July 14-16; 21-23
Into the Woods presented by Tomorrow Youth Repertory — In person, July 14, 15, 21, and 22 at 7 p.m. and July 16 and 23 at 2 p.m.; Academy of Alameda Auditorium - 401 Pacific Ave.
All ages. Tomorrow Youth Repertory presents its annual mainstage production. A modern twist on classic Grimm's Fairytales, the production introduces us to The Baker and his Wife, who wish for a child. Due to a family curse, they need to procure several magic items to achieve their hopes. Admission is $15 at the door ($13 in advance online) and $10 for Students/Seniors at the door ($7 in advance online). More info: at www.TomorrowYouthRep.org.
Saturday, July 15th
CHELLE! & Friends (PAL in the Parks Family Concert Series) — 12 to 1 p.m.; Leydecker Park, 3225 Mecartney Rd.
Free, all ages. Rhythmix Cultural Works, Alameda’s destination for global arts and culture, and the City of Alameda Recreation and Park Department, present this music showcase. Get ready to move your feet, dance to the beat, sing along and join a Mardi Gras parade with CHELLE! & Friends! More info: www.rhythmix.org.
Life Into Art: Isadora Duncan — 2 to 3:30 p.m.; Alameda Main Library-Stafford Room, 1550 Oak St.
Free, adults. Discover a captivating program on Isadora Duncan, a trailblazing dancer who revolutionized the world of dance and championed women's rights. Discover how her influential ideas took shape during her formative years in Oakland, and her connection to Ina Coolbirth, California's first State Librarian. More info:510-747-7777.
Summer Beats Concert Series — 2 to 4 p.m.; Trabocco Restaurant, 2213 South Shore Center
Free, all ages. Put on your dancing shoes and join us at South Shore Shopping Center for the Summer Beats Concert Series. The July 15 concert will feature East Bay Mudd, a nine piece party machine, that has been entertaining audiences for over 15 years and has always brought the best classic soul and R&B to festivals. Beverages will be sold to benefit Alameda Education Foundation. More info: www.alamedasouthshorecenter.com.
Sunday, July 16
Return of the Terns! — 10:15 a.m.; Crab Cove,1252 McKay Ave..
Ages: 8+. Join East Bay Regional Park District for a special event dedicated to the California Least Tern, an endangered species! Reserve your spot on a bus to view the biggest nesting site in Central/Northern CA, access that happens only once per year during this special event. Experts aboard the bus will interpret bird behavior in a unique and fascinating environment. Advance registration required for buses, which leaves at 11 a.m., 12:15 p.m., and 1:30 p.m. Arrive at Crab Cove 45 minutes before the bus program to view a presentation about the Least Tern’s fascinating adaptations, migration, and management. More info: www.facebook.com/crabcovealamedaca
Tuesday, July 18
Welcome the Stranger informational meeting — 7 to 8:30 p.m.; Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School in Notre Dame Hall (entrance on Lafayette St).
Free, all ages. Welcome the Stranger is a volunteer ministry helping refugee families and individuals settle into life in the United States. Refreshments provided. BE MOVED TO ACT. More info: Anna Rossi at email@example.com.