Join Salvation Army brass band 7 p.m. Dec. 15, 3950 Clayton Road, Concord, for Christmas caroling. For entire family. 925-676-6180, ext. 21.
Helping those in need
Drop off gently used coats, scarves, gloves through Dec. 21, at REI Concord, 1975 Diamond Blvd. Shelter, Inc., St. Vincent de Paul will distribute to those in need. For store hours: www.rei.com/stores/concord.html, 925-825-9400.
Boy Scouts help others
Boy Scout Troop 317 selling Christmas trees, mistletoe, wreaths, tree stands 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily through Dec. 23, Dana Plaza, Concord Boulevard at Landana Drive. Proceeds benefit Hurricane Sandy victims. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be a powerful voice
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Contra Costa County recruiting volunteers to make difference in lives of abused, neglected children. Details 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 15, 2020 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek. Register 925-256-7284, ext. 7, email@example.com, www.cccocasa.org.
Reaching our youths
Christmas Closet, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday, through December, 100 Glacier Drive, Martinez. Visit Santa shop at Christmas store. Benefits Juvenile Hall Auxiliary. 925-957-0019, www.reachingouryouth.org.
Journey to Bethlehem
Christ Community Church live Nativity 6-8 p.m. Dec. 15-16, 1650 Ashbury Drive, Concord. Petting zoo, refreshments. Free. 925-685-4343.
Christmas Eve service
Christmas Eve service 7 p.m. Dec. 24, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 4000 Clayton Road, Concord. All welcome. 925-682-8410.
Clayton holds free Disaster Preparedness Seminar 7-9 p.m. Jan. 7, Clayton Library, 6125 Clayton Road. Learn what to have on hand, escape plan, more. No registration required. claytonCERT@yahoo.com.
Republican women meet
Ygnacio Valley Republican Women luncheon 10 a.m., Dec. 19, Oakhurst Country Club, 1001 Peacock Drive, Clayton. $25. Holiday fun, festivities. R.S.V.P.: 925-672-5061.
Citizen Police Academy
In Concord, offices closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1, for unpaid furlough days, holidays. Minimum non-sworn staff on duty primarily on call for essential services. Police patrol, dispatch not affected. www.cityofconcord.org.
In Clayton, offices closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1. Visit www.ci.clayton.ca.us/ for more information.
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