Introduction to Reiki. Gentle form of energy healing based on the heart and ideal for bringing balance and healing to your body and whole being. 9 a.m. March 9. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda. Free. Register: 510-747-7506, www.mastickcenter.com.

Family Storytime. Cross-cultural tales and tunes, including beloved folk and fairytales from around the world for preschool and school-age children and their parents or caregivers. 2 p.m. Sundays. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7777, www.cityofalamedaca.gov.

Community Sing-Along.. Parent-led singing, dancing, shaker play and parachute time for infants and toddlers, along with their parents and caregivers. 10:15 to 11 a.m. Mondays. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7777, www.cityofalamedaca.gov

Computer Basic Skills. Computer basic skills class led by Nancy D'Amico. 10 to 11:30 p.m. March 11. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda. Free. Register : 510-747-7506, www.mastickcenter.com

Family Storytime. Stories, songs and fingerplays suitable for children of all ages and their families. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Bay Farm Library, 3221 Mecartney Road, Alameda. Free. 510-747-7787, www.cityofalamedaca.gov


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Peter Rabbit Storytime. For children ages 3 and above who are able to attend a program independent of a parent or caregiver, includes age-appropriate stories, songs and fingerplays. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in, but if they choose not to, must remain nearby. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. West End Library, 788 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7767, www.cityofalamedaca.gov

School-Age Storytime. Longer stories and songs, perfect for children with longer attention spans, for kids 5 to 8 years old. Parents and caregivers must remain in the library during the program. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7777, www.cityofalamedaca.gov

Order in the Court: The Law vs. Literature. Laurie Phillips, lecturer of ethics, CSUEB, investigates two modern plays, "Gem of the Ocean" and "A Raisin in the Sun," to underscore the roles of race and class as characters search for a sense of identity, for community, and for social justice in modern society. 9:30 a.m. March 13. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda. Free. Register: 510-747-7506, www.mastickcenter.com.

Kiwanis meetings. Alameda Kiwanis meets every week with no-host lunches for fun, program and community projects. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Kiwanis Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda. $17 lunch. 510-764-1472, www.alamedakiwanis.org.

Author Alan Schroeder. The Alameda Free Library presents storytime with Alan Schroeder, author of "Baby Flo: Florence Mills Lights Up the Stage." 9 a.m. March 14. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7777, www.cityofalamedaca.gov.