Kiwanis Club of Alameda

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Activities & Events

Monthly Calendar of Events

 

First Wednesday 

12:00 noon

Board of Directors Meeting

The Club's Board of Directors meets monthly at the Alameda Chamber of Commerce at Southshore Center. 

First Wednesday

6:30 pm

Monthly Dinner 

The Kiwanis Club of Alameda holds a special meeting the 1st Wednesday of each month to include our members who cannot join us for our lunch meetings. Join us at the Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda.

Wednesday  

(except 1st week)

noon - 1:30 pm

Weekly Luncheon

The Kiwanis Club of Alameda meets weekly at Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda.

Every Saturday

Alameda Meals on Wheels

Club volunteers deliver hot meals once a week to the elderly, homebound and needy.

January 27, 2018

Chili Cook-Off and Barbecue Dinner  - Fundraiser

The 2018 Chili Cook-off will feature another spirited Chili contest, in addition to a delicious dinner, many happy raffle/auction bidders, and lots of delighted dancers. Volunteer opportunities abound with this event.  Sponsorships and auction items are especially welcome.

April 2018

 

Kiwanis 1 Day

Kiwanis 1 Day brings together the entire Kiwanis family of organizations in the California-Nevada-Hawaii District to work in service of the community every March. The Kiwanis Club of Alameda proudly participates in this spectacular service event, doing everything from reading to children to building bookshelves to planting trees and contributing to the beautification of local parks.

April-May 2018

Kiwanis Foundation Scholarships

The Club funds one-year to four-year grants to graduates of Alameda's high schools to assist in funding their college education.

May 12-13, 2018

Downtown Alameda Spring Festival

The Club provides volunteers to staff either a beer or wine booth for the entire weekend.  Over the years, several of our members have served on the committee that produces the event. 

May 2018

Hope of America Awards

Each May, the Kiwanis Club of Alameda honors a select group of Alameda eighth-grade students for their leadership, citizenship, and scholastic abilities. These children represent the future Hope of America, hence the name of the awards and our dedication to honoring them.

June 2018

Relay for Life

Kiwanis Club members and our Key Clubs participate in this  24-hour walkathon to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

June 16-16, 2018

Island Jam

The Club provides volunteers to staff either a beer or wine booth for the Father's Day weekend event on Webster Street.

July 28-29, 2018

Downtown Alameda Art & Wine Faire

The Club provides volunteers to staff either a beer or wine booth for the weekend.  Over the years, several of our members have served on the committee that produces the event. 

October 2018

Safety Town

Each October, Alameda public and private school kindergartners visit Safety Town during Fire Prevention Week, with the support of the Alameda Fire Department, Alameda Police Department and volunteers from Bayview Women's Club and Alameda Kiwanis Club. 

November 2018

Special Olympics Bowling Tournament

Kiwanis Club of Alameda sponsors the annual Special Olympics Bowling Tournament held at Mel's Bowl in Alameda. Volunteers assist our special athletes with bowling, scoring and presentation of awards.  Special Olympians of all ages are invited to participate. Their courage is truly inspiring.