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Handcrafters' Boutique

  • Handcrafters' Boutique, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13, Concord Moose Family Center Lodge $567, 1805 Broadway St., Concord (behind Park & Shop). Handmade decorations, candles, jams, jellies, baby gifts, more. Free admission, hourly raffles, face painting for kids. Proceeds benefit Moose Charity Fund, college scholarships.

    Save Our Sports 5K

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    United Mt. Diablo Athletic Foundation Save Our Sports 5K, 9 a.m. Oct. 7, Newhall Park, 1351 Newhall Parkway, Concord. Fun Run/Walk 9:45 a.m., Kids Run 10:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit Mt. Diablo school district sports programs. $10-$30. Registration: www.unitedmtdiabloathletics.org.

    Blood donors needed

  • Red Cross blood drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 23, Metroplex Office Centre, Suite 840, 1401 Willow Pass Road, Concord. Appointments: 800-733-2767, redcrossblood.org. Sponsor code: SPPGATEWAY.

    Genealogy seminar

  • Digging for Your Roots genealogy seminar 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 20, 3700 Concord Blvd., Concord. Variety of classes to choose from. $15, includes syllabus. Information, registration: 925-827-4729

    Predator, prey

  • Where have Dinosaurs Gone? 2:30-5 p.m. Oct. 9, Lindsay Wildlife Museum, 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek. Ages 5-8 learn about predator, prey relationships between dinosaurs. $20, members $15. 925-935-1978, http://wildlife-museum.org.

    Autumn at Adobe

  • Concord Historical Society's Autumn at the Adobe 1-4 p.m. Oct. 14, Salvio Pacheco Adobe, 1870 Adobe St., Concord. Wine tasting, appetizers, raffles, cash prizes, more. $30, $35 at door. RSVP: 925-682-7271.

    Republican women meet

  • Ygnacio Valley Republican Women meet 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Oakhurst Country Club, 1001 Peacock Creek Drive, Clayton. Tom Del Becarro, chairman California Republican Party speaks. Dinner $35. RSVP: 925-672-5061.

    Library book sale

    Clayton Library book sale, members only 4-7 p.m., Oct 12; all others 10-6 p.m. Oct. 13; noon-4 p.m. Oct. 15, 6125 Clayton Road. 925- 672-3672, www.claytonlibrary.org.

    Storytelling concert

  • Singer/storyteller Randy Rutherford performs "The Water is Wide," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, St. John's Episcopal Church, 5555 Clayton Road, Clayton. $15 at door, www.brownpapertickets.com, 925-672-8717.

    Clayton Oktoberfest

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    Ninth annual Oktoberfest celebration 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 6 (parade at noon); 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 7, downtown Clayton. Live music, German food, beer, wine, crafts, carnival, street performers. Free. www.claytonoktoberfest.com.

    Woman's club meets

  • Clayton Valley Woman's Club meets 10 a.m. Oct. 9, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1092 Alberta Way, Concord.

    Music march

  • Clayton Valley Charter High School Bands Music March, 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 13, from downtown Clayton to library. 925-682-7474, vickianderson@comcast.net.

    Gems, jewels

  • Contra Costa Crystal Fair, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 20; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 21, Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek. Crystals, minerals, beads, jewelry, healing arts. $6, 11 and younger free. www.crystalfair.com.

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