
http://oaklandlocal.com/article/derby-parade-tradition-shines-lakeshore
Tiny Tots Halloween Parade, October 31, 2009
10/30/2009 6:00:00 AM UTC - 10/31/2009 6:00:00 AM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
Lakeshore Avenue presents our annual Tiny Tots Halloween parade!! *Come to the Mandana Green at 11am – Pick up your treat bag!
*Parade down the Avenue in costume!
*Play games, receive prizes at the Lakeshore Baptist Church
*Check out refreshments, treats, and specials on Lakeshore Avenue all day!
Neighborhood shops host Open House – Friday, October 23, 200
10/22/2009 6:00:00 AM UTC - 10/23/2009 6:00:00 AM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
Download the PDF version of this flyer! On Friday, October 23rd, many of your local shops and restaurants will stay open late to celebrate the return of free evening parking and the neighborhoods we love! We’re for you! More than ever, Oakland businesses need your support. Please join us for a restive citywide evening of shopping and family fun! (Note: On October 6, the City Council voted to the 6pm end time for parking meter enforcement) DETAILS
Welcome to Lakeshore Avenue! Join us on Friday, October 23. We will be open until 8pm and will be offering refreshments, $2rebates and specials, and live music! Thank you for your continued support!
http://www.lakeshoreave.net
Lakefest 2009 – August 1 & 2, 2009
8/1/2009 6:00:00 AM UTC - 8/2/2009 6:00:00 AM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
This 2nd annual two day event will feature Arts & Crafts booths, wine
tasting tents offering a large selection of labels, live music on stage all
day long from well known artists and bands, gourmet food booths, a
kids activity area, and the extravagant Grand Lake Farmers Market
which takes place every Saturday. This event is FREE ADMISSION and
ALL AGES ARE WELCOME. For more information, or to become a vendor at this event, go to the official Lakefest Participation page at http://www.oaklandlakefest.com/participate.html.
Easter Parade, April 11, 2009
4/10/2009 6:00:00 AM UTC - 4/11/2009 6:00:00 AM UTC
Posted By: LakeShore Avenue Business Improvement District
Thanks to everyone who came for the Easter Parade last weekend.  A good time was had by all. Thanks to  Ken Katz  for taking photos, which you can view on the left.