Local Happenings

Saturday, Oct. 26

  • 1 p.m. “Reading the Beatles.” Marathon reading of Beatles song lyrics from all 13 albums. In honor of the day in 1965 when Queen Elizabeth bestowed the title of Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the Beatles. Books Inc., 1344 Park St. (Info: 522-2226, genekahane@gmail.com)
  • 3 p.m. “Teen-Parent Anxiety Awareness & Relief.” Presentation on anxiety in parents and young people with Dr. John Nieters, L.Ac., DAOM, of Alameda Acupuncture and Elizabeth Dandenell, LMFT, of the East Bay Center for Anxiety. Free admission, reservation required. Alameda Acupuncture Annex, 2258 Santa Clara Ave., Suite 3. (Info, RSVP: 814-6900, healthandwellness@pacbell.net)

Sunday, Oct. 27

  • 7 p.m. “Flamenkeando.” Caminos Flamencos performs Spanish music and dance. Paella available for purchase starting at 6 p.m. $20 in advance; $25 day of show; $12 kids 12 and younger. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2315 Blanding Ave. (Info: 865-5060, info@rhythmix.org)

Tuesday, Oct. 29

  • 1 p.m. Local Mystery Writers Symposium. Local mystery writer Janet Dawson moderates a discussion on mystery fiction. Participating authors include Camille Minichino, Ann Parker and Terry Shames. Books available for sale. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Dining Room 2. (Info, register: 747-7506, dconde@alamedaca.gov)

Wednesday, Oct. 30

  • 6:30 p.m. “Tsunami Awareness.” Presentation for residents, employers and others on how to prepare for a tsunami. Presenters include local, state and federal tsunami experts. Alameda City Hall, Council Chambers, third floor. 2263 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 337-2131, soliver@alamedaca.gov)

Thursday, Oct. 31

  • “Trick or Treat on Webster Street.” Young ghouls and goblins are invited to Webster to trick or treat with local merchants. Check in at Wescafe, 1518 Webster St., for goodie bag. (Info: 523-5955, linda@westalamedabusiness.com)