Local Events Around Town

Local Events Around Town

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.
Copies are available in our Alameda Free Library collection and through our LINK+ library partners. A limited number of free copies provided by the Friends of the Alameda Free Library will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Adults only, free.
Register here: https://alamedaca-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wXd37TdRSLuUr8KiFwT1nQ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Contact the Reference Desk for more information at: refdesk@alamedaca.gov

Plein Air Painting sale — In person, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. South Shore Center.
Presented by Frank Bette Center for the Arts. At the culmination of the Plein Air Paintout a sale is held where the public is invited to purchase paintings created during the week. Free, but paintings available for purchase.
Contact: Frank Bette President Margaret Fago at 510-523-6957 or president@frankbettecenter.org.

Monday, August 8
Dungeons & Dragons – In person, 6:00 p.m. Main Library (1550 Oak St.), Stafford Room.
Want to try Dungeons & Dragons but can’t find a group? Come to our Dungeons & Dragons Teen Meetup! We will be playing a stand-alone adventure in 5th edition. No previous experience required. Character sheets will be provided as well as rules explanations and dice. Ages 13-18, free. Reference Desk: refdesk@alamedaca.gov

Saturday, August 13
Alameda Library Writers’ Group – In person and on Zoom, 12:30 p.m. Main Library (1550 Oak St.), Family Room.
This group is open to all adult writers looking for an opportunity to connect and share with other writers. At the zoom meeting you are welcome to share your writing and everyone will be given a writing prompt.
Contact the Reference Desk for more information at: refdesk@alamedaca.gov

Car Show / Chili Cook-Off – In Person 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. Alameda Elks Lodge (2255 Santa Clara Ave).
Bring your car down and show it off at NO CHARGE. If you’d like to join the car show,
Special prizes for car show winners of 1st & 2nd place of car show favorites. Tickets for the Car Show / Chili Cook-Off are $20 each.
To enter the Chili Cook-Off contact chowell4@elks@gmail.com. To enter the car show, contact jthvette@comcast.net or huggeralfred@comcast.net.

Drawn, Quartered, Repurposed — In person, opening reception 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Rhythmix Cultural Works.
The K Gallery at Rhythmix Cultural Works presents Drawn, Quartered, Repurposed, from August 13 through Oct. 28th, featuring the work of two long-time Bay Area artists, Tom White and Ginny Parsons. All ages, free, but patrons asked to RSVP.