Enjoy free concerts outdoors in the parks
Danville's free Music in the Park concerts will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays at the following dates and locations:
July 12: First up will be Super Diamond (a Neil Diamond tribute band). Town Green, 420 Front St.
July 26: East Bay Mudd, Oak Hill Park, 3005 Stone Valley Road.
Aug. 9: Apple Z; Town Green
Aug. 23: Mike Amaral's California Beach Boys, Oak Hill Park.
-- Beth Jensen, Correspondent
Free movies in the park series to start July 10
The city of Pleasanton has announced its lineup of free summer movies, which will run Thursdays from July 10 through Aug. 14.
The shows begin at dusk and all will be shown on a giant screen at Amador Valley Community Park, 4455 Black Ave. All movies are rated G or PG.
The season will open July 10 with Walt Disney's "Frozen." Next up, on July 17, will be "Despicable Me 2;" followed on July 24 by "The Lego Movie," on July 31 by "Enders Game;" on Aug. 7 by "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and on Aug. 14 by "Man of Steel."
Seating will be in sections marked for blanket seating in the front, low-back beach chairs in the center and camp chairs and other higher-backed seats to the rear. Blankets or chairs may not be placed on the lawn before 10 a.m.
For film series details, call the Parks and Community Services Department at 925-931-5340.
-- Kelly Gust, Staff