Local Events Around Town

Alameda Holiday Boutique

Local Events Around Town

Friday, Nov. 4
Alameda Hornet Football Game — in person, 7 p.m.; Thompson Field
All ages, COME EARLY to honor legendary football coach Stephen Yamasaki! His last home game after 47 years of dedication to Alameda High School sports, before a well-deserved retirement. Ticket price varies.

Saturday, Nov. 5
Fiesta Alameda — In person, noon to 5 p.m.; Alameda Point Taxiway (2149 Ferry Point)
Free, all ages. Alameda arts organization, West End Arts District, is thrilled to announce the first Fiesta Alameda, a free one-day event celebrating Latin music, dance, culture, food and drinks. More info & RSVP: www.westendartsdistrict.org

Mini Masterpieces Art Show — In person, 1 to 3 p.m.; Rhythmix Cultural Works (2513 Blanding Ave.)
Free, all ages. The opening ceremony of the Mini Masterpieces, a Mixed-Media and Sculpture by Bay Area Artists and Art Jam. All visitors can create their own tiny stories. More info: www.rhythmix.org.

42nd Alameda Holiday Boutique — In person, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Albert H. DeWitt Officers’ Club, (641 West Redline Ave.)
Free, all ages. All items are homemade, and hand crafted by more than 50 crafters. Proceeds benefit the Leisure Club, a recreation program for developmentally disabled teens and adults. More info: contact ARPD at 510-747-7529

Monday, Nov. 7
Award Winner Book Club —In person, 6 p.m. Alameda Free Library (1550 Oak St.)
Free, adults. Visit the Alameda library for an engaging literary discussion! The featured book for November is Sabrina & Corina: Stories by Kali Fajardo-Anstine, a 2020 American Book Award winner. More info: refdesk@alamedaca.gov at 510-747-7713.

Thursday, Nov. 10
Anne Poynter at Books Inc. — 7 p.m., Books Inc. (1344 Park St.)
Free. Books Inc. Alameda welcomes local author Anne Poynter for a reading dedicated to her latest release, the suspenseful new thriller, Death on the Spectrum! Books will be available for purchase.
More info: www.booksinc.net/Alameda

Saturday, Nov. 12
Hands-On Composting Workshop — In person, 10 a.m. to noon; APC Farm2Market
(2600 Barbers Point Rd)
Free, all ages. In this FREE workshop, you will learn the fundamental principles of making compost, including its benefits and uses, the different composting systems available, what materials to use. More info: https://apcfarm2market-csa.square.site.

Tuesday, Nov. 15
Bike Theft Prevention Workshop — In person, 6 p.m.; Alameda Free Library (1550 Oak St.)
Free, adults. Learn how to protect your bike from theft, covering topics such as: locking techniques, secure parking options, bike registration, and strategies for how to recover a stolen bike. More info: 510-747-7713.