Local Happenings

Saturday, Aug. 18

  • 5 p.m. Alameda Recreation and Parks Department (ARPD) Reunion and Fundraiser. All are welcome whose lives have been enriched by the ARPD system. No host bar, free drink for wearing vintage ARPD garb. Catered Mexican dinner $25. All proceeds benefit the Alameda Friends of the Parks Foundation. Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, RSVP: www.arpdreunion.wixsite.com/2018, arpdreunion@gmail.com)

Sunday Aug. 19

  • 5 p.m. Celebration of 23rd anniversary of Cajun and Zydeco dances at the Eagles Hall. Featuring Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic. Potluck, dance at 5:45 p.m. $17. Alameda Eagles Aerie No. 1076, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info: 522-7626, zydecod@msn.com)

Wednesday, Aug. 22

  • 1:30 to 3 p.m. A Course in Miracles fall series. 2500 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, register: 967-7603) 
  • 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Art Exhibit Reception. Multimedia art exhibit of works created in Mastick Senior Center classes. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center lobby, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7506)
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Basic Computing II. Focus on the operating system and using programs within Microsoft Office. All ages welcome. Free admission. Alameda Main Library computer lab, 1550 Oak St. (Info, register: 747-7777)
  • 7 p.m. City Council debate and endorsement. Hosted by City of Alameda Democratic Club. Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: www.alamedademocraticclub.org)

Thursday, Aug. 23

  • 7 p.m. “Fernside: The Story of a Neighborhood.” Alameda Museum lecture with historian Woody Minor. Learn about the history and architecture of Alameda’s foremost residential tract of the early 20th century. Free admission for Alameda Museum members or $10 for non-members. Alameda Elks Lodge, downstairs, 2255 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: www.alamedamuseum.org)

Friday, Aug. 24

  • 9 a.m. Rotary Club of Alameda Golf Tournament. 8 a.m. check in. $50 includes breakfast, golf and luncheon at The Grand Pavilion. ($25 for lunch only). Proceeds benefit Alameda Rotary Community Grants, which support Alameda nonprofits. Mif Albright Par 3 Course, Corica Park, 1 Clubhouse Memorial Dr. (Register, info: Harry Hartman, 814-0570, www.alamedarotary.org)