Local Events Around Town

Rhythmix Instagram -- THe PAL in the Parks series is one of the major events taking in Alameda this weekend.

Local Events Around Town

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.

Sunday, September 18
Chalk Festival — In person, noon to 3 p.m., Alameda Landing (2600 Fifth St.)
Free, all ages. Alameda Landing will host a FREE fun-filled Chalk Festival. The event will showcase the work of talented local artists who will create life-sized chalk murals on the pavement. The Chalk Festival will also offer a variety of family-friendly activities including a Kids Chalk Zone. More info: https://shopalamedalanding.com/events-and-promotions.

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.

Tuesday, September 27
Lo Min - Meet the Author — In person, 6 p.m.; Alameda Main Library – Stafford Room (1550 Oak St.)
Free, teens. Meet Lo Min, author of the new book Beating Heart Baby, a friends-to-enemies-to lovers YA story. More info: email library reference desk at refdesk@alamedaca.gov or call 510-747-7713.