Events in Alameda from May 27 to June 3

ARPD -- The Starlight Movies in the Park Series returns with Minions: The Rise of Gru on Friday, June 2.
ARPD -- The Starlight Movies in the Park Series returns with Minions: The Rise of Gru on Friday, June 2.

Events in Alameda from May 27 to June 3

Saturday, May 27
Alameda Walks — In person, 9 to 10:15 a.m.; Godfrey Park, 281 Beach Road, Bay Farm Island
Free, all ages. Lace up your walking shoes, gather your family, friends and neighbors for an hour-long walk. This walk will examine the remodeled Godfrey Park Recreation Center, as well as the history of the Bay Farm uplands area. Pre-registration is not necessary. More info:

Sunday, May 28
Faction Makers Market Series — In person, noon to 5 p.m.; Faction Brewing, 2501 Monarch St.
Free, all ages. Every Fourth Sunday, peruse 50 artists and makers, have great food and experience amazing city views! Products will be a wide variety of handmade goods such as jewelry, knit goods, home decor, metalworking, prints, soap, paintings, candles, and more! More info:

Monday, May 29
Memorial Day Ceremony — In person, 11 a.m.; Veterans Park, just over the Bay Farm Bridge.
Free, all ages. Every year, Elks Veterans, along with Officers and members of the Lodge, attend and participate in their Alameda Memorial Day ceremony. Elks will present a wreath in remembrance of all veterans who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Please arrive early. More info:

Memorial Day at the Hornet — In person, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; USS Hornet Museum, 707 W Hornet Ave.
All ages. The USS Hornet Museum will be honoring Veterans on Memorial Day with a ceremony, special guests and more. This event is free for Veterans. Event MC is author and historian Russell Moore. More Info:

Friday, June 2
Starlight Movies in the Park/Minions: The Rise of Gru — In person, 6:30 to 10 p.m.; Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field, 1101 West Redline Ave.
Free, all ages. The featured movie will start around 8:30 p.m. depending on darkness. Snacks and food are available for purchase. Proceeds support the Teen Program. More info:

Saturday, June 3
Pat Potter Memorial Tree Planting — In person, 10 a.m. to noon; Leydecker Park, 3225 Mecartney Road
Free, all ages. Join the city and 100K Trees organization in planting more than 20 trees at Leydecker Park in honor of Pat Potter, a community organizer who worked closely with several organizations including Bike Walk Alameda. More info: Joyce Mercado at

Bay Area Walk4Hearing — In person, 10:45 a.m.; Crown Memorial State Beach, Eighth Street at Otis Drive
Free, all ages. Walk4Hearing is the only nationwide event bringing attention to hearing loss and promoting the importance of hearing health. The 5k is free, but donations are welcomed. You can even donate in honor of a participant. More info: contact Caprice Shular at