Local Happenings

Local Happenings

Courtesy photo    An opening reception for Wayside, featuring works by Ginny Parsons and Nakim Joe Hakim will be held July 21, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave.

Friday, July 20

  • July 20, 7 p.m. Les Misérables produced by Tomorrow Youth Repertory. Michaan’s Theater, 2700 Saratoga St. (Info: tyrlesmis.brownpapertickets.com) 

Saturday, July 21

  • 7 p.m. Les Misérables produced by Tomorrow Youth Repertory. Michaan’s Theater, 2700 Saratoga St. (Info: www.tyrlesmis.brownpapertickets.com
  • 1 to 5 p.m. Fifth annual Ales for ALS Festival. Taste beer, raise funds to fight ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Tickets $60 at the door, $45 in advance. Faction Brewing, 2501 Monarch St. (Info: www.alesforals.com)
  • 2 to 4 p.m. Seed Starting Talk and Demonstration with David Blood, UC Master Gardener Program of Alameda County. Presented by Alameda Backyard Growers. Alameda Free Library, Main Branch, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 239-7485, info@alamedabackyard growers.org)
  • 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wayside. Opening reception for show of works by local artists Najib “Joe” Hakim and Ginny Parsons. K Gallery at Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: www.rhythmix.org)
  • 4 to 8:30 p.m. Annual Buddhist Temple of Alameda Obon Festival features Bon Odori (folk dancing) at 7:30 p.m., live music and taiko, flowers, carnival games, cultural exhibits, food and drink. Buddhist Temple of Alameda, 2325 Pacific Ave. (Info: 522-5243, www.btoa.org)

Sunday, July 22

  • 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Amazing Bubble Show. Art, magic, science and fun! Explore dynamics of bubbles with the Amazing Bubble Man (aka Louis Pearl). Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. Tickets cost $10 to $15. (Info: 865-5060, www.rhythmix.org)
  • 5:30 p.m. The Pine Leaf Boys perform. Potluck and dance. $20. Alameda Eagles Aerie No. 1076, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info: 522-7626 or zydecod@msn.com)
  • 2 p.m. Les Misérables produced by Tomorrow Youth Repertory. Michaan’s Theater, 2700 Saratoga St. (Info: www.tyrlesmis.brownpapertickets.com)

Tuesday, July 24

  • 10 a.m. to noon. Senior Wellness Carnival hosted by AES Therapy & Fitness. Carnival games, memory tests, treats and more. (Info, register: 748-0158, www.seniorwellnesscarnival.com)

Wednesday, July 25

  • 1 to 3 p.m. High Tea with Calyx Health. Tea tasting, biscuits and discussion on health benefits of tea. (Info, register: 996-5063, RSVP@calyxhealth.com)

Thursday, July 26

  • July 26, 7 p.m. “Dirk Van Erp, the Great San Francisco Coppersmith” an Alameda Museum Lecture with Gus Bostrom of California Historical Design. Learn about a Dutch American artisan prominent in the Arts and Crafts movement. Free admission for museum members, $10 for others. Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave., downstairs. (Info: www.alamedamuseum.org)

 

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