Local Events Around Town

Books Inc. Alameda -- Local graphic novelist Nidhi Chanani will have a reading at Books Inc. of her newest graphic novel series for young readers, Shark Princess!, on Sept. 14.

Local Events Around Town

Monday, September 12
Alameda Sings! — In person, 7 p.m.; Alameda Mastick Senior Center (1155 Santa Clara Ave.)
Alameda Sings! invites all lovers of singing to our Fall Season Open House Kick Off, from 7 to 9 p.m. Male voices needed! All ages. This event is free. For more information, call 510-219-6862 or visit www.alamedachorus.com.

Wednesday, September 14
Reading of the Shark Princess by Nidhi Chanani — In person, 6:00 p.m.; Books Inc., (1344 Park St.)
Graphic novelist Nidhi Chanani will hold a reading of her new book, The Shark Princess. This event is free and for all ages, but books will be available for purchase. The critically acclaimed creator will present her work, which features an underwater cartoon world with a story about uniqueness and inclusivity, most suited for early readers.
For more information, visit: www.booksinc.Net/event/nidhi-chanani-books-inc-alameda.

Friday, September 16
Starlight Movies in The Park: Sing 2 — In person, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Leydecker Field (3225 Mecartney Road)
Free. This fun-filled event will start at 6:30 p.m. with pre-show festivities including games and crafts for kids. Our featured movie, Sing 2 (Rated PG) will start between 8:15 pm - 8:30 pm, depending on darkness. Snacks and food are available for purchase and proceeds support the Teen Program. Bring your lawn chairs & blankets and enjoy!
Barbecue grills, alcoholic beverages and pets are not allowed. Pre-registration is not necessary.

Saturday, September 17
PAL In the Parks - Family Concert Series — In person, noon to 1 p.m.; Chochenyo Park, (2430 Encinal Ave.)
Free, all ages. Celebrate world cultures and diversity through the arts with PAL – Family Concerts in the Parks. Caribbean Express performs Saturday, September 17 from 12 to 1 p.m. at Chochenyo Park. Led by Cuban singer-percussionist Jesús Díaz, Caribbean Express presents a dynamic mix of Caribbean and Latin American music. More info at: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/pal-in-the-parks-caribbean-express/

Monday, September 19
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Townhall — Zoom Webinar, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Hosted by the Alameda Chamber and Economic Alliance. Monthly Townhall with Dr. Cindy Acker. The topic is Women’s History: Women of Color in Alameda. Register at www.alamedachamber.com.

Tuesday, September 20
Urban Cycling 101 Day 1 Classroom Workshop — In person, 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.; Alameda Main Library (1550 Oak St.)
Free, for adults and teens; no bike required. Learn basic rules of the road, how to equip your bicycle, fit your helmet, avoid bike theft, ride after dark, and prevent common crashes. Register at https://bikeeastbay.org/civicrm/event/register?id=2076&reset=1. More info: email dani@bikeeastbay.org.