Wine tasting fundraiser

  • Martinez Early Childhood Center wine tasting fundraiser 5-8 p.m. May 10, Martinez Event Center, 524 Main St. Wine, music, appetizers, auction, raffles. $35, $40 at door. 925-229-2000, http://martinezecc.org/php/events.php.

    Muir campfire

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

    Barks 'n' bubbles


    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.

    Goin' to market

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

    Eat, drink, stroll



    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.

    Boy Scouts' pasta feed

  • Boy Scout Troop 1351 Pasta Feed 6:15 p.m. May 11, Shell Clubhouse, 1635 Pacheco Blvd., Martinez. Proceeds benefit summer rafting trip. Dinner, dessert auction, raffles. $10-$15. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5336672130/rss.

    Live, laugh, learn

  • Senior Live Well Forum 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 10, Winslow Center, 2590 Pleasant Hill Road, Pleasant Hill. Senior resources, breakfast, lunch, speakers, door prizes. $25-$30 advance, $35-$40 at door. Register 925-798-8788, www.pleasanthillrec.com.

    Celebrating moms

  • Mother's Day comedy celebration 7:30-9 p.m. May 11, Winslow Center, 2590 Pleasant Hill Road, Pleasant Hill. Comedy show about love, motherhood. $20. http://4thannualmothersday-rss.eventbrite.com. 415-308-0841.

    Horse fair

  • Equestrian Center of Walnut Creek Horse Faire 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 4, Heather Farm Park, 301 N. San Carlos, Walnut Creek. Horse riding, kids activities, trick horses, cowboys, barbecue. Free admission. 925-939-2929, www.ecwc.org.

    Celebrate diversity

  • Martinez Institute of English students hold International Faire 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (food sales begin 11:45 a.m.) May 8, Martinez Adult Education, 600 F St. Students prepare food, provide information about culture of nations worldwide. Traditional dances, music, costumes. 925-228-3276, ext. 254.

    Garden club meets

  • Pleasant Hill Garden Study Club meets 7 p.m. May 7, Faith Lutheran Church, fellowship hall, 50 Woodsworth Lane, Pleasant Hill. Guests welcome. 925-944-4898, www.phgsc.com.

    Martinez Open Studios

  • Free self-guided art studio tours 11 a.m.-6 p.m. May 4; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 5, throughout Martinez. Various mediums, art demos. Reception 6-9 p.m. May 3, Martinez Gallery 630 Court St. www.MartinezOpenStudios.org.