Local Events Around Town

The Food Bank Players -- The Food Bank Players will perform five shows of Hamlet this month.

Local Events Around Town

Friday, August 19
Starlight Movies in the Park/Encanto— In person, 6:30 p.m. - 10p.m, Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field
All ages, free. Pre-show activities will include games and crafts for kids. The movie Soul (rated PG) will begin between 8:30 to 8:45 p.m. Snacks and food are available for purchase and proceeds support the Teen Program. Residents recommended to bring their own chairs and blankets. Barbecue grills, alcoholic beverages, and pets are not allowed. Contact ARPD at arpd@alamedaca.gov or call 510-747-7529.

Saturday, August 20
PAL in the Parks — In Person, Noon -– 1 p.m., Jean Sweeney Open Space Parks (1925 Sherman St.)
All ages, free. PAL in the Parks will feature The Chinyakare Ensemble. The ensemble will conduct an electrifying performance of traditional Zimbabwean music, dance, song and storytelling. More Info: www.rhythmix.org.

Alameda Landing Presents Up — In person, 8 p.m. -– 10 p.m., outdoors near The Habit Burger Grill (2600 Fifth St.)
All ages, free. Alameda Landing will host a FREE showing of the popular movie “Up” (PG) outdoors, near The Habit Burger Grill and Panda Express. Seating starts at 8 p.m., and the movie will begin at sundown. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. No alcohol or glass allowed.
More Info: https://shopalamedalanding.com/events-and-promotions.

Friday, August 19, 20, 21, 27, 28
The Foodbank Players production of Hamlet — In person, 5:30 p.m.; Healing Garden (1435 Webster St.)
All ages, free, but donations are welcome. All of the proceeds benefiting The Alameda Food Bank. To register for free tickets, visit www.theFoodbankPlayers.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Gene Kahane, at genekahane@gmail

Saturday, August 27
It’s a Family Affair (Kiwanis Foundation fundraiser event) — In person, 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.; O Club at Alameda Point (641 W Red Line Ave.)
All ages. The event will music, drinks and vendors. Come by anytime between 1:30 and 6 p.m. at the O Club. Please buy your tickets in advance so the caterer has an accurate headcount for food. Buy tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/its-a-family-affair-tickets-330345491257?aff=ebdshp.... The event supports the annual Kiwanis Grants program to help our local families! More info: alamedakiwanis@gmail.com.

Monday, August 29
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Townhall — Zoom Webinar, 4 p.m. - 5p.m.
Hosted by the Alameda Chamber and Economic Alliance. Monthly Townhall with Dr. Cindy Acker. The topic is White Racialized Identity. More info: https://business.alamedachamber.com/events/details/diversity-equity-incl....