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Awakened Action Tea, November 16, 2013: Detailed Directions

Posted on November 14th, 2013  5:36 pm

Awakened Action Tea

Celebrate sustainable activism with delicious organic vegan delights, warm fellowship, and an inspirational hour with Joanna Macy.  With Trathen Heckman, founder and director of Daily Acts.

Saturday, November 16, 4-6 pm, Lake Merritt United Methodist Church, 1330 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland, 94606.  Tickets:  $20.

DIRECTIONS to Lake Merritt United Methodist Church, Oakland

Main Entrance: 1330 Lakeshore Ave.

Second Entrance 1255 First Ave. @ E. 14th

Lake Merritt United Methodist Church is located at the southeast end of Lake Merritt. Situated next to a 25-story apartment complex, not far from the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center. Our main entrance is on Lakeshore Avenue where there is street parking. Our second entrance is at the rear of the building at 1255 First Avenue, where there is a small parking lot and street parking.

Interstate 580 from SF/Berkeley and points north:

Take the Grand Avenue exit and go to the second light, which is Lakeshore Avenue. Turn right stay on Lakeshore Ave. In .9 miles turn right to stay on Lakeshore. In about one block the church will be on your left where there is street parking. Our second entrance is at the rear of the building at 1255 First Ave. where there is a small parking lot and street parking.

Interstate 580 from the south or east:

Take Lakeshore Exit and merge onto Lake Park Avenue .1 mile. Turn left on Lakeshore Ave. In 1 mile turn right to stay on Lakeshore. In about one block the church will be on your left where there is street parking. Our second entrance is at the rear of the building at 1255 First Ave. where there is a small parking lot and street parking.

Interstate 80 from San Jose or the south:

Take the Embarcadero exit toward Fifth Ave. .2 miles. Turn right onto Embarcadero .1 mile. Take the first right onto Fifth Avenue .5 mile. Turn left onto International Blvd. .3 mile. Turn right onto 1st Ave. Turn left onto Lakeshore Ave. In about one block the church will be on your left. Our second entrance is at the rear of the building at 1255 First Ave. where there is a small parking lot and street parking.

Downtown Oakland:

Take 14th Street southeast toward Broadway .6 mile. Continue onto Lake Merritt Blvd. .4 mile. Continue onto 1st Avenue .2 mile. Turn left onto Lakeshore Ave. In about one block the church will be on your left where there is street parking. Our second entrance is at the rear of the building at 1255 1st Ave. where there is a small parking lot and street parking.

Public Transportation: 

The Lake Merritt BART station is an easy ½ mile walk to/from the church. From BART, walk in a northerly direction on Oak Street. You will pass the Oakland Museum and the County Courthouse on your right. Cross 14th Street then turn right, following the perimeter ofthe lake around to Lakeshore Avenue. At the marked crosswalk, you will be directly across from the main entrance to the church. (It is not safe to cut through Laney College and the Oakland Kaiser Convention center to cross 11th, 12th  or 13th  Streets to get to the lake.) AC Transit buses run to a stop at the intersection of E. 14th Street/International Blvd and First Avenue, near our entrance at 1255 First Avenue. For current bus and BART info, call Travel Info at 511 or go to www.511.org.

Written by NancyRoberts on November 14th, 2013 in Green Sangha Chapter News

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