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Classes/Workshops Biddy Sports Flag Tag: A non-contact game using footballs and flags. Children 4-6 will learn the basic fundamentals of the game. Parents can get involved by volunteering to coach. Residents $81.90, nonresidents $90.10. Fee includes T-shirt and award. Registration is open until Sept. 12. Games begin Sept. 22 at Apple Park, Brentwood. Registration: 925-516-5444, or www.brentwoodca.gov. www.biddysports.com. Kidz Love Soccer: Activities include skill demonstrations, fun games for kids 2-10 with instructional scrimmages conducted in a noncompetitive, recreational format. Classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Sept. 15, Apple Hill Park, Brentwood. Residents $90.10, nonresidents $99.10. Registration: 925-516-5444, or www.brentwoodca.org. Free ELS classes: Learn the English language at free classes offered 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Golden Hills Community Church, Antioch Campus, 1800 Woodland Drive. No registration required. Free Internet Access: Opportunity Junction offers free Internet access for job searches, finding community resources and language learning 6-9 p.m. Monday-Thursdays. Also offers English as a Second Language classes 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays ongoing. 3102 Delta Fair Blvd., Antioch. 925-776-1133,
href='http://www.opportunityjunction.org'>www.opportunityjunction.org. Liberty Adult School classes: Offers morning and evening General Educational Development (GED) preparation and English as Second Language (ELS) classes. Ongoing open enrollment. 929 Second St., Brentwood. www.libertyadulted.org, 925-634-6525 for more information.
Events Military Families/Veterans Meet and Greet: Military families, friends and veterans share refreshments an socialize 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at the East County Veterans Center, 708 W. Second St., Antioch. All welcome. 925-206-4113. Book Signing: Antioch author Kristina Kilbourne will sign copies of her book "Shadows of Truth," 4 p.m. Aug. 11, Barnes & Noble, 5709 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. Travis King, 888-361-9473, or email@example.com. Free Kids Fishing Derby: Oakley hosts an annual Kids Fishing Derby for children ages 2-15, Antioch/Oakley pier, off Bridgehead Road. A hot dog lunch will follow. Registration 8-9 a.m.; derby 9-11 a.m. Aug. 11. For information, call 925-625-7044. Bethel Island 25th annual '50s Bash: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 11-12, Community Park in downtown Bethel Island. Car, dog and bike show, vendors, food, live entertainment, kids activities, rubber ducky races, queen contest, golf cart parade, catfish races, more. For a full schedule of events times go to, www.bethelisland-chamber.com, or call, 925-684-3220. Mrs. Jane is Rocking the House: Join other children for a musical story time. Singing, dancing and having a great time. 10 a.m. Aug. 13. Barnes & Noble, Slatten Ranch Shopping center, 5709 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. Free. 925-978-1031. Delta Dawgs Baseball Club tryouts: For 9 and under and 13 and under. 9 a.m. Aug. 19, Sunset Fields, Brentwood. www.ddbaseball.com/tryouts. Downtown Thursdays in Brentwood: Hot Brentwood Nighs Car Show 5-8 p.m. Aug. 16, First Street between Oak and Chestnut streets. Family fun and entertainment featuring car shows, live music, kids activities and more. http://www.brentwooddowntown.com/news-events. Pittsburg Old Town Classic Car-Rat Rod Night: 5-8 p.m. Aug. 16, Railroad Avenue from Third to Sixth streets, Pittsburg. The Bay Area's largest weekly classic car show with live entertainment featuring The Leo Vigil Group and more. Free. Rose Mary Tumbaga, 925-252-6930, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://oldtownpittcburgca.com. Antioch Sports Legends Hall of Fame Girls Fast Pitch Clinic: Recreational, travel/high school levels. Covers hitting, sliding, pitching, catching, defensive skills. $40 includes registration fee, T-shirt, lunch and raffle. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 18, Antioch Youth Sports Complex, 2200 Wymore Way. Registration: www.allamericansportsacademy.net. Stickers, Stingers, and Scratchers: Some slither, some fly, some wait for you to walk by! Learn how to safely enjoy the trails while avoiding some of the park's "itchy" residents on a short hike. 9:30-11am, Aug. 19, Black Diamond Mines Regional Park, 5175 Somersville Road, Antioch. $5 parking fee. Honoring Vietnam Veterans: 10 a.m. Aug. 24. A remembrance of all those who served in the Vietnam War. Vietnam Memorial, Small World Park, East Leland Road and Harbor Street. Information: Arnie, 925-783-5121. Kayaking Big Break: Come ply the welcoming waters and discover the wondrous water world of Big Break. All levels welcome. 8:30-11: a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 25, Big Break Shoreline. For 8 and older. Adults $20, children $15. Nonresidents $17-$22. Registration required: 888-327-2757.
Fundraisers Wine in the Bay: Wine, beer and olive oil tasting; silent and live auction; music, art, jewelry, more. Proceeds benefit St. Anne Parish Women's Fellowship community outreach programs. 4-8 p.m. Aug. 18, 83 Payne Ave., Brentwood. $40 at the door (includes wine glass). Wine available for purchase. Peggy Ann, 925-890-5255. Pittsburg High School Band Boosters fundraisers: All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast 8 a.m.-noon; rummage sale with a variety of gently used items for everyone 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 18. Breakfast is $10 for adults, $5 for children 5 and younger. Proceeds benefit Pittsburg High School Band trips to Arizona and England. For space rental or information, call Tony Martinez, 925-250-8455. St. Joseph the Builder Pasta Dinner: 7 p.m. Aug. 18, St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, parish hall, 3351 Contra Loma Blvd. Pasta, salad, bread. Cake auction, raffle prizes and music. $10. Tickets: Sara, 925-628-3224, or at the church parish office 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday. VFW Post 10789 Dinner-Magic Show-Auction: Proceeds will be used to raise funds for supplies and postage for Operations Creekside. 4 p.m. Aug. 25, Veterans Hall, 757 First St., Brentwood. $20 at the door. For information about Operations Creekside, go to www.operationscreekside.org, or call, 925-260-5423. Antioch Senior Center Ice Cream Social: A variety of ice cream treats, including hot fudge sundaes, root beer floats, ice cream cones and more. Sugar-free ice cream will be available. $1-$4. All proceeds will benefit Senior Center programs. Tips appreciated. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Aug. 25, 415 W. Second St. 925-778-1158. Bunco Fundraiser: Antioch Covenant Church hosts a bunco fundraiser 7-9 p.m. Aug. 25, 1919 Buchanan Road, Antioch. Bunco, door prizes, refreshments, give away baskets, more. Proceeds will be used to open a care facility for victims of human trafficking. $25 at the door. 925-432-8137, 925-457-3977, www.pillarsofhope.us. Pittsburg High School Band carwash: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 26. Pittsburg Funeral Chapel, 2295 Railroad Ave. $10 donation. Proceeds benefit Pittsburg High School Band trips to Arizona and England. Tony Martinez, 925-250-8455.
Health 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. 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 email@example.com.
Reunions Antioch High School, class of 1962: Planning a reunion Oct. 6, Lone Tree Golf and Event Center, 4800 Golf Course Road, Antioch. For information, call Barbara Clemmons, 925-516-2736 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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