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Wednesday, 21 November 2012 14:15

St. Leander Sports Collectors Show

The Meridians of St. Leander Church are sponsoring their 28th Annual Sports Collectors Show on Saturday, Nov. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ryan O’Connell Hall, 575 W. Estudillo Ave. Sports memorabilia from 1880 to 2012 will be for sale. Proceeds benefit St. Leander parish and local charities. Admission is $4, or $2 for those under 5 or over 65. Door prizes will be given out. For more information, call Mark at 538-6245.

Eden Garden Club

The Eden Garden Club will hold its November meeting on Monday, November 26 from 9:45 a.m. to noon at the Moose Lodge, 20835 Rutledge Road, Castro Valley. The presentation this month will be by Bill Welch of the Monterey Peninsula, better known as “Bill the Bulb Baron.” He is the world’s leading authority on Tazetta Narcissus (a.k.a. Daffodils). His presentation will include the planting and care of the flower and he will also have many unique varieties available for purchase. The meeting is open to the public and visitors are welcome.

Songs for the Holidays

Usher in the holidays with Cantare’s! A Broadway Holiday. This concert series fuses hits from the best shows on Broadway with the most beloved songs of the Holiday Season. Performances run Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 and Dec. 7 to Dec. 9 at the California Conservatory Theatre, 999 East 14th St. in San Leandro. Tickets are $25 general admission and $22 for students/seniors and can be purchased on the website or by calling the box office at 909-9516.

Reader’s Roundtable

The San Leandro Library Reader’s Roundtable book club will meet at the Main Library on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. to discuss The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Populated by three dimensional characters, this is a superb tale of physical adventure, political suspense, and romance – not just for young adults, but for anyone who likes to read.

Monroe Dads Club Pancake Breakfast

The Dad’s Club at James Monroe Elementary School, 3750 Monterey Blvd. in San Leandro, is having a Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 8 to 11 a.m. Tickets are $6 and there will be a raffle. For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Corvallis Annual Holiday Boutique

Corvallis School is having its Annual Holiday Boutique on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lots of homemade crafts and goodies at reasonable prices. Help the needy families in our community by bringing in a toy, canned food item, or clean, used coat. Door prizes will be given out every half hour throughout the event. New vendors are welcome. For booth information on booths or about the boutique, call Michelle Fuson at 317-4911.

Chanukah Faire and Boutique

Come and join Congregation Shir Ami in Castro Valley for a Chanukah faire and boutique on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be many talented local artists selling crafts, artwork, and gifts for the holiday season. There will also be a silent auction and a raffle, with wonderful things to win and bid on. This will be a fun event for the whole family and there will be lots of activities for the children. The cost for the event is $5 per child, which includes face painting and crafts and the event is free for adults. There will be Chanukah food and lots of latkes, of course. So come and spin the dreidel, do some holiday shopping, and have some fun. Everyone is welcome. Congregation Shir Ami is located at 4529 Malabar Road in Castro Valley (off Redwood Road). For more information, email Bonnie or Barbara at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Bob Grazzini Memorial Crab Feed

The Buon Tempo Club will host the Bob Grazzini Memorial Crab Feed at the Castro Valley Moose Hall, 20385 Rutledge Road in Castro Valley, on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Prepaid reservations only. Open to the public. To make reservations send a check for $35 per person made out to “Buon Tempo Club” to Buon Tempo Club, c/o Mike Baldwin, 20159 Sheldon Court, Castro Valley, CA 94546. No tickets will be sold at the

door. For information only call 483-6929. The reservation deadline is Nov. 28.

Carlton Plaza Holiday Craft Boutique

Carlton Plaza senior living  of San Leandro will host a holiday craft boutique on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature local vendors selling crafts, jewelry, and treats. There will also be refreshments, including a hot cocoa bar. All who attend will be entered in a holiday raffle.  Carlton Plaza is located at 1000 East 14th Street. For more information, call 636-0660.

San Leandro High Art and Craft Show

The San Leandro High School art and craft show will be Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the high school cafeteria, 2200 Bancroft Avenue.  For more information, call 754-5060.

Lucille Kline Memorial Holiday Tea

The Alta Mira Club, 561 Lafayette Ave. in San Leandro, invites you to the Lucille Kline Memorial Holiday Tea on Saturday, Dec. 8. There will be two seatings, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $25. For reservations and tickets, call Linda Skinner at 610-0505.

Early Bird Little League Sign Ups

There is one date left for “early bird” registration for the 2013 San Leandro Little League season. Sign ups are at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2150 Marina Boulevard, on Tuesday Dec. 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sign up in 2012 and save $15. Children 4 to 6 are $60, 7 to 12 are $80, and 13 to 18 are $110. Bring a birth certificate so a copy can be made for their records, plus three proofs of residency. For more information, call 888-9991 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Bayfair Toastmasters

The Bayfiar Toastmasters are looking for new members. Gain confidence through Toastmasters, learn how to improve your public speaking, how to think on your feet, give better presentations at work, and more. It’s fun, and a mentor can be assigned for those who need help. The Toastmasters meet Wednesdays from noon to 1:15 p.m. at Bayfair mall, 15555 East 14th Street. For more information, call Noreen at 538-6025 or Ed at 352-6800.

Men’s Community Bible Study

A Men’s Community Bible Study start up class will meet every Thursday evening in the Fireside Room at First Covenant Church, 4000 Redwood Road in Oakland, from 7 to 8:15 p.m. For more information, call 708-7939.





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