Local Happenings

Local Happenings

Saturday, June 22

  • 10 a.m. “Amateur Radio Field Day.” Ham radio operators from across the U.S. and members of the USS Hornet Amateur Radio Club will establish a temporary ham radio station. Public invited to learn about this science, skill and service during normal museum hours. USS Hornet Museum, 707 W. Hornet Ave. (Info: 521-8448, www.hornet-arc.org)
  • Noon to 1 p.m. “Butterfly Gardens.” Learn how to design a garden to support endangered butterfly populations throughout the year. Children dressed as butterflies receive a free California lilac to take home and feed on. Free admission. Ploughshares Nursery, 2701 Main St. (Info: 755-1102, jbridge@apcollaborative.org)
  • Noon to 6 p.m. Red Cross Blood Drive. Eligible donors encouraged to give platelets, plasma or blood. Alameda Hospital, 2070 Clinton Ave. (Info: 800-733-2767, www.redcross.org)
  • 3 p.m. Vacationland Carnival and Bazaar. Bingo, games, food and drink. Silent auction and raffle. Free admission. Buddhist Temple of Alameda, 2325 Pacific Ave. (Info: 522-5243, www.btoa.org)
  • 8 p.m. “Mahealani Uchiyama and Halau Ka Ua Tuahine: Dances of Tahiti.” Award-winning dancer, musician, composer, choreographer performs Polynesian and Hawaiian dances. Tickets: $20 advance or $25 day of show, kids 12 and younger: $12. Part of Rhythmix Island Arts Concert Series honoring island traditions from around the world. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: 865-5060, www.rhythmix.org)

Sunday, June 23

  • 5 p.m. Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic perform. Potluck and dance. $17. Alameda Eagles Aerie No. 1076, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info: 415-792-8855, zydecod@msn.com)

Monday, June 24

  • 5 to 7 p.m. “Dine and Connect.” Community dinner serving homeless in Alameda. Free admission. Sponsored by City of Alameda, Alameda All Faiths Coalition, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Alameda Food Bank, Building Futures, Operation Dignity and Alameda Police Department. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1420 Lafayette St. (Info: 523-0659)

Tuesday, June 25

  • 1 p.m. Basic Housing Rights for Seniors. Educational overview provided by Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program and Legal Assistance for Seniors. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Room D. (Info, register: 747-7506, dconde@alamedaca.gov)

Wednesday, June 26

  • 6:30 to 8 p.m. City Charter Workshop. First of two identical workshops about possible changes to the City Charter sponsored by the City of Alameda and League of Women Voters of Alameda. Public input is requested. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 913-0591, www.LWVAlameda.org)

Thursday, June 27

  • 2 to 4 p.m. Teen Movie Screening: Into the Spider-verse. Free admission, teens only. Main Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713, hfields@alamedaca.gov)
  • 7 p.m. “Does Energy Healing Work For PTSD?” New research shows many common life experiences can cause PTSD. Energetic Healer Anné M. Klint will explore what causes PTSD and how to release the past. Optimized Wellness Center, 2381 Mariner Square Dr. Ste. 170. (Info: 497-4424, https://ptsdenergyhealingowc.eventbrite.com
  • 7:30 p.m. “In the Spirit of John Lennon.” Drew Harrison of the Sun Kings performs works of the legendary Beatles and solo musician. Fundraiser for the Performance Art and Learning Program. Come Together: $25; Imagine: $35; Instant Karma: $50. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2315 Blanding Ave. (Info: 865-5060, www.rhythmix.org)