Ayers holiday gift, craft fair planned for Dec. 7

Ayers Elementary School will hold its annual Holiday Craft and Gift Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7, at the school, 5120 Myrtle Drive, Concord.

The fair will feature a variety of holiday gift items and decorations. During the event, raffle tickets for a number of prizes will be on sale with proceeds benefiting the school's classrooms. Admission is free.

For information, email ayerspta@gmail.com.

Santa to drop by Pixie Play School on Dec. 7

Santa is coming to Pixie Play School from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 7, at 1797 Ayers Road in Concord.

The community event features Santa photos, holiday crafts and coloring books, face painting, cookie decorating and a light breakfast. Everyone is welcome.

For information, call 925-689-4030 or email info@pixieplayschool.org.

Concord High car wash, bake sale scheduled

The Concord High School Band Boosters will hold a car wash from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 15, at the school, 4200 Concord Blvd.

There will also be a bake sale, and proceeds from both will benefit the CHS band.

For more information, call 925-687-0991.

Helen Diller Foundation calls for nominations

Nominations will be open through Jan. 15 for Helen Diller Family Foundation Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, identifying Jewish teens whose volunteer service projects demonstrate a determined commitment to make the world a better place.

Up to 10 teens from across the country, including five from California, will each receive an award of $36,000 to be used to further their philanthropic work or their education.

Teens must be U.S. residents, 13-19, and self-identify as Jewish. They may nominate themselves, or be nominated by teachers, community leaders, rabbis, but not family members.

Applications will be accepted through Jan. 26.

Go to www.dillerteenawards.org, call 415-512-6437, email dillerteenaward@sfjcf.org.

For more information, call 925-682-7474.

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