Kids Stuff

Students Advise Council to Prioritize Climate

Oct 10,2019

Lincoln Middle School students Juliana Chinzorig, 12, whose sign reads “There is no Planet B” and Katelyn Le, 12, with sign reading “Act as if our home is on fire, because it is!” attended the Oct. 12 City Council meeting to help bring awareness to human-caused climate change.

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Help Make Things Right for Students

Oct 03,2019

Thieves recently stole 50 bicycles and cycling safety gear from in front of Maya Lin School, where Cycles of Change was scheduled to teach bike safety. Cycles of Change helps hundreds of children learn how to bike safely to school and in their neighborhoods every year.

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Butterflies Symbolize Detained Children

Sep 12,2019

Alameda recently hosted the first Bay Area display of the youth-led “Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful.” Kaia, Laila, and Alexandra show some of the butterflies that they created as part of a youth-led program to craft 15,000 butterflies to symbolize the plight of 15,000 children the feder

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Kiwanis Hosts Special Needs Day

Sep 05,2019

The Kiwanis Club of Alameda organized a Special Needs Day at Jean Sweeney Open Space Park. Forty youth registered for the event. Members of the Bay Area Outreach Program for adaptive sports shared their love of inclusiveness and bicycles. They made various adaptive cycles available.

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Benefit Set for Shelter Children

Sep 05,2019

A fundraiser concert to benefit the women and children of Alameda’s Midway Shelter is set for this Saturday, Sept. 7, at 2:30 p.m. at Twin Towers United Methodist Church. Guests will be treated to a performance by the Harmony Fusion Chorus, a chapter of the Sweet Adelines.

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Eric J. Kos &nbsp&nbsp The Peripatetic Players performed a legendary recreation of the first book in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Fellowship of the Ring, at Franklin Park last Saturday. Above, a ringwraith stalks Frodo and Gandalf from within the audience.

‘Players’ Perk up Park with Performance

Aug 29,2019

A true miracle of thespianism, a creation beyond the reach of ordinary actors, “The Lord of A Ring in A Suitcase” brought magnificence, drama and madcap hilarity to Franklin Park last Saturday.

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Apply for Free, Discount Student Meals

Aug 15,2019

The Alameda Unified School District offers free or reduced-price nutritious meals to students from low-income families every school day under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program or the Afterschool Snack Program.

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