Digest

State of the City

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Concord State of the City address cable broadcast 8 a.m., 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Jan. 31, Feb. 1: channel 28 (Comcast), channel 29 (Astound), channel 99 (U-verse). Broadcasts available on city website, www.cityofconcord.org. 925-671-3272.

Retirees lunch meeting

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Sons In Retirement Branch 19 meet 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Crowne Plaza Concord, 45 John Glen Drive, Concord. Speaker. $20. 925-969-7753.

Be prepared

  • Clayton holds free two-hour disaster preparedness seminar 7 p.m. March 13, Clayton Community Library, 6125 Clayton Road. Learn what to have on hand, escape plan, more. No registration required. ClaytonCERT@yahoo.com.

    Wellness expo

  • Total Wellness Expo 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 9, 1251 Monument Blvd. Concord. Free health screenings, massages, kids entertainment. First 250 get free swag bag. 925-685-2002, contracostahealthexpo.com.

    Knights crab feed


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    Knights of Columbus St. Bonaventure Council Crab Feed 6 p.m. Feb 2, 5562 Clayton Road, Concord. No-host bar, raffle. $40. No tickets at door. Pat Deplazes, 925-685-0573; Art Shingleton, 925-672-1850.

    Camellia Tea

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    Clayton Historical Society 36th annual Camellia Tea 1-4 p.m. Feb. 10, 6101 Main St., Clayton. Camellia display, town founder exhibit, refreshments. Free, donations welcome.

    Be a VIP

  • Concord Police Department seeking applicants for Volunteers In Police Service. Duties include home security surveys, pick up and deliver property/evidence, traffic complaints, handicap enforcement, parking violations, business license verification, more. Call Margaret Romiti, 925-671-3184.

    Blood drive

  • Red Cross blood drive noon-5 p.m. Feb. 7, John Muir Medical Center, Concord One Auditorium, 2540 East St., Concord. Appointments: 800-733-2767, redcrossblood.org. Use code DIABLO.

    Computer introduction

  • Learn basic computer skills 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 8-22, Concord Senior Center, 2727 Parkside Circle, Concord. Best suited for adults. $15. Refer to course 91743. Registration: 925-671-3404. concordreg.org.

    Citizen Police Academy

  • Concord Police Department accepting applications for 10-week Citizen Police Academy, providing inside look at law enforcement. Classes 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays starting Feb. 7, at police department, 1350 Galindo St. Participants must be at least 16, live or work in Concord, no felony convictions, no misdemeanors within year of applying. http://www.cityofconcord.org/police/joinin/academy.aspx.

    Pajama drive

  • Sleep Train Foster Kids Pajama Drive through March 3. Drop off at Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill stores. All sizes needed. www.sleeptrain.com.

    Free museum day

  • Lindsay Wildlife Museum free admission day 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 2, 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek. See wild creatures that inhabit backyards, open spaces. 925-935-1978, http://wildlife-museum.org.

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