Local Happenings

Local Happenings

Sunday, Aug. 18

  • 11 a.m. “A Lord of a Ring in a Suitcase.” Peripatetic Players present The Fellowship of the Ring in less than one hour. Free admission, donations requested. Lincoln Park, High Street at Santa Clara Avenue. (Info: 747-7529, www.peripateticplayers.org)

Monday, Aug. 19

  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. “Renters, Know Your Rights!” Housing attorneys will present and answer questions. Free admission. Sponsored by the City of Alameda and Centro Legal de la Raza. Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 437-1554, http://centrolegal.org)

Tuesday, Aug. 20

  • 1 p.m. Transportation 101. Victoria Williams, paratransit coordinator, will provide an overview of various transportation options, including East Bay Paratransit and Premium Taxi Program free shuttle services available to Alameda residents. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Room D. (Info, register: 747-7506, deconde@alamedaca.gov)

Wednesday, Aug. 21

  • 1 p.m. “Nutrition: You Are What You Eat.” Explore the nutritional challenges common in older age and learn how diet affects more than just the body. Free admission. Sponsored by Elders Village and AEC Living. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Media Room. (Info, register: 747-7506, deconde@alamedaca.gov)

Thursday, Aug. 22

  • 7 p.m. “How Do I Trust My Intuition?” An introduction to and activation of the energy center of the third-eye chakra. Energetic healer and coach, Anné M. Klint will speak about under- or overactive third-eye chakras. Free admission. Optimized Wellness Center, 2381 Mariner Square Dr. Ste. 170. (Info, tickets: 497-4424, https://optimizevision2019.eventbrite.com)
  • 7 p.m. “The West End.” Alameda Museum lecture with historian Woody Minor. History of the West End from the first land divisions during the Gold Rush to the present day. Vintage maps and photographs of the first railroads, bathing resorts and industries including: Neptune Beach, Bethlehem Shipyard, Alameda Naval Air Station and the wartime housing projects. Free admission for museum members, $10 for others. Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave., downstairs. (Info: www.alamedamuseum.org)

Saturday, Aug. 24

  • 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oakmont Luau. Hawaiian-themed open house. Explore assisted-living and memory-care facilities and enjoy cocktails, food courtesy of Oakmont culinary team. RSVP by Aug. 22. Oakmont of Mariner Point, 2400 Mariner Square Dr. (Info, RSVP: 328-4313, www.oakmontofmarinerpoint.com)
  • 1 to 4:30 p.m. “Grown up Gaming.” The library provides many games to enjoy, or bring a game from home. Free admission. Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713, refdesk@alamedaca.gov.)
  • 2 p.m. “A Lord of a Ring in a Suitcase.” Peripatetic Players present The Fellowship of the Ring in less than one hour. Free admission, donations requested. Franklin Park, 1432 San Antonio Ave. (Info: 747-7529, www.peripateticplayers.org)