Night Life and Entertainment

Pinball Museum Flips It Back On

Jul 01,2021

Larry Freeman

Alameda’s world-class Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) fired up its vintage games once more as the Bay Area reopens, and the long-dark bulbs of backglasses and playfields shine again, as the crisp sounds of flippers, bells, score reels and pop bumpers, fill the air.

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Saturday Night at the Movies

Jun 24,2021

This year’s premier Starlight Movie in the Park will take place this Friday, June 25, at the Multipurpose Field on Alameda Point on West Redline Avenue, next to the Alameda Point Gym.

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Courtesy photo.    A scene from a previous New Year’s Eve celebration aboard the USS Hornet shows guests mingling among the exhibits.

Celebrate New Year’s with the USS Hornet Museum

Dec 27,2019

The Island’s big New Year’s Eve celebration takes place on the West End, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Hornet. Enjoy a big-band dance performance by 3 O’Clock Jump while fundraising for the museum’s education department, Tuesday, Dec. 31, from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Doors open at 7:15.

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Clayton Mitchell Photography

Menorah Lighting Celebrates Chanukah

Dec 27,2019

Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft marked the beginning of the Jewish festival of lights, Chanukah, last Friday at the Bridgeside Center by lighting a 10-foot menorah. Chabad of Alameda hosted the lighting, which featured performances, crafts and other fun.

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Courtesy photo. Temple Israel’s celebration last year brought light to South Shore Center. This year’s event also features a table for the public to light their own menorahs Monday, 23.

Menorah Lightings Coming Up for Local Families

Dec 20,2019

 Sunday, Dec. 22, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Chabad of Alameda will host a free Hanukkah Community Celebration. The third annual menorah lighting will feature a fire and LED light show as well as snacks, crafts, a raffle and more.

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40th Holiday Sale Slated

Oct 31,2019

The Alameda Holiday Boutique, a four-decade tradition in the Island City, takes place this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2 and 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Albert H DeWitt O’ Club at Alameda Point.

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