Engineering-related career night at CPHS

The Pleasant Hill Education Initiative is hosting a career night focused on engineering, manufacturing, architecture and construction for College Park High School students and their parents.

The event is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the multiuse room at College Park, 201 Viking Drive, Pleasant Hill.

Students will be able to get information about careers in engineering, manufacturing, architecture and construction from industry professionals. They will learn about the education necessary for the jobs -- from middle-skill jobs that require some post-secondary training and certificates -- to those that require a four-year degree or beyond.

DVC's 'Zombie Prom' on stage through Nov. 10

Performances of Diablo Valley College Drama Department's "Zombie Prom" will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10.

The show, directed by Sierra Dee, will be at the college, 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill.

Zombie Prom is a off-Broadway musical based on John Dempsey's fictional story of a teenage boy that is brought back to life by the love of his high school sweetheart.

The drama includes a selection of original songs in the style of the 1950s.

General admission is $21, with faculty, staff and seniors $16, and students $11.

For tickets and information, call 925-969-2358, or to to www.dvddrama.net.


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College Park performs 'Arsenic and Old Lace'

College Park High School Drama students present "Arsenic and Old Lace" in the school's multiuse room, 201 Viking Drive, Pleasant Hill.

The comedy is about two saintly spinster sisters, known to all around Brooklyn for their selfless charity work, who have a peculiar and deadly past.

Performances are 7 p.m. Nov. 7, 8, 14, 15, 16, and 4 p.m. Nov. 13.

General admission is $10, seniors are $7, and students are $5. Purchase tickets at the door or online at https://intouch.mdusd.org.

Dyslexia simulation set for parents, educators

Hope Academy for Dyslexics presents an "Experience Dyslexia" simulation from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12, at the Walnut Creek Library, 1644 N. Broadway.

Parents and educators can experience firsthand what it is like to have dyslexia.

Space is limited. RSVP at www.experiencedyslexia.eventbrite.com or call 925-687-7555 for information.

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