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FRIENDS OF THE DANVILLE LIBRARY BOOK SALE
The Friends of the Danville Library (FODL) will hold their quarterly used book sale July 26th through July 28th. On Friday, July 26th, a FODL Members Preview will be held from 9am - 10am followed by a public sale from 10am - 5pm. On Saturday, July 27th, public hours will be 10am - 4pm. Sunday, July 28th from 12:05pm - 3:45pm, there will be a $5 bag sale. All of the items that fit into a grocery-sized paper bag can be had for only $5! On Friday and Saturday, all hardcover books, books on tape, and DVDs will be $2, and all paperback books and CDs will cost $1. The library is located at 400 Front St. in Danville.
SAN RAMON VALLEY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
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The San Ramon Valley Genealogical Society invites you to join them for a special two-hour program presented by Gena Philibert Ortega entitled “Anatomy of Birth, Marriage and Death Records” that will be held on Tuesday, July 16th from 10am to noon at the Family History Center, 2949 Stone Valley Rd., Alamo. For more information, please visit www.srvgensoc.org.
SONS IN RETIREMENT SAN RAMON VALLEY
Are you looking for things to do in your retirement? Consider joining Sons in Retirement. There are monthly luncheons with interesting speakers and good fellowship. Additionally, there are a variety of activities including golf, hiking, biking, bocce ball, movies, cooking, finance, reading, computers, and more. Other activities such as travel, dine outs, excursions, and baseball games include spouses, friends, and guests. The next luncheon will be held on Wednesday, July 17th at 11am. The guest speaker will be Scott Denison, General Manager of the Lesher Center for the Arts. Scott will speak about the building of the arts community and how that community was brought together, commencing 30 years ago with the opening of the Lesher Center for the Arts. He will discuss how the arts are important to the economy of the surrounding area. There will be interesting stories of noted people (celebrities) that Scott has worked with over the years, and he will briefly describe some of the Lesher Center’s forthcoming events. The $26 luncheon includes a meal, guest speaker, and great opportunity to socialize with other retirees from the Valley. To reserve a space for the July luncheon, please send an email by Thursday, July 11th to info@SIR128.com. The luncheon will be held at The Bridges, 9000 S. Gale Ridge, San Ramon. For more information, visit www.SIR128.com.
CHEVRON FAMILY THEATRE FESTIVAL
RUTH BANCROFT GARDEN
SCULPTURE IN THE GARDEN
The 25th annual “Sculpture in the Garden” show at the Ruth Bancroft Garden is now open and runs through September 1st. "Sculpture in the Garden" is unique to the Bay Area in that all the works are placed outside throughout the Garden thus marrying stunning sculptural art with the natural sculptural beauty of the Garden. This year’s show features the works of renowned West Coast artists Richard Starks, Joe Bologna, Eileen Fitz-Faulkner, Douglas Heine, Roger Heitzman, David Mudgett, Mark Oldland, Colin Selig and Patricia Vader. Admission is $8 for students and seniors, $10 general, and free for members and children under 12. The show is free with Garden admission. The Garden is open Tuesday-Thursday 10am-4pm, Friday-Sunday 10am-5pm, and closed Mondays. The Garden is located at 1552 Bancroft Rd. in Walnut Creek. For more information visit www.ruthbancroftgarden.org or call 925-944-9352.
OPEN HOUSE MODEL TRAINS
MODEL TRAINS OPEN HOUSE
The Diablo Pacific Short Line Railroad invites you to their workshop Open House to be held August 3rd and 4th from 10am to 4pm at their workshop facility in Alamo Plaza, 120 Alamo Plaza, Suite E, Alamo. See where the group keeps their railway modules healthy. There will be trains running on three separate tracks as well as an overhead trolley line. View work being done on various Stop by our workshop to see modules and the tools used to make everything operate smoothly. where we keep our railway For more information about modules the group andWe’ll event, healthy. have please visit www. trains running on three separate shortline.org. tracks as well as an overhead
The Chevron Family Theatre Festival returns to the Lesher Center for the Arts on Saturday, July 20 from 10am - 4pm. The Center is located at 1601 Civic Drive in Walnut Creek. The Festival includes a full day of high quality, affordable family fun. FREE activities outside and inside the Lesher Center for the Arts include character visits, face painting, prince and princess sing-a-longs, Taiko drummers, and a photo booth. Ticketed shows are only $5/ticket and feature Artrageous (a comtrolley line. View work being done bination of theater and art), Alex Ramon on various modules and the tools Magic, and Cinderella. Tickets can be purwe use to make all run smoothly. chased online at www.lesherARTScenter. org, at the Lesher Center Ticket Office, or by phone at (925) 943-7469. NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 will The Diablo Paciﬁc Short Line give away free popsicles from their Treat would like to invite you Truck. They will also host a backpack drive to our workshop. where visitors can fill a backpack with school supplies to donate to local students in collaboration with Family Giving Tree. This act August 4th & 5th 10 am to 4 pm of service will be highlighted by theatrical readings of the book, The Giving Tree, by actors every hour on the half-hour. Parking is available at the Lesher Center Garage (entrance is accessible only from Serving the Bay Area with honesty and integrity since 1973 California Blvd.) for easy all-day 2395 Monument Blvd., Suite J 3191-J Crow Canyon Pl parking at a flat Concord San Ramon Carpets, Hardwood, Laminate & Stone (925) 680-4433 (925) 866-2200 rate of $3. Since 1973 www.MacFloor.com • email@example.com P.O.
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