Projects include work to to benefit ARF's shelter animals, such as creating enrichment items for ARF animals, baking dog treats, landscaping and animal care cleaning tasks.

These service days are offered monthly, and the cost is $30. For more information or for an application, go to www.arf.net or call 925-296-3147 for availability.

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    The Las Lomas High School fall play, the Michael Parker comedy "Whose Wives Are They Anyway," will be performed Nov. 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16 at the Las Lomas Theatre.

    In the play, two cosmetics company vice presidents go on a golfing weekend, but encounter their new boss, who insists on meeting the wives, stating "no one who went golfing for a weekend without his wife would ever work for me." The VPs try to cover for their missing wives.

    All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Ticket information will be available at http://www.laslomasptsa.com/PerformingArts/PerformingArtsHome.html

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    Northgate High School ninth-graders can still sign up for the school's Challenge Day, this year on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

    Challenge Day's mission is to provide young people and their communities with experiential workshops and programs that demonstrate the possibility of love and connection, going beyond anti-bullying discussion to celebrate students' diversity, truth and full expression.

    Students will be chosen by lottery to participate, and student selection will be posted late this month.

    Adult participants and volunteers for registration and assembly setup and tear-down are sought. For more information, go to www.northgatehs-pfc.com/

    and Sponsor-a-Teacher Donations. Click here for Volunteer Information

    For more information about the nonprofit organization Challenge Day, go to www.challengeday.org

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