Albany, California, a city in Alameda, was founded in 1908 and officially renamed the following year. With a population of just over 16,000, Albany is not overly large but not sizeable small either. A good sense of residential and business opportunities are found in Albany, with large houses and many businesses. Solano Avenue, a pedestrian street lined with shops and restaurants, is one of the more renowned retail areas on the city. A very traditional neighborhood, Albany is home to a good selection of schools for students of all grades as well as public libraries and many other educational resources. Community events, childcare/teen and senior centers, volunteer opening, and plenty of recreational opportunities keep residents busy and well-cared for. Other local special events include Music in the Park; Dinner with Albany; the Green, Red, White, and Blue Celebration; the Spring Art and Music Festival; and even a current community Bike Challenge! With its beautiful, Californian views and quiet residential atmosphere, it is no wonder that many call Albany home! It is sure to be a place of continued development as visitors discover this city to be homey and quiet, a perfect starting place for all other aspects of life.
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Events in Albany
2021 Veterans Day Defending the Bay Sail aboard brigantine Matthew Turner
at Bay Model Visitors Center
Join your fellow veterans in a tour of Presidio, Fort Point, Fort Baker & Fort McDowell and Treasure Island, as weather and tides allow.
Veterans Day Dinner, American GI Forum
at Drying Shed
Honoring veterans from our community, including WWII vets, Korean Conflict vets, Vietnam war vets, and Afghanistan vets,
San Ramon, CA: Trivalley Running Club Fun Group Run at Sports Basement
at Sports Basement
# It is getting dark early so wear reflective vest and headlamp #Join us for Thursday Fun Run at Sports Basement in San Ramon Store. Whether you are beginner or veteran runners, come join our fun group run. Families and pets friendly are highly encourage!
Veterans Wellness Watch 2021
SAVE THE DATE! Veterans Wellness Watch 2021: An In-person/virtual event