FEBRUARY 27, 2009
CALENDAR LOCAL EVENTS & SERVICE CLUBS
Friday, Feb. 27 Friday Fish Fry During Lent, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Brentwood hosts Friday Fish Fry (dine in or take out) from 4:30-7 p.m. every Friday until Easter. The cost is $10. For more information, call 925-634-4154.
Exercise Champs The Delta Family YMCA in Oakley holds a 90minute circuit-style class devoted to specialneeds teens and young adults. Classes are scheduled for Fridays, Feb. 27-April 3. For more information, call 925-625-9333 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Feb. 28 Prom Provisions From 5-8 p.m., Grace Bible Fellowship of Antioch, 3109 Lone Tree Way, will be giving prom dresses and accessories to young ladies attending high school in the Antioch, Brentwood, Pittsbugh and surrounding communities. Donations are gladly accepted. For more information, call Doris at 209-271-8992.
AAU Traveling Team Bay Area Pride holds basketball tryouts for its traveling team at Deer Valley High School in Antioch from 10 a.m.-noon. For more information, call Lamont at 925-330-0052.
Historical Society Volunteers are needed to help the new season get underway at the East Contra Costa Historical Society. Orientation Days are Saturday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m. Opening Day is Saturday, March 28. For more information, call Dave or Joyce at 925-679-1024 or Pat at 925625-3553.
Local Artists Show Fridley Art Gallery, 613 First St. in Brentwood, hosts a local artists show Saturdays, Feb. 28March 7.
Delta Word Weavers Delta Word Weavers, a local group promoting oral storytelling in the community, offers workshops for teens from 1-2 p.m. on Saturdays, Feb. 28, March 7 and 14. A $40 donation is suggested. For more information and to sign up, call 925-437-1360.
Antioch Historical Society The Antioch Historical Society, 1500 W. Fourth St., hosts a display of vintage fashions during the month of February. The museum is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Special tours of the museum are available by appointment only and may be arranged by calling 925-757-1326. Admission to the museum is free.
Sunday, March 1 PAL Wrestling Tournament Brentwood’s Police Activities League hosts its wrestling tournament for grades K-8 at Bristow Middle School at 9:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required. For cost and more information, call Harvey at 925-628-8447.
Delta Patriots Sign-ups for Delta Patriots Youth Football & Cheer begin Sunday, March 1. An open house and walk-in registration will be held Saturday, April 4 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Delta Patriots headquarters in Brentwood. For more information or to register, visit www.deltapatriots.com.
Tuesday, March 3 Tax Talks Meet with a representative from H&R Block, ready with all the 2008 tax information you need
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to file your taxes, at the Oakley Library at 7 p.m. For more information, call 925-625-2400.
Antioch Riverview Garden Club Guest speaker Brian Kemble shows slides of the Ruth Bancroft Garden at 7 p.m. The Antioch Riverview Garden Club meets on the first Tuesday of the month at the Antioch Library. All are welcome. For more information, call Janice at 925-439-4483.
Wednesday, March 4 Golden Weights The Delta Family YMCA in Oakley offers a fiveweek class designed to challenge and educate seniors through a complete strength workout. For more information, call 925-625-9333 or email email@example.com.
Antioch Sports Legends Museum Sports history buffs won’t want to miss the fascinating exhibits at the Antioch Sports Legends Museum, 1500 W. Fourth St. The museum is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Special tours may be arranged by calling 925325-3255. Admission to the museum is free.
Thursday, March 5 Women on Weights (WOW) WOW’s five-week small group meets at the Delta Family YMCA in Oakley. The training is designed to educate and challenge you, and an instructor will guide you through a complete strengthbased work out. For more information, call 925625-9333 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign-ups Diehard Baseball
Sunday, March 8 in Pittsburgh’s city park. For more information, e-mail Ed Prieto at prieto14@ sbcglobal.net.
Biddy Outdoor Soccer Children 3 to 5 get a six-week introduction to soccer and team sports for one hour per week on Saturday mornings, beginning March 7, at Bristow Middle School in Brentwood. For more information, visit www.ci.brentwood.ca.us/ emotion.
Patriot Boys/Girls Volleyball Camp Volleyball camp for boys and girls 7 and older begins at the Heritage High gymnasium in Brentwood on Monday, March 23 and runs through Thursday, March 26 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The cost is $75. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Online Driver’s Ed for Teens Learn the rules of the road in a fun, interactive, online course and earn a DMV-approved Certificate of Completion. This class is a prerequisite for teens under 17½ who wish to obtain a learner’s permit and driver’s license. The fee is $59. Call 925-779-7070, ext. 0 to sign up.
On the Horizon SEED Gala A Casino Night, fundraiser for the SEED Foundation will be held at the Discovery Bay Country Club on Saturday, March 7. For tickets and sponsor information, call Shelly at 925-6340850.
Diehard Baseball Club is looking for two more players for its 13U team and one more for its 14U team. To set up an evaluation and for more information, e-mail diehardbaseballacademy@ yahoo.com or call Gary at 925-325-7397.
The Discovery Bay Property Owner’s Association will open its election committee bylaw vote counting to public viewing on Monday, March 9 at 6 p.m. at Delta Community Presbyterian Church in Discovery Bay. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
East County Youth Football
ECYF seeks people interested in coaching football and cheer and kids looking to sign up. Meetings are held at Aladino’s Pizza in Oakley. Sign-up fees have been reduced due to economic times. For more information, visit www. ecyflions.com or call Mario at 925-628-2443.
The Brentwood Union School District invites parents of Brentwood K-5 students to LEAP – Learning Excellence About Parenting – a free workshop on March 10 at Krey Elementary School. For more information, e-mail schurch@ brentwood.k12.ca.us.
East Diablo Youth Soccer League
First 5 Grants
Team selections and online registration begin March 1 and continue for the two following weekends at the Liberty High School stadium from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information and later dates, call 925-516-8260 or visit www.edysl. net.
First 5 Contra Costa offers grants of up to $10,000 for projects that benefit children 5 and younger. Applicants must attend a mandatory information workshop on Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Church of Christ, 1020 E. Tregallas Road in Antioch. For more information, visit www.firstfivecc.org or call 925-771-7311.
Football and Cheer Delta Valley Wolfpack X-Man youth Football and Cheer sign-ups take place on Saturdays from noon-2 p.m. at Mountain Mikes Pizza, 3612 Lone Tree Way. No tryouts are required; no cuts will be made. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
East Bay Bat Busters The Bat Busters fast-pitch softball team holds tryouts for its 16U and 18U teams for the next 30 days or until the roster is full. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 925-5845979.
Infant/Toddler Sign Language The class, an introduction to using signs from American Sign Language, runs from March 3April 18 at 929 Second St. in Brentwood. A fee of $25 is required. For more information, call Jackie at 925-634-2565.
Delta Xplosion Competition tryouts for the Delta Xplosion U13 soccer team are held Saturday, March 7 and
Life Line Screening Reduce the risk of stroke and get a Life Line screening at Golden Hills Community Church in Brentwood on Wednesday, March 18. Appointments begin at 9 a.m. For more information and to schedule an appointment, call 800697-9721 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com. Pre-registration is required.
Delta Informal Gardeners The owner of Brentwood Iris Garden will speak at the Brentwood United Methodist Church Social Hall on Monday, March 23 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call Jon at 925-240-6060 or visit www. deltainformalgardeners.org.
Prepare for U.S. Citizenship Liberty Adult Education in Brentwood will hold a free, six-class workshop beginning March 28 designed to prepare you for the U.S. Citizenship test. An intermediate/advanced ESL level is required. Classes run from 9 a.m.-noon through May 9. For more information, call 925-634-2565.
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