Community Calendar • 06-18-2014 | Print |  E-mail
Friday, 25 July 2014 12:48

 

The Week Ahead


Wednesday, June 18: Alameda County Fair Opens

The Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton opens at 11 a.m. today featuring $1 admission and $1 rides for the opening day. The fair runs through July 6, Tuesday through Sunday. Free concerts at 8 p.m. nightly, fireworks at 9:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.alamedacountyfair.com

 

Thursday, June 19: Juneteenth Street Party in Hayward

The 2014 Downtown Hayward Street Party season opens with a “Juneteenth” Celebration tomorrow from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on B St. between Foothill and City Hall, with bands on four stages including the Bay Area Blues Society Caravan of All Stars, a car show, street entertainers, food and family fun. Face-painting and games for kids. Sponsored by the Hayward Chamber of Commerce.

 

Friday, June 20: Aitken Senior Center Celebrates 25 Years

Come out and join the Hayward Area Recreation District to celebrate the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Kenneth C. Aitken Senior and Community Center at 17800 Redwood Road in Castro Valley. The free party from 1 to 3 p.m. will include entertainment by “Stagebridge” and light refreshments. For additional information please visit www.haywardrec.org or call 510-881-6738.

 

Saturday, June 21: Dog Adoptions

Dusty Paws Rescue will be showing home-ready dogs at Pet Food Express, 3385 Castro Valley Blvd. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday. The first day of summer may be your lucky day in finding a new companion for your family. Visit www.dustypawsrescue.org or call 510-886-8925 if you have questions.

 

Saturday, June 21: Kids’ Program: Summertime Spiders

Spiders are so much more than we give them credit for! Join the Nature Detectives and get introduced to the plants and animals that live in the salt marsh, from 11 a.m. till noon, at the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Ave. in Hayward. Discover the amazing world of the many spiders that live at the Center. Ages 3 to 5. $7 per child. For more info, call 510-670-7270

 

Saturday, June 21: 3rd Annual Juneteenth Festival

Palma Ceia Baptist Church at 28605 Ruus Road in Hayward invites you to “Emancipation Day” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with entertainment, music, food, vendors and a kids play zone. More info at 510-786-2866.

 

Sunday, June 22: Bible Conference

The first day of a four-day Bible Conference will be held at 10:45  a.m. and 6 p.m. this Sunday at First Southern Baptist Church, 15503 Usher St. in San Lorenzo with Dr. Bill Warren as featured speaker. The conference continues at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. For more information, visit fsbcsl.org or call 510-276-3688.

 

Monday, June 23: College Application Essay Workshop

All teens are invited to a free workshop on writing a College Application Personal Statement Essay, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on June 23. This workshop is designed to show students and parents what college admissions officers want to see in an essay. The workshop, hosted by Kaplan Test & Prep Admissions, will examine the types of topics students will encounter, cover the four steps to writing a winning essay and critique a sample admissions essay. Registration is requested. Sign up by phone or in person at the Library Information Desk. Call 510-745-1401 for more information.

 

Monday-Friday, June 23-27: Summer Day Camp for Girls

Girl Scout Chabot Service Unit invites girls entering grades 1-7 to experience 5 fun-filled days of songs, crafts, games and surprises at a week-long Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hayward Girl Scout Cabin. For more information on fees and how to register for Chabot Day Camp, send an e-mail to:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Monday, June 23: Municipal Advisory Council Meeting

The Castro Valley MAC will take up several land-use issues including an application for an expansion of liquor sales at a store at 5285 Crow Canyon Road, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Castro Valley Library.

 

 

 

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Thursday, June 26: Free Thyroid Health Class

It is estimated that approximately 20 million people in the US are affected by a thyroid disorder and another 13 million are living with an undiagnosed thyroid disease. Learn about the signs and symptoms of the most common thyroid conditions and how they are diagnosed and treated in a free informative session at 7 p.m. on June 26 at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley. For more information and to enroll, call 1-888-445-8433 or register online at edenmedcenter.org.

 

Saturday, October 11: Hayward High’s Class of ’72 Reunion

Make plans now to attend the “Way Past Due Reunion” on Saturday, Oct. 11 in Pleasanton and a BBQ the next day in Hayward. For info and an invitation, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

 
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Friday, 25 July 2014 12:46

 

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.

Castro Valley Adult School Band led by Kathy Maier, will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. today, June 18, featuring works from The Sound of Music, Camelot, The Little Mermaid, Mulan, Hawaii Five-0, Under The Double Eagle, and more. No ticket required.

The History of Castro Valley: Take a free historic tour of Castro Valley from the 1830s to the 1970s from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 28 at a “pop-up” museum at the Castro Valley Center for the Arts, 19501 Redwood Road, sponsored by the Castro Valley Arts Foundation. Bring your historic photos to be scanned for historic preservation. Movies start at 2:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted. 

 

THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

Cafetorium Chronicles: Lost & Found,” the 3rd Annual Playwrights CageMatch, will be presented at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, by the Douglas Morrisson Theatre at the Hayward Area Senior Center Main Hall (next door) at 22325 N. Third St., Hayward. Five playwrights will enter but only one will emerge victorious. The tone, theme or genre is up to the playwrights – Class reunion? Bingo game? Polling place? PTA meeting? Bomb shelter? Inside the cafetorium anything can happen. Admission is free; the audience decides the winner (tokens to vote are $5). For tickets, call 510-881-6777 or visit www.dmtonline.org

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” will be presented with live orchestra on an outdoor stage under the stars at Smith Amphitheatre at Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd. in Fremont, on July 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 at 8:15 p.m. Travel through the gritty streets of Victorian London as the Ohlone College Theatre and Dance Department unfolds this ultimate tale of murder for profit. For tickets ($20-$15) visit www.smithcenter.com or call 510-659-6031. Event parking is $2.

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

Annual Nude Exhibit in varied media and visions is currently at the Adobe Art Gallery in Castro Valley. Info at www.adobegallery.org or call 510-881-6735.

Art Camp for children ages 6-12 will be held at Sun Gallery, 1015 E Street in Hayward, beginning June 23. Camp hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fee is $225 per child for one week, or $45 per day for drop-in. Students should bring a lunch. All weeks include mixed media art and camps include a visit to the Sun Gallery exhibit. To register or for information, visit www.Sungallery.us and click on Programs, or call 510-581-4050.

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.

“Odyssey” Fabric Creations by Sew N Sews, a mini-group within the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland, is on display at Foothill Gallery, 22394 Foothill Blvd. in Hayward until Aug. 7. A public reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 12. The gallery is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

55th Annual Festival of Fine Art, will be presented July 19-20 by the San Leandro Art Association, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Casa Peralta, 384 West Estudillo Ave., San Leandro. Artwork categories are Oil & Acrylics, Watercolor/watermedia, Photography and Three Dimensional Art (porcelain, pottery & sculpture). Contact information for entries: P.O. Box 3066, San Leandro 94578 or slartassociation.org. Art work will be received from 11 to 3 on Saturday, June 28 at the Casa Peralta.

“Double Visions,” the works of Bev Lindsay and Carol Jones Brown, will be presented by the Hayward Arts Council through July 25 at the John O’Lague Galleria at Hayward City Hall, open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited to an artists’ reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. this Friday, June 6.

Huangshan and Zhangjiajie, China: Photographs of Land and Culture at the KCI Gallery, Krause Center, Bldg. 4000 at Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Rd in Los Altos. Reception 6-9 p.m. June 23. Info: www.incredibletravelphotos.com/krause-innovation-center-2014/

 


 
Community Calendar • 06-11-2014 | Print |  E-mail
Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:34

 

The Week Ahead

 

Friday, June 13: Outdoor Movie Night

The Castro Valley / Eden Are Chamber of Commerce and the Hayward Area Recreation District present a free showing of Walt Disney’s animated film “Frozen” at the Adobe Art Center, 20395 San Miguel Avenue. Vendor events begin at 6 p.m., the movie starts at dark.

 

Friday, June 13: Dance to a Live Band

The 5 Spot Dance Club invites couples – maried or single – to dance from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. this Friday at the Moose Lodge in Castro Valley. For more information, call Carol at 510-886-7302.

 

Saturday, June 14: League of Women Voters Annual Meeting

What are your priorities for California’s budget? Join the League of Women Voters Eden Area this Saturday for its annual meeting beginning with the election of officers and directors at 1 p.m. at the Castro Valley Library. The Interactive Challenge starts at 2:45 p.m. when you can make decisions on state budget priorities. The annual meeting is free. RSVPs are needed to plan accommodations and refreshments. Please contact Suzanne at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 510-538-9678

 

Saturday, June 14: 2014 Men’s Health Day

The Castro Valley / Eden Area Chamber of Commerce will hold free screenings, seminars, exhibits, hands-on demonstrations, music, dance lessons, massage and Food Trucks at the Castro Valley Community Center, 18988 Lake Chabot Road from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 14. For info, call 510-537-5300 or visit This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Saturday, June 14: Hearing Loss Association Meeting

Clinical Psychologist Dr. Julie Rogers, will offer “Mindfulness Practices for Stress Reduction” at 10 a.m. at the June 14 meeting, which includes the annual potluck. All are welcome. Bring a snack to share. Refreshments at 9:30 a.m. in room 1200-C at Kaiser Hospital, 280 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland. Free parking Saturdays in the garage on Howe St. For info, call Janet Lyons 510-932-7978.

 

Saturday, June 14: St. John’s Country Hoedown

The St. Gerard Women’s Club of St. John Church in San Lorenzo invites you to dust off your cowboy boots and join this fun-filled night this Saturday in the Gym at 264 E. Lewelling Blvd. in San Lorenzo. No-host saloon at 5:30 p.m., grub at 6:30, and dancing and prizes at 7:30. Tickets are $20 at the door. Dinner includes BBQ, salad, corn on the cob, chili beans and dessert. Kids’ hot dog dinners are $6. Call Pat Forsythe 510-278-4161 for reservations.

 

Sunday, June 15: Hayward Band Concert Season Begins

The Hayward Municipal Band directed by Kathy Morelli Maier will begin its 58th season this Sunday at 2:30 p.m. on the Tony Morelli Bandstand in Memorial Park, 24176 Mission Blvd. in Hayward (behind the Hayward Plunge). Sit on the grass or bring a folding chair and enjoy classical, popular, big-band, jazz, musicals and more, sponsored by the City of Hayward and the Hayward Area Recreation District. For information call 510-569-8497 or visit www.haywardmunicipalband.com

 

Monday, June 16: Start Smart Teen Driving Program

The California Highway Patrol Castro Valley Area will hold a “Start Smart” teen-driver safety class from 6 to 7 p.m. June 16, at the Castro Valley Library for new and future licensed teenage drivers between the ages 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 responsibilities. To attend, RSVP to 510-581-9028 (CHP), or 510-667-7900 (library).

 

 

 

... and Beyond

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 18: Alameda County Fair Opens

The Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton opens at 11 a.m. featuring $1 admission and $1 rides on the opening day. The fair runs through July 6, Tuesday through Sunday. Free concerts at 8 p.m. nightly, fireworks at 9:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.alamedacountyfair.com

 

Friday, June 20: Aitken Senior Center Celebrates 25 Years

Come out and join the Hayward Area Recreation District to celebrate the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Kenneth C. Aitken Senior and Community Center at 17800 Redwood Road in Castro Valley. The free party from 1 to 3 p.m. will include entertainment by “Stagebridge” and light refreshments. For additional information please visit www.haywardrec.org or call 510-881-6738.

 

Saturday, June 21: Kids’ Program: Summertime Spiders

Spiders are so much more than we give them credit for! Join the Nature Detectives and get introduced to the plants and animals that live in the salt marsh, from 11 a.m. till noon, at the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Ave. in Hayward. Discover the amazing world of the many spiders that live at the Center. Ages 3 to 5. $7 per child. For more info, call 510-670-7270

 

Saturday, June 21: 3rd Annual Juneteenth Festival

Palma Ceia Baptist Church at 28605 Ruus Road in Hayward invites you to “Emancipation Day” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with entertainment, music, food, vendors and a kids play zone. More info at 510-786-2866.

 

Monday, June 23: College Application Essay Workshop

All teens are invited to a free workshop on writing a College Application Personal Statement Essay, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on June 23. This workshop is designed to show students and parents what college admissions officers want to see in an essay. The workshop, hosted by Kaplan Test & Prep Admissions, will examine the types of topics students will encounter, cover the four steps to writing a winning essay and critique a sample admissions essay. Registration is requested. Sign up by phone or in person at the Library Information Desk. Call 510-745-1401 for more information.

 

Monday-Friday, June 23-27: Summer Day Camp for Girls

It’s “Lights, Camera, Action!” as the Girl Scout Chabot Service Unit invites girls entering grades 1-7 to experience 5 fun-filled days of songs, crafts, games and surprises, following a movie genre theme each day. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hayward Girl Scout Cabin. All participants will receive a day camp shirt and event patch and will take a field trip to the Alameda County Fair on Thursday, June 26. Registration prices are set, regardless if your daughter participates in the field trip or not. For more information on fees and how to register for Chabot Day Camp, send an e-mail to:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

 
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Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:33

 

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 June events will go up $2 the day of the show.

Castro Valley Adult School Band led by Kathy Maier, will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, featuring works from The Sound of Music, Camelot, The Little Mermaid, Mulan, Hawaii Five-0, Under The Double Eagle, and more. No ticket required.

The History of Castro Valley will be presented by the Castro Valley Arts Foundation from noon till 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, in a photo display in the Exhibition Hall. A film will be shown at 2:30 p.m. Donations accepted.

 

THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

“Cafetorium Chronicles: Lost & Found,” the 3rd Annual Playwrights CageMatch, will be presented at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, by the Douglas Morrisson Theatre at the Hayward Area Senior Center Main Hall (next door) at 22325 N. Third St., Hayward. Five playwrights will enter but only one will emerge victorious. The tone, theme or genre is up to the playwrights – Class reunion? Bingo game? Polling place? PTA meeting? Bomb shelter? Inside the cafetorium anything can happen. Admission is free; the audience decides the winner (tokens to vote are $5). For tickets, call 510-881-6777 or visit www.dmtonline.org

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

Annual Nude Exhibit in varied media and visions is currently at the Adobe Art Gallery in Castro Valley. Info at www.adobegallery.org or call 510-881-6735.

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.

55th Annual Festival of Fine Art, will be presented July 19-20 by the San Leandro Art Association, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Casa Peralta, 384 West Estudillo Ave., San Leandro. Artwork categories are Oil & Acrylics, Watercolor/watermedia, Photography and Three Dimensional Art (porcelain, pottery & sculpture). Contact information for entries: P.O. Box 3066, San Leandro 94578 or slartassociation.org. Art work will be received from 11 to 3 on Saturday, June 28 at the Casa Peralta.

“Double Visions,” the works of Bev Lindsay and Carol Jones Brown, will be presented by the Hayward Arts Council through July 25 at the John O’Lague Galleria at Hayward City Hall, open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited to an artists’ reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. this Friday, June 6.

 


 
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Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:13

 

The Week Ahead

 

Wednesday, June 4: Aging Parents – Planning Ahead

Eden Medical Center invites you to the first of a 3-part program from 7 to 9 p.m. today, on becoming better equipped to navigate your parents’ needs now and in the future, to be held at 20103 Lake Chabot Road in Castro Valley. Topics include legal issues, conversation challenges, and dementia. Parts 2 and 3 will be held on June 11 and 18. Registration is required. To learn more or to register, call 1-888-445-8433 or visit www.edenmedcenter.org

 

Wednesday, June 4: Shavuot Ice Cream & Cheesecake Party

Chabad Jewish Center hosts a free Shavuot Ice Cream and Cheesecake Party today at 5:30 p.m. at 3222 Castro Valley Blvd. All are welcome to join, regardless of Jewish affiliation or background.

 

Thursday, June 5: Quest Low Vision Support Group

Enhanced Vision Systems will demonstrate new electronic devices at the next Quest Group meeting at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Baywod Senior Community, 21966 Dolores St., Castro Valley. For more information, call Sam Blank at 510-247-0470.

 

Thursday, June 5: Public Hearing on School Budget

The Castro Valley School Board will hold a public hearing as part of its regular meeting at 6 p.m. tomorrow in the District Office Board Room, 4400 Alma Avenue. The hearing concerns the Local Control Accountability Plan which details how the district plans to spend the Supplemental Funding that it will receive under the Local Control Funding Formula. For the agenda and complete board packet, visit www.cv.k12.ca.us/board-of-education/agendas-and-board-materials/2014-06-05-board-packet/view

 

Friday, June 6: Luncheon for Japan Consul General

Masato Watanabe, Consul General of Japan, will speak on the increasing trade between his country and Northern California when he is hosted at a luncheon by the Hayward Chamber of Commerce Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Golden Peacock Banquet Hall and Conference Center, 24989 Santa Clara St., Hayward. Reservations are $25 each and must be arranged in advance at www.hayward.org.

 

Saturday, June 7: Bolender Family Fundraiser

The Bolenders’ son, Austin, a second grader at Vannoy, was recently diagnosed with leukemia. The family is facing many unexpected medical expenses. A benefit will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. this Saturday at Transfiguration Church, (4000 E. Castro Valley Blvd.), including a pancake breakfast (suggested donation $5), a bake sale, and a yard sale, with all proceeds going to help pay for Austin’s medical treatment. Donate items for the yard sale at Transfiguration from 5 to 8 p.m. this Friday.

 

Saturday, June 7: Car Wash Fundraiser

Get your car washed free (donations appreciated) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday at Certified Tires & Service, 3430 Castro Valley Blvd. to help support the CV Synergy 14UA Girls Softball team.

 

Saturday, June 7: Bunny Bonanza Adoption Event

Join the volunteers at the Hayward Animal Shelter from 1 to 4 p.m. this Saturday as they showcase rabbits from many rescue groups around the Bay Area. Learn about rabbits, what they eat, and how to take care of them from rabbit experts. Find a companion for your spayed/neutered bunny by bringing your rabbit for bunny speed-dating! Free nail trims for visiting rabbits. The shelter is located at 16 Barnes Court, Hayward. For more information, call 510-293-7200.

 

Saturday, June 7: Bocce Tournament Benefit

Entries are still being accepted for the 5th Annual George Mark Children’s House Benefit Bocce Tournament, starting at 8:30 a.m. this Saturday at Adobe Park Bocce Courts in Castro Valley, hosted by the Buon Tempo Club. Open to 12 four-person mixed teams. The $150 -per-team entry fee is tax deductible. All skill levels welcome. For info or entry forms, contact Ken Marin 510-727-9296 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Saturday, June 7: Community Theatre Auditions: “Honk”

All ages are welcome to audition from 1 to 3 p.m. this Saturday for roles in “Honk,” the musical based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling” at Faith Lutheran Church, 20080 Redwood Road. No preparation needed. There are roles for everyone.

 

Sunday, June 8: Cop Shop Flea Market

Find a ton of bargains at this Sunday’s Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the old Mervyn’s parking lot at Hesperian Blvd. and Paseo Grande in San Lorenzo , a benefit for the Sheriff’s Community Policing Unit and the Cop Shop.

 

Sunday, June 8: Dusty Paws Dog Adoptions

See foster dogs available for adoption from 1 to 4 p.m. this Sunday at Petco, 3735 E. Castro Valley Blvd. Also, check out available dogs and cats at www.dustypawsrescue.org. For more info, call 510-886-8925 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Monday, June 9: Municipal Advisory Council Meeting

The Castro Valley MAC will hold a land-use meeting at 6 p.m.  Monday at the Castro Valley Library.

 

Monday, June 9: Blood Drive

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, June 9, at the Medical Office Building, 20101 Lake Chabot Road, 2nd Floor. The need for blood is constant and your contribution is important for a healthy and reliable blood supply. Call 1-800-REDCROS to schedule an appointment.

 

Monday, June 9: Eagles Bingo Luncheon

The Hayward Eagles Auxiliary’s monthly bingo luncheon begins at noon Monday with a salad bar, meat tray and dessert, for $7 (includes a free bingo card) at Eagles hall, 21406 Foothill Blvd. Proceeds go to the Golden Eagle, which supplies large print books to libraries.

 

 

... and Beyond

 

 

Friday, June 13: Outdoor Movie Night

The Castro Valley / Eden Are Chamber of Commerce and the Hayward Area Recreation District present a free showing of Walt Disney’s “Frozen” at the Adobe Art Center, 20395 San Miguel Avenue. The  event with vendors begins at 6 p.m., the movie starts at dark.

Saturday, June 14: 2014 Men’s Health Day

The Castro Valley / Eden Area Chamber of Commerce will hold free screenings, seminars, exhibits, hands-on demonstrations, music, dance lessons, massage and Food Trucks at the Castro Valley Community Center, 18988 Lake Chabot Road from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 14. For more information or to become an exhibitor, presenter or sponsor contact the Chamber at 510-537-5300 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

 
A&E Calendar • 06-04-2014 | Print |  E-mail
Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:11

 

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 June events will go up $2 the day of the show.

Creekside Middle School Instrumental Concert, will be presented at 7 p.m. today. For tickets ($6-$8 purchased today), see above.

Cal State Student & Alumni Orchestra & Choral Concert, will be presented at 4 p.m. this Saturday, June 7. Ticket prices to be determined.

Castro Valley Adult School Orchestra led by Josh Cohen, will present an evening of wonderful music including The Secret of Suzanne-Overture by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari; Introduction, Theme & Variations, Op. 102 by Johann Hummel featuring John Speers on oboe; Barber of Seville Overture by Rossini; and Symphony No. 45 (“Farewell”) by Haydn at 2 p.m. this Sunday, June 8. Tickets ($12-$7) at the door.

Castro Valley Adult School Band led by Kathy Maier, will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, featuring works from The Sound of Music, Camelot, The Little Mermaid, Mulan, Hawaii Five-0, Under The Double Eagle, and more. No ticket required.

The History of Castro Valley will be presented by the Castro Valley Arts Foundation from noon till 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, in a photo display in the Exhibition Hall. A film will be shown at 2:30 p.m. Donations accepted.

 

THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

“Proof,” David Auburn’s acclaimed play about a woman’s turbulent struggle to regain her own identity after the death of her father, runs through June 8, at Chanticleer’s Theatre at 3683 Quail Ave., Castro Valley. Final performances are this Friday and Saturday night at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 8, at 2 p.m. Not recommended for children. For reservations ($18, $15) call 510-733-5483.

Cafetorium Chronicles: Lost & Found,” the 3rd Annual Playwrights CageMatch, will be presented at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, by the Douglas Morrisson Theatre at the Hayward Area Senior Center Main Hall (next door) at 22325 N. Third St., Hayward. Five playwrights will enter but only one will emerge victorious. The tone, theme or genre is up to the playwrights – Class reunion? Bingo game? Polling place? PTA meeting? Bomb shelter? Inside the cafetorium anything can happen.Admission is free; the audience decides the winner (tokens to vote are $5). For tickets, call 510-881-6777 or visit www.dmtonline.org

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

Annual Nude Exhibit in varied media and visions is currently at the Adobe Art Gallery in Castro Valley. Info at www.adobegallery.org or call 510-881-6735.

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.

Demonstration by Artist Amy Leung, will be presented at the next meeting of the San Leandro Art Association at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at the San Leandro Library 300 Estudillo Avenue.

55th Annual Festival of Fine Art, will be presented July 19-20 by the San Leandro Art Association, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Casa Peralta, 384 West Estudillo Ave., San Leandro. Artwork categories are Oil & Acrylics, Watercolor/watermedia, Photography and Three Dimensional Art (porcelain, pottery & sculpture). Contact information for entries: P.O. Box 3066, San Leandro 94578 or slartassociation.org. Art work will be received from 11 to 3 on Saturday, June 28 at the Casa Peralta.

“Double Visions,” the works of Bev Lindsay and Carol Jones Brown, will be presented by the Hayward Arts Council through July 25 at the John O’Lague Galleria at Hayward City Hall, open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited to an artists’ reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. this Friday, June 6.

 


 
Community Calendar • 05-28-2014 | Print |  E-mail
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 15:39

 

The Week Ahead

 

Wednesday, May 28: Free Job Fair

Ohlone College will hold a free Job Fair with employers who will be recruiting for positions in such fields as biotech, healthcare, media, manufacturing, security and more, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ohlone College Newark Center, 39399 Cherry St., Newark. For more info, visit www.tricitiesonestop.com

 

Saturday, May 31: Ballet Folklorico’s 5th Anniversary Celebration

In celebration of its 5th Anniversary, Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro will present a community dance performance “Siempre con Alegria,” a colorful and mesmerizing production of music, song and dance from Mexico, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. this Saturday, May 31, at the San Leandro Arts Center at San Leandro High School, 2200 Bancroft Ave. Tickets are $10-$20.  For more information, call 510-397-1980.

 

Saturday, May 31: Wine and Music Fundraiser

Eden Medical Center’s Relay for Life team, Heroes Helping Heroes, invites you to enjoy blues music by The Von Trapps at the 2nd Annual Chouinard Winery Fundraiser from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 31.  Enter the drawing for great prizes. Cost is $60 per carload (parking is limited). By reservation only, RSVP to Joanne at 510-331-3335.

 

Saturday, May 31: Hayward Eagles Auxiliary Tea Party

The Hayward Eagles Auxiliary invites you to a tea party with finger sandwiches and a variety of teas from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday at the Eagles Hall, 21406 Foothill Blvd., near I-580. Donation is $14.

 

Saturday & Sunday, May 31-June 1: Free Pet Adoptions

Maddie’s 5th Annual Pet Adoption Days are this weekend from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hayward Animal Shelter, 16 Barnes Court (near the DMV at Jackson and Soto Road). Kittens, cats, dogs, puppies and bunnies can be adopted free on this special weekend (a licensing fee apllies to dogs adopted by Hayward residents). Sponsored by the Hayward Animal Shelter Volunteers. For more information, please call the Hayward Animal Shelter at (510) 293-7200, ext. 7.

 

Saturday & Sunday, May 31-June 1: Dog Adoptions

Dusty Paws Rescue has many nice foster dogs of all sizes available for adoption and will be showing some of them this weekend from 1 to 4 p.m. each day at Pet Food Express, 3385 Castro Valley Blvd. If you have questions, call 510-886-8925 or visit www.dustypawsrescue.org and check out a particular dog, then complete an application.

 

Sunday, June 1: Weekend Weed Warriors

Have a positive impact on the environment at the Hayward Shoreline, 4901 Breakwater Avenue. Your help and enthusiasm is needed from 1 to 4 p.m. to eradicate the non-native plants that threaten Shoreline diversity. Learn about native plants and animals and how to remove invasive plants. Refreshments will be provided. Bring gloves or borrow ours. Ages 12 and older. For info, call 510-670-7270 or go to www.haywardrec.org/152/Volunteer-Opportunities to sign up.

 

Monday, June 2: Diabetes Support Group

Rob Ferguson, a nutrition and lifestyle coach, will discuss minimizing processed foods and maximizing nutrients by consuming fresh, locally grown seasonal produce and whole grains, at the next meeting of the Diabetes Support Group on June 2 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the San Leandro Surgery Center, 15035 East 14th Street.

 

Tuesday, June 3: Ohlone Audubon Meeting

Robert Meese will discuss “California’s Tricolored Blackbirds: Population Trend, Low Reproductive Success, and Essential Conservation Actions” at the next meeting, which will include the annual potluck picnic and installation of officers. Set up at 5 p.m. June 3 at Alviso Adobe Community Park, 3465 Old Foothill Road, Pleasanton. Dinner at 6. For more info and directions, visit www.ohloneaudubon.org.

 

Tuesday, June 3: Voting Day

CAST YOUR BALLOT in the California Primary Election!

 

 

... and Beyond


 

Wednesday, June 4: Aging Parents – Planning Ahead

Eden Medical Center invites you to the first of a 3-part program from 7 to 9 p.m. June 4, on becoming better equipped to navigate your parents’ needs now and in the future, to be held at 20103 Lake Chabot Road in Castro Valley. Topics include legal issues, conversation challenges, and dementia. Parts 2 and 3 will be held on June 11 and 18. Registration is required. To learn more or to register, call 1-888-445-8433 or visit www.edenmedcenter.org

 

Thursday, June 5: Quest Low Vision Support Group

Enhanced Vision Systems will demonstrate new electronic devices at the next Quest Group meeting at 1 p.m. June 5 at Baywod Senior Community, 21966 Dolores St., Castro Valley. For more information, call Sam Blank at 510-247-0470.

 

Thursday, June 5: Public Hearing on School Budget

The Castro Valley School Board will hold a public hearing as part of its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 5, in the District Office Board Room, 4400 Alma Avenue. The hearing concerns the Local Control Accountability Plan which details how the district plans to spend the Supplemental Funding that it will receive under the Local Control Funding Formula.

 

Friday, June 6: Luncheon for Japan Consul General

Masato Watanabe, Consul General of Japan, will speak on the increasing trade between his country and Northern California when he is hosted at a luncheon by the Hayward Chamber of Commerce on June 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Golden Peacock Banquet Hall and Conference Center, 24989 Santa Clara St., Hayward. Reservations are $25 each and must be arranged in advance at www.hayward.org.

 

Monday, June 9: Blood Drive

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, June 9, at the Medical Office Building, 20101 Lake Chabot Road, 2nd Floor. The need for blood is constant and your contribution is important for a healthy and reliable blood supply. Call 1-800-REDCROS to schedule an appointment.

 

Saturday, June 14: 2014 Men’s Health Day

The Castro Valley / Eden Area Chamber of Commerce will hold free screenings, seminars, exhibits, hands-on demonstrations, music, dance lessons and massage from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 14. Health for the complete man: physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual and financial! For more information or to become an exhibitor, presenter or sponsor contact the Chamber at 510-537-5300 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

 
A&E Calendar • 05-28-2014 | Print |  E-mail
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 15:38

 

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.

Annual Concerto and Spring Concert presented by the CVHS orchestras at 7 p.m. today, May 28, featuring the senior musicians in their final concert of high school and the winners of the CVHS Concerto Competition. Music of Chopin, Saint Seans, and Mozart will be featured among others. For tickets ($5-$10) see above.

Castro Valley High School Choir Pops Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. tomorrow and Friday, May 29-30, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 31. For tickets ($5-$10), see above.

 

THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

“Proof,” David Auburn’s acclaimed play about a woman’s turbulent struggle to regain her own identity after the death of her father, runs through June 8, at Chanticleer’s Theatre at 3683 Quail Ave., Castro Valley. Performances are Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on May 25, June 1 and 8. Not recommended for children. For reservations ($18, $15) call 510-733-5483.

Cafetorium Chronicles: Lost & Found,” the 3rd Annual Playwrights CageMatch, will be presented at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, by the Douglas Morrisson Theatre at the Hayward Area Senior Center Main Hall (next door) at 22325 N. Third St., Hayward. Five playwrights will enter but only one will emerge victorious. The tone, theme or genre is up to the playwrights – Class reunion? Bingo game? Polling place? PTA meeting? Bomb shelter? Inside the cafetorium anything can happen.Admission is free; the audience decides the winner (tokens to vote are $5). For tickets, call 510-881-6777 or visit www.dmtonline.org

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

Annual Nude Exhibit in varied media and visions is currently at the Adobe Art Gallery in Castro Valley. Info at www.adobegallery.org or call 510-881-6735.

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.

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. this Saturday, May 10. Hours: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10 to 4.

Demonstration by Artist Amy Leung, will be presented at the next meeting of the San Leandro Art Association at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at the San Leandro Library 300 Estudillo Avenue.

San Leandro Art Association members exhibit their works thru May 31 at the San Leandro Senior Community Center, 13909 E.  14th Street. For further information call 510-577-3462 or 510-483-1915.

55th Annual Festival of Fine Art, will be presented July 19-20 by the San Leandro Art Association, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Casa Peralta, 384 West Estudillo Ave., San Leandro. Artwork categories are Oil & Acrylics, Watercolor/watermedia, Photography and Three Dimensional Art (porcelain, pottery & sculpture). Contact information for entries: P.O. Box 3066, San Leandro 94578 or slartassociation.org. Art work will be received from 11 to 3 on Saturday, June 28 at the Casa Peralta.

REACH Youth Art Exhibit, will be hosted by Bayfair Center is San Leandro through the end of the month. This special showcase features artwork from the REACH Ashland Youth Center program’s talented young members focusing on self-expression, community engagement, environmental awareness and collaborative art-making. Youth from the Ashland area and throughout Alameda County participate in several engaging programs and services at the center in the new state-of-the-art facility. All programs and services are provided for youth ages 11-24 and are free of charge during hours of operation Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. For additional information, visit www.reachashland.org.

 


 
Community Calendar • 05-21-2014 | Print |  E-mail
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 14:38

 

 

The Week Ahead

 

Thursday, May 22: School Board Meeting

The Castro Valley Board of Education will meet in open session at 7 p.m. tomorrow. Agenda items include an update on the relocation of Alma Pre-School to Marshall Elementary School. For the complete agenda and board packet, visit www.cv.k12.ca.us/board-of-education/agendas-and-board-materials/2014-05-22-board-packet/view

 

Friday, May 23: Jenny Lin Annual Memorial Service

The Annual Jenny Lin Memorial Service and Candlelight Walk will take place at 6:30 p.m. this Friday at the Castro Valley Library.

 

Saturday, May 24: Parents’ Preschool Event

The Yoga Company at 3553 Castro Valley Blvd., 2nd Floor, will present a free parenting workshop “From Chaos to Tranquility in the Preschool Years” plus activities for children 3 and older from 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Register at www.cv-viaparenting.eventbrite.com

 

Monday, May 26: Memorial Day Services

• The veterans of Castro Valley invite everyone to the annual Memorial Day service beginning at 9 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial located at the Castro Valley Community Center on Lake Chabot Road. The program will be only 30 minutes in length because of the number of other services in the area. For more information, call Post Commander Jim Uhlik at 510-593-6703.

• The public is invited to AMVETS Hayward Post 911 Memorial Day services beginning at 11 a.m. at Lone Tree Cemetery, 24591 Fairview Ave., Hayward, followed by a free barbecue.

• The  reading of the forty 9/11 heroes’ names by a local surviving family in a bell chime ceremony, including an AMVETS Honor Guard rifle salute will take place at 3 p.m. at the Flight 93 Memorial in Sugar Mill Landing Park at Alvarado Niles Road and Dyer St., Union City

• A ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. at Alameda Veterans Memorial Park, just off Doolittle Drive at Island Drive in Alameda.

• The Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet docked in Alameda will host a special Memorial Day Ceremony from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.uss-hornet.org or call 510-521-8448.

MEMORIAL DAY SCHEDULES

Monday, May 26, 2014

Government Operations

All Federal, State, County and City offices will be closed, except for emergency services.

Business Offices

Financial institutions and stock exchanges will be closed. Most business offices, including The Forum, will be closed.

Stores & Restaurants

Some will be open. Check ahead to be sure.

Public Transportation

BART trains and AC Transit buses will operate on a Sunday schedule.

Garbage Collection

Waste Management of Alameda County drivers will be providing garbage collection services on their normal schedule. WMAC offices will be closed on May 26. Call WMAC 510-537-5500 (residential) or 510-613-8700 (commercial/business) with solid waste services questions.

Castro Valley Sanitary District offices will be closed Monday. Call 510-537-0757 with questions or for sewer emergencies. For information regarding CVSan services and programs, visit www.cvsan.org.

 

Tuesday, May 27: College Admission Essay Workshop

All teens are invited to a free workshop on how to write a winning essay on their SAT exams in a test-like environment at the Castro Valley Library from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on May 27. Practice essays will receive a score from one of Kaplan Test Prep’s expert graders, the premier educational coaches for secondary students. Learn to recognize what SAT graders want and discover tips to help write a high-scoring essay. Registration is requested. Call 510-667-7900 or go online to www.kaptest.com/enroll/SAT/94546/events.

 

 

... and Beyond

 

 

Wednesday, May 28: Free Job Fair

Ohlone College will hold a free Job Fair with employers who will be recruiting for positions in such fields as biotech, healthcare, media, manufacturing, security and more, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ohlone College Newark Center, 39399 Cherry St., Newark. For more info, visit www.tricitiesonestop.com

 

Saturday, May 31: Wine and Music Fundraiser

Eden Medical Center’s Relay for Life team, Heroes Helping Heroes, invites you to enjoy blues music by The Von Trapps at the 2nd Annual Chouinard Winery Fundraiser from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 31.  Enter the drawing for great prizes. Cost is $60 per carload (parking is limited). By reservation only, RSVP to Joanne at 510-331-3335.

 

 

 
A&E Calendar • 05-21-2014 | Print |  E-mail
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 14:37

 

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.

Canyon Middle School Pops Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. today, May 21. For tickets ($4-$6) see above.

Annual Concerto and Spring Concert presented by the CVHS orchestras at 7 p.m. next Wednesday, May 28, featuring the senior musicians in their final concert of high school and the winners of the CVHS Concerto Competition. Music of Chopin, Saint Seans, and Mozart will be featured among others. For tickets ($5-$10) see above.

Castro Valley High School Choir Pops Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, May 29-30, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday,   May 31. For tickets ($5-$10), see above.

 

THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

“Proof,” David Auburn’s acclaimed play about a woman’s turbulent struggle to regain her own identity after the death of her father, runs through June 8, at Chanticleer’s Theatre at 3683 Quail Ave., Castro Valley. Performances are Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on May 25, June 1 and 8. Not recommended for children. For reservations ($18, $15) call 510-733-5483. For pre-show dinner ($25) this Saturday, May 24 at 6 p.m. at Palomares Café on Lake Chabot Road, make reservations by calling 510-733-5852.

Cafetorium Chronicles: Lost & Found,” the 3rd Annual Playwrights CageMatch, will be presented at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, by the Douglas Morrisson Theatre at the Hayward Area Senior Center Main Hall (next door) at 22325 N. Third St., Hayward. Five playwrights will enter but only one will emerge victorious. Admission is free; the audience decides the winner (tokens to vote are $5). For tickets, call 510-881-6777 or visit www.dmtonline.org

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

Annual Nude Exhibit in varied media and visions is currently at the Adobe Art Gallery in Castro Valley. Info at www.adobegallery.org or call 510-881-6735.

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.

Science/Fiction, an exhibition exploring the intersection of scientific inquiry and the fictional narratives that surround the real world and the extra-terrestrial, runs thru June 1 at Sun Gallery, 1015 E St. in Hayward.

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.

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. this 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. For further information call 510-577-3462 or 510-483-1915.

55th Annual Festival of Fine Art, will be presented July 19-20 by the San Leandro Art Association, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Casa Peralta, 384 West Estudillo Ave., San Leandro. Artwork categories are Oil & Acrylics, Watercolor/watermedia, Photography and Three Dimensional Art (porcelain, pottery & sculpture). Contact information for entries: P.O. Box 3066, San Leandro 94578 or slartassociation.org. Art work will be received from 11 to 3 on Saturday, June 28 at the Casa Peralta.

 


 
Community Calendar • 05-14-2014 | Print |  E-mail
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 15:39

 

The Week Ahead

 

Today, May 14: Free Workshop on Advance Planning

The unexpected may happen at any time. Are you prepared? Elder Law Attorney Lisa Bryant, and Cecilia Jaimes from the Berge-Pappas-Smith Chapel of the Angels will present this workshop for older adults on from 1:30 to 3 p.m. today at Castro Valley Library. For info, call 510-667-7900.

 

 

Thursday, May 15: Special School Board Meeting

The Castro Valley Board of Education will hold a special budget workshop session from 5 to 8 p.m. tomorrow to discuss the potential impact of the May revision, in the District Board Room, 4400 Alma Avenue.

 

 

Friday/Saturday, May 16-17: CARH Bazaar

CARH will hold a Bazaar from 9 to 1 on May 16 and from 9 to 2 on May 17 at CARH’s Michael Guidotti Center, 20513 Almeda Street, Castro Valley, featuring collectibles, toys, sports jackets, quilts and more. Funds raised go to programs for children and adults with intellectual disabilities in our community. Donate a bag of gently used clothes and receive a free raffle ticket for a chance to win a fabulous gift basket. For more info, call 510-537-6611 or visit www.carh-inc.org

 

 

Friday, May 16: Spring High Tea & Quilt Show

The Hayward Area Senior Center invites you to tea; decorate a card table (service for four – you’ll need a tablecloth, napkins, plates, sugar and creamer, teapot, tea cups and saucers). The Quilt Show will be held from noon till 2 p.m. For info, call 510-881-6766.

 

 

Saturday, May 17: Pet Adoptions

Dusty Paws Rescue will be showing foster animals available for adopting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pet Food Express, 3385 Castro Valley Blvd.  Check out www.dustypawsrescue.org.

 

 

Saturday & Sunday, May 17-18: Yard & Plant Sale

Eden Garden Club’s annual sale – a variety of locally-grown flower and vegetable plants, house and garden items, and baked goods – will be held this weekend from 9-4 Saturday and 10-2 Sunday at 3785 Somerset Ave. in Castro Valley. Proceeds go to support the club’s charitable activities. Club members will answer your gardening questions.

 

 

Saturday, May 17: CVHS Class of 1964 Reunion

The 50th reunion will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Four Points by Sheraton, 5115 Hopyard Road in Pleasanton. For registration form, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For special room rate, call 1-888-627-8072 and mention CVHS Class of 1964.

 

 

Saturday, May 17: Spring Luncheon SOS / Meals on Wheels

Enjoy a buffet lunch, raffle and auction as SOS/Meals on Wheels holds its 6th Annual Spring Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oliver Hall, Eden United Church of Christ, 21455 Birch St. in Hayward. Tickets are $25. For info, call 510-582-1263.

 

 

Saturday, May 17: Quilt Show & Tea

“Quilts of Yesterday & Today” with quilt artist and teacher Pat Gholson of Castro Valley will be presented by Castro Valley United Methodist Women from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 at Castro Valley United Methodist Church, 19806 Wisteria Street. The $5 admission opens your eyes on approximately 100 quilts, knitted and braided items. The Tea Room will serve tea for $10. Proceeds go to mission projects. For more info, call 510-538-4187.

 

 

Saturday/Sunday, May 17-18: Badarikashrama Celebration

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Badarikashrama with music, dance and outdoor games for children, beginning at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday and Sunday at 15602 Maubert Ave., San Leandro. For information, visit www.badarikashrama.org or call 510-278-2444.

 

 

Saturday, May 17: Free Life Jacket Trade-In

The State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways will hold its 15th Annual Life Jacket Trade-In from noon to 2 p.m. this Saturday in the Center Court at the South Shore Shopping Center in Alameda (take Park Street to the entrance just off Doolittle Drive). Exchange your unserviceable, worn-out or poorly-fitting life jacket for a new, properly-fitted Coast Guard-approved jacket free of charge. Info at 510-521-1515.

 

 

Sunday, May 18: ‘Yosemite Adventures’ Book-Signing

Castro Valley author Matt Johanson will discuss his just-released book “Yosemite Adventures: 50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks” at a 2 p.m. book signing this Sunday at the Castro Valley Library.

 

 

Sunday, May 18: Wildflower, Art & Quilt Show

The Niles Main Street Association presents the Wildflower, Art, Garden, Tour, & Quilt Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Sunday in the Historic Niles District of Fremont. For more info, visit www.niles.org

 

 

Monday, May 19: Small Business Seminar

The Castro Valley/Eden Area Chamber of Commerce presents a seminar from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday on resources available to small business owners who want to grow and manage their businesses. The seminar, by the U.S. Small Business Administration, will be held in Room 17 at Redwood Christian Schools, 1000 Paseo Grande in San Lorenzo  Free to Chamber-members, $5 to others. RSVP to 510-537-5300.

 

 

Tuesday, May 20: Free Screening of ‘Cracking the Codes’

The Hayward/Castro Valley Branch of the American Association of University Women will show the 70-minute documentary “Cracking the Codes” (concerning the consequences of systemic racial inequity) at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Chabot Room of the Castro Valley Library, followed by a discussion. No registration is necessary.

 

 

Tuesday, May 20: 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. May 20, 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 responsibilities. To attend, RSVP to 510-581-9028 (CHP), or 510-667-7900 (library).

 

 

 

... and Beyond

 

 

Tuesday, May 27: College Admission Essay Workshop

All teens are invited to a free workshop on how to write a winning essay on their SAT exams in a test-like environment at the Castro Valley Library from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on May 27. Practice essays will receive a score from one of Kaplan Test Prep’s expert graders, the premier educational coaches for secondary students. Learn to recognize what SAT graders want and discover tips to help write a high-scoring essay. Registration is requested. Call 510-667-7900 or go online to www.kaptest.com/enroll/SAT/94546/events or sign up in person at the Library Information Desk.

 
A&E Calendar • 05-14-2014 | Print |  E-mail
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 15:38

 

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 “Invitation to the Dance” on May 18.

CVHS Choir Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. today, 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.

Invitation to the Dance 2014, a student recital by the Center For The Dance Theatre Co. in Castro Valley, will be presented at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 18, featuring lively dance routines including selections from “Peter and the Wolf” and “Dracula.” Doors open at 5:45 p.m. For more info, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . All tickets are $10 at the door (open seating) or are available at the studio, 20391 Anita Avenue.

Creekside Middle School Choir Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. For tickets  ($4-$6) see above.

Canyon Middle School Pops Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21. For tickets ($4-$6) see above.

Annual Concerto and Spring Concert presented by the CVHS orchestras at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28, featuring the senior musicians in their final concert of high school and the winners of the CVHS Concerto Competition. Music of Chopin, Saint Seans, and Mozart will be featured among others. For tickets ($5-$10) see above.

 

THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

“Proof,” David Auburn’s acclaimed play about a woman’s turbulent struggle to regain her own identity after the death of her father, opens this Friday at Chanticleer’s Theatre at 3683 Quail Ave., Castro Valley. Performances are Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. with an Opening Night Gala this Friday, May 16, when the audience is invited to enjoy complimentary champagne and hors d’oeuvres with the cast after the show. Sunday matinees are at 1 p.m. on May 25, June 1 and a final performance on June 8. Not recommended for children. For reservations ($18 General, $15 Students and Seniors) call 510-733-5483. Bargain night is this Saturday, May, 17 when all seats are $13.

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

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

Annual Nude Exhibit in varied media and visions is currently at the Adobe Art Gallery in Castro Valley. Info at www.adobegallery.org or call 510-881-6735.

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.

Science/Fiction, an exhibition exploring the intersection of scientific inquiry and the fictional narratives that surround the real world and the extra-terrestrial, runs thru June 1 at Sun Gallery, 1015 E St. in Hayward. The public is invited to a free artists’ reception from 1 to 5 p.m. this Saturday, May 10 for both Science/Fiction and the exhibition of nine oil paintings by Czech Artist Silvie Lukacova in the Ken Cook Room. Light refreshments will be provided.

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.

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. this 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. For further information call 510-577-3462 or 510-483-1915.

 


 

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