Tuesday, Aug. 20
The Great Castro Valley Debate
Abortion has long been controversial for many Americans. Ask your questions, hear intelligent arguments, and learn how abortion affects those around you. This event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Avenue, Castro Valley.
Thursday, Aug. 22
Food Truck Mafia Night
Many gourmet food trucks gather to satisfy your taste buds! Not only is there amazing food — there's music and a bounce house! Chairs and tables will be provided, but most people bring their own fold-up chair to guarantee them a seat. The Food Truck Mafia will be held in the old Mervyn’s parking lot at the corner of Hesperian and Paseo Grande, from 5 to 9 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 23
Dentistry From the Heart
Lewelling Dental Care presents their 2nd annual FREE dental event in coalition with Dentistry from the Heart. We will provide a free exam and diagnosis for everyone. Afterwards, each patient can choose one of the following treatments: cleaning (+fluoride), filling, or extraction. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Patients will start being seen at 8 a.m. The first 100 patients will be seen or as many as possible until 5 p.m. This event will take place at Lewelling Dental Care, 10 Lewelling Boulevard, San Lorenzo.
Saturday, Aug. 24
San Lorenzo Farmers’ Market
California's farmers bring you the freshest fruits and vegetables. The San Lorenzo Farmers' Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hesperian and Paseo Grande.
Summer History Walk
Break out your letter "H" sweaters and share your stories as we review photographs of the classic high school on the former site. 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Foothill campus. Bring water, sunscreen, and wear walking shoes. The walk begins in the parking lot at 22380 Foothill Boulevard, Hayward at 10 a.m.
August Grain Moon Evening Hike
As the cloudy summer evenings give way to our Bay Area "Autumn Summers," we will enjoy an evening hike to the Bay under the light of the August Grain Moon, also known as the Green Corn Full Moon. Enjoy a shoreline sunset, explore past stories of this month's skies, and indulge in a seasonal snack. Ages 18+ are 8 dollars. The hike will take place at Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Avenue, Hayward at 7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 25
10K on the Bay Race/Walk
Run or walk along the stunning San Francisco Bay Trail and enjoy breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay-Estuary. Proceeds from this event help to maintain and enhance the educational programs, exhibits, and facilities of the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center. To register or for more information visit 10K on the Bay. Registration starts at 7 a.m., 5K starts at 8:30 a.m. and 10K starts at 8:40 a.m. The walk will take place at the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Avenue, Hayward.
Music in the Vineyard
A fundraiser to benefit Soroptimist International of the Tri-Cities. 45 dollars per carload or 20 dollars per person with dinner. Reservations are required. Call 510-621-7482 or SI Tri-cities for more information. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. at 34329 Palomares Road, Castro Valley. Gates open at 2:30 p.m. Show starts at 3:30 p.m.