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Temescal Works is a place to experience community and engage in meaningful social connections. Monthly socials, Member Q&A’s and pop-up retail events are just some of the ways we bring members and the extended community together.

Enjoy Member Events as a Temescal Works member. Sign up or RSVP for Community Events!

Group discussion

Parlar Series: A conversation on HOME

Please join us for a conversation on the ever-fascinating topic of HOME. Hosted in small groups, each conversation is designed, in real time, by the participants, following an original and exhilarating format. Parlar Series is a project of focused, thoughtful conversations on topics from our daily lives that anyone can relate to, curated by cluttered writer Flora Tsapovsky.

Wednesday, June 5  |  5:00pm

Watercolor of apple

Workshop: Painting fruit with Sophie Tivona

Join Oakland watercolorist and illustrator Sophie Tivona for a series of workshops focused on painting fruit. Study apples, citrus, and more, and take home colorful creations. Beginners are welcome. Sign up here (use discount code THEWORKS for %10 off!)

Thursdays — June 13, 20 and 27  |  6:00pm


Mia Komel

Member Spotlight Q&A: Mia Komel

Get to know Mia  – the artist whose work will be adorning Temescal Works for the next month! Originally from Brazil, Mia, a winner of an innovation award in her home country, moved to the U.S to expand on her career as a product manager for some of the Bay Area’s leading tech companies.

Wednesday, May 22  |  12:00pm

Mia Komel artwork

Opening Reception: When You Grow Old, Your Heart Dies

Join us for a festive opening of When You Grow Old, Your Heart Dies, a thoughtful photography exhibition by our member, artist Mia Komel. Spanning the globe, the exhibition captures fleeting moments in which personal histories touch the universal. Expect light refreshments, libations and mingling!

Wednesday, May 22  |  4:00-6:00pm

Running with sunset behind

Panel Discussion: Moving Through Change Like a Star

Learn how to use change as a catalyst for a brighter, more fulfilling future.

Learn more about this Resilient Women’s Mixer Series and to RSVP for this event.

Monday, May 13  |  6:00-8:30pm

Parts of mirrors

Panel Discussion: Navigating Narcissism

Get tips for identifying and navigating narcissism to minimize its impact.

Learn more about this Resilient Women’s Mixer Series and to RSVP for this event.

Monday, April 8  |  6:00-8:30pm

Parlar Series: Change

Member Spotlight Q&A: Tech triple threat!

Join us for a fun and engaging Q&A with not one, but three members who will answer all of your burning questions about coding, startups and all things tech! Our featured tech crusaders are Ed McManus – founder at Cardbox, Connor Cunningham – Quant Trader Developer at Tbira, and G.J, software developer at Jito Labs. 


Thursday, April 4  |  12pm

Member Spotlight Q&A: Camille Garrigues

Get to know Camille  – an integrative health practitioner specializing in nutrition and skincare. Camille will share her professional journey with us (including a career pivot!) and answer all your burning questions.

Thursday, March 28  |  12pm

Parlar Series: Change

Parlar Series: Change

Please join us for a conversation on the topic of Change. Parlar Series is a project of focused, thoughtful conversations on topics from our daily lives that anyone can relate to, curated by cluttered writer Flora Tsapovsky (with sign up via
Wednesday, March 27  |  5pm
Resilient Women Mixer Series

Member Social Lunch: Ukrainian delights by Halya Halavurta

A local baker and expert on Eastern European cuisine, Halya will spoil us with stuffed piroshki (mini buns), filled crepes and other delicious bites. Leave some room for her famous honey cake!

Wednesday, March 20  |  12pm

Resilient Women Mixer Series

Opening Reception: Chelsea Robot

Join us for a festive opening of Wild Card, an exhibition by Bay Area abstract painter, multi-media installation artist and curator Chelsea Rogoff (also known as Chelsea Robot). Live music, light refreshments, and mingling to be expected!

Thursday, March 14  |  6:00-9:00pm

Resilient Women Mixer Series

Panel Discussion: Intergenerational Trauma

Discuss intergenerational trauma and embark on transformative healing with trauma specialists Kini Chang, LMFT, Kalé Woods, LMFT, and certified coach Kristine Krishnan.

Learn more about this Resilient Women’s Mixer Series and to RSVP for this event.

Monday, March 11  |  6:00-8:30pm


Member Social Happy Hour at Burdell

For our February social, we’re doing something a little different! Please join us for a Happy Hour at Burdell, one of the neighborhood’s most buzzing recent openings. We will walk to the restaurant to enjoy a drink and a selection of snacks — on us! 
Wednesday, February 28  | 5:00pm
George Ross headshot

Member Spotlight Q&A: Political Advisor George Ross

Join us for a casual lunchtime Q&A with member George Ross. George is a partner and creative director at Bearstar Strategies — a firm specializing in political campaigns. He has worked on campaigns for Governor Gavin Newsom, Vice President Kamala Harris, and many more. Ask him about the upcoming election cycle!
Wednesday, February 28  | 12:00pm
Ed's Breads event

Member Social Featuring Ed’s Breads

Our monthly socials give members a chance to get to know each other better in a relaxed setting while showcasing local eateries. We recently broke bread together enjoying delicious breads from local baker Ed’s Breads.

The event was a big success! We’re now taking weekly member orders for bread.

Tuesday, January 30  |  4:00pm

Oakland Coworking at Temescal Works
490 43rd Street Oakland, CA 94609

Map of 490 43rd Street

Building Hours

Mon-Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
24/7 Access for Members

Our building will not be staffed on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of Juneteenth, and on July 4th (Thursday) & 5th (Friday) in observance of Independence Day.

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