Local Happenings

Local Happenings: the week of Jan. 20 to Jan. 26

Courtesy healthycures.org Turmeric golden milk has been used for its healing properties for many generations. Find out more about “The Wonders of Golden Milk” at Alameda Natural Grocery Sunday, Jan. 22.

 

Friday, Jan. 20

  • 8 a.m. to noon. Presidential Inauguration Viewing. Free to the public. Stafford Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713) 
  • 9 p.m. Motordude Zydeco. Zydeco dance favorites! Dance at 9 pm, preceded by dance lesson at 8:30 p.m. Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info 522-7626) 

Saturday, Jan. 21

  • Jan. 21, noon to 1 p.m. “How to Select and Plant Bare Root Trees”: Free workshop on the special care required for bare root trees and how to plant them successfully. Free to the public. Ploughshares Nursery, 2701 Main St. (Info: www.ploughsharesnursery.com
  • Jan. 21, 1 to 3 p.m. “Sensational Superfood Smoothies”: Presented by local chef Meela Shaw. Free to the public. Alameda Natural Grocery, 1650 Park St. (RSVP: Sign up at supplements desk) 

Sunday, Jan. 22

  • Jan. 22, 2:30 to 3 p.m. “The Wonders of Golden Milk”: Presented by Renee from ANG. Free to the public. Alameda Natural Grocery, 1650 Park St. (RSVP: Sign up at supplements desk) 

Monday, Jan. 23

  • 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mastick Beginners Only Pool Tournament. Cost $3, registration required. Pool Room, Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Registration: 747-7506) 
  • 12 p.m. Meeting: Native Daughters of the Golden West, Encinal Parlor, No. 156. Discussion of California environmental and restoration projects and veterans’ welfare. New members welcome. (Info, address: M. Dodge, 523-7802 or J. McKay, jmonky333@aol.com)  
  • 6 p.m. Lawyers in the Library. West End Library, 788 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7767)

Tuesday, Jan. 24

  • 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Workshop: Dragonball Lantern Making. Cost $1. Room D, Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. 
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Knitting, Crochet Meetup. Free for teens and adults, both beginners and experts welcome, bring your own needles, crochet hooks and yarn. Family Meeting Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713)

Wednesday, Jan. 25

  • 12:30 p.m. Meet Bob Moore of Bob’s Red Mill: The Ultimate Purveyor of Whole Grains, Seeds, Flours and More. Alameda Natural Grocery, 1650 Park St. (Info: 865-1500)
  • 1:15 p.m. A Cup of Coffee and a Good Book: hosted by Alameda Library. Islandia Clubhouse, 1338 Island Dr. (Info: 747-7787)
  • 4 to 5:15 p.m. Grief Support Group. Free. Women’s Health Center, Alameda Hospital, 2070 Clinton Ave. (Info: the Rev. Mark Estes 925-737-0203) 
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Flickr Workshop: Store and Share Photos. Free, registration required. Computer Lab, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Reservations: 747-7777)
  • Jan. 25, 6:30 to 8 p.m. “Rent Stabilization”: Walk-in information clinic. Free to the public. For address, registration, info: www.alamedarentprogram.org.

Thursday, Jan. 26

  • 10 to 11:30 a.m. Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group. This group is for individuals caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7506) 
  • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tarot Meditation Group. Free for seniors, preregistration required, bring a tarot deck, notebook and writing implement. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Reservations: 747-7506) 
  • 12:30 p.m. Birthday Party Celebration. Cost $1. Dining Room 2, Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7500) 
  • 1:30 p.m. Music Appreciation Class: Piano Recital and Discussion about “Part Monk, Part Rascal: The Music of Francis Poulenc.” Free for seniors. Dining Room 2, Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7500) 
  • Jan. 26, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. “Rent Stabilization”: Information workshop with question-and-answer period. Free to the public. (Registration, info: www.alamedarentprogram.org
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Assemblyman Rob Bonta Office Hours by appointment only. Second floor, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Appointments: 286-1670)
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Congresswoman Barbara Lee Satellite Office Hours. Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7777)

 

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