This Week in the Bay: Sept. 14-19

Here's a rundown of events happening in the East Bay this week.
Monday, Sept. 14
10 p.m. Monday Night Soul. Air Lounge. 492 9th Street at Washington St. Oakland.

Tuesday, Sept. 15
7 p.m. Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees meeting. Peralta Colleges Board Conference Room. 333 East 8th Street. Oakland.

Wednesday, Sept. 16
12 p.m. ASLC meeting. Laney College student government discussion meeting. Irma P. Walker Conference Room. Laney College Student Center, fourth floor room 401A. Oakland.

1 p.m. COA Psychology Club Meeting. Room A-135, College of Alameda, 555 Atlantic Ave. Alameda.

6:30 p.m. AC Transit Community Workshop. Learn about proposed service changes in AC Transit’s Service Adjustments Plan, developed to help reduce the agency's projected $57 million deficit. Give your input before final decisions are made. Fruitvale-San Antonio Senior Center, 3301 East 12th Street, #201, Oakland. More information at

6:30 p.m. Too Big to Fail. Tony award-winning performance by the SF Mime Troupe. Laney College Theater, Laney College. 900 Fallon Street, Oakland.

Thursday, Sept. 17
12 p.m. Laney Tower newspaper published.

12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Chautauqua Constitution Day. Associated Students of College of Alameda (ASCOA), the League of Women Voters and the COA Political Science Dept hosts Constitution Day featuring Frederick Douglas, Sojourner Truth and more. Mall between C & D buildings, College of Alameda. 555 Atlantic Ave. Alameda. More information at

12 p.m. Constitution Day, hosted by the Associated Students of Laney College (ASLC). Main Quad, Laney College. 900 Fallon Street. Oakland.

8 p.m. Short Plays by Oakland Writers. Live Oak Theater, 1301 Shattuck Ave at Berryman. Berkeley. More information at

Friday, Sept. 18
1 to 3:30 p.m. Life and Legacy of Ron Takaki. Chevron Auditorium, International House, 2299 Piedmont Ave at Bancroft Way, Berkeley.

8 p.m. Short Plays by Oakland Writers. Live Oak Theater, 1301 Shattuck Ave at Berryman. Berkeley. More information at

Saturday, Sept. 19
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. African American Male Conference “Preparing Leaders for the World.” Huey P. Newton-Bobby Seale Student Lounge. Merritt College. 12500 Campus Drive. Oakland. More information at

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Bring Your 'A' Game - BRING YOUR "A" GAME is a new documentary film that, in Van Peebles' words, "sheds light on the resilience and influence of Black males." The film will be used as a springboard for discussion and more importantly, action. Oakland Museum, James Moore Theater. 1000 Oak Street. Oakland, CA.

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Merritt College Farmers Market. Child Care Center Parking Lot, Merritt College. 12500 Campus Drive, Oakland. For more information, call 925-565-9130

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