Old Alvarado Farmers Market 3871 Smith St, Union City, CA94587 Old Alvarado Farmers Market is a local farmers market. Every Saturday year-round at Old Alvarado Park, local vendors…More offer an array of fresh produce. Customers can find fruits and vegetables, flowers, pastries and more. The market features two hours of live entertainment each weekend.
Old Alvarado - Cesar Chavez Park Smith St & Watkins St, Union City, CA94587 Old Alvarado Park, also known as Cesar Chavez Park (it was dedicated to Cesar Chavez in 1999), is surrounded by local…More independent businesses and a residential neighborhood. The center of the park features a gazebo used for live events like concerts and weddings. There is also an open grassy field as well as a playground and basketball court. The park has three picnic areas: Elm, Magnolia, and Wisteria. Each picnic area has a number of picnic tables and a barbecue grill. The picnic area and gazebo are available for reservations.
Located in the Old Alvarado region of Union City, Alvarado Elementary School is one of the oldest schools in the…More city. It serves Union City's diverse community, with an average student population of 860 students who speak 30 different languages. The school has set a goal to close the achievement gap for each student subgroup by 50 percent by the end of the 2012-2013 school year. The school is outfitted with state-of-the-art computer technology, two playgrounds, an open asphalt play area and an open grass field for Physical Education classes and recess activities. The school offers two special education autism classes. There is also several specialists on staff, including: one school psychologist, two literacy coaches and one speech and language specialist.</p>
<p>The principal is Tracie Noriega.</p>
<p>For detailed school data, see the attached School Accountability Report Card and information below.</p>
<p><i>*Sources: California Department of Education, Ed-Data and the New Haven Unified School District.</i></p>
Tagumpay Travel is located in the Old Alvarado neighborhood on Smith Street. This family-owned travel agency provides…More international travel packages and deals.</p>
<p>Tagumpay Travel, which is staffed with friendly, experienced travel agents, specializes in travel and cargo services to the Philippines. Call for more info or to schedule an appointment.</p>
Zeny's Hair Salon 3850 Smith St, Union City, CA94587 Zeny's Hair Salon is conveniently located in the Old Alvarado neighborhood on Smith Street. This salon offer haircuts…More and hair color services at affordable prices. Call for appointments.
From Hair to Eternity 31080 Union City Blvd, Union City, CA94587 From Hair to Eternity is a full-service beauty salon set in a very elegant location with a knowledgeable staff. Housed…More inside the Old Alvarado Shopping Center, you may not see it from the street. Make sure to make an appointment first because walk-in appointments are not taken.
The Learning Curve 31080 Union City Blvd, Union City, CA94587 Located on the second floor of the Old Alvarado Plaza, The Learning Curve offers tutoring services in math, reading and…More writing. Service is provided to students from K-12 with no registration fees or contracts. The Learning Curve guarantees your student will earn a grade level higher after 40 hours of instruction or receive 10 hours free. Visit its Web site, or call to schedule a diagnostic test. Spanish speaking tutors are available.
Comic and Figure Addicts 3902 Smith St, Union City, CA94587 Located in Old Alvarado, Comic and Figure Addicts is the only specialty comic book store in Union City. This boutique…More comic and toy shop features a collection of more than 7,000 comic books and 1,500 figures. Hobbyists can buy, sell or trade new and rare comics and collectibles from Star Wars, WWE, Marvel, DC, GI Joe, Transformers, The Walking Dead, Thundercats, MLB, NFL and many, many more.
Located in the Old Alvarado District, the Union City Chamber of Commerce helps local businesses grow and prosper. The…More chamber provides business support, workshops and seminars, legislative advocacy and networking opportunities through a variety of events. To help reinvigorate local business, the chamber also produces the "Buy Local - Shop Union City Value Book."</p>
<p>Membership rates vary based on the size of the business. Contact the chamber for additional information.</p>
Apostolic Church 33700 Alvarado Niles Rd, Union City, CA94587 Union City Apostolic Church boasts a blend of "old school" and "new school" worship styles. Known for its vibrant music…More ministry, the church invites visitors to paticipate in its unrestrained and lively services. It also offers a variety of ministries, missions and fellowships, along with the Kingdom Kids Sunday school program, the Union City Christian Academy for K-12 students and the Little People's Preschool. The church is led by Bishop Adam Lopez II.
Holly Community Center is the western hub for Union City's leisure activities. Activities include ballet, tap and…More jazz, hip-hop and belly dance lessons, jazzercise classes, martial arts courses and seasonal youth camps. Details can be found in the Leisure Services' <a href="http://www.union-city.ca.us/leisure/activity%20guide.htm">activity guide</a>.</p>
<p>The community center also houses the Holly Preschool, a licensed full day program offered through the city's Leisure Services department. The preschool offers full-time or part-time programs for children ages 2.5 to 5 years old. The preschool was also dubbed The Best Preschool in Union City in our Readers' Choice 2012 contest.</p>
<p>Holly Community Center is also a great location for banquets, parties and events. The auditorium room holds up to 250 guests and features a wooden stage and kitchen. The smaller senior room holds up to 90 people. Rental rates are available on its website.</p>
One of the largest parishes in the Oakland Diocese, St. Anne's Catholic Parish is hard to miss. Founded in 1860 and…More originally located in the Old Alvarado District, its large structure has dominated the corner of Cabello and Dyer streets since 1983. The church's membership reflects Union City's diversity and includes people of many different ethnicities and walks of life. St. Anne's offers educational courses for preschoolers through eighth-graders at its School of Faith Formation. It also hosts Catholic Youth Organization sports, a youth ministry and several other programs. Church services include mass, penance, baptisms, weddings and funerals. The pastor is Fr. Geoffrey Baraan.</p>