Tri-Valley briefs: At Dublin Spring Faire, treat Mom to tea and French entertainment

DublinAt Spring Faire, treat mom to tea, French funResidents can celebrate Mother's Day with a catered tea at the Dublin Heritage Park and Museums' French-themed Spring Faire on May 9. 
The 2015 season includes Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional (July 15), Lyle Lovett and his Large Band (July 21), Pat Benatar and Neil Grilado (July 28), Sheryl Crow (Aug. 3), Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers (Aug. 19), Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick (Aug. 25), Colbie Caillat and Christina Perry (Aug 26) and Smokey Robinson (Sept. 3).  
 
A local child's parents organized the Monte Vista High event in the fight against her rare condition.  
 
Through May 17 "Mushrooms: The Keys to the Kingdom Fungi Exhibit" -- Explore the lives and environmental roles of fungi. This traveling exhibit focuses on the ecology of mushroom-producing fungi and reveals their beauty, diversity and critical significance to the environment.  
 
City resident Tadashi Kishi, 93, will tell of his experiences May 23 at the main library.  
 
BART service not rendered for bills paidDaniel Borenstein is right about a tough sell for more BART taxes from Alameda, Contra Costa and San Francisco counties!  
 
Valley Humane SocietyKiss me, Kate! You can't resist the adorable freckles on this sweet, 3-month-old Australian cattle dog mix. And those ears! Kate is available on a foster-to-adopt basis.  
 
Ride, Eric, ride. Eric McIntyre is on a roll, pedaling about 75 miles a day to raise funds and awareness to fight pancreatic cancer. He left New Orleans on April 19 and will ride all the way to Portland, Oregon, (about 7,200 miles) over the course of 31/2 months, as a tribute to his wife, Liz,  
 
The Beatles-tribute touring show 'In My Life' will feature the school's string quartet.  
 
Monday's action follows the April 27 defeat of a proposed benefit assessment which, although a temporary fix, would have generated an estimated $4.2 million annually for five years.