Here’s this week’s calendar. Lots of Hayward stuff going on — highlights include Burbank neighborhood meeting tonight, City Council priorities meeting tomorrow night, dueling State of the City vs. school board meetings on Wednesday.
Improve your health in 2011 — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Representative from Life Chiropractic College will discuss easy solutions to help improve health. Learn exercises for weight loss, exercise dos and don’ts, and how to incorporate exercise into your life. Hayward Main Library, 835 C St. Free program, no registration required. For more information, go to www.library.hayward-ca.gov, or call 510-293-8685.
Animal Wire Sculptures, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sulphur Creek Nature Center, 1801 D St. Ages 12-18 years. Take a natural history tour at Sulphur Creek where we will look at and sketch animal shapes. Then using plaster mesh with wire, paper and tape, form shapes and sizes for just about any animal. $20 per person, registration required, visit www.haywardrec.org or call 510-881-6700.
Fifth Saturday Night Dance, 7 to 10 p.m. at the Hayward Area Senior Center, 22325 N. Third St., Hayward. Near Japanese Garden. Dance features DJ Geri Foley, blend of recorded music from the ’20s to the ’90s. All mature adults invited. $6.
Chinese New Year celebration — 2-4 p.m. Welcome the Year of the Rabbit 2011, at the Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave. Multicultural Educational Research Center (Hayward) has partnered with the library for a special celebration. Make a calligraphy bookmark, practice Chinese paper cutting and origami, enjoy traditional Chinese dance and more. For more information, call 510-667-7900.
Jan. 30-Feb. 25
“Shared Perceptions” — The Alameda Historical Museum, 2324 Alameda Ave., features paintings and drawings by students from San Lorenzo Adult School. Reception noon-3 p.m., Feb. 5. Gallery open 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, and 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday. Included are framed and matted originals, greeting cards and bookmarks. Door prizes. For more information call Ann Schmidt at 510-792-9130, or the gallery at 510-521-1233.
Board of Supervisors
A regular meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the County Administration Building, Supervisors’ Chamber, 1221 Oak St., Oakland.
Topics include a $50,000 grant for Davis Street Family Resource Center in San Leandro.
For the full agenda, go to www.acgov.org
Municipal Advisory Council
A regular meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Monday at the Castro Valley Library, Chabot Room, 3600 Norbridge Ave.
Topics include a review of proposed renovations at the Castro Valley Boulevard Safeway.
For the full agenda, go to www.acgov.org.
A regular meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 777 B St.
It will be broadcast on Hayward cable Channel 15 and online at www.hayward-ca.gov.
Topics include city priorities for the next fiscal year, update on permit center and development review process improvements.
For the full agenda, go to www.hayward-ca.gov.
A regular meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 777 B St.
It will be broadcast on Hayward cable Channel 15 and online at www.husd.k12.ca.us.
Topics include information on the governor’s proposed budget and the Attendance Improvement Initiative.
For the full agenda, go to www.husd.k12.ca.us.
HAYWARD AREA RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICT
A regular meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the district offices, 1099 E St., Hayward.
Topics include a report on a sea-level rise study and small fee increases for recreation services, park use and the Skywest Golf Course.
For the full agenda, go to www.haywardrec.org.
There will be a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Community Room of Southland Mall.
Mayor Michael Sweeney and City Manager Fran David will discuss the state of the city; and Police Chief Ron Ace will present state of the Hayward Police Department.
There will be a Neighborhood Partnership Program meeting for the Burbank area at 7 p.m. Monday at Burbank Elementary School, 222 Burbank St.
It is the second neighborhood meeting for the area.
For more information, go to www.hayward-ca.gov and click on the Neighborhood Partnership Program link.
A regular meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the City Council chamber at City Hall, 777 B St.
The meeting will be broadcast live on Hayward cable Channel 15 and online at www.hayward-ca.gov.
Topics include a work session on the Regional Sustainable Communities Strategy.
COUNCIL BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING
A regular meeting will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday in conference room 4B at City Hall, 777 B St.
Topics include a discussion on critical facility needs and a mid-year and 10-year-plan update regarding the General Fund.
A regular meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Main Library branch, 835 C St.
Topics include a mid-year budget update, information about the governor’s budget proposal, and bond feasibility survey results.
A joint meeting of the council and redevelopment agency will begin at 7 p.m. Monday at the Senior Community Center, 13909 E. 14th St.
Topics include an orientation work session on the Emergency Operations Center.
For the full agenda, go to www.sanleandro.org.
Unincorporated Services Committee
A regular meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the San Lorenzo Village Homes Association, 377 Paseo Grande.
Topics include an update on the San Lorenzo Creek Watershed Task Force.
For the full agenda, go to www.acgov.org.
Through Jan. 27
Art display — The San Lorenzo Adult School art students of Monica Satterthwaite will be showing their paintings and drawings at the San Leandro Library Gallery, 300 Estudillo Ave., during regular library hours. Library opens at 10 a.m. Monday-Saturday, and at noon on Sunday through Jan. 31
Theatrical props and costumes — The small exhibit includes props such as a plate of foam brownies, plywood handsaws, a realistic-looking tombstone made of plastic foam, and much more. Each item includes a card telling what it is, what show it was made for and lists the materials used. The exhibit, “From Script to Stage: Where Props and Costumes Come From and How They Get There,” will be displayed at the Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., during regular library hours. For more information, call the library at 510-667-7900.
Through Feb. 11
“Pen Women Show” — Exhibit presented by the Hayward Arts Council at the John O’Lague Galleria in Hayward City Hall, 777 B St. The National League of American Pen Women began in 1897 in Washington, D.C., when three well-known writing and art professionals were denied access to the Press Club because they were women. The three formed their own organization of 17 women of achievement in letters, art, and music composition for networking and support. Exhibit information and sample photos at www.haywardarts.org, or call the Hayward Arts Council at 510-538-2787.
THROUGH March 20
Art exhibit — A new art exhibit by classically trained East Bay artists Will Tait and Rebecca Fogg is showing at the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Ave., Hayward. “In Their Element” exhibits works on paper and wood relief carvings, artwork that intensifies the patterns of nature experienced while exploring the boundaries of land and water. The exhibit is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays (other days by appointment only). An artist’s reception will be held at the center from 2-4:30 p.m. Jan. 22. For more information, call 510-670-7270. To learn more about the artists, visit http://www.willtait.com, or http://www.westcoastfogg.com.