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Spring tea party

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Tea party 6:30 p.m. April 14, Martinez Library, 740 Court St. Kids in best dress or dad's tie. Drink tea from china teacups. Face painting, activities. $2. 925-372-3510.

Kids fly free

  • Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 393 Young Eagles' free plane rides for kids 8-17, 9 a.m.-noon, April 19, Buchanan Field, Concord. Register on-site, parent(s) must attend. Enter airport on Center Avenue in Pacheco, follow signs to 200 Sally Ride Drive. www.eaa393.org. 925-338-7612.

    Egg hunts

  • Lions Club Easter egg hunt, arrive by 9:45 a.m., hunt at 10 a.m. April 19, Waterfront Park, Martinez. Ages 2-9. Egg hunt, face painting, bring cameras for photo with Bunny. 925-372-3510, www.cityofmartinez.org.

  • Hunts begin 10:30 a.m. April 19, Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Visits with Bunny, face painting, more. Music, juggler 9:30 a.m. Bring camera, baskets. $6. Register by April 18: 925-682-0896, www.pleasanthillrec.com.

    Star Quest


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  • Pleasant Hill Star Quest youth talent show 7 p.m. April 26; 2 p.m. April 27, DVC Performing Arts Center, 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill. $5-$15. 925-682-0896, www.pleasanthillrec.com.

    John Muir's legacy

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    100 years of John Muir's legacy, Earth Day, 50th anniversary of Muir historic site 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 26, 4202 Alhambra Ave, Martinez. Family activities, food for purchase, auctions, live music, speakers. Free. 925-228-8860, www.nps.gov/jomu.

    Dinosaur dig

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    Paleontologists ages 3-6 dig for dinosaur bones 3:30-4:45 p.m. April 25, Waterfront Park, Martinez. Crafts, snacks. $8. Register 925-372-3510, www.cityofmartinez. Limited to 20.

    Martinez Ghost Walk

  • Ghost Walk 8- 9:30 p.m., April 25, Main Street Martinez, 649 Main St. Stories of bygone days. Children 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Bring flashlight. $25. 925-228-3577, www.mainstreetmartinez.org.

    Book signing

  • Gary Peterson signs "Battle of the Bay," 1-3 p.m. April 14, Rocco's Pizzeria & Ristorante, 2909 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek. Look-back at 1989 baseball season, A's, Giants Bay Bridge World Series. Books $16.95; cash, checks. garypeterson@bayreanewsgroup.com.

    Golden Notes Chorus

  • Golden Notes concert 3 p.m. April 27, Pleasant Hill Senior Club, 233 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. American folk songs, movie music, refreshments. $8. Tickets at door. 925-687-7053, deenotes@astound.net.

    Plant sale

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    Heather Farm plant sale 9 a.m. April 26, 600 N. San Carlos Drive, Walnut Creek. Variety of Mediterranean, California native plants, plants for birds, butterflies. Benefits garden upkeep, programs for children people with disabilities. Free. 925-947-1687, http://gardenshf.org.

    I.D. theft prevention

  • Identity theft discussion 6-7 p.m. April 29, Martinez Library, 740 Court St. Information about fraudulent acquisition, use of person's private identifying information for financial gain. Free. Best for adults. 925-646-9900.