Local Happenings

Local Happenings

 

Friday, April 28

  • 7 p.m. Middle School Spring Play: Cyrano de Burgershack. Modern retelling of Cyrano de Bergerac. Tickets $5 students; $10 adults. Multipurpose Room, Lincoln Middle School, 1250 Fernside Blvd. (Info: Kathy Servello, ladykat1922@hotmail.com)
  • 8 p.m. Musical Performance: The Sun Kings, A Beatles Tribute Band. Hosted by the Alameda Eagles and SF Zydeco. Tickets $15 advance, $20 cash only at door. Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info: 522-7626)

Saturday, April 29

  • 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Northern California Coast Guard Retiree Seminar. All retirees and spouses are encouraged to attend. Hear the latest on legislative news affecting military retirees. Representatives from TRICARE, Travis Air Force Base, and the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office will attend. No reservations required unless staying for lunch in the galley. Cost of lunch, $7.70. Building 4, Campbell Boulevard, Coast Guard Island. (Info, reservations: 350-0531)
  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Spring Boutique.” Handcrafted gifts and foods for sale. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1910 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 523-0659) 
  • 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 19th Annual Bay Farm Spring Festival. Hosted by Harbor Bay Intercultural Committee. Will feature multicultural performances, tai chi, karate demos and more. Bring a lawn chair. Free to the public. Harbor Bay Landing Shopping Center, 867 Island Dr. (Info: Donald Lim, 381-3511)
  • 1:30 p.m. Afternoon with Charles Curtis Blackwell, Local Author and Artist. Art reception 1:30 p.m., poetry reading 2 p.m., and question-and-answer session 3 p.m. Free to the public, refreshments served. Meeting Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: Cosette Ratliff, 747-7716)
  • 2 p.m. Family Game Day. For children 8 and up, parents must stay with kids. Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7705) 
  • 8 p.m. “A Night at the Opera.” Featuring Eileen Meredith and the Island City Opera. Cost $25 advance; $35 at door. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: Tina Blaine, 865-5060)

Sunday, April 30

  • 2 to 3 p.m. Jazz Appreciation Month Concert. Performance by the Dave Rocha Trio. Free to the public. Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: Cosette Ratliff, 747-7716)
  • 7 to 9 p.m. “Cafe Flamenco.” Dance to mark Spanish holiday of Semana Santa. Paella dinner at 6 p.m., dance afterward. Cost $20 in advance; $25 at the door; $10 dinner. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: Tina Blaine, 865-5060) 

Monday, May 1

  • 3:30 to 5 p.m. Exam Cram. Open study for teens ages 13-18 studying for standardized exams. Snacks provided. Stafford Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713) 
  • 5:30 p.m. Film Screening: Blow-Up. Discussion following, led by Jeff M. Giordano. Free to the public. Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7705) 

Tuesday, May 2

  • 1 p.m. Legal Assistance Workshop: Consumer Fraud. Learn tips for protecting yourself from fraud. Free for seniors, registration required. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, registration: 747-7506)
  • 3:30 p.m. Beginning Book Club. For children grades 1 to 3. Pre-registration required, sign up in person at library. Felker Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7705) 
  • 3:30 to 6 p.m. Exam Cram. Open study for teens ages 13 to 18 studying for standardized exams. Snacks provided. Stafford Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713) 

Wednesday, May 3

  • 4 p.m. Teen Book Club. Will be discussing Everything by Nicola Yoon. For teens, ages 13 to 18. Register to receive free copy of book. Stafford Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info, registration: Hallie Fields, hfields@alamedaca.gov
  • 6 p.m. Lawyers in the Library. Licensed attorneys will be on hand to provide free legal assistance. Names will be drawn by lottery at 5:50 p.m. Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713) 
  • 7 to 9 p.m. Alameda Island Monthly Poetry Reading plus Open Mic Night. Featuring The Mighty Pens, student poetry club from Alameda Community Learning Center. Light refreshments served. Free admission, donations appreciated. Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru St. (Info 523-6957)  

Thursday, May 4

  • 10 a.m. East Bay Retired Teachers Association Meeting. Open to all retired public education and administrative professionals residing in Alameda County. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Infor: 747-7506) 
  • Noon to 4:30 p.m. Alameda Oakland Home Learners: Monthly meet-up for home-schooled children and their caregivers. Lincoln Park, 1450 High St. (Info: www.aohl.net
  • 1:15 p.m. Pick-up Bocce Ball. Games played in drop-in, self-refereed format. Equipment, instruction provided. Game times recur Thursdays until June 21, weather permitting. Free for seniors. Mastick Courtyard, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, registration: 747-7506)
  • 3:30 to 5 p.m. Exam Cram. Open study for teens ages 13 to 18 studying for standardized exams. Snacks provided. Stafford Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713) 

 

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