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Pizza night fundraiser

  • Round Table Pizza donates 20 percent of proceeds to Contra Costa Humane Society 4-9 p.m. April 8, 1938 Oak Park Blvd., Pleasant Hill. Present flier at www.cchumane.org when ordering.

    Mini Motorland

  • Mini Motorland, 10 a.m.-noon April 13, John Muir Amphitheater, 115 Tarantino Drive, Martinez. Kids 2-5 drive electric ride-on cars, big wheels, tricycles on track. Carwash, fishing hole, face painting. No dogs or gas-powered ride-on vehicles. Preregister. $5. 925-372-3510, www.cityofmartinez.org.

    Historical stories

  • John Muir National Historic Site story time 1 p.m. April 7, 4202 Alhambra Ave, Martinez. Learn how Muir survived night in Alaskan wild with small dog. Free. 925-228-8860.

    Emergency training

  • Pleasant Hill CERT training, 6:30-10 p.m. Thursdays for six weeks starting April 4. Learn disaster preparedness, fire safety, first aid, light search and rescue from Contra Costa Fire District, CERT instructors. Classes at Pleasant Hill Adventist Academy, 796 Grayson Road. Apply at www.ci.pleasant-hill.ca.us or www.pleasanthillcertsignup.com. Information, call police Lt. Dan Connelly, 925-288-4633; Jim Bonato 925-938-5433.


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    The gift of life

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    Blood drive 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 4, Contra Costa Medical Center, 2500 Alhambra Ave., Martinez. 800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org. Code CCMC.

    Expo, plant sale

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    Expo, plant sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 6, Rodgers Ranch Historic Farm, 315 Cortsen Road, Pleasant Hill. Garden experts, plants, supplies. Classes: Composting, bees, worm farming, chicken coops. Free. www.rodgersranchurbanfarm.org.

    Princess for a day

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    Fairy tale Princess Party 3:30-4:30 p.m. April 10, Winslow Center, 2590 Pleasant Hill Road, Pleasant Hill. Kids 2—6 can be princess for day. Wear princess dress. Stories, snacks, create tiara. $7-$8. Register by April 5: 925-682-0896.

    Spaghetti dinner

  • Italian Catholic Federation Branch 13 spaghetti family dinner 5:30 p.m. April 6, St. Catherine of Siena Parish Hall, 604 Mellus St., Martinez. Benefits scholarship programs. Adults $10; kids 5-11, $5; under 5 free. 925-229-2665.

    Library's afternoon tea

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    Spring Tea Party 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 8, Martinez Library, 740 Court St. Children dressed in their best invited to celebrate spring with tea, special dessert. Reservations: 925-372-3510.

    Free e-waste drop-off

  • Drop off e-waste 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 6, DVC overflow parking lot 7, 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill. Audio visual, computers, copiers, video game systems. For full list: http://noewaste.com/calendar-event-display.php?346.

    Brickyard Run

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    Brickyard Run, registration 7 a.m., run 8:30 a.m. April 7, on Carquinez Scenic Drive, Martinez. A 4-mile/8-mile run all ages. $25-$30 includes T-shirt. Information: 925-372-3500, knsearls@comcast.net.

    Dine, donate for STAND!

  • Contra Costa restaurants donate portion of proceeds April 1-6 to support STAND!'s work with children, families. www.standffov.org.

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