Jack London Square offers real food, local goods and an art exhibit Sunday

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Oakland, Calif. – April 4, 2019: Jack London Square serves up family-friendly activities this Sunday, with a local focus.

– Farmers Market provides fresh produce and artisanal food, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

– The Buck offers unique items from local vendors, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

– A free art show, The-Beat-Generation-Exhibition, is open to the public, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

CUESA (the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is a non-profit that operates the Farmers Market. In addition to fresh food, the Sunday event includes cooking demos and children’s activities.

All ages are welcome at the free art exhibit featuring African American Abstract Expressionist Arthur Monroe, in preparation for his induction to the Smithsonian Archives of American Art. The venue is located indoors at 54 Washington Street.

Transportation options to the Square include the Alameda/SF Bay Ferry, Amtrak, biking, walking and driving. For directions to the Oakland waterfront, please go here.

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The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland Seaport, Oakland International Airport, and nearly 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square. The Port’s 5-year strategic plan – Growth with Care – pairs business expansion with community benefits, envisioning more jobs and economic stimulus as the Port grows. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 84,000 jobs in the region. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.

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