This Sunday, Feb. 4, football fans can watch Super Bowl 52 live at the Alameda Theatre & Cineplex for no charge. The theater will present the live simulcast of the Philadelphia Eagles vs. the New England Patriots on the 50-foot screen in the Historic Theatre. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are available only at the Theatre Box Office on a first-come, first-served basis. A $5 donation is requested per ticket to benefit a local charity.
The theatre snack bar will be open for hot dogs, beer and wine. No outside food or beverages allowed.
Players from the Oakland Raiders and representatives from the National Football League (NFL) visited Maya Lin School on Tuesday to reward students there for winning the Super Bowl Play 60 Challenge, a fitness program developed by the NFL and the American Heart Association.
May Lin fifth-graders completed more minutes than 12,000 other students who participated in the program in seven Bay Area counties. The Maya Lin students also showed the most enthusiasm, an NFL source said.
The Alameda Theatre & Cineplex will be showing a free simulcast of Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7. The event will be presented live on one of the complex’s movie screens.
The Super Bowl, between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, will begin at 3:30 p.m. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m.
While the marathon City Council meeting focused largely on the rental crisis in town (see story on this page), the 10-and-one-half hour session that began with a closed session at 5:30 p.m. and recessed at 3:59 a.m. covered other topics. These included two that touched on Alameda Point.
Councilmembers first met in closed session to hear updates on negotiations with various employee organizations, including those that represent non-sworn employees of the police department, electrical workers and managers.