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Puppet Show and Halloween Carnival

Master puppeteer Nick Barone will perform a show full of “Tricks and Treats” at the Halloween Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Marina Community Center, 15301 Wicks Blvd. Games and entertainment are geared toward children ages 4-8 years old. Come in costume and enjoy an afternoon of games and all-around spooky cheer. Enjoy a candy-free and safe afternoon of fun. Game tickets are 25 cents each and may be purchased at the event. This event was made possible by a generous donation of the San Leandro Optimist Club. For information, call 577-3462.

Dusty Paws Pet Bake Sale

Dusty Paws Rescue is holding its Halloween Bake Sale Fundraiser and Dog Costume Contest on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pet Food Express, 3386 Castro Valley Blvd. in Castro Valley. The animal costume contest will begin at 2 p.m.

Principled Academy Trunk or Treat

The Principled Academy Trunk or Treat, a fun, safe event for the entire family, will be on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. at 2305 Washington Ave. in San Leandro. $2 per student, 3 to 17 years old. Proceeds to benefit UNICEF. For more information, call 351-6400.

SL Players Present Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

San Leandro Players Theatre Company presents Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams through Oct. 28 on Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at the San Leandro Museum Auditorium, 320 West Estudillo Ave. Tickets are $20 general; $15 for students, TBA members and seniors. For reservations call 895-2573, or order tickets online at

Super Seniors Halloween Celebration

Everyone is invited to the Super Seniors of First United Methodist Church, 1600 Bancroft Ave. in San Leandro, Halloween Celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. Drink a witches brew, have treats, and expect to learn some tricks. There is no charge. For more information, call 483 0606.

A Toast to the Arts at Wine and Tapas

Join Mayor Stephen Cassidy at Curtain Call Performing Arts’ official 2012-2013 season kick-off event “A Toast to the Arts” at The Vine Wine and Tapas, 135 Parrott St. in downtown San Leandro on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 3 to 7 p.m. Live entertainment, silent auction, tapas and wine. Tickets are $35 per person and are on sale now.  For reservation, call 909-9516 or visit Proceeds benefit Curtain Call’s annual campaign drive and the California Conservatory Theatre Refurbishment Project.

James Madison School Carnival

Everyone is welcome to the James Madison School, 14751 Juniper St., PTO Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be games, food, a costume contest, rock climbing, prizes and much more.

Cherry City Toastmasters

The Cherry City Toastmasters meet every Tuesday at noon at the San Leandro Main Library, 300 Estudillo Ave. Cherry City Toastmasters provides a supportive and positive environment where members have the opportunity to develop their communication and leadership skills, build self-confidence and promote personal growth. Visitors are welcomed to the meetings. For more information about the club, visit or email Denise Kaplan at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Boy Scouts Paint House Numbers

Boy Scout Troop 702 will paint your house number on the curb in front of your house for $15 on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27 and 28. It’s helpful for emergency responders, deliveries or for friends to find your home. To schedule your appointment, call 395-5823 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Buon Tempo Club Spaghetti Feed

The Buon Tempo Club will hold a benefit spaghetti & meatball feed on Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Castro Valley Moose Lodge, 20835 Rutledge Road in Castro Valley. Tickets are $15, or $10 for children for the entree, plus salad and bread. A raffle will follow. All proceeds will go to the George Mark House, a facility in San Leandro for the palliative care of terminally ill children and a respite for their caregivers. For reservations, call 727-9296 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . All tickets will be sold at the door.

Stroll for Breast Cancer Awareness

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month and Halloween. Change the color of Halloween from orange to pink. Put on your pink (costume optional) and join a stroll around the San Leandro Senior Community Center, 13909 East 14th St., or participate in a “Walking Fitness” demonstration on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. A discussion on breast cancer and cervical cancer awareness, sharing and light refreshments will follow the stroll. For more information, call 577-3462.

Parkinson’s Support Group

The San Leandro Parkinson’s Support an Information Group will meet on Thursday, Nov. 1, at the San Lorenzo Community Church, 945 Paseo Grande in San Lorenzo. Exercise at 10 a.m. The meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. with an open discussion. For more information, call Lona White at 276-3119.

Dinner and Entertainment in Hayward

Around the World Dinner & Entertainment, a benefit for Hayward Arts Council, on Friday Nov. 2, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hayward City Hall Rotunda. Enjoy music and dance from around the world, find treasures in the silent auction and join the excitement of the live auction. Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 at the door. Reserve your tickets by calling Hayward Arts Council Office at 538-2787, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Motown Soul Review

A night of Motown Soul music with Barron Edwards Motown Mo’Soul Review is coming up at the Bal Theatre, 14808 East 14th St. in San Leandro, on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the theater box office line at 614-1224, at and at

Marine Corps Birthday Breakfast

The Marine Corps League invites all Marines to celebrate the Marine Corps’ 237th birthday with a traditional breakfast – chipped beef on toast – on Saturday Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. There will be great speakers, a raffle with plenty of prizes, and all the tradition and spirit of the Marine Corps. Tickets for adults are $17.50 in advance, $20 at the door, $10 for children. Doors open at 9 a.m. For more information or tickets, call Bobby Ferreira at 460-0636.

Arroyo Craft Fair

The Arroyo High School Athletic Boosters are having their Annual Holiday Boutique/Craft Faire on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Arroyo cafeteria, featuring homemade crafts, baked goods, a snack bar and door prizes. Vendors are still wanted. Call Diana at 305-2517.

SL Arts Council Exhibit

The Arts Council of San Leandro and the San Leandro Main Library present “People and Places of the Southern Hemisphere,” a group art exhibit of renowned Bay Area photographers. The show features the work of Kamau Amen-Ra, Charles Rhone, Edward Miller, Wanda and Tasin Sabir and Tumani Onbiyi. The art is on display through Nov. 30 at the San Leandro Main Library, 300 Estudillo Ave.

Hill & Valley Annual Bazaar

The Hill & Valley Women’s Club in Hayward will hold its Annual Bazaar at the clubhouse at 1808 “B” St. in Hayward on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to raise funds for scholarships for local high school students. Many bargains in collectibles, books, baked goods, jewelry, homemade candy, hand-crafted boutique and Christmas items, home decorations, and much more will be available. Free admission. For more information call 727-9296.

Alta Mira Bazaar

The Alta Mira Club, 561 Lafayette Ave. in San Leandro, is having its Annual Community Bazaar on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Unique handmade items by many popular vendors and Alta Mira Club member. Lunches sold from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., White Elephant stage tables and a gift opportunity drawing table.

San Leandro Toastmasters

The San Leandro Toastmasters meet every Thursday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the San Leandro Main Library, 300 Estudillo Ave. The local club is celebrating its 65th year. Toastmasters, a leader in communication and leadership development, is a learn-by-doing workshop where members hone their speaking skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. Guests are welcome. Come to improve your confidence in public speaking.



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