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10 Things to Do in Oakland & Hayward, CA

Posted on December 23, 2016 by Oozle Media

Looking for some fun things to do around Oakland or Hayward, CA? These activities are fun to do on date night, girls’ or guys’ night, or for family fun!

Grab a Bite

Check out Homeroom! They offer plenty of mac’n cheese options and drinks! Hop on the BART in Fruitvale, and it’s only a 30 minute commute from International School of Cosmetology!

Go Gnome (G)Hunting

These little guys have been anonymously painted on utility poles throughout Oakland. You can spot all 2,300 if you try!

Have a Cuppa Joe

Visit Blue Bottle Coffee for a hot drink! They have two locations you can visit in Oakland on Webster and on Broadway. You can even ask for a tour of the factory!

Chill Out

Take a few hours and chill out at the Oakland Ice Center. Have a freestyle skate that’s fun for everyone! They also offer a variety of classes in figure skating and other ice sports.

Find a Furry Friend

The whole family will love a visit to the Oakland Zoo! Around the holidays, the offer all sorts of fun things to see.

Learn Something New

If you like to learn about and see history, check out the Oakland Museum! They have their regular exhibits, as well as special events.

Visit a Park

The hills of Garin Regional Park have been around for years. This beautiful park is a great place to spend the afternoon lounging and hanging with friends.

Admire Nature

In Hayward, you can take in some natural beauty at the Hayward Japanese Gardens. This beautiful garden is a traditional-style garden that brings pure zen.

Check Out Local Art

All around Hayward there are murals painted on walls by local artists. This beautiful work helps keep the graffiti to a minimum, and we get to enjoy it!

group of icoc graduates


Want to learn more about getting a beauty education? Come take a tour of the International School of Cosmetology! If you and your friends are looking to get back to school, we may be able to help! Check out our programs, and contact us at: 510-261-8256 | admission @ icoc.edu to set up your tour!

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