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Free Family Movie Nights at San Leandro Parks

June 25, 2015 

The highly-popular Family Movie Nights program is back for summer 2015, which will showcase family-friendly movies at various parks throughout the City during the months of July and August. These fun events are free and open to the public and will take place according to the following schedule:


  • Maleficent on Wednesday July 8th at Washington Manor Park (14900 Zelma Street)

  • Paddington on Wednesday July 22nd Halcyon Park (1245 147th Avenue)

  • Big Hero 6 on Wednesday August 5th at Chabot Park (1698 Estudillo Avenue)

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San Leandro: Cultivating Art!

May 19, 2015 

The City of San Leandro recently produced this new video celebrating the wave of public art that is currently spreading throughout the city. With an incredible new mural from acclaimed artist Rigo 23, one of the region’s largest murals on the Preferred Freezer building, a fast-growing utility box art program, and an artist community growing at The Gate, San Leandro has taken great strides in promoting arts and culture.

This is just the beginning - please keep an eye on San Leandro Next for news on additional art projects in the near future.


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Summer Activities Guide is Here!

April 30, 2015 

The San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Department has launched its 2015 Summer Activities Guide! Summer Camps – Chabot Day Camp, Summer Adventures; Special Events – Family Movie Nights, Family Fun Recreational Swim, Cherry Festival; Classes; Senior Trips... the list goes on and on! There is something for everybody from tots to seniors and individuals to families in the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Summer Activities Guide!

Don't miss out on an opportunity to learn something new, meet new friends, get in shape and get involved in our community!

For information on our current course offerings, please visit the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Online Registration System or visit the Recreation and Human Services Department homepage.


Additional News
Monday June 29, 2015
3:00 PMSummer Reading Buddies for gr. 1-5 (Main Library)

Would you like to practice your reading with a friend? Our volunteer Summer Reading Buddies are here to listen! Kids going itnto grades 1 to 5 can sign up to read aloud for thirty minutes to our team of friendly teen volunteers. Bring your own book or choose one of ours. Dates: Mondays, June 22-August 3 between 3:00pm-5:00pm. Registration for this program opens on Saturday, June 6. Please stop by or call the Main Library Children's desk at 577-3960.


Wednesday July 1, 2015
9:00 AMUnmask! Teen Event - Geek Squad Academy

Calling all teens ages 10 - 17!

Register starting May 28 for this year's Geek Squad Academy! A two-day camp hosted by Best Buy and the Geek Squad!

Learn Film Production, Digital Photography, Digital Citizenship, and Digital Music at the San Leandro Public Library! Geek Squad Academy will teach you the latest in technology in a fun learning environment!

When: Wednesday, July 1 & Thursday, July 2. 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Where: Main Library

What: A two day camp hosted by Best Buy and the Geek Squad

Who: Teens ages 10-17!

Questions? Call the Children's Desk at 510-577-3960. Online registration required. This program is part of the 2015 Unmask - Teen Summer Events!

3:00 PMSummer Writing Buddies for gr. 1-5 (Main Library)

In Summer Writing Buddies, children going into grades 1 to 5 can sign up to work with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes on writing a Summer Reading Program book report. Assistance will include starting a sentence, spelling and grammar. Dates: Wednesdays, June 24-August 5 between 3:00pm-5:00pm. Registration for this program opens on Saturday, June 6. Stop by or call the Main Library children's desk at 577-3960.

7:00 PMRecreation and Human Services Commission
The Recreation and Parks Commission makes recommendations to the City Council regarding policies for the management and improvement of all properties used for leisure purposes by the City, plans for the future development of recreation and cultural programs in the City, and reviews and recommends user fees for recreation services. The Commission has nine members who serve four-year terms.

Thursday July 2, 2015
9:00 AMUnmask! Teen Event - Geek Squad Academy

Calling all teens ages 10 - 17!

Register starting May 28 for this year's Geek Squad Academy! A two-day camp hosted by Best Buy and the Geek Squad!

Learn Film Production, Digital Photography, Digital Citizenship, and Digital Music at the San Leandro Public Library! Geek Squad Academy will teach you the latest in technology in a fun learning environment!

When: Wednesday, July 1 & Thursday, July 2. 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Where: Main Library

What: A two day camp hosted by Best Buy and the Geek Squad

Who: Teens ages 10-17!

Questions? Call the Children's Desk at 510-577-3960. Online registration required. This program is part of the 2015 Unmask - Teen Summer Events!

10:30 AMPRESCHOOL STORYTIME - Manor Branch Library
Designed for children ages 3-8, our preschool storytimes feature the best in children's books, songs, and arts and crafts activities. This program is for children and a caregiver, to help children get ready for kindergarten, get the reading habit, and to have fun! No registration required, just drop in!
5:00 PMTech Drop In Lab (Main Library)

Do you have a tech device and need help using it?


The Tech Drop In Lab, the Library's free technology help program, is scheduled today, 5 PM to 8 PM on the first floor of the Main Library. It's designed for all ages and offers assistance using cell phones, digital cameras, tablets, laptop computers, other mobile devices, operating systems, and OverDrive, the Library's ebook service.


The library has trained volunteers ready to offer one-on-one assistance. All sessions are drop-in with no reservations necessary. Those seeking assistance are asked to bring in their tech device, power cords, account usernames, account passwords, and user manuals, if available. For more information, please call the Main Library Information Desk at (510) 577-3971.

7:00 PMBoard of Zoning Adjustments Meeting

The July 2, 2015 BZA meeting has be RESCHEDULED to July 9, 2015 as a Special Meeting.

The Board of Zoning Adjustments (BZA) meets the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm in City Council Chambers.

Agendas and minutes can be found at www.sanleandro.org > About the City > Agendas/Meeting Central.

The BZA hears and decides upon:

  • Applications for zoning matters
  • Makes recommendations to the City Council on planned unit developments
  • Considers modification of requirements and restrictions for fences, walls and hedges
  • Makes recommendations to the Planning Commission regarding amendments to the Zoning Code.

For more information contact Elmer Penaranda at (510) 577-3314.


Friday July 3, 2015
All Day EventIndependence Day Holiday (observed)
City Hall and libraries closed.

Monday July 6, 2015
3:00 PMSummer Reading Buddies for gr. 1-5 (Main Library)

Would you like to practice your reading with a friend? Our volunteer Summer Reading Buddies are here to listen! Kids going itnto grades 1 to 5 can sign up to read aloud for thirty minutes to our team of friendly teen volunteers. Bring your own book or choose one of ours. Dates: Mondays, June 22-August 3 between 3:00pm-5:00pm. Registration for this program opens on Saturday, June 6. Please stop by or call the Main Library Children's desk at 577-3960.

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