Monthly Speaker Programs

At Preservation Park
1204 Preservation Park Way, Oakland

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(in Robinson House Classrooms)
Use street parking and enter from Preservation Park Way off of 12th Street. ADA accessible entrance from Martin Luther King Drive parking lot.
Printable Map
Another cute map
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Preservation Park is a 10-minute walk from City Center BART (straight through City Hall). There is parking on the street within Preservation Park and on 12th Street and Martin Luther King.

Third Sundays (except June & July)

    • 12 p.m. Doors Open for Craft Support Group*, Socializing.
    • 1 p.m. Marketing Group* meets
    • 2 p.m. Book Sales, Networking
    • 2:30 p.m. Club Business, Announcements
    • 3 p.m. CWC Featured Writer
  • 3:15-4 p.m. Special Guest Speaker
    * Guests may visit any of our author support groups once before joining.

 See speakers/past speakers.

Special Events

Occasional meetings, retreats, and special events take place at The Bellevue Club, 525 Bellevue Ave., Oakland CA 94610. There is free off-street parking in the garage. Buzz to come in and park on the top level, then follow signs towards the lobby.

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Workshops may take place at Preservation Park, at WeWork in Berkeley, at other locations, or virtually.

Annual Picnic

Joaquin Miller Park (Fire Circle)

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Visit www.oaklandnet.com/joaquin miller park, birthplace of the CWC.

Last Saturday in July (typically).

Other Events

Contest Awards,  Support/Critique  Groups, Poetry Readings, Board Meetings, and other special events

All other gatherings are held at different locations in the inner East Bay.  Look around this website for details, writing resources, and links to other CWC branches.