Kids Stuff

Resident Converts Historical Play on Race and Education to Zoom

Jan 13,2021

Sun Staff Reports

Alameda resident, educator and playwright, Dr. Cindy Acker, has recreated her revolutionary play, Words That Made the Difference: Brown vs. the Board of Education for the zoom era. The performance will stream internationally on Sunday, Jan. 17, from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Courtesy photo The Gardner family, left to right: Alex holding baby Curtis, Erin and Avery.

Bay Farm Yetis Sighted in December

Jan 07,2021

Members of the Bay Farm School community and local cryptozoologists tipped us off about a recent sighting of a yeti on Bay Farm Island. The yeti is actually a product of the Gardner family, the creators of the Bay Farm Yeti Search.

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FUN IN THE SUN

Dec 31,2020

Kin Projects, a collaborative project by All Good Living, came together to provide toiletry kits with basic essentials for Alameda schools to give away to homeless and kids in need.

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Encinal Orchestra Continues Winter Tradition

Dec 25,2020

On Thursday, Dec. 17, Encinal Jr. Sr. High School’s orchestra held its annual Winter Concert. The concert was held over Zoom with student musicians, parents, teachers and friends in attendance. Over 120 attendees were present for the hour-long event.

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City Honors Students for Their Service

Nov 26,2020

Earlier this month, Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft and the City of Alameda’s Social Service Human Relations Board honored three Alameda students — Henry Mills, Noa Joseph and Serena McIntosh — with Youth Services Awards.

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Back in the swing

Nov 12,2020

(Pictured at the right): Pepper and Paige thank each other with a golf-club tap after a match during the Alameda Junior Golf Club’s (AJGC) successful 2020 season. The players all wore masks, as Pepper and Paige are doing, and practiced social distancing during their matches.

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Local Gallery and Foundation Team Up

Nov 05,2020

The Alameda Education Foundation brings together artists Salma Arastu, Nia Jourdan (Virginia Jourdan), Irenita Xirenita (Irene Juárez O’Connell) and Talavera-Ballon in a Rhythmix Virtual K Gallery exhibit honoring the diversity of artists in the Bay Area.

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Halloween Fun at a Distance

Oct 29,2020

Children of all ages! Halloween2020.com suggests teaming up to coordinate a neighborhood Zoombie party complete with games, scary stories and a costume contest. You can drop off goodie bags and candy buckets on doorsteps in advance or arrange porch pickups from one location.

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