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Here are five things you need to know in and around Newark through Mar. 4.
- Learn about the 2012 state elections at today’s California Election Rule Changes: Open Primaries and Redistricting informational meeting. The event, which is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Fremont, Newark and Union City, will focus on the updates to the states congressional districts and more. It will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Fremont Congregational Church, 38255 Blacow Road. for more information.
- Get your do-si-do on. And no, we’re not talking about Girl Scout Cookies. Get out on Wednesday night for some at the . The Farmers and Farmettes Square Dance Club meets at 7 p.m.
- Show off to your neighbors that Newark has got talent. will host its weekly on Thursday starting at 6:30 p.m. and everyone is welcome.
- Love minerals and gems? Check out the this three-day show and sale that showcases the largest display and sale of minerals and gems in Northern California. A three-day pass costs $6. The show is held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. to learn more.
- Do you earn less than $50,000 and want to get your taxes done for free? IRS-certified VITA volunteers are offering free tax preparations again this Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the . For more information, .