|Community Calendar • 12-12-2012||| Print ||
|Wednesday, 12 December 2012 14:17|
The Week Ahead
TODAY, December 12: Presentation of Under Water Images
John and Marilyn Walker will show a collection of underwater images and video from the tropical Pacific Ocean from 1:30-2:30 p.m. today at the Aitken Community Center, 17800 Redwood Road. The images were captured during 10 years of dive trips to Indonesia, the Solomon Islands, etc. Admission is $1. For more info, call 510-881-6738.
Friday, December 14: Chanukah Service & Potluck
Saturday, December 15: “A Christmas Carol”
The Hayward Area Historical Society will present a unique telling of Charles Dickens’ timeless tale from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the Saturdays of Dec. 15, and 22, at the McConaghy House, 18701 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward. Join the performers for hot cider after the show. Seating is limited. For tickets ($25) call 510-581-0223.
Saturday, December 15: College Financial Planning Workshop
Teens and parents are invited to a free workshop on the best strategies for paying for college, hosted by Edunomics, at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Castro Valley Library. To register, or for more information, call 510-667-7900 or visit www.aclibrary.org
Saturday, December 15: Pet Adoptions
Dusty Paws Rescue will hold pet adoption event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday at Pet Food Express, 3385 Castro Valley Blvd. in Castro Valley. Stop by, meet and greet the animals. Volunteers will be on hand to answer your questions.
Saturday, December 15: Breakfast with Santa
Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 15-16: Christmas at the Mission
The Ohlone College Chamber Singers presents the 27th Annual Christmas at the Mission, “Hark How the Bells,” in collaboration with the Celebration Chimes Bell Choir from the First Presbyterian Church of Livermore, and renowned harpist Dan Levitan, conducted by Michael Morris. Levitan will perform with the Chamber Singers in the featured work for the concert, Benjamin Britten’s “The Ceremony of Carols.” Performances are this Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Old Mission San Jose, 43300 Mission Blvd., Fremont. Advance tickets ($10-$12) available at smithcenter.com or by calling 510-659-6031.
Sunday, December 16: Woodwind & Brass Winter Concert
Hillside Woodwind Quintet and Montecito Brass Ensemble will perform individually, then as ensemble, in a program of light classical and seasonal music at 2 p.m. on Dec. 16 at the Castro Valley Library. Members of the groups are local residents who wish to share their love of music with the community. The groups have performed throughout the Bay Area. This program is in the Chabot Room and no reservations are required. For more info, visit www.aclibrary.org.
Sunday, December 16: Annual Chanukah Celebration
Tri-Valley Cultural Jews will host their annual Chanukah Celebration from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 16 at the Bothwell Center, 2466 8th St. in Livermore. Fun for the whole family. Free to members, $15 donation for non-members, which can be applied to a membership if you join. Bring food or household furnishings to help out a family in need. More info at 925-485-1049 or tri-valleyculturaljews.org.
Sunday, December 16: Democratic Club Party
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Thursday, December 20: Annual Christmas Concert
Church of the Transfiguration, at 4000 East Castro Valley Blvd., will be performing its annual Christmas Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 20, featuring performances from the Adult Choir, the Children’s Choir, soloists and instrumentalists, and a traditional carol “sing-along.” The awe-inspiring Hallelujah Chorus will wrap up the event. Admission is free, a goodwill offering will be accepted.
Sunday & Monday, Dec. 23-24: Bethlehem in Castro Valley