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The Week Ahead

 

Today, April 30: School Board Special Meeting

The Castro Valley Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. today in the District Board Room, 4400 Alma Avenue. It will include a discussion of students who live in one district attending school in another district. The agenda and board packet are available at www.cv.k12.ca.us/board-of-education/agendas-and-board-materials/2014-04-30-board-packet-special-meeting/view

 

 

Thursday, May 1: Pioneer Cemetery Preservation

Join the Friends of the San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery meeting at 6 p.m. tomorrow at the Hayward Area Historical Society, 22380 Foothill Blvd. in Hayward. Help support and assist in preserving the cemetery and making it a safe and historic destination. Volunteer opportunities are available.

 

 

Thursday, May 1: Senior Health & Wellness Resource Fair

The Aitken Senior and Community Center at 17800 Redwood Road in Castro Valley presents its 8th Annual Health Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow. Free for all ages. The first 100 people through the door receive an exciting gift! More than 60 vendors, free health screenings and wellness demonstrations. More info at  510-881-6738.

 

 

Thursday, May 1: Low Vision Support Group

Sylvana Rainey of Adaptive Technology, Inc. will discuss modern technology and the many programs, organizations and people available to help low-vision and blind people to recapture their independence, tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Baywood Court, 21966 Dolores St., Castro Valley. For more info, call Sam Blank 510-247-0470.

 

 

Friday, May 2: Dinner & Dance

The Hayward Area Recreation District invites adults age 50 and over to a dinner (salad, turkey, veggies and dessert) and dance from 5 to 10 p.m. this Friday at the Hayward Senior Center, 22325 N. Third Street in Hayward. Tickets are $17. Buy in advance as seats are limited. Info at 510-881-6766

 

 

Saturday, May 3: Bunny Adoptions & Information

Join the Hayward Animal Shelter volunteers from 1 to 4 p.m. this Saturday for another bunny bonanza adoption event, with rabbits from multiple Bay Area rescue groups. Find a friend for your spayed or neutered rabbit. Rabbit bonding. Behavior advice, plus toys and supplies for bunnies. Free nail trims for visiting rabbits. The shelter is located at 16 Barnes Court, Hayward. For more information, call 510-293-7200.

 

 

Saturday, May 3: Free Portuguese Fado Concert

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to hear traditional Fado music performed by San Leandro native Ramana Vieira and Ensemble at 1 p.m. this Saturday at the Castro Valley Library. No reservations are required for this free event, however seating limits may be enforced. For more info, see Events at www.aclibrary.org/branches/csv.

 

 

Saturday, May 3: FESCO’s Annual Walkathon

Join hundreds of walkers taking a step to end family homelessness this Saturday at San Leandro Marina Park. Walk as an individual or a team. Check-in at 8:30 a.m., opening ceremony at 9:30 and walk begins at 10. Lunch and entertainment at 11. Register at www.firstgiving.com/21524/fesco. For info, call 510-886-5473 ext. 104.

 

 

Saturday, May 3: Free Castro Valley Science Festival

Students from Castro Valley schools will be showing hands-on science exhibits, experiments and displays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday at Castro Valley High School, sponsored by the Castro Valley Educational Foundation. Exhibitors include Sulphur Creek Nature Center, Cal State, Chabot College, the Canyon Microscope Lab and more. Students visiting the Festival will be entered to win prizes, including free passes to the SF Exploratorium.

 

 

Saturday, May 3: Sports Hall of Fame Banquet

The Castro Valley Sports Foundation will induct 16 people into the Castro Valley Sports Hall of Fame at a banquet ceremony at Willow Park Event Center this Saturday. Social hour at 5 p.m., dinner at 6, and ceremonies at 7:15. For tickets, call Ted Riche at 510-537-2048.

 

 

Sunday, May 4: Annual Rose Exhibition

The East Bay Rose Society will hold its 67th Annual Spring Rose Show from 1 to 5 p.m. on May 4 at the Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave. in Oakland.  Backyard gardeners who love to grow and show roses will tell you how they grow their roses and answer your questions.  Admission is free.

 

 

Sunday, May 4: Dusty Paws Pet Adoptions

Meet dogs of all sizes available for adoption from Dusty Paws Rescue, 1 to 4 p.m. this Sunday at Pet Food Express, 3385 Castro Valley Blvd. To view some available dogs, visit www.dustypawsrescue.org

 

 

Monday, May 5: Diabetes Support Group Meeting

Registered Dietitian Chris Weahunt will discuss the Mediterannean Diet, “May is for Mediterranean,” at 5 p.m. Monday at the free Diabetes Support Group meeting at the San Leandro Surgi Center, 15035 East 14 Street. The public is welcome to attend.

 

 

Tuesday, May 6: Ohlone Audubon Meeting

Denise Wight, who has led birding field trips since 1989, will discuss the California Thrasher, Phainopepla and Lawrence’s Goldfinch at the next meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pleasanton Middle School, 5001 Case Avenue. No admission, refreshments served. For more info and directions visit www.ohloneaudubon.org

 

 

... and Beyond

 

 

 

Saturday, May 10: Classic Car & Motorcyle Show

The 13th Annual Aroyo Classic & Custom Car and Motorcycle Show in memory of Rick DeVecchi will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 10 at Arroyo High School, 15701 Lorenzo Ave., in San Lorenzo, featuring hundred of vintage, muscle and low-rider cars, tricked-out trucks and more. Live music, BBQ, vendors and raffles. $5 donation for spectators, all proceeds go to high school sports. Visit www.arroyocarshow.com

 

 

Saturday, May 10: Hearing Loss Association Meeting

A panel of chapter members will discuss “Working When You Have Hearing Loss” at the next meeting at 10 a.m. (refreshments at 9:30) in Room 1200-C at Kaiser Hospital, 280 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland. Free parking Saturdays in the garage on Howe, across the street. For info, call Janet Lyons 510-932-7978

 

 

Saturday, May 10: Annual Spring Auction & Roundup

Roosevelt Elementary School in San Leandro holds its annual silent and live auction from 5 to 10 p.m. May 10 at the Veteran’s Hall, 11105 Bancroft Ave. in San Leandro. Dancing, mechanical bull rides and more.  Proceeds go to Roosevelt and Washington PTAs for school enrichments.For tickets $25 ($30 at the door) email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

 
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CASTRO VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Tickets at Center Box Office, 19501 Redwood Road Thursdays and Fridays 3-5 p.m. 889-8961; at CV Adult School, Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, at 4430 Alma Ave., 886-1000; or online at: cv.k12.ca.us/cfa. Prices for tickets for all May events will go up $2 the day of the show, except for “Gatsby.”

“The Great Gatsby” will be presented by the award-winning CVHS Drama Dept. at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays, May 2-11. The F. Scott Fitzgerald classic involves more than 30 student actors and technicians. For tickets ($10-$12) see above.

CVHS Bands Annual Spring Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, featuring senior musicians in their last band concert of high school celebrating the music of Balmages, Mingus and Sheldon, among others. For tickets ($5-$10) see above.

CVHS Choir Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14. For tickets ($5-$10) see above.

Canyon 6th Grade Spring Music Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, featuring the Sixth Grade Orchestra, Band and Choir. For tickets ($4-$6) see above.

 

THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

An Evening in the Golden Age of Radio presented by  the San Leandro Players continues thru May 18 – Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., at the San Leandro Museum Auditorium, 320 W. Estudillo Ave. Return to a time when the family gathered in the front room for an evening of radio and imaginations took flight! For info or tickets ($20, $15) call 510-895-2573 or visit www.slplayers.org

Emerging Works, premiering original productions and staged readings, will be presented by Chabot College Theater Arts at Stage One at 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, at 8 p.m. on May 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10.Tickets ($5 general seating) at the door (cash only). Visitors will need to buy $2 parking permits from dispensers in all student lots.

An Evening of Musical Adoration & Praise, a free presentation by Neighborhood Church at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9, in the Main Auditorium features the Neighborhood Church Choir, Orchestra and artists from Christian Academy of Arts. Visit www.3crosses.org/outreach-events

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

The Art of Ethel Morgan – the landscapes and seascapes of this Castro Valley artist, will be exhibited thru June 10 in the lobby of the Aitken Senior & Community Center, 17800 Redwood Road.

PhotoCentral Annual Spring Exhibition at the Lower Level PhotoCentral Gallery, 1099 E St. in Hayward, features a wide variety of works from more than 50 artists. Open from 5 to 10 Mondays, and 10 to 1 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Visit www.photocentral.org/Spring2014 to see samples of the works.

New Works, by Castro Valley artist Richard Geiger are on display in the Exhibit Hall of the Castro Valley Library thru June, sponsored by ART, Inc.

The Art of Pen Women presented by the Hayward Arts Council continues thru June 6 at Foothill Gallery, 22394 Foothill Blvd., Hayward. A public Artists’ Reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. Hours: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10 to 4.

San Leandro Art Association members exhibit their works thru May 31 at the San Leandro Senior Community Center, 13909 E.  14th Street. Hours are 9:30 to 5  Monday thru Friday. For further information call 510-577-3462 or 510-483-1915.

Oil Painting Demonstration by well-known artist and teacher Carol Tarzier will be presented at the next meeting of the San Leandro Art Association at the San Leandro Library, 300 Estudillo Ave. at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13. The public is welcome.

‘Art is Education’ with works by student artists from the Hayward School District at the John O’Lague Galleria at 777 B St. in Hayward, sponsored by the Hayward Arts Council. The Galleria is open to the public Mon-Fri from 8 to 5.

Barbara Berrner’s Watercolors, will be exhibited until May 14 at the Hayward Senior Center, 22325 North 3rd Street in Hayward, open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 to 4.

 


 
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Thursday, 10 July 2014 15:45

 

 

The Week Ahead

 

Thursday, April 24: Free Science Education Night

Watch exciting science demonstrations and experiments during a night of educational fun for all ages from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow in the Cafeteria Building at Bancroft Middle School, 1150 Bancroft Ave. in San Leandro, hosted by the Lawrence Hall of Science.

 

 

Saturday, April 26: Earth Day 2014 Events

CVSan’s annual clean-up and recycle event, and compost give-away for customers of the Castro Valley Sanitary District takes place this Saturday. Register online or sign up to volunteer at your school’s Earth Day event. Following a free continental breakfast clean-up and beautification will be held from 9 a.m. till noon. For complete information or to register, visit www.cvsan.org/ED

 

 

Saturday, April 26: Poetry & Art Show 2014

The Castro Valley Educational Foundation and School District are showcasing the creative writing and artistic talents of students in grades 6 to 12 this Saturday at the 4th Poetry and Art Show at the Castro Valley Library. Middle school poetry readings from 10:30 to noon, high school poetry readings from 1 to 2:30 p.m., co-sponsored by the Castro Valley Educational Foundation and School District.

 

 

Saturday, April 26: Document Shredding Offered

Watch American Shredding shred your confidential documents from noon to 2 p.m. this Saturday, April 26, at Coldwell Banker, 21060 Redwood Road. Suggested donation is $10 per box (any amount will be accepted) with all proceeds going to Habitat for Humanity. The Sheriff’s Office will offer fingerprinting and Dusty Paws will be showing pets.

 

 

Saturday, April 26: Bunco Madness Game Day

The Hill & Valley Women’s Club, at 1808 B St. in Hayward, hosts a fun day of Bunco with prizes from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. this Saturday for just $15, which includes a salad bar luncheon. For reservations (required) call Joann Silveira at 510-785-2053.

 

 

Saturday, April 26: Chinese School Open House

The Multicultural Education Research Center / Hayward Kai-Feng Chinese School holds an Open House, with student work exhibitions, classroom visits and a parent orientation from 9 a.m. to noon April 26 at Stonebrae Elementary, 28761 Hayward Blvd. in the Hayward Hills. More info at www.haywardchineseschool.org.

 

 

Sunday, April 27: Free Earth Fair

Starr King Unitarian Universalist Church at 22577 Bayview Ave. in Hayward invites you to join in a day of art, animals, games and education – activities for all ages – at its free Earth Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Sunday. More info at 510-581-2060 or visit www.starrking.org

 

 

Monday, April 28: Start Smart: Teen Driver Program

The California Highway Patrol Castro Valley Area will hold a “Start Smart” teen-driver safety class from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Castro Valley Library for new and future licensed teenage drivers between the age of 15-19 and their parents. CHP officers who have investigated fatal collisions involving teens will talk about traffic collisions, their causes and avoidance techniques, and driver and parent responsibilities, and use of seat belts. To attend, RSVP to the CHP at 510-581-9028 or to Castro Valley Library at 510-667-7900.

 

 

Monday, April 28: Dusty Paws Rescue Fundraiser

Join Dusty Paws Rescue and Gianni’s Italian Bistro, 2065 San Ramon Blvd. in San Ramon from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday or a pawsitively delicious dinner served by Dusty Paws volunteers who will be collectding tips which will go to benefit the organization’s foster program. For info call 510-886-8925.

 

 

Monday, April 28: Eden Garden Club Meeting

Alameda County Master Composter Lori Caldwell, who teaches sustainable gardening classes, will be guest speaker at the next meeting of the Eden Garden Club at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Castro Valley Moose Lodge, 20835 Rutledge Road. Caldwell is an avid edible gardener and Bay-Friendly Landscape Professional. For info, call 510-538-4292.

 

 

Tuesday, April 29: Screening ‘The Invisible War’ (Against Women)

The Academy Award-nominated documentary “The Invisible War” about sexual assaults in the military will be shown from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Chabot Room at Castro Valley Library, sponssored by the American Assoc. of University Women. The film is a groundbreaking investigation about one of America’s most shameful and best kept secrets: the epidemic of rape (estimated 19,300 cases in 2010 alone) within the U.S. military. For more info, call 510-667-7900.

 

 

Tuesday, April 29: CVSan ‘Green Hearts’ Workshop

The Castro Valley Sanitary District invites you to join the Green Hearts volunteers at its next workshop at 6:30 p.m. April 29 at district headquarters, 21040 Marshall Street. Opportunities include recycling and compost station monitoring, cleanup assistance, food-scrap recycling, clerical assistance, social media promotion and more. For more info visit www.cvsan.org/GreenHearts or call 510-537-0757.

 

 

Tuesday, April 29: Parenting Workshop

Bay Area parent-coach and educator Rachel Sklar will conduct a free, fun parenting workshop “From Chaos to Tranquility in the Preschool Years” from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Congregation Shir Ami, 4529 Malabar Ave. in Castro Valley. Register at www.viaparenting.eventbrite.com

 

 

 

... and Beyond


 

 

Thursday, May 1: Pioneer Cemetery Preservation

Join the Friends of the San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery meeting at 6 p.m. May 1 at the Hayward Area Historical Society, 22380 Foothill Blvd. in Hayward. Help support and assist in preserving the cemetery and making it a safe and historic destination. Volunteer opportunities are available.

 

Thursday, May 1: Senior Health & Wellness Resource Fair

The Aitken Senior and Community Center at 17800 Redwood Road in Castro Valley presents its 8th Annual Health Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 1. Free for all ages. The first 100 people through the door receive an exciting gift! More than 60 vendors, free health screenings and wellness demonstrations. More info at  510-881-6738.

 

 

Sunday, May 4: Annual Rose Exhibition

The East Bay Rose Society will hold its 67th Annual Spring Rose Show from 1 to 5 p.m. on May 4 at the Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave. in Oakland.  Backyard gardeners who love to grow and show roses will tell you how they grow their roses and answer your questions.  Admission is free.

 

 

 
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THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

An Evening in the Golden Age of Radio will be presented by  the San Leandro Players April 26 thru May 18, Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., at the San Leandro Museum Auditorium, 320 W. Estudillo Ave. Return to a time when the family gathered in the front room for an evening of radio and imaginations took flight! For info or tickets ($20, $15) call 510-895-2573 or visit www.slplayers.org

Emerging Works, premiering original productions and staged readings, will be presented by Chabot College Theater Arts at Stage One (formerly the Little Theatre) at 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, at 8 p.m. on May 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10, featuring plays by Dave Fort, Belal Kohgadai, Pieter Boonzaire, and Lauren Allen. Tickets ($5 general seating) at the door (cash only). Visitors will need to buy $2 parking permits from dispensers in all student lots.

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

The Art of Ethel Morgan – the landscapes and seascapes of this Castro Valley artist, will be exhibited thru June 10 in the lobby of the Aitken Senior & Community Center, 17800 Redwood Road.

PhotoCentral Annual Spring Exhibition opens this Saturday at the Lower Level PhotoCentral Gallery, 1099 E St. in Hayward, with a free public reception from 2 to 5 p.m. This eclectic group-show features a wide variety of works from over 50 artists. Vote on your favorite pictures. Open 5-10 p.m. Mondays, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. See samples of work at www.photocentral.org/Spring2014

New Works, by Castro Valley artist Richard Geiger are on display in the Exhibit Hall of the Castro Valley Library thru June, sponsored by ART, Inc.

The Art of Pen Women presented by the Hayward Arts Council continues thru June 6 at Foothill Gallery, 22394 Foothill Blvd., Hayward. A public Artists’ Reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. The gallery is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

San Leandro Art Association members exhibit their works of art thru May 31 at the San Leandro Senior Community Center, 13909 E.  14th Street. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. For further information call 510-577-3462 or 510-483-1915.

‘Art is Education’ Students’ Show with works by artists from the Hayward School District at the John O’Lague Galleria at 777 B St. in Hayward, sponsored by the Hayward Arts Council. The Galleria is open to the public Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Barbara Berrner’s Watercolors, will be exhibited until May 14 at the Hayward Senior Center, 22325 North 3rd Street in Hayward, open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m

 


 
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Today, April 16: Castro Valley Womens Club Meeting

Nicole Kramer Easterday from FarmCurious, a company designed to educate and inspire people to produce their own food, will be guest speaker at today’s 1 p.m. meeting at the Castro Valley Womens Club, 18330 Redwood Road. For info, visit Castrovalleywomensclub.weebly.com or call 510-435-6254.

 

Thursday, April 17: Passover Seder Dinner

Faith Lutheran Church’s 20th Annual Seder dinner, a traditional Jewish celebration, will begin at 5:45 p.m. tomorrow followed by a Maundy Thursday service at 7:30 p.m. The meal will include roast lamb, turkey, Passover brisket, potatoes, vegetables and dessert for $15 ($7.50 for ages 12 to 4). For advance tickets (no sales at the door) call Mary Vieregge at 510-582-0818. Faith Lutheran is at 20080 Redwood Road.

 

Thursday, April 17: Lupus Fibromyalgia Support Group

The Lupus Fibromyalgia support group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 17 and the third Thursday of every month, in the San Leandro Hospital Education Center 13851 E. 14th St., San Leandro, behind the Emergency Room. Contact: Barbara at 510-889-1656.

 

Thursday, April 17: Agriculture Committee Meeting

The District 4 Eden Area Livability Initiative agricultural work group meeting will begin at 6 p.m. tomorrow at the Castro Valley Library, including a presentation by Waste Management on garbage and recycling services in Castro Valley’s canyon areas

 

Saturday, April 19: Meet Pets Available for Adoption

Dusty Paws Rescue will have foster animals available for adoption from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday at Pet Food Express, 3385 Castro Valley Blvd. Visit www.dustypawsrescue.org

 

Saturday, April 19: Community Potluck Seder

Tri-Valley Cultural Jews will host a potluck seder at 5 p.m. this Saturday at Bothwell Center, 2466 8th St. in Livermore. Secular Rabbi Judith Seid will provide a Humanistic interpretation of the Passover story.  Food need not be kosher. Requested donations $15 for non-members. To reserve a space in advance (required), call 510-888-1404 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . TVCJ will collect canned and boxed food for the food bank at the event.

 

Tuesday, April 22: Red Cross Blood Drive

Hayward AMVETS Post 911 is sponsoring a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Hayward Veterans Memorial Building, 2273 Main St. in Hayward. Donors are needed every day. To sign up, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org/social

 

Tuesday, April 22: Oakland A’s Kickoff Luncheon

The Castro Valley / Eden Area Chamber of Commerce and The Salvation Army will host a 2014 Season Kick-Off Luncheon in honor of the AL West Champion Oakland A’s from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday at the Hilton Oakland Airport, 1 Hegenberger Road. Join A’s broadcaster Vince Cotroneo, players and members of A’s management.  Tickets include lunch and parking. A drawing will be held for authentic, autographed Oakland A’s items. Tickets, info: 510-537-5300

 

Thursday, April 24: Free Science Education Night

Watch exciting science demonstrations and experiments during a night of educational fun for all ages from 6 to 8 p.m. April 24 in the Cafeteria Building at Bancroft Middle School, 1150 Bancroft Ave. in San Leandro, hosted by the Lawrence Hall of Science.

 

Saturday, April 26: Earth Day 2014 Events

Save the date, April 26, for CVSan’s annual clean-up and recycle event, and a compost give-away for customers of the Castro Valley Sanitary District. Register online or sign up to volunteer at your school’s Earth Day event. Following a free continental breakfast clean-up and beautification will be held from 9 a.m. till noon. For complete information or to register, visit www.cvsan.org/ED

 

Saturday, April 26: Dahlia Tuber & Cutting Sale

For all hues of spectacular summer color, it’s time to plant dahlia tubers or small plants. The San Leandro Dahlia Society will hold its annual sale from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 26 at Root Park in the 900 block of E. 14th Street. More info at sanleandrodahliasociety.org

 

Saturday, April 26: Bunco Madness Game Day

The Hill & Valley Women’s Club, at 1808 B St. in Hayward, hosts a fun day of Bunco with prizes from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on April 26 for just $15, which includes a salad bar luncheon. For reservations (required) call Joann Silveira at 510-785-2053.

 

Sunday, April 27: Free Earth Fair

Starr King Unitarian Universalist Church at 22577 Bayview Ave. in Hayward invites you to join in a day of art, animals, games and education – activities for all ages – at its free Earth Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27. More info at 510-581-2060 or visit www.starrking.org

 

Monday, April 28: Start Smart: Teen Driver Program

The California Highway Patrol Castro Valley Area will hold a “Start Smart” teen-driver safety class from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 24, at the Castro Valley Library for new and future licensed teenage drivers between the age of 15-19 and their parents. CHP officers who have investigated fatal collisions involving teens will talk about traffic collisions, their causes and avoidance techniques, and driver and parent responsibilities, and use of seat belts. To attend, RSVP to the CHP at 510-581-9028 or to Castro Valley Library at 510-667-7900.

 


 
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THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

An Evening in the Golden Age of Radio will be presented by  the San Leandro Players April 26 thru May 18, Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., at the San Leandro Museum Auditorium, 320 W. Estudillo Ave. Return to a time when the family gathered in the front room for an evening of radio and imaginations took flight! For info or tickets ($20, $15) call 510-895-2573 or visit www.slplayers.org

New Works, premiering original productions and staged readings, will be presented by Chabot College Theater Arts at Stage One (formerly the Little Theatre) at 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, at 8 p.m. on April 17, 18 and 19. The students’ original plays include “Reflexion” by Arthur Por Diaz, “Poet Café” by Ann Seitz, “Heart of the Offender” by Michelle Simien, and “Perfect” by Olivia Davis. General admission tickets (15, $10) available for cash-only at the door. Visitors will need to buy $2 parking permits from dispensers in all student lots.

“Cross of Love, A Dramatic Musical,” will be presented six times at Neighborhood Church in Castro Valley; a 2:30 p.m. matinee will be on April 19, with 7:30 p.m. performances on April 17, 18, and 19. Tickets ($5 suggested donation) available at the church’s Cafe 4 Sundays thru Fridays. For tickets online visit www.3crosses.org/outreach-events or www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/593941.

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

The Art of Ethel Morgan – the landscapes and seascapes of this Castro Valley artist, will be introduced by ART, Inc. in the lobby of the Aitken Senior & Community Center, 17800 Redwood Road, at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 22. Morgan will discuss how she views the world through her oil paintings. The exhibit will continue through June 10. For more info, call 510-538-1130.

The Art of Pen Women will be presented by the Hayward Arts Council opening this Friday and continuing thru June 6 at Foothill Gallery, 22394 Foothill Blvd., Hayward. A public Artists’ Reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. The gallery is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

San Leandro Art Association members exhibit their works of art thru May 31 at the San Leandro Senior Community Center, 13909 E.  14th Street. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. For further information call 510-577-3462 or 510-483-1915.

‘Art is Education’ Students’ Show with works by artists from the Hayward School District at the John O’Lague Galleria at 777 B St. in Hayward, sponsored by the Hayward Arts Council. The Galleria is open to the public Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Barbara Berrner’s Watercolors, will be exhibited until May 14 at the Hayward Senior Center, 22325 North 3rd Street in Hayward, open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shared Perceptions,” the 14th annual exhibit of paintings and drawings by students of San Lorenzo Adult School, at the Alameda Historical Museum, 2324 Alameda Ave., Alameda. For more info, call 510-521-1233.

 


 
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Thursday, April 10: School Board Meeting & Hearing

The Castro Valley Board of Education will hold a regular open meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the District Board Room at 4400 Alma Avenue, which will include reports from the presidents of the Calif. Schools Employees Assoc. and the Castro Valley Teachers Assoc., and a Public Hearing on the use of Education Protection Account Funds (estimated revenue of $8,595,064) for fiscal year 2014-15. The agenda and full packet of board materials is available at www.cv.k12.ca.us/board-of-education/agendas-and-board-materials/2014-04-10-board-packet/view

 

Thursday, April 10: 2014 Poetry & Art Show Deadline

Tomorrow at 4 p.m. is the deadline for students to turn in their poems with their English teachers and to register at www.cvef.org for the 4th Poetry and Art Show 2014 which will be held Saturday, April 26, sponsored by the Castro Valley Educational Foundation and School District.

 

Thursday, April 10: Spring Charity Fashion Event

The Urban Outliers, a school-based group, will host a thrifty spring fashion event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Edendale Middle School, 16160 Ashland Ave. in San Lorenzo. Students will model the latest fashions and clothing will be sold for a maximum of $5. All proceeds go to support the organization’s cultural adventures. For more info, call Stacey Swafford-Nixon 510-317-5100 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Friday, April 11: Dance to a Live Band

The 5 Spot Dance Club for couples married or single will hold a dance from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday at the Moose Lodge in Castro Valley. For more information, call Carol at 886-7302.

 

Friday-Sunday, April 11-13: Book Sale at the Library

Friends of the Castro Valley Library holds its Spring Sale of books, DVDs and other items at the library at 6 p.m. Friday (members only, but memberships are available at the door), and public sales 10-4 Saturday and 1-4 Sunday ($3-per-bag day).

 

Saturday, April 12: Visit a Creek Restoration

Sulphur Creek Nature Center invites you to learn how our East Bay creeks have been restored and visit a “living” creek with watershed specialist, Shayna, at the center, 1801 D St. in Hayward. Wear walking shoes and bring a rain hat for this adult nature event from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on April 12. Advance registration required ($18 per person). Space is limited. Register online at www.haywardrec.org. Info at 510-881-6747.

 

Saturday, April 12: Hearing Loss Association Meeting

Hard-of-Hearing Support Specialist Ken Arcia will discuss programs and resources offered by the Deaf Counseling, Advocacy and Referral Agency at 10 a.m. this Saturday (refreshments at 9:30) in Room 1200-C at Kaiser Hospital, 280 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland. Park free in Howe St. Garage across the street. For info, call Janet Lyons 510-932-7978.

 

Saturday, April 12: Free Earth Day / Watershed Festival

The Friends of San Leandro Creek invite you to attend a Creek Clean-Up from 9:30 till noon and the Earth Day Festival from noon till 4 p.m. this Saturday at Root Park at Hays St. and E. 14th, one block north of Davis in San Leandro. Many family activities, recycled art projects, composting, story-telling and the Food Truck Mafia. For more info, contact www.fslc.org or call Susan at 510-577-6069.

 

Saturday, April 12: CV Womens Club Brunch & Bridge

The Castro Valley Womens Club has openings for players at its monthly fundraiser from 9 a.m. to noon this Saturday at the club house.Male and female singles, couples or foursomes welcome. Cost is $10 for a buffet breakfast and morning of bridge. Prizes awarded. For info, call 510-435-6254 or visit castrovalleywomensclub.weebly.com

 

Sunday, April 13: Dusty Paws Rescue Pet Adoptions

Dusty Paws Rescue will be showing foster animals available for adoption from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Sunday at Petco, 3735 E. Castro Valley Blvd. Meet available pets. Info at 519-886-8925.

 

Sunday, April 13: Philosophers’ Café / Culture Chat

Tri-Valley Cultural Jews, a Secular Humanistic Jewish community invite the entire community to join in a discussion of tolerance and acceptance at 10:45 a.m. this Sunday at Café Rumi, 4799 Heyer Ave., Castro Valley. (Non-members are asked to donate $5.) For info, contact Kevin Coren at 925-240-5612 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Monday, April 14: Hayward Eagles Auxiliary Bingo Luncheon

Enjoy a lunch of meatloaf, sides and dessert at noon Monday at Eagles Hall, 21406 Foothill Blvd. in Hayward. The price of $7 includes a free bingo card. Proceeds go to the cancer fund. Info: 785-8174

 

Tuesday, April 15: Congressional Candidates Forum

For details, see story on page 1.

 

Thursday, April 17: Lupus Fibromyalgia Support Group

The Lupus Fibromyalgia support group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 17 and the third Thursday of every month, in the San Leandro Hospital Education Center 13851 E. 14th St., San Leandro, behind the Emergency Room. Contact: Barbara at 510-889-1656.

 

Tuesday, April 22: Oakland A’s Kickoff Luncheon

Join the Salvation Army and the Castro Valley / Eden Area Chamber and members of the Oakland A’s for a benefit luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on April 22 at the Oakland Airport Hilton. For tickets or info call 510-537-5300

 


 
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Wednesday, 09 July 2014 14:41

 

CASTRO VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

(Tickets at Center Box Office, 19501 Redwood Road Thursdays and Fridays 3-5 p.m. 889-8961; at CV Adult School, Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, at 4430 Alma Ave., 886-1000; or online at: cv.k12.ca.us/cfa.)

“Being a Man,” a special preview screening of a short film by Director Andrew Cathey (CVHS ’09 grad featured in the 3/12 Forum) which will be shown at the Cannes Film Festival this spring. Hear the team discuss their journey to Cannes and see their second award-winning short, “The Spot” at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, April 11. There will be a question-and-answer period after the films with the director, cast and crew. Free admission, $10 suggested donation).

 

THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

An Evening in the Golden Age of Radio will be presented by  the San Leandro Players April 26 thru May 18, Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., at the San Leandro Museum Auditorium, 320 W. Estudillo Ave. Return to a time when the family gathered in the front room for an evening of radio and imaginations took flight! For info or tickets ($20, $15) call 510-895-2573 or visit www.slplayers.org

New Works, premiering original productions and staged readings, will be presented by Chabot College Theater Arts at Stage One (formerly the Little Theatre) at 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, at 8 p.m. on April 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19. The students’ original plays include “Reflexion” by Arthur Por Diaz, “Poet Café” by Ann Seitz, “Heart of the Offender” by Michelle Simien, and “Perfect” by Olivia Davis. General admission tickets (15, $10) available for cash-only at the door. Visitors will need to buy $2 parking permits from dispensers in all student lots.

“Cross of Love, A Dramatic Musical,” will be presented six times at Neighborhood Church in Castro Valley; 2:30 p.m. matinees are on April 12 and 19, and 7:30 p.m. performances on April 13, 17, 18, and 19. Tickets ($5 suggested donation) available at the church’s Cafe 4 Sundays thru Fridays. For tickets online visit www.3crosses.org/outreach-events or www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/593941.

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

Castro Valley Artist Ann Maloney-Mason, is being introduced by A.R.T. Inc. at the Aitken Community Center at 17800 Redwood Road. Experience colors and textures of her original acrylic paintings through April 15. For more info, call 510-733-9682.

Ann Maloney-Mason will demonstrate acrylic painting at the next meeting of the San Leandro Art Association at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the San Leandro Library, 300 Estudillo Ave. Info: 510-483-1321.

The Art of Pen Women will be presented by the Hayward Arts Council opening this Friday and continuing thru June 6 at Foothill Gallery, 22394 Foothill Blvd., Hayward. The National League of American Pen Women, is an organization of professional women artists, music composers and writers, founded in 1897. A public Artists’ Reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. The gallery is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

San Leandro Art Association members exhibit their works of art thru May 31 at the San Leandro Senior Community Center, 13909 E.  14th Street. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. For further information call 510-577-3462 or 510-483-1915.

‘Art is Education’ Students’ Show with works by artists from the Hayward School District at the John O’Lague Galleria at 777 B St. in Hayward, sponsored by the Hayward Arts Council. The Galleria is open to the public Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Barbara Berrner’s Watercolors, will be exhibited until May 14 at the Hayward Senior Center, 22325 North 3rd Street in Hayward, open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Shared Perceptions,” the 14th annual exhibit of paintings and drawings by students of San Lorenzo Adult School, at the Alameda Historical Museum, 2324 Alameda Ave., Alameda. For more info, call 510-521-1233.

“Jamaica Then, Cuba Now,” photo exhibits “Bill Owens: Peace Corps 1964-1966” and “John Thacker’s Cuba 2010-2011” at PhotoCentral Gallery, 1099 E Street, Hayward. The show ends this Saturday, April 12, when there will be a closing event from 1 to 3 p.m. For info, call Geir Jordahl 510-881-6721, or info@photocentral.

 


 
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Wednesday, 09 July 2014 13:55

 

Today, April 2: Free Science Lecture on Meteorites

Learn what meteorites are made of, where they come from, and the chances of another big one hitting Earth when Dr. Greg Brennecka discusses meteorites at the Castro Valley Educational Foundation’s free science lecture at 7 p.m. today at the Center for the Arts, 19501 Redwood Road. Dr. Brennecka’s expertise includes a physical and life sciences directorate at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab.

 

Today, April 2 - April 23: Adult School Community Survey

What new classes would you like to see offered at Castro Valley Adult & Career Education? Take an online survey by April 23 and be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate to take one of the school’s many great classes. The survey is available on the home page of the school’s website at www.cvadult.org

 

Today, April 2: Luncheon & Bingo

The Holy Family Guild of Alameda County invites you to a salad bar luncheon and bingo, with prizes and raffles, at noon today at Church of the Transfiguration, 4000 E. Castro Valley Blvd. For tickets ($15) call Mabel Moore at 510-582-1961.

 

Thursday, April 3: Quest Low Vision Support Group

Mary Jane Kayes of the Talking Book Library will explain the Library of Congress’ free program that furnishes tapes and a tape reader for just about every book written, at the next meeting of Quest, at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Baywood Senior Community, 21966 Dolores St., Castro Valley. For more info, call Sam Blank at 510-247-0470.

 

Thursday, April 3: Parkinson’s Support & Information Group

Tina Maria Scott from the County’s Senior Injury Program will discuss “Fall Prevention” at the group’s meeting tomorrow at San Lorenzo Community Church, 945 Paseo Grande in San Lorenzo. Exercise at 10 a.m., meeting at 10:30. Contact: Lona White 510-276-3119.

 

Friday, April 4: Casino Night Fundraiser

The CVHS Athletic Boosters will hold a Casino Night to raise funds for the high school’s athletic programs from 6 to 10:30 p.m. this Friday at Transfiguration Catholic Church. Admission is $40 which includes buffet dinner, dancing and $20 in casino cash. Raffle prizes include golf packages, sports memorabilia, a spa package and more. Get tickets at www.cvhsathleticboosters.org/fundraisers.html

 

Friday, April 4: Toddler Ramble for Ages 1-3

Things outside are waking up from their winter slumber, so let’s get our bodies alive and moving. Have some fun including some dancing and wiggling from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. every Friday in April at the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Ave., Hayward. $5 per child. Call 510-670-7270 for more information.

 

Saturday, April 5: Bunny Adoptions & Information

Join the Hayward Animal Shelter volunteers from 1 to 4 p.m. this Saturday for the bunny bonanza adoption event, with rabbits from multiple rescue groups around the Bay. Rabbit experts will answer your questions and explain how to take care of these fuzzy, friendly pets. Bring your spayed/neutered bunny to find a companion. Free nail trims for visiting rabbits. The shelter is located at 16 Barnes Court, Hayward. For more information, call 510-293-7200 ]]>

 
A&E Calendar • 04-02-2014 | Print |  E-mail
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 13:53

 

CASTRO VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

(Tickets at Center Box Office, 19501 Redwood Road Thursdays and Fridays 3-5 p.m. 889-8961; at CV Adult School, Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, at 4430 Alma Ave., 886-1000; or online at: cv.k12.ca.us/cfa.)

Wild Women of Song” – Pamela Rose celebrates the lives, times, and music of women songwriters of the Tin Pan Alley era with her five-piece band in a live jazz and blues concert of familiar tunes at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, presented by the Castro Valley Arts Foundation. Come early to hear Brazzissimo a dynamite 10-piece brass band that will be playing in the lobby starting at 7 p.m. For tickets ($29-$17), see above.

“Being a Man,” a special preview screening of a short film by Director Andrew Cathey (CVHS ’09 grad featured in the 3/12 Forum) which will be shown at the Cannes Film Festival this spring. Hear the team discuss their journey to Cannes and see their second award-winning short, “The Spot” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 11. Free admission, $10 suggested donation).

 

THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

“James and the Giant Peach,” a fantasy adventure for children, will be presented by Douglas Morrisson Theatre for schools on April 2 and 3 at 9 and 11 a.m., and for the public on April 4, 5 and 6 (Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m.). All performances at University Theatre, Cal State Hayward, 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard. Reservations are required for school performances. For tickets ($10-$15), visit www.dmtonline.org or call 510-881-6777. For information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



“Cross of Love, A Dramatic Musical,” will be presented six times at Neighborhood Church in Castro Valley; 2:30 p.m. matinees are on April 12 and 19, and 7:30 p.m. performances on April 13, 17, 18, and 19. Tickets ($5 suggested donation) available at the church’s Cafe 4 Sundays thru Fridays. For tickets online visit www.3crosses.org/outreach-events or www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/593941.

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

Castro Valley Artist Ann Maloney-Mason, is being introduced by A.R.T. Inc. at the Aitken Community Center at 17800 Redwood Road. Experience colors and textures of her original acrylic paintings through April 15. For more info, call 510-733-9682.



Ann Maloney-Mason will demonstrate acrylic painting at the next meeting of the San Leandro Art Association at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the San Leandro Library, 300 Estudillo Ave. Info: 510-483-1321.

 

Digital Photography by Castro Valley artist Gene Cerelli is now on display as part of the 2014 Members Show through April 4 at the Foothill Gallery, 22394 Foothill Blvd. in Hayward, open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.



San Leandro Art Association members exhibit their works of art thru May 31 at the San Leandro Senior Community Center, 13909 E.  14th Street. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. For further information call 510-577-3462 or 510-483-1915.



‘Art is Education’ Students’ Show opens with a reception for the artists from the Hayward School District from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. this Friday, April 4, at the John O’Lague Galleria at 777 B St. in Hayward, sponsored by the Hayward Arts Council. The Galleria is open to the public Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.



Barbara Berrner’s Watercolors, will be exhibited until May 14 at the Hayward Senior Center, 22325 North 3rd Street in Hayward, open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Shared Perceptions,” the 14th annual exhibit of paintings and drawings by students of San Lorenzo Adult School, at the Alameda Historical Museum, 2324 Alameda Ave., Alameda. For more info, call 510-521-1233.



“Jamaica Then, Cuba Now,” photo exhibits “Bill Owens: Peace Corps 1964-1966” and “John Thacker’s Cuba 2010-2011” at PhotoCentral Gallery, 1099 E Street, Hayward. The show runs until Saturday, April 12, when there will be a closing event from 1 to 3 p.m. For info, call Geir Jordahl 510-881-6721, or info@photocentral.

 


 
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Thursday, 26 June 2014 15:23

 

Today, March 26 thru April 4: Proctor School Fundraiser

Proctor School PTA’s seventh annual online auction begins today, with such unique items to bid on as amusement park tickets, gift certificats to local businesses, bay cruises, swim club memberships, theater tickets and more. Visit www.biddingforgood.com/proctorpta for more information.

 

Thursday, March 27: School Board Meeting

The Castro Valley School Board meets in open session at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the District Board Room at 4400 Alma Ave., with public hearings on collective bargaining agreements. For the agenda and packet of information, visit www.cv.k12.ca.us/board-of-education/agendas-and-board-materials/2014-03-27-board-packet/view and click on 2014-03-27 Board Packet.pdf

 

Saturday, March 29: Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

The Castro Valley High School girls’ basketball team will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser with all you can eat pancakes, bacon, coffee, juice and milk for $10 at the door, from 8 to 10 a.m. this Saturday at Knudsen’s Ice Creamery, 3323 Castro Valley Blvd.

 

Saturday, March 29: Babysitter Clinic

Babysitting isn’t always easy. Learn how to handle a two-year-old’s tantrum, a four-year-old’s scraped knee and other situations by attending Eden Medical Center’s Super Babysitter Clinic from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. this Saturday. The clinic, which costs $12 per person, is designed specifically for girls and boys ages 11 through 13 years. Enrollment is limited to 24 students and pre-registration is required. To register, contact 1-888-445-8433. No refunds.

 

Saturday, March 29: Family Art Workshop – Tell Your Story

Tell your story of creativity and community by dreawing colorful hands and creating miniature books, led by local artist Marion Coleman from 1 to 3 p.m. this Saturday at the Castro Valley Library. All ages welcome and all materials will be provided. Limited spots are available. No registration required. Call 510-667-7900 for more information.

 

Saturday, March 29: E-Waste & Shredding Fundraiser

Soroptimist of the East Bay will be conducting an e-waste collection and document-shredding from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday at the Rite Aid parking lot, on Castro Valley Blvd. between Forest and Center streets. All materials will be disposed of responsibly. Proceeds will go to local community programs.

 

Sunday, March 30: Spiritual Education of Children

Join the Bahá’í community of Castro Valley for a discussion about the importance of providing spiritual education to all children at the Castro Valley Library at 2 p.m. this Sunday. For more information call 510-999-5901.

 

Tuesday, April 1: Ohlone Audubon Meeting

Alvaro Jaramillo, author of Birds of Chile, will show and discuss the amazing changes occurring in birding within Chile at the next meeting of Ohlone Audubon at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at the San Leandro Main Library, 300 Estudillo Ave. No admission, refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.ohloneaudubon.org

 

Tuesday, April 1: Chamber Seminar on Reducing Waste

Learn ways businesses can reduce waste and improve their bottom line by attending a CVSan catered lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. next Tuesday in the Chabot Room of the Castro Valley Library. Help your business become a 4R Star. Free to Chamber of Commerce members, $10 to others. Call 510-537-5300 to register.

 

Tuesday, April 1: Parent Project Program

The next session of Parent Project, a faith-based 8-week program to help parents prevent, identify and intervene in the most destructive adolescent behaviors, will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from April 1st to May 29t in Castro Valley. For more info or to register, visit www.ParentProject.com or call Verne Teyler at 510-329-8100.

 

Wednesday, April 2: Free Science Lecture on Meteorites

Learn what meteorites are made of, where they come from, and the chances of another big one hitting Earth when Dr. Greg Brennecka discusses meteorites at the Castro Valley Educational Foundation’s free science lecture at 7 p.m. next Wednesday at the Center for the Arts, 19501 Redwood Road.

 

Wednesday, April 2: Luncheon & Bingo

The Holy Family Guild of Alameda County invites you to a salad bar luncheon and bingo, with prizes and raffles, at noon on April 2 at Church of the Transfiguration, 4000 E. Castro Valley Blvd. For tickets ($15) call Mabel Moore at 510-582-1961.

 

Thursday, April 3: Quest Low Vision Support Group

Mary Jane Kayes of the Talking Book Library will explain the Library of Congress’ free program that furnishes tapes and a tape reader for just about every book written, at the next meeting of Quest, at 1 p.m. April 3 at Baywood Senior Community, 21966 Dolores St., Castro Valley. For more info, call Sam Blank at 510-247-0470.

 

Friday, April 4: Casino Night Fundraiser

The CVHS Athletic Boosters will hold a Casino Night to raise funds for the high school’s athletic programs from 6 to 10:30 p.m. April 8 at Transfiguration Catholic Church. Admission is $40 which includes buffet dinner, dancing and $20 in casino cash. Raffle prizes include golf packages, sports memorabilia, a spa package and more. Get tickets at www.cvhsathleticboosters.org/fundraisers.html

 

Friday, April 4: 1925 Harold Lloyd Silent Movie

Ohlone College presents “The Freshmen,” Harold Lloyd’s most famous comedy, accompanied by organ virtuoso Jerry Nagano at 8:30 p.m. April 4 at the Smith Center, 43600 Mission Blvd. in Fremont. for tickets ($10 general admission, or $12 with popcorn and parking) call 510-659-6031 or visit www.smithcenter.com

 

Saturday, April 5: Henna Body Art Workshop

Artist Rachel-Anne Palacios will explain how and why henna body art is used and will demonstrate and provide practice sesssions with teens from 1 to 3 p.m. April 5 at the Castro Valley Library. Each participant will take home their own henna kit. Limited spots are available. Registration is requested. Call 510-667-7900 for more info.

 

Saturday, April 5: Michael Katz’s Mindful Stories

Join storyteller Michael Katz at the Castro Valley Library from 11 a.m. until noon on April 5 as he shares engaging folktales and original stories which teach life skills. Teachers are encouraged to attend. For more info, call 510-667-7900.

 


 
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Thursday, 26 June 2014 15:22

 

THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

“MTC Unplugged” – works written for the stage – will be presented by the Morrisson Theatre Chorus under the musical direction of Cesar Cancino, March 28 and 29 at 8 p.m., and March 30 at 3 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 20080 Redwood Road in Castro Valley. For tickets ($12 open seating) call 510-881-6777 or visit www.dmtonline.org

“Dying City,” a staged reading of Christopher Shinn’s psychodrama about two people who share a tragic legacy will be presented at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at the Hayward Senior Center next door to the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St., Hayward. This sixth in DMT’s “Bare Bones” series contains mature language and subject matter and is appropriate for ages 16 and up. For tickets ($10 open seating) call 510-881-6777 or visit www.dmtonline.org.

“James and the Giant Peach,” a fantasy adventure for children, will be presented by Douglas Morrisson Theatre for schools on April 1, 2 and 3 at 9 and 11 a.m., and for the public on April 4, 5 and 6 (Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m.). All performances at University Theatre, Cal State Hayward, 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard. Reservations are required for school performances. For tickets ($10-$15), visit www.dmtonline.org or call 510-881-6777. For information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

“Cross of Love, A Dramatic Musical,” will be presented six times at Neighborhood Church in Castro Valley; 2:30 p.m. matinees are on April 12 and 19, and 7:30 p.m. performances on April 13, 17, 18, and 19. Tickets ($5 suggested donation) are available at the church’s Cafe 4 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays thru Fridays. For tickets online visit www.3crosses.org/outreach-events or www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/593941.

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

Castro Valley Artist Ann Maloney-Mason, is being introduced by A.R.T. Inc. at the Aitken Community Center at 17800 Redwood Road. Experience colors and textures of her original acrylic paintings through April 15. Maloney-Mason received her teaching credential in Fine Art and Design from Crawford Municipal College of Art and Design in Ireland. For more info, call 510-733-9682.

Digital Photography by Castro Valley artist Gene Cerelli is now on display as part of the 2014 Members Show through April 4 at the Foothill Gallery, 22394 Foothill Blvd. in Hayward, open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

San Leandro Art Association members exhibit their works of art thru May 31 at the San Leandro Senior Community Center, 13909 E.  14th Street. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. For further information call 510-577-3462 or 510-483-1915.

Hayward Arts Council Members’ Show, 68 pieces reflecting a great level of creativity, will be on display Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. thru April 4 at the Foothill Gallery, 22394 Foothill Blvd., Hayward.

Barbara Berrner’s Watercolors, will be exhibited until May 14 at the Hayward Senior Center, 22325 North 3rd Street in Hayward, open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shared Perceptions,” the 14th annual exhibit of paintings and drawings by students of San Lorenzo Adult School, at the Alameda Historical Museum, 2324 Alameda Ave., Alameda. For more info, call 510-521-1233.

“Jamaica Then, Cuba Now,” photo exhibits “Bill Owens: Peace Corps 1964-1966” and “John Thacker’s Cuba 2010-2011” at PhotoCentral Gallery, 1099 E Street, Hayward. The show runs until Saturday, April 12, when there will be a closing event from 1 to 3 p.m. For more info, call Geir Jordahl 510-881-6721, or info@photocentral.


 

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