Local Happenings

Local Happenings

 

Friday, Feb. 24

  • Feb. 24, Noon to 2:30 p.m. City Manager’s Annual Report and Luncheon, Hosted by the Alameda Chamber of Commerce. Special meet and greet with City Manager Jill Keimach for Neptune Gold Sponsors prior to event. Registration required. General seating: $65 members, $80 non-members. Rock Wall Wine Company, 2301 Monarch St. (Info, registration: 522-0414) 
  • Feb. 24, 6 p.m. to Feb. 25, 10 a.m. Night Ops: Youth STEM Overnight Adventure. Overnight sleepover for kids K through 12. Will learn about various science and engineering systems present onboard. Food and board provided. Cost, $65 plus $100 security deposit. Registration required. USS Hornet Museum, 707 West Hornet Ave. (Info: 521-8448)

Saturday, Feb. 25

  • 9:30 a.m. to noon. Write-Your-Representative Party. Supplies, addresses, and sample letters provided. Adults and kids invited. Wescafe, 1518 Webster St. (Info: Eve de Ley, 749-8415)
  • 1 to 4:30 p.m. Grown Up Gaming. Adults 18 and over only. Games provided, or bring your own. Stafford Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713)
  • 2 p.m. Teddy Bear Tea Party. For children ages 5 to 8, with caregiver present. Bring your stuffed animal. Cost free, Reservations required. Stafford Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info, reservations: 747-7713) 
  • 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. 15th Annual Crab Feed and Auction, Proceeds to benefit Alameda High School Boosters Baseball Program. Tickets, $60. Eagles Lodge, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info, tickets: 523-2193) 
  • 8 p.m. Mardi Gras Show by CHELLE! and Friends. Entry fee: $25 at door, $20 in advance. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: 865-5060 or www.rhythmix.org

Sunday, Feb. 26

  • 1:15 to 3 p.m. Coloring for Adults. Coloring materials provided, or bring your own. Family Study Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713)
  • 3 p.m. Notes for Nourishment Concert: Chinese New Year Celebration. Hosted by Listen for Life. Free to the public, donations appreciated. Basilica of St. Joseph, 1109 Chestnut St. (Info: 540-8136)  
  • 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunset Low-Tide Walk. Will explore mudflats and rocky coast to observe unique low-tide fauna. Wear clothes and shoes that can get muddy. Crab Cove Visitors Center, 1252 McKay Ave. (Info: 544-3187) 
  • 6 p.m. Dinner Fundraiser for Kamakura Restaurant. Featuring food and wine donated by Pappo and Blacksmith Cellars. Prix-fixe four-course dinner with wine pairings and champagne reception. Price $85, reservations required. Pappo Restaurant, 2320 Central Ave. (Info, reservations: 337-9100)  
  • 5:30 p.m. All-Star Band with Mitch Polzak. Potluck at 5 p.m., dance afterward. $15 admission. Zydeco Music and Dance, Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info: 522-7626) 

Monday, Feb. 27

  • 1 to 3 p.m. United States History Class. Instructor, Roger Baer. First of a weekly class until April 17. Free for seniors. Registration required. Dining Room 2, Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7506)
  • 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Computer Class: All about Smartphones. Will review Smartphone features, data plans, WiFi and security. Bring a Smartphone. Cost $10. Registration required. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7506)
  • 6 p.m. Lawyers in the Library. Licensed attorneys will be on hand to provide free legal assistance. Names will be drawn by lottery at 5:45 p.m. West End Library, 788 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7767) 

Tuesday, Feb. 28

  • 1 p.m. Health Insurance Workshop: The ABCs of Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance. Free for seniors. Registration required. Room D, Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7506)
  • 6 p.m. Knitting and Crochet Meetup. Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713)
  • 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Bay Area College Planning Workshop. Learn about how to prepare for college applications and scholarships. Free admission, registration required. Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info, registration: 686-7979, ext. 2)

Wednesday, March 1

  • 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Computer Class: Windows 10. Will learn about Start Menu, Screen Tiles, Modern Metro apps, Cortana and File Manager. First of a five-part class, on recurring Wednesdays. Cost $50 members. Registration required Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, registration: 747-7506)  
  • 4 p.m. Teen Book Club. Will be discussing Legend by Marie Lu. For teens, ages 13 to 18. Pre-register in person to receive a free copy of the book. Stafford Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7780) 
  • 6 p.m. Lawyers in the Library. Licensed attorneys will be on hand to provide free legal assistance. Names will be drawn by lottery at 5:45 p.m. Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St.  (Info: 747-7713) 

Thursday, March 2

  • 10 to 11:30 a.m. Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group. For individuals caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7506) 
  • 10 a.m. to noon. Mastick Stamp Club. Free for seniors. Room D, Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Infor: 747-7506) 
  • 11 a.m. Trinity Seniors Program: The Art of Quilting. Presenter, Joan Beall. Trinity Lutheran Church, 1323 Central Avenue. (Info 522-5220)  
  • Noon to 3 p.m. Alameda Oakland Homelearners: Meet for fun and idea exchanges. Lincoln Park, High Street and Santa Clara Avenue. (Info: www.aohl.net
  • 7 to 9 p.m. Knitting Circle. Beginners welcome. Julie’s Coffee and Tea Garden, 1223 Park St. (Info: 747-7767)
  • 7:30 p.m. Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) Meeting. St. Joseph’s Parish Center, 1119 Lafayette St. (Info: Marilyn Darnell, 523-1500)  

 

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