Submit your calendar item to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Type “calendar item” in the subject line. Or mail to Montclarion/Piedmonter, 1516 Oak St., Ste. 105, Alameda CA 94501. Please submit your item at least two weeks before its event date.
Turkey Trot Turkey Drive: Piedmont Turkey Trot and Golden State Fitness and Performance will hold a turkey drive in which the first 100 people who bring a turkey will earn free tickets to the annual Piedmont Turkey Trot and help the Alameda County Community Food Bank. 8 a.m. to noon. Nov. 11. Golden State Fitness and Performance, 2011 Mountain Blvd., Oakland. Free. 510-339-1800, www.piedmontturkeytrot.com.
Piedmont Forum: Medical missionary Dr. Martha Sommers, who has served at hospitals in Malawi, Congo and Madagascar, reflects on her experiences, answers questions about her work and talks about how Americans can support those who serve God and God’s people overseas. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Piedmont Community Church/Christian Education Building Chapel, 400 Highland Ave., Piedmont . Free. 510-547-5700, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Covering Covered California: Enrollment Counselor Marshawn Harris answers questions and helps folks sign up for health insurance via the Covered California marketplace. 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 14. Oakland Public Library, Piedmont Avenue Branch, 80 Echo Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-597-5011, www.oaklandlibrary.org.
NaNoWriMo Write In: Celebrate National Novel Writing Month with a space to write the first draft of your novel. Tables, paper, pens, pencils, motivation and camaraderie provided. Bring your own snacks. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Oakland Public Library, Piedmont Avenue Branch, 80 Echo Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-597-5011, www.oaklandlibrary.org.
NaNoWriMo Write In: Celebrate National Novel Writing Month with space to write, and a chance to win a raffle prize. 6 to 8 p.m. Nov .14. Oakland Public Library, Rockridge Branch. 5366 College Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-597-5017, www.oaklandlibrary.org.
Lawyers in the Library: Get free, one-on-one legal advice and referrals with a volunteer lawyer. Registration suggested. Lawyer leaves after one hour if no one is present. 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 14. Oakland Public Library, Montclair Branch, 1687 Mountain Blvd., Oakland.Free. 510-482-7810, www.oaklandlibrary.org.
Lawyers in the Library: Get free legal information and referral presented with a representative from the Alameda County Bar Association. Call in advance to confirm. 6 to 7:45 p.m. Nov. 14. Oakland Public Library, Lakeview Branch, 550 El Embarcadero, Oakland. Free. 510-238-7344, www.oaklandlibrary.org.
Coffee with the Superintendent: Piedmont Unified School District Superintendent Randy Booker invites residents to a cup of coffee and an informal chat. Ask questions and learn more …
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