Datelines: A variety of events in East Contra Costa
07/12/2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Classes/Workshops Swim Lessons: The Sullenberger Swim Center, 4150 Harbor St., Pittsburg, is offering morning and evening swim lessons Tuesdays-Friday, 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. Taekwondo and Kenpo Karate Youth (5-13): 6:30 p.m. July 29. Taekwondo has long been known for its incredible kicking ability whereas Shaolin Kenpo has an equally wonderful reputation for incredible hand combinations. Come discover the beauty of these two arts and begin a path of self-discovery as well as learn principles of kindness, honor, compassion, humility and integrity. Become healthier, happier and a more balanced human being through this unique blend of two dynamic martial arts. Community Hall, 4703 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. 925-776-3050. 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 Brentwood CornFest: Friday 3 to 10 p.m., 3-10 p.m. July 12, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. July 13 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 14. Festival with food, entertainment, carnival, art and commercial booths. Tractor races (small children), children's area and corn eating contest. 925-634-3344. Free Workers' Rights Clinic: 1-5 p.m. July 15, Antioch Library, 501 W. 18th St. Legal Aid Society hosts for low-income workers. Call 415-864-8208 or 866-864-8208 for an appointment. Walk-ins OK. 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, and old photo slide shows in the Riverview Room. Lemonade, iced tea, coffee, cookies, popcorn and prizes. 925-757-1326. Book Signing: 1-2:30 p.m. July 18. Rotary Club at Lone Tree Golf Course, 4800 Golf Course Road, Antioch. Catherine Delcin will sign copies of her book "Entrepreneur Initiative." Pittsburg Culinary Crawl: 5 p.m. July 18, Aug. 1, Aug. 15, Aug. 29 and 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 a person. Purchase tickets at Railroad Book Depot or for information, call 925-252-4860. Horse and Pony Riding Ownership Camp: 9 a.m. July 22. Horse ownership camp will focus on learning what it takes to own your own horse. Camp will cover riding basics, safety both in the saddle and on the ground, feeding, grooming, exercising, showing and more. Students do not need prior experience. Riding will be both English and Western disciplines. K.C. Riding Academy, 1450 N. Eden Plains Road, Brentwood. www.ci.antioch.ca.us/Recreation/RecGuide.pdf. Baby Gym Play Group: 10 a.m. July 24. Looking for a fun activity to do with your little one? Children will explore and socialize in a fun setting while developing strength, balance and coordination. Deer Valley High School gymnasium, 4700 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. 925-776-5555. Thursday Birding: Raptor Baseline: 9 a.m. July 25. Marsh Creek Regional Trail- The morning (eastern) side of Mount Diablo hosts a magnificent array of birds of prey: hawks, falcons, eagles. Help document their variety and numbers in this fun, social citizen science research project. No experience necessary. Registration is required. www.ebparks.org/parks/trails/marsh_creek. The East County Boys and Girls Club Summer Day Camp: 9 a.m. -3 p.m. now through July 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 http://bit.ly/17UBrLB .n Free Workers' Rights Clinic: 1-5 p.m. July 15, Antioch Library, 501 W. 18th St. Legal Aid Society hosts for low-income workers. Call 415-864-8208 or 866-864-8208 for an appointment. Walk-ins OK. 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. July 18, Aug. 1, Aug. 15, Aug. 29 and 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 a person. Purchase tickets at Railroad Book Depot or for information, call 925-252-4860. 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.
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 Antioch High School, class of 1963: Sept. 28, Lone Tree Golf and Event Center, 4800 Golf Course Road, Antioch. For reservations or to help, call Connie O'Neal Widner, 925-513-2424.
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 about current motorcycle laws and legislation. 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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