April 10, 2008

Bayfair Celebrates 50 Years on Saturday, April 12, 2008

Bayfair Center is celebrating its 50th Anniversary on Saturday, April 12, 2008. Bayfair opened in 1957 at the site of the former Oakland Speedway and was the first two-story open-air mall. The celebration will take place at the center court with the following schedule:

  • 9:00am. . . . . . . . . . . . High School Art Contest begins
  • 1:00pm. . . . . . . . . . . . Unveiling of Celebrate San Leandro photo exhibit
  • 3:00pm. . . . . . . . . . . . The Motown tribute band, Picture Perfect
  • 3:00pm. . . . . . . . . . . . Award winning balloon artists and face painters
  • 4:00pm. . . . . . . . . . . . Mayor Tony Santos and members of the Chamber of Commerce will preside over a ribbon cutting and commendation followed by the announcement of the Art Contest winners
  • 4:30pm. . . . . . . . . . . . Enjoy refreshments by Chevyʼs, Chiliʼs, Fresh Choice, and Jamba Juice and a FREE slice of 50th Anniversary celebration cake for everyone

Prizes will also be given away throughout the day.

For more information, see the Bayfair flyer.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at April 10, 2008 11:07 PM | TrackBack
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