North Hills Community Association (NHCA) is proud to host a community picnic on October 17th, an event open to everyone, celebrating community and holding tribute on the 30th anniversary of the Oakland/Berkeley Firestorm.

This community day at the lake will include:

  • Live music
  • food trucks
  • interactive activities for children
  • information from community groups about how to prepare for and stay safe during community emergencies.
  • A tribute to those who perished in the ‘91 firestorm

Invite your friends and neighbors!

Bring your favorite picnic games!

Enjoy celebrating community spirit at this all ages, dog-friendly, community-oriented day at the lake where friends and neighbors can gather outdoors in a “comeback” both from the quarantine, from pandemic worry and from firestorm fears

The Community Comeback Picnic at Temescal is an all ages event and is free to attend.
$5 parking in the main lot as available; free street parking



Lake Temescal, North Entrance, 6500 Broadway, at Hwy 24


$5 in the event lot; free street parking

COVID Protocols

Mask-wearing encouraged

More About Lake Temescal

visit their website here

Food trucks will be on site

Full program and more information to follow.


Business & Community Sponsors

Steve Bauer, State Farm Agent ● Carolyn Burgess ● Kenneth Cohen ● Steven Hanson ● Helen Nicholas, Compass Reality ● Susan Piper ● Brenda Roberts ● Elizabeth Stage

Community Supporters

  • Christopher Johnson
  • Dan Kalb, Oakland City Council, D 1
  • Keith Carson, Alameda County Supervisor, D 5
  • Jerry Kent
  • Gini Erck and David Petta
  • Dave McGuinness

Event Supporters

  • Nancy Mueller