Egg hunt, brew fest and more: 5 fun events in Oakland this weekend

From jazz to comedy, there's plenty to enjoy in Oakland this weekend. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Oakland Jazz Choir





First, the Oakland Jazz Choir and the Diablo Valley College Jazz Choir are at Lake Merritt's The Terrace Room on Friday. These multicultural community choirs perform a mix of jazz standards and more modern compositions.

When: Friday, April 19, 7-10:30 p.m.

Where: The Terrace Room Restaurant, 1800 Madison St.

Admission: $10

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Strictly the Best party





Next, VP Records is celebrating the release of two reggae compilations, featuring artists like Maxi Priest and Beres Hammond. DJ G33ZY will be behind the decks at this free party at Level 13.

When: Friday, April 19, 10 p.m.-Saturday, April 20, 2 a.m.

Where: 341 13th St.


Admission: Free

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Easter Egg Hunt at Metropolitan Golf Links





Then, it's a free Easter egg hunt at the Metropolitan Golf Links driving range on Saturday. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Keep your eyes out for the golden eggs that will make you eligible for a raffle and, of course, for an appearance by the Easter Bunny itself.

When: Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Metropolitan Golf Links -- Fairview Metropolitan, 10051 Doolittle Drive

Admission: Free

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Juicy Brews WestFest





Also on Saturday, New York-based craft beer magazine Hop Culture joins forces with Drake's Brewing to present the Juicy Brews WestFest. Your ticket gets you unlimited pours of craft beers from all around the country. There will be music and food, too, and some of the proceeds will be going to City Slicker Farms, which is devoted to sustainable urban agriculture.

When: Saturday, April 20, noon-4 p.m.


Where: Drake's Dealership, 2325 Broadway

Admission: $60

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Comedy Machine tournament





Finally, Comedy Oakland presents competitive comedy with Comedy Machine at Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar. Eight comedians compete through three rounds, and you, the audience, judge the winner.

When: Saturday, April 20, 7-8:30 p.m.

Where: Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar, 1628 Webster St.

Admission: $20

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