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Oakland Public LIbrary, Oakland History Room

Enjoy Old-Time Baseball at Washington Park

Jul 08,2021

Dennis Evanosky

This Saturday, July 11, the Oakland Colonels will treat Alamedans to a base ball (two words, please) game that follows 1886 rules and etiquette. The players will use 1886 equipment and just might remind you of the base ball team pictured above.

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Help Kids Grow

Jul 01,2021

Parents wonder about what to expect: when should their child begin to talk or walk? They wonder about behaviors like tantrums and showing affection. They want to know what it takes to build a strong foundation in the early years.

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Pinball Museum Flips It Back On

Jul 01,2021

Larry Freeman

Alameda’s world-class Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) fired up its vintage games once more as the Bay Area reopens, and the long-dark bulbs of backglasses and playfields shine again, as the crisp sounds of flippers, bells, score reels and pop bumpers, fill the air.

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