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Local Events Around Town

Aug 04,2022

Saturday, August 6
Me, MyShelf, and I - Biography and Memoir Book Club – In person and on Zoom, 11:00 a.m. Main Library (1550 Oak St.), Stafford Room.

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Canada Goose: A Big, Bold, Beautiful Bird

Jul 19,2022

The Canada Goose (Branta Canadensis) is a bird that many of us know well! Large-bodied with long, black necks and a white-and-black head, they have become common in many of our parks and grasslands. They are usually quite tolerant of humans.

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Fourth of July 5K Returns After Two Years

Jul 05,2022

Phil Hebda finished first overall out of more than 1,000 participants in the Alameda Fourth of July 5K Race for Midway Shelter last Monday. The Berkeley native finished the 5K (3.1 miles) with a chip time of 15:52.8.

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Common Ravens, but Remarkable, too

Jun 23,2022

These glossy jet-black birds are readily seen year-round throughout Alameda and are actually quite remarkable. They are excellent fliers and among the most intelligent birds. Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest honored the Raven, as both a trickster and a creator god.

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