Local Happenings

Local Happenings

Courtesy photo      “The Millinery Shop“ (1879-1886) by Edgar Degas is an excellent example of how Degas’ Impressionist paintings intersected with Parisian fashion of the day. Learn more at a special presentation at the Alameda Free Library titled Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade.

 

Friday, July 7

  • 6 to 8 p.m. Alameda Landing Concert Series: Reggae Rock. Free admission. Alameda Landing, 2743 Fifth St. (Info: 249-5189)
  • 9 p.m. Rusty Metoyer and Zydeco Krush. Dance lesson 8:30 p.m. Tickets $17. Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info: Dana DeSimone, 415-792-8855) 

Saturday, July 8

  • 9 to 10:15 a.m. Alameda Walks: Bay Farm Island. Guided history walk led by Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos. Free admission. Meeting point: Leydecker Park, 3225 Mecartney Road. Info: Patrick Russi, 747-7550)
  • 8 p.m. Alexander Hamilton Ball. Costume ball presented by Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society. Featuring live music by Bangers & Mash. Dance class 7 p.m. Tickets $20 advance, $25 at door. Refreshments and drinks served, potluck contributions appreciated. Colonial-era costume or modern evening attire recommended. Ballroom, Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, tickets: www.peersdance.org/hamilton.html)
  • 8 to 10 p.m. “Durst-case Scenario.” Comedy show about America in “the time of Drumpf.” Tickets $20 advance, $25 at door. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: Tina Blaine, 865-5060)
  • 10 a.m. to noon. Annual Alameda Point Tour. Special bus tour of restricted sites in Alameda Point, led by Navy representative. Photography permitted. Free admission, RSVP required. Meeting point: Building 1, 950 West Mall Sq. (Info, RSVP: Tommie Jean Valmassy, 302-6232)

Sunday, July 9

  • 2 to 4 p.m. Reading in the Park. Hosted by the Alameda Free Library. Reading materials and snacks provided by library, bring a blanket or chair. McKinley Park, 2165 Buena Vista Ave. (Info 747-7713)  
  • 5:30 p.m. The Pine Leaf Boys. Potluck 5 p.m. Tickets $17. Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info: Dana DeSimone, 415-792-8855) 

Wednesday, July 12

  • 6:30 p.m. League Night. Pinball tournament, spread out over 10 recurring Wednesdays. Finals on July 26. Admission $10. Pacific Pinball Museum, 1510 Webster St. (Info: 769-1349)

Thursday, July 13

  • 7:30 p.m. Pirate Bingo Party.Music, dance, 10 rounds of pirate-themed bingo, and chance to meet Jack Sparrow, Blackbeard and other pirates. Tickets $25. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: Tina Blaine, 865-5060)

 

 

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