Calendar, Best of the Walnut Creek Journal -- Charity golf tourney for Parkinson's research; Mt. Diablo wildflower walk; Heather Farm horse event
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03/21/2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Best of Walnut Creek
Spring Blooms on Mount Diablo - Family Wildflower Walk -- 10 a.m. April 21. Spot early blooming flowers, rare plants, the critters that pollinate them and learn the legend and lore surrounding Billy, the flower-loving dog on his visit to Mount Diablo in 1830. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center, Mount Diablo State Park, Walnut Creek. $6 per vehicle. www.mdia.org/site/.
Shell Ridge Friday Movie -- 2 p.m. March 22. . "King of Masks" is a Chinese tale of an aged street performer who begins to teach a young child. Set about seventy years in the past, the man travels the street performing with his pet monkey. He is a master of the rapid changing face masks technique that characterizes Sichuan opera. 200 La Casa Via, Walnut Creek. Free movie and refreshments. 925-935-3250, www.shellridge.org.
Horse Faire Event -- 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 30. Following the Walnut Creek Easter egg Hunt in Heather Farm Park, move on over to Horse Faire 2013 at the Equestrian Center of Walnut Creek for Horse Riding and Breed demonstrations, Kids activity arena, crafts, shopping drill teams, trick horses, cowboys, elegant dressage, western barbecue and more. Behind Heather Farm Park, Walnut Creek. www.ecwc.org.
Parkinson Network of Mt.
class="bold">Diablo's 3rd annual Charity Golf Tournament -- 11 a.m. check in, 1 p.m. shotgun start May 13. 18 hole scramble. Lunch, dinner, raffle prizes and awards. Emceed by the Carey Brothers. Boundary Oak Golf Course, 3800 Valley Vista Road, Walnut Creek. 925-934-4775.
HOME AND GARDEN
Annual Gardens at Heather Farm Spring Plant Sale -- 9 a.m.-noon April 13, 27. . Purchase new plants for your garden from a beautiful selection of Mediterranean and California native plants, plus various artisans' crafts available for sale. Visit www.gardenshf.org for a complete list of plants and artisan crafts available. Gardens at Heather Farm Propagation Center, 600 N. San Carlos Drive, Walnut Creek.
Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek AAUW -- 3 p.m. March 28. Program: "Victims of Circumstance: Life in a Philippines POW Camp during World War II." Speaker Sue DeVoe will relate her personal story as well as the experiences of others in various Japanese POW camps in the Philippines during World War II. Outside Sycamore Clubhouse, 1101 Greenbrook Drive, Danville. 925-876-8862, www.aauw-daw.org.
Tuesday Health Series -- "Your Daily Relationship with Your Body, Your Mind and Your Spirit," 6:30 p.m. April 9. Talk addresses the relationship between mind, body and spirit, positive role of each and how they work in concert to provide calmer and more confident life experience. "Alternative/Integrative Medicine," 6;30 p.m. May 14. Learn the difference between alternative and integrative medicine, the various choices available for health the body and mind. "Counting Your Troubles -- Your Blessings and Making Your Dreams Come True," 6:30 p.m. June 11. How to become a spiritual warrior to reclaim one's innocence. All events at 1633 Bonanza St., Walnut Creek. Free. Reservations, 925-274-1633, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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