Berkeley: The David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way in Berkeley, holds its first-ever Earth Day observance from noon to 6 p.m. April 18. The family-oriented day will include speaker panels on climate change solutions; creative reuse and fix-it workshops with the Ecology Center; bicycle tuneup demonstrations; “Earth-inspired live art-making projects by local artists”; short films; hands-on workshops; food and live music by Country Joe McDonald and Bob Reid, Rob Reich, Ila Cantor, and Gayle Lynn and her Hired Hands. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is requested. Valet bike parking will be available. www.browercenter.org/earth-day-2015.
San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane commented that the contents of the capsule demonstrate the collaborative efforts of the community, Items collected through the year from the city, schools, and community organizations, include the city’s Activity Guide, General Plan, Transit Corridor’s Plan, as well as elementary school yearbooks, medallions and flags of community organizations, CDs, and articles documenting the past and present — and even a menu with current prices, “The Rotary Club of San Bruno has contributed to the community, along with many other ballet shoes b or c organizations, to create and sustain the community that we call San Bruno,” Ruane said, “We look forward to 50 years in the future — envisioning the transformation of the downtown with the implementation of the Transit Corridor Plan, and continuing the San Bruno family, where the residents and the community care about one another, Thank you to all that have contributed to San Bruno to make it the vibrant and caring community that we live and work in today, Happy birthday, San Bruno!”..
But once those things are identified, what’s left? This is where it gets interesting. “Look for big lights, ‘power-ups,’ and things that move in threes then ‘blink blink blink’ and disappear,” said Newberry to a group of about eight burgeoning ufologists. Everyone had gathered at Angel Heart 4 You on First Street on Friday night to prepare for the evening’s hunt. On a really good night, a “structured craft” might be seen way up in the heavens glowing brightly then abruptly darting this way or that, only to disappear completely. A “power-up” is when a far-off light in the sky suddenly glows brighter and then fades back down.
Today, the chateau is a private residence. The exhibit runs through Feb, 4 at the New Museum, 106 E, Main St, Visit numulosgatos.org, This dance party swings, The Tenth Avenue Band performs its brand of swing, jazz, big band, waltz and more from 7-9 p.m, July 28 at the adult recreation center, 208 E, Main St. Couples and singles are welcome, The dance party costs $5 at the door, and includes light refreshments and door prizes, Summer concert season is off and running, The three, free Los Gatos-based summer music series are about midway through their seasons, with the DTs scheduled to perform Saturday at Vasona Vibrations that’s held at Vasona Park, 333 Blossom Hill Road, The music ballet shoes b or c starts at 5 p.m, Concert-goers are encouraged to bring canned goods for Second Harvest Food Bank, Visit vasonavibrations.org..
Gala Opening Reception. Opening reception of “Preserving indigenous Nahuatl Culture of Zacatlan,” from solo artist Miguel Diaz Guerrero of Mexico also features Pedro Martin Conception, a short film interview, and more. 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 15. Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru St., Alameda. Free. Donations accepted. 510-523-6957, www.frankbettecenter.org. Urban Cycling 101. East Bay Bicycle Coalition representatives provide cycling basics, including rules of the road, proper bike and helmet fit, taking bikes on transit, avoiding bike theft, and more. Classroom-only, adults and teens workshop. No bike required. 10 a.m. to Noon Nov. 16. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda. Free. Registration requested. 510-747-7506, www.mastickcenter.com.