Events: October 8, 2017

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For our October meeting, we will return to the situation on the Korean Peninsula. Eric See of the Peace Action national office will present the various angles facing the U.S. and the world.

They include two bellicose governments engaging in a war of words no more winnable than an actual war with the worst possible weapons. They also include the role of other actors in the region, and how they might help raise or lower the temperature. And there is also the possibility of a diplomatic solution which affords North Korea some dignity, and its neighbors, the U.S. and the world a measure of hope for avoiding such a war – to say nothing of the anxiety of wondering what will happen next.

Free, contributions welcome.

Presented by Peace Action of San Mateo County

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Union City Library
Sunday, October 8, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Please join us for a multimedia talk by a docent from the Asian Art Museum. Before jet planes and smartphones, merchants and pilgrims spent months traveling over perilous land and sea routes to carry luxury goods and new ideas thousands of miles across lost civilizations. Accompany the travelers over high mountain passes and parched deserts on their voyages of discovery and exchange.

All Library programs are free! No reservations are required. The Union City Library is a branch of the Alameda County Library system located at 34007 Alvarado-Niles Road, and is wheelchair accessible. The Library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least seven working days’ notice. For more information, call 510-745-1464.

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Winchester Orchestra opens with awarded violinist Bella Hristova & violist Bill Palmer in Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante. “…always a delight.” J.Puccio

The Barber of Seville Overture “one of the most loved…in classical…” He’s aptly “nicknamed Signor Crescendo.” S.Rahim

Bizet: L’Arlesienne Suites; Carmen Ste.”a haunting…quality…irresistible…to the emotional climax…” Petrushka

Violinist Bella Hristova “Every sound…is superb…” The Strad, “magical” The Press, N.Zealand

Violist Bill Palmer was principal/concertmaster for many Bay Area orchestras & served on boards of the Meadowmount School of Music and the I. M. Klein Competition, helps find young new performers

General:$20.00, Seniors (60+): $15.00; Students (21-): $10.00; Child(12-): free w/ paying adult.

Presented by Winchester Orchestra

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