Concord budget hearing
Concord public hearing on proposed 2012-13 city budget, 10-year financial plan, 6:30 p.m. June 26. Civic Center, 1950 Parkside Drive. Proposed budget available at www.cityofconcord.org. 925-671-3495.
Cooking veggies, vegan
Vegetarian cooking with celebrity Chef Marc Anthony, 6 p.m. June 26, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1655 West St., Concord. Learn vegan cooking, plant-based nutrition. Program, dinner free. 925-676-4111, email@example.com.
At the Grove
Concerts in the Grove 6-8:30 p.m. June 23, Grove Park Gazebo, Main Street, Clayton. Jack Pollard's Swing Soiree plays jazz, rhythm, blues. Bring blankets, chairs. Free, donations appreciated. 925-673-7300. www.jpjmusicandevents.com.
Lindsay kids workshop
Lindsay Wildlife Museum one-day workshop 10-11:30 a.m. June 28, 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek. Animal activities, science experiments, more. For ages 4-5. Members $14, nonmembers $18. Registration: 925-935-1978, http://wildlife-museum.org/cart/registration/?id=3148.
Juneteenth Celebration Through Dance 8 p.m. June 30, Willows Theatre Company, 1975 Diamond Blvd., Concord. Inspiring dances, music, American history honoring African American musicians. $20. Tickets: 925-798-1300, www.GrownWomenDance.org.
Life in balance
Concord Seventh-day Adventist Church hosts All Power Seminar, 7:30 p.m. June 22-24, 1655 West St. Community, business owners learn to help improve physical, emotional, financial, spiritual areas in life. Free. 925-951-7041, www.allpowerseminar.com.
Music & Market
Thursday evening Music & Market features the 80z Allstars taking listeners back to '80s, 6:30-8 p.m. June 21, Todos Santos Plaza, Willow Pass Road at Grant Street. Series through Sept. 13. 925-671-3464 or www.concordfirst.org.
Dog walk, fundraiser
Paws for a Cause, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 24, Castle Rock Park, 1700 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek. Benefits Contra Costa Humane Society. Trail hike, pet contest, more. First 50 walkers get goody bag, T-shirt, more. $10-$25, children 12 younger free. 925-279-2247, www.cchumane.org.
Health care directives
Information on end-of-life treatment options, documentation, 6-8 p.m. June 27, John Muir Heath Center, 2540 East St., Concord. Forms will be provided. Free, all welcome. 925-947-3300.
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