Local Happenings

Local Happenings

Courtesy photo    Webster Street boutique owner Marie Ortega is both artist and subject of The Art of Worshiping Women, a new show of art opening tomorrow night.

Friday, June 14

  • 7 to 10 p.m. The Art of Worshiping Women. Second Friday art reception. Featured artist: Feathered Outlaw owner, Marie Ortega. Works explore the role that worship of the divine feminine has on the psyche through times of both growth and hardship. Free admission. Feathered Outlaw, 1506 Webster St. (Info: 508-3099, featheredoutlaw@gmail.com)
  • 7 p.m. Sixth annual 100 UNDER 100 group art show opens. Featuring artists: Gerardo Chow, Erin Crociani, Wesley E. Warren, Jessica Warren, Oliver Xu, Jose Feria, David Howard, Judith Threadgill and more. Affordable art, snacks and music. Free admission. Studio 23 Gallery 2309B Encinal Ave. (Info: 415-580-2309, art@alamedaartists.com)

Saturday, June 15

  • Noon to 1:30 p.m. “Integrated Pest Management for the Home Gardener.” Overview of integrated pest-management practices for everyday life. Free admission. Ploughshares Nursery, 2701 Main St. (Info: 755-1102, jbridge@apcollaborative.org)
  • 2 to 3 p.m. Teen Book Swap. Swap new or gently used young adult books with other readers. The first 20 attendees get a free tote bags. Free admission, teens only. Main Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713, hfields@alamedaca.gov)

Sunday, June 16

  • 2 to 4 p.m. “Social Science: How to be More Uncertain: Thinking like a Statistician.” Speaker, Dr. Jacob Bien, associate professor of statistics at the University of Southern California explores how statistical thinking provides practical tools for making sense of an uncertain world. Free admission, no registration required. Main Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713, refdesk@alamedaca.gov)
  • 5 p.m. Motordude Zydeco performs. Potluck and dance. $17. Alameda Eagles Aerie No. 1076, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info: 415-792-8855, zydecod@msn.com)

 

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