Devil Mountain Barbershop Chorus offers singing Valentine's Day packages Feb. 8-14 for Walnut Creek, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Martinez. $50 for serenade, small box of chocolates, long-stemmed rose. Information: 925-376-4916.
VFW breakfast honors Presidents Day 8-11 a.m. Feb. 10, Veterans Memorial Building, 2290 Willow Pass Road, Concord. Eggs to order, pancakes, sausages, beverages. $5 adults, $3 for 12, younger. Crafts and bake sale. 925-255-3449.
Annual Chili Cook-Off 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 3, Clayton Club Saloon, 6096 Main St., Clayton. Prizes/awards for top three of 20 entries. Entry forms at Clayton Club. www.claytonclubsaloon.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, 925-998-0549.
Republican women meet
Ygnacio Valley Republican Women Federated meet 10 a.m. Feb 20, Oakhurst Country Club, l001 Peacock Creek Drive, Clayton. Topic: How state, federal legislatures work. $25. 925-672-5061.
Free emergency disaster services courses 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 2, 9, The Salvation Army, 3950 Clayton Road, Concord. Free. For course information, registration, email ConcordCanteen@gmail.com.
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.
Citizen Police Academy
Grant writing seminar
Grant writing seminar 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Shell Clubhouse, 1635 Pacheco Blvd., Martinez. Contra Costa County community based organizations, government agencies get tips to write grant applications. Includes workbook, breakfast, lunch. Registration: www.cccounty.us/supervisorglover, 925-335-8200.
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.
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.
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.
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