Weekend Things: Hear an Art Murmur, Grab New Kids' Gear, Walk the Island and More

Here is what the weekend has in store for you in Alameda.


  • Not quite like its Oakland counterpart, the Alameda Art Murmur is an annual event put on by 50 youths from Alternatives in Action in order to highlight the importance of art and art education in public schools. The event takes place at the from 6-9 p.m.
    How much: Free

  • There's a new music venue in town and it's the paint-your-own-pottery studio, of all places! It might not be a regular music venue, but this Friday, welcomes Casey Hutchison for their Pajama Night at 7 p.m.
    How much: $1 studio fee (if you wear your pajamas)


  • Get in shape for summer and see your neighborhood in a whole new way with a group of pedestrians as they cross over the High Street Bridge to Oakland to visit East Bay Regional Park District's . The walk starts at 9 a.m. in .
    How much: Free

  • Celebrate surviving the predicted Rapture this Saturday with the and their Countdown to 2012 Club at 7 p.m. at . They promise prizes, munchies and of course, great drinks.
    How much: No cover

  • This 36th annual spring concert is put on by the Oakland Youth Chorus which consists of over 100 youths from all over the Bay Area, including , and Elementary Schools here in Alameda. The award winning chorus will perform an all jazz program at 6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Oakland.
    How much: $10-$25


  • More than 50 families will participate in this annual kids' stuff garage sale at the . Proceeds from the sale will go to benefit services, education and support groups for families of twins, triplets and beyond. The event starts at 9 a.m., goes to 1:30 p.m.
    How much: Price of your new/old goodies

  • If you have kid stuff to get rid of or to exchange, bring it to for this clothing swap. Bring a bag to swap to drop off in the morning and get in for less at 11 a.m.
    How much: $5 with a bag of clothes to swap; $10 without

  • Celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander culture with modern and traditional performances and plenty of food at the center courtyard behind from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    How much: Free


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