From the Desk of the Executive Director

The West Alameda Business Association is proud to annouce that Alameda Martial Arts Day will be celebrated on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the West End’s Washington Park, 740 Central Ave. To mark the occasion, the International Chi Institute, 1532 Webster St. will present a demostration to the community free of charge. 

The performance will cultivate multicultural learning and appreciation as well as nurture the students who have dedicated themselves to the martial arts. According to the institute, last year’s Martial Arts Day performance attracted an audience of thousands. 

The multicultural performances include martials arts, lion dance, dragon dance, singing, dancing, magic shows etc. 

For more information, write to

Linda Asbury is the executive director of the West Alameda Business Association. Contact her at or 523-5955.