Oct
15
Mon
Timeless Traditions: Indian Art Docent Presentation @ Alameda Main Library
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

EXPRESSIONS OF THE DIVINE AND HUMAN IN INDIAN ART

A docent from the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco will share images and information about the Indian art through its major belief systems: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. Enjoy the variety of styles, the myriad of media, and the astonishing skill evidenced in the art of South Asia from 4000 years ago through the 18th century. Sponsored by the Friends of the Alameda Free Library in partnership with the Asian Art Museum.

Oct
17
Wed
Keeping Alameda’s Filipino American History Alive @ Alameda Free Library, Stafford Room
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Come celebrate the rich history of Filipino Americans in Alameda. In recognition of Filipino American History Month, Friends of the Alameda Free Library is sponsoring a program featuring Filipino food and music along with a panel discussion about Filipino Americans in Alameda and the life and work of labor organizer Larry Itliong.

A reception starts at 5:30 p.m. with food, music and displays from Alameda’s own Filipino American families. The program will get going at 6:15 p.m. with welcomes from Luzanne Engh, board of directors, Friends of the Alameda Free Library, and Cynthia Bonta.

At 6:20 p.m. a panel will discuss the history of Filipino Americans in Alameda and the important role Filipinos played in the California labor movement. The panel includes:

  • Jacqueline Mitchell, introductions
  • Ellie Luis, Filipinos of the East Bay
  • Bob Balandra, Bohol Circle, Inc.
  • Faustina and Gary Cagaanan, reflections on Bohol Circle, Inc.

At 6:50 p.m. a panel will explore the influence of Filipino Americans in the U.S. labor movement. Speakers will include:

  • Crystal Faye Sale Cajilog, moderator
  • Gayle Romasanta, co-author and publisher of “Journey for Justice, the Life of Larry Itliong:” A tribute to Dawn Mabalon
  • Robyn Magalit Rodriguez, UC Davis: developing curriculum on Filipino labor leaders

The event ends at 8 p.m.

The event is sponsored by FAL with community partners Bohol Circle, Inc., City of Alameda and Alameda County Filipino American Historical Society, Alameda Sister City Association, and Alameda-Dumaguete Sister City Partnership.

 

Oct
19
Fri
Fall used book sale opening night @ Al DeWitt Officers' Club
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oct
20
Sat
Fall used book sale day 2 @ Al DeWitt Officers' Club
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Oct
21
Sun
Fall used book sale day 3 @ Al DeWitt Officers' Club
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nov
17
Sat
10th anniversary Live @ the Library Concert #2 @ Alameda Main Library
Nov 17 @ 8:00 pm

Tamir Hendelman on piano (Yamaha Master Pianist).

Tickets are $35 each and available online at Brown Paper Tickets or in person at Books Inc. on Park St. and Dewey’s Friends Cafe at the Main Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. 

 

 

Dec
8
Sat
10th anniversary Live @ the Library Concert #3 @ Alameda Main Library
Dec 8 @ 8:00 pm

An all-woman show!! Tammy Hall on piano, featuring singer Kim Nalley, Ruth Davies on bass, and Ruth Price on drums. 

Tickets $35 each and available online at Brown Paper Tickets or in person at Books Inc. on Park St. and Dewey’s Friends Cafe at the Main Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda.