Oakland Municipal Band. The Oakland Municipal Band's 103rd season celebrates summer with an outdoor concert series. Bring a lawn chair and picnic. 1 to 3 p.m. July 27. Lakeside Park Bandstand, 666 Bellevue Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-339-2818.

Circus of Smiles. The acrobatic feats of the Circus of Smiles performers will make toddlers to grown ups laugh with glee. 7 p.m. July 29. Rockridge Branch, 5366 College Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-597-5017, oaklandlibrary.org.

Lego Mania at the Library. Kids can design, build and explore with hundreds of Legos available from the Lego Club. 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 1. Oakland Public Library, Piedmont Avenue Branch, 80 Echo Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-597-5011, oaklandlibrary.org.

Beginning Genealogy. If you're not sure how to start research your family history, or if you're a pro and just want the most up-to-date information, a free introduction to genealogy class can help. 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 2. California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Oakland. 510-663-1358, www.californiaancestors.org.

The Magic of Magic Dan. Magic Dan performs a fast-paced magic show to delight kids of all ages. 1 p.m. Aug. 2. Oakland Public Library, Montclair Branch, 1687 Mountain Blvd., Oakland. Free. 510-482-7810, oaklandlibrary.org.


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Oakland Municipal Band. The Oakland Municipal Band's 103rd season celebrates summer with an outdoor concert series. Bring a lawn chair and picnic. 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 3. Lakeside Park Bandstand, 666 Bellevue Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-339-2818.

National Night Out Sign Up. Plan your neighborhood block party, barbecue, ice cream social or whatever other outdoor event to bring your neighbors together for National Night Out 2014. Event is Aug. 5, but register with the city now. 510-238-3091, www2.oaklandnet.com/nno

Lawyers in the Library. A volunteer lawyer stops by for one-on-one free legal advice and referrals. Advance sign-ups at 4:45 p.m. 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 5, Oakland Public Library, Rockridge Branch, 5366 College Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-597-5017, www.oaklandlibrary.org.