We have changed how we collect and accept calendar information. Readers must now submit all items through our website. Go to events.contracostatimes.com. Click on "submit your event." You'll have to register at this point and enter your event, but you do not 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.
Lego Mania at the Library. Design, build and explore with hundreds of Legos at the Piedmont Avenue branch Lego Club. 3 to 5 p.m. March 7. Piedmont Avenue Branch, 80 Echo Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-597-5011, oaklandlibrary.org
Pixar and the Great Wall of Oakland. The Great Wall of Oakland presents the third annual "Behind the Pixar Screen," a curated film program of the personal works of Pixar employees. Appropriate for all ages. 7 to 11 p.m. March 7. West Grand Avenue, between Broadway and Valley Street, Oakland. Free. greatwallofoakland.org
Alumnae Association Speaker Series. The Alumnae Association Speaker Series features a Miss Representation documentary presentation and panel discussion with guest moderator Elizabeth Wenger, and panelists Shonda Scott, Fatima Washington, Barbara Parker and Libby Schaaf. 7 p.m. March 7. Holy Names High School Auditorium, 4660 Harbord Drive, Oakland. $10 suggested. www.hnhsoakland.org.
Children's Summer Programs Fair. The American Association of University Women Oakland-Piedmont Branch holds its 32nd annual Summer Camps and Programs Fair featuring directors and representatives from over 80 local summer programs. 1 to 4:30 p.m. March 9. Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland. Free. oaklandpiedmont-ca.aauw.net
Edible Art Show. Women's Cancer Resource Center kicks off its Edible Art Show exhibit, showcasing artists whose works have appeared in Edible East Bay, with an opening reception featuring food and music. 1 to 4 p.m. March 9. Women's Cancer Resource Center, 5741 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-601-4040, wcrc.org.
Red Cross Volunteer Orientation. American Red Cross, Northern California Region, holds volunteer orientation class for folks interested in working with blood donors, delivering blood, or helping with special projects. Registration required. 10 a.m. March 12. Oakland Blood Donation Center, 6230 Claremont Ave., Oakland. 510-594-5165, email@example.com.
Oakland Tech Fundraiser. Oakland Tech PTSA holds their annual "This Is It," auction and fundraiser featuring silent and live auctions, hearty appetizers, fun, community and entertainment. 6 to 10:30 p.m. March 15. Uptown Body and Fender, 401 26th St., Oakland. $35. oaklandtech.com
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.
Peralta Hacienda Kids Club. Kids from 5 to 15 can play and experience Oakland's original rancho through traditional arts and hands-on activities: Make adobe bricks and corn husk dolls, learn about native plants and make seed balls, traipse through the creek area and participate in other nature-based tours. 2:30 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Peralta Hacienda Historical Park, 2465 34th Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-532-9142, www.peraltahacienda.org.