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Rhythmix Island Arts Concert Series honors performing arts traditions from islands around the world on the island of Alameda. Presenting four concerts with the theme “Celebrating Diversity,” Rhythmix features the music and dance of Cuba, Tahiti, Japan and Bali, with Bay Area artists Jesús Díaz, Máahealani Uchiyama and Hálau Ka Ua Tuahine, Gamelan Sekar Jaya and Maze Daiko.

All meetings are scheduled to take place at City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Ave., Council Chambers, third floor unless otherwise noted. For more information see www.alamedaca.gov.

Monday, April 22

  • 7 p.m. Planning Board. Meetings are held the second and fourth Monday of each month.

Tuesday, April 23

The Alameda Free Library hosts an afternoon for the public to explore the city’s big trucks Saturday, April 27, from noon until 3 p.m. The Big Truck Bonanza will take place in the City Hall parking lot, located across the street from the Main Library on Oak Street, between Lincoln and Santa Clara avenues.

Families will have the opportunity to meet representatives from the Alameda Police Department, Alameda Fire Department, Alameda Public Works Department and Alameda Municipal Power and explore a few of the vehicles they use.

A year ago, I wrote my first article in the Alameda Sun. It outlined Calyx Health’s mission to build the healthcare system that seniors deserve and urgently need. At the time, I was confident that if myself and my staff controlled what happened within each clinic’s four walls, we could achieve that mission. 

Two scenes from last year’s Easter Egg Hunt on Park Street appear at right. Alameda families can meet with the Easter Bunny at Daisy’s, 1347 Park St., (left) and find special Easter treats at merchants like Lauren’s Closet, 1420 Park St. (right). Learn all the details in the Downtown Alameda Business Assoication editorial.