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Nov
13
4:10 PM16:10

The Fall of the Bypass and New Life for the Right of Way

  • CSU East Bay Library, Biella Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Part of The Rise and Fall of Hayward’s Route 238 Bypass, 1957 to 2017 series of talks.

Learn more about Route 238's story and outcomes in this series of special talks. Presented by Sherman Lewis, Professor Emertius of Political Science, CSU East Bay and President of the Hayward Area Planning Association.

Admission is free. Each talk will be followed by a discussion session.

Parking: attendant will give you a permit at entrance to Lot A on Loop road on west side of campus. Go up steps on left side of library and circle around through courtyard into the library, go right, then left to far wall to entry to Biella Room.

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Oct
30
4:10 PM16:10

Years of Conflict over the Bypass

  • CSU East Bay Library, Biella Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Part of The Rise and Fall of Hayward’s Route 238 Bypass, 1957 to 2017 series of talks.

Learn more about Route 238's story and outcomes in this series of special talks. Presented by Sherman Lewis, Professor Emertius of Political Science, CSU East Bay and President of the Hayward Area Planning Association.

Admission is free. Each talk will be followed by a discussion session.

Parking: attendant will give you a permit at entrance to Lot A on Loop road on west side of campus. Go up steps on left side of library and circle around through courtyard into the library, go right, then left to far wall to entry to Biella Room.

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Family Program: Días de los Muertos
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Family Program: Días de los Muertos

  • HAHS Museum of History & Culture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come celebrate the Días de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) with a full day of crafts and activities to remember the lives of loved ones who have passed. Get your face painted, create a silly skeleton, decorate traditional sugar skulls to take home, and enjoy a special concert by Hayward's own young musicians, the Mariachi Juvenil.

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Oct
9
4:10 PM16:10

The Rise of Hayward's Route 238 Bypass, the Early Years

Part of The Rise and Fall of Hayward’s Route 238 Bypass, 1957 to 2017 series of talks.

Learn more about Route 238's story and outcomes in this series of special talks. Presented by Sherman Lewis, Professor Emertius of Political Science, CSU East Bay and President of the Hayward Area Planning Association.

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Summer Days at Meek Mansion and Park
Aug
26
1:00 PM13:00

Summer Days at Meek Mansion and Park

Spend the day in the park with the family! There will be family history tours of the Mansion in the afternoon and a free viewing of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) in the evening under the stars. In the spirit of the film, come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character. Movie starts at 8:30 PM. This event is produced in partnership with the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD).

Mansion Tour Times: 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM. Tickets for tours are limited and must be purchased in advance. Purchase tour tickets below or call (510) 581-0223. Proceeds benefits the maintenance and restoration of the property.

Mansion Tour Tickets

Note: This had previously been listed as a viewing of "Star Wars: A New Hope (1977)." We apologize for any confusion.

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Independence Day Celebration at Meek Mansion
Jul
2
11:00 AM11:00

Independence Day Celebration at Meek Mansion

This year’s totally free and fun filled Independence Day Celebration at Meek Park will be held on Sunday, July 2 from 11am to 3pm.  The well-known community symbol and residence of the Meek Family will be open to the public for walk-through tours.  Grab some lunch at the local food vendor booths, pull out those picnic blankets, and enjoy the sounds of Johnny Mahalo and the Wild Coconuts.  There will be outdoor games, patriotic crafts, face painting, community groups, and festivities for the whole family.  Join the Hayward Area Historical Society in celebrating this wonderful occasion!

This program is sponsored in part by the Hayward Area Parks and Recreation District (HARD).

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Jul
1
11:00 AM11:00

Pop Up Story Time

Penny Peck, President of the San Lorenzo School Board and longtime children's librarian, is offering a storytime for children ages 3-8 years, their parents, and siblings, to celebrate Strong Women in U.S. History to coincide with the AAUW (American Association of University Women) exhibit 75 Years of Women's Empowerment. This free family storytime will mix songs and stories and finishing with arts and crafts relating to the exhibit. Books include Around American to Win the Right to Vote, This Land Is Your Land, and other picture books.

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Summer Days at Meek Mansion and Park
Jun
3
1:00 PM13:00

Summer Days at Meek Mansion and Park

Spend the day in the park with the family! There will be family history tours of the Mansion in the afternoon and a viewing of the live action version of The Jungle Book (2016) in the evening under the stars. In the spirit of the film, kids can come dressed as their favorite Jungle Book character and participate in a parade to win prizes for best costumes. Parade at 7:00 PM, Movie at 7:30 PM. This event is produced in partnership with the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD).

Mansion Tour Times: 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM. Tickets for tours are limited and must be purchased in advance. Tickets can be purchased below or by calling (510) 581-0223. Proceeds benefit the maintenance and restoration of the property.

Mansion Tour Tickets
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Speaking for Ourselves: A Panel of your Muslim Neighbors
May
27
2:00 PM14:00

Speaking for Ourselves: A Panel of your Muslim Neighbors

Fear has become toxic towards the stereotyping and marginalization of your Muslim-American neighbors. Hear from five practicing Muslims about being Muslim in America, Islamophobia, the challenges of ISIS, and how we can be better neighbors and friends in our community. Free Admission.

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May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Third Annual Student Film Festival

Join us for the Third Annual Hayward Film Festival, featuring student films in the categories of Animation, Documentary, Experiments, Narrative, and Public Service Announcement. In collaboration with the Community MultiMedia Academy (CMMA) at Tennyson High School and Bay Area Digital Arts (BADA) at San Lorenzo High School.

More information about the Film Festival and instructions on how to submit your student film are available here.

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Black History Month: Open Mic Night
Feb
24
5:30 PM17:30

Black History Month: Open Mic Night

Calling all poets! Join us for an Open Mic event that welcomes writers at all ages and levels. In honor of Black History Month we will be holding a competition for the best African American themed poem. Doors open at 5:30pm and sign-ups will be on a first come first serve basis; performances will begin at 6:00pm.

Sponsored by Lunchbox International. Free admission.

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