San Ramon

On Mom's Day Weekend, visit Forest Home Farms

This month's Fun On the Farm day at Forest Home Farms is all about mom.

A special event is held there on the second Saturday of each month. This Saturday's event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will feature a chance to write a letter to mom to say why she is special, and deliver it with a white carnation. Also in honor of moms, visitors can take the "Are You My Mother?" quiz to see if they can match pictures of baby animals with the right mother.

Also on Saturday, there will be tours of the historic Glass House Museum at 10 and 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. And there will be tours of Forest Home Farms Historic Park, including the Tractor Museum, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tours are $5, or $8 for both. Children 2 and younger can tour for free. The park is at 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd. For details, visit www.sanramon.ca.gov.forest or call 925-973-3284.

-- Kelly Gust, Staff

pleasanton

Run to Remember race to be held Saturday

The California Peace Officers Association will host its annual Run to Remember on Saturday.


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The event, held each year to honor police officers who have died in the line of duty, will be at Shadow Cliffs Regional Park in Pleasanton, according to a news release from the San Leandro Police Department.

The event includes a 5K, a 10K and a kids run. Proceeds will benefit charities including the California chapters of Concerns of Police Survivors, an organization that helps family members of police officers who have died while on duty. For more information or to register for the race, go to www.onyourmarkevents.com.

-- Natalie Neysa Alund, Staff