Local Happenings

Local Happenings

Saturday, July 20

  • 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Radio Day by the Bay 2019 presented by the California Historical Radio Society (CHRS). Annual fundraiser to benefit CHRS and its Bay Area Radio Museum & Hall of Fame and the Society of Wireless Pioneers. Live auction, jazz concert, radio play, celebrities: Stan Bunger, Ben Fong-Torres. Tickets: $10, free admission for children. Veterans Auditorium & CHRS Radio Central, 2203 Central Ave. & 2152 Central Ave. (Info: 415-203-2747, www.californiahistoricalradio.com)
  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. “I Am Alameda: Photomosaic Compilation.” Using photos donated by the community, put together a photomosaic. Cut photos, sort by color, and add to photomosaic. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Alameda Free Library. Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713, refdesk@alamedaca.gov)
  • Noon to 1:30 p.m. “Food Sovereignty.” People who produce, distribute and consume food should control the mechanisms and policies of food production and distribution or Food Sovereignty. Learn the history of this movement and how to participate on the level of home gardening and neighborhood activism. Free admission. Ploughshares Nursery, 2701 Main St. (Info: 755-1102, jbridge@apcollaborative.org)
  • 3 p.m. “Joe-Chella” benefit concert featuring: Cleve-Land, Hurry Up Shotgun, Moon Eater (reunion), Very Paranoia. Pinball Mafia Productions presents an afternoon of pinball and loud rock ’n‘ roll to support musician/photographer Joseph Bansuelo and family during a time of need. Regular Pacific Pinball Museum admission prices apply at the door (ask about discounts). Vintage pinball set to free play, beer, food and fun. Pacific Pinball Museum, 1510 Webster St. (Info: www.pacificpinball.org)
  • 4 p.m. Obon Festival Buddhist Temple of Alameda. Buddhism talks, food bazaar, taiko drumming, ikebana flower exhibit and more. Free admission. 2325 Pacific Ave.(Info: www.btoa.org)

Tuesday, July 23

  • 2 p.m. LEGO Challenge for Teens. Try building a self-portrait or a spaceship in 2 minutes. Test Lego skills. Open to teens, 13 to 18. Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713, hfields@alamedaca.gov)

Wednesday, July 24

  • 10 a.m. to noon. Diabetes Support Group. Consider joining this group for people living with diabetes and their caregivers. Provided by the Alameda County Public Health Department Diabetes Program. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Room D. (Info, register: 747-7506, deconde@alamedaca.gov)
  • 10:30 a.m. Summer Faire. 91st annual fundraiser hosted by Alameda Welfare Council. Boutique features home & garden supplies, jewelry, silent auction and homemade goodies. Buffet lunch served at noon; express lunch available. Special needs seating available. Proceeds benefit local nonprofits. $75 admission, reservation required. Albert H. DeWitt Officers’ Club, 641 West Red Line Ave. (Info: Barbara Krummel, 769-1009)
  • 1 p.m. “China in Africa.” Learn about China’s multiple programs conducted in 54 nations of Africa rarely mentioned in the Western press. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Room D. (Info, register: 747-7506, deconde@alamedaca.gov)

Thursday, July 25

  • 6 p.m. Teen Game Zone: at the Bay Farm Island Branch Library. Enjoy a variety of games or make one! Open to teens, 13 to 18. Alameda Bay Farm Island Library, 3221 Mecartney Rd. (Info: 747-7713, hfields@alamedaca.gov)
  • 7 p.m. “Flexing Your Personal Power With Kindness (Solar Plexus Chakra Activation)” Introduction to and activation of the energy centers. Energetic healer and coach, Anné M. Klint presents. Free admission. Optimized Wellness Center, 2381 Mariner Square Dr. Ste. 170. (Info: 497-4424, https://tinyurl.com/y2kuwjpp)  

Friday, July 26

  • 1 p.m. Age-Friendly County Focus Group Meeting. Help develop an age-friendly county by making needs, concerns and suggestions known. Provided by the Area Agency on Aging in conjunction with HealthCare Services Agency. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Dining Room 2. (Info, register: 747-7506, deconde@alamedaca.gov)