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Most spiritualists know the importance of practicing radical forgiveness. Radical forgiveness helps them to live in peace and harmony with the spiritual laws of the universe; particularly the Law of Mind (It is done unto you as you believe.) and the Law of Attraction (You reap what you sow.).

Community members participated in a silent auction, wine tasting and other fun at the July 19 Community Faire and Fundraiser at Rock Wall Wine Company. The annual event held for the 18th straight year, is the largest fundraiser of the year for Alameda Meals on Wheels and Alameda Friendly Visitors, two organizations that help out home-bound seniors and other residents. To help out by volunteering and donating to the cause or sponsoring an upcoming event, visit www.alamedamealsonwheels.org.

Chloe Kassirer (left) and Elizabeth Dodge use their hands, not only to perform in the June piano recital of their teacher Carolyn Queener, but also to contribute to the Alameda Food Bank. The girls and their fellow musicians aim to donate 88 cans to the food bank, one for each of the 88 keys on the piano. The "Pianos in the Pantry" project has donated 36 cans to date.

The aircraft carrier USS Hornet will host "Splashdown 45" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., this Saturday, July 26. The event celebrates the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and commemorates the Hornet’s safe recovery of the mission’s astronauts and their command module.

The Hornet welcomes Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 astronaut and one of the first men to walk on the moon. Guests will have the opportunity to meet Aldrin. He will hold a press conference at 10 a.m.