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Ho, Ho, Holidays on Lake Merritt

Posted by Len Gilbert on December 7, 2013


Download the flyer here.

Bring your caroling voice!

  • Enjoy Lake Merritt
  • Candy Cane treats
  • Song sheets provided
  • Water Sleigh $6/person $100 Private Charter (capacity 19)
  • Call for reservations 510-238-2196
  • Cash/Visa & Master Card accepted Tours

Depart: Lake Merritt Boating Center ~inside Lakeside Park 568 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610 www.sailoakland.com

Cancellation due to weather is at the discretion of Boating Staff & full refunds will be issued.

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Holiday Tradition at Dunsmuir

Posted by Len Gilbert on November 25, 2012

You are cordially invited to this year’s exciting celebration of A Holiday Tradition at the Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate, 2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA 94605.

A Holiday Tradition is one of the Estate’s premier events. For three consecutive weekends, you will be able to tour the magnificent 37-Room mansion featuring turn-of-the-century ornate holiday decorations. Guests enjoy strolling the lovely 50-acre estate. Visitors can indulge in the Adult or Children’s Holiday Teas, ride the romantic horse-drawn carriage, and sip something warm while being entertained by Holiday performers.  You also can enjoy a light lunch or snack located in the Carriage House Café, while filling their Holiday shopping lists by purchasing from the mansion gift shop or the Carriage House crafters. The kids enjoy Kid’s Zone with pony-rides, holiday face-painting, crafts and the Breakfast with Santa. It is a wonderful way for you and your family and friends to celebrate the Holidays. This year, The Oakland Ballet will be our main attraction performing excerpts of “The Nutcracker.”  Pacific Boys Choir will also be performing.


Saturdays: December 1st, 8th and 15th from 11:00am – 4:30pm

Sundays: December 2nd, 9th and 16th from 11:00am – 4:30pm

Special Attractions include:

  • Holiday Teas for adults and children
  • Breakfast with Santa
  • Mansion Visits
  • Gift Shop
  • Carriage House Vendors
  • Kid’s Play Zone
  • Carriage Rides
  • Winter Café
  • Live entertainments
  • Pacific Boys Choir
  • Oakland Ballet’s The Nutcracker

For ticketing and more information, please call 510-238-3052; or visit: www.dunsmuir-hellman.com.

Download Holiday Tradition flyer 


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Piedmont Neighbors and Newcomers Holiday Party

Posted by Len Gilbert on November 10, 2012

What: Piedmont Neighbors and Newcomers Annual Holiday Party Featuring Festive Libations, Food and Conversation
When: Saturday December 1, 2012 from 6:30-10:30
Cost: $45 per couple before November 19, $60 per person by Monday Nov 26.
Your payment is your reservation – via check or Pay Pal (piedmontpnnc@gmail.com)

This event is for members of PNNC, but residents of Piedmont are welcome to join at any time!
Membership is $40 per year per household. Check us out at www.piedmontpnnc.com
Interested in joining PNNC? Call Liz at 510-604-1022

Questions about the Holiday Party? Call Jane at 510-653-8085 or email jviolich@mindspring.com

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School Calendar Forum – New Date October 22nd, 2007

Posted by Len Gilbert on September 26, 2007

Please note that the Chair of the Calendar Committee, Briony Bax, has announced that the date and time of the School Calendar Public Forum has been changed. It will now take place on Monday, October 22nd from 7-9pm at City Hall and will be filmed live by KCOM-TV and broadcast on Comcast cable channel 27.

The event will be rebroadcast for two weeks following the event. Additionally, residents may borrow a VHS or DVD copy of the meeting from KCOM-TV after it has aired. Featured speakers will be Constance Hubbard, Superintendent of Piedmont Unified School District and Briony Bax, Chair of the Instructional Calendar Committee.

Parents are encouraged to submit any questions about the calendar and the instructional calendar development process in advance. Please e-mail all queries and concerns by Tuesday, October 16th to piedmontcalendarcommittee@yahoo.com or mail them to APCP Calendar Committee, PO Box 11139, Piedmont, CA 94611.

Please note that the purpose of this meeting is to review the Calendar Development process, the Committee’s recommendations and to hear parent input. This is not a meeting to announce the new calendar for 2008/09.

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