West Alameda Business Association
1509 1/2 Webster Street, Suite B, Alameda, CA 94501, California 94501

(510) 523-5955

WASHINGTON PARK: Alameda Family Reunion Picnic
6/11/2016 9:00:00 PM UTC - 6/12/2016 2:00:00 AM UTC
Washington Park - 8th & Central, Alameda, CA 94501, California, 94501

This event was started 25 years ago by the Buchanan family as a celebration of Memorial Day weekend at the Alameda beach. Several fun filled years later,it was moved to the second Saturday in June and to Washington Park, where it has grown into an Alamedan Family Affair with over 200 in attendance every year. Hosted by Ms Debbie Buchanan and a few community sponsors

Every year Alameda Alums and their families from Encinal, Island and Alameda High travel from throughout the Bay Area and across the country to attend.


ABOUT THE EVENT

Held again at Washington Park in Alameda, this year’s annual party in the park will include bounce houses, face painters, a clown, live music performances, prizes, contest, old-fashion games such as; “the sack race,” “wheel barrel race,” and more. So bring your entire family to the 2016 Alameda Family Reunion BBQ and enjoy a full day of food and fun


DATE: Saturday, June 12, 2016
TIME: 2:00pm– until
LOCATION: Washington Park, Alameda, CA at 8th St. off Central Ave at Portola 
PARKING: Free parking (lot) and surrounding areas.

FOOD: BBQ: Chicken, Ribs, Beef, Links, Ham, potato salad, assorted fruit,
desserts, drinks and more.
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO BRING A SIDE DISH, BEVERAGE OR DESSERT TO SHARE!
WEATHER: Typically sunny and mild (~65°F).


ADMISSION: FREE - DONATIONS ACCEPTED


NEW DATE! Wednesday, April 26th!
A dining expedition of West Alameda where you can enjoy a wonderful variety of cuisines. Taste wine and brews from Alameda's own Spirit's Alley. Tickets $35 each for reception and dinner. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Girls Inc. of the Island City and Operation Dignity First, enjoy a tasting of wines and brews, and sample appetizers from several West Alameda restaurants at the reception in the upstairs room at Otaez Mexican Restaurant. * Appetizer samples from showcased restaurants * Free beverage tastings of beer, wine & spirits * Live music played by local artists * Free raffle with prizes from local businesses Then, dine at your choice from the following restaurants on the same day. Buy your tickets and more information at WABA.brownpapertickets.com Webster Street in West Alameda arguably has the largest variety of cuisine concentrated in the smallest geographical area.  Within just a few short blocks, you’ll find restaurants serving up food from around the world.  Whether it’s fast food or fine dining, comfort food or dim sum delicacies, a dining expedition on the West side of the island can take you to Mexico, Thailand, Vietnam, China, India, Italy, Japan or France.  And at nearby Spirits Alley at the Alameda Point, local wineries and brewers are crafting beverages that get worldwide attention. The annual Wine & Dine event is a great way to explore this wide variety of dining and drinking options with a showcase of five selected restaurants and local wine and beer.  The event begins at 5:30 pm with a reception at Otaez Mexican Restaurant where diners can taste a variety of beverages, sample appetizers from the participating restaurants, enjoy music and mingle.  A free raffle will be held, with prizes from West Alameda merchants.  The reception is complete at 7:00pm and diners then decide which restaurant they would like to go to for their entrée and complete their dining experience.