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The Alameda Education Foundation has opened registration for its spring break camps for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Camp offerings include Skilly Circus and Mad Science. The camps will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 1-5 at Donald D. Lum Elementary School, 1801 Sandcreek Way, with the Alameda Recreation and Park Department offering aftercare from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Lincoln Park for an additional fee. Additional information and registration are available at http://www.alamedaeducation.org. Read more >> about Community Corner: Spring break camps, call for Alameda on Camera artists
The Alameda Education Association, Alameda Firefighter’s Association and a host of state and local politicians are hosting a Crab Fest “Fun” raiser to support the Alameda Point Collaborative educational and teen centers on March 1 at the Albert H. DeWitt Officers Club, 641 West Redline Ave., Alameda Point. Tickets for the adults-only event are $50, and are available online or by calling (800) 838-3006. Read more >> about Community Corner: Of support groups and Scolari’s
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, our weekly, two-sentence news review. Here’s this week’s news, in brief.
The city is kicking off a yearlong effort to get Alameda Point ready for investors and developers. City staffers are saying they’re hopeful the former Navy base will be ready for development as soon as 2014. Read more >> about The Broad Brush: Your News in 60 Seconds
Kathy Moehring has joined the Harbor Bay Group of Companies as its director of community affairs. Moehring, who recently served as head of the West Alameda Business Association and who has more than 25 years of executive experience, was part of the original Harbor Bay Business Park marketing team. In her new role, she will work with the community and public institutions. Read more >> about Community Corner: Moehring rejoins Harbor Bay, "Muslim Journeys" recognized
Tomatina Alameda is hosting a Dine & Donate fundraising event on Wednesday, January 23 to support Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter. They’re donating 20 percent of their take from food and drink sales that day to FAAS, which runs the shelter. To participate, diners must present a copy of the event flyer, which is attached at the bottom of this blog post. Tomatina is at 1338 Park Street, and their hours Wednesday are from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Read more >> about Community Corner: Fundraisers for Ruby Bridges, FAAS