Singin' the blues
Raise the Roof in the Courtyard fundraiser 6-8 p.m. July 26, St. Bonaventure Catholic Church, 5562 Clayton Road, Concord. Food, wine, beer, silent auction. $20. Supports new parish hall roof. 925-672-4383.
Concerts in the Grove
Taking back the night
National Night Out 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5, crime prevention awareness event. Celebrate Todos Santos downtown district with live bands, farmers market, dining. 925-671-3464, www.concordfirst.org.
Puppy training tips
Beginning puppy obedience demonstration 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 2, Clayton Library, 6125 Clayton Road. Demonstrations of obedience techniques, answers to dog-related questions. Free. Registration: ccclib.org, 925-673-0659.
Peddlers Faire 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 2, downtown Martinez. Antiques, collectibles. Bring one item for appraisal for $5 donation; benefits Martinez Historical Society. Parking, admission free. 925-228-3577, www.martinezpeddlersfaire.com.
Gather 'round campfire
John Muir free campfire program 7 p.m. July 26, 4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez. Rangers lead visitors in songs, skits, stories to celebrate legacy of John Muir. 925-228-8860.
Dust off the grill
Music & Market
Music & Market concerts 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays through September. July 31: Dan Ashley and PUSH. Farmers market 4-8 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. www.concordfirst.org, 925-671-3464.
On the Road to Pride: Clayton 7 p.m. Aug. 2, Clayton Valley Presbyterian Church, 1578 Kirker Pass Road. Concert for all ages. $15 adults; $8, 15 and younger. www.brownpapertickets.com.
Contra Costa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Health, Wellness, Practical Information Series 6-8 p.m. July 28, 1875 Olympic Blvd., Suite 105, Walnut Creek. Strategies for healthy aging. Free. Register: http://h5c.org. 925-933-2337.
Helping furry friends
Pet foster orientation 10 a.m. July 26, ARF, 2890 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek. Learn caring for dogs, cats. Ages 12, older, free. Register: www.arf.net. 925-256-1273.