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Lend-a-Hand Day work volunteers are needed

The town is seeking volunteers for its 11th annual Lend-a-Hand Day event that provides Danville seniors with a free annual yard cleanup and minor home repairs to celebrate Older Americans Month (May).

The work day will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ¿April 26. Groups and individuals are welcome to sign up. To volunteer visit http://bit.ly/1gR0O3k or call Julie Mason at 925-314-3458.

-- Kelly Gust, Staff

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Enjoy some 'Chocolat' after a seasonal stroll

The Village Theatre will screen the film "Chocolat" on May 8, a special showing to tie in to the Spring Wine and Chocolate Stroll taking place throughout town that day.

The 2010 film stars Judi Dench, Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp and tells the story of a woman with a young daughter who moves to a small French village to open a chocolate shop during Lent, winning over the residents with her energy and intoxicating chocolates.

The film received five Oscar and four Golden Globe nominations. The movie begins at 8 p.m. at the theater, 233 Front St. Tickets are $5 and are on sale now at www.villagetheatreshows.com or 925-314-3400. Some of the film themes and language may be too mature for some viewers; parental guidance is recommended.


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-- Kelly Gust, Staff