Kids Stuff

Courtesy photos &nbsp&nbsp Woodstock play structure before the fire (left) and after.

Help Rebuild Woodstock Play Structure

Jul 25,2019

On Saturday, July 13, at 3:39 a.m., the Alameda Fire Department responded to a fire at Woodstock Park, at Cypress and Third Streets near Alameda Point. Arriving crews found the play structure fully engulfed in flames (“Suspicious Fires Doused at Park,” July 18).

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp The Worcestor Polytechnic Institute women’s varsity rowing team competed at the Henley Regatta in Henley-on-Thames, England, during the 2017 season.

Local Grad Rows to National Honor

Jul 18,2019

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) recently recognized Alameda alum and Wrocester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) atendee Christine Hovermale for her achievments in academics and athletics.

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Courtesy Alameda Boys & Girls Club &nbsp&nbsp Students from the Alameda Boys & Girls Club show off their backpacks from the 2018 drive.

Equipped4Success Supply Drive Kicks Off

Jul 11,2019

The Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) announced the launch of its annual “Equipped 4 Success” school supply drive earlier this week. The drive supports low-income Alameda students by providing them with new backpacks and quality school supplies.

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Rotary Funds Worthy Students

Jun 20,2019

Each year Rotary Club of Alameda confers scholarships to outstanding students attending high schools in Alameda: Alameda High, Encinal High, Island High, St. Joseph Notre Dame High, Alameda Science & Technology Institute, Alameda Community Learning Center and NEA Community Learning Center.

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Join Summer Reading Fun Underway at Library

Jun 13,2019

Registration for the 2019 Summer Reading Program at the Alameda Free Library is now open. Created to encourage reading as well as life-long learning, this eight-week program is open to everyone from birth through adult.

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Courtesy photos &nbsp&nbsp The West Coast Dancers are ready to “Dance to the Music” starting Wednesday, June 19.

West Coast Dance Theatre Set to Perform in 46th annual Revue

Jun 13,2019

Marnell Xavier’s West Coast Dance Theatre (WCDT) is now preparing for its 46th annual musical song and dance productions, “Dance to the Music.” Two different productions on two different days, but both are a cavalcade of fluorescent colors, pop tunes and funky, fancy footwork. 

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Schools to Serve Free Meals

Jun 13,2019

This summer the Alameda Unified School District will serve free breakfasts and lunches in Alameda for all children and teens 18 years and younger Monday through Friday, except for Thursday, July 4. 

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