Lamorinda's Best

Events

  • Rummage sale, Lafayette United Methodist Church -- 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26-27. Jewelry, clothes, books, housewares, furniture, toys and more. Lafayette United Methodist Church, 955 Moraga Road, Lafayette. 925-284-4765.

  • Labyrinth Walk -- 7-8 p.m. April 26. walk the Chartres style labyrinth. Gentle music will be playing in the background. Labyrinths are an ancient tool which are undergoing a revival of interest and use. Guides for walking the labyrinth will be available if desired. The Chapel will be open for prayers and regularly spaced wisdom and sacred readings. All are welcome. Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, 49 Knox Drive, Lafayette. 925-283-8722.

  • 'Brunch, Bridge and Bunk' -- 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. April 29. A day of games, conversation, munching and door prizes at Moraga Women's Society annual fundraiser. Holy Trinity Cultural Center, 1700 School St., Moraga. $30. Deadline April 22. 925-376-3187.

  • 'Pop In at The Barn!' -- 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 4. The first of a series of events throughout the year will be an open house and market at the Moraga Barn. The event is free and will showcase the Barn's preferred vendors. The minimalistic and modern interior, warmed by natural light, offers a perfect canvas for all types of parties and events. Guests are free to explore the building in its entirety, including the glass bottom floor on the 3rd level which gives the space an incredible open feel. The venue includes high speed wireless Internet connectivity, partial kitchen and built-in bar. 925 Country Club Drive, Moraga. 925-822-4720.


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    Volunteers

  • 2013 Sudden Oak Death Citizen Survey Blitz -- April 27-28. The SOD Blitz is an important annual monitoring campaign conducted by UC Berkeley and funded by the US Forest Service. Training: 10 a.m.-noon April 27, Garden Room of the Orinda Community Center. Let Hudson (wllhh@ymail.com) know if you will come to the Orinda training. www.sodblitz.org.

    Theater

  • 'Once Upon This Island, Jr.' -- April 26 and 3, 7 p.m. April 27. Orinda Intermediate School's Bulldog Theater will be staging this contemporary and upbeat musical. Featuring almost nonstop singing and dancing, "Once On This Island, Jr." is a story about a peasant girl, Ti Moune, who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of the island and the island gods who try to influence the outcome between the two. 80 Ivy Drive, Orinda. $1-$10. http://ois-orinda-ca.schoolloop.com/Theater.

  • 'A Lie of the Mind' -- 7 p.m. April 24-27, 2 p.m. April 28. This iconic drama, written by Sam Shepard, explores the complications of family relationships and the power of perception to shape the way we live. LeFevre Theatre, Saint Mary's College, 1928 St. Marys Road, Moraga. $8-$15. Sharon Cahill, 925-631-4670.

    Meetings

  • Sons in Retirement Lamorinda Branch 171 -- 11 a.m. social hour, noon lunch May 1. After lunch speaker will be Brother Dominic of St, Mary's College. Holy Trinity Culture Center, 1700 School St., Moraga. Larry: 925-631-9528.

    If you have a one-time event to run in the Best of the Sun calendar, send two weeks in advance to Lamorinda's Best, c/o the Times, P.O. Box 8099, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-8099, or e-mail to ccsun@bayareanewsgroup.com. For a news release form, contact Lisa Herendeen, 925-945-4785.