Anyone who planned a rental event at the Alameda Elks Lodge in the future needs to check in and confirm their reservation. The longtime benefactors of the Alameda community have suffered a computer crash that erased the Lodge’s Rental Calendar through 2020. Those who have made reservations for an event must contact the Elks as soon as possible at 522-1015, Ext. 18, during business hours, or online at www.alamedaelks.org/lodgerentals.
Alameda resident and filmmaker Clay Kempf’s latest documentary Don’t Shoot, I’m the Guitar Man premiered at the San Francisco Indie Festival last week. The film relays the true story about musician Buzzy Martin who taught music to inmates at San Quentin State Prison. Kempf served as director of photography for Guitar Man.
Through Monday, March 5, the City of Alameda is looking for residents to evaluate its pilot dockless bike share program, LimeBike, through a survey. To weigh in, visit www.alamedaca.gov/bikeshare or obtain hard copies of the survey at the City Clerk’s office in City Hall (2263 Santa Clara Ave.) or at any library branch.
San Francisco History Days is an annual event organized by a collective of Bay Area historical organizations. Its aim is to celebrate and share the history of the San Francisco Bay Area. This year’s event will be held at The Old San Francisco Mint (88 5th St.) and will feature dozens of exhibits and presentations from community historians, archivists, genealogists, archaeologists, authors, researchers and educators, including an exhibit by Alameda Museum.