Local Happenings

Local Happenings

Courtesy photo    Homeowners Deborah Morgan and John Oldham; designers, Derek Pavlik Design; and contractors, Matt & Sam Najdek of Ore-Cal Construction, Inc. will earn honors for their porch remodel at 2525 Noble Ave. at the annual Preservation Awards hosted by the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society on Sunday, June 2.

Saturday, June 1

  • 9 a.m. “Uplands of Bay Farm.” Alameda Walks traces the original shoreline of Bay Farm Island and discusses its history. Guides: Alameda Sun publishers Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos. Walk lasts 1 hour, 15 minutes. Meet at Godfrey Park, 281 Beach Road. (Info: 747-7550, prussi@alamedaca.gov)
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Martial Arts Day. Demonstrations of Kung Fu, dances, singing, magic and music. Sponsored by the International Chi Institute. Free admission. Washington Park, 740 Central Ave. (Info: 415-832-0118, kungfumasteryan@gmail.com)
  • 7 p.m. Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society Inc. (PEERS) presents “The Rainbow Ball,” a grand Regency and Romantic costume ball. Vintage dance lesson, late 18th- and early 19th-century ballroom music by Bangers & Mash. No partners or dance experience needed. Period costume or modern evening dress admired, but not required. No host bar, potluck snack buffet. Tickets $25 at the door. Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 522-1731, www.peersdance.org/rainbow.html)

Sunday, June 2

  • 1 to 4 p.m. “In Memory and Movement” hosted by Yoga with the Veterans Yoga Project. Participate in veteran-led yoga sessions, engage with community partners and join in a moment of silence to remember those who served. $25 donation; free for active-duty and veterans. Light refreshments. USS Hornet Museum, (Info, register: 521-8448, www.veteransyogaproject.org/hornet)
  • 2 to 3 p.m. Piano Recital. Students of Carolyn Queener and Katy Stephan perform. Admission by donation to Alameda Food Bank. Queener’s Piano Studio, 1215 Pacific Ave. (Info: 523-4924, queenerspiano@gmail.com)
  • 3 p.m. “Alameda’s Sing-it-Yourself Messiah, Easter Section Parts 2 & 3.” Locals may join performance of George Frederick Handel’s Messiah with chamber orchestra, soloists, harpsichord and organ. (Recommended rehearsals transpired in early May.) Bring canned or dry food items to donate to Alameda Food Bank. Admission by donation. St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St. (Info: 522-0181, www.asiym.org
  • 7 p.m. 22nd annual Preservation Awards hosted by the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society. Recognizes the best preservation, restoration and adaptive reuse of historic structures in the city of Alameda. Reception to follow. Free admission. Crow’s Nest, Alameda Naval Air Museum, 2151 Ferry Point No. 77. (Info: 479-6489, www.alameda-preservation.org)

Monday, June 3

  • 8 a.m. International Women’s Golf Day. Alameda Women’s Nine- Hole Golf Club invites players to join in a round on the South Course. All players will pay the club’s reduced fees for 18 holes, $45 with cart, $30 walking. Corica Park, 1 Clubhouse Memorial Road. (Info: 220-2936, alameda9ers@yahoo.com)
  • 6:30 p.m. Clement Avenue Community Workshop. Discuss city’s plan to improve Clement traffic corridor. City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-6892, gpayne@alamedaca.gov)

Tuesday, June 4

  • 1 p.m. Consumer Fraud: Scams Targeting Seniors and Tips for Protection and Prevention. Educational overview provided by Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program and Legal Assistance for Seniors. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Room D. (Info, register: 747-7506, dconde@alamedaca.gov)

Wednesday, June 5

  • 7 p.m. Alameda Island Poets book launch for The Art of Awe 3:  The Power of Your Artist’s Journey by Natica Angilly. Featuring a group of “Poets Who Dance.” Hosted by Nanette Deetz and Alameda Poet Laureate Cathy Dana. Light refreshments, open mic follows. Admission by donation. Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru St. (Info: 205-2375, cathydana@gmail.com)

Thursday, June 6

  • 5 to 7 p.m. 16th annual American Hot Rod Show. Muscle cars, classic trucks, hot rods. Free admission. Harbor Bay Landing, 891 Island Drive. (Info: 521-7711, www.lavalspizza.com)
  • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Community Meeting No. 2 on Alameda’s Rent Stablization Program. Includes presentation on potential admenments to Rent Stablization Ordinance, community feedback and individual voting. Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave., basement. (Info: 747-4714, shenry@alamedaca.gov)

Friday, June 7

  • 1 p.m. Dollar Bill Folding: T-Shirt and Tie. Learn how to fold bills into gifts that fit in Father’s Day cards. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Room D. (Info, register: 747-7506, dconde@alamedaca.gov)