Cemetery tour

  • Alhambra Cemetery tour, 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 24, Martinez. Learn about local war heroes, politicians, personalities, creative caretaker. Free, donations appreciated. Registration: 925-372-3510.

    Men's chorus performs

  • Devil Mountain Men's Chorus performs 1:30 p.m. matinee; dinner show 6 p.m. Nov. 3, Shadelands Art Center, 111 N. Wiget Lane, Walnut Creek. Matinee $15, dinner show $30. Reservations: 925-284-9042.

    Spooky crafts, more

  • Hello Halloween crafts, activities, treats 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Nancy Boyd Recreation Room, 525 Henrietta St. For grades K-5. $10, includes materials. Registration: 925-372-3510.

    Kids learn basic first aid

  • Basic first aid training for grades 3-5, 12:30-3 p.m. Oct. 22-23, Rankin Aquatic Center, 100 Buckley St., Martinez. Snacks, books, equipment provided. Certificate upon completion. $25-$30. Registration: 925-372-3510.

    Tricks, treats, fun


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  • Trunk or Treat 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Pleasant Hill Park parking lot, 147 Gregory Lane. Crafts, activities, treats. Prizes for decorated vehicles. Hot dogs, drinks $1. Vehicle registration $5: 925-682-0896.www.pleasanthillrec.com.

    Taste of the vine

  • Seniors sip wine with friends 3-5 p.m. Oct. 26, Pleasant Hill Chateau III, 175 Cleaveland Road. Wine, hors d'oeuvres, nonalcoholic beverages. $7, $10 at door. Tickets at Senior Center, 249 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. 925-682-0896.

    Fun, games, rides

  • Farm Fun with Lamorinda 4-H 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20, Mangini Farms, 2498 Pleasant Hill Road, Pleasant Hill. Food, games, face painting, farm animals, corn maze, pumpkin patch, tractor rides.

    Ghost Walk

  • Downtown Martinez Ghost Walk, 8 p.m. Oct. 26-27, 29-31, 649 Main St., Martinez. Guided walking tour to discover hidden past, learn facts, tales of days gone by. $25. Tickets: 925-228-3577, ww.mainstreetmartinez.org.

    Bag of books sale

  • Martinez Library Bag of Books sale 10 a.m. members only; 11 a.m. all others, Oct. 20, 740 Court St. Large selection of nearly-new books. Grocery bag $8 (two bags $15). Proceeds benefit library programs. Sale ends 4 p.m. 925-229-1869.

    Zombies drink beer?

  • Zombie Brew Crawl 2:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 20, downtown Martinez. Local craft beer tasting at 20-plus businesses. Free shuttle from North Concord BART station. $25, $35 at door. After-party at Creek Monkey Tap House 6 p.m. until closing. Tickets, information: 925-228-3577, www.MainStreetMartinez.org.

    Halloween fun

  • Marty O's Halloween Hunt 3:30-5 p.m. Oct. 25, Holiday Highlands Park, Fig Tree and Eastwoodbury Lane, Martinez. Crafts, candy, face painting for ages 3-12. Free. Space limited. Registration: 925-372-3510.

    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.

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