We have changed how we collect and accept calendar information. Readers must now submit all items through our website. Go to events.contracostatimes.com, and click on "submit your event." You'll have to register at this point and enter your event, but you don't have to pay. Submitting your event in this way will ensure it is part of our easily searchable online database, as well as a candidate for space in our publications.

OSA presents "Fame." The Oakland School for the Arts performs "Fame -- The Musical," based on the 1980 film and its subsequent television series. 7 p.m. Feb. 14 to Feb. 16. Scottish Rite Center & Theater, 1547 Lakeside Dr., Oakland. $15 to $35. 510-873-8807, www.oakarts.org.

One Day, 100 Trees. Urban Releaf, the East Bay Bicycle Coalition and others join forces to in an attempt to plant 100 trees in a day. Bicycling encouraged. Bike parking provided. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 15. By Fruitvale BART, 3800 San Leandro St., Oakland. 510-601-9062, urbanreleaf.org.

Free Computer Tutoring. Brush up on your computer basics at free computer tutoring. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays. 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Rockridge Branch Library. 5366 College Ave., Oakland. 510-597-5017, www.oaklandlibrary.org.

California Writers Club. The monthly meeting of the Berkeley Branch of the California Writers Club features Mary-Rose Hayes, author of "What She Had to Do" speaking about the challenge of turning personal experience into fiction. 2 p.m. Feb. 16. Oakland Public Library, Main Branch, 125 14th St., Oakland. Free. 238-3134, www.cwc-berkeley-org.

Cohen Bray House Tour. A walk through the Cohen Bray House and contents was it was on Feb. 28, 1884, including wedding gifts, books, clothes and household artifacts. Dress warmly. 2 p.m. Feb. 16. Cohen Bray House, 1440 29th Ave., Oakland. $5. 510-536-1703, cohenbrayhouse.info.

Jazz @Montclair. An evening of wine, food and song featuring Melinda V. McLain with the Tom Dambly Quartet performing selections from the great American songbook. 5:30 p.m. reception. 7 p.m. concert. $10 suggested donation. Montclair Presbyterian Church, 5701 Thornhill Dr., Oakland. www.mpcfamily.org.

Author Isabel Allende. Acclaimed author Isabel Allende discusses her new novel "Ripper," answers questions and signs books. Hosted by SF Poet Laureate Alejandro Murgia. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19. First Congregational Church, 2501 Harrison St., Oakland. $12 advance. $15 door. 510-967-4495, www.brownpapertickets.com/event/560643.

Blood Drive Volunteer Orientation. American Red Cross, Northern California Region, holds a volunteer orientation for those interested in working on blood drives, delivering blood or helping with special projects. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 20. American Red Cross, Blood Donation Center, 6230 Claremont Ave., Oakland. Registration required. 510-594-5165, anne.blackstone@redcross.org.

Black History Jazz Fundraiser. Black History Jazz Fundraiser featuring some of the Bay Area's finest singers and musicians, including Greg Ballad, Lisa Renee, Honee Parks, Cydney L White, Misa Malone Vincent Lars. 7 p.m. Feb. 21. Allen Temple Baptist Church, 8501 International Blvd., Oakland. $20. 510-544-3914, allen-temple.org.

PARW Membership Tea. Piedmont Area Republican Women celebrates its 61st anniversary at its annual membership tea. New and prospective members welcomed. 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 22. Registration required. Location available at registration; parwf2010@gmail.com; piedmontarearepublilcanwomen.org.