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A pair of Girls Inc. members stand in front of the Dr. Edith Meyers Center on Santa Clara Avenue. They invite you to Girls Inc.’s 50th birthday party this Saturday. Photo courtesy Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. Celebrates 50 in Historical Headquarters

May 01,2014

Girls Inc. of the Island City, 1724 Santa Clara Ave., will host an open house to celebrate its 50th birthday from 1 to 5 p.m.., this Saturday, May 3. Girls Inc. will mark the day with live music, refreshments and birthday cake.

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Art in the Garden Event Benefits Animal Shelter

Apr 24,2014

Do not miss a special opportunity to add a piece of art to your collection and do a good deed for animals in need. See Alameda through the eyes of an accomplished photographer who shoots and prints all her own work. No digital tricks here — just Mary Elena Goodan’s keen eye. 

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Courtesy Pacific Northwest Painters & Construction The removal and replacement of a Victorian-era home’s dry-rotted stairs requires some special handling. Learn tricks of the trade at a lecture set for this Sunday.

Learn to Care for Victorian-era Homes

Apr 10,2014

In an effort to inform homeowners as to the best practices for preserving historic homes, the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society (AAPS) will be present a discussion titled, “The Mysteries of Paint Protection” this Sunday, April 13, at 7 p.m.

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