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5 Things You Need to Know, March 7-11

This week: Eat dinner while raising money for cancer research, eat lunch while you learn about the state budget.

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  1. Learn to manage asthma Monday, March 7, with the “Getting Asthma Under Control” class at , 20103 Lake Chabot Rd., at 7 p.m. Participants will learn how to control triggers that can lead to an attack. The class is free and open to everybody. Registration, however, is required. Call 888-445-8433 for more information.
  2. The open house and workshop will be held at Hayward City Hall, 777 B St., on Wednesday, March 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Hear updates and discuss your ideas and concerns.
  3. The Hayward Main Library, 835 C St., offers bedtime stories for all ages Wednesday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. The event is open to families and kids.
  4. Hop over to Hopyard Road in Pleasanton for a family dinner and raise money for Team Liv of the American Cancer Society's Castro Valley Relay for Life. The team will receive 15 percent of food and beverage sales from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at Sweet Tomatoes, 4501 Hopyard Rd. You'll need to print out and bring a flyer; details .
  5. Learn more about the state budget on Friday, March 11, at 11:45 a.m. at the San Lorenzo Village Homes Association headquarters, 377 Paseo Grande. The League of Women Voters Eden Area are hosting a luncheon where Hon. Betty Yee, chairwoman of the California State Board of Equalization, will speak on how the proposed state budget will affect local communities. The event costs $10 if you purchase your seat in advance and $15 at the door; free if you don't want lunch. To RSVP or for questions, contact suzbarba@comcast.net or call 510-538-9678. Checks for the luncheon should be payable to LWVEA and mailed to Treasurer, LWVEA, P. O. Box 2234, Castro Valley, 94546.

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