Local Happenings

Saturday, Feb. 2 

  • 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Annual Rose Pruning. East Bay Rose Society members provide a rose pruning demonstration. Learn about rose care from the professionals. Rescheduled from earlier date. Free admission. Lincoln Park, 1450 High St. (Info: 747-7506, dconde@alamedaca.gov)  

Sunday, Feb. 3

  • 10:30 a.m. “Souper Bowl of Caring.” All food and dollars donated at morning worship benefit Alameda Food Bank. First Presbyterian Church, 2001 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 522-1477, office@alamedachurch.com)
  • 2 to 4 p.m. “Digital Archeology: An Upgrade.” Michael Ashley, Ph.d. of the Center for Digital Archeology speaks on how the discipline of archaeology is evolving with digital technology. Free admission. No registration necessary. Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713, www.alamedaca.gov/library)
  • 4 and 6 p.m. “2+1.” Dance-theater performances about the rollercoaster ride of early parenthood. Performers Colin Epstein and Tara Pilbrow navigate the fatigue, confusion and moments of complete hysteria hand-in-hand. Two showtimes. $15 for adults; $10 for kids 12 and younger; free admission for children 2 and younger. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: 865-5060, www.rhythmix.org)
  • 2:15 to 3 p.m. Plot of Land. Gallery opening for student-generated ideas on what to do with a 900-square-foot piece of land in Alameda. Features original works of engineering and design by Wood Middle School sixth graders. Free admission. Wood Middle School, 420 Grand St. (Info: 501-2680, kbrown@alamedaunified.org)

Tuesday, Feb. 5 

  • 1 p.m. “U.S. Healthcare System.” Discussion sponsored by Calyx Advantage. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Room D. (Info, register: 747-7506, dconde@alamedaca.gov)  

Wednesday, Feb. 6 

  • 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., American Association of Retired People (AARP) Smart Driver Refresher Course. Cost: $15 AARP members or $20 non-members (payable by check only) in the Mastick Office at least one day prior to class.  Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Room D. (Info, register: 747-7506, dconde@alamedaca.gov)

Thursday, Feb. 7

  • 1 p.m. Music Appreciation with pianist Glenn Fong. Great American Songbook tunes featuring Valentine and Presidents’ Day music. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Dining Room 2. (Info: 747-7506, dconde@alamedaca.gov)

Friday, Feb. 8

  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Open house with crepes and culture. Celebrate Alameda’s first full French language immersion program. Crepes, music and entertainment by children currently in the program. Free admission. The Child Unique Montessori School, 1400 Sixth St. (Info: 521-9227, thechildunique.org)
  • 7:30 to 10 p.m. justMoves community dance gathering. Music and motivation to dance. Open to adults 21 and older only. $13 tickets in advance only at Eventbrite. Phoenix, 2315 Lincoln Ave. (Info: 671-2166, www.justmoves.club)