Local Events Around Town
Local Events Around Town
Friday, July 29, Saturday, July 30
City Swim Meet — In person, all day; Encinal Swim Center (230 Central Ave.)
Residents compete to see who the fastest swimmers in the city are. The event is sponsored by the Alameda Recreation and Park Department in cooperation with the Alameda Gators swim team. More info: https://www.teamsideline.com/sites/ARPD/program/51953/City-Meet-2022.
Saturday, July 30
Pour Your HeART Out dance party — In Person, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.; Rhythmix Cultural Works (2513 Blanding Ave.)
Celebrate Rhythmix Cultural Works’ 15th Anniversary at the Pour Your HeART Out Benefit for Youth Arts Arts, featuring delectable food, wine, beer, cocktails and an outdoor dance party with music by SambaDá. All proceeds support the Rhythmix Performance, Art, & Learning (PAL) youth arts education program, serving over 60,000 K-5 students. Ages 21 and over. For ticket or more info: www.rhythmix.org/events/pour-your-heart-out-2022
Monday, August 1
Frank Bette Plein Air Paintout — In person, South Shore Center; Frank Bette Center for the Arts
Frank Bette Center for the Arts presents: Frank Bette Plein Air Paintout; full event August 1 through 6. The Frank Bette Plein Air Paintout hosts 40 juried artists for a week. Artists will paint tree-lined streets, stately Victorian homes, quaint shops. All ages, Free. Contact: Frank Bette President Margaret Fago at 510-523-6957 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, August 2
Searching for Jimmy Lyons — In person, 6 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.; Alameda Main Library (1550 Oak St.)
Alameda premiere of the jazz documentary exploring the music and life of Jimmy Lyons (a singer/songwriter and long-time resident of Alameda). All ages, free. More info: call 510-747-7713
Or email email@example.com.
Saturday, August 6
Plein Air Painting sale — In person, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. South Shore Center
Presented by Frank Bette Center for the Arts. At the culmination of the Plein Air Paintout a sale is held where the public is invited to purchase paintings created during the week. Free, but paintings available for purchase. Contact: Frank Bette President Margaret Fago at 510-523-6957 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, August 13
Drawn, Quartered, Repurposed — In person, opening reception 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Rhythmix Cultural Works
The K Gallery at Rhythmix Cultural Works presents Drawn, Quartered, Repurposed, from August 13 through Oct. 28th, featuring the work of two long-time Bay Area artists, Tom White and Ginny Parsons. All ages, free, but patrons asked to RSVP. More info: www.rhythmix.org.