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Drug take back

  • Pleasant Hill Police Department Take Back prescription drugs, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 29, 330 Civic Drive. Dispose of expired, unwanted, unused prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicine; no illegal drugs, syringes. Free, no questions asked.

    Historical tour

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    Martinez Home Tour of seven residences, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 13. Start at Shell Clubhouse, 1635 Pacheco Blvd. Refreshments, music. $25. Information, tickets: 925-864-8457, www.martinezhometour.com.

    Music for the soul

  • Mt. Diablo Center Adult Day Care Music Therapy Awareness program, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 29, Crescent Plaza, downtown Pleasant Hill. Free. Disneyland trip raffle tickets $25. 925-682-6330, www.rsnc-centers.org.

    Sample tasty treats

  • Downtown Martinez Restaurant Tour, 1:30-4 p.m. Oct. 6. Twenty restaurants participating. Proceeds benefit children's programs. $15. Tickets: Recreation office, 525 Henrietta St.; Senior Center, 818 Green St. 925-372-3510, www.cityofmartinez.org.


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    Candidate forum

  • Mt. Diablo school district board of trustees candidate forum 7-9 p.m. Oct. 18, 100 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. 925-671-5229, www.pleasant-hill.net/education. Submit questions for candidates: mnelis@ci.pleasant-hill.ca.us.

    Free e-waste event

  • Pleasant Hill Library 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 29, 1750 Oak Park Blvd. Recycle unwanted appliances, batteries, cellphones, computers, screens, more. 925-646-6434.

    Ghost Walk

  • Downtown Martinez Ghost Walk, 8 p.m. Sept. 28, 649 Main St., Martinez. Discover hidden past, learn facts, tales of days gone by. $25. Tickets: 925-228-3577, ww.mainstreetmartinez.org.

    Shaken, not stirred

  • Martinis on the Plaza, 6:30-10 p.m. Sept. 29, Plaza Ygnacio Fountain at City Hall, 525 Henrietta St., Martinez. Hosted by Martinez chamber. Dress in vintage/cocktail attire. $55 per person, $100 per couple. Portion of proceeds benefit Joltin' Joe's Restoration Fund. 925-228-2345, www.martinezchamber.com.

    Art, jazz, wine fest

  • Art, Jazz & Wine Festival 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6, Crescent Plaza, downtown Pleasant Hill. Art, crafts, wine, beer, music, kids activities. Free. http://pleasanthillchamber.com.

    Run for Education

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    Run for Education 7 a.m. Oct. 7, Main Street Plaza, Martinez. Supports Martinez Education Foundation. Pasta feed follows 6-8 p.m. RSVP by Sept. 28. Information, registration: www.martinezedfoundation.com/events/funRun.cfm.

    Turtle workshop

  • Western pond turtle workshop 1-4 p.m. Sept. 29, Mt. View Sanitary District, 3800 Arthur Road, Martinez. Learn about California's only native turtle species. Free. Registration: 925-228-5635, ext. 19.

    Free movie night

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    Moonlight Movie, 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Pleasant Hill City Hall, 100 Gregory Lane. Watch a free family-friendly movie on the lawn. 925-682-0896, www.pleasanthillrec.com.

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