Call your pals, grab your mitt, and head out to the “First Pitch Benefit Party”! The public is invited to celebrate the reprise of the Alameda Tee-Shirt League on Thursday, March 20 at the Alameda Theater and Cineplex. A VIP reception starts at 6:00pm and General Admission seating begins at 7:00pm.
All ticket holders will enjoy live entertainment and a special historic theatre presentation of the documentary film “Play Ball” by Kin Robles. This film chronicles the story of a simpler time when kids played baseball in Alameda for the sheer love of the game.
VIP guests will be treated to a pre-show reception with appetizers and drinks in the beautiful Theatre Mezzanine and exclusive seating in the historic Theatre Balcony. VIP tickets are limited and must be purchased prior to the event.
Tickets are $10 for General Admission and $50 for VIP guests. Proceeds benefit the Alameda Recreation & Park Tee-Shirt League.
Purchase tickets at the Theatre Box Office (2317 Central Ave), or online at www.AlamedaTheatres.com.
Free Springtime Events in the Park Street Business District This Weekend
Jinx Jones Jazz-A-Billy All-Stars
Speisekammer, 2424 Lincoln Ave
Friday, March 21; 8:30pm
Jinx Jones and his trio serve up fine examples of American Music integrating rock with country, jazz, and blues. Speisekammer’s outdoor patio is a perfect spot to enjoy the music. More info: www.speisekammer.com
FREE Intro to Jewelry Making
Bead Inspirations, 1544 Park Street
Saturday, March 22; 1:00-1:30pm
Find out how fun and easy it is to create your own unique jewelry by learning basic techniques. Although no pieces will be completed during the workshop, students can stay after class to work on projects in during the Open Beading Studio event. Space is limited. RSVP: www.beadinspirations.com.
Health of Your Chickens
Alameda See Spot Run, 2510 Santa Clara Ave
Saturday, March 22; 1:00-2:00pm
Dr. Elinor Granzow of the Alameda Pet Hospital, will be speaking on “How to Maintain the Health of Your Chickens” and how to minimize trips to the vet. More info: www.alamedaseespotrun.com
REDUX Studios & Gallery, 2315 Lincoln Ave
Sunday, March 23; 4:00-6:00pm
Celebrate Spring by creating beautiful beaded flowers! Students will use seed beads, wire, and floral tape to create everlasting flowers. It’s just the thing for the arrival of Spring! More info: Redux Studios & Gallery, Events (Facebook page)
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The Park Street Business District offers great food & drink establishments, charming shops, professional services, and fun things to do! To learn more about the businesses and events in downtown Alameda, visit our website: www.ShopParkStreet.com/news. You can also find the “Park Street Business Association” on Facebook and Twitter.