The Knights of Columbus is holding an e-waste fundraiser from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 5, in the parking lot of St. Joseph’s Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St. There are no drop-off fees and donors can arrange pickups prior to the event by calling Guido at 415-806-9176.
The Knights are also interested in contacting companies that have e-waste that the Knights can convert to cash for charity. The Knights use the money raised to help those with special needs.
Eleven talented wildlife photographers will present their works in the Stafford Meeting Rooms at the Main Library, 1550 Oak St., starting this Sunday, Feb. 28. Their works include vivid photographs of wildlife, all taken in Alameda.
Organized the Friends of Alameda Wildlife the exhibition offers an opportunity to learn about species that called the Island City home. These include harbor seals, least terns, snowy plovers and brown pelicans.
Mastick Senior Center is hosting a multi-media art exhibit featuring art created by members participating in the various classes offered at the center. Included in the exhibit are writings, drawings, paintings, stained glass, ceramics, jewelry, quilts and mixed-media pieces.
The exhibit is displayed throughout the lobby-wing and is available for viewing Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact the Mastick Office at 747-7506.
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