Heads up! Here are five things going on this week that you should know about:
- It's almost time for the big event! Relay for Life will be held in just two weeks. If you want to sign up for the 24-hour run/walk for cancer awareness, then join organizers and fellow participants Monday night for the final . The meeting will be held at the New Haven Teachers Association office, located at 32980 Alvarado Niles Rd., Ste 812. Relay for Life, a national fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will take place on Aug. 25 and 26 at James Logan High School.
- Do your children need help with reading? at the . At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, children in grades K-5 can practice their reading with a buddy during a free 30-minute session. This will be the last Reading Buddies program before the school starts.
- Each week, local studio offers a variety of classes for the public, ranging from core yoga to exercises to zumba. Among its weekly sessions is "." Held every Saturday at 1 p.m., the family friendly class is designed for parents to get yoga time while their kids crawl and climb all over them. Each class is $12.
- Learn how you and your kids can navigate the roadways safely during the East Bay Bicycle Coalition's on Sunday in Hayward. Held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Ochoa Middle School, located at 2121 Depot Rd., the free workshop will include games, safety drills, skills building and a neighborhood ride for children and their parents. Parents must accompany their children and bring their own bikes and helmets.
- Celebrate the various cultures of Union City’s sister cities at the this Sunday at the . The celebration begins with dinner at 5 p.m. followed by cultural performances from Union City's sister cities, which includ Chiang Rai, Thailand; Jalandhar, India; Liyang, China; Pasay City, Philippines; and Santa Rosalia, Mexico. This year's festival will also serve as the induction of Union City's newest sister city: . Tickets are $15. For more information, .