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Be prepared Learn hands-only CPR, use of automatic external defibrillator (AED), emergency preparedness 7-9 p.m. Sept. 17, Clayton Library, 6125 Clayton Road. Free, no registration, offered by Clayton CERT. ClaytonCERT@yahoo.com.
Galindo Home tours Concord Historical Society's tours of historic Galindo Home and Gardens, 1721 Amador Ave., Concord. 1-4 p.m. Sundays, Aug. 17, 24, 31. Restored Victorian home of one of Concord's founding fathers. 925-827-3380.
Tarantulas on move Learn about California tarantula 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 24. Moderate three-mile, two-hour hike on Mount Diablo. Bring water, snacks, camera, binoculars, dress for weather. Mitchell Canyon Picnic Area, Clayton. $6 per car. Reservations www.mdia.org.
Be English tutor Diablo Valley Literacy Council seeks volunteers to tutor adults in English. No teaching experience required, English need not be first language. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 6, 13, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 4000 Clayton Road, Concord. Nominal fee for training, materials. dvlc.tripod.com, Register 925-685-3881, DVLC4ESL@gmail.com.
Music & Market
Music & Market concerts 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays through September. Aug. 21: Zepperella, all-female Led Zeppelin tribute band. Farmers market 4-8 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. www.concordfirst.org, 925-671-3464.
Where does trash go? Tour of Contra Costa Transfer, Recovery Station 10 a.m. Aug. 19. Learn what happens to trash, recycling after it leaves curb. Space limited. R.S.V.P. Anne Baker, 925-671-5806, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Car show, derby Clayton Derby & Car Show 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 30, downtown Clayton. Kids ages 7-14 race derby cars; trophy parade after races. Derby registration email@example.com.
Breast cancer benefit Pink Turn-A-Thon benefits breast cancer awareness 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 23, Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, 541 Contra Costa Blvd., in Pleasant Hill. Instructors guide beginners, novices in wood-turning pens donated to Susan B. Komen Foundation for fundraising. Free. 925-521-1800.
Pops in the Plaza California Symphony's Pops in the Plaza 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28, Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. Free annual concert of family favorite performances. http://www.cityofconcord.org/pdf/recreation/music.pdf.
'Round the campfire
John Muir free campfire program 7 p.m. monthly through October, 4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez. Rangers lead visitors in songs, skits, stories on John Muir. 925-228-8860.
Concerts in the Grove Concerts in the Grove, 6-8:30 p.m. alternating Saturdays, Grove Park gazebo, Clayton. Aug. 30: Apple Z, rock 'n' roll '60s to today. Donations welcome: City of Clayton, 6000 Heritage Trail, Clayton, 94517.
Tea and treasures Concord Senior Center Aug. 16, 2727 Parkside Circle. Multimedia art show 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; first Mid-Summer Tea and Fashion Show 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Wisteria Hall. Wear hat to tea for contest. $20 adults; $15 seniors 50, older, students, children. 925-671-3320, option 1, firstname.lastname@example.org.