Local Happenings

Local Happenings

File photo     Last day to register for the Monday, Aug. 8, Navy League of Alameda golf tournament, a benefit for military families, is Friday, July 21.

 

Friday, July 21

  • 6 to 10 p.m. TILT. Stand-up comedy and storytelling. Admission $15, includes museum access. Pacific Pinball Museum, 1510 Webster St. (Info: 769-1349)

Saturday, July 22

  • 6 to 9 a.m. Sunrise at the Shore. Participants advised to wear old shoes and clothing. Free admission, coffee and snacks provided. Crab Cove Visitor Center, 1252 McKay Ave. (Info: 544-3187) 
  • 10 a.m. to noon. Free Child Car Seat Inspection and Installation. All community members welcome. Alameda Police Department, 1555 Oak St. (Info: 337-8417)
  • 2 p.m. Family-friendly Film Screening: Kubo and the Two Strings. Free admission. Stafford Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7705) 
  • 6 p.m. Gardening Workshop: “Unusual Edibles.” Hosted by Alameda Backyard Growers. Free admission. Ploughshares Nursery, 2701 Main St. (Info: Linda Carloni, lindacarloni@comcast.net

Sunday, July 23

  • 8 to 9:30 a.m. Yoga by the Bay. Yoga class to be held indoors or outdoors, weather-dependent. Bring a yoga mat. Free admission. Crab Cove Visitor Center, 1252 McKay Ave. (Info: 544-3187) 
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Bye Bye Mattress,” Sponsored by Stop Waste and City of Alameda. Community members invited to bring one mattress and one box-spring, or two mattresses, per household. Free for Alameda residents only, registration required. Drop-off site: 1951 Monarch St., Alameda Point. (Info, registration: www.stopwaste.org/onedayevent
  • 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Amazing Bubble Show. Featuring Louis Pearl a.k.a. “The Bubble Man.” Tickets $15 adults, $10 children ages 13 and under. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: Tina Blaine, 865-5060)
  • Noon. Flat Tire Clinic. Free workshop on bike maintenance. Alameda Bicycle, 1522 Park St. (Info 522-0070)  
  • 12:30 to 2 p.m. “None of Your Beeswax.” Opportunity to visit Crab Cove nectar garden, sample honey, and make beeswax candles. Free admission. Crab Cove Visitor Center, 1252 McKay Ave. (Info: 544-3187) 
  • 5:30 p.m. Zydeco Dance: Feufollet. Potluck dinner 5 p.m. Tickets $17. Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info: Dana DeSimone, 415-792-8855)  

Monday, July 24 

  • 10:30 a.m. Teddy Bear Picnic. Hosted by the Alameda Free Library. Free admission. Woodstock Park, 351 Cypress St. (Info: 747-7705)

Tuesday, July 25

  • 1 p.m. “SSA Benefits and More.” Presentation on social security. Free for seniors, registration required. Room D, Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, registration: 747-7506) 
  • 6 p.m. Library Run Club. Three-mile fun run, all levels welcome, ages 18 and older only. Free admission plus bag check, waiver required. Starting point: Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713)

Wednesday, July 26

  • 2 to 4 p.m. Wellness Carnival, Hosted by AES Therapy & Fitness. Open house for seniors age 55 and older, featuring free health screening, activities and refreshments. Free for seniors. The Lodge at Harbor Bay, 801 Island Dr. (Info: 748-0158)
  • 4 to 5:15 p.m. Grief Support Group. Free to the public. Women’s Health Center, Alameda Hospital, 2070 Clinton Ave. (Info: Rev. Mark Estes 925-737-0203) 

Thursday, July 27

  • 10 to 11:30 a.m. Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group. For individuals caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7506) 
  • 12:30 p.m. Mastick Birthday Celebration. Cake and snacks provided. Free for seniors. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7506) 
  • 1:30 p.m. Music Appreciation Class. Instructor, Bill Sturm. Free for seniors. Dining Room 2, Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info, registration: 747-7506) 
  • 3 to 5 p.m. U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee Satellite Office Hours. No appointment necessary. Room 224, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7777)
  • 3:30 p.m. Superhero Training.Free admission. West End Library, 788 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7767)
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. State Rep. Rob Bonta Office Hours. By appointment only. Second floor, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info, appointments: 286-1670)
  • 7 to 9 p.m. Knitting Circle. Beginners welcome. Julie’s Coffee and Tea Garden, 1223 Park St. (Info: 747-7767)
  • 8 p.m. Informational Meeting: Careers in Broadcasting. Opportunity to learn about radio industry, and opportunities to work and volunteer for local station KACR-LP. D20 Games, 1530 Park St. (Info: alamedacommunityradio.org)

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