Dog wash fundraiser
Contra Costa Humane Society Dunkin' Doggies Dog Wash, Aug. 4, Pet Food Express, Clayton/Concord, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek. $15. All proceeds benefit CCHS. For times, addresses, visit www.cchumane.org. 925-279-2247.
VFW breakfast 8-11 a.m. July 22, Concord Veterans Memorial Building, 2290 Willow Pass Road, Concord. Eggs to order, pancakes, sausages, coffee, tea, more. Adults $4, 12 and under $2. 925-255-3449.
Music around the world
Walnut Creek Concert Band's Music from Around the World 7 p.m. July 22, Lesher Center for Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek. $17. Tickets: http://www.walnutcreekband.org/concerts.php.
Distressed mortgage aid
Neighbors Helping Neighbors workshop 10 a.m. July 21, Salvation Army, 3950 Clayton Road, Concord. Reliable information, assistance. Free. 925-289-9097. R.S.V.P. http://neighborshelpingneighbors.biz/about-us.
Thursday Music & Market features Dave Crimmen with classic '50s, '60s rock-a-billy, 6:30-8 p.m. July 19, Todos Santos Plaza, Willow Pass Road at Grant Street. Series through Sept. 13.
Tuesday Night Blues 6:30-8 p.m. July 24, featuring rhythm and blues with Willie G, mini farmers market. Through July. 925-671-3464, www.concordfirst.org for both events.
Ham radio seminar
Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club seminar 7-9 p.m. July 19 and 26, Salvation Army, 3950 Clayton Road, Concord. Upgrade current technician skills. $5. Registration: 925-465-9554, email@example.com.
Hire Live hosts Sales, Retail, Management Career Fair 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 24-26, Embassy Suites, 1345 Treat Blvd., Walnut Creek. Bring resume, one-on-one interviews. 949-599-1876, www.HireLive.com.
About ocean animals
Lindsay Wildlife Museum 11 a.m. July 24, 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek. Explore ocean animal habitats, shells, coral, more. Member $12, nonmembers $15. Registration: 925-935-1978, www.wildlife-museum.org.
At the Grove
Concerts in Grove 6-8:30 p.m. July 21, Grove Park Gazebo, Main Street, Clayton. Featuring Bump City, tribute to Tower of Power. Bring blankets, chairs. Free, donations appreciated. 925-673-7300. http://www.tabletop-pro.com/LivinUSA.htm.
'Doll House' at Willows
Willows Theatre Main Stage opens "A Doll House," 7:30 p.m. July 23, 1975 Diamond Blvd., Concord. $18-$36. Tickets, show times: 925-798-1300, www.willowstheatre.org.
Camp cooking basics
Learn how to make easy meals for camping 7-8:30 p.m. July 25, REI, 1974 Concord Blvd., Concord. Suitable for all ages. Free. 925-825-9400. Registration: www.rei.com/stores.
Parkinson's support group 10 a.m.-noon July 21, Grace Presbyterian Church, 2100 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. Topic: Cognition. Young onset group 9 a.m. 925-284-2189 or 925-933-6357.
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