Digest

Parents workshop

  • How to Deal with Angry Teens 7-9 p.m. April 29, Hope Center Covenant Church, 2275 Morello Avenue, Pleasant Hill. Learn techniques to control anger, resolve conflicts. Free. No registration. 925-210-6012.

    Community grants

  • Pleasant Hill Community Foundation accepts applications for grants through April 30. For projects benefiting cultural, educational, recreational activities. Public, nonprofits may apply. www.phcommunityfoundation.org, Information: info@phcommunityfoundation.org.

    Muir campfire

  • Campfire program 7 p.m. May 4, John Muir Historic Site, 4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez. Singing, skits, stories of Muir. Bring blankets, chairs, picnic. Free. No reservations. 925-228-8860.

    Praying for our nation

  • National Day of Prayer noon-1 p.m. May 2, Oak Park Christian Center, 2073 Oak Park Blvd., Pleasant Hill. Russ Sturm, New Hope Community Church; Lt. Jerry Novakovich VFW Post 1525. Color guard, music, prayer.

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    Wash Your Dog fundraiser 9 a.m.-7 p.m. May 4, Pet Food Express, 2158 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill; 785 Oak Grove Blvd., Concord. Benefits Operation Paws Rescue spay/neutering. $15 per wash token. debbiebaycity@gmail.com.

    Healthy Kids Day

  • Healthy Kids Day 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 27, Irvin Deutscher YMCA, 350 Civic Drive, Pleasant Hill. Outdoor games, yoga, bounce house, giveaways. Family walk starts 10:15 a.m. Free. 925-687-8900, www.ymca-cba.org/irvin-deutscher-family.

    Goin' to market

  • Pleasant Hill farmers market season opens 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 4; continues til Nov. 16, Downtown Plaza. Produce, events, music. www.pcfma.com.

  • Martinez seasonal farmers market opens 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 25, Court Street between Main, Escobar; Thursdays until Oct. 24. Year-round 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, Main and Estudillo streets. www.pcfma.com.

    Poker fundraiser

  • Pleasant Hill Lions Club poker night 5-10 p.m. April 27, Back Forty Texas BBQ, 100 Coggins Drive, Pleasant Hill. Helps charities. $50. Tickets: 925-933-8061, 925-687-0858, Back Forty Texas BBQ.

    St. Catherine celebrates

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    Saint Catherine of Siena Parish 140th anniversary celebration 4:30 p.m. April 27, 606 Mellus St., Martinez. Liturgy, dinner, fellowship. $40. Tickets: 925-270-9830 or parish office, 1125 Ferry St.

    Volunteers needed

  • Volunteer for Martinez Cleanup 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 27. Doughnuts, coffee, BBQ. 925-408-1338 or director@mainstreetmartinez.org.

    Eat, drink, stroll

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    Downtown Martinez Spring Wine Stroll 2-5:30 p.m. May 4. Wine tasting, treats at businesses. $15, $20 at door (includes glass, wine glass charm, wine tasting passport, map). Tickets: www.mainstreetmartinez.org.

    Job fair for veterans

  • Hiring Our Heroes free job fair for vets, active duty, spouses, 9 a.m. April 30, Walnut Creek Marriott, 2355 N. Main St. Resume writing, tips for navigating hiring fairs, military skill translation. http://hoh.greatjob.net.