Datelines: A variety of events in East Contra Costa
06/18/2013 05:10:44 PM PDT
06/19/2013 10:27:13 AM PDT
Classes/Workshops Swim Lessons: The Sullenberger Swim Center, 4150 Harbor St., Pittsburg, is offering morning and evening swim lessons Tuesdays-Friday, July 8-18; July 22-Aug. 1 and Aug. 5-15. $40 per person for eight lessons. Scholarships are available for low-income residents of Bay Point and Pittsburg. Sign up at the Pittsburg Senior Center, 300 Presidio Lane. For information, call Lollie, 925-252-4842. Free Internet Access: Opportunity Junction offers free Internet access for job searches, finding community resources and language learning 6-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 3102 Delta Fair Blvd., Antioch. 925-776-1133, www.opportunityjunction.org.
Events The East County Boys and Girls Club Summer Day Camp: 9 a.m. -3 p.m. July 1-26; 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; July 29-Aug. 9, 1011 Stoneman Ave., Pittsburg. Activities include sports, field trips, swimming, a carnival and more. Scholarships are available for students in the Pittsburg Unified School District. $35-$80 per week. For information, go to www.ci.pittsburg.ca.us/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=5459. Family Fun Nights at the Museum: 1-9 p.m. July 17, Aug. 21, 1500 W. Fourth St. The Antioch Historical Society will offer special programs, including children's activities, cartoons in the theater room, old photo slide shows in the Riverview Room. Lemonade, iced tea, coffee, cookies, popcorn and prizes. Antioch Historical Society Museum, 1500 W. Fourth St. 925-757-1326. Pittsburg Culinary Crawl: 5 p.m. every Thursday through Sept. 19. Begins at Railroad Avenue Book Depot. A walking tour showcasing six Old Town restaurants with sample appetizers, music and fun with a different host restaurant each week. $5 per person. For information, call Kolette Simonton, 925-252-4021. Nighttime Discovery Hike: 8-10 p.m. June 22, John Muir Interpretive Center, southern end of Walnut Boulevard, Brentwood. A moonlit hike along Kellogg Creek to learn what creatures come out at night and who rules the sky. Bring a flashlight, wear warm clothing and close-toed shoes. Free; parking $4-$6. Reservations required: 925-688-8010. email@example.com. 925-240-2440. Second annual Slow Food Festival: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 22, 45 Main St., Rio Vista. Farm fresh food, wine, art, music, guest speakers, cherry pie contest, raffles, Trilogy Soul Line Dancers, more. $25, $30 at the door (includes food, wine tasting and wine glass). Tickets: 707-374-6118, slowfoodriovista.org. Book Signing: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 22, Graceland Christian Bookstore, 4261 Century Blvd., Pittsburg. Carla Brown Chenoweth, native of Shore Acres (Bay Point), will sign copies of her book, "Mirroring God's Image: Reflections of the Heart." carlachenoweth. blogspot. Pittsburg Car Show: 5-8 p.m. June 27 and every Thursday through Sept. 26. Old Town Pittsburg, plaza area. Classic cars, live music and more. Register your car for $10; cars must be in position by 6 p.m. Spectators free. Information, Rosemary Tumbaga, 925-252-6981.
Brentwood Senior Citizens Club Bingo Mondays: 12:30-3 p.m. Mondays ongoing, Brentwood Senior Center, 193 Griffith Lane. Proceeds benefit senior programs. $10 buy-in; must be 18 years of age. Daubers available for purchase. If interested in helping with the bingo games, call MaryAnn, 925-626-7054.
Fundraisers Special Haven Walk-a-Thon: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 23, Crockett Park, 4150 Richard Way, Oakley. Help raise funds to support Special Haven benefiting the local special needs community. For information, call Jude Bryne, 925-522-8921, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health Arthritis Foundation Exercise Classes: 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, The Commons at Dallas Ranch, 4751 Dallas Ranch Road, Antioch. Free. Registration: Dina Osakue, 925-754-7772. Overeaters Anonymous H. O.W meets: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Antioch Kaiser, 4501 Sand Creek Road.
For details and meeting room location, call Nori, 925-267-3697. John Muir-Health Caring Hands Caregivers Program seeking volunteers: Help the elderly and persons with disabilities to get to a doctor's appointment, go to the grocery store, get hair cuts and other daily needs. Call Linda Groobin at 925-952-2999 or email email@example.com. Sutter Delta-Living Well with Diabetes: 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Sutter Delta Medical Center, Edna Fallman Education Center, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. Learn about weight, exercise, diet, medication, resources and more. For dates and registration, call Wendy, 925-779-3575. Sutter Delta-Breast Cancer support group: A breast cancer support group sponsored by the American Cancer Society meets 2-3:30 p.m. second Wednesday, Sutter Delta Medical Center, Edna Fallman Education Center, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. 925-779-3570. No registration required. Sutter Delta-Stop Smoking-No more excuses: Sutter Delta Medical Center offers free smoking-cessation classes 6-8 p.m. Mondays, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. For information and registration, call Michelle Keller or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reunions Pittsburg High School, class of 1953: Noon June 22, Elks Lodge, 200 Marina Blvd., Pittsburg. A steak sandwich lunch will be served. For reservations, call Richard Ledesma, 925-432-3631; Bob Rouner, 925-432-6453.
Miscellaneous Meals on Wheels: Seeking volunteer drivers for meal delivery routes in Pittsburg and Antioch. Commit two hours once a week between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Help make a tremendous difference in the lives of seniors in need. Sharon Fitzgerald, 925-937-8607. Modified Motorcycle Association meets: 7:30 p.m. third Thursdays ongoing, Red Caboose, 210 Fulton Shipyard Road, Antioch. Learn what the MMA is about, keep informed of current motorcycle laws and legislation, more. Michael Bruno, 925-383-6900, or 916-470-2938. Forty's Plus Singles meet -- 7 p.m. Wednesdays ongoing. Plan and participate in house parties, day trips, camp outings, cruises and more. Riverview Lodge Restaurant, foot of I Street, Antioch. Dennis, 925-432-0804, or Mary, 925-783-9692.
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