Finding a Safe Place for Kids to Play
"I was amazed. They get to socialize; they get to do artwork. They do story time. Today we had drums, and she gets to play outside which is the best part. There’s not many other options like this." - Maria Peña, Parent
A Place to Play, Learn & Grow
Friday, October 25, 2013 10am to 2pm
OAKLAND FAMILIES GET FIT
FM Smith Recreational Center, 1969 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606
Parents with children 0-5 in Oakland’s flatland neighborhood program get together for fitness
Oakland, California – 100 families from the San Antonio, Fruitvale, and East Oakland neighborhoods get together for health and fitness for the entire family. On Friday, October 25, 2013 families will gather at FM Smith Recreation Center to do a yoga, dance, crawling, hula hoops, and a host of physical activities aimed to fight obesity and getting fit! The program offered by Lotus Bloom Child & Family Resource Center serves parents with children 0-5 years old and offers socialization, physical development, arts education and literacy activities with the aim of preparing young children for school success and beyond. “I really appreciate this program because it exposes my child and me to healthy ways of living. I have attended workshops on Leadership Development, Safety, Nutrition, and much more”- says Martha, grandparent. The program is funded by Alameda County Public Health, Oakland Fund for Children, and in-kind donations from individuals and community partners.
Friday, March 30th, 2012 from 6pm to 9pm
FUNDRAISER - Dinner | Music | Dancing | Silent Auction
Oakland Asian Cultural Center (Inside the Pacific Renaissance Plaza)
388 Ninth Street, 2nd Floor Ball Room
Take a look at our pictures from the fundraiser at http://bit.ly/LB2012 taken by our April Volunteer of the Month, Ash Bowie. Or check out Ash's website for more information on his amazing photography services!www.ashbowiephoto.com
Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
Fire Fighter Toy Giveaway and Visit from Santa
2000 Park Blvd at E20th Street, Oakland, CA 94606
Saturday, September 24th, 2011
2000 Park Blvd at E20th Street, Oakland, CA 94606
Walk around Lake Merritt to support children & families.
Enjoy exercise while promoting family health and wellness!
Every Tuesday and Thursday from now till May 19th. Join us!!!
2000 Park Blvd from 9:30am - 12pm
FREE PLAYGROUP with Lotus Bloom & Habitot
Tuesday, March 29th, 2011, 4:30-6:30pm
2000 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606.
In celebration of Lotus Bloom and Habitot's year-long partnership, we are presenting the "Back to the Farm" exhibit and hands-on programs for young children and families. Partnership funded by the Trio Foundation and an anonymous East Bay Foundation.
Friday, March 4th, 2011, 5:30pm - 8pm
Lotus Bloom Fundraiser on at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Live music, dinner, family fun and much more!
Friday, January 7th, 2011, 8:30pm
Open Mic at Lotus Bloom 2000 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA. Yummy homestyle foods for your enjoyment. Meat and veggie alternatives!
Tuesday, December 28th, 2010, 11am - 5pm
Community Service Day at Lotus Bloom!!! 2000 & 2008 Park Blvd. Join us for some winter cleaning and re-organizing!
Monday, December 20th, 2010, 11am - 3pm
Community Service Clean up Day at Lotus Bloom, 2000 Park Blvd.
Friday, February 19th, 2010, 10:30am - 12pm
Lunar New Year Celebration. Enjoy food, art, music, and performances. All are welcome. Please bring a dish to share and $1 donation.
Wednesday, January 13th, 2010, 6pm - 9pm
Lotus Bloom Fundraiser at The Den (at Fox Theater) 1912 Telegraph, Oakland, CA (at 18th Street). Featuring a documentary on Lotus Bloom & speaker Lateefah Simon, MacAruthur Genius Award Winner & Oprah's Power List.
Monday, August 31st, 2009, 10am to 1pm
First Five Interactive Health Van - Lotus Bloom 2008 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606.
Past Community Events
Friday, July 16th, 2010, 7pm - 10pm
Family Night Life - Games & Movices at Bella Vista Park 2631 11th Avenue at E28th Street.
Saturday, July 3rd, 2010, 12 noon - 5pm
E 25th Street Block Party on E25th Street between 13th and 14th Avenue.
Saturday, June 12th, 2010, 5pm - 8pm
Blossoming Babies Fundraiser on at the Home of Marcie & Wayne Meadows 100 Edgemont Way, Oakland, CA 94605. $20 to $50 suggested donation Call (510) 910-0805 for more questions.
Saturday, June 5th, 2010, 12pm- 5pm
Funk Town Block Party . On E19th Street and Park Blvd. (In front of the Woody's Laundromat)
Thursday, December 17th, 2009, 3pm - 6pm
Lake Merritt Business Association, PG&E and Lotus Bloom brings you a Holiday Celebration:
Please join at Woody's Laundromat (Back Patio Area) - 1841 Park Blvd. Oakland, CA 94606. The event features hot cocoa, photo booth, Toys for Tots (sign up required at Lotus Bloom), refreshments, art activities, literacy activities, free books, etc.
Saturday, September 12th, 2009, 1pm - 3pm
Neighborhood JamFest. 1 to 3pm at FM Smith Recreation Center 1969 Park Blvd and 3 to 6pm on Park Blvd & East 19th Street.