Starlight Movie in the Park. Enjoy a movie and fun under the stars. Preshow festivities of games and crafts for kids. The featured movie, the PG-rated comedy "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2," begins at 8:15 p.m. Snacks and food available for purchase. Bring your own chairs and blankets. No barbecue grills, alcoholic beverages and pets allowed. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. July 25. Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field, next to 1101 West Redline Ave., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7529, alamedaca.gov.

Blood Drive. The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 26. St. Barnabas Church, 1400 Sixth St., Alameda. 800-RED-CROSS, redcrossblood.org.

Sing-Along "Little Mermaid." Sing along with Ariel and friends when Super Summer Cinema presents the family-friendly "Little Mermaid." 2 p.m. July 26. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7705, www.alamedafree.org

Warsaw Uprisings. Learn about the Polish people's efforts to drive out the Nazis and liberate Poland during World War II when Sabina Tuleja, a junior at Bishop O'Dowd High School, takes you on a history tour of the Warsaw Uprisings as told through the prism of her relatives. 6 p.m. July 28. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7780, www.alamedafree.org


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Wolf Expedition Members. As part of the Summer Reading for Adults program, members of the Wolf OR-7 Expedition discuss their recent project following a rare wolf as he traveled from Oregon to California. 6 p.m. July 29. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7713, www.alamedafree.org

Alameda Welfare Council Summer Faire. The Alameda Welfare Council's 86th annual Summer Faire, "The Stars of Alameda," benefiting local nonprofit agencies that serve the needs of Alameda, features a home and garden boutique, country kitchen and jewelry booths, a silent auction, catered lunch and more. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 30. Albert H. DeWitt Club, 641 West Redline Ave., Alameda Point. $50. 510-522-0930.

Magical Moonshine Puppets. It's fun for the whole family when the Magical Moonshine Theater Puppet Show stops by. 2 p.m. July 31. Bay Farm Library, 3221 Mecartney Road, Alameda. Free. 510-747-7787, www.cityofalamedaca.gov

Alameda Walks. It's a park to park adventure during this Alameda Walks that takes you from the Marina Cove Park waterfront and to the Jean Sweeney Open Space Park to check out the potential design for the newest park in Alameda. Please leave pets at home. 9 to 10 a.m. Aug. 2. Meet at Marina Cove Park, 1591 Clement Street, Alameda. Free. 510-747-7529, alamedaca.gov.

Old Alameda Picnic. The Period Events & Entertainments Recreation Society hosts "Alameda 1902," a free picnic dance where costumes from 1890 to 1914 are admired but not required, and period picnic gear is encouraged. Bring your picnic lunch, listen to the Edwardian ballroom dance music and ragtime of "Bangers & Mash." 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lincoln Park, 1450 High St., Alameda. Free. 510-522-1731, www.peersdance.org.

Opera Concert In the Park. Island City Opera presents "Opera Concert In The Park" with selections of your favorite arias, duets and more. Bring a blanket, umbrella, chair, kids, and your love of opera to this lovely concert. 2 p.m. Aug. 2. Franklin Park, 1432 San Antonio Ave., Alameda. Free. 510-263-8060, alamedaca.gov, www.islandcityopera.org.