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.

Blood Drive. American Red Cross is holding a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. June 20. Alameda Hospital, 2070 Clinton Ave. in Alameda. Call 800-RED-CROSS, or visit redcrossblood.org for details.

The Our Parents Made Us Do This Book Club. The Our Parents Made Us Do This Book Club discusses "This Girl Climbs Trees" with special guest author Ellen Plotkin Mulholland. 5 p.m. June 20. Books Inc., 1344 Park St., Alameda. Free. 510-522-2226, www.booksinc.net.

Starlight Movie in the Park. See a show under the stars when Starlight Movies in the Park presents "Despicable Me 2," rated PG. Preshow festivities include games and crafts for kids. Snacks will be available for purchase. Bring chairs and blankets. Grills, alcohol and pets not allowed. 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Movie starts at 8:15. June 20. Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field, 1101 West Redline Ave., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7529, www.cityofalamedaca.gov

Saturday Farmers' Market. Taste the freshest seasonal produce available and enjoy California-grown, farm-fresh fruits and vegetables; fun family activities and much more. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 21. Alameda Farmer's Market, Haight Avenue and Webster Street, Alameda. 925-825-9090, www.pcfma.com.

Super Summer Cinema. If movies under the stars are not your thing, this is your second chance to see the rated-PG movie, "Despicable Me 2," when it's shown as part of the library's Super Summer Cinema series. 2 p.m. June 21. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7705, www.cityofalamedaca.gov.

Stir Crazy Tweens. It's an afternoon of fun just for kids entering 4th to 7th grades featuring cupcake and pet rock making, duct tape craft, Wii games, Legos, and a showing of "Monsters University" at 2:30. 1 to 4 p.m. June 24. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7705, www.cityofalamedaca.gov.

Author Willie Perdomo. Pushcart Prize-nominee and winner of the PEN Beyond Margins Award, critically acclaimed poet Willie Perdomo reads and discusses, "The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon." 7 p.m. June 25. Books Inc., 1344 Park St., Alameda. Free. 510-522-2226, www.booksinc.net.

Comedy Juggling. Kids of all ages are invited to stop by to enjoy the comedic juggling of performer Daniel DaVinci. 2 p.m. June 26. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7705, www.cityofalamedaca.gov

AHS 40th Reunion. Tickets now available for Alameda High School class of 1974's 40th reunion weekend, held July 25 to 27. $40. Write to: Karen Blom Boswell, 2852 Johnson Ave., Alameda, CA 94501.