City Events

City Events

 

 

Friday, June 24

  • 2 to 3:30 p.m. HIV and Hep C Testing: Free and confidential testing and support referrals. For information and location, call Alameda Family Services, 629-6300. 
  • 6:30 p.m. The Smurfs: Starlight-Movie-in-the-Park. Picnicking, followed by pre-show activities. Movie begins at around 8:15. Snacks and food available for purchase. Free to the public. Alameda Point Multi-purpose Field, 1101 West Red Line Ave. (Reservs suggested; info: 747-7529)
  • 8 p.m. Taize – Prayer Around the Cross: An ecumenical candlelight service of mantra style chants, meditation, contemplation and reflection, silence, solitude and serenity. Free to the public. St Joseph’s Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St. 
  • 9 p.m. Zydeco Music and Dance: Featuring the Zydeco Flames. Dance lessons at 8. Tickets sold at the door; $15. Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda Ave. (Info: 415-285-6285) 

Saturday, June 25

  • 1 p.m. “Soul Care 101”: Last in a series of three lectures: “Moving Toward a Joy-Filled Life” by Eva Ruland. Free to the public. Julie’s Coffee and Tea Garden, 1223 Park St. (Info: 865-2385)
  • 1 to 4 p.m. House Tour: Last tour starts at 3. Admission: $5. Meyers House and Gardens, 2021 Alameda Ave.
  • 2 p.m. Family Game Day: Community board game program; free for youth ages 8 and older. Parents/guardians must be present. Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713)
  • 2 to 3 p.m. Family Nature Fun Hour: “Seaweed Science.” Learn about this surprising ingredient while churning ice cream, then learn what’s new in the Visitors Center. Crab Cove, 1252 McKay Ave. (Info: 544-3187) 
  • 3 to 3:30 p.m. Fish Feeding Time: Five aquariums with more than 20 bay species will be fed while you learn who is eating what and how aquarium environments are kept healthy. Free for all ages. Crab Cove, 1252 McKay Ave. (Info: 544-3187) 
  • 3 to 9 p.m. Vacationland Carnival and Bazaar: Japanese foods, arts and crafts, children’s games, bingo, raffle and more. Buddhist Temple, 2325 Pacific Ave. (Info: www.btoa.org
  • 8 p.m. “Celebrate the Sun”: Concert featuring the world music ensemble The KTO Project with Erick Barberis and Kelly Takunda Orphan. Tickets: $20, in advance; $25, at the door; $12, children 12 and younger. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: 865-5060 or www.rhythmix.org

Sunday, June 26

  • Noon to 8 p.m. Vacationland Bazaar: Japanese foods, arts and crafts, children’s games, bingo, raffle and more. Buddhist Temple, 2325 Pacific Ave. (www.btoa.org
  • 1 to 7 p.m. 100 Under 100: Summer Art Fair and encore reception for a group art show. Art demonstrations, food trucks, face painting. Free to the public. Studio 23, 2309B Encinal Ave. (Info: www.studio23gallery.com)
  • 2 to 3 p.m. Family Nature Fun Hour: “Seaweed Science.” Learn about this surprising ingredient while churning ice cream, then learn what’s new in the Visitors Center. Crab Cove, 1252 McKay Ave. (Info: 544-3187) 
  • 3 to 3:30 p.m. Fish Feeding Time: Five aquariums with more than 20 bay species will be fed while you learn who is eating what and how aquarium environments are kept healthy. Free for all ages. Crab Cove, 1252 McKay Ave. (Info: 544-3187) 
  • 5:30 p.m. Flat Tire Clinic: Learn how to fix a flat tire on your bike. Bring your bike or wheel; tools and instruction provided. Free to the public. Alameda Bicycle, 1522 Park St. (Info: 522-0070, info@alamedabicycle.com
  • 7 p.m. Preservation Awards: 19th annual event presented by the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society. Reception follows entertainment and the awards. Free to the public. Alameda Point Theater, 2700 Saratoga St. (Info: 479-6489 or www.alameda-preservation.org
  • 7 p.m. Café Flamenco: Featuring “Nuevas Tendencias.” Tickets: $20, in advance; $25, at the door; $12 for children 12 and younger. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave. (Info: 865-5060 or www.rhythmix.org

Monday, June 27

  • 11 a.m. Teddy Bear Picnic: Bring your lunch, a blanket and your Teddy and listen to stories while you eat. Presented by the Alameda Free Library. Franklin Park, 1432 San Antonio Ave. (Info: 747-7705)
  • Noon: Encinal Parlor, #156, Native Daughters of the Golden West: Meeting with discussion of California environmental and restoration projects, veterans’ welfare. New members welcome. (Info, address: M. Dodge, 523-7802 or J. McKay, jmonky333@aol.com
  • 7:30 p.m. Y.L.I.: Meeting. St. Joseph’s Parish Center, 1119 Lafayette St. (Info: Marilyn Darnell, 523-1500) 
  • 8 to 10 p.m. Big Band Night: Dance to the big band sounds of Dave Altschuler’s Swingtime Big Band. $5 donation requested at the door. Temple Israel, 3183 Mecartney Road. 

Tuesday, June 28

  • 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.  “PoleWalking to Maintain Balance & Mobility”: Improve balance, posture and endurance. Fee: $28 for first-time students; $15 for returning students. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Pre-registration required: 747-7506) 
  • 1 p.m. Transportation 101: Donatella Zepplin will offer an overview of the various transportation options offered to Alameda residents. Free to seniors. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Pre-registration required: 747-7506) 
  • 5:30 p.m. City of Alameda Health Care Board: Special meeting to discuss Alameda Hospital’s loss of insurance contracts with major health plans and the impact on Alameda residents. Council Chambers, City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Ave. 
  • 5:30 PM City of Alameda Health Care District Special District Board Meeting Dal Cielo Conference Room (info: 814-4001)

     

Wednesday, June 29

  • 3 to 4 p.m. Summer Nail Art for Teens: Supplies provided. Free for teens 13 to 18. Family Study Room, Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info, pre-registration: 747-7713) 
  • 4 to 5:30 p.m. Grief Support Group: Free. Women’s Health Center, Alameda Hospital, 2070 Clinton Ave. (Info: 582-8434) 
  • 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Gentle Yoga: Taught by Rosemary McNally. Drop in; $12. Island Yoga, 911 Central Ave.

Thursday, June 30

  • 1 p.m.  Mastick Movie Matinee: Jane Got a Gun. Free for seniors. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave. (Info: 747-7506) 
  • 3 p.m. Messy Science: Free. Bay Farm Island Branch Library, 3221 Mecartney Road. (Info: 747-7787)