Concord High hosts first car, truck, bike show

Concord High School hosts an inaugural Car, Truck and Bike Show on April 19, at the school, 200 Concord Blvd., Concord.

Registration is from 7 to 11 a.m. Awards will be presented at 2 p.m. The entry fee is $30 per vehicle. Spectators are free.

For information, call 925-687-2030.

Mt. Diablo High sale of handcrafted wood gifts

Mt. Diablo High School's Academy of Architecture, Construction, Manufacturing and Engineering will hold a sale of students' handcrafted wood gifts and furniture from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 12.

The sale will be at the school, 2450 Grant St., in Concord. Entrance to the campus is on the East Street side of the school across from John Muir Medical Center-Concord Campus.

For information, call 925-682-4030, ext. 3425.

Pixie Play School honors Week of Young Child

Pixie Play School will be open from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 12, celebrating the Week of the Young Child.

The public is invited to tour the school and bring their children as there will be activities for them.

The event is free, and a small lunch will be served at 11 a.m.

For more information, contact the school at 925-689-4030 or info@pixieplayschool.com.


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Students at Oak Grove eligible for free meal

The Mt. Diablo School District is participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program for at-risk students.

The afterschool supper program is free to all children enrolled at Oak Grove Middle School, 2050 Minert Road, Concord.

For more information, contact Suzanne Bernhard at 925-682-8000, ext. 4127.

Mount Diablo photo contest for students

The second annual Scholastic Photo Contest invites students in grades K-12 in Contra Costa and Alameda counties to submit their original pictures of Mount Diablo.

Photos can be of one of the Diablo parks, listed on the contest website at www.SaveMountDiabloContest.com, that showcases why the student enjoys Mount Diablo's lands and think they should be protected.

All photographs must be submitted by April 30. Winners will be announced May 12.

The contest raises awareness about Save Mount Diablo's work and encourages students to visit their local natural parks, explained public relations manager Beryl Anderson.

Email transcript@bayareanewsgroup.com.

Student Congressional Art Competition set

High school students are invited by Rep. George Miller, D-Martinez, to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. All high school students residing in California's 11th Congressional District can submit their work.

The competition is an opportunity for each congressional district to showcase its artistic and creative young talent. Deadline to submit artwork is April 14.

The winning piece from the legislative district will be displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In addition, the winner and one family member will be flown to Washington D.C., courtesy of Southwest Airlines, to participate in an official reception in June.

Artwork will be featured on Miller's Facebook page and open to public judging from April 28-May 2, and will be displayed in Miller's district office, provided it is not selected as the panel's overall winner.

Artwork will be picked up by Millers's staff at the main office of the student's school the week of April 14.

For art competition information, guidelines, release forms and pickup, contact Miller's office at 925-602-1880.

Mt. Diablo Adult Ed seeks accreditation

Mt. Diablo Adult Education in Concord will apply for initial accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

Those wanting to comment must provide names and address to the executive director of the Commission Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, Ga. 30350 or www.council.org.

The council will conduct the initial accreditation visit to Mt. Diablo Adult Education, 1266 San Carlos Ave., in Concord from April 7 to 10. Call 925-685-7340, ext. 6711.

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