|Community Calendar • 01-31-13||| Print ||
|Thursday, 31 January 2013 15:47|
Art Show at San Leandro High
Cellist to Perform at Vine & Tapas
Classical cellist Mariah Mitchell-Mellor will play at The Vine & Tapas, 101 Parrot St. in downtown in San Leandro, on Friday, Feb. 1, from 7 to 9 p.m. The concert is a part of string of performances to finance touring with the Oakland Youth Orchestra this summer in Argentina. Mitchell-Mellor, a 16 year old San Leandran, performs frequently as a soloist and ensemble musician. She is looking forward to playing for her hometown audience for the first time as a solo cellist.
Documentary Film on Gender Roles
The San Leandro Library Readers’ Roundtable book club will meet at the Main Library, 300 Estudillo Ave., on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 1 p.m. to discuss The Big Read selection, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. A true literary wonder, Hurston’s masterwork remains as relevant and affecting today as when it was first published.
Arroyo Boosters Annual Crab Feed
Arroyo Athletic Booster Club’s 33rd Annual Crab Feed will be on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the San Leandro Boys & Girls Club, 401 Marina Blvd. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $40, which includes all-you-can-eat salad, pasta, bread, and crab, along with dancing, full bar and a raffle. For tickets call Mike at 355-7241.
Chinese Christian School
Chinese Christian High School, 1501 Harbor Bay Parkway in Alameda, is having an open house on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 522-0200, ext. 3200.
Big Read Kickoff at Manor Library
The 2013 Big Read will kick off on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Manor Branch Library, 1241 Manor Blvd. The San Leandro Library has picked Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston as this year’s novel. The Manor kickoff features storyteller Muriel Johnson who will enthrall listeners with songs and folk tales from various parts of the African continent. At the conclusion of the program, all adults are invited to register for a book discussion group and receive a free copy of Hurston’s novel (while supplies last). Refreshments served. The program is free and no registration is required.
Ohlone Audubon Meeting
Ohlone Audubon will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the San Leandro Public Library, 300 Estudillo Ave. Alvaro Jaramillo will present a program on island birding. Free admission, refreshments served. For more information, call 925-447-8843 or go to web site www.ohloneaudubon.org.
Parkinson’s Support Group
The San Leandro Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the San Lorenzo Community Church, 745 Paseo Grande in San Lorenzo. Exercise at 10 a.m. and the meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. with an open discussion.
Teen Talent Show
See the best of local teen talent at the San Leandro’s Got Talent show on Friday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. at the San Leandro Main Library. Tickets are on sale at San Leandro Main Library (300 Estudillo Avenue) and the Recreation and Human Services Department South Offices (835 East 14th Street). Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for youth, 17 and under. Light refreshments will be sold during intermission and there will be a raffle for great prizes.
St. Leander Church Valentine Crab Feed
St. Leander Church is having its annual crab feed on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Ryan O’Connell Hall, 575 W. Estudillo Ave., San Leandro. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person which includes crab, pasta, salad, bread and dessert. The event is “assigned seating only” and no outside beverages. There will be a silent auction and sports memorabilia silent auction. To purchase tickets or for more information, call the St. Leander Parish Office at 895-5631. Last day to purchase tickets is Feb. 4.
Hearing Loss Association Meeting
The Hearing Loss Association will meet at Kaiser Hospital, 280 W. MacArthur Blvd. in Oakland, on Saturday, Feb. 9. Refreshments at 9:30 a.m. and the program is from 10 to 11:30 a.m., “Living with a Cochlear Implant.” This month only the meeting will be held in Rm.G27 of the Fabiola building.
Art Demonstration by Edward Burton
Award winning artist Edward Burton will do an art demonstration at the San Leandro Art Association meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. at the San Leandro Main Library, 300 Estudillo Ave. Admission is free.
Valentine’s Day at the Senior Center
Share a delicious “heart-y” lunch prepared by Chef Rick, enjoy fun games, raffle prizes and more at the Valentine’s Day party on Thursday, Feb. 14, from noon to 2 p.m. at the San Leandro Senior Community Center, 13909 East 14th St. Remember to wear red or pink. This special lunch is open to adults ages 50+. Reservations are $7 for San Leandro residents; $9 for nonresidents. Make your reservations today at the Senior Community Center, Marina Community Center, or City Hall South offices, or online at www.sanleandrorec.org. For more information, call 577-3462.