Things to do in Alameda May 4, 2012

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Things to do in Alameda

Alameda Recreation and Parks Deparment, Alameda WalksThings to do in Alameda:  The Alameda Recreation and Parks - Alameda Walks program begins 2012 walks by taking a “Historic Preservation Walk” on May 5 starting at 9:00 am at the Franklin Park entrance.  The walks are easy, entertaining and fun and last about an hour.  Exercise and learn something about your city.  What could be better?


 

USS Hornet docked at Alameda, CAThings to do in Alameda:  The USS Hornet will pay tribute to Jimmy Doolittle and the 70th Anniversary of the 1942 Doolittle Raid Japan on May 5, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on the USS Hornet at 707 W. Hornet Ave, Pier 3.  The mission was launched just 4 months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  The raid provided a huge morale boost to Americans.  The USS Hornet and Jimmie Doolittle will be a very busy event, so visit the Hornet early.

 

Bring Back the Natives Garden Tour in Alameda

 

Things to do in Alameda.  The 8th Annual Bring Back the Native Garden Tour will be held on Sunday, May 6, 2012 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The tour is free but you must have a ticket to see the gardens.  To get your tour booklet and tickets, visit the Bring Back The Natives website.  There are 45 Alameda and Contra Costa County gardens and nurseries on the tour.  Alameda is represented by one garden on Santa Clara Avenue which features a glazed pot turned into bubbling fountain and low maintenance garden designed by the owner.  

Things to do in Alameda:  The League of Women Voters will host Meet Your Public Officials on Friday, May 4 at the Alameda Elks Lodge from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  Both elected and appointed public officials will be available to speak.  The cost is $10.00.  Elks Lodge is located at 2255 Santa Clara Avenue.  For information please call Alice Fried at 510-593-9572.

Rhythmix Cultural Works in AlamedaThings to do in Alameda:  Upcycle Clothes will show new inventory Friday, May 4, 5-9pm, at Spank Salon, 1912 Clement St. (Chestnut & Lafayette)

Things to do in Alameda:  Rhythmix Cultural Works is celebrating Cinco de Mayo and their 5th Anniversary on (what else?) May 5, 8:00 to 11:30 pm at the center at 2513 Blanding Avenue.  The Latido Latin Dance Party featuring Edgardo Cambon and Latin dancing.  The cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. 

 

Things to do in Alameda:  The Alameda’s Farmer’s Market is open to the public every Saturday and Tuesday morning from 9am to 1pm, rain or shine.  It is best to arrive early to find the best choice of delectable fruits and vegetables.  There are activities for kids and grownups alike.  The market is at Webster Street and Haight Avenue



Mark your calendars for these great events:  

Pacific Pinball Museum and Rhythmix Cultural Works are teaming up to offer Pinball Oddity exhibition at Rhythmix starting on Friday, May 11, from 6 to 9pm.   The exhibit of rare historic pinball games comes from the Pacific Pinball Museum collection.  If you haven’t been to Pacific Pinball Museum, you in for a treat.  The sounds and lights are mesmerizing.

Don’t forget to the PSBA Spring Festival .  Traditionally held the weekend of Mother’s Day, the festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday May 12 and 13th.  Lots of activities, vendors, music and games for the kids.

Things to Do in Alameda is all about events for the whole family to enjoy in Alameda.  I write about Things to do in Alameda every Friday, so if you like what you see here, please come back for more or visit me on Facebook.

 

 

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Rainmaker
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Li Read
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Lots of good events, here...I like the Bring Back the Native Garden tour.  

May 04, 2012 08:45 AM #1
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Evelyn Kennedy
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Li:

Me too.  There was a bay friendly garden tour last weekend which also featured native plants.  This is the time of year when there are tons of garden tours.  There are some gorgeous gardens here.

May 04, 2012 09:05 AM #2
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Tony & Darcy Cannon
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Evelyn, Those do sound like some nice things to do and check out!  Have a great Friday!

May 04, 2012 04:14 PM #3
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Evelyn Kennedy
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Tony:

Yes, there seems to be a lot of things to do this weekend.  Thanks for visiting my post.

May 04, 2012 09:39 PM #4
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Doug Bullwinkel
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Lots of things are going on in Alameda these days.  It's a great place that's close to all the action in the Bay Area.  What a beautiful area with lots of things to do.

May 05, 2012 12:27 AM #5
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Evelyn Kennedy
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Doug:

Thanks for visiting my post.  Yes, there are a lot of things going on this weekend.  I only covered two third of what is going on this weekend.

May 05, 2012 07:58 AM #6
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Evelyn--- Wow! Those events will certainly fill up your calendar. VERY nicely done localism post. What a wonderful post for residents of Alameda or anyone interested in buying there.

May 05, 2012 05:17 PM #7
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Barbara:

This week end was very busy.  I managed to make it to 3 events.  No time for work, except for the networking at the events.

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