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Library is 100 Contra Costa Library 100th birthday, noon-5 p.m. July 21, Pleasant hill Park, 147 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Music, entertainment, demonstrations, dog adoptions noon-3 p.m. www.cclib.org.
Mount Wanda walks Day, night walks on Mount Wanda led by park rangers. Two-hour walk 9 a.m. July 21. Full moon walk 7:45 p.m. July 22. Meet at park-and-ride, Alhambra Avenue, Franklin Canyon Road, Martinez. Bring water for both walks, flashlight, warm clothing for night. Reservations suggested. 925-228-8860; www.nps.gov/jomu.
Sunset by the Lake summer concerts 6-8 p.m. Sundays through September, Pleasant Hill City Hall lawn, 100 Gregory Lane. July 7: Spinout. 925-671-5229, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pleasanthillconcerts.com.
Free Downtown Plaza concert series 6:30-8:30 p.m. third Thursdays through September, between Sweet Tomatoes, Jack's Restaurant, Pleasant Hill. www.shopdowntownpleasanthill.com/.
Peddlers' Faire Main Street Martinez Peddlers' Faire, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 3, downtown Martinez. Antiques, collectibles at downtown stores, 150 vendors. Evaluations of one carry-in item for $5 donation to Martinez Historic Society. Email email@example.com; 925-228-3577.
Auditions Auditions for Clayton Theatre Company's first production, "Robber Bridegroom," noon July 14; 7 p.m. July 15, 16, Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center St., Clayton. Prepare 32 bars of Broadway song; cold read from script. Performances Oct. 16-26. Audition forms, www.claytontheatrecompany.com; Roxanne Pardi, firstname.lastname@example.org. 925-222-9106.
Maine Coon adoptions Maine Coon cat adoption fair, 11 a.m.-3 p. July 13-14, Wild Birds Unlimited, 692 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill. Kittens, adults, mixes. Adopters must be preapproved. See cats, application http://mainecoonadoptions.com.
Blues & Brews 4th annual Blues & Brews Festival noon-6 p.m. July 27, Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Craft beer tasting VIP noon-5 p.m. $55; general admission $35 advance; $45 at door. Music, food for sale, no pets. New this year Friday night pre-party concert 6-9 p.m. July 26. www.bluesandbrewsfestival.com.
Derby Day boat race Cardboard, recyclable and duct tape boat race, 2 p.m. July 19, Pleasant Hill Aquatic Park, 147 Gregory Lane. Preregistration required by July 17. All ages. 925-682-0896.
Ghost Walk Downtown Martinez Ghost Walk, July 26. Check-in 7:30 p.m. 649 Main St., Suite 106, Martinez. Guided 1 1/2-hour walking tour of hidden past, learn facts, tales of days gone by. Bring flashlight, wear comfortable shoes. No one under 12; 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. $25. 925-228-3577, ww.mainstreetmartinez.org.
Recycling tours Free 30-minute tours of Pleasant Hill recycling facility, 1320 Galaxy Way, Concord. 10 a.m. July 11, 18, 25. Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce Green Committee hosts. Sign up with ABaker@republicservices.com; call Allied Waste 925-671-5806.