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About Albany

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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on Sunday, 18 Dec, 4:00 PM
at St Alban's Episcopal Church
1501 Washington Avenue, Albany, CA 94706
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Celebrate Hanukkah with new works and rediscovered gems of klezmer, Romanian and Polish traditional music in your city Albany

on Saturday, 31 Dec, 8:00 PM
at Archer Hotel Napa
1230 First Street, Napa, CA 94559
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Archer’s Roaring ’20s New Year’s Eve fete celebrates with an open bar, festive food stations, a casino and raffle, a band and a silent disco in your city Albany

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