Learn basic, modern square dance 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 26; Feb, 2, 9; March 2, 9, Martinez Adult Education, multipurpose room, 600 F St. $40 by Jan. 26, $45 at door. Registration: 925-228-3276, or at Martinez Adult Education office. Refer to section 11-0851.
Owning a Business seminar noon-2 p.m. Jan. 24, Pacific Business Center, 3478 Buskirk Ave., Pleasant Hill. Free. Learn how franchise can be alternative to traditional start-up business. Register: http://reachingyourdream012413.eventbrite.com.
Boys & Girls Club of Diablo Valley Crab Feed, 6 p.m. Jan. 12, 1301 Alhambra Ave. Martinez. Raffles, balloon pop, no-host bar, dancing. $50. Proceeds benefit club programs. Tickets: 925-228-3896, ext. 102, www.bgcdv.org.
Martinez Senior Center Crab Feed 5:45 p.m. Jan. 26, 818 Green St. Dinner, auction, drawings, more. Proceeds benefit center. $45. 925-370-8770, www.cityofmartinez.org.
Mt. Diablo Branch California Writers Club meets 8:30 a.m. Jan. 12, Zio Fraedo's Restaurant, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Connie Hale's workshop "Creative Use of Language in Fiction and Non-Fiction." $34 members, $40 nonmembers. 925-934-5677, email@example.com.
Free health expo
East Bay Health Expo, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 26, Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek. Information on natural health, green living, healthy foods, more. First 200 visitors get free swag bag. www.eastbayhealthexpo.com.
mARTinez Gallery New Beginnings reception 6-9 p.m. Jan. 11, 630 Court St. Martinez. Refreshments served. Exhibit runs 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through March 3.
Free backyard composting workshop 10 a.m.-noon, Jan. 12, Martinez City Hall, 525 Henrietta St. High-quality compost bin $58. Registration: 925-372-3531, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Global interfaith series
Opening Our Hearts: Interfaith Truth in Action series 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 16-Feb. 6; 4 p.m. Feb. 10, Hillcrest Congregational Church, 404 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Experience, share traditions, beliefs, more. Information: 925-689-8260, www.hillcrestucc.org.
Democratic club meets
Diablo Valley Democratic Club meets 7 p.m. Jan 23, Ygnacio Valley Library, 2661 Oak Grove Road, Walnut Creek. Al Gore's Climate Reality Project multimedia presentation on climate change worldwide. 25-946-0469 or www.dvdems.org.
Love to sing?
Walnut Creek Chorus open house 7 p.m. Jan. 14, 7-9 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2317 Buena Vista Ave., Walnut Creek. Seeks singers for concerts. No formal audition. email@example.com.
Items included on a space-available basis. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 925-943-8362.