Local Happenings

Local Happenings

 

Friday, March 3

  • 7 p.m. First Friday Family Film: Zootopia. Stafford Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7705)

Saturday, March 4

  • Noon to 1:30 p.m. Workshop: “How to Grow from Seeds and Cuttings.” Ploughshares Nursery, 2701 Main St. (Info: 755-1103) 
  • 4:30 p.m. “Double Delight.” Choir concert featuring compositions by Felix Mendelssohn and Heinrich Schutz, conducted by Allen Simon. Cost $26 general admission, $21 students and seniors, free for children grades K through 8. Discount for ordering in advance. Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, tickets: 888-734-7664)  
  • 8 p.m. Gilbert & Sullivan Victorian Costume Ball, Hosted by Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society (PEERS). Dance class at 7 p.m., followed by ball. Light snack buffet included. Victorian or modern evening attire recommended. Cost $25 at door. Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: www.peersdance.org/G&S.html)

Sunday, March 5 

  • 1 to 4 p.m. Info Session: Encinal Yacht Club Summer Sailing Camp. For kids ages 8 to 18. Free refreshments, T-shirts, sailing rides and facility tours. Encinal Yacht Club, 1251 Pacific Marina. (Info: 522-3272)  
  • 2 p.m. Thinking Green. Film festival themed on environmental issues. Free admission, donations appreciated. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: 865-5060)
  • 5:30 p.m. Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic. Potluck at 5 p.m., dance afterward. $15 admission. Zydeco Music and Dance, Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info: 522-7626) 

Monday, March 6 

  • 3:30 p.m. Computer Class: Travel. Learn to research, plan and book vacations. First of six parts, recurring Mondays. Cost $40, registration required. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, registration: 747-7506) 
  • 5:30 p.m. Library Film Series: Arrival. Ages 18 and older only. Moderated by filmmaker Jeff M. Giordano, discussion afterward. Free admission. Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713)

Tuesday, March 7 

  • 1 to 2:30 p.m. Alexander Technique: The Art of Balance. Instructor, Lenka Fejt. Cost $20, registration required. First of a two-part class. Room D, Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, registration: 747-7506) 
  • 3:30 p.m. Beginning Book Club. For children grades 1-3. Pre-registration required, sign up in person at library. Jane Felker Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7705) 
  • 4 p.m. Tech Tutoring. Patient teens on hand to answer questions about computers or smart devices. Free to the public. Computer Lab, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713) 

Wednesday, March 8 

  • 10 a.m. On the Water with Joe Stack. Information session about kayaking. Registration required. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, registration: 747-7506)
  • 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Chair Yoga Class with Darlene Cruz. First of a weekly repeating class. Cost $42. Registration required. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, registration: 747-7506)
  • Noon. Disabled American Veterans Meeting. Alameda Veterans Memorial Building, 2203 Central Ave. (Info, registration: 865-6372) 
  • 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Chamber of Commerce Monthly Mixer. Live music, refreshments. Encinal Yacht Club, 1251 Pacific Marina. (Info: 522-0414) 
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Computer Class: Saving and Finding Files. Patient teens on hand to answer questions about computers or smart devices. Free to the public. Registration required. Computer Lab, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info, registration: 747-7777) 

Thursday, March 9    

  • 10:30 a.m. New Member Orientation. Open to prospective new members. Includes free lunch. Registration required. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, registration: 747-7506) 
  • 11 a.m. Trinity Seniors Program: “Fire and Ice.” Russ Aubry will share about his trip to Iceland. Trinity Lutheran Church, 1323 Central Avenue. (Info 522-5220)  
  • 3:30 p.m. Thursday Crafts. For kids ages 4 to 8, plus their caregivers. Craft materials provided. West End Library, 788 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7767)
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Congresswoman Barbara Lee Satellite Office Hours. No appointments necessary. Room 224, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7777)
  • 7 to 9 p.m. Alameda Poetry Writer’s Workshop. Hosted by Mary Loughran and Marilyn Flower. Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru St. (Info 523-6957) 
  • 7 to 9 p.m. Alameda Quilt Guild. Open to anyone interested in quilting. $5 donation at the door for visitors. Trinity Lutheran Church, 1323 Central Ave. (Info: Terry Hodges, 521-2995) 
  • 7 to 9 p.m. Single Sailors Dinner Meeting. Open to singles interested in sailing. Ballena Bay Yacht Club, 1150 Ballena Blvd. (Info: Marika Chop, 332-9380) 
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